Questions tagged [resolution]

This tag must be used for questions pertaining to the resolution of a screen. For questions about host name resolution, use the tag "host-name-resolution" instead.

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How can I make a custom resolution change permanent?

I am using MX Linux 19 with a Sceptre E248W-1920 monitor. I have to specify a custom resolution (1920x1080_60) every time I boot or reboot the system. I have done so using How can I make that ...
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How to make fixed size window in privacy.resistfingerprinting (Firefox)

In Firefox, I use privacy.resistfingerprinting = true. How can I set the window size (1024x768 or 1366x768 or another) that I need? So that I open the browser and the window size matches the ...
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How to change screen resolution on Chrome OS's Linux (Beta)

I have a Chromebook, and I recently installed the Linux (Beta) feature Chrome OS has, where you can have Linux running alongside Chrome OS. It all works very well, except for one thing: that the ...
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Fail to set new resolution for display

I've recently started using linux mint (4.15.0) and wanted to set my screen resolution to my laptop's screen dimensions. I looked on the display manager and there were no other choices than 800x600. ...
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How do I add a FullHD resolution to my display over TeamViewer?

Since we managed to get my LightDM on Cinnamon DE in Debian Stretch working at boot again, I installed TeamViewer and am working with the desktop directly, this way is better in order not having to ...
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Ansible hostname resolution with ipaddr filter returns False?

I'm trying to figure this out. How does the Ansible IP Addr filter work, this always seems to return False $ ansible -m debug -a 'msg={{"www.google.com"|ipv4}}' 10.1.38.15 10.1.38.15 | SUCCESS => {...
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How do I set a custom resolution mode that is not in the list of modes for a monitor?

I am running Wayland (Sway WM) on Arch Linux, and connecting an external monitor to my laptop over HDMI. This monitor works fine at 2560x1440 resolution over DVI-D on my desktop, but it does not ...
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Arch Linux Install on Macbook Pro 2017 Model

My end goal here is to install Arch Linux on my Macbook Pro. I am trying to use cfdisk but can not see the bottom of the screen. I can not change the resolution of the screen. I am have tried plugging ...
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Unable to increase screen resolution

I am using Manjaro KDE Edition and am unable to increase my screen resolution beyond 960x540. On the login screen (SDDM), the display was at it's full 1080x1920. I have already tried to use xrandr and ...
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Part of virtual machine's screen is not visible when resolution changes with SPICE

A virtual machine with Windows 10 as the guest's OS is set up using KVM/QEMU. Without SPICE, it worked perfectly fine but for clipboard sharing, I followed Arch Linux's Guide. But then it's super ...
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Any way to force resize/scale fixed size windows on Gnome desktop?

I'm playing a game, that requires a lot of grinding, so I want to do some multitasking. The game supports windowed mode, but the lowest possible resolution is 1024x768. I wan't to scale it down to ...
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How to scale two displays differently and rotate one of them?

I have two screens: 4K, HDMI-0 1680x1050, DVI-1 HDMI-0 is left of DVI-1. DVI-1 is rotated physically 90 degrees clockwise ( --rotate left will make it rotate correctly to fit the physical rotation)....
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Can I configure Linux to use a subsection of my monitor? [duplicate]

I have a monitor that has a defect (red star) in a lower section, is it possible to contain the screen to the section above this defect? I have tried setting the overscan_bottom in /boot/config.txt, ...
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screen resolution issue in centos hdmi

i am using centos7 my system has vga and HDMI port if i connect to vga its working fine but if i connect to HDMI its showing gray screen(grains) but somehow i can change resolution manually first i ...
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I can't adjust the image resolution to the screen

for a long time the image is wider than the screen and the part on the bottom cannot be visualised. I've tried to change the resolution but a black band appears on the above part. Thank you all for ...
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Wrong Aspect Ratio on new Devuan installation

