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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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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Cannot disable display

I have elementary OS installed on my laptop, and when I hook it up to an external monitor I'm unable to disable either of the displays. I click disable, apply, and then it asks if I want to keep ...
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I am having scaling issues please help?

I tried fixing scaling using xrandr but it made it worse. The screens on my monitors are too big and I can't access bottom parts of the screen
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VMRC does not display guest video

I am running Elementary OS Juno. My VMWare server is 6.7. When I try to launch a VMRC session to my VM I see only what appears to be a screen shot of where the window was at launch. I have tried ...
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Cant turn off one of screen with set do not use that display

I have 2 screen in system: qhd ips and fhd projector. When i want to disable the projector working space is not stay only at the qhd ips screen. After reboot the projector screen work space again turn ...
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Black screen after unlock screen

Frequently I need to lock my screen using Super+L, but when I put my password to unlock, the system presents a black screen for over 10 seconds. After that all things are ok, but this black screen is ...
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Screen tilted to left by default

Title says it all... fixed it by having this run at startup: "xrandr -o normal" but it slows down the boot and does not affect the pantheon-greeter... What do i do?
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Maximize with multiple displays

When I try to maximize a window on any screen other than my primary, while the screen arrangement is anything other than Left<>Right edge aligned, windows only maximize to half screen. see screen ...
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How to roll back a video driver from the command line?

I decided to try to install the proprietary nVidia drivers. It should have been the '390 drivers but I installed '340 instead (forgot which graphics card I had). Now, when I reboot, the login screen ...
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Strange windows border

I'm using elementary OS 5.0 Juno. When I use right click of mouse to popup some menus, there will leave some strange window borders.I can reproduce this by using terminal and smplayer. How to ...
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Random screen corruption after changing graphics card

I've been using elementaryOS on both my desktop and laptop computers for a few years now, and have never experienced any problems. Recently I upgraded my desktop's graphics card from an old Radeon ...
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Adjust refresh rate?

I'm trying to increase the refresh rate of my monitor on eOS 5.0 As other posts suggested I tried to use xrandr to adjust the refresh rate, from 60Hz to my monitors native 75Hz. According to the ...
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System not detecting second monitor

after finally getting the OS to work after the login screen I'm now having some issues with getting my second monitor to work. Nvidia drivers are installed (latest ver.) I ran both prime-select ...
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How to scale the screen smaller?

The laptop screen is limited to 1366x768 resoluton but it's pretty large and could comfortably use at 1080p resolution. On the settings, there's only a way to scale up, but not to scale down the ...
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Use Two monitors as main monitor

My main goal in two monitors is that one of them is just a dashboard, while the other has a full-screen video. I just want to be able to use plank and start menu from both the monitors.
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Weird graphical artifacts after closing context menu

So I've just installed elementaryOS Juno again, updated everything, installed all my programs, when I noticed a weird bug, that occurs all the time. When closing the right-click context menu, or a ...
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Can't actually turn built-in monitor off

is this a known bug? the button in the GUI display settings that you use to turn the monitors off is non-functional for me.
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openarena crashes out of game when joining game

i am trying elementary os again. i would like to play openarena. i would like to commend you on the state of your display settings. i am able to choose primary display and the game will start on that ...
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Random black screen and pointer moves all over

I have installed Juno on my Asus Laptop Dual-Core Intel® Core™ i5-7200U CPU @ Intel Corporation HD Graphics 620 (rev 02) 12.2 GB memory Randomly I get black screen and the pointer moves all over the ...
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Display settings vmware workstation 15 don't work

just installed on VMware and every time I try to change my display settings, they "register" in the Display app in Settings, but actually don't change the display, even on reboot. I see another post ...
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Settings -> Displays not finding second screen

I have a NVIDIA GTX660 (dev0) and NVIDIA GT1030 (dev1) installed with each driving a screen. X configuration seems fine - the second device (GT1030 driving a 4K display) seems to work ok since it is ...
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Juno fresh install, display unknown, resolution only 640x480, GPU is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, display properties will not open

