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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Set Windows Server 2012 default screen resolution (VM Ware)

I need to set (default) screen resolution to Win Server 2012 hosted in VMWare vcentrum 5.5.0. It is a dedicated server for running automatic GUI tests for Windows applications by Jenkins. When ...
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LG E2242c-BN don't show native resolution anymore

I have one annoying problem regarding my monitor. Well, I have LG e2242c-bn and GF GT220. When I bought monitor (and I did it only to finally enjoy in full hd) things were ok for few months, it ...
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What are the differences of watching a 1080p and a 720p version of the same media on a 720p screen?

Say I have a 1280x720 pixels on my screen and the current resolution is set to this 1280x720. What are the differences between the 1080p version and the 720p version of the same media? Is it noticable ...
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Win 8 full hd laptop with second non-hd screen

I have just recently purchased new laptop with full hd screen. Resolution is 1920 x 1080 screen size is 14". Before someone starts freaking out, I do not understand why people saying they wouldn't ...
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VMWare Workstation Stretch Guest disabled

I have Windows 8.1 Pro, in which VMWare Workstation 10.03 is installed. The guest system I use there is Ubuntu 14.04. VMWare tools are installed on the Guest System and I ofen use shared folders with ...
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Just installed windows vista dual boot, resolution and drivers problems

I just installed windows vista alongside ubuntu 14.04. The problems are that it both doesn't allow me to set the native resolution of my display (900x1600 or something), it only goes up to 1024x768, ...
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Pages in a PDF file created from images have different size/resolution

I recently created a PDF file from a bunch of images (all of format gif except one of format jpe). In an image viewer, all images are of the same size and resolution. However, after I converted them ...
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Inspiron 9400 Laptop resolution shrinks when lid is closed

I have an Inspiron 9400 Laptop with an ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 Video Card. I've had both a 1440x900 pixel and 1920x1200 pixel display, and ever since I first hooked my computer up to my home TV (15 ...
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Does using non-native resolutions with the same aspect ratio as the native resolution cause loss of quality?

I have a 22 inch Full HD IPS monitor with native resolution of 1920 * 1080 but it's too small for me, and the Windows DPI doesn't work properly corss-software, so I use the custom resolution of 1376 * ...
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Windows 8.1 second monitor large with low resolution

I am running Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Y50. I am connecting to a Lenovo LS2023 20" Wide external monitor and I am having some trouble with getting the displays to scale properly. The Y50 is a 15.6" ...
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Does displaying a higher than supported resolution on a CRT damage it?

I have an old IBM CRT monitor from, I think the 80's, and although it seems like it should support resolutions up to 1024x768 anything higher than 640x480 results in the image being garbled up (sort ...
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How do I change console resolution when vga= and video= are ignored in grub Fedora 8

I have somewhere around 1000 servers out there. I need to change the console resolution. adding the vga=(whatever number fits the hardware) works on all of them except fedora 8. It completely ignores ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtualbox at 1920x1080

I have created a Ubuntu 14.04 VM on Virtualbox 4.3.16 (running on Windows 8). I have installed all of the Ubuntu virtualbox-guest* packages. The highest screen resolution that I can set in the ...
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How can I change the resolution seen by a bootloader in VirtualBox?

I am using VirtualBox 4.3 (on Ubuntu) to take screenshots of various Ubuntu installer bootloader screens (eg. GRUB2, syslinux), and I would like to decrease the number of rows and columns that the ...
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On Debian : Must create and set as default resolution. How?

