Questions about display resolution

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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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Xubuntu 14.04: Screen Resolution 1440x900, no xorg.conf or lightdm.conf

So I'm quite confused now by the fact that I read a lot of different solutions for a Screen Resolution problem, but none of them apply to my case (I think). So I'm running a Xubuntu 14.04 x64 and ...
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Permanently change resolution

After an annoying error with my resolution, I finally managed to change it back to normal. But every time I restart my laptop, it changes it back to the 'old' wrong one. So I have to run the same ...
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Low resolution on 14.10

The Ubuntu kernel team asked me to try out kernel 3.17-rc5. In installed that kernel, rebooted, and performed the requested testing. However ever since that the X.Org driver for my ATI graphics has ...
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Nvidia gforce 750m resolution weird overscan on reboot problem

Ok so its 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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Panasonic tc p50x1 720p, Intel Bay Trail graphics, overscan. I can't force a lower resolution. Help please

Ok, I've googled, looked about everywhere and I can't find anything to help. I can't turn off overscan with this tv. I see if i had nvidia or ati graphics i could shrink the desktop. I've used the ...
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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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How to reset display settings in XFCE \ Ubuntu 12.04 and also flgrx drivers

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and since I hate unity I installed the Xubuntu package and am using XFCE instead. Since I have a Radeon HD5770 I also installed the fglrx drivers. This all went ...
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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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Low resolution using Lubuntu as a VM (VirtualBox) [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox and I've set up Lubuntu 14.04 (64bit) as a VirtualMachine.. However, my resolution is set to 640x480* and I cannot seem to be able to change it. In the VirtualBox settings, I ...
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Overscanning picture problem using HDMI with Intel Graphics

When I use my laptops HDMI on a TV the TV overscales the picture (~5-10% is missing at the edges). There is no option on the TV (sporting a 720p resolution btw). The comp is running Intel HD Graphics ...
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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 under VirtualBox in Windows 7 - how to set bigger screen resolution?

I have a Windows 7 with VirtualBox. I did install a fresh downloaded Ubuntu 14 (64bit). I did install the guest additions. I wanted to set the screen resolution to a higher value than 640x480. I did ...
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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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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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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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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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linux couldn't be installed due to old crt 85hz malfunction

Linux couldn't be installed due to old CRT 85HZ malfunction. The problem occurs in different versions and even occurs when installation CD is booted. The image moves so fast that i can't see anything. ...
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Cannot get a 2160p (4K) display to work

I have a lenovo X1 carbon laptop, and an external display (Philips 288P6) attached to the DisplayPort of it. The monitor can do 3840x2160 resolution, as demonstrated by the Windows 8.1 that ships with ...
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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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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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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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multi-monitor organize desktop by name bug

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04LTS with Unity, and using two monitors: my notebook build-in display, 1366x768 and an external monitor at 1920x1080 resolution. my primary monitor is the built-in, and so, when ...
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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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Ubuntu won't do 1920x1080

Both my monitors (one over DVI other over HDMI) have a native resolution of 1920x1080 (16:9) but the only two options for resolution in the "Display" section of system settings are 800x600 (4:3) and ...
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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 ...
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xrandr and multiple displays

So I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop and want to attach another monitor. The native laptop display is running at 1366x768 and my monitor is ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 does not install in virtualbox

I'm currently running Windows 8.1 x64 (a problem in itself that I can't change sadly ;-P) with the latest version of VirtualBox (4.3.18 r96516). I managed to get the server version up and running with ...
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Can Ubuntu (14.04) run full screen (2160x1440) in Hyper-v gen 2 on Surface Pro 3?

I was able to change the resolution to 1920x1080 by changing parameters in /etc/default/grub. But if I set the resolution to 2160x1440 (the resolution of Surface Pro 3), it does not accept this ...
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How to make xrandr scrreen resolution permanent?

I create script file name it lightdmxrandr.sh. here is file content: xrandr --newmode "1024x768_60.00" 63.50 1024 1072 1176 1328 768 771 775 798 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode LDVS-0 ...
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How change display resolution settings using xrandr ubuntu 14.04

How can I change my netbook screen resolution permanently ?. It is what sreen after xrandr command Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 600, maximum 4096 x 4096 VGA-0 disconnected (normal ...
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Input signal out of range; Change settings to 1600 x 900

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto my HP Pavilion, in an attempt to make the desktop able to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I managed to get down to the last step, and finished the installation ...