Questions about display resolution

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VGA output for Old pc

I have a acer 5710g, i had some problems about heating and i turned it into a media system just for downloading stuff and watching movies by removing internal screen. However i have some problems ...
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Set a specific screen resolution with xrandr

So I installed LUbuntu 11.04 on my VirtualBox. I couldn't find the 1366x768 resolution so I installed Guest Additions but it wasn't there. So I used this code to set the correct resolution: gtf 1366 ...
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I need to understand something about Ubuntu's default backgrounds and resolution

So I have an old laptop with a resolution 1024x768 and if I want to use a bigger photo for background it always crops itself or I have to use in scale mode which is not a thing I like to do. But I ...
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How To Set Screen Resolution To 1280x960 In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Here is the output of xrandr: $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 VGA1 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 0mm x 0mm ...
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How to change/add extra resolutions in xorg.conf?

I faced with a single 600x800 resolution in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, running on MBP through Parallels. I have this list of resolutions (I have ratio < 10, so the image is in http://tinypic.com). After ...
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Nvidia driver issues with 14.04

Background - nomodeset was required to install Ubuntu. Nvidia GT525M graphic card driver issues Cannot get past the login screen if installed, Cannot change resolution if not installed (it has ...
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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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Pioneer (video game) cannot change resolution

I can not change resolution in Pioneer video game when the game is in full screen, When I select the resolution the controls just hangs,I can not change anything the game runs in the background but It ...
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Unknown resolution on ubuntu 14.04 after software update

i have been using ubuntu 14.04 since its launch without any problem whatsoever but since yesterday when i started my system, i was horrified to see my screen resolution changed to 1024x768 from ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 wont allow me to change my screen resolution to 1920x1080

I have recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu and I’m having a problem that has been troubling me all day. I have a Samsung SyncMaster S22B300 Monitor which supports up to 1920x1080 resolution and it ...
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undetected resolution with 14.04

I am an utterly starter but need to change from Vista to Linux with my pc: Epson NJ2100(WXZA wide scren of 5:3). According to the manual of virtualbox, I have used cvt/xrandr commands for ...
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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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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 can I get my Nvidia Overscan setting to work on start up. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi all as with a lot of people my new nvidia driver doesn't include a overscan bar so my tv's desktop is chopped off. After many searches and some trail and error I've been able to get my Tv to fit ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 Login Screen Resolution is Not Perfect

I have recently done a fresh installation(not DUAL Boot) of Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS i386 on my desktop. Now the problem is, my screen resolution is 1366x768, i.e. I am using a wide screen monitor and when ...
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how to increase the screen resolution?

I installed Ubuntu in my Lenovo ThinkPad X60. Currently the screen resolution is set to 1024x768, which is the maximum resolution in the settings. Is it the hardware maximum resolution? Compared to ...
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Cannot reach Detect Display button

I'm new to Ubuntu,I just installed it on my pc and with installation it showing me big controls and behaving like I have a big screen when actually J have 15.6 ,so I entered to a Settings/Display to ...
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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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Problem with “xrander --addmode” -command [duplicate]

I have been trying add undetected resolutions for my display with cvt, xrandr --newmode and xrandr --addmode -commands, but without success: $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output ...
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Low resolution problem with nvidia drivers Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 and updated it. After that I installed the drivers for my graphics card: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa -y sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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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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How Improve pixel/resolution line using Gimp?

How can I improve pixel/resolution line using Gimp in this file below? It is very small and I want to increase it. Thanks!
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Screen resolution on Windows 8.1 VirtualBox guest (Ubuntu Host)

In VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04 I have a Windows 8.1 guest, and I would like to change the screen resolution to 1440x900. Currently it is at 1152x864 (that's the max I can have it that will fit on my ...
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Desktop doesn't load after installing ATI Driver [duplicate]

I installed ATI Radeon HD 3650 on Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit using following commands: cd lib/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers unzip *.zip chmod +x *.run sudo ./*.run but after restarting the system, I saw ...
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Ubuntu resolution stuck at 800x600

Everything happened after I made sudo apt-get upgrade. Since then I cannot change the resolution. Even in xrandr LVDS does not show up. I tried to install Nvidia drivers. But I get: E: Package ...
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Why is my screen misplaced? 5 inches of my tv screen (RGB out)

My question is: Why is my screen misplaced 5 inches to the left of my screen? Im using RGB out on an old computer runing 14. something. When it boots up and shows the imb logo the screen fits my tv ...
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Why can I not see the whole window?

