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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?
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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 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 splash screen is missing during loading of ubuntu, just ...
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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 ...
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How do I run a jar so that I can access it on another terminal session later?

I know the answer to this question may be screens, but it doesn't seem to be working for me. I've tried creating a new screen session and running it there, then switching back to my main one. However, ...
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Scrambled screen and freezing issues

I'm a fairly green user trying to identify the problem with a lab computer. Sometimes when the screen is refreshed from sleep mode, the screen becomes scrambled (image for reference included). Note ...
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Ubuntu LTS 14.04 screen goes black and restores after log out or restart

I am using Ubuntu LTS 14.04. Recently, my Compaq presario v6000 laptop's screen intermittently goes black. I noticed it is still on but very dim to read anything. I thought it to be an lcd issue. But ...
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strange screen disturbance

I am using ubuntu 16.04 and chrom as web server. I get often the strange dusturbance in some parts / lines on the screen like in the picture for example. Does anyone know why is this happening and how ...
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Problem with screen sharing in Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with sharing my screen and seeing other people's screen in Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 16.04, the button is grayed out for me and when other people try to share their screen just nothing ...
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Screen keeps flickering on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

My screen keeps flickering from time to time, especially while browsing Facebook! Graphics Intel® Ivybridge Mobile any thoughts?
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Mirror single window

Is there a way to mirror a single window on my screens? I want to mirror just one window between two screens, not the whole monitor. At the moment I am using Ubuntu 15.10.
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unresponsive right click result box overlays everything

Every now and then my system runs into following issue When I right click on an item to select one of the options, the resultant box becomes unresponsive and just stays there, it overlays everything ...
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Screen teraing with Compton

I'm using an AMD R7 370 over HDMI, running GNOME with Metacity, with Compton as my compositing manager, and I'm getting screen tearing to the point where I can't use Ubuntu. Why am I getting screen ...
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How do you use the TTY (without X server) on one screen, and X on the other?

While playing around with Ubuntu, I turned off the window manager. Unable to operate the terminal in xserver, I jumped over to a bash command line (Ctrl-Alt-F1), and relaunched lightdm. After having ...
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Screen Flickering and changing Brightness

I Recently Installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 0n My outdated PowerBook G4. For the first login, the screen worked fine and was the brightness I expected. But the next few the screen would change brightness ...
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Screen dips to black in terminal

I realize that more information is needed to troubleshoot this, but I would be thankful for any help on where to start looking. When working in the terminal (Bash 4.3), my external monitor will go ...
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Screen not loading properly on new install

Recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on desktop via bootable USB. After install and restart, screen won't stay loaded for more than a few seconds at a time. It keeps blinking out of everything, keeping the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Brightness & Lock - Screen does not turn off

I have 16.04 LTS on a Dell XPS13 (L321X) and an external LG display connected. I set it up to: -dim the screen -turn screen off when inactive for 10 minutes -lock ON -lock screen as soon as screen ...
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Fixing black screen

I dont know why Dell redictered me to you guys but I'm having issues with my laptop and I'm hoping you can help. A few hours ago I restarted it and when it came back on it loaded and just showed a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 graphical problem

Misshapen image icons. blurred image. What happen ?
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Dban Nuke&Boot / Ubuntu boots black screen

I can't access GRUB menu with space+shift+esc and Ubuntu boots to blank screen or is fragmented. This laptop has been wiped 2-3 times with Dban previously (heard a rumor if you nuke drive many times,...
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The screen stays off and the laptop is unresponsive after waking from sleep

I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS a week after official release using the mini ISO, then ubuntu-desktop without recommended packages. Since then, just installing packages on a need to basis. After trying ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS can't change resolution on EEE PC 1000 HA

Hi everyone I'm having issues with the new Lubuntu 16.04 I freshly installed the new os and got stuck after boot with dev/sda6 xxxx/xxxx files xxxx/xxxx block, I have set nomodeset video=1024x600-...
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Brightness key not working Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Z400 notebook and everything was working. Today I tried to change the brightness of the screen and it gets dark and I can't go back. Can anyone help me? ...
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Shift screen with xrandr

Some days ago I crashed my laptop's screen. For now I can only see a part (more than half screen) the right part, so the launcher and many things that appear usually at left are hidden, and most of ...
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How to remove lines from the screen?

I have somehow managed to make 4 lines appear on my screen and i cant remove em,they are there whatever i am doing,can someone help me remove them ? (Screen is divided in 9 equal parts,I haven`t ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Firefox 46 screen distortion when scrolling

Screen distorts (shimmers, wavy lines/appearance) when scrolling in any web page. Disabling hardware acceleration and smooth scrolling, doesn't make any difference. Problem doesn't exist in Chromium ...
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Installed NetBeans in Ubuntu 12.10 and the laptop screen stopped working

I am having an issue about my laptop and that is when I first installed Ubuntu in a dual operating boot menu on the same drive, all worked well for few weeks but when one day I installed NetBeans in ...
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Scaling 3rd party programs on small size high resolution display

I have Dell 9350 (13 inch) and installed Ubuntu 16.04. I am able to use my resolution 3200 x 1800 but I have small screen so I have to adjust scale for menu and title bars setting 1 to 2 in order to ...
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Can't rotate my other monitor to clockwise in Ubuntu 16.06

I am using a AMD and Ati powered laptop and I have a secondary monitor attached with my laptop, I would like to rotate my secondary monitor to clockwise mode but I can't seem to do it because the ...
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Black screen after install NVIDIA Driver (Ubuntu 16.04) [duplicate]

When I install NVIDIA driver and reboot, get black screen. What should I do?