Questions about display resolution

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DNS Resolution Problem on Ubuntu 14.4 LTS

I have a Windows 8 host machine running VirtualBox and a running a Ubuntu 14.4 LTS Virtual Machine. In the Ubuntu VM, I can access and resolve DNS for every external site (Ex.: www.google.com) and I ...
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resoultion of game screen during gameplay

sir I have a Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2 grphics,ubuntu 14.04 lts and wine 1.7.18 on trying to open igi 2, only part of the game screen is visible. i have tried changing my desktop ...
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Set custom resolution when Display Data Channel is broken

I am running dual 23 inch monitors. The first one is a Samsung SA300 and the second one is a S23B00 which is a year or so newer. The native resolution of each one is 1920x1080 at 60Hz. I have had to ...
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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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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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cannot change wine resolution

i have gotten wine in a certain small resolution so when i try to fix it the window is too small to click the "apply changes" box in the configuration window. HELP! [1]: ...
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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 14.04 (64bit). I did install the guest additions. I wanted to set the screen resolution to a higher value than 640x480. I ...
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Dell XPS 13 won't recognize native resolution of U2413 Dell monitor

I have a Dell XPS13 developers edition laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. I am connecting the laptop to a Dell U2413 monitor via Mini-DisplayPort on the laptop. I am able to connect the two and mirror my ...
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Screen resolution too low on Dell e7240

I purchased a Dell Latitude e7240 with Ubuntu 12.04. In system settings, the highest proposed resolution is 1366x768, which is well below my expectations. I could not find any way to get an higher ...
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Cannot set resolution to 1024x600 properly

I've followed a guide to defining and setting custom resolution using xrandr, but it doesn't seem to be working properly. Ubuntu sets it to 1024x768 automatically, but my monitor is 1024x600. The ...
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Why is my resolution wrong?

I'm not sure if this is the right place or not, so I apologize if it isn't. Anyway, I am a total noob to Ubuntu and Linux as a whole, for starters. I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Desktop PC. My ...
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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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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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How to adjust screensize or resolution?

Here's what happened: My power went out for a few minutes the other day and when I turned my computer back on my screen was like zoomed-in, both on the desktop and on the internet (every page I pull ...
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Display keeps switching back to 1080i instead of 1080p

Is there any way to force X to always use the 1080p display mode instead of the (system preferred) 1080i display mode? I've tried using Modeline/PreferredMode in xorg.conf as well as using xrandr to ...
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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 ...
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xrandr custom resolution distorting display

I have a second monitor which Ubuntu does not recognise the native resolution, 1920x1080. Using the following commands I can get the monitor to run at 1920x1080, except it is distorted and blurry to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - LG FlatronLED E1941 - Screen Resolution Issue

Thanks for your time. I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11.10. My screen resolution is stuck at 1366x786. I have tried setting up higher resolution using xrandr command as explained here but it is not ...
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VirtualBox: Display Size too small!! Can't reach or see anything, that includes the terminal!

Because I was tired of virtual box saying to update (even before I had a feeling it wouldn't be a good idea), I though well let's just get it over with... I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 (32 bits the ...
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How to get a higher resolution than 1920x1080?

I've just installed Ubuntu today and was wondering why under displays the highest resolution available to me is 1920x1080? In Windows there were much higher ones. I'm using the default video driver, ...
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Black screen after installing Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition along with Windows XP, but when I start Ubuntu I only get a black screen. I repeated the installation 3 times successfully, but my screen remains black. Can ...
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How to enable 1280x800 resolution in tty?

I've got Toshiba U500 (nVidia). Tried changing /etc/default/grub in many ways, now I've got: GRUB_DEFAULT=5 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...
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Resolution_problem 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04. I am stuck with 640x480 screen resolution. Adding guest additions again doesn't help. Previous Ubuntu installations are fine with bigger resolution. The 'Detect ...
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nvidia on 12.04

I have been reading and following instructions to install the 173 driver for my GeForce FX Go5200. I have tried terminal commands, and synaptic package manager to install this driver. Synaptic says it ...
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Ubuntu can't find the correct max resolution with Samsung SyncMaster SA300

i decided to install ubuntu also on my desktop PC (Windows has been exorcised from my life) but i am having some problems i didn't have with previous hardware configurations. My display is a Samsung ...
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Ubuntu resolution problem after updating on virtual box

I have just updated my ubuntu to ubuntu trusty and its all zoomed (I guess the resolution). I cant scroll any window to the bottom because it is too big. How do I change this. I have tried going into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 — 2 Monitors only acting as 1 monitor

So this is an issue of both my monitors ARE working, but they're being treated as if they're one monitor with a resolution of 3840x1200 * 1 instead of 1920x1200 * 2. I'm looking for the standard setup ...
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Various Graphics Issues Nvidia on Ubuntu 14.04

