Questions about display resolution

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Change resolution in Waking Mars

I purchased and installed the humble bundle game "Waking Mars" via the Ubuntu Software Center and it works really well except for some issues with changing settings, namely with the resolution. The ...
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Create startup terminal program

I would like Ubuntu to open up a terminal window and apply the following code upon login: xrandr --newmode "1280x1024_60.00" 109.00 1280 1368 1496 1712 1024 1027 1034 1063 -hsync +vsync xrandr ...
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How can I find out webcam resolution?

I have a webcamera on my T500 Thinkpad. I would like to know its resolution. Is there a way to find it out through software and not referring to documentation (that I do not have on me).
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12.10 screen resolution on Acer Aspire S3

I'm new to Linux and recently installed 12.10 alongside Windows on my laptop. Initially 3D screen effects (i.e., Docky) were not working and I tried different things like installing and reinstalling ...
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Nvidia driver overscan issue second monitor via dvi-d cable

Ok, I know that I have a bit of a bizarre setup, but here goes. I have an old laptop, HP Pavilion 6000. The graphics card in there is a GeForce 7150M. The monitor connection is an old 18pin. The ...
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Bad resolution in 12.10 after upgrade from 12.04

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and the max display resolution is only 1024 x 768. In 12.04 it was 1680 x 1060 and working fine. I have a Samsung SyncMaster 225BW Display and a Graphic ...
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How can I set my screen resolution to match my TV? [closed]

I have a computer in my classroom that's connected to an LG smart TV (that's actually not so smart. I wouldn't recommend buying one.). For the touch interface, the TV wants a resolution of 1920x1080 ...
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nvidia-settings recognizes monitors resolution but refuses to allow me to choose it

I have an nVidia GTX 570 card in my machine, with two monitors connected. This very, very nearly works. I am running Kubuntu 12.10. Upon installation, both monitors worked great, I only had to swap ...
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Is it possible to find drivers for Intel Cedarview graphics controller to work with Ubuntu 11.04?

I've an Asus netbook with this graphics card. The problem is that I cannot set screen resolution to 1024x600. The only available resolution, 800x600, looks very bad. I've read some answers to this ...
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Configure 27" 2560x1440 for a monitor with corrupt EDID

I am trying to get a monitor work with my Ubuntu laptop. The monitor is this cheap 27" Korean monitors which has a 2560x1440 resolution -- and nothing else. Here are some specifications of this ...
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Virtualbox, How do I change guest (precise) resolution to 16:9 (1920x1080) instead of default 4:3?

There are many questions about resolution issues on askubuntu but no question/solution seems to solve my issue. I've a 12.04/precise host system and installed Ubuntu 12.04/precise as guest system as ...
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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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Can't get the right resolution for external monitor

This problem is probably pretty specific to my hardware, but I'm getting frustrated with my limited knowledge on things I might try to solve it, so I post it anyway and hope for help :) I've got a ...
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How do I set the native resolution on an HP Mini 210-1004sa?

FYI: My Netbook model is HP Mini 210-1004sa, which comes with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, and has a display 10.1" Active Matrix Colour TFT 1024 x 600. I recently removed Windows 7 Starter ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't boot after fresh install

I've installed yesterday Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit version (as recommended) on my laptop. It was a fresh install, alongside Windows XP. On grub, after choosing normal boot on ubuntu, it starts loading ...
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Display resolution problem with Sony TV and Intel integrated graphics

I am trying to set the correct display resolution for my Sony TV (KDL-32V2000, native resolution 1366x768) connected via HDMI to my HTPC running Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Intel Core i3-530 and Intel mobo ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Resolution stuck at 1024x768 using Open Source Radeon Driver

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with an ATI Radeon HD5670 card. I currently have the open source xorg-edgers driver. I've been using this driver interchangeably with the Radeon open source driver since fglrx ...
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How do I maximize the Ubuntu screen when it is a Virtualbox guest?

I am VirtualBox on windows 7. The VM has Ubuntu32bit (latest version) running. I am unable to maximimze the Ubuntu window. Here's a screen shot of what I see: Please, please go easy on me! I'm ...
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How to change screen resolution?

I am using HP G62 laptop and it has intel HD graphics. Screen resolution in ubuntu OS is fixed at 1024 x 768. Plz tell me how to change the screen resolution. Apparently there is no option once I goes ...
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missing resolution in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I have a NVida GT 630M in my laptop. I tried to install the graphics driver by using the following command : sudo nvidia After installing I face a serious problem with the resolution: The only one ...
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I just dual booted 12.10 into my asus g74sx installed nvidia drivers and now I cant see the dash and pretty much anything HELP!

I installed some nvidia drivers on my laptop and now I cant see anything. Not the menu bar, the dash, no window buttons, that is to say the x the minimize button or the maximize one. This is getting ...
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Ubuntu desktop slightly too big on HDMI TV

When I connect my Panasonic Viera TV (720p) via HDMI to my notebook the desktop is cut on the TV. I tried different resolutions but no matter which it's always cut on each side... I had the same ...
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Only one resolution available in Xorg.conf

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to change my resolution in NVIDIA X server settings, I only get the native one (1600x900). When I had 12.04 installed, all resolutions were available ...
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Slow Performance after fixing Geforce driver problem

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Asus K43; Memory 5.8 G.B.; Processor Intel core i7 CPU@2.00 GHZx8; Graphics: GeForce GT 540m/pcie/ssf2; OS type: 64 bit and Disk 26.4 G.B. I faced a problem (Black ...
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Screen Resolution stuck at 640x480 after installing Bumblebee

I have a Dell XPS 15z laptop. As you can see here, there are some issues with NVidia drivers. The site recommends installation of Bumblebee (instructions given in the link). I am posting it again for ...
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Installed 12.04 64bit have screen flicker

Hey I installed ubuntu and the screen flickers or just a black screen with a little flicker at the top. I'm really new to this stuff. Help is appreciated. Specs: Processor: AMD-FX Quad Core 4170 ...
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Why Ubuntu always force itself to be in 1440x900 resolution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I force a resolution of 1024x768? My screen's resolution is 1024x768 and when I installed Ubuntu it was forcefully in 1440x900. I changed it in my account and ...
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Manually change the screen resolution

My system: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My graphic card: nVidia GeForce gt430. My monitor is Samsung LE26R51B. And my connection is digital (HDMI). The current screen resolution is not good at all, I can't see ...
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Is there a way to force Lubuntu screen resolution?

