Questions about display resolution

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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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external display resolution vga output

I am using a Toshiba laptop with an ati radeon graphics card. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 via wubi. I am trying to output to my external display which has a native resolution of 1280x768, but it is ...
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Using TV as monitor and display choices are either too big or too small

1280x720 is slightly too big for my TV and 1024x768 is too small for my TV, but that is the only displays listed, I need a resolution inbetween those and a way to force the resolution onto the TV. ...
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How to solve high contrast problem?

I set high contrast on login screen in Ubuntu 14.04, after I restart system on login, the screen displays only black screen , so I'm unable to login . Could you please help me to turn off high ...
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Can't set resolution higher than 1360x768

I have tried to look up fixes but none of them seems to work My first problem is that my screen is not recognized, it is an AOC 2436Vwa 24". Out of the box ubuntu could not select a higher resolution ...
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HDMI to DVI cable causes blackscreen after looking at settings

I've got a monitor hooked up through HDMI that I would like to start routing through my KVM. To do so, I have an HDMI to DVI dongle that I've tested and works fine. I can hot-swap the HDMI cable for ...
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How do I get a Dell U2414H monitor and Nvidia NVS300 working?

I can't get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to run xwindows in my monitors native resolution. I have a Dell U2414H monitor and NVIDIA NVS 300 video card. I am connected via a Single Link DVI to HDMI cable. When I ...
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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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How do I save a modified buffer for video resolution uncommented?

I've been getting a "Signal out of range" message when trying to boot up. Press down arrow, enter to get to recovery menu and go to system root prompt. From there I run sudo nano /etc/default/grub ...
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Issues with Wine screen resolution

Hardware: Very old Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop, onboard video, no driver support. Planning on buying a new computer soon, but wondering if this is a hardware issue which could be solved by buying a new ...
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Cannot set proper resolution [duplicate]

I have an AMD Raedon 6770 graphics card in my computer, and for some reason I'm unable to get Ubuntu 13.10 to read it. I had another copy of 13.10 on my desktop, but when I tried to install the .run ...
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12.04 nvidia graphics resolution problem

I am trying to use OpenGL on my laptop, a Dell Inspiron n5110 with Nvidia GeForce GT 525M. I managed to install my graphics card by using the following commands: sudo apt-add-repository ...
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Ubuntu starting in low resolution and keyboard and mouse not working

I just installed Ubuntu on my 2010 Mac mini, (2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM) and at first it worked fine. Then, after turning off the computer, when I powered it on again it logged in and displayed ...
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Unsupported Resolution directly after BIOS

As soon as the BIOS finishes its work, the monitor (VGA) immediately displays a "Not Supported" message. I have little experience with Ubuntu and just installed it as a dual boot with Windows XP. ...
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Upgraded to 12.10, and monitor resolution is not being detected

I apologize in advance for my ignorance, I am a novice Ubuntu user. I've used 12.04 for a long time, and today I decided to start the process of upgrading. I upgraded to 12.10 & encountered ...
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QNIX Nvidia Display Issue with 331 Driver and 770

Upon trying to get my ubuntu 13.10 installation working on my new computer, I encountered an issue with the proprietary nvidia drivers and my display. Apparently, the two don't agree with each other ...
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Can't change the resolution higher than 1024x768

Hello complete newbie here. So from the moment i installed ubuntu 12.04 i tried changing the resolution to the maximum supported by my monitor which is 1440x900. I tried installing the proprietary ...
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Can I play this game with newrez?

I have a netbook HP Mini with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I want to play 0 AD on my netbook. I saw the minimum system requirements on 0 AD official site where the minimum resolution mentioned is ...
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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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Display configuration messed up

I have a laptop and an external monitor. I can set the correct resolution for both of them, however, after some time configuration messes up: resolutions get swapped and display mirroring turns on. ...
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Resolution has changed

I started a game on steam and my resolution has changed. Now I can't change it back. From System Settings -> Displays 1024x768 is maximum. How can I change it back?
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How to change Nvidia graphic resolution in Ubuntu 12.04?

I ran this command in the terminal: sudo service lightdm stop After that the only resolution that I have is 640*480! My screen's resolution is 1366*768 in windows. How can I set the resolution to ...
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How do I correct for this message: “pixel rate is over limitation”?

