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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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I can't change my screen resolution

I am newer to Ubuntu. Recently I bought Intel® Core™ i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz (Intel HD Graphics 2000 display) with Dell IN2030M monitor. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version. My problem is, I can't ...
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How to change resolution to a higher value? [closed]

I have a 1400x900 monitor and the maximum resolution the monitor can reach in Ubuntu is about 1024x800. However, in Windows 7 64-bit, the monitor can reach the maximum resolution possible. Specs of ...
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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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screen resolution [closed]

I am very new to ubuntu, just switched to Windows to Linux environment and choose the best ubuntu flavor to taste. My screen resolution is set to 1024 and when I try to change the resolution from ...
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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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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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How to switch back to Unity

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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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 ...
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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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Why does 13.04 cause my laptop screen to go completely black? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu for several years, but this is the first time I have had a problem like this. When I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04, every time I boot into Ubuntu and the login screen is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 booting suddenly with low screen brightness

I have no remembrance of having done anything but now my ubuntu 12.04 always boots with very low screen brightness. I can then adjust it with FN+Pos1. I have a Lenovo X220. Neither xbacklight nor any ...