2
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1answer
24 views

changing screen length and height

i have a Samsung notebook which has a 1600x900 resolution screen, however when i connect it to a 1920x1080 TV and select show only TV screen is not being fitting properly and i cannot see the status ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
1
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1answer
88 views

Can't find optimal screen resolution

Since a week I am a ubuntu user. Switched from windows since my paid xp license is not supported anymore. Iḿ really satisfied about ubuntu, works perfectly! Just one small problem, that's my screen ...
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0answers
14 views

Netbook screen resolution locked after changin Kernel

I'm new with Ubuntu, so I might not understand technical expressions. I have a Netbook Asus eee PC x101CH with 10.1" LED Backlight WSVGA (1024x600) Screen. I use Ubuntu 12.04, I changed the kernel to ...
0
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1answer
34 views

my screen resolution change wil not save?

I have a destop with 12.10 installed. I haved install all det drivers at it work fine to edit the resolution om my screens. but teh problem is, when I log in to a spacific use user, the resolution ...
0
votes
0answers
175 views

HP 250 g2 - problem with graphics

I bought hp 250 g2 without OS and tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 / Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I am not able to run and even install Ubuntu because everytime I try to run it, my display turns off. I know the ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

I just installed Ubuntu on my Yoga 2 pro and I am looking to manually adjust the screen resolution

This was my installation method. Strung together from various sources. Steps I followed to install Ubuntu on my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro
0
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0answers
11 views

My screen moves when I move my mouse to the right or bottom edge of the screen. How do I disable this?

When I move my mouse to the right or bottom edge of the screen, my desktop moves off the screen partially and a black strip appears. How can I disable this?
2
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2answers
85 views

How do I fix my screen resolution?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 (not a VM). I have my display for my monitor at a full 1080p (which it supports). All icons and images look amazing. Everything is crisp. My display is currently at 1920x1080 ...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

Ubuntu 13 doesn't have an option for screen resolution 1600x900 for NVidia graphics

I am looking for a way to configure my display to the correct resolution of 1600x900. When I initially installed Ubuntu 13 the display resolution was perfect but after a few updates it now only gives ...
2
votes
0answers
18 views

How to set a temporary custom desktop width for a broken display

I need to temporarily limit the horizontal extension of the Ubuntu environment, because the display is broken and its rightmost quarter is full of vertical lines, making the top panel menus not ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Zoom out on the screen / Increase psudo-resolution

How to zoom out on the screen like the "workspace switcher" allows, but still be able to click and work normally. Essentially I want to know how to make a virtual-screen-resolution(I guess that is ...
0
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0answers
28 views

Resolution changed after restart

I recently had a problem with not detecting microphone. It fixed itself after restart and repairing broken packages but after that I can't change screen resolution to the correct one, it not even a ...
3
votes
1answer
56 views

Add asymmetrical margin on LCD display?

My old laptop display is starting to break, and I have many dead pixels and other physical issues on the left side of the screen only. Of course I should get a new monitor (or ideally a new laptop), ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

Ubuntu cannot recognize Samsung 46 inch TV but can detect 24inch tv/monitor model

I have HTPC running ubuntu server 12.04. I have been using samsung T240HD TV/monitor model which supports 1080p without any problems. However, after I connected to new samsung 46 inches FH6030, I ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Ubuntu on Mac Mini Monitor Display

I have Ubuntu installed in two machines: a laptop and a Mac Mini. While in the Laptop the screen is fine, on Mac Mini the resolutions option showing are only two and neither match perfectly well. ...
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0answers
39 views

Display problem black screen

I have installed UBUNTU 12.04LTS on my desktop. However, during work, the display suddenly becomes black. As the cursor is moved, it starts displaying the normal background as if it is being painted ...
0
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0answers
292 views

Half/quarter of the native resolution on a MacBook with Retina display

I have a MacBook Pro notebook with native resolution of 2560x1600 which makes all my desktop details unreadable. I tried increasing DPI, but icons remain small, so I decided to decrease display ...
5
votes
1answer
772 views

Is it possible to have two different DPI configurations for two different screens?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 with NVidia drivers (319) for my Quadro K2100M graphic card, and when I switch my main 3200x1800 laptop screen to mode 1920x1080 (using nvidia-settings), the display goes ...
0
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0answers
58 views

How do I make the screen size bigger in Ubuntu 13.10 in Live USB mode?

