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Vim and screen: background color not reset when exiting vim

I use vim in a screen session. Whenever I end editing a file and exit vim the background of my terminal stays the same as in vim, rather than resetting correctly as it does when I am not using ...
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How can I display laptop screen on the TV by HDMI in Kubuntu

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. My problem is when I connect HDMI cable between my laptop and TV. Two screens will work: *screen 1 (Laptop) *screen 2 (TV) how can I change them to be ...
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13.10 brightness flickering MSI Wind U100

Vanilla install of Ubuntu 13.10 on my MSI Wind U100. Intel graphics card I think. Auto brightness flickers up and down, brightness hud display top-right also flickers. Interrupts input so need to ...
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Resolution changed after restart

I recently had a problem with not detecting microphone. It fixed itself after restart and repairing broken packages but after that I can't change screen resolution to the correct one, it not even a ...
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How to share my deskop / screen to XMBC?

What is the easiest/best way to share my screen (and preferably sound) from my Ubuntu laptop to my RPi (running OpenElec / XBMC) My goal is to be able to play games on my ubuntu laptop without ...
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Keyboard Not Working Login Screen Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubunu 13.10 installed on a Macbook Pro 5,1. When I turn the computer on the keyboard does not work when I try to login in as the administrator. When I login as the guest user then log out and ...
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In first step of Ubuntu installation: crash screen [duplicate]

I am a Java programmer and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 to use for my programming needs. But I have a problem. On my first step of installing Ubuntu X86 (I am a newbie) when I go to setup screen in ...
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Ubuntu+Gnome3 screen not dimming

I have an Ubuntu installation with Unity and Gnome3. When I log in using Unity, if the system is inactive for X minutes, the screen will dim. When using Gnome3 the screen never dims. Under ...
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Disable Screen Touch

I am a begginer in Ubuntu and I have some dificulties apart from learning the new OS. How can I disable the touch property of the screen? It has a hardware defect and it thinks that someone is ...
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Brightness slider gone, and the brightness is constantly jittering

I've just installed a clean version of 13.10 on my MSI U123. Before I've used 12.4 without a hitch. As soon as I entered the brightness and lock settings window the brightness starts to flicker and ...
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Ubuntu Screen freezes frequently [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 screen freezes frequently: It happens with no specific program (Firefox-Eclipse-Aptana-Vlc-Nautilus). The mouse pointer is still able to move around the screen, and changes to (I) when ...
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split screen need of help

when i 1st. turn on our p.c. (the screen where u put in your password) it is split in 2. and there is a key board on the top left hand side of the screen. on the other half is a keyboard that is ...
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Micro HDMI works properly 30% of the time on 14.04 [closed]

On my Samsung Series 9 I had Ubuntu 12.04 working until an update messed everything up. I upgraded to 13, and had more issues with audio and HDMI, so I freshly installed 14.04. I have a HDMI cable ...
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Start byobu setup with server reboot

I would like to start my byobu setup at a server reboot. With screen I use the rc.local and do it like this: su user -c 'screen -dmS screenname sh /home/user/start.sh' Now I would like to know how ...
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Purple screen after installing ubuntu. Drivers are not installing

At startup a purple screen, changing "Secure Boot" and the system is switched. nomodeset does not eliminate the purple screen I'm installing the drivers for the video card and reboot the system: ...
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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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Add asymmetrical margin on LCD display?

My old laptop display is starting to break, and I have many dead pixels and other physical issues on the left side of the screen only. Of course I should get a new monitor (or ideally a new laptop), ...
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There are alternative ways to unlock the screen other than writing the password?

Can i unlock the stand-by screen with a pattern or face recognition?
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That I'm must change or add to the GRUB for the disappearance of a black screen? [duplicate]

GRUB snapshot: That I'm must change or add to the GRUB for the disappearance of a black screen?
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Black screen after clicking on “Install Ubuntu” [duplicate]

Secure boot is disabled I also wrote in the command-line "nomodeset"... [Error: can't find command nomodeset] Tried to install an alternative ubuntu 12.04, but there was a black screen too. Video ...
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How do I get rid of white lines on top of my screen (Ubuntu 13.10)?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 and it's great so far, but I am having an issue with white lines appearing on the top of my screen. They stretch from one end of the screen to the other (left to ...
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Screen flickers every few seconds in Ubuntu 12.10

I recently got a nice big monitor for my computer running Ubuntu 12.10 & when I changed over from the old screen it started flickering very few seconds - anyone know why & what I can do to ...
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How to change the color of the empty purple screen which appears before splash screen?

