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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Cursor flickering on a primary screen when changing randr on the second screen

If I run: xrandr --output DP-1 --scale 1x1 ...where DP-1 is my external monitor, I don't have any cursor flicker, however, everything looks way too big on the secondary screen. By playing around ...
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Screensaver in Elementary OS - how to disable it?

I cannot find any information about disabling screensaver in Elementary OS. It is possible that it is connected to another app installed on my computer? Best regards, Matthew
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Monitor Settings EOS Hera

After I set up my monitor in the Monitor Settings app and Save it says Saved but then next time I boot up Elementary the settings are gone. The same for "hot corners" in desktop setting.
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Yellow tinge to screen after installing elementary OS

I have just installed elementary OS Hera 5.1 on my 2011 Macbook Pro. I have noticed that my screen now has a yellowish tinge to it. It goes back to normal after a while so at first I thought it might ...
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Veracrypt Window Not opening Properly . How to solve the Display issue?

Veracrypt Window Not opening Properly . A transparent window is always appears around the main window . This app is not from elementary app store . But from their own site of Veracrypt. I have tried ...
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Screen dimming when user inactive - how to turn off it?

How can I turn off automatic dimming of screen when I am inactive? I was looking in settings but I coudn't find anythink. Thank you!
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Dual display setup is wrong, before login

I have two displays, the secondary one being on the right to the primary one. no problems here. however when I first boot into elementary, it seems to ignore the display settings, thinking that the ...
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Screen stuttering

From time to time, my laptop screen simply starts to stutter. This happens more often with the laptop screen than with my external monitor. My screen was tearing, but fixed with this: https://www....
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Dual monitor mode switch

I recently dual-booted my Asus Zenbook UX480 with Elementary OS Hera and I am very happy with it in general. I tried plugging in a second monitor with HDMI and it doesn't quite work as it should. As I ...
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Problem with dual monitor setup after resume

I am running a desktop pc with dual monitors. I have a 34" UltraWide as my primary monitor and a 32" monitor (extended to the right). I am also using a GTX1080 and both displays are connected through ...
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How to persist the displays config in lock screen?

I'm using DISTRIB_ID=elementary DISTRIB_RELEASE=5.1.2 DISTRIB_CODENAME=hera DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera" and configured 2 displays like this: however, in lock screen, the order ...
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Black screen before login screen

When I lock my device, first few black screens are shown along with "GPU artifacts". Is this normal? (This is my first time using Elementary OS)
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I just installed elementary OS and everything was working, but now display scaling is messed up

As mentioned everything was working fine, but then I tried mirror display and the scaling went bad. Now I can't access the setting to undo it because it's at the bottom of the window and won't fit in ...
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External Monitor and HP Elitebook 840 G5

Installed Elementary OS Hera on a HP Elitebook 840 G5. The OS is fast, stable and responsive. When plugging in a external monitor to the HDMI port, the monitor itself (an LG 27UD58) recognizes that ...
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Mouse click does nothing for a few seconds after unlocking the session

Since the very first time I tried eOS I noticed that there is a annoyingly noticeable "delay" that takes place every time I unlock my session (except when I'm logging in) before the mouse clicks ...
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Bad title displaying of my files [duplicate]

help me please ! I don't know how to describe the problem. look at the title of files and tabs Thank You . Elementary OS 5.0 Juno
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Offset on external display

I recently installed elementary OS Hera on a laptop that previously had KDE neon. A new issue has cropped up since changing distributions - there is a strange offset on external display for ...
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Black screen of death after trying to run elementary OS on 2011 MacBook Pro

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro which has been running Snow Leopard without a hitch for several years. I have tried previously to boot from USB on this MacBook, with no success, and I had the ...
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Setting display resolution to 4k disables GUI

I am using 5.1 Hera. I recently reinstalled the X-Server and now when I set the display resolution to 4k (which worked initially, before I broke and reinstalled some stuff), the screen turns black, ...
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changing VirtualBox view mode leads to problems with resolution and scaling factor

I am running elementaryOS 5.1 in a virtual machine on VirtualBox 6.1.2 on macOS 10.14.6 on a Macbook Pro with retina screen. VirtualBox guest additions are installed on elementaryOS. As the native ...
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How to reinstall display manager, window manager, and desktop environment?

I was on elementaryOS Loki and I clicked the Update button on AppCenter which brought my elementaryOS to 5.1 Hera. After various days I noticed that any applications that are not cured for ...
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Two displays one wont turn off

I have two displays and i'd like to shut off the display on my laptop but it won't turn off. I must be missing something but I don't know what. I turn it off in the settings menu but it still stays ...
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How to connect wireless display linux and SmartTV

I use Elementary OS 5.1 and i have got SmartTV. How to connect screen mirror with Wifi? Android and Windows 10 also have a function called wireless display. Is there a similar function in Elementary ...
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Resolution changes after nvidia proprietary drivers installed

After installing nvidia 390 drivers I rebooted to find my screen locked to a 1280x1024 resolution, with no option to change it. What should I do?
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Screen flickering randomly and static dot flashes

I recently installed elementary OS. Everything was working fine when suddenly, I see a flicker down on the screen. On closer inspection, I see static dot flashes when I move the cursor and screen ...
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Multiple vertical displays problem

https://youtu.be/X5bLgpwpzu8 There is some kind of divider in the upper window that prevents the window from: 1) Dragging it up or down between through the middle of the screens. 2) Dragging it from ...
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Asus UX580GE Screenpad 2.0 update broke eOS

