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Ubuntu Server 22.04.3, installed gnome, no display

Had Ubuntu 22.04.3 Server installed on an older tower with VGA, DVI integrated video hardware. Had brilliant idea to install Gnome GUI system for easier access while trying to set up samba for home ...
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Configuring Ubuntu for 1920 x 1080 (16:9) Resolution on monitor connected via VGA to HDMI converter

I have a laptop running Ubuntu with both HDMI and VGA ports. I've connected two monitors to these ports—one directly using an HDMI cable and the other through a VGA to HDMI converter. Problem: The ...
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Building a custom kernel for a VGA text console [closed]

I'm creating a custom minimal kernel in Ubuntu 20.04 that is meant to be run from a USB stick on x86 PC platform to test graphics card hardware. The requirements are PC-BIOS running in VGA text mode (...
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Is it possible to explicitly have Ubuntu 22.04 present *pure* character mode? (instead of rich character mode)

This question may be weird, but it is genuine. Using Ubuntu Desktop 22.04, and after executing sudo systemctl set-default multi-user.target, I can have Ubuntu boot into text login mode. But I find ...
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I can't use my usb to hdmi adapter in ubuntu 22.04 (534d:6021 MacroSilicon VGA Display Adapter)

I have 534d:6021 MacroSilicon VGA Display Adapter which I want to connect my third screen through my usb 3 port. However it has only windows drivers. How can I setup this adapter with a suitable ...
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Unable to Connect HP Pavilion dv6700 Laptop to TV Using VGA-to-HDMI Cable

Hello Ubuntu Community, I am currently experiencing an issue with my HP Pavilion dv6700 laptop running a 64-bit version of Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS (Jammy). I am attempting to connect my laptop to my ...
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Ubuntu 22.04, problem with GPU NVIDIA A2, Wayland and VGA

My PC has an integrated video card with 3 outoput ports (HDMI, DP and VGA) and an additional NVIDIA A2 video card dedicated to CUDA functions. This video card has no video outputs since it is for ...
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i915 0000:00:02.0: [drm] *ERROR* Atomic update failure on pipe A

This is an error against the internal Intel i915 VGA video card. I see the error on a daily basis in syslog, even though I use the Nvidia card in my system. To see if you have the problem, do the ...
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Display connected through VGA to HDMI converter not detected in Settings -> Display, but works if any video is cast to the display

I am trying to connect a SONY TV as a monitor to my Ubuntu (18.04) laptop through a VGA (input) to HDMI (output) converter. But this display is not detected in Settings -> Display. But if I select &...
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23.04 Lunar Lobster Dual Monitor Settings do not persist

Is there a way to reliably configure dual monitors in consistent positions that will always allow log in? One HDMI and one VGA monitor attached to a Lenovo T420 laptop constantly swap positions. Since ...
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Disable On-Board VGA / Unknown Display

I have Ubuntu 23.04 installed on a SuperMicro H8QGL motherboard with a Nvidia M4000 GPU installed. I have a phantom monitor called 'Unkown Display' connected to the On-Board VGA port, even though ...
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Ubuntu cannot detect second monitor

I just got two monitors connected to my laptop via an adapter. One is a DVI to HDMI, and the other one is VGA to VGA to the adaptor. But in the display setting, it doesn't detect the second monitor ...
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ubuntu graphics issue (symbols get big and desktop cuts screen)

i have a problem. I use Ubuntu 22.04 as the only operating system on my computer. but i found a problem where my ubuntu symbol is very big and my desktop screen is crossing the border of my monitor. ...
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Unknown Display error fix

I have a very interesting question. My video card is an nvidia gt 730 and it supports 3 monitors. One VGA, 1 DVI and 1 HDMI. I have 2 monitors and both VGA. Now my second monitor's VGA cable at my ...
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Unable to set 1920x1080 resolution on Ubuntu 22.10 with Intel HD Graphics 4400 and VGA display

I have a PC with dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu 22.10. I have an external TV as a monitor that is connected via VGA cable, and I know both the TV and VGA are perfectly capable of 1920x1080 because ...
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Xrandr not allowing me to change my screen resolution

I recently got a new computer, and when I installed linux on it—Ubuntu to be specific—the screen resolution was set to 1024x768. I tried adding a new mode, but when I tried switching to the new mode ...
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Ubuntu 22 VGA Monitor won't Display Login Screen, but Works Afterwards

System: Motherboard: ASRock B450M Pro4 CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 Monitors: 1 on GeForce GTX 970 via DisplayPort (2560 x 1440, 144 Hz) 1 on Onboard via DVI (1920 x 1080, 60 ...
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How can the configuration for a monitor be saved and then applied to a different monitor?

