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Certain games cause monitor to be disabled when launching in exclusive fullscreen

Certain games (mainly Source games and Minecraft) that run in exclusive fullscreen causes my right monitor to be disabled and also often crashing the game in the process. I've tried 3 different ...
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snes9x resolution and fullscream setting

When I execute snes9x without parameters, it does inform me a list of possible parameters, such as "-loadsnapshot" or "-playmovie" However, none of these options tells me the two ...
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How to force fullscreen image at startup on DEBIAN 12

Under Debian 12 I use a script at startup via systemd, the latter launches a script. And it performs the following functionality: waiting for a removable device to be mounted, if detected, launching ...
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How to display two monitors in full screen at the same time in Virtualbox? Not only one displaying full screen on the VM and the second showing host

On VirtualBox 7, I've managed to use two monitors. When in windowed mode, my left and right monitors display each their screen on the Debian VM. I would like to have them both in Full Screen, to ...
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How to create a virtual monitor to confine a full-screen application

I use Weylus to draw remotely in my Debian system from my smartphone which dimensions exceed all those of my physical monitors and are not a scale of them. The problem is in reason of their dimensions ...
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Need help with exiting full-screen mode in Code editor on Elementary OS

I am having trouble getting the Code editor to exit full-screen mode on my Elementary OS system. I have tried using the Windows key together with down arrow, and also F11, but neither method works. I ...
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Openbox, limit area for fullscreen windows or hide gtk title bar

I am using Openbox with tint2 panel. I want to run the Midori browser to see only a web page without the gtk title bar of the browser. For example I run midori with this command: $ midori -a https://...
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Fullscreen on mirrored displays with different geometries

I am using XFCE and I have (finally) recently upgraded from Debian buster to bullseye. Since the upgrade I have a strange issue when using dual monitors. I regularly plug my laptop to a bigger monitor ...
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How to force onboard stay on top of full screen Okular in LXDE?

Whenever Okular is full screen, the on screen keyboard Onboard goes behind it. How to pin onboard on top of full screen apps like Okular? I am using Debian LXDE.
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Exit browser in full screen

I'm trying to find a way to exit kiosk mode or to exit a full screen chromium. So I'm running a Raspberry Pi 4 with raspbian and have Netflix, Disney+ etc. working as a link on my desktop. I add the ...
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Toggle fullscreen in Xmonad?

I'm new around Xmonad WM and haskell is completely new to me, so be patient. Running the almost stock ArcoLinux Xmonad. I'm trying to setup Xmonad WM to be able to go full screen at anytime and in all ...
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Prevent application to go fullscreen

I have an application (namely zoom) that automatically goes fullscreen and does not provides a way to disable that (you can exit fullscreen but you have to do that every time someone shares its screen)...
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Pop!_OS make windows fullscreen (not F11)

On my Pop!_OS machine (Ubuntu derivative) I sometimes use the full-screen mode in browsers to focus more using the F11 key. Now, running macOS as a VM via sosumi, I'm in the need of making that QEMU ...
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Cannot get Opensuse/Windows11 to full screen in Virtual Box in MX Linux

I use Virtual Box in my MX Linux to try different distros without harming my system. Previously, I tried Pop OS in the Virtual Box, and it ran smooth, and I could use that in full screen. However, ...
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Fedora 34 GUI starts up with desktop selection option

I just installed a fresh Fedora 34, and plan to use this as a home theatre. While my Fedora starts fine, the desktop starts shrunk down, as if I am supposed to pick from one of multiple desktops as ...
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Running a singular application on startup, fullscreened

I want to run a single application, specifically a Vulkan game, on Linux. I kind of want it to be like a kiosk, but not just for displaying information. The operating system's one use for me is to run ...
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XFCE fullscreen apps go to background when not in focus

My desktop is running xfce4, and I have sloppy focus, and a multi-monitor setup. When I move the mouse off a fullscreen window (to the other monitor) (be it the web browser in full screen, or an image ...
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How to detect if user is watching a full screen video?

Current Situation I'm suspending my laptop after a 30 minutes of idle state. I'm using this code inside this script to detect the idle duration. Original Problem VLC (and I'm pretty sure that any ...
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My Kali Linux screen goes black after I login after installing virtual box guest additions

I installed Kali Linux 2020.2 in virtual box 6.1.12. I was trying to open Kali Linux in full screen on virtual box so I gave following commands in chronological order with root access -- apt-get ...
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Steam looks messed up

Running Pop OS on an Intel Hades Canyon. Just installed Steam and it looks like this: Restarting the computer or reinstalling Steam from different sources did not solve the issue. Wierd enough, if I ...
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VirtualBox full screen and proper scale for Debian 10

I want to have my virtualbox of debian 10 scale properly (not being weirdly stretched out or thin when I adjust it in "Scaled-Mode" under the "View" tab). Right now I have it in scale-mode, which ...
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Virtualize in multiple TTY (VT*)

I want to get virtual machine in a TTY (VT*) in fullscreen like GDM3 can take a TTY (VT*) for the graphic part of linux I want DISPLAY (heard as the output of a graphic server, here the VMs) to be ...
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How to add a fullscreen button to xfwm4 window buttons?

I quite often use applications in full screen mode. There are several situations, but the most common is during presentations. At such times, I need to quickly toggle this mode, but don't always have ...
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CentOS doesn't work in full screen even after VirtualBox Guest Additions installation

I've just download CentOS 7 Minimal and install it in VirtualBox. Then, I've followed this site to install VirtualBox Guest Additions in CentOS, unfortunately full screen still doesn't work even ...
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How does one create a full-screen Text-based User Interface on first boot setup script?

