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black screen after changing resolution in CentOS 9

When I installed CentOS 9 I faced with an error like this: "nouveau sched error 20". I solved it by adding "splash nouveau.modeset=0" to the end of kernel configuration in the grub ...
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Can't change resolution of monitor in arch linux

I recently installed Arch Linux on my computer and now the resolution is stuck at 1024x768. I tried using other Linux distros and the issue still persists, but in Windows I can set it to 1600 x 900, ...
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xrandr not changing to propper resolution

I am trying to use an vga monitor with a 1024x720 resolution, however, xrandr is not detecting that resolution, nor dos it show other resolution options for it. Its weird because when doing the live ...
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fixing console monitor resolution when not connected during boot

I experience the following problem, Using a Dell U2412Mb 1920x1200 monitor, which as of today is a pretty basic and compatible monitor, I use the monitor connected to Dell R640/R740 type of servers, ...
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Low resolution in the EFI/VGA early boot framebuffer/console (and in GRUB)

When I boot my Linux machine with UEFI and grub2, I get only few graphic modes (resolution modes) available. And both of them are really smaller than my monitor/screen. For example, the boot console ...
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Are low resolutions possible in syslinux?

I am building an arcade machine with a 15KHz CRT and Batocera and I need to get syslinux to display in 320x240 because a CRT can only do up to 240p or 480i. Is it possible to do interlacing or 320x240 ...
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How to change Xorg screen resolution on Surface Pro?

I have a Surface Pro, Gen. 5 with Debian installed. When I open X, everything is so tiny, I cannot read text. Its as if the writing is 2px high. Windows similarly are really tiny, with a terminal ...
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Resolution stuck at 800x600 after installing Nvidia Drivers

Wanted to install Nvidia Drivers on Fedora 40 so I could write CUDA code. I'm actually going to reference this question because it's very similar; only it was asked 7 years ago but received no answers....
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How can I stop KDE widgets from moving when I return from a different activity with different screen resolution?

I recently bought a new laptop (ASUS ROG Strix SCAR ). It has a 2560x1440 pixel screen, which is great for my imaging work, but makes text hard for me to read. So, I set up three activities, one ...
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How To Set Screen Resolution Of TinyCore On GNS3 Really High?

In GNS3, I added a Firefox to the topology. It was installed on a TineyCore VM on Qemu. When I open the VM, the Max screen resolution that is available is 1024x768 which is very small for my 4K ...
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Unable to set custom (correct) resolution on X11 and Wayland when using Arc 380 (i915)

I have a monitor with a native resolution that is as comfortable as unusual (1920x860), I am on Artix (6.8.2-artix1-1), and I am using Kde Plasma 6 (plasmashell 6.0.2). I have an iGPU (Intel Iris Pro ...
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Entering distrobox changes the display resolution

In a Fedora 39 kinoite VM, I have a Distrobox container with Ubuntu22.04. When I first created the container the display had a resolution of 1280x800. I changed the display resolution to 1280x1024 and,...
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lower resolution maintaining aspect ratio with center fitting

I wanted to acheive something like what was implemented in Windows. Lower resolution of the display, without stretching, that is centered display, which was shown on the first image on Windows. But ...
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Can’t set up 4K resolution on new PC after cloning Linux Kubuntu SSD from laptop with Clonezilla

SOLVED! THE REAL PROBLEM WAS MY HARDWARE: I tried running Kubuntu in a live environment through my USB and I had the same problem (and in the windows setup then as well, but I didn't notice). After ...
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How does resolution of .. and . proceed in Linux systems?

I am reading Sobell's A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, 4e. Early on he talks about the . and .. and says that they are "synonymous with the pathnames" of ...
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Cannot change resolution in Ubuntu 22.04

I have an ASUS ROG STRIX with AMD Ryzen9, Nvidia Geforce RTX 4060, kernel 6.5.0-14.14~22.04.1; I am using the NVIDIA driver metapackage from nvidia-driver-535 (proprietary,tested). The default ...
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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 can I resolve JUST hostnames under the VPN's domain on the VPN's resolver, while retaining the default resolver

I have a home network running which uses DNS resolutions on .lan, for example my router is router.lan. This network is unfortunately 192.168.1.0/24. Which means it normally conflicts with whatever ...
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Wrong display resolutions with amdgpu drivers

After using EndeavourOS's Arch distro in my laptop, I decided to install the same distro in my main computer. The computer has an AMD RX6600, and I figured out how to install the amdgpu drivers. The ...
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How does --network=host generate different HTTP requests then rootless networking?

I have two commands, one of them with # RESOLVES TO IPV6 podman run --network=host ... And one of them, # RESOLVES TO IPV4 podman run --network=slirp4netns ... Is there anyway to ensure both of ...
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Change resolution of a windows guest to a custom value

I use a Windows guest to run my MS office applications, like office Word. I typically keep MS Word fullscreen in my guest, and keep my guest's resolution at 1920x1080 (my host's resolution). However, ...
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Is it possible to run a Linux VM at 1440p with virt-manager?

I would like to run my Linux VM on virt-manager at 2560x1440 and not 2560x1080 (closest supported resolution in the VM with virtio without 3D Acceleration and OpenGL). I tried enabling 3D acceleration,...
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Fedora 39 beta wrong resolution on Lenovo x280

I installed the Fedora 39 beta on my Lenovo ThinkPad X280 i5-8250U 1080P laptop but in the settings app and on the command line the screen resolution is shown as 1366x768 with a frame rate of ~ 60 Hz. ...
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Grub2, is it possible to change adapter (as reported by videofinfo from grubs command line)

As the title suggests, I'm shown 3 different adapter types when I enter the 'videoinfo' command from grubs terminal: Adapter 'Cirrus CLDG 5446 PCI Video Driver' no info available Adapter 'Bochs PCI ...
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Why is a resolution missing from Xorg session, but not in Wayland?

