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Ubuntu 14.10 No boot screen

I have an Acer Aspire r1600 mini PC. I recently tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04. The upgrade failed because I had errors. After attempting to upgrade three more times, I restarted the ...
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Black line across screen using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Latitude E6430

I have been using Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 2 months. Everything was working fine. Suddenly, black line on top of screen came and not going back. I tried to to take screen shot of ...
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XRandR to downsize and left-shift display output? (Underscan)

My old laptop has a crack on literally the right side of the screen, which luckily doesn't destroy the whole screen, but makes a small strip unusable. This is pretty frustrating, because you often ...
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Logging out of Lubuntu 14.04 causes screen to switch off

The screen doesn't exactly switch off, it goes very dark, almost black. I can sort of see high contrast shapes but can't make out any words. It isn't until a while after starting up that I have the ...
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How to record screen in video to report bugs in Ubuntu interface?

I would like to find some standard way of recording my screen, since I would like to report some bugs in the user interface and its typing system with Dvorak keyboard layout. The cursor location is ...
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xrandr settings changed. Display now won't run

I was trying to use xrandr to have a script to adjust my monitor resolution. As a test I ran xrandr -s 1360x768 This should be a valid setting. It killed the xserver. I changed to tty6 tried ...
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Ubuntu VM Graphical user interface problem

I was trying to enable GUI on my VM machine, after reboot it shows me blank black screen. I can not login. Can somebody help me what do I need to do to see login screen? I have enabled SSH and able to ...
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LXLE Live boots fine, installations boot to black screen. Here's what I've tried

I've been at this all week, been all over these forums and I cannot beat it. I've tried installing various versions of 32-bit Lubuntu and LXLE on an old HP 510 laptop. Boots to a live session just ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Screen turns blank, but system still ON

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo X1 carbon 3rd gen(Broadwell, Intel HD 500 graphics). Since latest Intel video driver update screen started to go blank regularly. In the meantime system is running ...
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The flickering in unity launcher search box

Whenever I try to write something in the search box on the Unity launcher, the screen flickers and the search process slows down a bit. Do I need to install additional softwares for my old graphics ...
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How to make a “Khan Academy's video”

I am a Physics teacher. I want to make a video like Khan Academy do. I have a Wacom table and a microphone. But the problem is when I record my screen, there are too much noise and the volume level is ...
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can't change built-in screen resolution [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows 8 on my lenovo z50-75. This laptop has got 1080p screen resolution but I'd like to change it to 1600x900 for making things work smoother. I've ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Icons leaving the screen

I have a Radeon R9 270x card powering 3 monitors, my main display seems larger than the actual screen, so I can drop windows out of sight if I drag them down. My problem is every so often, my icons ...
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screen breaks up on 15.04

screen appears as multiline blur/interlacing screen breaks up , normally on going from terminal to browser result/ resolution is power reset !! Result of lscpi | grep -i vga Using VGA compatible ...
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Screen Flicker in Ubuntu

My Ubuntu PC's screen flickers every time I boot up. Sometimes, when it stops, it starts again when I move my mouse. My laptop has its own graphics card. Nvidia Geforce 8200m G.
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Icons on screen will not appear. Desktop is blank

I've seen similar questions about blank desktops, but the ones I've seen have issues with clicking. When I log into my computer I can click and right click. It's just that my icons aren't there. I ...
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Installation screen problems

on installing Ubuntu 14.04 two major problems colours are awful, can hardly see icons my screen is small, and can not scroll down to see final icons Questions therefore can colours be changed at ...
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Adjusting screen brightness in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How can I modify the screen brightness in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? In the Systems Settings -> Brightness & Lock screen, all I see are options related to the screen saver, but nothing for changing the ...
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Problem with login after update

I have just re-installed twice Ubuntu because of this problem, I'm only able to see the login screen when I use recovery mode and select File System Check. In other case I just hear the start sound ...
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Input signal out of range

I have installed the version 'lubuntu 15-04 desktop i386' with an USB on my computer, the install process was great , but as soon as I restart the computer, aperars a 'Input signal out of range' on my ...
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Screen magnified from start

From a couple of days my pc screen right from the start i.e grub loader to the ubuntu 15.04 has been enlarged around 50% more than normal. I checked memory test and nothing wrong showed up. What can ...
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Desktop flashes and moves back to login page: this happen after logging in with gnome repeatedly fails

I recently have a problem with my ubuntu after leaving it on while downloading some file; after some time the pc used up all the charge in its battery. However, after charging it back i couldn't ...
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Login Screen Flickers

When I start my machine and the login screen appears, it loads the page with the login box and then goes black for about 2 seconds and loads the login screen again. I am running Ubuntu 14, and I would ...
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How can I return to the login screen when xbmc is always booting?

I am new to Ubuntu. And since I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 I enabled the auto login for my username and it should start with xbmc. I also checked the box for reconnect. My problem now is that I can not ...
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How to share byobu with multiple users?

