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Display devices used with computers, such as monitors

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Screen flickering after changing to unsupported refresh rate

I have a Lenovo Legion 5 Pro 16ACH6H, that supports refresh rates of 60 Hz and 165 Hz. I thought I could also change to 100 Hz (to save battery etc.). Under Linux I created a custom profile using ...
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Running windows applications from linux host without going inside windows guest

Is it possible to run windows applications like excel, word, from Linux host when using kvm as if an X server is running in side the kvm guest and i can access the graphical applications of the guest ...
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If then statement in bash, how to

How do I phrase a script that checks screen resolution with xrandr and changes said resolution depending on what it is currently? Sample output of xrandr -q 1920x1080 59.98 + 59.97 59.96 ...
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What is the best solution to show the invisible area of a window when it's too big?

I am using Windows 10, and now I have a very HUGE window, like this: My screen is not as big as the window, and the window is not resizable, so some areas are invisible to me. What should I do to ...
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My MacBook Pro is 2560x1600 native resolution, when I capture a screenshot, why it is 2880x1800?

My MacBook Pro is 2560x1600 native resolution, when I capture a screenshot, why the captured image is 2880x1800? I don't understand. https://support.apple.com/kb/SP754?locale=en_GB Retina display 13.3-...
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Small HDMI screen loses signal if power is unplugged then plugged back in

I have a Small HDMI screen, and it loses signal if power is unplugged from it then plugged back in. i.e. if I unplug its power then of course it loses the signal no surprise there. But if I plug power ...
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Why is my display's refresh rate "60.006 Hz" instead of 60 Hz on my Windows 10 laptop?

I use a laptop running on Microsoft Windows 10. I see the laptop display's refresh rate is "60.006 Hz" instead of 60 Hz. Why? if it matters, the laptop is a GS76 Stealth 11UH laptop with a ...
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How do I set Win 11 to extend display by default?

I travel a lot for work and my laptops ports are set so that at any new desk setup it always ends up to the right of the monitor. Now every time I connect a new monitor it defaults to duplicate and I ...
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Linux options for Virtual Monitors?

A friend was for days talking about how wonderful his new screen will be when it gets delivered. He was all enthusiastic about the ability to divide up the screen into separate sections, when I said ...
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why does my laptop windows 10 system font have strange whiteness behind letters on my LG high res HDMI monitor but not on laptop screen?

The system fonts have a distracting "shine" to them. When I looked closely, backgrouds of some letters are whiter. I init'd ClearType, no effect.
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Does AMD FreeSync actually removes screen tearing or just fixes other issues to make game smooth?

I tried to read about AMD FreeSync on AMD and HP websites but I couldn't clear all my doubts. Suppose there is a monitor with maximum 75Hz refresh rate. And it has FreeSync range as 48Hz-75Hz. First, ...
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Content of some windows degrade over time

I have the following setup: Motherboard: AS Rock CPU: Ryzen 9 3900X GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Memory: 32Gb SSD 1Tb Samsung 970 EVO Plus OS: Windows 11 Pro Display: Samsung C49RG9xSS Resolution: ...
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Laptop fan turns on and off in 2-5 second intervals when screen is off

I have an Acer A315-21-958V and whenever the screen is off (NOT when laptop is asleep, just when the screen is off/black) the fan constantly turns on and off. Powers on for few seconds then off for ...
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Laptop Monitor White Spots

Hey guys I have this weird damage I got on my laptop, I didn’t notice it until these white spots started showing up on my screen. I’d just like to ask if things would get worse if I don’t bring it to ...
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Need to remove the battery and reinstall windows every time i shut down the PC

I built a PC with the following hardware a couple days ago : -Corsair 80plus gold -i5 12600 12th gen , -Tuf gaming B660 plus wifi D4 Everything works fine until i decide to shut down the PC. I have to ...
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Some apps' windows won't stay on my MacBook screen

When I try to use two apps (first HPSmart and now TextEdit), their window just flashes onto my screen for a split second and then disappears. I can see it open when I press F3, and the dot appears ...
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External monitor (HDMI) not working through USB-C Thuderbolt

I've been using my HP Spectre x360 (i3-ap0044tu) laptop for a few years now and I've been struggling with connecting my external monitor through USB-C. The external HDMI monitor only receives the ...
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The higher the MacBook lid goes, the dimmer the display - is it the screen or the screen cable?

