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connect dell 2005 monitor to dell xps USB type B

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i am trying to figure out how to connect my laptop to my monitor. i have the following monitor

https://www.cnet.com/products/dell-2005fpw/specs/

(it has a weird looking usb port) i dont think it has hdmi.

so then my XPS laptop has a USB type B that i typically use to connect to monitors

do i need a adaptor usb to DVI/VGA? i cannot find such a product doing a qquick search of amazong
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in the link you posted iy mentions these connectivity  options:
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you can convert HDMI to DVI:
http://www.svideo.com/compaq1700.html
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yes i have displayport. so what do i use for it?
actually its not display port. its some weird looking squareish hole
i have dell xps13
it is mini displayport
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