Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Output

I just bought myself an Asus Swift PG278Q gaming monitor. When I bought it I was led to believe it had both DisplayPort and HDMI, to which I later found out its limited to the DisplayPort. I have an ...
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How will running two displays (same image) affect performance

I want to run the same image on two screens the colour should be the same and so should the red but one is a slightly bigger screen would this affect the performance of the Pc I have a GeForce gtx ...
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What is the best way to monitor CPU, disk and memory usage of a single application in Linux?

I do not want to monitor the system's performance with something like vmstat, because it will provide more general information than what I want. I know time provides CPU usage data of the executed ...
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Is the laptop screen physically damaged

My laptop screen has been flickering on and off for a couple of months. I have had this laptop about four years. Please see the image attached. The flickering used to stop after a few minutes, but ...
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Aver monitor gone dark in one corner?

I was just on my PC watching a Livestream and suddenly the bottom right corner has gone darker than the rest of the screen almost like a shadow? I haven't done anything to the monitor.
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Monitor EDID gone, cant override P2350

i have a P2350 Samsung 1080p monitor, but it is not recognised anymore in Windows, when connecting via DVI. In Ubuntu i at least get signal, but with wrong resolutions. So far i found out, that there ...
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Laptop model identification

Trying to get OS installed, but neither vga nor hdmi out work. Obstacles: There are no stickers under it Screens broken No OS to use software ident. The only thing I know about it is the screen ...
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Can my lcd monitor be fixed?

I have Samsung monitor manufactured in 2006. Model: 740n [R] D. It won't show image. When computer is asleep the light on the power button of the monitor pulsates normally. But when the computer is ...
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How to have different orientations for each of two monitors

I have two monitors on my Win 10 machine. One rotates. I do a lot of artwork and want to be able to work on my main horizontal monitor but then open a piece (or better yet, drag it) to the secondary ...
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My screen keeps changing color to vintage color

At first after opening the laptop it would stay the normal color but after a minute it will start to change. It changes color like the second color here W10 64-bit Display adapter (Intel(R) HD ...
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Can't open display after reattach screen session

When I first start my screen session my X-display works. I.e., I can start X-apps like xterm, etc. However, when I reattach my previous screen session, from a different X, the X-display no longer ...
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Graph network usage per IP on Linux router

I'm going to be setting up an Ubuntu server as a router. There are dual gigabit NICs on the motherboard and I'll also use a wifi card as an AP. The question is, once I have this running, can I ...
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My monitor looks way too sharp [closed]

My Philips 27" monitor started to display too sharp, usually it displayed everything smoother. The cable is connected correctly. Here is my resolution and also you will see what I mean by "too sharp" ...
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Will these laptop displays fit into each other?

I found a LCD panel that's a perfect replacement for my laptop Acer Aspire 5738G. It's relatively cheap, and it's from a laptop named Acer eMachines E727. I have only one question. Will it work with ...
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What is alternative for monitor (glasses, oculus rift)? [closed]

I will like to know from someone who have experience in virtual glasses or similar thing -> which is best for replacement for monitor? In more details: -> I will like to work on computer like ...
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Toshiba laptop screen not working

My Toshiba laptop powers on normally and the LEDs turn on, the fan works and everything is okay but the screen doesn't show up unless once every one hundred times i try to turn on the laptop, and it ...
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HDMI output to DVI-D Input full HD?

I have: A Dell LCD back-light LED monitor which have VGA, DP and DVI-D input ports. And I have a satellite receiver that have a HDMI output and supports Full HD (1920x1080). I want to connect my ...
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How to correctly reset Windows 7 screen DPI back to normal (Smaller 100%)?

Using the control panel Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display (partly displayed in the screenshot below), I first changed the DPI from the "Smaller 100%" setting to the "Medium 125%" setting, ...
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Laptop Monitor stuck on Blank

I have an Asus Vivobook laptop, which has a function key to turn off the monitor. When I hold down the "function" key and the "F7" key, the monitor is turned off, and the system still runs normally. ...
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Whole Laptop Screen Inverted (broken?)

All the colours on my laptop screen are inverted including pictures and videos. Is there anyway to invert them back without buying a new screen?
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Windows 10 Display Scaling Issues

I seem to be having some issues regarding Windows 10 display scaling feature ("Change the size of text, apps, and other items: x%" x being the percentage from 100% to 300%). Currently, I've set this ...
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two screen layer: reconection via ssh

my question is how to best manage two layers of "screen" sessions: In my institute we have a compute cluster for numerical simulation. To login on that cluster one has to go via a load balancer who ...
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“Multi-monitor feature not enabled” message appears when booting a new computer

Recently I bought a new computer. As soon as I got home, I eagerly set it up and powered it on, but the only thing it displays visually on my monitor is an odd message I've never seen before, ...
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White shadow around text on HDTV with HDMI

I have a new Gaba GLV 2403 FullHd Led Television and when I connect my PC to it using the VGA port it works fine. But when I connect my laptop to the television, I see white shadow around the ...
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How to ignore vertical line in laptop screen?

i have a red vertical line in my laptop screen and i want to ignore it or re-scale my screen so it skips the red vertical line something like it splits the screen by that line like that "vert ...
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Glitchy lines on screen of laptop

On my laptop screen I'm getting moving colourful lines which aren't disappearing. What can be problem? On external monitor all is OK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woEe9wgciuo P.S. External ...
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Monitor only shows white screen

My monitor only displays a white screen when turned on. No boot image is shown, nor is the OSD working. Not sure what the issue is? It was working and now it isn't. Computer works just fine with ...
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DCLCD DCL9C Monitor power issues

Lately my DCLCD DCL9C monitor has had some troubles. In order to use it I had to toggle the power button upwards of 20 times. Hitting the power button would show the proper display for a second and go ...
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Display not showing windows for any applications

I just built a PC (hardware listed below) and when it starts up, it is fine. The standard Windows 10 desktop task bar at the bottom will show up, and the start menu can be used. However, the icons ...
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Does all Display link hardware work together?

