Questions about display resolution

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Low resolution on 4K monitor

Am I missing a step in how to get my 4K monitor outputting in 4K resolution (or even 1080!)? I've just made a fresh install of Ubuntu (14.04.1 LTS) and both my monitors are detected and outputting a ...
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How do I change the monitor resolution in xubuntu?

I am using xUbuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm having a problem where the OS is using a resolution of 1280x1024@77Hz, but my monitor (a Dell 2209WA) has a native resolution of 1680x1050@60Hz resulting in a ...
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Wifi networking has disappeared?

I am running ubuntu from a usb pen drive while waiting for ssd replacement, I had a resolution issue which I fixed by changing drivers and then putting my laptop in and out of sleep, but when I open ...
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Why is my Xfce window suddenly getting slightly larger than my display?

Sometimes, with no apparent cause, the main Xfce window suddenly gets about a centimeter larger (height and width) than the display. This means that any maximized application-window has to be ...
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Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT drivers

Hello I'm a new user of ubuntu and i can't figure out how to install and where to get the right driver for my Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT hardware. The version of ubuntu that i have is 12.04 and at the ...
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Eye strain; how to change refresh rate to 120 Hz?

I am a new Ubuntu user, and have been playing around with it with since installing it. I noticed that I have been getting a lot of eye strain due to the low refresh rate (of 50 or 60). I found this ...
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Resolution is stuck at 1024 x 768

I have my laptop duel-booted Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.10 running with the KDE desktop (although this problem was present before I changed from Gnome). This problem has been present ever since I first ...
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Nvidia driver not workin on Ubuntu 14.04 LST

A day ago I try to get my graphics driver for Geforce GT 755M SLI installed on my Lenovo Y510P laptop. I read and tried at least 6 type of installing most of them just ruin the resolution from ...
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launcher hangs ubuntu 14.10 in high resolution display

Issue occurs when I click on launcher, display hangs and unable to recover session. Top bar graphics goes awol. This only happens when I using the highest resolution display (1920x1080), all of the ...
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Resize desktop to fit HDTV output

I'm new to Linux and trying to learn to love it. At the moment, I'm using a mid-spec laptop that I connect to a 37" HDTV via an HDMI cable. This setup suits me really well and works (almost) ...
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800 X 600 cannot select higher resolution

Well, this is new. In the middle of troubleshooting all of the other issues with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I rebooted and it now comes up with a resolution of 800 X 600, and there are no other resolutions ...
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Ubuntu stuck with old monitor's max resolution?

I was using 1280x768 and it looked blurry. So I went to Displays and tried to change to the maximum resolution: 1366x768. But it threw a limit error. Only then I realized that was my old monitors ...
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Blurry tty with nvidia drivers

I recently upgraded my computer, and after installing the latest Ubuntu there, have found an issue. I'm using the latest nvidia drivers (nvidia-346) from xorg-edgers ppa, along with a GTX 970 gpu. ...
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Resolution/Compression issues while using HDMI, fine with VGA

This is a rather hard issue to explain, I've not found a solution for it anywhere; I'm using a fresh-built PC, AMD A-series GPU, 4gb 1333mhz Kingston RAM, with an ASUS F2A85-M PRO mobo, and as a ...
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How to change resolution (with Bumblebee)?

I need to change the resolution on my laptop, unfortunately, xrandr only shows something like that. By nvidia-settings doesn't work. xrandr -q xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default ...
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Stuck on “Built-in Display” 640x480 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Fujitsu Siemens

Today is my first day ever messing with Linux. I got tired of Windows system and today installed the newest Ubuntu (14.04 LTS). Everything went smooth but... I am stuck on 640 x 480 screen ...
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Max resolution:FOS ati driver does but fglrx doesn't

My OS is Lubuntu 14.40 and my monitor is SAMSUNG 4K TV. The ATI open source driver gives me the max resolution 3849x2160 at 30Hz refresh rate but not the fglrx-updates driver. The connection cable ...
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where are the screen resolution settings on KDE

Where are the screen resolution settings? I started the KDE system settings and see this: Are there somewhere else? Where? Or is something broken? Maybe some missing permissions?
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how to work around incorrect mode setting / video resolution in text mode

I'm currently setting up a Mac Mini as a server with Ubuntu 14.10. I've disabled lightdm so it's text only. It will only be connected to a monitor when a direct console is required. Trying this out ...
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Desktop bigger than screen

My desktop has an inch cut off on the bottom and right side. This is not a resolution problem -- changing the resolution only makes the text blockier. (so xrandr doesn't work) I need to somehow ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 low screen resolution

After installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS I tried to change my screen resolution from 640 by 480 to the one suitable for my system but discovered that I cannot. I tried xrandr but it did not work out. Please ...
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Dual monitors - HDMI Monitor doesn't display top menu bar

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop that I recently built and I'm having issues getting my HDMI monitor to display correctly. I also have a DVI monitor that I've been using that I haven't had any trouble ...
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How can I get a Windows game to run in windowed mode in Wine (when even explorer /desktop=[resolution] doesn't work)?

So I bought Alpha Centauri from GOG and, though I am well aware of the means for forcing applications to go into windowed mode, they just aren't working. This is important because I never played the ...
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Force a Wine application to open on a fake resolution

I'm using PlayOnLinux to make an application called RPG Maker VX Ace to work, and after successfully installed the application, the program refuses to open because of my monitor's low resolution ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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Can't change screen resolution more than 1024x768, even thought untill yesterday it was working fine on larger resolutions

I need some help fixing my resolution. It's stuck at 1024x768, but yesterday it was working well on 1280x1024. I'm using ATI HD2600, and I know that XUbuntu has some problems with ATI.I want to add ...
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14.04 Screen resolution wrong after changing to a bigger monitor

1st off this is my first posting on here so bare with me. I am running a server with Ubuntu server 14.04 and it has been perfect, no issues, until I changed my monitor to a bigger sized one. my former ...
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Sudden bad resolution at startup

My ubuntu installation has been working fine for 6 months now, but suddenly at startup the resolution is stretched horizontally. I am not new at all with Linux but still have not learnt its arcanes… ...
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14.10 GUI issue with 2560x1080 resolution Nvidia 346.22

I recent got a new monitor which support the 2560x1080 resolution and whereas it was fairly easy to get the new resolution working on Ubuntu by installing the 340.65 Nvidia drivers I am getting weird ...
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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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I'm unable to set 2560x1440 resolution on Intel HD 5000 using Displayport with PG278Q

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I'm unable to get the monitor working. Screen works fine in BIOS and the same machine when booting to windows (before installing Ubuntu). I have tried the ...
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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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Two displays with different resolution are joint

After the last update, I am having this problem with two monitors resolution: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._gnome_2drr_2derror_2dquark.Code2: could not set the configuration for ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nvidia GeForce 750m resolution weird overscan on reboot problem

Ok, so it's not exactly overscanning, but thats the best way I can explain it. Here is whats happening. I start my computer the resolution is 2880x1800 and every thing is good. But I am not super ...
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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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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 ...