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Screen shuts down after some seconds when trying to install into my MSI Ghost GS60

I acquired a MSI Ghost GS60 with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 965M. I am trying to install Ubuntu from a UEFI USB flash drive. The flashdrive boots smoothly, both to try ubuntu, or to install it. However, in ...
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Driver is stuck in “using manually installed driver”

I installed a driver for Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750/6550M] and now can't change back to the others. Options in "Additional Drivers" are stuck (shadowed). This is forcing my resolution to a ...
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Ubuntu graphics

I installed ubuntu 14:04, and I was testing some commands including CTRL + ALT + F1 to access the shell. After i did this, i restarted the system and when I returned to start ubuntu, before ...
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Blank screen after instaling Nvidia proprietary driver on ubuntu 14.04 LTS (intel hd4600, GT740M)

I am using dual boot Windows 10 along with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts. whenever I install additional drivers of Nvidia driver v346 or v340, i get a blank screen after reboot. Someone please suggest me with a ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu with Nvidia/Intel graphics

I really hope someone here can help, because I'm very close to giving up and moving back to Windows. I have an MSI GT70 Dominator with an i7-4710MQ 2.5 GHz, Intel HD 4000 (I'm pretty sure) integrated ...
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Screen Positioning Tool

Quick question is there a screen positioning tool for Ubuntu, that can tell the user exactly where the mouse located on the screen? (Perhaps something similar to Cursor Position for Winodws)
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accessing GRUB after getting black screen after installation

I'm installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an old macbook pro (2007, version 3.1, Core 2 Duo with nvidia graphics card Geforce 8600 M GT). For the live-version to work, I had to add nomodeset to the ...
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Screen items sizes

Recently my power supply went and after replacing it my icons and ribbons on the screen are now about 3/4 the size they were prior. Is there a way to fix them? I have tried just about everything I can ...
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What screen recorder records my desktop audio?

Hi I am looking for a screen recorder that allows me to record my voice,screen, and desktop audio. RecordMyDesktop doesn't work. The desktop audio doesn't show up.Kazam doesn't either. It lags the ...
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Ubuntu on Macbook 4,1 (pre-October 2008) Backlight Laptop Screen Issue

I cannot get Ubuntu or Ubuntu-based systems to wake from sleep properly on a Macbook 4,1 pre-October 2008. The backlight for the laptop screen does not turn back on after waking and signal does not ...
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Second Screen Resolution Nvidia (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Skip to bold part for problem description Hi, I am new to Linux. This is my 3rd format in 3 months. I am giving last chance to Ubuntu. This might be my border at development, maybe i should not go ...
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System strucked while playing video in fullscreen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. While playing video in Youtube in full screen mode, suddenly video strucked but audio continued.I can't get back from fullscreen even I press Esc button. I restarted having ...
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My screen gets brighter when I close applications and darker when I open them?

It almost looks like a flicker. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with the latest proprietary nvidia drivers. Also it happens on all applications.
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High resolutin but 'empty' spaces on the monitor

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 on my new notebook. I tried to change my screen display resolution to make it fit all the screen but I don't know why even if I set the high resolution possible I still can see ...
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The screen is too small⠀

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, but the screen is simply too small. (The screen is an old Samsung TV.) I just see half of the launcher, and the panel is missing. I've tried to change the resolution, ...
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ubuntu 15.04 with nvidia-346.59 can't save screen resolution settings

please forgive me for my poor english . currently, i use ubuntu 15.04 with nvidia-346.59 driver, graphic card: geforce gtx 970m, max laptop screen resolution: 2880x1620. with nvidia-settings utility ...
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Screen tear or I don't know what to call it when using chrome

I rarely posts question but well this has been bugging me since i started using Ubuntu 14.04, of course previously I was using Win8.1 without any issues. My screen has a tear when using chrome which ...
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The screen is too small

I am using Virtual Box 5.0.0(Windows Vista) to run Ubuntu 14.04. The screen is too small (640x480) but the screen can up to 1280x768. How can I resizing it?
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Why does ubuntu freeze sometimes when I shut my laptop screen

I own a Lenovo Y50 running Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and sometimes when Ii shut the screen the login screen is displayed after I open it back up again, but it is unresponsive and I can't do anything from ...
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Is it possible to get notifications on lock screen on ubuntu unity?

As we already know on Gnome lock screen we get notifications such as pidgin chat notifications etc. Same like Gnome, is there any command, configuration or software we need to change to get ...
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Is there a way to change the size of elements on the screen in Ubuntu?

This is easily accomplished in Windows 8 and 10. I'm wondering if there's a way to do it in Ubuntu.
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Xubuntu. Suddenly black

This is what my desktop looks like now. It's completely useless, will not do anything. Nothing to right click won't even minimize a program when it's clicked on. I've had this problem before and ...
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Dead parts of Display

I have 3 screens currently active, running through one of my ASUS R9 270X graphics cards, (I did have 2 in but I was getting problems with the display and the ASUS/AMD proprietary drivers crashed my ...
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Multiwindow screen

I want to create ./console, which will show four screen splitted vertical and horizontal. How can I do it? I tried: screen -rD s1 screen -S s1 -X split but it doesn't split. Why? CTRL-a and :split ...
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Ubuntu Screen rotation of 90° after successful login

As mentioned above, my screen loves to rotate 90 degrees after login. Standard Ubuntu installed. This input turns it normal again: felix@felix-LIFEBOOK-T4220:~$ xrandr --output LVDS1 --rotate normal ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS screen gets Black screen after login

I upgraded ubuntu13.10 to Ubuntu14.04. After installation when I restarted and logged in I could see the desktop as usual. After 5-10 seconds the screen gets blackout (not shutdown) and returns back ...
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Screen ratio to TV through VGA to HDMI converter

Hooked up my machine to the TV through a VGA to HDMI converter, but now it defaults to 4:3. There is no option in screen settings to go to 16:9 as it says "unrecognised display. I need 16:9 to ...
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Screens fade to blurry

This is a awkard behaviour the one I suffer. When I have more than one application open, the ones without focus start fading or flicking to a blurry state, to the point that you can't almost read the ...
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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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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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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 ...