I have the following problem: my Lenovo ideapad S10e runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and everytime I open a window it doesn' show it entirely. Meaning: the buttons on the bottom are out of the displays range (I ...
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Higher screen resolution in VirtualBox?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 into VirtualBox on Windows 7. Unfortunately the only options showing for screen resolution are 640x480 and 800x600 and the monitor is showing as 'Unknown'. How ...
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How to set the monitor to its native resolution when xrandr approach isn't working?

I am trying to setup my Samsung syncmaster B2030 monitor in ubuntu 12.04. It's native resolution is 1600x900 which I am not getting in ubuntu and which I am trying to get. I tried using xrandr ...
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How do I get a display resolution above 1024x768 on my ATI Radeon x800

I've been bashing my head against this for the last few hours on and off. I've a pretty archaic graphics card (radeon X800) connected up to a 37" Samsung Smart TV and I'll be damned if I can get the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 resolution low

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 amd64 on the computer at the computer repair shop where I work, but the screen resolution is way low, like 1024 x 768 (that wouldn't be low for a laptop or anything, but for ...
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How can I change the resolution seen by a bootloader in VirtualBox? [closed]

I am using VirtualBox 4.3 to take screenshots of various Ubuntu installer bootloader screens, and I would like to decrease the number of rows and columns that the bootloader renders to. Since the OS ...
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resolution problem for new dell xps 15 -9530 ubuntu 1

unable to set the font size as the resolution are quite high in xps 15 9530 due to which fonts seems very small. I am facing difficulties in working due to small fonts and small object with high ...
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Change scrren resolution when vnc client connected automatically

When I am outside using a notebook with smaller monitor, connecting to vino vnc server at home the resolution is 1920x1080. It's not convenient to control. How can it change resolution automatically ...
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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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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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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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How to fix VirtualBox resolution?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. I have installed Guest Additions and it's running good except for this really irritating problem in which my Unity and LightDM interface is at full resolution ...
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How to find resolution of TTY I'm using?

I can get to a TTY in Ubuntu by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1. Once I'm at a shell in this TTY, how can I find out what is the resolution of this TTY? Note that the GRUB_GFXMODE in my /etc/default/grub file ...
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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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Resolution drops upon wake from suspend - 14.04

Whenever I wake my computer from suspend, the resolution is significantly lower than where I have it set. However, if I simply open System Settings, the resolution instantly resets itself to where it ...
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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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possible bug for display resolution in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Virtual Box hypervisor, and when trying to change the default display resolution (namely 800x600) I realised there are no other values for that. Therefore it is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell XPS L701X with GeForce GT 435M - Low Resolution

Moving from Ubuntu 12.x to 14.04 (clean install, not an upgrade) I've ran into trouble I've never had before. Many times I've installed bumblebee with the proprietary nvidia drivers, but this time ...
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Setting screen resolution Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Best resolution for my monitor is 1440 x 900. I had everything working well, but after some update the screen was totally black on startup so I had to reinstall Nvidia drivers. Now I have lower ...
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Updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. screen resolution stuck at 640x480 on Dell Dimension C521

I just updated Ubuntu to 14.04 from 12.04 and I have this display issue where the monitor is stuck at 640x480 - it won't give me any other option choices. I used The lspci | grep VGA and this is my ...
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Change startup resolution Unbutu server

I'm totally new at Unbutu/Lynux. I've installed the server on an old pentium 4 with 1gb of ram. The problem is that the monitor (Samasung LED 3d TV through HDMI) gives the message this resolution ...
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Gnome 14.04 64-bit: HDMI Resolution 1920x1080 but displayed as 640x480

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu gnome 14.04 64 bit. During the installation I had my 22" screen attached to it and the image looked good and no problems at all. Problem I connected my tv with ...
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WINE Apps in fullscreen

I am having a problem when running old games through WINE The problem is that most old games have a maximum resolution that is much smaller than mine (1366x768) and instead of being stretched to ...