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How to properly get screen rotation programmatically?

I need to programatically obtain screen rotation. I'm using Qt and the X extension XRandr. I'm trying the following: Display *dpy; Window root; XRRScreenConfiguration *conf; Rotation rotation; int ...
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Monitor setup and desktop background lost on restart

I have a Lenovo Z570 dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 very happily. I love it, and I'm fairly sure I want to switch permenantly. The laptop has a 1366x768px built in screen, and is connected ...
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How do I create a custom resolution for an external monitor?

I currently trying to add the resolution 1216x676 for my external monitor which is connected via HDMI-1. I'm following the guide found at ...
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How to enable overscan compensation in the i915 driver?

Does the i915 driver support "overscan compensation"? If so, how can I enable it? EDIT: Or is there any other driver for Intel's HD4000 graphic that supports "overscan compensation"?
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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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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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USB2VGA device not listed as output device

When I type xrandr the usb2vga device "Magic Control Technology Corp. (USB2VGA dongle)" does not show up. A reboot with the device plugged in doesn't change it. The kernel.log shows that it has been ...
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Screen resolution startup script in LightDM

I used to fix the resolution of my screens (Which occur quite often, we have 5 computers having this problem at office and one at home) by setting and adding mode with xrandr in the gdm start script. ...
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Monitor resolution problem (nouveau-driver, 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04.1)

All of a sudden the system changed the screen resolution to 1240x768. I have an AOC 931 Swl with optimal resolution: 1366x768 (60 Hz). outputs: xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x ...
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Resize VNC screen

I would like to be able to resize a VNC session, where the Ubuntu 12.10 server is running with the default VNC server by selecting "Allow other users to view your desktop" and "Allow other users to ...
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Error when using XRANDR to add new resolution

I've been having some difficulty adding a new resolution using XRANDR and outputting it to my second monitor, which is a Panasonic Viera TX-P42G10E. This is what I run on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: ...
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How to set screen resolution in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server?

I have installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS 64 bit on a machine with: Mother Board -- INTEL S1200BTS CPU -- XEON E3 1220V3 HDD -- 1TB Seagate SATA RAM -- Transcend 16GB DDR3 I have installed ...
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Xconfig xrandr badmatch

Recently I minimal installed my OS, but got an unexpected error while setting my monitor resolution. it seems like a very old problem, but this time there are something else(I think). to install the ...
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How to adjust contrast with xcalib

I'm trying to adjust contrast on my laptop, a ThinkPad E430, running ubuntu 12.04: xcalib -co 70 -a xrandr --output LVDS1 --brightness 0.7 Either of them works only for 1-2 seconds and after that ...
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xrandr ignores setting DPI (Zenbook running 12.10)

I recently got a Zenbook Prime and installed ubuntu. Following The tips at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AsusZenbook worked out pretty well. Only one problem remains: I can not set the DPI. I ...
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xrander problem with 1900x1080p

i have a problem with xrandr i successfully executed the following : #cvt 1900 1080 #xrandr 1900x1080 170.75 1904 2024 2224 2544 1080 1083 1093 1120 -hsync +vsync but unfortunately the following ...
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Major opcode of failed request: 141 (RANDR) when trying to add a mode with xrandr

I just bought a Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition (T2G-D3D-IF) to drive my three widescreen monitors because the regular fglrx drivers were very sluggish when doing it directly from the video card ...
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External monitor resolution is 1024x768 (cvt+xrandr distorts the output)

I have a HP 2009v LCD monitor with VGA input which is plugged to my laptop with Intel graphics card. Windows recognizes the maximum resolution (1600x900) and displays the desktop correctly. Ubuntu ...
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Trouble setting monitor resolution higher than 1024x768 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screen resolution stuck at 1024x768 I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (32bit) and everything seems to be working fine with the exception that the only resolutions that the ...
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Resolution resets after every reboot, Screen Resoultion stuck at 1024x768

I installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 12.10 but the problem is that it does not recognize my monitor which is LG E1942. The screen resolution is stuck at 1024x768 and the other option is 800x600 but my ...
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Problem with the screen resolution on 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. The screen resolution is stuck in 1024x768. The screen is made for 1280x800. When I run xrandr I get: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default ...
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Create startup terminal program

I would like Ubuntu to open up a terminal window and apply the following code upon login: xrandr --newmode "1280x1024_60.00" 109.00 1280 1368 1496 1712 1024 1027 1034 1063 -hsync +vsync xrandr ...
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Can't get the right resolution for external monitor

This problem is probably pretty specific to my hardware, but I'm getting frustrated with my limited knowledge on things I might try to solve it, so I post it anyway and hope for help :) I've got a ...
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Terminal on one display

I switched between many graphical environments to get it working... I work on laptop with external monitor, using terminal very often (almost all the time). But, after last Ubuntu update to 12.10, ...
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How can I get a 1920x1080 resolution?

