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Ubuntu - Left the screen locked whole night and it doesn't turning on now

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Usually I'll close the lid and screen will get locked and after a button click, screen will turn on and it will prompt for the login password. But today, the screen ...
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Using Screen inside /etc/init

I am trying to launch a .jar inside a screen session at boot using /etc/init Here is my script (pretty standard:) start on runlevel [2345] stop on runlevel [^2345] console log chdir ...
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Mouse and screen lock up

I have Ubuntu 14.04. At first the browser was all chopped up into long rectangles. And the mouse wouldn't work then the pointer disappeared. Now the mouse locks up and the pointer disappears and any ...
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No visable menues on Ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 14 on an Asus Small box. I use a phillips TV as screen. This should be some kind of media computer. Direct login. I can not see any bar or menu. When having the mouse pointer at ...
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Boot- Loading into Ubuntu(purple screen)

I can't access Ubuntu. After installing for the first time by USB, GRUB loads up but I can't get past the purple screen. I think it might be a problem with my driver, but I'm not sure how to install ...
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Lenovo Yoga 300 Touch Scren

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Yoga 300. I cannot get the touch screen to work. Rather hastily I did a full install over writing the pre-installed windows 8. Can anyone help me find out if ...
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why is my laptop not working after usb install?

Upon installing Ubuntu on my laptop. My screen is black. My keyboard does not work. Also, my USB drive I used will not light up.
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Is there a software way to make the screen more readable?

I have a Lenovo Carbon X1 laptop. Often when it's sunny outside I can barely read the screen, even at the brightest setting. Is there a software tool that has something like a "crazy contrast mode", ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 lag screen when minimizing windows

Ubuntu 15.04 x64. First it happened only with Geary (which has header bar) then now every windows. I don't have enough point to embed the image, please see here imgur and here enter link description ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes with scattered screen

I have recently installed 4GB DDR3 RAM (Innex) with an existing 2GB RAM (Dynet), currenlty it runs with 6GB RAM. I use Eclipse, Java, Chrome extensively for my development purpose But after this ...
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my screen keeps scrolling vertically up-down without any user action

My screen (firefox, krusader, gedit, document viewer, libreoffice, etc) keeps scrolling vertically up-down without any user action Desktop motherboard EG45M-DS2H Intel® Core™2 Duo Graphics Intel® ...
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Uploaded Linux Poseidon to Ubuntu 14.04. Lost Triton background screen!

this is going to be an aesthetic question! I just loved the background screen of Linux Poseidon I had before the upload to Ubuntu 14.04 with the beautiful Triton typing on a laptop and the penguin ...
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Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio sz71wn/c

I recently installed the last version of Ubuntu on an old laptop and since then the screen looks like this: http://m.imgur.com/pv9BvNB The screen looks always like that, even in BIOS (logo) and ...
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Auto-off screen only on battery power

This has been asked many times, but never answered. 14.04 Currently there is a function to automatically switch off the screen after the computer has been idle for x minutes. This setting will ...
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How to play Left 4 Dead 2 in split screen with two controllers?

I would like to know if anybody managed to play L4D2 in split screen under Ubuntu/Linux with 2 controllers and how it was achieved. I tried a lot of time using different guides like this one; split ...
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Ending up with four screens on my laptop display - can't do anything

Just got a new ASUS laptop and every things good with it for the most part. But when I booted from a Ubuntu USB, I believe it was 14.04.3 or later, before the logo even loaded I was left with two ...
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Help using GNU Screen to output text

Hi :) I was wondering if you guys could help me figure something out... Im trying to make a startup script for Spigot server and I want it to start a screen session called "minecraft" and then write ...
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[Solved]Screen Tearing in games after shifting to ubuntu

Its been 1 month since im using ubuntu ive noticed some Screen tearing in some of games i play like CS and i limit fps to 75 hz cause my Monitor is 85 hz Now when im playing i get 75 fps but im ...
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Black screen after logging in from LiveCD

I'm not sure if this really is a LiveCD that I burnt, found no alternative. I got the iso here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop When starting from that DVD, after some time I see the beautiful ...
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Two processes (top and irssi) should run in screen @reboot (via crontab). One does, the other does not?

This is in my crontab: SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin @reboot (/bin/sleep 60; /usr/bin/screen -dmS irc /usr/bin/irssi) > /tmp/irssi.log 2>&1 @reboot (/bin/sleep 60; ...
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Why don't remember brightness (U14.04, Samsung Ativ book 9 lite)

Why Ubuntu doesn't remember the screen brightness ? Whenever I turn it on, it always returns to the max, even if I set on settings. Thanks in advance
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Ubuntu Install - Cannot display this video mode change computer display input to 1280x1024@60hz

I want to install Ubuntu in a dual-boot with Windows. I have burned a DVD, I boot it, I waited about 10 seconds then my screen start to show me: Cannot display this video mode change computer ...
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ubuntu dual boot on mac goes to black screen

I have been trying to dual boot Ubuntu on my 2009 Mac desktop running 10.10. The problem is it starts into refind, then I click on the cd and Ubuntu starts to load. It goes to a purple screen with a ...
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Purple screen to black screen to nothing [duplicate]

I want to make my old cpu work again. I made a usb stick bootable. Installed the ubuntu 14.04.03 on my cpu..told me that installation is complete and reboot to use it. I use a tv as a monitor so ...
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Connect Dell latitude e7440 to two external displays

