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Questions tagged [display-resolution]

Questions for the display resolution of a display device, usually given as number of pixels in each dimension or by it's aspect ratio.

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cannot reset screen resolution

I cancelled an update after an hour of no activity following the box: "Failure to download extra data files" from flashplugin-installer. Ubuntu 14.04 now comes up in 640 x 480 resolution and I can't ...
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How to get the 2560x1440 resolution option permanently under Ubuntu 18.04?

I just bought an Acer K272HUL 27" monitor capable of 1440 resolution to use with a 4k laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 and a Nvidia 960M GPU. I followed the directions here(I needed to use cvt - r since ...
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The screen resolution on my Ubuntu 18.04 is not normal and it affects performance. Need help

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop, the screen resolution is not normal, everything seems zoomed weirdly and it affects the performance. It's running on an Intel Core i5 8250U with 8 GB of RAM. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with Nvidia K2000 running nvidia-390 drivers limited to 1920x1080 on 4k screen

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with Nvidia K2000 running nvidia-390 drivers and for some reason my resolution is limited to 1920x1080 when I know it can do at least 3K resolutions using the display port on ...
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18.04 Screen zoomed- cannot navigate

I upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 but did not see any change to the desktop layout. I installed Gnome and the screen went to max zoom. I can no longer navigate or open a terminal or anything. I tried ...
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Desktop larger than screen when HDMI plugged to GPU on 4k Samsung TV

I've just installed Ubuntu on my desktop, and I've installed the nVidia drivers by using the ubuntu-drivers command. When I plug the HDMI cable on the GPU slot, though, the desktop image becomes ...
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Why is dhclient + systemd-resolved restarting frequently?

I'm running an ubuntu server in aws on VERSION="18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)" We've been having intermittent dns resolution issues, and while looking into that I've seen that every 20 minutes or so I'm ...
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nouveau driver Horizontal Lines Tearing on nvidia Quadro K600 Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

hi every one im facing a problem with my graphics first i ve installed nvidia driver but i wasnt able to find the resolution 1280x1024 , i tried : xrandr --newmode "1280x1024_60.00" 108.88 1280 ...
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HDMI outputting only 640x480, with black boarder

AU. Been googling this for 2 days now, trying various fixes which succeeded in only causing an Nvidia persistent error on boot. Although I did manage to increase the resolution at some point, the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can't change HDMI resolution, no HDMI-1 in xrandr

I have a HDMI monitor hooked up to my PC running Ubuntu 16.04. It's working in the sense that I can see the desktop on the monitor. I went into the "Displays" settings to try and change the resolution ...
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Problem with 2560x1440 resolution Ubuntu 18.04 Intel graphics driver

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a new Dell Optiplex 7060. Everything works fine, except when I set the monitor's resolution to the full 2560x1440. Then I do get the right screen resolution, but my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 screen lock loses highest resolution each time

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 desktop, with Intel HD Integrated Graphics and a single 2560x1440 screen connected with a DP (DisplayPort) cable. I've not had this problem using the same desktop with smaller ...
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Ubuntu is not automatically setting appropriate resolution

I have a system with a GTX 650, and to even get pass the Ubuntu splash screen on install, I have to take out my graphics card, restart my system, and wait for Ubuntu to install. After install, I ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 with i3: How to automatically scale display

I'm running ubuntu 18.10 with i3 and lightdm. I have a 1440p screen on my laptop so when I boot up normally everything is scaled wrong. I can fix it with xrandr --output eDP-1 --scale 2x2. However, I ...
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Ubuntu 16,04 show content of files but not show the background of files

I've install Ubuntu 16.04 on a VmWare machine I assigned 4GB of memory, 8 process and 100GB of storage, It works, When opening files,The content of the page is displayed, But behind the scenes is my ...
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Installation attempt using pip3 results in “Temporary failure in name resolution” exceptions