The aspect ratio is stretched horizontally on my new Devuan installation, and I'm looking for the easiest way to resolve it. So far I've tried xrandr --newmode, but I keep getting the error xrandr: ...
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Problem with screen resolution when using 2 external screens

I have a problem with the resolution on one of the screens when using 2. This is my system I have tried this. The option shows up in the list of resolutions but can not be applied. xrandr --...
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Adjust touchscreen coordinates for 4:3 aspect ratio on a 16:10 screen

Hello I have kind of a weird device I've been working on lately. It is a tablet that has a native resolution of 800x1280 - yes it is backwards. The display is in portrait mode and I have to make some ...
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Disable notebook monitor and set custom resolution to external monitor in Xorg

I am trying to create a script which is disabling the laptop's monitor and set the resolution of my external monitor to 3440x1440 @ 44fps. I am using 44fps because this is the maximum refresh rate my ...
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can't change resolution on Debian 9 [duplicate]

I have a problem with display resolution on debian9.9. I installed the lastest stable Debian with DVD1.iso 3 days ago, kernel 4.9.0, and I can't change the resolution of my Dell 2471h monitor. The ...
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How to change linux text mode resolution? GRUB_GFXMODE didn't help

After I set GRUB_GFXMODE it affected GRUB menu and some of subsequent printouts, but in the middle of boot, text becomes very small again and I still want to make resolution smaller. Where else the ...
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Icons Too Small after Installing Guest Additions iso VirtualBox

After I downloaded the Guest Additions CD Image onto my Ubuntu VM on VirtualBox, the screen will change to full screen but the icons and UI layout are very small. They do not have the proper size - (...
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How to disable fullscreen mouse scrolling?

On programs that run in "fullscreen" mode, when I change the "fullscreen" resolution to something that is lower than what my desktop resolution is, I can scroll past the edges of the program by moving ...
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set kms specific resolution at boot time

i'm trying to set a specific resolution for kms, at boot time. by default kms choose the highest resolution available (2500x1600) which is a bit hard to read. i'd like to set 1440x900 instead. i ...
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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 advantage to use dns server instead of dns that based on /etc/hosts

we have two option to use DNS in our presto cluster use /etc/hosts and set all aliases in hosts files use DNS server ( WIN 2008 server ) , and configure /etc/resolve.conf the first option is more ...
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How to xrandr 4k with Intel 3000 HD Sandybridge?

Running the command below, I expect the external monitor resolution to be changed to 4K. Although xrandr states my desired mode as active, it remains 1366x768: xrandr --output DP2 --mode 3840x2160 --...
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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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Keep a very rough text mode in a non graphical Debian instance

I installed Debian for a server purpose and I do not need a good quality text mode. I would like to keep the very rough bad resolution text mode that is appearing just after a grub choice screen. Just ...
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Making external display DPI settings permanent

System: Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon. Hardware: Laptop screen: 3840x2160 + HDMI screen 1920x1080; GPU: NVIDIA, GeForce GTX 1060, Max-Q Design, 6 GB VRAM I have enabled Double DPI in General settings. ...
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Setup dual monitor Linux Mint

I'm running Linux Mint 19.1 on my Dell e6530 laptop which has a maximum resolution of 1600x900. I have connected an external monitor capable of 1920x1080 via HDMI and set this monitor as primary with ...
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How to increase resolution of kali Linux in virtual box on a 5120x2880 screen? [duplicate]

I installed the latest version of kali linux on virtual box. I have a 5120x2880 and the icons and text are too small. Kali Linux can't get full screen permanently too. I've tried this method, but it ...
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Manjaro guest on VirtualBox not able to get the full resolution

What I have Host: Windows 10 Version 1803 Guest: 4.19.20-1-MANJARO VirtualBox Version 6.0.4r128413 What I have tried: using the VirtualBox geustaddition iso 1.1. from toolbar Devices > Insert ...
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How to set VirtualBox VM to use wanted resolution without needing to edit bootloader config or passing kernel parameters

