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VESA DPMS not working with xscreensaver

I have a monitor fully VESA DPMS capable. I am using Gentoo stable with XFCE. For xscreensaver: I have the setting "Quick Power-off in Blank Only Mode" enabled. For xscreensaver: I have the setting ...
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What is the significence of the max width on a VESA mount?

I just purchased a 34 inch "ultra widescreen" monitor. Most reviews recommend using a VESA stand, because the one that comes with the monitor is so terrible. However, the maximum supported width I can ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 ATI Drivers vesa park

This is probably not an issue, from all I can get it seems my hardware and drivers are properly installed. However when I go to system settings -> system info -> graphics. I get Driver: VESA:PARK. ...
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How can I mount my non-VESA display on a VESA arm?

I have a non-VESA 21" LCD display from 2003, and I want to put it on a VESA arm. I figured I would at least find some sort of overpriced industrial solution for this, but so far I've found absolutely ...
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How do you go from VESA 100x100 to VESA 200x200?

None of the adapter brackets or plates I've tried handle the VESA 200x200 end correctly. The holes aren't large enough for the standard VESA 200x200 M8 screws, which seems really odd. Background: ...
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Monitors: going from VESA 100x100 to VESA 200x200 - adapter plates don't “adapt”? [closed]

This seems so incredibly simple, but after 6 months I still haven't found good solutions. Everything thinks this should be possible, but turns out to be quite odd. Monitor arm with VESA 100x100 ...
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How can I get 132 column display in DOS 6.22?

I'm using pure DOS 6.22 within Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 and everything works perfectly, except I can't change my display mode from 80 columns to 132. I tried MODE CON: COLS=132 and DOS complained ...
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Quick Release mounts for VESA/monitor mounting?

What I've found out so far online: I know about the various hole patterns, monitors tend to be 75x75 or 100x100mm square patterns. TVs that you might use for a larger monitor might be 200x100. As ...
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Options for Living Room / Armchair Monitor Mounts? - Issues with the one I've tried [closed]

I'd like to have a monitor arm in the living room to use while I'm in a recliner or on the couch. I'd like a system that can handle larger monitors (or small TVs). I've tried what I believe is one ...
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Should I get a monitor that has a vertical pivoting stand or just get a vertical VESA stand? [closed]

I'm thinking a monitor that pivots vertically. Unfortunately, I haven't seen many options, so I thought it might be better to just get a VESA compatible monitor and a VESA stand that pivots ...
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Where can I learn all about the PC Video BIOS?

I've learned that one reason some computers don't work with an LCD monitor's native resolution is that certain specific resolutions can be blocked by something in the Video BIOS called the "Mode ...
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can I adapt the stand for a Samsung monitor to be used with other monitors?

I have a Samsung monitor stand that I got off of a monitor similar to this one. I was thinking I could get an adapter plate (75 to 100 VESA adapter) and use that stand for one of my other monitors ...
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Error in FreeBSD 8.0 Kernel compilation

When trying to compile my own kernel for FreeBSD 8.0, and I'm having some issues. In fact, I can't even re-compile the GENERIC kernel with no changes! The last few lines before I get errors when ...
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Best way to mount 3-4 monitor like this?

I just purchased 2 HP 2009m widescreen monitors, they are not the biggest thing on the block, they are like 19-20" and are only around 150-200$ so I think they are perfect. I bought 2 of them just to ...
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Setting VESA display mode > 800x600 in Ubuntu 9.04

Question With the "vesa" driver selected, how do I choose a video mode higher than 800x600 (like 1024x768 or 1280x1024) on Ubuntu 9.04? Some source say that monitors.xml is used instead. Subquestion ...
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VESA mount any monitor?

I really am in need of a 2-3 monitor setup, I used to have dual monitors but I am down to 1 old crappy one now (had to sell my dual setup). So now my search for something is on with: around 22-23 ...