Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Monitor attached to motherboard is out of frequency

I don't know if this is appropriate to ask it here in superuser. Please, just route this to appropriate stackexchange site if found unrelevant. Here's my scenario. I have bought a new motherboard ...
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Second portable monitor for a laptop [closed]

I'm away from my home office fairly regularly but I find it difficult to really settle to productive coding without my custom 4-screen custom built PC. My laptop (a slightly ageing HP Pavilion with a ...
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Looking for a real DisplayPort hub/splitter [closed]

In my search for a new display, I came across the Dell Multi-Monitor Hub MMH11, which seemed to be an alternative to my search for daisy-chainable DisplayPort displays. However, before I cave and ...
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Modern monitor technologies - need to find a new monitor

I'm preparing to change my old LCD monitor for a new one. I have an old NEC 20WGX2 Pro based on an IPS panel. I'm looking for a screen that gives good color output but is very good at gaming at the ...
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Unknown monitor in Lenovo laptop

I have set of two Lenovo laptops on which Fedora core 13 is installed. On one machine, the monitor is detected properly such that it is possible to connect another monitor. But on another laptop, the ...
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When computer turns on: keyboard/mouse/monitor don't work?

the computer is barely good,at least i think..features Intel core 2 4 GB ram Nvidia Radeon 9600 512 mb Gigabite motherboad (the others i can't remember).. Used this computer for 3 years with ...
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Is there a program for scanning, saving and restoring window position? [closed]

Is there some program for scanning, saving and restoring last window position? For example at this moment I have opened five windows: The first is Google Chrome, which is not opened at full screen ...
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What happens if I hook my Latitude e6410 1400x900 to an LCD at 1400x1080

Looking to get an external monitor for my Latitude but don't know how it will look based on the laptops 1400x900 res.
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Blank displays after inactivity, mouse cursor not showing up

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise x86 machine that is exhibiting some strange problems. After some inactivity (it varies how long it takes), when I come back to my computer, both of my monitors are ...
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Daisy-chainable DisplayPort Monitors

I am the proud new owner of a MacBook Pro with a mini-DisplayPort. My desk setup used to allow me to position the screen of my old MacBook beside an external monitor, essentially allowing dual-head. ...
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1080p HD TV as Computer Monitor

I have a 1080p LCD TV with a refresh rate of 60 Hz. My graphics card has a HDMI output, if I use this TV as a monitor will I notice any loss of quality compared to a purpose built computer monitor?
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Replacing the LCD panel in a laptop

Yesterday, I was cleaning up and dropped my Asus Eee 1005PE. The screen is cracked inside (i.e., cracks are visible only when on), and no longer works properly. I booted up with another monitor ...
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Laptop screen goes black every once in a while

My laptop is just a week old. It used to sleep randomly even when I'm using it, but i took it to get it fixed. Now it no longer sleeps but it goes black every once in a while, and I can't understand ...
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1215n asus: can't set correct monitor resolution (1366x768)

I've just bought this little laptop, I've formatted it and installed Windows 7 Ultimate. I've downloaded and installed all drivers from the website but I still miss the monitor one (generic plug and ...
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Lenovo G530 laptop screen flicker

I have a Lenovo G530 laptop that has an issue with screen flicker that is getting worse. The computer screen will start going thru a crazy screen flicker then will stop and start again. I have ...
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USB disconnects itself after connecting a new monitor

I am using compaq cq50-10us laptop. I decided to add an external monitor because my laptop's monitor is pretty bad. I used a VGA cable to connect the external monitor. After using the external ...
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horizontal lines on laptop display

This laptop is not even 1 month old. Why am I seeing horizontal lines on the display? Is it normal? I'm using it for more than 6 hours a day. The gray horizontal line shows up immediately after ...
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Notebook display not working properly

I have an old Acer TM4001 notebook. If the laptop is powered-off, with the lid closed, when I power it on, it generally works. Then, without touching anything, if I reboot the computer the internal ...
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Monitor “forgot” its native resolution overnight

I have: Hanns G HW173A monitor NVIDIA GTX 460 graphics card Windows XP SP3. It was working. Suddenly overnight I can no longer use my monitor's native resolution of 1440x900. It's not listed, and ...
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How can I “focus” my GPU's render to the game's monitor?

I just purchased a new monitor and plugged it to my 9600 GT. I used to play Civ 5 at max settings fairly smoothly, but now that I have 2 monitors to render at once, it's quite laggy. How could I focus ...
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Is there a way to view network bandwidth consumption a la “top”?

Several people have talked about monitoring bandwidth on a per-device basis in a wireless setting; is there a way to monitor consumption on a per-process basis? Something like "top"? (and even ...
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Monitor don't display anything after I connect PC to LCD TV

I have a 19" samsung monitor and a LCD TV. Firstly, I connect my pc to LCD TV with vga cable. Then I unpluged cabble and connect it to my monitor. But now I can't see anything on the monitor. Do ...
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Cannot increase my screen resolution

I am trying to install my new monitor but my Graphics Adapter (Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family) does not offer a resolution of 1920x1080 in the [Display Properties > Settings] ...
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How to know which display number for the variable DISPLAY will be exported when using ssh?

When I ssh to a server using -X, I am always confused about which display number I should export. It seems to me sometimes the display number has been used by something, so what I can do is only go ...
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Virtually adjusting screen size and position

I'm working on a display piece which is an LCD monitor that is partially covered and needs to be running an application in full screen in the uncovered portion of the screen. I have tried xvidtune ...
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Windows Media Player - always show Current Time/Total Time

I'm using Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7. When I open a video file then it by default only shows the current position (time). If I click on it once then it changes to format Current Time / Total ...
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How to stop my mouse cursor from going out of the screen?

