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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 ...
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Dual external monitors with 2 dual-mode DisplayPort ports

I have an HP Elitebook laptop with a docking station. The docking station has two dual-mode DisplayPort ports, and I have a monitor hooked to both. In Windows, I can get both monitors working ...
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Cannot rotate screen with xrandr + No xorg.conf file + xorg -configure did not work (EE)

Using an Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (per lspci | grep -i vga) Outputing BadMatch with randr => RRSetScreenConfig Any suggestions?
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monitor resolution reseted after reboot (one monitor)

I have a computer with ONLY ONE MONITOR - these are the specs: Ubuntu 15.04 - 32 bits Processor Intel® Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz × 2 Graphics Intel® G33 x86/MMX/SSE2 $ lspci -v | grep -i ...
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Ubuntu says I have two display and cursor flickers

Hello I recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my macbook pro and I'm having an issue with the display settings on it. My cursor seems to flicker and disappear most of the time. I also noticed I have two ...
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Monitor flickering after standby mode Ubuntu 14.04

My ultra book Dell Latitude E7450 is mounted on top of docker station. From docker I send video signal via 2 DVI outputs to two external monitors. One of my external monitors starts flickering after ...
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Can't add Custom Resolution

sudo cvt 1920 1080 60 Declare New Resolution Part of the output should be similar to this: "Modeline "1920x1080_60.00" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync" (w/o the quotes) ...
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Ultrawide resolution does not works with nvidia driver (but works with nouveau) - 12.04

I'm trying to get working my new UltraWide monitor (2560x1080px) via HDMI (nVidia 9500GT). By default, there is no option to select this resolution in screen settings panel, only 1920x1080p is ...
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How can I make my left/right monitor configuration stick after a restart

Every time I start my PC, my leftmost monitor is configured to be my rightmost one. It works fine after I change it in display settings. However, whenever I restart my PC, they're back to the wrong ...
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How to correctly patch xrandr to resolve the scaling bug?

I have the xrandr scaling bug described in: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/883319 (In short: I have a HiDPI laptop + an external monitor. When connected, the external ...
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Desktop monitor brightness adjusting

Is it possible to adjust desktop monitor brightness like on laptops? Yes all desktop monitors have separate menu for it. But is it possible to change this to something like Winkey+(F1..F12)? ...
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Can't change resolution and slow video

I have a very old desktop which we use for music and youtube etc. We installed linux ubuntu 14.04 LTS instead of windows, slightly improving speed except for video. My configuration: rhnop@rhnop-...
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Server 14.04.3 LTS Display Orientation

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu but I am currently trying to use a server version to display an application for a stripped down kiosk. I've got Ubuntu booting up into the application I want at startup, ...
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How to permanently set my second screen's resolution? [duplicate]

For the past few days, I've been trying to match my second screen's resolution to my match my main screen. Using the following code i got from this website, I was to get it done: xrandr --newmode "...
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What does this zenity mean when it says “Couldn't connect to accessibility bus”?

Context: Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty), 3.19.0-26-generic (#28~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Aug 12 14:09:17 UTC 2015), Xorg 1.17.1 (13 May 2015 04:35:05AM), Toshiba Satellite L750 I am trying to write a script to ...
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nVidia GT 730 and Unknown Display, resolution settings reset on reboot

This is linked with following post: LG 19" display + Nvidia GT 730 Unknown display problem After figuring out proper refresh rate for my monitor (19" LG LCD, 1360x768 native resolution) I can't ...
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How to change the preferred mode on xrandr?

I have a dual monitor setup, a laptop monitor and an external VGA monitor. The preferred mode should be 1920x1080 on laptop and 1600x900 on external monitor. That's how it was but I installed (and ...
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Ubuntu not detecting the external display anymore [closed]

I just installed some updates and restarted and after this then Ubuntu doesn't detect the external display. It's connected with HDMI. What can I do about it? It doesn't appear in display settings. I ...
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Custom dual screen configuration buggy

Using Ubuntu's system settings to configure two screens (desktop monitor and TV via HDMI in my case) is not ergonomic. Hence I decided to code a handy switcher script which lets me choose between ...
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How to force GTX 970 to identify second display?

