Questions relating to vga (Video Graphics Array) display devices and connections

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Display/Unlock issues with Intel VGA after upgrading to 16.04

After updating to xubuntu 16.04 i encouter the following issues: After booting, my three screens are all mirrored. I can adjust the setting, so it works in general, but i have to do it again every ...
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Google Earth graphics card problem in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am struggling to get Google Earth working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. The program opens correctly and does not crash, as many report over the web. But it has trouble working with the graphics ...
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Ubuntu ARandR additional monitor setup

I want to setup my laptop to use 2 additional monitors. One from an HDMI input and one from a VGA input. When I try to configure them with ARandR I get this error message. XRandR failed: XRandR ...
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Ubuntu cannot detect the second monitor

I am using a desktop computer installed both windows7 and ubuntu12.04 systems. Two monitors is plugged in this desktop, one is by VGA and the other one is by HDMI. In windows7, I can detect two ...
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How to set proper resolution for second monitor

I have two monitors Acer K242HL but I am unable to set the second monitor (VGA) to the native resolution 1920x1080. This resolution doesn't appear in the Settings > Display menu and the monitor is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64, PNY Nvidia GT730 (nvidia 340.96), dual monitor (DVI + VGA), VGA not detected

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit install on desktop machine (dual boot with windows 7/64.) Video display adapter is PNY NVIDIA GT730 (PCI express). NVIDIA driver version is 340.96. NV-CONTROL version is ...
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How to install a Driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in vmware?

===========final edit================== actually, you can't install a Driver for a guest os, which is hosted by Windows. Linux may work, I don't know. This link explain this question very clearly. I ...
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Why Ubuntu 14.04 not Sending Correct Awakening Signal to a Display after sleep?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 which is not waking up a display if left running for the night. I must each time restart the PC and after which the PC detects the signal (using VGA). In the long run, the ...
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“Failed to get size of gamma for output default” Really stuck :(

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto an old Advent laptop, but I'm unable to change from a default 640x480 resolution. The xrandr terminal command displays the error message shown in the title. ...
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Connecting Second Monitor to Laptop via VGA Cable - Screen detected, but screen says no signal

I have a ThinkPad T60 and am running Ubuntu 15.10 (I was having this problem on 14.04, so hoped updating might fix it). My second screen is a TV monitor, but I've attempted connecting to other ...
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Loading Ubuntu on re-built computer

I'm trying to re-built an old desktop I got hold of. There was no HDD so I added an SSD. I have my USB key with Ubuntu iso file. Keyboard powering through USB, but my first challenge is that screen ...
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How to fix a fuzzy text issue which appears on every application or terminal emulator at random times?

Tried to fix this before by using the "Additional Drivers" with no success because of there is no additional drivers available. Nothing else over the net seems to refer to an issue like this with a ...
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Screens turn black after plugging in external screen (vga and hdmi)

I have a dell xp13 with the latest Kubuntu. I used to work fine when I plugged in my external screen or a projector (I give presentations all the time). Now all of a sudden (I think I might have ...
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Have problem after install nvidia 352 driver

I have Asus N550j I install Ubuntu 14.04 it was workink fine utill I install nvidia 352 driver from Additional Drivers get blunk black screen I removed the driver the welcome login it came back but I ...
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During VNC/SSH, push VGA output from host machine

[Very short version: Is it possible to "push" video from the VGA port of a host machine while accessing said machine via VNC or SSH?] I have been experimenting with an old ThinkPad T60 laptop as a ...
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14.04, VGA cable to external monitor not displaying

My computer (Lenovo T420) and external monitor are connected through a vga cable. Both recognize that they are connected to each other, but the external monitor isn't displaying anything. Please help. ...
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Can I connect dual displays on Thinkpad W541?

I am getting a new Thinkpad W541, 16GB. I am planning to install Ubuntu latest on it. The laptop comes with a VGA and Thunderbolt ports. So I am wondering if I can connect multiple monitors, one ...
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Why can't I see 16:9 aspect ratios?

So for a while I have had an old EMA 15" monitor hooked up to my Ubuntu machine running Ubuntu 15.04. The Monitor runs 1024x768 (4:3). At this point all is fine. But I hooked my computer to my ...
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running two vga

I am running two VGA as follows WARNING: you should run this program as super-user. *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Seymour [Radeon HD ...
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Unable to detect connected display

I have connected a Samsung monitor using a VGA to HDMI converter to my Dell Laptop (has only HDMI). How ever I am unable to see any new screens on Settings > Display. I have tried setting the monitor ...
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Cannot change monitor refresh rate via VGA to DVI connector

I am using some old CRT monitor currently with Nvidia g210 graphics. I am dual booting Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04. What bogus me, is I cannot get desired resolution with max refresh rate as I get on ...
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Second Monitor does not display after reconnecting VGA

I have a dell Latitude 3440 running Ubuntu 15.04. I have this connected up to a second monitor using VGA. As soon as I disconnect the cable and try and reconnect again the second display will not ...
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How to force the second screen working again ? (intel)

My issue is : when I go to Ubuntu settings it turns off my second screen (mini display port to vga). The solution is to unplug, wait 5 minutes and plug it again. The Super+P action as no ...
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VGA driver chooses [duplicate]

What is the best driver to choose Available drivers Laptop specs: AMD Dual-Core E-450 APU with AMD Radeon™ HD 6320 Graphics
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XServer driver issue, can't recognise screen and resolution

i'm having trouble with my nvidia drivers. I have a gtx660 and since i installed Ubuntu the screen could not be recognised and so the resolution was wrong. I've got my videocard connected to my ...
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Main screen turns off when plugging in second monitor, which doesn't work either

