Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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No VGA signal after installing ubuntu server

I installed ubuntu server 14.04.2 couple days ago on an oldish computer (This one). And i was able to install it just fine and the VGA seemed to work after i booted it up for the first time. Now i ...
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What factors influence the resolution that a monitor can use?

Let me explain what I'm asking. First of all it's my understanding that native resolution means the same thing as maximum resolution in the context of LCD monitors (is this correct?). If a monitor has ...
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How can I connect my laptop to TV on wireless network

Just wondering if my laptop is compatible with my WIDI compatible TV. My laptop configuration says Network adapter - DW1530 Wireless-N WLAN Half-Mini Card Processor - Intel i5 Graphics- Intel® HD ...
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Not given option for native monitor resolution

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise edition 64bit. I have the HP LP3065 monitor and (I think) I have the Intel HD Graphics 4600 adapter (at least that's what the driver is). I'm stuck at 1280x800 and ...
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Asus X550JK laptop has yellow tint [on hold]

My new Asus laptop's display has a yellow tint, but I don't have (or can't find) any Asus Splendid software installed. Could there be anything else?
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Ubuntu 15.04 HiDPi to Full HD external screen

I just got a Dell XPS 13 2015 and I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Everything is working fine with the exception of using an external display. The resolution on my laptop is 3200x1800, my external screen ...
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How to make the Extended Display desktop picture the correct size?

I am using a 24" Samsung Monitor (Connected via HDMI with a highest possible resolution of 1920x1080) to a Windows 7 laptop (Toshiba with a highest possible resolution of 1366x768). When I extend the ...
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Can someone who follows monitors bring me up to speed on where we are in the product life cycle? [on hold]

I bought a 1920x1080 monitor June 2013 for $130US I think, now they're $100 or $110. Isn't it about time for 1080p to go into clearance mode and get the hell out of here? Are people blind or ...
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How to turn on DPI scaling for just one monitor? [duplicate]

I have two 1920x1080p monitors. One is kinda further away on a secondary desk though. I want to increase the display scaling on that monitor, so it's more readable from the distance I'm at. How can I ...
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No Display Device listed under Color Management

My monitor, a Dell S2340L, is not being listed under Color Management. Any solutions for this? I'm using Windows 8.1 fully updated. I have tried sfc /scannow but it has not helped me.
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Quad HD display on HP Spectre x360 running Windows

I want to by a new laptop and I am seriously considering Spectre x360 13-4005dx. There is one concern I have and that is the Quad HD Display. I have never used a Windows machine with that resolution ...
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Eizo radiforce g31 is mirrorring desktop in the same monitor

I have an Eizo Med-X4900 connected to a Eizo RadiForce G31 monitor on windows 7. The problem is that I get the desktop duplicated in the monitor, also the BIOS is mirrorred so i think it has nothing ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Toggle Mirror Displays in OSX Yosemite

In past versions of OSX you can toggle between mirror displays (if you have more than one monitor) and extend displays with the keyboard shortcut (Command + F1). In Yosemite however, when I try to use ...
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How to start a program on a specific monitor?

Is there any way to open 2 websites on 2 different monitors at windows start and start up in full screen? And lock them there in place? Only thing i have found is a script in ultramon for IE but it's ...
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How to control content on multiple LCD TVs from one computer [closed]

I'm looking for some advice on what would be the best way to connect and control 4-6 LCDs through one computer. We will be hosting a small local event and inside tent we want to place around 4-6 TVs ...
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Can I connect 2 laptops to 1 monitor which has 2 HDMI ports?

I am looking at this Dell monitor - Dell U2414H. Website: http://accessories.ap.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=my&cs=mydhs1&l=en&s=dhs&sku=391-BBNB&redirect=1 Connectivity 2 ...
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Emoji icon fragments rendering on desktop - Win7 [closed]

I have experienced these emoji fragments appearing on my screen recently after browsing facebook. What should I do? When I reboot, they disappear, but when I browse again, they appear again after I ...
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Weird moving pixels on both monitors

I recently had my laptop repaired and a few days after receiving it back, I noticed these weird moving pixels on my screen. They started of quite unnoticeable but a few months down the track and they ...
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Faint horizontal lines moving upward across monitor

I have these very faint (watermark-like) ~3 px wide horizontal lines across the whole monitor that move upward. If i set the refresh rate to 59 Hz the lines move very fast, instead at 60 Hz they're ...
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Old PC runs but sends no signal to monitor

I know this question has been asked before and I've tried everything I found without success. The PC boots and it loads the OS, I can hear the welcome sound of Windows, but there is no connection to ...
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Dual monitors go wireless

I will be using the Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK motherboard. So it natively supports 3 monitors output - hdmi, dvi, and vga. To make things complicated, i wish to have my monitors go wireless. I did a ...
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Dual Monitor, Dual Actions

I have a simple dual monitor setup, and I need to use to very similar programs simultaneously. For instance, if I click on program1 which is on one monitor1, it will simultaneously click on the other ...
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Dell venue 8 pro and Microsoft wireless display adapter will no longer mirror the displays

I have a Dell Venue 8 Pro and a Microsoft wireless display adapter. The adapter worked fine and I can mirror the display. After my Dell Venue 8 Pro was reset and I reconnected it, it now only wants to ...
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Second monitor not detecting

I already owned a monitor and my laptop, the monitor had no HDMI in ports, and I already owned a DVI-D dual link to HDMI. So i purchased a DVI-D cord to connect to the converter. I plugged it into my ...
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Will external screens dim as part of power management?

Most, if not all, Windows laptop computers will dim their screens after a configurable time duration. After an additional time duration, the screen will turn off completely. These settings are ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI out and DisplayPort with daisy chaining simultaneously?

