Questions tagged [multiple-monitors]

Questions about multiple monitors (Including projectors), how to configure,customize, and troubleshoot, etc.

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Monitors wake immediately after they are put to sleep automatically

Basically I have it set to blank my monitors after 5 minutes idle, which it will do, monitors will show the(monitor side) Going into standby mode, no source message, go black and then wake about 10 ...
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Nvidia Prime: on-demand with monitors which are connected to nvidia gpu [Reverse-Prime] [closed]

I have an Lenovo Thinkpad W540 with an nvidia Quadro K1100M running Kubuntu 20.10. Currently I have 450.57 installed. I have 4 Monitors plugged in. 1 is the internal and 3 are on the Docking station (...
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Ubuntu 20.04: Monitor orientations reset when screen turns off

I have my laptop screen connected to an external monitor, and the monitor sits above my laptop so I have the display orientation set through System Settings -> Display Settings. It is configured so ...
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MSI Laptop monitor not working while second monitor with HDMI is. Ubuntu 20.4

I'm new to linux and I recently installed Ubuntu 20.4 on my PC. Dual monitor still worked yesterday but there was screen tearing (on my second monitor) so I went to Nvidia X server settings -> ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 does not detect my laptop screen

After some investigation, I found this thread that had a solution. I downgraded my nvidia driver to 435 - and it solved the issue, I can now use HDMI screen, but my laptop screen now is black and ...
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HDMI-1 not connecting to monitor after update to 20.04 LTS

Before the update from 18.04 to 20.04, I could connect to my old HANNS-G HSG1078 monitor with HDMI, now all connection is lost! The monitor still works fine with other computers. Below all the ...
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xrandr thinks DVI-D port is HDMI, hence doesn't work

I have a motherboard with an HDMI output and a DVI-D output, and I would like to connect a second monitor to DVI-D. HDMI works fine on arbitrary resolutions. However, xrandr thinks the second port ...
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Can't change Startup Applications Preferences “Could not save /home/USER/.config/autostart/sideportrait.sh.desktop file”

I'm new to Linux (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS) and I'm having troubles with my monitor setup. Assume for the rest of this post that when I write USER I mean the username I chose during installation (my username ...
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Second screen will not increase resolution

I have two identical QHD moniters both connected using HDMI to a thunderbolt dock. One screen is running at 2560x1440 as expected. The second cannot go higher than 1440x900. If I increase it then ...
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TV doesn't work with custom resolution

I use to run Windows 10 on my computer and use my TV as an extended screen with resolution 1776x1000. I installed kubuntu 20.04 yesterday and I can't get it to work properly with my TV. I didn't see ...
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Primary monitor turns off when it's input source changes, and does not turn back on

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with a GTX 1080 GPU with the Nvidia Driver Version 440.100 That being said, I have a two monitor setup: Monitor LG: 2560 x 1080 (primary) (DisplayPort) Monitor Samsung: ...
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Ubuntu stopped recognizing second monitor

I have Ubuntu 18.04 on my hp laptop with a second monitor connected which was always working. Today i opened my laptop without having made ANY change at all and my second screen (Lg) is not detected ...
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How to fix screen tear when a monitor runs on integrated Intel graphics and another on Nvidia GPU

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 (dual booted alongside Windows 10) on my Lenovo IdeaPad L340-15IRH laptop, which has a GTX 1050 GPU. I'm using a dual monitor setup composed of the laptop's ...
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Xubuntu/Kubuntu Power Manager intermittently not working

I'm running Xubuntu 20.04 and found the power manager intermittently unreliable; e.g., it will work fine for days, then fail to turn off the screen or suspend indefinitely, and after a reboot, it may ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 multi screen error when not mirroring

I have following issue with dual screen on xubuntu 20.04. I have two monitors: VGA-0 connected 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 480mm x 270mm 1920x1080 60.00*+ ...
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Prevent programs (wine/steam) from disabling monitors

I use Kubuntu 18.04 on my Laptop with two monitors connected. Some programs (Mostly Wine, Steam and Proton) sometimes disable both of my secondary monitors. For instance, sometimes (not always, which ...
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How to fix screen overlap and top left zoom of HD external monitors while using 4k primary Linux Ubuntu 20?

