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I have connected a sony TV to my laptop through HDMI port to use as a second monitor. But, content is being cut off on all four sides are cut off like shown in images below: top-left: enter image description here bottom-left enter image description here

Here's the output of xrandr in terminal:

naveen@naveen-hp:~$ xrandr --listmonitors
Monitors: 2
 0: +*eDP-1 1920/344x1080/193+1920+0  eDP-1
 1: +HDMI-1 1920/1600x1080/900+0+0  HDMI-1

My laptop's display and my TV, both are 1920x1080 60HZ displays.

Here's information about it in my settings page: enter image description here

I couldn't find anything even similar to overscan or underscan in my TV settings, the settings are very basic in the TV. when I connect to the very same TV from windows 10, I don't see content on all 4 sides being chopped off like this. So, I presume this got to be something with Ubuntu. How do I fix this.

More info about my laptop: Intel core i5-8250U, no NVidia or any dedicated graphics card, but Intel Integrated graphics and on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

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    I had to change a setting on my TV when this happened. On my KC tv it was in the Picture/Advanced Settings menu, I set the HDMI Mode to Graphic. – Organic Marble Oct 15 '20 at 14:45
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    I have had this problem it is a setting on the tv it is the overscan setting i changed mine to just scan but what it is called depends on the tv here is a link with some info cnet.com/news/… – wraith3690 001 Oct 15 '20 at 16:25
  • Thanks for trying to help me @OrganicMarble, in settings>Picture> I only have standard/vivid/custom to change how to colors are displayed. As i had said, my TV has very very basic settings and I didn't have to tweak anything when I used to do this with windows 10. – Naveen Kumar Oct 15 '20 at 16:29
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    On my Sony TV, I had to set Settings -> Screen -> Display Area to "Full Pixel" – Moshe Feb 21 at 17:52

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