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Secondary monitor that is connected to a device with an embedded monitor such as laptops.

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Rotating monitor / trying to use pivot logging / logs me out

I've just installed Kubuntu 22.04 (KDE Plasma) on several machines and two of them has the same issue where they keep getting logged out when trying to set a secondary monitor into portrait mode. ...
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Press ctrl+c to cancel all filesystem checks in progress appears after connecting external monitor

A few weeks back, the company I worked for bought an external monitor for me to connect my computer in. The laptop in question has the Ubuntu version 20.04 and it is a HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop. Since ...
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Monitor scaling issue on ubuntu22.04

I have a Lenovo Legion 5 Pro with Ubuntu 22.04 with an external monitor (Lg UltraGear 24GN650). I connected to my laptop and the monitor works but laptop is 4k 2560 x 1600 and my monitor is 1980 x ...
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Monitor not working on dynamic or discrete graphic mode

I have a Legion 5 Pro 2021 with Nvidia 3060 RTX and AMD Ryzen 7. Initially, I had brightness change issues which got solved by switching to dynamic graphics. That is both my graphic drivers are active....
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Ubuntu does not Project to other screen using HDMI

I am having Jammy Jellyfish installed and I can not project to the external screen using HDMI. Earlier I was using Ubuntu 21.10 and the same problem was occurring. On the same laptop, Windows projects ...
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Dell Monitor | No HDMI signal from your device

I have an HDMI port on this PC and on Dell P2417H Monitor; they are plugged in. There is no signal, and so the monitor "sleeps". When I unplug the HDMI from PC side; monitor displays: ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 WIFI and Bluetooth stop working when I close the lid of the laptop, even though an external monitor is turned on

I recently had to reinstall my Ubuntu 20.04 and after installation I found that when I close the laptop lid while using an external monitor, my Bluetooth keyboard and mouse start to react extremely ...
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Since upgrading acer laptop to 22.04 external moniter is not recognized

I have been running Ubuntu on this acer AspireR laptop since I bought it. It has intel graphics so I have had 0 trouble until today when I upgraded to 22.04 now my external monitor says there is no ...
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Second Monitor blue tones turns to purple [Ubuntu 20.04]

i'm currently using dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop, and i found a problem with my second screen that (when i'm on ubuntu) turns all the blue tones into a purple-ish tone. On ...
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Black screen on multi-monitor setup with Shimian QHD display + Apple adapter

n00b here with a basic understanding of linux that could really use some help. I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04 on my 2018 Razer Blade 15 Advanced with a NVIDIA GTX1060 mobile and I have a dual ...
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Cannot reboot the laptop using an external monitor. Boot stalls

I'm having issues rebooting my laptop using the external monitor and the laptop docked with the lid closed. I tried out the live version of Ubuntu using the laptop with the lid closed and my monitor ...
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External display repeatedly loses connection when adb is runnning

I am currently working on a project which requires me to attach to a Smartphone, connected via USB, using adb (android debug bridge). Somehow, once the adb bridge is online my 3rd display keeps losing ...
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Ubuntu Linux doesn't recognise my external monitor on USB-C

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10. Recently, I the USB-C monitor (the HDMI is still working), it use to work with 5.13.0-35-generic but after another upgrade it doesn't work anymore. Can anyone help? More ...
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Connect second monitor via USB

My Laptop's only HDMI port is broken, so I bought a USB adapter to be able to connect my monitor to my laptop. This worked perfectly fine on Windows, but I switched to Ubuntu recently and it doesn't ...
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High CPU Usage using USB-C Monitor with Ubuntu 21.10 and ASUS ROG G14

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10 all updated as of today. Ive got an AMD ROG G14, it have NVIDIA and AMD GPU My cpu is jumping like crazy when I connect my micro USB monitor 16122 yoram 20 0 25.8g ...
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External Display not recognized after screen was locked

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.1. I am using a Laptop with Nvidia GPU and the newest proprietary drivers (Razer Studio with Quaddro RTX 5000). At home I use the laptop connected to an external display with ...
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Second display black connected through eGPU on Ubuntu 21.10

I recently bought an eGPU and a graphics card to go with it. I'm using my main laptop monitor as well as a secondary one hooked up to the back of the eGPU, but the second monitor isn't detected. My ...
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Second monitor goes to weird pixels after booting

I'm using ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS and I have a RTX 3090 gpu on my laptop when I use the NVIDIA drivers the second monitor is not recognized at all and when I use the Nouveau drivers the second monitor is ...
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system freeze (nvidia?)

