Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Attach X-forwarded window to both displays?

I know I can start an application on the main display of a linux computer over ssh with something like : DISPLAY=localhost:0 firefox http://nyan.cat I know I can open windows on my laptop over ssh ...
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Require Password after Login [duplicate]

I have a SSD for boot up ands its fast. I do not want the computer waiting for me to load all of my programs and services. I am the only user on my account. Is there a way to require the password ...
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Connecting 2 External Monitors to a Laptop in 2013? [duplicate]

I know about the 2009 question: Connecting 2 External Monitors to a Laptop? It's 2013 now and I want to know if anything has changed. I want a laptop with two external displays, to make three in ...
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what causes a Windows program to pixelate when the display setting is at 125%?

The Rdio program pixelates as follows when my display setting is at 125%. is this a Windows or an application issue? Is there a way to fix it?
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Black Laptop Screen

I have an issue where the screen on an HP HDX16 laptop is black. The information I've gathered so far is: It appears to have happened after an update, so it could be driver-related (NVIDIA 130M) ...
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How to connect a PlayStation 3 to a computer monitor

I have ordered a PS3 Super Slim 500GB console, and I plan on connecting it to my PC's monitor. The monitor I have is the Acer S221HQBD, which does not have an HDMI port. So I would imagine that I ...
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Is it possible to power on/off a monitor using the computer?

I was wondering if it was possible to power on/off a display using a computer connected via HDMI. Let me explain : I want my computer to power off my monitors (not standby mode) when I don't use it ...
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Will someting happen to my monitor?

I got this new laptop I bought few days back and I was taking good care of it when yesterday a friend touched the monitor, I don't know how hard he touched but that sudden glow happened that you get ...
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VMplayer - how to have full screen portrait-layout display of guest?

Is anybody using VMware player with their monitor in a portrait/vertical orientation? Is there a configuration that allows the guest OS to use all of the vertical space available? I switched the host ...
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Setting the screen/monitor used in windows 8

i am trying to get my Windows 8 laptop to connect to a TV screen. The problem is, i have got the wire connected into the TV, Windows 8 "detects" the other screen. So right, thats all good, i click on ...
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How is it physically possible for monitors to change resolution?

When I run a full screen application at say 800x600 on my 1024x768 CRT monitor, the monitor makes some sort of clicking noise, turns black for a couple of seconds, and then somehow magically changes ...
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Monitor and speaker setup for Playstation 3

I have ordered a PS3 super slim 500GB console, and I plan on connecting it to my PC's monitor and speakers. The monitor I have is the Acer S221HQBD, which does not have an HDMI port. So I would ...
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Why don't laptop and desktop screens have the same ppi as phones?

This is somewhat an economics and manufacturing question, so apologies if it's a bit off-topic but I don't know where else to ask. I have a 17" laptop with 1,920 by 1,080 resolution, which is nice. ...
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Unknown monitor replacement cable

I am trying to repair a LG W2452V monitor that I had lying around. It seems I am missing the cable going from the main board to the headphone-jack/control buttons boards. The connectors look like the ...
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Screen goes black after some seconds

I have an HP Compaq Presario CQ61-310SD Notebook. And when I start my computer on the highest brightness, my screen would go dark after a few seconds. I can hear that moment that it goes dark. I've ...
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What is “Video Overdrive”?

My monitor's on screen menu has some mysterious settings, one being "Video Overdrive". I tried it, but saw no obvious difference. What is it? The monitor is an HP ZR24w. However, the term seems to ...
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Is it possible to enable software brightness control on Dell U2412M

Well, I just wanted this yes/no simple question to Dell e-mail support. Their web site required service code just to send an e-mail. Then I tried their "technical" chat support. Some Indian person ...
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Which 16:10 resolution scales down best?

I have a 16:10 Monitor, which has a maximum resolution of 1680x1050. When I have games that don't run perfectly on my Monitor, I select a lower resolution. The problem is, that on 1440x900 everything ...
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Can't get display on second monitor with desktop

I'm trying to use an ASUS V247H as a second monitor. I've plugged it into my desktop (OS 10.8.4, iMac) with a DVI cable and adapter, and it's definitely being recognized but I can't get a display on ...
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How do I make the external monitor the primary on Redhat

I have laptop running Redhat and an external monitor. How do I make the external monitor the primary screen? Thanks
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Display only portion of screen on monitor

I have an application that displays live wait-time information, however it does not have provisions for full screen mode or similar. As a result, we have a monitor displaying both wait time and the ...
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Windows remote desktop to a pc without a monitor? / Force windows to boot in VGA?

I have an old pc with a broken graphics card. It can run on vga mode. So I decided to control it using remote desktop on my laptop. It worked. But I feel like Im wasting the monitor of that broken pc. ...
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How do I crop my screen's working area?

