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Neofetch shows resolution that is higher than set on PopOS 22.04

When I run neofetch in terminal on PopOS 22.04, it says that my resolution is 3072x1728. However, my resolution is set to 1920x1080 in settings, fractional scaling is turned on and scale factor is 125%...
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in my external monitor with max resolution everything looks big and ugly, how can I fix this?

when I connect my external monitor everything looks so big, the code font in my editor inside my laptop has a small and pretty font but when I move to the external monitor is like a zoom instead of ...
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Freezed screen and resolution screen won't work on Parrot Security OS

Today I've been installing Parrot OS on my VM Virtualbox, when I've already istalled it, i opened a new terminal, and I typed sudo apt update and after that sudo apt full-upgrade. When it finished, i ...
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How to change Debian display resolution

So I installed a clean copy of Debian 11.3.0, the display resolution looked something like this and after the installation, the size looked like this (basically still the same resolution), and I have ...
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window size have locked, after system update

I'm using linux fedora35. the rison why I've started my linux experience is the same problem i've got now. display settings on my laptop locked on 800X600 and would not change no matter what. skreen ...
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Full HD resolution support

whether virtual nodes support full HD resolution, what changes is needed to enable FHD resolution for virtual nodes
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Keep same screen resolution after closing the laptop lid in xubuntu

xubuntu always switches to 4k when I close and open the laptop lid. I instead want the resolution automatically restored to whatever it was when I closed the lid. How do I accomplish this?
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Stuck with Low Resolution on Newer Kernels

I have a system running Debian Sid with a Nvidia graphics card. On updating my kernal past 5.15.0-2 my resolution is locked to 1024x786. I've tried 5.15.0-3, 5.16.0-2, and 5.16.0-3 and they all have ...
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Scaling up UI-Size of only one Monitor in a Multi-Monitor setup with KDE

so my problem is the following: I have two screens connected to my PC, one Full HD Monitor (on HDMI-0) and one 4k Monitor (on DP-0, both are connected directly to my GPU), i'd like to use the 4k ...
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Script to set screen resolution by providing X and Y co-ordinates in RedHat

The goal is to provide resolution X and Y as arguments to the script ./res_set.sh 1920 1080 and gtf, xrandr --newmode and --addmode will be executed according to the script. #!/usr/bin/env bash if [ &...
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Monitor aux resolution - xrandr

I followed a tutorial, to display an undisplayed resolution from my auxiliary monitor (it's a desktop) using xrandr. I managed to change the resolution but the aspect ratio does not match and it shows ...
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Resolution for FreeBSD text console

I am using FreeBSD 13 which I boot from grub. My monitor is 1280x768 native resolution, but FreeBSD text console uses it at 640x480: VT(vga): resolution 640x480 I tried the following in my /boot/...
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Debian 11: alternative for non-free `firmware-amd-graphics`

I've just installed Debian 11 LXDE without any non-free packages into my old notebook. Everything went fine except for the screen display, which there were some issues. Some of them could be solved by ...
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xrandr: Add a virtual resolution?

I need to add a virtual resolution of 936x702. It must use the physical 1024x768 resolution and only render to the central 936x702 area. Is it possible? I'm building an arcade machine with an old PC ...
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Increase size of the Login Prompt on Debian for 4K Monitor

I followed this guide to increase Grub's size on my 4K monitor. How can I also enlarge the login prompt for after grub has booted the system?
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Flickering/flashing on Gnome 41 with 200% scaling

I'm using Gnome on Arch Linux with 200% scaling, and a recent update to Gnome (version 41) started causing some apps to flicker/flash, especially Firefox and Slack. For instance with Firefox I've ...
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Debian 11 grub not showing right resolution

I noticed a problem for a while already on Debian 11's GRUB. The resolution that I have won't work even if I edit GFX_MODE or even the other similar command for it. (My monitor is an AOC LM960 5:4 ...
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KDE Plasma, external monitor border window is of out the screen

I've connect via hdmi an old monitor to my laptop - Samsung SyncMaster XL2370 - and I have display problem: the monitor only show part of the actual screen. On every border, part of the screen is ...
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How to adjust the display when running linux on a macbook?

