Questions about display resolution

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Removing the Black Bar at the Top of the Screen [New Found!]

[New Found!] 1. When I set to others instead of 1440x900 (16:10) or 1280x800 (16:10) revolutions, the black bar must disappear. 2. When I set to 1440x900 revolution, the black bar must exist. ...
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Intel GMA 4500M screen resolution problem

I was previously running 10.10 on my Acer Aspire laptop. It has Intel GMA 4500M integrated graphics and worked just fine. Great display, sharp, crisp, etc. I decided to do a fresh install of 11.10 ...
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GRUB background resolution and text?

I want to know my GRUB resolution ? and what if I set the GRUB background image that is higher or lower resolution than current grub resolution , do I have to resize it ?
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Why am i stuck at a certain resolution?

I've got a DELL Inspiron 6400 and i use Ubuntu 11.04, when I connect my TV screen via VGA it only works at a 1024x768. It worked fine in 10.10 at the full resolution 1360x768. I've tried lots of ...
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Ubuntu under VirtualBox in Windows 7 - how to set bigger screen resolution?

I have a Windows 7 with VirtualBox. I did install a fresh downloaded Ubuntu 14 (64bit). I did install the guest additions. I wanted to set the screen resolution to a higher value than 640x480. I did ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 white stripes on second monitor

My dual monitor settings worked perfectly fine until just recently. Now the resolution on the second monitor is very low and it shows white vertical stripes. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3.4. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen resolution too low (SiS 671 graphics card)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but my screen resolution is set too low , i tried to add a new one but i keep getting . xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default i tried : :~$ xrandr -q ...
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Ubuntu with Linux 3.5.0-45-generic won't boot. Earlier version will, but wrong resolution

I have a Dell XPS M1210, with VESA: G72 Board - bali1 graphics. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and my updates are current. I don't know a lot about computers or Linux. I use Linux because I like the open ...
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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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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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Cursor 's stuck on the right side of the screen when using Wacom tablet

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 x64. When I move the cursor off the screen on the right side of the screen using my pen-tablet (as mouse), there is no way to move it back again. The only way is to a mouse ...
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How do I prevent Extreme Tux Racer from changing my desktop resolution?

I installed the Extreme Tux Racer game in Ubuntu 11.10 from the Software Center but my screen expands abnormally after I start a game. Before starting the game: After closing the game
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How can I stop Ubuntu making my TTYs a nice resolution?

I have a Nvidia card. Binary drivers. No KMS support. For these reasons, I've been used to a fairly awful resolution in my TTYs. I did once try increasing the resolution of the TTYs using a grub hack ...
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Problemas de resolucion de juegos en Wine / Game resolution problems in Wine

Cuando salgo de un videojuego que tiene una resolución inferior a la del sistema, Ubuntu se queda con una resolución baja. Tengo que cerrar sesión y volver a entrar para corregir el problema. ¿Como lo ...
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How do I change my monitor's resolution when working in a virtual terminal?

When using a virtual terminal with an external monitor, I would like to set the resolution to the monitors optimal resolution, but I'm not sure how. Does anyone know how I would go about doing this?
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How do I change the screen resolution using Ubuntu command line?

I installed Ubuntu and the resolution of the desktop is so big it only shows about 50% of the screen but is shows up normal while using command line. What would I type in the command line to change ...
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After system update, screen size very small

Please help! I am pretty "newb" to linux and have no idea what to do. I got the message "your system must reboot to complete updates" (or similar). After rebooting I am greeted with a giant login ...
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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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Why am I stuck at 640x480 on an Optimus hybrid-graphics system?

I have Intel HD 3000 graphics card onboard and nvidia 520 mx optimus techolonogy card. I was try to install Nvidia driver but it was failure. Now I cant use anything. Have one resolution 640x480 every ...
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Dynamic resizing of screen doesn't work in Parallels

I was already running the latest Parallels 7 build when I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. Dynamic resizing of the screen was working in prior versions of Ubuntu. In the process of trying to fix this I ...
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ubuntu 11, maximum resolution is a low 1024 x 768

I just installed ubuntu 11 and the maximum resolution that it will let me set it at is 1024 x 768. My graphics are onboard, its the intel 82845g. Trying to increase the resolution and support the ...
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Ubuntu wont detect my second monitor anymore

Is there a way to restart it to its default settings? i've tried everything else sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg does not work
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Wine games resolution not working properly

From: Wine games resolution/sound problems For some reason, in all the games I've tried (Battle Realms, Worms Armageddon, and StarCraft I), the resolution for the game is really small. I have virtual ...
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How can I remove black bars at smaller resolutions?

I have an HP Pavilion dv1000 laptop with a widescreen monitor. My monitor works well at its native resolution, But when I choose 1024x768, I see black bars on left and right side of the monitor. I ...
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My monitor is plugged into VGA-0, why it is giving me errors about VGA-1?

This problem started when I was on 10.04(September-October) and continued after a fresh install of 10.10. My problem is that my screen goes black for seconds and comes back with 1024x768 and an ...
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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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Can't get native resolution

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on HP Pavilion Slimline with Nvidia GT220 video card and Nvidia driver 310.14. I have Samsung LCD connected through HDMI, native resolution of this TV is 1366x768, but the ...
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How do I get a an HP Envy 15 (2012) edition working?