I'm running Debian Wheezy on a Mac Mini G4 PowerPC and i'm trying to set it up to output its correct monitor resolution on startup. I am using LXDE GUI. The thing is, the LXDE resolution applet ...
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cannot display this video mode optimum resolution 1280x1024 60hz

PC configurations: Quad Core 4GB ram 160 GB Hard disk 256mb 64bit Raedon x1600 series PCI card Dell 1908 FP LCD Windows 7 Ultimate Problem : Whenever I tried to install whether windows 8 or ...
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Choppy font rendering on Windows Chrome

So this was supposed to be fixed with Directwrite in Chrome 37, but unfortunately I think I am one of a very few people, if not the only one who it actually backfired on. My fonts were perfectly fine ...
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Dead area on monitor, can I re-adjust screen 0,0 point?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional on Dell Inspiron N5110. I'm having problem with my laptop LCD screen. About 1cm of my monitor is white on the left side. Due to which Windows start button is ...
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How deals Surface Pro 3 with HD monitors?

I've seen some videos on youtube where the Surface Pro 3 is connected on 4K monitors and it is working pretty good. I do not know very much about 4k technology and how the Intel HD graphics processor ...
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Ubuntu not setting display resolution correctly

So, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an older Mac (like 2010), and trying to connect to a TV using a mini display port to HDMI adapter. The adapter does work on a different Mac (and newer) thats running ...
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Google Chrome browser everything looking tiny DPI issue?

Everything looks fine in Firefox and IE. But in Chrome everything looks very tiny, seems DPI has changed to 160. Please help me fix the font, overall look of Chrome to make bigger. Im using 1920x1080 ...
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Comparing Pixels per Inch - monitor x tablet

The PPI is a standard for comparing display quality across different devices, right? I calculated that a cheap tablet has 1024 x 800 pixels in a 10 inches screen, which using the formula gives us 129 ...
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Logging in to a Win 8.1 PC over RDC resets the display scaling semi-permanently, why?

OK. Here's the story. It might be a touch long. I have a laptop that came out of the box with Win 8.0 Home. It was "upgraded" to 8.0 Professional then updated to 8.1 and all the various 8.1 updates ...
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Changing fullscreen default resolution in Windows

So, I have a graphics card (GTX660) which handles some pretty awesomely resolution, and a monitor which only supports up to 1920x1080. Most games are fine: they have at least one of: Alt+Enter ...
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How do we decide whether a screen resolution is valid or not?

Just out of curiosity, I wanted to know what is criteria upon which the validity of screen resolution like 640x320, 1024x768 etc is determined. I mean why are these only the few resolutions, is that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04- Force lower resolution on Macbook Retina Display

I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina Display. I have also installed the proprietary Nvidia drivers. Everything works fine, but the problem is that since the screen is such a high ...
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How can I confirm through monitor specifications that they will match an existing display?

I couple weeks back I bought a MacBook Pro with Retina display and I love it. To go along with it I bought a second monitor; a generic LG-branded monitor. My issue is that the colors on the LG monitor ...
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Google Chrome Update changed my browser resolution [duplicate]

I just updated chrome and have hit a massive problem in its display it's like someone has lowered the rez and it is messing with everything my set up is 1920 x 1080 but chrome seems to be in a ...
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How to configure VLC auto-resizing for low-resolution files

I play a mix of 320p/480p/720p content via VLC, and each time I open one of the smaller resolutions for playing, VLC makes the window small - can I configure it such that if the content is less than ...
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dual-monitor on Linux : how to change the virtual resolution of only one screen

I am using Centos 6.3 with two screens : screen A : 1280x1024 screen B : 1680x1050 Screen A is the main screen, and screen B an extension. The problem is, screen A should accept a virtual ...
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Why does my MacBook Pro (with Iris 5200) only output 1920x1200 via HDMI?

I have a late-2013 15" retina MacBook Pro with an i7-4750HQ CPU and onboard Iris Pro 5200 graphics. And in case it makes any difference, I'm running Win8.1 on it. When I connect this MBP to an ...
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How do I increase the resolution of an existing image in Gimp?

