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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 ...
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How can I reinstall XRandR without serious disruption to 12.04?

This is the sequence that leads to xrandr going missing: Installed 12.04 on a system with a motherboard using the Intel G45 chipset and the E8400 Core 2 Duo and AMD Radeon HD 5450 video card. ...
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How to setup an extetended monitor with Xrandr on my Acer Aspire One?

I'm trying to setup an external monitor to extend my desktop for my Acer Aspire One Netbook running Ubuntu 10.10. It is running an Atom N2600 with an Intel Integrated Graphics Controller. lspci | ...
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How to force Multiple Monitors correct resolutions for LightDM?

I am affected by the BUG: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-greeter/+bug/874241 Otherwise, if like me you have a laptop connected to a second monitor of higher resolution, LIGHTDM at the ...
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Issues with 11.10 display resolution

I want to increase the resolution of my Acer Aspire One D250-1326 which has Ubuntu 11.10 installed. The native resolution is 1024x600 and I want to increase it to 1440x810 or 135%. I've tried two ...
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Error with xorg.conf when trying to add virtual screen to fix the problem of too small screen resolution for an application on 10.1" screen

I am using a netbook with a 10.1 inch screen and resolution 1024x600. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and when using the neural network toolbox from Matlab a window is off the screen and I cannot access ...
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How can I have xfce automatically adjust to changing available outputs?

In xfce, I can run Settings -> Display to change my preferred output monitor. What I haven't found an option for is to have it automatically adjust to a change in available outputs. For example, if ...
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How to set resolutions with xrandr using multiple monitors

I want to set specific resolutions to 2 monitors. How can I tell xrandr which monitor to change resolution.
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Any really decent way to get three monitors?

What satisfactory solutions are there to achieve three monitors on Ubuntu? I know some ATI cards (Eyefinity) can support 3 monitors from a single card, but I don't know how well this is supported ...
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Gnome shell with multi-device and multiple monitors [closed]

I have two radeon 4850 HD with a crossfire link, with two monitors attached to each card. How do I configure xrandr to treat this as one big desktop? I've had all 4 monitors working with ximerama, but ...
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Enable dual monitor on a broken screen

Ive installed Ubuntu on a notebook with a broken display with the help of an external monitor. When booting, the external monitor shows everything fine, but when the login appears, it stops output to ...
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How to Kill specific x-window?

I run some WIndows games via Wine in new x-window on tt8. Here is what I use Exec=xinit '/home/deckoff/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/HOMM3/drive_c/Program Files/GOG.com/Heroes of Might and Magic 3 ...
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Set a specific screen resolution with xrandr

So I installed LUbuntu 11.04 on my VirtualBox. I couldn't find the 1366x768 resolution so I installed Guest Additions but it wasn't there. So I used this code to set the correct resolution: gtf 1366 ...
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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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Disable Automatic Monitor Configuration

Currently I have three monitors configured in an AMD Eyefinity setup with the Radeon HD 6670, which works well. Unfortunately, whenever one of monitors enters standby mode (or is turned off) my other ...
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How can I reflect the screen when using the Nvidia proprietary driver? [closed]

The nouveau/opensource work fine with xrandr screen reflection (mirror image) ala xrandr --output HDMI --reflect x or (when using then closed source drivers) xrandr -x However the HDMI Audio ...
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How do I change screen resolution automatically when computer starts up?

I am using following command to change my screen resolution: xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 85.25 1368 1440 1576 1784 768 771 781 798 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode VGA1 1368x768_60.00 xrandr ...
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Unable to add 100hz output with xrandr

My TV supports 100/120hz output. I tried the following commands to add the mode: find the magic numbers: $ cvt 1920 1080 100 # 1920x1080 99.90 Hz (CVT) hsync: 114.58 kHz; pclk: 302.50 MHz Modeline ...
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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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unable to delete faulty xorg.conf

I upgraded to 11.10. Unfortunately, this upgrade overwrote a previous configuration file for my monitor, resulting in the "out of range" error on the monitor. (It is an old lcd screen and I need ...
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How to disable global <Super>-p shortcut?

In ubuntu 11.04 there was a workaround using gconf-editor and setting key /apps/gnome_settings_daemon/plugins/xrandr/active to false. However there is no such key in gconf-manager using ubuntu 11.10 ...
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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 can I make xrandr customization permanent?

I used to edit the startup script for the GDM (/etc/gdm/Init/Default) to permanently change my display resolution. How can I do this with LigthDM in Ubuntu Oneiric?
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Changing the resolution to 1440x900 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screen resolution stuck at 1024x768 The output of "xrandr" yasith@vostro:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 LVDS1 connected ...
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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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How do I configure a Compaq v570 monitor? [closed]

I have a Compaq v570 monitor witch horizontal geometry isn't working well. In Windows XP there is a program called "PowerStrip" that allow me to modify the geometry and make it work fine. I would ...
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How can I determine X resolution from CLI without randr?

Does anyone know of a way to determine the current X resolution from the command line, without using randr?