Questions related to hardware displays, either internal (as in a laptop) or external (as in most desktop monitors, or projectors)

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Display offset. See image

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, but I have installed the package lubuntu-desktop. Everything was fine till one day, the screen went offset. You can see the grey background at the sides . Windows can only be ...
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Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in “Computer” disk.

Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in "Computer" disk. It's not something related to RAM, because it keeps happening even if search result contains few files and it works just well ...
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I can only see a portion of my screen in the gui

My son was doing something on the machine and he made the GUI unusable. It appears to be zoomed in so much that I only see a portion of the screen. There is a taskbar on the left with enormous icons. ...
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Getting third monitor to work over HDMI - Ubuntu 14.04

I've been searching around for a couple days but it seems that this can be a case-by-case kind of thing. I currently have a dual monitor setup on Ubuntu 14.04. My external monitor, an ASUS HD ...
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How to disable Intel Display Power Saving Technology in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Dell Inspiron 15 (3542, early 2014). There's an annoying feature which adjusts the LCD brightness according to what's displayed on the screen. When I was using Windows 8, I disabled it ...
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Screen Dimming Changed After Upgrade to 15.04?

Up until this week I was able to dim my laptop to a very dim setting, barely any brightness at all, which I liked at night. After upgrading to 15.04, the maximum dim is way brighter than it was ...
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Saving and restoring window positions

I'm experiencing a bug where when the machine comes back from standby a monitor connected via displayport (MST) does not come back on, however the windows are still in the area it cover if it did come ...
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Dual monitor not working for Ubuntu 14.04 installed on 17" Macbook Pro

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Pro 17", and connected an external monitor (27" external monitor Planar PXL2770MW) to it. I then set up in System Preferences > Display to use both monitors (not ...
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Everything looks too big on Ubuntu. How to fix?

The icons, text, and really everything seems slightly too big on my monitor. When I first installed ubuntu everything was fine. Then I must have messed something up but I have no idea what I did. How ...
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Disabling Multi Display Adapter

My Toshiba notebook has 2 display adapters, one is bundled with I7 CPU and the other is external AMD one. I would like to disable the AMD one to save some power and not to get congested. There is no ...
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Pixelated/fuzzy menus/text on Ubuntu 14.04

Every so often the menus/text (the top bar, bookmarks on Chrome, Libre Office etc.) on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 become fuzzy/pixelated. My laptops specs are: Toshiba Satellite C650 (Pentium(R) ...
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Cannot Mirror Display to HDTV

I am not able to mirror my laptops display to the HDTV, I am using a HDMI cable, Initially i tried connecting the HDMI cable after ubuntu had loaded. It didnt work. Then i tried connecting the HDMI ...
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Display Glitching after Login

Recently I've been noticing a huge glitch happening on Ubuntu. Everytime after I log out and log back in, the display goes crazy, and shows random lines and colors like the picture below. Display ...
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How can i get my display to fit?

Pretty new to linux. But on the computer that I just built I have both windows and ubuntu. On windows the display works just fine, but when I boot up ubuntu the display is really big. I have tried ...
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Screen is blanking randomly

I have managed to boot ubuntu on my Intel Atom based tablet (Odys Wintab 10) with the guide provided here: 32-Bit UEFI Boot Support. The touchscreen works quite well, but I soon noticed that there ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Not Loading Properly even after fresh installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 in my workstation ( Dell T7500 ). I installed it successfully once but after recent problems and finally messing up while installing my Nvidia driver ( Nvdia ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 - Wrong log in screen resolution on laptop

I realise that there are similar questions on this problem for Ubuntu, including a question that I asked myself, but I have the same problem with Kubuntu 15.04. My Kubuntu system is set to a ...
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Hybrid Graphics Issues (HD7870 and Intergrated Intel)

New to Linux/Ubuntu and having issues with 3x 1080p displays and hybrid graphics. Current Rig:- Intel i5 2500K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Mobo 8gb (2x 4Gb) Giel Corsa Enhance DDR3 WD 2Tb Sata HD ...
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Teamviewer on 14.04, when remote access screen resolution limited to 640x480

I am connecting to my ubuntu 14.04 box via teamviewer 10. I m using gnome-fallback. My resolution on Ubuntu when connected via Teamviewer is limited to 640x480, option of changing resolution in ...
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Put external monitor on the left

On my laptop with 14.04, I want to use an external monitor. I want to put my external monitor on the left side but ubuntu seems to logically put it on the right side. I tried to organize the display ...
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display=:0 ccsm error

I tried setting the compizconfig manage and display but the display=:0 ccsm gives error message ",Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIES-1... could not open display....AttributrError: 'NoneType' object has no ...
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Pixelated display after run “sensors-detect” [closed]

I have a Lenovo y50-17 laptop with Mint linux installed. I started by doing sensors-detect, which I've done on computers in the past. I know I should have stuck with the defaults, but I didn't. ...
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Gnome 3 : change system fonts size on each display of dual screen

With Gnome 3, is there a way to change the system fonts size independently on each display ?
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3rd monitor not working anymore on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a dell optiplex 7010 with three DELL monitors attached and running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (kernel 3.16.0 ). One of the monitors is attached via VGA cable while the other two using displayport cables. ...
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Switching displays causes hangs in Ubuntu 15.04 and Lenovo Yoga 3

I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 11 with Ubuntu 15.04. I connect the laptop to a monitor via its HDMI output. When I plug the HDMI cable in, it will normally switch to multimonitor mode but sometimes it will ...
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Multiple problems after connecting and disconnecting to external display via HDMI

