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Dual monitors with different resultions and nvidia driver

Problem is the display settings on my external monitor (1920x1280) connected via HDMI to my Dell Alienware (HD graphics 430 and NVIDIA 980m) with internal 4k screen (3840x2160). I'm running Ubuntu 20....
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xrandr preferred mode caclucation is not useful (in virtio vm)

when using spice quest tools is a qemu/kvm virtual machine machien with a xubuntu or xfce session, display resizes to the guest do not trigger xfce to resize. This is an old and well-known problem. ...
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Commands for changing screen Brightness

Goal: In/decrease screen brightness (by "standard" in/decrements) via. one-liner commands. Following this tutorial, no change occurred: (base) moi@ubuntu-pcs:~$ sudo apt update [sudo] ...
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UBUNTU 22.04 LTS - Changing brightness with xrandr doesn't work

In the CLI, xrandr --output MONITOR_NAME --brightness 0.7 seemingly "works" because no feedback is shown. After using xrandr --verbose | grep Brightness, Brightness: 0.70 is shown as output ...
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X Error of failed request: BadValue

I have tried to change my screen resolution but for some reason can't get it to change. I know my graphics card is capable because I had it changed before I upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04. I don't have ...
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How to get the benefits of 10-bit video output mode?

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04. I have used a few tests such as this and this to check if I'm getting 10-bit output and it seemed like I was until I tested on an old laptop with 8-bit monitor & GPU. It seems ...
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Dual monitor with different DPI causing overscan

I have a laptop with a 4k screen running Ubuntu 22.04 that I use with 200% scaling. The problem emerges when I connect a FHD (1920x1080) monitor into it. If I let fractional scaling disabled and set ...
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New Xrandr mode not showing - Dell Inc. Vostro 5568

I recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 onto a Dell Inc. Vostro 5568 with Mesa Intel® HD Graphics 620 (KBL GT2) and the max resolution I have available is 1366x768 for the native display. I've attempted to ...
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ubuntu 20.04: monitor resolution 3440x1440x60hz fails, but it works fine when switching to windows 10

the maximum screen resolution 3440x1440 is not detected when using Ubuntu so i tried the following: cvt 3440 1440 # 3440x1440 59.94 Hz (CVT) hsync: 89.48 kHz; pclk: 419.50 MHz Modeline "...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS unable to setup second monitor

Upon fresh installing Ubuntu 22.04 today, I came across a problem that my main monitor that I want to use (ASUS ROG PG278Q 2k 144Hz Display port) is not being detected. Meanwhile my second monitor(...
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xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default on UBUNTU 22.04

I have Ubuntu 22.04 with $ lspci | grep VG 08:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 730] (rev a1) Today the resolution of the display was forced to 1024x728 (refresh ...
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x11vnc: cannot make the second output display external

I am trying to make an external separate vnc output, as so I can turn off the main display (eDP) and just use the external one (DisplayPort-0). I have the following script: #!/bin/bash xrandr --...
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Wrong external screen resolution after wake up from sleep

After the Ubuntu distro upgrade (upgrade from LTS 20.04 to LTS 22.04, running KDE) I started experiencing a problem with external screen resolution after the wake up from sleep. The monitor resolution ...
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xrandr settings forgotten after suspend/shutdown

I use xrandr to control my monitors e.g. xrandr --output HDMI-0 --auto --output DP-0 --off however since upgrading to 22.04, these settings are forgotten every time I suspend/resume or reboot. lspci ...
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"xrandr --output XWAYLAND0 --brightness 0.50" doesn't work on ubuntu 22.04 LTS terminal

Before I was using ubuntu 20.04 LTS and the same command works fine. Now I change my laptop to MI Notebook Pro and install ubuntu 22.04 LTS which is a latest version of ubuntu and now xrandr --output ...
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Second monitor inconsistently detected, resolution issues

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 running 18.04. I've been using a Viewsonic external monitor for a few months now without issue. In the last few days, the monitor isn't consistently identified by my ...
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Why does xrandr show wrong 16K resolution for my laptop screen?

