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Desktop effects could not be enabled with Intel core i7 2600K [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 (32 bit) on a 'budget' SandyBridge PC. The moterhboard is Asrock h67m. No extra graphic card. When I try to use 'Normal' or 'Extra' Visual effect I get this message: ...
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How to add a new screen resolution for nVidia?

How can I add more screen resolutions to Thinkpad (W510) LCD? I want to clone the external display which has a bit different sets of resolutions. The best resolution that is common to both displays is ...
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1answer
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Docky “Enable Compositing” error and black bar visualized instead of it

I get this black bar across the bottom of my screen when ever I boot up, tried reboot and no joy, keep getting messages from docky telling me to "enable composting". Was using dual monitors before ...
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1answer
497 views

No notifications for facebook or twitter in Gwibber

I am using gwibber and have my facebook and twitter account configured in it. My system crashed 2 days ago after an update messed it up and after resurrecting it, I have configured it again. But now ...
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Upgrade won't allow second display to go to 1920x1080

I just upgraded to 10.10 last night and I'm having issues now with dual display from my laptop dock. This was working in the previous release with a manual xrandr command: xrandr --output LVDS1 --off ...
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2answers
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Power manager keeps shutting down the display

I'm probably missing something here. I'm using the default Ubuntu power manger, I set it up like this: On AC: no screen dimming when idle, never put computer to sleep, never put display to sleep. On ...
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Using a displaylink usb video adapter

I just bought this USB graphics adapter and I need to use it on Ubuntu 10.10. I followed this guide, but when I ran $ ./configure && sudo make install && make check nothing ...
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How to handle brightness trouble on dell inspiron i14R-2265?

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit on my Dell Inspiron i14r-2265, but it looks like brightness control is not working. I can change it "programmatically" (FN + brightness key), though actual ...
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Why does my system show blank screen during startup?

When I try to login to Ubuntu 10.10 I get a flickering screen for a second showing - Ubuntu 10.10 ............. and then I get a blank purple coloured screen[Ubuntu's theme colour] which doesn't ...
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I need a boot screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Boot screen in low graphics/text mode I need a boot screen even win95 had it all i see is a black screen and its not nice for UBUNTU 10.10 to have a black screen.I m ...
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How to remove flickering green lines on screen?

I've been using Ubuntu 10.10 on my HP Pavilion dv4-1430us Notebook. For some time now, I've been getting these thin green flickering lines at the bottom of my screen. And I've no clue as to what's ...
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External Monitor Resolution doesn't go above 1024x768

I am trying to use a 24" external monitor as the primary monitor for my Asus EEE netbook. When I connect it, it works properly, except the max resolution available is 1024x768. Usually, I'd go into ...
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1answer
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Blank screen after Switch User or Resume

About half the time when I switch users or resume from standby or resume the screen goes blank (black). If I work the cursor keys I can hear the system bell when it gets to the end of the user list. I ...
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1answer
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How to reconfigure graphics (xorg)

The display on my Laptop got corrupted after accidentally executing a script intended for my Desktop with NVidia driver. The driver on my laptop is (lspci | grep VGA): Intel Corporation Mobile ...
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Upgrade to Maverick broke the display [closed]

After upgrading my Dell Studio laptop with ATI graphics from 10.04 to 10.10 I get a low res boot logo (10.10 with four full stops under it) followed by a blank purple screen. I can log in "blind" and ...
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5answers
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Upgrade to Maverick broke the display resolution - Dell Studio

My system used to display the Full HD resolution - the native, very well on the Karmic. I upgraded my system to Maverick and the maximum 16:9 resolution X server supports is 1280x720. As far as I ...
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8answers
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How do I fix overscan on my HDMI HDTV?

I've connected a HDTV with HDMI on my Radeon 4670, using the open source ati driver. However there is "overscan" which cuts off a bit of each edge of the screen, about the size of the gnome-panel. How ...