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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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Display resolution & Unity: were perfect before restart

Today I rebooted my system, after an uptime of 11+ days (suspending once daily) and after an update a few days ago that invlolved fglrx, to see that the screen resolution has changed. In "Displays" ...
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Preventing app windows from changing workspaces when screen resolution changes

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS I have a Dell laptop with resolution 1400x900 attached to an external monitor with resolution 1920x1080. When I attach to the external monitor I close the laptop lid and ...
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Two 12.04 machines have the same display settings but different results

I have one machine that has a relatively fresh install of 12.04 and one that I inherited. The terminal window in the inherited machine has a really weird font, and the regular one is what I would ...
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High resolution Ubuntu?

This was posted some time ago, and I hadn't heard of progress in this area - was hi-res Gnome/Unity/KDE improved recently in 13.04/13.10? ...
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Higher Dispay Resolution than nativ possible

i have an old plasma display with the highest resolution of 1024x768. Cause this is 4/3 and not 16/9 i want to emulate 1280x720 and then scale it to 1024/768, so I can strech it width the plasma ...
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Last update of 13.04 broke unity/Gnome Shell

Today (16/8/13) I did the last proposed update from Ubuntu, and after rebooting unity is not showing up at all. Also the resolution screen has been altered. The same happens with GNOME Shell, and ...
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On ubuntu 12.04 the video, after some day of working, turn blank

I have a PC with ubuntu 12.04 which is connected to a video with a resolution of 1366x768, without mouse and keyboard. It happened that after some days of work , without any external input, but only ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 put resolution at 1024x768

After the installation of Ubuntu 13.04, I have the resolution at 1024x768 instead of 1280x800, and even after switching all the possible drivers in Settings, the situation doesn't change. Plus, this ...
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resolution and unity broken after kernel update in 12.04 with nvida

I'm runnig 12.04 with a nvidia GeForce 9300M GS and since kernel update from 3.2.0-42-generic to 3.2.0-43-generic (and from 3.2.0-43 to 44 and 44 to 45) the screen resolution and unity configuration ...
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Updating Ubuntu Base Messes With Nvidia 310

Ever since I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04, updates to Ubuntu Base does something to my nvidia drivers. I'm not sure what but when I log in I get the smallest resolution possible, no opengl, and no ...
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My fonts are too small to read. How do I set fonts globally and easily (possibly resolution independent)?

I have a TV connected to an Ubuntu box with unity. The default font is too small to read from the couch. I assume I can spend time tinkering the individual font sizes, but I am not sure this would ...
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126 views

Screen resolution changes when a key is pressed

Ubuntu 13.4 64 Bit (same behaviour on 12.4). Laptop is off. An external screen is connected via VGA. I start the laptop (auto-login). Screen resolution is the highest for both the laptop screen and ...
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Ubuntu resolution with Ultrabook

I installed 12.10 to Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A. Now i face with resolution problem. Default resolution is 1920x1080, and Ubuntu display can normally detect it. But everything is too small with this ...
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Display issue with G580 lenovo laptop

bumped with one more problem on my new laptop Lenovo G580 with nvidia display card, changed my BIOS setting of display from optimus to UMA this caused my display behave weird I get a initial error ...
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431 views

Unity cropping external monitor: how do I fix it? [duplicate]

I I have a dual-screen setup with my laptop (1366x768) and an external monitor connected through HDMI (primary 1920x1080). I don't know if this is cause by different aspect ratios (16:10 on laptop, ...
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How to hide top menubar bar. Needed for the wine

Ubuntu unity use top bar like MAC. Nice. But, how to get the top bar hide? Im using Wine or Playonlinux program. And im using virtual desktop in my screen. Big problem is a virtual desktop not fit ...
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Ubuntu v12.10 - How do I get the menu/launch bar back? lspci | grep VGA [duplicate]

My menu and launch bar are gone. It seems almost as if there is no reason for this. I started up my laptop and immediately notice the resolution is not as it should be. My laptop's resolution is ...
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Why is Unity not loading properly?

I wanted to try out League of Legends. I installed PlayOnLinux and got LoL working through it, but whenever I ran the game it changed my screen resolution to something a bit smaller than my screeen, I ...
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GeForce 670M on 12.10 - Compiz Glitching [closed]

I've just done a fresh install on a new laptop that has a 670M. Ubuntu defaults to using Nouveau however there's a fair amount of corruption on certain visual elements. For reference, Windows 7 ...
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How come recordmydesktop outputs 1920x1080 in gnome-shell and 1920x1072 in unity?

The title explains it all. Same issue with KDE. For some reason, recordmydesktop outputs recorded video just fine in gnome-shell (1920x1080) but not in Unity or KDE (1920x1072)
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Restoring monitors.xml file

I was following @Alex's answer about my other question. My GPU is GeForce GT 540M. I installed bumblebee and bumblebee-nvidia packages. And reboot, i get this error : none of the selected modes ...
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Some of my favorite resolutions have disappeared from the “Display” tool in Unity

I tried to clean my PC and re-connect every cable again and in restarting it I noticed that the resolution had changed. I then tried to return to my favorite resolution (9:16) again and I found that ...
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186 views

reduce interface size without increasing the resolution

the display of my laptop can't go beyond 1280x800, so the interface (like title, navigation or menu bars) appears bulky if compared to higher resolutions (or even Win7 at the same resolution), ...
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847 views

Make windows smaller

Currently everything on my laptop takes up too much screen real estate. I can make the launcher icons smaller, the font smaller, I can use ctl-(minus) to make the contents of my browser smaller, but I ...
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Ubuntu logs automatically into Unity-2D mode

Recently I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04. The computer is an Acer Aspire 5732Z and I have 2 problems: When I log onto Ubuntu (in 3D mode) it begins in 2D mode. I cannot change the screen resolution. ...
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How do I inncrease unity dash icon sizes or set 720p but view movies in 1080p?

I would like to use 11.10 on my TV as a Mediacenter and more. The problem is that when I sit on my couch the icons in Unity dash (expanded, viewing all installed apps) are too small. Now I am ...
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Problemas de resolucion de juegos en Wine / Game resolution problems in Wine

Cuando salgo de un videojuego que tiene una resolución inferior a la del sistema, Ubuntu se queda con una resolución baja. Tengo que cerrar sesión y volver a entrar para corregir el problema. ¿Como lo ...
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dual view monitors for one desktop on ati

How do i get dual view (two monitors with Full-HD-resolution) for one desktop on unity with an ati card on ubuntu 11.10? on 11.04 all worked fine. Now i have the problem, that after customizing on ...
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339 views

Maximal screen resolution for external monitor breaks desktop

Whenever I'm plugging in my external monitor into my notebook and changing the screen resolution to the maximum state, the desktop will get broken in a way: A third of the whole desktop space is ...
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1answer
383 views

Can I make Unity Autoscale according to monitor size, resolution and dot pitch?

I have noticed that unity does a pretty good job at moving from resolution to resolution with the folded icons in the dock but I've just used an application that resizes the dock fr my laptop to 32px. ...