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Questions tagged [display]

The display tag should be used for display and video related issues. Questions about hardware issues and what display to buy are off-topic.

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USB C external monitor

I just bought a new dell XPS 13 for work and everything is working smoothly except the external monitor and it's pretty annoying to be tied to the small 13 inch display I bought an usb C to HDMI ...
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Dual-monitor nvidia-intel hybrid Xorg black screen

Background I'm running a dual-monitor setup: primary on Nvidia GPU and secondary on Intel integrated (because it's VGA only) and I'm been having screen tearing issues on my primary and secondary ...
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Dual monitor setup issues

I encounter many bugs regarding my dual monitor setup. Somehow I can't turn off my laptop display in settings. When I turn off my laptop display it something glitches and then there are no changes. It'...
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Can't un-mirror display for dual monitors - Juno

I am on a Dell 9360 on which I have installed elementary Juno. I have it attached to a Samsung 27 in monitor. I was using the two screens successfully unmirrored with the Dell on the left as the ...
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Screen corruption after suspend

not really sure what to call this, but if my computer wakes up from sleep, I have no issues, however if my computer resumes from a suspend action, then my screen looks like the attached screenshot. I ...
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Blank screen after returning from suspend mode

When I'm connected to external monitor via HDMI, if the PC goes to sleep/suspend mode, upon returning to it, its unresponsive and I have to kill it using alt prt sc + R+E+I+S+U+B Not using any GPU.
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elementary OS ignores manually set scaling factor

I have set the scaling factor in the display settings as well as using dconf editor to '1', i.e. no scaling, but even after having rebooted a number of times the os still starts with 'pixel doubled' (...
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Difficulty to parameterize scale 2 screens

I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 14" FHD with resolution of 1920x1080. All things show so small. For example, Google font show like size 5, the size of font existent on the instructions on a medicine, ...
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Black screen after installation on iMac

I am trying to install the latest version (5.0) on my late 2009 27“ iMac. It has a 2.66 i5 processor and an ATI Radeon HD 4850 GPU. To get my USB stick to boot I have to replace "no splash" with "...
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How do I stop the screen from rotating?

Sometimes I'm just sitting there and my laptop screen rotates, or when I get up and pick my laptop up from working on my couch and move to the kitchen table, it's now upside down. I can fix it by ...
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Juno with multiple hires monitors

I have a work computer with two 4k monitors and one 2k. I currently have to use Wayland with Ubuntu to get all the monitors to work. With Xorg I could only ever use two of the monitors. Not an expert ...
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Problems to project from PC to a projector

I have a problem with my PC, when I connect an external monitor to the HDMI port of my PC, after a few minutes (30-40), the PC stays stuck and I have to turn the computer off and on. This only happens ...
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Is there a way to play dota2 in juno?

Dota 2 doesn't work or at least it doesn't work as it's required. When you try to switch from dota2 to another window it doesn't work. It worked in previous version. What happens is that the windows ...
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Any support for Ryzen 2200g iGPU?

I wanted to try the OS so I downloaded the latest version. But when it boots up, I noticed that my screen is split in two and the bottom half was stretched. Is there a fix for this? I am using AMD ...
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System font size is small in high DPI display

I'm having some issues with the system font on my high-dpi display. I have a 15.6" 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) display, and despite having the font size in the Universal Access settings set to "Larger", I ...
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Screen Error Razer Blade Stealth

I just made the switch from Windows, I previously had Elementary running on an old MacBook with no problem but this computer died. I now have a Razer Blade Stealth 12.5" 4k from late 2016. I performed ...
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screen flip issue with Juno 5.0 on HP 840 G1

So i just recently purchased an HP 840 G2 and decided to make the switch to Elementary OS along with the purchase. Running into an issue with the screen constantly rotating when the laptop is moved. ...
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Low resolution and DPI causing save dialog input text to disappear [duplicate]

I am experiencing lots of problems with the current DPI implementation of Elementary OS Juno. Now the save dialog is simply broken. I believe it's part of Files. Could anyone suggest an usable ...
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Login screen upside down

So I've recently bought a new HP ProBook 440 G5 and installed elementaryOS (version missing). It's a dual-boot alongside with Windows 10 (that's likely irrelevant but mentioning just in case). Anyway,...
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Dim the screen after a period of inactivity

I noticed that the dim option from power settings is missing or is gone in Juno, I remember it being there in Loki. In my opinion, this option not only saves power but it also kind of tells you that ...
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Change resolution when running in Hyper-V

What am I missing? I've got Elementary running in Hyper-V, but the only screen resolution available to me is 1152x864. EDIT: Of course I figure it out as soon as I post. For the record, it was ...
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How to add a script to start up sequence so that it applies before the actual login screen?

So I have this script that changes the resolution of on of my monitors that works and that I was able to run on login by adding it in settings»Applications»Startup. The only problem is that I need it ...
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How to change screen dpi in elementary Freya?

I have 1440x900 pixels (411x263 millimeters or 16.14173x10.11811 inches approximately) monitor and my resolution according to xdpyinfo is 89X87 dots per inch. But it should be 89.2x88.94 isn't it? Do ...
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Problem disabling integrated monitor

I installed the latest version of the elementary, I use a DELL laptop, and sometimes I have to turn off the built-in monitor and display the image on the screen of another monitor using an HDMI cable. ...
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Snap display arrangement in System Settings

On Mac, when you're rearranging displays in System Preferences, it automatically snaps the screen you're dragging to your other screens' edges. This makes rearranging a lot easier. Is this possible ...
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how to fix bug in the windows of elementary os

I'm using eclipse photon to program in java 8, and when I create a new class, package, I enter the settings, etc. It seems that these windows are inside a window, how can I solve this?
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Using an eGPU on elementary OS Juno?

