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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2560 x 1440 on a Dell Latitude E4300?

Does anyone know if a new Dell Latitude E4300 (which has a Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD) can run 2560x1440 screen resolution? The computer has 4GB ram.
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Why does text look so Horrible on my HD monitor?

I just bought a 1080p 22" Samsung Syncmaster 2333HD (connected via HDMI) and the picture and video quality is great but the text quality is absolutely horrible. This monitor has a built in HD TV ...
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Viewing a large-resolution VNC server through a small-resolution viewer in Ubuntu

I have two Ubuntu computers, one with a large screen resolution (1920x1600) that is running the default Ubuntu VNC server. I have another computer that has a resolution of about 1200x1024 that I use ...
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Can I run this monitor?

I am upto buying new monitor for my desktop. Here are some specs.and you please help me choose a better one (an which one will work)? Graphics property of system : Intel(R) 82845G Graphics ...
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Does the size of the monitor Matter?

I have a old computer, and I want to buy a big LCD. The best I've found so far is Viewsonic's 24" LCD TFT monitor. So will it run without any problems, or do I need to upgrade the video cards or ...
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Use only external monitor at screen's native resolution

My laptop's screen lamp just died (I can see content on the screen if I point a light at it) and I was using it with an external monitor. I can switch from extended desktop to mirrored mode but, and ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox can only show resolution of 800x600 - how do I change it?

My monitor is 1920 x 1200 and the computer is running Windows 7. Using VirtualBox and Ubuntu 10.04, the screen of the Ubuntu can only be 800 x 600 or 640 x 480. Is there a way to change that. I ...
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Linux virtualized screen resolution

Hopefully there is a positive answer to this question: I have a 15.4" laptop with native screen resolution of 1920x1200. You can imagine that everything is completely unreadable by default. If I ...
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Avoid losing original resolution when uploading or exporting photos from Picasa

After making changes in Picasa preferences with no change in resolution loss (from say, 800kb original image to 235kb after export or upload), I'm at a dead end.
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Buying Dual Monitors of different size and resolution

I'm about to go choose a dual monitor setup: Is there any reason why I can't just walk out and buy the two TFT screens I like (a wide screen and a 'portrait' screen) and combine them? Mainly wide ...
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Bad resolution from Displayport converter on third of three screens

I am currently using three screens at the same time with my ATI 5770 & an active Displayport converter The thing is that the third screen (the one using the active Displayport converter) is ...
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Screen resolution only displaying 800x600 in Xubuntu

I am running Sun VirtualBox on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I have installed Xubuntu 10.4 as a virtual machine but cannot seem to find an easy way of altering the screen resolution. Any ideas?
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How to add higher video resolution in Ubuntu 10.04 (UNR on EEE1101HA)

UBUNTU 10.10 is out .. and the ASUS 1101HA still won't display 1366x768 on the LCD. Time to wipe the UBUNTU partition, expand the WIN7 partitions and pass the machine to a windows user.. I ...
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Problem setting command-line console resolution. vbeinfo in grub2 does not report all resolutions

I have a Asus EEE PC 1005P which I installed a Command-line system on using the Alternate Installer CD of Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. Altough I think this is a general linux and grub2 question. I do not have ...
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Change the default resolution of Remote Desktop Connection (mstsc)

Is there a way to change the default resolution that mstsc uses? I dont want it to default to the full resolution of the client machine.
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Running ubuntu 10.04 on Inspiron 1720, screen resolution woes

Ok my screen resolution is stuck at 800x600. I'm trying ubuntu on my Inspiron 1720 laptop. How can I get a higher resolution? I tried ubuntu on my desktop many moons ago, and now giving it another ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 external monitor problem

I've just installed the 10.04 release on my laptop. I've also installed the nvidia propietary driver as suggested by the system. I've some problem using an external monitor, i'm not able to set the ...
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Getting higher resolution than Monitor supports

