Questions tagged [display]

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

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Monitor detected but blank (Second screen overlaps on first screen)

I have a desktop with NVIDIA 310, with 2 DELL displays - DP chained. It works with Windows but not on Ubuntu. The 2 displays are detected, but only the first one in the chain works. The mouse extends ...
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New to Ubuntu. What do I do for my display to work properly?

I'm a bit lost without Device Manager :) I decided to install Ubuntu 20 on my workshop computer as it only needs a lightweight operating system. My primary display is working and at full resolution ...
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Black screen on startup Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Lenovo g50-70 with Intel i3 4th Gen, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 8 GB RAM and a 1TB HDD. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 recently, and the installation and the first boot up went fine. But afterwards, ...
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EYE STRAIN ON UBUNTU : ALL SUGGESTED FIXES [closed]

OSX and W10 have several GUI apps to help control redshift for eye strain. As you know, long hours before the bright screen emitting blue light can be very irritating for the eyes. My eyes used to ...
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Ubuntu 20 UI Scale settings - using cmdline

I set up my Display Settings to scale for 200% like so: When I run some apps (e.g. some games using Steam in Full Screen) it resets this setting after I exit the app. I would like to create a shell ...
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20.04 Display bug on Macbook 2008; system freezes on change

I have a Macbook from 2008 (Intel Core2 duo) running Ubuntu 20.04. The primary display (on the laptop screen) is fine, and I'm plugging the external monitor in through a DVI-mini display adapter. The ...
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Lenovo ThinkStation no display & no keyboard/mouse after Ubuntu install

I got a Lenovo ThinkStation S30 running Windows 10 and I decided to install Ubuntu 20.04 on it. After the installation finished, it asked me to unplug my USB device and when it restarted I had no ...
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Surface Pro 6 eDP-1 with only one resolution (2736x1824 , 3:2) [closed]

~$ xrandr --output eDP-1 --newmode "1920x1280_59.96" 206.00 1920 2056 2256 2592 1280 1283 1293 1327 -hsync +vsync X Error of failed request: BadName (named color or font does not exist) Major ...
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Ubuntu Studio “Night Light” [duplicate]

Is there a way to access the Night Light setting in Ubuntu Studio? I could access in the GNOME install but can't fund it in STUDIO.
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Display crash or bug

barely installed Ubuntu Studio 20.04. And my display looks like it doesn't arranged correctly. All keyboards function are normal and the os function is normal. It is just this display thing, how to ...
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20.04 — power settings for display — it doesn't turn off

I installed 20.04 and went to the settings tool for displays and set it to go blank after 5 minutes. It never turns off.
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Problem with HiDPI screen and FullHD monitor

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Inner monitor 3000x2000 External monitor 1920x1080 GPU - GeForce MX250 Driver: GP108BM Windows can manage this setup, with Ubuntu it's not that simple. I was trying to configure it ...
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Asus - HDMI black screen on Ubuntu 19.10

HDMI is detected, but screen 2 is black nvidia-bug-report.log https://pastebin.com/t5Gx9ixW intelipower descripción: Notebook producto: TUF Gaming FX505DD_FX505DD ...
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Display clarity issue in Ubuntu 20.04 with Intel Graphics Drivers

Recently I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Dektop machine. Though I am getting a display resolution 1920x1080, there seems to be some issue with the display driver. The fonts are not very clear, showing ...
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3rd monitor on Ubuntu 20.04 with Radeon HD 6670/7670 disabled

I've been running Linux Mint 17.3 with 3 1920x1080 monitors (HDMI, DVI, VGA) with no issues for 2 years. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on an additional SSD yesterday, and the monitor on the DVI is black. ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing the primary display

I am using a laptop which has NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti grapghics card. I installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. However after the installation, as Ubuntu wasn't recognizing the display, the screen resolution was very ...
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Nvidia settings reset when playing video

I have set up my color and brightness settings with the nvidia tool, they work fine but the first time after booting my pc that something plays a video, the settings get reset to default values and I ...
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hdmi display is not working

I recently installed ubuntu 20.04 and everything worked well for a week or two. I just turned on the computer a few hours ago and the screen shows "No signal detected". I have looked around in this ...
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add resolution 1080p problem ubuntu 20.04

i added resolution 1080p by xrandr but after set to display say: Xrandr: Configure crtc 0 failed my config: i5-4570 intel hd-4600 Display: DELL 24" 1080P
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Unable to properly adjust display arrangement for portrait monitor next to landscape monitor

I am trying to match my display setup to my physical setup. I am on Ubuntu 20.04LTS. My left monitor is in portrait mode, and my right one is in landscape mode. Here is my current setup. This does ...
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Second Monitor not working (20.04 LTS)

If I run all my graphics trough the Nvidia graphics card, I can use my second monitor, but if I change to the integrated Intel graphics card the monitor is not detected so no image is displayed. ...
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Need to change display resolution

After installing Ubuntu I just noticed that my resolution resolution is not right and it's wider than normal. After I checked Display settings I noticed that I only have two options 1024x768 and ...
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Monitor's color is WAY off

I installed Ubuntu this morning because I have read that it is more programmer-friendly than Windows. I am also a product designer, so color accuracy is very important. The problem I am having is that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 resolution flickers after changing to a custom resolution with xrandr

So, after trying to change the resolution to 1024x576 (which is a custom resolution) by running these commands: cvt 1024 576 60 xrandr --newmode "1024x576_60.00" 46.50 1024 1064 1160 1296 576 579 ...
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Lubuntu 20.04: Full-screening a window resizes it to 1080p instead of 1200p

