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How do I start an ncurses program in a screen session as a specific user at boot and grap a virtual terminal

I want to start a ncurses program at boot that will display on the screen at boot, but within screen so that I can ssh into the machine remotely and see what is being displayed. The program and the ...
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dual boot on mac, purple screen

Fairly new to this so sorry if there is a duplicate question. I dual booted ubuntu on my macbook air. Now ubuntu boots perfectly fine but when I try to boot OSX it gets stuck on a purple screen... I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Black Screen

I've just installed ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my laptop.I made the first boot and everything is working.But after another boot the screen went black, I can't do anything and I have to manually shut ...
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Screen is black after closing the lid. Still black after reboot

Computer: Samsung N150, OS: Lubuntu 14.04, dual boot with windows 7 I am a non-experienced user. I got a black screen after closing the lid, and restarting the computer from the on/off button does ...
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set the screen brightness on startup

On Ubuntu 14.04 I tried to dim the screen brightness to 50% on each system start in /etc/rc.local with the line xbacklight -set 50% right before the line exit 0 Why does this not work? Is there a ...
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Ubuntu black screen 14.04 [duplicate]

I was using ubuntu 14.04 for about 2 days now, and i restarted my pc (lenovo yoga 2 pro) no problems about the screen so far, chose Ubuntu from boot menu, Kubuntu logo shows up, screen goes black, ...
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Screen flashing black just after booting

I've just been noticing, after updating to Ubuntu 14.04 that my screen flashes black at the log in screen. only for a quick second - but kinda weird seeing as it hadn't happened before. It only ever ...
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Ubuntu wont boot (only blank screen) after upgrading to 14.04

upgrade manager suggested me to upgrade my ubuntu to 14.04. All went good but after restart ubuntu cant boot. Only black screen appears and I dont know what can I do with it... I cant even access grub ...
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Black screen with nVidia drivers on ubuntu

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from nvidia.com website (selected recommended drivers), I simply can't ...
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Few Problems after installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

i tried ubuntu last year, all was working fine, there was no lag, and now again i was trying and downloaded official latest lte ubuntu 12.04 there are few problems im facing are, 1. Lagy animations: ...
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After selecting “Ubuntu” in the booting (WUBI) screen, an extra selection screen appears

Sorry if asking basic questions, but I'm new with Linux ... I installed Ubuntu 12.04 via wubi in an old laptop (along with windows XP). When starting the laptop I get a first screen asking to choose ...
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black screen instead of login screen (serious problem)?

i'm having a serious problem. i use dual os so i'm posting with windows. i am having a problem. somewhat about 2-3 hours before everything was working fine i have modified Ubuntu a lot and was using ...
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Screen problem in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Since yesterday I am facing some problems with my Laptop screen with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, sometimes it works well but sometimes it keeps flickering and I see small squares everywhere on my screen. The ...
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PPC boot screen is basically white noise

I'm trying to boot a PowerBook G4 from a USB. I managed to get through the openfirmware shenanigans, and just when I thought I was in the clear, a bunch of orange warning text scrolled across the ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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No screen on boot

Ive just installed ubuntu 13.10 on my Zotac AD10. First install in a while. Im having some issues with no signal after ubuntu logo during start up. Ive googled and found that nomodeset maybe could ...
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Black Screen after installing “mesa” library

I'm using Ubuntu-12.04. I haved installed mesa library using the apt-get command: sudo apt-get install libglapi-mesa && sudo apt-get install libosmesa6 And Ubuntu doesn't boot after ...
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Ubuntu Will Not Boot: “Fatal server error: no screens found”

I've been getting an annoying problem after restarting my laptop, Ubuntu fails to boot. It will hit the purple loading screen with the Ubuntu logo and dots but goes black after this. So far I know ...
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My laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight

I meets a problem that my laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight. According to a post on Ubuntu forum for Macbook (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1987790), it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 restarts into a black screen [duplicate]

I installed a few updates in my Ubuntu 12.04. After rebooting to complete the installation, and after the bios screen, it goes black, shows the login prompt in the command line mode for a second, and ...
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split screen need of help

when i 1st. turn on our p.c. (the screen where u put in your password) it is split in 2. and there is a key board on the top left hand side of the screen. on the other half is a keyboard that is ...
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Purple screen after installing ubuntu. Drivers are not installing

At startup a purple screen, changing "Secure Boot" and the system is switched. nomodeset does not eliminate the purple screen I'm installing the drivers for the video card and reboot the system: ...
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Black screen with the cursor blinking (flashing) [closed]

You might think this is duplicate, but it's not. I've searched all around the Internet and never found a solution. I might be a total Linux newbie (although I've been using Ubuntu and Fedora for 3 ...
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1answer
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Booting from USB HDD, GRUB2 fails to load(Black Screen) and no GRUB rescue

I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 onto a USB hard drive using unetbootin(which used extlinux as the initial bootloader during install) and have been having problems where GRUB2 isn't ...
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How do I make the screen size bigger in Ubuntu 13.10 in Live USB mode?

I'm trying to make secure files, by only EFI booting "Try Ubuntu" 13.10 on a MacBook pro through a live USB, however the screen size is SMALL every time I boot it up. This doesn't happen when I boot ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 shows only black screen after Ubuntu logo on startup [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 (dual boot with Windows) for quite a while now, and on startup today, it works fine until the Ubuntu logo. When it loads, the screen just turns black. However, I hear the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boot to blank screen after upgrading nvidia graphic driver [duplicate]

I installed an Ubuntu 12.04 from CD, then upgraded the device driver for my nvidia FX 1800 from the "additional drivers" section at "system settings". After rebooting my desktop screen turns to blank ...
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Whenever I boot I get Visual Artifacts, why? Is there a way to fix it?

