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after few moments of logging into ubuntu screen turns to random flashing colors

Today I was running a speed test and all of a sudden my screen turns into nothing but a rainbow of flashing colors. I restarted the computer and it loaded ubuntu I logged in and a few moments later, ...
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Screen resolution not recongized, drivers not working

For no apparent reason after restarting my laptop the screen resolution which was a native 1920x1080p on my Samsung Syncmaster went down to 1400x1050p. I checked "Displays" in my system settings and ...
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Laptop screen goes blank

My laptop screen goes blank (everything else responsive otherwise) after a random number of seconds (of active use, not idle) of booting the OS. I've noted, everything is fine after fresh ...
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White lines flashing on screen after sleep mode

I have a strange problem occurring on my laptop screen. As soon as I have exited sleep mode a white flickering horizontal line maybe 1 or 2 pixels broad appears at the top of the screen. I am using ...
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Screen refresh problems in 14LTS

I have problems on refreshing screen on ubuntu 14LTS under virtualbox. For example selection in emacs is not connex... or chromium screen has discontinuity in the midlle, deseppearing only after ...
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Black screen after reboot

We're using VirtualBox 4.2.28 and Ubuntu14.04 on Windows 8(.1) Just after the PC restarted when I did not see it, the windows of Ubuntu from the normal mode access completely became a black screen. ...
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What is a good Ubuntu application for adjusting the screen colour balance and contrast?

It seems that the screen of my Samsung Series 7 Chronos laptop has a weird white glare. (try seeing how the pdf file on the Overleaf website looks like!) I installed "redshift" but that is just ...
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Screen distortion after installation

I installed the ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-i386 without encryption and it boots up, but the screen is very pixeled, especially at the bottom and it is totally non-functional. It looks like this: What ...
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How do I set screen resolution for a specific program?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I wish to force a specific program to run at a predetermined screen resolution and have the screen return to my default resolution after closing the program. The program is ...
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Ubuntu Gnome: Disable second screen by default

I have an Nvidia GTX 670 with a 22' Samsung Monitor and a 40' Sony HDTV. My problem is every time I log in Ubuntu, I have to manually disable the TV (I use Ubuntu mainly for programming and surfing ...
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Creating a virtual video device, processing signal and redirecting it to physical output on Ubuntu 14.04

In Ubuntu 14.4, I need to apply some video processing to the whole screen for a project I'm working on. I want to do the following: Create a virtual video output that Ubuntu detects as a second ...
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Ubuntu screen freezes but still works in the background

I have updated ubuntu on my laptop from Ubuntu 13 something to Ubuntu 14.04. Now it does this thing where the screen freezes but I can still hear music in the back ground. When I do ctrl-alt-f2 and ...
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Black screen flickering after installing Cairo Dock

I installed Cairo Dock from the repository/PPA. The problem i'm facing is that after a minute or two of inactivity, the system monitor flickers a black screen, sometimes the black screen stays and I ...
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How can I execute a script on screen change?

Context: I have one large monitor, a desktop and a laptop. I use the large monitor and a HDMI switch when I'm at home. This give synergy a problem in that it doesn't recognize parts of the screen if ...
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Screen resolution too low on Dell e7240

I purchased a Dell Latitude e7240 with Ubuntu 12.04. In system settings, the highest proposed resolution is 1366x768, which is well below my expectations. I could not find any way to get an higher ...
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cannot exec 'anything' : no such file or directory screen

I’m running some call of duty game servers with screen. I have a start.sh: #!/bin/bash user=cabe game=cod verision=cod1.5 server=xxx.xx.xxx:28970 mod= ip=xxx.xx.xxx port=28970 punkbuster=1 ...
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Screen went blank (black)

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 2 weeks now. I did browsing using Firefox or Chrome then suddenly screen went blank. I tried to press any keys, but none worked. Thus I needed to press Power key ...
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Display again the first screen after installation 14.04LTS [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I was greeted with a screen that I was afraid I would never see again after closing it, so I took a picture of it with a camera: The question is: How can I ...
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Trying to screen record on Ubuntu trusty 14.04 while using chromebook

I am using an Acer Chromebook 11 that i installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 LTS using crouton. I wish to be able to screen-cast on Ubuntu and i am attempting to use Kazam screen recorder from the Ubuntu ...
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Run a multi-line script in Screen

I want to run this script in a screen: #!/bin/bash while true do java -server -Xms2G -Xmx2G -jar craftbukkit.jar echo "If you want to completely stop the server process now, press Ctrl+C ...
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Check if a screen is active and then display countdown

#!/bin/bash DATE=$(date +"%m-%d-%Y") Backup_from="/home/mc/server/prison/" Backup_to="/home/mc/backups/PRISON-$DATE.tar" echo "Starting backup of $Backup_from to $Backup_to" screen -dmS backup tar ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 detects my monitor as a built in display

I just started using Linux and I literally know nothing about it. The current resolution is at 1024x768 and the other option is to change it to 800x 600. My monitor is 1920x1080. It also detects my ...
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unable to get ubuntu login screen on my hp pavilion

Just a while ago, I have installed ubuntu 14.10 along side windows 8. But after everything is done .. I tried restarting my laptop but I am not getting any ubuntu screen to log in to it. As usual i am ...
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Pixelated display

I have installed lm-sensors on my Lenovo Y50 and when I ran sensors-detect during the last detection my screen flashed and became pixelated (the best description I can imagine, it kinda looks like crt ...
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Machine rebooting when running process in screen/tmux