Currently I have a Dell XPS 15 9560. I'm looking for a smaller laptop, like a Dell XPS 13 9370, but at the office I will need a stronger GPU. An eGPU would be a solution; much more power over the 1050 ...
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Quick move plank to primary monitor

Use Juno release. I have a laptop and often connect an external monitor to it. When an external monitor is connected, I make it primary. I added hotkeys/commands: Win+PageUp: xrandr --output eDP-1 --...
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Lock screen on corner action (with timeout)

I have installed Elementary OS on my iMac 5k (17.1) and it looks stunning. However I'm missing a feature from macOS that I grew quite fond of. When I move the mouse into a corner of my Desktop the ...
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Resolution nightmare [duplicate]

I've got a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th gen with a 1080p 14" display. My default (max) resolution is 1920x1080. It looks good in Elementary 5.0, although fonts are a bit too small. So i installed Elementary ...
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Issues with exernal monitor on elementary OS Juno

Two days ago I installed elementary OS and now I am experiencing issues with my external monitor. I'm using a Dell XPS 15 9560 with and LG superwide monitor. Unable to disable built-in monitor At ...
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Unable to fullscreen video on second monitor

I can't run any fullscreen video on my second monitor. I tried with youtube on google chrome, netflix on firefox and vlc. Any ideas on why?
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Night mode not enabling

In Juno Beta 2 night mode worked as intended. I've performed a clean installation of the stable release, now night mode does not respond at all. Using an Inspiron 3558. I can see the night mode icon ...
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Juno: video freezes for a few seconds on VGA second display

I am about to decide which Linux to use during the next year and I have given a try to different Linuxes, and I am able to compare and say this only happened in elementary OS with exactly the same ...
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Juno Display Scaling Issues

Just installed Juno. Overall a great job, elementary team should be really proud of their work! I'm having some issues with display scaling. I have a Dell XPS 13 (3200 x 1800) and two external ...
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Monitor settings do not work. Cannot disable integrated screen of the laptop

In monitor settings at System settings, after re-ordering the screens correctly, if I want to disable the internal screen, even after disabling it the laptop screen will still be on and show Pantheon. ...
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Maximize screen space in elementary os

I have a laptop with only 11 inches display. I'd like to know how could I maximize screen space. In gnome shell I use extensions like hide top bar to, well, hide the top bar, and pixel-saver to ...
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Top Bar and Dock Icons very large [Elementary OS Juno]

I have a problem, my Elementary OS Juno, it has the top bar and the very large dock icons. The screen resolution has the standard size of my notebook. See my pictures: But my resolution have 1366 x ...
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Customization tools for juno

Anybody knows if there are any plans or third party initiative to allow some level of customization to Juno? In particular I have a small display so I always try to maximize the usable screen. In ...
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Juno Beta: Screen doesn't turn of in Login Screen or Lock Screen

Created a bug report for this already, but hoping that someone can advise me if it's just a setting that I need to change in the lock screen. If the lock screen or greeter is active, it prevents my ...
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How to retain workspace segregation across display changes?

I am moving to Elementary from a bespoke desktop on Arch, using i3. My workflow consists of having multiple windows per project, and separating the projects by workspaces. I use a ThinkPad T430s and ...
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screen color problem (Elementary Loki)

I installed Elementary Loki a week ago and so far I'm liking it quite a bit. It's my first time running a Linux based OS. Nonetheless, I'm experiencing an annoying problem. Once or twice a day the ...
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3rd Monitor doesnt go into sleep mode

I am currently running 3 monitors and its working beautifully, except for one issue. My 3rd monitor remains on indefinitely while the other two will sleep correctly when inactive. Does anyone know ...
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Juno 5.0 Beta - apps (mail) open in unassigned screen estate - Displays issue

I have had this problem with Firefox too, where opening a new window and closing Firefox solved the issue. With Mail, the app opens but goes in an unassigned part of the screen. Impossible to get it ...
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Elementary poor performance after update

When i first installed elementary os without updating the os itself everything was smooth and working fine. When i rebooted from the updates my mouse starts skipping a lot and the overall performance ...
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Keyboard randomly freezes while typing

While typing there are times where my keyboard randomly freezes and repeats the key over and over again. At that point, my only option is to manually hit the power button in order to restart. The ...
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Juno beta starting up really slow, times out on black screen >3min

On MBP 6,1 2010 Juno beta boots normally at first but then times out on a black screen for over 3min, 5min originally. I've tried this and it has significantly reduced the boot time, together with ...
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SOLVED - elementary OS 0.4.1 - text obsucation after screenshot

Good afternoon, as I asked elsewhere, while trying to take a screenshot with elementary OS 0.4.1, i selected the "obfuscate text in screenshot" toggle. At this point, the app crashed and most text on ...
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Black flickering login screen after update

After updating nVidia: Instead of graphic splash screen with elementary logo, system boots in a verbose text mood At the end, when XWindows starts, the screen just flickers I cannot even open a non ...
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Laptop and two monitors- as my mouse moves towards the laptop monitor, the desktop scrolls across and puts a duplicate of the laptop screen. WHY?

Anyone know how to turn this off? It would be really nice to have three monitors that don't "move" when you move the mouse.