I need to obtain a print quality image from an existing image. The image dimensions are 1024 x 768 pixels. The current resolution is 64, 64 Image --> Print Size --> X resolution, Y resolution ...
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Issues with new graphics card and drivers

With my onboard graphics card (Intel HD 4000) I was able to use 1680x1050 screen resolution. Using the same screen and an Asus ENGTS250 graphics card with 296.10 drivers installed, I'm not able to use ...
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Funai 32" TV As PC Monitor - Resolution mismatch

I currently have my Funai 32" TV plugged into my Dell Dimension E521 desktop computer. My current resolution is 1024x768 and I would like to increase this. My TV apparently supports 2048x1536. I'm ...
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Is there VNC server that could change screen resolution

I am running VNC server on my laptop. Laptop's display max resolution is 1366x768 and when I am connecting to this computer from my desktop I have 1366x768 window. Since my desktop display is fullHD I ...
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1080p not as smooth as 1080i on Sapphire Edge VS4

I have a Sapphire Edge VS4 connected to Philips 37pfl monitor and running Windows 7 32 bit Ultimate. I also use the Catalyst Control Center program to calibrate the screen. When I choose 1080p ...
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What does scaled resolution mean in OSX?

I am using a 4k monitor with the latest version of OSX. In display settings, I have a choice of using scaled resolution for getting larger text. But in these resolution will I lose quality over ...
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VNC resolution mismatch

I am running vncserver on Ubuntu with vncserver -geometry 1920x1080 (the same resolution as my Windows 8 laptop) Then I access the server using TightVNC Viewer, which is full screen and set to 100% ...
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Can DisplayPort enhance resolution?

I'm a little new to the gaming laptop scene and I've been wondering: If I bought a laptop with a native resolution of 1920x1080 and hooked up a DisplayPort cable to an external monitor, would the ...
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Change HDMI out resolution

I'm using Acer laptop, Windows 7. I'd like to give the HDMI output of the laptop to an OMAP5 EVM, for some testing purpose. I can read the input resolution received, in the EVM. Currently, I'm ...
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Dual monitor ,not allowed full resolution

I have two monitors, one is connected via HDMI and the other one is connected via a VGA to a DVI adapter. Both of the monitors are 21.5" and support 1920x1080. The first monitor (HDMI) works just ...
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Physical screen dimensions and resolution options don't match

I recently purchased a Lenovo T510 refurbished laptop (Windows 7) and I'm trying to figure out the native resolution and best resolution setting. What's puzzling me is that the aspect ratio of the ...
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HD projector with only 640x320

I'm looking at projectors and a lot of them are advertised as HD 1080p, however when looking at the actual specs, the native resolution is something ridiculously low as 640x320. How can it possibly ...
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Is it possible to change the screen resolution through the registry in windows 8.1?

I was looking at writing a script to automate the process of changing the screen resolution and DPI scaling when it is required (i.e. using a program that does not scale) I managed to obtain the ...
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Jagged edges on HD HTML5 videos

For some reason, videos which have higher resolution than my monitor end up having jagged edges on HTML5 videos (on Vimeo, YouTube etc.). This does not seem to occur if the video is being played ...
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How to Change Resolution in Virtual Box for Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VM Virtual Box but when I'm shifting to full screen I'm not getting full screen resolution ! is there any way that we don't feel any difference between real installed ...
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Cannot reach high resolutions (HD5850 Linux Ubuntu)

I'm using an ati hd5850 card with a 28" monitor over VGA (DVI to VGA adapter at card output) in ubuntu. The monitor is capable of reaching a maximum and native resolution of 1920x1200, yet I cannot ...
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How do I re-position the displayed image on my laptop?

I want to re-position the display on my ASUS K53SM laptop's screen because I somehow managed to damage some portion of it (and I don't want to spend on this laptop for the time being). Please refer ...
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Meaning of maximum resolution of graphics card in the context of video playback

I'll try to ask my question in a generic way (without mentioning specific models and brands): Assume the maximum resolution a graphics card supports is X*Y (e.g. less than 4K). When I try to play a ...
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Is 3200x1800 resolution possible in Hyper-V?

I've got a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (Windows 8.1), which has a screen resolution of 3200x1800. I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 in Hyper-V at full screen on it. I've tried the steps listed here, but I can only ...