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The solution was to create a guest account, and play the video from this account.


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I also had the scaling issue. Here's how I patched it: Download the source and patch for the xserver-xorg-core package. mkdir src && cd src apt-get source xorg-server cd xorg-xserver-x.xx.x/randr wget https://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=94929 > randr.patch Patch xrandr: patch -p1 < randr.patch At File to patch: type: ...


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As mentioned in the comment above regarding the missing letters link, I have this specific problem (on 16.04, usually after returning from suspend), and so far, using unity/gnome tweak and switching fonts to greyscale anti-aliasing is working: http://askubuntu.com/a/633435/172307


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I run 3x1920x1200 and often have to edit ~/.config/monitors.xml to manually set their order, and X/Y pos. *I have profiles for work and home...monitors.work.xml, monitors.home.xml


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If I made no typo, the command: xrandr --output eDP1 --pos 0x0 --output DP1-3 --pos 1920x0 --rotate left --output HDMI1 --pos 3000x0 should set up the screens like in the image (please try first). To make it stick on next login, add to startup applications: /bin/bash -c "sleep 15 && xrandr --output eDP1 --pos 0x0 --output DP1-3 --pos 1920x0 --...


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I Managed to get 1080p working after using 1920 1080 59 instead of 60.


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OK, I figured it out. First try creating an xorg config using the following command: sudo nvidia-xconfig this will create a new xorg config at /etc/X11/xorg.conf. then change the device section to look something like below: Section "Device" Identifier "Device1" Driver "nvidia" VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation" BusID ...


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Well I just solved the problem. The Problem was the DVI-D cable type. so tricky there are two type of DVI Digital: Single link and Dual Link ... Just Bought a new DVI-D Dual Link and Problem was ... half resolved. The other problem is that DVI-D Does not support Wide Resolution and based on this question and Linus Post It was all resolved.


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You display adapter (nvidia) seems not receiving the DDC/CI data from the new screen. As: I can see from it LG 25UM65-P Specification Sheet it should support that. (Anyway any modern monitor should have this) You have tried two digital cables DVI-D and HDMI without success. So for solution: It could be that DDC/CI sending feature is disabled in the ...


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So I googled around a little more and after trying a few things I found that xrandr doesn't quite work well nvidia proprietary drivers, so I had to use : sudo nvidia-xconfig to generate a xorg.conf in /etc/X11/xorg.conf I then googled around for the HorizSync and VertRefresh values for the monitor in question which I found to be: HorizSync 30 - 83 ...


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I can't get gsettings to change the brightness on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.06, but I can change the brightness by storing a value in /sys/class/backlight/device-name/brightness where device-name is one of the video devices listed in /sys/class/backlight. In each of these directories there is a max_brightness file. To write to these files you will need to ...


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On newmode, 1280x1024_60.00 is enclosed in double quotes, whereas on addmode and output it isn't. Use double quotes on those two commands too. At least, this is the correct syntax. An additional problem is that you are trying to add a mode to a disconnected port "VGA-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)" which won't work. The port ...


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Just found out how to fix it, at least until I reboot, if anyone knows how to make this permanent let me know, for now I run a script on startup. xrandr --output HDMI-0 --set underscan on



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