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low display resolution

I have a problem with my new desktop: low display resolution. Here is some simple info of my desktop pc. os: ubuntu 14.04 LTS display card: nvidia gtx 960 I have searched a lot of solutions on ...
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display configuration lost after reboot

I run Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome Desktop with two displays. After startup, the two displays work, but they are not at the right position. I need the left one on the right and vice-versa. I use the display ...
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Is there a “generic” way to manage different monitor setups?

When I'm at work, I put my laptop in a docking station connected to an external display. However, the laptop does not really recognise when i close the laptop lid. The laptop screen is thus still ...
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Why do I get two RandR errors each time I run the xrandr commands?

I'm in the process of creating an xrandr GUI frontend, but I keep running into randr errors. When I run the xrandr --newmode command, I get a BadName error. Running the xrandr --addmode command after ...
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Visual fatigue in Ubuntu

Hello I have a problem with ubuntu. Visual fatigue is the problem, i use the pc and later i feel the eyes bad, the problem? i have a led monitor so tecnically isn't there problem,ubuntu is the ...
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Custom resolutions

I have a Acer E5-571 with a intel i5. My graphic is onboard and I need a resolution bigger that 1366x768. I tried the xrandr but I found a big problem roney@E5-571:~$ xrandr --newmode ...
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How to set screen resolution to 1366x768

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, this is my first time using Linux and I'm having trouble with the settings of my screen and my GPU. I have a S13A100N Samsung monitor with native resolution of 1366 ...
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144Hz monitor stuck at 60Hz

i have the last nvidia-352 driver and after a reboot my monitor return to auto 60Hz instead of 144Hz. I tried sudo nvidia-settings and saving the configuration in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it doesn't ...
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New (used) monitor — resolutions not detected and errors when adding them manually

I just got a used Dell 3007WFP-HC. I plug it into my Thinkpad X250 running 14.04, go to "displays" and I only have the option of 1280x800 resolution. I follow this advice on adding undetected ...
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Setup third monitor which is connected to mainboard instead of graphic card

As a consequence of a dead Displayport on my graphics card i now want to use my graphic card for 2 and my onboard graphics for another monitor. I just set the multimonitor flag in the BIOS and in ...
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xrandr transform not working properly

I am trying to keystone the display using the xrandr utility and transform option. The command I used was xrandr --output LVDS1 --fb 1366x768 --transform ...
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Laptop screen brightness change seems to affect color, not backlight

I have a problem with my laptop (Acer Aspire 5750G), I can't change the screen brightness. I noticed that the only application with which I was able to change the brightness of my laptop screen is ...
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Cannot disable Display Port via grub boot options

When I run xrandr on the terminal I see DVI-0 connected and DisplayPort-1 connected. I only use DVI-0 as my output. I don't have two screens, or anything else connected to my computer, so I don't know ...
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Questions regarding xrandr

I'm interested in looking into the xrandr source code. I googled xrandr source code, and found this code from Apple's opensource site. Is that all of it? I don't think so, because one comment says: ...
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How to reduce double desktop to one that fits the display screen?

In Ubuntu, I have the problem that my desktop is spanning beyond what my display screen shows. Specifically, half of my desktop is hidden from view. This causes me problems with windows that are ...
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Screen resolution 1440x900 not listed

I just got a new nvidia graphics card that works fine at 1440x900 under window (dual boot setup). Unfortunately, my monitor is not recognized by ubuntu. Here is my xrandr -q output Screen 0: minimum ...
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Black Screen on Second Monitor in Kubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I want to setup a dual-monitor system on Kubuntu 15.10. I have an NVIDIA GF119 [GeForce GT 520] graphics card that I had previously used with an Acer AL2223W monitor at 1680x1050 with no detectable ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 xrandr resolution error

im using ubuntu 15.10 64bit and a AMD HD 8560D Graphic card. With the latest AMD Crimson 15.12 i only get a resolution of 2048x..... with no way to change it to a higher one. The free radeon driver ...
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Display Resolution Reverts to Low Resolution After Each Re-Boot

I have an Intel NUC (NUC5PPYH)running Xubuntu 15.10, and MythBuntu Frontend. The system uses a 42 inch Samgung LED TV as the display device. The NUC is using it's on-board Intel Graphics Chipset ...
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How to fix the physical size of a display in xrandr?

In a nutshell, my problem is that my TV is overscanning and I have nothing like a "Screen Fit" option in the TV. The TV is a Samsung model LN32R71B that I believe is providing a corrupted EDID file, ...
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Screen resolution and scale resets a couple of seconds after login into account. How to fix?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. My graphics card is an integrated Intel Graphics card, and my monitor is plugged through VGA. For some reason Ubuntu doesn't recognize my monitor's available resolutions and it ...
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Why do xrandr errors “BadMatch”, “BadName”, “Gamma Failed” happen?

