Questions about display resolution

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Virtualbox not resizing Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 64bit on Virtualbox 4.2.16. Guest Additions were installed in Ubuntu as well. However the display resolution of Ubuntu does not seem to change as the Virtualbox window is ...
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Changing Font Size in Applications

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 11-1. Because of the Retina display, the resolution absolutely needs to be 2560x1600 (I have a 13 inch). However, that obviously doesn't work too well with an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Add Fake Display when No Monitor is Plugged In

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that has no external monitor connected. I use NoMachine to remote control the machine. When I do so, the Unity/Gnome interface doesn't see any monitors connected, so I ...
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How to fix double-screen issues?

So it just so happens that my roommate came upon this rather big flat screen TV. Since we don't pay for cable we figure out we could just plug the thing into to my PC and run a pseudo-media-thing from ...
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Only 2nd Monitor, not Notebook display, visible

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on my notebook, Acer Aspire 7715Z. On boot up, system recognises Ubuntu and loads up installation screen. A few pages of white text roll down the screen and then the ...
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Intel GMA 4500MHD Driver Problem

I have an ACER 5736Z-4427 Laptop with an Intel GMA 4500MHD. I first installed Ubuntu 10.10 (32-bit). I had no graphics problems at all. When 10.10 went by the way side I upgraded to 12.04LTS. I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 screen resolution too low

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but my screen resolution is set too low , i tried to add a new one but i keep getting . xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default i tried : :~$ xrandr -q ...
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Manually change the screen resolution

My system: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My graphic card: nVidia GeForce gt430. My monitor is Samsung LE26R51B. And my connection is digital (HDMI). The current screen resolution is not good at all, I can't see ...
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cannot change screen size from 640x480 after 14.04 installation on VirtualBox OSX

After installing v. 14.04 on VirtualBox running on Max OSX, I am stuck with 640x480 screen resolution. Addding guest additions again doesn't help. Previous UBUNTU installions are fine with bigger ...
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Ubuntu Gnome menu sizes on high res monitor

I just updated by macbook with Ubuntu gnome to 14.04. However after updating the gnome menu and button sizes seems to have adapted to the highest possible resolution on the system and I can't figure ...
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Issues with Wine screen resolution

Hardware: Very old Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop, onboard video, no driver support. Planning on buying a new computer soon, but wondering if this is a hardware issue which could be solved by buying a new ...
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Edit or Add to GIMP's default templates

In GIMP under FIle -> New menu, we have a preset number and resolutions of templates. See image below: I'm looking for a way to add new image sizes and resolutions to this list. I have already ...
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How to change the screen resolution in VNC viewer for Ubuntu 12.04 without a monitor?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a machine and I always use it remotely from VNC. When I have monitor connected to this machine, I can change the resolution of my VNC viewer in the following line: ...
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ubuntu 14.04 slow

so i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 with a usb but i have internet ,my computer is really slow at 1024x768 definition ,everything works super slow ,windows closing and opening and streaming ...
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Display settings problems with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

For whatever reason (this was working correctly on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) when I try to set my displays on top of each other in the settings, it won't allow to place them on top of each other. When I ...
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one of dual monitors not showing correct resolution by default

Hoping someone can help me with my situation. I have two Asus PB287Q monitors connected to my GTX 680 desktop. One is connected via a dual-link dvi port and getting the 2560x1440 resolution by ...
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graphics error running xubu guest in KVM

I am running crunchbang and want to install xubuntu (13.10 atm) as VM using kvm. I got everything installed and updated but the display/resolution is incorrect and it makes using the VM virtually ...
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XFCE Display Setup

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on another PC, and decided to install XFCE (by installing xubuntu-desktop) Everything works great, except XFCE refuses to store my screen resolution and setup. ...
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How can I know the screen resolution's width within a script?

My script needs to query the screen resolution's width, for instance, on 1980x1050 the command must return 1980. I want that script to maximize a window to the half (as seen when dragging the window ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVidia GeForce 630M not possible to change to a bigger resolution

I have a laptop HP Sleekbook 15 with NVIDIA GeForce 630M and Intel HD graphic 3000. Seems that they both are working (I can switch between them) but I would like to increase the resolution when I ...
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Fresh 14.04 install, low screen res and blank virtual terminal

I just installed 14.04 64 bit desktop. Screen resolution wont go higher than 1280x1024 on desktop (monitor is 1680x1050). I tried to go to a virtual terminal to install NVIDIA drivers and I get a ...
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changing screen length and height

i have a Samsung notebook which has a 1600x900 resolution screen, however when i connect it to a 1920x1080 TV and select show only TV screen is not being fitting properly and i cannot see the status ...
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Low resolution on radeon hd 4530 ubuntu 12.04.04

