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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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Display scaling randomly switches to %200 when I resume from suspend

I am using Ubuntu 18.10 with the 4.20 kernel on a UHD laptop with an Nvidia Quadro P4200 graphics card, and Nvidia's proprietary drivers version 415. I am running gtk3 and the Gnome on Xorg desktop. ...
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How to setup Ubuntu machine to get custom resolution similar to when using -geometry option in vncserver?

I am a beginner when it comes to the world of such things like display configuration and resolution in Linux. I want to set up my Ubuntu cloud machine to have a display with 1920x1080 resolution to ...
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arandr + evince: conflicting resolution between laptop screen & external projector

I use my netbook (32bit lubuntu 18.04.1) to give dual, indepdent external projector presentation: One external projector via the native VGA portion, and a second one via displaylink adapter (...
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How do I decrease my resolution in an Ubuntu 18.04.1 VirtualBox

I have a new Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox and have installed guest additions. Since then full screen has been working, but when I increase the window size the resolution scales accordingly. I am on a ...
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Unreadable text on 4K monitor for 18.04 server install

I am trying to install 18.04 (server) on a machine hooked up to a 4k monitor (acer cb281hk). Once the installer starts, the text on the menus is too small to be readable. I have tried a number of ...
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How do you change the preferred resolution with xrandr?

I am cloning my 1920x1080 monitor display to a TV (1366x768) using a splitter device. It works fine except rebooting moves all my icons up on the desktop, forcing them into a space of the lower ...
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Change DPI on Logitech MX Anywhere 2S

The Logitech MX Anywhere 2S mouse has support for changing the DPI but only through its software which is unfortunately only available for Windows and Mac. Solaar has support for the but not for ...
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only 800x600 resolution working on external monitor through HDMI to VGA

I have a new generation laptop of MSI's GP62-6QE. It doesn't have VGA output, only have HDMI and DP outputs. So i bought a HDMI to VGA converter and plugged to LG Flatron W1954s monitor. So it's ...
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dotted lines not displayed

I am trying to display some graphs and some of the lines are supposed to be dotted. Only a small amount of the dots display making the dotted lines virtually impossible to see. The application runs ...
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GTX 1080 Ti: Unable to load X Server Display Configuration page

I can connect DVI LCD with GTX1080Ti when I try to replace with VGA LCD by using VGA-HDMI converter. The screen gives a message No input signal but in the display setting LCD gets detected. The Nvidia ...
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Difficulty to parameterize scale with 2 screens

I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 14" FHD with resolution of 1920x1080. All things show so small. For example, Google font show like size 5, the size of font existent on the instructions on a medicine, ...
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Wrong external screen detection after Bionic update

I use a Dell laptop latitude 5590 with Bionic 18.04 I use an external screen to extend my laptop screen. It is a Philips 220E (22") with 1920x1080-60Hz capability. After update my Bionic OS yesterday ...
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font size after connecting external monitor

I have a dell xps 9570 screen has a 4k resolution,I'm using ubuntu 18.04 Everything was fine until I connected an external monitor. I can't make the two monitors work with font size adequate for each, ...
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How to fix framebuffer resolution for external monitor?

With Xubuntu 18.10, the framebuffer has the proper resolution only for the built-in screen of my laptop (1366×768). When using an external monitor through HDMI (1280×1024), the Xubuntu logo at ...
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Help with Scaling Apps on a High DPI Monitor? (3840x2160) (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Gnome)

I've recently been having problems with my High DPI (3840x2160) monitor and scaling apps on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Gnome. I've set scaling to 200% as you see in the photos below, but it doesn't seem to ...
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Screen Resolution Settings not Working after NVIDIA Driver Update

I've installed the nvidia-driver-415 through Software & Updates for my Dual GTX 970s. After restarting, my screen resolution is now stuck at 1024x 768 pixels. I've got two monitors, and now only ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 either stuck on Ubuntu screen OR bad resolution?

