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set the screen brightness on startup

On Ubuntu 14.04 I tried to dim the screen brightness to 50% on each system start in /etc/rc.local with the line xbacklight -set 50% right before the line exit 0 Why does this not work? Is there a ...
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Ubuntu doesn't fill the entire screen

Ubuntu fills all of my screen except for the very left. There is a space between the edge of Ubuntu and the edge of the screen about 1 cm wide. Where should I go to fix this ? if possible, give ...
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HP Pavillion 17-e67cl Black screen Ubuntu 14.04, only boots with vga in [duplicate]

During the boot up of the livecd of ubuntu, the screen was black. I connected the computer to VGA to see what was happening. Once ubuntu started up (I used the try ubuntu option) I could then see ...
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A tool for monitoring changes in region of the screen

I'd like to monitoring changes in a region of a window, this windows is showing a virtual box machine, and I need to get a log with a timestamp of that changes.
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PROBLEM: Displaying Multiple desktops in my system(12.04)

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 but the display is showing with multiple desktops, how could I change it to a single screen. fyi..its running on a vm player on a desktop.
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Any way to enable dynamic/automatic brightness adjustment?

My Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Tablet has a very bright screen (400 nits!), which is good for when objects on the screen are dark (say a night scene in a movie), but it is of course very blinding when ...
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How can I draw selection rectangle on screen for my script?

I am trying to make a simple screencasting bash script. I want to get screen selection coordinates by drawing a red rectangle with mouse. I can use xdotools to get coordinates but how can I draw ...
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Latitude e6500 Flickering Sreen

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Latitude e6500 (deleting Windows 7 in the process) and it seems to be running well except every 10 seconds or so the screen becomes very flashy/blurry. This ...
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Is There A Way To Change The Contrast?

Colors are to washed out for my taste, want them to be bolder, darker. HP dv6 laptop Ubuntu 14.04
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Smooth screen capturing tool for Ubuntu 14.04

I want to record a clip of a football match playing on my screen. I used vlc for this task but frames are not smooth. I tried changing fps value but didn't work. Is there any screen caprturing tool ...
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screen resolution

I have just uploaded Ubuntu 14.04 to my Oracle VM v.4.3.12 running on Windows 7. Problem: I cannot change the screen resolution. In the Ubuntu settings> screen display, it says "Built-in display" ...
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How can I affect the whole screen?

Some background: I sometimes have things that I need to do at regular intervals (e.g. every half hour) or schedule for a time in the future, and I need some way to alert me. I find that small alarms ...
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how to increase resolution on ubuntu 14.04 for t60

yes i have a IBM t60 and its stuck at 1024x768 4:3. I would like to increase it to a higher level and theirs no additional drivers available. I am not sure whats the drivers I don't know where to find ...
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Toughbook CF-C2 touch screen not detected

I am trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with my toughbook CF-C2. Windows is on the other partion and everything works fine there but when I am on ubuntu it does not detect that the screen is a ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 resolution low

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 amd64 on the computer at the computer repair shop where I work, but the screen resolution is way low, like 1024 x 768 (that wouldn't be low for a laptop or anything, but for ...
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desktop window orgnanizer

Suppose you open four windows. One is Geany one a browser one is LibreOffice and one is terminal. So is there any shortcut key which open four of them next together. I mean this key switch divde the ...
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Restore laptop screen brightness when unlocking screen

My config is the following: - Ubuntu 14.04 - An ASUS laptop - An additional LCD screen connected through VGA I control my additional LCD screen's brightness with dedicated controls located directly ...
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Terrible screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia proprietary driver

So I installed Ubuntu about a week ago after finally getting around to sorting out my partitions. Everything has gone great except that I get screen tearing on anything that goes fullscreen. I've ...
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Screen on ubuntu 14.04 shows up cropped as soon as I log in

I have two users on Ubuntu 14.04, the screens on both of them show up randomly and more and more frequently, cropped on both sides as soon as I log in. Before that the screen is all good and spanned ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS full HD problems

I will share here a question I have regarding the ubuntu instalation on full HD screens and I hope you guys can help me solving it so people with the same problem can find it here! I have a full HP ...
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Can't cancel the lubuntu shutdown screen

I've bought a small 5 year old small netbook. I noticed that lubuntu runs great on it, as it doesn't use much space/resources. But the problem is, my screen is just too small. Whenever I press the ...
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How do I get other resolution option other than default one in full screen? [duplicate]

I want to get my 1366x768 monitor to have other screen resolution 800x600 or 1240x768 in full screen. What option do I have? Thanks. Here what I did, shaharil@busuk:~$ xrandr Screen 0: ...
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Running a Screen instance of a program as non-root

I've got a dedicated server (Ubuntu 12.04, no GUI) set up to launch an instance of McMyAdmin and attach it to a screen instance every time I reboot the hardware. I have the command saved to root's ...
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Desktop not appearing after a change in xorg.conf

I tried to install nvidia-current on my Ubuntu 12.04 because I didn't have the driver for it but it seemed that had no effect so I removed. After that, I don't remember anymore, I tried to configure ...
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System logs me off after I close laptop's screen

