Refers to display devices. Like a computer monitor.

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Why does Gnome 3 not display files on the desktop?

I put some files in my "desktop" folder to be displayed on the screen but nothing happens, why?
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How to fg a process suspended before starting tmux inside the new tmux session?

How to 1. suspend a process with ^Z, 2. start tmux and 3. fg (or bg) the suspended process? $ find / [.....] ^Z [1]+ Stopped sleep 10 $ tmux $ fg -bash: fg: current: no such job ...
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Lenovo yoga 13 Display Issue

I can't connect Etra (Extended / Duplicate) Screen to the usb 3 docking station of Lenovo Yoga 13, Since After I upgraded to Windows 8.1. I reinstalled Intel HD Graphics 4000 driver from Lenovo Site ...
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Hanns-G HZ201 19" LCD monitor

I'm an old tv man and it looks like there is no red. My house took a lightning strike thru the ethernet and fried all of my comm stuff. This monitor is hooked up to a puter that didn't seem to be ...
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Small yellow lines appearing

I'm having strange yellow lines appearing on the right of various objects on my screen : These lines seem to appear regardless on the application and always follow the form of the object next to it ...
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How to set default screen resolution and color depth without monitor in windows 7

Currently my windows 7 has screen resolution 1920x1200 with DELL monitor (Intel Graphics Card). How can I make it default even if NO monitor is connected? Actually my worry is I am using rdp ...
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Reducing brightness of specific pixels on laptop screen

My laptop's screen has a couple of small bright spots. They are obnoxious but I don't want to have to buy a new laptop or replace my current one's screen. I suspect that the bright spots could be ...
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Why does my screen not turn on?

My problem is that sometimes the computer does not turn on my screen and I have to disconnect and reconnect to turn it on. All this happens when I changed graphics. I use a DVI to VGA converter that ...
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How to increase the resolution of a laptop screen more than it supports

I have a laptop, which has a screen resolution of 1366x768, as most laptops have. Is there any way to increase it? The laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6, with Intel HD 3000 graphics and Radeon HD 6490M ...
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QHD display in 1080p

I just got a 15" laptop with a QHD display (3200x1800). The scaling on windows 8.1 is a complete disaster and strains my eyes to the max. Is it possible to set the display to 1080p without it ...
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After changing settings, I can no longer get my laptop screen on (it's black). How can I see the display monitor?

My laptop screen went dark and I searched on how to fix this - found to disconnect power and drain it with the power button, then close the lid almost all the way and then try to hit power button ...
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Multiple screen

How may I force my windows to think, that it has 2 screens connected? Hi. I love to use extended screen (2 screens connected to 1 graphic card, different images on each screen). But today, the second ...
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Any other options to get my All-In-One PC touchscreen to work with windows 8?

I have a Sony vaio All-in-one touchscreen that had windows 7 installed. I originally had done an "upgrade" to windows 8 and the touchscreen worked fine. My HDD was starting to fail though so I just ...
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Is there any way to use worse resolutions than your screen's native without losing quality?

Imagine I have a Thunderbolt Display (2560x1440) and a game I like runs better at Full HD (1920x1080). I imagine that if I use the full screen, the upscaling will make the image worse than if the ...
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How can I force letterboxing on my display?

What I want to do: I want to put vertical letterboxes on the sides of my widescreen display to run a 4:3 resolution while maintaining the native pixel-for-pixel aspect ratio and scaling: my display ...
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Why don't laptop and desktop screens have the same ppi as phones?

This is somewhat an economics and manufacturing question, so apologies if it's a bit off-topic but I don't know where else to ask. I have a 17" laptop with 1,920 by 1,080 resolution, which is nice. ...
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How to put Windows to sleep when monitor (HDMI) is turned off?

I have a HTPC (Intel NUC) connected to TV via HDMI. Is it possible to put Windows to sleep when the TV is turned off? It seems that Windows does have built-in detection for when monitor is turned ...
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Will AMD Radeon HD 6800 work with a 4k monitor?

Will AMD Radeon HD 6800 work with one 4k monitor? I have no idea of how to check.
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How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast?

This days, it seems that I either go worse with my eyes or some settings with contrast and brightness have been changed. However, I have been searching now for some tutorial on how to adjust contrast ...
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Dell U2312HM flickering

I bought a DELL U2312HM a year ago. I was actually preparing to buy 2 new monitors as this model. It worked very well until a couple of hours. It started to flicker badly on the right side of the ...
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PC has to be booted twice for monitor to become enabled

After installing a Zotac GeForce GT 640 2GB Edition, I now have my monitor plugged in to the DVI port. However, when I boot my PC the monitor doesn't come on after POST. I have to reboot the PC and ...
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Setting up a second monitor in CentOS

I have CentOS installed on my laptop. I hooked up my TV via VGA and it works, just not as I'd like it to. The left side (on the TV) is cut off, like the image is justified too far left. I want it to ...
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HP Pavilion dv3 volume control display driver on Windows 7

I've recently bought an HP Pavilion dv3-2150ep and I'm having a hard time getting the volume control display to work as expected. The control is a back-lit touch-sensitive bar above the keyboard. Now ...
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How to make a VGA monitor display a white screen at all time?

I am hacking around with an old (CRT) VGA monitor. What I want is to make the monitor display a blank white screen at all time, when the power is connected of course. I do not care if I cannot use my ...
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Why is the monitor image all washed out?

