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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 16.04 gnome-session=ubuntu not found

After install some packages from katoolin I can't use unity ubuntu-desktop Only on the black screen I have the message: unable to launch "gnome-session --session=ubuntu" X session --- "gnome-session ...
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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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Laptop screen won't work

A while back, around 2 months ago I took my laptop on a holiday trip and when I arrived back home the screen had been smashed in the boot off the car. So I tried turning the laptop on and it worked ...
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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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Rapid flickering lines and blinking screen on 14.04 desktop [closed]

Starting yesterday, I've been seeing these rapidly flickering lines on my Ubuntu desktop. Each one is maybe 1-3" long and a random assortment of colors, like a block of a single row of pixels randomly ...
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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 logo at bootup dissapears while dots move

Yesterday I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my PC. Im very happy with it, works like a charm(except that bug where newly installed apps don't show up in dash, but its being worked on). After ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Auto Screen Rotation HP spectre x360

I have recently purchased the HP Spectre 360 and am trying to make it work with the computer and Linux (ideally KDE). However, I have not gotten features such as the auto screen, mouse and keyboard ...
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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)

When I install NVIDIA driver and reboot, get black screen. What should I do?
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Intermittent or no Main Menu bar in Libre Office 5 / Ubuntu 16.04

When I open Libre Office 5, open a document or other file, the Main Menu at the top of the screen ... in the black title / header displays intermittently. Is there a bug in this new release?
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Convergence with Meizu Pro 5 over USB C?

I'm interested in the answer to this post but nobody has answered to it: [Meizu] says [the Meizu Pro 5] will not support video and audio over USB C. Is this a software or hardware related issue? ...
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Black screen flashes on second monitor on Ubuntu 16

I upgrade my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 yesterday and after fixing some hiccups most things are working fine. However, I have one very annoying bug that lets my external monitor (connected to the ...
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Screen Tearing on Kubuntu 16.04 with Intel Drivers?

So, quick background, on Kubuntu and have massive screen tearing issues. I have never had these problems on any other Linux Distros. Videos look really choppy, overall it's not a good experience. I ...
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Key board disables automatically when ultrabook screen is fliped 190 degrees or more

The keyboard on my Lenovo Flex 3 running Xubuntu 16.04 disengages automatically when the screen is opened roughtly 190 degrees or more from the closed position. What causes the system to do this? Is ...
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Disabled (black) screen after upgrading to 16 LTS, system working though no view, is it driver thing ? What to do?

recently I have upgraded Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16 LTS. I used it a few days and shut down, after turning on it starting normal, it showing that screen "to press f11 for boot" etc, but after that, ...
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Can't boot into Grub on mid-2012 Macbook

I am upgrading 14.04 to 15.10 on my mid 2012 Mac book air. It is booting into a black screen. I want to go into GRUB and change the config file to "nomodeset" HOWEVER, holding down the left SHIFT ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen brigthness problem in videos

In my laptop I have a very annoying problem When I'm in Chrome or seen a movie and I don't touch the touchpad the screen attenuates automatically It's annoying because the brightness automatically ...
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Missing panels, buttons on screen after desktop login on ubuntu 15.10

I have tried multiple solutions posted on askubuntu.com but has not helped. I have version 15.10 and did some auto-update of packages that it prompted me after login. After that, I have never been ...
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Can't change brightness in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I'm new to linux systems in general (I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) and I'm having difficulty in changing the brightness of my notebook. When I use the Fn+F8 or Fn+F9 the brightness bar shows up but ...
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Unable to display on second screen - lagging and shuttering Nvidia Graphics after upgrade to 16.04

I'm at Ubuntu 16.04, I did upgrade from 15.10 two days ago. Please take a look in the details below. Using X.Org X server - Nouveau display drivers OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Kernel: x86_64 Linux ...
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The power supply of my external monitor broke, how can I switch on my internal screen?

Ubuntu version : 15.10 Laptop display : disabled External monitor Dell s2415h : enabled The power supply of my external screen is gone, so I can't see anything on my external monitor but the ...
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New 16.04 install, screen goes blank at random

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside no other OS. After I login, my display will go black and the system will not respond to any input. It will happen at random times, never in the same fashion ...
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Black screen after ubuntu gnome 16.04 update

I have a dual boot windows 10& ubuntu 16.04. I just updated it to 16.04 from 15.10(gnome version) and when the system restared it asked me which system I want to boot,I chose ubuntu and the logo ...
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Partially blurred screen

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my screen is sometimes blurred as on the picture. It sometimes disappears after restart and sometimes it appears again. Do you know what is the cause of this problem and ...
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Force deactivate pixel rows on top of the screen

A laptop that recently came into my possession has part of the screen at the top damaged. It's current resolution is 1280 x 600, at the ratio of 16:10. Is there anything I can do forcibly change the ...