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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Screen position changed after changing resolution using xrandr

I just got a new ubuntu 14.04 PC at work (I am already using another Windows 7 PC) and found that it had a low resolution (1024x768) set by default, while the ideal resolution for my monitor is ...
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How to make Windows XP screen in qemu take size of the window?

I remember Virtualbox had a feature allowing it with some guest additions to make the screen of the OS in the virtual machine take size of the window. I’ve installed Windows XP in qemu that I use now ...
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Can low PSU wattage limit resolution?

I am setting up a workstation to display onto a 4K screen. There was an existing eMachine EL-1352 sitting around so I purchased a geForce 720 low profile video card which can do 4K res according to ...
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Turned on my computer to find resolution all messed up, screen identified as “Generic Non PnP Screen”

I turned on my computer to find the resolution abnormally low (everything was big etc). In the Device Manager, my screen was being identified as Generic Non-PnP Screen. I have a Windows 8.1 desktop, ...
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Google Chrome using incorrect resolution on external monitor

I recently bought a new laptop. Its a Dell XPS 13 Developer edition (Which means it uses Ubuntu 14.04 rather than widows 10) I've only really run into one snafu which has to do with Google Chrome. ...
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Custom resolution on Gnome 3 / Fedora 22

I connected an old 26" HD-ready TV to my laptop, but it only supports certain resolutions (it seems only 1280x720 in fact). When trying to set resolutions on the second screen, using the Display ...
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Windows 10— change text size of programs

I want to be able to change the size and text on some programs i have... I have windows 10 resolution is 1920x1080. Things are way too small. When changing the resolutions, the text is not clear ...
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How to set workspaces with different resolution

I have only one monitor, but I want to set two workspace with different resolutions. Because some window is too large for the native resolution of my monitor. How can I do that?
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Custom Resolution at 144hz refresh rate

I'm not sure if this question can be posted here, but I'm desperate for an answer to this question. I'm trying to run a videogame (CS:GO) at a custom resolution (1440x1080) lower then my native ...
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What does mean s letter after video format's resolution, DDDDs?

Video resolution is often written as DDDDl (where D - is digit and l is letter). For example 1080i - is 1920x1080 interlace and 720p is 720x576 progressive. But I've just watched a 3D video on ...
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Resolution is high, but looks zoomed on Ubuntu

I reformatted this Ubuntu Gnome machine that went from 13.10 up to a 15.10 beta over the last few years, after fiddling with the beta, it wasn't able to boot or be repaired. I installed a fresh ...
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Can a NVIDIA GT 730 support HDMI and DVI at the same time with the same resolution?

I have an ASUS-branded GT-730 and I can see that it supports multiple monitors (2 on my card, 3 on the higher spec'd ones). I can also see that it supports a maximum resolution of 2560x1600. I have 2 ...
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How to chose proper HDMI resolution for my LCD TV to fix aspect ratio problems?

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Change resolution of Hyper-v VM running system with no GUI?

I'm new to Hyper-v, been using VirtualBox forever. I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a new VM. The VM window size is bigger than the server's desktop resolution so I have to constantly scroll up ...
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What is the difference between 4K, UHD and QHD? Do we agree on one official resolution?

Nowadays it seems that Full HD isn’t enough anymore and the terms “4K,” “QHD” and “UHD” are thrown around interchangeably. At the same time, there is not just one “4K” resolution in the catalogs. I ...
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Handbrake: Best IPhone playable Settings for a 2:1 Aspect Ratio Video

Original Video Settings (360 Panoramic video): H264 Bitrate: 15000 kbps FPS: 48 Resolution 3820 x 1910 My current settings in handbrake are: Apple TV3 Preset Width: 1920 Height: none Anamorphic: ...
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How to set lower than 800 x 600 to secondary monitor

I have an old analog monitor that its resolution is lower than 800x600. I need to set it as my secondary monitor. But the lowest resolution of windows is just 800x600 How to force windows to set ...
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Display resolution of VirtualBox 5.04 running Xubuntu 14.x on Windows 7 64bit host

