Questions tagged [dvi]

Questions about Digital Visual Interface (DVI)

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xrandr thinks DVI-D port is HDMI, hence doesn't work

I have a motherboard with an HDMI output and a DVI-D output, and I would like to connect a second monitor to DVI-D. HDMI works fine on arbitrary resolutions. However, xrandr thinks the second port ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 desktop DVI issue through KVM (keyboard video mouse)

I’m trying to share the same monitor between a desktop and a laptop. I got a KVM. Switching the shared monitor from the desktop to the laptop works fine; switching the other way, from the laptop to ...
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2 monitors (DVI-D, HDMI) one card (Radeon Rx 480) only DVI-D is detected

I've installed today Ubuntu on my USB. I'm having troubles with my configuration (DVI-D, HDMI), that works fine on windows 10. Using 'xrandr': Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1920 x 1080, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't recognize DVI screen

I have Ubuntu 18.04 with a monitor plugged in with a VGA cable perfectly working. Some time ago I had also a monitor that was working plugged with a DVI cable. However, I always had problems when I ...
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Has support for analog from DVI-I been dropped or is this a bug?

I had a second monitor that stopped working (detected by the OS but never displayed anything) somewhere between 12.x and 18.x. It was using VGA through a DVI-A connector plugged into a DVI-I port of ...
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How can i get my Intel NUC8i5BEH PC to hot swap HDMI monitors

When swapping HDMI monitors on an Intel NUC8i5BEH with a new install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I ether get no signal or a corrupt display that doesn't respond to mouse or keyboard input correctly. ...
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Second monitor does not work after disabling? 18.04

I hooked up a second screen to my computer today. It worked at first. Since I don't need it the whole time, I switched it off and set the screen display settings to only use my HDMI monitor. Now I can'...
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DVI-I output detected as DVI-D causes display to be detected, but stays black

I have connected an old HP monitor as my secondary display with a D-SUB cable connected to D-SUB-DVI-I adapter. The display stays black, even though it is correctly detected. I'm 99% sure that the ...
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Third display no longer works with proprietary Nvidia driver

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Thinkpad T430 with an Nvidia graphics card that is capable of switching from Intel to Nvidia graphics processing as needed (Optimus). It sits on a docking station that ...
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Second Monitor Displaying at Half Horizontal Resolution

My second monitor is 1980x1080. It's set to 1980x1080 in display settings. Xrandr says it's at 1920x1080. But my monitor reports receiving a 960x1080 signal (and the image looks as if that is the case....
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problem with DVI adapter using Intel HD graphic with ubuntu-desktop

First I installed a fresh Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS and second installed the ubuntu-desktop. The problem is that on the DVI adapter of the mainboard the monitor stays black after the boot routine. Only ...
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USB type-c to DVI

Does this: https://plugable.com/products/usbc-dvi/ Works with Ubuntu 16.04? The web site says "Compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux" but does not mention the versions.
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Ubuntu 18 2nd monitor detected but no signal with vga-to-dvi adapter and AMD graphics card

My setup: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (just upgraded, I had no problem on 16) VGA to DVI converter (So my 2nd monitor has vga port) AMD Radeon R9 285 with what I believe are the latest AMDGPU drivers Dell 20"...
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Cant use single DVI monitor

Ubuntu 17 with DVI cable connecting to TV. Doesn't show picture when booting. Added second screen with HDMI and now both work. I can disable the HDMI screen and only use the DVI like intended. When ...
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Lubuntu & GT730 - no output on DVI

I'm trying to setup an extended desktop layout: primary output on VGA, extended desktop on HDMI and a mirror of the extended desktop on DVI. I'm running an 'out of the box' Lubuntu 16.04.4 LTS, the ...
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Connecting second montor trough USB-C to DVI adapter

I have a problem in connecting a second monitor. My laptop has only a HDMI plug and I need to use a DVI cable. To do so I bought a USB-C to DVI/VGA/HDMI/USB3 adapter. Unfortunately it does not work. ...
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Powering monitor display with Intel integrated graphics while running NVIDIA GPU, Ubuntu 16.04

