Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Status of WUXGA (1920x1200) laptops [closed]

I have and application that absolutely requires at least 1200 lines vertical. I cannot seem to find a laptop from my usual vendors with this resolution. Is the 16:10 aspect ratio dead? Why is 1080 ...
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OpenSuse 11.4 set to full screen in VMWare

I've been running OpenSuse 11.2 in VMWare and have no problems setting it to full screen. However, after installing OpenSuse 11.4, the resolutions I can choose from doesn't have 1600X900 which is ...
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New monitor and eyes problem

I recently bought a LG FLatron W2442PE monitor to use it as external and main monitor for my macbookpro 15 (2008) using a dvi conector. I use a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 60Hz, and all the monitor ...
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Stuck with extended desktop cracked screen laptop - how to revert to normal display?

My Gateway Vista laptop screen is cracked, I have an external monitor plugged in which was working perfectly until I went into personalize my screen to extend the desktop. Now I can't get back into ...
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Sony Vaio FX 112 LCD colours change to pink with lines

My sony Vaio FX 112 has the problem that its display turns pink when I move the mouse. Then it gets fine but after some time it again turns pink. A after a week's usage it totally changed to pink. I ...
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Is there a way to display a real-time image histogram of all or part of what my monitor is displaying?

I am trying to adjust brightness/contrast in photo/video editing software that does not provide image histograms. What I would like is a piece of windows software that displays a real-time histogram ...
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is my old crt flickering or is it just me?

I had to move my laptop over to the study, and we have an old/spare monitor which we haven't used a while - the last setup that used it was a CLI only linux install - it didn't flicker much, and text ...
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Mouse gets stuck in lower edge of screen on portrait oriented window

I have dual monitors running on a laptop. laptop monitor 22" monitor the 22" is portrait oriented and when I try to move the mouse back and forth it will get stuck in the 22" unless I am high ...
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Why am I getting “display driver stopped responding and has recovered” when using Java applications?

During normal use of Java applications (including the Java configuration application accessed via Control Panel), my screen goes black and after a few seconds I get the error "Display driver stopped ...
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Can dead pixels appear with age of an LCD?

I'm curious if it's common for dead pixels to have more of a chance of appearing as it ages. I have a 3 year old laptop and just noticed 3 dead pixels in one corner. I don't believe I've noticed them ...
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retrieve back porch (horizontal and vertical) in windows xp

I need to retrieve specific timing properties from with windows XP modeline to use it in my ubuntu xorg.conf file I need these properties: Horiz Front Porch, Vert Front Porch, Horiz Back Porch, ...
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Docking station vs USB ports in the back of the monitor

I am buying a 15" laptop and I need to have a desktop replacement. I therefore will buy a monitor, keyboard and mouse as well. There is no docking station designed specifically for this model, so the ...
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Unexplained red dots in screenshot

I've been having the weirdest problem with some aspect of my operating system: This is a screenshot of Google Chrome 11.0.696.57 running in Linux 2.6.37.6 with Xorg server 1.9.5 with the FGLRX ...
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Computer starts with No Display

When i start my desktop, after i login into my account, i cannot see anything except a mouse cursor. The computer is ON which i confirmed by opening up the task manager. I cannot even see the task ...
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Shut down the monitor in a MacBook Pro, without to put it to sleep?

How do I set the monitor to shutdown in a MacBook Pro? I do not want the computer to stop running; I do not wish it to go to sleep.
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How to disable the screen orientation hotkeys in Windows (XP)?

I'm using Eclipse in Windows XP. One of my favorite shortcuts is CTRL+ALT+DOWN (or CTRL+ALT+UP) to duplicate a line. I just found that on this machine (XP ThinkPad, with NVIDIA graphics driver), ...
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Separate desktop wallpaper for displays screens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 different background images for dual monitor setting I'm using Windows 7 and I've two monitors. I'm extending the displays. When I change the desktop ...
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Samsung monitor displays only “Check Signal Cable”

I suddenly got a 'Check Signal Cable' after turning on my monitor. It was working this morning I checked the vga cable. Inserted it to another monitor and it worked I have a Samsung S19A300B Radeon ...
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Is there a way to increase the screen brightness of a macbook running snow leopard beyond what apple lets you?

Any way to tweak it? I'm guessing no, but I wouldn't have ever thought of overclocking a cpu would work either...
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can we use android tablet as an extended monitor

Is is possible to use an android tablet as an extended monitor to my laptop
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My Motherboard has 3 display outputs. Can I use 3 Screens?

I am just building my first computer (going to instal linux, probably Ubuntu). I have been a Mac boy for the last four years so I am feeling somewhat confused. I am thinking about getting this ...
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Sound doesn't work on ASUS VH242H Monitor

Hi I recently bought this monitor but the sound doesn't seem to be working. I'm using it with my Macbook Pro. The sound works fine in OS X but doesn't work in Windows 7. Any ideas?
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What should I look for in a high quality graphics card(s) not intended for gaming?

I'm a software developer looking to extend from 2x24" displays to 4x24" or 6x24" displays connected to the same machine (currently i have 4x24" but they are on 3 different machines (thanks synergy). ...
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Cygwin prevent clearing of scrollback buffers

When running Cygwin in the default cmd.exe window or similar terminal emulators such as Console I've noticed that after quitting programs that replace the entire screen (such as Vim and man), only the ...
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Windows utility to monitor VoIP?

I no longer have a landline and rely on a VoIP provider to call/receive calls through the PSTN. It generally works well, but sometimes, end-users complain of low call quality, even when my ADSL line ...
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Screen laptop display flickering

This is a problem with a screen of a laptop. It's something related with a broken wires in the junction between the computer and the lid because my webcam, that is on the lid too, sometimes it leave ...
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3 monitors over 2 graphics cards in Fedora

Currently, failing to set up Xdmx correctly, I am trying to use 3 displays with 2 graphics cards in one machine under Fedora 15 and KDE. The 2 graphics cards are an ATI HD4670 (pcie) and (iirc) a ...
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Extend display over network on linux with VNC

Sorry if this has been asked before, but I have extensively searched for an answer and found none that meet my requirements. What I need is a program that will extend a X-windows display over a ...
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Automate 3 monitors on nVidia card

Lots of people have posted about how on many nVidia cards you can only output to 2 of the 3 outputs. I was wondering if anyone has found a way to automate changing the outputs that are enabled.. ...
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Unable to detect monitor webcam in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop PC. I have connected my 17" Dell LCD monitor with webcam (using the monitor's USB cable). Ubuntu does not detect the webcam at all (I tried Skype and Cheese, ...
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Will portrait mode damage my LCD?

I've got a Viewsonic VX924, which I love. Ignoring the fact that I will have to improvise my own mount in order to do it, will operating the monitor on its side (portrait mode) cause any harm to the ...
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LCD Lifespan: Does “frequently” (10 times a day) turning on/off LCD shortens its lifespan (especially in winter)?

By default Windows 7 turns of (stand by) monitor every 20 minutes. So I guess, it should be OK to turn off LCD (manually push the power button) when I need to leave for over 20 minutes. In this ...
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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 ...