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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Unknown Display 1024x768 External Monitor (Mirror Display)

PC: Lenovo Laptop G510 CPU: Intel Core i5 HD 4600 graphics Res: 1366x768 So, I have an RCA small TV connected via VGA port that I use as a monitor since my laptop's built-in screen is messed up. For a ...
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Login screen never times out

I noticed that if I leave the computer at the login screen that it never goes blank. The login windows is always present. How do I get it to go blank after a set time?
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Black Screen after Screen Timeout

elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera When my screen times out and I press any key, the system just won't respond, and it'll be stuck on a black screen.
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Will fractional scaling happen in Elementary 6?

Will fractional scaling like 1.5 and 1.25 come with base 6 updates? Because Elementary cannot be used on devices with a resolution of 2160 x 1440 (3:2). Changing dconf-editor and font sizes does ...
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Elementary OS Screen not detected

I recently used the USB live version of elementary os and loved it. My screen was detected properly with no problems. However, when I installed the OS to the hard drive my screen is being displayed ...
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Elementary OS does not detect laptop screen

I recently came across elementary OS and thought it was perfect for my needs. Lovely looking distro. I used the live USB and worked like a charm. However, when I installed it on my hard drive I got a ...
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Second monitor comes and goes

I have an ASUS ROG GL552V laptop. I want to extend it with an Acer G247HYL monitor but under ElementaryOS 5.1.7 Hera the monitor comes and goes. Interestingly, it only happens when the charger is ...
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Connected to a monitor via VGA IN: cropped image

I've connected my laptop to my 1080p monitor using a VGA cable since I'm using the HDMI port somewhere else and the hardware only supports one at a time. But the problem is that, when connected via ...
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Screen Tearing with AMD graphics

I just have installed Elementary OS in my Slimbook Pro X 15 (https://slimbook.es/en/store/slimbook-pro-x-15/pro-x-15-amd-comprar) and I'm experiencing screen tearing. I never had a issue like this in ...
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Night Light Not Working: 5.1.7 Hera

I just installed a clean install of Elementary OS Hera 5.1.7 on a Lenovo Thinkbook running an AMD Ryzen 3 4300U with Radeon Graphics. I can't change screen brightness and my nightlight is not working. ...
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Terminal unusable due to dithering/noise

Wondering how I would go about fixing this. If this relaunch/logout/restart it goes away but comes back after sometime It seems to be related to transparency on terminal window
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Saturated colors and monitor setting problems

I've recently switched to Elementary and Linux in general. I have a 4K display hooked up to my laptop, and after installing Nvidia drivers it even started displaying a picture. When I setup the ...
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Display wrong and stuck

For some reason my display resolution changed to 640x480(?) low resolution, and there does't appear to be any way to fix...I'm stuck. Can someone point me in right direction pls?
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My system settings doesnt show full to Adminstration section

My system settings doesnt show full to Adminstration section ; which contains of About, Time & Date, Parental Control and Universal Access. How to fix or revert this? Im so new to linux. help me ...
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Save window for Code app not displaying

I installed eOS 5.1.7 Hera a couple days ago on my 2012 Macbook Pro and I'm having a hard time with using specific apps. The one in particular is Code, a default text editing app that comes with Hera. ...
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Monitor 1 leaking into Monitor 2? Dual Monitor Setup

Yesterday I was trying elementaryOS with a liveusb and I noticed monitor 1's space was taking a thin string of space of monitor 2, I tried fiddling with the display settings and resolutions but didn't ...
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Is brightness control supposed to work on desktop systems / external displays?

I have a desktop computer, my first in about 15 years. I'm used to laptops where you control display brightness with hotkeys. I notice that Elementary OS Hera (5.1.7) has a display brightness control ...
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elementary os not booting or login Screen not Display

When I am turning on the laptop, my screen shows the only attachment image. And Ctrl+Alt+F1 also not working. it that any way to rest my ELEMENTARY OS
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Picture in Picture not capturing whole area

When using the Picture in Picture Mode, it doesn't capture the whole area selected. Parts of the top left is missing, so the captured area is smaller than the area I selected. Is this a bug, or are ...
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Screen will not dim, brightness control does nothing

my screen on elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera will not dim using the slider control, the night light also will not work. I had this problem using Ubuntu also but updated the kernel and it began working. ...
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Issue with Full Screen in Zoom Call

I am not sure if this happens with other applications, but I have seen it happen in Zoom. Whenever I am in a call and go into a full screen view, the application goes into full screen mode, but only ...
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Lagging when using external monitor over usb-c

I am using elementaryos on a ThinkPad T480s. Usually the laptop is connected over USB-C to a Dell D6000 docking station. On the dock there are connected USB mouse, keyboard and HDMI AOC external ...
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VGA Monitor with No Signal, but detected in Xrandr

I have Elementary OS in a laptop with Intel Integrated Graphic Chipset, the problem is when i connect a second monitor trought VGA port, appears a black screen in both monitors, and then both starts ...
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screen is block to a endless prompt blinking when booting

I am using elementary OS Hera( it's based on ubuntu 18).When I start my PC today,I was block to a black screen with a prompt blinking that never end.Usually the prompt blink a few seconds and the ...
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Elementary OS Display

I am new to Linux and still learning how to do very simple things. I wanted to make the text on the screen larger, so I went to System Settings/ Display and I clicked on some option I had at the ...
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Cannot detect monitor connected to DisplayPort on Elementary 5.1.7 Hera