I recently updated my laptop's screenpad firmware to the latest version but it kind of broke elementaryOS. Basically when launching eOS it boots without any issue to the login screen, but when it ...
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How to fix screen disturtion while mouse over actions? [duplicate]

i installed elementary OS 5.1 on a acer aspire I3 machine with an ATI Readon mobility HD 5450 graphic chip. Now i have screen disturtions while mouse over like show in the append picture. Any ideas? ...
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Veracrypt Display window problem

Just installed elementary 5.1 . When opening veracrypt always there is a transparent window bellow the original window . Not in any other app . I have used veracrypt without any problem in elementary ...
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Mirroring Screen/Wireless casting

My laptop works fine projecting my desktop screen to my TV on windows 10, but it just doesn't work in elementary os. I tried to use google chrome cast browser and it doesn't find my TV. Can anybody ...
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I am looking to create a shortcut to put the display to sleep

When I'm running a task in Elementary that takes a prolonged time, I'd like to switch off the display until an event like the mouse moving or keystroke "wakes" it back up again. On MacOS and Windows ...
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Unkown display causing elongated screenshot

I'm facing some problems with the display. I had this previously but I cannot exactly remember how I solved it then... Okay here is the thing: What have I tired, didn't work this time: https://...
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Laptop external monitor

Hoping somebody can help I have a dell G5 5587 laptop running Hera, I have connected to external monitor via HDMI cable. when the laptops lid is closed I can work on the external. when the laptop ...
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Second monitor works fine, then goes to sleep after half hour or so regardless of power or display settings

I am not sure what to try next. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. After what seems like a half hour or so, the second monitor goes to sleep and it won't wake up unless I unplug the second ...
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blank screen when laptop wakes up

elementary OS 5.1, all updates are installed. Runs on Thinkpad T480s. I've installed it two months ago. Every time it wakes up from suspended mode the desktop is blank. I can see wallpaper only. ...
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I use 2 docks wih plank for dual screens but it still shows both docks on a single screen

I found the plank config to set up 2 docks for both screen on my dual screen at home so each screen can start all apps for that screen (mail and util on small screen, browser and development stuff on ...
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Second Display not Detected

I'm running Elementary OS 2.1 Hera. System is AsRock B450M Pro4 with Ryzen 5 2400g CPU, with the Vega graphics. Booting up, the system only recognises one display. I have two monitors connected, one ...
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Slow WiFi with router but not on phone hotspot and Screen Calibration Macbook Pro 12' mid 2012

I'm running eOS on my macbook pro mid 2012 and it's running pretty well. I'm experiencing some problems with the WiFi: I'm using the right drivers (Broadcom proprietary for BCM4331 from bcmwl-kernel-...
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Want a zoomed-in display to pan the way a Mac does

One thing I would like to make more like MacOS is the way the display pans when you've zoomed in on it, using the "zoom in" shortcut Cmd-plus. On a Mac, the display pans (moves across the screen) only ...
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Lenovo 330 multiple displays

I have a Lenovo 330 Laptop and in Win10 I run three additional monitors from a USB C hub. Elementary only sees the laptop screen and one additional monitor. Is there some way to find all the ...
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Displays failing to set a resolution on a triple monitor setup

System Specs System: Host: elementary-2950x Kernel: 5.0.0-37-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Gnome Distro: elementary OS 5.1 Hera Machine: Device: desktop System: PC Specialist product: Amd X399 ...
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Not registering display

I ran elementary properly for about an hour, but rebooted and it stopped recognizing my desktop distorting the view and layout. is there a way to fix this?
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Elementary OS 5.1 turn off screen on lock not working as expected

I am using laptop, connected to docking station with 2 external monitors. The problem is that when I want to lock the OS with Super + L keys, elemenntary OS is first shutting down the monitors for ...
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Display issues running elementary on an iMac: black screen on boot and does not wake from suspend

I'm returning to eOs after using Freya for a while and have successfully installed ElementaryOs 5.1 on an iMac (2009 or so, believe it was 11,2) and really like the updates y'all have made! I'm ...
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Black Screen After Hera Install?

'Try Elementary' works fine from bootable USB. However, after I install and boot I get a black screen after the splash screen. I read about editing a line at bootup to state nomodeset, but I'm still ...
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changing/disabling color profile

I'm using a large TV as my monitor for elementary os. When I use spotify, It's too dark. In Ubuntu i could fix this by disabling the color profile through gnome settings. How can I do this in ...
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Not many options in Display Settings

I have installed AMDGPU-PRO drivers and MESA drivers and the system is updated but I cant figure why all options like rotate and all are missing for me. Can anyone please help?
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Display is blank when plugged in docking station

When notebook is booted when plugged in the docking station, all displays are used properly. When plugging out and in again without reboot in the docking station, only one screen is used, but shows a ...
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Mouse wrapping on screen

I have a multiple monitor setup that goes like this: TV | Primary | Secondary. The TV is used for media, so I don't want windows opening there (the screen is off most of the time), but since the TV is ...
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Problems with Elementary on ASUS laptop

first, I would like to apologize. I am not an experienced Linux user. However, I used to run Ubuntu Linux on my computer. I recently wanted to try something new and fast and snappy as Elementary OS. ...

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