At boot, the text is not appearing correctly. I know the bottom line is boot to XP but I can't read it. I know the top line is Ubuntu and I can't see that either. I get the message about the pixel ...
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Display setting of monitor

I did new installation of Ubuntu 13.10 over old version 12.04.4. My computer: Intel i5-4440 processor. Intel DB85FL motherboard. Samsung SyncMaster 943 monitor. I am using a DVI-I to VGA ...
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Resolution Problem 1366x768 in Ubuntu 12.04

My resolution is 1366x768 but I get only these 4 options: 1280 x 1024 1024 x 768 800 x 600 640 x 400. I have tried using xrandr but I get the following error: "xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma ...
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Set default resolution in Lubuntu

How does one set the default resolution in Lubuntu 12.04. I set it using both Arandr and the default resolution setter. Both times would reset after a reboot. How do I permanently set the resolution. ...
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No monitor 12.04 LTS change Resolution VNC

I have a box, that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I connect it with a VNC client. It always go down to the default resolution because I don't have a monitor connected. Is there any way I can change the resolution ...
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Resolution problem with Nvidia GT 620

So today my computer needed a reboot and when it booted back up my resolution had changed. It used to be either 1280×1024 or 1400x900 I can't remember but now after fighting with the GUI display ...
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Ubuntu Screen is too stretched

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in my lenovo ideapad s110 and the screen appears too stretched i have tried installing the drivers reading the posts at ask ubuntu itself but I couldn't find any ...
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grub Refresh or Resolution Too High. How can I adjust it?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer while in Windows XP. When I reboot and select Ubuntu as my boot option my monitor tells me "Out of range" I believe at this point I would be ...
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Chaging monitor resolution

Ubuntu 12.04. What values should be used to get 1920X1080 resolution? The man for xrandr is not clear how to select the numbers? Any pointers how to decide the numbers?
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No compatible screen mode found, blurry screen

When I started up my computer one day, the resolution was all blurry and when I logged in it came up with this error message: None of the selected modes were compatible with the possible modes: ...
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Multiple issues using Vizio TV as a monitor

Ubuntu 12.04. I am using a Vizio 24" TV as a monitor. Although it is a 1080 HD TV I can only use the lowest resolution (800X600). Here are some of the issues: The Display setting says it is a Viz ...
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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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Please help !! video card prb ubuntu 13.04

I have ubuntu 13.04 + kde 4.11 and two nvidia cards. One onboard nForce 980a/780a SLI and one Nvidia GTX 280, both of them are connected to one TV- LG 109'. GTX 280 is connected from cable dvi+hdmi ...
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User display settings failed after projector connection

After user has disconnected VGA-projector from my notebook with Xubuntu 13.10, the screen resolution has failed to 640x480 (reboot doesn't help). I suppose that some user configs have failed after ...
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Screen display shows lines

Since installing Ubuntu there is a background of alternating black and white lines (similar to a basket weave). The distro works just fine but icons and taskbars show these lines.
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How to set 1366x766 or 16:9 screen resolution? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my PC, which has a DIGILITE DL-G41MXE-IB motherboard. In my OS there are only two default screen resolutions 1024x768 and 800x600. How I can get 1366x766 (16:9) ...
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AMD Catalyst on HDTV 720p

I have an AMD A8-5500 system. When I set it up, it was on a small monitor with a 1366x768,60 video setting. I moved the system to my living room and attached it to my Secptre HDTV. I connected both ...
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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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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/13.10 Resolution Difference

First of all, since it's my 1st post for 2014, Happy New Year! I recently updated from 12.04 LTS to 13.10 and I would like to ask something. In 12.04 my screen resolution was 1400x900 and now it is ...
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Lubuntu three monitor setup - Make middle one primary - Tray icons not appearing (3rd monitor has smaller resolution)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I successfully installed and configured ARandR. This is my current monitor setup (from left to right): 1st: 1920x1200 2nd: 1920x1200 3rd: ...
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Configure larger font in Jitsi on 3200x1800 resolution on 13 inch display

I installed Jitsi Chat on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro on Kubuntu. I already adjusted the main Fonts to 230Dpi in KDE settings, but Jitsi doesent obey this. How can I enlarge fonts in Jitsi too?
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Unable to start

So, I had some distorted boot screen, like inch gap from right and from top, (the screen is slightly left , hope you got it, i cannot update a image as i am on live CD). I've followed this site and ...
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connect Crossover High Res. Monitor to Intel HD Graphics 4400

I tried to attach my external Crossover monitor to my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with help from this page on notebookcheck.com. My monitor seems to be able to display only 2560x1440 at 60.0, xrandr shows ...
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How do I get 4K output resolution with GTX760 on Ubuntu Desktop 13.10?

I have a Nvidia GTX760 with drivers installed. How do I get the option to go up to the 4K output resolution? I am only getting 1920x1080 and below options and I have a 39" Seiki 4K display. ...
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13.10 install on HP mini 2133

I wanted to install 13.10 on my Hp mini 2133, but main problem is that screen resolution during installation is not optimal for Hp mini 2133, and therefore all dialogs are too big, so I cannot see ...
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Input not Supported

I have installed my first copy of Ubuntu on an older PC. Everything seemed to go well with the installation. But at the first boot, my screen gives the message: input not supported. I have tried ...