MacBook Pro 15'' Late 2016 screen starts getting dimmer and dimmer when I open the lid past 30 degrees until it gets completely black. I captured the process in this video: https://imgur.com/HbLZUCO I ...
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Why monitor color is incorrectly rendered?

My 10 year old monitor (Dell s2240L) recently started rendering some colors incorrectly. They are instead rendered in black color. Are these dead pixels? What could be the reason behind this problem ?...
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Apple Studio Display brightness seemingly at maximum when connected to Windows10 laptop

A recently-purchased Apple Studio Display works correctly when connected to a MacBook Pro via the monitor's Thunderbolt port. However, if I connect the monitor to a HP Elitebook (Windows 10 enterprise;...
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Android Phone Unresponsive Touch [migrated]

I have my Vivo Y20i for 2 years now. But this past 6 months, i've been experiencing some touch issues where part of my screen doesn't respond on my touches and to make it work again is to lock my ...
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Hardware Malfunctioning - Display Turns on then turns off

I have a computer that has a display that as soon as the computer turns on it displays and then it ceases to display. The keyboard and the mouse still work. The computer is a DELL Inspiron 3475 AMD ...
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Dell laptop with one HDMI. I added an HDMI adapter to connect three monitors. But cannot extend display to each without the laptop

I want to shut off the laptop so I can extend the 3 monitors and have it work so my mouse can go from one to the other and NOT through the laptop. I am not using the screen on the laptop and it is ...
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How do I learn what's preventing my display from turning off?

My display is configured to blank after five minutes ("Turn off the display" in the classic control panel and "When plugged in, turn off my screen after" in the Settings app) but ...
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Flickering screen on hp elite book 830 g6

i am experiencing screen flickering even after updating my graphics card Intel UHD 620 i tried running my laptop with windows 10-11, Ubuntu but the problem still persist. but when i change the ...
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Laptop brightness automatically decreases to zero but if I press refresh, backspace, enter or spacebar keys it stops decreasing

I have turned off automatic display brightness and I don't think it is a display hardware issue as when I started the BIOS i didn't have any changes in brightness. I got an old Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 ...
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Unable to use external monitor when booting with GRUB

I have a laptop connect to an external monitor, usually I close the laptop and use the second monitor and it works just fine on my linux machine. Today I installed Android-x86, the installation went ...
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GUI Automation without display?

I have programs implemented with AutoHotkey or Ranorex Studio both working perfectly performing GUI Automation in Windows. When deploying them on my another machine (board without display devices ...
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My lcd switch got wet*

Only the switch on my monitor got wet. I opened it up and noticed a minor corrosion on the screw, which I quickly dried. I didn't know it was wet until the monitor kept going off and on after it had ...
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Chrome Profile Window Opening On Wrong Screen

I have an issue where the chrome profile window opens on a completely different screen. You can't drag the profile window that's open to another screen. Tried Win+Shift+left and right to hopefully ...
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OSX Monterey: windows don't stay on second screen after sleep

I noticed that after installing Monterey (v12.4, MacBookPro M1 2020) many app windows (such as Safari) would be relocated from the secondary display monitor to the main MacBook display, after the ...
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Can't get 144Hz Refresh rate with display port to type-c adapter

I have 2 questions actually. Let me explain the situation first. I have a monitor (Dell S2716DG) (2K-144Hz) with 2 ports. Display Port 1.2 (capable of running 144Hz) HDMI 1.4 (NOT capable of running ...
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Yellowness and Dim display on the Same Model Number of Lenovo

I recently purchased a Lenovo(IdeaPad 5 Pro 16ACH6) laptop and I have doubts that the laptop screen displays yellowness and dim hence I compared the same model number laptop then found a different ...
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Best solution for Monitor with one USB-C Port on multi Client

I have a Monitor with one USB-C port and 4 USB-A Ports (Hub). I've connected my mouse and keyboard to the monitor with USB-A and my Windows Laptop and my wife's MacBook with USB-C. I have Video signal ...
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What's going on with my monitor?

