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Questions tagged [display-settings]

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Is it possible to stop xrandr to move with my cursor while panning?

I'm currently zooming screen with xrandr --output Virtual1 --panning 1920x1080 --mode 640x360 but while I zoom in the screen moves with my cursor. So I'm wondering is there any option (or can I edit ...
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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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Unable to change to 16:9 screen

Linux Mint 19.1 does not recognize my monitor - Samsung SyncMaster Ex2220, This is a 16:9 aspect ratio LED screen and is connected via a VGA cable. Display is listed as Unknown and will only work in ...
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Linux Mint: Rotating external 4k screen causes extreme system sluggishness

Note: I've included every system detail I can think of including at the bottom of the question. I've been dealing with symptoms of systems sluggishness for a couple weeks on my laptop when docked ...
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Lubuntu + Virtual Box. Black screen after login

I Installed Lubuntu 18 on Virtual Box 5.2.22. Changed Display Resolution in Preferences -> Monitor Settings. Then I restarted Lubuntu. Lubuntu login menu displayed, but after login there is only ...
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Roaming home folder : exempt specific file from roaming

At my high school we have computer labs totaling 80 Debian desktop machines, used by roughly 2000 users. Currently only the users' documents are roaming via the newtork, not the home folders per se, ...
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Third monitor won't turn on Ubuntu 18.04 on Lenovo P51

I can't activate my third monitor, also not from the display settings panel. Here is the output of xrandr ➜ ~ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3840 x 1080, maximum 8192 x 8192 eDP-...
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mate-terminal - is it possible to toggle menu/tab/scroll bars when switching between full screen and window mode?

I use MATE 1.16.2 on Debian (Stretch) 9.0.0 and I've been customizing my command line of choice: mate-terminal (version 1.16.3). I've made a distinctive $PS1 prompt and further personalized my ....
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1440p 120Hz over HDMI 1.4b with chroma subsampling

I have read that running 2560x1440 120Hz in "Y′CBCR with 4:2:2" mode would be able to feed my monitor over a HDMI 1.4b connection. How would I do this from Kubuntu 18.10 (kernel 4.20) while using ...
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How to enable the full screen mode for Kali Linux on Hyper-V virtual machine

I have successfully installed Kali Linux on Hyper-V. The problem is that the OS doesn't take the whole screen. It takes only part of it. How to make Kali Linux run on full screen (physical)?
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Unable to get Displayport output working with a Nvidia Optimus Laptop

I have a Dell Latitude e6420 laptop with a discrete Nvidia NVS 4200m graphics card in addition to an Intel HD 3000. When at home, I use a docking station which is connected to another monitor. I ...
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XFCE with laptop that is often plugged/unplugged to different displays

at work I was given a ubuntu laptop with gnome and unity. However I ran in a few issues, for example the fact that I could not get the screen to lock after some time and other stuff. As I am a XFCE ...
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Can the screen size of an X11 window be set higher than the monitor's resolution and the view panned around the larger display?

My laptop has screen resolution of 1366x768 but I want to create an X display with a higher resolution and scroll around it. It was possible in Windows where the drivers and the graphics card allowed ...
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How to increase resolution or font size of minimal CentOS install (no GUI)?

I've a minimal installation of CentOS 7 on my laptop (dell xps 15 9560). The native resolution of the laptop's screen is 3840x2160, this makes the shell's text very small. How can I increase the size ...
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Xrdp on Debian 9 different display setup for remote session

I have installed xrdp and tighervnc server sudo apt install -y xrdp tigervnc-standalone-server I am able to connect using Xorg and Xvnc (although Xvnc will sometimes display only black screen after ...
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linux virtual stereoscopic output display for VR [closed]

I would like to create a virtual monitor that outputs at 4k stereoscopic so I can use my phone (with a 4k display) in my VR headset as a monitor for my PC. I know it won't be 3D but I need to output ...
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Problem with external monitor plugged to notebook

