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Dead screen during startup - dv6-3108ca - U14.10

Recently switched back to Ubuntu with 14.10, installed onto my HP pavilion dv6-3108ca. Had no issue the first load-up, but every boot up since I get the HP/BIOS screen and then the screen turns off. I ...
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Suspend/Resume Lenovo

I have occasionally problem with ubuntu 14.10(or 14.04), when I wake up from sleeping, screen remains black. My notebook is Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 and graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M 4GB. Is there ...
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Server display on external monitor wont fit whole screen

Need some help on below: Issue: Have installed Ubuntu server 14.04 on my laptop  (Dell Inspiron N5050) to practice Linux server commands. The laptop is connected to an external monitor (Dell S2240L, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Aero snap in two screen horizontal setup?

I managed to get Aero snap left and right working in metacity Ubuntu 14.10 and now I would like to come up with the correct winctrl commands so that I can mimic the same effect on a two screen setup, ...
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Lubuntu screen goes completely black after 15 minutes

I just freshly installed Lubuntu 14.04.01 on old laptop and on each fresh reboot after ~15 minutes while doing stuff screen goes completely black with no options on returning to desktop. Notice I am ...
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Frozen desktop after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.10

I've upgrades to 14.04 and during start up at login screen I got "System program problem detected" error. After logging in, the error would not go away and my desktop would be frozen, nothing opens up ...
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Purple screen on boot, with nomodeset, different every time

After installing 14.04 on my MacBook Pro 5 1, I rebooted, and then now I sometimes get a black screen then two little purple lines show up on the top of the screen, but other times it will get to a ...
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My screen goes black when loading youtube

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Everytime I load youtube (and some other sites that use flash) the screen goes black.
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Black Screen of death?

Hello there I have a problem regarding Black Screen on mine Ubuntu 14.04. Short version. When I play a video on Chromiun Web Browser I got an instant nasty black screen. This especially happens when ...
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Terminal command for checking/unchecking “Dim screen to save power”?

I am having problems preventing my laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04, from dimming its screen when on battery power. I have tried everything that is out there on the internet to prevent this happening, but ...
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How do I clear up textures on my desktop?

I have an nvidia Geforce GT 430 installed, I do have the "proprietary driver" x servers setting thing, but yet everything looks kind of rough, like rough edges and with a LOT of contrast, similar to ...
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blackens the screen

I have a problem I can not solve. Use xubuntu 14.04 on a PC Acer 2920Z with 2 gb of ram. Now the question is simple, when I use chrome or chromium, it makes no difference after a few seconds I ...
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Stuck on “Built-in Display” 640x480 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Fujitsu Siemens

Today is my first day ever messing with Linux. I got tired of Windows system and today installed the newest Ubuntu (14.04 LTS). Everything went smooth but... I am stuck on 640 x 480 screen ...
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Why is it so difficult to change login screen background? [closed]

Why is it so difficult to change the login screen background ? I've tried everything, dconf-editor, Ubuntu Tweak, and every posted remedy with no luck.
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Screen rotation on Lenovo Yoga 2 (not Pro)

How does one enable (automatic -if possible) screen rotation support for a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Ubuntu? The solutions I have tried that were intended for the Yoga 2 Pro and the Yoga 13 (e.g. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop Doesn't Display Correctly

This is a fresh install. Upon start up I am able to move the mouse pointer around a black screen with a blinking text cursor in the top corner. If I switch to a terminal and then try to switch back to ...
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After Xubuntu install white flashin stripe [duplicate]

so I freshly installed Xubuntu(I also tried other distros) and after the install and restart the laptop at the boot I get a black screen with flashing light. I tried to reinstall again and same thing ...
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Black screen on ubuntu VMware fusion 7 and Yosemite

Sorry for the first one.. Macbook Air (11-inch, mid 2012). OSX Yosemite version 10.10.1. 2GHz intel Core i7, ubuntu-64 14.04, wmware fusion 7.1. Restarted mac and launched vmware fusion to run ...
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It is possible to create two graphic terminals in one computer?

I have a computer with two screens, and I want to share it with my daugther. If I attach two mice and two keyboard, can the computer be configured so each screen is like an independent computer? I ...
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Black screen on boot after update to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Latitude D410 that I bought used with Ubuntu installed on it. It worked fine for several months. I updated to 12.04. I wanted to read Nook books on it, so i tried to find the software ...
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how to solve auto logout in 14.04 trusty

when i login to my desktop through lightdm or gdm any time i get logout every time also on startup from cli when i startx it just keep flash white and black screen for almost 5 minutes but when i ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu GNOME's “mouse position functions”?

What I mean by "mouse position function" is, for instance, when you put the mouse cursor on the top left edge of the screen to show up the Applications and on the bottom to show the message tray. I ...
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How can I make a keyboard shortcut to turn off and turn on the screen?

I changed my laptop from a Lenovo U310 to a Dell Inspiron 7537. The Lenovo had a special key for turning off and on the screen, but the Dell doesn't have it. I want to know if there is a command for ...
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Native resolution no longer working?

