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Increase terminal scale/size on Kali Linux running in VMWare

I have a high resolution screen and I'm running the downloadable Kali VM from their site. The problem is everything looks super tiny because of my host laptop screen resolution. In the guest Kali OS, ...
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in my external monitor with max resolution everything looks big and ugly, how can I fix this?

when I connect my external monitor everything looks so big, the code font in my editor inside my laptop has a small and pretty font but when I move to the external monitor is like a zoom instead of ...
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NVS 510 multi-display issues

I have an NVS 510 in a workstation that having multi-display issues Hardware info Dell T5600 workstation, with 64GB ram KDE Neon 20.04, Kernel 5.13.0-28-generic Nvidia Drivers: linux-modules-nvidia-...
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why the display scaling in fedora 35 is not same as windows. How to make it equal to windows scaling?

The default display scaling factor in fedora-35 is 1.00. This is how the chrome websites look with this scaling factor and default 100% zoom But if you see in windows with default scaling factor of ...
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Audio Output Pain

Why won't pavucontrol save settings. I have a monitor with built in speakers. The settings in configuration are set to built in audio to pro audio and the on board output is set to off. I have to go ...
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gnome-control-center: error while loading shared libraries: libtalloc.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

system; ubuntu 20.04.3 Raspberry PI 4B attempting to set gnome-control-center settings. consistent errors. Persist in all attempts to install or run anything. gnome-control-center: error while loading ...
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How to set Number of Lines in tty terminals

I running Manjaro Linux (21.2) with KDE. I have a large ultra-wide screen monitor with ideal resolution of 3400x1440. KDE and Konsole appear to be running this resolution fine but when I switch to ...
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Command to display Memory usage, Disk Usage, CPU Load and Uptime

I have this at the moment: while True: # Draw a black filled box to clear the image. draw.rectangle((0, 0, oled.width, oled.height), outline=0, fill=0) cmd = "hostname -I | cut -d\' ...
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How to adjust the display when running linux on a macbook?

Mac has the high pixel density, which makes everything really small when I run linux on a mac with a USB. Is there a way to adjust that to be a more pleasant larger display? Currently running plasma ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Not Detecting Both Monitors and Display Options

I was using two monitors on my ubuntu 20.04 machine. After a poweroff, the system is not recognizing two monitors anymore. I did a sudo update-grub but it just made the ubuntu to startup on the other ...
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Alternative to xrandr for custom resolution utility?

I am planning to at least try and overclock my monitor to 75 Hz. I seem to be having issues to xrandr as I keep getting errors. So I was wondering if there's an equivalent of CRU (Custom Resolution ...
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Debian 11 Bullseye Can't Login After Screen Lock. Think it could be X11 and NVIDIA related?

I have a Samsung laptop with a GTX 2060 running 2 external displays. I recently did something to switch the primary login screen to the laptop's built-in monitor, (which previously was appearing on ...
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Linux on MacBook Pro Retina display

I know there were several big discussions related to pixel scaling but it's the end of 2021 and I was wondering if there is a reliable way to display Linux on MacBook Pro Retina because after playing ...
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How can I set default display settings when switching KVM?

I have a desktop running XFCE on Manjaro Linux with dual monitors. I use a KVM switch to go back and forth between my desktop and my laptop using those two monitors. Every time I switch between the ...
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How to change display setting to default in arch linux

I am using Arch Linux mate and I accidentally made my DPI settings really really large and now I can't change them back to a smaller setting because it's so large that it's not visible on my screen to ...
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xrandr panning with dual monitors

I would like to set up vertical panning on my laptop screen (eDP-1, native resolution 1920x1080), while using a secondary screen (HDMI-1) in its native resolution. Following this answer, I have tried ...
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Cannot share screen with TV through HDMI

I am unable to share screen with my LG TV on ubuntu 20.04. I have installed vino for sharing screen via hdmi. When I connect my LG TV with my laptop, the screen is not shared but my TV is visible in ...
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How to configure xen for displaying guests VM on separate display (monitor) from a raspberry pi 4?

