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Questions relating to vga (Video Graphics Array) display devices and connections

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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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CF-33 Panasonic Toughbook VGA/HDMI not working with Ubuntu 20.04

Newbie here. I am a user, not a programmer. I appreciate your patience. With Windows 10 on this computer there were no issues. I installed Ubuntu on this CF-33 and everything is working great (have ...
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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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Secondary monitor resolution is stuck at 1024*768

I have connected my LG full HD monitor via VGA with ThinkPad L460 and I am not able to change its resolution any greater than 1024*768 xrandr Screen 0: minimum 16 x 16, current 2390 x 1511, maximum ...
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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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trouble with laptop / dual monitor

I have a laptop with 20.04 desktop loaded that I normally leave running 24x7 with the lid closed, it has a smashed display that is almost illegible... In the past, back with version 12 or 16 [edit: 12....
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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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Display problem connected via VGA Splitter

I have one monitor with 1366x768 resolution and two CPUs(one Windows System and one Ubuntu System). I am using VGA splitter to render two CPUs. But I am facing few problems : Every time I switch ...
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Adding Multiple Monitors to Ubuntu

I currently have my system setup with Ubuntu 20.04. I have one HDMI port, where I am able to successfully add an additional monitor. I would like to add two more additional monitors (three total). ...
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Exteral display via dongle not detected

I use a HP laptop with an old VGA monitor connected via HDMI-VGA dongle. Currently on 21.04 fresh install. Under Settings > Display I can only see option for Built-in display. There is no option to ...
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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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second monitor blank after login on Kubuntu

Primary monitor is DVI (apparently, it is detected by Kubuntu as HDMI) I added a second monitor, VGA. At sign-in screen, both monitors show the same display After login, the second monitor is blank. ...
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NVIDIA graphic card not showing even after installing additional drivers

I followed all the steps as given on linuxbabe.com. The driver got installed successfully as shown in software and updates: software and updates (image) however in the about, graphics is still showing ...
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Quadro 600 display is VGA only - how to fix

Beginner at Linux. In the course of messing up and backing out of CUDA installs on my Ubuntu 18.04 system. My display set itself to VGA only. $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output ...
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VGA "no signal" in dual monitor setup on NUC 5CPYH

I trying to set up dual monitors Ubuntu 18.04 using the single HDMI port and the VGA port on my NUC5CPYH. I have had no luck so far. The BIOS screen doesn't display with VGA only port plugged in (NO ...
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VGA Port Not Working 19.10 Update

System is Intel® Core™ i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz × 8 with Intel® HD Graphics 630 (Kaby Lake GT2). Motherboard is ASUS PRIME B250M-A Updated to 19.10 yesterday and the VGA display port no longer works. I ...
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Problem with external monitors

I can't connect external monitor to my VGA output. Graphic card - Intel® HD Graphics 520 (Skylake GT2). Also can't connect monitor to my dock DVI output. lshw output *-display ...
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Can't connect monitor with vga cable ubuntu 18.04.3

My Laptop (Dell Latitude e5270) can't be connected with monitor via vga cable (hdmi works good). If I plug it in, nothing happens; I can only use the built-in screen (or any HDMI monitor I plug it ...
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How do I get three monitors (HDMI and VGA and laptop internal) to work together in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have two display ports on my laptop, Lenovo G580: HDMI and VGA port. If I used one of both to extend my monitor, it works. Also, Both ports works if I turn off built-in display. However, if I turn ...
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Driver for FresLogic fl2000

Please help, I want to use FresLogic FL2000 USB TO VGA. But I can't find the right driver. Have tried following the steps at https://github.com/FrescoLogic/FL2000 but still can't.
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Ubuntu behaves differently(w.r.t. SIS VGA) when installed using ubootin (sharing windows XP) and when installed on a different partition

I am new to ubuntu and extremely sorry if this a repeat query. I tried ubuntu (18.04 LTS)on a laptop(Acer aspire 5000)- AMD turion 64 1.6 ghz, 2 GB ram, 40 GB HD (IDE), SiS VGA. There are two aspects ...
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Second Moniter not properly detected, stuck in mirrored

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so I'm going to need a little bit of hand holding. I've searched this problem and have tried a few things. First, some information. I have a dual-booted computer with ...
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Projector connection via HDMI port shows only home screen background

My laptop doesn't have VGA port and while connectiong projector from HDMI port by using HDMI to VGA cable the projector only shows the background of the home screen. I've tried both mirror and ...
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Blurry screen on VGA with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [closed]

I have double monitors, one connected via HDMI and second using VGA. Image on second monitor is blurry and I'm using following script to set resolution: #!/bin/sh xrandr --newmode "1920x1080_60.00" ...
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Wrong resolution at start? HDMI output has to be unpluged and pluged to work correctly

every time I start my Ubuntu Studio, after login I can see my desktop, my mouse works but I only see my desktop without nothing, no icons, no bars and etc. I have to unplug and plug my HDMI cable ...
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Where can I find the default display settings for each monitor?

Using Ubuntu 18.04 with two very old Dell monitors. I recently had to update my motherboard and consequently had to add an Accell j129b-003b adapter to convert HDMI to VGA. Alright...I know that the ...
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