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Wallpaper and Unity UI text smears

I have the same problem as in this previously asked and not answered question: What may cause the desktop wallpaper to be scrambled? Here are some of the recommended cli commands to post here: sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen corruption on live desktop (AMD 7970)

Ubuntu boots to desktop from the USB stick. There is no wallpaper, just black. The bar at the top of the screen is there and the launcher on the left. I can search in the dash, things look OK. Any ...
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My netbook screen started shaking after 14.04 update

I am having a little issue after upgrading to Lubuntu 14.04. My screen started shaking horizontaly as if I applied a water effect on it.. Like the Ed, Edd and Eddie cartoon. Do you have any clues on ...
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Screen recorders force close in 14.04

I tried screen recording with Kazam and when I started the recording it forced closed, so I tried with another one, called simple-screen-recorder and the same thing happened, once I launched the ...
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Dual monitor lubuntu how to change wallpaper in extended screen?

Hi I have dual monitor in lubuntu. The main screen is 1280x800 and the extended screen is 1024x768. I installed variety. It changes wallpaper every 5 minutes. However it changes wallpaper only in main ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing problem

Recently I freshly installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my low-end computer. Everything is working fine except that I'm experiencing screen tearing issues while I'm scrolling through a webpage. I thought I ...
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Getting colored screen with lining after some minutes

hello i am using Ubuntu OS and i have been installed Ubuntu 6 months back but from past 2 month i am getting problem of colored screen,system becomes colored with vertical lines.sometime the system ...
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Screen flashing black just after booting

I've just been noticing, after updating to Ubuntu 14.04 that my screen flashes black at the log in screen. only for a quick second - but kinda weird seeing as it hadn't happened before. It only ever ...
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Difference between user account and guest account [closed]

I have a rather ancient computer (pentium 4 with a really awful monitor) that I have been running the Ubuntu inspired Elementary OS for the past year or so flawlessly. For some reason yesterday when ...
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Nothing working. Black screen problem. No boot. No proper installation. Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

So I recently decided on installing Ubuntu (in need for a project in Uni) and installed 14.04 today next to my Windows 8.1 installation. After some thinking and really liking what I saw I decided to ...
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Increase laptop screen resolution over 1024x768 on HP Compaq Presario v3000

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04. The default display driver has fixed my resolution to 1024x768. The only other option I see for selection is 800x600. Is there a way to increase my resolution to see ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VM

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VMPlayer.(Host OS WIN-8,processor:AMD A10 apu quadCore) But the desktop screen seems got stuck after the log-in. The upper-pannel is not visible, though on right ...
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screen freezes ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have a GT 520MX and updated with the nvidia proprietary driver (tested), each time the screen freezes, you can touch the keys but can not see anything. Each 5 seconds the system freezes . any ...
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Can't save nvidia settings for screens after reboot

I have two screens and sometimes I just want the 27" to display. So far I have tried to run the nvidia-settings as sudo -s nvidia-settings But every time I reboot I have to redo my preferences.. ...
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Ubuntu wont boot (only blank screen) after upgrading to 14.04

upgrade manager suggested me to upgrade my ubuntu to 14.04. All went good but after restart ubuntu cant boot. Only black screen appears and I dont know what can I do with it... I cant even access grub ...
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upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 - blank screen after login

upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 I get a blank screen after log-in, when I push ctrl-alt-f7 the gnome desktop starts, what can I do to avoid this?
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Second Monitor Intel graphics card

I have a second monitor which works perfectly fine on Windows. However, on Ubuntu 13.10 I am running into a couple of weird issues: If I connect it after booting Ubuntu, it duplicates the display of ...
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How to fix a Lubuntu blank screen

Lubuntu 12.04 (English) installed completely without problems. I installed 12.04 (Arabic) instead, accepting all questions but I did not understand any arabic wording. I received a (working) blue ...
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Is there support for screen rotation and keyboard/trackpad lock on a yoga 11s in ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 11s. I was wondering if anyone knows if there is/will be support for tablet mode (i.e. screen rotation and input lock for the keyboard and track ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 locks screen without dimming during fullscreen video playing?

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 yesterday, and it appears that something has changed concerning how screen dimming works during fullscreen video playback. This problem does not occur during video ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS retaining screen brightness

Is it possible that Ubuntu retains screen brightness settings used in the previous session after the computer is turned off. If so how can I achieve this effect?
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Detected displays wrong after upgrade to 14.04

upgrade to 14.04 - screen display finds 1 built-in monitor, however I have 2 identical "LACie photon20vision II" screens (neither Built-in) attached to a ATI Radeon card. It does not seem to be ...
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Themes and wallpapers are different in login screen and user screen!

