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Help creating/adding new display resolution

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my 2011 MacBook Pro running Parallels (for the VM). However, when it installed, the only resolution available is 800x600. I would like to set the display to run ...
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Configuring two sets of mirrored displays

I'm trying to configure several Ubuntu 14.04 desktop workstations, each of which has a total of 4 monitors. I would like to configure them so that there are 2 independent screens, each of which is ...
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Can't change monitor to native resolution

I'm using a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 LTE, and I have secondary monitor LG Flatron M197WD, which according to the lg website can run in a 1366x768 resolution. This mode didn't show up in either the ...
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Why doesn't xrandr recognize my view as connected, even though it's on?

I have a dual screen setup via a Lenovo docking station, the laptop itself has its lid shut. The two screens are mirror display, i.e. both are clearly on and working to some extent, they both display ...
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What is causing my my screen to go black?

I have this Ubuntu (12.04.4) netbook hooked up to a 55" screen to display slides and info. It was running fine for quite a while and was set up not to go to screen saver or anything. I think there was ...
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Can't adjust Resolution on a virtual Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have recently created an Ubuntu Virtual Machine, but the resolution is way off, and I am not able to change it to a more appropriate size. My host machine is a MacBook pro running 10.7.5 with a ...
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1152×864 Screen display resolution

Help, i need to change my screen to 1152x864. It is stuck 1024x768. I have a graphics card which is unknown to Ubuntu so i have to change the screen manually. I'm using xrandr and i got help getting ...
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how to get a DisplayLink display adapter working in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a UGA-2K-A USB 2.0 to DVI DisplayLink graphics adapter and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu 13.10 in order to hook it up to a display. First, I confirmed that the package ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 | Display issues with Dell GX620

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on Dell GX620. I'm not able to change the resolution from 'Display'. I have already tried the following method: Modeline "1280x1024_60.00" 109.00 1280 1368 1496 ...
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How to change min desktop resolution

I'm trying to use my MSI GT70 with my old tablet Wacom PL-550. My problem is that each attempt to install Nvidia driver on the laptop resulted in a unbooteable system, and that in current ...
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How can I crop a 1920x1200 monitor to 1920x1080?

I have a 1920x1200 monitor, and have some situations where I want to force the output to the more common 1920x1080. However, I don't want to distort the output, and would prefer a "cropping" black bar ...
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377 views

How to list active displays (on command line)?

xrandr -q gives me a list of connected displays, but how can I find out (script friendly) if a display is currently active? Context: I would like to write a script to toggle a Display. If it's ...
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Add asymmetrical margin on LCD display?

My old laptop display is starting to break, and I have many dead pixels and other physical issues on the left side of the screen only. Of course I should get a new monitor (or ideally a new laptop), ...
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Change resolution on Lenovo B590 to 1600x900, Ubuntu 12.04LTS permenently?

Using Lenovo B590 my max res in Displays is currently 1366x768. im trying to change it to 1600x900. i tried following this guide: ...
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External display suddenly not detected

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 running Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. I have an external monitor that I connect to via HDMI, and it's worked flawlessly for six months. I plug in my laptop, it detects the ...
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Screen Scrolling on a Vizio E420VO 1920x1080

I've downloaded Ubuntu a few weeks ago and I have been fighting this screen scrolling issue the entire time. Here's a video of what I'm talking about http://youtu.be/BopreUmdQa0 I've tried both ...
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Higher Dispay Resolution than nativ possible

i have an old plasma display with the highest resolution of 1024x768. Cause this is 4/3 and not 16/9 i want to emulate 1280x720 and then scale it to 1024/768, so I can strech it width the plasma ...
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Refresh display settings - using xrandr / Laptop screen off, external screen on

I set the display settings of my laptop so that when an external screen is plugged in, only the external screen is used. However, when I plug it in after being logged into Ubuntu, it stays as if no ...
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Is monitor damage possible if a custom resolution is set through xrandr

Upon using ubuntu 12.04 i detected that the native resolution of my monitor i.e.(1280x1024) is not detected as one of the available resolutions by default. Hence i ran the command cvt 1280 1024 60 and ...
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Xrandr, screen rotation and what is it actually doing?

