Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Can I use four monitors with a dual-link dual-DVI card?

I plan to get this card, a Gigabyte GTS 450. Apparently it has two DVI ports which support dual-link. Does that mean I can plug in two DVI monitors per port, i.e. four monitors creating one big ...
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Do I need a driver to use use Samsung P2770H Monitors with OSX?

I am would like to buy this Samsung monitors to be used with my macbook pro. However, when I went to the website of the Samsung, I couldn't find any driver for osx. I also read on some forum, that ...
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Laptop screen as a PC monitor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Laptop Screen as a monitor I have a PC and a laptop. My monitor is currently broken and I want to use my laptop's screen for my PC. I can stick my monitor cable ...
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OS X Set Screen Size Manually

I wish to increase the size of an application window like TextEdit to be greater than the actual screen height but it is always limited by the screen size pixels. Is there a way to artificially ...
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How do I switch to a higher resolution in Centos 6 installed on a virtual machine (VirtualBox)?

I have installed Centos 6 on a virtual machine (virtualbox). Maximum available screen resolution is 800x600. How do I get higher resolutions?
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Slow XP Desktop Redraw / Refresh

My Windows XP desktop icons have become slow to redraw. The desktop enhancement program Fences has become unusable with "hidden" icons being silhouetted, partially displayed fence titles, extremely ...
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Keeping a GUI session on screen

I installed Ubuntu11.04(ja) desktop edition. I login to this via ssh from my local pc and use "screen" to keep ssh session running when I disconnect, but, this command is only to kepp cui session. I ...
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How can I monitor network usage by process on Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Application for monitoring all applications that are using the internet in Mac OS X Bandwidth monitor for Mac OS X? Is there any way to find out which process using how ...
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Cannot find Intel Q965/Q963 graphics driver

I need to install graphics driver for Windows 8 64 bit PC. When I load Win7 64 bit on the same PC, I see the following information in Device Manager, Display adapters: Intel Q965/Q963 Express Chipset ...
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Completely turn off monitor detection

I really want Windows 7 to stop detecting extra monitors whenever they are connected. (My specific reason for this is explained in this question.) How can I do this?
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How to take good quality screenshots

I know many ways to take screenshots. I personally use Galdwin Print screen but when I post the images on any of blogs, the quality doesn't look very good at all. Check out this image: I have ...
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Will turning off my laptop's screen often burn out the inverter?

I have a program on my computer that automatically turns off my laptop's screen when I lock it - and I lock my computer almost whenever I leave it.The inverter in it has recently gone bad, prompting ...
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Monitor is no longer being recognised correctly after graphics card change

A couple of days ago I replaced my Nvidia GTX 275 with a GTX 560 Ti, which worked with no problems. The monitor I'm using is a Viewsonic VA1916w and it's connected through a DVI-VGA adapter. Its ...
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DisplayPort KVM

I need to hook up two machines, each with dual DisplayPort monitors, to a KVM. I'd ideally like to switch via hotkey. I've tried the StarTech KVM switch, but it fails with a 30" display 2560x1600 ...
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Boot Problems in Ubuntu 11.04

I am having some trouble booting my Ubuntu on VirtualBox. When I first started the system, I got the black screen that gives you the boot options : Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.12-generic Ubuntu, with ...
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How to watch Youtube fullscreen on one monitor of a dual-monitor display?

How to watch Youtube fullscreen on one monitor of a dual-monitor display, in Linux? If I do it in Google Chrome, as soon as I do anything at the other monitor, Chrome jumps back to normal window. ...
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Mac Mini monitor on the move – can I use VNC or a portable monitor?

I have been investigating the possibility of using my PC to control my soon to arrive Mac Mini when on the move. I can't afford and hope you don't give me answers suggesting buying a MacBook. My Mac ...
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Cannot get max resolution on Dell U2711 monitor with Latitude E6520

up until recently I was using the U2711 with a Lenovo T410 via a DP output. This allowed me to use the max resolution of 2560x1440. The U2711 is used as my second extended monitor, my laptop screen is ...
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What type of cables do I need for this video card?

I am building my own PC (the one Jeff outlined) I am using the Sapphire HD 6850 PCIE Video Card (100315L) as my video card. I went bought DVI cables, but they didn't work. Apparently, these cables ...
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Monitor loses signal when switching users

Periodically when I log off from Windows my monitor will lose signal. The machine powers down normally when I press the power button on the case so I think it is running normally aside from that. ...
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HKC Monitor suddenly started displaying “Out of range” at 1920 x 1080 resolution

I've been using my PC with a 22" HKC monitor for over a year now. Earlier today I returned to my PC and began using it, when the screen suddenly turned black and started displaying an "OUT OF RANGE" ...
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Are there any standalone compact keyboard / monitors?

Is there any dummy laptop which is basically just a display and keyboard/trackpad that has VGA input and USB input? You could plug this unit's power in and USB keyboard in to a headless server to ...
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Intel HD Graphics: After reboot or power state change one display blank [closed]

System specs: Lenovo 3269-B5U (desktop/workstation) Intel Core i5 CPU Intel HD Graphics Win XP Pro 2 identical 17" LCD monitors (ACER V173): one VGA, one DP (via DP-to-VGA adapter) On reboot the ...
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Continuously monitor files opened/accessed by a process

lsof -p 12345 will list all the files opened by process whose pid is 12345 but only for a particular instant of time. How can we continuously monitor a process from the start to end(until process is ...
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How can I identify if my LCD screen has an LED backlight?

