Official configuration utility for x.org.

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display configuration lost after reboot

I run Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome Desktop with two displays. After startup, the two displays work, but they are not at the right position. I need the left one on the right and vice-versa. I use the display ...
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Adding an undetected refresh rate

I have a Thinkpad T440s running 15.04 with the Intel HD 4400 graphics. I just got a 4K monitor (Dell P2415Q). According to the specs of the HD4400, I should be able to drive this monitor at 30hz at 4K ...
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Is there a “generic” way to manage different monitor setups?

When I'm at work, I put my laptop in a docking station connected to an external display. However, the laptop does not really recognise when i close the laptop lid. The laptop screen is thus still ...
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144Hz monitor stuck at 60Hz

i have the last nvidia-352 driver and after a reboot my monitor return to auto 60Hz instead of 144Hz. I tried sudo nvidia-settings and saving the configuration in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it doesn't ...
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Why do xrandr errors “BadMatch”, “BadName”, “Gamma Failed” happen?

I have not found a single solution to such errors, despite the rather large number of users out there who have them. So I want to try to find a solution myself. However, I have no idea why they ...
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New (used) monitor — resolutions not detected and errors when adding them manually

I just got a used Dell 3007WFP-HC. I plug it into my Thinkpad X250 running 14.04, go to "displays" and I only have the option of 1280x800 resolution. I follow this advice on adding undetected ...
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Cannot disable Display Port via grub boot options

When I run xrandr on the terminal I see DVI-0 connected and DisplayPort-1 connected. I only use DVI-0 as my output. I don't have two screens, or anything else connected to my computer, so I don't know ...
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configure modeline Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 in dual boot with Windows 7 on the same drive. In Windows, I customize my refresh rate for my 2nd monitor with the program powerstrip. When I export my Linux modeline and ...
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Why do I get two RandR errors each time I run the xrandr commands?

I'm in the process of creating an xrandr GUI frontend, but I keep running into randr errors. When I run the xrandr --newmode command, I get a BadName error. Running the xrandr --addmode command after ...
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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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xrandr transform not working properly

I am trying to keystone the display using the xrandr utility and transform option. The command I used was xrandr --output LVDS1 --fb 1366x768 --transform ...
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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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Turn Monitor Back On after xrandr

I keep my Laptop PC always connected to my HDMI tv. When I am watching a movie on the tv, i use the command xrandr --output LVDS1 --off to turn my laptop screen Off (it is annoying to see the movie on ...
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Cannot change monitor refresh rate via VGA to DVI connector

I am using some old CRT monitor currently with Nvidia g210 graphics. I am dual booting Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04. What bogus me, is I cannot get desired resolution with max refresh rate as I get on ...
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Visual fatigue in Ubuntu

Hello I have a problem with ubuntu. Visual fatigue is the problem, i use the pc and later i feel the eyes bad, the problem? i have a led monitor so tecnically isn't there problem,ubuntu is the ...
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Custom resolutions

I have a Acer E5-571 with a intel i5. My graphic is onboard and I need a resolution bigger that 1366x768. I tried the xrandr but I found a big problem roney@E5-571:~$ xrandr --newmode ...
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How to set screen resolution to 1366x768

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, this is my first time using Linux and I'm having trouble with the settings of my screen and my GPU. I have a S13A100N Samsung monitor with native resolution of 1366 ...
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How do I get names of different outputs available on the system via ssh?

If I run xrandr from a terminal in the X session I can see the names of different outputs available on the system. For example, I get something like this: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1440 x ...
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Setup third monitor which is connected to mainboard instead of graphic card

As a consequence of a dead Displayport on my graphics card i now want to use my graphic card for 2 and my onboard graphics for another monitor. I just set the multimonitor flag in the BIOS and in ...
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Dual monitor extended desktop in Lubuntu

I have two monitors connected to my desktop running Lubuntu (14.04.3). The right one is dedicated to the computer and the left one is also connected to windows machine; it has a button to switch ...
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Laptop screen brightness change seems to affect color, not backlight

I have a problem with my laptop (Acer Aspire 5750G), I can't change the screen brightness. I noticed that the only application with which I was able to change the brightness of my laptop screen is ...
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Display Resolution Reverts to Low Resolution After Each Re-Boot

I have an Intel NUC (NUC5PPYH)running Xubuntu 15.10, and MythBuntu Frontend. The system uses a 42 inch Samgung LED TV as the display device. The NUC is using it's on-board Intel Graphics Chipset ...
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How to fix multi-display after upgrade? (Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, Nvidia Optimus)

I did a dist-upgrade today and after rebooting it would not load any GUI (tried lightdm and gdm), just stuck at the blinking underscore cursor. I noticed the driver had changed to Nvidia 343 so I ...
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HDMI1 Disconnected Plasma TV xrandr Ubuntu 14.04lts

My Machine: HP Pavilion g6 Processor: 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz Memory: 3937MB (1217MB used) OS: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Resolution: 1366x768 pixels Audio Adapter: HDA-Intel - ...
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How do I resolve desktop larger than screen?

