Questions about display resolution

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How to upscale resolution / zoom screen

When I connect my netbook to a TV via HDMI everything works fine, but because I watch it from a distance icons and fonts are too small. I'd like to either zoom it or set lower resolution that would ...
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How to keep the open windows in the right workspace while changing/rotating monitor?

when I plug in/out an external monitor monitor, or I rotate the laptop monitor, the windows/applications open in the several workspaces often mess up, such as in the following figure: How can ...
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Videocard problem, xRandR failure, Multiple displays, screen resolution problem

Yesterday I updated from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. Had some problems with my GPU drivers, but after 12h of figuring out what was wrong and fixing it I found this solution: Ubuntu 13.10 - Black ...
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Newbie cannot fix display resolution persistently

I am running 12.04 on a Dell 5430 laptop with external Dell monitor as a real newbie. My monitor is running at 1152x864 rather than the 1920x1080 that is capable of. I have followed the various ...
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My screen is bigger than my TV, how can I change the size?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Mid-2010 Mac Mini with in-built Nvidia 320M graphics, it's connected to a 32" LCD TV via HDMI cable. The edges of the screen are 'cut off' somewhat, and changing the resolution ...
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13.10 completely unusable after driver install

I installed the recommended driver for my Radeon HD 7870 GHz edition graphics card. According to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers, I have the recommended ATI/AMD ...
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cr-48 screen resolution

I have a chromebook (Cr-48) that I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on it. Everything works fine except the screen resolution is fixed at 1024*768, whereas the native resolution is 1280*800. How can I ...
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Drivers for Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10, my screen resolution is not fitting my screen as the ubuntu interface is all around stretching over the screen, so i thought i might install nvidia's driver that i know ...
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wrong resolution/refresh rate output after upgade to 13.10

I have a custom xorg.conf (need it because my lcd doesn't report it's correct capabilities) that worked fine in 13.04 but since upgading to 13.10 the lcd is incapable of displaying the output from x. ...
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Screen Scrolling on a Vizio E420VO 1920x1080

I've downloaded Ubuntu a few weeks ago and I have been fighting this screen scrolling issue the entire time. Here's a video of what I'm talking about http://youtu.be/BopreUmdQa0 I've tried both ...
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Monitor resolution can't be saved

Today I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on Vmware Player (inside Windows). I change the Monitor setting (resolution) from default 800x600 to 1680x1050. It works. Beside Apply, I also press Save button. ...
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I can't get over a resolution of 640x480 after upgrading to 12.04, how can I fix it?

Ever since I upgraded to 12.04 my screen resolution has gone down to 640 x 480, even though I had higher resolutions before. $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: ...
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Only 1080p youtube videos work properly

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64bit installed/full updated and have noticed that I can only play 1080p youtube videos properly on full screen. All other resolutions, 480, 720, 1440 etc do not go into full ...
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High resolution Ubuntu?

This was posted some time ago, and I hadn't heard of progress in this area - was hi-res Gnome/Unity/KDE improved recently in 13.04/13.10? ...
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Intel GMA X3100 external monitor resolution issue

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook 4,1 (Intel GMA X3100 graphics chipset) on an external monitor, but can only get a resolution of 1024 x 768 (I get 1280 x 1024 in OS X). I'm able to force the ...
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Screen refresh rate problem in 13.04 and 13.10

I determined my screen resolution using the xrandr command and it gives the following message: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 32767 x 32767 VGA1 connected primary ...
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Wrong monitor resolution after suspend

After resuming suspend, I get 1600x1200 but the right one is 1600x900. I've managed to set it through shell using "xrandr --output CRT1 --auto", but a script /etc/pm/sleep.d/99_restoreResolution.sh ...
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Inspiron n5050 Resolution dual displays

Ringtail (13.04) Gnome and Unity running find on teen's Inspiron N5050. She has connected HDMI cable multiple times to watch missed shows. Today while trying to connect tv to her HDMI, the computer ...
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How to increase screen resolution in Hyper-V

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on Hyper-V in windows 8. I want to increase the resolution so that Ubuntu window can occupy my whole screen. Does anyone have any idea of how it can be done ? I found one ...
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Cannot set monitor on 16:9 resolution

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with an intel Sandybridge graphic card and 2 monitors set. A LG 32 TV in Full HD and a LG Flatron W1952TQ monitor. I has able to set the TV as Full HD, but the monitor I can only ...
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Higher Dispay Resolution than nativ possible

i have an old plasma display with the highest resolution of 1024x768. Cause this is 4/3 and not 16/9 i want to emulate 1280x720 and then scale it to 1024/768, so I can strech it width the plasma ...
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distorted screen on startup and installation

I have encountered a very weird problem while installing and using linux on my hp pavillion dv6000 laptop. I get a distorted screen when i try to install ubuntu on my linux. the screen is divided ...
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Decrease default sizes on external monitor

I have a system 76 Galago Ultra Pro, and 90% of the time it lives on my desk connected to an external monitor. My problem is that the system thinks that my external monitor is much smaller than it is, ...
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You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run nvidia-xconfig as root), and restart the X server

Im using Kubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my Dell Inspiron 17R laptop. $ lspci|grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) ...
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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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What is an affordable three monitor GPU which is compatible with Ubuntu?