It just appeared out of nowhere while using the pc. As you can see, the screen is not only pink on the left side - but it is also weird looking (I put the Paint window on both sides for the photos, ...
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Is there a way to programmably turn on and off low power mode for specific display on windows 10?

i am programming a small app in python that will be taking remote signals and playing diffrent video clips on a projectior. Its for a big miniature railway display with day & night cycle. The ...
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Application windows on HDMI connected second monitor reposition to primary monitor after sleep / lock

There are quite a few posts here about this issue, but almost all of them relate to monitors connected via Display Port. Many of them are suffering from the Rapid Hot Plug Detect that Microsoft was ...
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Can I force Windows 10 to always boot in diagnostic mode?

I'm using an ASUS touch-screen monitor connected to a Windows 10 PC. Everything works, except that, every 1-2 minutes, the touch screen blacks out for about 3 seconds, then comes back. I've spent ...
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How can I determine if a program that does not normally access the Internet is accessing the Internet

I need to know if a program accesses the Internet. I want to view a log to see if a program ever accesses the Internet while it is running. Preferably not having to watch a screen but rather look at a ...
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Use two monitors on base optiplex 9020

I have the full dell Optiplex 9020 with no additional graphics card, it has one VGA and one serial port but that is it. Is there any way to use two monitors with it using a VGA splitter or something ...
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Change which display is shown with "Second Screen Only" selected with multiple monitors

I have three monitors. I have two computers hooked up to these three monitors. Sometimes I need to work on one computer while having the other computer open. My display that is marked with the number ...
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Changing active signal resolution only changes desktop resolution?

Windows is trolling me again. Today I got on and one of my two 1920x1080 ViewSonic monitors has decided it's a Dell AW3418DW. It won't display anything, displaying the "Out of Range" message....
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Monitor Position Adjustment

What I need to do is extremely simple and I normally can do this via the monitor settings menu (screen position adjustment). But i have set up a older LCD TV as a 3rd monitor and I need to adjust the ...
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Can I use two monitors and a tv display with mac mini?

I have a 2020 Mac Mini M1. I have extended a display using HDMI port for monitor 1 and thunderbolt 3 to HDMI for the 2nd monitor. I would like to have a tv display mounted above these two displays for ...
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Windows Desktop Stuck on Invisible Screen

I really messed up my windows PC today. I tried to connect my laptop to a projector via HDMI. When nothing was showing up on the projector I went to the display settings to see if I could fix the ...
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How to simple view second screen on first screen on WIndows 10?

I have two LCD monitors plugged in one PC with Windows 10. First monitor is main and it's placed next to PC with keyboard and mouse. Second monitor is in another room. And while I'm on first monitor ...
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How can I prevent the text from flickering in Chrome in Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS in VMware Workstation Pro 15?

The text is sometimes from flickering in Chrome in Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS in VMware Workstation Pro 15: How can I prevent that? I don't have this issue with Firefox. Environment: Hypervisor: VMWare ...
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Can I set separate desktop background slideshows for an extended desktop setup with Windows 10?

I have a laptop with Windows 10 connected to two external monitors. The dimensions of my three monitors are each very different -- one is my normal laptop monitor, one is vertical and one is extra ...
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Automatically adjust scaling of a display when a second monitor is plugged in [Windows 10]

I currently have a work laptop that I would like to have the scaling set to 125% when it is plugged into another monitor/docked, and set to 100% when it is not plugged in. Does anyone know of any ways ...
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Windows 10 dpi scaling with 27 inch Display 1440

The monitor I have is a Dell p2720dc - 27-inch display. Recently I have been using it with all 3 Operating systems. On Windows, although I have set the resolution to 2560 x 1440 pixels I find it does ...
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