For the past couple of days, I've been running some CPU and memory intensive processes on a remote machine running Ubuntu 14.04. Here is the interesting bit: when I run a process on a regular SSH ...
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Gnome 3.12 brightness does not work

In Gnome 3.12 the brightness slider in the user menu does not work, My video card is an Nvidia GeForce 210 with two monitor connected. I searched for a solution using Google to no avail. Anyone have ...
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Swap windows between screens in dual screen mode

I have a laptop and a 27 inch monitor. I have Qt running on one monitor and Pycharm on the other. Is there a way to make a key combination to swap all the windows between both screens. The reason is ...
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Sending commands to detached screen doesn't work

I'm attempting to create a detached screen and then send it a command, but this doesn't seem to be working. If I enter the following commands: $ screen -ls No Sockets found in ...
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No display on monitor

I am facing a problem with my graphic card, in the beginning when i purchased the card and as i installed in my pc it was working perfectly, but now after few months i have again installed the card in ...
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pixel rows in display being shifted horizontally

on my local and extended displays for my laptop running ubuntu 14.10, random rows of pixels will shift left or right. The computer will boot and be fine for a while, but as soon as you start doing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit screen tearing

Hardware: NVidia GTX 780 I7 4770k 16 gb RAM 1x 128gb SSD + 2tb HDD + 1tb HDD Software: Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Latest NVidia Driver. Issue: Whenever I watch a youtube video or a movie(Sometimes ...
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Is there a software for writing anywhere on the system with a pen/stylus on the touchscreen?

I'd like to write on top of my PDFs used for making presentations on my laptop with touchscreen. I do not need to save what I write, but I would like to circle or underline things, possibly write some ...
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How to enlarge the tty window in Ubuntu server 14 under vmware player?

I'm running a headless server under vmware and the tty window is too small, maybe 800x600. I have installed the vmware tools, but the tools seems to have bugs, so the full screen mode seems buggy ...
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Screen turns off immediately after X starts

Yesterday I disconnected my HDMI monitor, and connected to another monitor while the system was running. The resolution was now too high for the new monitor (1280x720 monitor was showing the 1920x1080 ...
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Laptop screen turns off automatically while using Ubuntu 14.04

I am using dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. My laptop screen turns off automatically after some time in Ubuntu while the system still remains on. I have checked my brightness and screen settings ...
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Black Screen on boot fresh install 14.04.2 [duplicate]

Ive looked around and can't find an answer to my question. I just installed Lubuntu with a live USB and now when i try to boot the only thing i get is a black screen it appears its working but i cant ...
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How to screen mirror to a Smart TV

How I can screen mirror to a smart tv like a android device? I don't want to use any type of video cable.
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After booting into ubuntu only a black screen shows up no logo nothing just the sound of logo [duplicate]

well here is the problem i boot into ubuntu but nothing shows up on screen only the ting login sound can be heard from my speaker also when booting using recovery mode it boots up fine with everything ...
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transmission-cli connected to peers but not downloading

I'm using my Ubuntu-Server and transmission-cli to download torrents overnight. When I try to download the Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server torrent transmission connects to various peers, but doesn't download ...
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Login screen design / wallpaper does not work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 but installed xubuntu-desktop afterwards. Now the login screen is very ugly: The theme is not applied and I cannot change the background picture (only black one shown) Only ...
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Do I need a driver for pen and touch screen in Toshiba Portege M750?

I have Toshiba Portege M750 with touch screen and pen. After installation of Ubuntu 14.10, the touch screen and pen did not work at all. Is there any driver or a program to fix this problem?
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Ubuntu 14.04 detected wrong monitor size

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Zotac ION motherboard with integrated Nvidia graphics. The process went smoothly and all displayed well on a 22" monitor. I then moved the Zotac box to a 62" Mitsubishi ...
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Black screen apu+dgpu amd foss

writing this now from nomodeset with awful resolution any solution to solve it? using iobaf ppa but it also happen with ubuntu default open source drivers Ubuntu 14.10 laptop. When i boot i can hear ...
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After booting the screen stays black [duplicate]

I am a real beginner in ubuntu and everything which actually relates to computer so don't be mad at me if I don't find the right words. I will try to explain my problem as detailed as possible so you ...
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Bad resolution (max 1024x768)

I installed Ubuntu (Elementary OS) a week ago and the resolution was always max 1024x768, but I want 1920x1080. I have searched in the internet for solutions, but I didn't find working ones. I tried ...
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Horizontal glitches/lines/Screen tearing in ubuntu 14.10

Why do I get horizontal lines like the ones shown below in my Ubuntu 14.10 acer aspire 4736z laptop as shown in figure (see the icons of terminal, vuze, hardisk etc)? This happens some time (~10 min ...
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Log on Gnome desktop moniter black screen

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04.02,but when I login at my system via Gnome my monitor goes black. When I try to log on via Unity the desktop works fine. Specs:Dell 9020 How can I fix that problem?
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Screen Brightness Hotkeys with NVIDIA Graphics Card

I just installed the Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm loving it. I've used other versions before, but it's getting better and better. But there's one problem: screen brightness. I use an LG R570 laptop, with an ...
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How to increase Kubuntu 14.04 brightness range?

Hold your horses!. If you are hurrying to flag this as a duplicate of this question or this question, none of those have an answer to what is asked here. Thanks for the attention though. In ...
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Screen is too small, doesn't fit into screen?

My screen model is an ASUS VG248QE and it's 1080P, 24" Monitor. The scale of the screen was perfect until I've installed the fglrx (AMD Drivers because not sure if it's the correct spelling) the ...