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Ubuntu (ALL Versions) Black Screen Boot Error

I've had Ubuntu 13.04 for about a month now and for the second time, my machine has booted in to a black screen. It is a Dell Optiplex 745. The first time, I rebooted it a few times, then, it it ...
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using a byobu and disconnected session how to see message on screen

I use byobu on sh and was doing some program which was left over for at least 24 hours, I had disconnected from the machine and logged in back after 24 hours is there a way I could see the messages ...
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unable to change the screen resolution

I am unable to change the screen resolution. My PC is ASUS M/B and using onboard graphics. I installed the Ubuntu 11.10 thru VMware player. In the appearance window it is showing a resolution of 1920 ...
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Just Installed 11.10 on a PC that had problems with 9 - First Run, Screens going black

Last time I had ubuntu on this PC the screen would go black every few seconds and stay black for a bit, that was running 9, now I've upgraded to 11.10 hoping that would fix the issue, but the issue ...
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Ubuntu cannot properly detect the external monitor due to broken laptop screen

I have a Dell M1530, which has Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 installed on it. The screen on my laptop no longer works but the external monitor works fine, well, almost. The resolution is set to 1024x768 ...
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need to try several times to log into Ubuntu normally

My Ubuntu 11.10 works perfectly until recently. In the past few days, it happens quite often that after I input my password to the login screen, Ubuntu shows only brown screen and gets stuck. No ...
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Blank Screen on Boot in Dell Vostro 3750 [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu in My Acer Aspire 5920 and Aspire 1 since last many years. Recently I purchased Dell Vostro 3750 - Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM with Nvidia® Geforce™ GT 525M, 1GB (Quad Core) I ...
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HP DL360 G4 screen resolution problem

I just bought an old blade server to mess about with at home and cant get the thing to work. I have run the installer 11.10 x64 server and that was fine. After installing and rebooting, POST is fine ...
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How to turn off/on the laptop screen using a command-line or shell-scipt? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn off monitor using command line In my laptop i have a button to turn off screen, but it didn't work so i think if i bind it's function and add a command-line to it ...
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Screen dims on opening certain applications on Macbook

I have ubuntu 11.10 installed on an old 2008 macbook. There is an issue of screen dimming that I didnt find anywhere else on the forums. The issue is that the screen is dimmed when I open certain ...
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Dualscreen not working when using a Dell XPS 15 via an HDMI cable to a TV

I have a Dell XPS 15 and when i connect the hdmi cable to the TV absolutely nothing happens. Im running Ubuntu 11.10 EDIT: I haven't installed any drivers and there are no ones in the "Additional ...
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How to install a NVIDIA driver for 11.10 [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad T61p with Quadro FX570M. I just installed the Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried to download the driver LINUX DISPLAY DRIVER - X86 version 295.20 from NVIDIA, but I do not manage to install ...
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Good screen recording program [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a screencast? Can someone recommend a good program for recording screen activity, and saving it in a popular video format such as h.264? I am running ...
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672 views

ATI card dual monitor not working [closed]

EDIT: the setup which it stays at is the last one, Multi-display desktop with display(s) 2. This is the problem: with an ATI videocard, I set up dual monitor with the driver's own program. However, ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 won't boot on Dell XPS 8300 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a brand new Dell Studio XPS 8300 desktop with 17-2600 cpu, H67 chipset, 8GB DDR3, 2 1TB ...
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Screen Brightness Doesn't Change. Gateway NV54 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to adjust screen brightness on Gateway NV54 I have a gateway nv54 and the screen brightness does not Change. So I installed indicator brightness but this did not ...
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1answer
671 views

How can I increase resolution when impossible to set up nvidia driver?

I was stuck at 1024x758 before creating an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as follows which works well to allow me to have a resolution of 1920x1200 with the vesa driver. Section "Device" Identifier ...
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1answer
590 views

Is Ubuntu compatible with asus x58c?

I have installed Ubuntu on my asus x58c the install when fine but after the screen went black, I thought it was becouse I installed 64bit (the laptop has 4GB ram) but then when I installed the 32bit ...
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Increase screen idle dim timeout

On Ubuntu 11.10, when on battery, the screen dims after 10 seconds of inactivity. This is annoying because it is too short. Is there anyway to increase this timeout? I know I can disable it, but ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus K53TA Laptop no screen error?

I have an Asus K53 laptop with a AMD A6 APU and I cant seem to get the screen to work for GUI mode. I can Install it with the alternate CD but I can only see a blinking cursor then no screen detected ...
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534 views

screen turns off on boot

So im dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10 using wubi, and when i turn on my computer it takes me to the boot manager screen and i pick ubuntu. After that it takes me to purple screen and askes me ...
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How can I increase laptop lcd luminosity steps?

I was wondering if there's a way to tweak the steps that the luminosity of my lcd do when adjusting it from keyboard. It seems that they are just +/-30% of total, and that's pretty annoying, because ...
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Can't adjust brightness on a HP Pavillion Dv3

I can not adjust the screen brightness on my HP Pavillion Dv3-2154ca, using Ubuntu 11.10. My Fn-f7/f8 keys don't work (they just show a changing screen brightness bar, with no effect), and adjusting ...
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1answer
687 views

Screen brightness out of control in Samsung n210 after updates [closed]

After download of new updates in Ubuntu 11.10 on a Samsung N210, the screen brightness goes crazy - it dims and brightens uncontrollably. What can I do about it? Have I any chance besides not allowing ...
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How to change screen output to HDMI, when laptop screen is broken?

My laptop (Samsung N510) screen is broken and I've recently tried to install ubuntu 11.10. I'm planning to use the laptop with HDMI connected to my TV. While installing from a USB stick, both laptop ...
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How do I prevent Extreme Tux Racer from changing my desktop resolution?