I just installed Ubuntu tonight and right at the start the native resolution was working. then everything froze on me and i had to force a shutdown (eeeekk) After that happened im stuck on these ...
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Third screen on different gpu

I have a HD7850 GPU in my rig, with 2 screens attached, now i want to add my older HD7770 and a third screen. the third screen will run off the HD7770. I know this works on windows, but is this also ...
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Change resolution if external monitor is connected

I would like to automatically change my screen resolution when an external monitor is connected to my laptop and turn off the internal monitor. I have written the following little script which is run ...
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HP Compaq mini 702EA wont screen wont wake from suspend

I've just installed 14.04 Xubuntu on my netbook and I'm having a slight issue with the screen. If i close the lid and later reopen the laptop, the machine will go through the motions as if it's going ...
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Ubuntu server terminal doesn't resize screen in VirtualBox

(Not talking about resizing the desktop edition as most other questions do.) I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 server 64-bit in VirtualBox 4.3.10 (not .20, which apparently isn't compatible) but the ...
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Problem with Facebook and Youtube apps

When i install the software of youtube or facebook for desktop i cant see anything. If anyone knows what is happened. Thank you Here is the image of i see. Nothing. http://imgur.com/OwEyK7u
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Ubuntu Screen Messes up on Bootup

When I bootup either on liveUSB boot or even after i installed the screen will mess up. http://i.imgur.com/1yB14iz.png The graphics card is Nvidia if that matters. I have tried different versions ...
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Automatic screen brightness on Ubuntu 14.10 not working right, manual controls not working at all

My Samsung NP740 has been running Ubuntu fine for 18 months. I did an upgrade to 14.10 and the screen brightness controls stopped working correctly. I did a wipe and fresh install and I still have the ...
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how to make Lubuntu 14.04 screen to stay on

hello I just installed lubuntu 14.10 and I have changed all the setting in xfce power setting to never for all and the screen locker settings to off but the screen still turns off after a while of ...
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Key's won't repeat, holding them down causes the screen to flash

This is driving me nuts, and it started seemingly out of the blue. While typing, if I hold down a key, it will not repeat, however, the cursor flickers in sync with the rate that the character would ...
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Screen flashing on install

im trying to install Ubuntu but when i boot and try to install from USB DVD drive the screen is flashing i can just about make out what it is asking me and i can install but even after boot up the ...
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Ubuntu hangs on for 1-2 minutes, after pressing “Lock Screen”

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sorry for my bad English, I am a Pole. When I press "Lock Screen" (top right) system is hangs on for 1-2 minutes. After 2 minutes it work. The mouse works but I can not ...
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Screen colors at the beginning

My PC has a mother P5N-MX with Nvidia geforce 7050 integrated Intel Quad 4-core processor and 4GB memory Last night I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.5 and I perfect and runs smoothly, when you upgrade ...
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Screen rotation not working on some games

Monitor rotated to 180deg and works fine (.config/monitor.xml) but some of the games they not rotated, how to fix this ?
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How do I execute a command on a specific screen?

I am currently setting up a server and there are different programs I want to run in the background, while still being able to look at the console of each program on demand. So I'm trying to ...
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Monitoring a screen session

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I haven't really found something that I'm looking for. Basicly I am searching for a bash script that will monitor a screen session based on it's name. As soon as the bash is ...
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Possible Nvidia Geforce 755m driver problem - Ubuntu 14.10

I have noticed lately that my screen has gone black for a couple seconds, then went back to normal. This will happen regardless of the application I am in, and in a bad spell will occur every 30 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts Black screen after Grub menu

Hi i am new to Ubuntu and im on an ASUS zenbook UX302L. Ever since i uppgraded to 14.04 lts i get into a black screen after grub menu. It can be fixed if i edit and use "nomodeset", or use ...
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What is the status of GNU screen?

Two answers in this question state that screen is unmaintained. However, the GNU repository of screen shows an upload this year after 6 years, and 14.04 has two newer versions than the earlier Ubuntu ...
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Display is broken after login [duplicate]

I have big problem with settings $DISPLAY and xorg. After login to my account screen is black for few seconds and back to login page again. It is only for one account on my computer and I think I need ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 black screen at login

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop Compaq 420, just a while ago. At login screen, it suddenly becomes black for a split second and then shows it again. Or sometimes, it appears after ...
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DisplayPort does not work on 14.04

I have a new Dell 2713HM screen in my office and I could not make the Displayport output work. It just went into power saving mode. The same screen and cable works on my college's desktop and he uses ...
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I have a blank screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, to Ubuntu 14.10. When I start my computer, I have a blank screen. If I plugin my laptop to my TV, at first only the TV turns on, but the login screen shows up on my ...
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12.04 The video makes the screen go black, and the keyboard lights are on as long as the Wifi adaptor

I have a semi new dell computer, and I put ubuntu 12.04 on it. I had to reinstall the OS on it, because I messed with the video card, and it pooped out on me. Whenever I play a video of any kind, ...
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Mac OS X VM originally from Windows running on Ubuntu

I have a Mac OS X 10.9 Virtual Machine that was originally installed on Windows (using VMWare), I installed VMWare player on my Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to run this same VM, but it just hangs on the ...
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How to set up a separate X server for the Oculus Rift?

Oculus SDK version 0.4.3+ comes with an experimental Linux support for the Oculus Rift DK2. The documentation mentions two general options to run the Rift: running the Rift in a twinview ...
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Ubuntu screen goes black after loading youtube

While loading YouTube videos on Ubuntu 14.4 my screen goes black and yet everything still works, lights on the keyboard and the video plays. No amount of pressing buttons (ctrl+alt+f1, power button, ...