Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Is there something similar to Apple’s Air Display for Linux? [on hold]

Air display is a program. An iPad can be connected to a computer and be used as an additional screen. Like a secondary screen but not connected by cable. So is there anything like this for Linux? One ...
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Turn off local monitor when TightVNC connection is active

TightVNC does not have an option to turn off (or stand-by) the monitor when a client is remotely administering the server. Is there any way to keep the windows system from waking the monitor when ...
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Blurred/fuzzy/doubled image

I built a new PC for Christmas. In the three months since then, I've had this problem occur 4-5 times. After letting my computer sit for a while, such that it turns off the display, and coming back, ...
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Terrible Clarity on Secondary Monitor — Win7, Nvidia

I'm a long time Linux user and have minimal experience with Windows. That being said, I bought a Nvidia GT 730 and Windows 7 Ultimate yesterday to play a new game. This doesn't have anything to do ...
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Horizontal Lines on Second Monitor (Same Refresh on Both)

I have a secondary monitor, and it is a 19" while the main is 23", and they are both set at 60Hz refresh rate. I've noticed that when I am running certain programs, primarily full screen games or high ...
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Seeing some (green'ish, purple'ish) lines on monitor

I see some (green'ish, purple'ish) lines on my monitor. Does anyone have any idea what this is? Does this look repairable? PS: I am not sure if this is the best place to ask this queston. Let me ...
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Connecting 2 Monitors to Radeon HD 6450

i have a pretty old and slow PC with a build in Radeon HD 6450. I checked and there are 3 possible connections: HDMI, DVI-Sub, VGA (i hope i am correct here). I do have a very, very old (10+ years) ...
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Reasons for display not turning off

My computer is set to turn its displays off after 10 minutes, yet it often does not. When I run powercfg -requests I get the following: DISPLAY: None. SYSTEM: None. AWAYMODE: None. EXECUTION: ...
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Screen not found

I'm working with Debian 7 on Gigabyte Brix. Until now, Debian was installed and screen always not found but the resolution was good. I don't even known how the computer found the best resolution ...
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Out of Range Error on Monitor (win7)

We've got two PCs with different motherboards, graphic cards, HDDs, etc. PC1: HDD1: Maxtor - SATA - 240 GB - Win XP - Partition Drives C,D,E PC2: HDD2: Samsung - SATA - 500 GB - Win 7 - Partition ...
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Dimmable screen (brightness to near zero) [closed]

So, I'm working in a theater, and all our lightning console (that are like computers)(some are computers in fact) work with screens. And we got this problem, they are too bright. The thing is, even a ...
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14 inch vs 15.6 inch with same same resolution (1366X768)? [closed]

Is 14 inch is optimal and portable for programmer than 15.6 inch ? Is small screen give better view than large screen with same resolution ? Does 8GB ssd card comes with laptop increase performance ...
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Will a 27“ monitor over a 22”/24" one improve text readability?

I currently use a 22" (1920 X 1080) monitor from 2 ft away. I have to work with text a lot. In order to improve readability of text in my browser I started using add-ons like Blacken, No Small Text ...
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Monitor Switch Auto [closed]

my english not good I have Gigabyte p2532n Notebook when i playing a game my display changing resolution automatically. and i have to alt+tab and again for continue the game. cuz when this happen ...
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Odd red noise appears on the display of my Samsung SyncMaster 943N monitor [on hold]

I have a problem with my Samsung SyncMaster 943N monitor. For some reason red noise appears on the displayed screen. Notice the red noise around the white zones in the image: Tried connecting it ...
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Strange green things appear on my screen where black color is [closed]

While I am using my notebook, if i put my hands on WASD keys, strange green stuff appears on my screen where black color exists. if whole screen is black when i push a little to top left of keyboard ...
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Driving 6 4K monitors off of one card

There was a time when Radeon made those Eyefinity hards with 6x mini-DP ports. I have one of those, but think it's time to finally upgrade everything to 4K, and I still want six screens. So my ...
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My presentation won't show on the screen

MacBook Air running 10.10. Until recently, doing presentations from my mac was easy. Turn up, plug in VGA, begin. At a recent presentation, I could see the presentation on my screen, but not on the ...
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Connect non-displayport GPU to displayport monitor

I am trying to connect my GeForce 690 GTX to Asus Swift PG2780. I have tried http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/product_index.aspx?pid=357&lid=1 but the monitor has no signal. Any ...
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Is there a way to create “logical” monitors without sacrificing performance?

I'm in an odd situation, where it would be beneficial to be able to take a single 3840x1080 monitor and have Windows treat it as if it was actually two 1920x1080 monitors - one as the Windows ...
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4k Monitors 30hz mouse lag

I have a computer that I need to run about 15 meters or 50 feet away from the monitors. Currently I have two DVI monitors that have resolution of about 2500x1600. I want to run two 4k monitors ...
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Issues with KVM switch and xrandr

I've got two computers routed through a VGA KVM switch to a 1920x1080 monitor. The input and output of the KVM are VGA. On one of the computers, there is only a single DVI-I output, so I've attached ...
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Laptop brightness and contrast drastically changing when unplugged

Whenever my laptop is plugged in, it works perfectly fine. However, when I unplug it, the screen starts changing drastically in contrast and brightness until I plug the laptop back in. I replaced the ...
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No signal on my monitor but computer is booted cont

I asked previously but apparently i wasnt detailed enough sorry its my first time using this site and im really in a hopeless situation was using this graphics card ...
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What happened to this pixel?

I have what seems like a dead pixel on my screen, but when I take a picture of it and zoom in it looks different. Original Image
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How to make the display NOT scaled when playing game?