I am attempting to install an RF tool called QSpectrumAnalyzer on Ubuntu 16.04 from Github. My workstation is connected to the internet through a company proxy server, which (I believe) is configured ...
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how can adjust screen display from 1024x576 to other resolutions [duplicate]

my screen is in 1024x576[16:9].now i cant able to adjust display bacause the apply button is in below.how can i will adjust the display to another resolution.when i cant able resize the the display ...
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NVIDIA Graphics Card doesnt let me change my resolution

I've recently installed Kubuntu 18.01 on my PC alongside Windows 10, and the initial issue was that I couldn't adjust my resolution to my monitors native resolution(1280x1024). However, I managed to ...
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Nvidia low res after update

Last night I did an standard Ubuntu update and somehow this has disable my nvidia drivers and the screen resolution is super low. How can I get my resolution back? I have an RTX 2070 card and don't ...
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How to Get Taskbar Size and Position with Python

I am developing a module with Python, and I would like to figure out a way to get the monitor resolution minus the taskbar without any user interaction and preferably in a way that doesn't interfere ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 terrible resolution and lags after crash

My computer under Kubuntu 18.04, with an Nvidia GeForce GT 630 (probably 6 years old), was working smoothly until I decided yesterday to play World of Warcraft TBC with Wine. I could play for a while ...
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How to fix login screen (lightdm) orientation and prompt with my two monitors?

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04.6 LTS installed on a system with two monitors. They act normally when I login to default MATE 1.12.1 session. But the LightDM login screen looks weird on both screens: ...
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HiDPI settings dissapeared after upgrading Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

Today after running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and rebooting my VM my resolution changed to 800x600. I changed it again to 2560x1600 but I am unable to find HiDPI scaling ...
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I cannot change the display resolution to 4K running vmware player

I am on a Dell XPS 15 9560 4K 15.6 inch laptop, running win10 and Ubuntu 18.04.05 as the virtual machine with vmware 15 player. I do not why, however in the GUI display resolution setting I cannot ...
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PDFTOPPM -scale-to option

I'm using pdftoppm to convert PDFs to PNGs. I have played with the DPI options (-r, -rx, -ry) and increased the quality of the resultant images by increasing the DPI. I see that there is also a -scale-...
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Screen resolution error; system won't pass login screen

The strangest thing happened to my system. Suddenly, it seems Ubuntu wasn't able to recognize my monitor resolution, so I wasn't able to see the graphical system through my screen. It was like when ...
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How to reset (set default) screen resolution before the login?

I have set the screen resolution to one beyond allowed in Settings (or in xrandr). Now my monitor shows me the message "out of range" after login. So, how to set default screen resolution before the ...
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Latest update messes things up

Today I updated ubuntu (usual update, that shows authomaticaly every few days) and after restarting, I got weird resolution (smaller screen), no internet connection, almost no options in settings menu,...
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There is no xorg.conf. How does ubuntu store user configurations of screen resolution?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and the default desktop environment. I can't find /etc/X11/xorg.conf or /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ or similar files or directories. But, I can change the screen resolution, and ...
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How do I set up a 16x9 screen resolution in UBUNTU?

I have my desktop system (Intel core i5-2400 with in-built intel Sandybridge Desktop graphics) running a dual-boot of Ubuntu 18.10 64 bit and Windows 10 32 bit systems. Attached as a monitor is a ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 Screen black bar at top

I have Lubuntu 18.10 on a Lenovo V110 notebook, dual booting with Win10. On starting Lubuntu, the desktop appears, filling the screen as expected, then several milliseconds later, it shrinks ...
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Screen resolution stuck at 1024 x768 and no HDMI signal

I'm aware there are a few versions of this question running around but I've tried following various instructions and can't seem to get a resolution. Right, here we go. I recently ran a few updates ...
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How to get a higher resolution with projector (unknown display)?

I have connected a projector by VGA and I wonder why the maximum resolution available in Settings >> Devices >> Displays is just 1024x768 albeit it's a 1080p device. The label shows 'Unknown device' ...
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Problem with GRUB resolution - Ubuntu 18.04

I have been using Ubuntu for quite sometime now. I have a dual boot system with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. I have used this combo ever since Ubuntu 18.04 came out. Earlier, grub would always show ...
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xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma (NVidia GTX 750 Ti, monitor connected with VGA/HDMI adapter). How to change the resolution?