-elementary os Loki worked fine until I upgraded my gpu from geforce 310 to gtx 1650. (I dual boot with windows 10 on separate drives.) -I decided to wipe loki and install juno but the display ...
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False loop, on login screen elementary OS Juno

I got some trouble with version 5.1 of Elementary OS JUNO. Since many days my login screen became completly mad and won't display the desktop to me. When I'm login in the screen turn it black and come ...
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Secondary screen gets locked when a full screen program opens on it [closed]

I have a laptop (primary screen) with a connected monitor (second screen). When some program (for example, a video, a game...) is opened full screen on the monitor, it gets locked and the image doesn'...
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Black screen on locking the elementary OS with windows + L key

I installed Elementary OS a couple of days back. The windows + L key worked fine till sometime back but when i now do the same the screen turns black and i have no other option but to force shutdown ...
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Elementary not supporting thunderbolt displays

I have an HP Elite X2 1012 G1 with Thunderbolt 3.1 (Alpine Ridge, I think). I'm dual booting and use a J5 Create dock with 2 external HDMI/DVI displays. The security setting for Thunderbolt is the ...
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Only starts with recovery mode (possible graphics driver failure)

I have some issues with trying to get eOS to work on a mac 7.1. I've tried with nvidia-340 as it was recommended to a geforce 320m, but xorg won't start unless it's from recovery mode where it works ...
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Backward Rotation Settings for Tablet Mode of Asus TP200S

Elementary OS seems to support almost everything on the Asus TP200S out of the box, but one issue is screen auto-rotation. Elementary OS recognises that the screen should be rotated when flipping the ...
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Elementary OS freezes on full screen playback in any browser

I need help. I am new to linux and elementary so I'm a noob. I have issues with playing videos in fullscreen mode on additional display (27'') I have laptop with intel i7 hexa core CPU and graphics ...
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Login Screen Error

how can i fix login screen? I don't delete any package.
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Laptop screen is too small - Scaling without changing external monitor's setting

I am running ElementaryOS on a Xiaomi Notebook 13 laptop, which I have connected to an external monitor. The interface size of the external monitor is perfect, everything works fine, but the problem ...
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black screen with the dock appearing just a few instants

I'm using a MacBookPro (13 inch, Mid 2010) with a graphic card NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256 MN. Elementary OS Juno starts and goes to a black screen with the dock appearing just a few instants. With the ...
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Problem with the screen in elementary OS Juno

I just install elementary OS Juno on my Hp 14 laptop. It generally works, but from time to time I get a white or green line at the top of the screen, I think that the problem is the graphic card, it ...
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vertically stacked monitors do not line up

I run my system with the big monitor stacked on top of the laptop monitor. I can not align the monitors in the control panel so they are one on top of the other. I can only join them at the corners. ...
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iGPU monitor not being recognized

I've had a single monitor hooked up via my graphics card working fine. I recently got an additional monitor and there is no image other than the back light. I do have iGPU enabled in my BIOS.
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Position of Date and Time on the login screen

since a few days i am using elementary os. Since I come from Germany I have changed the date and time display to German. Unfortunately the start screen now shows the time and date so far to the right ...
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External display stuck at 30hz

My external display only has a 30HZ option...., what's up with that? How can I make it 60? Running Juno 5.0 on MP late 2015 It just seems to work now, I guess an update was posted :?
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Multiple monitors extended screen on all workspace

Plugged in an additional monitor is it possible to have extended screen on all workspaces
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Does Juno Support Display scaling

may I resize icons and window elements others than just fonts withoutreducing screen resolution
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Screen real estate enlargment

I'd like more screen real estate on my 4K connected monitor, how can I get this done? (You can do this on the mac display setting)
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Monitor resolution not recognized

The external display's max. resolution is 2560 x 1440, but the maximum resolution I can select on the display settings is 2048 x 1152. What can I do to use the display in its max. resolution? System:...
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Waking from Suspend Issue

Whenever my computer sleeps or hibernates, I am unable to fully wake it up. Sure, the system seems to be running and all, but the display never returns. Just stuck with a black screen. Currently, I ...
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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 ...