Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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How to correct a screen wrapping around?

I got my hands on a Ubuntu System (which was displaying correctly) and I installed CentOS 6.3. The screen is wrapping around on itself. Any ideas? See for yourself
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Need a hint on adjusting screen gamma permanently

Good time of day everyone! I'm facing this problem with my Ubuntu 12.04.1 and a new ViewSonic monitor. The trouble is that the monitor has it's default gamma value set too high and there is no way ...
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Identify and repair/replace faulting component in LCD monitor

At present, I have 4 dead or dying-to-the-point-of-being-useless LCD monitors that I'd like to diagnose and fix. They're all 28" 1920x1200 monitors, of various ages. I seem to go through one every 2 ...
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Cannot enter BIOS due to broken screen

Lately my laptop (HP g42 247sb) screen is damaged, so I hook it up with an external monitor (LG something) and it works fine now. The only annoying thing is I cannot navigate the BIOS menu for some ...
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Can a LCD monitor be used to log / monitor your activities?

I'm borrowing an LCD monitor from someone I don't completely trust, to use with my laptop. Can the LCD monitor on its own be used to log the screens I view or websites I visit, or any other data? ...
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Why does VMware Player/Ubuntu use such a large resolution by default?

I created a new VM and began installing Ubuntu, and the VM's screen is strangely enormous, requiring much vertical and horizontal scrolling. I didn't change any of the VM's settings. The display ...
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What monitor specifications should be taken into consideration to avoid eye problems? [closed]

I spent 8 to 10 hours a day programming on my 13.3" laptop and developed symptoms like red eyes, blurred vision, dry eyes, pain and irritation. To understand the cause of problem I visited a eye ...
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Windows 8 - distorted screen

I had already installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview on my computer and it worked flawlessly, however, now I want to install it again. When I see the installation screen at boot the screen is completely ...
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Light Blue Monitor Screen

I have seen this before with an older monitor that over time, the monitor colours change to a light blue haze. This has started happening with an older monitor of mine now (A GigaByte Monitor) and ...
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putty output screen too small?

I'm having strange problem with my putty console. I'm establishing connection over ssh to my home computer [ windows 7 + freesshd server ]. Everything works just fine, but I'm getting this tiny screen ...
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Huge area of stuck pixels

A toddler slammed down my laptop screen while an iPod was laying on top of the keyboard. The damage resulted in a massive area of stuck pixels on the laptop screen, approximately 2 inches by 10 ...
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Can I change the display brightness via software on a Windows x64 desktop?

Now that monitors are all fancy and digital, display manufacturers lost sight of the utility of the brightness knob. Of course I can go fiddle with the now-cumbersome digital brightness settings ...
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Why does my monitor have a black screen but the power light is blinking green?

I have a ViewSonic VA912b 19" display I use as a secondary monitor. When I turn it on, the power light is green for a few seconds, and then switches to blinking green. The display stays black. ...
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Getting a PCI-E card and onboard video to work for a triple monitor display

my computer: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883220026 I upgraded a few years back to a nvidia 9500 GT (isn't much, but it gets the job done) I recently received a third monitor ...
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Desktop bigger than screen

I am using MSI U115 11" netbook (OS: Windows XP Home, graphics card: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 500) and today after I switched it on, desktop was bigger than screen. To be exact: screen ...
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Laptop display dims when running on battery power

I recently bought a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 and it has one minor annoyance: It continues to dim the screen when I unplug it from the power cord. I have tried setting the screen brightness in the advanced ...
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Can I use a total of three displays with non-Retina MacBook Pro via USB?

Can I add one display via DisplayPort and two more via USB using this? http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/VIDU2DVIA/ Or is the max two external displays? Or one DisplayPort and one USB? I have ...
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monitor's max resolution lower than some of the video card's supported resolutions

If a monitor's max resolution is for example 1600x900 and if the video card supports resolutions upto 2560 x 1440, then will those resolutions beyond 1600x900 be displayed on the screen resolution ...
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Does using a tiling window manager make a terminal multiplexer obsolete? [closed]

Since about half a year I have been enjoying a terminal multiplexer (tmux, to whomever it may concern), and have grown to like it. I would like to try a tiling WM as opposed to a stacked one some time ...
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Black screen on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm experiencing some problems. The first thing I noticed is that when I click the Workspace switcher all I get is a black screen (I can guess where the ...
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Having a different display on the Laptop and HDMI TV [closed]

I need help in getting my Laptop and TV (HDMI) displays working. Is it possible to be doing stuff on the laptop without showing on the TV, just like using a projector and a laptop? For example: ...
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How can I copy text in one screen window running vim and paste it to another without traditional copy and paste?

I'd like to essentially yank text y'k and mk or yy in one instance of vim in one screen tab and paste it into another instance of vim in a different screen tab without having to select the text with ...
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Using laptop as monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my laptop as a second monitor for my desk computer? I would like to set up a dual screen display on my pc. Before buying another monitor, I'd like to try doing ...
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White spot in the corner of the laptop when screen is turned off via software

So today I noticed a white spot (the shape kinda looks like water on a table). The funny thing is that it shows ONLY when the screen is turned off via software (fn keys) and during the change from a ...
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Stop extending desktop to only GPU for CUDA

I have a GTX570 in a win7 machine that I use for CUDA GPGPU work. I am getting some device timeouts; the solution to this is to perform computations on a second card with no displays extended to it. ...
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How to connect two monitors to a DELL Inspiron 5520 15R

