Screen selection pop up

Hi, new to Garuda but I’ve used other linux ditros periodically. I keep getting screen selection pop up and despite selecting one or all of the options the pop up continues to ¨pop up"regularly. Because I’m a new user I can´t upload a screenshot but it gives the options: Switch to Extrnal Screen/Switch to Laptop Screen/Unify Outputs/Extend to Left/Extend to Right/Leave Unchanged. As previously stated, no matter what I select the pop up returns on a regularly annoying basis. I’ve tried display settings without any success? Any advice appreciated.

garuda-inxi
System:
Kernel: 6.8.8-zen1-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 13.2.1
clocksource: tsc avail: hpet,acpi_pm
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
root=UUID=f2957a5b-a549-464e-8fc3-5f0b990808be rw rootflags=subvol=@
quiet loglevel=3 ibt=off
Desktop: KDE Plasma v: 6.0.4 tk: Qt v: N/A info: frameworks v: 6.1.0
wm: kwin_wayland vt: 1 dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda base: Arch Linux
Machine:
Type: Laptop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
v: 049F100000243010000020000 serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 10
serial: <superuser required>
Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 144A v: 65.38 serial: <superuser required>
part-nu: WX050PA#ABG uuid: <superuser required> BIOS: Hewlett-Packard
v: F.29 date: 11/07/2011
Battery:
ID-1: BAT0 charge: 3.9 Wh (100.0%) condition: 3.9/3.9 Wh (100.0%)
volts: 12.4 min: 11.1 model: Hewlett-Packard Primary type: NiMH serial: N/A
status: full
CPU:
Info: model: Intel Core i5 M 540 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Westmere
gen: core 1 level: v2 built: 2010-11 process: Intel 32nm family: 6
model-id: 0x25 (37) stepping: 2 microcode: 0x11
Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 2 tpc: 2 threads: 4 smt: enabled cache:
L1: 128 KiB desc: d-2x32 KiB; i-2x32 KiB L2: 512 KiB desc: 2x256 KiB
L3: 3 MiB desc: 1x3 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 1757 high: 2534 min/max: 1199/2534 boost: enabled
scaling: driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: schedutil cores: 1: 1466 2: 1432
3: 2534 4: 1599 bogomips: 20220
Flags: ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
Vulnerabilities: <filter>
Graphics:
Device-1: Intel Core Processor Integrated Graphics vendor: Hewlett-Packard
driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-5.75 process: Intel 45nm built: 2010 ports:
active: LVDS-1 empty: VGA-1 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:0046
class-ID: 0300
Device-2: AMD Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750 / 6530M/6550M]
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: radeon v: kernel alternate: amdgpu
arch: TeraScale-2 code: Evergreen process: TSMC 32-40nm built: 2009-15
pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 16 ports: active: none
empty: HDMI-A-1,LVDS-2,VGA-2 bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 1002:68c1
class-ID: 0300 temp: 34.5 C
Device-3: Realtek 2SF022 driver: uvcvideo type: USB rev: 2.0
speed: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1 mode: 2.0 bus-ID: 2-1.5:4 chip-ID: 0bda:5801
class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter>
Display: wayland server: X.org v: 1.21.1.13 with: Xwayland v: 23.2.6
compositor: kwin_wayland driver: X: loaded: modesetting,radeon
alternate: fbdev,intel,vesa dri: crocus,r600 gpu: i915,radeon
display-ID: 0
Monitor-1: LVDS-1 res: 1366x768 size: N/A modes: N/A
API: EGL v: 1.5 hw: drv: intel crocus drv: amd r600 platforms: device: 0
drv: crocus device: 1 drv: r600 device: 2 drv: swrast gbm: drv: r600
surfaceless: drv: crocus wayland: drv: crocus x11: drv: crocus
API: OpenGL v: 4.5 compat-v: 2.1 vendor: intel mesa v: 24.0.6-arch1.2
glx-v: 1.4 direct-render: yes renderer: Mesa Intel HD Graphics (ILK)
device-ID: 8086:0046 memory: 1.46 GiB unified: yes display-ID: :1.0
API: Vulkan v: 1.3.279 layers: 3 device: 0 type: cpu name: llvmpipe (LLVM
17.0.6 128 bits) driver: mesa llvmpipe v: 24.0.6-arch1.2 (LLVM 17.0.6)
device-ID: 10005:0000 surfaces: xcb,xlib,wayland
Audio:
Device-1: Intel 5 Series/3400 Series High Definition Audio
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
chip-ID: 8086:3b56 class-ID: 0403
Device-2: AMD Redwood HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 5000 Series]
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 1
speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 16 bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 1002:aa60
class-ID: 0403
API: ALSA v: k6.8.8-zen1-1-zen status: kernel-api tools: N/A
Server-1: PipeWire v: 1.0.5 status: active with: 1: pipewire-pulse
status: active 2: wireplumber status: active 3: pipewire-alsa type: plugin
4: pw-jack type: plugin tools: pactl,pw-cat,pw-cli,wpctl
Network:
Device-1: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter
vendor: Hewlett-Packard U98Z062.12 802.11bgn driver: ath9k v: kernel pcie:
gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 168c:002b
class-ID: 0280
IF: wlo1 state: up mac: <filter>
Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8211/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s
lanes: 1 port: 2000 bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp3s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Info: services: NetworkManager, smbd, systemd-timesyncd, wpa_supplicant
Drives:
Local Storage: total: 1.2 TiB used: 10.78 GiB (0.9%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Samsung model: HM320II
size: 298.09 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s
tech: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter> fw-rev: 01C4 scheme: MBR
ID-2: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Western Digital
model: WD10EARS-00Y5B1 size: 930.86 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B
logical: 512 B type: USB rev: 2.0 spd: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1 mode: 2.0
tech: N/A serial: <filter> fw-rev: 2018 scheme: MBR
Partition:
ID-1: / raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%)
used: 10.78 GiB (3.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-2: /home raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%)
used: 10.78 GiB (3.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-3: /var/log raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%)
used: 10.78 GiB (3.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-4: /var/tmp raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%)
used: 10.78 GiB (3.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
Swap:
Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default) zswap: no
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 7.56 GiB used: 50.7 MiB (0.7%) priority: 100
comp: zstd avail: lzo,lzo-rle,lz4,lz4hc,842 max-streams: 4 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:
System Temperatures: cpu: 40.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: radeon temp: 35.0 C
Fan Speeds (rpm): N/A
Info:
Memory: total: 8 GiB available: 7.56 GiB used: 3.12 GiB (41.3%)
Processes: 246 Power: uptime: 54m states: freeze,mem,disk suspend: deep
avail: s2idle wakeups: 1 hibernate: platform avail: shutdown, reboot,
suspend, test_resume image: 3.01 GiB services: org_kde_powerdevil,
power-profiles-daemon, upowerd Init: systemd v: 255 default: graphical
tool: systemctl
Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1380 libs: 407 tools: octopi,paru,yay
Compilers: gcc: 13.2.1 Shell: garuda-inxi default: fish v: 3.7.1
running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.34
Garuda (2.6.26-1):
System install date:     2024-04-30
Last full system update: 2024-05-06 ↻
Is partially upgraded:   No
Relevant software:       snapper NetworkManager dracut
Windows dual boot:       <superuser required>
Failed units:

Welcome :slight_smile:

First, reboot.

Second, try X11 from login screen, bottom left, click wayland.

Which apps are in use at this moment?
Did you use keyboard shortcuts?
Popups without keys press?
Are they upper right?
No app name inside?

If you can post pictures, please, only the message.

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Reboot…no change. Trying X11 at the moment. No apps in use apart from Firedragon, but it still pops up if thatś closed. Don´t use keyboard shortcuts. Yes it pops up without any key press. Popup is in the middle. No app name inside. Can´t post a picture as I’m new and it’s not allowed.

Perhaps it could be a malfunction of the Fx Key used to open that screen (to choose whether to extend, duplicate, etc. across multiple monitors)?
Try pressing it several times, just in case.
Also see if everything is OK as display info in system settings.

Thanks, changing to x11 seems to have done the trick so far.

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