Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Windows 8.1 and Kali linux dual boot issue on Lenovo y410p

I have a lenovo y410p with nvidia 755m after installing kali linux which by the way works perfectly I decided to check out my Windows 8. It had been split in half horizontally with the bottom half ...
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QEMU: weird display output when install debian on mac osx

I got weird display when I tried to install debian on osx 10.9.1 qemu-system-i386 -hda debian.img -cdrom ~/Downloads/debian-testing-i386-netinst.iso -boot d QEMU is the newest version brewed from ...
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How do I avoid purchasing low quality monitors which exhibit these phenomena?

I have two monitors: 1. 20" HP Compaq LE2002x 2. 20" HP W2072a The W2072a is of much lower quality. I have two particular complaints about the W2072a which are not exhibited by the LE2002x: When ...
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A virtual screen on Windows 7 that's always on?

Perhaps someone has encountered a similar situation and has a solution. Is there a way to have a virtual screen on a system (like a mirror driver that a VNC client might use, like DFMirage), but that ...
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broken screen? Acer aspire laptop

I was abroad and recently received my laptop from shipping. it had obviously been damaged in transit. I turned it on and only the top third of the screen was visible. It has since deteriorated to ...
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How to maximise a Single Window across Multiple Monitors?

Say I've 3 monitors. I'll instantiate with http://www.texpaste.com/. What would I need for: The leftmost toolbox to be on the leftmost monitor? The center input blank field on the center monitor? ...
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External monitor not going to sleep

I have an Acer Aspire 5750g, my problem is that when my laptop goes to sleep or shut down, the external monitor keep saying that no input and won't go to sleep mode.Everytime I have to turn off the ...
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Virtual monitor?

I know there are programs that manage a virtual desktop and Ubuntu directly supports it, but this is a bit more programmaticaly directed question. (Not for [SO] because I got ask-banned by asking ...
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How can I add a hotkey to change screen rotation on Windows if the graphics driver does not supply one?

On some systems, there are Ctrl-Alt-Arrow key combinations to rotate the screen. But, this is dependent on the graphics card driver, for example, NVIDIA drivers supply this hotkey. Is there any way ...
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NX Client behaves differently for GNOME and KDE

When using NXClient on KDE (Fedora) to connect to a Ubuntu machine with GNOME, NX works flawlessly, and automatically resizes the display to match the client window. However, when I change the ...
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Windows 8.1 - Screen-off and Brightness

When the Screen switches off after the timer, and then switched back on by moving the mouse, the screen's brightness changes to 2-3 Brightness key presses above what it used to be. So if it was set on ...
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Is there a difference between a matte IPS or LCD display and glossy display with anti-glare screen protector?

Forgive me but I'm not so sure if this is an appropriate question to ask in this site. But is there a difference between a matte IPS or LCD display and a glossy display with anti-glare screen ...
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High pitch noise while monitor is off and several attemps for screen to load

I have a 24" Samsung SyncMaster 225 monitor which has started causing issues lately. When the power is off it emits a very high pitch noise. When I turn it on it goes away. I thought this might be a ...
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Fujitsu Siemens Viewsonic B17-2 disassembly (how to open)

A 17" LCD Fujitsu Siemens Viewsonic B17-2 monitor does not have any apparents screws or other fixtures on the outside. How does one takes this thing apart without breaking something? A service manual ...
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Fake / virtual monitor in Windows 7?

I have a 1440x900 monitor and I want to do some video capturing at to 1080p, WQHD, 4K, etc using my same setup without having to fork out on higher resolution monitor. One idea is to extend the ...
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Graphics interruption in monitor

A few days ago something strange has been happening with my monitor. After I start it on, a few minutes later, it's displays automatically get interrupted. Here are two pictures- Please note that ...
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Left half of the screen is moved to the right, right half is partially moved left and distorted, video card related issue?

Since yesterday, after about an hour the left half of my screen is moved to the right on my display, and the right half is moved to the left, and has weird flickering lines. Also since today there's a ...
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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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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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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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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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Monitor won't turn on

I have an Acer flatscreen that works properly (I've tested it), connected to a graphics card that also works properly (also has been tested), and still it does not respond when I turn the computer on ...
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Mint color calibration is disabled

I just install Linux Mint Debian Edition in at laptop Dell XPS M1530. I want to calibrate the color of the screen but, when I open Menu > Preferences > Color dialog, the calibrate options is ...
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Haswell HD graphics 4000 - Monitor doesn't sleep on power off

I have new PC with Haswell HD graphics 4000 connected to a Dell HD display via HDMI cable The monitor that came with my computer doesn't sleep on shutdown or computer standby. This is particularly ...
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Optimum method of connecting three different monitors to PC

I have three different monitors, two of which are DVI with the other being VGA. I can't seem to work out a way of hooking up each monitor to my graphics card. Currently I am using Lucid to run the VGA ...
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“Put display to sleep” hot corner not working

