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The new resolution changes after the boot

I cant save the resolution that i have added using xrandr. I have added the new resolution using these commands: 1)gtf 1366 768 60 2)xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 85.86 1368 1440 1584 ...
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Dual Monitor Setup Problem Dual Gpu Nvidia GT710

I recently brought GT710 same graphic card(budget) for dual monitor. I tried nvidia-config to setup it is extending monitor displaying. While xrandr is not detecting second gpu showing one. Nvidia-...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 Fractional Scaling crashes computer

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 with an nVidia GTX 1650 graphics card. I enable fractional scaling in gnome and set it to 125%. Everything looks fine, scaling is working properly then I restart computer. ...
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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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How to get rid of boxes when switching workspaces on linux gnome?

How do you get rid of boxes when switching workspaces on linux gnome ? The boxes appear whenever I switch workspaces (they appear right in the middle with many workspaces). Thanks.
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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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X11 forwarding through VPN

I use a linux server through mobaxterm to run FE codes and using vtk application it generates automatic result images. linux server does not have display but uses xvfb. Since the coronavirus outbreak ...
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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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Virtual screens span over multiple displays

I have folowing hardware setup: Notebook with Full HD display and a external 4k Monitor. Everything is setup fine and works in my Debian 10.3 XFCE by using arandr. My question is: I have 4 virtual ...
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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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Selecting Display under gnome-control-center makes it crash with segfault

I try to setup 2 external monitors to my x1 carbon thinkpad 6th gen via dockingstation. Everything works fine so far, except that one display makes the gnome-control-center crash as soon as I select ...
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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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.xprofile xrandr

I have installed Ubuntu 19.10 on my laptop. I want a 150% scale on my display. I found an article on reddit that describes running this command xrandr --output <displayname> --scale 1.5x1.5 ...
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How to save monitor settings (GNOME 3.30.2, Debian buster)

I am fortunate to have a wonderful setup of a ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Generation) connected to the ultra-wide display LG 49WL95C via USB-3. Running Debian buster and the GNOME 3.30.2 desktop, I had ...
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Username semi-autologin and default display set (Debian 10 + Cinnamon)

1) I need to set my username to login table constntly. That is, after booting, I can only enter the password and log in, but to remain able to switch to another user if needed. 2) My system run on ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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’...