Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Display problems when booting into Linux

I bought a new Samsung monitor and booted into Linux and the display was horrible (extremely bright and poor contrast). I tried to change settings but I was not satisfied with the ouput. I then booted ...
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Teamviewer remote computer 640x480 screen?

I have a Windows 7 PC with TeamViewer installed on it. This computer is always on and has no screen, keyboard and mouse attached to it, only an internet-cable. I login from my Mac on TeamViewer, ...
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Linux Laptop External VGA output is out of range

A friend gave me his old laptop because it's back-light gave out. Up until now I've been using it as a text based linux but I would like to revive it's ability to do graphics. With experimentation I ...
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Setting up a second monitor for HPE h8 1010

I have an HP HPE h8 1010 and am looking to set up a second monitor for it. It would be an older monitor whose only input is VGA. I am already using a DVI plug for my primary monitor so the only ...
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Inverted Mouse on Secondary monitor

After rotating my Primary monitor 90 degrees (Portrait), the mouse is inverted on the (landscape) secondary monitor, how can I fix this? Even my tech cannot figure it out.
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Letting my Windows 8 PC turn screen and speakers on/off

I use Windows 8 Pro, 64 bits. My computer is a desktop one, with both screen and speakers as separate pieces. A few months ago, I was in awe when I discovered that you can make it so that the ...
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Why is the display resolution not exactly 16:9 or 4:3?

Most displays get advertised with either 16:9 or 4:3 display ratio. However, if you compare the resolution with the display ratio, it's most often neither of both. For example, the resolution of my ...
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GotoMeeting - prevent session recording

I am conducting GotoMeeting to conduct online meetings and I have disabled the recording option. I would like to know if there is anyway to prevent the participants use any screen recording software.
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Can't connect to Virtual box remote screen on linux Fedora 17 host

I get trouble to use virtualbox remote screen on a linux host. I activated server in settings->display->remotedisplay and the port is 33333. Then on linux I do : $ rdesktop 127.0.0.1:33333 ...
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Force Windows 8 to install older version of driver

Recently I installed Windows 8 in my desktop. It's actually 1440*900 monitor. The motherboard manufacturer didn't provided Windows 8 drivers yet. I guess, they wont as it's 2008 model. I have drivers ...
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Weird black fading rectangles appearing on my monitor… Any clue?

Around 3 months ago I started noticing these weird black-faded lines that appear in the left side of my monitor. I'm 100% sure the issue is on my monitor because when i take a screen capture while the ...
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What maximal resolution is reasonable when using a VGA cable?

I own a laptop which only has VGA as a port for external displays. I'm thinking to buy an external flat-screen monitor for my laptop. Which resolution should the display have at the utmost so that I ...
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Adjusting laptop display brightness doesn't work in Linux Mint 14

I recently installed Linux Mint 14 on my Samsung R580 laptop. The Fn-keys worked out of the box, I can switch screens, adjust volume and so on. When I try to adjust the brightness (Fn + ↑/↓), the ...
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How do you find out a laptop screen panel manufacturer / model with Linux? (Samsung, LG, Chi Mei, etc)

How do you find out a laptop screen panel manufacturer / model with Linux? (Samsung, LG, Chi Mei, etc) + model number? I've tried using this command "lshw" in Ubuntu, but it doesn't seem to have ...
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What's the reason aero turns off and then sometimes comes back again?

Just now it happened, and after a couple minutes it turned back on, which is not something that happened before. Before this I have only seen it turning off by itself and I had to restart it after a ...
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Mix nVidia with ATI for 3 monitor setup?

I am currently working with 2 Monitors and a nVidia GTX560 Ti on an Asus p8p67 motherboard. Because one of my old monitors is kind of crap, I was wondering if I could buy a new one and setup the old ...
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How to enable 1920 x 1200 resolution for VGA?

I have BenQ T241WA monitor. It uses VGA. With regular cable it is Ok and I can set it native resolution 1920x1200 Right now I need a longer cable. When I plug longer VGA cable I get max resolution ...
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Is the response time of a digital monitor important?

As far as I know, most monitors have a refresh rate of 60Hz. According to my understanding, the monitor takes 16.67ms (1/60) to refresh (update its display). Does this also means that any monitor ...
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Restore Default Font Files in Windows 8

I have a new desktop that has Windows 8 installed. While I was installing everything from my backups, I installed backed up fonts of my old Windows 7. How can I remove these custom fonts and restore ...
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Can I wake up my laptop when I plug in monitor?

Do you know if there is an option to make your laptop wake from sleep/hibernation when you plug in a monitor? I have a windows 8 toshiba laptop, and I would like to be able to just take it out of my ...
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Monitor signal cable electrify the whole case [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Electric shock with plugged in VGA cable I have this crt computer monitor with strange problem The signal cable (data cable) holds electricity when i connect the monitor ...
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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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Intel integrated HD4000 graphics and 3D

This is a fairly newbie question that I would like to ask: I am bit confused about how to reproduce 3D content on the monitor. I was thinking of getting myself a new laptop with integrated HD 4000 ...
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Monitor calibration icm profile vs color settings?