I'm busy creating a very specific project using a Raspberry Pi Zero W that is connected to a screen running 800px x 480px and a few navigation buttons (up/down/left/right/enter/back). So on first run,...
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Is it possible for i3 to hard-set full-screen size?

Often times with applications full-screen mode does exactly what I want, cutting out optional items (like URL bars, bookmarks, play/pause buttons, status bars, menu bars, etc). The problem is the size ...
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How to configure OpenBox to ignore the size hint of a specific application's window?

Updated Question Based on the excellent comment by @mosvy it is actually the window manager that is respecting or ignoring the propagated size hint of a window. Unfortunately though, I couldn't find ...
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How to make Firefox auto launch at startup in fullscreen on Linux Ubuntu?

Firefox Ready Objective I want my ubuntu to start and show a Duck Duck Go in fullscreen. Motivation The first thing that I do on my PC is launch the Firefox and do stuff. For other stuff I hit the ...
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using full-screen mode with feh in dwm

When I try to run feh -F <images> in dwm, I do not have the ability to interact with the full-screen window via the keyboard; e.g., if I try to exit (q), nothing happens and the following is ...
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How to superimpose window on panel bar

Fullscreen mode allows a window to cover the whole screen (hence its name), even over the panel bar. How can this be done for a window without entering the fullscreen mode? Assuming a panel bar on ...
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How to have normal notifications over full screen applications in Gnome 3?

In my workflow I use applications in fullscreen mode most of the time. The only serious drawnback I have in that is the way Gnome 3 handles desktop notifications, I can't get any normal notification, ...
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pdf viewer impressive does not run on external screen

I want to use impressive as my default pdf viewer for presentations, but I cannot get it to run fullscreen on the external screen, i.e. the beamer. evince will fullscreen on any screen that I drag ...
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How to configure an application to be started in full screen mode?

I can find a similar topic: How to configure certain programs to always open in full screen?, but it does not solve my question. I wonder which aspect the question is related to, the distro, or the ...
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Alt-tab menu not showing when in fullscreen

When I use Sublime text 3 in fullscreen (F11) mode and use alt+tab, the menu doesn't show. This is rather frustrating, since I'm unable to predict which window I'm switching to. Is there any way to ...
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Fullscreen works in Chrome but not in Firefox in XMonad

I have searched for people in similar situations, but mostly found out about people who could not make Chrome go fullscreen, but for whom Firefox would. In my case, I can only get fullscreen to work ...
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Fullscreen not working in xmonad

I am using Arch Linux (4.7.5-1-ARCH) with xmonad (xmonad 0.12) window manager. I am new to xmonad and I am still learning it. I have not done much modifications so my xmonad.hs is minimal. import ...
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Qemu top panel (which contains the "Exit full screen" button) doesn't appear in full screen

I'm running libvirt-1.3.5-1 and qemu-2.6.0-1 on Manjaro 16.0. Whenever I run a VM full screen, the slider that I once expected to slide down, which would allow me to resume from full screen doesn't ...
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How to force `screen` to clear the terminal after commands like `htop`

I have recently started using screen in order to be able to split my terminal vertically and horizontally. However, it does not clear the terminal automatically. For example, when I open a file using ...
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How to keep my cursor focus when switching of workspace if I have a fullscreened window on another screen?

Let's say I have, On screen 1: workspace A: a web browser, extended (not full-screened with F11, just maxed out). workspace B: a terminal with Vi for example. On screen 2: a web browser, full-...
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Fullscreen games locks desktop after minimizing (Bumblebee+Nvidia)

I have this problem on 3 Linux distros. I run games in full-screen and after minimizing them, The game freezes when I'm trying switch to other window, Screen (and resolution) stays frozen until I ...
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How to configure certain programs to always open in full screen?

Under LXDE desktop manager Alt+F11 can be used to switch a program to full screen. I use this shortcut so often that'd I rather have certain programs always open in full screen instead of doing it ...
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Floating panel over fullscreen windows in tile WM

I want to create kiosk using GNU/Linux. I need to show GUI one application full screen. I've found that ratpoison suits my needs. But I also want to allow user to see and change keyboard layout and ...
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How do I exit full screen after enabling via the right click context menu of kwin (KDE)?

This is related to my other question: Kate has no window borders, and thus no minimize, maximize, and close buttons In KDE, after right-clickin on any window border, or it's entry in the task manager, ...
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Fullscreen Flash videos on some sites do not align with the screen in Awesome WM

Using the default Awesome WM settings, Flash videos from youtube.com are fullscreened just fine*: The same type of video on store.steampowered.com is both sized and positioned wrongly: Cropped at ...
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Looking for a centred, full-screen terminal

There exist out there several different 'distraction-free editors' for writing: these provide a fullscreen, minimal environment with the goal of forcing oneself to focus on the task at hand. I want ...
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Can't play games fullscreen, Only see black but can hear them

I have installed several games from steam, but when I open all of them they go to full screen and the screen is black. I can hear the sounds of the game but can see nothing. My GPU is a AMD Radeon ...
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How to open konsole in fullscreen mode?

Is there a command or better yet a setting in the config file to allow me to open konsole (the KDE terminal emulator) in fullscreen mode?
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How to keep YouTube video fullscreen after moving mouse to other screen in Awesome WM?

I've managed to get YouTube Flash videos fullscreen by using two tips, but whenever I move the mouse pointer to a different screen (thereby changing the application focus) the fullscreen mode is ...
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