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Dell XPS 15 L521x miniDisplay to VGA detects monitor but does not work

I have an Dell XPS 15 L521x Laptop with an HDMI and miniDisplay outputs only. The HDMI port works great but when I'm trying to connect to a VGA output using mini DP -> VGA adapter the OS detects the ...
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Xrandr changes resolution on it's own initiave

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with bumblebee. I've got an HD 4000 and a 635m, and as many of you know the display is controlled by the intel card. I have a CRT that can reach refresh rates up to 120 hz. ...
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Xrandr custom refresh rate unstable in games and with various applications [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook with Nvidia optimus. Default intel drivers, nvidia 340.24 + bumblebee. (Those problems are indipendent from nvidia, they persist with either nouveau and ...
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Help creating/adding new display resolution

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my 2011 MacBook Pro running Parallels (for the VM). However, when it installed, the only resolution available is 800x600. I would like to set the display to run ...
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Screen Resolution not displaying properly on eee pc [duplicate]

After installation, everything works normally except for the very big icons on the screen. I checked the screen resolution and found out that it is very low, 1024x600. I tried searching Ask Ubuntu ...
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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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xrandr --addmode doesn't add to the wanted output (DVI-I-0), instead adding to HDMI-0

The monitor I use is a Samsung SyncMaster S24B300, and no matter what the heck I do, Ubuntu refuses to use 1920x1080 at 60hz for the output I want, despite my monitor (which is unrecognized by the ...
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Non-default resolutions should work but don't

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer with an integrated Intel® Ivybridge Desktop graphics chip, and immediately noticed the resolution was wrong. When I went to change my resolution, there ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dual Mon with ARandR Screen Layout Editor

I have make use of the XRandR with Lubuntu 14.04 on my old VAIO TZ17GN notebook. It working fine for my dual monitors situation. But I found some tricky issues. Desktop issue First of all, I can't ...
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Configuring two sets of mirrored displays

I'm trying to configure several Ubuntu 14.04 desktop workstations, each of which has a total of 4 monitors. I would like to configure them so that there are 2 independent screens, each of which is ...
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Mouse flickering on one of my two screens

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and the mouse is now flickering on one of my two screens. The other screen doesn't have any flickering. I was previously using ubunutu 13.10 without any issue. If I ...
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External display suddenly not detected

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 running Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. I have an external monitor that I connect to via HDMI, and it's worked flawlessly for six months. I plug in my laptop, it detects the ...
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Problem with increasing screen refresh rate in Lubuntu

System: Lubuntu 14.04, Graphic: NVIDIA NV18 (GeForce 4 MX440 AGP 8x) Driver: Nvidia-319 Problem: My screen resolution is pretty low, I want to increase it, but there is no opportunity for this. ...
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Can't change monitor to native resolution

I'm using a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 LTE, and I have secondary monitor LG Flatron M197WD, which according to the lg website can run in a 1366x768 resolution. This mode didn't show up in either the ...
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Can't switch to Discrete GPU Hybrid Graphics ATI/intel

Just recently I had got my hybrid graphics working with DRI_PRIME=1. I obviously have the open source drivers. Now for some reason that I can't figure out it has stopped working. xrandr ...
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Why doesn't xrandr recognize my view as connected, even though it's on?

I have a dual screen setup via a Lenovo docking station, the laptop itself has its lid shut. The two screens are mirror display, i.e. both are clearly on and working to some extent, they both display ...
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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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Error when using XRANDR to add new resolution

I've been having some difficulty adding a new resolution using XRANDR and outputting it to my second monitor, which is a Panasonic Viera TX-P42G10E. This is what I run on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: ...
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What is causing my my screen to go black?

I have this Ubuntu (12.04.4) netbook hooked up to a 55" screen to display slides and info. It was running fine for quite a while and was set up not to go to screen saver or anything. I think there was ...
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resize to full screen with xrandr without blur effect

I have an Asus A52JC notebook http://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/A52JC/specifications/ with Nvidia GEforce 310M and I use it with a 22" external monitor philips with 1920x1080 native resolution. ...
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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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Add new resolution mode with xrandr

Currently my resolution is set to 1920x1080. I want to change the resolution to something like 1280x720, but 1920x1080 is the only option available. I want to change the resolution, because I have low ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04: reset xrandr config

I did a wrong setting with xrandr (wrong use of --scale parameter) and now my Ubuntu 14.04 freeze after unity login screen I tried to remove (from recovery shell) ~/.config/monitors.xml and set ...
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Dual Monitor Problem xrandr

