Questions tagged [4k-monitor]

Questions related to 4K refers to a display devices having horizontal resolution of the order of 4,000 pixels.

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My cursor changes color and size when I click

I have a 4k display attached to my laptop's builtin 1920x1080 display. I have to use LightDM because my external monitor was not working with GDM. When I don't click on anything my cursor is large ...
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Can I run two external 4k monitors via Thunderbolt on 18.04?

I was just provided with a new Dell XPS13 7390 laptop for work running 18.04.3 LTS. I need to get a dock for my peripherals and, since this thing has Thunderbolt ports, I'm considering getting a ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 GTX1050Ti 4K Monitor Framerate Issues

I have a desktop PC with Ubuntu 19.04 installed and a dual monitor setup. The right one is a 1080p monitor (HDMI) and the left one is a 4k monitor (DP). I am experiencing "stuttering" on the 4k ...
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Two screens on 4k and 150%

I have two screens with 4k resolution: Dell XPS 15 9570 (Vidia® GeForce GTX1050Ti MaxQ + Intel HD Graphics 630) Benq PD2700U On the Benq only half of the screen is visible. What could be the ...
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Mirror Displays of 2 different resolutions

I am wanting to mirror asymmetrically whereby the main monitor is a lower resolution than the HD TV we are using as a monitor. When the displays are in non-mirrored mode (spanning?) each monitor ...
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Use i3 on a 4k monitor

I've decided to change my windows manager to have a tiling windows manager. Since I heard a lot of good from i3, I've chosen to go for it. Problem is, I have a 4k monitor and as I switched to i3, it ...
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4k Monitor Ubuntu 19.04 screen freezes after a while [duplicate]

i'm dealing with this a few months now, i had the same problem with 18.10 and thought maybe that would change with an upgrade but didn't. I have an AMD® Ryzen 5 2400g with radeon vega graphics × 8 ...
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Ubuntu 4K TV sync issues

I have an issue with what I think is a sync problem when I connect my Sony X830C 4K tv to my laptop which is a Lenovo T470s with Intel HD 520 graphics. The TV is connected via displayport to an ...
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4k Display Experience 18.04

I'm just going to compare this to the Apple 5k display experience. The Apple displays look great I am assuming because there is some under the hood upscaling going on, so text and certain other ...
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4k samsung monitor issue with resolution

I'm running Ubuntu 19.04 and I'm having an issue with getting my Samsung 32" (U32J590) monitor to display anything better than full HD. Issue is with Linux only (I've tried it on Ubuntu 18.04 as well),...
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How can I fix virtual terminal size for external monitor?

I plugged in my 4K external monitor (Dell 27 inch) to my Lenovo Thinkpad l540 running Ubuntu 18.04 using a mini displayport cable, and it works perfectly when I'm in the GUI. (The scaling option I ...
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Ubuntu 18 with Mate desktop HiDPI scaling messed up

My laptop is running Ubuntu 18.04 and I use mate-desktop. (I login with gdm3, but I select Mate in the login window.) My laptop's built-in display is 4k. In mate-appearance-properties, I set DPI to ...
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4K resolution videos lag

I have Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.2 LTS installed on an Acer F15 F5-573-70EB[Here] laptop with an i7 CPU, NVIDIA GTX 950m GPU, and 16GB RAM. I connect it to a Philips 4K HDR TV. Before installing NVIDIA's ...
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Disconnecting external monitor does not apply laptop screen settings

I have an really annoying problem with Ubuntu 18.04. My laptop has a 4k 15" display. As this makes everything super small, I prefer scaling it down to 1080x1920 when using it. At work I have a dual ...
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4K on HDMI Port Ubuntu 19.04

I am trying to get the my laptop to spit out 4K resolution from the HDMI port to my TV. I am 90% sure my cable is HDMI 2.0 (it's been a while since I bought it, and just wayyy too many cables around ...
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How to diagnose no video signal with UHD monitor default resolution

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with a Zotac ZBox with Intel graphics 620 and a BenQ monitor connected via HDMI. The problem is that Windows has no problem displaying the full resolution, but Ubuntu fails if ...
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Kubuntu 18.04.2 Display Manager 4K Monitor - Applications to Split in 4 regions or more

