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

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Asus TP500LA screen flipping issues

A little while ago i manages to pick up a Asus TP500LA off the side of the road and installed Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS onto it. works great but the screen doesn't flip when rotated 360 degrees. what i have ...
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Exporting the display of applications running on Ubuntu (not virtual) under Windows to remote machines

I'm sure this is answered somewhere, but I'm a bit older and have been retired for a while, so I apologize in advance. From time to time I need to get pictures, or PDFs from my wife's computer. My ...
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failed to start gnome display manager; run out of space [closed]

so after reboot I run into issue with gdm. After checking similar issue I know that I run out of space in /var/cache/apt/archives and have to probably reinstall shell after clearing some space I ran ...
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Display refresh problem on new ubuntu 24

I just installed a new Ubuntu 24. When I run file manager, I lack pieces of the display like text and icons. Most of them appear with a mouse over. cf screen shot. The nvidia driver is selected by ...
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Multiple displays sometimes forget configuration after suspend

I have multiple displays which I configure via script, something like xrandr --output HDMI-0 --auto --output DP-0 --auto --left-of HDMI-0 This works, but sometimes -- not always -- after suspend/...
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xrandr: Blank screen with flickering cursor

I have an HP laptop of the 15s series with AMD Ryzen™ 3 3250U with Radeon™ Graphics × 4. According to the specs of the processor, it can support a max resolution of 3840x2160 - 60 Hz. I am running ...
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Dell DA200 display resolution

I've read several posts about graphic issues with Dell DA200 USB C dongle, but I have slightly different problem than others. Setup: Dell XPS 15 7590 Dell DA200 Dell monitor - can't find the model ...
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Unable to mirror screen from laptop(Ubuntu Lenovo Thinkpad T450) to monitor (Samsung Odessey G4 27 inch)

I am new here and not sure where to post this question, so I have chosen the safe option. I am unable to mirror my screen so please help me. My setup is My monitor is :- Samsung odessey g4 27 inch. ...
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Display glitches and "shakes" back and forth sometimes

A few months ago now, a problem started happening where my entire display appears to "shake" off the screen center and back extremely fast, with graphical glitches appearing as well. This ...
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Trouble with sizes and refresh rate display

I'm experiencing a problem with Ubuntu 24.04, even though I have set the native resolution of this PC and the global scale to 200% like on Windows... many applications that I open and use have ...
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"Unknown Display" but all drivers are up to date

I recently rebooted my machine which I think updated various things (it's provisioned by my workplace) and now only a single monitor is supported. Going into Settings > Displays shows "Unknown ...
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black screen problem while running Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

I recently have installed Ubuntu 24.04 LTS on my Dell laptop (specifications): intel core i3 processor amd-64 architecture inbuilt graphics Recently I have updated my laptop to Ubuntu 24.04 from 23....
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Mouse not appearing on external monitors after several minutes - ubuntu 24 kernel

I lately experience a suboptimal behavior whereby the mouse, after a few minutes of normal behavior, stops appearing on external monitors a few minutes after booting the system (Ubuntu 24.04 kernel 6....
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Display frequency issue

although the display of my laptop reaches a 120hz refresh rate, the Ubuntu Studio 24.04 system tells me that it can reach a maximum of 60hz, but that's a lie! It works normally on Windows, can anyone ...
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Why is my lockscreen display after boot so wide and moveable?

I just installed Ubuntu 24.04 on my PC, and I got a display error after boot on the lock screen, display too wide and moveable, my VGA is Nvidia GT 710, and I used the proprietary, tested Nvidia ...
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Think I Bricked an update

My machine crashed on an Ubuntu update I was running. After that it would not recognize or detect any boot device. It let me boot to a USB copy of Ubuntu once, but would error when I tried to install ...
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Ubuntu / Ubuntu Unity 24.04 blank desktop after installing caja file manager

I installed Ubuntu 24.04 with Unity and later Ubuntu Unity 24.04. Everything worked fine in both cases. I use Caja File Manager, so, I installed it and then rebooted the system. After the reboot, I ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 second monitor lost after suspend

