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How do I get my desktop Icons back on my primary display?

So, I have read several questions - with and without answers - and though this is similar to others, I have found nothing particular to the issues I am experiencing. It is a three-part problem and I ...
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How to fix xrandr scaling

I have two monitors side by side. One is 3840x2160@30hz the other is 1280x1024@60hz. I am trying to set the smaller monitor's scale: xrandr --output VGA1 --scale 2x2 With this command only 1/4 of ...
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Unable to Keystone Screen

I am trying to keystone a projector. The projector sits about 5 inches above the table and is pointed down at the table at a 45-degree angle. I have tried xrandr. Current Code Here xrandr --output ...
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How can I quickly toggle monitor orientation with a shortcut key?

While looking if someone asked this question before, I landed on this for Windows. I'd like to do something similar (shortcut or terminal alias/command) on Linux/Ubuntu to be able to quickly switch ...
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Error when using XRANDR to add new resolution

I've been having some difficulty adding a new resolution using XRANDR and outputting it to my second monitor, which is a Panasonic Viera TX-P42G10E. This is what I run on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: kapacs@...
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Why do xrandr errors “BadMatch”, “BadName”, “Gamma Failed” happen?

I have not found a single solution to such errors, despite the rather large number of users out there who have them. So I want to try to find a solution myself. However, I have no idea why they occur....
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Problems add a new resolution to monitor(2nd monitor) (16.04 desktop)

I am having trouble adding the correct resolution for my second monitor. Both of my monitors worked fine in windows and I'm not going back :) I am running a single GTX980 with one monitor connected ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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AMD, second monitor not displaying properly

I've recently run into a problem with my second monitor on Ubuntu 14.04. Only a slither of it actually displays anything, it's not a faulty monitor as I've switched the DVI cables and the problem ...
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Display problem on second monitor

The desktop and every window is like 1" off the screen on every side of it, windows controls, menus, desktop panels are all outside the screen. I tried xrandr but i was only able to make it worse. ...
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Alternatives to xrandr for HiDPI double screens

I have a Dell Precision 5510 with a 3840x2160 screen, connected to a monitor with a 1920x1200px resolution. In order to use them together I followed what is suggested here. In other words, executing: ...
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Difficulty opening an .x86 file [closed]

I was trying to execute an .x86 file and got this message: ./build.x86: error while loading shared libraries: libXrandr.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I'm ...
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How to correctly patch xrandr to resolve the scaling bug?

I have the xrandr scaling bug described in: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/883319 (In short: I have a HiDPI laptop + an external monitor. When connected, the external ...
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changing screen resolution on my hcl laptop running ubuntu

I love using Ubuntu, but on this HCL machine I cant get it to change my screen resolution. Every xrandr command returns the same thing: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0:...
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Display not working properly

I have Toshiba 16" laptop with Kubuntu 12.04 installed in it. I am having some display issues like it goes blur while loading Plymouth and the mouse courser blinks all the time. This is the output ...
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Visual glitches when rotating display - ATI Radeon

When rotating my display with xrandr --output DVI-0 --rotate left (or right or inverted), i get this weird, sort-of screen tearing effect that doesn't show up in screenshots. (Image shows output of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 monitor goes to no signal when rotated

Currently I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and when I use Xrandr to rotate my monitor like so xrandr --output DVI-1 --rotate right the screen goes to no signal. If I switch it back to normal I get a signal ...
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How to persist display settings?

I my display configuration to remain like this: Yet after each reboot, it resets to: How to have it persistent? My xrandr output: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 4920 x 1920, maximum 32767 x ...
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Xrandr resolution problem, blank space on the left

My monitor is Asus VS278H which supports 1920x1080 60Hz. I ran those commands in terminal cvt 1920 1080 59 xrandr --newmode "1920x1080_59.00" 169.00 1920 2040 2240 2560 1080 1083 1088 ...
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How to detect and configure an output with xrandr?

I have a DELL U2410 monitor connected to a Compaq 100B desktop equipped with an integrated AMD/ATI graphics card (AMD E-350). The installed O/S is Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The computer is connected to the ...
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xrandr “cannot find mode” although mode is added and shows on xrandr

I'm trying to use my tablet as an extended monitor for my laptop, following Prometheus's answer here. I got to the point where I'm supposed to output the mode with VGA-0, but xrandr "cannot find mode....
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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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xrandr not detecting outputs

My screen is getting cut off, and was suggested to use xrander. Now I am having problems using it. ~$ xrandr --output LVDS --mode 1024x768 warning: output LVDS not found; ignoring I am using HDMI ...
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Activate 3 monitors with GeForce GT610 and Ubuntu 14.04

I struggle trying to activate 3 monitors on my GeForce GT 610. I was following the walkthrough provided by burntsushi on reddit in a really close thread. But since the question is closed I cannot ask ...
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When the “Mirror displays” Did you wake up any action ? (Command line)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop(Samsung NT530U3C-A54). It was connected to the monitor using the HDMI cable. "Mirror displays" the check was possible to use only the Three resolution (...
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External monitor turns off for several seconds every 5-10 minutes

I've got the following issues with my Ubuntu 16.04 installed on Lenovo ThinkPad T500 laptop with two external monitors connected via display and VGA ports. I think the issue started after I've ...
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How do you detect physical screen flip on a 2-in-1 Notebook?