I'm building an Ubuntu PC with the following components: Intel i7-7700 CPU NVIDIA 1080 Ti GTX GPU MSI Z270 SLI motherboard. Has integrated graphics ports for HDMI and DVI. Ubuntu 16.04 OS I'm ...
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USB to DVI adapter not recognized in 17.10

I have a StarTech USB32DVIEH USB to DVI adapter that I have connected to my HP all-in-one PC running Ubuntu 17.10. I checked StarTech.com for Ubuntu drivers and there were none for this particular ...
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Thunderbolt -> DVI on EVGA [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I have a Thunderbolt 2 screen. I'm trying to connect it (via a Thunderbolt to DVI) to my EVGA GeForce GTX 1070). I didn't have any success with that, can someone guide me ...
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External monitor not working black screen

My external monitor is black. The only thing I can see is my mouse. I looked around for several hours. I tried different resolutions, adding a new one with xrandr. I tried different distros, different ...
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DVI to VGA converter not working (Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller)

I have two monitors on my PC, the first one connected by VGA and the second one connected using DVI-D. I just bought a new monitor which only allows VGA connection, so i bought a DVI-D to VGA ...
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VisionTek Radeon 5450 Graphics with Three Monitors on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04, three 24 inch Acer monitors, AMD FX-8320E CPU, Gigabyte 970A-UD3P board... Having a heck of a time getting my three monitors working on Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried several cards (Nvidia, ...
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Ubuntu 16.10 DVI only works with VGA adapter

Using Ubuntu 16.10 Intel 945GSE graphics Using nomodeset in GRUB, the DVI works with a DVI cable and the DVI-HDMI also works, all with a low resolution (i.e. safe-mode) When NOT using nomodeset, the ...
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NVIDIA DVI problems

I just bought a 3rd monitor, plugged it into the DVI output of my NVIDIA graphics card (the other 2 monitors take the VGA and HDMI outputs) and ran into problems. The monitor is fine using VGA or HDMI....
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Ubuntu apt upgrade = 1 monitor stuck in 1024x768 (same graphics card)

I have a graphics card with 4 DVI outputs. Before apt upgrading, I had them all in 1920x1080... now I am stuck in 1024x768 on one. Here's the output of xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current ...
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Monitor on D-SUB is missing resolution

I have two identical monitors 24" iiyama. One connected on DVI one on D-SUB (VGA). The one on digital sees 1920 x 1080 but the analog sees only 1360 x 768 which is too low. On Windows both monitors ...
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My Linux Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't detect my secondary monitor (noob needs help)

I have tried my best to get a second monitor working for my computer and it never seems to detect my secondary monitor. I have a DVI port on my computer on the side facing vertically. I've tried ...
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(AMDGPU-PRO) Secondary Screens VGA W/DVI doesn't work but HDMI does

So I have R9 380 fresh install of Ubuntu Mate. Install the AMDGPU Pro drivers. Op success Issue: Secondary Monitor with VGA w/DVI adaptor is detected but gets no signal. Trouble Shoot: Swapped it ...
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AMDGPU-Pro Secondary Monitor currently in-op. What do?

I have R9 380 Tonga chipset GPU, FX-8370 Piledriver chipset CPU and Ubuntu Mate freshly installed. First thing I did was install AMDGPU-Pro. Which it did, but I lost the functionality of my second ...
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Sound will not default to s/pdif (DVI-to-HDMI) without unplugging headphone jack

I have recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my HTPC and it has an Asus M3A78-EM motherboard and a nVidia 9500 GT videocard. I have a 3.5mm audio cable running from the motherboard audio out to the TV, ...
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Problem with dual monitors and resolution

i just came from Windows 10 to ubuntu 16.04 and can't find solution or any fix for my problem. I'm using dual monitors (both the same models-Samsung S22D300N).Monitor(1) is connected via VGA-VGA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 two screens but separately X session

I have a Skylake i7 that has a onboard video card that have VGA, DVI and HDMI outputs. If I connect a monitor to HDMI and one to DVI or VGA only one X display is created ( DISPLAY :0 ). How can I ...
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Cant get HD resolution working on second monitor, nvidia GT640 card, Ubuntu 14.04