I am a complete newbie at this, so forgive me if this is a silly question. Installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a Toshiba netbook from a trial I was running from a USB stick (overwrote Windows 10 OS while I was ...
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Resolution stuck 1024x768 VirtualBox 6 VboxSVGA driver on guest Lubuntu 18.04

Just upgraded to VirtualBox 6 running on a Windows 10 host and swapped to the SVGA driver (which according to the docs is the new default). Guest is Lubuntu 18.04. I cannot for the life of me make ...
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Problem with Ubuntu installation: current input timing is not supported by the monitor display

I'm new to Ubuntu, I watched a video on YouTube about this system so I downloaded it and tried to install it but when I boot the installation the screen become black and a message says "h the current ...
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VirtualBox full Screen [duplicate]

Yes, people appear to provide answers for this BUT none of them appear to work. I have installed VirtualBox Guest...no changes to screen resolution (says it is the same resolution was my computer BUT ...
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Resolution Stuck at 640x480

I am running Kubuntu (not sure which 18.xx) and I have a problem where I can't change the resolution. I have a 550ti (I know, old) connected to my monitor through mini-hdmi>hdmi>DVI 24+1. When I ...
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force / restore certain screen resolution

Is there a quick way (under both Ubuntu-MATE 16.04 and 18.04) to restore a previous screen configuration for all 3 monitors? (Laptop built-in and 2 externals) My problem is, that I have two UHD (3840 ...
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How to fix GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.GDBus.Error.ServiceUnknown:

The complete error message is below. Failed to apply configuration; GDBus.Error.org.freedesktop.GDBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The nameorg.cinnamon.Settings.Daemon.XRANDR_2 was not provided by ...
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Adding an external monitor resolution fails

been stuck on this for a while and tried a number of approaches. From what I can tell, the new 3440 x 1440 monitor I'm trying to plug in to my Ubuntu laptop provides the following EDID information ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not recognizing my graphics card (I think)?

I have a problem with my Ubuntu being in a low resolution and only being able to use one screen out of my two. The resolution is 1024x768 so I guess my graphics card is not being recognized by ubuntu. ...
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Wrong resolution on secondary display

I finally took the plunge and dualbooted ubuntu, now I'm having a problem with my screen. I have a GTX 1060 3G, with 2 monitors hooked up to it. The main one is a 1080p 24" panel that's working just ...
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Display became too big for the screen after installing an update for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I am new to Linux and my laptop is asus gl552vw with two graphic cards, one of them is NVIDIA Gforce. I find both ASUS and NVIDIA have problem on Linux especially in terms of high resolution and all ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 text is blurry when I turn up the refresh rate

I'm using an Nvidia GTX 670 with the nvidia proprietary driver 690. At 30hz All of the fonts look great, in fact everything looks great. However when I turn the refresh rate up to 60hz many of the ...
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Inputattach does nothing on elo touchscreen ubuntu 18.04

I have been stuck on making ubuntu to recognize an old Elo TouchScreen. After a lot of reading/testing i managed to detect the touchscreen using screen: sudo screen /dev/ttyS4 ttyS4 = COM5 where ...
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How do I enable 1.5x scaling on a hidpi (4k) monitor on ubuntu 18.04.1lts?

I am running ubuntu on a 28 inch 4k (3840x2160) Dell display. I want to enable 1.5x display scaling like it was possible to do in previous versions of ubuntu (unity) or at least make the window title-...
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Fixing Kubuntu 18.04 resolution

I've been trying numerous guides for a while now but nothing seems to work. I'm running a gtx 970 w/ the open source Nouveau driver. I did the whole cvt 1920 1080 60 thing and copied the text: sudo ...
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Monitor resolution in xorg conf applying to wrong device

I am wanting to use a Dell 3818uw monitor with a resolution of 3840x1600 on my Lenovo X1 Carbon (5th gen), running Kubuntu 18.10. It is connecting through a Lenovo USB-C dock and DisplayPort. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 KDE/Gnome settings no longer seeing some monitor modes

I have recently upgraded my system from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 LTS. I have a Lenovo W530 laptop with an NVidia Quadro K1000 graphics set. I have 2 external monitors, one is an older Dell 1900x1200 and ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS only one resolution available

