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Automatically change resolution when not in dock

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (yep, I know it's old news) on my Lenovo W520. At home, I have a dock with dual monitors. I have a pretty decent setup - things work almost perfectly (hence the reason I'm ...
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1answer
387 views

When using dual monitors, left monitor uses 1024x768 and right monitor uses 1920x720. Why its slow?

I have one PC where I have my main screen using 1024x768 resolution and my another screen using 1980x720 resolution. But why its so slow, is there any way to make it faster like normal? I had the ...
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2answers
185 views

After upgrade to 11.10, display for main account is messed up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop forgets theme? I upgraded to 11.10 from 11.04 earlier this week, and ran in to some problems booting up into the GUI. When I booted, I got a message saying there ...
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4answers
12k views

How do you change brightness, color and sharpness from command line?

I am controlling my PC with SSH and scripting. How can i change the brightness, color and sharpness from command line? Try 1: failed $ sudo redshift -t 5000:5000 -g .5 Cannot list GNOME panel ...
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0answers
51 views

display anomaly - any ideas [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Font corruption: lines through characters ubuntu 11.04 shows this kind of white pixels across text. Any ideas what they are caused by? and what to do about it? i'm ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How can I start my screen in rotate mode 90/-90 or 180/-180 or 45/-45 angle?

When i start my Ubuntu its connected to my monitor. How can i always default start in rotate mode? (not the default one that we use daily). I was trying to make it -90 or -180 or -45 but cant make it ...
3
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1answer
603 views

Display Driver Issue on an hp TX2-1160ea Notebook

I'm new to Linux and recently switched to Ubuntu 11.04 due to my project requirement. My laptop has been freezing and going to black screen of death when I run anything related to display (Share ...
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2answers
4k views

Disable screensaver while watching flash videos

I generally watch lot of lengthy videos on YouTube. I always experience a problem because the screensaver is activated every 5 minutes. I would like to know how to disable the screensaver while ...
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3answers
99 views

Windows sometimes does not open fully

I am using natty unity. I am facing 1 intermittent problem. Sometimes, my application windows does not open completely. For example, please refer following image. You may observe that my google ...
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2answers
635 views

Display Brightness Scaling is Incorrect on a VAIO CW

My display brightness adjustment is off by a factor of 10, i.e. it's brightest at 10% instead of at 100%, and the difference between 0% and 1% is a little too high. Any way to fix either of these ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I fix broken installation?

Let me start off by saying I'm dual booting 11.04 and Windows 7 on a Thinkpad T61p. The problem may have arisen when I hit the power button during normal startup. I'm fully aware how stupid this is. ...
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2answers
298 views

Massive graphical corruption when playing videos

After upgrade my Ubuntu to 11.04 I have a weird problem playing videos. See the capture from my display. I'm getting the same thing with all of the players and video file types. Ubuntu 11.04 64bit ...
3
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2answers
403 views

How can I stop the panel from showing on an external projector/monitor?

In Ubuntu 10.10 (and possibly previous versions), when I connected my laptop to an external source (monitor/projector) and set it not to clone my desktop the display on the external source would not ...
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3answers
2k views

Upper half of laptop screen becomes black when I plug in an external LCD

My laptop has Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 integrated graphic controller and the screen size is 1280x800. When I plug another LCD (ThinkVision 22") the upper half of the laptop screen becomes black. I ...
1
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1answer
608 views

Second monitor doesn't work on an Intel GM965

I have Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) and when I plug a vga or HDMI cable I can't see the second monitor and the I only see a mess main ...
6
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2answers
10k views

Switching to Ctrl+Alt+F1 and back to desktop (Ctrl+Alt+F7) : Blank Screen and garbled display

Go to tty1 with Control + Alt + F1. Go back to desktop with Control + Alt + F7 Screens stays blank. Cursor changes from an arrow to a hand. When I then close and re-open the lid the screen comes ...
5
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3answers
2k views

Screen is blank after installing unless I boot with the monitor unplugged

I've spent most of today installing Server 11.04. While I can't get network installs to work at all (different issue, I'll post a separate question/bug), when installing from the server CD, all goes ...
10
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4answers
23k views

How do I use a DisplayLink monitor?

I'm trying to connect an external monitor to my laptop via a DisplayLink USB adapter. When I plug in the USB cable, the screen turns bright green. This apparently indicates that the udflib displaylink ...
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1answer
2k views

Fn+F2 LCD/CRT display toggle stopped working in 11.04

After an upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 Fn+F2 LCD/CRT display toggle button stopped working on my MSI U230 Light. Instead, pressing Fn+F2 opens Dash. Is there any other way to toggle between LCD/CRT or ...
1
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1answer
762 views

External display flickers after upgrade on a Lenovo ThinkVision L2440p

I used ubuntu 10.10 so far and I connected my Lenovo Thinkpad 420 via VGA with my display Lenovo ThinkVision L2440p without any problems. Since I upgraded (it was not a fresh install) to ubuntu 11.04, ...
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1answer
999 views

Issue With 3 Monitors

I have a fresh install of 11.04 (reformatted etc) and I am having problems with a 3rd monitor. I'm running 2 video cards and the default NVidia drivers. I let the drivers generate my xorg.conf because ...
5
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0answers
713 views

Multiple monitors, different resolutions break maximize button [closed]

After installing 11.04 I noticed that the maximize button is broken with multiple monitors at a different resolution. When clicking on maximize on the screen with the lowest resolution, the titlebar ...
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0answers
303 views

Display pixilates when external monitor is attached [closed]

Just upgraded to 11.04 and loving it. However, when I boot the acer aspire 5100 laptop with external VGA monitor plugged in, or when I attach it after boot, both screens pixilate and I can't see a ...
2
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1answer
483 views

What's the best way to implement a script for tiling windows?

I just upgraded to ubuntu 11.04, and I am looking for a good way to tile windows. What I need is just to move window to the left or right half side of the screen, and bind the actions to some keyboard ...
2
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2answers
5k views

Screen, windows, and menus are flickering horribly

I just installed 11.04 (with updates/ubuntu extras installed). I am using a Dell Dimension 3000, and it is apparently not capable of running Unity. There was no flickering during the install, but ...