I run Ubuntu 22.10 on Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 2020. Its graphic card is Mesa Intel® Xe (TGL GT2). I noticed the following: When I log in to the Ubuntu desktop environment (which is default), I can choose ...
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Samsung monitor which was advertised to support 4K and 240Hz does not do both at the same time

I recently purchased a Samsung 32" Odyssey Neo G8 4K UHD 240Hz monitor to replace an old one. After explicitly setting the refresh rate to 240Hz on the monitor, I connected it to my Linux desktop ...
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Changing resolution causes black screen

I have a laptop with maximum supported resolution 2560x1440. Whenever I change the resolution, the display turns black. (The 20 second grace period is observed) I'm using openSUSE Tumbleweed. Here are ...
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Screen resolution changed on Debian and it is impossible to get it back

Today, after shutting down my laptop from Windows, I turned on my computer and realized GRUB was zoomed-in, and also Plymouth start screen. SDDM and KDE where zoomed in too, and even TTYs. After ...
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Can I open a program in a certain resolution?

I run Arch on my Steam Deck with KDE. Most of the time my deck is hooked up to my TV with a much higher resolution than the Deck. When I try to watch movies in Jellyfin or VLC it always launches the ...
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Is it possible to scale two displays differently?

I am using Ubuntu-based PopOs 22.04 LTS and I have two displays. One is my built-in display which has 2560x1440, and another external monitor has a 1920x1080 resolution. I enabled Fractional scaling, ...
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Cannot Change Linux Lite Screen Resolution in Hyper-V

I have been unable to change the screen resolution for a Linux Lite 6.x VM running in Hyper-V. I edited the /etc/default/grub file to change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX and GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT to add ...
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Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon Screen resolution issue

The issue is that the desktop's resolution was working well, then after a reboot it set to the default low res. If I set it to 1600x900, then the display ends about 1.5 cm from the top of the screen ...
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Getting information for a graphics card in a Wayland session?

In the context of generally troubleshooting Wayland, for this given graphics card: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd ...
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xrandr preservation

I don't know why. I don't know how. But my xrandr is really screwed up. I thought I finally found a graphics driver that wasn't bugged to all heck, but no. It can get seriously bugged. So a background....
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Remote Desktop (to Linux) Display Issues

I'm using Windows Remote Desktop to connect to a Linux server. Both the Remote Desktop client and "xrandr" on the server specify a 1920x1080 resolution. However, some display setting is ...
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update-grub ignoring GRUB_GFXMODE only

I uncommented /etc/default/grub and changed to following: GRUB_GFXMODE=2560x1440x32 Then, ran sudo update-grub without issues. Now, the /boot/grub/grub.cfg still contains: ... if loadfont $font ; ...
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Resolution in Fedora MATE-Compiz Desktop 37 with AMD GPU via HDMI Stuck at 1024x768

Version and Desktop Information: Fedora Release 37 Kernel Linux 6.0.7-301.fc37.x86_64 x86_64 Mate 1.26.0 lspci | grep VGA shows this: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Ellesmere [Radeon RX &...
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Universal way of setting display resolution from a Linux application

I want to set the display resolution before starting a fullscreen window on Linux and I want to do it from inside the application. The problem is, that I am looking for a universal way to do so, but ...
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How to restore 4K resolution that disappeared after Spice Guest Tools install Qemu KVM

I am running a Arch Linux 6.0.9 as a host for a Windows 11 virtual machine. When I first installed the VM I had the option in Windows for 3840x2160 4k resolution with the default windows driver (I ...
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Fedora 37 on Intel Intgrated graphics doesn't have an option to use 1440p resolution at 120hz

I have Fedora 37 on my old PC in which I’m trying to get 1440p at 120hz working. I have an Intel core i7 3770s CPU, no external GPU (using intel integrated graphics), my motherboard is a P8H77-V, and ...
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Xlib. DisplayWidth does not update as screen resolution does

DisplayWidth(Display, DefaultScreen(Display)) does not change its return value even when the monitor changes. I am in a VM and as I resize the monitor, the DisplayWidth and DisplayHeight remains the ...
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Webcam not working properly (wrong resolution)

Since a while, I haven't been able to get the correct resolution of my laptop's integrated webcam. The laptop model is a Thinkpad T495, I'm using Debian testing, and the kernel is 6.0.0-2-amd64. The ...
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Cannot enable 4K resolution on external monitor

I have a laptop - Toshiba Satellite L640-1157U i3-380M - with a HDMI port that probably supports 4K@30HZ. I also have an external monitor that definitely supports 4K@30HZ (doing well under win10 ...
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Surface Go-3 how to set a non standard screen resolution for stylus

Mint+MATE-20.3: The Surface GO-3 has a native aspect ratio of 3:2 (1920 x 1280). Tired old eyes and I need to use a resolution around 1440 wide and the only options are 1440x900, 1440x810 and 1400x900....
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xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output display

I have Ubuntu 22.04 with $ lspci | grep VG 08:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 730] (rev a1) Today the resolution of the display was forced to 1024x728 (refresh ...
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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

I just installed Debian 11.6 and see that everything looks scaled up a lot. I checked the size of the display and it is 800 x 600 which is quite big having it on my 4k monitor. But me having an NVIDIA ...
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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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