I have an old B&W CRT monitor connected to a Raspberry Pi via a HDMI to VGA adapter. The CRT monitor works correctly (and not with a garbled output) only after booting the Raspberry Pi with ...
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Laptops as a extended screen (not just mirror)

I have two laptops running Ubuntu 20.04LTS. I want to extend my screen using my second laptop. I am not talking about just mirror screen. Hardware info: both laptops have VGA and HDMI output one of ...
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The Video Output on my screen is very lagging

For VGA bus there is no kernel driver in use.. The Output of the lspci -k | grep -EA3 'VGA|Display'; is as follows 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [...
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Cannot use VGA to USB Monitor on Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu on my hp-laptop and i was planning to use this as my main workspace as my windows side has been really brutal for coding and i plan to use this until i can buy a new laptop....
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Second Monitor blue tones turns to purple [Ubuntu 20.04]

i'm currently using dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop, and i found a problem with my second screen that (when i'm on ubuntu) turns all the blue tones into a purple-ish tone. On ...
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Black screen when using a VGA monitor

When I use a VGA monitor with my computer, the screen is black. I have tried Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.10 and Linux Mint 20.3. All have the same problem. It works perfectly fine with Windows. If I use &...
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VGA signal out of range

Signal Not In range When I installed Ubuntu server on my server (HP Proliant DL380 G4) I found that when I booted it after install I had to press ctrl + alt + f1-6 to get to the terminal where ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 - How to fix xrandr "X Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)"

I have two identical HP monitors that both can handle 1920x1080 resolution connected to a basic HP SlimDesktop model 290-p0043w with a basic Intel® UHD Graphics 610 GPU. However, the video output is ...
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Not able to add external display with USB 3 to VGA FL2000 chipset in Ubuntu 20.04

What am I trying? Trying to add external display using USB 3 to VGA Fresco Logic 2000 chipset adaptor by compiling a driver and loading a module in the kernel 5.4.0-84-generic in Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. ...
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3 Monitors not working on kubuntu 21.04

I want to have a setup with 3 monitors. I have a DELL precision T1650 with 32 GB RAM and + 1TB SSD. For display, I have 2 Phillips (1080P: 1920x1080) and one BenQ monitors(1080P: 1920x1080). The 2 ...
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I am a new ubuntu 20.04 user; posting the outputs from a related question

$lspci -knn | grep -A3 -Ei "3d|video|vga" 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9a78] (rev 01) DeviceName: To Be Filled by O.E.M. Subsystem: Dell ...
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Ubuntu 32-bit, dual monitor very slow

Older 32-bit laptop running 18.04. When I plug in an external VGA monitor it slows down abysmally, as in 20+seconds between keystrokes. If I unplug the monitor it works fine again. External shows the ...
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Graphic image rendering corrupted

I'm using lubuntu 18.04 and I keep it up to date to avoid problems. However, latelly I wanted to enable the Radeon graphic card to off-load the CPU, but enabling it results in a corrupted image as ...
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How can I force WINE to use a specific refresh rate for a specific resolution when going into fullscreen mode?