I need an application similar to Windows 10 MaxTo ( https://maxto.net/ ) application to use in Kubuntu 18.04.2 a Display Manager or my I say a The window manager (4K Monitor) Applications to Split ...
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New XPS 13 9380 with ubuntu 18.04 flicker problems

I just received my new xps 13 9380 with a 4k display and with ubuntu pre-installed and since I started it that I am getting flickring problems. Videos here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/...
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i5 7300u struggles with 4k youtube and constantly spikes to 100% at 4k on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

so I’ve got a Dell laptop with an i5-7300u. I’ve recently upgraded to a 4k monitor at home that I plan on using for video playback and programming (i have a desktop PC for gaming). Now, according to ...
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Image thumbnails on 4K screen extremely small / missing alltogether

I am using a notebook with 4K screen and while I can set desktop icons size to my liking, icons in "Open Image" pop-up window remain tiny - I mean, tiny like unreadable even with my nose touching the ...
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4k @ 60hz help. Samsung un60ks8000f + Ubuntu 18.04 + Gigabyte Brix gb-blce-4105-bw

I have the min install of ubuntu installed, going into display it has 1080i and 1080 with 60hz in the drop down but when I click on 3840 or 4096 I can only select 30hz. Any ideas on how to play 4k @ ...
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Issues with Displays on VMware. Scale missing + cannot permanently add resolution

I have already spent some time to find solutions for my issues looking into ubuntu forums and google, but no viable solution. I am using on Lenovo Ideacentre (with 4K display) VMware Player to run ...
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Running Ubuntu VirtualBox 4k

I'm having trouble figuring out how to run Ubuntu on a 4K XPS 15 with VirtualBox. What do I do in order to get it to scale properly?
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radeon rx580 won't set resolution to 4k

I have a 4k monitor (Samsung UE570). I had a GeForce GTX 1060 6Gb card in the system and it worked fine. I've swapped out to a Radeon RX580 and installed the driver (amdgpu), but now I can't set the ...
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XPS 13 with a USB C dock using two 34" 4k monitors - after connecting second montor the XPS and first go blank

Ok, I have been at this for a while and tried every tip I could find and I am still struggling. Although I have not found an article that was 100% my issue so that might be why nothing has worked so ...
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Remmina doesn't scale remote screen resolution to fit smaller client screen

I know there is already another post about this, but I have not enough reputation to comment it, see Remmina refuses to scale the remote screen res to fit in smaller client screen Issue Remmina does ...
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YCbCr 4:2:0 4K 60Hz Output over HDMI 1.4 on Intel Integrated Graphics

I want to display 4K/60Hz screen over HDMI 1.4, mapped to Intel UHD 630. Currently I don't know how to change YCbCr color space format of display output, nor whether this is supported on Intel UHD 630....
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Ubuntu 18.04 Xorg server error

I am trying to configure my new laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 (HP Spectre X360 late 2018 version). In particular, I would like to have per-monitor HiDPI scaling for my 4k laptop screen and my ultra-wide, ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 kernel 4.18 crashes when 4k monitor is plugged in

Both during and after installation (meaning while running the USB iso and booting from HDD after) ubuntu will rapidly become unresponsive and eventually hang when my 4k monitor is plugged in. I have 2 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Screen flickering on a 4K laptop

I recently bought Lenovo Ideapad 720s (4K) and Dual Booted Ubuntu 18.04. However the screen is Flickering. I faced this even while installing but thought it would not happen once Ubuntu was set-up. I ...
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Why does xrandr ignore other resolutions on a 4k monitor and only list 3840x2160 available?

Running a Triple monitor setup, 4k on laptop left and 2 monitors on the right When using xrandr or mate monitor, it only shows that the 4k has only 1 resolution, a 3840x2160 resolution. In nvidia-...
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Is it Possible to have a different screen scale resolution for each workspace?