As the title says. Things i did before this started to happen, Updated to 14.04 Had cairo-dock but removed it After updating, at log in screen i have "Adwaita" theme and that aweful purple ...
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Time to dim the screen in Ubuntu 14.04

Ok so it seems that the key in org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power idle-dim-time is gone in the new Ubuntu version. Since the old method Increase screen idle dim timeout doesn't work anymore are ...
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Black screen with nVidia drivers on ubuntu

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from nvidia.com website (selected recommended drivers), I simply can't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen resolution too low (SiS 671 graphics card)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but my screen resolution is set too low , i tried to add a new one but i keep getting . xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default i tried : :~$ xrandr -q ...
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Efficient use of screen real-estate in Unity

Today I've just read that Part of the reason for the introduction of Unity was to provide more efficient use of the display space... so I thought, I should give it a (second) change. However, my ...
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10 minutes in start after install nvidia

After installing nvidia after reboot it take to show the login almost 10 minutes, I found reading to review the log, but do not understand it to be, I see these lines there is something unusual as it ...
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black screen after login

I switched to xubuntu from windows and things have been pretty smooth until I tried to connect another monitor to my laptop (using vga). The screen suddenly went black, and since then, even with my ...
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Few Problems after installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

i tried ubuntu last year, all was working fine, there was no lag, and now again i was trying and downloaded official latest lte ubuntu 12.04 there are few problems im facing are, 1. Lagy animations: ...
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Error when installing Ubuntu 13.10 black screen/white flashing dash

Yesterday I've tried to install Ubuntu on my windows 7 desktop pc. I've burned the iso on a dvd, and installed the help boot. Then it asked to reboot, after that it took me to the ubuntu purple screen ...
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Disabling touch screen only temporary

I have a problem in that my touch screen is cracked, and so the mouse moves to continually click up and down the crack, which means I can get very little done on my laptop unless I'm in the BIOS. Not ...
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No display on main monitor and screen distortion/flickering on external monitor; I can't read the instructions

I use 12.04 LTS on my Acer E1-472G, but it displays nothing on the monitor. If I connect an external monitor, it displays distorted images in diagonally separated sections. I do not understand any of ...
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Image displaced on the screen

I have a intel motherboard video grafics and a benq mk 2442, and ubuntu 12 4 and my problem is that the image appear displaced at least one inch at right , i have test resapplet but it doesn't work ...
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After selecting “Ubuntu” in the booting (WUBI) screen, an extra selection screen appears

Sorry if asking basic questions, but I'm new with Linux ... I installed Ubuntu 12.04 via wubi in an old laptop (along with windows XP). When starting the laptop I get a first screen asking to choose ...
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Black screen after login on main account, after LaTex install failed [duplicate]

I recently tried installing LaTex on my Ubuntu 13.10 system. The installation failed but I cant remember the error-messages. After the failed installation the memory cache was quite full and the ...
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System hang after waking up from hibernation?

I have played with all of my power settings for what I want me want my laptop to do as far as when I close my lid or press power button but it is not quite working correctly heres is what's going on: ...
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Monitor (screen) settings

Both defaults for screen settings (1024x768; 800x600) don't match properly. Circles are not shown as circles, but ellipse. Where can I get more options?
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changing screen length and height

i have a Samsung notebook which has a 1600x900 resolution screen, however when i connect it to a 1920x1080 TV and select show only TV screen is not being fitting properly and i cannot see the status ...
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Help Plz. Screen Power Down & Lock Will Not Work.

So I have a problem here. I have it set so that my screen turns off after 30 mins of inactivity and so that the screen will lock after the screen is turned off. Only thing is is that it is not ...
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Exiting scrollback mode in byobu

In byobu, I am able to enter scrollback mode with F7. However, I am not able to exit by pressing ESC as documented. Nothing happens when I press ESC. In contrast, when I am in screen, I am able to ...
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Black Screen in my VM after USB mount

I installed Linux within VMware Player. I needed to use USB key within my VM. After I mounted it (using the menu interface), each time I try to restart my VM or even close Vmware Player and open it ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 black screen after grub, external screen

My old laptop has XP on it and I wanted to use Xubuntu instead of it. Screen resolution is 1024x768 x32 bytes. It has a Nvidia graphic card and I use an external screen as the screen of the laptop is ...
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Redefine screen split ratios

I'm not sure of the best way to ask this question because I don't know the correct terminology for what I'm asking about. When I drag a window to the edge of my screen it automatically resizes to ...
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Problem while watching movies or clips ubuntu 13.10 nvidia drives?

Hi guys I have a problem I hope you can help me with. I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on my ASUS N76VZ laptop and am dual booting it with windows 7. So I have problems when I am watching a fhd movie ...
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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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Ubuntu screensaver unlocking itself automatically 13.10

I like to listen to music while going to bed, so I turn music on and switch the screen off of my laptop. Somehow, since a couple of weeks the screen won't switch off. Like I were moving the mouse, ...
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black screen instead of login screen (serious problem)?

i'm having a serious problem. i use dual os so i'm posting with windows. i am having a problem. somewhat about 2-3 hours before everything was working fine i have modified Ubuntu a lot and was using ...
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Can't find optimal screen resolution

Since a week I am a ubuntu user. Switched from windows since my paid xp license is not supported anymore. Iḿ really satisfied about ubuntu, works perfectly! Just one small problem, that's my screen ...
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How to turn on the LCD screen on my laptop after installing fglrx driver

On my computer ASUS N71Ja I installed ubuntu 12.04 and after installing fglrx driver computer starts but soon turns off the screen. (login screen is not displayed, but you can hear the sound) I have ...