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system settings disappears off screen

im running a several yr old upgraded install of Elementry os. it has several problems; 1; in a dual screen setup , the system settings when opened, will open off somewhere in limbo, not on either ...
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How to show desktop across multiple GPUs

To provide as much info as possible, here is a description of my machine: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 32GB DDR4 GPU0: RTX 3060 Ti GPU1: GTX 950 Nvidia driver 470.103.1 3 monitors, all 1920x1080, various ...
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Can't share Foxit Reader windows on google meet

First and above all, I'm a complete and absolute noob, if you ask me to "open" something in the terminal, chances are I don't even know how to "open" that thing. With that out of ...
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Stuck on 3x display scaling

Hardware: Dell XPS 7590 notebook with Dell 40" U4021QW 5K monitor Issue 1) I updated nvidia-495 driver as it was suggested as free. The 40" monitor resolution did not look good (as it did ...
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Does not wake up from suspend when WiFi is Off?

OS: elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir x86_64 Host: MacBookAir7,2 1.0 Kernel: 5.11.0-43-generic I have Tried many times and tested suspending with wifi on and off and sure thate the wake up dosent work when ...
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Tearfree / Freesync support

I was wondering if, and if not if there are plans, for freesync (also known as variable refresh rate or simply as tearfree) functionality and support (assuming of course compatible amd GPU + monitor) ...
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Love Elementry OS But the task bar is a problem

How do you make this task bar not overlap on applications. I have a 4 in one Monitor and when I try and work with a window in the middle of the screen, the task bar overlaps and wont go away. I have ...
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How can I restore Chrome OS f keys on top row in Elementary OS?

Have a 2013 Pixel Chromebook and top row of F keys had different functions in Elementary OS.Anyone know how to restore those top keys to their glory? Thank you
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elementary os 6 dual display not work properly

i have a laptop with fresh install elementary os 6 and an external monitor. i setup the laptop screen as second display and the external monitor as primary display, the wingpanel seems stuck to the ...
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How to add a virtual monitor

I'm looking for a way to add a virtual monitor. I'm using EOS6 Virtual monitor as in a fake monitor that acts like a real one connected through HDMI/DP/USB. The aim is to run a full screen slideshow ...
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Display resolution is wrong and the displays settings page doesn't offer the right resolution options

My displays seems to be rendering at 1080p (settings page confirms this), but my display is 4k, but that isn't an option in the displays settings, page the highest it goes is 1080p for some reason. I ...
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How to Force External Monitor to work on Defined Resolution?

I am using an old VGA monitor as an external display for my Laptop. Everything is going great but the resolution of the monitor is stuck at 1024x768. I would like it to remainat 1400x1050 permanently. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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