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Help using GNU Screen to output text

Hi :) I was wondering if you guys could help me figure something out... Im trying to make a startup script for Spigot server and I want it to start a screen session called "minecraft" and then write ...
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[Solved]Screen Tearing in games after shifting to ubuntu

Its been 1 month since im using ubuntu ive noticed some Screen tearing in some of games i play like CS and i limit fps to 75 hz cause my Monitor is 85 hz Now when im playing i get 75 fps but im ...
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Black screen after logging in from LiveCD

I'm not sure if this really is a LiveCD that I burnt, found no alternative. I got the iso here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop When starting from that DVD, after some time I see the beautiful ...
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Two processes (top and irssi) should run in screen @reboot (via crontab). One does, the other does not?

This is in my crontab: SHELL=/bin/bash PATH=/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin @reboot (/bin/sleep 60; /usr/bin/screen -dmS irc /usr/bin/irssi) > /tmp/irssi.log 2>&1 @reboot (/bin/sleep 60; ...
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Why don't remember brightness (U14.04, Samsung Ativ book 9 lite)

Why Ubuntu doesn't remember the screen brightness ? Whenever I turn it on, it always returns to the max, even if I set on settings. Thanks in advance
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Ubuntu Install - Cannot display this video mode change computer display input to 1280x1024@60hz

I want to install Ubuntu in a dual-boot with Windows. I have burned a DVD, I boot it, I waited about 10 seconds then my screen start to show me: Cannot display this video mode change computer ...
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ubuntu dual boot on mac goes to black screen

I have been trying to dual boot Ubuntu on my 2009 Mac desktop running 10.10. The problem is it starts into refind, then I click on the cd and Ubuntu starts to load. It goes to a purple screen with a ...
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Purple screen to black screen to nothing [duplicate]

I want to make my old cpu work again. I made a usb stick bootable. Installed the ubuntu 14.04.03 on my cpu..told me that installation is complete and reboot to use it. I use a tv as a monitor so ...
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Connect Dell latitude e7440 to two external displays

I am not able to connect Dell latitude e7440 to two external displays. One is 24 inches and second is 27. It only detects the 24 inch one and duplicates everything from that screen onto 27 inch one. I ...
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blank screen from nvidia on ubuntu

I installed Nvidia drivers using the official method and also as advised here by Rexford. I still ended up with a black/blank screen. Addidtinally, i couldnt uninstall using apt-get purge ...
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screen resolution problem ubuntu 15.04 linus 3.19.0-26

booting into ubuntu (current install) corrupts screen, doubled resolution?. Booting into ubuntu with LINUX 3.19.0-26 generic, same problem. Booting into ubuntu with LINUX 3.19.9-26 generic (UPSTART) ...
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How to permanently set my second screen's resolution? [duplicate]

For the past few days, I've been trying to match my second screen's resolution to my match my main screen. Using the following code i got from this website, I was to get it done: xrandr --newmode ...
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backlight trouble xubuntu lenovo ideapad 100

Brightness control is reversed. When I press the brightness control keys the increase button will make it dim and visa versa. The indicator for the brightness on display is also backwards, and before ...
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Error While Creating New Resolution Mode

I was trying to create a new resolution for my second monitor following this steps: Can't set a higher screen resolution in a external display in a Dell Mini 10v laptop but i got this error: X ...
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Screen shuts down after some seconds when trying to install into my MSI Ghost GS60

I acquired a MSI Ghost GS60 with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 965M. I am trying to install Ubuntu from a UEFI USB flash drive. The flashdrive boots smoothly, both to try ubuntu, or to install it. However, in ...
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Driver is stuck in “using manually installed driver”

I installed a driver for Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750/6550M] and now can't change back to the others. Options in "Additional Drivers" are stuck (shadowed). This is forcing my resolution to a ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu with Nvidia/Intel graphics

I really hope someone here can help, because I'm very close to giving up and moving back to Windows. I have an MSI GT70 Dominator with an i7-4710MQ 2.5 GHz, Intel HD 4000 (I'm pretty sure) integrated ...
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Screen Positioning Tool

Quick question is there a screen positioning tool for Ubuntu, that can tell the user exactly where the mouse located on the screen? (Perhaps something similar to Cursor Position for Winodws)
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accessing GRUB after getting black screen after installation

I'm installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an old macbook pro (2007, version 3.1, Core 2 Duo with nvidia graphics card Geforce 8600 M GT). For the live-version to work, I had to add nomodeset to the ...
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Screen items sizes

Recently my power supply went and after replacing it my icons and ribbons on the screen are now about 3/4 the size they were prior. Is there a way to fix them? I have tried just about everything I can ...
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What screen recorder records my desktop audio?

Hi I am looking for a screen recorder that allows me to record my voice,screen, and desktop audio. RecordMyDesktop doesn't work. The desktop audio doesn't show up.Kazam doesn't either. It lags the ...
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Ubuntu on Macbook 4,1 (pre-October 2008) Backlight Laptop Screen Issue

I cannot get Ubuntu or Ubuntu-based systems to wake from sleep properly on a Macbook 4,1 pre-October 2008. The backlight for the laptop screen does not turn back on after waking and signal does not ...
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Second Screen Resolution Nvidia (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Skip to bold part for problem description Hi, I am new to Linux. This is my 3rd format in 3 months. I am giving last chance to Ubuntu. This might be my border at development, maybe i should not go ...
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System strucked while playing video in fullscreen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. While playing video in Youtube in full screen mode, suddenly video strucked but audio continued.I can't get back from fullscreen even I press Esc button. I restarted having ...
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My screen gets brighter when I close applications and darker when I open them?

