Official configuration utility for x.org.

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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 ...