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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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Monitor working on Linux but not on Windows

I started using my old monitor recently using a VGA-HDMI adapter. It worked the first time on my laptop running Windows 10 without making any changes to settings. Then I tried it on my work laptop and ...
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Save preset display configurations for quick-switch -- resolution, refresh rate, and display orientation. Is this possible?

I've used tools like Hotkey Resolution Changer but it only handle one monitor and not the display orientations. Is there anything that will remember all 3 attributes for quick-switching with hot keys? ...
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Checking the luminance range of a monitor

I'm wondering if it's possible to check to luminance range of my monitor. I know that there are external device to measure it, but I'd like only to read in some window this characteristic, i. e. ...
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How to extend screen from one MacBook to another (similar to Sidecar)?

I want to extend the current screen on a MacBook to another MacBook, using it as an external monitor. Is that possible?
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Lock windows resolution, orientation and scale

How to prevent Windows 10 from changing display resolution, orientation and scale % by it self? Or if not possible, how to set them by a script at the boot time? I'm managing 10+ computers connected ...
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Is it possible to split a vertical screen in multiple "parts"

enter image description hereI have a shop and I'm actually thinking of changing the front for a more futuristic look. I would like to put 2 vertical screens in my front windows, then I would like to ...
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How to disable "shake to minimize" on Win10 21H2?

This option is not in Multitasking anymore, and is not disabled by default on Win10 21H2. Where did it go?
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Changing font for a range of characters using fontconfig

I want to change font for a range of Unicode characters (basically Devanagari). Found about the following way in another answer on SO, but it still won't work. I tried to reason about the code and ...
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Is it possible to dim an external IPS LED computer monitor below hardware brightness level zero (0)?

My primary external IPS LED computer monitor is too bright, even when its hardware brightness is set to zero (0) and its contrast is turned down. As such, I run a software tool that applies a ...
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Changing Resolution of Disconnected (hidden) "Miracast" Monitor

I had successfully set up a FireTV Cube to act as a wireless display for Windows, however, the default resolution wasn't correct. I changed it to 1080p and was successful, then for some reason I ...
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Mac OS Big Sur : how to make my display arrangement stayed permanently?

Situation : I have a MacBook Pro 16" I configured it to run with 3 more monitors like do : Problem : When I reboot my Mac sometimes from sleep, it messed up all my displays arrangement ...
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How to create a shortcut or a link to the Windows 11 Settings HDR page?

It can be any settings page. But I need to open HDR page by a single mouse click or sort of. OS: Windows 11 My digging. Here is the List of ms-settings URI commands to open specific settings in ...
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Change of Windows display language fails for Windows 10 Home

I get error messages when installing a language pack on Windows 10 in order to change the Windows display language. When I go through settings -> Language -> Options I get the message 'Connect ...
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How to disable Num Lock/Caps Lock notification - missing settings

I have a script that keeps my computer awake by switching the num lock on and off every few seconds (this is needed, there is no alternative to this). Ever since last week, a num lock notification is ...
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Save and switch to different display positioning configurations - Linux Mint Cinnamon

My system is Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon. I have a configuration of 3 displays. My usual configuration with all 3 active is a little weird since the displays must be a little misaligned for the ...
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Can I customize Win10 display scale for an individual program

I'm using Win10 ver 20H2, build 19042.1348. I like to run most programs with the display "Scale and Layout" set to 175% but I have one program where doing so cuts off the buttons on the ...
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How to set application to display to open on second monitor through Windows or 3rd party application?

So my main usecase is the following: I would like to see my tray icons, clock and notifications on my second monitor. For this I need my second monitor to be the "main" display in windows. (...
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Application text and gui size is small

I have still not found how to fix this. I tried 2 things to solve this : Changing the properties of the Application. Changing the Display setting costume scale. But it just makes others are big but ...
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How to disable or enable Windows night light per monitor or disable for VLC

I looked everywhere but couldn't find any info about this. Is it possible to enable or disable night light for a specific screen? Or is it possible to disable it when playing full screen video such as ...
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Dell UltraSharp U2421E - solid colors look pixelated with tiny white lines

I connected a brand new Dell UltraSharp U2421E monitor to a brand new Dell Latitude 5520 laptop with Windows 10, resolution 1920 x 1200. I noticed at once that blue headers of windows that are solid ...
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No video loading X on fresh Debian install with NVIDIA 3070

I have just installed Debian 11 on a USB HDD. This system also has Windows 10 and Windows can be booted normally from it's own drive or GRUB. Debian loads GRUB, say it's loading the intial ramdisk and ...
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windows 10, reserve space for disconnected displays or otherwise disable automatic window repositioning

Unlike every other kvm I've ever used, my new one reports, to the previously displayed computer, that the monitors are being disconnected when switching views, so all my windows get rearranged on my ...
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Is there away to separate the dual monitors so that they can run separately separately, but still run off of a single tower

Hi i am fairly new to all the system programing and, all that fun stuff but I want to learn so my question is because I am using a month old Dell ACPI x64-bassed multiple displays the 1st monitor ...
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SystemSettings.exe application hanged while driver download was happening and it didn't install

I was downloading a Dell Monitor Display Driver and the following error took place: Event Viewer > Windows Logs > Application: The program SystemSettings.exe version 10.0.19041.1081 stopped ...
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Windows 10 keeps turning displays off 1 minute after I lock the screen

Irrespective of any display and screensaver settings (that are available by default on Windows 10) my display always goes into power save mode one minute after I lock the screen. I frequently lock the ...
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Change Win-10 display settings on command line or via C#

Context: Windows 10 Desktop PC "losing track" of screens, and they go/stay black I want to mimic the effect of "changing the Windows Display config" (see end for the specific UI ...
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Can open settings in Linux Mint only using the terminal and when logged in as the root user

I've been using Linux Mint for a week and today I noticed that I'm unable to open the system settings and the startup applications app. I have rebooted the pc, clicked many times on these apps to open ...
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Windows 10 “Display Settings” Rearrange your displays" configuration does not persist

I have a laptop with 3 monitors, and the 3 monitors are configured to extend the desktop. I am able to configure them in the arrangement I want, and then successfully apply the configuration, but ...
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How to increase output buffer size in Windows command line window?

