Ubuntu Server provides a login screen, with a number of text terminals available on default (configurable to allow more, or less as required). Most servers though are used headless (no displays attached).
For help with Ubuntu Server, some resources are
Ubuntu Server Guide: web version, PDF version
Installing using the live server installer
I'm not using i3 windowing manager but what could be happening here is external monitor is the primary monitor and laptop display mirrors it. Either way create this bash script:
xrandr --output DP1 --off
xrandr --output eDP1 --auto --primary
Mark the script as executable: chmod a+x /path/to/scriptname
Then call the script with /path/to/...
The image it receives has lost sync, which suggests your PC is sending a signal at a resolution or a refresh frequency it is not designed to accept.
The latest 64-bit Linux driver which supports both the GT1050 and GT740 is version 430.50; suggest you make sure that's what you are using.
A search at the TV manufacturer website shows no manual or product ...
you can achieve this with xrandr with the help of --fb --panning which you missed in your workout..
below are the working commands when I did it my system which are self explanatory..
my Original Screen Resolution is 1366x768 (eDP-1) and I tried to use 1000x768 leaving the blank space on Right
cvt 1000 766
xrandr --newmode BROKEN 62.00 1000 ...
The fbset program can apply a margin to any border. xrandr on the other hand only manages left and right borders simultaneously and/or top and bottom borders simultaneously for overscan / underscan.
You can read the man page on the internet:
set the length of one pixel (in picoseconds). Note that the frame ...