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Cannot see bottom of printer setup screen

I am new to Ubuntu, but it seems pretty straightforward so far, except for this glitch. Intel® 945GME x86/MMX/SSE2 graphics on HP Mini 110C running 14.4 LTS. All other screens work normally so ...
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Black screen after grub menu since 3.16.0-36 kernel update

After updating Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (64 bit) from kernel version 3.16.0-34 to 3.16.0-36, when I boot the system I can see the grub menu correctly, but if I choose the 3.16.0-36 kernel a black screen ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to stop hanging on the startup loading screen?

When I turn on my laptop and load Ubuntu it hangs on the loading screen and I have no idea what caused it. This prevents me from effectively running Ubuntu making me laptop only functional on Windows. ...
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Eeepc Ubuntu 14.04 Problems: Video, audio, screen flicking and suspend failure

I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Eeepc 1101HA with processor Intel Atom CPUZ520 and I have some problems: Screen is flicking, shacking..... Video doesn-t work, is very slow and impossible to see ...
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How do I stop my screensaver from darkening and pausing? It happens frequently and I need to stop this

My screen keeps dimming and while it is dimmed, it pauses for a few minutes and this happens very frequently. I have gone into settings in the desktop and screensaver, but this does no good. I have ...
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Desktop sharing - can connect via another ubuntu using KRDC, but not on MBP using Screen Sharing

strange one - i always used to be able to do this, but recently cannot connect to my headless server via screen sharing on the same local network. Tested this out with another ubuntu laptop using ...
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Low screen brightness

If I turn on my laptop without charger, my screen brightness is very low, not only in Ubuntu desktop but in Grub too. I've got dual-boot, Windows hasn't got this problem. So can you suggest me any ...
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Rotating a yoga pro 2 screen with xrandr on ubuntu 15.04

I just upgraded to ubuntu 15.04 and the xrandr command I used to use has stopped working: xrandr --output eDP1 --rotate inverted All the other rotations work fine, "left, right, normal." But ...
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How do I keep the screen contents after quitting less or more?

After exiting from less or more, the screen contents are returned to what they were before. This happens with pagers like less/more, and some other commands. Sometimes it is necessary to keep the ...
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Low resolution after installing nvidia

I installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04. After installing Nvidia Graphics Card driver from Additional drivers the screen resolution went very low. I opened Nvidia-settings it seems fine there, it says ...
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“Bleached” screen after suspend on iMac with Ubuntu 15.04

Ubuntu 15.04 works fine on my old iMac (Intel, mid 2007) except for suspend/resume. After wakeup the screen appears "bleached" by vertical white lines (half the screen pixels are white). This ...
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Incorrect screen detection on 12.04?

All of a sudden I get a black stripe on the right edge of the screen, and mouse pointer can't move there. Also, the desktop does down beyond the screen a bit. I'm running 12.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 fresh instalation

Im running a 5.3 GiB, AMD x64 A6-3420M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4, Gallium 0.4 on AMD SUMO, HDD 500Gb. The HDD was fully wiped with Install Ubuntu with a USB Ubuntu 14.04.2, and is ...
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lock screen user with direct access

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and created an user with direct access ( i.e. no password needed to log-in). But after 5 minutes idle, the screen lock appears and asks for a password to ...
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Installing NVIDIA driver on Kubuntu 15.04 causes a bad screen resolution

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04. Before installing 15.04 I used Ubuntu 14.10 with the latest NVIDIA drivers. With that version I had no problems with the graphic card (screen resolution). Btw. ...
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NVIDIA drivers cause screen flickering (Ubuntu 15.04) (Dell Inspiron 15-3542)

Installing NVIDIA drivers (340.76 proprietary or tested) from Additional Drivers causes screen flicker and doesn't go into the GUI. To be clear, laptop has Dual Graphics (NVIDIA GeForce 820M and Intel ...
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Output of xrandr shows 1024x768+1366+0; what does it mean and can I change it?

$ xrandr VGA1 connected 1024x768+1366+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 0mm x 0mm I don't understand what the number 1366 in 1024x768+1366+0 represents. Can I change its value?
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No video on built-in display after installing 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus N53TA notebook, but after the first reboot I got no video on the built-in display, although through the hdmi port everything works fine. If I change the ...
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Some times when i close the lid of my laptop I get black screen

I bought a LENOVO G50-70 59-440027 laptop. some times I close the lid and when I open it up again I get black screen and the only way to see my screen is to power cycle the laptop.
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Blank Screen after update of Graphics driver

I get a blank screen after updating my graphics driver. wireless indication is on and working but screen is blank and i cant do anything. Ubuntu 14.04 My system is HP Pavilion dm4 Processor: Intel ...
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How do I stop the lock screen from dimming to black?

I've spent a ton of time searching for this on Google, and I still can't seem to find it. Please read fully before answering, because the majority of the answers I'm finding are about preventing ...
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ubuntu 14.02 lts never boots the same way and same number of screens

It is crazy, my ubuntu 14.02 LTS never starts the same way,,,,in a such a way, It seems it is teasing me on purpose lol. I have a dual boot on 2 separate hard drives. At starting, it asks which OS we ...
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Dark and black colors on screen have fuzzy 'noise'

The closest thing to this problem I can find is Fuzzy static noise on screen, but that is not the same problem I am having. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an Asus G750JW laptop. I have installed the ...
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Problem with my screen and brightness buttons don't work

I have problem on my laptop and my screen was pixelated althroughout when i turn on my laptop. and also the brightness don't work at the same time. any suggestions?
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Monitor dimming inconsistently

Occasionally the screen dims and also turn back normal on it's own even though I have disabled "dim screen when inactive" and have set "Blank screen" to "never" in power options. Moreover, the system ...
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Some dialog boxes are bigger than screen/display

I have an embedded board with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS GNOME 3.4.1. With this board I am using LCD display 800x480 and HID resistive touchscreen. Everything works fine but I have a problem with some dialog ...
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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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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 ...