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS A53S laptop. I connected to a tv via HDMI and everything worked fine. Then I disconnected the HDMI cable and shut off the computer. When I restarted the computer, I ...
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multi display (not monitors) window drag

Sory if this is question that can be answered by lmgtfy.com but I'm english is not my nativ language, so I don't even have ideas about asking google. To point... I've setup multidisplay(using ...
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Cannot change display settings

I go to the Settings : Then I click on the Displays tab under Hardware category and get the following: I am afraid cannot fix it up. Edit: Output of xrandr Edit 2: The gnome-shell DE was ...
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Error when connecting HDMI Monitor

Yesterday I got a new monitor which I connected with HDMI to my laptop. Everything worked just fine. When I plug in my HDMI cable today, the laptop screen shuts off and displays the attached photo ...
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Widescreen problems on 14.04 lts

I'm having trouble with setting up my widescreen monitor for Ubuntu. Mine is running normally (and when it blacks out due to different reasons it displays it as native) on the 1366x768 resolution. The ...
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window tweak slider for Thunar file system appears in display :0 when window is in display :1

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual screens under xfce. When I open the file system (thunar) window in display :1 the window sliders appear in display :0. The sliding action doesn't work because the ...
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Unfortunate resolution change. Xrandr refuses to switch

So unfortunately, just recently having installing Kubuntu 15.04, I wanted to get the resolution to fit my TV. The starting res of 1024x768 was too small for me. Having installed the NVIDIA drivers for ...
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Spyder5 Monitor Calibration Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to get the Spyder5Express running under Ubuntu 14.04. Installed is dispcalGUI and the Argyll_V1.7.0 software. Unfortunately the device is neither detected in the GUI nor in the Terminal. I ...
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Displays are mirroring instead of spanning

I have been using a dual monitor setup on my desktop for months. This morning, the monitors wouldn't display so I logged in remotely and rebooted the machine. Now the two monitors are mirroring ...
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External display mirroring builtin on Lenovo G560

On a Lenovo G560 running Ubuntu 14.10 I am trying to connect an external monitor to use as a dual-monitor setup. When connecting the display, the external monitor one mirrors what is on the builtin ...
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Colors on display are washed out

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series, with an Intel HD5500 graphics card, running Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is that the colors on the screen are all washed out. They also look too blue. I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Resolution Limited to 1024x768 - Something wrong with EDID - Any way to set manually?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 today for the first time. The resolution is set at 1024x768. When I go to System Settings - Hardware - Displays settings, that is the highest resolution listed in the ...
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Can not set proper resolution on this one monitor

I have a laptop with Intel HD graphics and running on Linux trusty 3.13.0-45-generic. I never had problems connecting external displays to my Display Port, but now I got a new monitor and can not get ...
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How do I make my display blurry?

This is a weird question, I know. I recently bought a new laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series). My old laptop was a Toshiba, and the screen was grainy, which made everything look a little blurry. At ...
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How To Increase Screen Resolution?

I have a 1600x900 monitor attached to a 1280x768 laptop, only the latter resolution is available, how do i increase it to my monitor's max resolution? the xrandr result is: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, ...
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15.04 Could not set configuration for CRTC63. Booting lid closed

When I boot my Dell Latitude E7440 laptop, an error dialog is show on login screen: Could not set configuration for CRTC63. If the lid is closed during boot, the disk crypto login is shown on ...
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Dual Monitors Stayed Mirrored

I am running a T450 with Intel HD Graphics 5500 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am also using a Lenovo Ultra Dock that supports a DVI input and a VGA input. Whenever I connect two monitors to both the DVI ...
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External display adapter (SIIG) does not work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to add another monitor to my Lenovo laptop, so I bought an external video adapter (USB-2.0 to VGA). Interestingly enough, the adapter displays the Ubuntu login prompt, ...
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GTX660 ubuntu 15.05 second display correct resolution not displayed

Got a Nvidia GTX660. Tried all driver versions since 6 months without getting the solution to work in 1024x768 60. Now I choosed to use the 346.59-0ubuntu1 driver. It was working with the "nouveau ...
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How to start lxde (lxsession) as a non-root user from ubuntu chroot on android phone?

I've built ubuntu-armhf on a partition on a memory card on moto g 4g phone, i can chroot to this and start lxde on an x-server app running on localhost:0 on the phone, this works fine as root, the ...
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I have no console output on boot ASROCK IMB-150

No video on boot I have a small industrial computer with an ASROCK IMB-150 Motherboard in it, running Ubuntu 14.04 server. Ubuntu boots up fine, but if there isn’t a screen attached at boot time ...
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Color became weird after running a game in Wine?

Alright, so, I'm not entirely sure how to explain this... Screenshots don't show anything wrong, and Skype friends on screen share say it looks fine. But restarting fixes it. (For the most part (more ...
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hdmi intermittent projector problems

I am connecting an Ubuntu 14.04 machine running xfce4 to a projector via the HDMI output (using a Belkin adapter), and I find that, initially, it detects the projector output, allows me to mirror ...
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Ubuntu windows content are not refreshing

I recently upgraded the video card on my computer (from Intel HD Graphics to some ATI Radeon card) ton my Ubuntu 12.04. However, there appears that some windows that I open in GNOME Session Fallback ...
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Easy configuration of dual monitor? [duplicate]

I recently bought an external monitor which I use in Portrait mode attached to my laptop. With quite some regularity I have to connect/disconnect it monitor (I work at home and often need to move to ...