Just can't make ElementaryOS 5.1.7 Hera detect my DisplayPort connected display. I'm using a GeForce GTX 1050 with Nvidia's 450 driver and notebook display and HDMI connection works perfectly. Since I'...
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No 60HZ Option At 4K

No 60HZ option using TCL 37 inch TV at 4K - 60HZ works perfectly in Windows 10. Video graphics controller is onboard "00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen ...
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Hera 5.1.7 - Display Slowdown After Connecting CRT via Adapter. (Persisting After CRT Disconnect and Restart)

Recently I was playing with some CRTs hooked up to my computer via a simple VGA-to-DVI-D adapter. Some monitors worked, but there were a few with weird refresh issues that would cause slowdown on eOS ...
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No more pulldown menus and popup windows in many apps on (smaller) primary screen

I run a Schenker VIA 14 laptop with eOS 517 Hera (recent fresh install) and for several apps (Clementine, qps, my-weather-indicator and others) which I usually have on the built-in (primary) laptop ...
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2nd Monitor always stops working after system update

I'm running a dual monitor configuration on a custom desktop (MSI b450 gaming pro carbon with RTX 2080s). Whatever nvidia driver I use (currently 450), it always breaks after an os Update from the ...
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unwanted screen rotation

I love almost everything about Elementary OS (and I started with different OS'es since 1982). The first time I installed EOS, the screen started to rotate upside down for no reason. I have an HP ...
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Display setting lost when locking screen

Display setting lost when locking screen I use EOS 5.1.6 Hera running on Virtual Box. Since installing EOS 5.1.6 Hera I get this behavior from the system: When I lock the system or if the system locks ...
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Acer Spin 1 - Screen / Keyboard / Touchpad issues

I have an Acer Spin 1. Set up of Elementary went flawlessly. However, the Acer Spin 1 is a convertable computer that turns back on its hinge so it's a tablet. So when Elementary OS loads, the ...
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Laptop not detecting HDMI display

I installed elementary hera on my laptop and today I tried to plug in an external monitor to use as an extended display but the monitor is not being detected. Going into settings > display > ...
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Screen Freeze eOS 5.1.6 Razer Blade Stealth

With every new release I try to install elementary OS on my laptop to make it my main distribution without success. I created a post for every attempt but did not find any solution. The computer is a ...
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Black screen on AMD Radeon HD 6520G and AMD Radeon HD 6750M

I have some old ASUS laptop with this specs, CPU : AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics Mainboard : ASUSTeK Computer Inc. K43TA iGPU : Radeon HD 6520G dGPU : Radeon HD 6750M ...
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Live USB only displays on half the screen - installation fails

I'm trying to install elementary on a brand new HP Envy laptop, with a 10th gen Intel processor and a 1650 Ti GPU. When booting to the live USB, only half of the display renders properly. The desktop ...
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How do I fix Color Rendering issue?

Ok so this problem isn't really new to me. I've had it in Ubuntu 20.04LTS, Pop OS 20.04 and now recently on Basically the blues in my display look purple. Here is an image of what I mean. Alittle info ...
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Display detection stopped working

Overnight one of my monitors stopped working just like that. The monitor itself works fine so is the port and hdmi cable it works on. I suspect one of the recent patches might broke it but no idea ...
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Display colors gets bad after some time of using it

i have been using it for 3 days after a fresh install and now the colors of my display is oversaturated blue is more purple and orange is more red. It was quite good and similar to what i use to see ...
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Black Screen after Login from Lock or Sleep or suspend mode

My setup: NUC i5-10210U 1.60 GHz EOS 5.1.6 Hera Intel UHD Graphics (rev.02) When I login in the morning after locking the machine the night before I login successfully but then my screen is black. I ...
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Monitor type wrongly detected in Hera

Having used Loki for several years I have just updated to Hera. All my hardware is the same. Just a complete software upgrade. Works well except Hera recognises my Samsung 40” tv as a Samsung 7”. The ...
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Display resolution

I'm a begineer user of a Elementary OS; can anybody help me to indicate how can I have a good resolution of display? After instalation of Elementary OS is diponible only 4:3. Thank you!
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How do I get Elementary OS to detect my display?

In my display settings, it states, "Unknown Display". How do I fix this? My monitor is 2560x1440 and the given resolutions are only 16:10 or 4:3 aspect ratios, none of which match my screen ...
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Dell WD19TB and ElementaryOS

I have a Dell wd19TB thunderbolt dock and it seems to work fine with ElementaryOS until I try to disable the Laptop display and only use my external displays. I am trying to disable the laptop display ...
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How to add 1920x1080 Display option and make it survive restart

I have elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera installed in VirtualBox 6.1.10. The display size 1920x1080 is not offered in the display settings. I have done the following to temporarily add the option. In terminal ...
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Brightness calibration via keyboard shortcut

When I set the brightness to the minimum it stays at zero visibility, which seems to me as a calibration error. It's very frustrating if you don't have keyboard shortcuts to increase it again.
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Setting right profile for external monitor HP E243d

I have HP Elitebook g3 connected to external monitor HP 24" monitor via USB-C and I can't get colours on external monitor even close to what is on Laptop - laptop screen is fine, dragging and ...
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emails from gmail account not syncing

Since yesterday emails from gmail account are not being downloaded at all - I have elementary OS installed on another laptop and I have experienced no problems. Any ideas how to fix it?
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Windows Tiling in Elementary OS 5.1

I have tried to implement a solution to accomplish at least 4 windows tiling, Elementary seems to do only vertical 2 sides windows tiling as detailed here. I tried and failed with the instructions ...

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