I have DG43NB mobo, that have onboard X4500 graphics. Its supports 1900 x 1200 Resolution. But my LCD monitor is only capable of resolution 1024 x 768. I have to test some websites in resolution 1900 ...
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How to change resolution in ubuntu to unsupported resolution

I am trying to change resolution in ubuntu 10.04 ( as I am used to do in earlier versions) but It didn't works for me! I want to change the resolution to be 1024x768 (that doesn't appear by default ...
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NEC MultiSync Resolution Problem

I have a slightly odd issue with my monitor, an NEC MultiSync LCD1970NXp. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate on a Toshiba Tecra M5 laptop, and according to Windows Update I have the latest drivers. When ...
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Ubuntu resolution on Virtual Box(Mac OSX)

I'm running Ubuntu 9.1 inside VirtualBox 3.1.6 on Mac OS X 10.6.3. The screen resolution won't go beyond 800x600 and Ubuntu can't detect my monitor type. How can I increase the resolution beyond ...
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How can I resize a web browser to force screenshots at a specific resolution on Mac OS?

I want to take screenshots in a web browser so that the resulting graphic (.png, .jpg) is a specific resolution, for example: 1024 x 768 Besides adjusting my monitor resolution, is there any way to ...
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What is the most optimal viewing distance for different resolutions (or sizes) monitors?

I'm using a 17" TFT at 1280x1024 at home and work. I'm also using 14" TFT at 1024x768. What is the least stresfull distance for the eye to work with it? What is the general connection between screen ...
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Best way to upscale a video?

If I have a video file at 320x240 resolution which I want to re-encode (because I don't like the encoding it's in now) and I also want to play it at double size (640x480), will I get higher quality if ...
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Imagemagick convert with resample option

I am creating thumbnails from much larger images and have been using this command successfully for some time: convert FILE -resize "64x" -crop "64x64+0+16" +repage -strip OUTFILE I also do some ...
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Multi-monitor setup: one widescreen monitor, one regular (4:3) monitor; is this usually possible?

I'm trying to find out whether it's generally possible to have a multi-monitor setup with both a widescreen monitor and a regular monitor (ie. one with a 4:3 picture ratio). I'd like to run them in ...
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How can I find out the screen resolution and dpi on my mac book pro?

Can you please tell me how can I find out the screen resolution and dpi for the screen on my Macbook Pro? (I got it last year, 2009.)
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Is there a way to get a larger desktop than the screen?

Is there any freeware out there that will allow me to run the desktop that is larger than the resolution of the screen? My situation: Win XP, Dell Mini 10, iirc- Intel GMA950 I need to use a netbook ...
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ubuntu can't support a higher resolution that my laptop can support

I have a HP laptop which can support 1600x900. But after I install ubuntu 9.10 on it, it can only support up to 1280x700. My laptop has a Nvidia graphics card. And i am using GNOME as my desktop ...
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Ubuntu uses a screen resolution lower than my laptop can support

I have installed ubuntu 9.10 on my laptop. In System->Display, the best resolution I allow me to use is 1280x700. But my laptop can support 1600x900. So how can i change it? I tried adding ...
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1440 x 900 screen resolution disappeared in my Windows 7

I recently bought a 19" LCD and the resolution automatically changed to 1440 x 900 when I plugged it in. I was fooling around with the resolutions then 1440 x 900 disappeared. Now I'm using 1280 x ...
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How do I get windows 7 to go full screen in boot camp?

I'm running Windows 7 on an iMac using Bootcamp. At the native resolution of 1290x1200, the desktop fills the entire screen, but when I run games at a lower resolution or reduce the size of the ...
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Change Acer Aspire one D250 resolution

Is there any way to choose something other than than 1024x600 or 800x600 resolution on a Acer Aspire One D250 netbook (Windows 7 Starter). A program we use needs at least 1024x768 but it's not ...
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Increase text size in Ubuntu 10.04 due to having large resolution/monitors

I have 24" dual monitors with 1920x1080 resolution on both of them. Consequently the text appears so small. I use the following text-intensive applications frequently: Web browser (Google Chrome) ...
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Display size comparison chart?

