The number of pixels in a given display or image, representing the smallest physical unit of display. One individual pixel represents a single colour value, and when combined, create a displayed image. Usually written as (width x height).

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How do I stop VMware player from resizing?

I just downloaded VMware player (I used to use Virtual Box, but I needed Windows Aero, and vbox doesn't support that yet) But it will automatically resize the guest when I resize the window, and I do ...
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How can I make my monitor run at it's native resolution under Kubuntu 9.10?

I have installed Kubuntu 9.10 afresh on an HP desktop computer with a Samsung SyncMaster 2243 and Intel integrated graphics card. The screen resolution is fixed on 1280x1024 instead of the native ...
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Windows DNS resolution

I can't connect to a server in my domain C:\Users\evil>nslookup winserver Server: m0n0wall.local Address: 192.168.123.254 Name: winserver Address: 192.168.123.246 this is ok, nslookup ...
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Why does Windows 7 sometimes forget to turn off my display after X number minutes, even though the power settings are specifically set that way?

This is not just a problem with Windows 7 - I know I've been experiencing this same issue all the way back through XP. Basically, you set your screen to turn off after 5 or 10 minutes, you walk away, ...
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How can I get 2560 * 1600 on Win 7 ? MacBook Pro 17 + Dell 30 inch 3008 WFP + Fusion 3

I run VM Ware Fusion 3 on a Mac Book Pro 17 hooked to a Dell 30 inch screen I CAN manage to get a Resolution of 2560 * 1600 on Mac OS X(MacBook Pro), but can't on Win 7 (on the exact same MacBook ...
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Add padding to display

I know this one is a bit weird. I need to scale down the display on my monitor like the example below: Normally, this could be done with some adjustments in monitor's OSD, but there is no OSD on ...
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Matrox Millenium g400, WinXP - How to enable 1680x1050?

It's an old computer like 2001 or so, Matrox Millenium g400. How to enable 1680x1050? Drivers updated from 2006, tried to use Powerstrip, still nothing, got some res to choose but not the needed one. ...
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Is there a way to find the native resolution of an LCD monitor (without looking up the specs)?

Is there any way to detect/default to the native resolution for an LCD monitor (on Windows XP)? (this is an older monitor and I haven't found the documentation on it)
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Windows 7 Virtual PC VM 16 Bit Resolution

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit with Virtual PC installed. My XP Virtual Machine screen resolution has 16 BIT 1024*768. I can't get it it 32 BIT. I've reinstalled the VM components but to no ...
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How to make available more resolutions in Windows XP?

I'm connecting to a computer through VNC and I'd like to fit the host resolution to my computer's. Is there a way to modify/add resolutions to the list Display Properties Dialog shows? Thank you! ...
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How to change login resolution in Ubuntu?

How do you change the resolution of the login screen in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)? Edit: keep in mind that I need to change the resolution of the login screen, as explained below.
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Windows RDP — Possible to resize resolution on-the-fly?

I'm wondering if it's possible to resize the desktop on an RDP session on the fly I realize you can do it before you connect, but I'm looking to resize it on the fly similar to how vmware works. If ...
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Using native resolution on external display results in stretched, out of bounds image

I have an HP min 311 netbook with Windows XP, which I've connected to a Samsung SyncMaster 2043BW display via the supplied analog cable. The external display's native res is 1680x1050, which the ...
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Does the Eee Box EB1012 support a resolution of 960 by 540?

The title pretty much says it all. I'm talking about the display resolution here, not about video playback. EDIT: Did anyone actually try this? I was kinda looking for first-hand experience here... ...
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MacBook Pro External DVI Monitor Full Resolution not available

I have a new macBook Pro 13" and a 30" apple monitor. I am connecting this monitor via a DVI, and am unable to retrieve a list of all the supported resolutions for the 30" monitor. The Mac book only ...
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Too high screen resolution - cause damage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does increasing “Screen refresh rate” damage monitors? I accidentally put the resolution of my screen to high and it caused my graphics driver to crash and had ...
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Will monitor display this resolution?

