Questions about display resolution

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Wrong resolution on recovery mode

I'm going to start telling why I need to enter in recovery mode. The resolution on Ubuntu is fine, I have no problems on normal Ubuntu. I have broken "sudo" and to fix it I saw these instructions: ...
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xubuntu screen resolution problem using nvidia

I've recently added a new nvidia grahic card to my machine.Before using the new graphic card the screen look normal. Then I got screen resolution problem where the screen look bigger than usual,dan i ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Monitor & Resolution Issues on Older Nvidia Card

When I do a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 on a computer with an older Nvidia Quadro FX 500 128mb agp card, I cannot get the display to work. There are a number of things that happen: On some fresh ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 max resolution 1024x768

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.10. The maximum resolution that is supported is 1024x768. How do I fix the issue? Output of lspci H61M-D2H:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd ...
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Native resolution no longer working?

I just installed Ubuntu tonight and right at the start the native resolution was working. then everything froze on me and i had to force a shutdown (eeeekk) After that happened im stuck on these ...
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can change resolution some windows are to big for main window

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my system to run along side windows 8.1. I looked everywhere trying to figure out how to change the resolution, but couldn't find anything. I tried changing it in the ...
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Sony TV Monitor setup 1360x768 for HDMI

I try to setup 1360x768 monitor definitions for Sony Bravia TV KDL-32U2000. My only option is to use HDMI connection because my Intel NUC backbone computer has no other display port. Ubuntu 14.04 has ...
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How to set the monitor to its native resolution when xrandr approach isn't working?

I am trying to setup my Samsung syncmaster B2030 monitor in ubuntu 12.04. It's native resolution is 1600x900 which I am not getting in ubuntu and which I am trying to get. I tried using xrandr ...
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How do I make Ubuntu 14 see 2 monitors as 1?

This is something I used to do on windows XP where the internal buffer would see 1 montor with a 3200x1200 screen resolution, though I physically had 2 monitors set up with a 1600x1200 resolution. ...
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Change resolution if external monitor is connected

I would like to automatically change my screen resolution when an external monitor is connected to my laptop and turn off the internal monitor. I have written the following little script which is run ...
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Attempted ubuntu 14.04 install, windows 8 vanished

so I'm very new to Ubuntu. While trying to install it on my HP pavilion 17 it froze causing me to do a reboot. When I rebooted Windows 8 has vanished and I can only boot Ubuntu, which wouldn't be a ...
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Is it possible to have two different DPI configurations for two different screens?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 with NVidia drivers (319) for my Quadro K2100M graphic card, and when I switch my main 3200x1800 laptop screen to mode 1920x1080 (using nvidia-settings), the display goes ...
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Resolution problem and xrandr doesn'r solve

I've got a problem on my macbook air, intel hd4000, 1440x900, linux ubuntu 14.04, lightdm, kde. I was playing (in a stupid way) with resolutions, and i setted a resolution which doesn't work with x ...
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Everything looks grainy and low res

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Touchsmart Pavilion laptop. Everything looks lower res than it did in Windows, not just the fonts, but the video playback in VLC and eveything in my web ...
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Different text scaling factors for different displays?

I just purchased a new laptop, which has a much higher DPI than my prior one did; in fact, its resolution (in a 14" form) is roughly the same as that of my 23" second monitor. I'd like the text on ...
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Trying virtual machines, installing guest additions cause extremely small resolution

When I install Unbuntu via virtualbox, I can only have resolution in 640x480 or something similar. I found that I needed to install guest additions to get more resolution choices. Doing this makes my ...
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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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Ubuntu server terminal doesn't resize screen in VirtualBox

(Not talking about resizing the desktop edition as most other questions do.) I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 server 64-bit in VirtualBox 4.3.10 (not .20, which apparently isn't compatible) but the ...
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HDMI 4K not working with Intel HD

Under Ubuntu 14.04 the maximum resolution provided when my Samsung Series 7 Ultra is connected to a Sony UHD TV, is 1080p. I tried to add various mode lines with different refresh rates and updated to ...
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Fresh install: Everything is fine. After installing updates - screen resolution is wrong. NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

I have a problem with my graphics card. It's an NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, a bit old one. After a fresh install of any Ubuntu release (it was 13.04 back then) everything works like a charm. After ...
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Forcing VGA1 secondary screen to CORRECT resolution causes display issues [duplicate]

In fact I know that my VGA has 1366x768 resolution as it always was in Windows 8.1. After I switched to Ubuntu I can't go any higher than 1024x768 through Display program. This is how I try to force ...
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Screen resolution cannot be set to optimal (Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04-Windows 7)

I recently made a partition in my Acer Aspire 5750G laptop to have Ubuntu 14.04 together with the original Windows 7. The original resolution (of the integrated screen) on Windows was 1366x768, but on ...
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Xrandr not working with Nvidia

I have a problem. I have a lapop with an Nvidia card and an Intel one While I am using the Nvidia one (using PRIME profiles) I cannot change the display resolution using xrandr in terminal. All it ...
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How can I scale Java-based applications up for a high DPI screen?

