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How can I create an MNG file out of PNGs?

I am really struggling to find compatible software that will allow me to animate PNG files. The GIMP plugin crashes my GIMP. Nothing else supports it. Is there any way I can easily put together the ...
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How Linux detects screen resolution?

How does Linux detect screen resolution at startup or on-the-fly ? I want to force a custom resolution on an embedded Linux target which will have user interface not based on X server. How does ...
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Black Border on Windows 7 display

I just installed windows 7 and found that I have a black border around my display space (it persists across various resolution levels). What I found on the internet implies that I should adjust the ...
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Could a missing blade of a fan result in hardware failure

I'm using an example that I have just encountered, but it involves a more general question regarding computer hardware and airflow. For some reason my NVIDIA 9800 GT fried, I've actually no idea why. ...
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how does mxm graphics card compatibility work

I have this aio PC that's like a gimpy laptop. It's only GPU expandability is an mxm slot but I've never used them. Do I treat them like pcie without a VGA port in regards to its version standards and ...
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second monitor causes graphics suttering

I'm running HP Probook 450 with Windows 8.1 - 64bit. When I connect a second monitor (Philips 234cl) to the HDMI port, the laptop monitor stutters every 15 seconds or so. The newly connected monitor ...
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How are graphics produced on the screen?

I have been trying to get a complete answer to this for a long time and I know it is complex. For example lets say we wanted to produce the character 'H' on the screen. H is 72 in ascii or 48 in Hex ...
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How do I install Krita on Debian Xfce lightly?

I want to install Krita on Debian Xfce but I am worried that installing Krita will also install all the Kde related stuff and will bog down my system. Installing Kde components is not an issue, ...
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Graphics card runnig at 8X instead of 16X

I have a problem with my graphics card (MSI R9 280X). When I enter BIOS on my PC it say that my graphics card is running at 8X instead of 16X. I know that the graphics card should be as close as ...
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Is my FPS limited by CPU or graphics card? Rotating 3D surfaces in Matlab

I have a modern laptop. When I use Matlab to visualize a 3D surface with a large number of vertices, I can only get a frame rate around 5 FPS when rotating it. With transparent surfaces, only 1 FPS. ...
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How to install intel driver in Lubuntu

Ive recently installed Lubuntu on my pc. But i don't know how to install my intel chipset driver (intel_inf8111010fin.exe). Specs: Lubuntu 13.10 (Salamander) & WinXp Sp3 P4 cpu 2.60, 1 ram
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Two graphics cards usage

I'm building a new PC and my motherboard has an onboard Intel graphics card on it. I am also getting an Nvidia graphics card. The Nvidia card has 2 HDMI ports on it and the motherboard has 1 HDMI port ...
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2 projectors + internal screen on Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I teach 100+ classes every year on fraud and ethics. I often need to write notes but people in the back of the room can't see the flipchart. So I want to connect 2 projectors: One would show my pptx ...
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computer will not boot with video card in lower slot

Please help me if you can. I added a second gpu to my rig and I cannot get it to boot. I CAN boot with either card in the upper pcie16 slot. I cannot boot with either in the lower pcie16 slot. ...
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Display a message on a monitor without using a laptop

Is there a cheaper, simple, smaller solution to having to use a laptop to drive my DELL LED monitor? All I want it to be able to do is say "Congratulations SO & SO". Maybe if it had some cool ...
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Extract images from unknown filetype called .gfx

I have this unknown filetype called .gfx (used in a computer game called Zezenia) which I'm pretty certain contain uncompressed flat images (possible .bmp or .png) but I'm not sure how to extract, ...
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What is the difference between GDDR3 and DDR3?

I am trying to buy a laptop, and I have seen in many place that they show GDDR3 and sometimes DDR3. What is the difference between them? afaik DDR3 is a type of RAM used for system memory, while ...
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Photoshop CC does not detect AMD Radeon 7770 Card

Here's a descriptive image of everything I can show: http://i.imgur.com/dIPOhcV.jpg I've got an AMD Radeon 7770HD GHz edition graphics card, along with Integrated Intel HD graphics. I'm also running ...
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Wierd graphics issue in WoW

I noticed these weird transparent dot like things around various things in World of Warcraft when I started playing again recently. It doesn't look normal, nor was it there before and is quite ...
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How to draw pixel-perfect geometric shapes and patterns?

When designing user interfaces, games and other visual applications, very often you have to have an image with a well defined geometric pattern. Some examples: A placeholder image of given size with ...
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Does PAL has any resolution? [closed]

I'm trying to learn about analog video signals like PAL,VGA and S-video. I recently read about PAL signal It says Each PAL frame consist of 625 lines, 25 frames per second However It says ...
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cgminer hardware errors with sapphire r9 270x oc?

I am mining litecoin with a Sapphire r9 270x 2GB card but i am unable to go anywhere above intensity 13 without a lot of hardware errors. At intensity 13 it is hashing stable at about 335kh/s with 0 ...
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Run GTX 770 at 5760x1080 on Windows 8?

I just purchased an NVIDIA GTX 770, and I would like to run games (e.g. Dirt 3) across all 3 monitors. I can't seem to find any information on how to do this. If I could force Windows to treat all 3 ...
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How to fix pink mini applications in Windows 7?

After recent Windows 7 update, the mini application for wheather or system performance started to display incorrectly in pink. I have two machines featuring this bug, a notebook with integrated Nvidia ...
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Laptop screen scrambles after boot unless plugged into external monitor

I have a strange problem. I had something fall on my laptop closing the screen down forcefully. Now when I boot the computer the screen is scrambled. It is not scrambled during the BIOS screen or the ...
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Simulate 1600x900 resolution in 1920x1080 monitors

In our company we have some 1920x1080 monitors. Those PCs are running Windows 7 and built in graphics card (Intel HD graphics). For our client requirement, we need to test certain feature of a ...
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What is the difference between binary data of an image and the translated data that the GPU sends to the monitor?