I've a laptop with a resolution of 1366x768 only. The laptop has a 1GB Nvidia Geforce 230M graphics card. I also have an LG 23" monitor that can support upto 1920x1080 resolution. If I connect my ...
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Incorrect monitor resolution

I am trying to install a new 23" widescreen monitor, and have some problems. It is an LG W2343T plugged via DVI into a NVidia GeForce 8800GT card. Win XP. Both card and monitor have latest drivers ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 not detecting screensize and wont let me set the right resolution

I have an Acer Aspire Revo which has a Nvidia Ion graphics processor in it. I have it driving a Samsung SyncMaster 2043NW. When i used this monitor with a Windows PC it ran it 1680x1050. In ubuntu it ...
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Any way of changing Windows 7 screen resolution via command line?

I am using Microsoft's Live Mesh program to remotely access a PC running Windows 7, running on 2 screens: one with 1920x1080 and the other 1920x1200 resolution. I am accessing them via an old laptop ...
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Black padding/border on Benq V2410 monitor with radeon 4890 and windows 7

I just obtained a BenQ V2410 monitor and a Club Radeon HD4890 video card. Using Windows 7, I have troubles setting the correct resolution. I use the graphics drivers provided by Windows update. I have ...
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ImageMagick's 'convert' won't set resolution?

I'm trying to create an image using imagemagick's "convert". I have this command: convert -size 720x480 xc:white -units pixelsperinch -density 81x72 foo.jpg However, the image ends up with a ...
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Looking for an application that scrolls or pans netbook screens running Windows

I'm looking for a Windows 7 and XP compatible Windows desktop panning/scrolling tool. This is to solve a problem where some applications for example MSN have settings/preference Windows that are not ...
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Mac OS X 10.5 VNC Resolution independent of hardware display

Is it possible to set the VNC display resolution that is independent of the hardware resolution when you are using OS X 10.5 Screen Sharing? I have a macbook and a windows box with 3 monitors. I'd ...
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What about using a large modern LED TV as very large desktop display?

I explain. I am thinking about expand my desktop workarea. I am a software developer with 2 monitors (1280x1024). My first thought was buy 2 larger monitors (1920x1200) and use them in portrait mode. ...
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Making more screen resolutions available to Ubuntu

I'm running Parallels 4.0 for Mac on my black MacBook. Set up Ubuntu today to sandbox Linux a bit and see what it's about, as well as to have it available to test out my web designs in a Linux ...
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Resolution Missing in Windows 7

I used System Restore to rollback a driver update on Win 7 pro x64 (not display driver). When the system came back up, the resolution was less than it used to be. I went into both the Windows Screen ...
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Is there a way to set your monitor to any arbitrary resolution and aspect ratio (like 1000x400, etc.)?

I have a customer with a very very wide screen (1366 x 768) and I can reproduce the symptom using Virtual PC because I can resize the virtual PC window to get something close to that resolution. But ...
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Where can I check my MPG video file's resolution?

I have an MPG video file. How can I know its resolution?
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Monitor position moves when I reboot; any way to fix that, or dynamically set it?

I've got Windows XP running with an NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT (with two monitors) and a DisplayLink adapter for a total of three monitors. During each reboot the third (DisplayLink) monitor changes its ...
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Installed Ubuntu, the max. resolution is 800x600

I installed ubuntu, but the screen size is very small 800x600. I can't change the setting, what could be the issue?
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Any method to resize my app's window on Mac (macbook) to 1600 x 1200 or 1920 x 1200?

I would like to make a screen capture for an app (Firefox), but I am using a macbook, so the display is at 1280 x 800. I think if I can somehow resize the window to 1920 x 1200, then I can use ...
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Just switched to widescreen monitors — what should I do with all this extra width?

