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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thinkorswim installer too small

I am attempting to install thinkorswim on Ubuntu 18.04. I have followed their installation instructions listed here. They are as follows: How do I install Zulu OpenJDK in order to install ...
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(Changes to) grub config being ignored?

I've been trying for years to get my various Ubuntu installations to hibernate, so far to no avail. 12.04, 16.04, 18.04, now 20.04. Never works. This time, I followed this fine guide. I made the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Low screen resolution after Nvidia driver installation

Ubuntu 18.04 GeForce GT 630 Max resolution for actual monitors "Resolution (max.): 2560x1440‎" Dual monitor set-up. Problem: After installing NVidia drivers everything is much bigger as if the ...
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Getting ''no input signal'' in external monitor

I have Dell XPS 13 which is running Ubuntu 20.04. I had an old monitor, which had only VGA port. And I had a Thunderbolt adapter, which had only HDMI port. So I connected both of them using a VGA to ...
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Ubuntu does not output monitor's native resolution over HDMI (W10 does)

I run Ubuntu 18 on a PC with an NVIDIA 1080Ti connected to a 3440x1440 display. It is connected with a DisplayPort to HDMI adapter and a modern HDMI cable. The highest resolution available in the ...
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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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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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Can't change resolution - auto logout and change back after applying

My monitor is running 3840x2160 and I'm trying to change it to 2560x1440 (Ubuntu 16.04). I can see the full list of the resolutions supported by my monitor in Displays, which shows 3840x2160 selected. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 is not showing the right resolution option

I'm kinda new in ubuntu, so be gentle, please So, the problem is,I installed ubuntu 20.04 and was adjusting some details. In the Display options, the higher resolution i found was 1024x800, but my ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 resolution stuck at a very low value

My laptop (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS) which was working fine, suddenly got stuck at a very low resolution. Otherwise everything else is working like normal. The laptop is a Dual Boot system, where the ...
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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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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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How can I get ubuntu to recognize DisplayPort after upgrading kernels?

After installing a new instance of Ubuntu 20.04 on a newly built PC, everything was working perfectly for about a week but sometimes on boot my wifi wouldn't connect and I'd have to reboot to get it ...
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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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Framebuffer problem with Raspberry Pi Ubuntu 20.04 Server and Adafruit 5" display

I've been looking non stop for a day and half now but I'm new to Linux and feel completely stuck. I'm using: Raspberry Pi 4 Ubuntu 20.04 Server (for arm-64) Adafruit 800x480p 60hz 24-bit HDMI ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS no signal output to the monitor with 4k60hz setting on RespberryPi 4

My monitor is LG 27UL850(4k), After install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my RespberryPi 4(4G), and when I first turned on the monitor, I found a black border on both sides of the screen, and only 1920 * 1200 ...
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Regarding Screen Resolution

I am new to Ubuntu and installed 20.0.4 in my Desktop with Intel HD 4400 (i3-4150). I tried to change the screen resolution to 1600X900 (my monitor's max supported resolution) by adding it using ...
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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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Apps shown in very tiny windows [duplicate]

i have installed Ubuntu 20.04 and after installing application like CodeBlocks and Zoom i have an issue that the apps are shown in a very tiny windows and icons, i tried different resolution but it ...
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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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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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Secondary monitor bad resolution

I have a problem with my secondary monitor. First, when I boot in Ubuntu, it's a black screen and I need to turn it off and on for it to display anything. Second, the resolution isn't the correct ...
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How to setup a desktop to run 3 independent monitors? [closed]

I am trying to build a new desktop and i need to be able to have 3 monitors connected to the desktop. I am planning to use them as individual monitors (ex. on the 1st monitor i have my local news ...
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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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Scale down display in Kubuntu (KDE)

Kubuntu offers a simple solution for scaling up the display (120%, 150% etc.). However, the tool does not allow for scaling down. I have a low dpi screen (1366x768) and menus and taskbars look too big....
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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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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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Ubuntu 20.04 stopped recongnizing VGA Monitor

I have a 2 monitor display using nvidia card (GeForce GT 730) and it has always worked fine in Ubuntu 18.04. Last week I upgraded to 20.04 and at first everything kept working but yesterday, suddenly, ...
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How do I get a custom resolution?

