Questions about display resolution

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After installing bumblebee and rebooting screen stuck at 640x400 resolution

Just as the title says after installing bumblebee on ubuntu 14.04 and rebooting my screen is now stuck at a 640x400 resolution. I tried uninstalling bumblebee but that didnt fix the problem at all. ...
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Ubuntu stuck in low resolution after UNinstalling / disabling NVidia drivers

Tried the Nvidia driver, installed using the Additional Drivers panel. Didn't like it much; the CPU seemed to overheat more and the brightness controls stopped working. Also selecting a second ...
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how do I get multiple available resolutions in Ubuntu via HyperV?

This thread is nearly identical but was no help. Running Ubuntu 12 in HyperV (the only virtualization I have available) on another machine. I'm connecting to the machine with 5nine Manager. ...
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My resolution doesnt change, the only resolution i have is 1920 x 1080

Please help i have been looking everywhere for this and no one talks about it, what do i download or type? also if you can point me to a launcher application that would be helpful im not sure what im ...
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how can i set a resolution of 1366x768 in a Dell Inspiron N5010

how can i set a resolution of 1366x768 in Dell Inspiron N5010 as its my native resolution within ubuntu 14.04 the only available resolution is 1024 x 768 please help !!!
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Theoretical screen resolution [duplicate]

After my laptop's screen broke down, I sent the laptop back to have the screen replaced. Unfortunately, it seems that they replaced it with a lower resolution screen. I have the faint hope that the ...
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Low resolution on Lubuntu 14.04 (Sis)

The resolution of my lubuntu is 640x480 and I can not change it. There's no more options in the screen definitions. This is my (horrible) graphic card: isabel@ESPRIMO-Mobile-V5515:~$ lspci 00:00.0 ...
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Urgent Troubles With Screen Resolution [duplicate]

I fresh-installed linux-ubuntu and the screen resolution was at 1280x1024 or something close to that (not my native 1920x1080). I searched how to fix that, tried everything to no avail. I have tried: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Dual Monitor Issue (Aspect Ratio)

So I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I've been able to google every problem I had and find an answer except this one. In screen display I can run my Built-in Display at 1366X768 (16:9) and my TV ...
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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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Display resolution

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my very very old notebook (for learning purposes). The installation was successful, but unfortunately I can not change my display resolution. It stucks at 800x600. ...
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Problems running higher resolution

When I plug my HDMI into my TV it runs the same resolution as my laptop. If I try to run at a higher resolution it doesn't fit on the screen. other information graphics card intel 4000hd xrandr ...
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HP 250 g2 - problem with graphics

I bought hp 250 g2 without OS and tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 / Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I am not able to run and even install Ubuntu because everytime I try to run it, my display turns off. I know the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - resolution stuck on 640x480 running in virtual box 4.3.10 ver on windows 7 [duplicate]

I am using virtual box 4.3.10 updated version and it caused my Ubuntu 14.04 to be stuck on small resolution. Can anyone help me to fix this issue? I was read on the internet you can resolve this by ...
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Xrandr error when using using 2560x1440 monitor

I have an 2560x1440 monitor on an Intel HD graphics adapter. Since Intel HD cannot by default drive a display higher than 1920x1200, I used in Ubuntu 12.04 the following trick (derived from ...
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No compatible screen mode found, blurry screen

When I started up my computer one day, the resolution was all blurry and when I logged in it came up with this error message: None of the selected modes were compatible with the possible modes: ...
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How to set up Skype on a HiDPI system?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Retina MacBook Pro. Everything works great, and the HiDPI is great in most apps. However, Skype is one app that doesn't scale properly. Is there any way to fix ...
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Screen Position is Misaligned when Ubuntu Loads

When I log into Ubuntu, it tries to position my screen 10px too high and 10px too far to the left. (Cutting off the top bar.) It started with 13.04 and I was hoping for a fix with 14.04 LTS. My ...
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Monitor's frequency and resolution set up

I have a Samsung 710N monitor of 17 inch. Its optimal resolution is 1280 x 1080 at 60 Hz. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop. I want to use only the Samsung monitor as an external monitor and I ...
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Restoring previous drivers after jockey's nvidia drivers update

lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200/2nd Generation Core Processor Family PCI ...
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14.04 ubuntu complete install resolution problem

first time linux user, using an old fijitsu siemens v5535, intel pentium dual core, 2gb ram I cant get out of 640x480 resolution ive tried xrandr functions, it says my max size is 640x480 which is ...
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Can't change screen resolution after installing Nvidia driver

I tried to install Nvidia driver in my laptop, Acer V5, with Nvidia Optimus (Nvidia+Intel). I also tried to install nvidia-prime so the Nvidia graphics card can be used. After reboot, the screen ...
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Scaling on Thinkpad W540

I'm running Ubuntu on a Lenovo W540 with a screen resolution of 2880x1629 (16:9). Everything in the interface is very small: text hardly legible, buttons minuscule etc. Is there any way to scale ...
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Page sizing for Facebook, email home page can not be enlarged

After latest release my email page and facebook page size is very small ( I can't read it without glasses ) I can find no way to enlarge these pages. What happened in the new release that changed ...
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Text gets displayed during boot after Nvidia installtion [duplicate]

