Questions about display resolution

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Add custom resolution to built-in laptop screen in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My laptop is a Lenovo W530. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and after some problems, I managed to get it working at 1920 x 1080. However, this resolution is a bit too high for me, so I would ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Driver / Screen Resoloution Problem

I have an old laptop that I installed Ubuntu on from Windows XP previously. After the installation I noticed the screen resolution is wrong and not all of the screen fits on the display. After ...
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HDMI TV Issues with Acer V3-571 laptop

Im a complete Linux novice. Iv installed Mint today on my laptop. So far so good. However Im having a few teething issues with regards to my HDMI connection. When I connect to my TV via HDMI the TV ...
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How to fit the display into external monitor without title and menu bar being pushed outside the screen?

Just got Ubuntu and and seeing as how my laptop screen is broken I have to use an external monitor. How do I fit the display into external monitor without title and menu bar being pushed outside the ...
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HWE VirtualBox Screen Resolution

I did the terrible mistake of installing the HWE stack last week. Since then my screen resolution inside VirtualBox has a maximum of 640x480. I downloaded the .iso to install the guest additions ...
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WQHD HDMI GeForce 460M

I have the proprietary nvidia driver installed in Ubuntu 13.04. I have a toshiba qosmio laptop with the GeForce 460M GPU. In windows, I was able to use the configuration utility to successfully get it ...
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Z87N-WiFi message “Unknown display” Howto fix?

Hi I have just built myself a mini-itx rig Motherboard = Gigabyte GAZ87-wifi Graphics = inbuilt HD4600 21" inch Iiyama monitor VGA connected via VGA to DVI convertor I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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What is the recommended way to run more than 2 monitors in ubuntu?

After quite a bit of trial and error, I have gotten 3 monitors running in 14.04 using an active displayport-to-hdmi adapter, a DVI and an HDMI. However, upon rebooting my system I often have to fiddle ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - problem with nvidia drivers

I installed 12.04 LTS recently. I installed Nvidia drivers running the following in the terminal : $ sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-current-updates ...
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Installing Driver for Matrox M9140 on Ubuntu 14.04

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Graphics Card: Matrox M9140 Monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2312HM 23" Driver Location: http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/support/drivers/download/?cid=MTE2MTM3NQ==&id=574 ...
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Dual-monitor setup; one monitor changes to low resolution

Dear AskUbuntu Community, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at work with dual-monitor display. One has 1920x1080 resolution and the other 2560x1440 (main), the graphics card is Radeon 7570 1GB. The main high ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 because of wrong screen resolution

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from a USB, and when I boot into it to get started, I can't use my mouse and I can only see part of the window. I can't drag the window and I can't access ...
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Custom resolution doesn't add to display

I'm trying to add custom resolution to display, but it won't add. What I've tried so far : 1-firstly see my current resolutuins $ xrandr The output : Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1024 x 768, ...
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After using Boot-Repair I cannot change screen resolution

After I tried to install Windows on my 500 GB HDD, where Ubuntu is already installed, the installation rebooted at 1%. Then I got a black screen: no grub, no nothing. I had to use the live CD to be ...
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Can't change monitor to native resolution

I'm using a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 LTE, and I have secondary monitor LG Flatron M197WD, which according to the lg website can run in a 1366x768 resolution. This mode didn't show up in either the ...
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SOLVED: Menu bars and launcher missing (after tampering with xorg.conf)

I'm completely new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get to know the various stuff in here. One of these things was to set my screen resolution to 16 bit, in order to play an old game. After browsing ...
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Recent update in ubuntu 14.04 resulted in my external monitor being unable to go above 1024x768 without being met with a black screen/no signal

This is all through HDMI. I cannot go above 1024x768 or I get a black screen / no signal. This means anywhere between 1152x864 and 1920x1080 (which is what I had been set at before the issue). ...
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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 14.04 LTS mouse flickering

I have an HP EliteBook G1 laptop plugged in to an HP docking station. I also have two Acer 22" monitors plugged in to the HP docking station. I just got done installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the ...
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Sort by image resolution (dimensions)

Which program have a function to sort images by thier pixel size / resolution / dimensions. Very strange but even so powerfull DigiKam doesn't have so simple function. Any suggestions?
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Kubuntu 14.04LTS, Radeon RS690 (X1270), unable to use resolution of more than 1024x768

I have recently upgrade from 10.04LTS to 14.04LTS. Somewhere along the way, my ability to use 1366x748 resolution stopped. Any suggetions would be apprecieated. I have tried various solutions ...
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I just installed Ubuntu and i've been having weird crashes [closed]

So I'll start from the beginning. When I first had installed Ubuntu I was sitting there on the desktop doing nothing. A update popped up and I decided to install it so i can have my Ubuntu up to ...
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Monitor resolutions with open source driver vs Nvidia driver, missing resolutions and refresh rates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with a Nvidia GT 640 (OEM Dell w/GDDR5) video card. When I use the open source driver the display detects as Dell 18" which is correct, as it is a Dell P96 Trinitron display. ...
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Setting the monitor resolution in Lubuntu 14.04

I would like to enquire on how to change the monitor resolution in Lubuntu 14.04 in a permanent manner. The monitor settings under Preferences in the menu does not do the trick. When I say I want to ...
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How to make my secondary display not to overflow?

