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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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Problems with ATI V9800

I just installed 12.04.1 to Dell R5500 workstation. The video card I am using is the ATI V9800. After the reboot the display is fragmented and I am unable to read the desktop. Has anyone seen this ...
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Everytime I reboot my video gets screwed up. Is there a way to safely reset the settings?

It seems my video get screwed up everytime I reboot. I have an hp pavillion dv7 running 64 bit ubuntu 13.04. I have 2 external monitors one through vga and one through hdmi and the laptop screen ...
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Screen turns off while watching video (VLC player & SM player)

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 and I've already read similar questions and answers regarding this issue but none of them reported the same problem as I have. The problem is that the screen turns off after 10 ...
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Video boots is laptop mode

I replaced a failed video card. Everything worked fine for 2 days. Now my video output is in laptop mode. Resolution is terrible and most of the page is off screen. I tried to change monitors in the ...
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1answer
527 views

Possible to run a script when something plugged in / disconnected from Mini DisplayPort?

In /etc/acpi/ there are several scripts that can be customized to do something when a particular event happens on your physical computer, like the lid.sh script which is called when the laptop lid is ...
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(ubuntu server) display says cannot display this video mode?

I am new to linux/ubuntu, I am attempting to build a home media serve. I did my research and Ubuntu server is supposed to win me over. I downloaded the latest Ubuntu Server.iso (12.04.2 LTS) and ...
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blinking vga monitor

I have a Samsung SyncMaster P2470HN monitor and every time I plug it in and set it for use it starts to blink intermittently every 2 seconds. First it show the workspace, then it blinks and shows the ...
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Ubuntu Toshiba Dynadock u3.0

I am having a few issues with my new Dynadock u3.0. First of all, all of the USB connections are working as well as the usb ethernet. The only two issues I am having are with the usb audio and the ...
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1answer
816 views

Can't get movie player to play on my TV via HDMI connection

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell laptop. laptop resolution is 1366x768. I connected to my Phillips 42" TV using HDMI. By changing channels I can get to HDMI4 and there my desktop wallpaper ...
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Using a DisplayLink USB video adapter on Ubuntu 12.10

The line of USB video adapters made by DisplayLink has a somewhat sordid history under Linux. In past Ubuntu releases, the process of getting them to work has been somewhat difficult, inspiring a ...
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AMD dual graphics laptop movie playback

Recently I bought an AMD APU based laptop (A6 3420M + Radeon 7670M), installed the proprietary driver (AMD Catalyst) and everything works fine except for movie playback in the fullscreen -- it seems ...
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2answers
696 views

video not displayed in Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu installed in my PC. When I play a video after starting the system it plays fine. After some time the video is not displayed and I can only hear sound. If I reboot my PC then the video ...
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display resolution question

My machine has two hard drives, one has Fedora 64bit and one has Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. When running Fedora, I can set the resolution to 1600x1200. But I can only get 1280x1024 when Ubuntu is running. ...
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1answer
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I'm working on 12.04LTS, suddenly my display turns grey!

First of all let me say that I'm new with Ubuntu. When I'm working suddenly the mouse doesn't respond and the display turns gray or black. Although I can press any key ( I can't see what I'm doing ) ...
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Setting nomodeset to fix blank screen on boot breaks browser rendering

I have upgraded my wifes netbook (Novatech X10) from 10.04 to 12.04 and hit the same problem I had with 11.04 and 11.10 with the blank screen on boot. I can fix this by adding the nomodeset option to ...
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1answer
729 views

display works fine in liveCD but not in full installation [closed]

Installing 11.10 on an old server with bare-bones graphics adapter. I'm working with a Frankenstein monster of hacked-together donated parts to build a system in Nicaragua. LiveCD works great. ...
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error “cannot display this video mode” [closed]

The installation seemed to go well, but after the restart, I only get a black screen with a white text message that says "cannot display this video mode". How do I fix this?
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1answer
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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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1answer
98 views

Failsafe mode only possible on Gateway 3545 [closed]

I am very new and unsure of how to ask my question properly. In short, I upgraded my daughter's laptop - Gateway 3545 - from 8.04 to 10.04. Now the video display only works in failsafe mode. How do ...
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265 views

Display turns off when watching videos (then video starts to lag), how to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? Okay, here's the thing - - On my Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installation, I have the display set to ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I fix my xvinfo?

How can i fix my X server/driver? $ xvinfo X-Video Extension version 2.2 screen #0 no adaptors present Additional info: $ uname -a Linux desktop 2.6.32-33-generic #70-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul 7 ...
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1answer
506 views

Ubuntu 11.04 mini boots to black screen, alt-f2 restores monitor image.

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 mini CD, a command line only version of Ubuntu. When the machine boots, I see all the bios screens, but when it boots in to Ubuntu the screen goes black. The monitor light ...
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1answer
593 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 ...
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how can I reinstall the codecs so I can play my videos back

I used to play videos from MP4, wma files, as well as form DVDs, but for some reason, I can no more. The file gets loaded and the player starts, but it is always a black screen. No display at all. ...
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1answer
311 views

graphics problem and no volume control icon after installation

After my installation, I saw a message saying 22 files were broken. Then a window appeared, and I selected the broken files and removed them. Since then, I haven't had a volume control icon on my ...
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1answer
1k views

How do i show my entire screen with a projector?

i have a problem making my entire screen shown, which is a problem when i want to show other people how to do anything in ubuntu. i can choose between showing a part of my screen, or another part, ...
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Display resolution problem using VGA splitter

Hardware I have the following hardware configuration: PC running Ubuntu 10.04 Onboard video card with one VGA output (Intel P4M800 - Via Unichrome) VGA splitter: 1 input, 4 outputs. Up to 2048x1536 ...