Questions tagged [overscan]

A behavior in certain television sets, in which part of the input picture is shown outside of the visible bounds of the screen

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HDMI overscanning

I'm using a pi4 with Ubuntu 21.04 and have it all hooked up to a TV via HDMI. The desktop is overscanned so much that icons are missing. I've tried changing the resolutions, but the same amount of ...
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How to use xrandr to fix overscan on a old samsung TV?

I just installed Ubuntu and my monitor is having a issue with overscan in the Y axis, more or less, 150 pixels. I tried using my TV control but i had no success. Using Windows works fine, so i guess ...
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Overscan issue (Ubuntu 20.04.2)

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS and am currently using the intel_panel_setter to adjust my screen so i can see all of my desktop and am wondering if there is a way to have this automatically done ...
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Is there any utility in kde plasma 5 (Kubuntu) to quickly adjust the resolution to the TV (overscan)?

I am using an old TV as a monitor, and as is common with hdmi connections to these devices, I am having problems with overscan (the resolution options are reduced and the edges of the screen are cut ...
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Disable Overscan leads to no desktop on Ubuntu 21.04 on Raspberry Pi 4

I installed Ubuntu Desktop 21.04 on my Raspberry Pi 4 and have problems with overscan and the edges of the desktop run of my screen. When I run this same configuration (same TV/Monitor) with the ...
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I Can't Fix an Overscan

Yesterday I connected my laptop to a Philips TV, and it looked perfect, but now I reconnected it and it has an Overscan, and tried many things but none fixes it, I did not change any config. Ubuntu 20....
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Installed Ubuntu Studio 20.04; Display Settings is ignoring me

Last night I upgraded my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installation on a desktop to Ubuntu Studio 20.04 LTS. I have a main monitor, plus an HDMI-equipped TV which I use as a secondary monitor. The TV is placed to ...
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Setting Up GeForce GTX 1650

I'm currently having difficulties getting my new GeForce card working on multiple monitors (one DisplayPort and one HDMI), and the open source and proprietary drivers are displaying different issues. ...
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How can I disable overscan on a secondary display?

I'm using Ubuntu on a laptop, and everything displays fine on the built-in display. I have a Digital Television connected as a secondary display via HDMI and there's overscan that I can't figure out ...
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HDMI screen does not adjust to the resolution

You see I have a problem with the system resolutions. I count a screen connected by VGA and a TV connected by HDMI. With the screen in VGA I have no problems. But with the television connected by ...
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Edges of Xubuntu desktop are cut off on my Sony TV?

I installed Xubuntu and it seems to work fine, with one exception. It identified my 55" Sony TV as a 37" Sony. Normally I wouldn't care except I can't set it to 1920x1080 resolution without the edges ...