We bought a Dell U2713H monitor, and because of the price tag we thought it deserves a calibration, so I asked for it. This is the first monitor I bought calibrated, I always thought these are just ...
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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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No video signal to monitor

My monitor will not display any signal from my PC all of the sudden. I have verified that it is not the monitor or the video card (the monitor works on another computer, and I have tried multiple ...
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Power off screen not working in Windows 8

I've searched here and found this for windows 7. Would this be applicable to Windows 8 on a laptop? I would be surprised if we have to fiddle in the BIOs to get a basic function working...? I'm ...
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Samsung Syncmaster SA300 - no display

I bought a Samsung Syncmaster SA300 and it worked perfectly for a couple months. One day when I turned my system on all I got was the "check DVI" message. The LED screen was functional, but no signal ...
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Wrong screen resolution Windows 7/8

I know this has been asked many times before, but I have not yet found a solution... So as the title says, my computer displays the wrong screen resolution. What happened, was the power went down one ...
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Sony VPCEG brightness issue on Linux Mint 13

I am having a problem reducing the brightness of my screen. It is really hurting my eyes. I have tried to Google the issue but I did not find any solution. Is there a way to reduce the screen ...
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Laptop screen goes blank

I have been trying to debug this laptop screen issue and the screen kinda flickers then it goes blank. The back light goes out as you can still see what is on the screen but it is very dark. There ...
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Does static damage computer speakers?

I recently got a new pair of Klipsch Promedia 2.1's for my laptop. I unplug my laptop a lot to take it around but today the audio plug touched my plug for my monitor and a bit of static came out of ...
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KVM guest displaying on an attatched monitor

I have a Debian Squeeze KVM hypervisor running a server guest VM and a Desktop guest OS VM. Is it possible for the Desktop guest to send it's display to monitor directly attatched to the computer? An ...
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Writing screen output to file in command line

I'm using the following commands to run my application: screen node cam.js What I want to do is write the output to a log file to catch a certain error that's happening and I need to have logs to ...
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Pc monitor gets fuzzy

After replacing the heatsink and power supply, the monitor got very fuzzy and grainy. I have changed the cable and even replaced the monitor but the issue remained. It seems that the monitor is ok ...
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Permanent fix for unicode characters not displaying correctly (as boxes)

Please read this entire message before replying. First, I know how to fix the issue on a temporary basis. I am looking for a permanent fix. I work with foreign language files a lot. Unfortunately ...
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AA doesn't work due to monitor?

I have a monitor (with TV tuner - Philips 221T1SB), native resolution of 1920x1080, but there is an Overscan in Catalyst. It says from left to right '10%' and '0%', if i set it (all the way to the ...
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Linux can dual display but windows can't?

I have two monitors, one that is hdmi-to-dvi and the other vga-to-dvi. I have an AMD HD Radeon 6900 series graphics card installed. I got Ubuntu to display dual monitors, but then I restarted for an ...
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How can I update generic non-pnp monitor?

Background I've been running a KVM switch with my monitor at 1920 x 1080 over VGA for over a year. Did a Windows Update on 12/11/12 which did the following: Update for Windows 7 for x64-based ...
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Extending screen via network connection

I have a notebook running OSX 10.8.2 and another notebook running Windows 8. Both of them are in the same network. Is there a software that, installed on both machines, allows the Mac notebook to use ...
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Six monitor support

I have a new custom built computer with the following graphics cards in it: XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card ...
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Why do video cables (DVI, VGA) still screw in? [closed]

I guess I could imagine that there was a time when accidentally disconnecting the monitor would have been catastrophic, though I don't see that being the case today. Is it just a legacy holdover that ...
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Dell Vostro 3700 Laptop Screen Back light Not Working - but its not the screen [closed]

I replaced the screen two times on a Dell Vostro 3700 laptop. It's a LED backlight screen supposedly (LTN173KT01-C09). When I put in the first replacement, it DID work at first, but only lasted a ...
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Samsung S23A750D 23" 120Hz get no signal

I have a few days ago received this monitor. Samsung S23A750D 23" 120Hz I am using it with a Gainward Nvidia GTX570 Phantom GPU via DisplayPort cabling. The trouble I am having is that the monitor ...
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Monitor color temperature changing software (like f.lux) that can temporarily switch color temperatures to a specified 'daytime' temperature, at night

I'm using f.lux to control my computer display's color temperature (it automatically changes the color temperature of the computer screen depending if it's day or night). At night, I would ...
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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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Notebook displaying marks of text from programs opened for too long?

Using my Macbook Pro Retina, when I have the same program somewhere on the screen for too long and close it, I can see a mark of it's letters on that place of the screen. Is that common or a ...
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My Windows 7 computer is stuck in a refresh rate not supported by my display. How can I fix this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change resolution on Vista when it keeps booting to an unsupported resolution? Change screen resolution while in safe mode for normal mode Star Wars: The Old ...
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My Linux desktop sees my HDMI-connected monitor, but my monitor says “No signal”

I have a Gigabyte H55M-UD2H motherboard and an Acer S271HL monitor. When I connect the monitor to the motherboard via VGA, signal works perfectly. When I connect the monitor via HDMI, the system "...