I just switched from two 19" monitors running 1280 X 1024 to two 22" monitors running 1680 X 1050. If I run typical apps full screen now, they tend to have a lot of unused white space. Examples: I'm ...
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How can I rotate my display orientation by 90 degrees?

I want to use my HP Mini as an eBook reader, but I would like to hold it like a book and rotate the screen. Ctrl + Alt + Arrow Keys does not work on this model.
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Windows 7 High resolution

In Windows XP it was possible to set the screen's resolution even higher than supported, so, if I wanted, I could set a very high resolution seeing teeny characters and have a huge screen. When I ...
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Mirrored monitors of different resolution

I want to purchase a 32" HD TV to use as a larger mirrored display for my PC. The problem is, my PC monitor is 16:10 and therefore has a resolution of 1920 x 1200, but the TV is standard 16:9, 1920 x ...
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Why would a CRT monitor stop displaying higher resolutions for one computer?

I have problems displaying resolutions above 640x480. Until recently the very same computer, graphics card and monitor used to operate just fine. On another computer the monitor still works as ...
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Will a bigger monitor with the same resolution have an impact on performance?

I'm aware that when you increase the resolution of a monitor you tend to see a drop in frames per seconds when running 3d applications (like games, for example), but do you also see a drop in ...
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Laptop changes resolution when the lid is closed/opened

i've had a problem for the last couple of days where the resolution on my laptop changes when i close the lid i'm running windows xp professional sp2 on a dell inspiron 1501 the video chip is an ati ...
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Windows 7 screen resolution

I have an HP110 netbook with Intel 945 Express graphics chipset. The basic screen resolution is 1024 x 576. When this machine had Windows XP installed, you could go into the graphics properties, ...
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Small monitor form for 1280x1024 resolution

Based on the size and resolution of my Macbook (screen 11.25in x 7, resolution 1280x800), you should be able to get 1280 x 1024 resolution on a monitor with a diagonal size of about 14.5 inches. ...
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How can I change console shell's resolution in ubuntu 9.10

How can I change console shell's resolution?, by this i mean the shell when you ctrl+alt+F1. I'm running Ubuntu 9.10, i thought this could be done by changing grub's menu.lst file by with grub2 i ...
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Set DPI of individual applications in Windows

Is it possible to set the DPI of individual applications in Windows? I want to increase the DPI of one or more applications but not the entire system. Can this be done?
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Will I notice any difference between displays of different sizes but same resolution?

This might be a bit subjective, but I'm curious what the community opinion is on this. I'm in the market for a new laptop and I've narrowed my choices down to either a 14" or 15.6" model from the ...
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Linux HAL Screen Resolution

I just got myself an EEE PC and whacked Arch Linux on there. It's humming away nicely. Kudos to Asus on this fine machine. One thing that slightly annoys me is the screen resolution. With the font ...
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Why would Windows 7 installation on Laptop have blurry screen resolution?

I had Windows 7 on my ASUS X51R laptop, and the screen resolution was fine. I just reinstalled Windows 7 on the same laptop and the screen resolution is fuzzy, it is usable but the characters are ...
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Can't set 1280x1024 on Ubuntu with Nvidia Geforce 8400 GS

FINAL UPDATE: Here is the best solution that I found after going through this problem lots of times. The question below is outdated because as it turns out the computer is not the problem; the ...
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How do I improve my screen resolution in Windows Remote Desktop?

I'm RDP'ing into a Win2K3 machine from a WinXP machine, and I cannot stand the low screen resolution I get on the Win2K3 box. Text is too large and the graphics/colors aren't very smooth. How do I ...
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Netbook Screen Resolution on OpenSuse

I've just installed OpenSUSE 11.1 on my Elonex Webbook as I want to start playing with Mono. Unfortunately, there seems to be some problem with the video card, and it only seems to recognise it as ...
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Resolution issue

My harddrive crashed and I recently got a new one and re-installed Windows XP. When I am in windows, it will not allow me to change the resolution to anything other than 640x480. I think that it ...