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Screen Flicker - Dark Colors

Im having as strange screen flicker. It only starts when a window with dark color its present in the screen, like Putty console that have black background. My laptop is an ACER ASPIRE 5551 with an ATI ...
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Blinking screen while using wireless connection

I've bought Dell Inspiron 5548 laptop and faced up with next problem - when I'm using build-in wireless card screen starts blinking, it's happens every time when I'm using it(watch online video, ...
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Ubuntu Phone Startup Screen Hanged

I had run the following commands to terminal sudo mount -o remount,rw / sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade and sudo apt dist-upgrade ends up with some error, i don’t remember. then ...
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System Tray Icons

My system tray icons appear to be little square boxes instead of icons in login screen. On my user desktop however, they show up as the correct icons. This appears to have started after playing with ...
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Nvidia graphics fllicker on 8200MG laptop

New to this forum but have had Ubuntu for a few months now. I wrecked my first install after trying to fix the screen flicker problem. I had the login where there was a choice of several desktops, ...
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The “square” screen after awakening from suspend mode

I am new in Ubuntu. My laptop is Dell 5110. When I wake up my computer from suspend mode, the screen first appear normal for 2 seconds and turn into square; height and weight is same, ugly :/ ...
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Why there is not loading screen in VMWare?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VMWare Workstation 12.0 as I cannot dedicate it to a machine. Everything's OK so far, but one little thing: the loading screen does not appear, and all commands ...
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Screen turns off randomly, then turns on again only when I scroll

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an ASUS laptop. I've had it for about 1 year and a half. Lately I've noticed after many hours of use, my laptop screen will start randomly going black every few ...
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installation screen size is too big

I'm installing Ubuntu 15.10 on VMware Server 1.0, and the installation screen is 2360x1770, but my monitor is 1024x768. How can I change the installation screen to a smaller size? PS: there's no ...
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How to switch screen off and switch it on, through hotkey?

xset dpms force off switches off the screen but the screen wakes up on mouse movement. I want that once the screen is switched off, it should wake up only through some predefined hotkey. How to do ...
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Nvidia drivers apparently broke Xorg configuration

I installed 15.04 on a new Lenovo Edge 2-1580 with an Nvidia GeForce 940M. It appears I need some help with Xorg. The computer will not display lightdm when booting normally. (gdm does not even ...
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Error on boot “could not write bytes, broken pipe”

Each time i boot my Ubuntu just before showing login screen i get a error message after "could not write bytes, broken pipe". Does anyone know why is this happening is there any problem with my ...
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After Installation Ubuntu Server 14.04 Show Blank Screen and can't Login (Problem with Raid)

I have a home server with below specification: - Asus Z87-C motherboard - 2 Internal Network Card (One On board and One PCI) - 2 X HDD 1TB (RAID1-Mirror through motherboard solution - Not Software ...
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Screen tearing ubuntu 14.04 64bit Intel integrated graphics

Hello askubuntu community. I have read lots of articles at askubuntu about this topic and can't find a way to solve it. I have reinstalled a lot of times but it seems a permanent issue. Patches, ...
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xubuntu 15.10 display popup after suspend

I have installed xubuntu 15.10 and after I disabled "lock screen when system is going for sleep" under power manager --> security. I get a popup of the display settings when the pc wakes up. If I ...
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Weird screen mishap?

How to control fan speed? So I followed the link above to try to control my fan speed, because fans are being loud, however when I did sudo sensors-detect and answered YES to all, my screen ...
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15.10 Brightness adjustment

I have a 2015 Thinkpad X1 Carbon that I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on. I have noticed that there is a huge jump between the minimum screen brightness, where the backlight is completely off, to the ...
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Laptop screen brightness change seems to affect color, not backlight

I have a problem with my laptop (Acer Aspire 5750G), I can't change the screen brightness. I noticed that the only application with which I was able to change the brightness of my laptop screen is ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 black screen after updating [duplicate]

My computer has black screen after updating Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am new at Linux . Please help?
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How to run a script at startup and access it later [duplicate]

I want to run a script at startup that I will need to interact with later. I could find ways to run a script at startup, but no ways to come back to it after it has run. The script never ends. I ...
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Asus Screen freeze issue [ X550LC ]

Is there any package to fix this or do I always have to resort to use Ctrl+Alt+F2/F7... Hardware info here: sudo lshw -short > http://pasted.co/11cae3a3 lscpi -k > http://pasted.co/b6b9f6d3 Using ...
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How to reduce double desktop to one that fits the display screen?