I am trying to make a Ubuntu VM and the resolution was not right, so I went online and could not find anything that works, it always gives me some errors. If someone could tell me how to do it for the ...
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Issue with second monitor on Ubuntu 18.04 startup

I'm using a notebook with a second display connected with a VGA cable and I have Ubuntu 18.04. I've never faced any issue before but after I started to play Age of Empires 2 HD (using Steam + ...
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Is there any solution for running the ViewSonic VX3276 Monitor with 2560x1440 resolution?

Running Ubuntu Studio 20.04 with GeForce GT 520/PCIe/SSE2 graphics - Nvidia Driver is installed. Max resolution is 1920x1080, but the max resolution of the Monitor is not met.
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Why the maximum resolution available is 640x480 if my laptop has a 1280x800p?

I've just installed Linux Ubuntu on my laptop and the screen looks very strange because all the margins are quite big. I know that I can do all the xrandr commands(eg. add more, newmode, output...) ...
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Problem untecognized option '-mode'

I have an Asus x58c laptop with a screen of 1280x800p. I've just installed Linux Ubuntu and the margins on the top are too big. Actually everything is too big, then I realized that the problem was ...
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LG Monitor Resolution 3440x1440 broken after Xubuntu-Update 18.04. -> 20.04

I haven't been able to use my LG Monitor in the preferred ultrawide setting (3440x1440, 60) after updating to 20.04. Resolution 2560x1080 works, using a higher resolution creates a tiled/deferred ...
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18.04 to 20.04 broke monitor

I am running a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 and UEFI. I tried ubuntu live CD and it worked perfectly including recognizing monitor and setting to correct resolution. I upgraded ubuntu ...
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How to fix the screen resolution in linux (lubuntu; to 1920x1080; currently stuck at 1280x1024?

I have installed the lubuntu version [18.04.4 Bionic Beaver LTS (LXDE)] and the screen resolution is for some reason fixed at 1280x1024. I tried doing the xrandr --newmode by getting the desired ...
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How to query maximum display resolution from command line?

How to query maximum display resolution from command line? Is said query possible? If possible, how?
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Troubles with Xephyr and Steam games

[Using Kubuntu 20.04, clean install. Also tried with Kubuntu 19.10 prior. Same errors] I am trying to run a steam game in a nested x-session, to automate the game while still having control over my ...
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Ubuntu on Raspberry pi4B 4GB is not recognizing monitor

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my new Raspberry Pi4B 4GB and the HDMI monitor (quite new Samsung 4k) is not being recognized. xrandr is not even showing eDP. Just 0 (zero) instead with only one low ...
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Extreme Resolution with Ubuntu 20 update

I just updated to Ubuntu 20.04, and my laptop's Nvidia GTX 1650 Driver (440) has caused my screen's resolution to go to 3840 x 2160 - WOW! Everything is sharpe and crisp and clear, but some of my ...
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Resolution dropped from 1600*1200 to 1024*768 after updating from 19.04 to 19.10

I was using Ubuntu 19.04 and everything was fine. yesterday I updated to 19.10. There was no problem after rebooting. Today for some reason after I booted my computer, the resolution dropped from 1600*...
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Video analysis on 20.04

i have a laptop ACER with 14' display FHD. I installed 20.04 Ubuntu and my video analysis 1920x1080 have very small words. What resolution is the best for my system?
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How can one scale their external monitor independently of their default monitor?

I simply want to be able to use a 100% scale on the external monitor while I use a 200% scale on my default 4k display (13 inch laptop). My default display runs at up to 3840x2160 (the resolution I ...
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tiled monitor support ( LG 34wk95u )

I have an LG 34WK95U monitor that I can't get to function at full 5120x2160@60Hz resolution in Ubuntu. The max I get is 3440x1440@60 or I can manually force 5120x2160@30 with xrandr but it's not ...
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Very poor desktop performance in Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell XPS 7590

Just recently bought a Dell XPS 7590 for everyday use. I've been meaning to give Linux an honest shot since I've worked with it before. I installed regular Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and let the installer take ...
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Is it possible to have two different resolutions in two different windows?

Is it possible to have two different resolutions on different windows? Not two different monitors or even desktops but I would like to run everything at 1080 or 2K and then only have mpv in 4K? The ...

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