DisplayLink lets you run monitors off of a usb interface. To my understanding, all DisplayLink devices can have many of the same piece of hardware connected to one computer. Each manufacturer brags ...
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Starting a web cam application in Linux without display

I have a web cam application in Linux. When it starts, it initializes the web cam and the image is displayed live in a new window inside startx. Some calculations will be performed too and the result ...
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Using laptop docking station to use 3 monitors

I have a work laptop that hooks up to a docking station in my office. I recently got a 3rd monitor and hooked it up to the docking station, which has 3 ports - 2 dvi and 1 vga - and the computer ...
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Display goes black during WebEx session

Laptop hooked up to two 22 inch displays via a docking station and during WebEx sessions, the displays go black. When moving the mouse arrow, the black areas clear up, like it's an "eraser". When ...
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Separate custom scaling levels for each display in Windows 10

I want to set a different custom scaling level for each of my 2 monitors. The "recommended" scaling for my laptop display is 150%, while 100% scaling is recommended for my external monitor. 100% is ...
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Tigervnc full screen to a specific monitor

I'm running a two monitor set-up in Redhat v6.6 and I'm running tigervnc viewer v1.6.0. I want to make the application full-screen on only the secondary (right) monitor, but it defaults to my primary ...
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Only use portion of screen

I dropped my MacBook on the floor and now the screen shows black lines (approx 1 inch wide) on the right of the screen, making this part unreadable. Is there a way to make my 13" computer act like a ...
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Dual screen no longer works with same configuration

Dual monitor display on work pc no longer works, after running fine for over a year. One monitor is plugged into the tower via VGA cable, whilst the other is plugged into the graphics card via a DVI ...
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Connect Macbook Air 2011 to DisplayPort Monitor

I'm struggling to connect my MacBook Air from 2011 to my Acer XB270HU G-Sync. My monitor carries a DisplayPort 2.0 and has no other ports except USB. I've tried a passive (male) mini-DisplayPort to ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.3 virtual machine flickering

I am using Windows 10 Pro 64bit and installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.3 as a virtual machine using VirtualBox. I set my virtual machine to another desktop and made it run in fullscreen. When I open ...
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Using one S switch controller on 3 benq xl2430 monitors?

I currently own 3x Benq xl2430 monitors and have 3 S switch controllers that are connected to each their own monitor. An S switch controller has buttons and is used to direct through the monitor ...
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Monitor 2560x1440 with ASUS X52J - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145

I just got an 25" DELL (U2515H) monitor, running at a resolution of 2560x1440. My laptop is a ASUS X52J, almost 5 years old running with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 - 512 MB Graphics Card. The ...
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External Monitor Resolution Only Available On Extend Display But Changes When Lid Is Closed

I have an Acer Aspire E11 laptop and I am running Windows 8.1 with an older Gateway 17" monitor as a secondary display. My objective is to use the laptop essentially as a desktop while at home with ...
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How can I improve yellow tint of on monitor?

I have Acer K222HQL monitor, AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphic card. Connection through HDMI. I tried different laptops, different OS (Linux distros, Windows), different ICC profiles (including ...
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Monitor suddenly went to sleep and I can't wake it up

I think that's GPU problem: I was playing game and then screen turned black and said 'going to sleep mode'. And I can't wake it up. I've tried restart PC (it works), change monitor cable port, ...
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What determines the minimum size of items on the screen?

Referring to the image below: What determines the minimum value for the "size of text, apps and other items"? What is 100%, and how is it possible to go below this? Is this solely dependent on the ...
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what is the purpose of multiple white points for a display?

Edid of a display mentions the default white point and up to 2 additional white points along with their gamma values in the display detailed descriptor section. What is the use of those additional ...
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ViewSonic VA2465smh Monitor Trailing

I recently got a new monitor for my laptop (ViewSonic VA2465smh). It mainly works, however when I played a game, I noticed that things would trail when moved on the screen (especially black-colored ...
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How can I wake-up a PC using a command? (i.e. equivalent to moving a mouse, etc)

It doesn't seem like this would be very difficult, but how can I wake-up a PC by doing the equivalent of moving a mouse or pressing keys on a keyboard? My PC is running Windows 10 and I only have the ...
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Laptop screen flickering then going black with extended external monitor.

When my laptop is connected to an external monitor and the options are set to “extend screen” it will begin to flicker and then eventually just go blank. This can happen minutes after connecting or ...
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“PC Screen Only” in Windows 10 “Project” Settings shows on wrong screen

Using Windows 10, i have 2 screens connected to my "GeForce GTX 660": 1. Samsung S23B350 Screen connected via a DVI Cable. 2. SHARP HDMI TV connected via a HDMI Cable. Obviously i want the Samsung ...