My case: At work, I use my own laptop (Xiaomi Mi Pro). When I connect it to an external monitor, I want to be able to just close the lid and leave without the laptop and have the laptop suspend. When ...
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“Custom” DPI on Linux Mint Mate

So it's known that Mate and Cinnamon desktop environments only allow the options "Normal" and "Double DPI" in user interface scaling, unlike Ubuntu which you can change with a slider. These two ...
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Linux Mint blank desktop environment

I am running Linux Mint 18.3 with the Cinnamon desktop. I just ran a steam update. Afterwards my Cinnamon desktop is gone. The only thing showing is the wallpaper. I can open up applications that ...
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How to configure TripleHead2Go in my Linux machine?

Do I need any drivers or special configuration if I want to use a TripleHead2Go in my Linux machine (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS), or I just need to connect it, and it will just work, and it will be visible as ...
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Dual monitor freezing issues on Ubuntu 16.04

I am currently attempting to connect a monitor to a laptop with a broken screen, the monitor works fine, however when I try to disable the primary laptop screen, or mirror the displays, using system ...
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Can I enable Night Light on the GNOME login screen?

I'm running a GNOME/Wayland desktop environment on a Debian-based distro. When I'm logged in I have Night Light enabled. There's a noticeable switch when logging in at night, as Night Light is only ...
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Dual Monitor Resolution Issue - Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.3

After much searching of the net, I am still unable to set the second monitor to the higher resolution I want (1920x1080). Hardware: Intel ATOM x36/37 onboard GPU driving ASUS HDMI monitor and DELL ...
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LMB + CTRL disable

My question is about that after pressing LMB + CTRL I have weird Green Circle (Linux Mint) It's disturbing me in playing games a lot, because when I'm trying to do something with comibination of ...
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Multiple monitor with virtual gap between them

I'm having a problem with my system for some time. I've been hitting this problem for some time. I looked for people with a problem similar to mine but found none. I use 3 monitors in portrait mode ...
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External monitor zooms out when lid is closed in fedora 27

I didn't have this issue in fedora 26, I always closed my lid, now this happens (Screenshots taken in fullscreen) lid open lid closed Similar I guess is this ubuntu bug, any solution? Edit: Lid ...
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Startup Script for Refreshing Screen Settings

I am running a Linux Mint 17.3 machine with a DVI and USB (DVI-to-USB) monitor connection plugged in to the same desktop. Upon booting up, I get strange display misalignment that I found out was due ...
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Cannot enable HiDPI from Gnome Tweak Tool?

In past Fedora releases, the Gnome Tweak Tool can be used to turn on HiDPI for Retina displays. However, I found the option missing in Fedora 27 (at least for the beta version I’m using, but it doesn’...
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Activate Night Light option from terminal

Recently Gnome came up with a new feature of Night Light. It is really helpful. It feels too time-consuming that I need to go to settings (and then display) and activate it each time. Is there any ...
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How to properly install USB display driver for Fresco Logic FL2000DX on Ubuntu?

I need to connect additional monitors on my computer and I get Fresco Logic FL2000DX USB display adapters. This adapters works perfect on Windows but I need to use on my development machine based on ...
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Gnome automatically scales x2 on a HiDPI Display (XPS 13)

I have the issue that ubuntu gnome (17) always has the automatic scale factor 2 when using the native resolution (3200x1800). When I change the resolution (to 1920x1080 for example) it scales normally ...
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dual display X Windows configuration arm

I am building a Linux distro (via Yocto) on an imx6 (Congatech Q7) arm (4.1 kernel, Xorg 1.18 module version 2.10.1 ) I have two 800x480 displays connected on the LVDS. I have successfully configured ...
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Screen resolution changed and cannot go back in Linux Mint

I use linux Mint 18 Sarah MATE 64-bits. I'm struggling with screen resolution. I installed Mint on September and until today it recognized my screen resolution (1600x1200) perfectly, but this morning ...
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How can i fix the font size in XFCE after installing a proprietary graphic driver