I am trying to play some sightly old games with WINE and I run into the following problem. The games go into full screen mode at 640x480. My monitor has two possible refresh rates for this resolution, ...
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Dual monitor on iGPU not working

If I boot using the HDMI output from the motherboard, the HDMI output will work and the others won't work. If I boot using the VGA output, the motherboard will only enable the VGA output and the other ...
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Connecting multiple monitors through USB C adapter

I am using a USB C adapter with my laptop which has Ubuntu 21.04 installed. I am only able to use one HDMI cable at a time and cannot connect two HDMI cables at once. I am able to connect multiple ...
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20.04 - does not detect VGA monitor connection event

It's my first question here - so I'd like to say Hello! I'm facing some issue on such setup: Dell Precision 7510 with origin Nvidia graphics Ubuntu 20.04 fresh install Dell docking station with ...
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Screen Keeps Blinking/Flickering after waking up from lock

After waking up the machine from lock , its starts flickering/blinking with black backlight for some times (from 20 seconds to 5 mins) and then shows enter password screen to login. Description: ...
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Monitor is not working with my VGA adapter on ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04. I have a Samsung 21" monitor with both VGA and HDMI ports. I also have a Samsung 32 in TV which I want to use as a primary monitor. The PC is a dell optiplex-...
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Why is my screen glitching

I have the PC hooked up to show the video and audio from my TV through the VGA port. Sometimes when I'm typing or when a cable moves, the screen starts glitching out and it usually only lasts a few ...
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VGA not working

TL;DR: Connecting notebook to an external monitor with VGA doesn't work, Ubuntu recognizes an "unknown" display but nothing appears in the monitor. The monitor works on other computers. I'm ...
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Concurrent use of HDMI and VGA monitors

Ubuntu 20.04, Acer V5-171, i5, 6GB, 256-SSD This older laptop has both HDMI and VGA output. We have an Admin TTY1 User usr-01 to stream video for our Home Theater via the HDMI port. We currently have ...
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Additional monitor to laptop with HDMI to VGA convertor randomly disconnects

I am ubuntu 18.04, with Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (WHL GT2) and since i had a spare old vga monitor lying empty i thought of using it as a dual monitor. I have purchased HDMI to VGA adapter to connect ...
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How to connect two external monitors with hub and HDMI & VGA

I'm trying to connect two external monitors as join displays with a hub, one with HDMI and the other one with VGA. My config is: Ubuntu 20.04 with a DELL XPS 7390. Graphics are Mesa Intel UHD ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Second monitor is not working

I tried to connect my laptop with the second monitor, however, it displays on the second monitor that No HDMI signal from your device. When I checked the Displays setting, there is no monitor too. I ...
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connecting 2 monitors on dell lattitude E5430

I have dell lattitude E5430 which has an in-built HDMI slot (1) and VGA slot (1). I am trying to connect two monitors with these two slots. I tried a couple of combinations - 1- Used HDMI to VGA ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 show messy video output through onboard nVidia VGA

I have an old (2010) Intel Core 2 Duo PC with onboard VGA of nVidia GeForce 7100/ nForce 630i. Recently I install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and it displaying messy video output. I had some graphics issues ...
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Dual Monitor does not turn off after delay (HDMI / VGA)

I have one main HDMI monitor and I used to setup Ubuntu to auto turn off screen and then block the system. Now I have installed a second VGA screen and things got wierd. When the screens turn off ...
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VGA Monitor is listed as a DisplayPort monitor and only resolution is 640x480

I have dual monitor setup for my development workflow but I recently installed ubuntu 20.04 and hooked up a vga monitor hanging around. There are couple of problems with it. Firstly, monitor shows as ...
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Problems With External Display Through VGA Ubuntu 18.04

When I connect my laptop to my TV with a VGA problem, the TV says no signal and the screen is not detected by Ubuntu. When I run xrandar I get the following: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 ...
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Choppy video under Ubuntu18.04 but not Windows

I have ubuntu 18.04 installed alongside windows 10. This is my pc: https://www.notebookcheck.net/Asus-ROG-GL503VD-DB74-7700HQ-GTX-1050-Laptop-Review.259452.0.html I have installed proprietary driver ...
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How do I use multiple Displays

How do I set up a desktop PC to use multiple monitors? I have both monitors powered on and have linked one monitor to the PC with a VGA cable, the other monitor is linked to the first one by HDMI ...
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Why can‘t I use the VGA port of my Lenovo W530 Laptop under Xubuntu 18.04?

I have a Lenovo W530 laptop and it runs Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS currently with kernel 5.3.0-40-generic x86_64. xrandr has version 1.5.0 and the version of RandR is 1.5. My problem: I can’t use an ...
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