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Questions tagged [vga]

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

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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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Dual monitors via VGA splitter

I have a small laptop with two monitors connected with a VGA splitter. Is it possible to use the two monitors as an extended desktop or as dual screens? At the moment, they are just copies. I have ...
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NVIDIA Driver needed to run LG 25UM58 screen on GeForce GTX750Ti GPU

I'm new to Ubuntu and have found the advice on this site very useful so far but have a query about my secondary monitor. I have a new Ubuntu 18.04 64 bit PC and added a GTX 750Ti card connected to a ...
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only 800x600 resolution working on external monitor through HDMI to VGA

I have a new generation laptop of MSI's GP62-6QE. It doesn't have VGA output, only have HDMI and DP outputs. So i bought a HDMI to VGA converter and plugged to LG Flatron W1954s monitor. So it's ...
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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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Two monitors setup not working

Well, the main problem is that, when I connect a second monitor through VGA to my laptop with Ubuntu 16.04, the second monitor turns on, but the monitor of my laptop goes black, and I cannot ...
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Dual monitor (vga) doesn`t work

After upgrading OS, from Ubuntu 16 LTS to 18 LTS, second monitor plugged on vga stop to work. I`m using nvidia-driver-390. I tested cable and monitor with other laptop and working without any issue. ...
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Can't connect to projector on ubuntu 18.04 install any more, but working with live USB

My HP Zbook 15 is no longer able to connect to a projector through its VGA-port. It has been working with Ubuntu 18.04 before and it still works with the live USB stick, but no longer with the install ...
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Remove extra screens from CLI

I'm currently having an issue installing 18.04.1 from USB on a Zoostorm 7270-8006 Ultra Small Form Factor PC. I can boot into the Ubuntu installer or the "Try Ubuntu" mode and get the desktop with ...
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PC won't detect VGA TV

My PC won't detect a connected VGA TV. I've tried arandr, Nvidia server settings and the displays app, but it won't detect the TV. Currently it has nothing else plugged in except the PC and a Wii U. ...
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Any way there to get my amd to vga controller? for UBUNTU 18.04 lts

I have amd graphics card and I think it is not in use, have tried a lot but failed, and also I ruined my system. Help once click here for the picture.
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Can't display HDMI or VGA input into laptop as virtual screen

I am developing firmware for a box that is normally connected via HDMI or VGA to a monitor. But it's not always practical to carry around a monitor with me in a addition to the box and the laptop. ...
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How can I tell if GRUB has started?

I have a problem with a 16.04 server installation on a Foxconn nT-iBT18 where the OS will not boot without a monitor connected to the VGA port. I can't figure out whether it's halting at the grub ...
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Connect Laptop to External Monitor

Recently I've got a monitor Dell I want to connect to my lapto Dell as well. Here are some pics of the elements. Pic 1: DP port laptop Pic 2: Box Pic 3: Monitor The Dell laptop has the DP and HDMI ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cannot run FULL HD monitor connected with VGA on its full resolution [closed]

I have a problem with Ubuntu 18.04. I have a laptop and 2 external monitors connected to it. The first one is with resolution 2560x1440 and it is connected via HDMI cable. The second one is 1920x1080 ...
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How to install 2 Graphics drivers, and have Ubuntu detect and load which one (without conflict)

Originally I wanted to make a live CD with this... However I gave up on that. So Is there a way to do this, have ubuntu figure out which card is loaded, before loading a driver. Or... How could I ...
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Restore xorg.conf file in Ubuntu 16.04LTS [duplicate]

Checking the content of /etc/X11 dir, I saw that xorg.conf file is missing. Is that normal? I only have xorg.conf.failsafe configuration file with the following lines: Section "Device" ...
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Budgie: Video on external monitor stops for seconds in 18.04

Local video playback (tested with mp4 and avi) is continually affected: video image stops from time to time (after 10 seconds, after a minute) - the image (but not the sound) freezes for a few seconds....
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Can't install Ubuntu because of VGA cable

I really don't know how to 🔍 for this problem. I have Laptop connected to a tv through a VGA cable and I can't install Ubuntu cause it's not showing me anything on the screen before connecting to the ...
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Setting display to reduce migraines, what does nomodeset and fbdev mean? and how to set them? [duplicate]

In a forum about migraines and computer displays, i've found these instructions:"and try nomodeset for intel kernel module i915 and the fbdev video driver. It's basically the same thing as Standard ...
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How do I disable the use of a VGA controller from GRUB and Ubuntu in every sense?

I have an Intel® NUC Kit NUC6i7KYK and for "various" reasons I am trying to configure GRUB and Ubuntu 16.04 from using the VGA Controller. In other words I would like to configure the system to be ...
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GeForce 8400 vga unknown display

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 lts with GeForce 8400 GS/PCIe/SSE2 graphic, and i'm using NVIDIA binary driver but in display setting show me unknown display so i can't choose best resolution (1600*900) for my ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cannot detect VGA monitor

I am simply trying to connect a VGA-VGA monitor to my HP Zbook laptop running 16.04 Xenial, and doesn't matter what I try the monitor won't get detected. I have tried the following: Ran xrandr: says "...
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HDMI to VGA converter connection errors

I'm getting a weird error when connecting my VGA monitor via an Aukey HDMI to VGA adapter to my laptop's HDMI port: Whether a connection can be established or not (i.e. on startup, when opening ...
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How to specify the monitor driver in the installer

I had to reinstall kubuntu on my PC due to hard-disk problems. The 16.04.4 installer boots up ok, then on the desktop it has the install icon, once I click it, it freezes. Have reproduced this ...
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Dual Monitor (2x Acer R271) with Geforce GT 555 [duplicate]

With my Schenker XMG A 501 I have a problem with my 2nd Screen in Dual Mode. It's the one which is plugged in via VGA. I only get it work with resolution 640 x 480 instead of 1920 x 1080. With my ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 only works when secondary monitor is connected

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on a Gigabyte Aero 14 laptop having Geforce GTX 1060 VGA. Using different nvidia drivers results in different behavior. For example, "nvidia-384" and "nvidia-387" don't detect the ...
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resolution problems with VGA connected monitor

A few days ago, I made a xorg.conf file for a friend whose xserver didn't recognize it's plug and play monitor when connected through the VGA. Strangely, Windows has no problem recognizing it and I ...
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Why VGA Ubuntu in my Virtual Machine not same as my VGA PC?