I've put together a tiny 480x800 HDMI screen that is attached to a BeagleBoneBlack running Ubuntu 13.04 on a 3.8.13 kernel. 480x800 (0x42) 25.0MHz +HSync -VSync *current +preferred h: width ...
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Ubuntu - Resolution errors?

My current installation of ubuntu is running on 1024x768, however my monitor's optimal res. is 1366x768 which is successfully attained on the dual boot windows XP. So i tried a plethora of ways to ...
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276 views

Automatic switching between monitor configurations

I have a laptop and an external monitor and i was wondering if there was a simple approach to switching between multiple monitor configurations based on the detected available displays. For example: ...
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Ubuntu Desktop shifted to right

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (precise) Kernel : 3.5.0-18-generic I am encountering a strange problem, my whole desktop has shifted to right. This happened after I restored my system, I was getting a blank ...
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Custom display settings with Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I am having a hard time with this HP Mini 210 1000 netbook. The screen just stretched out all of a sudden, forcing a resolution (1024x768) which is higher than the display's actual resolution ...
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659 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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Why is xrandr reporting a resolution just above the maximum (native) resolution?

I have a bizarre issue with a Lenovo e430 laptop. The LCD display is 1366x768, but for some reason it always starts with a resolution of 1368x768. This 2px overscan makes things jump all over the ...
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How do I enable a third display with my setup?

I've been able to extend my monitor onto two displays at once, but I can't get it to work with three. When I use the System Settings > Display, it gives me the following error when I try to output to ...
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1answer
505 views

Is there a way to disable laptop LCD on startup when external monitor is connected

Am running 12.04 and Gnome Shell with a Thinkpad X201 laptop and docking station. When I start the Thinkpad in the docking station with the lid closed, Ubuntu is recognizes that the external monitor ...
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External display, windows are moving to external display

I use external display with lenovo w520, I am running it with following script xrandr --output LVDS1 --auto --primary --output VIRTUAL --mode 1920x1200 --left-of LVDS1 optirun screenclone -d :8 -x 1 ...
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Why does cvt change my res value?

I have problems with my resolution and I wanted to adjust it with the help of xrandr, but when I try to set it up it changes the values.. fabio@fabio-EasyNote-TS11HR ~ $ cvt 1366 768 # 1368x768 59.88 ...
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Laptop monitor stopped working and can't be re-enabled on a Dell Latitude E6410 [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (upgraded from 11.10), everything seemed to work fine until today when my laptop monitor suddenly stopped working. Here are the facts: My laptop is a Dell Latitude E6410, Intel ...
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GMA 3150 change resolution permanent?

I recently bought a Shuttle X35V2 with GMA 3150 graphics (great computer for the money). When i connect my monitor (native 1360x768) in only get two resolutions to choose from, 1024x768 and 800x600. I ...
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Make default driver recognize lower screen resolutions 11.10?

My laptop relies on intel 815 video chip. This is very problematic video card. None of my games under wine runs after the upgrade to 11.10. So I installed synaptic and removed the package that ...
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My 1440x900 resolution is not recognized

Today I decided to install Ubuntu 11.10, and it did not recognize my resolution - 1440x900. This has already happened in other versions of Ubuntu. However, in 11.10 I cannot get this resolved. Can ...
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How do I set my screen resolution to the maximum supported resolution?

Used win 7 and got resolution 1280x1024 and when i installed Ubuntu 11.04 got resolution of 1152x864(made that possible by changing from the advanced option in the nvidia xorg file)went to system ...
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xrandr not listing modes in xorg.conf

On my Lenovo w520, xorg/xrandr (with intel driver) detects the native resolution of my LCD panel, but doesn't seem to detect any 16:9 intermediate resolutions: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current ...
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Upgrade won't allow second display to go to 1920x1080

I just upgraded to 10.10 last night and I'm having issues now with dual display from my laptop dock. This was working in the previous release with a manual xrandr command: xrandr --output LVDS1 --off ...