Questions about display resolution

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No monitor 12.04 LTS change Resolution VNC [duplicate]

I have a box, that runs Ubuntu 12.04. I connect it with a VNC client. It always go down to the default resolution because I don't have a monitor connected. Is there any way I can change the resolution ...
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Resolution problem with Nvidia GT 620

So today my computer needed a reboot and when it booted back up my resolution had changed. It used to be either 1280×1024 or 1400x900 I can't remember but now after fighting with the GUI display ...
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Ubuntu Screen is too stretched

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in my lenovo ideapad s110 and the screen appears too stretched i have tried installing the drivers reading the posts at ask ubuntu itself but I couldn't find any ...
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grub Refresh or Resolution Too High. How can I adjust it?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer while in Windows XP. When I reboot and select Ubuntu as my boot option my monitor tells me "Out of range" I believe at this point I would be ...
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Chaging monitor resolution

Ubuntu 12.04. What values should be used to get 1920X1080 resolution? The man for xrandr is not clear how to select the numbers? Any pointers how to decide the numbers?
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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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Multiple issues using Vizio TV as a monitor

Ubuntu 12.04. I am using a Vizio 24" TV as a monitor. Although it is a 1080 HD TV I can only use the lowest resolution (800X600). Here are some of the issues: The Display setting says it is a Viz ...
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Ubuntu 13 doesn't have an option for screen resolution 1600x900 for NVidia graphics

I am looking for a way to configure my display to the correct resolution of 1600x900. When I initially installed Ubuntu 13 the display resolution was perfect but after a few updates it now only gives ...
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Please help !! video card prb ubuntu 13.04

I have ubuntu 13.04 + kde 4.11 and two nvidia cards. One onboard nForce 980a/780a SLI and one Nvidia GTX 280, both of them are connected to one TV- LG 109'. GTX 280 is connected from cable dvi+hdmi ...
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User display settings failed after projector connection

After user has disconnected VGA-projector from my notebook with Xubuntu 13.10, the screen resolution has failed to 640x480 (reboot doesn't help). I suppose that some user configs have failed after ...
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Screen display shows lines

Since installing Ubuntu there is a background of alternating black and white lines (similar to a basket weave). The distro works just fine but icons and taskbars show these lines.
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How to set 1366x766 or 16:9 screen resolution? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my PC, which has a DIGILITE DL-G41MXE-IB motherboard. In my OS there are only two default screen resolutions 1024x768 and 800x600. How I can get 1366x766 (16:9) ...
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AMD Catalyst on HDTV 720p

I have an AMD A8-5500 system. When I set it up, it was on a small monitor with a 1366x768,60 video setting. I moved the system to my living room and attached it to my Secptre HDTV. I connected both ...
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How to set a temporary custom desktop width for a broken display

I need to temporarily limit the horizontal extension of the Ubuntu environment, because the display is broken and its rightmost quarter is full of vertical lines, making the top panel menus not ...
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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/13.10 Resolution Difference

First of all, since it's my 1st post for 2014, Happy New Year! I recently updated from 12.04 LTS to 13.10 and I would like to ask something. In 12.04 my screen resolution was 1400x900 and now it is ...
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Lubuntu three monitor setup - Make middle one primary - Tray icons not appearing (3rd monitor has smaller resolution)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I successfully installed and configured ARandR. This is my current monitor setup (from left to right): 1st: 1920x1200 2nd: 1920x1200 3rd: ...
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Configure larger font in Jitsi on 3200x1800 resolution on 13 inch display

KDE I installed Jitsi Chat on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro on Kubuntu. I already adjusted the main Fonts to 230Dpi in KDE settings, but Jitsi doesent obey this. How can I enlarge fonts in Jitsi too? Unity ...
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Unable to start

So, I had some distorted boot screen, like inch gap from right and from top, (the screen is slightly left , hope you got it, i cannot update a image as i am on live CD). I've followed this site and ...
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connect Crossover High Res. Monitor to Intel HD Graphics 4400

I tried to attach my external Crossover monitor to my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with help from this page on notebookcheck.com. My monitor seems to be able to display only 2560x1440 at 60.0, xrandr shows ...
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How do I get 4K output resolution with GTX760 on Ubuntu Desktop 13.10?

I have a Nvidia GTX760 with drivers installed. How do I get the option to go up to the 4K output resolution? I am only getting 1920x1080 and below options and I have a 39" Seiki 4K display. ...
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13.10 install on HP mini 2133

I wanted to install 13.10 on my Hp mini 2133, but main problem is that screen resolution during installation is not optimal for Hp mini 2133, and therefore all dialogs are too big, so I cannot see ...
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Input not Supported

I have installed my first copy of Ubuntu on an older PC. Everything seemed to go well with the installation. But at the first boot, my screen gives the message: input not supported. I have tried ...
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Display resolution & Unity: were perfect before restart

Today I rebooted my system, after an uptime of 11+ days (suspending once daily) and after an update a few days ago that invlolved fglrx, to see that the screen resolution has changed. In "Displays" ...
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Zoom out on the screen / Increase psudo-resolution

How to zoom out on the screen like the "workspace switcher" allows, but still be able to click and work normally. Essentially I want to know how to make a virtual-screen-resolution(I guess that is ...
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Is Ubuntu “workable/possible” on a 3200 x 1800 resolution screen?