Mac has the high pixel density, which makes everything really small when I run linux on a mac with a USB. Is there a way to adjust that to be a more pleasant larger display? Currently running plasma ...
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xrandr - cvt: Where is the official place to get the complete correct list of WxH resolutions?

I watched some video tutorials on youtube about the xrandr command and appears the cvt command too. About the latter it uses the WxH (Width x Height) value to get the settings to be applied to the ...
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When ctv vs gtf?

I watched some video tutorials on youtube about the xrandr command and appears the cvt and gtf commands too. When is mandatory use one over the other?
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Can't use resolution > 1080p for external display over HDMI on wayland

As in the title, I cannot set higher resolution than 1080p on an external monitor over HDMI. I have a Xiaomi Mi Air 13.3 (2016) and this problem occurs regardless of kernel or anything. I can add the ...
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Qt scaling global environment variable not working consistently

I'm encountering one of those issues that happen inconsistently and are thus difficult to replicate, even for me. I've a 4K (3840x2160) screen and I'm thus using HiDPI scaling whenever possible, with ...
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how to not stretch the 4:3 (1024x768) resolution on a wide monitor (1920x1080)?

I need this because my dell notebook video card is only not freezing if I use nomodeset on grub. But then, I am limited to 4:3 resolutions (right?). So, I am looking for a way to not stretch the ...
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Arch Linux Tiger VNC Server running Steam trying lower resolution

I am running a tiger vnc server from an arch linux desktop running i3. I am streaming this desktop to a laptop (also using i3 and arch) connected through my home network, everything runs fairly fine, ...
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Different scales for join displays?

Is it possible to have different scales for join displays? I tried the solution suggested here: gsettings set org.gnome.mutter experimental-features "['x11-randr-fractional-scaling']" but it ...
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Set console resolution on armbian buster / NanoPI M4

I have a NanoPI M4 hooked up to a 1024x600px HDMI screen, running Armbian Buster 5.10.43-rockchip64, booting to a console (no X). My issue is, that the console resolution is set to 1024x768px after ...
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Scale down my external display

I am using Elementary OS Hera.I have an external display (43 inch 1920x1080) and my primary display is my laptop (15.6 inch 1920x1080). When I connect the external display to my laptop, the font size ...
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How to lower or change my TTY resolution?

How to lower or change my TTY (1-6) resolution? System: Linux Mint 20.1 64-bit, kernel 5.4.0-74-generic, Nvidia proprietary display driver. Here is dmesg log direct view link after boot with these ...
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Is there a way to disable intelligent resolution handling in Gnome/VirtualBox?

I am using VM VirtualBox in CentOS7, with three monitors: 1920x1200 24" 1920x1200 24" 3840x2160 24" Some applcations, notably VirtualBox attempt to be intelligent about the monitor ...
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32:9 Resolution using Xrandr on XPS 13 2020 developer Edition with Ubuntu 18 LTS

Hello StackExchange community, I recently got a Monitor with a resolution of 5120x1440 and I wondered whether it would be possible for me to add a new resolution with xrandr, as Ubuntu doesn't show ...
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Remove detected resolutions

There are many articles about how to add undetected resolutions. My problem is the opposite: gnome-control-center shows many resolutions I won't ever use. Here is my list with 33 entries on a ...
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Low resolution in GRUB and tty

After upgrading from Fedora 33 to 34, the resolution in GRUB and ttys is low resolution and the wrong aspect ratio, seemingly 1024x768, instead of the native 1920x1080. Tried adding nvidia-drm.modeset=...
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How change monitors from terminal ? "xrandr: Cant open display"