I want to test many of liveCD distributions in VirtualBox (specifically, want to test their installers). Some linux distributions use curses based installers (not X11). By default VM's window is ...
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Inconsistent Graphics Resolution

I have one Linux workstation that has a handful of user accounts. Some of the accounts run the GUI with acceptable resolutions and some of them are "locked" into a ridiculously low resolution with no ...
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i915 Graphics, Fedora 28, Resolution and Display Issues

I've lovingly installed Fedora 28 (actually 27, then upgraded into 28 -- but this occurred at the start of the 27 install), onto my Dell Inspiron 1545. PROBLEM STATEMENT: I have to use NOMODESET to ...
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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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resolv.conf + is it necessary to defined the domain in resolv.conf [duplicate]

We have a DNS server at 103.16.36.88 that resolves all hosts and IP addresses. more /etc/resolv.conf # Generated by NetworkManager search Jupiter.com nameserver 103.16.36.88 domain Jupiter.com But ...
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UI Fonts on (some) applications are unreadably small

I recently launched a game that decided to set my resolution to 800x600, go fullscreen, and then freeze. After force-killing the game, to my joy, I was met with a panning 800x600 desktop, and had to ...
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How to adjust TTY terminal window size in VirtualBox?

In my virtual machines, both Linux and FreeBSD, the TTY (controlled by agetty under Linux; can be opened by pressing Host+Fn where n=1,2,3,...) window size is tiny (720x400), compared to the ...
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Reduce size of my screen with a command line

I am running a Debian stable with Cinnamon graphical interface 3.6.7 and my computer is connected to a multimedia projector. I havea an Intel Graphic card. The projected image is too big and I can't ...
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Can the screen size of an X11 window be set higher than the monitor's resolution and the view panned around the larger display?

My laptop has screen resolution of 1366x768 but I want to create an X display with a higher resolution and scroll around it. It was possible in Windows where the drivers and the graphics card allowed ...
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Changing Grub2 resolution on Linux Mint 19 / Ubuntu 18.04 / derivatives

Hardware I have a 15.6-inch laptop with a UHD display (with resolution 3840 x 2160), which is a HiDPI. 282.42 PPI = Actually, an eXtra High density display according to this calculator. System ...
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Why does xdpyinfo and xrandr give different measurements?

I'm trying to calculate the size of my 2 screens together. Using xdpyinfo, I see the following: xdpyinfo | grep 'dimensions:' dimensions: 5120x1600 pixels (1355x423 millimeters) However, ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon fractional scaling 1.5x for WQHD displays missing - any solutions?

Is there any adequate option to scale Linux Mint to a WQHD screen (2.560 x 1.440) with high density? If I am going to System Settings -> General indeed I have an option for scaling my desktop to ...
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Maximized window bigger than display on CentOS 7.5 with vncserver

im running into a problem on a CentOS 7.5 machine with the default vncserver (TigerVNC). Everything is working fine, except one visual flaw: the maximized size of the display is unequal to the actual ...
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Linux IP resolution issue [closed]

I uploaded a new Ubuntu based MISP virtual machine on my VMWare ESX. Configured it to use DHCP and IP address 192.168.10.6 was assigned to it. I am able to get the dashboard of the MISP application ...
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How can I get monitor resolution without lightdm service?

In a desktop application, I need to detect monitor resolution from time to time. The code is like: Display *d; Screen *s; d = XOpenDisplay(":0"); if (NULL == d) { g_print("XOpenDisplay failed\n");...
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xrandr: failed to get size of gamma for output default (connected via HDMI - Linux Mint 18.03)

I just built my own computer (first time I have done this) and I am currently connected to my monitor via HDMI using Linux Mint version 18.03. Though, while I know my monitor supports 1920x1080, it is ...
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Custom resolution on Ubuntu server with XCFE and TightVNC

So I followed this guide in order to be able to remotely connect to a new VPS (running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) and have a GUI since I need to perform certain actions that require a visual interface. Anyway,...

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