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 flickering login screen after update

After updating nVidia: Instead of graphic splash screen with elementary logo, system boots in a verbose text mood At the end, when XWindows starts, the screen just flickers I cannot even open a non ...
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Screen timeouts

I have an issue that after 5 minutes of not using my laptop I goes into sctreen saver and then I have to re enter my password. I cant find a setting to change this. Thank you
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Unable to interact with lockscreen after installing bumble bee

I recently installed bumblebee to set my Nvidia gpu as default for steam. After reboot the lock screen or any display never came up, so I booted into recovery and purged bumblebee, Upon next reboot, ...
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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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Any ideas as to why my Desktop and Multitasking backgrounds are rendering funny? [duplicate]

Apologies if this is more appropriate for the subreddit, but my question felt supportish. Anyway, I just stumbled across elementary (mac user since I was like 7) and decided to give it a shot last ...
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question about how to feedback a bug,and I have a question about setting window

In system network proxy setting, the exception list do not have a scroll bar, and the setting window's min height depends on this list. How can I report this bug to developers? I don't know which ...
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Wont boot up after update last night [duplicate]

Question about display. I am guessing I have an issue with driver/firmware for display. System was fine, updated last nite....turned on HP Pavilion this morning and it will not boot. Says firmware ...
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First installation

I have a lot of question before my first installation of a linux distribution. For my next job (i'll start in 1 month), i'll use a computer (with Linux). So i'll try to learn to use it before i start ...
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How can I change windows scaling for different display resolution? (and rotation problem!!)

I really enjoy ElementaryOS and I want it to be my everyday operating system, but I have some issues... I'm currently running 3 monitors: one 4K, and two more displays (lower resolution) in vertical ...
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Screen Flicker on Loki

I try to fix this so many times since I install elementaryOS. And I try this fix but do not work. Also changed to UXA and either. I have Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics (rev 09) ...
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Monitor switches when on lock

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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Font looks weird

I am having some issues with my font. Small letters are grainy and blurred. I think something is wrong with my font smoothing. I tried fontconfig-infinality, but this did not help (I tried multiple ...
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DA100 - XPS 9350 support - Loki

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with eOS Loki ... I bought the Dell DA-100 adapter with the sole purpose to extend my screen to a projector/TV via HDMI. The NIC card on the DA-100 is detected,...
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Black screen after booting. [closed]

Help me please, my computer cannot access desktop and stuck after booting, just black screen.
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Monitors.xml is being ignored: Persistently change display rotation?

I have two desktop monitors that I have rotated clockwise. The systems settings feature is bugged (the "Confirm" button was not clickable), so I rotated them using xrandr: $ xrandr --output DP1 --...
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How to add new mode to xrandr?

I can create a newmode in display settings, but when I attempt to add the newly created mode to VGA, VGA1 or VGA-1, an error of output VGA, VGA1 or VGA-1 not found, is returned. How do I solve this ...
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How to fix resolution that isn't accurate when using HDMI?

I have machine running Loki that has both a VGA port and a display port. I'm using a 23 inch HDTV as my monitor and my resolution works fine when using the VGA port: 1920x1080. However, when I try to ...
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How do I fix/calibrate my screen colors?

(x-post from reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/elementaryos/comments/5qy9y9/how_do_i_fixcalibrate_my_screen_colors/) I just switched to elementary yesterday and I absolutely love it. There's a problem,...
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Problems running three monitors with Loki

Loki wasnt recognizing two of my montiors. I managed to fix that through installing the NVIDIA Driver for my card, but now those two monitors dont have a correct resolution and i cant set it up to be ...
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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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Brightness controls on Oryx Pro with Nvidia on Loki

I have a System 76 laptop with nvidia dedicated graphics and am having trouble with the brightness adjustment controls in Pantheon. I have installed the system76-driver-nvidia from their ppa. I have ...
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Recommended laptop with docking port for 2 monitors, compatible with elementary OS? [closed]

I plan on using a laptop so I can stay on the go. However, while I'm at home I have a need for multiple monitors. Is elementary OS known to support multiple monitors? What is a good laptop + ...
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Mirroring screen

http://www.hostingpics.net/viewer.php?id=470381Capturedu20160412130115.png I've accidentally blocked the button, I don't know how. And I tried to launch this command : xrandr --output HDMI1 --pos ...
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How do I put applications on the home screen? [duplicate]

Someone said in a video that it's currently not supported but, is there a way to put applications on the home screen and not just the dock? Thanks! Trace
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Elementary OS Black screen after driver update?

I installed a graphics driver update using NeteXt'73 and now my screen goes permanently black soon after the pulsating elementary logo boot animation. How can I fix this? I cannot login nor access the ...