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You could install a third party command line tool for changing screen resolutions like NirCmd (I've never used it but it sounds cool), and then add a resolution change command to the desktop shortcut you use to launch your program. Of course once the program closes you'll still have the new resolution running, and will have to manually change it back. ...


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The signals from the graphic card are the same regardless of what kind of screen you have. The light coming from the LCD's backlight, and thence through the LCD, will be the same. (Or, if you have a "pure LED" screen, the light coming from the LEDs will be the same.) The "anti-glare"/matte screen is the same as the glossy screen, except that a matte ...


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FF and other apps that are DPI-aware are only system-aware. They need to be per-monitor aware to show up correctly on extended monitors. Otherwise they get scaled by windows (poorly, with the resulting blurriness). Currently very few windows apps are per-monitor DPI aware - IE11, Task Manager, Adobe Reader 11. Windows Explorer in Your screenshots is only ...


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A couple times in the past I have used DisplayChanger to accomplish this task. Used it for some older games for the kids. You basically configure and EXE to run at a certain resolution while it is running. When execution is complete your main resolution is returned to normal. Note that this changes the resolution for everything and changes it back. Saves ...


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You can't set it lower because the minimum required resolution for Windows 8.1 is 1024x768. The minimum native resolution/color depth is 1024x768 at a depth of 32bits. Source: Windows Hardware Certification Requirements for Client and Server Systems Also see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_8#Hardware_requirements


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You have an AMD radeon based card installed. These support something which AMD calls Eyefinity. If you enable that then windows will treat all three of your screens as one single large display. Maximising windows will spread out over all three displays. The taskbar will be across all three displays. Games which open full screen should open across all three ...


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The best answer is... sometimes. I've done this with Dell Latitude D-series. This worked because Dell originally sold the particular laptop model with options of at least two different screen resolutions. I found the screen I wanted on eBay, designated for my particular model. It was an easy swap (especially since Dell provides very complete ...


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I use this utility to get the screen resolution: https://github.com/jhford/screenresolution $ /usr/local/bin/screenresolution get 2>&1 | grep -oE 'Display 0: [0-9]+' | grep -Eo '[0-9]+$' 1920


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Icons are created in different sizes (X pixels x Y pixels, although pixels around the periphery of the image are usually transparent so it looks like a shape other than a rectangle). The sharpest icons will come from selecting a large icon size and viewing it unchanged (set the desktop to use large icons or substitute third party icons that are bigger). ...


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What's worked for me is adding Xft.dpi: 160.0 to my .Xresources file (it's either found in ~/.Xresources, or you can just create it there if it isn't there already), then running xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources For the interface in Awesome, if you use a theme, find the theme.lua file and define your system font to be a little less than twice the default ...


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A co-worked found a solution to this problem. It would be hard to pinpoint all the environment settings changed since I first got the VM, but hopefully this will be enough: Have guest additions installed (for either Virtualbox or VMware, whatever you're using). DELETE the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf (or to be safer, mv it to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.unused or ...


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I know this is quite old, but refer to this link: https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=351458 There's an upcoming bugfix for chrome with regards to aliasing in html5 players.



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