I have just bought a new PC. It uses a SyncMaster E2020 20 inch monitor. The weird thing is my cursor can disappear(go out of the screen) if I move it over the right or/and bottom edge. Is is very ...
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Linux: Automatically switch to external monitor (VGA)

I've got an eeePC with a really tiny monitor, so whenever I go (home, faculty, parent's home, friend's home, ...) I attach it to any external monitor I can find. If it matters my system is like this: ...
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dell server display on laptop screen

I have a dell server and I am trying to configure it for the first time. It is running windows server 2003. I do not have a monitor screen. Can I use laptop screen to display dell server and set it ...
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How to stop Vista from auto changing video resolution?

I have new Acer Aspire Revo R3600 computer with Vista pre-installed. The computer has NVidia video adapter. While connecting 17" LCD monitor (LG L1742S) via VGA cable it works fine, and I can change ...
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Is there anyway to (easily) convert a regular LCD monitor into a touchscreen monitor?

I've seen some kind of overlay thing you can get for CRT monitors to make them touchscreen(I saw this at a movie theater) and I was completely amazed. Well, I want to do this to my LCD monitor. Where ...
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Determine $DISPLAY socket name on OS X 10.6?

I'm looking to do something that's a little odd. I'm SSH'ing from a server to a Snow Leopard client to start an X11 data display process. In other words, SSH's X11 forwarding isn't what I want. I can ...
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Mac shortcut to place window in secondary screen?

Does anyone know if there is a keyboard shortcut to move a window to a secondary screen under OSX?
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MacBook Pro (2007 - ATI-Card) Screen goes half black then shuts down the entire computer

when I'm starting my MBP I get about 10-60 seconds of the booting process before the screen goes half black (Its like applying a black to transparent gradient from the left side of the screen to the ...
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Can my PC cope with this screen?

I hope this isn't an abuse of everyone's helpfulness but can anyone work out if my 5-year-old Sony Vaio can cope with this new monitor I want to buy (to use as a second monitor). My laptop is a ...
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How can I get the screen back on ubuntu after it wakes up from sleep?

When I wake up my ubuntu from sleep, the screen has black and white lines. I am on a presario x1000 laptop
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Video card and monitor don't work with each other, fine with other cards/monitors

I'm having some problems with my ASUS Radeon HD 5770 video card and Samsung Syncmaster P2370 monitor: I found if I directly connect my monitor to the DVI port on the card, there is no display. I ...
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Is it safe to hot-plug a DVI cable?

Is it safe to unplug a monitor connected via a DVI cable to a computer that's powered on?
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Monitor troubles

Let me start with telling you my machine. Win 7 pro. dual monitor extended displays. main is 1680x1050 and secondary is 1280x1024. Both monitores are LCD. Both monitors are over 2-3 years old. Here ...
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Monitor not allowing me to select the correct display resolution

I have an Acer X193W monitor and the display settings in Windows 7 are not displaying the correct resolution so that I can use i. My monitor supports 1440 x 900, but it is currently using a 1280 ...
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Ubuntu: No screens found - What's wrong with this xorg?

due to problems with flickering und rough edges on windows, even without nvidia drivers, I try to rebuild the whole xorg by hand. I ran X -configure and got a standard xorg.conf I have to edit. I set ...
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Adjusting monitor brightness when the menu button is broken

I've got this LCD Monitor @ home that works but the "menu" button doesn't seem to be working. I need to be able to adjust the brightness, but how can I do that if I can't even get into the monitor's ...
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Windows XP - Setting External Monitor as Primary

I'm having problems using two monitors. I can't set my external monitor as the primary, and extended my desktop to the one on the laptop. I does work if I DON'T extended my desktop to the laptops ...
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Can I simultaneously connect both a MacBook Pro and a Mac mini to the same Cinema Display 27?

I am about to buy a Led Cinema Display 27, but I wonder if I can connect both the Mac mini and my MacBook Pro without the need of unplugging the Mac mini all the time. From what I see there is just ...
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Can I replace a laptop screen with one of a different resolution?

I have a laptop with a busted screen, so I am going to install a replacement. Does the replacement screen have to be the same resolution as the original?
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Is there a quick/automatic way to change monitor brightness at night on Windows 7 or Linux?

I'm a fairly nocturnal creature by nature, but life requires me to spend more time during the bright hours of day. I also have a visual impairment which makes it that my eyes take a very long time to ...
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iiyama ProLite B2712HDS with ATI Sapphire HD 4850x2

I've just bought a iiyama ProLite B2712HDS 27" monitor and upon hooking this up to my ATI 4850x2 over HDMI I cannot get the screen resolution to setup correctly! If I use ATI's CCC, I can set it to ...
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Black screen after logging in to Windows Vista

I have the following: OS: Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit (with SP2) Videocard: nVidia GeForce 8400M GS I was having some other issues with my videocard, so I went to nVidia's website and ...
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Compiz 0.9 issue: Couldn't open display

I decided that I would like Compiz 0.9 on my computer, which runs Ubuntu 10.10. I followed the instructions on this Compiz wiki page; some lines I changed. I now have compiled and installed Compiz ...
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Energy efficient CRT, LCD, LED?

Not intended for subjective or argumentative replies but i wanted to know in order to save some electricity bills which monitor is going to be best bet. LED monitors are currently not available in ...