Hello everybody I have very anoying issue with my ubuntu 14.04. When I close the screen of my laptop, the system logs me off and I need to enter my password to log in again. That would not be a ...
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Screen refresh/display problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot on a desk top (Pentium R 4 CPU, 2.66 GHZ, 2G RAM) running XP home edition. In some situations when in Xubuntu I am having what seem to be screen ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 @ VPS - Gnome GUI doesn't show in vnc

So i've had this problem for weeks now and my host can't help me out and linked me to this thread: No desktop showing in Ubuntu 13.04 via VNC on a VPS I've did everything it says in there but then i ...
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Desktop screen is running slow for ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my system. But screen of the system is running very slow. I checked the cpu utilization but it is normal less than 15%. Here is specifications vga kernel driver ...
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Clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 - Screen goes black after login, but mouse works

Disclaimer there are MANY questions on this topic and none of them apply to my situation. Note the following: The system previously ran Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop 32bit without issue. This is a clean ...
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Ubuntu black screen 14.04 [duplicate]

I was using ubuntu 14.04 for about 2 days now, and i restarted my pc (lenovo yoga 2 pro) no problems about the screen so far, chose Ubuntu from boot menu, Kubuntu logo shows up, screen goes black, ...
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Lubuntu - Disable screen saver…for real this time?

I know this has been asked multiple times. I have tried multiple things, however nothing I seem to do stick. I am trying to disable the screen saver/screen blanking on Lubuntu 14.04. I've tried the ...
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How to share screen/window with a remote user?

I would like to share my screen or only a window with a remote user, something like Skype screen shearing. Is there any tool in Ubuntu that I can use to easily do this?
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Black screen with EVERY linux install!

I have two computers. A desktop and a laptop. I am able to run and install Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Mint and other linuxes on the desktop. But on the laptop i just get black screen after clicking ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen freezes randomly [duplicate]

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 and screen often freezes randomly. Hardware: RAM: 5,7 GB Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Graphics card: GeForce 610M/PCIe/SSE2 Disc space: 730 GB I ...
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Screen keep splashing after installing Ubuntu14.04 LTS with Intel Xeon VGA

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VGA info: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) Processor: ...
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How do I get back to nano after hitting Ctrl-Z if I have no shell prompt

I'm using nano inside a MATLAB session that is running inside a screen (-x) terminal. I accidentally hit Ctrl-Z and it immediately leaves nano, prints "Use "fg" to return to nano", but does not show ...
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no screen found in AMD

I have problem and my computer is 64 bit it was running good after restart i dont know whats wrong ? If anyone can help please ..  When i write startx  Fatal server error :  (EE) no screen found ...
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Theoretical screen resolution [duplicate]

After my laptop's screen broke down, I sent the laptop back to have the screen replaced. Unfortunately, it seems that they replaced it with a lower resolution screen. I have the faint hope that the ...
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Screen Saver in ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

I know that a screen saver in not nessary anymore because of the displays (Montors) that are out today But i would like to know how to install a screen saver program in ubuntu 14, Thanks
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Ubuntu + Screen: Auto-quit after a set time

I've tried searching for this and get lots of URLs leading to people having issues with their monitor. However my issue is with the screen utility. Background: Ubuntu 12.04 Ruby 2.1.1 I have a ruby ...
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How to get ubuntu to open up full sized on VMware player?

I dunno if this is an Ubuntu issue or VMWare Player. I launch VMWare Player from Win8.1 64 and it appears in Windows -but- the initial display of Ubuntu seems to be an 800x600 box surrounded by a ...
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Black Screen on Lubuntu install [duplicate]

I bought a new PC. Its config is: Motherboard : MSI H81M-P33 Socket 1150 CPU : Intel Socket 1150 Pentium G3320 Memory : DDR3 4Go 1600 AData 4G 512 ... I tried to install Lubuntu 12.10 64bits with a ...
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How to change the screen gamma-curve?

Where can I change the gamma-curve of my monitor under Ubuntu? I can't find it under systemsettings. I'm using a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 130.
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Make two seperate screens/displays with monitors

My GPU has two DVIouts so i have two monitors, but it's being treated as one logical screen i.e. one DISPLAY :0 and i can drag windows from one monitor to another. How can i run them like two separate ...
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Pixel Qi screen on ubuntu

I just installed Pixel Qi screen (PQ101WX01), but I can only control dimming of the screen. It doesn't become more readable in the sunlight. And if I go to sleep, screen becomes completely black. How ...
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Screen unusable on 12.04 - inspirion M5010

My screen died (unreadable content), i dont know why. Tried to use an other screen but same problem there. I am running ubuntu 12.04 on a dell inspirion M5010. image: http://imgur.com/12ptjEg Would ...
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Screen turns negative randomly

I've recently done a clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on MacBook Air 2008, the display randomly turns grainy negative, it's not specific to any application and it can last anywhere from a split ...
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Screen Position is Misaligned when Ubuntu Loads

When I log into Ubuntu, it tries to position my screen 10px too high and 10px too far to the left. (Cutting off the top bar.) It started with 13.04 and I was hoping for a fix with 14.04 LTS. My ...
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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 ...