1. I

    I need help in getting higher resolution to work on Xorg and KDE.

    I've just installed FreeBSD 13.3 on a new PC and I'm connecting it via DisplayPort to a widescreen monitor. I follwed the instructions to install X11 and KDE. KDE is indeed running. However, there is only a single resolution and everything appears very big. My motherboard supports up to 8K...
  2. decuser

    Xfce Wake up display from a serial console or over ssh

    My 2560x1440 monitor keeps going to sleep after a period of inactivity in xfce. I'm not sure what causes it to go to sleep. Is the the console blanking or is XFCE doing power management - Any tips on determining what process if putting the display to sleep will be appreciated. Anyway, the...
  3. dr3mro

    Xfce Resume from sleep show Display Dialog every time

    After successfully installing FreeBSD 14-rc4 on ThinkPad X270 with XFCE whenever I close the laptop lid and then open it later The screen is blank from screensaver even if its disabled then I press any key and login from lock screen to find a new Display Dialog literally as it treats my laptop...
  4. ElectricJozin

    Xfce dimming screen on AC disconnect

    Simple issue, like in the title, except I have no idea where it's coming from. Xfce4-power-manager-settings doesn't have any "on disconnect" option. Also when I plug AC back in, the screen goes to around 80% brightness, after that I need to run: Setting the brightness straight up to 100 just...
  5. F

    Executing xrandr command results in «Can't open display» message

    FreeBSD 13.2 is installed as guest OS in Virtual box 6.1.36 (the host OS is Lubuntu 20.04). My goal is to get LXQt running on FreeBSD. I followed the steps listed in chapters 5 and 23.4 of the FreeBSD handbook. So far, I have successfully installed Xorg and packages virtualbox-ose-additions and...
  6. dbdemon

    Display for RPi 400, thoughts and recommendations

    Thanks to a recent video by RoboNuggie my Raspberry Pi 400 now runs at a higher CPU clock speed and is therefore much more usable. Now I can actually start using it for reading web pages, watching online videos and generally tinker with FreeBSD. Which brings me to my question. I'd like to use...
  7. I

    How can I adjust my screen brightness on my laptop?

    How do I control my screen brightness on my laptop installed with FreeBSD 13.1 and KDE5? I did a "pkg info" and "plasma5-powerdevel-5.24.5" is indeed already installed along with the standard KDE5. And, "dbus" is already enabled. I could not find any screen brightness controls in the Settings...
  8. D

    Black / blank screen with Radeon graphics

    Hello, I have and old laptop with the following environment: # uname -a FreeBSD harghita 13.0-STABLE FreeBSD 13.0-STABLE #0 stable/13-n248228-354988ca3f9: Thu Nov 25 02:27:15 UTC 2021 root@releng3.nyi.freebsd.org:/usr/obj/usr/src/i386.i386/sys/GENERIC i386 With the following graphics...
  9. I

    xrandr hangs and can't start X app

    I'm trying to run a Java GUI application and I'm getting: I've already set "setenv DISPLAY :0.0". The machine has xorg and kde5 installed and running. How can I resolve this problem? Please help!
  10. D

    Solved Changing Display Device Without Xorg

    Hello, I have installed an AMD GPU to my system in order to use GPU accelerated OpenCL (Not OpenGL). My system uses onboard Intel graphics with syscons(4) for console display (I didn't install X) But after the GPU installation server only outputs through the GPU's VGA port rather than...
  11. Spity

    Solved TTY & nVidia Error

    Install FreeBSD 12.2 with Gnome, when installing the nvidia-driver all the tty (Control + alt + F (x) look like this my rc.conf kld_list="nvidia-modeset" my loader.conf linux_load="YES" nvidia-modeset_load="YES" nvidia_load="YES"
  12. JozanOfAstora

    TTYs on external screens

    Hi, I use FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE on a ThinkPad T530. Most of the time, I run it connected to 2 external screens: - one via miniDP -> HDMI (1920x1080) - the other one via VGA -> VGA (1440x900) - the built-in laptop screen is turned off (LVDS - 1366x768) Here are the relevant lines of my xrandr in a...
  13. U

    Jail: after jexec $DISPLAY seems okay but "unable to open display"

    Hi guys I'm using FreeBSD since 4.2 but only recently dived into jails. Is there a chance to get X11 apps running in a jail after entering the jail with jexec (not through ssh)? Thx Eduard
  14. 53hornet

    Pango Unicode Characters -- Rendering Errors

    Greetings. I have been trying to configure a few of my applications (namely x11/rofi and x11-wm/i3-gaps) with an icon font called Material Design Icons Desktop. It's a font made up of numerous Unicode glyphs, similar to Font Awesome. The problem is those glyphs render with these strange "Unicode...
  15. H

    Laptop Nvidia : Only HDMI Screen...

    I have a strange situation (for me). I install freeBSD 12.1, xorg, xfce, nvidia-driver (build the 440.31 from ports) ... When I launch startx, the screen of my laptop become black with a little blanc square on top left. I lost 3-4 hour to discover that if I connect a HDMI monitor, I can see...
  16. G

    Solved Screen resolution on Lenovo x220

    Hi, I've the similar problem of https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/x220-x11-resolution-is-incorrect.61715/ topic. The resolution set on my laptop by default is 1024x768, but the real resolution is 1366x768. I used Slim + Xfce4. I've no choice to change it in the appearance settings. I try to...
  17. B

    No display output with KVM switch

    [Preface: this is the first bare-metal FreeBSD installation I've done in Quite Some Time (since FreeBSD 4, if memory serves), things have changed a lot since then, and I've not kept up in the intervening decades.] I've got my FreeBSD-11 box hooked up to a KVM switch via DisplayPort (I have...
  18. zilion

    Red Line in Display

    Hello, I have noted that in certain times appears this line and I have no idea what this can be. The image in attached. (zoomed). NOTE: The line disappears when I click something like changing tabs.
  19. T

    Solved Black screen when starting X (backlight)

    I had successfully installed FreeBSD 10.2 to my laptop and I had set up Xfce to work with, it was fine. I have no idea what happened but since the last two weeks whenever I startx the screen would just go black and I wasn't able to switch to a console to try to troubleshoot from there I was...
  20. UncleBAZINGA

    Samsung Notebook: Display brightness issues

    Hi all, I'm using a Samsung NP530U3C notebook (Core i3 3217U, HD Graphics 4000) with 10.2-RELEASE/GENERIC. Display brightness can't be adjusted via fn keys, but via terminal i.e. intel_backlight <value> works sysctl hw.acpi.video.lcd0.brightness=<value> also works I want to control it via the...