I'm having trouble with gnome 3 and Ubuntu 15.04, I recently installed a dual boot on my Y510p ideapad and got the proprietary gt755m nvidia drivers working (346.96 tested). It works great, except ...
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Monitor connected through VGA to HDMI converter not always detected

I recently bought a new laptop which does not have VGA output. Since my second monitor has only a VGA input I bought a VGA/HDMI converter. Some important information about my laptop: Ubuntu 14.04.3 ...
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Using both HDMI and VGA on ubuntu

I have two external displays that I wish to connect to my laptop using xubuntu 14. One connected to my HDMI port and one to my vga. The monitors are identical (Benq G2220HD). When I try to connect a ...
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No correct resolution after installing nvidia drivers

I recently installed the relevant nvidia drivers via the edgers ppa, and it definitely worked because my frame rate in minecraft went from 10 to over 200. But the problem now is that the resolution is ...
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how to swich from different VGA on Ubuntu 14 lts

What I checked out: sudo lshw -c video *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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Help with connection 2 external monitors to a laptop

i have a Lenovo y40 and i installed Ubuntu 14.04 and i need to plug 2 external monitors, i have one connected to the HDMI port and the other one is plugged in with a VGA to USB adapter, but the ...
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Right edge of screen hidden (VGA)

I recently got a new monitor, switching from a tv connected via HDMI (borrowed, as my previous one broke), and am using VGA for my home PC for the first time. My problem is that the right edge of the ...
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Radeon/Intel hybrid 14.04 VGA controller missing

everyone There are plenty of questions about hybrid graphics (ex. How do I install proprietary AMD drivers for a Radeon HD 6870M / Integrated Intel hybrid graphics?). Every question I found begins ...
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No signal when connected to projector

I have an Acer Aspire V5 573g with two graphic cards: the internal Intel card and a NVidia GeForce GTX 850m. Whenever I try to connect my notebook to a projector via the displayport (with a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect second monitor

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04. Suddenly, my second monitor isn't detected on Ubuntu. It worked fine before. When i try using Windows 7, it is detected. I'm using HP Pavilion G4 1212tx AMD ATI ...
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Multi-Display: AccelMethod - conflict between intel and displaylink

With Lenovo Yoga 2-13 Pro device, I use Ubuntu 15.04 and performance is fine with built-in screen (only). In the same way as I do with this device when booting Windows, the device supports well the ...
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I have no console output on boot ASROCK IMB-150

No video on boot I have a small industrial computer with an ASROCK IMB-150 Motherboard in it, running Ubuntu 14.04 server. Ubuntu boots up fine, but if there isn’t a screen attached at boot time ...
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Graphic card maximum supported resolution

How can I get the maximum supported resolution for the graphic card? I'm looking for a terminal command to see if the graphic card supports a 4K display. If there is no all-in-one command, then I'm ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 vs Nvidia

Using Ubuntu 15.04 LTS on a Compaq Presario desktop computer I have experienced several situations and by reading on here and in other forums, I seem to have narrowed it down to my Nvidia graphics VGA ...
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My ubuntu (14.04.02 LTS) doen't recognize my graphic card

I installed linux Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS 64 bit on my computer. I have sapphire radeon r7 265 graphics card and I tried to install the latest drivers following this guide (Installing via the command ...
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Brightness doesn't work on acer aspire 4741

Please, can anybody help me ? Brightness doesn't work on Acer Aspire 4741. I use Ubuntu 14.10 x64. The screen is too bright and very painful for my eyes. Are there any suggestions for me to get a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver fail

i have bought a new Dell inspiron 15 - 3542 that has Nvidia (GM108M [GeForce 840M]). every time i install the Nvidia driver i have a black screen at the next boot, so i need to format again ! which ...
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Unknown display

I recently acquired myself another display for my computer, unfortunate it had VGA access and my computer only supports DVI. So I bought a converter from VGA to DVI. My problem now is that, when I ...
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Changing VGA cable reduces resolution

Already posted on superuser.com here but thought of increasing visibility, hence reposting. I just changed my VGA cable and Debian says my maximum resolution (in display) can only go upto 1024x768. ...
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Problem with double screen when turn on the PC

when I turn on the pc the GRUB appear in my VGA screen and I want that GRUB appear in my HDMI screen, any solution?
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Ubuntu conected at VGA port adds a red tint to HDMI ports

I connected one of my computers with an Intel onboard video card to my LCD TV via VGA port, since it is the only video output that the computer has. After installing Ubuntu when I got back to the HDMI ...
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(Ubuntu 14.10) 3 Monitors on laptop with Intel HD Graphics 4000

I have an HP Touchsmart laptop that has a 3rd-gen Intel Core i3-3120M with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. I'd like to be able to use my internal display, an HDMI display, and a VGA display (I have ...
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Kubuntu - External Monitor not detected

I have a second Monitor now and it's plugged into the VGA Port of my Thinkpad W530. But the monitor is not detected. I have 2 Graphic Units, so it should be able to work with 2 Monitors. I use ...
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System freezes after VGA output goes crazy

I am running a dual monitor setup with one running off VGA and the other off DVI on a Asus H97 motherboard. Integrated graphics from an i7-4790. And Linux (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS updated to the latest ...
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Ubuntu. VGA to USB driver

I'm having trouble finding information about this. I know there are similar questions, but the only one with an answer is 5 years old and the answer is outdated. I just bought a new laptop, they ...