Questions tagged [vga]

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

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Looking for alternative to displaylink chipset for second monitor

I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04 on a desktop. I have one monitor connected to the onboard video and a second monitor connected via a USB-to-VGA adapter that uses the displaylink chipset. I'm not ...
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Getting ''no input signal'' in external monitor

I have Dell XPS 13 which is running Ubuntu 20.04. I had an old monitor, which had only VGA port. And I had a Thunderbolt adapter, which had only HDMI port. So I connected both of them using a VGA to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 2nd monitors give boot-loop

I have fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Everything is ok but I have my laptop on docking station and connected 2 monitors: 1st 29" LG by DisplayPort 2nd 24" Iiyama by VGA When second monitor is ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 stopped recongnizing VGA Monitor

I have a 2 monitor display using nvidia card (GeForce GT 730) and it has always worked fine in Ubuntu 18.04. Last week I upgraded to 20.04 and at first everything kept working but yesterday, suddenly, ...
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Screen shifted down

I made a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installation. I couldn't find my proper screen resolution(1920✕1080), so I added it as custom like this link, but after that I found my screen shifted down like in the ...
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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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HDMI only works when VGA also plugged in

Ubuntu rookie here, I have an HTPC running 18.04 LTS connected to my HK receiver via HDMI. The problem I'm seeing is when I start up my system I get 'no input found' on my TV, the band-aid fix I've ...
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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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Setting Horizontal frequency to 15.6KHz on VGA output?

I've made a VGA to SCART converter to use my HTPC on my CRT TV having a SCART input. So, I have got picture, but it isn't good, constant flickering of the image, unreadable. As I saw online, most ...
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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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Screen resolution stuck at 800x600 on boot and login screen running through VGA

My PC has problems with almost every Linux OS I tried (Ubuntu, Manjaro, Puppy, Mint, KDE Neon etc.) where the screen resolution won't go above 800x600 when running in VGA. In order to get 1920x1080 ...
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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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Setting VGA monitor size / under scan issues

I have Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and an older Dell regular aspect ratio monitor for a MAME system. I added a custom bezel to the monitor which I now discover has a slight overlay border (i.e. cuts off a few ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS: Problems after replacing HDMI monitor with VGA monitor

I replaced a HDMI monitor with a VGA monitor on a desktop PC with a dual core Intel processor running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. It has an Nvidia graphics card with both HDMI and VGA connectors. The old ...
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Using 2 external monitors plus laptop monitor

I have a Toshiba PORTEGE-Z9030 and it has been working properly with two external screens with no problem (one connected via VGA and the other one via HDMI). I am working with Ubuntu 18.04. Then I ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 LTS headless Display problems

I'm running a headless server on the lastest Ubuntu Server install. My Mobo has 2x HDMI and a VGA (has other outputs, but my monitor doesn't have the inputs, so not mentioning them). I have a cheap ...
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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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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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Screen goes crazy with colors

So I have been using Ubuntu for the last 4 years on my laptop I works perfectly for the last years till today after I log it with few moments screen goes crazy with colors or goes black. I'm still ...
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External Monitor : with Dell xps 13 (2019) Ubuntu 16.04 - no display detected

I'm not able to to connect to my Acer External monitor : usb-c to vga adaptor. When running windows the monitor the monitor works fine, but no longer does on ubuntu 16.04. May I know how else I can ...
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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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how to install intel hd 4600 graphics drivers [duplicate]

i need Intel hd 4600 series graphics drivers install and am trying to install Intel tool but its not working and one more am beginner of linux
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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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Monitor Adapter Display Issue

My Setup I have 3 identical monitors (3 s2240l's) and a sapphire nitro r9 380 graphics card. These monitors only accept HDMI and VGA inputs. The r9 380 has 3 outputs i'm trying to use: an HDMI ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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