Linux kernel `fbdev` abstraction (a.k.a. Linux framebuffer), that is used by Ubuntu for most video adapters.

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hwinfo replaced with … what?

New and Hopefully more clear question this is NOT a question about some system information program I NEED to know what framebuffer modes I can add in grub configuration without starting to ...
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Switching to another TTY after running startx and returning breaks Xorg

I've always been curious about an idiosyncrasy of Xorg that seems to happen on every machine I've tried it on; whenever I start a new X instance on a TTY using startx manually (that is, without the ...
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v86d is taking 100% CPU

I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu 14.10 on my PC. I noticed that my machine was running pretty hot lately and after probing, I realised that v86d was hogging one of my processors. With v86d installed, I get ...
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How to rotate the LCD screen/framebuffer to 180 degree in console?

I have custom board with i.MX6Q SoC. I am using Linux kernel 3.03.35 and LCD is 3.5 inch RGB type display. I want to rotate my LCD screen to 180 degree. I tried a lot to pass parameters to > ...
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Framebuffer driver commands not working

I was trying to do some tweaks in my Ubuntu terminal. I tried to show a BMP image using fbv. I was following this tutorial for that - I had a BMP image but using this command: fbv -d 1 /root/logo.bmp ...
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using framebuffer in Ubuntu 14.04 textmode - segmentation fault

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 booting into textmode. GRUB-file: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet text" and the following gfx setup in GRUB: GRUB_GFXMODE=0x115 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep That means I ...
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can't toggle frames in Emacs Full-screen framemove.el

I am using framemove.el and have the default setup. holding the meta key and pressing left or right arrow will switch from one frame to another. It works when the frames are not full screen, but when ...
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What should I do if the desktop is off the monitor?

I have a Samsung Series 7 LED TV that I've hooked up to a computer. But my problem is: When I start Lubuntu, the second the framebuffer initializes, it goes off screen. I disabled the framebuffer, and ...
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How to disable framebuffer in initramfs?

While using plymouth, I have late splash and tried to fix it, I googled and got lots of suggestions on doing this: vi /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash and add: FRAMEBUFFER=y and ...
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Dual Frame Buffer on Ubuntu 12.04 Intel HD Graphics 4600 i7-4770

I have 2 monitors connected to the PC, one in HDMI, one in DVI. I have Intel integrated graphics HD4600 Now as far my understanding, both the monitors is connected at the same framebuffer /dev/fb0 ...
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How to enable display of framebuffer images (e.g. in w3m, fbi) within byobu (pts)?

I'm trying to run a minimal Ubuntu 13.10 installation without X Window System on my old laptop. One of the most useful tools I rely on in this setup is byobu; however, it seems to prevent me from ...
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Screen fade to black after 10 minutes and never come back

Im using Linaro Raring Server for Cubieboard A20 from here: www.cubieforums.com/index.php?topic=807.0 After about 10 minutes, the screen goes to black, even I'm using keyboard or mouse, so seems not ...
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Hyper-V frambuffer driver not working correctly

Running the up to date Alpha of Xubuntu 13.10 on Hyper-V (WIndows 8 Pro) I noticed the included Hyper-V frambuffer driver does not work as expected. According to the commit message ...
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How can I adjust framebuffer or X screen relative position? [closed]

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away I had fixed boot screen using this nice solution. Since that time I have been looking for the way to move framebuffer in virtual console slightly to the right ...
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Not able to view images in w3m [closed]

I was playing around with w3m (command-line browser), and found that it was not able to display images when run from Terminator or gnome-terminal. But, when run from xterm, it is able to display ...
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qemu -cdrom ubuntu.iso -boot d -m 1024 -curses

How do I disable frame buffers in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy kernel, I tried all kinds of kernel parameters but none work? DEFAULT ramdisk LABEL ramdisk kernel /casper/vmlinuz append boot=casper toram ...
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Framebuffer Imageviewer on Ubuntu 12.04.2 virtual machine

I'm trying to view some jpg's on my Ubuntu VMWare server using fbi but I'm getting "/dev/fb0: No such file or directory", which is valid since it doesn't exist. Using hwinfo --frambuffer it lists the ...
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Is it possible to change text console (VT, framebuffer) foreground color?

I tried setterm -foreground green but any action resets the color back to white. Also, switching black and white seems like a nice option for e-paper (e-ink) screens.
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How to make Ubuntu Server fit into a VMware window?

I installed Ubuntu Server edition in VMware 7.0.1. I am using latest version of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not filling into complete VMware window. How can I fix this?
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Framebuffer in Ubuntu 12.04 (NVidia)

After a new install of 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04.2, my grub menu appeared in a nice, small font in a framebuffer and when Ubuntu loaded, the logo and red/white dots were small and crisp. I've installed ...
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Boot in virtual console mode with full resolution

I am able to either: 1) Boot into X, switch to virtual console #1 and use it at full resolution or 2) Boot into virtual console mode -only and use them with 80 columns max How can I boot into ...
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Black screen after installation of a command-line version of ubuntu 12.04

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (command line version) on an old machine (athlon 1,2 GHz, 1GB RAM, [SiS] 65x/M650/740 graphics). When I boot the screen turns black after the BIOS messages. Even grub ...
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How do I set the framebuffer resolution for NVIDIA on 12.04?

So, 12.04 x86_64 is installed and working properly. I see grub and plymouth, then lightdm, X session for Unity is good. My framebuffer resolution for TTY1-6 is 1280x1024. X is 1680x1050. I can use ...
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Is it possible to get the Tux logo on the text-based boot?

On Knoppix-based distros, you get a nice Tux logo on the left of the screen during text boot. Is this possible to get on Ubuntu?
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How do you get the very first boot messages smaller?

How do I get the very first boot messages, before the decryption of the system and before uvesafb is loaded, smaller? I tried: GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1024x768 and ...
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Cheese won't run in framebuffer

When I try to run Cheese from terminal I receive this error message: Clutter-CRITICAL **: Unable to initialize Clutter: Unable to find suitable fbconfig for the GLX context: Unable to find ...
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How to run kvm/qemu on a virtual terminal with kms enabled

I deduce from the kvm howtos that this should actually work with sdl and a framebuffer, but I can't get it going. Doing kvm -cdrom tinycore-current.iso with normal user account on a virtual terminal ...