I painfully found out that I can't run a three monitor setup in Ubuntu with my cheap dual AMD HD 5450 cards. It's also having a hard time with two monitors with random flickering pixels. I'm not ...
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Is monitor damage possible if a custom resolution is set through xrandr

Upon using ubuntu 12.04 i detected that the native resolution of my monitor i.e.(1280x1024) is not detected as one of the available resolutions by default. Hence i ran the command cvt 1280 1024 60 and ...
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screen resolution stuck at 640*480

So I installed 12.10 and I am stuck in 640x480 resolution. I cant resize the resolution since the screen wont let me scroll down to see all the settings for screen resolution. can anyone help me out ...
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How to a fix a resolution glitch with Ubuntu 13.04?

I just downloaded a huge update to Ubuntu 13.04, only to find when I restarted my computer, my resolution was locked at 640x480 (4:3), when it SHOULD be 1600x900 (16:9), and I could not changed it. ...
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What the list of possible resolutions in Display settings depends on?

What the list of possible resolutions depends on? I have the following list of resolutions in Display settings: Actual monitor resolution is 1280x1024 i.e. not listed. How to make this list ...
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Ubuntu and full hd display

I recently bought a new 14 inch laptop with full hd screen. As I was expecting after installing windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04 all icons and fonts were rather small and uncomfortable. In windows 8 I found ...
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Printer canon MG5350 Grayscale and higher resolution

I installed the driver from canon for the MG5350 but I have the following problem: By default there is only one resolution: 600dpi You can only print in color also I edit the .ppd file to add those ...
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Install AMD Drivers ubuntu cause blank screen

Installed Ubuntu a few days ago. Noticed straight away that the resolution was a lot lower than usual on windows and it could not be changed to any higher, so i managed to get around to installing ...
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INstalled CUDA / Bumblebee NVIDIA drivers now SCREEN RESOLUTION stuck in laptop mode (low!!!)

I would appreciate any help.... I'm an Ubuntu noob. I needed to use some GPU-based software that needs the CUDA library to compile. So I installed it over and over again trying to make it work. ...
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Force High resolution for headless server, binary flgrx driver and nomachine

I'm using the binary AMD driver as opposed to the open source ones (for performance reasons). I'm using a monitor-less server with a remote desktop client (nomachine). One of the issues I am having is ...
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Can't get full resolution on external display

I have read lots of reports of this issue but haven't found a solution yet. I have a Sony Vaio notebook running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in 64-bits. It has an Intel I5 processor and Intel graphics controller. ...
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My screen resolution is not listed

I am trying to set a custom resolution in Ubuntu. my flat screen monitor is 1440x900 but this resolution is not listed under "displays" settings. The only options available are 1920x1080(which i am ...
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Black Screen After Login:: Lubuntu

I was going to switch monitors and the screen looked really weird and stretched so I changed the resolution. The next time I turned on my computer and logged in, the screen says it can not display. I ...
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1st Identical Monitor stuck on 800x600

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Currently, I'm using two HP LP2065 monitors. I'm using a GeForce 210 as of right now, but I'm getting a certain problem, the monitor hooked to the DVI cable is stuck at 800x600, ...
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Nvidia GeForce gtx 765m problems

The problem started with a black screen that I fixed (error loading graphics when loading SO), now ubuntu doesn't detect my VGA and my resolution is all wrong (default 1920*1080). I tried a lot of ...
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Resolution don't go over 1024x768 with ATI Radeon HD 3870

I've just installed Ubuntu, and I have a problem with my resolution. I think the OS can't recognize my monitor (or video card), and that's why I could only get maximum 1024x768. My monitor: HP L2208 ...
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Max resolution problem

My monitor resolution 1600x1200 but when I go to settings and displays the maximal resolution is 1360x768 I tried detect displays but nothing happened
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Ping rtt time display precision

on my Ubuntu Server 13.04 when I'm pinging another network entity I need to have result with higher precision of rtt time, e.g.: 64 bytes from 10.10.10.2: icmp_seq=962 ttl=62 time=18.467 ms While ...
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Can not set native resolution

I almost month ago installed Ubuntu 13.04. It worked fine with 1366x768 resolution. But I changed it to 1280x1024 today and after that I can not set to 1368x768. Monitor shuts down. How can I set it ...
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Changing resolution in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm a linux newbie and I've now tried lots of different ways of doing this, but every single one fails somewhere - usually because they pertain to Ubuntu desktop rather than server and rely on ...
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Can't set proper Resolution: Ubuntu w/Openbox vs Raspbian

I have both a BeagleBone Black and a Raspberry Pi that I'm working with, and figured this would be the best place to ask, since the BBB has Ubuntu with Openbox only and Raspbian is Debian based... ...
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Virtual screen larger than 4096x4096 using xrandr

I have a triple monitor setup with a 1920x1200 monitor in the middle and two rotated 1600x1200s on the sides, for a total requirement of 4320x1600. I recently installed xubuntu and I'm trying to use ...
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I can't change resolution in Xubuntu 13.04

I used to have Ubuntu on my pc, but then I decided to try Xubuntu 13.04. I installed it but the better resolution available is 1024x768. I want to set a 1440x900 resolution, which is supported by my ...
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Monitor resolution

I have a monitor resolution of 1366 x 768, but Ubuntu 12.04 detects 1024 x 768. DO NOT give me the option of mirroring monitor. NOT offer another higher resolution. How I can solve the problem? Excuse ...
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Only native resolution when manually selecting GRUB

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME edition 13.04 on my Samsung NP370R5E-A03NL. Installation went fine (I just resized the Windows 8 system partition and installed it manually there), but I still have a ...