After installing the Nvidia driver of my graphic card the font size becomes very tiny, how can i restore his size (I am Using Linux Mint 18.1 XFCE).
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Access Kali Linux display properties from command line [closed]

I have a Kali Linux boot that I'm using on a laptop with a broken screen connected to an external monitor via HDMI. At the moment when the laptop boots, it displays the primary screen on the broken ...
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Debian Stretch / Gnome - my laptop screen just rotated; need to get back to normal

So I accidentally tilted a laptop (HP ZBook) under Gnome Shell (Debian Stretch), and to my surprise the screen rotated automatically, so I have portrait 1080x1920 now. Funnily, I can tilt the laptop ...
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Cinnamon crashes and then I can't increase the maximum resolution

I'm installing a new system - new hardware, old OS (well, not old; it's Linux Mint 18). My system has on-board Intel graphics (previously it was a Z77 board, now it's Z170), and a discrete GPU - that ...
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Cannot rotate one of my two displays with xrandr

I use Linux Mint 18.1 on a PC with (inxi -G output): Graphics: Card-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller Card-2: NVIDIA GK106 [GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost] ...
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How to permanently setup screen position and order in Fedora 25?

I have a laptop with two monitors: one connected through to VGA the second one connected through HDMI using an adapter from Display Port to HDMI. Because I don't work with the laptop at all and I keep ...
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How to change saturation on Intel GPU

I'm familiar with redshift How can I simply adjust monitor color temperture in X? I'd like to change color saturation to somehow "fix" poor quality of HD display which has definitely lower color ...
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How do I make my display a dual-screen stretch with Debian Jessie and a Radeon RX460?

I am running Debian 8.2 Jessie with an AMD Radeon RX 460. MATE is my desktop environment. I use two monitors. Anything on Monitor 1 is displayed on Monitor 2. I want instead for Monitor 2 to be like ...
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How to change proxy setting manually in debian?

I want to change my system proxy settings manually with command line. What are the commands that allow to substitute this GUI operation on Debian 8.0? Going to the menu and accessing the Network ...
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How do I scale up everything on my display?

I'm pretty new to Linux (running linux mint). I've been messing around with the display resolution and changed it from 1280x720 to 1920x1080. All the icons and taskbar are pretty small. I want to ...
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Two monitors. Menu panel on wrong screen

I have a debian 8 jassie with LXDE. I have a two monitors one from my laptop, second is external 24". Second monitor is a above my laptop. If I plug in second monitor he was recognized correctly in ...
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How can we define a default configuration for xfce4-settings/display?

As in Cinnamon's display manager, I want to make last settings applied for connected display in XFCE4, but XFCE4's display manager asks for configuration (rotation, position etc.) everytime. How can ...
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Display Messed Up [closed]

I'm trying to make the screen expand so I'm not left with any of the grey space at the sides, but I'm not sure how I can adjust the display while having the font and everything else the same size. I ...
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Prevent mate display settings override nvidia-settings

I had Mate to configure my dual screen setup with mate-display-properties, but now I'm using nvidia-settings for configuring it. The new configuration seems to work, on login (lightdm) and on Awesome ...
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Kali Linux multiple monitors setup

I have just installed Kali Linux 2.0 on dual boot. My computer has 3 monitors. 2 of them have DVI ports and are connected to my Nvidia Quadro 2000 GPU. The third monitor has VGA port and is connected ...
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Error: Can't open display

I have several machines on my LAN and my main workstation called lagrangian. Machines can ping lagrangian. All machines can have DISPLAY=lagrangian:0 set. I run VcXsrv on lagrangian and hence can ...
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Why failing to adjust display's resolution in Debian 8.5 of Skylake CPU?

Fig. 1 My current display's resolution 1024x768 and I cannot change it in Settings, Fig. 2 Output example My screen resolution is max 1920x1080. I do # http://superuser.com/a/716837/2005 root@...