Questions tagged [xrandr]

Official configuration utility for x.org.

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Ubutunu 20.04 with external 4K screen 32:10 ratio

I just receive a big screen (this one : https://www.lenovo.com/fr/fr/accessories-and-monitors/monitors/professional/P44w-10A18434LP043-4inch-Monitor-HDMI/p/61D5RAT1EU) When I plugged in into my Ubuntu ...
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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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xrandr issues with HDMI output flip screen to mirror image

I have a Dell laptop connected via HDMI to a TV monitor. My goal is to invert the screen in such a way that it will appear as a mirror image or be read clearly in a mirror. I am creating a sort of ...
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Custom Resolution Ubuntu 20.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and as usual the option for display resolutions were only 1024x768 and 800x600. My monitor is AOC e943Fwsk which does not officially support 1920x1080. but I also ...
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Xrandr command in startup script has no effect, but script does run and command work from terminal

I cannot seem to get an xrandr command to rotate my monitor at startup. The script: cat /etc/X11/Xsession.d/999_test ...
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uknown display in display settings and low resolution. Not getting Edid information because of bad checksum

I have three monitors, but one monitor has a low resolution of 1600x900 when the native is 1920x1080. In display settings it says the monitor is 'Unknown' but when I run get-edid | parse-edid it does ...
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xrandr scaling has no effect on extternal screen, overscan

I am trying to set up proper multi-monitor HiDPI scaling on Xubuntu, on a laptop and an external screen (HP 24w). Both are 1920x1080, but the laptop is 14" while the external monitor is 20". ...
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Display error when turning on the system Ubuntu 18.04

I have played a little with xrandr and now whenever I turn on the system, a message pops off in the screenshot below. I want it back to the default settings and remove this annoying error message. ...
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Orientation Stuck on Landscape

I have a new HP Envy x360 and I'm unable to switch my screens orientation. GNOME doesn't seem to detect that I can flip my display nor can I manually flip my display. I've tried: sudo apt remove iio-...
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How does ubuntu 18.04 (gnome) autodetect monitor changes?

In Ubuntu 18.04, when I dock my laptop, the monitor layout gets assigned to the previous configuration I had when the laptop was undocked. Recently I changed distro & desktop environment and I ...
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xrandr settings in CLI are reset every 60 seconds

I'm stuck with this command : xrandr --output HDMI-1 --brightness 0.50. I began a few days ago to connect my laptop to an external monitor. This monitor is an old LCD, so I have to let the brightness ...
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Xrandr stopped detecting motherboard outputs

I have a PC with dual boot windows-linux. I allocated 500 unallogated GB from the ubuntu disk to windows, and this screwed up my ubuntu installation. I managed to get it working again, but here's the ...
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Running xrandr to change refresh rate resets Gnome display scaling to 100%

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with a 2160p TV on my new HTPC with AMD Ryzen 3200g APU. To sync the display refresh rate to the video being played I have the xrandr.lua script for mpv which just runs xrandr, ...
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How to display a virtual screen on main monitor

I have a laptop where I can't set the monitor resolution higher than eg. '1200x800'. So I was reading about xrandr and how to set up virtual screens. I set up a resolution of 3840x2160 and use now the ...
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Fix Ubuntu cannot interract after login Virtualbox

After having fullscreen issue even after installing install the Guest Additions I fallowed steps on different forums. One caused me to have a black screen after login using the command xrandr like so :...
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Cannot change resolution in Ubuntu

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, 64bit ARM (for Raspberry Pi). (I have also tried the 32bit version). Hardware: Raspberry Pi 4. Monitor: 10.1" IPS Touchscreen From Toguard (connected through HDMI). ...
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Monitor detected but blank (Second screen overlaps on first screen)

I have a desktop with NVIDIA 310, with 2 DELL displays - DP chained. It works with Windows but not on Ubuntu. The 2 displays are detected, but only the first one in the chain works. The mouse extends ...
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there is another way to change multiple resolutions in linux without wait to the login

I have already make a script doing this and i put it in the start app applications, but these commands only start when you login, there is a another way to do it when the computer turn on, or ...
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lm_lid doesn't run when lid closed

I have an xps 15 7590 laptop with ubuntu 20.4 and I'm using a displaylink driver that has a problem that when the laptop lid is closed the computer become so laggy it's unusable: https://github.com/...
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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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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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CUDA install stopped my second monitor working?

I'm using a Lenovo ThinkPad P50. When I boot into my Windows partition it does work, but I have no luck with Ubuntu 18.04. I was attempting to install CUDA earlier, and when I restarted my laptop, ...
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HDMI monitor not working simultaneously with laptop monitor

My Toshiba Satellite laptop is dual boot. Both the HDMI (LG FLATRON L1710B) and Laptop monitor work simultaneously in Windows automatically without any configuration. Both work in Windows Release ...
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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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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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2 monitors Ubuntu 18.04.4 (HDMI > HDMI & VGA > USB C)

Update!! Ok so I figured that I can only get the screens mirrored with the adapter which didn't solve my problem. So instead I got VGA to USB C cable so each screen connected to it's own port but for ...
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After driver install vertical monitor settings will not save after reboot

I have three monitors two of which are landscape one is vertical. After installing the nvidia driver v440.64 the vertical monitor resets itself to landscape after each reboot. First i tried to ...
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No external output with hdmi usb switch but yes on Windows

