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Gnome: Lock screen appears after terminal mode

When I switch to terminal mode using CTRL-ALT-F1 and back to X11 with ALT-F7, everytime the lock screen always appears and I have to login. How can I turn this off?
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How to adjust screen settings: contrast, color saturation, etc

using Xubuntu 14.04 with a HP mini notebook. I can't seem to find any program to adjust screen settings: contrast, brightness, and more importantly: color saturation, tint and gamma. Thanks ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dispaly resolution problem

I am using Ubuntu for quite a while now. Just scrolling through the display settings I noticed that the screen resolution only gives me two options 1024x768 and 800x600 in a 4:3 aspect ratio while my ...
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Ubuntu won't run after restart ( image attached )

I downloaded ubuntu 15.10 and erased disk and installed it. Afterwards I ran update and upgrade commands for latest versions and that's it. I have not updated drivers nor anything else. Afterwards I ...
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Scrambled screen everytime trying to execute a program

I am new to ubuntu and just installed 14.04 32 bit on an old machine for testing. It is a lenovo desktop which the spec is as following. After the installation, the screen will scramble everytime I ...
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Low screen resolution on HP Pavilion h1

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new HP Pavilion h1. The problem is about my screen resolution. It's sat to 800 x 600 and it's ONLY option in system settings. I tried terminal commands ...
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How to send a command to multiple windows in `screen`?

I know I can send a command to all the windows of a screen by: ctrl-a :at "#" stuff "command^M" And I can send a command to a specific window by specifying its window number, e.g. for window no. 3 ...
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looking for a dyslexic colour tint for my screen [duplicate]

I am looking a program to put a green colour tinted filter over my screen? can anyone help?
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AT commands in screen/minicom

I can connect to serial port in /dev/ttyUSB0 using screen or minicom. When I type the AT commands, the letters I type do not appear, just the output message. Example: If a type "AT" and press enter, ...
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Screen Tearing/Horizontal lines

When I browse or do stuff in my living computer it turns off for a few seconds and comes back on but now it has horzontal lines/glitch What do I do??
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Black screen after upgrading graphics driver? [duplicate]

I installed a graphics driver update using NeteXt'73 and now my screen goes permanently black soon after the boot animation. How can I fix this? I cannot login nor access the terminal. My laptop is a ...
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Touch screen calibration

I have a panasonic cf-19. I installed ubuntu on it earlier today but my touch screen is way off center. How do i fix it or calibrate it?
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Programs sometimes open on the wrong monitor

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bit version with 2 screens. Graphic card is the Nvidia Geforce 9500GT. One screen is the main monitor, where the other is connected to my beamer for the home cinema. I'...
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Dell Inspiron 5559 screen flickers when scrolling

I am new to Ubuntu world. I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 5559 laptop. I have made it a dual boot with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Everything is working fine in Ubuntu except that the screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 - Screen is blank with blinking cursor

Well now, when trying to force Hatari onto a particular screen, in the process deleting xorg.conf, I seem to have broken everything. Now when I try to boot into Ubuntu 14.04.4, everything seems to ...
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SSH to Beaglebone Black is not successful sometimes

I have the latest version of UBUNTU installed on my computer and the latest version of Debian on my BBB. No problem using puTTY to connect my Windows machines (10, 8, even 7), but when I try using SSH ...
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Unticking the Sync to Vblank box in CompizConfig Settings Manager doesn't fix image tearings

I've been getting image tearings while watching movies on Ubuntu 14.04. I've read about unticking the Sync to Vblank box in CompizConfig Settings Manager, but that hasn't actually fixed it. I have ...
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How can I automatically switch off my internal screen on startup if an external monitor is connected?

Solution anyone for a newb? I connect my notebook to external monitor with HDMI. I switch off screen notebook since I'm not using it. Ubuntu 15.04 remembered this setting after reboot, but with 15.10 ...
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Problem with login screen

I'm an ultra nooby beginner with Linux and Kubuntu, so please be patient :) Since yesterday I've got a stupid problem. When I turn on my PC, and when my login screen shows up, after 2-3 second it ...
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Screen freezes when toggling fullscreen to window mode

I have been experiencing screen freeze all the time I toggle my fullscreen on then off. My friend experienced it also when he toggle off the fullscreen on youtube then. It's not just on browsers, it's ...
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Screen: Cannot exec '/path/to/file': Permission denied

So, simply said I can't execute any file or dictory with screen. It simply gives me 'Cannot exec '/path/to/file': permission denied.' I'm logged in with root, and should have all permissions needed, ...
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Nvidia Driver, black screen if something renders with a high frame rate

im new to Linux and Kubuntu is my main OS now(can i get help here still? :D). English is not my mother tongue so please ask if there is something in doubt :). What i wanted to do: I wanted to use ...
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Screen is cut in half, when there is movement

I run kubuntu on an small htpc. The PC is connected to my TV via HDMI. Everything is fine until there is some movement. One half of the screen is a little off. Like this: example The horizontal line,...
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Record screen as well as internal audio?

I'm trying to screen record some videos on a particular site. So far, I have tried simplevideorecorder, recordmydesktop and kazam as well (after browsing several threads here). I can get the screen ...
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Dim screen with transparent black image

The LCD backlighting of my notebook's screen uses PWM to dim the display, and because of this, I experience eye-strain whenever I lower the brightness. Maximum brightness however seems too much in ...
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Why I have a visual characters shadow?

