Questions tagged [resolution]

the number and ratio of pixels (visual data) shown on a computer display (e.g., 1024 x 768), also depicted as an aspect ratio or in pixel density (pixels per inch or cm). Use the "Display" tag for other computer screen issues.

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Elementary OS Problems: Installation, Resolution and Graphics

I'm relatively new to Linux distros, and my first shot at it was Elementary OS Loki. I installed it to my old PC with no hitches. It was an old i3, and a GTX 1050. However, now, I installed ...
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Second monitor via HDMI behavior is inconsistent?

If I plug a secondary monitor via HDMI when I'm already logged in, everything runs smoothly. But if I plug the HDMI while in the Welcome screen, and then I log in, the graphics in my main screen (...
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Elementary OS installation time resolution problem

I have downloaded the Freya version, burnt it into a DVD then i have booted with the DVD, after loading the welcome screen opens but the problem is the resolution is not correct, everything out there ...
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Monitor shows resolution unsupported when trying to install

I'm fairly new to Linux and decided to try elementary as the first distro to main, however when trying to install it from an USB drive, I see the elementary logo for a few seconds during which there's ...
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Windows are too big to see all buttons or toolbar when using low resolution screen

I'm using Elementary OS on a mini-laptop where maximum resolution supported is 1024x600. There are some windows, like settings where some buttons are not visible because they are in the lower part of ...
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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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Login screen incorrect resolution

I have noticed that everytime I lock desktop resolution of lock screen change to I guess 800 something while my resolution of desktop is 1920x900.
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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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Lockscreen Resolution issue Juno

I'm running Juno with dual monitor and Nvidia gtx card. Every time I lock pc it lowers the resolution(I would say 1024x from 1920x) for lock screen but when I login from the boot it showing correct ...
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Dual screen resolution - Startup problem

Very new linux user here (3 days experience). I have 2 screens, that i have setup properly, not without having to fiddle with the little visual tool provided by default with elementary OS (screen ...
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Greeter Resolution on Juno

Has anyone managed to change the greeter resolution? Found solutions here involving lightdm configs but it was from 2015 and when i tried it didn't really change. My session resolution is 1680*900 but ...
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High Screen Resolution [4:3]

High Screen Resolution [1280x1024][4:3] i search google and tried to use the screen resolution. above but i failed i am newbie to this operating system , usually on windows when update my Graphic ...
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Unknown display, low resolution, black screen, nvidia drivers problems

I'm having troubles with my display and graphics drivers. 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 ...
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How to Force External Monitor to work on Defined Resolution?

I am using an old VGA monitor as an external display for my Laptop. Everything is going great but the resolution of the monitor is stuck at 1024x768. I would like it to remainat 1400x1050 permanently. ...
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Unsuitable Screen Resolution

I've just installed eOS. The initial screen resolution is a lot lower than the optimum for my screen. The system doesn't seem to recognise the screen mark and model, and I can't find a means to do ...
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Can't install elementaryOS in virtualbox as guest screen 800x600

I'm trying to install elementaryOS 6 in a virtual box but I can't get passed the 'install' options on booting the ISO because the bottom/right side of the screen is cut off as it's defaulting to a ...
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zenbook ux425e problem with drivers

i worked on elementary os hera for a year on old asus laptop- and now i`ve got a new laptop zenbook ux425e. i downloaded a latest version, installed and updated elementary os (from app panel and from ...
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resolution 21/9 2560x1080

First of all, congratulations on such a wonderful and attractive product. My problem comes when configuring the screen in the 2560x1080 resolution since I have a 29 '' LG ultrawide monitor, which in ...
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Unknown Display 1024x768 External Monitor (Mirror Display)

PC: Lenovo Laptop G510 CPU: Intel Core i5 HD 4600 graphics Res: 1366x768 So, I have an RCA small TV connected via VGA port that I use as a monitor since my laptop's built-in screen is messed up. For a ...
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Connected to a monitor via VGA IN: cropped image

I've connected my laptop to my 1080p monitor using a VGA cable since I'm using the HDMI port somewhere else and the hardware only supports one at a time. But the problem is that, when connected via ...
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Display wrong and stuck

For some reason my display resolution changed to 640x480(?) low resolution, and there does't appear to be any way to fix...I'm stuck. Can someone point me in right direction pls?
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My system settings doesnt show full to Adminstration section

My system settings doesnt show full to Adminstration section ; which contains of About, Time & Date, Parental Control and Universal Access. How to fix or revert this? Im so new to linux. help me ...
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Resolution settings not saved

I'm new to Linux, and I just installed elementaryOS. The first thing I do is change the resolution to 1680 x 1050 so that I can see things properly, but when I reboot, the resolution is set back to ...
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Can't install elementary OS because my monitor doesn't support the default resolution

When I boot into the flash drive and try to install it, the screen says "unsupported" and there's nothing I can do except turning off the PC. Is there a way to fix that?
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Problemas al Instalar Spotify

Intente instalar Spotify en mi laptop, sin exito, ahora resivo un anuncio muy molesto cada vez que abro mi centro de aplicaciones (adjunto imagen) Doy clic en detalles y obtengo lo siguiente: W: ...
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How Can I Change Screen Resolution ( Tried xrandr method )

After Install OS , Mine Screen Resolution was struck on DEFAULT resolution
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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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Resolution is suddenly really, really high and I can't seem to change it

I came back into Elementary OS on my Macbook Pro and suddenly the resolution was really, really high. I tried to go in and change it but it only offers a single option. Everything is super small and ...
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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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How to change screen dpi in elementary Freya?

I have 1440x900 pixels (411x263 millimeters or 16.14173x10.11811 inches approximately) monitor and my resolution according to xdpyinfo is 89X87 dots per inch. But it should be 89.2x88.94 isn't it? Do ...
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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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elementary OS & RX 480

I am new with elementary OS I have a problem, my RX 480 Shappire nitro oc don't work with this OS and now i have a bad resolution I follow this: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMD-...