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How to switch back to Unity

I have a very big problem. I just installed cairo-dock and I logged out from my Unity. As I logged out, Ubuntu showed me options to select other desktop, I saw an option of Cairo Desktop and I chose ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 with gnome flashback has terrible screen flickering

This was never a problem with 12.04 with the gnome shell. Exact same computer, no hardware changes, has run 12.04 with gnome shell since sometime in 2012. But Ubuntu 14.04.1 with gnome flashback has ...
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Color Problems on New Install of 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux), and just installed it next to Windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron 5737. Everything seems to have worked great except that the color is very messed up on my screen. It is ...
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Ubuntu resolution widder than it should be

Hi guys i hope u are fine well ,theres something that never happened to me, my screeen resolution(1366*768) and using this resolution from amd config privative driver, but it looks wider than it ...
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freezing/hanging at startup/login

My Ubuntu 14.04.1 setup freezes while I am on the internet, and now it won't start anymore. I get a black screen after login and I can't use Ctrl+Alt+F1. When I run the recovery mode it gets stuck at ...
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Problem with Resolution in my Notebook

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook Philco PHN14005, but the screen is not good and it looks so big. Here is a screenshot of it: How can I fix this problem with resolution display?
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Ubuntu screen resolution issue [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu on VirtualBox and I have a screen resolution issue. so my screen resolution in the settings says 680x480 however my screen is WAY BIGGER and in the settings it only has 680 x 480 no ...
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Screen problem after returning from suspend or screen lock

Whenever I restart the X session, either from a suspension or a screen lock, the screen is a mesh of black and white lines, really weird. I can distinguish some of my previous windows, the panel ...
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freeze on purple screen when installing 14.04

I've tried to install 6 different variants of ubuntu today and failed everytime always the same problem. It boots up, I'm greeted with a screen that asks if I want to test or install ubuntu (there ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Installed Ubuntu on latest Virtualbox 4.3.20. After login, I can only see blank screen. I am completely new to Ubuntu. What do I do?

Installed latest Virtualbox 4.3.20 on my Windows 8.1 machine. Then downloaded and installed latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .iso file from ubuntu.com After set up and all, the machine asked to restart. After ...
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Screen dim while brightness set to max on Xubuntu 14.04 everytime display turns off

I used to have an issue where every time my laptop would return from suspend, the screen was fully dim (as if brightness was at a minimum) even though the brightness setting was set to maximum - so I ...
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MSI GS 60 Fn+F2 (screen mode) and Fn-F10 (airplane mode) not working

I'm under ubuntu 14.10 with a MSI GS60 2PE. All my Fn functions are working except 2 : - Fn+F2 : which allow screen mode change - Fn+F10 : which allow airplane mode (disabling of wifi and bluetooth) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness problem

My brightness controls weren't working before but I didn't really care, but somehow I lowered my screen brightness while downloading league through playonlinux. Now the brightness controls aren't ...
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Screen freezing

I've installed the new version of Ubuntu again after I've installed Windows with it in a Dualboot. Since this installation, I have a strange problem. Sometimes when I drag a window, the screen ...
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How to run scripts on screen sleep / wake

I'm wondering how to run a script when the screen times out and when it wakes. I am not talking about hibernate or suspend, but when only the screen turns off. reason is I have a LED keyboard and ...
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Frozen screen and odd lines on it

I own a Dell Inspiron N4050 running with Ubuntu 12.04. It's been a while that my laptop's screen get frozen randomly. When it does, a lot of lines appear on the screen (as you can see on the photo). I ...
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Screen turns off new install of 14.04 help [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday and it worked fine but now the screen goes black at random times and I have to do a hard shutdown. does any one have any ideas. I have a refurbished ...
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Can I embed a script/program on my desktop?

I've seen many apps that have their "widgets" that show up on the desktop, so I want to ask this: Can I integrate a little piece of script (Ruby code) onto Unity so that it appears on my desktop? It ...
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screen brightness control not working: Lenovo g50-45: AMD Radeon: Ubuntu 14.04

I've a Lenovo G50-45 machine with AMD processor [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]. I tried the solution from Rmano but no success. Using Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the solution pasted here: [Ubuntu ...
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Dead screen during startup - dv6-3108ca - U14.10

Recently switched back to Ubuntu with 14.10, installed onto my HP pavilion dv6-3108ca. Had no issue the first load-up, but every boot up since I get the HP/BIOS screen and then the screen turns off. I ...
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Suspend/Resume Lenovo

I have occasionally problem with ubuntu 14.10(or 14.04), when I wake up from sleeping, screen remains black. My notebook is Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 and graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M 4GB. Is there ...
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Server display on external monitor wont fit whole screen

Need some help on below: Issue: Have installed Ubuntu server 14.04 on my laptop  (Dell Inspiron N5050) to practice Linux server commands. The laptop is connected to an external monitor (Dell S2240L, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Aero snap in two screen horizontal setup?

