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xrandr with second window above, maximising problem

I have a laptop running arch linux with all the latest updates. The laptop has a displayport output. This is connected using a displayport to HDMI cable to the HDMI port on a Samsung HD tv. Display ...
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Monitor (sometimes) not detected when plugged in any DisplayPort

Problem Formulation: Dual-Monitor setup currently not possible because monitor not detected when plugged in any DP. Symptoms: If monitor A is connected to HDMI and monitor B to any DP slot, only ...
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Using Displayport over USB-C (Thunderbolt 3) to drive external 5120x2160 monitor; resolution not detected, cvt mode not working

I bought a new LG 34WK95U ultra-wide screen, which has a native resolution of 5120x2160 at 60Hz. When connecting the monitor via a Thunderbolt 3 USB-C connection, it gets picked up, but it fails to ...
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xrandr shows disconnected DisplayPort with Intel Graphics

I have 4 physical ports on my motherboard, VGA, HDMI, DVI, and DisplayPort. Normally I use HDMI and DVI, but I'd like to switch to HDMI and DP. However, the output of xrandr shows DP as always ...
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Scaling only HiDPI display with xrandr in dual monitor set-up

I recently installed Linux Mint 18 on my ThinkPad T460p. Having a dual monitor set-up with a internal HiDPI display and a full HD external display connected via Display Port, I tried to adjust the ...
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Desktop Linux distro that is laptop friendly (w/ docking station with 1x VGA and 2x Display Port)

I have a laptop + docking station with 1x VGA and 2x Display Port (1 converted to DVI, 1 native DP) outputs on it. When docked I want it to use the 3 external displays and have the onboard display ...
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Changing between two xsessions is very slow if external monitor is connected

If I login via lightdm into an xmonad session and then switch to another user, two xsessions are running and I can switch between them via ctrl+alt+f7 resp. f8. This is very fast (< 1s) on my ...