I'm reading about GPU's, and they say that a CPU generally cannot perform the complex calcuations required to translate an image's binary data to create the actual image, but what does this mean ...
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Display becomes messed up at 16bit

I'm trying to play Planescape Torment on my Windows install on a MacBook Pro. The colors in the entire game are garbled and messed up. The problem is the color palette. In fact, the color palette on ...
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What causes garbled text in Chrome URL text field?

This is what I see in the URL bar of Google Chrome (Version 31.0.1650.57 m): But copying and pasting this text shows: http://stackoverflow.com/unanswered Why is this? Note: Rebooting solves ...
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Problems with Intel graphics card

I've got a problem with my graphics card. In Windows XP my graphics card is shown as size: 256MB, but in Windows 7 it is shown as size: 64MB, and I can't run some games. I want an explanation. Thank ...
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How to set a default graphics card? [duplicate]

I'm facing a problem in which I have an AMD graphics card and an Intel integrated graphics chip.The AMD graphics board is not the default display and as such my system is using the Intel graphics. ...
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Windows 8.1 troubleshooting

I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8 to 8.1. When i try to open some of the applications it gives a message box saying that I need to update my Graphic Drivers. How am I to do that?
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Will this graphics card fit my motherboard?

P31-ES3G motherboard: Which has expansion slots: 1 x PCI Express x16 slot 3 x PCI Express x1 slots 3 x PCI slots Was thinking of upgrading my graphics card to a: XFX R7850 CORE EDITION PCI ...
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How much Bandwidth does an Express Card slot on a Laptop put out?

I want to buy a Dell M6800 Laptop workstation. Can someone tell me how much bandwidth does 54 mm Express Card slot put out ? Also how many lanes of PCIe that slot has ? ( x1, x4, x8, x16 ) How do I ...
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Screen stops responding in full screen applications

Hi I am encountering a strange problem any ideas would be helpful. I am trying to run certain games in full screen whilst doing so my screen goes blank and get the no data received message. This ...
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What is the specification for GPU ROMs?

So, graphics cards have a ROM that you can export in GPU-Z (GPU-Z: An example of an application that will perform this task). Is it at all possible to find out what the specification is for a GPU ROM? ...
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Can I boot up a virtual machine natively?

My question is: Is is possible to run a virtual machine natively on your hardware if you have installed the proper drivers etc? In other words, can I use a VHD as a regular hard drive to boot from? ...
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Laptop Display Flickering

It's a brand new laptop, it wasn't flickering before, was just fine. Now it flickers on darker colors such as the windows 8 start menu or a game. I noticed that this happens exclusively on windows. ...
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Windows 8.1 folder content thumbnail glitch

I have recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 (Preview then RTM with full format) and there's this annoying graphical issue where it messes up the folder content preview thumbnails. This can't be an ...
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Why doesn't the monitor output anything in Linux console mode?

I install Linux without graphics support. Previously I used a monitor with 720p support. And it can display normally. Now I change to a monitor with 1080p support. I can see BIOS and GRUB info on ...
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Is it possible to upgrade graphics card in an Omni 120-1120t?

Is it possible to upgrade graphics card in an Omni 120-1120t? I would like the same level of performance as my other machine which runs an Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS card. If it is, what card do I need, ...
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Can I use Windows 8 with 256 MB of video RAM?

I Have 256 MB of video RAM in my ACER PC.. These are specific Details of it. Card name: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.0) Manufacturer: Intel Corporation ...
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One Mini DisplayPort yields small picture, the other works fine

I have 1 DVI, 1 HDMI and 2 Mini DisplayPorts in my graphics card. I have a TV hooked up to the HDMI port, and two displays connected to the Mini DisplayPorts (with HDMI-mDP cables, because i have no ...
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How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?

I am looking for a new laptop, and it will be connected to an external monitor the majority of the time, presumably via HDMI. The monitor has native 1920x1080 resolution. I'm not really concerned ...
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Graphical editor with only one important feature - crop [closed]

99% of my Gimp starts is a open the image do the restangular selection crop image to selection save Gimp start slowly, ask 100 questions about "Am I sure" for each step, thats way i want some ...
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Auto vs Onboard/Card Dell Desktop

What is the difference between auto and onboard/card on the dell optiplex 960? The description is very lacking. As the name suggests for auto, if I do not have a video card inside, it will still use ...
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Screencast recording performance (using ffmpeg)

Hello everybody out there doing desktop recordings, On my old notebook with an Intel Mobile processor with 1.5 GHz and 1 GB RAM, producing a screencast is a pain. I am using a framerate of 15 fps ...
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Can I move layers one pixel at a time (using arrow keys for example) in GIMP?

Downloaded GIMP yesterday and been working with it for 6hrs or so. I am positioning many different layers in a way that makes them interact properly. By properly, I mean subject to my aesthetic ...
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Ubuntu login screen doesn't show up after installing postgresql

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new machine and everything works fine. However, when I install postgresql and shut down the computer, when I log back in, there's no graphical login screen. The ...
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How to fix Acrobat X text blurry text when using 2D graphics acceleration?

When I enable 2D graphics acceleration in Acrobat, the text becomes abnormally blurry. I have an excellent graphics card with the newest drivers, so I dont think those are the problem. How do I fix ...