MY new XPS 15s screen broke so i had it replaced. However i'm having doubts that instead of my normal LED backlit screen I have been given an traditionally backlit screen. How do I find out ?
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Internet Explorer 9 uneven letter spacing

I am installing my new PC with Windows 7 Home Premium. Explorer 9 displays text funnily on my Samsung 27-inch monitor: some (apparently random) letters are separated by larger spaces than they should. ...
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Lenovo Laptop Display Contrast

On my Lenovo Laptop, occasionally, the display goes all the way down to the lowest contrast. And then it comes all the way back. Is there any way that I can eliminate this forever?
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Screen went pink

I've got an LCD display plugged to my PCI-e card (GeForce 7600GT), using VGA cable. At some point, after unplugging and plugging it back (I'm also using it with xbox), the display went pink. I can see ...
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change input on a MAG(LB2006AFW) monitor

I have 3 computers connected with a single MAG monitor model LB2006AFW. I want to switch between them with a button press and not through the menu. Does any one know how to do that? If not then how to ...
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Use a script to grab paths to the recently changes files on the system?

Months ago I asked Is there a program or some method to access recent Finder windows / places? After asking that question I started using a utility called Fresh to watch recently changed files all ...
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xrandr shows two displays (LVDS1), but how can I use VGA1 only?

We're running Ubuntu 11 on this hardware: Foxconn R20-D2 Intel Atom D510 Intel NM10 Intel GMA 3150 Barebone There is no integrated display (it is a barebone box). I connected an external VGA to it. ...
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1680x1050 via VGA won't work correctly in Windows 7 32bit

I am trying to connect a Samsung 22" SyncMaster with my laptop running Windows 7 32-bit, an AMD HD 6500 Mobility. Though Catalyst Control Centre as well as Windows identify the correct resolution of ...
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Dell laptop keeps detecting a Virtual Generic Non-PnP Display Device

One day out of nowhere, my Dell Studio 1747 laptop started detecting two display devices: One Generic PnP Device and another Generic Non-PnP Device. I don't have two devices so how is it detecting ...
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Is it possible to transmit more than 60Hz on a HDMI port?

Is it possible to transmit more than 60 Hz to my LCD through the HDMI port on my laptop? Somewhere I've read that I need to have a HDMI 1.4 cable to do that – but I haven't found anything like this ...
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Who should choose a IPS panel instead of a LED?

I've read the article at wikipedia about IPS panels. But who should pick a IPS panel instead of a LED panel?
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How to support GNU/Linux on lenovo g470 laptop ? fans, mic, sdcard etc

I recently got a lenovo g470 I use it under GNU/Linux debian and update my notes at : http://rzr.online.fr/q/lenovo Maybe it's a too recent model to get support, but I bet this is also affecting ...
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Can't mirror screens on laptop and projector

I'm using Windows XP. My laptop is not showing dual monitor properly. I want the screen on my laptop and on the projector mirrored. I right click on Desktop, Properties and then Settings, "Show two ...
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LCD BENQ monitor brightness

I have BENQ 15 inch LCD monitor. When I turn on monitor, contrast or brightness dialog is automatically displayed on screen and I cannot remove this dialog. If I increase brightness, automatically ...
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Get a higher resolution on a remote Window-7 machine (via VNC)

I'm building a Windows 7 machine to be operated headlessly with VNC. I want to set the resolution to match the monitor that will be used (at 1680x1050) instead of the resolution of the monitor ...
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Which TFT panel types are better than PVA? [closed]

I have a SyncMaster 173p Plus monitor right now which have a PVA panel. Comparing my current monitor with a Sony CRT, the CRT clearly had a much better picture. So I would like to come closer to ...
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Screen Brightness not permanent

I own a Lenovo Thinkpad SL400 and I dual boot Fedora 15 AND Windows 7 on my laptop. I am facing a problem with my fedora installation: Whenever I reboot the computer, my screen brightness goes back ...
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What is the default password of screen?

When I type Ctrl-X X (sic) in screen, the session is locked. What is the default password? Is it the same password which I use to log in to linux? I ask because: I connect to several different remote ...
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unexpected behaviour of Ctrl-a x and Ctrl-a X in screen?! regions, locking

According to the screen manual (version 4.0.2.) C-a x C-a C-x (lockscreen) Lock this terminal. C-a X (remove) Kill the current region. But what actually happens when I use it ...
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Is there a bracket or brace that I can use to hold my two monitors together?

I have two identical monitors. When I set them side by side, the edges don't quite sit perpindicular to one another. This is most likely due to slight structural differences in the stands that ...
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Could I transform a laptop monitor to a disco light?

I have a few old and broken laptops that I'm thinking of extracting the monitors and position them in various places to provide light. Could this be done by simply adding a voltage to some cable, or ...
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Exporting DISPLAY variable not working

I am able to assign the DISPLAY variable by running the command line: export DISPLAY=:2 echo $DISPLAY (returns 2) hostname (returns opt2) In my #!/bin/bash script using the same command: echo ...
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Computer screen sometimes won't turn on but computer appears to boot normally in background, forced to reset

I need help narrowing down the possible causes of a recent problem I have been having with my computer, due to a whole host of changes I made around the time of the problems appearance I don't know ...
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How can I use one computer but two different desktop outputs?

Is it possible to use one PC, and output two different desktopd with different activity? Such as below: One PC | ------------- ^ ^ DVI HDMI ^ ^ \ ...
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Windows 7: Black screen after update?

I just restarted my new laptop to install updates, and while installing the updates during the startup the screen suddenly went black! I tried restarting it, but i keep getting back to the black ...
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What is the recommend DPI for high definition screen 19" 1920x1080

I bought an nice laptop with a HD 1920x1080 screen. The problem is text is almost unreadable, it is tiny. So I scaled the DPI (dots per inch) up to make the text readable. What is the recommend ...