Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Why does gnome-terminal display ���?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 with GNOME Terminal 2.30.2, but when I ssh into a RedHat server, my terminal does not display correctly. For example, the help pages for R look like this: Objects of class ...
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Why does this image cause screen flickering?

Image from Avast! software overlay on desktop: http://i.stack.imgur.com/1e5iP.png Image from SteamCommunity website (most pronounced around the second horizontal gray divider): ...
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What's wrong with this screen

I have a Samsung netbook N130, out of warranty. One day a kid sat on it and since then the display on the monitor is split horizontally. Each half is a duplicate of the other as you can see on these ...
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Windows 7 does not turn off monitor displays

I upgraded my long-standing Windows Vista desktop to Windows 7 over the last weekend, and now I notice my three monitors do not turn off after the stipulated 15 minutes as specified in the Power ...
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How can I force particular display settings while using a KVM?

I recently bought a VGA + PS/2 KVM switch, just to make life a little easier for a few days while setting up a new PC for someone while also running my own. It seems to work as advertised, but one ...
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Dead or stuck pixel during booting

Greetings to all the experts,currently i'm facing a problem on my monitor,it can't show anything during booting,this bugged me as i can't look into BIOS setting,this is the video i've captured. part ...
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Super large resolution on ubuntu server

I am using ubuntu server 10.04 on Amazon EC2 64bit. What I want to do is install a graphical user interface so I can view it using vnc or any other remote desktop, I am currently thinking of ...
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MacBook Pro screen flickers, and lines appears after using it a while

My aunt gave me her old MacBook Pro, but unfortunately it has a few issues. The main problem is that lines appears after I use it with applications that heavily depend on graphics, but they don't ...
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How to monitor the network traffic on a router?

Here's my current network set-up: we have 3 users connecting to a Thomson Gateway router (TG585 v8) provided by my ISP. We are connecting over an ADSL line. The problem is that we have a limited data ...
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Why is my monitor performing voodoo magic and how do I fix it?

I have a mini display port output on my laptop and a 27" widescreen LCD monitor that takes in DVI (dual link I presume). To rectify the issue, I purchased a display port to DVI dual link adapter. ...
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Get display resolution from windows command line

I have seen several suggestions about programs to change the resolution from the command line. However I just want to display it, not change it. On linux I can use xrandr or xdpyinfo to get this ...
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screen brightness dimmer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adjust screen brightness automaticly at night. Can you recommend a software to dim laptop screen brightness-contrast easily an/or predefined values? Thank you
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Computer won't hook up to TV through HDMI

I have an Athlon based Asus motherboard with built in ATI 4500. I tried connecting it to my Samsung pn58c8000 through HDMI with no other monitor hooked up. It shows post on the TV and if I go into the ...
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Forcing applications and dialogs to open to the active monitor

I have two monitors, 24" and 13" (laptop's, primary). I already use DisplayFusion and VistaSwitcher to ease the burden of this setup. At the moment things work like this: whenever I open an ...
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Acer laptop screen broken external monitor suddenly not working

I have an acer aspire laptop that has a broken screen, I have been using it for the last few months connected to an external monitor via VGA. I have never had any issue with this setup until the other ...
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screen flicker problem (OS independent)

I am facing an annoying screen flicker problem... I did so many tests, still cant find the actual cause of this. All the components are in warranty.. Please help me to find the problematic component!! ...
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Stop Mac OS X from un-muting sound when display returns from sleep

I keep my Mac muted at all times; the display turns off after 10 minutes of no use (to save power). This is a good feature, but it "unmutes" the sound when I return. How can I stop it from doing this ...
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computer monitor no signal + no lights on wireless mouse after power outage

The power went out. I checked computer. Computer monitor and computer had power, but no signal on monitor, lights on keyboard and mouse were off. I tried wiggling the mouse and pressing keys on ...
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How to monitor another program / process

How to monitor another program/process about what it is doing?(on both Windows and Linux) Say, I was going to run an application to another computer. But, it crashes after I run it. That program ...
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Small screen resolution causes black rectangle around

The resolution of my monitor is 1920*1080. But if I change it to smaller, for example 1600*900. Then the monitor only shows the screen in the center, and leaves black rectangles around. ...
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Can I sleep one of the displays on a dual-monitor setup (running Windows 7)?

I want to be able to 'put the display to sleep' on one of my two monitors when it isn't needed, so it doesn't distract me or use unnecessary power. Ideally, the display would be asleep, but the OS ...
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Dialog display with blank field assigned to variable in Mac Terminal?

I want to make a display box that has a text box that the user can enter a number into that will later be assigned to a variable. How would I do this?
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Display “Washed Out” After Upgrade to Debian Squeeze?

After upgrading from Debian Lenny to Debian Squeeze and opening XFCE, i find that the colors appear "washed out" or "too light." On top of that, the screen resolution defaults to 1440x900 which is ...
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Get black screen at logon/welcome?