Making the display flip is pretty straight forward. I detected that on my Dell Inspiron 15-7568 I have the following setup: $ xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3840 x 2160, maximum 32767 x ...
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add resolution to ATI card - 16.04

my computer is dell Inspirion One http://www.cnet.com/products/dell-inspiron-one-2205-athlon-ii-x2-240e-2-8-ghz-4-gb-500-gb-led-21-5/specs/ kbywalec@compaq-Presario-CQ60-Notebook-PC:~$ xrandr --...
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Remove extra space in virtual display

I am using two monitors and when moving the mouse from one to the other it disappears somewhere in the middle for a while. There is some virtual space between both monitors. I am using xfce. xrandr: ...
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Triple Monitor Setup Problem (specifc, could not find an answer)

Despite my sincerest efforts to avoid asking a question that thousands of others have had similar issues -- alas, I am not skilled enough in Linux to diagnose this myself and no other solution attempt ...
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Washed out colors on a Macbook Pro; the usual answer doesn't work

Xubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 2012 version. r@r-MacBookPro:~$ xrandr --query Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1280 x 800, maximum 32767 x 32767 LVDS1 connected 1280x800+0+0 (normal left inverted ...
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getting Precision 3510 to use Achieva QH270 — bad EDID

I have tried everything I could find, but nothing seems to quite work... But I'm just screwing around in the dark here. So, I'm plugging this monitor in to the DVI-D (believed to be) dual link port ...
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Mouse flickering on one of my two screens

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and the mouse is now flickering on one of my two screens. The other screen doesn't have any flickering. I was previously using ubunutu 13.10 without any issue. If I ...
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Shift screen with xrandr

Some days ago I crashed my laptop's screen. For now I can only see a part (more than half screen) the right part, so the launcher and many things that appear usually at left are hidden, and most of ...
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Remove displays from xrandr

How to remove displays (external screens connected to XPS 9350) from xrandr. Currently my xrandr -q looks like: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3200 x 1800, maximum 32767 x 32767 eDP1 connected ...
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What are all possible display types under xrandr?

I know VGA , LVDS, HDMI and DVI exist. Is there any list containing name all kind of such outputs?
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How to completely reset xrandr

Is there any command which completely resets all settings of xrandr? I have checked this and this but the command xrandr -s 0 does not reset brightness.
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understanding details of xrandr

while exploring different possibilities of my monitor with different resolutions I have been using xrandr. I wish to know what one of the outputted data of xrandr means. In the following example I ...
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because init....
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How to set a custom resolution?

I tried to use xrandr to set 1680x1050 as a new mode to VGA output, but it says: sudo xrandr --addmode VGA-0 1680 X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) Major opcode ...
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How do I check if a set of commands are executed on startup? [duplicate]

I'm in the process of creating a GUI-frontend to xrandr, and I need some commands to be executed on startup. I'm using a .desktop file placed in ~/.config/autostart. I can't tell if this will work, ...
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How to set Display Resolution while having to use “NOMODESET” on boot

I have a Samsung laptop with a Radeon graphics chip. Live-Images and graphical installation have always worked on this laptop with the proper resolution of 1366x768. However, after Ubuntu had been ...
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Python NameError: global name 'resolution' is not defined

I'm working on developing a python application for Ubuntu that enables a user to have their desired resolution without requiring graphics drivers. In order to do this I've been using xrandr. However ...
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The power supply of my external monitor broke, how can I switch on my internal screen?

Ubuntu version : 15.10 Laptop display : disabled External monitor Dell s2415h : enabled The power supply of my external screen is gone, so I can't see anything on my external monitor but the ...
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Trying to setup a 4096x2160 modline on a LG 31MU97 monitor

So I have an LG 4k (31MU97) monitor that supports 4096x2160 at 60Hz. I can run 3840x2160 at 60Hz fine. When I run xrandr, I don't see the 4096x2160 mode: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3840 x ...
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xrandr does not “connect” to intel i915 HDMI output

right now i'm using ubuntu 16.04 with an additional KDE plasma5 dektop on a Pansonic FZ-g1 toughpad with an external gechic hdmi touchscreen > lspci -ks 0:02 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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How can I make xrandr customization permanent in Lubuntu 14.04?

I used xrand to generate xrandr --output LVDS-1 --mode 1366x768 --pos 1920x0 --rotate normal --output HDMI-1 --off --output VGA-1 --mode 1920x1080 --pos 0x0 --rotate normal command. xrandr proposed ...
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Monitor became disabled after xrandr

I'm trying to setup ultrawide (ACER B296CL) monitor on ubuntu using this question: How to set the monitor to its native resolution which is not listed in the resolutions list? After I've executed ...
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Cannot change brightness in laptop

I am trying to change the brightness of my laptop using xrandr, but I get this error. Here's the segment: janreggie@janreggie-T100TA:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1368 x 768, maximum ...
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How can I use the same monitor mode on two different systems?

I have two Ubuntu installations: my workstation runs 14.04, my notebook runs 16.06. A montior is connected to both system through a KVM switch. Through xrandr I added display modes using same ...