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Extended Display Identification Data is a standardized means for a display to communicate its capabilities to a source device.

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How to loop over display numbers in .xprofile?

Is there a simple command to get all the display numbers (and only the display numbers) connected to the computer? The use case is that I'd like to have separate colour profiles ~/.color/icc/${display}...
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EDID Invalid on USB DisplayLink Device

I have a Sabrent USB to HDMI adapter which is a DisplayLink device. It's recognized by udl as being a DisplayLink device, yet seems to be rejected/disabled due to having an invalid EDID: [32780....
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How to drive an external monitor that does not send hotplug info over HDMI?

Since a few days I have the Dasung Paperlike HD device and after using it for one day I'm afraid the utility that comes with it, did something it shouldn't have done. Hot-plug events First, of all, ...
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How to edit a monitor's EDID information to change its preferred resolution?

I have a television that I am using as a monitor, but it has some issues resulting from incorrect EDID information on the monitor - physical dimensions are being reported in inches and tenths of ...
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Bad Resolution - Missing, corrupt after suspend, x121e Mint 11 - Bad EDID?

After travelling with my ThinkPad x121e on suspend my resolution has altered and the correct resolution setting disappeared. This affects the whole computer, when using live USB as well. I do not ...
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Enforce native resolution on Linux Mint 18

My graphics card is Nvidia GT 440 and I'm using the nvidia binary driver v384.130 on Linux Mint 18. I have a Dell U2518D which has a native resolution of 2560x1440@60Hz and the problem is that the ...
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How to set custom EDID manually?

My monitor connects to the videocard through the DVI->VGA adapter, and EDID is not transmitted. If you use Xserver, then this problem is solved by adding previosly saved EDID in xorg.conf: Option ...
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size of display connected via HDMI was'nt automatically detected correctly (xUbuntu)

I have xUbuntu 18.04.4 LTS (XFCE 4.12 + 4.15.0-111 Linux kernel) on the Dell Vostro 3360 laptop. When I connected the external display (Samsung SyncMaster T240) via VGA cable - all is good and I got ...
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Custom modeline calculation -> monitor “artefact”

I am trying to get a custom resolution to run on my 4k, 60Hz TV. I am mostly working on a Thinkpad that only supports 4k@30Hz via Display Port. I would much rather work on a lower resolution with a ...
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How to uniquely identify monitor in Linux

I am C++ application which will be binded to specific monitor. Currently I am using edid to identify monitor and disable certain features in the application. This works if monitors are of different ...
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Build custom EDID with several modelines

I would like to build custom EDID using kernel sources. But I need to use several modelines - more refresh rates for same resolution. Is it possible using method in kernel sources? Could you please ...
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EDID KWorkers Overflow

I'm using the IMX6 Quad from Freescale. I'm implemented a custom Linux on it for a personal homemade project. I've noticed a very stange behavior. Some times, randomly, I've got two KWorkers ...