I have changed the purple color of splash screen to black and I also would like to change the color of the screen that appears before the splash screen. How can I do it? BTW, how is this screen ...
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Setting DVI monitor as primary display

I'm trying to set things for Youtube hangouts and capturing my desktop but it always records my secondary monitor instead of my moin one. None of the following works: Setting the primary display in ...
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Gateway netbook screen fuzzy/pixelated with 12.04 and 13.10

I'm a total Linux noob here, so sorry in advance. I got given a old gateway lt3108a that was running a very slow Vista installation, so installed Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit from LiveUSB. The installation ...
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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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Screen Flashes on Caps Lock Press

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. On pressing Caps Lock Key, Screen Flashes out whenever the key is pressed. Its happening only when in Gnome mode. In Ubuntu Mode Login the screen does not flashes. Please ...
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Installation menu in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

When I try to install Ubuntu, I am unable to view the installation menu. The only thing I can see is a black screen. Are there other methods to install Ubuntu 13.10, & is this a graphic problem?
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Asus k55n battery died while in suspend and connected to external monitor

I am having an issue with my Asus k55n. Last night I had it hooked up to my HDTV via HDMI. And using Catalyst Control the HDTV was set to primary monitor with my laptops screen turned off. Well, I ...
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Ubuntu cannot recognize Samsung 46 inch TV but can detect 24inch tv/monitor model

I have HTPC running ubuntu server 12.04. I have been using samsung T240HD TV/monitor model which supports 1080p without any problems. However, after I connected to new samsung 46 inches FH6030, I ...
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Automatically add external display to screen in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to be able to control my laptop's (Ubuntu Server 12.04) external display over SSH. I know about the screen command, but it requires that I add the display from the laptop. Is there a way to ...
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Anyway to make hotkey to turn screen off?

I was just wondering how can one make a script (or make some changes) by which I can turn screen off in Ubuntu(12.04) whenever I want, the way screen can be turned off in Cellphones. And also I would ...
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Black screen with the cursor blinking (flashing)

You might think this is duplicate, but it's not. I've searched all around the Internet and never found a solution. I might be a total Linux newbie (although I've been using Ubuntu and Fedora for 3 ...
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Help with Ubuntu 13.04 on a USB Flashdrive!

I have a issue when I try and boot Ubuntu from my USB, it will take me to the Ubuntu splash screen with the dots, change my resolution to 1280x720 and then my screen will go blue and nothing happens, ...
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Ubuntu on Mac Mini Monitor Display

I have Ubuntu installed in two machines: a laptop and a Mac Mini. While in the Laptop the screen is fine, on Mac Mini the resolutions option showing are only two and neither match perfectly well. ...
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Display problem black screen

I have installed UBUNTU 12.04LTS on my desktop. However, during work, the display suddenly becomes black. As the cursor is moved, it starts displaying the normal background as if it is being painted ...
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Upgraded nvidia driver, now when I boot my screen is black [duplicate]

I am a new user to ubuntu, I have the linux ubuntu 13.10 version on my dual boot computer. I booted up my ubuntu os this morning and logged in and the screen resolution was all big, so I thought it ...
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Half/quarter of the native resolution on a MacBook with Retina display

I have a MacBook Pro notebook with native resolution of 2560x1600 which makes all my desktop details unreadable. I tried increasing DPI, but icons remain small, so I decided to decrease display ...
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Acer Emachines Screen Jumbled

I have an Acer emachines El321-18se that uses an NVIDIA GeForce graphics. I recently installe Ubuntu 13.04 and from time to time the screen gets jumbled and distorted. I try to recreate the issue but ...
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Display going out during install

I'm installing Ubuntu from a USB stick to a blank USB and every time I go through the installation process (whether it be through the display port of my GPU or without the GPU and straight out of the ...
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Gnome-screensaver for XScreenSaver

Is it safe to remove Gnome-screensaver and XScreenSaver? Will have any issues after removing Gnome-screensaver? I have Intel® Core™ i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 and AMD Radeon HD 6300M on-board. Ubuntu ...
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how to disable the animation of dimming the screen when ubuntu turns inactive screen off

When Ubuntu 13.10 decides to turn of inactive screen, it runs an animation for 15 seconds long, slowly dimming the screen. The purpose, I assume, is to give an interim for human intervention - a ...
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dumb power setting ensure dim screen all the time

It's quite dim, but when I unplug, it gets brighter. Funnily enough, when the battery gets critical it goes dim again, and if I plug it in in a dim state it finally gets bright with the power plug ...
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Booting from USB HDD, GRUB2 fails to load(Black Screen) and no GRUB rescue

I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 onto a USB hard drive using unetbootin(which used extlinux as the initial bootloader during install) and have been having problems where GRUB2 isn't ...
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turn screen off by pressing scroll lock

I would like to change the function of scroll lock. After pressing scroll lock, it should turn off the screen (and of course no backlight). I have tried the following: have set the custom command ...
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Running a graphical application through ssh and keeping it alive

I want to run a GUI application from a remote client via ssh and keep it alive (and eventually reconnect to it) after the connection is closed. As an example: I want, from my home pc, to open a ...
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Screen flashes back and forth between black and lit screen, not at boot, totally random

Currently using HP/Compaq 6220 laptop with 12.04 lts installed. Sometimes after the system warms up and is running, it will randomly flash the screen to black, back to the screen, back to black, and ...
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Is it possible to have two different DPI configurations for two different screens?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 with NVidia drivers (319) for my Quadro K2100M graphic card, and when I switch my main 3200x1800 laptop screen to mode 1920x1080 (using nvidia-settings), the display goes ...
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Setting which brightness determines screen brightness

I'm having an issue running Kubuntu 13.04 with brightness, something that seems common. In particular, brightness can be found in these 2 directories: /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness ...
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video accelerator display trouble

I'm running 13.10 with Gnome-Fallback and a Trinity Radeon HD 7540 and I'm encountering flickering (among individual objects - not the whole display), screen regions being randomly shaded (in at least ...