Questions about display resolution

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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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How do I output display at 2560x1080? (am trying to add modeline with xrandr)

I'm trying to use xrandr to add a custom resolution for my 2560x1080 AOC monitor. I've been given the VESA timings by the manufacturer (attached), but I'm not sure what I should be doing with them: ...
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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) [closed]

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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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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Ubuntu desktop slightly too big on HDMI TV

When I connect my Panasonic Viera TV (720p) via HDMI to my notebook the desktop is cut on the TV. I tried different resolutions but no matter which it's always cut on each side... I had the same ...
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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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Edit or Add to GIMP's default templates

In GIMP under FIle -> New menu, we have a preset number and resolutions of templates. See image below: I'm looking for a way to add new image sizes and resolutions to this list. I have already ...
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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 to increase the screen resolution?

I installed Ubuntu in my Lenovo ThinkPad X60. Currently the screen resolution is set to 1024x768, which is the maximum resolution in the settings. Is it the hardware maximum resolution? Compared to ...
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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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How to get Ubuntu VB guest to use monitor's native resolution?

I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox guest (with Guest Additions installed) within a Windows 7 host. How can I set the resolution of the guest VB to match the physical machine's native ...
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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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Max resolution available is 1024x768, while I should expect 1280x1024

The max resolution what I can choose is 1024x768. What shall I do to have 1280x1024 (max resolution of my monitor) option too? My configuration: a Siemens brand PC Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot ...
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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 ...
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My 1440x900 resolution is not recognized

Today I decided to install Ubuntu 11.10, and it did not recognize my resolution - 1440x900. This has already happened in other versions of Ubuntu. However, in 11.10 I cannot get this resolved. Can ...
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How do I set up a new resolution?

Okay, in my GUI, Ubuntu only allowed me to set a resolution for 1360x768 and 1024x768 even though I know darn well my P76 monitor is capable of 1280x1024. So, after a little investigation I used cvt ...
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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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Configure 27" 2560x1440 for a monitor with corrupt EDID

I am trying to get a monitor work with my Ubuntu laptop. The monitor is this cheap 27" Korean monitors which has a 2560x1440 resolution -- and nothing else. Here are some specifications of this ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Resolution stuck at 1024x768 using Open Source Radeon Driver

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with an ATI Radeon HD5670 card. I currently have the open source xorg-edgers driver. I've been using this driver interchangeably with the Radeon open source driver since fglrx ...
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Cannot change screen resolution in MATE

I just installed mate. It seems so windows98'ish and I cannot change the screen resolution. I change it to 1280x960 and it shows that it's changed but it doesn't change and resolution is still the ...
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Broken laptop monitor and external monitor have the same resolution and can't get the external to change

I stupidly slammed the top down on my Dell laptop and broke the monitor. I can still see the icons but am unable to adjust the resolution to make the desktop usable. I attached my external monitor ...
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12.04 is not detecting onboard Intel GMA 950! Need to install driver Manually!

My motherboard model is ASUS P5GC-MX/1333 and built in graphics card is Intel GMA950. Unfortunately, Ubuntu 12.04 is not detecting on board graphics card. Display option under settings menu is showing ...
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Ubuntu cannot properly detect the external monitor due to broken laptop screen

I have a Dell M1530, which has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed on it. The screen on my laptop no longer works but the external monitor works fine, well, almost. The resolution is set to 1024x768 ...
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“Fails to get size of gamma” error when trying to set resolution

On 11.10 my max allowed resolution is 1024x768, while my monitor supports 1280x800 on windows. I've seen a method to solve this via xrandr, but I allways get a message saying it fails to get size of ...
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1920x1200 resolution shows black area on bottom right

I just bought a new 27 inches monitor, I plugged it in and ubuntu started with my old monitor resolution (1440x900). So I went to the nvidia-xconfig (the default config tool wont work because I use a ...
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How do I force a resolution of 1024x768?

back in ubuntu 9, maximum resolution supported was 960x600, by editing xorg.conf i was able to get 1024x768 resolution. i recently installed ubuntu 11.10.. now again maximum resolution i can get in ...
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High resolution in Thinkpad T60 with ATI X1400

I salvaged good old T60 machine, with ATI X1400 and hi resolution screen (1600x1200). My problem is that Ubuntu does not detect higher resolutions than 1024x768. I can that radeon driver is sed ...
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Resizable screen mode for VirtualBox behaves strange with Ubuntu as guest

I have Ubuntu both as guest and as host. I use VirtualBox 4, just downloaded from the official repository. After installing the guest extensions, I got this strange problem: When I activate the ...
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Can't set the resolution (resolution smaller than expected)

I have an old machine with a max. resolution of 1024x768 and I have a problem setting screen resolution from current (640x480 too big icons and words) to max . I tried the following : Installing ...
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How to have websites fit the screen?

on high resolution screens websites are mostly blank.How to have them stretched to fit the screen? I've tried Internet Explorer and Opera and on Linux too: Firefox and Chrome
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Which ubuntu version works fine with sis driver 671 771

I unfortunately have notebook ASUS K50C which uses a sis graphics driver. I tried many different options from different forums but I am still having screen resolution problems. Its screen resolution ...
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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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Primary display unknown

I'm new to Ubuntu, I recently installed 12.04.4 LTS. My display is not recognized by Ubuntu. Display: Kent Modular Electronics (KME) 29LR1901A51UN/1 connected via RGBHV BNC connectors. Video ...
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How to apply changes done to dual monitors without restarting gdm or lightdm

I know gnome-control-center display changes the file ~/.config/monitors.xml. But when I restart my machine, gnome-control-center display don't remember my previous settings for dual monitors. So I ...
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Screen resolution not scaling properly during boot up

I have a problem that is rather annoying during the boot up of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I dual boot with windows 7 and when I get to the OS selection bit, there is a nice fat black border around the edge ...
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How To Set Screen Resolution To 1280x960 In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Here is the output of xrandr: $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 VGA1 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 0mm x 0mm ...
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How to find and download a image file of specific resolution using wget?

How can I find and download an image file of specific resolution e.g.: 100x99 whose file name is not known using wget? Thanks in advance.
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Resolution and screens not detected properly

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop with integrated Intel graphics (Intel i5 460M CPU). The screen resolution is set to 1024x768 and can only be changed to 800x600, while my screen is 1366x768. ...
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Screen dependent image resolution

I'm currently reading some articles about QML, QtQuick and the soon coming Ubuntu SDK and I'm wondering if there are any mechanism that allow a device resolution dependent selection of image ...
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After “Checking battery state” error lowered resolution

I had suddenly the above, well known error message, after rebooting and installing nvidia drivers (nvidia-current) the loading screen is full sized, but the login screen is 640x480. And after logging ...
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nVidia FX5200 Can't set resolution upper than 800x600

When I install nVidia drivers from terminal with this command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current ... and I reboot, I get the max. resolution 800x600. I added new mode successfully with xrandr, ...