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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

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. ...
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trying to install Ubuntu but all i get is a black screen

i am trying to install Ubuntu and i get 4 choice 1.try Ubuntu without installing. 2.install Ubuntu 3. oem install 4. check disk for defects (i am using a USB flash drive) and no matter what i select i ...
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Pixelated/fuzzy menus/text on Ubuntu 14.04

Every so often the menus/text (the top bar, bookmarks on Chrome, Libre Office etc.) on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 become fuzzy/pixelated. My laptops specs are: Toshiba Satellite C650 (Pentium(R) ...
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Blank screen with blinking cursor after running xdiagnose

I have had this problem twice in a row trying to follow these instructions: Solution for low screen resolution in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu I have installed Ubuntu 15.04, and had everything running okay ...
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increase screen resolution in ubuntu

Today when I turned on my computer Ubuntu had a very low resolution but when i tried to change it said the maximum was 1024x768 (i have a very big moniter) how do i get a higher resolution thnx in ...
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Screen has broken color set after a while - Ubuntu 14.04

After a while of no activity the screen locks, but when I log in the screen looks like this: :D I am sure it is something with the software, not the hardware as I have never experienced similar ...
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screen resolution not solved

I am new to xubuntu and have just installed it on an old computer 512 p. I don't seem to be able to change screen resolution. I have read some answers online, but am not ashamed to say I haven't ...
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How to Disable Ubuntu Phone “auto dim” function?

Is there a way to disable the auto dim function of the Ubuntu Phone (14.10 r22)? Even though I can disable the auto-brightness function and set the screen timeout to 10 minutes (or never) the screen ...
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Multiple monitor configuration is delayed for 40 seconds on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a weird problem. I'm on a Lenovo Y510p laptop, 1920x1080 built-in display with another 1920x1080 HDMI monitor. The computer has intel drivers and Nvidia, though I think I'm only using the ...
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My screen goes black but not off, laptop still awake

I have found a bunch of different posts regarding this issue, but none solved my issue. It happens sometimes, often a little after resume from suspend. Like I said, the computer is still running ...
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Screen in crontab

I'm trying to run 9 screens windows by crontab, and then, run some codes (basically the same for all of them), but they don't work. The code runs all of 9 screens, but run code only on the first. Aah, ...
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Trigger capture of screen using a mouse click

Is it possible to tweak shutter in such a way that I can capture the image in my screen by simply clicking the mouse and not pressing enter on the keyboard?
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GUI problems AFTER login

I have been searching for the answer for a while and can't seem to find the same problem anywhere. It loads fine to the login screen. The guest account works perfectly fine. Then, when I log into my ...
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'sudo poweroff' in Terminal turns screen of but does nothing else

I have found that recently when I execute the command: sudo poweroff In the GUI Terminal app that what actually happens is that my screen fully turns off, but my machine does not. It just sits ...
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Apply suitable screen resolution

After using ubuntu on my other computer for a year now, I'm very happy with it and installed xubuntu on an old notebook. I experience the same problem with my screen resolution. With my other computer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezing Frequently [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside an NVIDIA Titan X graphics card with driver 349.16. My screen freezes very frequently (several times a day) and I am unable to do anything - no key combinations ...
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Blank Screen After installing Ubuntu server 14.04 on Dell Poweredge T20

I have a problem of Blank screen after installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 on Dell T20 server, actually while installing there is no F6 options but while installing in the VMWare i am getting the F6 option ...
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Widescreen problems on 14.04 lts

I'm having trouble with setting up my widescreen monitor for Ubuntu. Mine is running normally (and when it blacks out due to different reasons it displays it as native) on the 1366x768 resolution. The ...
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Ubuntu Phone Aquaris E4.5 dead screen

I bought a new latest Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition. Phone is updated to Ubuntu 14.04, everything official. Phone was working quite fine until yesterday, when sudenly screen went of an since then I ...
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touch screen calibration [duplicate]

I'm trying to calibrate NEC tablet PC running Ubuntu 14.04. After the calibration using xinput I try to copy the results to the 10-evdev.conf,but cannot save it because of a permission error.
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icons and parts of screen goes blur

sometimes the icons and some parts of screen goes blurred and we must logout or restart the system to fix it. is there any way to fix this issue. my system configurations: Intel graphics, 3 GB ...
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Blank screen after locking screen

I just updated my Xubuntu 14.10 desktop to 15.04 and I'm having the following issue: When I lock my computer (or when the inactivity timer locks it for me), the screen goes blank and I cannot get ...
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How to keep the window manage in the central screen

so this is a question of multiple displays. I am using three displays along my laptop in Ubuntu 12.04. When I press alt-tab the window manage appears on the screen that I am working, that is, if I am ...
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Screen dimming doesn't work (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I have an Asus laptop (G53SW), on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (because I had it laying around) which upgraded itself to 14.04LTS. For the most part it works well but the one annoying issue is that ...
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Why did my ubuntu 14.04 boot animation dissapear? And how do I fix it?

So I just started using Ubuntu a couple of days ago, and I'm loving it so far but this has been bothering me. Every time I boot into Ubuntu, a bunch of usb errors appear and then the tty1 screen ...