I installed the Extreme Tux Racer game in Ubuntu 11.10 from the Software Center but my screen expands abnormally after I start a game. Before starting the game: After closing the game
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Dim/Dark Screen on Acer Aspire

I do have WUBI on my desktop, but that computer is too laggy so I installed WUBI on my Acer Aspire laptop. Everything works fine except the screen is too dark. I tried to reinstall WUBI but nothing. ...
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How to tell Ubuntu 11.10 not to set screen brightness to 100% after each reboot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop doesn't remember brightness settings after a reboot After each reboot, Ubuntu sets the screen to full brightness. I have to manually adjust the screen ...
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How can I adjust the resolution to avoid the damaged area on my screen?

I have a laptop that has a damaged screen. The 24 pixels (approximately) on the right side of the screen are damaged (this is definitely not a driver problem, it is physical damage). It is not a ...
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1answer
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When I try to boot from live cd I get a blank screen HELP!

I've created a bootable USB and tried a Live CD. Both times when I boot from them I can hear the Ubuntu drums but have only a blank screen. I have an Asus with quad core A6 processor and Radeon HD ...
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Monitor Resolution Changes after Login (Lower than Optimal)

Problem: Boot and LoginScreen resolution are O.K. - 1366x768, but after login the resolution drop down to 1024x768. In the options I can select the 1366x768 resolution again, but looks like it doesn't ...
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Display brightness and resolution issues with an Nvidia GT520M

I have a notebook with NVidia GT520M (which uses Optimus technology) and after a long and bloody fight I finally put it to work through Ironhide. Last night I let my notebook be out of battery by ...
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Screen doesn't turn back on after resume on a Lenovo Thinkpad T420

Every time I suspend my notebook (Lenovo Thinkpad T420 - Intel HD graphic card) on Oneiric Ocelot 11.10 and turn it back on, the screen is black. The backlight is on and the system itself loads fine, ...
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How do I set default screen size for headless machine?

Vanilla 11.10 install. I want the default resolution to be 1920x1080 instead of 1024x768 when I access from a Windows 7 box using TightVNC client. I've not installed any new VNC s/w on Ubuntu. Where ...
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Desktop top is lower than it should be [closed]

I have a very odd problem with Ubuntu 11.10. Here is a picture of it: The window in the picture is maximized, but for some odd reason it does not cover the entire desktop area. That area of the ...
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black screen after waking up from suspend

running 11.10 and on wake up after being suspended (for a long time or 2 seconds, doesn't matter) I am presented with a black screen that just has a purple bar (about the size of the top menu bar). As ...
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Why doesn't my laptop screen brightness go down when unplugged after 11.04 to 11.10 upgrade?

As stated above, after the upgrade to 11.10 my laptop no longer dims the screen when I go on battery power. Why?
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Change lock screen to the current wallpaper? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change or install screensavers? When I lock Ubuntu 11.10, but before I unlock it, the screen is black. Is there any way to change the black background to, say, ...
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2answers
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Screen stays black after closing and reopening the lid [closed]

When I close the lid or leave the computer on for a bit the screen goes black and freezes that way. I have tried changing both screen and power settings as well as changing workspaces. Nothing seems ...
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How do I add screen resolutions? [closed]

My monitor supports up to 1440x990, but the only available screen resolutions are 1024x768 and 800x600. How can I add support for resolutions such as 1280x720 and 1440x990? Thanks.Hardware is as ...
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Screen Brightness not adjustable for Acer Aspire S3

First of all, thank you very much for providing this useful forum. Too bad for me, there is no support for the Acer Aspire S3 yet (just came out in October) Short Description of the Problem: I cannot ...
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0answers
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Screen repaint problem with emacs and terminals [closed]

When I'm using emacs in ubuntu 11.10, I have the following problem: I navigate with C-N and C-P, sometimes screen is not correctly updated and I see the text garbled. Sometimes I have a similar ...
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1answer
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How to keep a bright screen with battery power? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Always be 100% bright when I'm using battery It would seem that one would go to the power settings, and adjust the amount of time before the screen becomes dim, but ...
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Enabling longer period of inactivity before suspending [duplicate]

I'm just wondering how I would go about having more than 1 hour of inactivity. It would be better if there were higher options, such as 3 hours. Thanks!
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Must close and open laptop lid to recover from screen turn-off on an Acer Aspire 5740

I have an Acer Aspire 5740-5780 laptop with ubuntu 11.10. I don't have the more common problem of the black screen on boot. Rather, under System Settings..., in Screen, under Brightness, with the ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck on desktop screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I have an Acer Aspire One, running Ubuntu 11.10 I recently installed Ubuntu, because my Windows XP was real buggy. I ...
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After I put my computer on sleep, when I turn it back on, my screen freeze like this. Why? [closed]

I use ubuntu 11.10. My display freeze when I put my computer on sleep. So on wake-up, I'm forced to restart it. I tried with 2 differents screen and same result. Why? PS: I would upload a ...
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732 views

Brightness issues on a Dell Inspiron N7010 [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my Dell Inspiron N7010 . When I'm away, the screen locks itself out and the screen goes black. However, when I move the mouse or press any keys it doesn't ...
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1answer
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Stuck on purple screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Server stuck at black screen after reboot i had just installed version 11.10 of ubuntu on my netbook. i have a intel gma 3150. the installation went well and there's no ...
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after upgrading to 11.10 and restarting it freezes on ubuntu logo screen [closed]

I have just upgraded my sustem to 11.10 everything goes well but then after restart I just see the logo screen and cannot do anything. Do you have any suggestions? thank you