I recently took the Plunge to install Linux (Xubuntu 14.x) on a very old Notebook, running Windows 7 64bit SP1, in a virtual environment VirtualBox 5.04. All went fine, until I realized there was no ...
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Two monitors, weird resolution issue

I currently have a two monitor setup, one of the screen is a 144hz 24" screen, the other one is a Samsung HD TV. Both are able to display 1080p and are using the 1920x1080 resolution. One issue I've ...
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MacBook, Use external 4k screen in HiDPI mode in non-native resolution

I am about to buy a 4k screen that has 3840x2160 resolution. However, since I have the late 2013 13" RMBP, my MacBook can only drive the monitor with 30 Hz when I use the native resolution. Therefore ...
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Does changing the screen resolution affect power consumption?

If I have two identical monitors and have set one to display in high resolution and the other to display in low resolution will there be any difference in power consumption? Note that this question ...
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Do same size screens with different PPIs affect battery differently?

I was trying to find out if screens with different resolutions have different effects on the battery life. Around the net, I see a common answer as no to the question: "Will changing screen resolution ...
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How do I know if a graphics card is capable of a high enough resolution or number of monitors?

Can I use the single DisplayPort output of the Inspiron 3050 Micro Desktop (Intel HD Graphics of Celeron J1800) to extend across three independent 1080p displays with a Multi-Stream Transport hub? How ...
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Difference between graphic/display/screen AND video/movie resolutions?

I am not well-versed with resolution when it comes to display/video, but I am very curious to know if there is any difference between resolution terminology of LCD/LED display/screen panels of ...
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Acer V223HQ monitor limited to 1280 x 1024 VGA

I'm currently using my work laptop at home as mine is fried at the shop. The issue is the monitor I'd been using with my home machine with the same VGA cable was giving me 1920 x 1080. With the work ...
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low resolution on Ubuntu and nomodeset before it

when i was in grub of the USB flash every time i chose try Ubuntu live or install Ubuntu the screen goes black i searched for solution and i found nomodeset option for it, i installed Ubuntu normally ...
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How to choose one scaling level for all displays in windows 10

In Windows 10, one selects scaling level for each monitor separately. In Windows 8.1, you could disable that by checking Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays (screenshot in this ...
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Screen resolution black screen [duplicate]

I have changed my windows 7 screen resolution. Now it had gone blank. I tried it many times but it did not start. But in safe mode it runs.
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Magenta Border at Font on High Resolution in Web Browser

I bought a bigger screen with 27 inch and WQHD resolution (2560 x 1440). Now I'm observing magenta colored borders around some letters in web browsers (Mozilla and Chrome). Mozilla is more affected ...
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RDP to a Surface Pro 3

I use RDP a lot, and with the normal Remote Desktop application I can work from home on my office PC, or from my office on my home PC (which are separated by 30 miles) as though I were sitting at the ...
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Dell Monitor U2713HM will not display at 2560x1440 resolution on Windows 10

I have a Dell display monitor U2713HM and recently upgraded my Dell XPS desktop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Under Windows 7 the monitor runs fine at 2560 * 1440 resolution and I can run the Display ...
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Two screen, one VGA cable, on laptop with VGA output

The native LED Backlit 1600x900 screen on my laptop is burnt out. I've connected my laptop to my 40 inch, five year old panasonic TV through VGA to get a max resolution of 1280x1024. Using the same ...
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Windows 7 display is blurry/distorted after each reboot until the resolution is toggled

Dell Optiplex 3020 / Windows 7 64-bit / Intel HD 4400 Graphics / Dell 2405FPW Monitor Running at native 1920x1200 60Hz resolution using a VGA cable After starting up the display is blurry and the ...
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KDE - wrong screen resolution

I just installed Linux Mint 17.2 with KDE. The default screen resolution is 1280x1024. I cannot change it to 1920x1080, which is the resolution of my monitor. Is this normal? Is there any way to ...
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USB 3.0 to HDMI Converter screen resolution issue