I use KDE with Ubuntu (Kubuntu 22.04 LTS). I have Dell XPS 9570 with GTX 1050 Ti Mobile with nvidia 510 drivers installed (as they came with the system installation, Kubuntu). I have a thunderbolt ...
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Swtiching monitor with xrandr does not persist

I have a monitor connected to my laptop via a HDMI cable. When I tried to switch from external monitor to laptop monitor, I tried xrandr --output eDP-1 --auto --primary --output HDMI-1 --off This ...
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How to do mapping multiple touchscreens in Ubuntu 22.04 Wayland

For X-Window (Or Ubuntu 20.x), I can do "xinput map-to-output {device_id} {display_name}" to map multiple touchscreen inputs to video output. Now Ubuntu 22.04, Wayland by default, xinput ...
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Second monitor not working via USB-C [duplicate]

When I search online, I saw a couple of similar issues but most of them are with Dock station. I am not using a dock, I am using HDMI to USB-C cable. HDMI part connects to the external monitor and USB-...
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Failed to prepare CRTC for page flipping, disabling TearFree

I have the following issue: My laptop is suspended and connected via Thunderbolt to by Docking Station. When I press a key to wake up the laptop the external monitor (connected via the dock) turns on ...
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Different resolution monitors

Screen 0: minimum 16 x 16, current 5760 x 2160, maximum 32767 x 32767 XWAYLAND0 connected 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 310mm x 170mm 1920x1080 59.96*+ XWAYLAND1 ...
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Split a widescreen monitor in two

I have a widescreen monitor and want to split it in two virtual screens. xrandr says: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3840 x 1600, maximum 32767 x 32767 DVI-D-0 disconnected primary (normal left ...
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Stuck booting to black screen after adding new xrandr mode

One of my monitors is 2560x1440, 60Hz capable but my Ubuntu 20.04 was only allowing me to set the maximum display resolution to 1920x1080. I followed the instructions in this post Unable to set my ...
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xrandr + EDID Issues - Potentially caused by Dual Monitors: AOC 2436Vwh

Goal: Ubuntu Desktop (Extended mode) with both monitors automatically in 1920x1080 mode I have been all over the internet trying to figure this out and an starting to think that it is a bug / lack of ...
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No video output besides with HDMI - No mirror display arrangement

[Ubuntu 21.10] I'm having a recurring issue where: When I boot, there is video output on my machine (boots per usual). After boot sequence, there is no video output on my machine. Only with the use of ...
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xrandr orientation reset after sleep

Edit: I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 So I have this tiny laptop Onemix 3s Yoga for which it appears the screen orientation is natively set to portrait even though is conceived to be used in ...
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Is there a way to configure samsung ultraWQHD 34 (21:9) with Ubuntu 20.04?

I bought a new monitor samsung ultraWQHD 34 (21:9) and I tried to configure it with my ubuntu 20.04. I tried xrandr --newmode "3440x1440_60.00" 419.50 3440 3696 4064 4688 1440 1443 1453 ...
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Ubuntu MATE - Resolution stuck at 640x480

I have just installed Ubuntu MATE and my resolution is stuck at 640x480. I have tried using both xrandr and the video settings to change this, but 640 is the only option I see. Here is a screenshot ...
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Display brightness is not changed by changing brightness file

I recently re-installed Ubuntu 21.10 on my laptop and found that Fn+F5/F6 don't work for adjusting the display brightness. I've had this problem before and usually just run xrandr --output DP-2 --...
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xrandr and nvidia card not working; display unclaimed (Ubuntu 21.10)

I have a new HP Envy laptop with two graphic cards $ lspci -nnk | grep -A3 "\[03..\]:" 0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] [...
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trying to split a big monitor into 3 with xrandr

i have a large monitor, 3840x1080, that i want to split into 3 monitors, each 1/3: xrandr ... XWAYLAND1 connected 3840x1080+1920+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 1190mm x 340mm After ...
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HDMI-0 Disconnected When Plugged In Ubuntu 21.10