I have an XPS13 with an Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS running on it. It has a Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5500 integrated graphical card. Everything was fine till the last reboot (before the reboot I have ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 no longer detects 2560x1440 on external display

So it appears Ubuntu is no longer recognising my monitor (AOC q2790pqu) as a QHD monitor and won't allow a resolution higher than 1920x1080. The weird thing is that this was not an issue until ...
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I can ping my host domain/8.8.8.8 but can't ping google: name resolution failure

I think I configured the bind dns server correctly on my ubuntu 18.04 server on my virtual network. I can ping my other server ' www.boblowlaw.com ' just fine and I can also ping 8.8.8.8 and I get ...
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After updating, the resolution is 1024x768 instead of 1920x1080

I used the pc this morning, and Ubuntu 18.10 said there are updates, almost 180 megabytes, and now (after restarting a few times) I cannot get back the standard 1920x1080. (AMD Ryzen 2200g, D-SUB ...
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Installed Nvidia Drivers and resolution was reduced to 720 x 400 [duplicate]

I got bored playing at bad quality on TF2, so installed an nvidia driver, i paste some code in there from this website. After restarting I noticed the resolution was really bad. I need to fix it ...
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UBUNTU 18.04 with Intel Integrated Graphics caps the resolution to 2048x1080 on 1440p display

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop. It has an Intel i7 with integrated graphics. The graphics card, works perfectly on Windows, tested for weeks before the switch. With Ubuntu 18.04, though ...
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Blur and unclear content on Ubuntu gnome desktop on VM being accessed through VNC viewer

This is how my Ubuntu gnome desktop appears like when accessed remotely through VNC viewer. The content appears very blurry and very difficult to read. I have set up this Ubuntu gnome desktop on ...
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Dell XPS 15 - applications don't scale in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm currently stuck with the scaling of my external monitor. This is my setup: Dell XPS 15 9570, 4k display, nVidia Geforce 1050Ti, running ubuntu 18.04. nouveau disabled 1x external monitor ...
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1440p monitor only showing 1080p

I have a 1440p monitor (144hz on GTX 1060 3gb via DisplayPort cable drivers installed) and it is showing the max res as 1080p, in windows it shows it as a 1440p monitor, is there any way I can get it ...
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2nd Monitor showing distorted image in native resolution using Ubuntu on laptops

I’m having trouble with a second monitor on laptops using Ubuntu or Ubuntu based Distros: If connected over HDMI (only option) with my 27” samsung monitor, it is displayed as samsung 7”, the image is ...
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Nvidia proprietary drivers wrong screen resolution

(Warning: english isn't my native language) Hi, I'm currently using a DIV to VGA adapter with my NVIDIA GTX 950 graphic card, but when I choose to use the proprietary drivers I can't set my screen ...
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Parts of an app in Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't obey display scaling

I've set the display scaling to 2 and most apps scale accordingly. There's a particular software "COMSOL" that apparently scales, but there's a graphics window, which is for in-app visualization, that ...
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Wrong resolution at start? HDMI output has to be unpluged and pluged to work correctly

every time I start my Ubuntu Studio, after login I can see my desktop, my mouse works but I only see my desktop without nothing, no icons, no bars and etc. I have to unplug and plug my HDMI cable ...
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Dell XPS 13 UHD Screen + Monitor application scaling issues (Wayland and X windows)

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell XPS 13 (2018) that has a UHD Screen (3480 x 2160), I am then connecting to a UHD Dell 34" Monitor (3440 x 1440) via a USB-C DisplayPort cable. All the screenshots ...
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Configure light-locker for xubuntu 18.04?

I am running xubuntu 18.04. I recently installed the nvidia proprietary drivers. I have three monitors. When I lock my screen using light-locker my left-most monitor turns off and the other two ...
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Screen Resolution Choices

16.04 is installed on an Optiplex 390, outfitted with a 1600 x 900 monitor. The display setting options are: 1024 x 768 and 800 x 600. Is it reasonable to expect the system to detect and offer the ...
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Change resolution of my intel graphic card

I have an issue with my notebook intel graphic card (the second nvidia graphic card is disabled). For a couple of weeks I can not change the resolution of the build in display. Native resolution is ...