Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Launch consecutive commands in screen

I would like to launch cmd1 and cmd2 in the same screen instance. I want cmd2 to be launched only when cmd1 has completed. I have tried this: screen -d -m ./cmd1.bash "$File" && ...
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Looking for a way to disable Surface Pro 3 touch screen for one domain user

It is basically all in the title. Just looking for a solution to having a specific domain user not being able to use the touch screen on the device. I would prefer not just disabling the entire touch ...
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How to fix monitor text display to system text?

I have a problem with my Acer K272HUL monitor (1440p) in that when connected to my laptop (Dell precision m3800 or Thinkpad T440s via mini DP) any text displayed outside of the native system (such as ...
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Why is only half of the desktop appearing on the screen?

This monitor was working normally until about a week ago. I disconnected it from one PC, where it was working fine, and connected it to another. Now the image on the screen is shifted to the right ...
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Windows 10 graphics output to monitor black screen

A co-worker tried to connect a windows 10 laptop to an external monitor. The monitor was never picked up in the first place and he right clicked on the home screen, went to graphics output and set it ...
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Multiple X displays per monitor

I am developing software for a target system which has 3 displays, one per monitor: localhost:0.0, localhost:0.1, localhost:0.2 Though the target system has 3 monitors, my development system has only ...
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Is it possible to alter the color range for a laptop screen or PC monitor by using software only?

I have run into a display problem on my laptop: black color is displayed as red; white color is displayed as turquoise. I knew the reason was one of the two - the cable connecting display to ...
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disable Asus alt+shift monitor mode changing in Windows

So I have these Asus monitors, nVidia video card on windows 10 (happened in 7 too). Now if I recall correctly I never saw this issue until I got the new monitors so that's the culprit, but I don't do ...
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Laptop screen backlight usually doesn't work

Note: This question is very similar to Laptop monitor being very dark, no backlight?, but contains more information that hopefully might be useful. Two years ago, I bought an Asus X83V laptop from a ...
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How to externally connect video card?

I have a computer stick (lenovo ideacenter stick 300) which has Intel HD integrated graphics and USB 2.0 port and micro SD port. Is possible to somehow externally connect video card to it and is it ...
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Linux: What makes up a “screen”?

I'd looking to dive into how the screen application works on the inside. All documentations I can find so far is only about how to operate the screen command. I basically want to know what's actually ...
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Windows 10 Fullscreen DX - Screen stretch

I have a resolution/DPI problem on Windows 10. My setup: I have a main display duplicated to Avermedia Live Gamer Portable so I can game on 144Hz monitor (DVI-D) and let the Avermedia LGP capture ...
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Screens go black, return with hit of Windows key

So I have a dual-monitor setup and every once in awhile (pretty random amounts of time), both of my monitors will go black. I can't fully characterize this at the moment because I haven't used my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unknown monitor and wrong max. resolution

Nvidia GeForce 8800GT Drivers installed sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current ...
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How can I stop my monitor turning itself off and on again every few seconds

I have two monitors connected to my windows laptop. Sometimes (particularly after resuming from a suspended state, but sometimes it just happens randomly too) the second monitor will go into a cycle ...
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Is this a display port for high res?

Is this port (circled) a display port, if so what type ? I'm considering this high res monitor(2560x1440) : ...
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Screen brightness ASUS UX303LA issues

My screen brightness doesn't work, when I use the fn+ f5/6 key it only gets from really dark to little brighter in the lower part of the scale. So there is no leveling here or where it becomes ...
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Laptop screen alternating column brightness, pink hue, screen burn

I have an Acer Chromebook 13 on which I have installed Ubuntu. Today, something strange happened. Every other column of pixels has turned slightly darker, and the screen has gained a slightly pink or ...
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puzzling.stackexchange.com turns left monitor black

This is a weird one. This is a new issue on an existing Ubuntu 14.04, dual screen setup, using Unity, nothing out of the ordinary. When I go to puzzling.stackexchange.com on my left monitor screen ...
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Is it possible to use my monitor as a HDTV?

I have Airtel DTH HD+ connection and a old TV but I also have a Samsung LCD monitor with only a VGA port and no audio port. My set top box has 2 USB (for recording purposes), 1 HDMI port and 1 RCA ...
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Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron N5050 boots to non-existent display

I am helping someone with their Dell Inspiron N5050, which has Windows 10 installed on it. The computer will boot up, but I only get a black screen. I did find, that if I closed the lid, reopened, ...
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Monitor Artifact Cause?

So I recently started seeing this wierd glitch with my monitor: It only seems to happen when I play videos, not gaming (the card is an ASUS R9 270)It only happens on my main monitor. Secondary ...
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Monitor not displaying fully

I am using a VA1931wma LED monitor connected using a VGA cable. As you can see, I'm running Windows 10 and the screen has gone inside, and the right side is completely blanked out black. I have ...
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Where does Win 8.1 keep these Display - Screen Resolution - Adapter - “List All Modes” settings options?