I have two external monitors connected to my laptop, and am running Linux Ubuntu 20. I am having an issue with my displays. The external monitors in reality are zoomed in on the upper left side, and ...
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Incorrect oversized theme: 20.04 LTS, KDE, 2 monitors, nvidia 1050ti with proprietary driver,. The bug only happens if both are powered during boot

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS then installed KDE (kde-full) and now I have 2 monitors on a nvidia 1050 ti, 4k monitor and a 1440 monitor. The 4k monitor is in portrait and the 1440 is the primary ...
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HDMI stops working after some time on bionic (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS)

I currently have a Dell Latitude 7400 with the following specs running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS: RAM 15.4 GiB Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-8665U CPU @ 1.90GHz × 8 Graphics: Mesa Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (WHL ...
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How do I fix my login screen on Ubuntu 20.04?

The title isn't too specific and I'm sorry about that. The problem I'm facing here is that I used a script to change my login screen background to an image because it was just solid purple before. ...
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Triple Monitor Display issues, Third monitor issues

I'm currently using https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DOFD0G8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 as a graphics card and my HDMI and VGA output to my monitors are perfectly fine. ...
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Can't get 4K on both monitors

I have 18.04 installed on a Mac Mini from (I think) 2015. I just installed two identical 4K monitors, one through the built-in HDMI port, the other through the built-in Thunderbolt port via a MDP->...
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Dual Monitor Setup, mouse stuck from one monitor to another

I am trying to setup my dual monitors on my desktop (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS). I have 2 video cards on my computer an Nvidia and an Intel (built-in), one monitor is plugged into the Nvidia (via DVI) and ...
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HDMI not working, Ubuntu 20.04, triton 300

I've tried installing and reinstalling nvidia drivers, but no matter what my new dell monitor does not appear for ubuntu. (looked over in settings under display, nothing appears) Nor do nvidia drivers ...
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multi-screen issue with xubuntu 20.04 : only one screen at a time

I use xubuntu 20.04 on a laptop Lenovo X270. I tried to connect a screen on HDMI port, with no success first. After some try and fail, I modified some parameters in bios and now, if the computer ...
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Issues Utilizing Multiple Monitors 20.04

I'm currently having issues getting multiple monitors to work. For reference, i'm using a J5create triple display docking station, two monitors both plugged into the docking station via HDMI and the ...
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USB-C to HDMI Adapter stoped working after first restart

Hi Just installed the newest version of Ubuntu LTS release on my ThinkpadT480s and somehow my second Monitor which is connected by a USB-c to HDMI adapter is not working. Right after installation, it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on a new Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 is not detecting my second monitor through HDMI

As the title states I recently purchased an 81X2 IdeaPad Flex 5 14ARE05 with an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U with Radeon Graphics (8) @ 2.000GHz for the CPU and an AMD ATI 04:00.0 Renoir for the GPU. I installed ...
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Can you disable laptop screen when closed?

I use a laptop running ubuntu 20.04. I usually have an additional display connected to the laptop, extending the monitor between the two of them. But I would like that, when I close the laptop lid, it ...
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Kubuntu 20.04, resolution on second monitor/screen

I just installed Kubuntu 20.04 onto a laptop that had Linux Mint 19.3 on it. With Mint, the second screen (connected via HDMI) could do a resolution of 2560 * 1080, but in Kubuntu the display manager ...
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How to make integrated screen only mode on Ubuntu 20?

When launching Ubuntu it always starts up with "extended screens" mode, how to switch it to only "integrated screen" mode as default for startup?
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second screen configration issue ubuntu 18.04 - amd and intel driver

note- I have explored other similar questions but nothing worked for me. i am trying to configure dual display setup. my laptop is detecting 2nd monitor but it shows nothing but black screen. after ...
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Not able to extent 3rd monitor using USB C docking

Hi Folks the issue that I have is that using a USB C docking I'm able to get my laptop and 2 monitors to work but the 3rd monitor only as a mirror of the second external monitor, so I was wondering ...
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18.04: Laptop with 4K display doesn't keep preferred resolution at full HD

