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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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VirtualBox Linux black screen when display resolution set to 2560x1600

I am new to VirtualBox. I am running Linux (Debian 64-bit) on it.  My host machine is a MacBook 2018 with a Retina display (2560 × 1600). I start the VM and the default display resolution is 800 × ...
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Blurry zones in Windows 10 without scaling enabled

It has been a while and appeared at a precise point in time some months ago. 'Unused' zones are being progressively blurred on my main screen (1080p, I have another smaller monitor) and it unblurs ...
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Is it possible to change/set/manipulate screen resolution using the command line in Win 8.1? [duplicate]

My Asus ROG 20AJ desktop running Win 8.1 with NVidia video is displaying a solid purple screen after Asus bios boot image and not responding to any keyboard commands . All normal through Boot process ...
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Setting up Ubuntu-Server with intel GPU for custom resolution

Short Version: How can I disable the DisplayPort and display-cloning completely and only use VGA with a custom resolution of 1920x240 (15KHz) on a CRT. Might involve the creation of a custom xorg.conf ...
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Windows 10 v1803: How to change “Active signal resolution” to match “Desktop resolution”

So I have a laptop with Intel HD Graphics 530 (integrated graphics), and I ran into a problem I hadn't run into before and I think the culprit is that the laptop is sending w.e. resolution my laptop ...
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ffmpeg how to capture lower resolution video from a multi resolution stream resource [duplicate]

Guys, I used to capture a live video stream from a website. Recently this website updated their video to 4K available, thus there would be 4k, 2k, 1080p and 720p video stream to choice. While I use ...
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How does tigervnc auto-resize VNC sessions?

When you open a tigervnc server session with a tigervnc client, the desktop resolution auto-resizes to match the size of the client window. Do any other clients implement it? Remmina doesn't seem to,...
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Specify graphic resolution for output in LibreOffice

LibreOffice allows the resolution to be specified for any file when "exported" in a graphic format such as png. In other situations, such as mail merge output, the resolution of graphics formats ...
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What is the difference between screen with resolution 2560*1440 with zoom - 200% and screen with resolution 1280*720?

I have a laptop with native screen resolution as 2560*1440. So that means it has 2560 pixels dot horizontally and 1440 pixel dots vertically. I can also force the system to display as a screen with ...
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Computer monitor resolution for small font

I wonder if someone can help me. I work on a computer program with a very small font and there is no way to change it. I have a 15 inch laptop connected to a 21 inch monitor. I am using a resolution ...
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Xubuntu on VirtualBox doesn't exit fullscreen mode properly

I just installed Xubuntu 18.04.1 under VirtualBox 6.0.0 on my Windows 10 machine. Using the display settings app on Xubuntu, I set the default guest screen resolution to 800x600. Going into ...
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Video resolution when capturing a full-screen recording via ffmpeg on Mac OS X

I have a 15-inch 2017 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra): The default display supports screen resolutions up to 2880x1800, despite the maximum resolution selectable via the standard UI ...
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xorg with vesa driver: how to set 1920 x 1080

I have an old PC for my parents with integrated videocard (NVIDIA) where the nouveau driver is practically crashing every day, while browsing some complex website or playing some home videos. Running ...
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How to set screen resolution in Windows when no monitor is connected?

I have a Windows computer without a monitor that I frequently remote into. The screen resolution is way too small because the graphics card doesn't know what resolutions to recommend. I tried ...
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Change screen position in underscaled custom resolution on Windows

I'm trying to display a custom aspect ratio (32:9) on a projector that doesn't support custom resolutions. I've created a custom resolution on Windows 10 through Nvidia Control Panel at 3840 x 1080 ...
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Browser “perceived” desktop size larger than actual, in Chromium+YT but not FF+YT

I've recently started using my laptop with a new monitor, which sports a 2560x1440 resolution. My laptop is a Lenovo X201, and it's connected to the monitor via a DP port on its docking station. Now, ...
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Is there a registry hack to set virtual display resolution in Windows 10 1803?