There are some applications (mainly java based) that don't follow the global 2x scale I set in the screen-settings. So these apps are really tiny on my high DPI screen with 3200x1800px. How can I get ...
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resolution problem in ubuntu 13.10

hello guys i installed ubuntu 13.10 on my dell optipex 760 with a fujitsu 1280x1024 resolution lcd but when i installed ubuntu 13.10 my resolution was stuck to 1024x768. i followed the instruction on ...
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problem with background image size

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I just added a bunch of wallpapers. They look fine when opened using an image viewer, but when used as the actual desktop background they exceed the monitor size ...
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Change screen resolution in login screen and text console

I know I can change the screen resolution for: Desktop (I know I can change it using Settings > Display or xrandr) Grub (I know I can change it in /etc/default/grub GRUB_GFXLOAD variable) But, 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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Lubuntu 14.04 - Connect projector to Asus Eee PC 1000HD

I have replaced windows XP with Lubuntu 14.04 on my mum's old netbook (Asus Eee PC 1000HD). She uses it mostly for presentations, so she connects projectors pretty often. Unfortunately, there is a ...
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EDID invalid => wrong resolution (identical monitors)

I have 2 identical monitors. However the one connected to the second port on my workstation is not recognized by the system. I have an NVIDIA GTS graphic card. The PC was shipped like it is now. No ...
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Correct resolution does not appear in display settings

http://i60.tinypic.com/nz1ytw.png The only resolutions displayed are 1024x768 and a 800x600. I opened Additional Drivers and it says driver is installed (for my Nvidia GPU) but not currently in use. ...
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Saving Nvidia resolution settings

before I begin, I want to say that until now I have only used Windows OS and have no experience with linux at all. I have decided to make the switch to Ubuntu and installed 14.04.1. I am using a ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Lightdm greeter resolution before login

There are various answers for changing the resolution of the Lightdm greeter before login by adding a root executable script to /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf like this: [SeatDefaults] ...
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Low resolution on VMware Horizon view, Ubuntu 14.04

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed running on text mode. I have a VMware Horizon view client set up to open on boot (which it does successfully). HOWEVER - when I go to connect to a VDI it only ...
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Wrong resolution - cant change

I'm not new to Linux, but I newly installed it on this PC. Its been as smooth as always, but I have a problem with the display. It runs in 1024x768 on a 1920x1080 monitor, which is not exactly fun. In ...
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CLI: Defoult monitor and it's resolution

To keep long story short: I have 3 monitors plugged into my computer. Main (1920x1080) via DVI, secondary (1440x900) via D-sub and a TV (720p) via HDMI. I want to have CLI (and possibly GRUB) on the ...
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How can I change background image on Grub, if I am using a different resolution for it?

I know there are questions already asking this, but I'm writing this because they didn't help my case. I am using monitor capable up to 1680x1050 and set the Grub resolution to 640x400, which is same ...
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The resolution is squashed!

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 from the .iso. It worked fine the first time, but the second time I booted it up, the resolution was really messed up. The monitor was displaying everything really ...
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Cannot change resolution on Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop with VMware tools

I installed a new linux guest in my VMWare Vsphere 5.1 enviroment. This guest is a Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop. Ater the installation of VMWare tools I wanted to change the resolution because now it is ...
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Request for tester on 1600x900 resolution on nvidia driver 331.38

I am guessing the problem was due to nvidia driver 331.38 Ubuntu 14.04 custom resolution setting not working with 60hz refresh rate Here by , I hope someone would test a for nvidia driver 33.138 on ...
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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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DOS BOX Screen resolution problem

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I installed DOSBOX using apt-get install doxboxcommand and configured TC in DOSBOX properly. Everything is working fine, but when we it goes to full screen mode of ...
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Adapt Ubuntu to a high-DPI resolution screen

What are the steps you need to adapt Ubuntu on a fresh installed Laptop with a high resolution display? I have a display with 3200x1600px on only 11'' which is all realy tiny.
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Higher Resolution Xrandr 1400x1050 Legacy GPU

Dear Ubuntu Community, recently I (re)found my 10 year old Sony Vaio laptop, a PCG-GRT916V to be exact. I immediately had the idea to put this old laptop to good use. Over the course of two weeks I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 custom resolution setting not working with 60hz refresh rate

Ubuntu 14.04 64bit Nvidia GTX550 ( Using Nvidia binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 ) Monitor 2312hm I had been asking at Ubuntu forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2249608 but ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VMware

Yesterday I faced a similar problem with the one presented here: Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox only that I was having the issue in VMware. I provided the answer there ...
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Screen resolution messed up on Ubuntu 14.10 with Nvidia 331 driver

I am using the Nvidia 331.89 (nvidia-331) driver as recommended by Ubuntu 14.10. When I boot my machine using an external monitor and my laptop's screen on, the displays are mirrored by default with ...
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Black screen after changing monitor on Ubuntu 14.04 Cinnamon

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 + Cinnamon on my desktop computerd using a small screen and then I changed it with a widescreen one. After spending hours configuring it, I ended up with a black screen ...
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Laptop display stopped working with correct resolution for no reason

I'm, running latest xubuntu on a laptop with 1366x768 resolution and Radeon 4330 card. Default radeon driver. Never made any manual config changes, everything ran smoothly for a couple of months after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts Black screen after Grub menu

Hi i am new to Ubuntu and im on an ASUS zenbook UX302L. Ever since i uppgraded to 14.04 lts i get into a black screen after grub menu. It can be fixed if i edit and use "nomodeset", or use ...