I turn on my computer and screen seems to be working, but as soon as it comes to the screen where I am suppose to put in my password I get a black screen, except for the momentary message from ...
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1 graphics card, with 2 outputs and 3 monitors

i'm about to upgrade my home office with an aditional 2 monitors. so i will have a total of 3. The problem is my GFX card only have 2 outputs, it is a ASUS GeForce GTX 275 896MB PhysX CUDA. Now i only ...
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Brown spot on (in?) dell screen

I have had my dell screen in storage for the last couple weeks. When I turned it on today I noticed a brown spot on it. There is a picture below. (I am hopding a dvd in front of the screen for ...
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How to stop windows resizing when the monitor display channel is turned off / switched to different source

Have a new 6870 ati radeon adapter with its drivers set to 1080p 60hz resolution hooked up to a 2008 47" high end Samsung HDMI based TV. However, when the tv is turned to a different hdmi input ...
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Fuzzy section on laptop screen

Unfortunately, I dropped my laptop and cracked the back of the hinge. Now, my laptop screen often has a section become fuzzy on startup: It is a bit hard to see on the image due to reflections, but ...
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Why does Gnome 3 not display files on the desktop?

I put some files in my "desktop" folder to be displayed on the screen but nothing happens, why?
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Is there a way to use 100% of the edge to go between monitors of different resolutions?

So I have two monitors, my main is a 37" 16:9 1080p screen (my old TV), and the other is a 20" 4:3 LCD. Now by a nice coincidence, when the 20" one is rotated portrait, it's height is about the same ...
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MacBook Pro 2010 with external monitor Eizo 2560x1600 [closed]

I just purchased an Eizo 30" multiscan 2560x1600 to use on my MacBook Pro 2010, and I also purchased from MonoPrice the mini displayport + USB to dual link DVI adapter, I read many stories on the ...
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Monitor Workstation Issue

I have a problem with my computer. Below is the description, My monitor works well with one workstation. But when I use the same monitor with a different workstation, the computer powers up, but ...
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External monitor remains blank when extending from laptop

I'm on a Windows XP laptop and recently inherited a monitor. It unfortunately remains blank when attempting to extend. Things I've tried: Different resolution settings Checking the "Extend my ...
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Photoshop: Switch left and right in dual monitor setup

(Important note: I am looking for a solution that does not affect any other applications. Swapping cables or changing my desktop settings is not what I'm looking for.) I have dual monitors and in ...
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Graphics Card or Monitor is failing

Every few minutes my monitor will go black for about 2 seconds. I can't find a pattern regarding what is on the screen, though it seems to happen more often in video games. How can I tell if the ...
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strange text in internet explorer dialogs and buttons

A user is having problems with internet explorer that I can't figure out... Any idea what is wrong with the text and how I can fix it?
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Few questions regarding screen resolution

I understand that the resolution of a display is the number of pixels it can accommodate vertically and horizontally. So if my resolution is 1920 x 1200 it means there are 1920 horizontal pixels and ...
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Capturing the Windows Shutdown Screen

Is it possible to capture or extract from the system files the shutdown screen windows xp displays when shutting down? I think that would involve something that still remain active when Windows is ...
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Computer reboots after a noise when monitor is switched off

My computer reboots after a noise and grey screen when my monitor(Samsung Syncmaster 591s) is switched off. It was repaired a day back (it was getting off and had to hit/tap on it to return back to ...
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Output not displaying correctly on HDMI connection to display

My Asus AT3N7A-I-based computer is connected to my TV via a HDMI cable. However the screen is cut off by 1cm in each direction. I have so far been unable to find settings to change or resize the ...
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What is the maximum resolution supported by a standard DVI-VGA adapter?

The DVI socket on my monitor is broken, so I decided to use the VGA socket. I used a DVI-VGA adapter on my graphic card end, since it only has 2 DVI sockets. It works but the resolution I can see ...
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portrait monitor orientation causes text blurring

I have changed one of my two monitors to be portrait orientation, however the text is somewhat blurry. I have tried auto-adjusting it on the monitor and it has made no difference. If I tilt my head ...
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How to fix Dell 2408WFP LCD making high pitch noise?

I have two Dell 2408WFP LCD monitors that I purchased new a bit over 2 years ago. One of them suddenly started making a fairly loud high pitch noise after turning it on. As well there was a noticeable ...
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How to install an Apple monitor on a Windows Vista PC?

I have an Apple display model M7478LL/A, and a desktop computer with Windows Vista and a Geforce 7100 video card. I connected the monitor to the PC and it does not turn on. I'm left with a black ...
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New monitor doesn't display text the same as old monitor

I've just purchased a new Samsung Syncmaster PX2370 and it doesn't seem to be displaying text the same way as my old Apple monitor. On the Apple monitor text looks a little stronger and more detailed ...
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“No Input Detected”?

So, I bought a 25in Hannspree HD Monitor, but it isn't working as intended. To make a long story short, I discovered that if I connect my computer to my old monitor (via VGI-VGA -> VGA), then I am ...
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L1953T-BF Monitor won't turn on, not even the led light, all of a sudden

Ok so I have this monitor L1953T-BF of LG since 4 years now. It has been working perfectly since I bought it and I never made extreme uses of it. I've been working on my PC yesterday and played ...
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How to display total filesize of selected files in Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 Explorer: how to show total size of all files in current folder? If you have a folder open, if you select a few files, it displays the total filesize at the ...
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bad monitor caused by electronic interference?

Today a user's monitor was blurry and fragmented, very similar to a TV with poor reception. The monitor would also go black for a few seconds, and then the desktop area would move half off the ...
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Make Windows Vista on a Dell laptop think there's always an external monitor connected

Is there a way to convince Windows that there's always an external monitor connected? Background I run Windows Vista Home Premium on a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop which, in it's usual home, has a 22" ...