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Ajust ScreenBlank timeout on Firefox kiosk

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 set up as a kiosk that starts Firefox in /etc/init/x.conf like this: exec su -c "startx /etc/X11/Xsession /home/kiosk/kiosk.sh --" kiosk (see details here: How to make ubuntu ...
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Desktop not appearing after a change in xorg.conf

I tried to install nvidia-current on my Ubuntu 12.04 because I didn't have the driver for it but it seemed that had no effect so I removed. After that, I don't remember anymore, I tried to configure ...
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Screen brightness not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My Lenovo Z570 has two GPU's, nVidia and Intell. Brightness control has no effect what so ever over the screen brightness, and because I've had some major issues in the past when I was trying to ...
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no screen found in AMD

I have problem and my computer is 64 bit it was running good after restart i dont know whats wrong ? If anyone can help please ..  When i write startx  Fatal server error :  (EE) no screen found ...
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Wallpaper and Unity UI text smears

I have the same problem as in this previously asked and not answered question: What may cause the desktop wallpaper to be scrambled? Here are some of the recommended cli commands to post here: sudo ...
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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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Screen gamma level gets reset in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm using a monitor with default gamma level set too high. It has no way to adjust gamma via monitor controls so I use xgamma -gamma .75 to get a decent picture. The problem is that gamma level gets ...
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Screen with no usable configuration - Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell XPS13 L322X (installed onto a flash drive). However, at boot time, the screen just turns off. I was able to access the Terminal through recovery mode though. I ...
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No screens with usable configuration [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 but it appears that there's an issue with my screen. I am able to boot into recovery mode and access the terminal, and I was able to obtain the contents of xorg.conf ...
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Screen resolution - can't get xorg.conf to use Modeline instead of EDID

Having real problems getting Ubuntu 13.04 running properly on a Sony Vaio VGC-JS1E All In One desktop PC. I also have no sound, but this question is about screen resolution. The panel in the PC has a ...
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How can I disable screen blanking without /etc /X11/xorg.conf on Nvidia Optimus laptop

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit, kernel Linux 3.5.0-39-generic, on a system that has an Nvidia GE Force GT 640m / Intel HD graphics 4000 - 1.0 GB graphics processor assembly. In order to get the ...
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Ubuntu:12:10 x11 can't find screen

I've just updated my Ubuntu dual boot with windows. And when I satarted it last night the screen said no signal. Just now I have got it to the comand line or something like that and when I run startX ...
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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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Desktop PC, Two video cards, two monitors, still having problems

First of all, please keep in mind, that I'm a Linux user for a hour or two. This is my first day of migration from Windows. SO HELLO! :) So, here's my issue. I have two graphics cards on my desktop ...
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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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How to properly get screen rotation programmatically?

I need to programatically obtain screen rotation. I'm using Qt and the X extension XRandr. I'm trying the following: Display *dpy; Window root; XRRScreenConfiguration *conf; Rotation rotation; int ...
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Ubuntu starts in tty1 only - no screens detected - cant' startx

I just rebooted my laptop and I can't start the gui. I logged in in text mode and startx says no screens detected. I have tried to purge and install the nvidia driver, I have tried to reinstall ...
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`xcalib -i -a` controls only one of two screens - can it control both?

I am using 2 screens, and wish to invert the colors on both of them without using compiz (I'm using gnome shell). I can use xcalib -invert -alter as suggested in this question, but it only inverts ...
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Resolution resets after every reboot, Screen Resoultion stuck at 1024x768

I installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 12.10 but the problem is that it does not recognize my monitor which is LG E1942. The screen resolution is stuck at 1024x768 and the other option is 800x600 but my ...
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Simulate monitor device

I'm having an old PC running Ubuntu desktop edition, with no keyboard / mouse / screen - I'm accessing it only via ssh. I'd like to run X11 for using VNC - however - startx commands returns Fatal ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Stuck on booting screen (the one with orange dots) [closed]

I somewhat recently starting running Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook Pro 5-5 with minimal problems. The main issue I was having was I couldn't control the screen brightness, which after searching, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 is changing resolution / refresh rate after login

The X11 log below shows a problem: First, the resolution is set to 1920x1080@50p which is great. The login dialog seems to be fine at 1920x1080@50p. After I login, the resolution changes to ...
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Screen shifted on an HP LP2065

My graphics performance with ati radeon HD3200 used to be terribly slow with unity (even the 2D performance). Installing the proprietary fglrx driver via the OS interface caused errors and problems. ...
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Xorg server configuration fail - no screens detected

I have a serious problem with Xorg server on ubuntu 12.04 (with nvidia 420M GT card). At home I am using an external monitor connected to my laptop's HDMI port - the external display is used as ...
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Screen goes purple on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my machine, a HP 431 with Intel Core i5 Sandybridge-based processor, ATI Radeon 6470M , 2 GB RAM Nb : I have turned off the ATi driver. After 2 weeks ...
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Can't set resolution to 1366x768 in ubuntu after crash

I was using ubuntu normally when the X system restarted by itself, taking me back to lightdm. After this event I can't get the full resolution of my screen back. Does anyone have an idea what's ...
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Error with xorg.conf when trying to add virtual screen to fix the problem of too small screen resolution for an application on 10.1" screen

I am using a netbook with a 10.1 inch screen and resolution 1024x600. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and when using the neural network toolbox from Matlab a window is off the screen and I cannot access ...
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Adding a virtual screen to xorg.conf 11.04 (third display over vnc)

I currently have an nvidia gtx470 with 2 x 22" 1920x1080 displays on twinview. Since I have a spare laptop (old but works) and screen (22" 1680x1050). A vnc server would be set up (viewonly) to the ...
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How do I set my screen resolution to the maximum supported resolution?

Used win 7 and got resolution 1280x1024 and when i installed Ubuntu 11.04 got resolution of 1152x864(made that possible by changing from the advanced option in the nvidia xorg file)went to system ...
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Green screen when using DisplayLink on a Toshiba L630 14C laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to connect USB monitor? I've justed returned to my lovely Ubuntu after some years of non-linux OS. Anyhow, I have a Toshiba L630 14C Laptop, Ubuntu seemed to be ...
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Separate X screen + TwinView on NVIDIA GT 440

I want to use 3 displays connected on one Nvidia GeForce GT 44O under Ubuntu 10.04. So there is my configuration: 1 display 1680x1050_60 1 display 1280x1024_60 1 DLP 1920x1080_60 (video projector) ...
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Monitor won't display at native resolution.

Whenever i connect my monitor to my laptop, it won't display the video at the native resolution in Ubuntu, but my monitor works fine and does both in Windows 7! In Ubuntu it just gives me stripes and ...