My primary display resolution is 1920x1080 and my secondary display is 1366x768 (both physically and in the settings). My O.S. is Ubuntu 14.04. I extend the desktop and my problem is that the content ...
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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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i only have 1 dimension for my display, but not the good one

at display settings i only have 1 resolution: 1280x720(16:9). I use dual boot with windows and there i have plenty of resolutions. i need a rare resolution 1280x680. my question is, could anyone give ...
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How can I Change the Login screen Resolution in 14.04

How can I Change the Login screen Resolution in 14.04? These are my specs: ubuntu 14.04 amd64 nVidia 9500 GT, 340.17 driver version monitor display : 1280 x 768_60.00 VGA-0
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Input not supported - Help! [duplicate]

Good guys, first I would like to mention that I'm from Brazil, and I can't write in English, I apologize for spelling mistakes, I'm using Bing translator ... Well here's what happened, then urge the ...
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How to automatically copy pictures with resizing to some directory?

I'd like to share some pictures with someone using Dropbox. However, I'd prefer to downgrade the resolution of them (they will only be viewed on screen on the other side, so there's no need for big ...
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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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External Montor on Samsung N150 Plus will only run on 1024 x 600 resolution

My Samsung N150 Plus runs OK on Ubuntu 14 which I have just installed as dual boot with Win 7. However when I connect my ASUS ML239H Monitor I can only get 1024 x 600 resolution. With Win 7 the ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox Display Problem [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox 4.1.14.I also installed the VB guest additions. The virtualbox is installed on a server machine. The screen resolution shows 640x480 which is the maximum ...
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Cant get full resolution on Second monitor with nvdia geforce 210 on 14.04

I am using two Samsung 1920x1080 monitors with my Ubuntu 14.04 machine having an nvdia geforce 210 graphic card. The first monitor is connected to the VGA port and the second monitot to the DVI port ...
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1920x1080 resolution for ASUS laptop running Ubuntu Studio

I'm trying to get Ubuntu Studio to run at the laptop's native resolution. I've already installed the Guest Additions, which gave the os additional resolution settings, but the 1920x1080 and other ...
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How do i change my reolution in Lubuntu? (using xrandr)

I would like help with changing my resolution. I'm running on Lubuntu (Newest version) and I have no clue how to change my resolution. I know of going to Menu>Preferences>Monitor settings but ...
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Still getting input out of range error in grub

I've run boot repair, uncommented the GRUB_GFX line, and set the resolution to 1366x768x60 (the 60 part is the refresh rate, right?) with Grub Customizer. I still got the error, so I ...
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Screen resolution of 14.04 on Microsoft Azure with NoMachine(NX)

I did as follows: VM environment is Microsoft Azure. Created a VM instance of Ubuntu14.04 server edition. login via SSH Installed KDE desktop and NoMachine(NX) free. From the local NX ...
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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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Monitor Out of frequency when installing os from DVD

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my friend's PC which has CRT 14" LG monitor but When it boots form DVD, I am getting following error: Also when Using option "Try Ubuntu", Getting same error! ...
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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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Resolution 640x480 after installing Nvidia display and CUDA drivers for GTX 750 ti

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with an FX-6350 processor and a EVGA GTX 750 ti SC GPU. I installed the CUDA and display drivers for the 750 ti using this tutorial: Installing and testing CUDA in Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu Cinnamon menu is too tall for my netbooks screen

I decided I wanted to try out ubuntu cinnamon on my acer aspire one d257, but the start menu is too tall for the 1024x600 display. Please help me, I do not need cinnamon to work but it would be a nice ...
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xrandr operates don't save after reboot

I use ubuntu14.04 , with GeForce 220 installed . I don't install nvidia driver and don't want too(please don'ot tell me install nvidia driver) .Follow this link Nvidia DVI/VGA problem .I success make ...
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How to fix transient dns resolution errors?

I'm running into an issue with dns resolution failing for no reason, for example: ssh: Could not resolve hostname bitbucket.org: Name or service not known. When I retry a command, eventually the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, change resolution on GDM login screen/system wide?

Under Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, Gnome 3.12, I'm running with a different from my maximum resolution. After login, the resolution is set fine, and when I log in after locking the machine, the resolution is ...
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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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Screen resolution after reboot is incorrect

I've reviewed lots of questions related to this issue and I'm actually stuck. Here's what I have: 2 monitors set in mirror mode. Problem I had was that one of them was not having the 1600x900 ...
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external monitor can't display max resolution

I had been using an external monitor, an old Dell Inc. 19" with Ubuntu 14.04 for a while now, The resolution it displayed at was something like 1366x768 or 1366x1024, I can't remember exactly which ...