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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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Startup command won't execute

I need to run the command at startup to calibrate my screen using Xcaliber xcaliber --bR=256 --bG=256 --bB=212 --gR=1.04 --gG=0.9600000000000001 --gB=1.01 So I tried to set it as a custom startup ...
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Vivaldi flickering while watching videos

Vivaldi browser causes screen flickering while playing videos, which is very annoying. Is there a solution for this?
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How to switch screens if I only have one

I installed elementary Loki no problem. My Zoostorm mini pc thinks it has a laptop screen and That my hdmi TV is secondary. There's no way to disable this in bios. But the install options appeared ...
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Update enables accelerometer with wrong screen orientation

I am using Loki on my Lenovo X1 Yoga. Very recently an update has enabled the accelerometer, so the screen automatically rotates with the laptop. However, there are two big problems: The orientation ...
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How to fix screen tearing with Nvidia GTX 970M Elementary OS?

I've tried so many things to stop the screen tearing and nothing has worked. I have given compton ago, nvidia full pipe line setting, nvidia full power setting and nothing works. I really like ...
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Cannot detect secondary monitor via HDMI, Intel GPU

I am running elementary OS on a laptop with Intel Haswell integrated graphics and I can no longer detect my external monitor via HDMI. It was working perfectly for the past month, but suddenly today ...
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Trouble installing NVIDIA drivers

This is my first time using any other OS than Windows/Mac. I am astounded by the amount of trouble I'm having trying to get my NVIDIA drivers to work. Every time, after installing I get a black ...
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Installing messes up resolution

and thanks for reading my question. (Before posting I checked many other questions on this forum, as well on other websites.) Recently I booted a live elementary OS Loki image on an old laptop to try ...
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External monitor resolution on Macbook Pro is not permanent, reverts to original when lightdm is restarted

I can set up a screen resolution on both the laptop screen and the external monitor using xrandr and everything works fine, but my displays go back to normal when I restart lightdm. How can I make the ...
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Firefox 49.0 doesn't show words in italics on Wikipedia

I have encountered a weird problem with the recent version of Mozilla Firefox (49.0) on Loki. There seems to be a bug when displaying Wikipedia pages - words in italics are simply left out. See e.g. ...
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Unknown display, low resolution

Can't get my resolution higher than " 1024 * 768 " while my native resolution should be 1980 * 1080. Also it says that it can't recognize my display "Unknown display" . using dell inspiron 15R 5520 i'...
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Screen keeps dimming no matter what I set in power options

My screen is dimming and then completely black afters some inactivity period - but in power settings I've got "Dim screen when inactive" switched off. Is there any setting I am missing ? Freya 0.3.2
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how do i change my screen brightness?

My os had some wifi driver problem so i upgraded to linux kenel 4.2.8 .now my brightness setting is not working.I checked How do I change my display brightness? but no luck my icon is missing.
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Black screen on boot after adding something to xorg.conf folder

Black screen after boot after changing adding something to conf folder. I added a xorg.conf.d file called "50-gamma.conf" which contains: display-setup-script=xrandr --output eDP1 -- gamma 1:0.93:1 ...
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How to fix wrong $DISPLAY variable?

When I start the eOS Loki the laptop display is off. If an external display is attached, I can see the elementary logo flashing and then the gdm3 background image shows that the Gnome Display Manager ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...