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Why is Google Chrome screen flickering?

I have Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The screen will occasionally be flickering weirdly. Almost like when I take a screen shot the screen goes white really quickly is what Google Chrome does. How ...
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Bad Ubuntu fonts and display quality in Oracle virtualbox

I'm running windows 8.1 as the host OS and Ubuntu 16.04 as the virtual OS in the Oracle's virtualbox but it is showing poor quality of fonts and pictures in the full screen mode (guest additions is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen icons and folder blurry after few minutes in booting

My screen looks like this after the computer is running for a few minutes. Especially the text looks very distorted and is barely readable. What is wrong here and how do I fix it?
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Brightness doesn't change on Dell XPS15 9550 with 16.04

If I try to change screen brightness on my Dell XPS15 with Fn + F11 or Fn + F12 or in the System Settings Dialogue, nothing happens. The bar indicating the screen brightness changes but the screen ...
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My Screen doesn't look HD

I have installed lm-sensors to check my CPU temperature by using: sudo apt-get install lm-sensors after that i print the code: sudo sensors-detect it's gave me a lot of questions i answered it ...
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I upgraded to 16.04 on my laptop but the display is garbled after installing the latest updates

I upgraded my system to 16.04 and it seemed ok, except for a few glitches with the wifi, which needed a network manager restart. But then I installed the latest updates and the screen is garbled after ...
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Ubuntu phone screen only shows intermittently

My meizu mx4 is not working after the last update. It switches on and runs as normal, but the screen turns off as the lock screen appears- it then switches back on for a few seconds every few minutes, ...
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Trace screen on shutdown

When I shutdown Ubuntu I get this trace black screen which I have never had before. All I did in this session was install a jre through a rpm file with alien (which I also had to install). This ...
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Can I make a screen switch from one computer to another by cli?

I have my monitor hooked up to computer A via DVI and to computer B via VGA. If I start PC A first and PC B last, the monitor displays PC A's signal. Is there an easy way to change between the two ...
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Blank screen while Ubuntu Boot on acer 4738z laptop

Hi i just install latest version of ubuntu on my test laptop before installing it on my main laptop.. my test laptop is acer aspiron 4738z. it run on Intel Pentium P6100, 2Ghz dual core with 3Gb ddr3 ...
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Run Screen command at Startup

I have a server where I start 3 different servers. In order to be able to read each server's output I use screen -R -D command and execute each server in a different screen console. Is it possible to ...
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Screen flickering on Ubuntu 16.4 while inactivity

I am a total Linux newbie and just installed Ubuntu 16.04 Unity a few days ago as a second OS besides Windows 10. Unfortunately it seems there is something wrong with the screen. Whenever there is no ...
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Broken screen (V-sync)

Then... a part of my screen is unsynchronized with the rest, for example when i'm in a text editor and the 'edge' of the unsynchronized part is at the same line as the cursor it will appear the bottom ...
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Black screen on boot

I U tried to boot from a USB on Ubuntu, but got a black screen.. Now every time I try to turn it on the fan kicks in and then powers off, no Sign of anything! i've tried holding all function keys on ...
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Process responsible for screen rotation / orientation sensor?

What's the process called that's responsible for managing auto-screen rotation (sensor?) and is there a way to disable it or bind it to a specific hardware button (let's say the power button)? I am ...
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Problem adjusting the brightness

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and I've managed to take care of almost everything but brightness. Right from the begining, brightness is at its peak and it's hurting my eyes by now and I have no obvious way ...
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How can I only make a specific screen sleep?

I use my laptop with multiscreen: laptop screen on one side, my TV displaying my media center (Kodi) on the other side. Problem, when I use my media center to watch a movie, the laptop screen never ...
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Changing Screen Brightness Through Keyboard Functions on My Notebook

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus X555LJ. But I don't know how to install drivers or how to enable function keys to controls screen backlight brightness.
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xcalib -inver -alter does not work with the NVIDIA driver version 364

I have been using xcalib -invert -alter to reverse the colors in my screen. The command works fine with the nouveau driver using the onboard graphics driver. However, when I switch to NVIDIA binary ...
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How to share Ubuntu desktop screen to a smart TV?

Is there any software I can install in Ubuntu desktop 16.04 to enable sharing screen to a smart TV just like in Windows? How to install and configure it?
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Ubuntu 14.04 closes all programs and locked

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i´m working, sometimes Ubuntu just freezes for a few seconds and then closes all programs and go to the lock screen! I would be glad if someone can help me! :) (...
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I get gray screen before I get the desktop

When I boot up I get the Xubuntu screen loading, then it goes to a gray screen, and finally shows the desktop. How do I get rid of the gray screen? I dont know if I have Unity, Gnome, XFCE.
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Ubuntu 16.04 occasionally hangs with screen off after switching TTYs or turning screen off for inactivity

Sometimes when I switch TTYs (also while switching between logged in users) or after the screen darkened and turned off, my screen goes/stays in standby mode and does no longer wake up. Actually the ...
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Samsung screen is wrong. How do I correct?

