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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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Computer is stuck : The system is running in low graphics mode [duplicate]

I hope you could help.. My wife was trying to install brushes on GIMP so she had to access the System Files. She was trying to unlock ROOT . The first command she (read in Ask Ubuntu that had to be ...
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Screen dimming of movie on laptop when connected by hdmi to TV

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 32 bit. When I connect my Acer Aspire laptop to my TV using hdmi cable (with "Mirror displays" checked in the Displays window for System Settings), the normal (undarkened) picture ...
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Lost X Randomly (Ubuntu now only boots to terminal)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 x64 running in a VM in VirtualBox. I was writing some code, and then I minimized the VM window for a few seconds. I tried to open it back up, and it crashed (or had crashed ...
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How do I reset screen resolution back to 1366x768?

Actually in the beginning it was working fine at 1366x768. But then one day my computer hanged and I had to restart. Since then I'm stuck at 1024x768 with no other resolution options. I have read ...
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Change screen resolution detection timeout

I'm using a KVM switch for using two laptops. One is connected to Ubuntu 12.10. The problem I have, is that every time I switch to the other PC, Ubuntu changes the resolution back to the integral ...
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Brightness control doesn't work on my lenovo G580 laptop in ubuntu12.10? [duplicate]

My laptop has intel core i5 processor and ubuntu 12.10 32-bit OS.
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QQ - small, unidentifiable icons on desktop

Running QQ with Nautilus. Display is 1280 x 1024 - ViewSonic, recognized by QQ. When I put a file or folder on the desktop, the icon is incredibly SMALL nearly INVISIBLE. Have to go into the change ...
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HDMI Monitor fuzzy and laggy

I have dual monitors, one 24" connected via VGA and another 23" monitor connected via HDMI, the monitor on VGA is fine, screen is clear at 1920x1080 however the HDMI connected monitor at 1920x1080 is ...
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Fix Overscan/ Underscan on HDTV Intel HD Graphics Card

I have my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10 hooked up via HDMI to my 24inch, 1080p HDTV though I am experiencing an overscan problem. When the tv cis connected, it cannot be run at the 1080x720 resolution ...
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Black screen when taking screenshot

I am getting black pictures when I try to take a screenshot with the PrtSc key (which calls Screenshot application). My graphical system is a Nvidia optimus with Bumblebee installed (the problem ...
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Blinking dashes on top of unity

There are a bunch of dashes like this at the top of the screen. I'm not sure how to even begin identifying what is causing this. Here are some of the things that I've noticed. I can't use ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't save display settings after reboot . How do I fix this?

When I mean display settings I mean desktop backgrounds or icons that I removed from the Unity launcher. It just goes back to the default every reboot. The only thing it did save is the theme that I ...
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Display problem after installing update in 12.10 32bit

After I installed updates Ubuntu does not boots up normally. There are display problems. But when I boot Ubuntu by selecting Advanced Options -> Ubuntu (3.5.0-17 generic) it boots up without any ...
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Ubuntu 12.10. Can't add custom resolution

System: Ubuntu 12.10, nVidia Geforce GT240 (nvidia-current privative driver), LG display connected to VGA-0 The 1920x1080 resolution is not listed, I've added it in Windows but I'm having problems ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Nvidia Geforce 320M Macbook (Mid 2010 - white clamshell)

So basically X can't start on my Macbook mid 2010 running the Geforce 320M after installing the geforce driver. It never really came up properly even out of the box, though the Live version seemed to ...
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Why does Ubuntu detect two screens when I have only one?

which is annoying, because when I take screenshot it takes screenshot from both screens (from an existing one and a non-existing one).
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How to avoid screen being stretched when mirroring a Notebook (16:9) to a projector (4:3)

I use Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome 3) on a MacBook Air. I would like to connect the notebook to an external projector and mirror the displays. The projector image looks great, however, everything on the ...
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Projector on Display Port

Problem: How can I get Ubuntu to send the screen image to my projector on the Display Port of my notebook? Symptoms: Nothing happens when I plug in the DP cable (projector is on) or use the ...
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Why does Ubuntu 12.10 Unity suddenly blur text and images?

This is an almost verbatim repost of an earlier report here The problem I am experiencing is with 12.10 running nVidia drivers. I tried 304 and 310 both with the same result, blurry text and screen. ...
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NVIDIA Display Settings Wiped on Reboot Ubuntu 12.10 64bit

I have the latest (31X beta) NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and no matter how many times I save my display configuration settings after editing my refresh rate and dual monitor position the ...
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Catalyst control center settings not loading on startup

I set Ubuntu to use the proprietary AMD fglrx drivers included in the software sources menu. After first rebooting, I noticed that the image on my monitor was not scaled to fill my monitor completely, ...
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Scaling desktop screen

I am using Panasonic TV 42 Inch as monitor via HDMI port and my desktop is stretching out scaled and some parts of desktop are not visible. I need help to scale down the horizontal and vertical ...
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Monitor 1 turns off

I just recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. Since the upgrade I have had problems with my displays. This Bug was one of them. Now however it seems almost randomly my primary monitor ...
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How can I turn sticky edges off when it is already said to be disabled?

I went into Displays and made sure "Sticky edges" was set to OFF. However, it acts as though it is still on! Where might this setting be hidden? Might there be a way to force it to turn off? It's ...
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Maximum brightness is not maximum brightness

On my dual boot laptop I noticed that maximum brightness in Ubuntu and Windows 8 is totally different. In Windows 8 the screen is much much brighter at maximum level than it is at Ubuntu maximum ...
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Blank screen upon boot after installing nvidia drivers. 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I tried to install nvidia Drivers on my most recent install of 12.10. Now it no longer boots to ...
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How to I debug blank display on a specific model of projector?

