Questions about display resolution

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Xrandr gives “Failed to get size of gamma for output default”

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 64-bits on a Desktop but the graphics were too slow (windows opening, minimizing, etc) and someone suggested my that the graphic card accelarator shouldn't be ...
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Cannot set monitor to use 2560x1440

I have a laptop and am trying to plug in two monitors, one of which should run at 2560x1440 I have installed the proprietary nvidia-331-updates drivers and (I think) configured it to use those by ...
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ubuntu 14.10 - lightdm can't start unity. Bad xorg config?

When I try to login with lightdm my monitors go dark and then switch off before taking me back to the lightdm login screen. I get a message telling me: Could not switch to the monitor configuration ...
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Screen is too small, doesn't fit into screen?

My screen model is an ASUS VG248QE and it's 1080P, 24" Monitor. The scale of the screen was perfect until I've installed the fglrx (AMD Drivers because not sure if it's the correct spelling) the ...
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Video looks blurred

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 and i updated everything using the software updater. Still all the HD videos that i have look pixlated. Any suggestions ? My PC configuration. Processor : Intel® Core™ ...
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Scale single window in Unity

Is there some option to scale a single application window in Unity? I know I can scale entire screen with: xrandr --output LVDS1 --scale 0.75x0.75 But I am looking for something that can do it for ...
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Experiencing small resolution issue in Ubuntu 14.04.2 with VirtualBox, getting stuck on installing guest additions

TL;DR: I'm experiencing the small resolution issue in Ubuntu 14.04.2 on VirtualBox, and when I try to follow the answers to existing questions, either it doesn't solve the problem or I encounter ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 laptop and monitor problem

I meet with this problem second time. I'm using a laptop with dual boot. I use Ubuntu 14.04 and Win7. I have a 21,5" monitor plugged with HDMI cable to my notebook. I did this: my laptop was turned ...
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2560x1440 HDMI monitor stuck at 1920x1200 resolution

SONY laptop SVS151190X with Intel IGP: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) Linux 3.13.0-45-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Mouse sensitivity / sample rate [ A4Tech Bloody V5 ]

Where to change sensitivity ( 3200 DPI) and the sample rate ( 1.000 Hz) mouse ? So I changed in FreeBSD: Setting in rc.conf: moused_enable="YES" moused_ums0_flags="-F 1000 -r 3000" Setting in ...
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Different screen resolutions for each work-space?

I'm using i3-wm on my ubuntu laptop. My screen size is 3200x1800. Which is great for something but horrible for other things. (Netflix vs gvim). I'd like to change the resolution of one of my ...
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Xubuntu installation monitor problem

I have an old PC (Intel Celeron 1.7Ghz, 512+128Mb RAM, 40GB HDD) running Windows XP and I am trying to install XUbuntu 14.04 using UNetbootin booting the .iso image from the HDD. It boots well and the ...
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Changing VGA cable reduces resolution

Already posted on superuser.com here but thought of increasing visibility, hence reposting. I just changed my VGA cable and Debian says my maximum resolution (in display) can only go upto 1024x768. ...
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Resolution of external monitors stuck at 1440x900 on Thinkpad T430 with Intel HD graphics

I'm working on my Thinkpad T430, with Intel HD4000 graphics chipset, in a 3-display setup (the laptop display and two external monitors). I accidentally pressed the Super + P combination, which cycles ...
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Monitor resolution through terminal [duplicate]

How can I force Ubuntu to apply a specific monitor resolution through terminal? In my case I have a monitor of resolution 1600*900@60fps but Ubuntu shows only two resolutions both awkwardly lower ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Cannot change screen resolution

I know there are many questions with the same topic, but no solution seem to apply to my case... I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L735 laptop. My xrandr output is: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, ...
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Fonts / Resolution are coming as stretched

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 from the past one year and i like the system. Suddenly now the system settings somehow changed and all the fonts in all places of system [in desktop, in browser, in text ...
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Is there a way to run a command every time the mouse moves?

I'd like to run a script every time I move my mouse. This is the first step in making a workaround so that I can use 100% of my monitor edges to go between them. Is this possible?
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Ubuntu does not change refresh rate , causing Eye strain [duplicate]

I tried Every solution on AsKuBunTu. The reason why I am asking the question is : No answer solved my issue. I started Ubuntu which causes eye strain(same time spent on Win-7 never caused eye ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS error “could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I have installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on vmware 10. In Ubuntu display settings the OS was not detecting my monitor and was showing unknown display. By using few commands online I added a new ...
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How can I get the monitor resolution using the command line?

I would like to find a wallpaper that best suits my resolution. How can I get the resolution just by writing commands in the command line?
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Can't select 2560x1440 resolution even though I know it's possible (I have proof!)

I have a new monitor, (the Dell U2515H) which I'm trying to drive at 2560x1440 resolution (just 30hz) over HDMI using only the onboard graphics on my machine (Intel HD4000 found in the ivy bridge ...
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Split large resolution into 2 desktops

I am trying to find a solution to a limitation we have with a split DisplayPort to 2 monitors. It creates a single display across each monitor. As far as hardware goes our hands are tied since we ...
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Monitor Samsung with bad resolution in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Dell laptop connected with the second monitor. I have the following specifications of my NVidia card: sudo lshw -C video PCI (sysfs) *-display descrição: VGA ...
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Ubuntu & Gnome DPI Nightmare

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS in a machine I'm using attached to a TV. The thing is that when I plugged the USB for installation, I could not go straight away into installation, because the ...
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NVIDIA X Server Settings only show one huge screen

My current laptop features dual graphics. I am trying to set screen resolution using the NVIDIA X Server Settings application, but it only show one huge screen, which is composed of my external ...
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How to reduce screen resolution when X does not report any?

