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How to set the resolution of the screen

Help me, my resolution is not accurate and all of my programs/applications is cut into half. So I can't set the setting and something else... Please help me, sorry my English is terrible but please ...
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Editing max_brightness

Is it possible to edit the value in /sys/class/brightness/acpi_video0/max_brightness/ ? I've tried: sudo echo 16 > max_brightness from the directory, but I'm getting Permission Denied The current ...
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Screen dims when looking at Dark Screens

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 11. It uses Intel's Integrated graphics cards. The problem I'm having is when ever I bring something up on the screen that is dark (such as a terminal ...
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How To Increase Screen Colour Saturation?

I am trying to find a way to increase the colour saturation in Lubuntu 14.04 on my notebook. My machine is a dual boot setup with both Lubuntu and Windows 7 Ultimate. In Windows 7 the colours used to ...
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Blank screen after logon [closed]

With the help of my local FreeGeek neighbours, I installed Ubuntu 3.5.0-49-generic as a dual boot (GRUB 1.99-21ubuntu3.14) on my old XP machine: Mobo: ASUS P4P800 CPU: Pentium 4, 2.60 GHz RAM: 1 GB ...
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Can't attach root screen

I'm writing some scripts to automate running a minecraft server but I'm having trouble with screen. I'm running the server jar in a screen from a service but once I'm logged in I cannot reattach the ...
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Screen is black after closing the lid. Still black after reboot

Computer: Samsung N150, OS: Lubuntu 14.04, dual boot with windows 7 I am a non-experienced user. I got a black screen after closing the lid, and restarting the computer from the on/off button does ...
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Xubuntu (Server Install) screen blanks for 1 second after 1 minute

Little hard to understand the question from the title, but I'll get detailed here. After EXACTLY 60 seconds of init starting and the system booting, the screen will seem to "restart", blanking out for ...
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Mirroring screen -> resolution problem

I have a ASUS N53S laptop, it has a 1920*1080 resolution build in screen. If it matters: GPU is Nvidia GeForce GT 550M. It has a VGA port which I don't/rarely use and a HDMI port. In my HDMI port I ...
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How do I stop my screen from reverting to previous states? [closed]

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. It performs fine normally, but every once and a while, the screen starts acting strangely. It suddenly switches to showing a state it was previously in - for example, while ...
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I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio VGN-T37GP but it runs slow [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 but it runs very slow. Whenever I open any window like "Dash Home" or "Firefox", it takes more time than another computer. Graphics of my Sony Vaio:- Intel® 852GM/855GM ...
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/sys/class/baclight folder is empty, leading to blank screen

I recently tried to change the default brightness of my ubuntu by echoing values to /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness, and installing xbacklight, as suggested by answers to other questions. ...
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Can't change brightness after disconnecting second monitor

When I boot up with 2 monitors, or when I connect the second monitor to my laptop, I can change brightness of the laptop screen in the usual sense. After disconnecting the second monitor, when I ...
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Screen flash in 14.04

After I choose to boot Ubuntu in grub my screen will go black and flash white just once and then begin to load Ubuntu. This also happened when I had 12.04 installed but I never worried about it till ...
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Ubuntu 14.04lts system-installation screen like watching paint dry

I've installed 14.04LTS but the screen runs (walks) exceedingly slowly. I used to run 11.10 which was fine. When I tried upgrading to 12.04, I ended up with a black screen so I went back to 11.10. ...
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Ubuntu homescreen

Hey I was wondering if it's possible to have a lock screen (for when the computer is on the place to type in a password) AND a different homescreen? ((Like on the iPhone/iPad)) Thank's, Tyler ...
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Ajust ScreenBlank timeout on Firefox kiosk

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 set up as a kiosk that starts Firefox in /etc/init/x.conf like this: exec su -c "startx /etc/X11/Xsession /home/kiosk/kiosk.sh --" kiosk (see details here: How to make ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Suspend Resuming Issue

I've had a problem with the "Suspend" feature on Ubuntu, and generally when you get a problem you look online for a fix, which I have done and I haven't found a fix, all I have found is other people ...
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How to force the pixel density pixel? [closed]

i want to know (and if it's possible) how to change or force the density pixel of my screen? i don't know how to do it, anyone can tell me?
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14.04lts installed on USB stick goes into screen dim

Installed 14.04LTS on a USB stick and system will randomly dim the screen and freeze up for several seconds like it's going into powersave mode. I have tried all of the screen settings including the ...
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Cannot calibrate my monitor & laptop

I want to calibrate my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) and monitor because they have slightly different colors, but the calibrate button is grayed out. Why is that? How can I fix it?
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What is causing my my screen to go black?

I have this Ubuntu (12.04.4) netbook hooked up to a 55" screen to display slides and info. It was running fine for quite a while and was set up not to go to screen saver or anything. I think there was ...
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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 ...