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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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Can't turn off the secondary display

I tried to turn off the dispaly on my laptop, because I'm using a secondary display and I used this guide, but it's not working. I get the error message saying bash: eDP-1-1: No such file or ...
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how to fix screen tearing with web scrolling

As described in the title, it occurs when scrolling up and down on a web page, it occurs when watching videos. You can go on youtube and do the screen tearing test and it easily shows up on the test. ...
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Locking laptop results in black screen and won't let me unlock again

I have a new laptop with an i5-8265u processor using Intel UHD Graphics 620, 16GB of RAM, 256GB m.2 ssd and built using a Clevo chasis. When sold I beleive it was working fine, but after a Pantheon ...
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Greeter Font and Session Chooser

On Juno is there a way to change the Pantheon-greeter font? I tried various things in /etc/lightdm/* and /usr/share/lightdm/* but nothing seemed to affect the font. gsettings didn't find anything ...
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Mixing HiDPI and LoDPI screens on Elemtary OS 5 Juno

Lenovo X1 Carbon internal 14" hidpi display (2560x1440) Two external Samsung 27" lodpi displays (2560x1440) No matter if I use auto, HiDPI and LoDPI the result is that if the internal screen is used ...
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Super+l and “Turn off display after…” doesn't turn off screen. It just locks the screen. Anyone else?

Locking the screen with Super+l or the Power option to turn off the screen after x minutes doesn't turn off the monitor immediately. It locks the screen and then after 1 minute it turns off the screen....
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Problem with HDMI external monitor

I am using Elementary OS 5.0 with Linux 4.15.0-46 and GTK+ 3.22.30 on a Dell G7 with GeForce GTX 1050. When I turn the computer on with HDMI plugged in, everything goes well. However, when I plug the ...
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Top panel and dock panel are missing on resized monitor - nVidia X Server

I installed latest driver from nvidia (nvidia-390), and Iˇm using 3 external monitor (2x fullHD + 1x 4K). I decide to make 4K monitor to have resolution 2560x1440, so I setup that in NVIDIA X SERVER. ...
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5.0 Juno - There is no display on videos

I just start using elementary os 5.0 juno today and after installiation, system showed update notifications. After 13 programs updated, i opened a video and there is no display but video continued and ...
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Large GTK menus don't scroll?

Folks; I'm experiencing a rather strange issue in elementary 5 using Eclipse IDE: Usually, some of the context menus are extremely large. In most other GTK based desktops, these menus would scroll ...
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Save dual monitor configuration?

I use Elementary Os on a laptop plugged into my tv so I don't use the laptop integrated screen and the TV is the primary display. Each time I boot the 2 monitors are used in extended mode and I have ...
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Large windows, dock bar, top bar, fonts

After installing the latest elementary OS update, my windows, dock bar, top bar.. basically all desktop went big. i've tried updating the scaling-factor to 0, 1, 2 like it says on other questions.... ...
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Will not boot at all

I can't esc to Grub or anything. I simply get a black screen with one single '_' at the upper left hand corner of the screen.
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Full screen issue

I just finished to set up my new desktop computer (i9-9900K and RTX 2080, with 2 27" screens) on which I installed ElementaryOS. I'll mainly use it for development, but also to play a bit (on Steam). ...
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Set turn off display when inactive to 1 minute?

The minimum I can go is 5 minutes, is there a way to override it and make it 1 minute instead?
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Terminal becomes transparent after sleep. 5.0 Juno

So I recently installed elementary Os and I've been experiencing this problem: After I log back in from sleep state, the terminal its all transparent, except the header bar. Moving the mouse over the ...
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Heavy graphics artifacts on elementary Videos, and Youtube on Epiphany browser

I am getting some extravagant 'infrared-camera-looking' artifacts both on a Youtube livestream and also when I try to play an H.264 coded video in elementary Videos. I tried installing many codec ...
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BUG: Display settings not applied until login

I've installed Juno release and all it's amazing, except that when I block my notebook, that have a secondary display, the display settings is lost. My notebook is on the left side and my main screen ...
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Rollback AppCenter Update

I just installed a new update from AppCenter in elementary OS 5.0. It was one package. According to my apt history log, it was switchboard-plug-power. This update has made my laptop unusable on a ...
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Displayport Dell d6000 No video from Dell xps 13 via usb C

answer at bottom I have a dell xps 9360 13" connected to a dell d6000. Connecting to the display port results in a blank monitor, when I connect via hdmi it displays, as on the d6000 there is only ...
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Black/blank screen after fresh Juno install

I finally tried to get on the Juno(release-juno) ship, but I'm having a major issue in that when I boot up, I get the elementary OS logo followed by a black/blank screen. What I can do I can press ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad External Monitor Issue

I'm running the latest eOs Juno with all the latest updates. Unfortunately upon restarting my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T460P) the external monitor stopped working and I'm unable to figure out how to ...
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USB C DP Alt Mode 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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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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Faded screen after waking from suspension

I just installed elementary os to an old iMac 24inch from 2007( core 2 duo 2.4 ghz, 4gb ram, ATI Radeon 2600 PRO ). It is a beautiful OS, everything working nicely so far. But I noticed an issue when ...
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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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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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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?