I've just install Ubuntu and I can't solve the problem with low graphic settings. It isn't ugly low but it still not good enough. I did this instruction but it didn't work for me. What should I do ...
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12.04 Resolution Changes on Lock + KVM

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and using a monitor that I share with a Windows laptop via a KVM. When I login to Ubuntu my resolution is 1900x1200, but when I use the KVM to toggle over to my laptop and ...
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Poor video quality 12.04

Using both a Dell 17" monitor and a HP 1740 I get bad video quality with a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I tried all of the resolution settings with the monitors, but the fonts are multi-colored and smaller ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 | Display issues with Dell GX620

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on Dell GX620. I'm not able to change the resolution from 'Display'. I have already tried the following method: Modeline "1280x1024_60.00" 109.00 1280 1368 1496 ...
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How can I change the screen resolution on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed alonside windows in dual-boot. After installing the latest nvidia drives (304.64 I believe) the resolution dropped to 600x480 and it's the only option available in the ...
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No monitor 12.04 LTS change Resolution VNC

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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How to make 13.10 see a monitor when there is none?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a Dell PowerEdge 1850 server that I start up in the afternoon and shut down at night. When it can't see a monitor, it defaults to 1024x768. When I hook up a monitor by ...
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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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Low resolution on Lubuntu?

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 and I have a problem - On Windows I can go up to 2048x1536, but the display setting on Lubuntu only lets me go up to 1024x768. I already ran the update and upgrade, and ...
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How to boot Ubuntu 12.04 without monitor into specific resolution

How can i make Ubuntu fully boot without monitor plugged in? I'm thinking about setting my screen resolution to certain amount so the "Low graphic mode" dialog doesn't appear and block my remote VNC ...
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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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Crop tool with high resolution

I am now using Shutter in Ubuntu 13.10 for crop different selections and to select windows, but the problem is that the resolution is very low after I check it saving in all formats. Please tell me ...
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Cannot get full resolution with Geforce 210

I have GeForce 210 on Ubuntu 13.10 connected with HDMI to a 29 AOC display. The display can do 2560x1080 resolution, the maximum resolution the video card can provide is 2560x1600. However, the best ...
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How do I get 1366x768 resolution on 12.04?

I am on an HP Envy 14, and the proper resolution that I should be using is 1366x768. This is not an option and I am stuck on 1024x768. I am using Linux 12.04. lspci | grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA ...
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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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“Fails to get size of gamma” error when trying to set resolution

On 11.10 my max allowed resolution is 1024x768, while my monitor supports 1280x800 on windows. I've seen a method to solve this via xrandr, but I allways get a message saying it fails to get size of ...
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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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Screen Scaling Problem

I think this is what it's called but I'm not quite sure tbf, aha. Yeah, so I updated packages last night like I do every night, and when I booted my computer this morning I had a problem whereby the ...
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HP 250 g2 - problem with graphics

I bought hp 250 g2 without OS and tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 / Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I am not able to run and even install Ubuntu because everytime I try to run it, my display turns off. I know the ...
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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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Resolution HD 1920x1280 with Intel graphics in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I use a Pentium IV PC [Hewlett-Packard HP D530 CMT(DC577AV)] containing the 'Intel Corporation 82865G Integrated Graphics Controller' with an HD TV set as a monitor. I have to use the integrated ...
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How to set the monitor to its native resolution which is not listed in the resolutions list?

After installing Ubuntu 10.04 with my Samsung SyncMaster B2030, native resolution (1600X900) is not found in the list of resolutions.
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I installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS along side Windows XP

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS along side Windows XP, Dell Inspiron 531. I then rebooted my computer. The message "cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1440 x 900 60HZ" appears. I hit ...
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Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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How to force Multiple Monitors correct resolutions for LightDM?

I am affected by the BUG: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-greeter/+bug/874241 Otherwise, if like me you have a laptop connected to a second monitor of higher resolution, LIGHTDM at the ...
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problem withscreen scaling

I have upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04 that is running under virtual box. With the upgrade, the computer screen is offscale. I have read all of the questions about screen scaling problems and I have ...
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Ubuntu desktop slightly too big on HDMI TV

When I connect my Panasonic Viera TV (720p) via HDMI to my notebook the desktop is cut on the TV. I tried different resolutions but no matter which it's always cut on each side... I had the same ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI Radeon RESOLUTION PROBLEM after upgrade from 13.04

I have a problem with my screen resolution after I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. My computer: HP ProBook 4720s :: Intel® Core™ i7 CPU M 640 @ 2.80GHz × 4 :: 64-bit In System settings ...