In Ubuntu, I have the problem that my desktop is spanning beyond what my display screen shows. Specifically, half of my desktop is hidden from view. This causes me problems with windows that are ...
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blank screen on ubuntu server 14.04 on PC

I am a new friend in linux / ubuntu social. I want install a ubuntu server 14.04 on my PC with below specification. https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Z87C/specifications/ - CPU intel core i7 3.5 - ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Change loading screen [duplicate]

Well, I´m trying to change that awful purple screen with the white/orange dots on my Ubuntu 15.10 while it is loading. Not the login Screen or background. That is already solved. I would like to see ...
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The mystery of the mouse

I have got a laptop with a secondary screen plugged to the laptop with HDMI 10, 20 or 30 minutes after booting, the mouse be invisible on the laptop screen but she is visible on the secondary screen ...
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Installing Ubuntu in tablet [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu desktop OS on an android tablet? Is it possible to replace android and have Ubuntu as the only OS. If yes, then how do I install it onto my tablet? Do I need to backup my Android? ...
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Screen Tearing Nvidia GT640m

I want to use my Nvidia card on my computer rather than intel hd4000. However it has a outstanding amount of tearing both vertical and horizontal, even there is god damn triangles appearing in video ...
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Running bash script in detached screen

I could use a little help on this one. I am a novice scripter at best. I am trying to write a bash script to connect to my multiple openvpn sites. I am trying to write the script to open in a ...
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How do I create a simple loop daemon bash script? [closed]

I want to create a simple daemon bash script that will run a command if my computer is inactive for more than 10 minutes. I created an alias to run a python script in the terminal, and I plan on using ...
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Login screen goes black on 15.10

First I just want to say I consider myself a beginner using Ubuntu. I've read through most of the forums I could find which were related to this my problem and couldn't find a method which works. ...
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Possible override for black screen after changing the gpu?

I recently installed Ubuntu as I need to learn Fortran. Meanwhile I bought new GPU - r7 370. When I installed it into motherboard and started Ubuntu I was greeted with black screen, I think that ...
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When using atom editor screen turns off on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS?

Tried installing the editor from Ubuntu software center same things happens(screen turns off), especially when i open settings view. OR If i don't use the opened editor for sometime and try to type ...
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Only background is there, no icons, blank screen

I am using dual boot in my pc with win10 and Ubuntu 14, Until now everything was working fine... Suddenly today when I tried to login to Ubuntu, login screen came as normal but strangely after login ...
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Hibernation Ubuntu Black Screen

today I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 my HP MINI 1103 as the only operating system. Once you have set and reviewed some power options (started when the display is closed is put into hibernation). I closed ...
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Customizing byobu display: display path

I've been trying to get this right many times without success. I'd like to display the path in my gnome terminal somewhere: in the title bar or in the bottom frame of tmux while using byobu. This is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Low Resolution Set To 1024x768 [duplicate]

My monitory is 1920x1080 and I can't seem to change the resolution any higher than 1024x768.
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How to enable “Wait for vertical refresh” option in the AMD catalyst control center in AMD/Intel hybrid graphics?

I have an HP envy 15-3040nr laptop with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. I installed the catalyst control center, most updated version, and am experiencing screen tearing in firefox and vlc. I know that ...
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Does anyone know why my screenshots are coming out as Ubuntu's wallpaper

It was always coming out black so I messed with the CompizConfig and I got rid of the black screenshots, however, now when i take a screenshot (full screen or partial screen) its coming out as ...
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Change display count from 2 to 1

I can use 2 screens but I'm using only one. After installing f.lux (justgetflux.com) my screen count is 2, but only 1 is connected. So I can't use the Chrome browser anymore because he Chrome window ...
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Ubuntu 15 Bash Screen Scripting

I'd like to edit my bashrc or do something with a similarly automatic result to make my terminal execute Ctrl^A, Tab, Ctrl^A, C everytime I split the terminal (Ctrl^A, Shift^S). basically I'd like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck on splash screen

Stuck on splash booting screen and i don't know what the error... ;(
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How to receive key presses while screen is off

I use xdotool to automate a bunch of things, like typing strings, sending key commands, etc., but Ubuntu only receives keypresses while the screen is on. If I set a script to run in an hour, by that ...
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Screen flickering in ubuntu 15.10

I use amd radeon graphics card and have the proper drivers installed as well. My ubuntu is dual booted with windows 10. The flickering is mostly observed with my browser and sometimes with CCSM. I ...
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Changes in system screen brightness aren't reflected on actual screen. [Ubuntu 15.10][Laptop]

I've had this issue since 14.04.3 but I never bothered to fix it since I didn't use Ubuntu much. Pressing the brightness up/down function keys brings up the popup displaying the brightness level, ...
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Ubuntu caused my machine to boot to a blank screen!

Tested the most recent Ubuntu 32bit on my old Windows xp desktop from the DVD I burned. Everything ran smoothly, so I rebooted. My aim was to extract the last handful of files off the drive before ...
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my hp elitebook 8560p screen keeps on flickering .

its a hardware problem and not a software. all this started when I connected my laptop with a screen using a VGA cable. anyone with a solution to this???
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Some application are transparent on my screen (e.g skype)

I could notice that some applications are transparent (not visible) when I call them e.g. skype after some time of utilization. My config is as follows : -Computer- Processor : 4x Intel(R) ...
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I have installed xubuntu and since its first starting it is behaving weird by scratching my screen

I have installed xubuntu a few days ago but on first start it behaves weird. It boots up normal, run for a few seconds good and then screen restarts and weird lines come across. It really irritates ...
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How to force the second screen working again ? (intel)

My issue is : when I go to Ubuntu settings it turns off my second screen (mini display port to vga). The solution is to unplug, wait 5 minutes and plug it again. The Super+P action as no ...
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Black screen trying to install ubuntu [duplicate]

Im having trouble installing the os in my computer. I get to the screen menu where it gives you the options to install or to test before installing. Whenever i Press install my screen goes black for a ...