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This was a design decision made by the developers for Freya. There are some settings for Gala (the window manager in elementary OS) that control the corner masking. You can install dconf-editor (sudo apt-get install dconf-editor) to change the settings via a GUI, or use the built-in gsettings command from a terminal. You need to set the enable property to ...


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It seems that as of now, elementary designs hot-corners to work like wingpanel and the dock and show them only on the primary display. https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementaryos/+bug/1385296 https://bugs.launchpad.net/gala/+bug/1080283


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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install caffeine-plus It works fine on Freya.


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Proper way to do it should be via System Settings -> Power -> Display brightness


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Try adding nomodeset to the boot. Here's how to do it: Press and hold the Shift button which will show you a GRUB screen containing a list of kernels and recovery options. Press e to edit the appropriate kernel. Add the word nomodeset before the words with quiet splash. Press Crtl+X to boot. NOTE: This will only add the nomodeset temporarily. Source: ...


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First run: sudo apt-get install mesa-utils Now logout/ login. Go to settings --> Display If you have multiple displays and they are not mirrored, you can have different settings on each display. Select a display in the preview area. Select your desired resolution and rotation. Click Apply. The new settings will be applied for 30 seconds before ...


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xrandr allows us to reconfigure the X server without restarting it. Let's use it to set the correct resolution at startup. Find out how the monitors are identified on your system. At the terminal, run the following: xrandr -q | grep ' connected ' | awk '{ print $1 }' My output is: LVDS1 VGA1 Now I want to narrow down the above results to only the LG ...


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You could just open up the terminal and type this: xset dpms force off Once you press Enter to execute the command, it'll turn off your monitor instantly. This works with every X server. If you press a key or move a mouse, it goes back on (maybe you want to change a song or something). I'm using this method to listen to the music all of the time.


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I just recreated the problem and was able to fix it by deleting the ~/.config/monitors.xml file. Note that by deleting this file all settings for displays will be lost. The file is in a hidden folder, so to be able to find it you need to make hidden folders visible in the file browser. To do this press ctrl+h.


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When launching Chromium web apps you can pass the flag --force-device-scale-factor=2 to get properly scaled content on HiDPI. Ideally you should add it to the respective .desktop file of the app so that you can have the launcher in the dock or start it via Slingshot. For example: $ cat ~/.local/share/applicationschrome-f*-Default.desktop #!/usr/bin/env ...


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Unfortunately, this is something that has to be fixed by those app or toolkit developers. For example, Google Chrome only just recently started to support HiDPI. Most Gtk3 apps (like the ones we ship by default) should get HiDPI support more-or-less for free with only minor issues to work through. But since HiDPI is still relatively new, not all application ...


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If you have an intel graphic chip, you could try comment nr 5 Screen flickering solution


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(This might be a bug, but on my system, Loki's Displays settings do not naturally let users stack screens atop each other, either with the secondary directly above the primary or vice versa, though I can futz around with it to make it work.) Not being able to drag the window through the menu bar is likely by design—that would be a confusing scenario when ...


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I found this: answer and this worked for me from his answer: P.S: I have asus too, but I got X550JX model.


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Quick answer to your second question. You can drag a window by clicking anywhere inside of it with the combination Super + left click.


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Fortunately I seem to have ran into a solution for Elementary OS and felt it would be best to share it. Open up the application launcher and search for Additional Drivers and select 'Using Video driver for the AMD graphics accelerators from fglrx-updates (proprietary)'. After I rebooted my system, both monitors have been working and I've tested to ...


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Press CTRL+ALT+F1 to open a TTY virtual terminal.Then type your username and password and once you have logged in type rm ~/.config/monitors.xml and press ENTER to delete the file @joost said about. Thanks to @joost for telling the file


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To fix Firefox tearing, try opening about:config, setting gfx.xrender.enabled to true, then restart Firefox.


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Nope, without custom scripting, the OS only supports switching between windows in a workspace ("Switch Windows" in Settings > Keyboard) and switching between workspaces (org.pantheon.desktop.gala.keybindings cycle-workspaces-next), but not apps across all workspaces. What you can do, however, is set "Show All Windows" in Settings > Keyboard > ...


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Even though you've removed Redshift, it seems it has "permanently" altered your display settings. Try running: xrandr --output eDP-1 --gamma 0.9:0.9:0.9 eDP-1 is the name of my monitor, yours may vary


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This seems to be a bug in Gala, see issue Tracker.


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vmware-workstation works without problems with the root user, however, it is very annoying to open the terminal to open the program and believe that the icon is useless. I found a way to bypass the problem by clicking on the icon and the program open asking for root password without having to open the terminal. First we should open the file that is in /usr/...


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default integrated monitor is not always LVDS-1 first you should get overview of detected displays and their aliases by command xrandr | grep " connected " | awk '{ print$1 }' then cast xrandr --output <here alias of your integrated monitor> --off


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If this sudo systemctl stop iio-sensor-proxy.service works temporarily for you, then disable it so next time you reboot, it will not load To disable it: sudo systemctl disable iio-sensor-proxy.service If disable don't work (sometimes services are called externally or by other enabled and needed services), just mask it into null and will not run no matter ...


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OK - After digging around I found the Windows-P key on the keyboard somehow should it lose. This solution was buried in the comments here: https://www.reddit.com/r/linux4noobs/comments/3kohhd/disabled_second_monitor_in_elementary_os_now_i/


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I was able to fix this issue. It appears that the xorg.conf file was never created. I believe that whatever caused the VM to lock with the mount: / busy being the last thing on the display must have prevented some things to finish. The following YouTube video helped me tremendously: https://youtu.be/ZA-pQqN04as I had to boot to the grub menu and select ...


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You can modify gamma settings (colors and effectively contrast too) using xrandr tool. First determine the output name of your monitor: For example: ravan@ravan:~$ xrandr -q | grep connected VGA1 connected primary 1366x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 410mm x 230mm VIRTUAL1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) In the ...


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Windows+P to switch between mirrored and extended mode :) (same shortcut as in Windows ;) )


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Install graphics driver Settings > Additional drivers Option to change brightness should be in settings: Settings > Brightness & Lock Do you use latest version of elementary OS?


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I found that after running setpci I needed to reload the apple_gmux module, so my /etc/rc.local looks like this: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will "exit 0" on success or any other # value on error. # # In order to enable or disable this script just change the ...


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