Just installed Ubuntu 24.04 fresh. I have a laptop with an external display connected via HDMI and I'm experiencing the following issue: After waking up the laptop from suspend mode, the external ...
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Extra unknown display is showing up

I've got a Dell Latitude 7410 running on 24.04. I've had this problem since I went from Windows to Linux, same thing on Ubuntu 22.04, 23.10, 24.04 and I also tested LMDE 6 with the same results. In my ...
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Display stretching issue in surface pro 7 in Ubuntu 24.04

I installed Ubuntu on my surface pro 7 and everything was going fine until I tried to change my resolution in settings.so basically when I lower my resolution I get these black bars.i tried to use ...
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After Ubuntu 24.04 upgrade multiple displays not working

Problem: After upgrading from 23.10 to 24.04 multiple screens stopped working. If I plug in HDMI into laptop the monitor will say no signal and the screen stays dark. Powering on and shutting the lid ...
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Changing Display scale from 100% to 125% changes the resolution, according to xrandr

If I change the Display scale setting from 100% to %125%, the resolution according to xrandr increases. This affects full-screen applications and games where they attempt to run at an unsupported/high ...
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i try to set up a new resolution using xrandr. but nothing is happen. (Upuntu 23.10)

First i Run 'xrandr' command: elhennawy@elhennawy-01:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 16 x 16, current 1024 x 768, maximum 32767 x 32767 DVI-I-2 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y ...
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Desktop settings on the login screen

I know this subject was discussed many times yet I cannot find the working solution. I have 2 monitor setup and on the login screen I would like to have the same Display settings as on my Desktop. I ...
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Multiple monitors rearrange after sleep

I am running Ubuntu 24.04 now but had the same issue on 22.04 and other intermediate non LTS versions. I have a Desktop PC with a NVidia GeForce 1060 running three monitors. One is a 55" Samsung ...
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Having problems with Ubuntu 24 update

So i recently updated my ubuntu version from 22 to 24. Ever since the update I have faced issues with my internet. It connects to some but doesnt connect to most of them. Although it would work on my ...
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screen issues / Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS kernel 6.5.0-28-generic

I suddently started exepriencing very annoying display issues (black screeen / flickering) in my HP elitebook. I have no dedicated graphic card. I'm using Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS with kernel 6.5.0-28-...
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Unable to pass the login screen ubuntu 23.10

I upgraded my pc from ubuntu 22.10 to 23.10. Everything went on well after restarting my pc, i couldn't go past the login screen. After many trials without success, i changed the display manager from ...
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Why is my DISPLAY variable 1, when I am using a single monitor?

I just got a new PC and I put Ubuntu 22.04 on it. Next, I worked in a docker container with some simulation programs regarding ROS (Gazebo, Rviz), all worked fine (I wasn't checking DISPLAY variable ...
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How to Enable Dual Monitor Display on Vivobook 15 M513 Running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I have a Vivobook 15 M513 (AMD Radeon Graphics) laptop running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and encounter issues with connecting a second monitor via USB-C for display. The primary monitor works fine with HDMI, ...
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Unable to change display resolution on ubuntu-frame with Raspberry Pi

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 that I've loaded with Ubuntu Core 22 32-bit using the Raspberry Pi Imager. This Pi will be used in a kiosk mode without external keyboard and mouse, as it's a touch display. ...
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How to set “Scale” to “100 %” using command line?