Specifically, I'd be interested in if such a combo works on notebooks with graphic adapters such as the Geforce GTX 850M . E.G.: Monitor 1: internal Monitor 2: external via HDMI Monitor 3,4,5... ...
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How to pass “screen 0” to xrandr as output argument?

I have 3 monitors connected. (I cutted non-used resolutions from output) % xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3584 x 1280, maximum 16384 x 16384 VGA-0 connected ...
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Clarification on laptop display resolution

In the MSI GP60 2QE LEOPARD Gaming Laptop the screen is 15.6 inch. The specs on the MSI web site states it has a resolution of HD (1366x768) /FHD(1920x1080). What does this actually mean? Does the ...
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R9 280x suddenly not working

I have problem with my Sapphire R9 280X DUAL-X. It was working well, but now my PC will not boot (screen lightly flashes like the cable is not fully connected). One of the two fans spins after I start ...
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slow scroll in ssh connection after a while (why?)

Remote server with screen. After some time any command with a lots of lines of output causes significant scroll lag. It happens with different terminal emulators: konsole, xterm, lilyterm, ...
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Computer recognizes monitor only after I replug it

I got a Lenovo E73 with an onboard Intel HD 4400 graphics, which has a VGA and a DisplayPort. VGA works without any problem. But the DisplayPort only works after I re-plug the monitor when Windows is ...
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How is my cursor whiter than white?

I recently noticed my cursor was whiter than the background white (pure 0xFFFFFF). I originally thought it was an optical illusion as taking screenshots showed that both the background and the cursor ...
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Samsung 18.5" monitor showing coloured line bottom of the screen

I recently(about 2 month) bought a Samsung 18.5 inch(MODEL S19D300) monitor from Amazon.in. All was working fine till today.But today when I Started my PC , it is showing colored line about 3-4inch ...
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Configuration of 3 monitors set- ERROR (SAPPHIRE HD 6670 1GB) [closed]

I need a help with configuration of 3 monitors set. There are 3 output in this GPU: HDMI, display port and DVI. Untill now I had 2 and everything worked perfect. When I'm pluging 3rd one into my ...
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What kind of display magic is this? Monitor shows picture only for few seconds

I have one (very)old display, and after system is started it shows picture for two seconds and than again went dead. And every time I turn monitor on/off it shows picture for 2 seconds. Normal picture ...
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Is there any way to share one laptop's monitor with another laptop?

As you may know, It is possible to connect two monitors to a single computer. I want to know if is there any way to use my ASUS laptop's monitor as a supplementary monitor for my VAIO laptop for ...
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Lenovo G50 laptop: Display goes goes blank randomly

The laptop has a windows(8.1) as well as a linux partition. The problem occurs in both operating systems. The display comes back on its own usually. It always comes back if the power button is tapped ...
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Hijack laptop's display, connect to PC [duplicate]

My son has a PC with no monitor, and an OLD laptop (circa 2002). They both support VGA. Is there an easy way to connect the PC to the laptop such that the PC displays on the laptop's screen? So ...
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What causes coloured lines down my screen after it self shutdown?

I was in the middle of screen recording when my computer restarted itself. When it booted up, I saw this screen: Is it likely to be graphics card, hard drive or screen?
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How to have windows 8 windows adapt to a second screen lower resolution ? (surface)

I have a surface pro 3 (high dpi) with windows 8.1 and a second screen (normal dpi). When opening a window on a screen and switching this window to the other screen, it used to adapt gently. For ...
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Want resolution 1600x900 for Lenovo G570

I am using Lenovo G570 laptop with 15.6 Inch of screen. It's maximum resolution is 1366x768 now i want to use it with my monitor of 20 Inch Wide SAMSUNG SyncMaster S20B300. I used VGA cable for it and ...
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Graphics card utility that enables moving image(display) area of the screen to the right

Default resolution of my laptop's screen is 1366 x 768 if I change it to the 1280 x 768 Intel HD graphics utility let me choose to: Center the image(I got black stripes of equal size on the both ...
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OSX Yosemite - Flashing colored bars on screen

Running OS X Yosemite on a mid 2012 13-inch MacBook Air, I've noticed that flashing bars will occasionally appear on the screen for no apparent reason. Sometimes these bars are solid colors (often ...
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Dual (VGA + DVI) monitors, only one at a time works

I have 2 monitors, one VGA, other DVI-D (Single Link) and I'm trying to set them up as dual monitors. However, when I connect them both, only the VGA one works. If I disconnect VGA monitor, the DVI-D ...
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ASUS VN248H-P Monitor green static/speckling over HDMI

The monitor gets a kind of green static while using HDMI cords. Some cords work better than others, but they all have this speckling of green on dark images. But when using VGA, it's fine. The ...
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Installing WINDOWS - 7 WITH secondary display enabled from the time of installation

We have MINI ITX motherboard, This board supports multiple display option VGA, LVDS..For this configuration we prefer only LVDS. Currently, we are migrating from LINUX to WINDOWS,Initial installation ...
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Does 2K or 4K media look better than HD on 1080p monitor? [duplicate]

Imagine that I have 3 different quality versions of the same media on my computer. HD(1080p) version, 2K and 4K versions. And I have 1080p monitor. Can I see any difference between them on my ...
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ViewSonic Monitor on Windows XP

The Brightness/Contrast Menu is frozen in the center of the screen and the bar keeps flickering up and down between brightness and contrast. As it is in the center of the screen I can't run any ...
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unable to show display

My IBM Think vision LCD monitor will no longer show any display. I have tried it on several PC's. When I boot up the PC, it shows a display for 1 second or less, then it goes black, but the power ...
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Translucent dark colors in windows

There has been an issue bothering me for quite some time and I came here to look for support. On applications on my computer when they display darker colours they seem to be partly translucent. (Link ...