I try to find out what is my graphic card by lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 and it shows that VGA compatible controllers is SVGA VMware
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Suddenly my HDMI 2nd monitor stopped being detected today, and VGA 1st monitor is stuck at 640 X 480

I am hoping to find a solution to this very annoying issue. I turned on my PC today and noticed that only my VGA monitor was detected, which is odd because just last night both monitors were working ...
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Screen Resolution Problem in 16.04

I am having a Hp laptop in which I have installed Ubuntu 16.04. When I attached my Dell LCD with Laptop. The screen resolution is 1024 not allowing to increasing the resolution. So can u please help ...
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VGA not listed in xrandr output: Projector not working, Intel Kabylake Graphics

I have been trying to get output on a projector through the VGA port on my Laptop (Dell Latitude 5480, Ubuntu 16.04). I have only Intel HD Graphics and no dedicated GPU. I am not able to get any ...
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Ubuntu 16 is unable to detect second monitor and unable to make internet conection after restart

All was woking fine until today, when I made a simple restart. After that, the system is unable to detect a second display. If I start my laptop with the VGA plug-in , the resolution of the built-in ...
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Micro HDMI -> VGA adapter stopped working

Manufacturer: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Product Name: UX305FA Version: 1.0 uname -ar Linux 4.10.0-33-generic #37~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 11 14:07:24 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ...
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System crashes when multiple monitors is turned on via VGA

I am trying to get my multiple screens to work (double screen) on a second monitor I have connected through a VGA cable, but the system crashes whenever I turn the duplicate mode on by pressing "...
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External monitor with hdmi-vga adapter not working - Ubuntu 17.04

So, after many and many nights spent trying to fix this, i've came to the very last option: ask here. Let me explain my problem. I have an ASUS NT7000something laptop, witch has only an HDMI output. ...
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Dual monitors detected as one

I have 2 monitors connected with VGA. However, ubuntu only detects one monitor, and the same thing shows on both displays. $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: ...
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Problems connecting a monitor via HDMI to my Lenovo Thinkpad T460S

My laptop is Lenovo thinkpad T460s with Ubuntu 16.04 running with GNOME desktop environment. I am facing an issue when attempting to use dual monitors; Whenever I connect any monitor through HDMI port,...
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Blank screen at login if vga isn't plugged in (openchrome driver)

I upgraded my laptop to Xubuntu 16.04. I used a generic driver for my video card with Xubuntu 14.04, that worked, but this time I tried the correct one (xserver-xorg-video-openchrome, for my VIA ...
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xrandr not showing my VGA port, instead it lists DP1

OS Ubuntu 16.04 Videocard Intel HD graphics 530 Skylake GT2 When I run xrandr the following is displayed. Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 2160, maximum 32767 x 32767 eDP1 connected 1920x1080+...
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Multiple screens gets not detected

I have two screens and getting both detected is some kind of luck. My computer has 1 VGA out, 2 DP out, and 1 HDMI out. However I have only 2 VGA cables and an HDMI to VGA adapter. The pure VGA works ...
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HDMI output doesn't fit the TV screen

I am using an Acer Aspire R7-372T laptop with Philips 42pf5421/10 TV using HDMI. The TV seems to support a 1920x1080 resolution but when I set that, the display is cropped about 10-20 pixels in all ...
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I can't start ubuntu-desktop on server. Getting Error

I installed ubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu server. Every time I run startx I get the following errors: [ 124.958] X.Org X Server 1.18.4 Release Date: 2016-07-19 [ 124.959] X Protocol Version 11, ...
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External monitor not detected with USB-C adapter

I have a Dell XPS 9350 laptop (Ubuntu edition), and am connecting it to an external monitor with a Dell DA200 adapter (USB-C to VGA+HDMI+ethernet), using VGA. It has worked smoothly for months, but ...
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Monitor extremely dark after installation of 16.04 LTS

The monitor becomes dark after some time in a working session or during the booting. Impossible to work. I must restart the laptop: (Thinkpad T400 videocard VgA Compatibile.) I don't have an external ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Second display not detected. (Desktop computer / VGA)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a desktop computer. This computer has a display plugged to a HDMI cable too. I'm trying to connect a second monitor with VGA connection, but Ubuntu is not showing ...
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Cant connect school projector on Lenovo thinkpad L450 (ubuntu 16.10)

I've searched on Google and tested many things but I cant get my VGA port to work. I am trying to connect to an EPSON projector but it won't even say its connected. Here is the output from command ...
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Black screen with cursor after login in cinnamon when VGA monitor is plugged

I have a problem with an Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS + Cinnamon installation and Linux Mint 18.1 + Cinnamon: black screens after login when an external VGA monitor plugged. These are the facts: Sometimes I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not detecting second monitor connected via VGA

I recently bought an acer E 15 E5-575G-53VG laptop that has an nvidia geforce 940mx on board apart from the integrated graphics. I have two video ports, one HDMI, one VGA. I hook up one monitor with ...