My game resolution is different from my laptop display one and that makes the game scaled ugly when played. I google around and people say I should turn off auto-scaling feature of the mornitor. My ...
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turn a 16:9 monitor into a 16:10 monitor

The monitor in question is an Acer V233HL bd. I need to use an Android dongle with it (got no other native 16:10 screens to work with). Sorry if this is not the appropriate area to ask, could not find ...
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How to install monitor drivers manually?

I'm running Windows 7 64bits, and I need to install Dell 2407wfp drivers. The only issue is, the drivers from the website does not execute right after I download them, like they are supposed to. If I ...
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How can I fix/patch a small hole in an LCD monitor?

I’ve had this tiny little hole in my LCD panel for a couple years now, and it’s been bothering me. It must have been hit by someone not paying attention or during a move. It is not dead/stuck ...
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Disable and enable a specific monitor

I have three monitors set up like this: I want to be able to disable monitors one and two (turn the power off, or otherwise make them a completely black screen - not the "No signal" screen). Is ...
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Screen flickering intermittently

My desktop intermittently flickers. I run it as a media server. I initially suspected it may be the graphics card, so I have since replaced this; but, alas, the screen has started flickering again. It ...
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Monitor LG 23MP65 getting 1" black borders

I connected my monitor LG 23MP65 through HDMI to GeForce 8400GS and its getting 1" black borders. I also tried to alter scaling mode all available options and had no success.
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Windows 7 rotates screen when accessing Google and other search engines

I have a laptop with Windows 7. When I access Google and search anything the screen always rotates 90 degrees. This happens with any browser — Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox — when I press some ...
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Samsung SyncMaster SA850 won't turn back on

My wife have been using this monitor for 4 years with the same setting - Windows is set to turn it off after 20 minutes of inactivity. However, today, after the monitor was turned off automatically, ...
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External HDMI monitor, Dell Inspiron 15 (7537)

Since I bought it, my Dell Inspiron 15 (7537, with Nvidea GeForce GT750M graphics) was plugged into an old 1920x1200 24" monitor... until, recently, the (very-old) monitor spectacularly died - with a ...
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Upgraded to Dell E6430s from E6420 and lost ability to run three external monitors

I was able to run 3 external monitors, plus my main laptop display—for a total of 4—on my older Dell Latitude E6420. With this newer Dell Latitude E6430s laptop, I able to detect all three monitors, ...
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Command Center Multi-monitor Setup

I have found plenty of posts on multiple monitors and sharing multiple monitors from PCs, but we are trying to setup a command center of sorts with about 26 monitors that we would like to be able to ...
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My laptop's screen won't turn on after restart but it will after shutdown

I just installed Windows 8.1 x64 on my Laptop and I've encountered the following problem: When I restart the laptop, the screen turns off after Windows logo shows up. Just before the "signing in..." ...
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Lenovo X201 screen - black now green

My trusty Lenovo X201 (running Ubuntu 14.10) has developed a problem with the screen. The colour black is now green. Initially, I could make the problem go away by moving the screen back and forth but ...
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Is there a way to control the volume on Acer K272HUL monitors via Mac keyboard?

Is there a way to control the volume on Acer K272HUL monitors via Mac keyboard It seems like the only way to control volume is to use the controls on the monitor itself.
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How to fix horizontal lines on screen appearing on my laptop screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105-S4334. The screen shows horizontal lines. When connected to an external monitor, the display is normal with no lines. I tried replacing the screen and cables, but the ...
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Is (AM)OLED screen burn / fast aging in still an issue?

I heard of a lot horror stories about (AM)OLED displays which have burn in marks after using for only a very short time. A known issue of OLED displays is that they age quite fast (compared to LCDs), ...
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Samsung monitor not going into power saving mode

I have recently bought a Samsung LT24D390 TV monitor, which I connected to my computer using a HDMI cable; the video card is a GeForce GTX 560 Ti, the O.S. is Windows 7 x64. The monitor works as ...
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Second monitor not working through Hdmi over Cat6 extender

Im trying to connect to my second monitor to my PC using a hdmi to Cat6 extender. The solution consists of a transmitter and receiver unit, which are connected together with a Cat6 cable. Each end is ...
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ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q Stuck at 24hz (DisplayPort connection)

So, as the title states, I'm having an issue with my new monitor. It just came yesterday. Last night, it worked beautifully. No issues. It was flawless. When I booted up my computer today after ...
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GNU screen: Utmp slot not found

I've just had a dedicated server set up with the most minimal install of CentOS 7, and I just installed screen. When I run it under my normal user account, open a new screen window, and then go to ...
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How can I get my laptop *without a DVI port* to display to my 30" dual-link DVI Dell 3007WFP monitor at 2560x1600?

I bought this Dell 3007WFP 30" monitor in 2006/2007 and am trying my best to repurpose it, but I'm having a very hard time. First I tried to get my Xbox 360 to go through it, but apparently that's ...
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Display, USB Peripherals (Mouse, Keyboard) Not Working, GPU Seems Fine

Windows 7 Operating System, NVidia GTX 660 GPU, LG IPS monitor, Novatech peripherals. My friend was playing Darkest Dungeon while I was out working. They texted me to let me know that my monitor had ...
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Why set more bits per channel than the screen supports?

AMD CCC has a "preferred color depth" option that has BPC (Bits Per Channel) values of 8 and 10 and 12. I've set it to the least BPC in order to try to increase fps rendering. (I suspect the screen is ...
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Display, just cant get it figured out

I am having a problem with display hardware display works but as soon as I boot to OS windows logo comes up and then as soon as it is going to welcome screen everything goes blank. Ay Ideas people ...