I'm running Windows 10 1803 on a laptop, attached to a desktop display. Laptop's display resolution is same as the attached display, 1920x1080 pixel (namely "Full HD"). However, the screen sizes ...
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Can I (programmatically) freeze Windows 10 scaling factor to 100% with Win8DpiScaling=1

By the Windows 10 settings option: start->system->display I can adjust scaling for each attached display to the lowest scaling factor "100%" and a highest resolution of FullHD (1080p), using two ...
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Oversized display in monitor when connected by VGA from windows 10 laptop

So I have ASUS laptop A455LF i5-5200u with Intel HD Graphics 5500 and Nvidia GT930M running latest update of Windows 10 and latest update of every graphic driver connected to LG 22MN42A monitor + tv ...
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Resolution on my VirtualBox Ubuntu 18.04 guest can be a max of 1280 X 664 (I have Guest Additions installed)

I have a Windows 10 laptop running Oracle VirtualBox 5.2.22. I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 in a virtual environment and installed Guest Additions (I can copy/paste to/from Ubuntu to/from Windows, so ...
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How Handbrake calculates width in “1080p30” preset

I have a video: Resolution: 1920*1080 PAR: 65536/65536 Rotation: 90° In Fast 1080p30 preset, The default value for Anamorphic option is Automatic and Modules 2. What I'm curious about is the ...
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My TV as a monitor has two types of 1920x1080, dependent on AMD display driver version. How can I get the one I want with newer drivers?

I am using my TV as a desktop monitor and I have an AMD video card, they are connected via HDMI cable. My TV has two different interpretations of 1920x1080 (its native resolution). One is just "...
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How to make ultra-sharp video capture of app prototype in Windows for website?

My goal: to achieve this quality as close as possible: http://uimotionkit.io/videos/header/01-Slider-2x.mp4 (this is probably AE) https://static.framer.com/x/frontpage/drawing-video.mp4 (I know this ...
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Adding letterboxing with Handbrake

My TV has a resolution of 1920 x 1080. I want to convert a movie that is 1920 x 800 px. If I leave it as is, then the TV stretches it out to 1920 x 1080, so the picture is stretched vertically. It ...
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Why isn't my monitor's native resolution not recognised under Linux?

I own a ViewSonic VA1931wa-LED monitor which has a native resolution of 1366x768 pixels with a refresh rate of 60Hz. The problem is that no matter what I do, it works just fine on Windows but on any ...
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Windows 10 can't select most resolutions once external monitor is connected

My laptop's native resolution is 1920 x 1080 59Hz, my external monitor's (Yiynova tablet) native resolution is 1024 x 600 60Hz. The tablet can only work if the displays are duplicated or if it's the ...
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Blurry text in some programs Windows 10

I am having problems with blurry text in some programs, which is very annoying. When I focus the window, it does sharpen the text, but it is still not normal. The weird part is that some part is ...
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Cloning a 4K panel to a 1080p monitor

Okay first let me say this: I know that MANY people dont understand that cloning a monitor in windows means that BOTH monitors do have the same resolution. Now Im trying to do something that goes in ...
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Playing Video in 4K Resolution Requires Changing Display Settings?

This may be a silly question, but I wasn't sure. I have a 4K monitor with a graphics card capable of displaying 4K video. However, my default screen resolution is 2K. (I'm on a Mac). Do I have to ...
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Would a laptop with a native resolution of 3840x2160 behave the same as a 1920x1080 one if the resolution is lowered?

Would a laptop with a native resolution of 3840x2160 behave the same as a 1920x1080 one if the resolution is lowered to FHD? Would getting a UHD laptop and using it in FHD be a logical thing to do if ...
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Can a laptop with 1080p native resolution output 4K signal to an external monitor?

I am completely new to Windows. I have bought the Alienware M15 laptop. It has a 1080p display. Now the question is, if my laptop has a native 1080p display, can it ever output 4K digital signal to ...
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Prevent Stretching of Terminal Background on MacOS

This may seem like a silly question, but I am modifying the appearance of the terminal application using the profiles menu on MacOS 10.14. I have a nice high resolution image that I have used as a ...
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remote desktop from iMac 5k and Windows 10 1080p into Windows 10 virtual machine resolution problems

I work from home a couple days a week. At home, I have an iMac 5k and use Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.2.3 on the iMac to remote into my company workstation which is a Windows 10 virtual machine. I ...
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Getting Multiple Screens Aligned in Windows 7

I'm trying to get my two screens aligned so the mouse cursor doesn't jump when I cross from one screen to another. I understand that I can go into Screen Resolution in order to drag the screens ...
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how to make a web address available in LAN?