I'm trying to make secure files, by only EFI booting "Try Ubuntu" 13.10 on a MacBook pro through a live USB, however the screen size is SMALL every time I boot it up. This doesn't happen when I boot ...
0
votes
0answers
83 views

Can't set native resolution

My Lenovo T61 has a native resolution of 1440x900, but Ubuntu will allow me nothing higher than 1024x768. What can I do? I should at least be able to go up to the native resolution of the laptop.
0
votes
1answer
171 views

Can't set resolution back to 1080p

I have some trouble with upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. I fixed already multiple problems, but I'm getting stuck with this one. My screen resolution isn't getting higher than 1280x1024. Unity ...
3
votes
4answers
210 views

Ubuntu 12.04 white stripes on second monitor

My dual monitor settings worked perfectly fine until just recently. Now the resolution on the second monitor is very low and it shows white vertical stripes. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3.4. I ...
1
vote
0answers
210 views

My screen is bigger than my TV, how can I change the size?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Mid-2010 Mac Mini with in-built Nvidia 320M graphics, it's connected to a 32" LCD TV via HDMI cable. The edges of the screen are 'cut off' somewhat, and changing the resolution ...
0
votes
0answers
106 views

distorted screen on startup and installation

I have encountered a very weird problem while installing and using linux on my hp pavillion dv6000 laptop. I get a distorted screen when i try to install ubuntu on my linux. the screen is divided ...
0
votes
1answer
421 views

screen resolution stuck at 640*480

So I installed 12.10 and I am stuck in 640x480 resolution. I cant resize the resolution since the screen wont let me scroll down to see all the settings for screen resolution. can anyone help me out ...
0
votes
1answer
890 views

Screen resolution - can't get xorg.conf to use Modeline instead of EDID

Having real problems getting Ubuntu 13.04 running properly on a Sony Vaio VGC-JS1E All In One desktop PC. I also have no sound, but this question is about screen resolution. The panel in the PC has a ...
0
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0answers
61 views

Nvidia Driver and missing resolutions

When i download one any of the additional Nvidia drivers to run 3D mode, i lose the screen resloution that fits my laptop 1152x864. how can i get it back? I have looked everywhere but have been unable ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Ubuntu 13.04 boots to tiled screen, illegible

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my lenovo ideapad y500, seemingly successfully. During the installation process, I had changed quiet splash to nomodeset in the boot options, and everything worked ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Resolution Issue (Duplicate)

Okay so I'm a newbie to Ubuntu. I've looked at a crap tons of threads to no avail. So my screen was perfectly fine. I turned it off and when I turned it on the next day the screen resolution was on ...
0
votes
0answers
174 views

Screen resolution issues 12.04

Okay so I'm a newbie to Ubuntu. I've looked at a crap tons of threads to no avail. So my screen was perfectly fine. I turned it off and when I turned it on the next day the screen resolution was on ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How To Set Screen Resolution To 1280x960 In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Here is the output of xrandr: $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 VGA1 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 0mm x 0mm ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

persist screen resolution in UBUNTU 13.04

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04, but I cant persist the screen resolution. It take by default the 1024x768, but I want to configure it with 1280x1024. These commands: xrandr --newmode "1280x1024_60.00" ...
1
vote
1answer
147 views

How to change screen resolution on my 10 year old Compaq Presario 2500

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old laptop as Windows XP was simply crawling. Ubuntu is a lot lot better..MANY THANKS! But my screen resolution/quality is not great. My display is RS200 ( RADEON ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Graphical glitch when booting

This persists during login and desktop view. It seems to happen at random and the only way to solve it is to reboot the laptop (sometimes up to 10 times or waiting 5 minutes) I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 ...
2
votes
3answers
744 views

How to remove the black bar at the top of my screen?