On a new Ubuntu install desktop, "Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS" install seems to have determined I was using a Samsung 20" screen. But I'm using a Samsung 19" screen, and an inch of display is off-screen....
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app screen size is larger than screen size

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and some of the application that run it, the scale size of its page is larger than of the view screen and can't resize the application page. My view screen is 11 inch. How can ...
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random event changes screen brightness automatically

I'm a new Ubuntu user, installed Ubuntu 16.04 (on my MSI laptop) a couple of days ago, and I've loved it so far but there's something that's been bothering me... the screen brightness changes randomly....
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How to set cursor position with command/script?

I have a script which resets some things, and at the end of it I need it to set the cursor to certain coordinates, either to a custom set or to the centre of the screen (where it is reset to by ...
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Brightness controls disabled upon unplugging HDMI

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on a Thinkpad X1 Carbon. When I unplug the HDMI cable, my brightness comes down to zero, and I can't increase it again. With Fn + F9 as I normally would.
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Black screen after login on account

This question had been asked multiple times but since they're almost older than two years, I will ask it again. The answers to those question couldn't help me either. My problem: After logging in on ...
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Screen Brightness not binded to Multimedia keys properly

After I installed Ubuntu 16.04, I found that the brightness of display was set to brightest possible and I wasn't able to change it. Then I installed Brightness Controller and it worked. Then from ...
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Black screen since updating graphics card driver

It's my first question here and I hope someone can help me. Like written in the title, I always did the recommended updates. Once I did an update for my graphics card, after starting new I only got ...
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Black screen on Lubuntu

I've got a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.04 with dual boot. It worked well the first few times I started it but it doesn t work anymore. I get a black screen after selecting the default choice in GRUB. ...
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Display does not recognize signal

I just added a new hard drive to my Dell SPX machine because I knew there was no important data. So after installing the hard drive, I did a complete installation from scratch using CD. During ...
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Black screen after start up

I recently installed ubuntu on my laptop (hp denvy dv6) and last night in the middle of using my computer, it powered off. Whenever I try to turn on my computer, I can hear the fans turn on, but the ...
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The “Turn screen off after X minutes” not working well in 16.04

This is a problem I remember from back in the 10 series of Ubuntu, but it's back in 16.04: When I set the screen to turn off after, let's say, 2 minutes it works for a while but then it doesn't turn ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04- NVIDIA driver not installed, still screen tearing occurs

My DELL laptop has NVIDIA and Intel cards. I am running Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 fresh install with all recent updates. I have not installed any proprietary NVIDIA drivers. Still screen tearing is occuring ...
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How to increase text size systemwide including browsers ubuntu?

I have a new laptop which is 1920x1080 width(15') . The thing is text size in display is very small which puts a strain on my eyes. I changed the text size inside ubuntu through system settings-> ...
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Getting a blurry screen before loading

System operates normally. The only issue is that after login for a couple of seconds I get this on my screen: How do I fix it? Turns out, I had to have my wallpaper on Ubuntu disc :)
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Screen goes blank after booting / resuming

i know this issue has been brought up before but could not find a fitting solution. Whenever i boot or resume my laptop (macbook air) i will be brought to the login prompt for about 1 second before ...
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Splash screen missing after Burg installed

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with Windows and I'm using Burg instead of Grub. Dual boot works fine. The Burg's theme works fine too. But the splashscreen is missing during loading of Ubuntu, ...
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How to solve thinpc user logout from virtual machine of host computer that can't login into thinpc machine?

Using virtual machine in host computer i.e thinpc in Ubuntu 10.04 because we need that application of a run and disabling right click on desktop only application icon on desktop. Logout from virtual ...
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Screen Flickers to Mouse Cursor

I have Lubuntu 16.04. It is running on a Thinkpad X201 using Intel graphics devices (no Nvidia here). After I watch a video on Youtube or use mplayer to watch a video, the screen flickers black right ...
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How to fix auto-dim?

It seems like many people have asked how to disable the auto-dim feature (System Settings -> Brightness & Lock -> Dim screen to save power). But I am having the opposite problem. I want this to ...
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Stuck at Blinking cursor on black screen

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L420 laptop. Actually my machine had Windows 7 Ultimate on it, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 with erasing windows 7. After installing while at booting ...
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Ghost touch Ubuntu 16.04

I have a strange problem with my desktop today. I'm so sorry if this was already asked before. I notice that it's the first time I encounter this issue. I didn't touch any button of my mouse but the ...
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changing screen resolution on my hcl laptop running ubuntu

I love using Ubuntu, but on this HCL machine I cant get it to change my screen resolution. Every xrandr command returns the same thing: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0:...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lock screen without dimming/turning off

I'm using an HP laptop with an external screen connected through an HDMI cable, and the lid closed. Every time I lock the screen, it dims and then cuts signal to the screen, leaving it in a blue ...
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Screen goes blank after returning from screensaver

I just started having this problem where the screen goes blank when I dismiss XScreenSaver. I can still see and move the mouse cursor but no other GUI is visible. It's all blank. Ctrl-alt-del does ...
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Screen tearing when scrolling and in games

I've been getting screen tearing that is only present in Ubuntu (MATE 16.04). Often when scrolling on pages, I get a horizontal line that tears through, and the same goes for games, particularly ...
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System program error(not the norm)

I installed 14.04 on Vbox. During an update, through being an idjit, i left the laptop unplugged and it died during the upgrade(of the Vbox guest). Now when i try to load it i get a system program ...