I am working with xv6 in WSL of Windows 10. After running make && make qemu-nox and quitting immediately from qemu, I need to check the output of make. But most lines of the output of make ...
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Rearrange displays according to dpi instead of according to resolution - Windows 10

I use two monitors which have the same physical size but different resolutions: my laptop screen is 4K (3840 x 2160), 15.6" an external portable display, which is FHD (1920 x 1080), 15.6" ...
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Why is Libreoffice calc 7.0.4.2 slow in Windows 10?

When opening Libreoffice Calc 7.0.4.2 as of today, in Windows 10 Pro 20H2, with Nvidia GPU 1070 Max-Q and i7-7700HQ, even on a blank sheet, the following actions induce a ~0.7s lag or more: clicking ...
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Display color mode settings vs Windows / Software color profiles, AdobeRGB

I have monitor with 99% Adobe RGB and 95% DCI-P3. For the color space in OSD settings, Standard = Adobe RGB, DCI = DCI-P3, sRGB = sRGB (sic!) In Windows color management default one is set to sRGB ...
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How can I change the list of resolutions for VirtualBox (host menu)?

I have a quite big monitor and using different VMs in window mode - not full screen. In VirtualBox (6.1) I often change the resolution of the guest via the Display > Virtual Monitor 1-Menu. There's ...
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How to disable the lockscreen /extend timeout windows 10

So I think if I disable all non-microsoft services (which also disconnects me from the internet) the console lock display timeout/system unattended sleep timeout finally stops locking after 2 minutes ...
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Game running in native monitor resolution instead of configured one

I have a widescreen monitor (21:9, 2560x1080) and some older games (Skyrim, AC IV,.,..) don't support such a ratio very well. I have tried Flawless Widescreen but never had quite the results I ...
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Windows 10 - Does using extend displays incurs processing for the turned off screen?

Say I have two screens on Extend displays mode - PC monitor and TV. When the TV is off is the other screen still being rendered? Does it incur processing power? How about when it is on but on a ...
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Chromebook starts with magnified screen

My son's HP Chromebook from school has 2 accounts. The one he's supposed to use goes to a massively magnified screen, the only time I see anything is when I move the cursor to the upper left corner of ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS display issue on boot

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS and its booting to a black screen with a cursor. Nothing happens after that so I cannot get to a login screen. I thought that it may be a graphic drivers issue so ...
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Is 1366 x 768 on 15.6 laptop blurry

I purchased an HP Laptop - 15t-dy100 which is 15.6 inch with 15.6" diagonal HD SVA BrightView micro-edge WLED-backlit (1366 x 768) The screen does not look sharp and kind of blurry. Is that ...
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How can I calibrate contrast on my laptop screen on Windows 10 without external controllers?

I recently noted that photos edited on my computer look very different on my mobile phone. I thus concluded that I might want to calibrate my laptop screen. There is a built-in calibration tool in ...
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How to set up multiple distinct display configurations in Windows 10?

To get it out the way: I'm not asking how to make a multi-monitor a setup. I already have one. I need to have a few separate setups which I could switch to and from easily. My setup consists of: 3 ...
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How to Adjust Off-Screen Space in Windows?

On a regular Windows screen, I can move programs off-screen but to a different extent based on the direction: To the bottom (south) I can move them very far so that complete windows almost disappear; ...
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How do move alignment line in Intellij in code-view portfolio?

I would like to move with this alignment in Intellij vertically or just simply remove it. Screenshot from Intellij I am trying to find options for that particular aligment in Settings but can not find ...
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Is it possible to customize the display dimensions in Windows?

Say my entire screen display is 20x20 cm, would it possible to shrink the display to something like 4 cm x 12 cm and ideally move the display anywhere on the monitor? When shrinking, the behaviour ...
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My monitor doesn't work with win10

I have a monitor that does not work with my win10 laptop. I checked everything with my other laptop and the same cable (hdmi), monitor works no problem. I also tried my laptop with other monitor and ...
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Inconsistent Display Color in Charging and non-charging state

I bought the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 couple of weeks ago and I use it for work so much that I have to charge it twice a day. The problem is that I have noticed a sudden improvement in the Color of the ...
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Shortcut to switch main display

I have my TV hooked up to my PC, which also has its own monitors. I have a controller and wireless keyboard attached to the PC with Bluetooth when I control the PC from my couch, and a wired keyboard ...
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How do i Restore the default Text look/quality on my windows?

Ok, This might sound dumb but i wanna know how do i restore the Text look or Text Quality on my Windows 10. Im not talking about the font but the look/quality of the text. I was trying to install HAXM ...
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Dell U3014 suddenly has poor display quality without any apparent changes to the system

My Dell U3014 has been working perfectly since I purchased it in 2015. This morning I started working and all of a sudden the picture on the Dell is noticeably worse than it was yesterday, the ...
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