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Automatic screen brightness on Ubuntu 14.10 not working right, manual controls not working at all

My Samsung NP740 has been running Ubuntu fine for 18 months. I did an upgrade to 14.10 and the screen brightness controls stopped working correctly. I did a wipe and fresh install and I still have the ...
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how to make Lubuntu 14.04 screen to stay on

hello I just installed lubuntu 14.10 and I have changed all the setting in xfce power setting to never for all and the screen locker settings to off but the screen still turns off after a while of ...
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Key's won't repeat, holding them down causes the screen to flash

This is driving me nuts, and it started seemingly out of the blue. While typing, if I hold down a key, it will not repeat, however, the cursor flickers in sync with the rate that the character would ...
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Screen flashing on install

im trying to install Ubuntu but when i boot and try to install from USB DVD drive the screen is flashing i can just about make out what it is asking me and i can install but even after boot up the ...
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Ubuntu hangs on for 1-2 minutes, after pressing “Lock Screen”

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sorry for my bad English, I am a Pole. When I press "Lock Screen" (top right) system is hangs on for 1-2 minutes. After 2 minutes it work. The mouse works but I can not ...
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Screen colors at the beginning

My PC has a mother P5N-MX with Nvidia geforce 7050 integrated Intel Quad 4-core processor and 4GB memory Last night I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.5 and I perfect and runs smoothly, when you upgrade ...
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Screen turned off on resume, HDMI issue

I have an HP Pavilion G4 AMD A10-4600M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 14.04 Trusty For some time now, whenever I suspend notebook either by shutting lid or manual suspension screen is off. ...
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Screen rotation not working on some games

Monitor rotated to 180deg and works fine (.config/monitor.xml) but some of the games they not rotated, how to fix this ?
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How do I execute a command on a specific screen?

I am currently setting up a server and there are different programs I want to run in the background, while still being able to look at the console of each program on demand. So I'm trying to ...
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Monitoring a screen session

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I haven't really found something that I'm looking for. Basicly I am searching for a bash script that will monitor a screen session based on it's name. As soon as the bash is ...
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Screen turns pitch-black - 14.04.1 LTS on Latitude-D630

I have installed ubuntu on a Latitude-D630 and i am facing an issue when for no particular reason the screen turns pitch-black but the laptop keeps working, for example if i am listening to music and ...
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ubuntu instalation - black screen

Happens in ubuntu 12.04.5 and ubuntu/lubuntu 14.04 it happens with "try ubuntu", "install" and "check for errors" cpu is amd sempron. I remeber having this with before and using netinstall but I ...
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Possible Nvidia Geforce 755m driver problem - Ubuntu 14.10

I have noticed lately that my screen has gone black for a couple seconds, then went back to normal. This will happen regardless of the application I am in, and in a bad spell will occur every 30 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts Black screen after Grub menu

Hi i am new to Ubuntu and im on an ASUS zenbook UX302L. Ever since i uppgraded to 14.04 lts i get into a black screen after grub menu. It can be fixed if i edit and use "nomodeset", or use ...
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What is the status of GNU screen?

Two answers in this question state that screen is unmaintained. However, the GNU repository of screen shows an upload this year after 6 years, and 14.04 has two newer versions than the earlier Ubuntu ...
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Display is broken after login [duplicate]

I have big problem with settings $DISPLAY and xorg. After login to my account screen is black for few seconds and back to login page again. It is only for one account on my computer and I think I need ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 black screen at login

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop Compaq 420, just a while ago. At login screen, it suddenly becomes black for a split second and then shows it again. Or sometimes, it appears after ...
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Displayport does not work on 14.04

I have a new Dell 2713HM screen in my office and I could not make the Displayport output work. It just went into power saving mode. The same screen and cable works on my college's desktop and he uses ...
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I have a blank screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, to Ubuntu 14.10. When I start my computer, I have a blank screen. If I plugin my laptop to my TV, at first only the TV turns on, but the login screen shows up on my ...
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12.04 The video makes the screen go black, and the keyboard lights are on as long as the Wifi adaptor

I have a semi new dell computer, and I put ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had to reinstall the OS on it, because I messed with the video card, and it pooped out on me. Whenever I play a video of any kind, ...
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Mac OS X VM originally from Windows running on Ubuntu

I have a Mac OS X 10.9 Virtual Machine that was originally installed on Windows (using VMWare), I installed VMWare player on my Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to run this same VM, but it just hangs on the ...
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How to set up a separate X server for the Oculus Rift?

Oculus SDK version 0.4.3 comes with an experimental Linux support for the Oculus Rift DK2. The documentation mentions two general options to run the Rift: running the Rift in a twinview ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...
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Why does my browser (firefox) in Ubuntu 14.04 keep randomly dimming?