I have set up the Xen on a Raspberry Pi 4. The dom0 is a Ubuntu-base 20.04.3 OS. The Xen is running fine. I have also created ubuntu-base domU. I was able to create the VM using xl command and connect ...
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How can I have two mirrored displays (laptop screen + TV monitor) with different resolutions?

My output of xrandr is: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 32767 x 32767 eDP1 connected 1366x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 340mm x 190mm 1366x768 60.02*+...
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Automating KDE Plasma Settings

I have a dual-monitor setup, and I want games to appear on the second monitor (which has a higher resolution). Unfortunately, only a handful will allow for moving on the second monitor, and the rest ...
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Displays setting mixing up 2 different LG displays

I'm on Fedora34 with an nVidia driver installed: nvidia-installer: version 470.57.02 I have connected: A 27" monitor with 2560x1440 resolution A 32" monitor with 3840x2160 resolution ...
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Remove detected resolutions

There are many articles about how to add undetected resolutions. My problem is the opposite: gnome-control-center shows many resolutions I won't ever use. Here is my list with 33 entries on a ...
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Increase Firefox tabs in Plasma 5 on high DPI laptop with small screen

In order to increase size I have used larger fonts (beside some other settings like toolbar icons size in Dolphin) and a global scale of 112%. This is how my panel looks for me to be comfortable with ...
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debian mate desktop environnment time problem

I have mate environment and impossible to set up the time ... the time is set 5 hours later, and I set the time + time zone but the time stays like it.. idea how to change it? thanks
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unknown display in display settings fedora

i'm new in fedora and i wanna use two duplicate displays but i see no option in display settings. Well, I see same things on the both screens and 'Unknown Display' in display settings, which means I: ...
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Definition and usage of Kernel/Linux DTS file with more than one MIPI DSI Display panel

I actually need some help of defining the kernel/linux DTS file and use it together with the uboot videoargs. In use is the 5.4.47 uboot and kernel/linux from a NXP imx8m YOCTO project. In uboot I ...
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How do I set my screen resolution on Fedora 32 XFCE4?

I recently upgraded one of my machines from Fedora 28 (I think) to FC32 with XFCE4. After the update, my screen resolution is degraded to 640 x 480. Many items do not work at such a low resolution, ...
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Vim: Default Colour Scheme Permission Issues

So I tried to change the default colour scheme of vim to desert thinking it was going to be a simple task but I ended up getting caught in a rabbit hole. I normally create a web pages using sudo ...
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How can i edit my laptop screen display edges?

My kid has broken my laptop screen. Now (approx 1 inch top to bottom) on the left side of the display i can't see anything. I want to move display to the right. It will be a much help if i can control ...
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How can I reset my X configuration?

Typically, I connect my laptop to a 4k monitor via HDMI. A few months ago, I connected my laptop to a TV via HDMI. After disconnecting it, I can no longer use 4k on the monitor. I may have put the ...
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Switch off internal notebook screen permanently

Is there a possibility to switch off the notebook screen permanently? The notebook is constantly connected to the TV via HDMI. However, if the notebook is left on and the TV is switched off in the ...
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No display profiles available with xfce4

I'm using xfce4 under Fedora 31, on bare metal, on an Intel Hades Canyon NUC in which I've had to remove nomodeset from Grub to get it to boot with the right graphics. I'm able to configure my ...
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The Mouse and touchpad section within display settings flickers very fast and is not responding in Ubuntu 19.10

The Mouse and touchpad section within display settings flickers very fast and is not responding in Ubuntu 19.10: The entire screen remains stuck when such fast flickering is occurring. This occurs ...
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Windows of the anki program are not correctly being displayed

The context I use dwm as my main windows manager and anki to create flashcards. The problem Some windows of the anki program are not correctly being displayed (see image or gif below) Gif Screenshot ...
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Dual screen on Pop_Os

Running Pop! 20.04 on HP 850 g5. I would like to connect a second monitor IIYama ProLite E2482HS but this one is definitively black. The displays settings does not detect it. xrandr does not show a ...
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Two different resolution displays nvidia x server overlap on startup

I Have a 2k display and a 4k display used with Pop!_OS 20.04. I have set up my xorg.conf file to set my ViewPortIn to 4k to allow for consistent DPI scaling and mouse movements between the screens. ...
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How can I get stable video output names?