I am in the process of collecting laptop recommendations for a friend. I need a way to show to her the size differences of the various formats (15" 4:3, 15" 16:9, 15" 16:10 .... up to 17.3") in a ...
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TTY Resolution in Xubuntu 9.10

I've exhausted my ability to search through Google for this, so I'm giving it a go here. What I'm trying to do is increase the resolution (or decrease the font size) in the TTY terminals. Xubuntu ...
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Workaround to extend limited screen real-estate on Windows?

I need a means to use a software tool that requires at least 900 pixels of vertical resolution (as in, the "OK" button to save settings won't be reachable on smaller displays) on a laptop/projector ...
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Laptop Asus P50IJ with Intel 4500M GMA output going to a Dell 1907FP external monitor will not allow proper resolution

I just purchased an Asus P50IJ-X2 laptop which has a Intel GMA 4500M video card running Windows 7. At work I output this laptop to a Dell 1907FP LCD which has a maximum resolution of 1280x1024. Not ...
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Cloned screen on monitors with different resolutions [duplicate]

I want to set up a system with two displays connected. One display will be a 22inch monitor with a native resolution of 1920x1080. The other display is a 19inch display native resolution 1024x768. ...
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Missing 16:10 resolutions with Nvidia drivers (Can't add resolutions)

I have a laptop with a Nvidia 9650M GT and used the drivers that Seven brought me. It works fine but Metro 2033 tells me that I have to upgrade my drivers to play the game. So I did it. But since I ...
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Display stretches 4:3 ratios; Adds scrolling to other ratios

I have a dual monitor setup. Normally, they both display at 1680x1050. They have been setup this way for about a year. I'm using Windows XP Professional 2003 x64 SP2. Today, out of nowhere, one of ...
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What resolution can the eeePC 1001HA/1101HA handle with an external monitor plugged in?

I would like to buy a new Eee PC 1001HA or 1101HA. I know the max display resolution is: 1024x600 for eeePC 1001 1366x768 for eeePC 1101 But what's the maximum resolution of the graphic board when ...
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How to increase video resolution

I have this 356MB .rmvb file that I converted to .avi and it became 2Gb. But the size is still the same, and the quality still sucks. Is there any tool that could increase the resolution and quality ...
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Forcing specific resolution on a specific monitor on Mac OS X

I have Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) installed with 2 monitors. Main: a 24 inch Dell monitor that Mac OS X detects and displays on 1920x1200 Secondary: a 19 inch Chimei monitor that supports ...
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How can I take browser screenshots at a higher resolution than my browser supports?

I need to take a screenshot of a website as it would appear on a very high resolution monitor... say 4000x3000 pixels. My laptop's screen has a native resolution of 1400x768. Basically, I need to ...
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Need to hookup HP dv7-3085dx with NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M to my Dell 30 inch LCD 3007WFP at max resolution

I recently bought an HP laptop (dv7-3085dx) which is supposed to have a pretty good video card (NVIDIA GeForce GT 230M). The card is supposed to output a max resolution of 2560x1600 which is also the ...
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No display on CRT when I tried to increase the resolution

HI to all, My LG CRT monitor was running in 600 x 800 resolution, and when I tried to increase it The screen went blank and never returned till now..only sparking sound coming from inside the ...
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Wrong PC-projector resolution in Windows 7

I'm connecting a PC-projector (Benq MP721) to a Windows 7 Professional laptop (HP 6730b). All the output settings on the laptop, including the laptop screen, changes to 1024x768 (which the projector ...
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Replacing an LCD screen in a laptop

So I just got my new laptop today -- HP Envy 15 -- and it turns out it's actually 1366 x 768 instead of the 1920 x 1080 I had originally thought it was... obviously I miss read :\ Anyways, I want to ...
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Running ubuntu in virtualbox, low screen resolution/dimensions

I am running windows 7 natively, i7 64 bit chipset. ATI radeon hd 4800 series video card. I have virtual box. For some reason, when running ubuntu in virtualbox, the screen rez is like 600x480 ...