Alright, I'm very aware of the issues in compatibility between the various Nvidia graphics drivers and Ubuntu. I have been trouble-shooting for days trying to properly square away all my issues ...
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Nvidia gtx 970 dual monitors xrandr missing resolution

Hello i have a problem after update Nvidia GTX 970 drivers. Konfiguracja komptutera: Ram 16GB Type: DDR3 intel i7 4430 K SSD 2x GoodRam w RAID 0 madadm Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 Display Devices: ...
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NVIDIA x server - “sudo nvidia config” does not generate a working 'xorg.config'

I am over 18 hours deep on this challenge. I got to this point and am stuck. very stuck. Maybe you can figure it out? Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS with all the updates installed. Problem: The default ...
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Garry's Mod Blue Loading Screen Crash [closed]

My Garry's Mod on Steam keeps crashing. When I click play it pops up with the blue screen with the Loading tag on the bottom right. It's not on full resolution but I don't know how to set it to full ...
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ubuntu 14.10 VGA output to 16:9 monitior “unknown display” 4:3 only, HDMI output correct

when connecting acer s230hl monitor(native 1920x1080 / 16:9) via vga, ubuntu 14.10 display setting shows unknown display and only offers 1024x768 and 800x600 4:3 resolution options, but when ...
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Can't select 2560x1440 resolution even though I know it's possible (I have proof!)

I have a new monitor, (the Dell U2515H) which I'm trying to drive at 2560x1440 resolution (just 30hz) over HDMI using only the onboard graphics on my machine (Intel HD4000 found in the ivy bridge ...
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How do I prevent Extreme Tux Racer from changing my desktop resolution?

I installed the Extreme Tux Racer game in Ubuntu 11.10 from the Software Center but my screen expands abnormally after I start a game. Before starting the game: After closing the game
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Can't create custom screen resolution, and terminals are inaccessible

I've been trying to get this to work for a long time, and Google has been no help although there are many suggestions. I have a second monitor plugged in by a DVI to VGA converter. My Nvidia card and ...
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How do i download the latest driver? [duplicate]

I have tried downloading the one from the site since i'm not able to find the driver on additional drivers,i don't know how to install it however, i have a gtx 750ti and i recently switched over to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS error “could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I have installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on vmware 10. In Ubuntu display settings the OS was not detecting my monitor and was showing unknown display. By using few commands online I added a new ...
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Resolution and unknown display problem with external monitor

Everything was working fine for a year up till this morning. I disconnected and reconnected my external monitor while cleaning and instead of Ubuntu beautifully handling everything on its own, I'm ...
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Can't get my refresh rate right

After reading tons and tons of manuals and forums about the problem I need to ask myself, because I can't figure out what's wrong. In my new PC there's a GTX 660 connected to LG Flatron L1730S using ...
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HDTV recognized as 7-inch screen causes wrong DPI settings

I just finished building myself a Ubuntu HTPC/Home server, and when I was setting it up, it was hooked to a 24" ASUS monitor using HDMI, no problem there, crystal clear image. But now that it's ready ...
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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 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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Ubuntu 14 low screen resolution on intel HD display

I have a desktop (Intel HD 2500 card and Dell 1366*768 display) on which Ubuntu 14 LTS has been installed. But it is running on very low resolution of 1024*768. I tried intel graphics gui and updated ...
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Display stuck at 640x480, unable to install nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04

I have a nvidia gtx 560 ti, ubuntu 14.04 64bit I was using the xorg x server nouveau drivers. Everything worked fine. Then I tried to install the nvidia proprietary drivers. When I install it, and ...
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How to have an application on top of a fullscreen application?

I have rdesktop and ekiga to open on boot of the ubuntu machine. The users login to a remote windows machine with rdesktop in fullscreen mode. Ekiga has a screen that pops up when we receive an ...
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NVidia drivers setup (resolution problems)

I am quite new to this Ubuntu thing, and I'm liking it. However, I don't like being stuck with this puny (and odd) 1152x864 resolution. It only shows some really weird resolutions, such as 1152x864, ...
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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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Unable to get 2560x1440 to output through DVI

I am attempting to get a display resolution of 2560x1440 to operate correctly through DVI output on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e running Ubuntu 12.04. The computer has both VGA and DVI connectors. ...
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Nvidia Drivers in Ubuntu

I have Nvidia Quadro FX 3500. I install Ubuntu but when I install Nvidia Linux Long Lived Drivers after downloading from Nvidia website, then after restarting my computer, is shuts down the screen. I ...
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Install graphic driver in 14.04

I just install Ubuntu in my desktop (Which has nvidia card 750TI and CPU i5 with HD4000), now i don't know how to install driver in right way (i followed some instructors on internet but still dont ...