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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, ...
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Why does my browser (firefox) in Ubuntu 14.04 keep randomly dimming?

To be more clear: Sometimes when I browse on firefox or chromioum, the screen dims to a grey screen and freezes for a couple of seconds to a minute, and then the full color comes back, but with some ...
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upgrading to 14.04 problem

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 but now my screen size has shrunk, it seems like the desktop size is the same, but I now have a large border and small viewing screen. I have tried to re-size my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Alienware Aurora m7700 screen goes crazy

I am trying to use my old Alienware as a database server. Ubuntu was running well during the first few days. I installed apache2, mysql and tomcat. Today out of the blue the screen went crazy, it ...
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Black Screen, it doesn't go to desktop

I was copying around 750GB of files into my external hard drive, estimated time was 10 hours. It significantly slowed down my laptop. I wanted to check what is inside rubish bin so I opened it, but it ...
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play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the “player” is displayed on?

Is there any way to play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the "player" is displayed on? E.x if its played on the computer screen it uses analog output, but if its displayed on ...
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Whenever I go to the google chrome download page my laptop screen turns off

I can't recover from the screen being off without resetting the laptop using the power button. When I use the fn+volume keys while the screen is off I can hear the volume changing, I just can't find ...
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Borderless mode shift window outside of screen. How to hide top and left unity bars?

Thats wired. It seam Unity override screen composition so that app (game) that use full screen window size, do not occupy whole screen (expected behaviour), but whats left after Unity took space for ...
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Visual bug when at log in screen. Need help fixing it

A couple months ago I installed 14.04 and after I did so my screen would always bug out after I type out my password and hit enter. This is what it looks like. Login screen This is wat i can see ...
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How to keep the screen alight all along

I'm using ubuntu-mate, the power management doesn't work. I've set it to never close the screen, but it always set the screen off after 5 minutes when idle. Is there any another method to set it? Is ...
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How do I start an ncurses program in a screen session as a specific user at boot and grap a virtual terminal

I want to start a ncurses program at boot that will display on the screen at boot, but within screen so that I can ssh into the machine remotely and see what is being displayed. The program and the ...
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Some parts of my screen and border of windows is black

after some update my screen look like this. Also when i rightclick something its also black.i know the bug reported to launchpad its similar to my problem.i found some solutions but didnt work.any ...
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Screen recorder + webcam

Is there a program for Ubuntu that can capture your screen and your webcam at the same time?
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My screen is stretched horizontally 14.04 LTS NVIDIA GeForce 9100

My screen doesn't have black bars/ areas my mouse can go over on, but my screen seems to be stretched horizontally, and the only option for the screen is 5:4, anybody know what I mean? (please improve ...
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Screen Mirroring issue

Every time I reboot Ubuntu I get my Ubuntu switched to projector mode, my screen automatically gets mirrored, leading to flickering and other adjustments. Right know I am always fixing it manually...
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Screen issue after update

New to Linux. I'm running XUbuntu 14.04 on a VM. There is no issue before update but after updating via software updater and rebooting, this happens: The right area of the screen is not clickable ...
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screen turns off while playing youtube video [duplicate]

So, I've already read some questions here but none of them solved my problem. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm having this problem while watching a video on youtube. I don't want to disable the turn off ...
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lock screen has turned to an old design

It's been two weeks since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and today I found out my lock screen has turned to a very old design. like this image: I am new to Linux and I tried to fix the problem but I got ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Chrome web store screen shuts off

I'm fairly new at this other-OS-than-windows-thing, so I might have a hard time understanding and using the proper names for stuff... so, I'm trying to get netflix to work on my laptop running Ubuntu ...
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Screen Adjustment (height and weight)

I hate windows and i have been using Ubuntu for about 3 months. I only have one problem. When I connect to a TV and select only secondary screen (via super+p) it just doesn't fit properly. I mean i ...
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Yoga Pro 2 - “The system is running in low-graphics mode" [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 (as dual boot machine in UEFI mode) I got the low graphics mode error and can't login. I can boot from live-usb key or Windows 8.1 (but who want's ...
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Set graphics to only use one third of a screen

are here some hardcore users like that to be able to help me with my broken screen, where only the left third of a screen works? I use an external monitor most of the time, but it would be really ...
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System Test Can't Read Screen Resolution

First of all-- I AM A HUGE N00B. I just made the jump to linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 on my samsung series 7 chronos laptop. Previously, I had windows 8.1. I want to make sure everything is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop Screen Shaking - no problem on external monitor (HDMI) - Lenovo Y70 Touch

I've just got a Lenovo Y70 Touch laptop. Problem: The laptop screen is vibrating, (flickering? shaking? not sure what the best word for it) as if refresh rate was the problem. (17.3" 1920x1080) ...
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after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes

I have 12.10 Ubuntu installed on DELL XPS17 laptop. I have problem that after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes each time I press any key on the keyboard. I tried to do unity restart, but ...
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Kasam Screencaster is not working properly

I am using Kazam Screencaster to record my desktop but with this I am having some problem. Initially when I have installed(four months ago) it then at that time it was working well but now when I am ...
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TV won't display proper resolution correctly

I have looked around on here for a solution to my problem, but I can find none. I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with all of the latest package updates on my laptop. I'm trying to connect the ...
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Can I have fglrx's screen brightness settings and xorg's stable Chrome GPU processing at once?