EDIT - The file is being saved to the desktop but is being placed in the region above DVI-I-1, i.e. the bit that is described by +0+261 offset. Temporary solution is just to align monitors along the ...
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Force resolution and make it stay on Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 15.10 on my dell Ultrasmall optiplex 760 with a 19" dell display. My display supports a resolution of 1280x1024. But when I start ubuntu the resolution is 1024x768. After long time ...
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Questions regarding xrandr

I'm interested in looking into the xrandr source code. I googled xrandr source code, and found this code from Apple's opensource site. Is that all of it? I don't think so, because one comment says: ...
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Screen resolution 1440x900 not listed

I just got a new nvidia graphics card that works fine at 1440x900 under window (dual boot setup). Unfortunately, my monitor is not recognized by ubuntu. Here is my xrandr -q output Screen 0: minimum ...
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How to reduce double desktop to one that fits the display screen?

In Ubuntu, I have the problem that my desktop is spanning beyond what my display screen shows. Specifically, half of my desktop is hidden from view. This causes me problems with windows that are ...
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Black Screen on Second Monitor in Kubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I want to setup a dual-monitor system on Kubuntu 15.10. I have an NVIDIA GF119 [GeForce GT 520] graphics card that I had previously used with an Acer AL2223W monitor at 1680x1050 with no detectable ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 xrandr resolution error

im using ubuntu 15.10 64bit and a AMD HD 8560D Graphic card. With the latest AMD Crimson 15.12 i only get a resolution of 2048x..... with no way to change it to a higher one. The free radeon driver ...
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How to fix the physical size of a display in xrandr?

In a nutshell, my problem is that my TV is overscanning and I have nothing like a "Screen Fit" option in the TV. The TV is a Samsung model LN32R71B that I believe is providing a corrupted EDID file, ...
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How to set a custom resolution?

I tried to use xrandr to set 1680x1050 as a new mode to VGA output, but it says: sudo xrandr --addmode VGA-0 1680 X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) Major opcode ...
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Dual external monitors with 2 dual-mode DisplayPort ports

I have an HP Elitebook laptop with a docking station. The docking station has two dual-mode DisplayPort ports, and I have a monitor hooked to both. In Windows, I can get both monitors working ...
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Not available native resolution 2560x1440 (Display: DELL U2515H, GPU: nVidia GF550Ti, Ubuntu 15.04)

My display is a DELL U2515H. I have a nVidia GF550Ti GPU, and both should support the native resolution of 2560 x 1440 over HDMI. But highest resolution ubuntu detected automatically is 2048 x 1152. ...
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Problems changing resolution using xrandr: Bad Match

I go to the Displays, and the maximum resolution I have there is 1360x768 (16:9). However, on Windows 8.1 I can have the 1680x1050(16:10) resolution, without any type of problems. Because of this, I ...
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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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Screen resolution and scale resets a couple of seconds after login into account. How to fix?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. My graphics card is an integrated Intel Graphics card, and my monitor is plugged through VGA. For some reason Ubuntu doesn't recognize my monitor's available resolutions and it ...
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xrandr transform makes cursor invisible

I need to make the following transformation for an external display as described here: xrandr --output HDMI1 --transform 1.06,0,-65,0,1.06,-34,0,0,1 However, such a command makes the cursor ...
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Setting different subpixel rendering on different monitors

I am using dual monitors, one of them rotated by 90 degrees. Font antialising does not look right in the rotated monitor (i.e., there are rainbow borders around characters). I believe this is ...
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xrandr - cvt command not giving correct resolutions

Recently, I dished out this old Dell TV from my storage thats around ~5 years old. The resolution of the display isn't really 16:9, as it is 1366x760. Ubuntu didn't detect this weird resolution, but ...
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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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xrandr says that my recently created mode is an unrecognized option when trying to add it to my moniter

my moniter is actually a small tv and does in fact support 1080p although currently uibuntu says that the highest i can go up to is 1360x768. created a mode named 1080p that i can see when using ...
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newly created mode using xrandr on 1440x900_60.00 has no effect on my ubuntu 15.10

I'm on ubuntu 15.0 with gnome 3.16.4 installed everything is fine except the screen resolution. my HP LCD tells me that it supports the max resolution of 1440x900. however there's no such mode in ...
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“--scale 2x2” in xrandr causes the monitor to not display anything

I've got a 4k external main monitor and I'm trying to connect a 1680x1050 external monitor to the left of it. I've tried using: xrandr --output HDMI-0 --scale 2x2 --pos 0x0 --fb 7200x2160 ...
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Unable to set custom resolution through xrandr

So I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my mac through duel booting, and I was unable to choose my monitors native resolution (1920x1080). After looking around a bit I found I could do it using xrandr, but ...
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xrandr causing various cursor problems

I am using ubuntu 15.10 on a MacBook Pro 2014 (Retina screen) and I am having to use xrandr to scale the HDMI output so that everything on my (normal DPI) 1080p external monitor isn't ridiculously ...
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Restore multiple monitor settings

This is a folow-up to a previous question (Saving monitor settings?), where we learned that the configuration is saved in file ~/.config/monitors.xml. My problem is that my configuration is usually, ...
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Is there a reasonable chance of making money on an Ubuntu desktop utility application?

I recently asked this question on Quora. Unfortunately I didn't get much of a reply, so I thought of asking here... Hopefully this question is not off topic, but I want to know if any others here ...
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resolution issue and issue running a manual .sh file

I am new to Ubuntu, and my original problem was with the resolution. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 (x64) on a VMWare Workstation 12.0.1 which is on a Windows 7 Enterprise x64 machine with AMD Radeon HD ...