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Efficient use of screen real-estate in Unity

Today I've just read that Part of the reason for the introduction of Unity was to provide more efficient use of the display space... so I thought, I should give it a (second) change. However, my ...
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0answers
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My screen moves when I move my mouse to the right or bottom edge of the screen. How do I disable this?

When I move my mouse to the right or bottom edge of the screen, my desktop moves off the screen partially and a black strip appears. How can I disable this?
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28 views

Problem logging into Ubuntu 12.10 on HP lapto with nvidia after upgrade

I have been having a problem with Ubuntu on my HP pavilion tx2000 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 last summer and dual booted it alongside win7 for months. Back in November I was installing ...
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0answers
55 views

Ubuntu+Gnome3 screen not dimming

I have an Ubuntu installation with Unity and Gnome3. When I log in using Unity, if the system is inactive for X minutes, the screen will dim. When using Gnome3 the screen never dims. Under ...
2
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0answers
89 views

Ubuntu Screen freezes frequently [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 screen freezes frequently: It happens with no specific program (Firefox-Eclipse-Aptana-Vlc-Nautilus). The mouse pointer is still able to move around the screen, and changes to (I) when ...
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1answer
172 views

How to fix the screen being to bright in Ubuntu 12.04 and up

How to fix the screen brightness and color being too bright in ubuntu.
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1answer
520 views

How to run script automatically on each login to Unity (Ubuntu 12.04)?

I'm using dual monitor configuration (laptop + external CRT). Each time I lock my screen I need to restore my CRT screen parameters (actually refresh rate only) on next unlock. Screen refresh rate of ...
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1answer
598 views

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 I get a black screen (ubuntu) [duplicate]

After upgrading my 13.04 vm to 13.10 when I run my 13.10 vm all I get is a black screen with flashing _. I can alt f1-f6 to get into tty1-6 and I ran apt-get update & upgrade but still no luck.. ...
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0answers
39 views

Half-maximized windows misplaced after switching display

I have a laptop which I often plug into a larger screen with another display resolution. Thus I'm frequently changing the screen for the system to use. Also I've recently discovered the advantages of ...
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830 views

after upgrading 13.10 Black screen shows up after Login? [duplicate]

My Motherboard : Gigabyte H61m s2p Graphic : Intel® Ivybridge Desktop x86/MMX/SSE2 after upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04, Black sceen shows up after Login session, it takes 15 sec. and Desktop Appears ...
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1answer
145 views

Dash Won't Show Up / Brings up a blank window. Also glitchy screen

I am new to Ubuntu so be easy on me. I have recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 on a 5 year old desktop and everything works fine, except the dash button. When I click on the dash button it just ...
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99 views

UNITY 3D stopped displaying/working

Now when I log in unity (3D) it seems to login "in the background" as I see the harddisk working and a pop up sound from thunderbird that I have as a startup app, but it just shows me a empty desktop ...
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1answer
212 views

unity broken :(

So I updated my computer a while ago... bad choice. Now my desktop is all screwed up. Without unity running it runs just fine... but unity controls everything so its hard to do anything without it. ...
1
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1answer
463 views

How to fix Ubuntu 12.04 display artefacts/freezes after switching users?

Some time ago I noticed a strange behaviour on my computer running Ubuntu 12.04. Here's a detailed description of the problem: I log into my account, work for some time, and then somebody else wants ...
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0answers
238 views

why is UNITY pixelated compared to KDE?

I have been using unity for a long time and when I tried kde in the same resolution settings the space was much bigger I don't know if this is a problem in unity in general but if it's not can you ...
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1answer
401 views

Why is Unity not loading properly?

I wanted to try out League of Legends. I installed PlayOnLinux and got LoL working through it, but whenever I ran the game it changed my screen resolution to something a bit smaller than my screeen, I ...
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7answers
11k views

Screensaver/blanking problem

I have upgraded to 12.10 and then downgraded again to 12.04 LTS because of the screensaver or screen blanking problem. After 10-12 minutes the screen goes black/blank when i dont do anything (idle). I ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

My screen doesn't turn off when VLC is open

I recently installed 12.04, but I had the same problem in 11.10. When I watch a video, VLC suppresses the monitor being turned off. In older (pre-Unity) Ubuntu versions, this would only be in effect ...
2
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1answer
624 views

Unity Freezes when i change the brightness of notebook screen on an Acer Timeline 4810T [closed]

Every time that i try to increase or decrease the luminosity of my screen using the keys shortcuts provided in my notebook's keyboard (acer timeline 4810T), unity freezes and the only thing i can do ...
2
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2answers
3k views

How to set Default Unity Login Screen in Ubuntu 12.04 with Differant user background Screens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add customized wallpapers so they appear in the dynamic unity greeter? Installed Pangolin 12.04 X64 with 2 users, one user has The default Unity Login Screen ...
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1answer
140 views

Problems with screen

On the screen appear black line and the screen sometimes freezes and flashes. When a right screenshot of the screen or record desktop turns on normally. This does not appear on Windows 8 CP and Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
506 views

dual monitors and unity - ati radeon cards

I have a vaio laptop with an ATI Radeon video card and an external screen. I used to run dual monitors on Ubuntu 10.10 fine, but recently decided to upgrade to 11.10 via 11.04 I don't think it's ...
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539 views

Screen freeze after waking up [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit on Dell Optiplex. I'm using Synergy but I'm not sure the problem is related to it. The screen freezes after coming back from screen saver. (It's not suspend because my Power ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

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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4answers
11k views

Show all open windows in 11.04?

Can someone tell me how I can get an overview of all the open windows? Like htting ctrl+s that shows all the desktops, but for the open applications? Right now when I hit Alt+Tab it shows quite small ...
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0answers
337 views

Unity 1 pixel border affects compiz button-binding shortcuts [closed]

Why is there a invisible 1-pixel border around the entire edge of the screen in Unity? The pointer doesn't reach the edge of the screen. This means Compiz button-binding shortcuts that involve ...