I have a question regarding how or what's the technology behind the scene to make a hostname available in LAN? For example, one can go to http://tplinkeap.net to directly configure your local router (...
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Mac Mini CRT support

I have two 1600 x 1200 VGA CRTs. I've tried hooking them up to my Late 2014 Mac Mini, but the native resolution is not detected on either of them. One will not go higher than 1280 x 1024. Is there a ...
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xrandr saying “Size 1920x1200 not found in available modes” even though it is available

When I manually reduce resolution from 1920x1200 to some lower resolution in KDE (Debian 9 amd64), the command xrandr -s 1920x1200 ...does not work: % xrandr -s 1920x1200 Size 1920x1200 not found ...
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Testing Software on 1366x768 Resolution Virtual Machine

I have a WinForms application (C#). The user is reporting a window cutting issue on her 15 inch laptop screen: Meaning a portion of the window is below the screen. I have made some changes to the ...
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Set screen resolution to 1680 x 1050 on a VGA monitor

I changed my screen resolution on my monitor to 1920 x 1080. And got a message: Input signal out of range Please change to 1680 x 1050 @60hz However, this option is not availiable on the screen ...
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Windows 10 fonts look ragged in 1920x1080 HD TV

I connected a Microsoft Surface Book 2 running Windows 10 to a 1920 x 1080 Philco PTV42E60DSWN TV (HDMI port) and the borders of fonts (but also in images) look all ragged (see comparison to 1920 x ...
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How to set the default resolution of safe mode

I can set the resolution I want in Settings > Display. However, I want to know how you can set the default resolution of Safe Mode.
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5-monitor setup with different size but same resolution

I have a 5-monitor setup with a large screen in the middle and 4x monitors that are ¼ of the main monitor size. The resolution is the same. Is there a way to have the small monitors behave like they ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000 (i5-2540M) support for 2K 27"

I have nowadays quite old laptop T420 with i5-2540M with integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000. I wonder if this will be sufficient for connecting some sort of low-end monitor suitable for photo ...
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Two 24" monitors with different resolutions

I have a HP E24li and a dell E2414Ht https://www.cnet.com/products/hp-elitedisplay-e241i-led-monitor-24-smart-buy/specs/ https://www.cnet.com/products/dell-e2414h-led-monitor-24-series/specs/ But ...
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VLC changes the resolution from 1360x768 to 1365x786(ubuntu 16.04)

I'm using VLC player(ver 2.2.2) to render video data from FPGA device. I have provided resolution in vlc width: 1360 and height: 768 from Advance option in VLC (media==>Open Capture Device ==> Catpure ...
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Maximum refresh rate with HDMI 1.4 and 3440x1440 resolution

I want to buy new gaming monitor and I'm not sure about resolution, becuase I'm limited to HDMI in version 1.4. I know, I can run 2560x1440@60Hz (16:9), but what about 3440x1440@60Hz (21:9)? ...
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Running Doom 1 in a Linux virtual machine with 8 bit color

I'm trying to compile and run the original Doom 1 game in a Linux based virtual machine. I've managed to get the source code compiled (from here: https://github.com/id-Software/DOOM) but I can't run ...
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Ubuntu Server (18.04) screen resolution reset on boot

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Server on an Oracle VM VirtualBox. After boot the screen resolution is always 800x600 and I cannot change it. I already tried all the suggested solutions I found in ...
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TV's stated resolution of 1024 (h) x 1080 (v) and aspect ratio (16:9) don't match up [closed]

Sorry if this isn't the right SE forum. Our TV is a Fujitsu Plasmavision P42HTA51E. In the Specifications section of the manual (which you can view here) it says WIDE PLASMA DISPLAY Series Name: ...
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Dell Precision 5520 - 2 monitors, one is fine the other's resolution is messed up

I just got a new Dell Precision 5520 laptop along with the Dell "cube" docking station. I have two monitors attached - one a ViewSonic and the other a Samsung. The Viewsonic looks great but the ...