I a newbie Linux and have just installed Ubuntu in a dual boot with Windows 7. I love the interface of Ubuntu but unfortunately I can only get a 800x600 or 1024x728 resolution with black bars all ...
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Games display across both monitors when opened

I am not sure what setting to change for this but I open games like Dungeon Crawl or a Steam game and the game wants to take up both screens. Is there a way to have the game open just on one screen ...
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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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Use TV (hdmi) with non-square pixels

I am having a problem when I connect my LG plasma tv (with a native resolution of 1024x768 pixels) to my 12.04 laptop using HDMI. The pixels (actual pixels, not the signal) of my TV are physically ...
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How can I properly use Dynamic MultiMonitor in xrandr?

I have a Dell Latitude E6520 with Ubuntu 12.04 and a Dell U2711 Monitor connected with my docking station. I tried this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DynamicMultiMonitor xrandr --version xrandr ...
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How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?

I have a DELL U2410 monitor connected to a Compaq 100B desktop equipped with an integrated AMD/ATI graphics card (AMD E-350). The installed O/S is Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The computer is connected to the ...
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How can I configure my system to use Twinview correctly?

Story: I have a HP dv7 1020us with a Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT. My internal monitor is broken, so essentially I cant' use it, as I can hardly see anything through it. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu ...
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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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External monitor does not correctly display on GMA500

Asus "T91mt" (resolution 1024x600). External monitor 17" VGA 1280x1024. Ubuntu 12.04.1. GMA500. I have solved a common gma500 issue of resolution own display, but i can't connect external monitor ...
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Login screen resolution causes monitor to be “Out of Range” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make xrandr customization permanent? Today I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS and I am experiencing some resolution problems. I fixed my desktop, but my ...
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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 set the monitor to its native resolution when xrandr approach isn't working?

I am trying to setup my Samsung syncmaster B2030 monitor in ubuntu 12.04. It's native resolution is 1600x900 which I am not getting in ubuntu and which I am trying to get. I tried using xrandr ...
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How to change the screen resolution of the virtual console on an external VGA?

I've found helpful solutions to randr problems on the regular GUI (Ctrl+Alt+F7) but this question is about resizing the virtual console, which doesn't have good google results. I've been using arandr ...
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xrandr as root cannot find displays

I have the following rule call my script when I dock or un-dock my ThinkPad: # /lib/udev/rules.d/81-thinkpad-dock.rules KERNEL=="dock.0", ATTR{docked}=="0", RUN+="/usr/bin/think-dock-hook off" ...
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set screen resolution higher than what's supported

When I run xrandr I have this output: barsoom@ubuntu:/etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu$ sudo xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 1024 x 768, ...
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Need a way to restrict maximum screen size due to monitor hardware issues

Basically the lower part of my laptop screen has fizzled out (its just dead static, as you can see here. So I'm trying to figure out a way to automatically restrict my window sizes, full-screen ...
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Rotate only one screen

If I have only the internal monitor (LVDS1) with an xrandr -o left command. Now I want to attach a second monitor, say to HDMI1. Then I'd like to rotate only the internal monitor, but not the external ...
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Can I force VGA signal output even when xrandr shows 'disconnected'?

My notebook is connected to a HDTV through a KVM Switch (one other notebook also connected to the same HDTV). The problem seems to be that Ubuntu doesn't recognize the HDTV to be turned on and ...
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Awesome starts programms twice

I'm running Ubuntu on a MacBook and use an external monitor. So I use xrandr to turn off the laptop monitor on startup if the external monitor is connected with this small ruby script: ...
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Mouse cursor limits using newrez script

I'm using the newrez script on my netbook. This script seems to draw an image to display with a wider resolution and then resides it to make it fit to my screen using Xrandr. This way i can have a ...
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I can't view my laptop on TV

I have a Compaq c770 with an Intel graphic chipset. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I plug the TV through a S-VIDEO port. However, nothing appears on the TV. Ubuntu detects the TV, and I can configure it. ...
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Second Screen is Rotated in a dual monitor setup

I have a laptop connected to a second monitor using a vga port. No proprietary drivers used. When I go to System Preferences --> Monitor and I turn that on it doesn't look as it should, and it's ...
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Added resolution not working [closed]

Xrandr commands are not looking as they should. When I type xrandr in terminal it's says 1280x1024 but it doesn't fit in the screen (wich is 1280x1024). There is a side in black. First of all the ...
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“xrandr: Configure crtc 0 failed” when trying to change resolution on external monitor

I've been trying to set up an external monitor for a bit, finally got it mostly working except the resolution is off. My monitor's native res is 1600x900, which I finally got to show up in xrandr: ...
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Trying to hook up an external monitor to netbook

When I plug the external monitor up to my netbook it isn't found. I restart with them connected and it displays on the external monitor, but in the wrong resolution, shifted ~100 pixels to the right, ...
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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 ...