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Only 2nd Monitor, not Notebook display, visible

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 on my notebook, Acer Aspire 7715Z. On boot up, system recognises Ubuntu and loads up installation screen. A few pages of white text roll down the screen and then the ...
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Display settings problems with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

For whatever reason (this was working correctly on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) when I try to set my displays on top of each other in the settings, it won't allow to place them on top of each other. When I ...
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14.04 full screen not coming on top of 12.04 using VirtualBox [closed]

I am using 12.04 64-bit completely patched Desktop as host OS and am trying to install 14.04 desktop 64-bit as the guest OS on top of it using VirtualBox. 14.04 doesn't come as a full screen, but as ...
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Poor video quality 12.04

Using both a Dell 17" monitor and a HP 1740 I get bad video quality with a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I tried all of the resolution settings with the monitors, but the fonts are multi-colored and smaller ...
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1answer
57 views

How to fix quadruple screen in teamviewer?

When I connect with my remote Ubuntu server (from Windows 7) everything I get is a quadruple cut-off image of something that from far looks like a desktop environment: I have googled this error and ...
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1answer
24 views

User gets logged off back to login menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed via alternate installer amd64 fresh with LibreOffice and ncomputing vSpace software installed. I facing a unique issue here which is little tricky to describe. Whenever I ...
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1answer
99 views

Nvidia settings not working after system update

my nvidia-settings application stopped working after I updated Ubuntu 12.04 a while ago. when I do any changes in the application and hit "Apply", the application just exit and the changes are not ...
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196 views

Ubuntu 12.04 - can't detect 2 displays

I'm running ubuntu 12.04, my graphic card is: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) I have 2 Display but the desktop is not extended, both ...
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25 views

Fn+F8 does not switch screens on Asus 1015e

When I press Fn+F8 screens (monitors) are not switched, but launcher appears on left side of the screen containing numbers inside every icon. Sometimes a small text dialogue box appears on bottom ...
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53 views

Black screen when connecting second display

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Lenovo Y570 laptop and I have installed the NVidia proprietary driver. Everything works just fine, except for when I want to connect a second display via HDMI. If I ...
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1answer
161 views

How to set up dual monitor on PC without graphic card? Ubuntu 12.04

My PC does have built-in graphic. I have vga switch and using it I would like to setup dual monitor. After pluging both monitors with VGA switch I had a duplicated view on both desktops. I would like ...
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60 views

Ubuntu 12.04 blanks the display unless the mouse is moved at least once after boot

I am trying to deploy a bunch of machines without any KB/mouse, only a display. Their job is to launch Firefox and immediately display a URL full screen. Everything is working except that the ...
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How to fix: Firefox Flash video doesn't cancel display suspend?

I'd glad to see a solution not related to display suspension delay (got reasoned 1 min), that will make videos played in Firefox via Flash cancel display suspending. It's okay in Totem - while playing ...
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56 views

How to fix: too short external monitor's resolution after HDMI reconnect until reboot?

Is there a way to force the system to always set the same resolution for specific display regardless to anything? I am working on a notebook with external monitor via HDMI and experiencing the same ...
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123 views

Ubuntu 12.04 keeps changing the display settings. Dual Monitor

I have an Alienware M17xR4 with Radeon HD 7970m, driver installed is VESA:WIMBLEDON. I usually use my notebook at home or at work... At work I have the possibility to use a dual monitor setting, to ...
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VLC media player flickering

I am using ubuntu 12.04 as my operating system currently. Recently, I updated my system using the following commands:- sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade After updating,my system, ...
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110 views

DISPLAY command on the command line

What does the command export DISPLAY=:0on terminal do ?? Is it possible to change the number from 0 to some other value..
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1answer
85 views

Secondary monitor on Ubuntu 12.04 resets to a lower resolution

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 PC with 2 monitors - a 17" 1280x1024 LCD and a 23" 1980x1080 LCD. The 17" monitor is shared by 2 PCs via a VGA KVM switch, and sometimes when I switch back to the Ubuntu PC, the ...
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59 views

Resolution settings all missing after Ubuntu updates

I have a Dell XPS13 with Ubuntu 12.04. After installing a bunch of updates that were automatically recommended, I am experiencing a number of issues. (One of them was my touchpad no longer working -- ...
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143 views

How to add a 'RAM usage' icon on the panel in LXDE

Sp, I have a 'CPU usage' icon on my panel in LXDE in Ubuntu but want o monitor my RAM usage as my RAM is only 512 MB
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Display issue on Ubuntu 12.04 with Thinkpad SL500

I installed Ubunutu 12.04 to a thinkpad SL500 (only OS on the machine), it worked fine once installed, I was making some changes to the configurations (installing some development packages and setting ...
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1answer
314 views

Change resolution on Lenovo B590 to 1600x900, Ubuntu 12.04LTS permenently?

Using Lenovo B590 my max res in Displays is currently 1366x768. im trying to change it to 1600x900. i tried following this guide: ...
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34 views

Ubuntu 12.10 problem [duplicate]

I was upgrading to ubuntu 12.10 from ubuntu 12.04 lts. After the download during the installation period, the computer's screen got locked and when I tried to unlock the screen, the black screen ...
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29 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Dark Screen all the times (not just during installation)

I know that there have been lots of question about Ubuntu dark screen, but mine is really different. I have been running Ubuntu without problem, but recently sometimes the screen is really dark (but ...
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241 views

How to refresh display on Ubuntu 12.04

So does Ubuntu 12.04 have the windows equivalent to the "connect to projector" key functionality. I have a hardware problem on my laptop where the lcd screen goes white (and I know at some point I ...
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133 views

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Mirrored/Cloned Displays on Boot

I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M91P with an Intel integrated HD4000. When I boot the machine my displays become mirrored. I need them to be separate monitors. If I run xrandr and adjust the resolution ...
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37 views

Screen going blank

When I am watching videos via VLC or watching videos in Firefox - even when I simply click DASH HOME - Screen goes blank - nothing working - I needed to restart to recover. Not sure which is causing ...
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How to unplug/reset Mini DisplayPort in 12.04 in bash?