I recently bought a “USB 3.0 to HDMI Converter Adapter.” I have problem to use it properly. The product is based on this driver and am using the latest version (v1.1.315.0). I have two external ...
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Lenovo G580 external monitor resolution issue using VGA

I am connecting an HP S2031 monitor to my Lenovo G580, running Windows 8.1. When I connect the HP monitor as an external extended display through VGA (it does not have an HDMI), in the Screen ...
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Windows 10 applications using wrong resolution

I just upgraded to Windows 10, and I noticed that several of my applications are using the wrong resolution (for example, Spotify’s window is super big, and the text is oversized and blurry). ...
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What is the maximum display resolution on the Intel HD Graphics 4000 chipset on a Lenovo t430?

What is the maximum display supported by an Intel HD Graphics 4000 chipset on a Lenovo t430? I am considering buying a 1920x1200 monitor and wanted to make sure my graphics could support said ...
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Adjust resolution/zoom of individual modern Windows 8.1 app

When I load up the modern Windows 8.1 Microsoft/Bing Maps app, everything is very low resolution. I don't know too much, but I think this is some sort of scaling/zoom/dpi issue. I noticed that if I ...
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Lenovo 3 14, Intel 5500U, HDMI -> Maximum Resolution

I've got the machine listed in the title, a Lenovo 3 14, Intel 5500U, HDMI. I just asked Lenovo technical support to see what kind of display I could attach. I'm thinking about buying a high res ...
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Upscaling or stretch resolution to fit tv screen on Windows 10

I have a laptop with an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4500 graphics card that output a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. On Windows 8 I used to use AMD Catalyst's scaling option to make the HDMI output fit ...
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Using FFmpeg, can I make a batch file do nothing if it's going to upscale my input file?

I'm running an FFmpeg batch file through a digital media repository. My desire is for it to treat files similar to if it was uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. To do this, I need it to convert the file ...
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Firefox take wrong resolution on laptop with monitor

I have an Acer laptop running Windows 8 connected with a monitor. It works fine, until I use Firefox. When I am using Firefox on the monitor to open any webpage, it is using the resolution of my ...
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Windows shows wrong resolution compared to display

I have/had a problem with my desktop not showing icons, namely spacing properly in Windows 8.1 and 10. In the process of trying to fix this, some of the suggestions talked about laptop (Acer Aspire ...
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HDMI connection using VGA2HDMI to Panasonic Viera TX32LED8F

I tried to connect above mentioned together. It does not work at all unless I set 1280x768 resolution (TV's native is 1366x768). Anyway, if I do so, the image is shifted to the left. The size of ...
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Dell Latitude e6540 unable to be increased past 1366 x 768

I have been messing around with the laptop all day trying to change the resolution. 1366x768 is the smallest it allows and I typically like something closer to the 1920x1080 or at the very least ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't recognize my graphics card

I have purchased Monitor is a Dell S2240L 21.5 inch LED Backlit LCD Monitor Max resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels, HDMI with mother board Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Motherboard and processor AMD FX 8350 AMD ...
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Optimal monitor resolution

Currently, there are a lot of monitors capable of displaying 4K resolutions, for example the one used in this Alienware laptop. This laptop has 15 inch display with 4K resolution. I have a few ...
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Enable ~4K (3840 X 2160) resolution on Windows 7 with Intel HD Graphics card

I have a DELL E7450 laptop connected via an HDMI cable to a DELL UP3214Q monitor (which can display 3840x2160 @ 60Hz with a DP1.2 cable) . Ubuntu 14.10 uses the 3840 X 2160 resolution just fine - ...
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Can you get widescreen resolution from VGA connected to HDTV?

I have a 21 inch BRAVIA Smart TV and I am, more often than not, using it as a monitor for my desktop. I have used a VGA connector to connect the desktop and screen. But the problem is that I get a ...