The LCD flatscreen is completely washed out, as if someone had turned the brightness way past max and turned the contrast down too. Black-on-white text is poorly readable, and grey-on-white literally ...
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How to disable the screen (Linux without X)

I would like to know if there is any way I can disable the screen on a linux distro I'm using Debian. I found a few way to do that with X installed, but not without X.
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VMware Player Ubuntu display is duplicating (triplicating) the monitor

I am using VMware Player 6.0.2 and I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I recently upgraded my VMware Player, I now have duplicate/triplicate (and sometimes even more) displays going on at the same ...
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Laptop to 4K Monitor

I would like to connect this (Lenovo ThinkPad T430) to this (Seiki 39-inch 4K display), and achieve full/native 4K resolution. Is it possible? From the onboard mini display port to an external video ...
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Use external display from boot on Samsung laptop

I have a Samsung RV511 laptop, and recently my screen broke. I connected an external screen and it works fine, but only after Windows starts. I want to be able to use the external screen right from ...
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Nexus 7's screen seems to be dead [2013 / 2nd Generation] [migrated]

When I connect the tablet to a computer Windows 7 detects the tablet and starts looking for drivers. I understand this means that the microUSB connector is working. I tried everything I could by ...
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Is there such a thing as a video card capable of Deep Color?

I know there are video cards that display True Color (24 bit color), but are there any video cards that display Deep Color (30, 36 and 48 bit color)? Further-more are there any display devices that ...
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How do I increase second monitor resolution to 1600 x900?

thanks for looking to help. I have connected a second monitor with HDMI, but my maximum resolution is 1280x700 and the optimal is 1600x900. The display options in the control panel are maxed at ...
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Out Of Range Message When Entering Boot Selection Menu

When I boot up my dell Optiplex 760, and press F+12 for my boot options, the Alba TV I am using as my monitor then says "OUT OF RANGE". What can I do to fix this?
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Driver for AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200

I have Gateway NV53 nootebook and I just reinstalled my windows 7 . Before the reinstal I had display adapter - AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 like this - After I reinstalled the ...
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Why does my new monitor randomly flash black when playing videos

It usually happens when the videos are full screen, and nothing changes in the video for a second, but I don't think it is confined only to these conditions. It's a relatively new ASUS VE248 (under a ...
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HDMI to DVI Monitor Input Lag

I have a monitor (not an HDTV) that has two different types of input ports: VGA, and HDMI. No DVI. My GPU has two DVI ports and one HDMI port. I use the computer primarily for gaming, although only ...
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What is the pixel clock setting on my monitor actually doing?

I am experiencing display interference on a dell 24" flat panel monitor.I find that if I adjust the pixel clock settings up or down in the monitor's on-screen menus, the interference goes away for a ...
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Keeping folder display the same as it was left

In Word 2007 (and also on previous versions I have used), when I open folders, they open with icons or a list. I like 'detail' display and change it to that. I like detail because I can see which ...
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Software or hardware solution for virtual monitors, on one physical monitor

So here's the situation: I run live streams of video games, and I'd like to be able to read the stream chat and control my broadcast software while streaming, but with a fullscreen game this is ...
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How do dual monitors work while gaming?

I'm thinking of getting a 2nd monitor and utilizing the extended desktop function. What I'd like to know: How would this work if I wanted to play a game? Would I be able to have the game appear only ...
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Can a frozen Kindle Touch screen be repaired

The screen on my Kindle Touch is around 1/3 frozen (see photo). With the battery removed, the screen stays the same (not all white, see photo). How do e-ink screens work? Is there a way to repair it? ...
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How to show refresh rate of monitor in MS-DOS Version 6.22

I was forwarded from Stackoverflow to ask this question here. I am running a psych experiment on an old MS-DOS computer. When I ran the experiment on a different computer that is split via a switch ...
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“Virtual” monitor on a PC which has no real monitor?

Is there any way to create a 'virtual monitor' on a PC that has no real monitor plugged in? So that I can connect to it using an app such as TeamViewer. If I run a virtual machine, I will not be ...
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Win7Pro - Split screen

I am trying to view several live stream feeds on one monitor. When I click 'full screen'(to remove adds/banners, etc) to view the stream in full screen mode, can I set the stream to just fill the ...
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How can I horizontally flip/invert my monitor (not rotate)?

I have searched dozens of forums for this solution on multiple occasions, and the answers are always instructions on monitor rotation or simply, Why do you need to do that anyway? Yes, I can rotate ...
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Is it weird that my eyes hurt more on my laptop than they do on my smart phone? [closed]

I can be on my Nexus 5 typing and doing different things and I'm fine. But when I get on my laptop, it just bothers my eyes after a while. (I have a Dell Inspiron 15.) The Nexus 5 is known for its ...
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How do I get a Monitor to go straight to black on stage?

I'm working props for a theater in upstate new york. We have a rather unique problem with our current show. We have three computer monitors on stage, each of these is attached to a handful of ...
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Laptop to a monitor Black horizontal Lines

I have a problem with my monitor which I've fixed a long time ago, but I don't remember how. I see black horizontal lines on my Benq GL2460HM monitor. I don't think that it's a problem from the ...
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Why my screen is not showing correctly

My laptop monitor shows screens like this: Click for full size there are lines to the bottom of the page which moves along with windows.(pay attention to photo) please share your opinions and help
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Comp turn on but doesnt beep and I get nothing on the monitor

My dad and I have been building a computer from scratch. The problem is that: 1) Computer turns on, the fans and lights go on, but we're not getting any beeps. 2) The monitor says, 'Auxiliary power ...