My external monitor (Classified as HDMI-0) is not turning on or being detected when I plug the HDMI in my computer. I have tried replugging the monitor in as well as restarting my computer. Here is ...
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Manually reduce refresh rate with Nvidia proprietary drivers

I have a Lenovo Legion 5 running Ubuntu 21.04, OEM Kernel 5.11.0-41, nvidia-driver-470, RTX 3050 mobile. The built-in display refresh rate is stuck at 165 according to xrandr, despite only officially ...
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can't get 5120x1440 resolution on samsung odyssey G9

I am running Ubuntu 21.04, trying to follow instructions at this link Single display unable to set 5120x1440 resolution I do the following: cvt 5120 1440 -r sudo xrandr --newmode "5120x1440R&...
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xrandr linux cursor reverse operation in portrait mode

I wanted to read a pdf on my laptop Lubuntu which uses xrandr Can do xrandr -o left xrandr -o right xrandr -o normal which works Found How to Rotate Display in Ubuntu, Linux installed sudo apt ...
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Xrandr not doing anything on Lenovo laptop

I am running Ubuntu 21.10 on a Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15ARH05, and xrandr does not work. For example xrandr -o left does not do anything. Rotating screen through the GUI settings does work. Is there ...
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desktop height higher than monitor height. xrandr

settings and info: xrandr -q outputs this info on my second monitor HDMI-0 connected 1080x1920+3840+0 left (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 598mm x 336mm panning 1080x2160+3840+0 tracking ...
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xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output

Today I just turned on my PC and instantly saw the issue, my resolution was changed to 1024 x 768, so I tried multiple solutions to fix it back to 1920x1080 but none of them worked, the main problem ...
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Running xrandr causes second monitor to stop working

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 and I have connected an external monitor. It works fine but on running the xrandr command or opening Settings, both my screens go black for a second and then the external monitor ...
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21.10 : Brightness stopped working (yes one more topic about that... :/ )

I saw many threads about this but sadly none helped.... so here comes back the brightness problem on Ubuntu 21.10. Problem On Ubuntu 21.10 brightness control stopped working, brightness is now always ...
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xrandr settings make one screen extend beyond the display

I've been mucking around with this for ages now and have hit a wall. I can't find exactly what I'm looking for anywhere through searching either. My setup is two 4K monitors. The one on the left is ...
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configure pc multiple monitors with different resolutions - xrandr issues

I have Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS and used two monitors with 1920x1080 and 1680x1050 for quite some time without any issues. Now I've replaced the 1680x1050 with a bigger screen with 4k resolution (3840x2160) ...
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How do I enable 2160x1440 resolution on Ubuntu 21.10 on VirtualBox?

I am running Ubuntu 21.10 on VirtualBox on a Huawei Matebook 14 2021. The native screen resolution of the laptop is 2160x1440. I have also tried Ubuntu 20.04 with the same results. I've tried to add ...
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Is it possible to use an ultrawide monitor (with the Nvidia driver) in widescreen resolution using part of the screen unused?

I would like to be able to use my ultrawide monitor as a normal widescreen monitor from time to time; instead of my desktop being at the native resolution of 3440x1440, I'd like a desktop of 2560x1440,...
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Monitor connected via eDP goes black for 1-2 seconds whenever I call xrandr

On my hardware there is only one single monitor attached at eDP-1. And whenever I call xrandr --query the monitor turns black for 1-2 seconds, although the command completes without an error. Also, I ...
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rc.local and xrandr are not working together

So I have troubles with the brightness of my screen at startup. And it's unlucky because I tried many things to set it to right setup and only xrandr is working for me when I call this command. xrandr ...
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Can't set a new resolution on Ubuntu 20.04

Okay, I've been using my laptop connected with a external screen which is 2560x1080, try to add the new resolution and set up. But always return xrandr: Configure crtc 1 failed. Also checked my CPU ...
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xrandr with Fractional Scaling to set a percentage value to each monitor (without affect each other)

I use VirtualBox, the Host is Windows 10 and the Guest is Ubuntu Desktop 20.04. The laptop is connected with a secondary monitor of 22 inches (Samsung). I use the following with xrandr # cvt 3480 2160 ...
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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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