My Specs: HP Envy 15 2012 Processor: Intel core i7 2760QM 2.2 ghz multi-thread capabilities, quadcore. Graphics: Intel HD 3000 and AMD Radeon HD 7690M RAM: 8gb DDR3 Default resolution: 1920 x 1080 ...
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GMA 6300 in asus eeepc x101ch stuck at 800x600

I've read that this card is unsupported at the moment and i can wait with ubuntu 2D. What i can't stand is working in 800x600 resolution. Any ideas? I'm running Precise Beta 2 on a Asus eeepc x101ch ...
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Screen Resolution is just in 640x480?

i tried to change it in displays but the result is unknown and there is no drop down arrow. what should i do?
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Can I make Unity Autoscale according to monitor size, resolution and dot pitch?

I have noticed that unity does a pretty good job at moving from resolution to resolution with the folded icons in the dock but I've just used an application that resizes the dock fr my laptop to 32px. ...
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Resolution stuck after playing OpenGL game

I used to start the game,Frozen Throne (using wine) with the option of "-opengl".When I entered the game,the resolution will changed,and restored after exit the game. But this time a problem ...
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Setting up dual monitors

Just installed a fresh copy of Maverick, and went from my two monitors working perfectly to broken in seconds. As usual I configured the monitors in the display applet, this worked fine. I also hit ...
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How can I change resolution of “my video” in Skype?

I have a logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 connected to my ubuntu desktop and it works fine with Skype. However, Skype inputs and sends my video at the native (for the webcam I think) resolution of 1600 x ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & Lenovo Yoga 2 pro screen resolution

I've recently installed 14.04 on my yoga and it is running great so far! Since this laptop has a 3200x1800 resolution and a lot of apps i use do not scale well i am using 1920x1080 resolution with 1x ...
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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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Only 1080p youtube videos work properly

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64bit installed/full updated and have noticed that I can only play 1080p youtube videos properly on full screen. All other resolutions, 480, 720, 1440 etc do not go into full ...
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Mouse speed faster vertically than horizontally

This only happens when I use the trackpad. When I try to move the cursor vertically (up and down), the cursor moves very fast. When I move it horizontally, it moves at regular speeds. My screen size ...
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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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How can I set the resolution on a Dell 19 inch monitor to 1368x768?

I am using a Dell 19 inch LCD monitor.Every time I boot, I get output at 1368x768, 60Hz. In my display settings I have set "Laptop" to 1024x768, but my monitor is compatible with 1368x768 (16:9). How ...
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How do I adjust the resolution on a Dell GX620?

Hello I was running Ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop Dell Optiplex GX620 with onboard graphics Intel 82945g (945G), and even then I had to use xrandr to add mode 1280x1024 and edit the files in /etc/gdm, but ...
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How can I change screen resolution? [duplicate]

I have a Asus EEE PC Netbook, 1015CX. I have created a bootable usb to try Ubuntu and to test how it looks. The main problem is that the screen resolution is locked at 800x600 where as my netbook ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 12.04 to detect my monitor correctly?

I am using an old CTX monitor (CRT). The computer is also old (processor is Pentium 4, 2.8 GHz) operating with VESA drivers. Ubuntu 12.04 detects this monitor as "Laptop" (even though it is a ...
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How do I get 1366x768 resolution working on 12.04 with nvidia GTX275

My PC (VGA Nvidia GTX275) is connected directly to a TV (Philips 42" lcd) and Ubuntu does not recognize the native resolution, the closest working resolution is 1280x768 I have tried some xorg tricks ...
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NVIDIA Graphics - resolution problems with new 12.04 LTS installation

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my desktop most of the day. The desktop uses a NVIDIA GEFORCE 9800 (GT I think) graphics card. I am unable to set the correct resolution (1680 x 1050) ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 cannot detect the monitor, low resolution produced, does this guide work?

I am working in office and I can't risk to format my harddisk but my screen cannot detect native resolution (using wide screen), the max resolution it provdies is 1280x1024 and I want 1440x900. I am ...
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How do I inncrease unity dash icon sizes or set 720p but view movies in 1080p?

I would like to use 11.10 on my TV as a Mediacenter and more. The problem is that when I sit on my couch the icons in Unity dash (expanded, viewing all installed apps) are too small. Now I am ...
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Monitor height differences & the mouse going off screen

In ubuntu 10.10 I have a dual monitor setup. I have an nVidia graphics card and am using twinview. One of the monitors is 1024 pixels high and the other is 900. In the monitor configuration screen ...
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Monitor won't display at native resolution.

Whenever i connect my monitor to my laptop, it won't display the video at the native resolution in Ubuntu, but my monitor works fine and does both in Windows 7! In Ubuntu it just gives me stripes and ...
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Can Ubuntu (14.04) run full screen (2160x1440) in Hyper-v gen 2 on Surface Pro 3?

I was able to change the resolution to 1920x1080 by changing parameters in /etc/default/grub. But if I set the resolution to 2160x1440 (the resolution of Surface Pro 3), it does not accept this ...