I have a Acer XB280HK display and NVIDIA card. Since Linux is not ready for 4k resolution yet, I don't want to be using it on my desktop. I want to set 1920x1080. This works in Windows with 120Hz ...
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Samsung SyncMaster 2033 Monitor Not working properly

I have a samsung sync master 2033 Monitor with a resolution of 1600x900 px. A few days earlier Ubuntu started behaving absurdly, It didn't recognise the monitor and now I'm stuck with 1024x768 px ...
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Permanently set the resolution for my second monitor

After every restart, I have to manually set the resolution of my second monitor with: sudo xrandr --newmode "1600x900_60.00" 118.25 1600 1696 1856 2112 900 903 908 934 -hsync +vsync sudo xrandr ...
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Ubuntu 14 low screen resolution on intel HD display

I have a desktop (Intel HD 2500 card and Dell 1366*768 display) on which Ubuntu 14 LTS has been installed. But it is running on very low resolution of 1024*768. I tried intel graphics gui and updated ...
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Green Tint on Screen During Normal Boot

I have a dell inspiron 17r which has an Intel hd graphics 4400 video card and I get this strange green tint whenever I do a normal boot of Ubuntu 14.04. However, if I connect to hdmi on my tv, the ...
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Setting display on iMac 5K Retina

I'm currently running ubuntu within Parallels Desktop on my 27" iMac 5k Retina Display. Within the Display preferences in ubuntu, the resolution is "locked" as "Built-in Display" and the resolution is ...
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grub not loading with SHIFT after file modification

Attempt to overcome blackscreen I ran the following steps created file /etc/grub.d/01_915resolution wrote the following lines into the file echo insmod 915resolution echo 915resolution 58 1366 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome background out of focus on external 1920x1080 monitor?

I've got an external monitor (Samsung 24 inch), and when I try and set a background on gnome, on the monitor it displays slightly blurry. As far as I am aware it's not an issue with the image itself. ...
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HDTV recognized as 7-inch screen causes wrong DPI settings

I just finished building myself a Ubuntu HTPC/Home server, and when I was setting it up, it was hooked to a 24" ASUS monitor using HDMI, no problem there, crystal clear image. But now that it's ready ...
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Desktop only visible on small portion of the screen on old Dell Inspiron 1100 [duplicate]

I have an old dell inspiron 1100 laptop and I installed ubuntu 12.04.2 dual boot with windows xp. Everytime I log into ubuntu, the screen appears always on the left hand corner, never full. This ...
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changing printing options doesn't work

I've installed brother printer on ubuntu 12.04, but it prints with horrible default settings. When I change it in cups web administration I can see new settings in the web app but printing is still ...
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Change resolution Ubuntu over Teamviewer

Im running a computer with Ubuntu 14.04.1, no screen attached. I have installed Teamviewer 10.0.36897. Im trying to get it to produce fullscreen when connecting to it through Teamviewer, allthough it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtual Machine (Scale for highdpi)

I have a macbook pro with retina display and I wanted to install ubuntu in a virtual machine since I need it for work. In my case I installed using parallels and setup a vm with Ubuntu 14.04. All ...
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I can't change screen resolution on VirtualBox with Ubuntu server installed on it

I have installed Ubuntu server 10.04.4 on VirtualBox but the screen appear too small. I read some guides that i have to change settings in grub to change the screen size, so i go to ...
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Is it possible to eliminate tearing during normal usage on my multi-monitor setup?

I have 4 monitors connected to my PC, 3 computer monitors and 1 TV. They all should run at 60hz, except for my gaming monitor, which runs at 144hz. My problem: When watching video, or even just ...
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Ubuntu resolution widder than it should be[SOLVED]

Hi guys i hope u are fine well ,theres something that never happened to me, my screeen resolution(1366*768) and using this resolution from amd config privative driver, but it looks wider than it ...
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Cannot change the Screen Resolution on my HP Laptop, need help!

I just finished installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Laptop, and I noticed that all my windows were too big and seemed "jammed". I checked my system settings, and noticed that the screen resolution is ...
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Ubuntu screen resolution cannot be changed

I installed nvidia drivers manually and I rebooted my laptop after that. My screen resolution changed to really low and even after I login I cannot see taskbar and I cannot see anything other than ...
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Install graphic driver in 14.04

I just install Ubuntu in my desktop (Which has nvidia card 750TI and CPU i5 with HD4000), now i don't know how to install driver in right way (i followed some instructors on internet but still dont ...
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Problem with Resolution in my Notebook

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook Philco PHN14005, but the screen is not good and it looks so big. Here is a screenshot of it: How can I fix this problem with resolution display?
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Can't open Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I try to install skype and then a problem occurred.... Error:Opening the cache(E:Malformed line 59 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list(dist parce)' E:the list of sources could not be read. E:The ...
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Nvidia Drivers in Ubuntu

I have Nvidia Quadro FX 3500. I install Ubuntu but when I install Nvidia Linux Long Lived Drivers after downloading from Nvidia website, then after restarting my computer, is shuts down the screen. I ...
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Drivers for Nivida GTX 750? [duplicate]

I tried to install Nivida Drivers and after a reboot the resolution went to 640X480(The resolution was bigger before the reboot but , did not use the full resolution of the monitor)The GPU I am using ...
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Screen resolution issues on a MBP Retina 15 inch. Running off live USB

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a live usb stick. I have the mac booting up and such. The issue that I am having issues with the resolution. Now my question is does anyone have a fix to the resolution ...