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Ubuntu mirroring two screens

I have two monitors: one build in display and oen oculus rift. What I want to do is test my oculus rift by mirroring my screen across both devices, however both devices don' t share any resolutions, ...
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Display Problems running Ubuntu 12.04 in Windows VMware Player

I am posting this again because I have changed to VMWare Player and I discovered something new. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Guest) in VMWare Player 6.0.2 on Windows 7 64-bit Host. I have VMWare ...
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Display Problems

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Guest) in VMWare WS 7.1.2 on Windows 7 64-bit Host. I have VMWare Tools installed properly and have been using them for years. I have unchecked 3D Acceleration -- never ...
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Problems with ATI V9800

I just installed 12.04.1 to Dell R5500 workstation. The video card I am using is the ATI V9800. After the reboot the display is fragmented and I am unable to read the desktop. Has anyone seen this ...
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Everytime I reboot my video gets screwed up. Is there a way to safely reset the settings?

It seems my video get screwed up everytime I reboot. I have an hp pavillion dv7 running 64 bit ubuntu 13.04. I have 2 external monitors one through vga and one through hdmi and the laptop screen ...
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Screen turns off while watching video (VLC player & SM player)

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 and I've already read similar questions and answers regarding this issue but none of them reported the same problem as I have. The problem is that the screen turns off after 10 ...
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Video boots is laptop mode

I replaced a failed video card. Everything worked fine for 2 days. Now my video output is in laptop mode. Resolution is terrible and most of the page is off screen. I tried to change monitors in the ...
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1answer
633 views

Possible to run a script when something plugged in / disconnected from Mini DisplayPort?

In /etc/acpi/ there are several scripts that can be customized to do something when a particular event happens on your physical computer, like the lid.sh script which is called when the laptop lid is ...
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Ubuntu Toshiba Dynadock u3.0

I am having a few issues with my new Dynadock u3.0. First of all, all of the USB connections are working as well as the usb ethernet. The only two issues I am having are with the usb audio and the ...
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1answer
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Can't get movie player to play on my TV via HDMI connection

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell laptop. laptop resolution is 1366x768. I connected to my Phillips 42" TV using HDMI. By changing channels I can get to HDMI4 and there my desktop wallpaper ...
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Using a DisplayLink USB video adapter on Ubuntu 12.10

The line of USB video adapters made by DisplayLink has a somewhat sordid history under Linux. In past Ubuntu releases, the process of getting them to work has been somewhat difficult, inspiring a ...
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video not displayed in Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu installed in my PC. When I play a video after starting the system it plays fine. After some time the video is not displayed and I can only hear sound. If I reboot my PC then the video ...
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display resolution question

My machine has two hard drives, one has Fedora 64bit and one has Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. When running Fedora, I can set the resolution to 1600x1200. But I can only get 1280x1024 when Ubuntu is running. ...
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Setting nomodeset to fix blank screen on boot breaks browser rendering

I have upgraded my wifes netbook (Novatech X10) from 10.04 to 12.04 and hit the same problem I had with 11.04 and 11.10 with the blank screen on boot. I can fix this by adding the nomodeset option to ...
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1answer
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display works fine in liveCD but not in full installation [closed]

Installing 11.10 on an old server with bare-bones graphics adapter. I'm working with a Frankenstein monster of hacked-together donated parts to build a system in Nicaragua. LiveCD works great. ...
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error “cannot display this video mode” [closed]

The installation seemed to go well, but after the restart, I only get a black screen with a white text message that says "cannot display this video mode". How do I fix this?
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1answer
387 views

When using dual monitors, left monitor uses 1024x768 and right monitor uses 1920x720. Why its slow?

I have one PC where I have my main screen using 1024x768 resolution and my another screen using 1980x720 resolution. But why its so slow, is there any way to make it faster like normal? I had the ...
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1answer
103 views

Failsafe mode only possible on Gateway 3545 [closed]

I am very new and unsure of how to ask my question properly. In short, I upgraded my daughter's laptop - Gateway 3545 - from 8.04 to 10.04. Now the video display only works in failsafe mode. How do ...
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266 views

Display turns off when watching videos (then video starts to lag), how to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? Okay, here's the thing - - On my Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installation, I have the display set to ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I fix my xvinfo?

How can i fix my X server/driver? $ xvinfo X-Video Extension version 2.2 screen #0 no adaptors present Additional info: $ uname -a Linux desktop 2.6.32-33-generic #70-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul 7 ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.04 mini boots to black screen, alt-f2 restores monitor image.

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 mini CD, a command line only version of Ubuntu. When the machine boots, I see all the bios screens, but when it boots in to Ubuntu the screen goes black. The monitor light ...
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608 views

Second monitor doesn't work on an Intel GM965

I have Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) and when I plug a vga or HDMI cable I can't see the second monitor and the I only see a mess main ...
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how can I reinstall the codecs so I can play my videos back

I used to play videos from MP4, wma files, as well as form DVDs, but for some reason, I can no more. The file gets loaded and the player starts, but it is always a black screen. No display at all. ...
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312 views

graphics problem and no volume control icon after installation

After my installation, I saw a message saying 22 files were broken. Then a window appeared, and I selected the broken files and removed them. Since then, I haven't had a volume control icon on my ...
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How do i show my entire screen with a projector?

i have a problem making my entire screen shown, which is a problem when i want to show other people how to do anything in ubuntu. i can choose between showing a part of my screen, or another part, ...
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Display resolution problem using VGA splitter

Hardware I have the following hardware configuration: PC running Ubuntu 10.04 Onboard video card with one VGA output (Intel P4M800 - Via Unichrome) VGA splitter: 1 input, 4 outputs. Up to 2048x1536 ...