Official configuration utility for x.org.

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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 ...