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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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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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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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Fixed resolution

When I start apps that change my screen resolution, it keeps unchanged after exiting the app. (games in Wine, some linux games: World of Goo, Enemy Territory) Also sometimes I can see the panels and ...
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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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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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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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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 13.04 HDMI resolution and display options incorrect

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 and the HDMI resolution is incorrect and options limited to a max of 1280x720. The VGA is not perfect as it is cutting off the top taskbar slightly, it also shows a ...
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Virtualbox, How do I change guest (precise) resolution to 16:9 (1920x1080) instead of default 4:3?

There are many questions about resolution issues on askubuntu but no question/solution seems to solve my issue. I've a 12.04/precise host system and installed Ubuntu 12.04/precise as guest system as ...
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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 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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Add asymmetrical margin on LCD display?

My old laptop display is starting to break, and I have many dead pixels and other physical issues on the left side of the screen only. Of course I should get a new monitor (or ideally a new laptop), ...
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Virtual screen larger than 4096x4096 using xrandr

I have a triple monitor setup with a 1920x1200 monitor in the middle and two rotated 1600x1200s on the sides, for a total requirement of 4320x1600. I recently installed xubuntu and I'm trying to use ...
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Screen is flickering on max resolution

I got a new pc with an Intel i7 4770 with no extra video card. So this pc uses the Intel HD 4600. My monitor is one from Dell. It's the U2711. The max resolution of the monitor is 2560x1440. To ...
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Logon screen resolution on two displays (Intel HD Graphics)

I have a laptop with Intel HD Graphics and resolution 1366 x 768 (d.1) and a display with resolution 1280 x 1024 (d.2). When I connected it via VGA while in my desktop it worked all right, but after ...
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limited resolution with Intel graphics

My Dell laptop has an Intel Graphics HD 3000 driving a 1600x900 LCD. However, For some reason, Ubuntu 13.04 won't let me set the resolution above 1024x768. Can anyone offer any advice? Thanks! $ ...
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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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12.04 isn't recognising my screen properly after an Nvidia failed driver update

I updated my Nvidia drivers via the Additional Drivers tab and the installation went ahead and installed then requested a reboot, after the reboot I lost the desktop and it instead booted to command ...
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1080p Screen resolution problem after 10.04 to 12.04 update

I have a Samsung LCD 40" with a NVidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 Card. I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 and the best resolution I can get is 1360x768. I've tried the propietary drivers ...
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Monitor will not be detected, stuck at 640x480 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting screen resolution correct with nvidia drivers I'm completely new to Linux but know the basics of command entry. Here's what I've tried: First off, I installed my ...
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How to remove the black bar at the top of my screen?

The display area is not fit to my monitor(1440x900) and there is a black bar at the top of my screen. The bottom of the display area can't be displayed. How can I deal with this problem? I wonder if ...
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How do I force the native screen resolution of my display if it's not offered using fglrx driver?

My computer model is Dell Studio 1555: Pentium Dual Core T4300(2.1GHz,800MHz,1MB), 4096MB 800MHz DDR2 Dual Channel, 512 MB ATI Mobility RADEON HD 4570 using the ATI proprietary driver. My screen ...
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Wide screen resolution in VirtualBox

I've installed Windows 7 in VirtualBox hosted by Ubuntu. After the installation in Windows 7 I can't see the resolution I need (wide screen). I have only the 4:3 (1024x768 etc.) How can I fix this? ...
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Is there a way to change the screen resolution?

I have an Acer Aspire one, with screen resolution of 1024x600. Standard monitor resolution that is closest to this is 1024x768. Is there a way to "compress" a programs output to the screen (assuming ...
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Crop tool with high resolution

I am now using Shutter in Ubuntu 13.10 for crop different selections and to select windows, but the problem is that the resolution is very low after I check it saving in all formats. Please tell me ...
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dual screen doesn't work on ubuntu

I'm not an expert in Linux but I'm currently try to learn it myself. Unfortunately I'm stuck here. So, I'm using Ubuntu 64-bit ( with Unity desktop ) on a laptop. I get stuck when I try to plug ...
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How do I make Ubuntu full scale in Virtual Box

I have the guest additions installed. I've increased the resolution to (1600x1200 max). My monitor is a 25" (widescreen) and supports up to 1920x1280. How do I get the window to resize to fill the ...
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How to set resolution higher than maximum shown?

I just bought an external monitor for my laptop (Asus VH242H) but cannot set its resolution to anything higher than 1600x900. I tried both from System/Administration/Monitors and the ATI Catalyst ...
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Can't set Screen Resolution

I'm having problems setting my correct monitor resolution as the correct one isn't available from Preferences -> Monitor. I'm running a Geforce 440 MX, and there doesn't appear to be any correct ...
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Low resolution on Lubuntu?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 and I have a problem - On Windows I can go up to 2048x1536, but the display setting on Lubuntu only lets me go up to 1024x768. I already ran the update and upgrade, and ...
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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 do I maximize the Ubuntu screen when it is a Virtualbox guest?

I am VirtualBox on windows 7. The VM has Ubuntu32bit (latest version) running. I am unable to maximimze the Ubuntu window. Here's a screen shot of what I see: Please, please go easy on me! I'm ...
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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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Poulsbo driver on asus eee, natty narwhal

I'm trying to get set my asus eee pc to use the screen resolution supported by my video card without success. The following commands ran fine but the driver doesn't seem to be loaded as I can't select ...
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Permanently set correct monitor resolution instead at the start of each session with xrandr?

I currently have to, after each time I log in, run xrandr --addmode VGA-1 1600x1200 and then use the display settings tool to set the correct resolution for one of my monitors. Also (not sure if this ...