I'm buying a laptop with that resolution later, and I'm willing to use Ubuntu or some other Linux OS without full resolution independent support for now, but I guess I'm wondering if it's possible at ...
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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 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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Bad screen resolution on full screen apps/games ubuntu 13.10

my problem started after I upgraded to 13.10 from 13.04. Any time I try to play 7 kingdoms or use WINE in full screen it gets set to an out of range screen size. How would I go about setting the ...
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Low Screen Resolution

The max I can set my resolution currently is 1024x768, but my laptop's native resolution is 1920x1080. I've always been able to set it to 1920x1080 without issue, but since I broke my video driver (I ...
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accessing main settings via/in lowgraphicsmode

In advance I must say im from Europe so if and when my English is unclear to you please ask me to rephrase and do accept my apologies in advance. With regards to my question/problem. I have a IBM ...
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13.10 - Bumblebee with Nvidia Optimus 750M - Stuck in high resolution (3200*1800) and drivers issues

Dear Ubuntu friends, I am a happy owner of a Dell XPS 15 9530 with Ubuntu 13.10 installed on it. Well... happy until yesterday. Although with some difficulties to install ubuntu on it (Intel smart ...
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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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Dual 2560x1440 resolution problem

I have 2 2560x1440 displays (HP ZR2740w), and a GeForce GT610 card with two dual dvi outputs and 1GB of RAM. I can get full resolution on either screen and 1/4 on the other but not full resolution on ...
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Unable to get 2560x1440 to output through DVI

I am attempting to get a display resolution of 2560x1440 to operate correctly through DVI output on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e running Ubuntu 12.04. The computer has both VGA and DVI connectors. ...
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ubuntu as guest in virtualbox at host with high DPI screen

I was wondering, I like the fullscreen mode (host + f by default), but this is unfortunately not very helpful with a 3200x1800 resolution screen (15 inches). The scaling mode (host + C) is better, but ...
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Need help with screen resloutions

So My screen resolution is off my screen because I use a TV so I use a custom screen resolution 1824x1026 is what I use. While I try to set it to that resolution I get these messages: ...
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Resolution of installation super small

How does one change the resolution for the installation of Ubuntu 13.10? When I boot I get a black screen with only sound. This is only for the install Ubuntu option, the try it out first part never ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server resolution

12.04 64 bit server edition in HP ProLiant ML350e server. In that given resolution only 1600x900 in x-desktop. I want to increase the resolution to 1920x1080. My HP ProDisplay P221 will support ...
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How to fix: too short external monitor's resolution after HDMI reconnect until reboot?

Is there a way to force the system to always set the same resolution for specific display regardless to anything? I am working on a notebook with external monitor via HDMI and experiencing the same ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 changing x mode after login

I have a QNIX 2710 monitor which reports bad EDID. Using the nouveau module the screen works fine @ 2560x1440 however the performance isn't ideal so I wish to use the nvidia binary. I have installed ...
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Set no monitor resolution for xrdp

I have read numerous posts on different sites and still cannot get this to work. I have an Intel NUC that is running Ubuntu, and I need to Remote Desktop into it. I need to sue xrdp because I am not ...
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overscanning acer x163 and nvidia, x server setting do not change

I'm getting vexed with lack of friendly display options, I've tried all sort of things but I can't seem to stop my monitor overscanning horizontally (I.E missout just enough screen that scroll bars ...
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Low Resolution on Boot, not Login

Ok, here goes: When I was installing Nvidia drivers and Bumblebee for my 780m Optimus laptop, the Intel driver somehow made my display undetectable, making X output in the lowest resolution it could ...
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13.10 - How to use the maximal resolution with an Acer X233H monitor?

I reported this as a bug already (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/1272621) but as I think this might be useful to other users, I thought I should ask for a fix ...
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I installed another linux version next to ubuntu, now Ubuntu has problems!

I tried using boot repair. But I'm still having trouble. When Ubuntu boots, it is in the wrong resolution, and I can't get my wireless network up. Here is the boot repair record: ...
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Resolution not in xrandr and make new Resolution permenent?

I am using a monitor which its native (optimal) resolution is 1600*900. but xrandr doesn't show any resolution above "1024x768". I can change to my native resoution by issuing these 3 commands: ...
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xubuntu 13.10 boots to black screen after grub

I know this is a common theme, but all of the other similar threads I've found were either based on a clear change (e.g., upgrading), or were unsolved. I'm a relative newcomer to linux, but have a ...
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Why do VMware Tools not let me enlarge my screen?

I installed a virtual machine using VMware. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to Kubuntu 13.10. Works well so far. Then I installed the vmware-tools to get a large screen. Seems to install nicely, ...
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Dual monitors resolution reset on each restart

Environment: OS: Xubuntu 13.04 Linux kernel: 3.8.0-35 Nvidia driver version: 313.30 GPU Name: GeForce GT 630 Monitors: Dell U2312HM. Connected to DVI port of video card (without any adapter). LG ...