The best way to learn and troubleshoot is to pair up with someone else on the internet via text based screensharing. Love the ergonomics of byobu for a single user at a single time. However when I ...
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Why is screen turning black randomly?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with xmonad on a relatively new retina MacBook Pro. During normal computing, my screen will turn black every once in a while. Moving the mouse, clicking, or pressing any key ...
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screen brightness on X1 carbon gen 3 wont change

I just installed ubuntu on a new x1 carbon gen 3. Its a great machine but i cant seem to change the screen brightness. when i hit the buttons i get the little on screen notification, but it seems to ...
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Weird Lines when Dual Booting with Windows 8.1

So I recently decided to give Ubuntu a whirl, so I tried to dual boot it alongside windows 8.1. However, when put it on my USB and booted from there to install it. I immediately got yellow/orange ...
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Bottom of Screen of 4k Display is Black

I just bought an Acer Aspire VN7-591G-70CY (4k display version) and installed Ubuntu after disabling UEFI and using this (nomodeset). It didn't work with UEFI enabled. In the live session and with ...
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The screen goes black when I exit a full screen game [closed]

I am looking for some help in a specific (I suspect drive related) problem. The screen goes black when I attempt to quit a game (in a normal way - not force quit - through the menu) and it simply ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 screen blackout every few seconds

I had Ubuntu 14.04 when today, I started facing this problem of screen blackout after every few seconds on logging in. So, I upgraded to 14.10 and installed graphics driver from intel graphics ...
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Is there a way to have the screen turned off while I type? [duplicate]

I want to type out raw ideas in an environment that's as distraction free as possible. Is there a way to turn the screen completely off with a hotkey, and have it stay off until I hit that same ...
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Can't open file to disable splash screen

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04 32 bit if that means anything. It's a fresh install. I'm trying to disable the splash screen. (There actually doesn't seem to be any. It's a black screen from boot until I get to ...
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Problem with booting

I have next problem. I had PC with two hard drives. First one (sda) was with WinXP, second one (sdb) - with Ubuntu 12.04. Then I took second hard disk and installed it in another PC (it has the same ...
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Run the script with screen

I write a script to run p2pool. I can not understand how to add a run through the "screen -dmS"? #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: p2pool start # Required-Start: ...
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Ubuntu Phone (Touch) lock screen issue after upgrade to OS 23

After updating my Aquarius 4.5 to OS 23 (Build Ubuntu 15.04 armhf), the screen won't auto lock. It's forever on and the phone is heating. However, if I manually press the power bottom, the screen ...
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Ubuntu showing 2 desktops/screens

After installing Ubuntu 14.04.2, I noticed the mouse disappears from the screen when I move it far to the riht side but after moving it back it comes back to the screen. When I tried to run Eclpise ...
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Screen Dimming Anomaly

My Lenovo G780 with Ubuntu 14.04 is fine when the AC charger is plugged in. However, when unplugged, if my mouse does not move for ~12 seconds, the screen dims a bit, but this is not detected by my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 intermittent screen freezing

I have updated from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 and I am having intermittent screen cuts or screen flickers every 8 seconds approximately. Each flicker is very short, less than a second (maybe half a ...
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I keep randomly getting brought to the lock screen and disconnected (14.04)

My screen goes black for a few seconds and I get disconnected from the internet and asked to put my password in, this has happened twice now and I do not want to keep doing it. Any help would be ...
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Whitewashes the screen

afrter reinstail my ubuntu 14.10 my laptop (Acer Aspite 5750G) begin whitewashes the screen when I start Ubuntu, I use double boot with Windows 8.1, I try to make another USB live Linux - Fedora, but ...
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Dual OS, Xubuntu works, Windows 7 no internet, and black screen

I'm having a similar problem. I bought my Lenovo ThinkPad L450 without any OS installed. I first installed just Xubuntu without any trouble, all was working well including no trouble connecting to ...
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Black Screen When Initially Booting

This is my first time ever installing a Linux OS. I installed 15.04 using a DVD, when the installation was dome I had to restart the computer (I did an install that erased everything else). When i ...
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xrandr not saving settings permanetly in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu. I am new to Linux, so I will need this explained in pretty basic terms please. I have two monitors. I use a AMD R7 2xx graphics card. I haven't installed the AMD drivers ...
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thinkpad t420s, ubuntu 14.04, flickering screen and auto power down a few seconds later

This time, I was visiting flash video site with google chrome. Suddenly, the screen become flickering and then auto power down a few seconds later. This happens a few times, especially when play ...
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HDMI Screen doesn't wake up (no input) after sleep or computer locked

When I put computer to sleep, or computer is locked and screen turns off, I am trying to wake up computer, computer powers on, but my HDMI monitor wont turn off. I have to manualy restart my PC ...
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lock screen is still active

Tell me please is there any way to stop the screen lock in Xubuntu ? Everything in Power management is turn off, but still the screen locks automatically. Thank you.
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Starting a program in a Screen session via SSH

Okay, there are a few similar topics to this one, but what I want to do is run a program in a screen session on a remote computer. Taking my lead from this thread In the hope that it is correct, I ...
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Ubuntu stuck on black screen with blinking underscore after using xdiagnose

I was having issues with my resolution, and after some googling, decided to use xdiagnose, I selected all three debug options, hit start and then restarted my computer. Now when I try to boot back ...
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I can only see a portion of my screen in the gui

My son was doing something on the machine and he made the GUI unusable. It appears to be zoomed in so much that I only see a portion of the screen. There is a taskbar on the left with enormous icons. ...