The display area is not fit to my monitor(1440x900) and there is a black bar at the top of my screen. The bottom of the display area can't be displayed. How can I deal with this problem? I wonder if ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

Ubuntu doesn't give the intended screen resolution

I have recently created a Ubuntu 12.04.2 64 bit virtual machine on VirtualBox, and I am not very used to Linux (I used Linux Mint for a few weeks some time ago), so please refer the full name of ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I set the correct screen resolution?

I originally installed Ubuntu then changed to Lubuntu because I have a 1 ghz CPU and .5 gigs of RAM. Lubuntu detects my HD monitor to be 16:10, and it cuts of a little bit of the screen (half the ...
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votes
1answer
153 views

How to fill the screen with a 32" Tv? [closed]

How do I get display to spread out and fill screen on a 32 inch TV that I use as a monitor?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Why can't I get a screen resolution higher than 1024x768

I recently built a computer and instead of putting windows 7 on it I put Ubuntu 13.04. I'm too cheap to buy a graphics card so, I'm using my built-in Intel G41 and the only screen resolution I can ...
0
votes
0answers
260 views

Video Drivers for Acer Aspire One D255

I need to find a way to change the video resolution on my Acer One D255, in Ubuntu 12.10. It is currently set at 1024 x 600 which is causing problems with dialog boxes, etc. I would like to be able to ...
-1
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I set the screen resolution to 1600x900 in Ubuntu 12.10?

I'm asking this again because I found this in your site in a related question: "This question is unlikely to help any future visitors; it is only relevant to a small geographic area, a specific ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

How do I change the screen resolution using Ubuntu command line?

I installed Ubuntu and the resolution of the desktop is so big it only shows about 50% of the screen but is shows up normal while using command line. What would I type in the command line to change ...
0
votes
0answers
266 views

Lenovo ideapad Y500 Problem drivers (Ubuntu 12.04)

The screen resolution can not be assigned indicates that is 1920 x 1080 but everything looks very small I think it's nvidia driver problem Webcam does not work hdmi output video only Someone could fix ...
1
vote
0answers
180 views

Screen resolution issues with Ubuntu 12.10

When I boot into the Ubuntu system then there is no problem until I press the login button. As soon as I do that then the screen starts flickering and using Ubuntu becomes impossible unless I go to ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu Laptop VirtualBox 1920x1080 screen resolution resets after restart

In settings, under screen resolution, I couldn't find my screen resolution, so i followed the steps here: http://geekswithblogs.net/mapfel/archive/2012/03/06/148915.aspx That worked. However, I am ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 12.10. Can't add custom resolution

System: Ubuntu 12.10, nVidia Geforce GT240 (nvidia-current privative driver), LG display connected to VGA-0 The 1920x1080 resolution is not listed, I've added it in Windows but I'm having problems ...
2
votes
0answers
545 views

How do I change screen resolution in Dosbox through Wine?

My old DOS game (Tomb Raider I) installs and then runs fine with Wine by making use of Dosbox. Everything works (keys, audio, full screen) but I am unable to adjust the resulting screen resolution. ...
0
votes
2answers
696 views

Ubuntu 12.10 won't install with USB pendrive, incorrect screen resolution

I downloaded 12.10 and used the Universal USB software to create the pendrive. My computer boots up fine with the pendrive, but when it comes to the options screen for the installation, I get 5 or ...
4
votes
2answers
253 views

Screen resolution repositioning? (Broken laptop screen)

I have a laptop with the top left corner's screen being broken - I can't see anything there. However it's just a small corner, so I'd like to know if there's something I can do to make Ubuntu not use ...