Using fluxbox with Linux Mint. I have this script to set dual screen in fluxbox xrandr --output DP-1 --off --output DVI-I-1 --mode 1600x900 --pos 1440x0 --rotate normal --output DVI-D-1 --mode ...
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How to change the screen resolution in VNC viewer for Ubuntu 12.04 without a monitor?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a machine and I always use it remotely from VNC. When I have monitor connected to this machine, I can change the resolution of my VNC viewer in the following line: ...
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1920x1080 resolution for ASUS laptop running Ubuntu Studio

I'm trying to get Ubuntu Studio to run at the laptop's native resolution. I've already installed the Guest Additions, which gave the os additional resolution settings, but the 1920x1080 and other ...
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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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Nouveau quad monitors dual-GPU error: could not set the configuration for CRTC 64

I have 2 GPU (Nvidia G96GL Quadro FX 580) hooked to 2 monitors each, and while I was on 12.04 I was happily using all 4 monitors using the proprietary drivers. I recently upgraded to 13.10 and all ...
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Resolution: only 640 x 480 possible

I'm new to Ubuntu and I can't get the right resolution: The only one I can choose in "monitor settings" (I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 because the laptop is too slow for Ubuntu) is 640 x 480 (with a ...
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Games display across both monitors when opened

I am not sure what setting to change for this but I open games like Dungeon Crawl or a Steam game and the game wants to take up both screens. Is there a way to have the game open just on one screen ...
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how to get a DisplayLink display adapter working in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a UGA-2K-A USB 2.0 to DVI DisplayLink graphics adapter and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu 13.10 in order to hook it up to a display. First, I confirmed that the package ...
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TV as monitor overscans

My SHARP TV overscans. Every edge are out of the screen :-( I use Xubuntu 14.04. I have tried to solve the issue, but I wasn't able to do it. pc@roland:~$ xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, ...
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xrandr operates don't save after reboot

I use ubuntu14.04 , with GeForce 220 installed . I don't install nvidia driver and don't want too(please don'ot tell me install nvidia driver) .Follow this link Nvidia DVI/VGA problem .I success make ...
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Screen resolution after reboot is incorrect

I've reviewed lots of questions related to this issue and I'm actually stuck. Here's what I have: 2 monitors set in mirror mode. Problem I had was that one of them was not having the 1600x900 ...
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How to set wallpaper for both monitors on Xubuntu when using arandr

I used arandr (a GUI for xrandr) to set up two monitors side by side in my xfce/xubuntu DE. However, the wallpaper that set using the xfce settings manager applies only to one monitor, while the other ...
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Can't adjust Resolution on a virtual Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have recently created an Ubuntu Virtual Machine, but the resolution is way off, and I am not able to change it to a more appropriate size. My host machine is a MacBook pro running 10.7.5 with a ...
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How can one run a shell script just before the desktop session begins?

I want my system to run with 1366x768 resolution. Note that this resolution is not detected by the open source driver. So I created a bash script as follows :- xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" ...
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Why don't my lightdm.conf edits affect my desktop screen resolution?

I wanted to change my desktop screen resolution to 1366x768. But my VESA drivers(AMD REDWOOD) did not detect that resolution. So I created a shell script as follows:- xrandr --newmode ...
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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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Why is my reported RandR version different when connected via xrdp vs remmina

Setup Linux 3.11.0-22-generic #38~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 16 20:47:57 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux installed xrdp and set "gnome-session --session=ubuntu-2d" in ~/.xsession Problem ...
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1152×864 Screen display resolution

Help, i need to change my screen to 1152x864. It is stuck 1024x768. I have a graphics card which is unknown to Ubuntu so i have to change the screen manually. I'm using xrandr and i got help getting ...
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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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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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problem with xrandr

after I change an external display resolution with xrandr to 1920 1080 the following error appears Failed to apply configuration: %s ...
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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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How can I install the intel hd4600 graphics driver on 13.10?

I downloaded Intel (R) Graphics Installer 1. 0. 4 for Linux* from here: https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads, when I open the application and I press "BEGIN" I get this error message. Im running a ...
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Startup script locks up Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I ran Ubuntu 13.10 with a startup script that had three xrandr commands in it to add a screen resolution that Ubuntu couldn't detect. After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, the system freezes on startup. ...
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xrandr gives black background

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba Portege R600. Normally I have a flat green background (the middle choice of the custom set under wallpapers in the right-mouse-click GUI). When I plug in a VGA ...
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How to make Xrandr permanent? [duplicate]

I have a second monitor which was getting a low resolution at start up. Using xandr I am able to add the proper resolution (1360x768). How do I make it permanent? I saw another post about this, but it ...