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change the way xfce4 desktops are saving the configuration of displays

I'm using ltsp to use the same linux-os(mostly xfce4 desktops on ubuntu and debian) on different workstations mostly with more than one monitor. The easiest way to configure the monitors(position, ...
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Yocto. How to keep u-boot splash screen and then how to keep kernel splash screen on

I am porting Yocto into my board. I wrote u-boot & kernel graphics drivers for my display. Everything works fine. The only problem I have is: u-boot splash screen is displayed for a while when ...
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debian xfce screen resolution reverts randomly and after suspend

I've come over to Debian from Ubuntu - great! I'm using xfce4 as the desktop environment. One issue is my chosen screen resolution reverts to a default - both randomly while I'm on the PC (just ...
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Desired xorg.conf settings not effective on login

I've got a RHEL 8.6 station, with 2 NVIDIA graphic cards and 6 screens, configured with nvidia-settings. 5 screens are 19" screens with no rotation the other one is a 21" screen, rotated ...
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Command that spits out exact display mode used? (Including DSC, chroma subsampling, etc.)

Are there any commands out there that will tell me something like: Current display mode: 3840x2160, 120Hz, 10-bit, YCbCr422 (DSC unsupported) Available display modes: * 3840x2160, 120Hz, 8-bit, RGB444 ...
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Fedora + KDE not detecting TV after it is turned off

I'm using Fedora 39 + KDE On Nvidia drivers. GPU is 4090. My TV is connected to the computer and is detected properly after a restart. But if I disable it in "Display Configuration", and ...
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How can I deactivate the lock screen on Linux Mint 21.2 Cinnamon?

I am just setting up a media center based on Linux Mint 21.2 Cinnamon and have created a user with restricted rights. As the system is to be controlled during operation, it should not go into sleep ...
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Avoid the fluxbox slit taskbar side panel auto hide

This is my question: how to configure the Fluxbox slit side panel (taskbar which contains dockable apps) for avoiding to auto-hide?
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How to check whether my Vestel TV is in standby mode? (X11, HDMI)

I would like to automatically change my xrandr settings depending on whether my second monitor (a Smart TV) is switched on or off. No check or utility that I could think of could differentiate between ...
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How to permanently save (and load) Gnome's per-display configuration on Wayland?

Gnome (44.5) resets any display back to the default configuration when the said device is disabled (in the Gnome settings → displays), resulting in 100% scale and 60.00 Hz refresh rate, for a 120 Hz ...
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Does Chrome on Linux use its own font subpixel smoothing settings?

I am using an LCD TV as my monitor. In Mate settings I can change the subpixel order to BGR to get a better subpixel smoothing. However, I notice that some applications are using their own subpixel ...
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Is there any convenient way to set display settings when using i3?

I've found many commands that infuence how big things are on the screen xrandr --dpi xrandr --scale Xft.dpi in ~./Xresources export QT_AUTO_SCREEN_SCALE_FACTOR=1 So far I haven't been successful in ...
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How to force all new windows to open in primary monitor on GNOME?

I am currently using two monitors side-by-side with my Linux desktop running GNOME. I have been using the Join Displays option to make the most out of my space. As time progressed new windows started ...
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Laptop with MX Linux cannot `xrandr --addmode` 1366x768 after installing NVIDIA driver

What I have An old ASUS P43S laptop. NVIDIA GeForce GT520M video card. HDD. Very outdated. Emerson 32" LCD TV (no model number in the front, software TVNB2064_08_UH_XX91_GB0) connected to its ...
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How to resolves output HDMI-1 not found on LInux Mint 20.2, cannot setup dual screen

I recently installed Linux Mint on my machine. However, I'm currently facing an issue with setting up a dual-screen configuration. I have connected my second monitor using an HDMI cable, but it is not ...
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Is there any way to generate `monitors.xml` programmatically?

I use a script in order to setup my system in an unattended fashion. On my last reinstall, I've found that the file ~/.config/monitors.xml is not created automatically. While I can create it by ...
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How to get three displays on Linux Mint 21

This is a follow-up on How to get 3 monitors working in Linux Mint 18. I am on a Dell Laptop with one HDMI output, but the cables are plugged in on a dock. I highly doubt that the laptop brand/type/...
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Chrome context menus do not render properly on primary screen when two screens are connected

I have a laptop with 4k display (3840x2400), and an external monitor with lower resolution (2560x1440). When I have the 2nd screen attached, chrome renders the context menus incorrectly, but only on ...
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Everything about gnome is too small

I recently install linux on my new laptop, it has a 1920x1080 display. On windows all was ok, but on gnome everithing is too small, even the website. here are the screenshots: I see that there is a ...
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xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output display

I have Ubuntu 22.04 with $ lspci | grep VG 08:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 730] (rev a1) Today the resolution of the display was forced to 1024x728 (refresh ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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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