I have installed a new Ubuntu 21.10 (dual boot with windows 10) on Dell Precision 3561 - Intel Core i7-11800H - RAM 16GB (also having swap partition of approx. 20 GB, though installed on other NVME). ...
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LG Ultrafine 24MD4KL-B not charging via USB-C (Thunderbolt)

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on a ThinkPad P14s Gen 1 with internal 4K display. I'm currently running the Intel Mesa drivers on X11, but the behavior I'm about to describe is the same with the proprietary ...
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How turn off External Display, on closing lid in Kubuntu 20.04 or KDE

I'll running Kubuntu 20.04 on a laptop using both the laptop screen and a rather recent external monitor (Iiyama PL2796QS) connected with HDMI. I would like to have the external monitor turned off ...
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External monitors suddenly not detected - Ubuntu 20.04

I've been using 2 external monitors with my laptop for about a year now with some minor issues (occasionally screen flickering). Yesterday they decided to call it quits and now neither are being ...
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Keeping External Monitor Resolution

Recently I got myself a new laptop which has two display adapters as of lshw report: VGA compatible controller producto: GP104M [GeForce GTX 1070 Mobile] fabricante: ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 on Hp Omen 15 external diplays stopped working after BIOS udpate

I just performed a BIOS update and now neither of my external displays work (Displayport or HDMI). I have tried xrandr --auto per some recommendations, but no joy. lshw -c video shows an UNCLAIMED ...
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HDMI monitor not detected (Ubuntu 20.04, Dell DA200 usb-c adapter supplies the HDMI port)

I cannot detect my HDMI monitor on ubuntu 20.04 using a HDMI port provided by a usb-c adapter (Dell DA200). There are similar questions such as Fixing Ubuntu USB-C to HDMI DELL DA200 and Dell DA200 ...
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Second monitor is not working on boot

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed with ubuntu-mate-desktop. I work with a second monitor, connected via hdmi. When I turned-off and then reboot my system, this monitor is black (and cursor does not pass ...
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External USB-C monitor flickers / blinks randomly

I regularly use an external monitor, connected through USB-C/thunderbolt to my laptop. It usually works flawlessly, but every now and then (between a few weeks or a few days), the monitor starts ...
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How do I get an external GPU with a hybrid laptop to output a display on Kubuntu? [duplicate]

I link the Arch Wiki a few times. I am using Kubuntu 21.10. It has directions, but I am not using Arch. So... I have a strange configuration. I have a laptop with an Intel CPU, with Intel 360 ...
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Both Monitors Randomly Turning Off Ubuntu 21.10

Both my internal and external monitors will randomly shut off for no reason, but they turn back on when I move my mouse around. I have checked my settings and my auto-suspend and other options are ...
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External monitor - xrandr resolution doesn't work and problem with refresh rate

I'm facing problem with xrandr to set new resolution and refresh rate. I only have the resolution 2560x1440 with refresh rate 33 mhz, if I try to increase the refresh rate I got the error below: ...
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Mouse doesn't go left side monitor only goes Right side

So I have 2 external monitor, so my mouse cursor only goes the right side monitor, can not take mouse to left side, can't find any options to fix it, any suggestions how to control or move mouse both ...
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Virtual Box and Ubuntu 20:04: Ubuntu for the secondary monitor behaves not correctly

I have in some laptops installed VirtualBox 6.1.28 r147628 (Qt5.6.2) where: The Hosts are MacOS (El Capitan) and Windows (7 and 10) The Guest is Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 for each Host. The Guest ...
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How to make the external screens the defaults for open applications?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 with Cinnnamon 4.4.8. I'm using two external screens together with my laptop screen (one of the externals is configured as primary). I use the laptop screen for a single ...
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External monitors not detected after upgrading to Ubuntu 21.10 (Connected via ThinkPad Hybrid USB-C with USB-A Dock)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 21.10 and now, as the title suggests, my external monitors are no longer detected when connected via the hybrid USB-A cable from the ThinkPad dock ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.6 nvidia GTX 1060 not work withboth laptop screen and HDMI monitor

