Official configuration utility for x.org.

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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?
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Why am i stuck at a certain resolution?

I've got a DELL Inspiron 6400 and i use Ubuntu 11.04, when I connect my TV screen via VGA it only works at a 1024x768. It worked fine in 10.10 at the full resolution 1360x768. I've tried lots of ...
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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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Is there a way to disable or limit system xrandr probes? [closed]

I am currently suffering from a video card related bug (S-video output doesn't work in Natty) which causes my TV screen to flicker every 10 seconds. According to a Launchpad contributor, this is ...
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Maximize windows to physical screen when using a virtual resolution w/xrandr

I have a netbook with a small screen in widescreen format (1024x600), which means that a lot of programs whose designers didn't imagine such a thing open windows that can't be resized and whose ...
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Xrandr configuration in .bashrc not running until I open a terminal?

I have the following in my .bashrc file... # ~/.bashrc: executed by bash(1) for non-login shells. # see /usr/share/doc/bash/examples/startup-files (in the package bash-doc) # for examples # ...
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How can I set up my DisplayLink USB video adapter without having to create and edit an Xorg.conf?

Ideally, I'd like to be able to plug it in, be prompted for apt to get the necessary driver package, and just have to logoff/login or restart to get the monitor connected to the DisplayLink (or any ...
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Monitor switching when closing the lid of notebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I tell Ubuntu to do nothing when I close my laptop lid? In the office I use my notebook with an external 22" monitor. So I don't need the notebooks lcd and I ...
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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 ...
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xrandr: jail mouse [closed]

I am using xrandr via console to enable/disable secondary monitors. This work fine so far. Unfortunately if I move my mouse beyond one screen, it appears on the other one. How can I disable this ...
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xrandr: can't add new mode with Nvidia driver

I'm in the same situation as the question "xrandr: Can't add new mode…", I can't add a new mode because xrandr does not support Nvidia binary driver (blame Nvidia yeah I know) but nvidia-settings can ...
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How to set default xrandr settings?

I'm trying to enable dual monitors in Ubuntu. This is working fine, but every time I do it, desktop effects is disabled. I think I've found the reason why, though: ...
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How do I set up a new resolution?

Okay, in my GUI, Ubuntu only allowed me to set a resolution for 1360x768 and 1024x768 even though I know darn well my P76 monitor is capable of 1280x1024. So, after a little investigation I used cvt ...
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Is it possible to get xRandR to see two separate outputs with the nvidia driver?

I have two monitors, which I have set up with nvidia-settings in Twinview. The result: When I want to do something in xRandR, it does not function. It doesn't report one output per video card head, ...
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How to set the monitor to its native resolution which is not listed in the resolutions list?

After installing Ubuntu 10.04 with my Samsung SyncMaster B2030, native resolution (1600X900) is not found in the list of resolutions.
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xrandr: Can't add new mode

After enabling NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu 10.10, Ubuntu sets monitor refresh rate to 50 Hz. When I try to change it to 60 Hz, I get this error: CVT Output cvt 1280 800 1280x800 59.81 Hz (CVT 1.02MA) ...
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Doom-II-like red flashing screen

I want my screen to flash red so that it looks similar to getting hit by a rocket in Doom II, preferably using cli tools. I've seen that redshift does something similar just way too slow so I tried ...
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Problem changing resolution using xrandr: BadMatch

I tried to change the resolution using the following commands (found here): Use xrandr to check the current configuration and available modes: $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 64 x 64, current 800 x 600, ...
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How to get second display to work alongside primary display?

I've almost got this problem solved... I've got both displays working now. The secondary display is displaying a purple background. Unfortunately, I can't use it. (I can't move the mouse into it, ...
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What might prevent mouse movements between xrandr screens? [closed]

I've followed the steps outlined in this HowTo. Right after I log in to Gnome I can move the mouse back and forth but as soon as the task bar loads, the mouse becomes jailed in the screen its in ...