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Questions tagged [display-resolution]

Questions for the display resolution of a display device, usually given as number of pixels in each dimension or by it's aspect ratio.

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W530 with replaced lcd 1920x1080 nvidia no display

my orginal screen was 1440x900 but it broke, so I buy new one with fullhd resolution (1920x1080) but under linux with nvidia drivers its not working :( [ 3225.283] (II) Module glxserver_nvidia: ...
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KDE 5.56 SDDM Login screen resolution on HiDPI FHD screen

OP on reddit Hi, I have a problem with Kubuntu 19.04 in my 13" FHD (1920x1080) laptop screen. The login screen is too small as was the whole Plasma KDE. I was able to re-scale the screen to 1.5 (...
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Update the external display and sound output configuration when moving laptop between desks

I'm using a laptop running Ubuntu 19.04, moving it between two different desks, both with docking station. On each desk I use external display as primary, laptop screen as secondary. I'm hibernating ...
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18.04 Multiple monitor issues

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with gnome on a Thinkpad x250 connected to two external monitors through a docking station: Monitor 1: Internal LCD, Disabled Monitor 2: Dell 24" Monitor 3: Eizo 17", ...
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Any answers…screen display in desktop is not aligned correctly(ubuntu 18.04.2 Bionic Beaver)

Out of many resolution available in ubuntu i chose 1360*768 resolution in settings, but that particular resolution is not perfectly aligned in my monitor screen. Display in monitor is moved to left ...
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Screen display glitch after power outage

After a power outage my screen on desktop is glitched and it's partially zoomed in. here is a screen shot The top left corner's menu bar and dashboard looks normal but everything else is zoomed in ...
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How I can stretch my display resolution?

Acer Aspire 5750 Hi I want know how to stretch my display resolution. Because if I use 1024 by 768 it shows black bars. How I can stretch my resolution? (I use Kubuntu 19.04)Thanks! :). Edit: How I ...
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How do I enable letterbox for my display

EDIT: It's not Windows OS that provides the setting rather Intel Graphics that does. Apologies for the error. Though still would like to know how to change Intel Graphics settings. (Intel graphics ...
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Can I make display scaling permanent in 19.04?

I am using the new fractional scaling feature for high-DPI Monitors in 19.04. It works very well and I enjoy it very much. There is one thing that annoys me a bit. Every time I reboot my computer the ...
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Ubuntu does not know my resolution anymore

My computer shut down by itself. After launching it again the display was flashing while booting, in Ubuntu and in windows. After some time and restarts, it is running properly, but Ubuntu thinks my ...
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Getting better resolution in console mode (nVidia drivers)

Some time ago, while trying to update my desktop system from Ubuntu 18.10 to 19.04, something failed, and I ended with a non working graphical environment. This forced me to use the console (Ctrl+Alt+...
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Portable monitor past monitor edges

I have an Asus monitor for a 2016 XPS 13 developer edition laptop. I've been trying to get the resolution to look better than the defaults. I ran the following xrandr commands: xrandr --newmode "...
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How to configure two Dell U2415's monitors daisy chained over displayport with Nvidia Titan X

I am working on a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS desktop with the default gnome desktop. I installed the nvidia proprietary driver nvidia-driver-390 from Software & Updates -> Additional ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 display resolution problem

I have recently installed Ubuntu 19.04. When I change the display resolution and add the entry sudo xrandr --addmode VGA1 "1280x720_60.00" to ~/.profile, after restarting the machine, it's stuck on ...
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New to ubuntu and don't know the process of getting my resolution changed

I am new to Linux. I am currently dual booting Windows 10 and Linux. Linux Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS. I cannot change my display in the display options. Can someone please help me? Sorry in advance, I am so ...
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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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External monitor resolutions gone after sleep

I have strange problem which comes when the screens go to sleep. I have an external monitor connected to my laptop so I have two screen. When I connect the USB-C cable I get the resolutions 1920x1080 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Dell 2408WFP monitor low resolution

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 with NVidia Geforce GTX 460 graphics card and set up dual monitor with an HP and Dell monitor. My HP monitor is fine and can display a maximum of 1920x1200 resolution, but my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 resets screen resolution on disconnecting external monitor

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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Compared to Windows, my Ubuntu is blurry and has limited color range for blacks

Not sure how to fix this, I have searched everywhere to not avail. I dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu - in other words both operating systems use the same monitor and NVIDIA graphics card. I can't even ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 broken and crispy font rendering issues

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10 and after upgrading, the fonts are all messed up. I am using Acer Aspire E15 Laptop with resolution of 1920x1080p with aspect ratio of 16:9. The fonts are all ...
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Running Ubuntu in the new Windows 10 using WSL Windows System for Linux (not hyper-V)

This post answered a number of my questions. Ubuntu Hyper-V Guest Display Resolution Win 10 + 15.04 It appears that Windows 10 virtual machine Hyper-V will run Ubuntu. There are graphics drivers ...
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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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How can I increase screen resolution?

I am using Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04 connected with two screen. Current configuration is as below: puneet@puneet-pc:~$ xrandr --current Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 2304 x 1024, maximum 16384 x ...
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How can I scale multiple screens?