I have recently upgraded my system to a GTX 970 graphics card on which I hooked up my primary (HDMI) and secondary (DVI) displays. The first thing I noticed was the stock drivers not working at all, ...
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Maxium Resolution resets to 1024x768 after logout [duplicate]

The Display Settings maximum resolution started at 1024x768(4:3) I tried to use xrandr like so: >>xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 DVI-I-1 connected ...
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Audio over HDMI to receiver + 2 DVI monitors (NVIDIA)

It’s difficult to phrase my question succinctly since it I seem to strike new problems at every turn. The above title is what I’m currently trying to achieve, but the overall aim is to get 5.1 audio ...
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Automatically disable monitor with i3 window manager in xrandr

I just started using the i3-wm in ubuntu (15), lovely! I have one problem however, each time I login I need to turn my display port of in xrandr with the following line: xrandr --output VGA-1-2 --...
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How do I keep the xrandr settings after reboot?

So I repaired my screen resolution using xrandr, but it disappears after reboot. I don't know how to fix this thing and I couldn't find any recent tutorials that suit me, because I am missing all the ....
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Force screen resolution for monitors using xrandr

I'm using two monitors and one of them is working properly. I have the option to set the screen resolution to 1366x768 (16:9) and is recognized as AOC Intl 19"" (plugged into my HDMI port with an ...
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Custom Resolution

I have a Dell 30" (U3011 - 2560 x 1600) and am unable to get to its full resolution running an on board Intel HD 4600. This was not a problem in Windows as I set up a custom resolution in the Intel ...
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Dual monitor extended desktop in Lubuntu

I have two monitors connected to my desktop running Lubuntu (14.04.3). The right one is dedicated to the computer and the left one is also connected to windows machine; it has a button to switch ...
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XRandR to downsize and left-shift display output? (Underscan)

My old laptop has a crack on literally the right side of the screen, which luckily doesn't destroy the whole screen, but makes a small strip unusable. This is pretty frustrating, because you often ...
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Not available native resolution 2560x1440 (Display: DELL U2515H, GPU: nVidia GF550Ti, Ubuntu 15.04)

My display is a DELL U2515H. I have a nVidia GF550Ti GPU, and both should support the native resolution of 2560 x 1440 over HDMI. But highest resolution ubuntu detected automatically is 2048 x 1152. ...
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xrandr settings changed. Display now won't run

I was trying to use xrandr to have a script to adjust my monitor resolution. As a test I ran xrandr -s 1360x768 This should be a valid setting. It killed the xserver. I changed to tty6 tried ...
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Lubuntu: hotkey to toggle displays

I am relatively new to Linux and new to bash scripting. I am trying to set up a Fn-F5 key on my old Asus EEE netbook to toggle between internal and external monitors. Creating a bash script in ~/bin/...
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No HDMI output Nvidia 331 driver

I've had a long running battle trying to get dual external monitor outputs from my 14.04 system. One monitor is VGA, the other is HDMI. Specifically, I get no HDMI video signal, but Ubuntu knows I ...
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Screen streching and shifting

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on my secondary computer. It has a MSI FM2-A55M-E33 motherboard and a AMD CPU, running off of the integrated graphics. It's currently hooked up to a HP 2009m monitor, and that'...
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How to permanently set a custom resolution? [duplicate]

I'm using bootable persistent USB key. I think there are some display problems, so I have to set resolution manually. These commands do it right: sudo xrandr --newmode "1440x900_60.00" 106.50 1440 ...
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Python NameError: global name 'resolution' is not defined

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr. However ...
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How can I list connected monitor(s) with xrandr?

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr, which so ...