I have not found a single solution to such errors, despite the rather large number of users out there who have them. So I want to try to find a solution myself. However, I have no idea why they ...
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xrandr transform makes cursor invisible

I need to make the following transformation for an external display as described here: xrandr --output HDMI1 --transform 1.06,0,-65,0,1.06,-34,0,0,1 However, such a command makes the cursor ...
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xrandr - cvt command not giving correct resolutions

Recently, I dished out this old Dell TV from my storage thats around ~5 years old. The resolution of the display isn't really 16:9, as it is 1366x760. Ubuntu didn't detect this weird resolution, but ...
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xrandr says that my recently created mode is an unrecognized option when trying to add it to my moniter

my moniter is actually a small tv and does in fact support 1080p although currently uibuntu says that the highest i can go up to is 1360x768. created a mode named 1080p that i can see when using ...
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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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“--scale 2x2” in xrandr causes the monitor to not display anything

I've got a 4k external main monitor and I'm trying to connect a 1680x1050 external monitor to the left of it. I've tried using: xrandr --output HDMI-0 --scale 2x2 --pos 0x0 --fb 7200x2160 ...
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Problems changing resolution using xrandr: Bad Match

I go to the Displays, and the maximum resolution I have there is 1360x768 (16:9). However, on Windows 8.1 I can have the 1680x1050(16:10) resolution, without any type of problems. Because of this, I ...
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newly created mode using xrandr on 1440x900_60.00 has no effect on my ubuntu 15.10

I'm on ubuntu 15.0 with gnome 3.16.4 installed everything is fine except the screen resolution. my HP LCD tells me that it supports the max resolution of 1440x900. however there's no such mode in ...
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Unable to set custom resolution through xrandr

So I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my mac through duel booting, and I was unable to choose my monitors native resolution (1920x1080). After looking around a bit I found I could do it using xrandr, but ...
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xrandr causing various cursor problems

I am using ubuntu 15.10 on a MacBook Pro 2014 (Retina screen) and I am having to use xrandr to scale the HDMI output so that everything on my (normal DPI) 1080p external monitor isn't ridiculously ...
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Restore multiple monitor settings

This is a folow-up to a previous question (Saving monitor settings?), where we learned that the configuration is saved in file ~/.config/monitors.xml. My problem is that my configuration is usually, ...
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Is there a reasonable chance of making money on an Ubuntu desktop utility application?

I recently asked this question on Quora. Unfortunately I didn't get much of a reply, so I thought of asking here... Hopefully this question is not off topic, but I want to know if any others here ...
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resolution issue and issue running a manual .sh file

I am new to Ubuntu, and my original problem was with the resolution. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 (x64) on a VMWare Workstation 12.0.1 which is on a Windows 7 Enterprise x64 machine with AMD Radeon HD ...
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Force resolution and make it stay on Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 15.10 on my dell Ultrasmall optiplex 760 with a 19" dell display. My display supports a resolution of 1280x1024. But when I start ubuntu the resolution is 1024x768. After long time ...
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Can Not Change to Correct Display Resolution

First sorry for my bad english. I cannot change my display resolution to correct one. It is not in the resolutions list in the display settings. I really searched my problem but I could not solve. My ...
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How to make xrandr customization permanent in Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

/etc/X11/xorg.conf is not present on Ubuntu 15.10 what should I have to edit? Video Card: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI]: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6320] Driver: X.Org X server - AMD/ATI display ...
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How to execute command(s) before the Ubuntu display manager loads?

I want to execute a set of commands before the Ubuntu display manager loads up. The commands are xrandr configurations - would I need to use a script, since I'm using more than one command?
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can not add actual resolution with xrandr to second monitor

It was working fine. But after fresh installation I can not able to add my desire resolution to my second monitor. When I am trying to add resolution with addmode command then a error occure. The ...
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What does grep do?

Here is the description of grep from GNU.org: grep searches input files for lines containing a match to a given pattern list. When it finds a match in a line, it copies the line to standard output ...
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Increasing the resolution on 14.04 beyond what is shown

I've got a new installation on Compaq 6715b. I tried following these instructions to increase my screen's resolution. What I did: Ran the command: sudo cvt 1680 1080 60 Found out my device like ...
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Lubuntu: How can I run a script on start-up only when machine is headless?

When I start a machine without a monitor attached I want to start the teamviewer daemon, execute some xrandr commands (to set a virtual display size), and start a program. How can I write a script to ...
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xrandr doesn't see HDMI

Ubuntu 15.10 Linux ag 4.2.0-16-generic #19-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 8 15:35:06 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1366 x 768, maximum 32767 x 32767 eDP1 ...
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External monitor not working with i915 graphics

I'm trying to make the external monitor work with the i915 driver on Kodibuntu (based on 14.04LTS) with a Lenovo Edge E320. The external monitor gets enabled during the boot, but is disabled as soon ...
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Windows size changed after changing screens

I have lubuntu. After changing my scree from my laptop to my desktop screen some windows are really big. Like terminal windows and system menu windows also deluge torrent app. Some other does not ...
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Force xrandr 1.4 usage?

I force enabled xrandr 1.2 with xrandr --q12. How can I force xrandr to version 1.4? I've looked in man for information on doing so, but there isn't anything - xrandr --q14 doesn't work. Any ideas?
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Need some help on the XRandR --fb command

Recently I've been playing around with xrandr looking through man etc., so that I can finally find a way of getting randr to work on all systems - without getting Gamma Failed, BadName and BadMatch ...
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lubuntu xrandr deadzone with dual monitors of different resolutions

I have a laptop and an external monitor currently with lubuntu 14.04, under ubuntu I could easily set up monitors and all the icons/windows/menus would stay visible. however, on lubuntu, I've had... ...
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Screen position changed after changing resolution using xrandr

I just got a new ubuntu 14.04 PC at work (I am already using another Windows 7 PC) and found that it had a low resolution (1024x768) set by default, while the ideal resolution for my monitor is ...
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is xrandr the right tool for fixing overscan?

I have a laptop with Mint 17.2 and Windows 10 on it. I figure askubuntu should still get me the info, since Mint is a derivative of Ubuntu. I use the laptop as a media center device and hooked it up ...