At some point after an Ubuntu 18.04 update, I lost external HDMI monitor support. I found that Nvidia does not support the monitor any more. To get it working again, I have to use Nouveau display ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 freezes after plugging a seconds monitor

I installed ubuntu 21.10 on a new SSD drive i have bought, it's has been working well so far, out of the sudden it freezes when I plug my second monitor through HDMI which used to work fine, I suspect ...
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Ryzen 5900HX + RTX3070 – black screen on boot when external screen plugged in after update to 21.10

I have recently upgraded my laptop to Ubuntu 21.10. I have Ryzen 5900HX and GeForce RTX 3070 onboard. Unfortunatelty I can turn on the computer only without the external screen plugged to an HDMI port ...
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Unknown Display on DP-3. Only one display present

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 20.04 LTS show a second unknown display, which is not actually present. I have tried every related solution with no success. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have a NVIDIA ...
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Can't display 2nd ubuntu VM screen on 2nd monitor

I just recently installed Xubuntu VM on my Windows 10 laptop and am trying to get a 2nd ubuntu VM screen to show up on my HDMI-connected display. I can get the 2nd screen to show up on my laptop by ...
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Switch from AMD Integrated GPU to Nvidia Discreet GPU on Ubuntu 20.04

Im running ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3. The problem is when using ubuntu I cant connect my laptop to external monitor but its works perfect when I'm on Windows 10. I check the about of ...
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Not able to add external display with USB 3 to VGA FL2000 chipset in Ubuntu 20.04

What am I trying? Trying to add external display using USB 3 to VGA Fresco Logic 2000 chipset adaptor by compiling a driver and loading a module in the kernel 5.4.0-84-generic in Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. ...
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trouble with laptop / dual monitor

I have a laptop with 20.04 desktop loaded that I normally leave running 24x7 with the lid closed, it has a smashed display that is almost illegible... In the past, back with version 12 or 16 [edit: 12....
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External monitor only works with specific resolutions: Ubuntu 20.04 and Dell XPS 15 7590

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell XPS 15 7590 (2019 model). While an external 2560x1440 monitor was working fine while Windows 10 was installed, the screen doesn't detect a signal when I have it at ...
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Displayport over USB-C stopped working - faulty drivers?

My laptop (Dell XPS 13, 9350) has a single USB-C port, which I am used to connecting to a docking station which is in turn connected to peripherals (USB devices, audio, display, power supply). One day ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS won't connect to external monitor after suspending

I have an HP Zbook with windows dual boot and Ubuntu 20.04LTS. I don't know if my computer has always done this but I just noticed that I can't connect external monitors after my computer suspends. ...
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How to identify if the type c port on my laptop has Display / thunderbolt support?

I am typing to connect an external display using the type c 3.1 gen 2 on my laptop external adapters, but the HDMI connection via the adapter is not able to connect the external display. I am trying ...
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External monitor has stopped being detected Ubunbtu 20.04.2

RESOLVED I am using an Asus-UX560UQK laptop with Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS installed connected by USB to a Targus ACP70EU docking station which in turn has a Lenovo external monitor attached via the DVI port....
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External monitor dont work on Lenovo ThinkPad with AMD Ryzen 5700u

I just installed the newest Ubuntu on laptop ThinkPad E15 Gen3 with Radeon GPU on Ryzen5700u and found a big problem - external monitor is not working... I dont even see in dmesg anything about ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a laptop with a broken monitor

I have a Lenovo laptop with a broken monitor (don't ask!) that worked well with a HDMI cable connected to a Dell monitor. Of late, the laptop won't boot once I have entered the hard disk password. The ...
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Ubuntu 32-bit, dual monitor very slow

Older 32-bit laptop running 18.04. When I plug in an external VGA monitor it slows down abysmally, as in 20+seconds between keystrokes. If I unplug the monitor it works fine again. External shows the ...
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