Questions about display resolution

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Why is xrandr reporting a resolution just above the maximum (native) resolution?

I have a bizarre issue with a Lenovo e430 laptop. The LCD display is 1366x768, but for some reason it always starts with a resolution of 1368x768. This 2px overscan makes things jump all over the ...
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Changing to a lower screen resolution

When I change the screen resolution of my laptop from 1366x768 to 1024x768 via [Displays ...], the entire screen is still filled. How can I have a 1-to-1 mapping such that the original proportions ...
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XFCE Display Setup

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on another PC, and decided to install XFCE (by installing xubuntu-desktop) Everything works great, except XFCE refuses to store my screen resolution and setup. ...
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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 ...
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How to find and download a image file of specific resolution using wget?

How can I find and download an image file of specific resolution e.g.: 100x99 whose file name is not known using wget? Thanks in advance.
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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 ...
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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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Force refresh rate

I want to make my monitor work at 59hz in 1920x1080 resolution because it flickers a bit at 60hz. Granted it is not in default options, so I need to forced it somehow. It was easy to do in windows, ...
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weird screen resolution in Ubuntu 12.10

I have Dell 7520 with AMD Raedon 7XXXM graphics card, thankfully, I got to make it work. But the problem now is screen resolution, as I have screen resolution of 1920 X 1080 for 15.6" laptop, which is ...
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How do I change screen resolution?

I am unable to change my screen resolution in my ubuntu 12.04. My default screen resolution was 1366x768. I had executed nvidia-xconfig to activate NVIDIA driver. Since then my screen resolution has ...
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How can I know the screen resolution's width within a script?

My script needs to query the screen resolution's width, for instance, on 1980x1050 the command must return 1980. I want that script to maximize a window to the half (as seen when dragging the window ...
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Why can I not set custom resolution for Ubuntu 12.04 running in a virtual machine?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the latest VirtualBox release and I cannot change the resolution. Here are the commands that i run: -- in Windows VBoxManage setextradata "Ubuntu" ...
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How to get Ubuntu VB guest to use monitor's native resolution?

I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox guest (with Guest Additions installed) within a Windows 7 host. How can I set the resolution of the guest VB to match the physical machine's native ...
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How can I map my Bamboo tablet to the entire screen after increasing screen resolution?

The physical drawing area on my Wacom Bamboo MTE-450 pen tablet corresponds perfectly with the edges of the screen when the resolution is 1024x768. However, when I increase it to 1152x864, the tablet ...
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Resolution and screens not detected properly

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop with integrated Intel graphics (Intel i5 460M CPU). The screen resolution is set to 1024x768 and can only be changed to 800x600, while my screen is 1366x768. ...
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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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How to provide second monitors resolution to application?

I have a dual monitor setup, with the basic TwinView settings from my Nvidia-card (550 Ti). One monitor is my primary display (1600x900) and the other is my TV (1920*1080). I have arranged XBMC to ...
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How can I change the screen resolution on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed alonside windows in dual-boot. After installing the latest nvidia drives (304.64 I believe) the resolution dropped to 600x480 and it's the only option available in the ...
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How to choose a resolution for GRUB2?

I'm using Gnome 3.6.2 with Ubuntu 12.10, my screen resolution is currently 1680x1050, but in GRUB it was something different. First I used /etc/default/grub to uncomment the resolution line and change ...
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Screen dependent image resolution

I'm currently reading some articles about QML, QtQuick and the soon coming Ubuntu SDK and I'm wondering if there are any mechanism that allow a device resolution dependent selection of image ...
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Monitor setup and desktop background lost on restart

I have a Lenovo Z570 dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 very happily. I love it, and I'm fairly sure I want to switch permenantly. The laptop has a 1366x768px built in screen, and is connected ...
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Screen Resolution and ATI HD6850 Drivers Ubuntu 12.10

I am running dual monitors with an Sapphire HD6850 graphics card. My main monitor a 22" flat screen plugged in with a DVI port gets full 1680 x 1080 resolution. My second monitor is stuck at 1024 x ...
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Lower resolution with DVI and NVIDIA driver than with VGA [duplicate]

First my setting: Machine: Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-36-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 8 21:44:52 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Graphic Card: I have an old Quadro NVIDIA card 01:00.0 VGA ...
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How do I create a custom resolution for an external monitor?

I currently trying to add the resolution 1216x676 for my external monitor which is connected via HDMI-1. I'm following the guide found at ...
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Wrong resolution on grub2?

My optimal screen resolution is 1600x900px, however when I first turn on my laptop, grub2 displays at 1024x768. I have an optimus system, so I am assuming that grub is using the intel card. When I do ...
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How do I change the maximum resolution of my computer for multiple monitors?

I am trying to enable three monitors for my setup in Ubuntu 12.10. My card is a Raedon 5700 HD series. When I try to extend my display to any additional monitors, I get the following error: required ...
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How to increase the default screen resolution without a monitor plugged in

i have kinda problem with setting my resolution on ubuntu 10.04 the thing is that i installed the machine and put it away without mouse, keyboard and monitor (i am currently remote with VNC viewer) ...
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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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How can I select the 1366x768 resolution for Ubuntu in VMware Player?