I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu (18.04) and I got a problem with the screen resolution. I tried to solve this problem with xrandr in the Terminal and it went like this: ~$ xrandr ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 displays not working though VGA port

Why cant I connect my KOGI Monitor to Ubuntu 18.04? Every resolution, displays black and flickering. These problems don't happen in other operating systems, only Ubuntu_18.04. I've tried other ...
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Monitor change failure: Asus gaming monitor (MG278q) won't work at 2560x1440

Video card: AMD ATI RadeonHD 4650 Originally was running dual-monitor setup with VGA port supporting a Vizio 24" SmartTV and the DV-I port running an Acer monitor. No problems. Recently inherited a ...
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resolution of dell u3419w external monitor is aweful

I tried to play around with several settings. I am running a dell xps 13 dev with external monitor dell u3419w on ubuntu 18.04. The resolution that the system has hardcoded by default in the ...
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No tty for new 18.04 [duplicate]

I've just completed a fresh install of 18.04. An install of NVDIA drivers failed and now my resolution is 1024x768. I've attempted to go to a tty so I can install the drivers without the console ...
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Ubuntu back to 800*600 after updating system

My system: Ubuntu 18.04. After installing the driver for GTX 1060 with a .run file from Nvidia official website. Every time I installed the update for system software and restart the computer, the ...
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What's the likely cause of a get monitor geometry assertion? [closed]

I have a small NUC running Ubuntu 18.04; it has a Dell monitor connected via HDMI which has worked since initial setup. This week I had to move it from one desk to another and after connecting ...
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Adding a custom resolution is messing up the formatting of the interfaces for Ubuntu 18.04 and applications

I followed the instructions on adding a custom resolution to Ubuntu from here: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2017/04/custom-screen-resolution-ubuntu-desktop/ It works perfectly at setting a ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 sets fonts too small at highest screen resolutions [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked and answered for previous versions of Ubuntu, but in my searches I have not seen anything directly related to v. 18.10. I am running Ubuntu 18.10 on a System 76 ...
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Is there anything to gain from having a 4k screen with 200% scaling vs. a FullHD screen?

From what I understand, if I use a 4k (3840x2160) screen and configure it with a 200% scaling, it results in a "fake" FullHD (1920x1080). That means every pixel of the "FullHD" image gets displayed on ...
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external monitors with different resolution 2K 4K, diff. errors, daisy chain, Ubuntu

Setup: ThinkPad L450 [Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS, kernel 4.13]: 1920 x 1080, Intel HD Graphics 5500 & UltraDock – 90W EU (DisplayPort 1.2) ThinkPad L480 [Linux]: 1.920 x 1.080 (IPS), Intel UHD Graphics ...
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Resolution problems with Dell XPS 15 9550 but only in X11, in Wayland it's fine

I've been using Wayland for a while without many issues but I wanted to switch back to X11 to see if there's a noticeable difference in performance / stability. However, when I switch to X11 my laptop ...
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Scaling on 2 monitors with different resolution

My monitor setup is a 1920x1080 on the left and a 3840x2160 monitor on the right, running an NVIDIA driver. My problem is everything is very small on the 4K display and normal sized on the Full HD ...
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Advanced setup of Dual Monitors with different resolutions

I have a 4k and an FHD monitor and would like to set them up appropriately. By default the FHD monitor is kind of OK but everything on the 4k is too small. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04, running an nVIDIA ...
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External monitor max 30Hz @ 2560x1600

I want to use an external monitor (Dell U3014t) connected through HDMI to a Ubuntu 18.04 laptop with the GeForce MX130 GPU. When changing settings in "displays" GUI, the max resolution that works is ...
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Ubuntu XFCE4 Resolution

I rented a VPS with Ubuntu 18.04 with xfce and vnc already installed and trying to set that up to how I want it. The display resolution is stuck at 800x600. I went into display settings but it won't ...