Does "put display to sleep" hot corner require some other specific settings? All hot corners work perfectly except for this one. Instead of putting the display to sleep it dimms the keyboard. What's ...
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Viewing Long Documents on Projector Vertically

Is there any such thing as being able to use a projector vertically so that you can view entire documents that are usually narrow in width and longer in length without having to scroll? In our ...
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Lenovo u410 Resolution Upgrade Problems and Questions

I'm an IT Pro, so I'm not a complete noob, but I will say that dealing with specific differences in notebook video cables is something new to me. I got a u410 for an absolute steal - seriously - and ...
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Alternative to DPI Scaling

Is there an alternative to DPI scaling (I am open to third-party programs) which makes items look less pixelated at high DPI settings? I have a 15.9" laptop screen with a 1920x1080 screen. I'd like ...
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Use different arrangement for different displays with same brand on Mac

I have 2 displays with same brand, I use one in the office and another at home. I would like to use different display arrangement settings for these 2 displays(both in extended mode, for the first ...
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5 minute entire computer “Glitch-Buzz”

Approximately four days ago, I was rearranging my monitor setup in order to use one monitor for my new mini-pc. The steps that I took, while the computer was powered on - yes, I know, major ID10T ...
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Correct display settings on OS X using VGA switch?

I have an iMac (2011) with a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 connected. I originally connected it using Mini DisplayPort -> VGA. The iMac detected the display and it showed a very clear image. Then I ...
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Weird monitor issues related to sleep

About a week ago, the monitor did not return when the system spooled up from sleep. Actually, the monitor still had a green (connected) lite and when you turned it off, and then back on again i would ...
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Copernic Language Settings

I live in the Czech republic and when I search for Czech emails using copernic, Czech characters get displayed incorrectly. Support told me to change the "Language for non-Unicode programs" to Czech, ...
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My acer H235H's headphone jack on the back doesn't work

My acer h235's headphone jack on the back doesn't work! I want to use headphones while playing my xbox, and the monitor will not accept them.
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VGA slight flickering/wavy pattern on dark colors

I have a vga monitor attached to my laptop. Whenever I am displaying darker colors, there is a sort of wavy flickering (not seizure inducing, but smooth flickering). It is also more profound when I am ...
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External monitor not responding

I'm connecting my laptop through a docking station to an external monitor. When I open a Chrome browser window in external monitor and try to scroll, nothing seems to happen. When I move the window ...
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How to keep a user-defined resolution on a Samsung (T220P) monitor?

I have a Samsung T220P monitor. Sometimes when I design websites, I need to temporarily switch to a low resolution. But the monitor won't let me keep it. There is a message box shown on screen: Not ...
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Monitor not receiving any picture data from computer?

I cannot get a picture to display on a monitor for my Mac computer. I formatted the hard drives (couple passes with 1's and 0's) and now I cannot get the monitor to display a picture. I know the ...
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2 monitors - ati radeon 6800 series

I have a question/problem. Someone bought me a new monitor and I want now to have 2 since my old one is still working. I've searched a bit and it seems my graphic card, ATI Radeon 6800 series, can ...
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How to judge (but not test) which monitors are good for sub-pixel rendering when turned on side?

I am planning on adding a second monitor, 1680*1050 but turning it on its side to show more lines of code. I am concerned about subpixel rendering, especially since the reason of buying the monitor in ...
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New graphics card is installed, but monitor goes blank after Windows loading screen

I'm really at the end of my wits on this one. Graphics card: ASUS GeForce GTX 660 DirectCU II (2GB GDDR5/PCI Express) Monitor: ASUS VE228TR 21.5 Installed the card and it seems to have passed the ...
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sony vpceg brightness issue on linux mint 13

I am having problem reducing the brightness of my screen. Its really hurting my eyes .I have tried googling the issue however not found any solution. I was wondering if there is any software in linux ...
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My monitor shades things to the right

Here is a image of it just being weird with mostly text. And then another with the lovely tswift desktop background. You can see it happening for the icons alongside the text. Oh and I guess beside ...
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Samung LCD monitor small flashes then shuts off

I just got a new PC and monitor. The PC is a dell precision 690 which is used. I got a new samung 27in LCD monitor. Fresh Windows 7 install. Belkin DVI to HDMI cable. There are small glimmers, ...
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DVI monitor detected only on computer startup

I've recently connected a new monitor, LG M2252D-PZ, to a rather outdated computer with Windows XP and Radeon 9600. XP has SP3 installed, video drivers are the latest version back from the times the ...
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How to track changes in a config file (i.e. XML file) in real time

I would like to know how to monitor changes in real time in a file in Windows. I've found other answers like using tail but this only works for log files or similar, where changes are made at the end ...
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Fedora 16 - LXDE - dual display (monitor/head/view) - automatic shutdown

I am experiencing troubles with two display in fedora 16 (LXDE). During boot time both display are working, but when system starts one display automatically shut down. It happened out of the blue. ...