After installing latest nvidia drivers from xorg edgers ppa, the boot screen ( where it shows ubuntu logo) displays background process as text. Is there any way to restore the default boot screen ...
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How do I stop my system from “redetecting” the monitor

My Ubuntu 12.04 is connected to my monitor via a KVM switch. When I start up with the switch set to the Ubuntu system, everything is fine. When I switch away to one of the other systems, however, ...
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Poor video quality 12.04

Using both a Dell 17" monitor and a HP 1740 I get bad video quality with a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I tried all of the resolution settings with the monitors, but the fonts are multi-colored and smaller ...
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video resolution RADEON EXPRESS 200

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and RADEON XPRESS 20. My resolution stuck on 1024 * 768. Is Ubuntu only support this resolution for this graphic card or I need install or configure the card make resolution is ...
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Start ubuntu with xrandr generated screen resolution

First of all, sorry for starting a new question. I couldn't see the forest thrue all the trees anymore is what we would say here in holland. It started with this question where I didn't know how to ...
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Window positioning problem

I have watch a movie on TV via HDMI. Now I disonnected from TV, but VLC still loads as second screen available (but it doesn't). I checked monitor settings, shows only default monitor (1) with default ...
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nouveau driver and mirror monitor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with a Nvidia GTX560 video card connected to two monitors. If I try to go in Settings > displays > mirror display, my resolution goes from ...
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Resolution after installation is lost [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu into a computer with a Nvidia 7100 graphics. The LiveUSB has a perfect resolution and a perfect response by default. But after the installation, the desktop has a ...
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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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Load Nvidia driver on boot

I Installed Nvidia manually, everything is ok, but Ubuntu starts and stop in low resolution ( during logo) When I seached for answers I came across this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NvidiaManual ...
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Fan problem with Ubuntu [closed]

Here is some of the problem that I have. When I use Ubuntu 14.04 my fan works very fast ( on pc ) I don't have this problem on win after install VGA driver I use AMD HD Radeon 5 ... is it okay to ...
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Trying to get 3 monitors on Ubuntu 13, max combined resolution is 4096x4096

I have a Dell machine running Ubuntu 13.10 (I think), with a PCIe video card with 256 MB of RAM and a DisplayLink USB video card with 256 MB of RAM. On the PCIe card I have two monitors, both at ...
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Custom resolutions for games

I have created a custom resolution (1840x1000) to be used with my HDTV to combat overscan. My TV is a Technika x22/14a and does not have a setting to turn off overscan. I am building a gaming PC ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 Gnome and the resolution and sizes of icons, bars and windows are wrong

I just upgraded from 13.10 Gnome remix and on restart I had to change the resolution back. But almost everything is the wrong size. The icons are way smaller and the top bar is too big. Changing ...
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14.04 Parallels and VirtualBox Resolution Issues [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Parallels and VirtualBox. Been trying multiple methods to fixing the resolution with no luck. I am running both these VM's on my mid-2013 MBPr: Intel Iris: ...
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Changing Font Size in Applications

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 11-1. Because of the Retina display, the resolution absolutely needs to be 2560x1600 (I have a 13 inch). However, that obviously doesn't work too well with an ...
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Only 2nd Monitor, not Notebook display, visible

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on my notebook, Acer Aspire 7715Z. On boot up, system recognises Ubuntu and loads up installation screen. A few pages of white text roll down the screen and then the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome menu sizes on high res monitor

I just updated by macbook with Ubuntu gnome to 14.04. However after updating the gnome menu and button sizes seems to have adapted to the highest possible resolution on the system and I can't figure ...
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Issues with Wine screen resolution

Hardware: Very old Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop, onboard video, no driver support. Planning on buying a new computer soon, but wondering if this is a hardware issue which could be solved by buying a new ...
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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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one of dual monitors not showing correct resolution by default

Hoping someone can help me with my situation. I have two Asus PB287Q monitors connected to my GTX 680 desktop. One is connected via a dual-link dvi port and getting the 2560x1440 resolution by ...
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graphics error running xubu guest in KVM

I am running crunchbang and want to install xubuntu (13.10 atm) as VM using kvm. I got everything installed and updated but the display/resolution is incorrect and it makes using the VM virtually ...
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XFCE Display Setup

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on another PC, and decided to install XFCE (by installing xubuntu-desktop) Everything works great, except XFCE refuses to store my screen resolution and setup. ...
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How can I know the screen resolution's width within a script?

My script needs to query the screen resolution's width, for instance, on 1980x1050 the command must return 1980. I want that script to maximize a window to the half (as seen when dragging the window ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVidia GeForce 630M not possible to change to a bigger resolution

I have a laptop HP Sleekbook 15 with NVIDIA GeForce 630M and Intel HD graphic 3000. Seems that they both are working (I can switch between them) but I would like to increase the resolution when I ...
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changing screen length and height

i have a Samsung notebook which has a 1600x900 resolution screen, however when i connect it to a 1920x1080 TV and select show only TV screen is not being fitting properly and i cannot see the status ...