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell XPS 15z laptop, and have connected an external display through the Mini DisplayPort. Every time I boot, if the display is connected I have to unplug and plug it in ...
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24 views

Wrong Screen Size Listed

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 1555. When I plug in my Samsung HP-S4253 with HDMI, it has the TV listed as a 50" instead of 42". Thus, the desktop is displaying incorrectly. How can I fix ...
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327 views

HDMI Displaying on TV but Not Displaying Correctly. Fixes?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. This is the strangest problem ever and I have no idea how to describe it, but I'll try. I got the audio working with the HDMI, and then it shows my Ubuntu desktop on the TV ...
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131 views

Ubuntu - Resolution errors?

My current installation of ubuntu is running on 1024x768, however my monitor's optimal res. is 1366x768 which is successfully attained on the dual boot windows XP. So i tried a plethora of ways to ...
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better “screenshot-reader” in Ubuntu [duplicate]

According to How can instantaneously extract text from a screen area using OCR tools? and system responses I use sh screen_ts.sh , the content of which is #!/bin/bash scrot -s zkoSCR_IMG.png tesseract ...
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227 views

Display resolution on Laptop PC

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop from a USB drive. The picture size (resolution on the USB stick was correct (1024x768). Now when Ubuntu boots from the hard drive the picture is small and ...
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1answer
89 views

Both displays crash if I change any display settings

I have a secondary display set up on my Laptop which works fine with the default settings (secondary display on the right of primary). However if I change any settings both screens go black. This ...
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1answer
38 views

How to access the pixel data that is displayed on screen?

I would like to monitor what's displayed on my screen. For exemple suppose I want to make my screen wobbly (trembling like hell). THen my idea is to access the data about pixels that are supposed to ...
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91 views

Printing on Yocto MiniDisplay on System Startup

I have developed a C application and I am also using a Yocto_MiniDisplay, which prints some messages from the application. I need to start the application on System Start up, so that on the display ...
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9 views

upgraded to the newest upgrade and now there is white text on white windows with the default theme

The problem I am getting is the same in drop down menus and other things I was running the blue joy theme on lucid lynx before I upgraded and now its all wonky, I changed the appearances and it ...
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1answer
88 views

Why can I not see the whole window?

I have the following problem: my Lenovo ideapad S10e runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and everytime I open a window it doesn' show it entirely. Meaning: the buttons on the bottom are out of the displays range (I ...
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202 views

20in iMAC-iSight - 12.04 Black Screen with Mouse Icon after boot

I recently installed 12.04 onto a iMAC G5 2.1 GHz PPC. The install went fine and I am able too successfully boot, however upon boot I only see a black screen with a mouse pointer. My issue is the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 flickering small dot on my screen

Every time I log in there is a small dot that jumps around on my screen, mostly in the tool bar region of the desktop. The small dot appears and flickers around right when I log in and then ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity: Black screen with cursor only, when external display is connected before booting laptop

Whenever I connect an external display to the DSub port of my laptop before booting into Ubuntu, something goes wrong in Unity to cause the exact same problem as described here: After logging in, ...
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1answer
133 views

Can you connect two monitors with Ubuntu?

I would like to know if you can connect two monitors with Ubuntu, and if you can, then how do you adjust the display settings for the screen resolutions, launcher placement, etc. for multiple ...
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Display configuration changes every 30 seconds when connected to monitor

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in a Dell laptop (L501x), with the 304.88 version of the NVidia driver. When I connect the laptop to an external monitor the display seems ok. The problem is that every 30 ...
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412 views

Dual displays not working properly, getting only low resolution

My hardware: I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Precise Pangolin) and I have been unable to get my dual 1920x1080 monitors working properly with my GeForce GTX 670 FTW. The problem: Whenever I ...
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Text is cut out [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 desktop on my PC. Everything is OK, but when I use Firefox, Terminal. The text is cut out, I can fix it by zooming in/out. This is the output when I run lspci | grep ...
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1answer
352 views

Where to see or set a color-depth for display with Intel 82865G integrated graphics in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

In Resolution HD 1920x1280 with Intel graphics in ubuntu 12.04 LTS I asked for help with resolution. As I tell in my answer, now I need to set or at least see if the color depth is really full-color ...
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145 views

Display resolution error after kernel update

I am using an Intel x86 64 bit board with the 4000 GPU for 12.04. For my display I am using my Sony LCD TV. When I apply this update: Start-Date: 2013-07-04 09:10:11 Commandline: aptdaemon ...
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1answer
41 views

What actually happen when i connect an external display to ubuntu pc

I know that Ubuntu treats an external device as an file, for eg. when i connect an external webcam to my pc, a file named as video1 creates under my dev directory. I just want to know that does ubuntu ...
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239 views

Screen size and resolution conflict

I am a Linux noob and could use a little help with an issue. I am trying to achieve a very specific resolution and screen size (720x480 @ 59.94) for my headless Ubuntu 12.04.2-64 Desktop box with a ...
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How to install Intel Media Accelerator Driver in Ubuntu 12?

I have always been windows user, this is the first time i have switched to anything other than windows. The problem is that the display is very very dark and i know it has nothing to do with my ...