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Questions tagged [display-settings]

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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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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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How can I set default settings for htop?

Occasionally, I need to check resources on several machines throughout our data-centers for consolidation recommendations and the like. I prefer htop, mostly because of the interactive feel and the ...
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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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Mirror displays on Mint 15 login screen

I have the Mirror Displays enabled on my Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon 64-bit box, which has a GTX 680 graphics card installed with recommended drivers. I selected the top green one in this screenshot. ...
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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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Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration after moving HD to a new PC

I have just upgraded my PC. It was an old intel Q8400 with an nvidia graphics card. I changed the CPU (now an i3-6300) + Motherboard, and ditched the graphics card (want to use intel's graphics card ...
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Centos 7 Gnome, blurry image problems

Sorry for not being very precise, I'm struggling with a problem I fail to identify to be able to find any solution. The image you see above is a screenshot of my problem, every time I need to display ...
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Tried to install Nvidia drivers, now I can only boot to tty [duplicate]

I'm on Fedora 23. I followed this guide and got all the way up to the "2.7 Reboot to runlevel 3" step. I did that step then rebooted and now I can only boot into tty. I tried to continue on with ...
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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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How to change the Xorg gamma/brightness?

I'm trying to play a game (Deus Ex) which I have to modify the brightness since it is very dark in my ambiance. The game has a "Brightness" setting, but lately it doesn't work. I tried to figure out ...
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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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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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Dual displays, one fixed, one spinning (CentOS 7)

I have 2 monitors and would like to have my setup like this: Monitor = fixed desktop (only 1) Monitor = dynamic, spinning desktop (1+) It was working like this at the beginning but somehow I changed ...
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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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Increasing Screen Size/Resolution on a VirtualBox Instance of Centos

I have VirtualBox instance of Centos 5. The screen size is quite small (800*600) and I'd like to increase it to 1280*1080. Under the Gnome preferences for "Screen Resolution" I only get the option for ...
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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 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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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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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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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 do dim screen, even if artifically, below the minimum?

My laptop (a Toshiba Sattelite) runs far too bright, even in the ambient light from outside in the day, and I need to be able to dim it below its minimum setting. ~#cat /sys/class/backlight/...
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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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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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Black screen after logged in. Xubuntu 12.10

I had Xubuntu 12.10 running for a month or so without major problems. A few days ago after downgrad firefox from 29 to 28 by removing and reinstalling and upgrading system , the system blacked out and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to extend desktop with USB display adapter and libdlo

Anyone familiar with using libdlo for DisplayLink's USB display adapters? I've followed the instruction steps from README file of libdlo Install a compatible libusb version (0.13) $ ./configure ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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 set the DPI in a Hi-Res screen? The default setting is too small

I'm running Linux Mint MATE 17.3 on a brand new Asus UX305FA with screen resolution 1920x1080. Everything is super small. I would like that the overall appearance is managed correctly like in the ...
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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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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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Changing screen scale in LXDE

I have installed Lubuntu on a very old laptop, and it performs great! I know there is an option in Ubuntu unity desktop which allows changing the scale of what you see on screen. Since my old laptop ...
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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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Installing netbeans on Scientific Linux- NoClassDefFoundError thrown from the UncaughtExceptionHandler in thread “main”

I'm installing netbeans 8.0.1 on Scientific Linux. I have executed the installer .sh but I get the error: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError thrown from the UncaughtExceptionHandler in thread "main" ...
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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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Save display settings for specific monitor

When I'm connecting an external Monitor to my notebook (specs below), whether with VGA or Displayport, I always have to configure the screen resolution and display position. At the moment I'm doing ...
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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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How to mirror two screens / nvidia graphic pilot / LMDE / Macbook 2008

I'm using LMDE on a MacBook 2008; it works perfectly (and my MacBook runs much more faster than with Mac OS X) I have one problem: when I plug in an external display, I can't get the two displays to ...
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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 ...