I recently did a fresh install of Lubuntu 20.04. Full screening on my 1600x900 laptop screen is as expected. On my Dell 24", 1200p monitor, full screening leaves a strip visible at the bottom where ...
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Screen goes blank briefly and display settings change when I open the settings app or Zoom app

I am running a HP ZBook14 laptop with an external monitor connected by a VGA cable. I am using both displays. Whenever I open the settings app (any part of it, not just the display settings) both ...
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20.04 Can't Reach Login Screen when Booting (Blank Screen after Decrypt)--Must Use Recovery Mode

I have been trying to get a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 working on my (new) laptop. Things are fine during the first boot, but after that I never seem to make it to the login screen--once I unlock ...
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how can i remove icons from the left panel? [duplicate]

I was trying to make ubuntu to look like mac but after some time bottom panel is automatically came over middle panel described in image.
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Ubuntu 18.04 only showing one screen resolution option

My settings only show one screen resolution in Ubuntu 18.04 : xrandr -q gives one resolution, as you can see. For my second screen, many resolutions are available. $ xrandr -q Screen 0: minimum 8 x ...
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Daisy chain of two monitors through DisplayPort does not work on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04, but I can't get it to handle two monitor setup(both Dell U2518D with MST support). One monitor connected to DP works alright. When I connect the second monitor (...
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Cannot show dock on one monitor only

So the ubuntu settings have 3 options, monitor 1, monitor 2, all displays, for where to place the dock. If i change the setting, leave the appearance tab, and click back on it, all displays will be ...
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Settings show additional non-existing monitor

after a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 the first thing that has drawn my interest was the fact that the Display settings show double-monitor setup with an 'Unknown Display', even though only one ...
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Oversized main screen overlapping on secondary screen - clean Ubuntu 20.04 install

My main monitor is on the left and my secondary one -flipped 90 degrees to the right- is on the right. When I setup my secondary monitor in system parameters this is what happens. My primary monitor ...
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Ultrawide display not showing anything while it is found in display settings

I just bought an ultrawide monitor and when I try to connect it with my laptop (Dell inspiron 7000) it doesn't do anything at all. It shows that I have a secondary display in the display settings and ...
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Run app in multiple displays by default?

I have my laptop display and then 2 external monitors either side of the laptop. I tried to drag out the size of my chrome window across all 3 of my displays. It worked to some extent which you can ...
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Applications and games opening on the wrong monitor

As the title states whenever I open any application or particularly steam game, it will open on the wrong monitor. My secondary display is on the left and the main monitor has been set to main in the ...
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20.04 Studio upgrade - screen resolution fixed at 1024x768. Monitors not detected. Unable to change resolution

Nvidia 440.82 drivers Presented with 'default' monitor. Not detecting HDMI or DP monitor charactistics. xrandr throws a Gamma error cvt does nothing Not really sure where to go at this point.
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Ubuntu 20.04 - different scaling for multi display setup

I have 2/3 monitor setup nr #1 - 5120x2160 (21:9) AKA "5K" nr #2 - 1920x1080 (16:9) nr #3 - 1920x1080 (16:9) - connected and used only occasionally display setup It`s messy. Default resolution ...
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Can't get 4k 60hz to work on my TV

I have a 4k 60hz TV (Vizio V505-G9) and I am unable to push 60hz on Ubuntu 20.04. I have enabled "Full UHD Color" on my TV settings to allow the 60hz signal to go through, but I'm only receiving ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Uknown Display issue

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 (dual boot along Windows 10) and there is an issue with screen resolution, specifically i cant change it to anything other than 800x600 and 1024x768 display settings. My GPU ...
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how to connect a TV to ubuntu 20.04

can you help me to hook up a television to my computer via xrandr, I have tried to use the command xrandr --output HDMI-1 --auto --right-of eDP-1 and it did nothing, the output of xrandr -q is: ...
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Font redering problem after upgrading to ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded from ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. When the installation has finished and I restarted the names in my file manager, the information in the settings are displayed in gibberish! I'm confused what to ...
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Can't connect three displays to Intel NUC with 2xhdmi dock and Ubuntu 20.04

I have an Intel Bean Canyon NUC with a Thunderbolt port and a plain integrated HDMI port, and have three monitors I want to connect. I'm using a dock base that adds two HDMI via USB-c. Ubuntu 20.04 ...
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My BenQ PD2700U does not work with Ubunu 20.04

I am trying to use a BenQ PD2700U with Ubuntu 20.04 and it doesn't work at all. It is connected to an HDMI port.I am new in Linux, could you help me? Thanks in advance, Fernando
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Every time I turn on computer green square shows over wallpaper Ubuntu 20.04

recently I upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 LTS. Everything is working fine except some minor display issue. Display resolution if good but every time I turn on my computer or restart it, there is square ...
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Stop whole multi-display scrolling?

I just upgraded 19.10 to 20.04. I have two monitors, one landscape (secondary) to the right of another, portrait (primary). It appears that my screen workspace is now wider than my monitors. When I ...
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Reporting: I can't open settings in ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I am a regular user of Ubuntu. I recently moved on from Ubuntu 19 for 20.04 LTS, but after the upgradation the settings is not opening. Besides the settings the display settings and change background ...
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The font size of Java-based application for 4K screen

My laptop is hp spectre x360 13 and my OS is Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I want to use a Java-based application called paraprof(here). Sorry, I don't use Java so I put part of its description below (don't ...
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How to set fractional scaling to 110%

I am on Ubuntu 20.04. Fractional display scaling of 125% is too big for me and 100% is too small for me. Is it possible to set it to 110%? I couldn't find an option anywhere.
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Ubuntu 20.04 - No display modes

I am using Ubuntu 20.04, I want to connect my another monitor but I have no display modes in my settings. can anyone help with that, please?

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