It almost looks like a flicker. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with the latest proprietary nvidia drivers. Also it happens on all applications.
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High resolution but 'empty' spaces on the monitor

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 on my new notebook. I tried to change my screen display resolution to make it fit all the screen but I don't know why even if I set the high resolution possible I still can see ...
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The screen is too small⠀

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, but the screen is simply too small. (The screen is an old Samsung TV.) I just see half of the launcher, and the panel is missing. I've tried to change the resolution, ...
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Screen tear or I don't know what to call it when using chrome

I rarely posts question but well this has been bugging me since i started using Ubuntu 14.04, of course previously I was using Win8.1 without any issues. My screen has a tear when using chrome which ...
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The screen is too small

I am using Virtual Box 5.0.0(Windows Vista) to run Ubuntu 14.04. The screen is too small (640x480) but the screen can up to 1280x768. How can I resizing it?
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Why does ubuntu freeze sometimes when I shut my laptop screen

I own a Lenovo Y50 running Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and sometimes when Ii shut the screen the login screen is displayed after I open it back up again, but it is unresponsive and I can't do anything from ...
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Is it possible to get notifications on lock screen on ubuntu unity?

As we already know on Gnome lock screen we get notifications such as pidgin chat notifications etc. Same like Gnome, is there any command, configuration or software we need to change to get ...
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Is there a way to change the size of elements on the screen in Ubuntu?

This is easily accomplished in Windows 8 and 10. I'm wondering if there's a way to do it in Ubuntu.
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Xubuntu. Suddenly black

This is what my desktop looks like now. It's completely useless, will not do anything. Nothing to right click won't even minimize a program when it's clicked on. I've had this problem before and ...
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Dead parts of Display

I have 3 screens currently active, running through one of my ASUS R9 270X graphics cards, (I did have 2 in but I was getting problems with the display and the ASUS/AMD proprietary drivers crashed my ...
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Multiwindow screen

I want to create ./console, which will show four screen splitted vertical and horizontal. How can I do it? I tried: screen -rD s1 screen -S s1 -X split but it doesn't split. Why? CTRL-a and :split ...
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Ubuntu Screen rotation of 90° after successful login

As mentioned above, my screen loves to rotate 90 degrees after login. Standard Ubuntu installed. This input turns it normal again: felix@felix-LIFEBOOK-T4220:~$ xrandr --output LVDS1 --rotate normal ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS screen gets Black screen after login

I upgraded ubuntu13.10 to Ubuntu14.04. After installation when I restarted and logged in I could see the desktop as usual. After 5-10 seconds the screen gets blackout (not shutdown) and returns back ...
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Screen ratio to TV through VGA to HDMI converter

Hooked up my machine to the TV through a VGA to HDMI converter, but now it defaults to 4:3. There is no option in screen settings to go to 16:9 as it says "unrecognised display. I need 16:9 to ...
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Screens fade to blurry

This is a awkard behaviour the one I suffer. When I have more than one application open, the ones without focus start fading or flicking to a blurry state, to the point that you can't almost read the ...
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Black line across screen using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Latitude E6430

I have been using Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 2 months. Everything was working fine. Suddenly, black line on top of screen came and not going back. I tried to to take screen shot of ...
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XRandR to downsize and left-shift display output? (Underscan)

My old laptop has a crack on literally the right side of the screen, which luckily doesn't destroy the whole screen, but makes a small strip unusable. This is pretty frustrating, because you often ...
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Logging out of Lubuntu 14.04 causes screen to switch off

The screen doesn't exactly switch off, it goes very dark, almost black. I can sort of see high contrast shapes but can't make out any words. It isn't until a while after starting up that I have the ...
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How to record screen in video to report bugs in Ubuntu interface?

I would like to find some standard way of recording my screen, since I would like to report some bugs in the user interface and its typing system with Dvorak keyboard layout. The cursor location is ...
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xrandr settings changed. Display now won't run

I was trying to use xrandr to have a script to adjust my monitor resolution. As a test I ran xrandr -s 1360x768 This should be a valid setting. It killed the xserver. I changed to tty6 tried ...
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Ubuntu VM Graphical user interface problem

I was trying to enable GUI on my VM machine, after reboot it shows me blank black screen. I can not login. Can somebody help me what do I need to do to see login screen? I have enabled SSH and able to ...
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LXLE Live boots fine, installations boot to black screen. Here's what I've tried

I've been at this all week, been all over these forums and I cannot beat it. I've tried installing various versions of 32-bit Lubuntu and LXLE on an old HP 510 laptop. Boots to a live session just ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Screen turns blank, but system still ON

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo X1 carbon 3rd gen(Broadwell, Intel HD 500 graphics). Since latest Intel video driver update screen started to go blank regularly. In the meantime system is running ...
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The flickering in unity launcher search box

Whenever I try to write something in the search box on the Unity launcher, the screen flickers and the search process slows down a bit. Do I need to install additional softwares for my old graphics ...
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How to make a “Khan Academy's video”

I am a Physics teacher. I want to make a video like Khan Academy do. I have a Wacom table and a microphone. But the problem is when I record my screen, there are too much noise and the volume level is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Icons leaving the screen

I have a Radeon R9 270x card powering 3 monitors, my main display seems larger than the actual screen, so I can drop windows out of sight if I drag them down. My problem is every so often, my icons ...