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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How do I get that Splash Screen for installing?

iMac Retina 5K 27" 2017 model with Big Sur OS and external drives available. I have downloaded/ verified the ISO I have used Etcher to create an installer USB and a CD. Both boot up using the ...
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Please add fractional screen scaling [closed]

Good day, dear developers. Please add fractional scaling. It is very unpleasant to look at this screen size. I know and I am sure that I am not the first to ask you to do this and I am definitely not ...
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Screen is blurred and flickering from the beginning

Yesterday I installed the newest version of Elementary OS, and it turned out that it is not working correctly. From the very beginning (from boot loader) I can see massive flickering and screen is ...
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Installation: how to make the display smaller?

I want to install elementary on my laptop (Acer Aspire One D257-N578Qrr, 6x9 inches, don’t know the resolution of my unit exactly but I looked up the model and it’s supposed to be 1024x768) but the ...
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Issue with Greeter on boot

When booting the computer, after succesfully showing the elementary splash, when presented with the lockscreen greeter, the screen only shows the background grey and app indicator icons in the top ...
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X1 Carbon: screen flashes when opening

When I put my laptop to sleep, and then open it later to login, the “unlocked” screen flashes briefly before the login screen takes over. Has anyone else seen this? Do you know how to fix it?
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Unsuitable Screen Resolution

I've just installed eOS. The initial screen resolution is a lot lower than the optimum for my screen. The system doesn't seem to recognise the screen mark and model, and I can't find a means to do ...
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HDMI Monitor Not Detected After Super + P

It's my first hour at Elementary OS. At first both displays are working. I can't disable the primary monitor so I tried to cycle by pressing SUPER + P. I got the secondary display to work but I ...
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2nd monitor not displaying

I'm fairly new to Linux and have Odin 6 dual booted alongside windows 10 with 2 monitors. Below is information on my 2 monitors. Acer [WORKS] - 1920*1080, 60HZ, connected through Display Port LG [...
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Terminal is maxed and can't resize in Odin

I was typing and somehow managed to get terminal to max size (not full screen) No matter what I do I can't resize it. The resize arrows are in the upper right corner but do nothing. I looked online ...
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Elementary OS 6 font seems to be with low resolution

I don't quite understand the reason for the problem, but apparently the font was more "beautiful" in Elementary OS 5. Now it looks like a font when you select a wrong monitor resolution (but ...
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Sometimes nvidia drivers don't load - unknown display - low resolution

Running into a weird issue. I recently installled eos 6 on my workstation. Installed latest nvidia drivers (from app center) just fine. Now sometimes when I boot into eos the nvidia drivers don't load ...
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ODIN Is there an option for different skaling factors for different connected screens

I just installed 6.0 Odin on an 15" MBP with Intel combined CPU and Graphics. The MBP has a Retina Display with high resolutenion and I am also using an external Display with lower resulution. In ...
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Desktop screen and log in screen rotated 90 degrees to the right

I have a problem on a flippy screen laptop (Jumper Tech EZbook X1). The log in screen and the desktop is rotated 90 degrees to the right. Like this example :- https://www.faqforge.com/wp-content/...
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No option set display to 1920x1080 in the settings

I have elementary os 6 installed on my laptop and when I open the display section in the settings to change it to 1920x1080 the option is not there
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Multiple displays and resolution

I downloaded and tried Odin but could not set resolution for my laptop + external monitor correctly. Here's the deal: Laptop display is 4K External monitor is FHD No matter what I tried, I got ...
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on C2D Imac, after standby/sleep the display remains dim and faded

on Core2Duo Imac, after standby/sleep, the display remains dim and faded. I tried all of the suggestions I could find unsuccessfully, they mostly related to battery/power setting or modifying gnome ...
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Elementary OS 6 doesn't play well with VirtualBox

Downloaded the ISO file for eOS 6 and tried to test-run in VirtuaBox. Unfortunately, the Elementary installer window is out of bounds and the usual "press ALT and drag the window with the mouse&...
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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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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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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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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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