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 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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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 ...