To be more clear: Sometimes when I browse on firefox or chromioum, the screen dims to a grey screen and freezes for a couple of seconds to a minute, and then the full color comes back, but with some ...
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upgrading to 14.04 problem

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 but now my screen size has shrunk, it seems like the desktop size is the same, but I now have a large border and small viewing screen. I have tried to re-size my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Alienware Aurora m7700 screen goes crazy

I am trying to use my old Alienware as a database server. Ubuntu was running well during the first few days. I installed apache2, mysql and tomcat. Today out of the blue the screen went crazy, it ...
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Black Screen, it doesn't go to desktop

I was copying around 750GB of files into my external hard drive, estimated time was 10 hours. It significantly slowed down my laptop. I wanted to check what is inside rubish bin so I opened it, but it ...
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play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the “player” is displayed on?

Is there any way to play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the "player" is displayed on? E.x if its played on the computer screen it uses analog output, but if its displayed on ...
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Whenever I go to the google chrome download page my laptop screen turns off

I can't recover from the screen being off without resetting the laptop using the power button. When I use the fn+volume keys while the screen is off I can hear the volume changing, I just can't find ...
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Borderless mode shift window outside of screen. How to hide top and left unity bars?

Thats wired. It seam Unity override screen composition so that app (game) that use full screen window size, do not occupy whole screen (expected behaviour), but whats left after Unity took space for ...
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Visual bug when at log in screen. Need help fixing it

A couple months ago I installed 14.04 and after I did so my screen would always bug out after I type out my password and hit enter. This is what it looks like. Login screen This is wat i can see ...
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How to keep the screen alight all along

I'm using ubuntu-mate, the power management doesn't work. I've set it to never close the screen, but it always set the screen off after 5 minutes when idle. Is there any another method to set it? Is ...
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How do I start an ncurses program in a screen session as a specific user at boot and grap a virtual terminal

I want to start a ncurses program at boot that will display on the screen at boot, but within screen so that I can ssh into the machine remotely and see what is being displayed. The program and the ...
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Some parts of my screen and border of windows is black

after some update my screen look like this. Also when i rightclick something its also black.i know the bug reported to launchpad its similar to my problem.i found some solutions but didnt work.any ...
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Screen recorder + webcam

Is there a program for Ubuntu that can capture your screen and your webcam at the same time?
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My screen is stretched horizontally 14.04 LTS NVIDIA GeForce 9100

My screen doesn't have black bars/ areas my mouse can go over on, but my screen seems to be stretched horizontally, and the only option for the screen is 5:4, anybody know what I mean? (please improve ...
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Screen Mirroring issue

Every time I reboot Ubuntu I get my Ubuntu switched to projector mode, my screen automatically gets mirrored, leading to flickering and other adjustments. Right know I am always fixing it manually...
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Screen issue after update

New to Linux. I'm running XUbuntu 14.04 on a VM. There is no issue before update but after updating via software updater and rebooting, this happens: The right area of the screen is not clickable ...
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screen turns off while playing youtube video [duplicate]

So, I've already read some questions here but none of them solved my problem. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm having this problem while watching a video on youtube. I don't want to disable the turn off ...
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lock screen has turned to an old design

It's been two weeks since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and today I found out my lock screen has turned to a very old design. like this image: I am new to Linux and I tried to fix the problem but I got ...
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dual boot on mac, purple screen

Fairly new to this so sorry if there is a duplicate question. I dual booted ubuntu on my macbook air. Now ubuntu boots perfectly fine but when I try to boot OSX it gets stuck on a purple screen... I ...
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striped screen on install

I am trying to install ubuntu on a hp pavilion dv9000 by dvd-r.The screen goes horizontal black and white striped after it boots up how do i fix this? Have yet to be able to fix it by use of other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Chrome web store screen shuts off

I'm fairly new at this other-OS-than-windows-thing, so I might have a hard time understanding and using the proper names for stuff... so, I'm trying to get netflix to work on my laptop running Ubuntu ...
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Screen Adjustment (height and weight)

I hate windows and i have been using Ubuntu for about 3 months. I only have one problem. When I connect to a TV and select only secondary screen (via super+p) it just doesn't fit properly. I mean i ...
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Yoga Pro 2 - “The system is running in low-graphics mode" [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 (as dual boot machine in UEFI mode) I got the low graphics mode error and can't login. I can boot from live-usb key or Windows 8.1 (but who want's ...
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Set graphics to only use one third of a screen

are here some hardcore users like that to be able to help me with my broken screen, where only the left third of a screen works? I use an external monitor most of the time, but it would be really ...
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System Test Can't Read Screen Resolution

First of all-- I AM A HUGE N00B. I just made the jump to linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 on my samsung series 7 chronos laptop. Previously, I had windows 8.1. I want to make sure everything is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop Screen Shaking - no problem on external monitor (HDMI) - Lenovo Y70 Touch

I've just got a Lenovo Y70 Touch laptop. Problem: The laptop screen is vibrating, (flickering? shaking? not sure what the best word for it) as if refresh rate was the problem. (17.3" 1920x1080) ...
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after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes

I have 12.10 Ubuntu installed on DELL XPS17 laptop. I have problem that after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes each time I press any key on the keyboard. I tried to do unity restart, but ...
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Kasam Screencaster is not working properly

I am using Kazam Screencaster to record my desktop but with this I am having some problem. Initially when I have installed(four months ago) it then at that time it was working well but now when I am ...