My Ubuntu 12.10 laptop recognizes and displays on many models of external monitors and projectors without issue, but with the Optoma HD20 the projector shows "No Signal" and the display is otherwise ...
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How do I change display settings like brightness, contrast, etc. on my notebook?

I have a Samsung Series 9 notebook 15" (model NP900X3C) and I would like to adjust the screen settings (brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.). If I go to System Settings → Color, I see my screen ...
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HDMI input not recognized on ASUS N76

I have a brand new ASUS N76 with newly installed 12.10. HDMI port is not recognized by Ubuntu while working perfectly well with Windows 8. xrandr does not even show as known connector : Output of ...
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Ubuntu won't do 1920x1080

Both my monitors (one over DVI other over HDMI) have a native resolution of 1920x1080 (16:9) but the only two options for resolution in the "Display" section of system settings are 800x600 (4:3) and ...
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12.10 on legacy equipment - compiz compatibility [closed]

I have tried (and failed) to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a legacy HP/Compaq workstation (an Evo PRO). This did not surprise me, I'd guessed at a 30:70 success:fail ratio and was right. The issue is ...
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Overscan compensation issue

Since upgrading to 12.10 I cant permanently fix overscan on my tv. Using this code I can fix the overscan sudo nvidia-settings --assign CurrentMetaMode="DFP-1: 1920x1080 { ...
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Cannot permanently prevent power saving blank screen on Compaq Presario C700 with Ubuntu 12.10

I have a Compaq Presario C700 which has a GRUB multi-boot for Ubuntu 12.10 (32 bit), Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows Vista. This machine is always run by mains electricity rather than by battery as I have ...
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Screen randomly becomes black with cursor in Ubuntu 12.10

Sometimes when I am using Ubuntu 12.10 the screen will randomly become black with a cursor. The cursor represents whatever is below, such as a blinking text cursor if I am hovering over gedit, or a ...
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Second display is rotated

I've just updated to Ubuntu 12.10 last night. When I was at the office, I connected my laptop with a projector. Although it can detect the projector, it incorrectly set the projector portrait. Also, ...
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Widi (Wireless Display) set up on Ubuntu 12.10

I recently purchased a Sony Vaio S Series Ultrabook that comes with Wireless Display. The steps to set this up on Windows 8 seem to be well documented but I haven't come across how to set this up on ...
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Desktop not displaying properly

I have installed #lubuntu 12:10 onto an older Pentium 3 PC with 512mb RAM and 20gb HD. I cannot make out the desktop as it is not being displayed properly. The mouse leaves massive trails which ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - how to set the resolution to 1024x768 and correct rate? using command line when ever system starts

I have this following code where my VGA output is always showing out of range. How can i resolve it? $ cvt 1024 768 $ xrandr --newmode shvga 74.50 1024 1072 1176 1328 768 771 775 798 $ xrandr ...
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How to find out right drivers for Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop?

How to find out right drivers for Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop? how to find out whether something wrong at BIOS level? Recently installed Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS on my laptop and upgraded it to 12.10, ...
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DVI disconects after a second under Ubuntu 12.10 Laptop Dell XPS 15

I use a the DVI-HDMI adapter to connect to my TV. The problem is after I upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10 that the Display doesn not detect correctly the second screen. After connecting the cable it connects ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 “Turn screen off when inactive for: Never” still turns off

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10, my screen still goes off after about ten minutes. I've been to the Brightness and Lock control panel. The Turn screen off when inactive for: setting is set to ...
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Garbled text in terminal, titles and other places after upgrade to 12.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 I am getting sporadic garbled text in the terminal, but it is also appearing in titles and occasionally the URL bar of chrome. Amazingly I was able to catch a ...
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Weird Screen while booting to install, while installing and after the install…and then the “panic occured” error

I've decided to install ubuntu but neither ubuntu or any other linux distro won't even get to the desktop screen or work after getting there. On windows 8, everything is just fine. my new video card ...
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Screen turns off after inactivity

My screen turns off if I'm inactive for some time, even though I disabled the setting. It happens on battery as well as on AC power. My Brightness and Lock Settings: My Power Settings: Does ...
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after installing ubuntu 12.10 the desktop does not display correctly

I've installed vmware player on my windows 7 in order to run ubuntu 12.10.. The ubuntu installation went well with no errors or display faults, but after restarting the vm at the end of the ...
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Dual monitor not working completely in 12.10 after upgrade

At 12.04, dual monitors worked perfectly. After upgrading to 12.10, the primary monitor works, the second monitor only partly works. I am sure there is some difference between the releases that I ...
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Distorted graphics on start up

So I am using dual monitors and every time I boot up my machine after entering my password to login, both screens show distorted graphics which eventually go away. I am on Ubuntu 12.10 the OS type is ...
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phpMyAdmin - Display all queries

I have installed a fresh desktop with ubuntu quantal and the following packages versions: MySQL: 5.5.28-0ubuntu0.12.10.1 Apache: 2.2.22 (Ubuntu) phpMyAdmin: 3.4.11.1deb1 I would like ...
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Display artifacts under Ubuntu 12.10

I am getting some display artifacts under a fresh install of 12.10. (Open image in an another tab to get the full effect) Anyone have any idea what might be going on here or a possible solution? ...