My laptop (Lenovo YOGA C930-13IKB) is running 18.04LTS. The screen is 4k but because of scaling issues in multiple applications and use an external full HD monitor I prefer to have the laptop screen ...
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Night Light not working on external monitor (through DisplayLink dock)

I have a 2019 Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 7390 connected to Dell D6000 docking station and using Dell SE2719HR secondary monitor. The dock uses DisplayLink technology, for all it matters. My Ubuntu version is ...
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virtual monitor when using Nvidia graphics for VNC based second monitor [migrated]

I am trying to use my iPad (or any tablet) as a second portable monitor with my laptop using a VNC client on my iPad and VNC server showing the second dummy/virtual monitor from laptop. There are ...
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How to use displaylink adapter with ubuntu 18.4.4

I have installed the ubuntu driver software for display link adapter and followed the instructions at: https://support.displaylink.com/know...on-legacy-ubun However, Whenever I connect my usb 3.0 to ...
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Problem with multiple displays on Lenovo P43s and ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Gen 2 (Ubuntu 20.04)

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad P43s where I connect my display (Dell) through a ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock Gen 2: https://support.lenovo.com/dk/en/solutions/pd500265 Everything works ...
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External Monitor not detected in ubuntu 18.04, no detect displays button seen. NVIDIA x server setting shows only prime profiles

I am running ubuntu 18.04, for some time now. Recently when I tried to plug in an external LCD ti my laptop a DELL G3, ubuntu was not able to detect it. There was no detect displays option in settings ...
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Clues to get dual monitor working - 20.04

I having trouble to make my secondary display working, my laptop is running Ubnutu 20.04. I've different questions : First, the computer comes with an intel graphics chip and a Nvidia GPU, so is the ...
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Inconsistent Resolution / Positions / Fractional Scaling for 4K Display & HD Display Using NVIDIA Drivers

Inconsistent Resolution / Positions / Fractional Scaling for 4K Display & HD Display Using NVIDIA Drivers Background So, I've recently moved back onto Ubuntu after deciding to take a break from ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 cursor glitches when used with multiple displays

Kubuntu 20.04 running on an Asus Vivobook E403SA 1.0 constantly has cursor glitches whenever I connect it to a dual monitor through HDMI (there is no port for another type of cable). This didn't ...
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Fractional scaling flameshot screenshot problem 20.04

I have 2 monitors: one 2560x1440 and one 1920x1080. The 2560 one is at 125% scaling, the other one at 100%. I've set up flameshot as my screenshot software. When I try to make a screenshot, the first ...
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How do I change my taskbar position in dual monitors?

A Linux noob here running lubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I have my laptop connected to an external monitor on the left. When I configured my setup, the panel(taskbar) would be there in the external monitor. But ...
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Sudden disconnection of second screen and usb keyboard - Ubuntu 20.04

Hardware: Lenovo Thinkpad x250 with Dokingstation Intel® Core™ i5-5300U CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4, Mesa Intel® HD Graphics 5500 (BDW GT2), 64 Bit External Keyboard connected via USB (Dokingstation) Second ...
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Dual monitors setup capped at 60hz

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 My issue: Dual monitors setup with one 1080p @60hz and another monitor 1440p @144hz. Running on proprietary Nvidia driver 440. Monitor is properly setup at 144hz from display settings ...
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Additional Display

After installation Ubuntu I had a problem with NVIDIA graphics drivers. After many battles finally I made it !!! I have the newest driver from NVIDIA. The problem is: That I can't change any graphics ...
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Settings with multiple monitors

How can I set the monitors throughout the entire system (and not just parts of it)? My system consists of 3 monitors, one to the left, one in the middle, one to the right. The graphics card in use is ...
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Display Port monitor not detected Ubuntu 18.04 - VGA ok - Intel Ivybridge Mobile GC

VGA monitor running fine. Got a second monitor to run off the displayPort on the docking station.. Cable is a displayport to DVI adapter. Ubuntu just doesn't detect the second monitor. Machine is HP ...
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Primary display flickering cursor, secondary display flickering black and no signal

I changed from a version of Windows that is not supported any more to Ubuntu 20.04.0. This laptop is connected to a TV monitor with a VGA cable (xrandr calls it VGA-1). The laptop does not have a HDMI ...

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