I am currently working on a Windows desktop and use Ubuntu at home. At work, I have 4 screens in total and 3 of them are different sizes. Resolutions: screen one: 3000x2000 screen two: 2560x1440 ...
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18.04 Low graphics and laggy after booting

Yesterday I booted up Ubuntu 18.04, only to find out that the resolution is extremely low and the system lags a lot, it even glitches out a bit sometimes. I've tried rebooting several times with no ...
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Unable to change screen resolution Ubuntu Budgie 19.04 after installing display driver

I wanted to test out the use of a proprietary driver and used the tool "Additional drivers" for this. After this, it was a slippery slope down. The option which was selected at the time all was fine ...
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Ubuntu doesn't remember settings [closed]

I have problem with Linux Mint doesn't remember settings. The settings I need every time set after loading Linux is display settings (adding resolution to one of displays, and applying this resolution ...
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Kubuntu 19.04 installer unusable at 800x600 in Virtualbox

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 19.04 from the iso image in a VM running running under Virtualbox in Windows 10. Unfortunately the screen resolution during install seems to be fixed at 800x600 and the ...
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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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Change resolution/rotation without display server

I have a Galaxy Book 10.6" tablet with a 1920*1280 display, but for whatever reason Ubuntu (and every other Linux based OS) thinks it's 1280*1920. How can I change the resolution without simply ...
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Screen resolution not showing all options on 18.04

I recently bought a Dell XPS 9380, I installed Ubuntu 18, everything is perfect, I only have one problem: I would like to lower the resolution of the laptop screen because I have a large monitor and ...
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Videos get stuck while playing very often

I have a problem with playing videos on Linux. I've got a collection of high-quality videos (BDRIP, FLAC). Most of them are in 1036p, 1080p, 4K resolutions and are in mkv, mp4 formats. My GPU is Intel ...
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Intel UHD 630 only display resolution max 1024x768

I'm using ubuntu 19.04 here and i cant set the resolution to FULL HD. I used the command enter image description hereinxi -Fxz Graphics: Device-1: Intel 8th Gen Core Processor Gaussian Mixture ...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 screen resolution

I just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. Now my monitor is stuck at a resolution of : xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 640 x 480, maximum ...
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Monitor Auto Settings Location?

When I plug in my Samsung KU6300 40" 4k TV It is detected as a Samsung 85" in the display settings and the mouse pointer is super tiny When I open the Nvidia settings I see the problem is that it set ...
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No drop down menu to change screen resolution Dell Inspiron 15 7570

I am trying to change some display settings (resolution or zoom or whatever might work). But I found that the most recent version Ubuntu has a different layout and no option to change the screen ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.6 4K and 1080 screen weird artifacts and scaling issue

I just started working at a big company where I got a HP ZBook running Ubuntu 16.04.6. Apparently, this machine has a (unnecessary) 4K display. When hooking it up via HDMI to a 1080p screen, two weird ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Screen Resolution

I recently got an old computer to install Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on. I did and it worked at first, but it kept freezing and crashing. I don't remember doing anything different, but it doesn't seem to ...
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wrong aspect ratio

after installing ubuntu 16.04 it has the screen stretched xrandr seem to output this Screen 0: minimum 1280 x 1024, current 1280 x 1024, maximum 1280 x 1024 default connected primary 1280x1024+0+0 ...
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Why am I unable to make/use custom resolutions?

This question has been asked several times, but I haven't seen any helpful answers for it, and many of the posts are quite old now. Apologies if this is out of line. =) I'm having trouble adding more ...
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Blurry screen on VGA with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [closed]

I have double monitors, one connected via HDMI and second using VGA. Image on second monitor is blurry and I'm using following script to set resolution: #!/bin/sh xrandr --newmode "1920x1080_60.00" ...
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White line on full-screen and KDE

I have a strange problem with programs that have the full-screen enabled. Basically I can see a white line at the bottom of the screen when I enable the full-screen. I've tried both VLC and Dragon ...
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Stuck at 640x480 resolution;

Okay so today I turn on my pc and my monitor is stuck at 640x480, I attempt to change the display settings but it wont let me change any of the options. I tried to switch to a different Nvidia driver (...
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What causes some windows to have different resolutions than others?

Have a look at this screenshot of my desktop: The resolution on Steam is tiny, but the resolution on the terminal is normal. Up in the upper right, different icons have different resolutions. The ...
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How to center display resolution rather than stretching it?

I have a 2560*1440 monitor, and want to play a game at 1920*1080 or lower, with the image being centered on the monitor (at native 1:1 pixel). However, it is always stretched to full screen and things ...
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Low Res Boot Screen Resolution Nvidia driver 418 Ubuntu 19.04

I just switched to Ubuntu on my main desktop computer with dual 4k screen. Everything was working fine with the default open source driver for my 1080Ti except shoppy animations. So I selected the ...
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Resolution sometimes changes when I switch my monitor back on

I am using Kubuntu 18.04. GPU is a Radeon RX 580. I am using the amdgpu driver. OpenGL renderer string is: Radeon RX 580 Series (POLARIS10, DRM 3.23.0, 4.15.0-47-generic, LLVM 7.0.0) So, since this ...