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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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Ubuntu no boot logo

When I used the exe file to install it it works on first start. Then when I restart it and boot from it, I get a purple screen then it flashes to the login screen what happend to the ubuntu logo?
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Ubuntu 10.04 cannot detect the monitor, low resolution produced, does this guide work?

I am working in office and I can't risk to format my harddisk but my screen cannot detect native resolution (using wide screen), the max resolution it provdies is 1280x1024 and I want 1440x900. I am ...
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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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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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Bind Alt-N to Nth window in byobu/screen

I've been trying to bind a shortcut to switching to a specific window in byobu, but I'm not having success. I wanted to bind Alt-(screen's number) but it's not working. I think I'm using the wrong ...
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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 ...
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Missing nvidia-settings application

To make a long story short, I seem to have lost my nvidia-settings application. So, when I select Settings from the drop down, and then Display, I don't see the configuration screen that I normally ...
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Dual monitors with two Nvidia GPU's

I have two gtx 275s SLI'd, When I connect both monitors to same card it allows me to enable twinview, and it works. But when I want to connect each monitor to different cards, I lose the option of ...
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Screen resolution not right on a new install

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a small netbook. The netbook is a Packard Bell EasyNote XS with a 7-inch screen – It use to run Windows XP very badly but it runs Ubuntu quite well. I completed the ...
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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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Gnome classic split screen plugin

How do i get Gnome classic to have a split screen? I want it to be like it is in Unity where if i drag something to the side it maximizes its size to cover just half the screen, and then drag ...
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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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Brighness and sound problems on an Acer Aspire 4750G

I am using ASPIRE 4750G, with processor of Intel Core i5. Currently I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 - the Natty Narwhal. I would really need some guide how to fix these problems: I can't hear any sound after ...
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Ubuntu showing 2 desktops/screens

After installing Ubuntu 14.04.2, I noticed the mouse disappears from the screen when I move it far to the riht side but after moving it back it comes back to the screen. When I tried to run Eclpise ...
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Running a command in screen daemon mode

I am trying to run a command in screen mode using the command screen -dmS screen_name sed -i 's/a/b/'g some-file.txt Nothing happens. When I put the same command in a script and run the command: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Workstation split screen issue after updating

After updating and restarting my Ubuntu 14.04, I get a split screen, similarly to the issue describe at Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware split screen issue after updating I'm running it on VMware Workstation ...
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My screen goes black when loading youtube

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Everytime I load youtube (and some other sites that use flash) the screen goes black.
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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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how to remove weird screen glitch 'double desktop'

I've installed 13.04 on my pc, but my desktop shows this weird phenomenon. I have a double task bar (sound/clock/settings buttons) and that there is a smaller wallpaper in the top left corner of my ...
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Black screen when trying to install ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop, booting from a CD. However, when click "install ubuntu" from the grub the screen goes to black. So far I've tried the following all with no result: booting ...
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Use laptop with external screen closing its cover

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with an Nvidia GeForce GT 230M running the privative driver version 304.43 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64. I am able to clone the screen and use "extended desktop". The problem ...
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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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Increase screen resolution with VGA Intel GMA 3150

is there any way to increase the aspect ratio resolution netbook with intel GMA 3150 chipset from 1024x600 to be larger than 1280? I use Ubuntu Precise beta 2
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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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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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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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Kubuntu corrupt screen after lid close/screensaver

I've seen a few other Q&As around this, but nothing that is exactly what I'm experiencing. I have a new Lenovo X220 which I'm running the latest Kubuntu on. If I close the lid when I open it I ...
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How to permanently set my second screen's resolution? [duplicate]

For the past few days, I've been trying to match my second screen's resolution to my match my main screen. Using the following code i got from this website, I was to get it done: xrandr --newmode ...
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Dead parts of Display

I have 3 screens currently active, running through one of my ASUS R9 270X graphics cards, (I did have 2 in but I was getting problems with the display and the ASUS/AMD proprietary drivers crashed my ...
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Multiple monitor configuration is delayed for 40 seconds on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a weird problem. I'm on a Lenovo Y510p laptop, 1920x1080 built-in display with another 1920x1080 HDMI monitor. The computer has intel drivers and Nvidia, though I think I'm only using the ...
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How to switch back to Unity [duplicate]

I have a very big problem. I just installed cairo-dock and I logged out from my Unity. As I logged out, Ubuntu showed me options to select other desktop, I saw an option of Cairo Desktop and I chose ...
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Whenever I go to the google chrome download page my laptop screen turns off

I can't recover from the screen being off without resetting the laptop using the power button. When I use the fn+volume keys while the screen is off I can hear the volume changing, I just can't find ...
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/sys/class/baclight folder is empty, leading to blank screen [duplicate]

I recently tried to change the default brightness of my ubuntu by echoing values to /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness, and installing xbacklight, as suggested by answers to other questions. ...
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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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Toughbook CF-C2 touch screen not detected

I am trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with my toughbook CF-C2. Windows is on the other partion and everything works fine there but when I am on ubuntu it does not detect that the screen is a ...
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How do I get other resolution option other than default one in full screen? [duplicate]

I want to get my 1366x768 monitor to have other screen resolution 800x600 or 1240x768 in full screen. What option do I have? Thanks. Here what I did, shaharil@busuk:~$ xrandr Screen 0: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 pixelated screen in between login screen and appearance of the desktop

I've posted this problem here and hope to get a fix, but until now still no result, so I'm trying here too. I hope there is a Linux pro here who can help me out. I've do some searching here on this ...
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The screen is dark when start

I have just installed Ubuntu12.04 desktop on my computer. Now it has the following problem: every time when i start my computer, when the boot menu passed by, the screen will turn to be so dark that I ...
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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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Disable automatic screen dimming

I currently have three computers running Ubuntu. With two of them, If I don't touch the mouse or keyboard... nothing happens. However, with the third, the screen gets dimmer after about 60 seconds of ...
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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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Disabled Lockscreen on Ubuntu accidently, How to renable it?

Okay,so few months back I read a post somewhere, dont remember where but it was on how to disable the lock screen. Now that I disable whenever the monitor switches off the system hangs. I remember ...
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Recent LCD trouble with 12.04 on 2010 Macbook Air 11 (3,1)

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook Air 3,1 (11", late 2010 model) and it's been working well, after applying the post-installation patches found on the wiki. Yesterday (July 24, 2012), after ...
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Lenovo S110 netbook screen resolution Ubuntu

I am still stuck with 800x600 resolution. Here is the output of lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 0bf2 (rev 03) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 3983 Flags: bus master, fast ...
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Fn+F6 & F7 does not work for screen brightness in 12.04

I am using Toshiba Portege R835-P70 and function keys work as expected on Windows but they do not on Ubuntu 12.04. For e.g. Fn+F6 and Fn+F7 are supposed to change screen brightness but do not work. ...
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Ubuntu boots but gives no screen

I got Ubuntu 11.10, with gnome-shell as desktop manager, and whenever I boot(select ubuntu from grub, just so you know where we are) it gives no screen, and if I wait a minute orso, and press the ...
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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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Keep getting sent back to login screen

I Keep getting sent back to the login screen after I enter my password (correctly). The screen goes black for a moment then sends me back to the login screen. Tried looking at solutions but none seem ...
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Screen Sleeps During Video Playback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? On Ubuntu Natty, My screen goes to sleep during video playback, I tried googling for a ...