I have a Dell Inspiron 4000, 900 Mhz Pentium III, 192 MB RAM, 10.1 GB disk running Lubuntu 12.04. When I start the computer, and I check the display resolution, Monitor Settings claims that the max ...
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screen DPI - is there and equivalent command/action to Windows 150% Display

I have a wide screen of high resolution and I see everything small on it. So In windows I set the display to 150%, I would like to do something similar in Ubuntu. Simply changing screen resolution to ...
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screen resolution wrong -> black screen

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One (netbook) with the help of wubi. The installation went fine, but after logging in my screen resolution was wrong. Because of that the desktop and ...
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High Resolution graphics laptop misconfiguration (1920x1200 15,6 ")

After searching all similar topics, I found no answers concerning a configuration issue on Kubuntu 12.04 on a nw6440 Compaq laptop with 1920x1200 display. As the standard size of police was ...
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How do I change the resolution on an Asus 101mt?

I've been looking for a fix, but no luck. my Asus 101mt has a maximum resolution of 1024x768, but I cannot select this in "Displays" since it is not an option. I have added this resolution before, ...
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My tv is cutting the edges off my desktop

I have a mitsubishi ws 65315 tv, an ATI radeon x1300 graphics card and Ubuntu 12.04. My problem is that I can't see the edges of the screen, so I can't get to the dash very easily and the whole ...
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Can't change display resolution on a Lenovo G575

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo G575 (64 bit). I was using my computer with the 1366x768 display resolution. I changed the display resolution of my computer to the 800x600 yesterday, then I tried ...
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Nvidia card 640M can't be detected

I am new in Ubuntu. I have a Acer v3-571g with Nvidia 640M and Intel HD 4000. I installed Ubuntu and Nvidia driver but I can't choose resolution 640x480. I tried reinstalling the driver, configured ...
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Wrong TV resolution for HDMI

I want to connect my laptop (Toshiba i5 with ATI drivers, I have proprietary ones installed) to my Sony KDL-32V2000 TV, which has a 1366x768 resolution. The resolution of my laptop is also 1366x768. ...
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Startup script for turning/disable monitor off and on

So this is a problem for me since I have two monitors set up for my Ubuntu Desktop. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. Ok, so first when I installed Ubuntu I had this problem with enabling the second monitor ...
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Tv out is not 16.9 only 4.3

I have intel gma 945 and when i tried to change the resolution to 1024x600 (16.9) it comes with error. Note:At the moment it's setted on 800x600 (4.3),which gives you black borders and it's not full ...
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Monitor Resolution problems after last update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set the monitor to its native resolution which is not listed in the resolutions list? Screen resolution stuck at 1024x768 I don't know if there is already a ...
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Refresh rate revert on 60 Hz on reboot

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 (upgrade from 11.10) and when I change monitor refresh rate everything is ok, until reboot, on reboot my refresh rate revert to 60 Hz. I found similar threads on Ask ...
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Use TV (hdmi) with non-square pixels

I am having a problem when I connect my LG plasma tv (with a native resolution of 1024x768 pixels) to my 12.04 laptop using HDMI. The pixels (actual pixels, not the signal) of my TV are physically ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 is changing resolution / refresh rate after login

The X11 log below shows a problem: First, the resolution is set to 1920x1080@50p which is great. The login dialog seems to be fine at 1920x1080@50p. After I login, the resolution changes to ...
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Display error when installing ubuntu

When installing Ubuntu 12.04 from a usb-stick, as soon as installer runs, an error message appears and I can only see the upper half of the screen. For the way the pointer dissappears at the bottom ...
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I can't change my screen resolution

I am newer to Ubuntu. Recently I bought Intel® Core™ i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz (Intel HD Graphics 2000 display) with Dell IN2030M monitor. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version. My problem is, I can't ...
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How do I increase screen resolution in ubuntu 12.04? I want 1366x768

I get the following output when I run xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1280 x 800, maximum 8192 x 8192 LVDS1 connected 1280x800+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 304mm x ...
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Can't run 1080p with Radeon 6870 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a XFX Radeon HD 6870 and a 1080p monitor that works fine in Windows, but in Ubuntu 12.04 with the ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX Driver (post-release updates) installed I can't select 1920x1080 as ...
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Input signal out of range; Change settings to 1600 x 900

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto my HP Pavilion, in an attempt to make the desktop able to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I managed to get down to the last step, and finished the installation ...
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new monitor has 1920x1080 but only show 1366x768

I just got a new 32" monitor with 1920x1080 (Viore) But my Ubuntu is only showing resolutions up to 1366x768 Even thought the laptop (ultrabook) itself (Samsung) has 1600x900 on it's own monitor. I ...
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Screen shifted on an HP LP2065

My graphics performance with ati radeon HD3200 used to be terribly slow with unity (even the 2D performance). Installing the proprietary fglrx driver via the OS interface caused errors and problems. ...