Since a while I have noted a pale visual shadow behind all the characters in the screen. It seems something near a ghost behind the characters. I use Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and I can not to find any ...
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Mistake by un-installing file manager – blank screen

I have un-installed PcManfm, default file manager from Lubuntu as I was too annoyed by it and wanted to install Dolphin. To avoid any conflicts I did this before installing Dolphin and stupidly I ...
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Log on screen loading issues?

I recently just started having issues with my screen. Here is what happens. When I am on my machine for a certain amount of time then close my screen and it locks I use my sudo password to log back ...
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Ubunti 14.04LTS Screen Resolution stuck at 800x600

Running newly-installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS in Oracle Virtualbox 5.04. When it boots up, screen is rather small, and checking the display settings shows that it is using 800x800 resolution and this is ...
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Power brightness issues

I recently switched to Xubuntu from windows. GOOD RIDDANCE! Anyway I cannot adjust my screen brightness and it is really dim. My computer is a Samsung NP470R5E. I am running Xubuntu 14.04. Any advice?
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Ubuntu login screen wallpaper switches to match user wallpaper now. How to disable?

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu Tweak to change the login screen wallpaper. Somewhere along the way, the login screen wallpaper now matches the user wallpaper background, overriding the ...
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Error messages when turning on or shutting down

Whenever I turn on My PC I get this message Message shows when turning the PC on And when I shut it down I get this Message while shutting down What would be the problem?
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Brightness control is blocked after reaching minimum

Several days ago I tried to fix a quite popular problem. I have Ubuntu 15.10. In my computer the brightness control keys weren't working. I have added a file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf ...
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How to record desktop screen with audio in ubuntu?

I have seen this question here The answers given here is to install record my desktop. I have installed it but it does not work. It gives a error message just after selecting the screen area. Also I ...
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how can I execute a terminal commands every reboot or turn on? [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 14.04 and every reboot I have to running the following commands #! /bin/bash xrandr --newmode "1440x900" 106.50 1440 1528 1672 1904 900 903 909 934 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode ...
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How to fix flickering screen and software problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I bought Dell Latitude 3450 Ubuntu 14.04 a week ago and I updated the software through the Software Updater. Now it keeps on logging out by itself, the screen keeps on flickering and the message of ...
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Problems with graphics while booting UBUNTU

I have installed the minimal UBUNTU 15.04 - NO GUI and I DO NOT want it. This Ubuntu has 3.19.0-49-generic kernel. When the system boots with this kernel at the beginning I can see strange characters/...
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Adjusting screen resolution on an Aspire V15 Nitro for best results

I have an Acer Aspire V15 Nitro laptop running Win 8.1 with a recommended screen res of 3418 x 2160 which I love, and have adjusted text size and other items to be 250% so that on the 16" screen ...
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Ubuntu server 15.10 question

I finally got Ubuntu server 15.10 to installed onto my computer. The computer boots up passed Bios and the MSI motherboard logo. Then the screen goes blank. The monitor losses connection to the tower ...
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I had windows, fedora, ubuntu on my computer, i uninstalled ubuntu and i am stuck at boot screen

I recently uninstalled ubuntu and i cannot access my fedora os because im stuck in a screen called GNU GRUB version 2.02 beta... What i did was deleting the ubuntu partition from fedora How can I ...
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Cant configure Server to boot Ubuntu correctly

I am having a heck of a time here. I've scoured the web and just cant figure out how to get Ubuntu to boot. I can get the USB drive to load and boot, but cant figure out how to get to a command line ...
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Why Is my computer screen not turning on and DVDs drive keeps trying to play a disk

When I turn on my computer the cylinder light for hard drive flashes at the same time as the dvd drive light flashes. The screen works intermittently but it never goes past anything but the starting ...
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Boots but temporary no display …

My girlfriend's computer was really slow and I installed Ubuntu over Win7. Everything works fine except that half of the time, I get the purple screen while Ubuntu is loading and then the screen goes ...
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Keep Screen On When Watching Online Videos

I really like Ubuntu 14.04 so far. But when I watch a video on-line, I need to move my mouse every few minutes to avoid screen going black - highly annoying and doesn't make much sense when nearly ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Video card crash

ubuntu boots just fine but sometimes the display just freezes. So i'm guessing it's a GPU problem. My graphics card is a r9 390x and works just fine on windows. Is there something i can do to fix ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize a screen connected to HDMI port

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 on a laptop. My laptop is connected to an external computer screen in HDMI port. However, nothing is presented on this screen, and when I go into System Settings -> Displays, I ...
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Can I hide a part of my Ubuntu screen

I want to hide a part of my Ubuntu screen. Is there a way to put like a filter in front to all what is ongoing, so that I can decide what to see, using for instance a keyboard shortcut. When visiting ...
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Blank Screen On Boot

I tried installing LAMP using the following tutorial: http://techlimbo.blogspot.com/2012/11/how-to-install-concrete5-on-ubuntu-1204.html Upon testing if the apache install worked (directing browser ...
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Two independent monitors with two independent desktops

OS: Xubuntu 15.10 GPU: Nvidia Quadro K4000 with nvidia-352-63 driver I asked this question on the Xfce forum and got no responses, so I decided to repost the question here. I have two independent ...
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Purrple screen with broken external video card

a fresh installation of Ubuntu get's stuck on a purple screen when I try to load it. Restoring broken packages from recovery mode helps for a single session. I tried installing Nvidia graphics driver ...