I'm booting Sparkylinux from a live-usb in a notebook with broken screen. There is a external monitor connected by VGA. The external monitor is booted dual with the notebook monitor And the external ...
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Elementary OS, 18.04 - Nvidia driver is not working. Nouveau turned off, X server empty

I am struggling to install a Nvidia driver for almost two weeks and slowly giving up. I reinstalled the newly Elementary OS probably 5 times already and still cannot find a way how to install the ...
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Blurry fonts in Google Chrome/Chromium in Linux after switching to a new 27" QHD monitor

On my previous 1080p monitor 24" fonts in Google Chrome looked great however on my new 27" QHD monitor fonts are extremely blurry. I've been Googling for a solution for quite some time and I ...
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Normal HD on Ultra Wide Monitor without Stretching Pixels

Often, when recording in OBS, I would like to have a normal screen resolution (HD) so I can capture the screen in the more normal 1920x1080 format. However, if I do something like: xrandr --output ...
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Gnome + i3wm on a 4K display - ruined my DPI scaling in Gnome

I have an issue with the user interface scaling under Gnome 3.38. I am using it only on the internal display of a Dell XPS 15 inch laptop with a 2160p 4K display. Nvidia dGPU with proprietary driver. ...
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How to increase font size in virtual console (tty) in Ubuntu 20.04 on 4k screen? Or how to change the resolution?

I am using a dell XPS 13 laptop with 4k screen and the text on the virtual console is very small. I would like to increase the font size. With the command sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup I took: ...
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How to scale down PDF file (in pixels and in cm)?

I need to automatically convert my pupils' solutions which are photos and scans of various orientations, resolution, quality and file format into a single PDF with fitting dimensions. The dimensions ...
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UEFI Resolution Woes

Background I come from using Gentoo, the source based distribution. With that in mind, and 4 hard drives in my PC, I decided to experiment, and possibly switch to FreeBSD. I'm writing this question ...
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Boot console overscan on HiDPI

I have a HiDPI screen: the boot console has the native resolution, so it's extremely tiny, almost unreadable. I can "zoom" it by passing (in my case) video=1280x800 BUT there is an overscan ...
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Philips 275E1 2560x1440 with nVidia GT730 (EDID problem) not working

I would like to run QHD (2560x1440) resolution with the above setup (under Fedora 33, nvidia 390.141) via DVI output (connected via a DVI KVM-Switch and a DVI-HDMI adapter), but ran into problems ...
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How to set display refresh rate to 120Hz via HDMI?

I have a display that supports 280 Hz and although I'm limited to an old Intel HD610 via HDMI, on Windows I'm able to set the refresh rate up to 120 Hz (checked on display menu), but on Linux I can ...
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Conflicts between dns name to real machine host-name and impact about ssh connections

I want to share the picture about our cluster with machines rhel 7.5 . DNS server include the following names (example) We can see that "S" is capital letter: BD_Server1 BD_Server2 ...
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Download image in high resolution

I wanted to download this map: https://www.wdl.org/en/item/17278/ With the webpage download option I get the image in low resolution, however with the zoom option I can see the map with a fairly good ...
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Custom resolution does not work in vega

Im trying to make customs resolutions based on the xrandr, but when trying the relutions via the display utility, it gets a black screen only. I dont know if this could be a issue of the driver or the ...
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input signal out of range error for high resolution on linux

My computer is dual boot with a windows10 and an ubuntu. Once I undeliberately striked the case, and a noise started from it. It seemed that this noise is from cpu fan. I restarted the computer, the ...
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Display doesn't stay on KDE Neon

I'm running KDE Neon for the first time on a virtual machine. The display doesn't fit my windows size, so I went to the display settings and changed them to my monitor size. But after about one second ...
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Is there any desktop environment that allows to set a different screen scale without changing the screen resolution?

I have a 14" Full HD laptop and connect a 23" Full HD monitor to it. Which is approximately 157 PPI and 96 PPI. Changing the screen scale changes the screen resolution, which makes the image ...
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