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Mirroring screen -> resolution problem

I have a ASUS N53S laptop, it has a 1920*1080 resolution build in screen. If it matters: GPU is Nvidia GeForce GT 550M. It has a VGA port which I don't/rarely use and a HDMI port. In my HDMI port I ...
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Screen flash in 14.04

After I choose to boot Ubuntu in grub my screen will go black and flash white just once and then begin to load Ubuntu. This also happened when I had 12.04 installed but I never worried about it till ...
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Ubuntu doesn't fill the entire screen

Ubuntu fills all of my screen except for the very left. There is a space between the edge of Ubuntu and the edge of the screen about 1 cm wide. Where should I go to fix this ? if possible, give ...
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PROBLEM: Displaying Multiple desktops in my system(12.04)

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 but the display is showing with multiple desktops, how could I change it to a single screen. fyi..its running on a vm player on a desktop.
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screen resolution

I have just uploaded Ubuntu 14.04 to my Oracle VM v.4.3.12 running on Windows 7. Problem: I cannot change the screen resolution. In the Ubuntu settings> screen display, it says "Built-in display" ...
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how to increase resolution on ubuntu 14.04 for t60

yes i have a IBM t60 and its stuck at 1024x768 4:3. I would like to increase it to a higher level and theirs no additional drivers available. I am not sure whats the drivers I don't know where to find ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 resolution low

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 amd64 on the computer at the computer repair shop where I work, but the screen resolution is way low, like 1024 x 768 (that wouldn't be low for a laptop or anything, but for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS full HD problems

I will share here a question I have regarding the ubuntu instalation on full HD screens and I hope you guys can help me solving it so people with the same problem can find it here! I have a full HP ...
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How do I get other resolution option other than default one in full screen?

I want to get my 1366x768 monitor to have other screen resolution 800x600 or 1240x768 in full screen. What option do I have? Thanks. Here what I did, shaharil@busuk:~$ xrandr Screen 0: ...
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Theoretical screen resolution

After my laptop's screen broke down, I sent the laptop back to have the screen replaced. Unfortunately, it seems that they replaced it with a lower resolution screen. I have the faint hope that the ...
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48 views

Screen Position is Misaligned when Ubuntu Loads

When I log into Ubuntu, it tries to position my screen 10px too high and 10px too far to the left. (Cutting off the top bar.) It started with 13.04 and I was hoping for a fix with 14.04 LTS. My ...
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ubuntu 14.04 screen resolution too low

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but my screen resolution is set too low , i tried to add a new one but i keep getting . xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default i tried : :~$ xrandr -q ...
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46 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 ...
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1answer
2k 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 ...
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1answer
197 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
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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 ...
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44 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 ...
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1answer
606 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 ...
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1answer
265 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
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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?
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2answers
139 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 ...
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1answer
154 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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39 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 ...
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1answer
77 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), ...
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111 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 ...
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77 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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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 ...
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1answer
397 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 ...
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1answer
1k 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 ...
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65 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 ...
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98 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.
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1answer
215 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 ...
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255 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 ...
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1answer
279 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 ...
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138 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 ...
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1answer
450 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 ...
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1answer
1k 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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0answers
204 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 ...
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2answers
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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 ...
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1answer
145 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" ...
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1answer
164 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 ...
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117 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 ...
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Removing the Black Bar at the Top of the Screen [New Found!]

[New Found!] 1. When I set to others instead of 1440x900 (16:10) or 1280x800 (16:10) revolutions, the black bar must disappear. 2. When I set to 1440x900 revolution, the black bar must exist. ...
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410 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 ...
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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 ...