I managed to get Aero snap left and right working in metacity Ubuntu 14.10 and now I would like to come up with the correct winctrl commands so that I can mimic the same effect on a two screen setup, ...
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Lubuntu screen goes completely black after 15 minutes

I just freshly installed Lubuntu 14.04.01 on old laptop and on each fresh reboot after ~15 minutes while doing stuff screen goes completely black with no options on returning to desktop. Notice I am ...
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Frozen desktop after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.10

I've upgrades to 14.04 and during start up at login screen I got "System program problem detected" error. After logging in, the error would not go away and my desktop would be frozen, nothing opens up ...
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Purple screen on boot, with nomodeset, different every time

After installing 14.04 on my MacBook Pro 5 1, I rebooted, and then now I sometimes get a black screen then two little purple lines show up on the top of the screen, but other times it will get to a ...
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My screen goes black when loading youtube

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Everytime I load youtube (and some other sites that use flash) the screen goes black.
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Black Screen of death?

Hello there I have a problem regarding Black Screen on mine Ubuntu 14.04. Short version. When I play a video on Chromiun Web Browser I got an instant nasty black screen. This especially happens when ...
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Terminal command for checking/unchecking “Dim screen to save power”?

I am having problems preventing my laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04, from dimming its screen when on battery power. I have tried everything that is out there on the internet to prevent this happening, but ...
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How do I clear up textures on my desktop?

I have an nvidia Geforce GT 430 installed, I do have the "proprietary driver" x servers setting thing, but yet everything looks kind of rough, like rough edges and with a LOT of contrast, similar to ...
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Keyboard Shortcut

I am new to linux and I tried to set up a keyboard shortcut that would rotate my second screen, however, when I use the command nothing happens. Is there something else I have to configure to ensure ...
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blackens the screen

I have a problem I can not solve. Use xubuntu 14.04 on a PC Acer 2920Z with 2 gb of ram. Now the question is simple, when I use chrome or chromium, it makes no difference after a few seconds I ...
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Stuck on “Built-in Display” 640x480 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Fujitsu Siemens

Today is my first day ever messing with Linux. I got tired of Windows system and today installed the newest Ubuntu (14.04 LTS). Everything went smooth but... I am stuck on 640 x 480 screen ...
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Why is it so difficult to change login screen background? [closed]

Why is it so difficult to change the login screen background ? I've tried everything, dconf-editor, Ubuntu Tweak, and every posted remedy with no luck.
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Screen rotation on Lenovo Yoga 2 (not Pro)

How does one enable (automatic -if possible) screen rotation support for a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Ubuntu? The solutions I have tried that were intended for the Yoga 2 Pro and the Yoga 13 (e.g. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop Doesn't Display Correctly

This is a fresh install. Upon start up I am able to move the mouse pointer around a black screen with a blinking text cursor in the top corner. If I switch to a terminal and then try to switch back to ...
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After Xubuntu install white flashin stripe [duplicate]

so I freshly installed Xubuntu(I also tried other distros) and after the install and restart the laptop at the boot I get a black screen with flashing light. I tried to reinstall again and same thing ...
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Black screen on ubuntu VMware fusion 7 and Yosemite

Sorry for the first one.. Macbook Air (11-inch, mid 2012). OSX Yosemite version 10.10.1. 2GHz intel Core i7, ubuntu-64 14.04, wmware fusion 7.1. Restarted mac and launched vmware fusion to run ...
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It is possible to create two graphic terminals in one computer?

I have a computer with two screens, and I want to share it with my daugther. If I attach two mice and two keyboard, can the computer be configured so each screen is like an independent computer? I ...
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Black screen on boot after update to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Latitude D410 that I bought used with Ubuntu installed on it. It worked fine for several months. I updated to 12.04. I wanted to read Nook books on it, so i tried to find the software ...
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how to solve auto logout in 14.04 trusty

when i login to my desktop through lightdm or gdm any time i get logout every time also on startup from cli when i startx it just keep flash white and black screen for almost 5 minutes but when i ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu GNOME's “mouse position functions”?

What I mean by "mouse position function" is, for instance, when you put the mouse cursor on the top left edge of the screen to show up the Applications and on the bottom to show the message tray. I ...
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How can I make a keyboard shortcut to turn off and turn on the screen?

I changed my laptop from a Lenovo U310 to a Dell Inspiron 7537. The Lenovo had a special key for turning off and on the screen, but the Dell doesn't have it. I want to know if there is a command for ...
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Native resolution no longer working?

I just installed Ubuntu tonight and right at the start the native resolution was working. then everything froze on me and i had to force a shutdown (eeeekk) After that happened im stuck on these ...
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Third screen on different gpu

I have a HD7850 GPU in my rig, with 2 screens attached, now i want to add my older HD7770 and a third screen. the third screen will run off the HD7770. I know this works on windows, but is this also ...
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Change resolution if external monitor is connected

I would like to automatically change my screen resolution when an external monitor is connected to my laptop and turn off the internal monitor. I have written the following little script which is run ...
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HP Compaq mini 702EA wont screen wont wake from suspend

I've just installed 14.04 Xubuntu on my netbook and I'm having a slight issue with the screen. If i close the lid and later reopen the laptop, the machine will go through the motions as if it's going ...
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Ubuntu server terminal doesn't resize screen in VirtualBox

(Not talking about resizing the desktop edition as most other questions do.) I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 server 64-bit in VirtualBox 4.3.10 (not .20, which apparently isn't compatible) but the ...
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Problem with Facebook and Youtube apps

When i install the software of youtube or facebook for desktop i cant see anything. If anyone knows what is happened. Thank you Here is the image of i see. Nothing. http://imgur.com/OwEyK7u