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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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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 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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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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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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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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Why does my program screen dims down?

I wrote a program to run on Linux OS. I noticed whenever I ran the program and clicked on a button to open a window, sometimes the main application screen dims down. This doesn't happen on all the ...
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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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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 to recover a failed KDE4 desktop without deleting the entire ~/.kde4 directory?

This is a tale of two 64-bit Mageia 5 GNU/Linux systems equipped with 6xx/7xx nVidia video cards. Each is configured with a KDE4 desktop (task-kde4-minimal-4.14.3-2.mga5), and use a proprietary ...
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What do I do if Mint doesnt have my native resolution as a display option?

I have two displays. A monitor and an hdtv. The monitor works because its 1920*1080 but my tv is 1366*768 and that isn't a resolution option. I tried the next one up and it looks too pixelated for ...
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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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How do I keep my display output from toggling by itself?

It happens with a Vostro 3550, Debian, Gnome and a Philips 1080p television. As soon as I connect the HDMI it starts toggling output and goes from mirror to just the laptop display to just the TV to ...
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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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Configure GNOME/Wayland display configuration from command line

Is there a possibility to configure the monitor configuration of Mutter/GNOME shell from command line in a Wayland Session or is that not implemented until now? I have tried to change some things via ...
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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 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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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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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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CentOS 7 system wide display configuration

I have two displays, one connected via DVI and one via HDMI. I installed CentOS 7, which thinks (like every linux I've tried so far), that the one connected via DVI is the primary display and it's on ...
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3 displays, linux mint 17

I have a laptop Acer Aspive V3-771G with GeForce 740M. I want make my laptop to output information on 3 displays (laptop's display + I have 2 external monitors), but I can't do that because of errors, ...
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How to use secondary VGA device for TTYs

I have a machine (a virtual XEN DomU, but I don't think it matters) with two video cards. I would like to display the TTYs on the monitor connected to the secondary video card (i.e., not the display ...
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Linux Mint brightness has too few settings

There are many questions to do with screen brightness on Linux Mint (this and this refer to default brightness being zero, and this to there being only two brightness levels.) My problem is a bit ...
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Setting KDE to crop the laptop's screen to match external VGA device's ratio

I have a laptop with 16:9 screen ration. Sometimes I need to attach it to a projector via VGA. The projector ratio is 4:3. I use System Settings->Hardware->Display and Monitor->Size & Orientation ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I override xrandr selecting lower than the preferred resolution?

When I connect an external screen to my laptop using HDMI, the default resolution selected is not the maximum resolution - even though this resolution is listed under the available modes: HDMI1 ...
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LXDE not turning on laptop monitor where VGA disconnected

I'm using LXDE (on Lubuntu 15.04) on my laptop (which is a Lenovo X201). When I connect the laptop to an external monitor and tell LXDE to use only that (and blank the laptop monitor) - it obliges me. ...
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Debian applications in a different language and unable to change

I recently had to reinstall GNOME on my Debian7 system, the reason being there was a problem with the older version. Unfortunately, probably since I am in Belgium, it has installed part French, part ...
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How to keep displays “set” and not vanishing when screenblanking or turned off?

I have thee screens and am finding it very annoying and distracting to find (1) my X settings have changed to make the leftmost Primary and not aligned right, and (2) all the windows moved onto the ...
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Ubuntu external dual monitors set up problem

I am new to *nix world. I have a Lenovo T440 laptop with Ubuntu 13.10 and looking to dock in its station. I have 2 ASUS external monitors connected to it. Ideally, I am looking to have the display in ...
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External VGA monitor disappeared from display options list

I am running Linux Mint 17 Xfce on an HP Elitebook 840 G1 laptop. Up until just now I was using an external monitor, displaying identically the same thing as the built-in laptop display, connected via ...
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Linux Mint default physical screen before login

I currently have to do annoying things to log into Linux Mint 16 Petra. I have two screens: new, left, VGA old, right, DVI The mouse is trapped on the left screen and the login dialogue for mdm is ...
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Getting second GPU monitors outputted as Multi-Display

OS Kali Linux 1.0.6 Hardware HD7950 x 3 BenQ Monitors x4 - 1920x1080 Kogan Monitors x2 - 2560 x 1440 Xorg.conf http://pastebin.com/JqTPUw7s Situation Currently I'm trying to get all 6 ...
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Changing color depth in linux mint

How can I alter color depth settings in Linux Mint 13 maya? I tried to find the xorg.conf in /etc/X11/ But I could not find the file.
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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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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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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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Vivado and $DISPLAY value

I am trying to uninstall Vivado on Fedora. But it will not let me. I am told that I need to do the following To work around this, set the DISPLAY value to a host and port that can be accessed in ...