THE GENESIS I have been using fglrx-updates - VESA:HONDO (AMD graphics drivers) for some time but Chrome GPU process kept crashing (it was sand-boxed). Therefore now I'm on xorg - Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Second Screen not working Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Graphics

I've been trying to solve this problem for a while now so I'll appreciate your help. I can't make ubuntu 14.04 recognise my second monitor. This is my graphics card info ~# lspci | grep -i vga ...
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Ubuntu install from USB issues

I have downloaded Ubuntu to my USB but am having trouble with the install. I reboot my computer and boot from the USB. Then the Ubuntu screen pops up and I select install ( also have tried the demo ...
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screen doesn't load after login ubuntu 14.04

when I try to login at first it seems normal but then it crash and the screen is black. I tried to restart lightdm but it shows thi error Failed to use bus name org.freedesktop.DisplayManager, ...
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Window is shifted to the right a few pixels

I am having a small problem with most of my windows shifting to the right of the screen. The task bar on the left side is in the correct position however a gap is left about 20 pixels wide then the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Black Screen

I've just installed ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my laptop.I made the first boot and everything is working.But after another boot the screen went black, I can't do anything and I have to manually shut ...
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Lubuntu Screen Locking Issue

I have a laptop running Lubuntu. When I leave it for about 10-20 minutes, the screen auto-locks. I can unlock it the first time, but I can not unlock it after that. Instead, I need to force reboot the ...
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Dual Displays overlap on startup?

Heyo, got a slight problem here. Whenever I start up my Ubuntu 14.04, my displays decide to overlap each other, not unlike this. An easy fix is to go to the display settings and drag the small screen ...
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Go to sleep based on screen activity

So, the behavior I want is: 1. Screen goes blank when inactive for [specified time]. 2. Computer suspends when screen is inactive for [specified time 2]. With the default setup, these two can be ...
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Suddenly black screen comes while surfing on inernet

I was surfing on internet and suddenly black screen came. It appeared like screen is powered off. But computer was working because my flash drive LED was blinking during this. I have tried pressing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wont allow me to change my screen resolution to 1920x1080

I have recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu and I’m having a problem that has been troubling me all day. I have a Samsung SyncMaster S22B300 Monitor which supports up to 1920x1080 resolution and it ...
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Ubuntu tty and desktop cut off, right half black

So I think this problem can best be described with pictures. After some time, the GUI in tty7 scretches and fits the whole display. But after logging out, the issue comes back. Also the virtual ...
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How do I make a Windows-style cls script for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How do I make a cls-type command for Ubuntu/Linux that will not only clear the terminal emulator screen, but also make it so you can't scroll up to see the stuff you cleared? Note that the clear ...
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Cannot reach Detect Display button

I'm new to Ubuntu,I just installed it on my pc and with installation it showing me big controls and behaving like I have a big screen when actually J have 15.6 ,so I entered to a Settings/Display to ...
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can't reattach to screen

I've been having problems with screen (the terminal command). If I type screen -ls it gives me: No Sockets found in /var/run/screen/S-root. For screen -r I get: There is no screen to be ...
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Screen turn black and white (snow) after using video function

I have been using Ubuntu for more than a year or so. It works well until recently it starts to freeze frequently after I watched videos online for a few minutes or video chat with someone for a while. ...
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After Software update on 7/9/2014 I cannot get to the desktop screen

System info MotherBoard: Asus z87-c CPU: Intel i5-4670k Memory: 8gb corsair 1600hz Network card: Asus PCE-AC68, Realtek PCIe GBE(built into motherboard) Sound Card: external ARCAM irDAC, Asus Essence ...
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Screen sometimes keeps cycling between the updated view and the last view

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new computer and the screen sometimes keeps cycling between the updated view and the last view as shown in this video. It also happens outside the terminal and in ...
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14.04 - Laptop screen goes blank when lid shut

I'll be totally honest, I have googled this question...I have read responses...but I'm still pretty confused...anyway... So, anyway, I want to hook up my laptop with HDMI to my TV...that part works ...
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How can I adjust screen brightness on Toshiba C665-X5010?

I am using Toshiba C665-X5010 laptop having NVIDIA GeForce 315M GPU. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently and I couldn't adjust my screen brightness. Please help me.