I have a particular need concerning display management in Windows. I have a broken display, and I want to use only one part of the screen, even with full screen apps. A bit like this: ...
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Toshiba laptop display horizontal lines - disappear in seconds

I recently bought Toshiba Satellite S55-A5257. I am facing a small glitch. Sometimes, a horizontal line(it has been only 1 so far) appears across display. The line is not black but some weird RGB ...
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Aspire 5741g laptop display corruption a few minutes after boot

What could be the reason that my Acer Aspire 5741G laptop always gets corrupted graphics a few minutes after boot? (Intel Chipset, Ati Graphics) It happens kernel independent. It happens in Windows ...
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IPad use as a monitor with an Hdmi feed into it [closed]

am trying to find out if a live HDMI signal can be fed into an iPad , so that the iPad is becoming a monitor for that live HDMI Video signal feed. wifi is not an option , because of the delay. i ...
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Screen not showing properly

I am facing a problem with DELL Inspiration N4110. One pic is the Screenshot of Desktop and another is Pic captured from mobile. It showing totally blurred screen. This blurred screen is from BIOS ...
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Detect if the display is valid in Linux

Is there a way to detect if the display is valid in a controlled way? For example if I set $DISPLAY=anydisplay or $DISPLAY=0.0, is there a way to check if anydisplay or 0.0 is a valid display which I ...
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Display BIOS and grub on laptop monitor instead on TV plugged over HDMI

I have Asus k95vm laptop and it is connected to a tv over HDMI at all time. When i boot up pc external monitor seems to be primary because bios and grub are shown on it, but not on laptop's display. ...
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Monitor connection problem

I just bought Sapphire HD 7990 and I want to put 3 monitors on it. This card has 5 outputs. 1x DVI-D and 4x Mini DisplayPort. I connected my 2 other monitors and they work great, but my third ...
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How to permanently fix misaligned screen affecting multiple monitors?

I have 4 LCD monitors connected to a single PC with 2 graphic cards. And they all are setup in extended display mode, so it is basically a 1 big screen. But recently I am having a problem with the ...
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Dual computer one monitor vga/dvi

I have a HP desktop and an Acer laptop. The laptop can do VGA or DVI and the desktop can only do VGA. The hp monitor has HDMI, VGA,and DVI support all on different ports on the back. I have the ...
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How to connect two monitors

First of all, sorry about my English; I need to improve that. I am a new user on linux Mint, and a really new user of Linux enviroments (I have used only Ubuntu 11 and 12 before). I recently bought a ...
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LCD Monitor screen keeps going blank

I have an LG LCD monitor (Flatron L192WS). I've been using it since 5 years, never had a problem but from yesterday onwards suddenly after 20-10 minutes of working, the LCD screen goes blank. When the ...
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How to change brightness in Windows XP without built-in keyboard?

I have broken keyboard on my MSI EX-600 so I can't press "function buttons" to change brightness, volume, etc. Is it possible to change brightness of display (not graphic card!) without the keyboard ...
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How much function will an apple thunderbolt display have on a custom pc?

I am building a custom PC with an Asus z87 motherboard with thunderbolt connectivity, two GTX 790 graphics cards (when they come out and yes I'm a 3D artist, I will use them). For my monitors I am ...
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how to create a virtual monitor inside my existing one

I like to play old games which naturally come in low resolutions like 1024x768. Playing them full-screen produces bad results because a 1920x1080 screen doesn't do any good to graphics designed for ...
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How can I prevent automatic DPI scaling when HDTV on HDMI port is enabled?

When I have the TV on my HDMI port enabled, the DPI settings in Windows are scaled-up across all displays for what I guess would be the "10-foot experience" or the "10-foot UI" that I've heard ...
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Monitor turns on, emits sound, then lcd turns off [closed]

My monitor already fell for a few times from my bad (using it like a laptop) but this time the case of the monitor got open. I immediately closed it and when I turn it on: The ligght indicator turns ...
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Virtual PC and Enabling DirectDraw Acceleration

I have a Virtual PC VHD that I downloaded from Microsoft here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11575 This VM instance is for IE9 testing, and it contains Windows 7 Ultimate ...
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Monitor a computer DVI output inside windows using DVI Input Card

I have a nice Mac Mini G4 and i wanted to start building a server with it. I plugged it up and everything but it seems like my monitor DVI interface has issues and cannot output the image properly. I ...
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HTTP-Error 500 in Openmeetings

I installed OpenMeetings on Ubuntu Server 12.04.1. And everything was working fine until I came across the File Upload. I tried to Upload some pdf files for Testing. But after selection when I tried ...
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“Generic PnP” Monitor, but Manufacturer Doesn't Publish a Driver (?) - how to fix?

Installed a Asus VE247H monitor tonight. My Win 7 64-bit identifies it as a "Generic PnP Monitor". How can I get Windows to identify my monitor? I looked at the Asus web site and for the VE247, there ...
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Single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II with 3 monitors?

With a single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II card, can I output to three monitors? and if so, how? I am currently getting this when I attempt to enable all three monitors:
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Monitors turn off for a second, Windows does the device disconnect and connect sound

I have two different monitors, one's a Samsung and the other's an LG. I recently movedand had my computer mailed over. Since setting it up here, randomly both monitors will turn black and come back ...
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Can I replace my 15.6 LED laptop monitor with a generic model

I want to know if the monitor screens found in laptops are standardized in such a way that I don't need to track down the original monitor. Will any 15.6 LED smooth in nicely with my laptop?
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Windows games runs slow, with brand new large monitor

I recently bought the ASUS PB278Q monitor and was happy with its cool resolution (2560x1440) and fruity colors until I decided to play Call of Duty game (Modern Warfare 3 to be precise). Its ...
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Windows 7 shows 1280x 1024 resolution but refuses to accept and display

My Monitor is HPvs17x which has 1280x 1024 resolution resolution. But I am unable to set in windows 7 inspite of the fact that this resoultion is displayed in its setting box.
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Monitor has corrupted display at power, then fades to black

I have a Samsung Syncmaster 204B that's displaying garbage on the bottom half of the screen at power-up. After a few seconds, it starts to fade to black -- not uniformly, but spreading out over the ...
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Why does black text contain orange and light blue pixels on a computer?

On a computer screen, if you zoom in with the magnifier, you start noticing that all the black text contain light orange and light blue pixels around each letter. But why does it do this, rather than ...