These settings options can be found by opening the following screens on Windows Desktop as shown in this tutorial from EightForums.com : I'd like to know where/ how Windows 8.1 stores this and then ...
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Turning off/disabling white flickering line on LCD monitor

Out of the blue yesterday while I was watching a video a white flickering line appeared on my monitor. It starts at around maybe 2-3 pixels on the right side and goes down to what looks like 1 pixel ...
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Turning off third monitor turns off the second, doesn't do opposite

So my display is being super weird, and has since I think my last install of win 10 which was a few months ago? When I turn off display 2, both display 2 and 3 turn off and both are disabled moving ...
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shaky screen on dell vostro 3360

dell vostro 3360 cable damaged. I took the screen apart as per answer to previous question to try reseat them. it looks like the cable is damaged or at least loose inside the screen hinge on the left ...
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Display distorted or no signal (various OSes), system freezes and occasionally recovers

I recently had problems with distorted display or no signal at all with xubuntu 16.04 and other OSes. It started when I wanted to use my monitor to play console using it's HDMI input. I was running ...
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Monitor not detected on nVidia eGPU

I have a ThinkPad W540 laptop which has an ExpressCard 2.0 slot. I took advantage of it and built my own eGPU setup, using a PE4L 2.1b adapter, and an nVidia GeForce 750Ti card from EVGA. Usually when ...
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Change screen resolution OS X El capitan

I changed some resolution settings using ScreenResX and after reboot my display screen doesnt show anything I cannot see the login screen I can only access the terminal but I can't clone any github ...
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Splitting 4K output to be displayed on 4x1080p screens without adding a gfx card

How can a 4K image from a single output be displayed on four tiled 1080p screens E.g. monitor 1 showing top left part of the 4k output, screen 2 showing top right part of the 4k output... ...
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Laptop display randomly turns black

My dell laptop display randomly turns black. Sometimes it goes for some time with no problem than it starts turning black every minute or so until it starts “blinking” and at last it’s black most of ...
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Where is my Lock screen image file--

Apologies to the group. I got interrupted while I was working on the original, and decided to post it. On second look I see it was singularly uninformative. Original still quoted below: Here's a ...
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Nothing Displays on Computer After Crash

I've been working on this for close to 4 days now, and decided I needed some more specific help than Google. Last Tuesday, I was running some semi-intensive programs (FL Studio 12, Visual Studio, ...
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Can WINE provide support for 256-color only configuration?

Attempting to install and run MYST under WINE on OpenSUSE. I have had success with several other old games, but this one specifically requires a 256-color display. When I attempt to run the ...
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Dell Vostro 3360 Computer Screen loose connection

My Dell 3360 Vostro screen is somehow loose in its connection between the screen and the main body of the laptop. The screen display is shimmering as a result of what looks like a loose connection. ...
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Dell Inspiron 7537 back cover replacement

Has anybody replaced a Dell Inspiron 7537 back cover? It's a touch display, which is working well but I need to replace the back cover, because the plastic layer between the cover and the display has ...
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Ubuntu guest OS display is not fitting to screen in virtualbox

Click here for imageI have ubuntu OS runnning in virtualbox. When ubuntu starts it does not fit to the screen in fact it is bigger than the display and I need to use scroll bar to navigate to clock ...
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Windows 10 screen resolution screwed after updating drivers

I upgraded my drivers with DriverPack Solution. Now my screen resolution is screwed. I can choose only between 1024x768 and 800x600. Also I don't have restore points. Any idea how to fix it? My ...
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Stamps of fixed desktop elements on laptop display

I have some fixed widgets on my 8.1 desktop view. When I leave my laptop idle for some time and start using it again (something that covers the widgets-full screen) I get some stamp size images of ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...
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How do i connect to vga monitors to a hdmi laptop [closed]

I want to connect my two monitors that have vga to my laptop that has hdmi but im no sure what cables to buy, im really confused about what cables to buy. I was thinking buying a vga to hdmi and ...
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How to limit the displayed pixels? [duplicate]

So I recently broke my monitor and now small part of its bottom is blinking and not displaying correctly. Anyway how could I disable the broken pixels - so that they are not powered? I'm using ...
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PC Stuck at boot screen

PC Stuck at boot screen set up as image below. What could possibly go wrong?
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Laptop doesnt display imagem and when it does it immediatly shuts down

so last time my computer was working fine until i left it turned on for a long time until The battery ran off. Now when i preSs The power button i hear The fan starting and The usual sounds it makes ...
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Is there an alternative way to span three displays when using a Nvidia Graphics card?

Thanks for looking! Background I have a four monitor set up at home with three monitors in a row and then a fourth monitor directly below the middle monitor. On the weekends, I have a brief window ...
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Can I clean up leaking LCD in cracked laptop screen?

My laptop screen has been cracked, and now there is a giant black and purple mark all over the screen. Is there any way for me to clean this up so that it does not obscure my view so much?
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DVI to HDMI cable - No Video Input

I've just bought a DVI to HDMI cable in order to connect my Philips 227E3 to my Asus X555L. When I connect them, and choose DVI as input for my screen, I get "No Video Input" message. What can be ...
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Autoswitch monitors on PC?

I have a dual monitor setup: desktop monitor and TV. I use Win+P to set up the TV as screen only. Now, few months back, it happened that when I turned the TV off in this setting, the monitor would ...
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How can I show my windows in a non-mirror display (connected to a projector)?

The title is phrased pretty badly. It would be great if someone can improve it. My English is bad. Situation: I am going to do a presentation using a MacBook about my app. During the presentation, I ...