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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My OS is displaying this image, I do not know what it is … someone could explain [duplicate]

Image next to the system language ... seems to be a blocked video When I click on it it does not display anything, but it actually popped up after I installed Dropbpox ...
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I have no GUI after signing in

Changed my power settings so that it would do nothing when I shut the lid on my laptop. Then I had to restart to get the settings to work. After that, when I get to the sign-in screen where I can ...
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“Fit to screen” For External monitor

I am using a TV as an external monitor, but the screen does not fit properly. Only the top half of the apps on the bottom dock are visible, and none of the top menus on the desktop are showing. On ...
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Desktop shows in frame on screen

How to make this screen normal. Please check this image and help.
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Screensaver in Elementary OS - how to disable it?

I cannot find any information about disabling screensaver in Elementary OS. It is possible that it is connected to another app installed on my computer? Best regards, Matthew
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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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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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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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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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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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Screen Error Razer Blade Stealth

I just made the switch from Windows, I previously had elementary OS 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 ...
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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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Top Bar and Dock Icons very large

I have a problem, my elementary OS Juno, it has the top bar and the very large dock icons. The screen resolution has the standard size of my notebook. See my pictures: But my resolution have 1366 x ...
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Customization tools for juno

Anybody knows if there are any plans or third party initiative to allow some level of customization to Juno? In particular I have a small display so I always try to maximize the usable screen. In ...
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Keyboard randomly freezes while typing

While typing there are times where my keyboard randomly freezes and repeats the key over and over again. At that point, my only option is to manually hit the power button in order to restart. The ...
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Second monitor doesn't connect

I'm running Elementary Os Loki 0.4.1. I wanna connect another monitor to my laptop, but my OS doesn't recognize it. In settings it doesn't even detect that I have another monitor connected (via HDMI). ...
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How to fix screen tearing with nvidia?

I tried various fixes such as using forcecompositionpipeline = on (edited /etc/x11/xorg.conf, there was no option for it in the nvidia x settings) but still the issue persists. Switching to intel ...
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Can't login after yesterday's update

I boot up today and tried to login. I can't do it on the main account or guest account. I updated the OS yesterday. But I have not installed any program recently. I'm using the Nvidia drivers on my ...
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Issues setting up external display

Solved: This was solved with an update that was just pushed. The problem: I have an XPS 13 (9360) laptop that has an external monitor plugged in through HDMI using a Dell USB-C adapter. Going to ...
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Mouse Pointer Lag issue

i have installed latest elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and was doing bit of searching about tips and tricks for getting tweaks but in the process got a very annoying problem. i have a wireless mouse. when i ...
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Any app to turn off screen of a laptop?

Complete newbie here, just installed EOS for its aesthetics, it's one great looking OS, I have always been using the screen off software to turn off my screen in windows os, is there a app like that ...
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Second HDMI Monitor Not Displaying

Today, the HDMI port does not seem to be transmitting to the external HDMI monitor I've used for more than a year. Using fully updated Loki. I've checked cable connections. Monitor has power but ...
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External HDMI display not detected after boot

I have a 4k laptop and 4k external display connected through HDMI. If I connect the display, then boot up the system, it detects it just fine, and works. But when I connect it after boot, it doesn't ...
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Unlock session with connected monitor when the laptop lid is closed

Recently I got a ThinkPad T460S with Dell UltraSharp U2715H for working. I tried to work with the lid of the laptop closed and working with the monitor as the primary screen, it work great but when I ...
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Boot up black screen

During boot up I get for a fraction of a second a black screen with three lines of errors. Otherwise the system works perfectly, boots ok and operates very fast. Should I bother about those lines? Is ...
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Having display issues during install?

I am downloading elementary OS for the first time. I made the bootable usb and booted into it via UEFI USB from my bios. Then I selected *Install elementary OS, after this my screen goes black for a ...
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Monitor switches when on lock [closed]

I think this is a bug. When I put my system on lock screen, OS turns off my primary monitor, and turns on the other monitor that I disabled. When I unlock the system, normal settings turned back on. ...
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MacBook Pro 2014 and Loki external monitor issues

When I use and external monitor on a MacBook Pro 2014 model (HDMI), unlocking the laptop requires that I lift the lid to type the password in because it is the only screen out of the two that will ...
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Laptop display not recognized - Dual boot elementary and Windows 10

So I recently bought a laptop : i7-6700HQ 16Go DDR4 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 SSD 250Go HDD 2To It came without any installed operating system and I would like to run both Win10 and ...
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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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Inverted colors in all the system

In random time, my screen looks like when i active contrst mode, but the problem is that i cant see nothing, all the white parts o texts tunr into black and same for blacks turning into white, i check ...
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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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Brightness calibration via keyboard shortcut

When I set the brightness to the minimum it stays at zero visibility, which seems to me as a calibration error. It's very frustrating if you don't have keyboard shortcuts to increase it again.
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emails from gmail account not syncing

Since yesterday emails from gmail account are not being downloaded at all - I have elementary OS installed on another laptop and I have experienced no problems. Any ideas how to fix it?
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Mac Mini HDMI output not working (elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera; Mac Mini mid-2011)

I just installed elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera on my mac mini (mid-2011). However, I am not getting any video output on my HDMI out port. Only the DP output works. Here is the output of xrandr: Screen 0: ...

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