hdmi laptop cutoff screen



  • Hi im new forgive me, I have usb stick with recal on it , i have my roms on a 1tb hdd and its connected to my acer laptop. I connect the laptop to my panasonic tv through hdmi and half the screen cuts off. I have looked at similar posts and tried as much as i could to my knowledge to get this fixed. I dont know how to run command through linux if that is possible on a pc. please help and direct me i would greatly appreciate it.

    thank you


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    @bizmoan hello to switch to cmd mode starts your recalbox then you press F4 the menu recalbox will disappear then you do ctrl + alt + F2 you log and you can enter commands for your case xrandr will be useful
    little tutorial :https://github.com/recalbox/recalbox-os/wiki/Change-display-resolution-on-x86---x86_64



  • thank you for you reply its is asking me for a login and password. No idea which one im suppose to put.


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    log:root
    password:recalboxroot



  • thankyou im really having a hard time..how do i exit..nothing seems to be working correctly..so confused..


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    @bizmoan you can not connect?
    if you want to reboot,
    reboot with the pc power button



  • So i got to the point where i needed to download the ftp clients i downloaded a couple such as filezilla and winSCP and I cant connect even after connecting wifi to recalbox. Im at a loss was trying to get this done for the holidays and play with family.

    Any help is greatly appreciated



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