I ask because I own a 4k large monitor and its a pain in the ass having to always change the resolution when Apps don't scale well to 4k e.g Steam, Spotify, Runescape(osrs) and other. So what I would ...
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DisplayPort Flickers

I recently installed 18.04. I have two Monoprice 4K monitors, however, this issue occurs with just one connected. If I connect via DisplayPort the screen flickers constantly. I've tried three ...
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No more 4K Screen Resolution after Kernel Upgrade

Running Ubuntu 18.04, I noticed the problem twice after the kernel was upgraded (standard apt upgrade): a 4K resolution just yields a black screen. It falls back from 3840x2160 to 2560x1440. After ...
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Ubuntu on Razer Blade Stealth 4K

I am running Ubuntu on the Razer Blade Stealth and it works wonderfully except for the irritating problem where it crashes and the screen goes into grainy multi-color static. The only resolution I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Thinkpad T460p w/ UltraDock 4k@60Hz Blank Screen

I have a thinkpad T460p running ubuntu 18.04 on an UltraDock connected by DisplayPort to a 4K monitor. The monitor will work most of the time at 4K @ 30Hz. Sometimes I get a flickering artifact at the ...
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What media player can I use to play 4K YouTube videos (steam video)

I'm trying to play YouTube videos in SMPlayer and VLC player. How do I get 4K to play? With SMPlayer I can only play 1080p at 60fps. VLC player can only do 720p at 30fps. Lubuntu 64-bit. Intel Q6600,...
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How to check if I have setup graphic card for 4K monitor?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on Thinkpad P51 with 4K monitor. I would like to check that 4K monitor work correctly, because it seems that it doesn't work right. If this can help: lshw -c video &...
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GUI on 4k Monitor too small

I built a home theatre PC with ubuntu and got a 4k monitor for it. But the GUI is too small to read. In the settings, there is an option to scale to 200% but I think this scaling is also for videos. ...
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4K video performance with intel 610 UHD graphics

This is the VM45 from Asus, contains an Intel Celeron 3865U https://ark.intel.com/products/96507/Intel-Celeron-Processor-3865U-2M-Cache-1_80-GHz which is supposedly the lowest powered processor to ...
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16.04 gnome interface scaling

I have a laptop with a 4k monitor and Ubuntu looks fine as it detects it and auto scales the UI. However some other apps are way to small in 4k so I set my resolution to 1080. At first everything is ...
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Poor GNOME performance with Intel integrated GPU on Ubuntu 16.04 (Intel HD530 / 4K)

I have a really poor performance in my GNOME Desktop with my Intel HD 530 integrated GPU. On my 4k Screen, everything is unsmooth. Websites with a lot of Javascript load slow and are kind of ...
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How to fix cursor and icon display size issues for 4k display?

I am running Ubuntu 17.10 on a 4k display. In general, things look fine in the GNOME shell. However, some GTK/Qt applications still have trouble displaying properly, including: mouse cursor size UI ...
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HiDPI problems with 4k monitor and 17.10

NOTE: If anyone knows how to answer this, feel free as it will likely help others in the future. I ultimately returned the 4K monitor and got another 1080 monitor, which functions great. In any case, ...
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Solution for apps that don't scale on HiDPI displays

My laptop has a 15-inch 4k display. Almost everything works perfectly, but some applications don't scale and are too small to use. Some examples: Hipchat, Ardour, Steam, Gimp, etc. Is there a way ...
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Window zoom / size after removing external monitor/display

I have a very annoying problem. When i connect my external display the window sizes and zoom are not correct (Either to big or to small). This can't be fixed with the display application. When i ...
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How to: Share Mouse and Keyboard with 2 Computers?

How can I create a virtual KVM Switch over the local network between two computers? Goal: Use a 4K monitor between 2 computers. The traditional solution is a 4K KVM Switch. But they ain't cheap. So ...
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How to get ubuntu to recognize a 4k monitor

I have an ASUS G501VW notebook and recently upgraded my Ubuntu 16.04 to 17.04 (16.04 -> 16.10 -> 17.04) and the 4k monitor I am using via HDMI cable (Samsung 28" LU28E85KRS) is not showing resolution ...
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How to change resolution of the GDM login screen?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 on a retina display, and I have everything scaled and looking great, except for the login screen which is super tiny. I figured out how to set the scaling factor to 2 (in /...
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HiDPI scaling for Applications

I'm running Gnome Shell on Ubuntu using a 3440 x 1440 screen. Most of the time there is no issue with scaling but for some applications like Albert the scaling is wrong. In this screenshot everything ...