I have a desktop with a old Nvidia 6150SE Nforce 430 and I can't boot up every time I try the system shows the desktop wallpaper and a cursor and then freezes and shows me a colorful pattern across ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot past splash screen

I've been running Ubuntu 13.04 for a while now, and everything has been running fine, but now it won't boot past the splash screen. I was using it, shut it down, and when I turned it back on, it would ...
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I need acpi=off to boot, but this seems to disable wifi

To boot my computer, I have to use acpi=off in kernel options. Doing this apparently causes my wifi adapter to be switched off and prevents my mouse and USB keyboard to not work. If I change ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.10 boots into blank purple screen after fresh install

I decided that I wanted Ubuntu 13.04 on my computer. I had previously installed 12.10 LTS, and it worked right out of the box with no problems. Later got bored of it, then formatted the entire drive ...
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1answer
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Problem of the black screen before booting MY UBUNTU 12.10

I Have this problem from long time when i start my laptop or shutdown , i have always this black screen I don't know why ? someone can help my plz this is the screenshot of the black screen ...
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No login screen after boot without external monitor

I've had this issue on multiple ubuntu based distros, the most recent being elementaryOS Luna. Basically, I keep my laptop plugged into a 1280x1024 monitor at home. Whenever my laptop is powered off ...
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1answer
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What to do about unreadable grub screen

I have been upgrading my Ubuntu, from 10.04 to 12.04 to 12.10 to 13.04 in the past few days with varying degrees of success. One problem that has been constant through every step of the upgrade, ...
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Black screen on power up and nothing else

I start my computer and all I get is a black screen with no cursor. Just a completely black screen. I hold down the shift key, but grub does not come up. I just finished installing the latest desktop ...
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Laptop boots to black screen on 13.04, but works when an external monitor is plugged in

I just picked up a new laptop (Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200; on-board Intel graphics presumably HD graphics 4000 as this is a mobile i5 Ivy Bridge system) and have been getting all sorts of odd display ...
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Boot Screen gone away. 13.04

i dont know what i did or if it was after an upgrade but my Ubuntu boot screen is gone. It's been replaced by a flashing curser in the upper lefthand side of the screen followed by a prompt for my ...
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When Ubuntu boots I get a black screen after BIOS but before Login, no fsck shows up

:) I am not sure if I have a real system issue here but as a freshly lubuntu noob I am wondering a lot now My Medion Notebook just boots fine, at first there comes the BIOS and "memory checking" ...
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616 views

Ubuntu 13.04 boot problem. Devices are being listed

After I installed nVidia driver whenever I start up Ubuntu 13.04 it stays approximately 1 minutes as image shown in link below. Then it shows me a black screen, When I press power button, ...
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Kubuntu cannot start normally

Kubuntu 12.10 64 bit was installed in my laptop (Thinkpad T430) Problems: The first time I restart the Kubuntu after the installation is fine except the Kubuntu logo with gray background picture ...
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My screen turns off [duplicate]

I just download Wubi for my laptop and install it. But when i try to load Ubuntu in my pc, it just appear a violet screen, later my screen turns off (but my laptop is still running) and i hear a ...
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1answer
455 views

How to change boot screen name?

I want to change the name 'ubuntu 12.04LTS' in boot screen to some other name.How can I do dat?
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1answer
1k views

Sometimes, Ubuntu does not boot

I have been having a problem with Ubuntu ever since I installed it. I have no clue why it is doing it, but I will try to provide as much detail as possible. First, I want to say that I am duel-booting ...
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Ubuntu boots to black screen [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu a couple of days back. I have an Asus K3SV laptop (nvidia optimus sigh) and Im triple booting ubuntu, fedora and windows. Now when Im booting Ubuntu, during the boot process the ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 Boots to a Black Screen - Intel HD Graphics

I am a new to linux. I have an HP Pavilion DM4-1160US laptop. It has only one video card built-in (Intel HD), however Ubuntu seems to have a hard time with it. It started when I tried to boot from a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS boots to purple screen

I have seen some solutions but none of them work for me, so here is the issue Ubuntu 12.04 will not boot but instead leaves me with a purple screen with no loading bar I have: An Asus motherboard 8 ...
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231 views

Black loading screen

This is the first time that I use Xubuntu and I'm experiencing a problem with it. D: I've just installed Xubuntu 12.10 desktop 64-bit on my laptop alongside with Windows 8. When I choose Ubuntu from ...
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839 views

Trying to install on XP and doesn't come up in boot menu

I installed Ubuntu inside Windows XP using the Wubi installer. But when I reboot and try to select Ubuntu, I cannot do so; when I press F12, it doesn't come up on the boot menu as a choice.
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes when booting

Translated I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from the LiveCD, after finalizing the installation process and booting correctly, I applied the pending updates, which asked me to reboot. After rebooting, an ...
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1answer
881 views

Black screen on boot and wake - HP Pavilion Dv6

I failed to find a clean answer to this issue. HP Pavilion Dv6, just installed Ubuntu 12.10 after Windows 7 got too annoying. Ubuntu is currently the only OS on the laptop. I used to only have 12.04 ...