I am not able to connect Dell latitude e7440 to two external displays. One is 24 inches and second is 27. It only detects the 24 inch one and duplicates everything from that screen onto 27 inch one. I ...
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blank screen from nvidia on ubuntu

I installed Nvidia drivers using the official method and also as advised here by Rexford. I still ended up with a black/blank screen. Addidtinally, i couldnt uninstall using apt-get purge ...
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screen resolution problem ubuntu 15.04 linus 3.19.0-26

booting into ubuntu (current install) corrupts screen, doubled resolution?. Booting into ubuntu with LINUX 3.19.0-26 generic, same problem. Booting into ubuntu with LINUX 3.19.9-26 generic (UPSTART) ...
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How to permanently set my second screen's resolution? [duplicate]

For the past few days, I've been trying to match my second screen's resolution to my match my main screen. Using the following code i got from this website, I was to get it done: xrandr --newmode ...
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backlight trouble xubuntu lenovo ideapad 100

Brightness control is reversed. When I press the brightness control keys the increase button will make it dim and visa versa. The indicator for the brightness on display is also backwards, and before ...
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Error While Creating New Resolution Mode

I was trying to create a new resolution for my second monitor following this steps: Can't set a higher screen resolution in a external display in a Dell Mini 10v laptop but i got this error: X ...
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Screen shuts down after some seconds when trying to install into my MSI Ghost GS60

I acquired a MSI Ghost GS60 with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 965M. I am trying to install Ubuntu from a UEFI USB flash drive. The flashdrive boots smoothly, both to try ubuntu, or to install it. However, in ...
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Driver is stuck in “using manually installed driver”

I installed a driver for Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750/6550M] and now can't change back to the others. Options in "Additional Drivers" are stuck (shadowed). This is forcing my resolution to a ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu with Nvidia/Intel graphics

I really hope someone here can help, because I'm very close to giving up and moving back to Windows. I have an MSI GT70 Dominator with an i7-4710MQ 2.5 GHz, Intel HD 4000 (I'm pretty sure) integrated ...
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Screen Positioning Tool

Quick question is there a screen positioning tool for Ubuntu, that can tell the user exactly where the mouse located on the screen? (Perhaps something similar to Cursor Position for Winodws)
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accessing GRUB after getting black screen after installation

I'm installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an old macbook pro (2007, version 3.1, Core 2 Duo with nvidia graphics card Geforce 8600 M GT). For the live-version to work, I had to add nomodeset to the ...
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Screen items sizes

Recently my power supply went and after replacing it my icons and ribbons on the screen are now about 3/4 the size they were prior. Is there a way to fix them? I have tried just about everything I can ...
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What screen recorder records my desktop audio?

Hi I am looking for a screen recorder that allows me to record my voice,screen, and desktop audio. RecordMyDesktop doesn't work. The desktop audio doesn't show up.Kazam doesn't either. It lags the ...
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Ubuntu on Macbook 4,1 (pre-October 2008) Backlight Laptop Screen Issue

I cannot get Ubuntu or Ubuntu-based systems to wake from sleep properly on a Macbook 4,1 pre-October 2008. The backlight for the laptop screen does not turn back on after waking and signal does not ...
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Second Screen Resolution Nvidia (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Skip to bold part for problem description Hi, I am new to Linux. This is my 3rd format in 3 months. I am giving last chance to Ubuntu. This might be my border at development, maybe i should not go ...
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System strucked while playing video in fullscreen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. While playing video in Youtube in full screen mode, suddenly video strucked but audio continued.I can't get back from fullscreen even I press Esc button. I restarted having ...
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My screen gets brighter when I close applications and darker when I open them?

It almost looks like a flicker. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with the latest proprietary nvidia drivers. Also it happens on all applications.
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High resolution but 'empty' spaces on the monitor

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 on my new notebook. I tried to change my screen display resolution to make it fit all the screen but I don't know why even if I set the high resolution possible I still can see ...
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The screen is too small⠀

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, but the screen is simply too small. (The screen is an old Samsung TV.) I just see half of the launcher, and the panel is missing. I've tried to change the resolution, ...
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Screen tear or I don't know what to call it when using chrome

I rarely posts question but well this has been bugging me since i started using Ubuntu 14.04, of course previously I was using Win8.1 without any issues. My screen has a tear when using chrome which ...
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The screen is too small

I am using Virtual Box 5.0.0(Windows Vista) to run Ubuntu 14.04. The screen is too small (640x480) but the screen can up to 1280x768. How can I resizing it?
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Why does ubuntu freeze sometimes when I shut my laptop screen

I own a Lenovo Y50 running Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and sometimes when Ii shut the screen the login screen is displayed after I open it back up again, but it is unresponsive and I can't do anything from ...
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Is it possible to get notifications on lock screen on ubuntu unity?

As we already know on Gnome lock screen we get notifications such as pidgin chat notifications etc. Same like Gnome, is there any command, configuration or software we need to change to get ...
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Is there a way to change the size of elements on the screen in Ubuntu?

This is easily accomplished in Windows 8 and 10. I'm wondering if there's a way to do it in Ubuntu.
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Xubuntu. Suddenly black

This is what my desktop looks like now. It's completely useless, will not do anything. Nothing to right click won't even minimize a program when it's clicked on. I've had this problem before and ...
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Dead parts of Display

I have 3 screens currently active, running through one of my ASUS R9 270X graphics cards, (I did have 2 in but I was getting problems with the display and the ASUS/AMD proprietary drivers crashed my ...