Questions tagged [display-settings]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Failing to switch my laptop monitor display on with xrandr - getting BadMatch

I have a laptop which is often connected to an external (VGA) monitor, with an lxrandr choice to only display anything on that external monitor. Now, if, in that state, one disconnects the monitor - ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

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
1
vote
0answers
38 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Dual Monitor Setup Not Recognized - Same Monitor Model Name

I have an HP 9470m with on-board intel graphics. I have two Philips 272E1CA monitors. When I connect both, my computer is only recognizing one monitor even though the display is mirrored across both ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Gnome display scale resets when I log out of Kali Linux

I just installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox and changed the default display manager to gdm3. The initial display size (100%) is too small so I scaled up to 300%. When I log out or reboot Kali the scale ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
137 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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-...
0
votes
0answers
81 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
246 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

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.
2
votes
1answer
106 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
207 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
85 views

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. ...
3
votes
0answers
92 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
257 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
421 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
598 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
381 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

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/...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

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!...
1
vote
0answers
249 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
236 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
195 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
774 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
93 views

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, ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

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)?
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
543 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
493 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
647 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
783 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

“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 ...
1
vote
0answers
210 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
716 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...