Running Ubuntu 12.10 on VMware Player 5.0.1 build-894247. I have installed the VMware Tools and can choose the resolution 800x600 and up to 2560x1600. So I have a fair amount of resolutions to ...
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Not able to get the reverse DNS working

I had been struggling to get reverse DNS working using nslookup on Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the output of the nslookup command and the content of the different network related configuration files. What ...
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How can I improve my screen resolution?

I followed the solution suggested here but making those changes in my xorg.conf file didn't help. When I restart my computer, I still have a resolution of 1280x1024 even though my native resolution is ...
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Problem with resolution after update ATI driver!

After installing the amd-driver-installer-12.6-legacy-x86.x86_64.run on my Ubuntu 12.10 laptop, my maximum resolution is 1024x768. My GPU is ATI Radeon x1200 is integrated in my motherboard. I can ...
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Screen resolution startup script in LightDM

I used to fix the resolution of my screens (Which occur quite often, we have 5 computers having this problem at office and one at home) by setting and adding mode with xrandr in the gdm start script. ...
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After “Checking battery state” error lowered resolution

I had suddenly the above, well known error message, after rebooting and installing nvidia drivers (nvidia-current) the loading screen is full sized, but the login screen is 640x480. And after logging ...
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Monitor resolution problem (nouveau-driver, 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04.1)

All of a sudden the system changed the screen resolution to 1240x768. I have an AOC 931 Swl with optimal resolution: 1366x768 (60 Hz). outputs: xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x ...
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Ubuntu won't do 1920x1080

Both my monitors (one over DVI other over HDMI) have a native resolution of 1920x1080 (16:9) but the only two options for resolution in the "Display" section of system settings are 800x600 (4:3) and ...
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How to set 1440×900 screen resolution?

I have an ASUS wide screen on a dual boot machine. In Windows screen resolution is 1440×900, but in Ubuntu the only settings available are 1424×768 or less. Is there a way to change this?
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How do I get a larger screen resolution in VirtualBox on Mac OS X?

I am running the new Mac Air 13" with OS X 10.8.2. I then downloaded the latest VirtualBox 4.2.6. Then, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 into the VM. First off, after I installed the VirtualBox Guest ...
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How to fix resolution after upgrading Lubuntu 12.04 to 12.10?

I have been using Lubuntu 12.04, at resolution 1440x900. Then I got Rawtherapee, but it would not work right. So I ran a Live Lubuntu 12.10 and the resolution was at 1440x900. So I up-graded to 12.10 ...
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Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT resolution 640x480

Just installed Ubuntu 12.10, I has 1024x768 resolution at first, than I add PPA sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa get update sudo apt-get update and install driver sudo apt-get ...
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Unsupported monitor resolution after upgrade from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS

Upgraded my server from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as per update manager suggestion. I was running 1920 X 1080 under 10.04. Now the video card is set outside the capabilities of the ...
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Overscan compensation issue

Since upgrading to 12.10 I cant permanently fix overscan on my tv. Using this code I can fix the overscan sudo nvidia-settings --assign CurrentMetaMode="DFP-1: 1920x1080 { ...
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Error when using XRANDR to add new resolution

I've been having some difficulty adding a new resolution using XRANDR and outputting it to my second monitor, which is a Panasonic Viera TX-P42G10E. This is what I run on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: ...
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My Ubuntu is a slower than Windows, what could be causing this lack of performance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I get a SIS mirage 672 vga driver? I have recently moved to Ubuntu, following some tutorials on internet I have installed a 12.10 version of ubuntu in a ...
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How to force a higher screen resolution from Ubuntu 12.04 and an NVidia GTX460?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x64, kernel 3.2.0-24-generic with an NVidia GTX460 and an Achieva Shimian QH270-Lite 2560 x 1440 monitor connected by a dual-link DVI cable. I've installed the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04. display stuck on 640x480

Good day. i have a problem. i have been running ubuntu 12.04 on my asus n76v. with nvidia geforce gt 650m 2gb graphics card for two weeks. yesterday while trying to get my accelerated graphics to work ...
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Xconfig xrandr badmatch

Recently I minimal installed my OS, but got an unexpected error while setting my monitor resolution. it seems like a very old problem, but this time there are something else(I think). to install the ...
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Max resolution available is 1024x768, while I should expect 1280x1024

The max resolution what I can choose is 1024x768. What shall I do to have 1280x1024 (max resolution of my monitor) option too? My configuration: a Siemens brand PC Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot ...
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Stuck on extremely low resolution 800x600; Native Resolution 1680x1050

I know this has been touched on by a lot of different threads by a lot of different people, but I can't for the life of me figure out how to fix it. I'm on a duel boot Windows 8/Ubuntu system and ...
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12.10 low screen resolution problem

I have successfully repaired my nvidia driver issue so that the driver is loaded correctly. Within nvidia-settings i can setup my desktop to my needs (2 displays both at 1920x1080, twinview). After ...