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Linux Display Settings

Many Linux desktops, such as the most popular Gnome and KDE Plasma, come with a graphical interface for system settings. Please follow the examples below to set the display’s resolution and orientation in the system settings.

Display Settings on Debian -Gnome Desktop

📌 ① Click【Activities】on the upper left corner➜Click【Show all application】icon at the righ bottom➜ click【 Settings】

② Drag downwards in the left column ➜ click 【Displays】

③ Resolution :click to choose a proper resolution.

Set the Orientation of Display:if a vertical display is required, select 【Portrait Right】 or 【Portrait Left】 from the 【Orientation】 menu .

Synchronised or Extended:If the Debian device is connected to two displays, the 【Multiple Displays】column will appear. For synchronised displays, please select 【Mirror】; for extended displays, please select 【Join】.


To set the external monitordisplay to be extended and vertical, please select【Join】 in 【Multiple Displays】. Tap ❷Display and enter the setting page of the ❷Display. Select 【Portrait Right】 or 【Portrait Left】 in 【Orientation】, confirm and save the change.

Display Settings on Debian -Plasma Desktop

📌 ① Click 【System Settings】 icon in the left bottom cornor to open the settings

② Scroll down in the left column➜ click【Display and Monitor】

③ Resolution:click to choose a proper resolution in the menu.

OrientationSet the Orientation of Display:If you need a vertical display, please choose or

Synchronised or Extended:If the Debian device is connected to two displays, the 【Replica of】column will appear. For synchronised displays, please select the name of second monitor; for extended displays, please select 【None】.

To set the external monitordisplay to be extended and vertical, please select【None】in【Replica of】column. After tapping the ❷Display, click to choose or in【Orientation】.

Display Settings on Ubuntu Desktop

📌The desktop of Ubuntu desktop distribution is modified from Gnome desktop. Its display settings are similar to Debian-Gnome desktop, please refer to the following instructions for display settings.
① Click the 【System Settings】icon in the left bottom cornor and open the Settings

② Drag downwards in the left column ➜ click 【Displays】

③ Resolution:click to choose a proper resolution

OrientationSet the Orientation of Display:If you need a vertical display, please click to choose【Portrait Right】 or【 Portrait Left】.

Synchronised or Extended:If the Ubuntu device is connected to two displays, the 【Display Mode】column will appear on the top. For extended displays, please select 【Join Displays】, for synchronised displays, please select 【Mirror】. In addition, you can assign to use only one display in 【Single Display】.