Got a working screen via HDMI, but the DVI won't go past 1360x768 (a PackardBell Maestro monitor). Had no issues in Windows 7. I've tried all the xrandr tricks, see the output below: xrandr Screen ...
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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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Getting 2560x1600 resolution from Apple 30" Cinema Display

TL;DR: How do I get the 2560x1600 @60fps resolution from my Apple 30" Cinema Display? Edited: Startech.com confirms the HDMI-to-DVI-D adaptor is dual channel. I don't have enough reputation to give ...
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3 monitors not working after kubuntu 14.04 packages upgrade

I use Dell lattitude E5540 with 2 attached monitors (hdmi and DVI), and after upgrading packages in last few days, and reboot, X won't start unless I detach the DVI monitor. So, hdmi and laptop ...
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Second external monitor connected but screen is black Ubuntu 14.04

I have a strange problem with my second external monitor. It won't wake up automatically when my laptop starts, or when the laptop wakes up from standby or sleep mode. It will be on if I manually ...
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Unknown display

I recently acquired myself another display for my computer, unfortunate it had VGA access and my computer only supports DVI. So I bought a converter from VGA to DVI. My problem now is that, when I ...
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Browsing nautilus folder containing a dvi file — apparmor/evince error

If a browse a nautilus folder that contains a .dvi file, I get errors that pop onto my screen: I think that this is due to the thumbnailer processing the file. I don't care about getting thumbnails ...
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Issue with plugging monitor on my laptop

I have a dell monitor (DELL E1913) plugged on my laptop (Dell XPS 13 developer edition, ubuntu 14.10). I have a mini display port - DVI adapter connected on my laptop, this adapter is plugged on the ...
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Glitchy screen when using DVI and main user

I recently got a new ASUS monitor, but I have a big issue when trying to get past the login screen. When using the HDMI cord this does not happen. When using the DVI I am able to see the login screen ...
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Second Monitor does not detect on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS but detects on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on my secondary partition on my Solid State Drive. I noticed that when I went into System Settings --> Displays --> Detect Displays, my system is not detecting the ...
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Graphic card Nvidia gtx 745 and intel D graphics 4400

Hi all I'm having some issues with trying to install Ubuntu. For the past day's when I get to the boot menu I select my usb key which I turned into a bootable Ubuntu drive. When I click try or install ...
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Why do I just get a black screen if I disconnect a DVI monitor and then reconnect it with Xubuntu 14.04?

I have one monitor that I use for both my PC (via VGA) and my Linux machine (via DVI). I just use it for one computer at a time, by pulling out the not needed cable and plugging in the required one. ...
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laptop sees two connections when HD TV is plugged, but no image

With Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (Early 2008) and Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-68-generic-pae, when I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> DVI to HDMI (I tried two ...
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Motherboard secondary DVI no signal

I just bought a motherboard with integrated graphic (intel) 3 outputs: 1 x VGA 1 x HDMI 1 x DVI I've been able to use both VGA & HDMI but the DVI is not detected. $ lspci 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Wrong display diagonal size

Absolutely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, but the side menu and top menu do not appear on the screen. I have tried finding a way to fixcitcwith xrandr, but no luck so far. The displays menu shows ...
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Xdvi crashes when used with Emacs with I/O correlation [closed]

I use Emacs 24 to process LaTeX files. When I enable I/O correlation, Xdvi crashes within a second after launch. Apparently this is caused by a bug in libfreetype. So, my question is, is there any ...
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Unable to get 2560x1440 to output through DVI

I am attempting to get a display resolution of 2560x1440 to operate correctly through DVI output on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e running Ubuntu 12.04. The computer has both VGA and DVI connectors. ...
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Lenovo TP X230 + Series 3 Docking - Toggle between DVI and DP working?

Hi, Is anyone using DVI and DP of the Series 3 Docking with Ubuntu? For now I'm using DVI for my monitor and I plan to use DP to connect to my TV (DP -> HDMI -> TV). Lenovo says it isn't possible ...