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New LG Monitor will not fill the screen with Ubuntu

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do you have the option to hook it up using DVI instead of using VGA?
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Originally Posted by thrasherht;14286373 
do you have the option to hook it up using DVI instead of using VGA?

Sorry i should have mentioned but its connected via HDMI
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Then that might be your issue, try hooking up with just DVI.
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Is there a scanning option though the monitor? I had to do this for my tv to work correctly a while back
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheReciever;14286620 
Is there a scanning option though the monitor? I had to do this for my tv to work correctly a while back

Like automaticly scan and adjust the screen to fill it?
yes there is but it is only for VGA as HD will always be 1080p
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post #7 of 12
Get the proprietary drivers and through the control panel you can change it to overscale.

Or just use a dvi cord.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by karan.t;14286573 
Sorry i should have mentioned but its connected via HDMI


AMD cards don't work with HDMI. You'll have to fiddle with the overscan setting in Catalyst to get it to work.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris;14287454 
AMD cards don't work with HDMI. You'll have to fiddle with the overscan setting in Catalyst to get it to work.
My laptop begs to differ.

Here's how I fixed the underscan problem at one point:
Code:
xrandr --output HDMI-0 --set underscan off
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post #10 of 12
you just have to go into the settings and put scanning to 0%. I have to do that on my GFs laptop for her HDMI to work.
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