Running Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS on Wayland. Tried gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 1, but that doesn’t work. I would like to set scale using script vs have user set scale using GUI.
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Gnome Flashback (Metacity) dual displays/monitors and workspaces

I'm using Gnome Flashback (Metacity) on Ubuntu 22.04. I connected a second monitor and have it set up as "join displays". Now whenever I switch workspaces it switches on both displays. There'...
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Display problem with installation on Mac Book Pro; two displays LVDS-1 and LVDS-2

Ubuntu 23.1 installed correctly in a MacBook Pro (2009) but I only get to display a portion of the desktop with no access to any icon. I was able to start a command line window and by using xrandr I ...
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No Display on external monitor

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS on my Asus TUF laptop which has a hybrid graphics card setup amd + nvidia. When I'm running windows I can see display on the external monitor but when I'm running ubuntu ...
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android tv box is not detected when it's connected to laptop via HDMI cable

I bought a Next Start Google android tv box. It runs well on TV via HDMI connection ( it's detected on AV Port) When I connect it to my laptop via HDMI cable, it won't be detected in Displays list. I ...
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share display without network connection

I want to share the screen with another monitor or PC without any network connection (there may be a hardware connection). I am using Ubuntu 22.04 emmc khadas vim4. There is no screen mirroring ...
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Where could I find the configuration files for the `Activities Overview application` and its folder structure?

I'm looking for the configuration files related to the Ubuntu Dash application. I want to backup the folder structure after customizing my applications in the Activities Overview, but I'm unable to ...
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Is there a way to launch a GUI program without a window on Wayland?

I just recently switched from X11 to Wayland and was wondering if there was any way to launch a GUI program without it actually occupying a window on the screen. I used to accomplish this in X using ...
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Screen flickering in Ubuntu 22

Flickeringscreen My laptop screen suddenly started flickering few days ago like shown in the above image. I got my laptop cleaned up and the flickering went away for a few days but started again now. ...
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Ubuntu keeps showing either black screen or display output is not active when using emulation

For my pentest course I am required to use an ubuntu vm as my target vm. my computer environment: I have a macbook air M1, I am installing it with emulation via UTM as it is a qcow2 file. System ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 laptop screen is blank, but monitors connected to HDMI and USB-C ports work

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS (Windows/Ubuntu dual boot, with Ubuntu on an external SSD). A long time ago, I made changes such that my two external monitors (one with an HMDI cable and one with a USB-...
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Ubuntu is lagging on a UN50JU6500F TV

I have installed Ubuntu (24.04.4) and connected it through HDMI to the UN50JU6500F Samsung TV. When I log in, the mouse and really everything starts to lag enormously, rendering the PC unusable. Funny ...
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No dual display obtion on my Ubuntu 22.04.4

I am using a Lenovo Thinkbook 16 G6 (2024 version) laptop. I tried to install Ubuntu 22.04.4 (dual boot with Win11), but when I needed to use dual display, I found out that my Ubuntu has no dual ...
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External monitors not remaining off after screen lock/suspend

I am using Ubuntu 23.10 on a laptop and a desktop. The external monitors are on separate rigs (one on my downstairs laptop setup) and one permanently connected to my upsatiars desktop). On both, when ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS after change to X11 from wayland, external monitor shows display blur with intense yellow

Because Wayland does not support remote control on Ubuntu, so I changed Wayland to x11 by sudo gedit /etc/gdm3/custom.conf and remove '#' from #WaylandEnable=false But after this, my external monitor ...
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HDMI display port not detected on Ubuntu 22.04

I'm trying to connect a Lenovo Legion 5i Gen 7 laptop with Ubuntu 22.04 (kernel 6.5.0-21-generic) to an external monitor LG 27gp850p-b. The Displays shows only my primary display and xrandr --auto ...
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Need Help Setting MSI Pro MP271AP 27" Monitor to 100Hz in Ubuntu

I recently purchased an MSI Pro MP271AP 27" monitor with a 100Hz refresh rate. While the monitor functions perfectly at 100Hz in Windows, I'm encountering difficulties setting it to the same ...
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How to fix display resolution issues on 2019 iMac 21.5in retina4k running 22.04

Apple specs says the display runs at a 4096x2304 resolution. By default on a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 the maximum selectable resolution is 3840x2160. I edited the grub configuration file to set ...
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Blurry text for all non system application in Ubuntu 22.04

I have laptop and external display, to make display work properly I have to turn on fractional scaling and all was set. But when I opened chrome, vs code and other apps, text were stretched. I ...
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