I've a laptop that has two thunderbolt ports. I wanted to see the video into an external monitor, so I have bought a usb-c to hdmi switch. On Windows everything works correctly, but here on Ubuntu (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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I've done a mistake and changed my refresh rate, and now I see nothing when I boot

Xrandr says I have a single profile that uses 76hz, and I am unable to make a new mode using the - - new mode command due to the format being incorrect, even if its correct, and I can't make one using ...
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Error installing fakeXrandr library - Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi

I have successfully installed a ubuntu image on my Raspberry Pi 4. I am trying to do some screen customization, and so as a result I'm looking to install this project, fakeXrandr: https://github.com/...
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Refresh rate stuck at 144Hz nvidia optimus Kubuntu Prime intel graphics mode

I am trying to change my refresh rate to 60 Hz from 144 Hz on my Razer blade 15 mercury running Kubuntu 20.04. I have an RTX 2060 and it uses Nvidia Optimus. I have the PRIME setting to Intel because ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 xrandr custom resolution not applying after reboot

Total noob here so sorry if I say some silly or incoherent things. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 through virtualbox and I'm currently having issues with keeping the my custom resolution. I have already ...
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NVIDIA - Ubuntu 20.04 - HDMI second monitor with blank screen, but xrandr detects it

For some reason, the second monitor connected via HDMI is in black (black screen), but xrandr and Nvidia Settings detects it. Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 2720 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 ...
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Why does executing xrandr turn off the screen?

I am using ubuntu 18.04 LTS and for some strange reason they omitted the basic functionality to lower the screen brightness in the version for Desktop (because they burn my eyes), for this reason I ...
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Screen shifted down

I made a fresh Ubuntu 18.04 installation. I couldn't find my proper screen resolution(1920✕1080), so I added it as custom like this link, but after that I found my screen shifted down like in the ...
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External monitors resolution and ratio are not detected correctly

Ubuntu 16.04 is not detecting the correct resolution/ratio of my external 34"-screen which is connected via HDMI to my notebook. Detected resolution: 3840 x 2160 (16:9); desired resolution: 3440 x ...
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External monitor, scaled by xrandr, only shows 1/4 of what it's supposed to show

I'm having some issues configuring my screen setup correctly with xrandr. My setup consists of a Dell XPS-13 with a 4K (3200x1800) Display and an external 21 inch FullHD (1920x1080) Monitor. Because ...
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Kubuntu - Cannot add new resolution - Second monitor

I’m brand new to Linux and have just installed Kubuntu 18.04 on my desktop. I have dual monitors that I normally have set at 1920x1080 but the issue I’m facing now is that Kubuntu is limiting the ...
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Xrandr configuration for dual 4K monitor a different DPI

I have a xrandr configuration problem whith dual 4K monitor but with different DPI. My monitors : XPS-15 built-in display : 3840x2160 15.6" (eDP-1-1) LG-4K-27 : 3840x2160 27" (HDMI-1-1) I want to ...
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Xrandr crash when setting up second monitor

I just bought an external monitor, and my computer crashes when I call xrandr to setup my display. Here is my situation: Laptop: Dell XPS 13 (3200x1800, Edit: HiDPI), Monitor: Asus VZ279 (1920x1080), ...
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Second monitor not detected

I am using 16.04 version of Ubuntu and have NVIDIA GeForce graphic card. tried installing CUDA drivers and since then the system is not detecting the second monitor. Can anyone please help? Nakul
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Three monitor alignment with xrandr - I want one monitor left of *both* others

I have a three monitor setup. Call the monitors Above, Below, and Left. When I move my mouse off the left of the screen of Above, I would like it to enter monitor Left. I would like the same behavior ...
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Unable to change resolution and other problems with graphics

So, when I installed Ubuntu 18.04LTS the only way I could follow the installation was using nomodeset (if not I wasn't able to go on). Now I have another problem with my graphics. I only have 2 ...
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How to reactivate display on HDMI-1-1 on Ubuntu 19.10

I just bought an UX434FL. Everything is working well, as the second display on touchpad (screenpad 2.0) But when the display is put in sleep mode, the second screen does not show up and I can't see ...
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Ubuntu wrong monitor detection (displayed image bigger than screen - out of bounds)

First of all, please excuse my English. I have a problem with a setup and i can not find the solution, so... looking for some help with it. The setup: This is a PC that it's only use is as a ...
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Weird screen alignment 19.10 Gnome on Xorg

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 with Gnome on Xorg on a laptop with an external display connected via HDMI. The screens should be aligned as follows: +---------------------+ | |+--------...
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Ubuntu boots up super zoomed in - persists through reboot [Solved]

https://i.stack.imgur.com/5XrWD.jpg The login screen looks totally normal, but after logging in its zoomed in the amount seen in the picture. I didn't install or update anything that I'm aware of. ...
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xrandr with dual displays, problem getting back to 'simple side by side' after using larger screen with scale

I'm running two displays, main HDMI1 right 1680x1050, auxiliary HDMI2 left 1280x1024, on an i5 with a Xeon E3-1200 integrated graphics. Most of the time I use them side by side. Occasionally I want ...
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xrandr --addmode gives me error xrandr: Configure crtc 0 failed

I have a monitor that will not do resolutions that it handles fine on windows on ubuntu, my monitor can do 1600x1200 at 75 hertz but when I try to add it as a mode using xrandr --addmode it gives me ...

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