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Mirror single application / workspace to an external screen / beamer

Mirror single application / workspace to an external screen / beamer When connecting an external monitor / beamer / projector to my laptop, I can choose between two modes: Join Displays and Mirror (see here). When teaching, I need a combination of the two modes: I would like to use the join displays setup, but …

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No 1920×1080 resolution fix

How to use the highest 1920x resolution that is not out of range? I found no option to switch to 1920×1080, even though Windows supports it. Xrandr can add a 1920x resolution options at 60Hz to the resolution selector, but when I click apply the GPU or internal monitor rejects it and the resolution just …

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Nvidia driver update from 525 display ports no longer working with GTX 2070

Nvidia driver update from 525 display ports no longer working with GTX 2070 Problem: After attempting to update my nvidia driver, I got stuck in a constant black screen on reboot. I was able to get back to my desktop but now my display port connections / dual monitors do not work. Only my HDMI …

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vmwgfx failure on Ubuntu boot

vmwgfx failure on Ubuntu boot An Ubuntu (64 bit) virtual machine was working on a Windows 10 computer through VM VirtualBox Manager without a problem. Today, suddenly, it gives the error below during the boot. vmwgfx 0000:00:0Z.0 [drm] *ERROR* vmwgfx seems to be running on an unsupported hypervisor. vmwgfx 0000:00:0Z.0 [drm] *ERROR* This configuration is …

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half of my screen suddently stopped working

half of my screen suddently stopped working Yesterday everything was fine, then when I rebooted my computer I got this: I’m not a Ubuntu guru so I don’t know what to do here. I tried reinstalling my nvidia drivers, but no luck. Did anyone encounter something like this before? I tried to update / upgrade …

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Application window overflows my screen, can't resize

Application window overflows my screen, can't resize I’m having a problem on Ubuntu 22.04 with a window overflowing my screen. It happens with some applications only. I have for example PyCharm open on my system. Here, the window is outside my screen. After switching to Activities view, I can see two buttons that are hidden …

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External Monitors Not Working After Upgrade to 23.10

External Monitors Not Working After Upgrade to 23.10 After upgrading from 23.04 to 23.10, I encountered an issue with my laptop and dock setup, where the two external monitors connected to the dock stopped functioning properly. Issue Details: The monitors are detected in Settings > Monitors. I can toggle them on and off and rearrange …

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xrandr – is laptop display always "eDP-1"

xrandr – is laptop display always "eDP-1" I want to write myself some help scripts targeting the laptop monitor and I want to make it generic. I’ve noticed that on 3 different laptops with Ubuntu 22 the laptop display is always marked in xrandr as "eDP-1". Is this always the case? If not – what …

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Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS intermittent display glitch

Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS intermittent display glitch Since the past week, My laptop display glitches with these weird thin vertical black and white lines which seem to be the characters in the display skewed. The glitch is responsive, by responsive I mean that when I try to move my cursor the white skewed vertical line also …

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No display output event mid-update of Ubuntu 23.04 + NVidia 1070ti + nvidia-driver-5.35

No display output event mid-update of Ubuntu 23.04 + NVidia 1070ti + nvidia-driver-5.35 When upgrading my Ubuntu 23.04 + NVidia 1070ti + nvidia-driver-5.35, I’m encountering a situation where the monitor stops getting a signal, goes into standby, and I’m unable to restore the signal. This occurs with 100% of the updates that include an nvidia …

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Application windows content get displayed (upside down !) while session is locked

Application windows content get displayed (upside down !) while session is locked I recently experienced a very bizarre phenomenon. As I thawed my computer from suspend, I got back to my session manager’s lock screen. However, the content of the window of application currently running in the session was displayed intermittently, and with a 180°-rotation. …

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Console output not aligned on 4k screen

Console output not aligned on 4k screen After a fresh Ubuntu Server install, the console (no GUI) output is not aligned to the left side of my 4k screen. Instead, each line starts at a third of the screen width away from the right side, and then overflows to the left side of the screen. …

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How to turn off laptop display on Ubuntu Server 22.04?

How to turn off laptop display on Ubuntu Server 22.04? I use the laptop as a server with remote access. I tried installing xandr but it doesn’t work. Laptop model: Samsung NP305V5A-A05DX Problem solved. This instruction helped: How to turn off monitor on Ubuntu Server Asked By: Sentyreon || Source One approach to resolving your …

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External monitors via USB-C dock not recognized until I restart computer

External monitors via USB-C dock not recognized until I restart computer I’m running Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS on a Dell Latitude 3520 laptop, which is connected to two external monitors via a Dell USB-C dock. This works great, except when I suspend the laptop and disconnect the dock for the weekend, and then come back and …

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Disable On-Board VGA / Unknown Display

Disable On-Board VGA / Unknown Display I have Ubuntu 23.04 installed on a SuperMicro H8QGL motherboard with a Nvidia M4000 GPU installed. I have a phantom monitor called ‘Unkown Display’ connected to the On-Board VGA port, even though there is nothing plugged into it. I suspect it is because this motherboard has IMPI and the …

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Setting a monitoring display with 4 monitors automaticaly

Setting a monitoring display with 4 monitors automaticaly Good evening. I’m trying to create a monitoring display on Ubuntu 23.04 Gnome interface using 4 (2×2) monitors. The idea is to when the machine is powered on, each terminal, browser and software is to be open on a different display automatically. The problem I’m facing occurs …

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Nvidia RTX 2060 Max Q – Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Nvidia RTX 2060 Max Q – Ubuntu 22.04 LTS What is the correct way to install the proprietary drivers for the Nvidia RTX 2060 Max Q? Right now, I am using the open source nouveau drivers. But in the past, when I tried from the GUI the other options, it resulted in a mess: lag, …

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How to turn off laptop monitor using command line in Wayland?

How to turn off laptop monitor using command line in Wayland? I am using Kubuntu 23.04 with Wayland. I found this answer, which works in two other computers running (Kubuntu 22.04 and Ubuntu MATE 22.04) X.Org, but this does not seem to work in my Wayland computer. $ echo "$DISPLAY" :1 $xset -display :1 dpms …

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