I have a DELL 5520 notebook. The machine has two graphic cards working together (intel 4000 and radeon 7670). I'm trying to connect it to two external monitors. I also tried to set it up to 1 monitor ...
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Setting up dual monitor with one DVI and the other VGA

I know there are a few questions here that ask about dual monitors but my problem is a little different. My desktop has only one DVI monitor input. I am using the DVI monitor input for my current ...
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Lenovo U460s screen dims constantly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable autobrightness on Ideapad U460s (ubuntu) My screen dims constantly on the U460s. I have tried everything on the control panel and several ideas on the system but ...
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Monitor goes blank after 30 minutes. No keyboard or mouse are attatched, but computer is controlled over SSH

Currently trying to set up a media server which I can control with my laptop or phone. After looking at all the options I decided upon using SSH to start mplayer in fullscreen. Everything is working ...
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Display properties show wrong native display resolution [closed]

I own a netbook whose default (recommended) resolution is 1024 x 600. However, when I fire up the display (graphics) properties page, I am shown that the display is a Digital Flat Panel (1280 x 1024 ...
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Screen brightness setting for reading on Ubuntu 12.04

I read a lot on my computer especially at night. Can I somehow set the screen brightness level on my laptop even lower than the Brightness menu does?
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Incorrect max resolution detected

I have a custom built computer with an integrated GeForce 6150SE on an ASUS M2N-MX board. It's connected to a Benq FP531 with a max resolution of 1024 x 768. The computer runs Windows XP, and I had ...
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My screen doesn't fill the whole monitor

This issue bugs me so bad! I can do it manually, however I will not be satisfied unless it's perfect (which is doubtful considering I'm doing it manually). My screen doesn't fit my whole monitor ...
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External TV tuner for my monitor?

I'm living in the dorms at the moment. I have access to the standard TV cable. The problem is that I have only HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports in my monitor(it's a monitor after all). I was wondering if ...
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Does a graphics card have separate processers for internal and external displays?

I have a high end Dell Inspiron laptop with 1 GB ATI Radeon graphics card. Because of some problem, the LED screen of the laptop is malfunctioning -- it works sometimes, and other times it abruptly ...
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Asus monitor does not get HDMI signal after “Starting Windows” screen

I have an Asus 247H monitor which I hooked up to a Gigabyte motherboard's (GA-Z77-D3H) on-board VGA port at first. Soon after I got my hands on an HDMI cable, I tried to replace the VGA one with it. ...
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Random Triangle Artifacts on Screen

Need some help with strange problem. I have the following machine. OS NameMicrosoft Windows 7 Enterprise Version6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601 System Typex64-based PC ProcessorIntel(R) ...
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Monitor emits a faint noise when certain patterns are displayed

Under normal circumstances, the Dell E2310Hc LCD Monitor seems to work fine. However, when I display an large array of hash characters ("#") a faint buzz can be heard from the monitor. It appears to ...
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Why is “no signal” shown on the monitor when I turn on my computer

When I turn on my Compaq computer, the monitor says no signal. I checked the cable and I believe it's fine. If I plug in another Compaq, it does the same thing. When I plug the monitor into my ...
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Unable to Send Large Files Over XMODEM

I'm trying to send a file to a serial device using XMODEM from within a screen terminal. It works just fine with small (633 bytes) but fails when I try to send a larger file (3.3 kilobytes). This is ...
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How to add drivers for Touch Monitor (Acer t231hb) and MK802

I am the owner of an Acer T231 touch-capable monitor and a MK802 (mini Android PC). Does anyone know how to get the touch device to work? Are drivers needed for Android?
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Running Mountain Lion cooler

I want to run my Mountain Lion as cool as possible. What settings I need to lower the burden over CPU and Display? My Machine is getting heated too much. I just use my ML for browsing and some text ...
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Strange bright/white bubbles beneath LCD screen

I've got an older generation x86 Macbook Pro that has some weird white bubbles embedded in the LCD. The actual pixels seem to be working fine (not dead or stuck), and when I put colored images in ...
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MacBook Pro Retina & 3 Dell SP2309W's

So, my main rig is on its way out and I am seriously considering replacing my old Dell w/ a new MacBook Pro. With that being said, I have 3 gorgeous Dell SP2309W's that I would like to make use of. ...
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How to run GDM in display :0 and GDM in display :1

I am hacking (customising) my start-up scripts. I have been Googling for hours, but keep coming up with how to change default display manager, and this is NOT what I want to do... I have been trying ...
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Don't know which monitor to install, what's BL / B / HL / H?

I just have bought SyncMaster S24B350 samsung monitor. I need to install the driver of it but when I open the driver program it asks me which is your monitor: S24B350BL S24B350B S24B350HL S24B350H ...
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Latitude E6410 - Screen flickering on Windows 8

On Windows 8, my Latitude E6410 screen (1440x900 - 60Hz - NVidia NVS3100M) is flickering. If I turn off the laptop for 30 minutes and turn it back on, there's no flickering but it eventually start ...
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Screen keeps turning off and on

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) OS and I actually can't tell what has caused this weird thing to occur. Sometimes, the screen just turns off. Then it immediately turns on thinking it's in digital mode ...
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Dimenishing point of returns on HDMI LED monitor contrast ratio

I hope this is the right stack exchange site for this. I saw a few other questions on here about HDMI monitors. I'm looking at two different HDMI monitors and one of the biggest spec differences is ...
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Better clarity on Monitor for Development [closed]

I have a Dell e6400 running Win7 32 bit with "Mobile Intel 4 series express chipset family" display adapter. For work, I connect it to a Dell Monitor (SE198WFP) using DVI (Dual Link) cable between the ...