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Acer Veriton Z290G display distorted in Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Windows 7 on the Acer Veriton Z290G. I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I have is that the display is stretched out horizontally, so much that a small portion of the ...
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Cannot set 16:9 resolution on ubuntu 12.04 run in VirtualBox

I recently installed virtualbox. I tried to run ubuntu 10.04 and it worked fine in fullhd resolution. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now when I to setup up any fullhd resolution UI becomes very ...
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widescreen resolution

I have just changed my monitor from square shaped TFT monitor to widescreen lcd monitor but the problem I am getting is that the window screen is still square shaped it is not going wide. The window ...
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I can't turn off widescreen on my LG Flatron W2246 [closed]

I want to know how you can turn off widescreen on an LG Flatron W2246.
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Non-widescreen tablet + widescreen display

Most of the screens are 16:9 now, most of the graphics tablets are not. How does an A5 tablet (like Pentagram Designer, for instance) interact with a wide screen display? Do I get dead zones at ...
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Recording my Windows machine in widescreen

I've recently switched to a Mac and I'm LOVING it so far. My setup is that I have a 19" HDTV for my Mac monitor, and a 19" non-widescreen monitor for my Windows. I also have my microphone (used for ...
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Why do widescreen monitors cost more than standard (4:3) monitors? [closed]

...when standard monitors have more pixels and display area (for the same diagonal size)? This has been so in the last few years and this is so now.
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Why does my new LED LCD TV look worse than my CCFL LCD monitor?

At work we wanted a large 1920 x 1080 monitor to use with a certain program. Since monitors with this resolution seem to currently stop at 24", we went for a LCD TV so that we could have 26", and in ...
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How to correct stretched image on ext. widescreen monitor?

I have my 13" laptop connected via VGA to a 23" ext. monitor but I noticed that images are slightly squashed/stretched out horizontally. (i.e. circles slightly look like ovals [X > Y]) My laptop ...
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How do I get non-stretched video on a 1024x720 widescreen TV?

I have a 720p 42-inch plasma TV that I like to hook up to my computer to watch video. The problem is that the computer sees the TV as a 4:3 monitor and sends it a signal with that aspect ratio, so ...
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Virtual Display Manager - Maximized Window Covered by Taskbar

I just got a large widescreen monitor and installed Virtual Display Manager to split my monitor in two. The problem is that when I maximize a window, the bottom of it is covered by the taskbar. Is ...
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Split screen with custom ratio

I have Win 7 and a 23" full hd screen. I really enjoy the split screen functionality but 50/50 isn't always what I need. Sometimes 70/30 or whatever is more appropriate. So I looked for a software ...
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Dual Screens with Widescreen monitors?

I want to build a new computer and purchase new monitor(s). At my old job I had two 20" 4:3 and I absolutely loved this setup. However, the stores in my country only seem to have widescreen monitors ...
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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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Setting up wide monitor in XP

I have windows XP on my second computer and a wide-screen monitor. Text appears stretched with automatic settings. How can I set it up properly?
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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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Widescreen monitors for dual, triple, quad screen setup?"

As a programmer, it is a pain to work with 1 monitor, I generally have at least 2. My last setup was 2 19" monitors, they were not widescreen they were just regular. In fact I have never used a ...
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Is higher resolution necessarily better when it's a full HD monitor?

A majority of high end wide-screen monitors (16:9) that are titled as "Full HD" have a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 (i.e. 1080p) But there are a select few "Full HD" monitors that have a slightly ...
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Where are the Wraparound Gaming Monitors?'

Early in 2008 there was talk and lots of pictures of a new direction in wide screen monitors, ones that are almost 3 feet long and have a curve; i.e. "wrap around". Listing resolutions starting at ...
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Remote Desktop won't maximize

I use a laptop and I am docking and undocking frequently. Often when I connect to another machine using remote desktop, the screen size gets messed up when I dock again. By "messed up" I mean that ...
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Free video conversion software that supports widescreen format

Is there a good video conversion software for Windows that supports widescreen format? Things I tried from download.com don't support widescreen. It creates black bars top and bottom. I like AVS ...