System: Dell Latitude 5591 CPU i7-8850H GPU: integrated Intel HD630 (no dedicated GPU) USB-C Dock: WD15 Screens: 2x Acer G226HQL (connected via HDMI directly and DVI-to-miniDP-Adapter to dock) OS: KDE ...
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display settings in XFCE4

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running as a guest on Virtualbox 6.0.16. I'm using it with a screen resolution of 1600x917 which is usable but it doesn't utilize my whole screen as my host screen is 1920 x 1080 ...
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How to know if my computer supports a triple monitor configuration?

I'm currently ruining manjaro KDE and trying to setup three monitors. my laptop has an HDMI output and a VGA one and I would like to use both to setup two additional screens but I seem to be able to ...
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How to know if the monitor is in secondary or tertiary display?

Having an example using xrandr --listmonitors shows the outputs below. How do to know if the monitor labeled 1 DisplayPort-3 is in secondary or third? Likewise for the monitor labeled 2 HDMI-A-0. We ...
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Commit changes in xfce4-settings-manager?

In xfce4 I can run xfce4-settings-manager which opens a registry of values I can set (which otherwise would be set via a GUI). I thought both forms to modify the settings should be equivalent. However ...
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Fonts too large. Where are all the places display scaling or dpi could be specified?

I have more than one desktop computer running Arch Linux KDE. All were initially configured the same. Now one of them now has a scaled up display. I have not found the setting that is responsible for ...
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Sleep monitor without requiring password on KDE?

I’ve got a Debian Stretch/KDE machine set up to run a CNC router. I'd like to set things up so that the display goes to sleep if the machine is left alone for a bit, but without requiring a password ...
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How I can fix "iio-sensor-proxy" detect orientation problem?

I am a Arch Linux user and I have a Laptop that has a built in sensor to detect orientation .and according this sensor the screen will be rotate. but the main problem here is that this sensor detect ...
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the easiest way to see a grid of many workspaces on the large screen

I have Mint/ubuntu and screen of 4K. is an extension to turn on 4 workspaces to be visible at once? alternatively any tool, which supports grid layout for ubuntu For example: windows are pinned/...
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How to force hiDPI scaling mode on boot in Pop!_OS/Gnome

I asked a similar question about hiDPI scaling here. This question regards a universal hiDPI mode, the other question is about fixing scaling on a specific application. I am using a 4k monitor in Pop!...
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Trouble getting Debian to recognize monitor resolution

I had an MSI Nvidia GT 710 video card connected to an Asus MG24UG display (3840 x 2160, 60 Hz) via HDMI, and was able to configure Debian to output graphics at the full resolution. Then I swapped out ...
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I set my display resolution to 800x480 using xrandr but it changes to 800x800

I'm trying to change display resolution using following these steps: https://gist.github.com/debloper/2793261. I'm using 7 inch HDMI USB powered display and this is commands that I used: # # gtf 800 ...
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Increase UI size of apps with tiny dialogues (gimp, InSync, Zoom, etc.)

I'm running Mint 19 Tara, with Cinnamon 3.8.9, on a Lenovo P51 with a 3840×2160 graphics display. Most apps, such as vim, Chrome, Libre Office, and everything that came pre-installed, work correctly. ...
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Is there any terminal tool where you can zoom in and out the screen?

So I know there's zooming tool in universal access menu in Ubuntu, but currently I can't find how to operate it through command line, plus it can't zoom out. My second attempt is use xrandr --output ...
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