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How To Screen Record From The Terminal In HD?

I've seen a couple of Youtube Videos Where The People Screen Record From The Terminal? Does anybody know how to do this?
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Dash Won't Show Up / Brings up a blank window. Also glitchy screen

I am new to Ubuntu so be easy on me. I have recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 on a 5 year old desktop and everything works fine, except the dash button. When I click on the dash button it just ...
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Screen Magnifier in Xubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I installed Xubuntu for reasons of stability and fluidity in my notebook. I used to have Ubuntu with Gnome Shell, which used much screen magnifier (I have vision problems). After that bad experience, ...
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Laptop boots to black screen on 13.04, but works when an external monitor is plugged in

I just picked up a new laptop (Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200; on-board Intel graphics presumably HD graphics 4000 as this is a mobile i5 Ivy Bridge system) and have been getting all sorts of odd display ...
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Graphical glitch when booting

This persists during login and desktop view. It seems to happen at random and the only way to solve it is to reboot the laptop (sometimes up to 10 times or waiting 5 minutes) I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 Does not boot up

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 of of a flash drive, and I selected the Samba File Server option on the list after putting in all my information. I have been wanting to set up a file server for the ...
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How to blackout screen or start screensaver with shortcut keys?

I'm often reading a hardcopy paper/book and taking notes on the laptop. I like to save energy (and battery) when the laptop is just waiting for me to read. My laptop unfortunately doesn't have a ...
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Black Screen after boot menu Ubuntu 12 & 13? [duplicate]

Every time I try and install Ubuntu on my laptop I get it to the first page where you select if you want to install or try it but no matter which i choose, I get a blank screen forever. I have tried ...
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Disable automatic screen dimming

I currently have three computers running Ubuntu. With two of them, If I don't touch the mouse or keyboard... nothing happens. However, with the third, the screen gets dimmer after about 60 seconds of ...
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Boot Screen gone away. 13.04

i dont know what i did or if it was after an upgrade but my Ubuntu boot screen is gone. It's been replaced by a flashing curser in the upper lefthand side of the screen followed by a prompt for my ...
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Gnome lock Screen

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome shell version. When locking the screen I get the clock in the middle with the desktop icons in the back ground. I would like to know if there is any way to change ...
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how can i make the screen brighter during the installation

Yesterday I wanted to install ubuntu 13:04 on a acer aspire v3 I selecterde my language and then darkened the screen so that it was almost impossible to read! so I could not install ubuntu. how can I ...
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Black flickering screen on ubuntu installation/boot on ATI Radeon HD 7650M (dual booting with win8 on vaio sve15129 cn )

I have a Sony Vaio sve15129cn running windows 8 which comes with an AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M graphics chip. I want to dual boot ubuntu with win 8 using a separate partition. I have installed latest ati ...
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Ubuntu screen is dark when working from charger

It's not "dim screen". It's just dark. I turned it on without charger - and it was bright. Then I plugged in the charger - and it became about 50% brightness. When I go to "System settings" -> ...
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How to remove weird screen glitches in Ubuntu 13.04?

A couple of weeks ago I started noticing these weird black lines appearing on my screen every now and then (can't really say when). It never happened before. Last time it happened i took the ...
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Adjusting Bright makes Ubuntu not to respond

Have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and when adjusting the bright through the keyboard Ubuntu gets frozen and needs to be restarted by forcing the turnoff button, have noticed that this only happens ...
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Cannot start installation

I dowloaded ubuntu13.04-64 bit,burned it on a dvd. Now if i burn it screen is flashing and only 20% of screen is gettig occupied. Please help me. Here is what i get. GNU GRUB Version 2.00-13ubuntu3 ...
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blank screen on mplayer full sceen or logout

guys i have ubuntu linux 13.04 output of uname Code: Linux 3.2.0-49-generic #75-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 18 17:40:13 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux when i play a movie using mplayer full sceen ...
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Why does 13.04 cause my laptop screen to go completely black? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu for several years, but this is the first time I have had a problem like this. When I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04, every time I boot into Ubuntu and the login screen is ...
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Major Screen Glitch Ubuntu Studio Cinnamon Desktop

I am using Ubuntu Studio 12.04 and it is running swimmingly on the default xfce desktop. However, I have installed the Cinnamon desktop via PPA and it has been having some very strange screen ...
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Portion of Screen freezes on opening Transmission [Lubuntu]

Whenever I open Transmission (torrent), the top left corner of my screen freezes and covers everything. Closing Transmission, unfreezes it. It also sometimes happens when I open a .pdf What could be ...
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Suddenly strange lines

Suddenly my screen looked like this: The pixelated areas are made with GIMP afterwards for privacy reasons. The green lines are the thing I am wondering about. After a reboot everything was fine ...
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double vision screen after installing ubuntu

I'm not much of a techie but my friend who is a software engineer suggested I download ubuntu after my Windows computer was not connecting to certain Wi-Fi networks ( including the one at my ...
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Cant play games fullscreen

I have installed several games from steam, but when I open all of them they go fullscreen and the screen is black. I can here the sounds of the game but can see nothing. My gpu is a AMD Radeon 6858 ...
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Ocassional flickering screen

I have installed ubuntu on my Vaio VGN-Fe790G laptop which has a Intel® 945GM driver. The screen works fine, but whenever I open the launcher (with its transparent layer), or if I am in a game, I get ...
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Random black dot on the screen

black dots, or more something like this _-, apprear on my screen, but only in windows, not on the side bar. It is very anoying since it apprear every 30 sec and sometime every 5 sec in row. I have ...
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ubuntu brightness automatically without any delay

after change brightness to for example 30% without delay and between work on laptop , that automatically change to 60% after 10~15 second. i'm change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_backlight=vendor" and ...
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How to remove the black bar at the top of my screen?

The display area is not fit to my monitor(1440x900) and there is a black bar at the top of my screen. The bottom of the display area can't be displayed. How can I deal with this problem? I wonder if ...
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Ubuntu doesn't give the intended screen resolution

I have recently created a Ubuntu 12.04.2 64 bit virtual machine on VirtualBox, and I am not very used to Linux (I used Linux Mint for a few weeks some time ago), so please refer the full name of ...
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How to stop automatic brightness change while on battery?

I generally keep screen brightness lowest.While laptop is on battery if I do not use mouse or keyboard for some time (I do not exactly know this time interval, maybe 20 second) brightness increases ...
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Is there a way (hack) to enable Screen Lock but NOT to Lock on lid close?

Here's exactly what I wanted to do: Turn ON Lock (Settings > Brightness and Lock), set the time to wait (Lock screen after:), BUT NOT to lock the screen (e.g. no Password prompt) if I'd only close ...
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Asus ROG G53JW Screen wont dim

Hi I have a rog G53JW laptop running ubuntu 13.04 and windows. In ubuntu I am unable to dim the screen. The hot keys register but won't dim. Dimming the screen in setting won't work ether. I'm ...
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lock screen periodically for some time

For the sake of caring about eyes I would like my screen to be blocked e.g. every hour for 5 minutes (or another intervals). Once I used one programme for doing it, but now I can't recall its ...
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How to completely remove kwin?

I installed kwin yesterday, using this command: sudo atp-get install kde-window-manager then I thought it didnt work, so I also did this command, then rebooted sudo apt-get install kde-workspace-bin ...
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the black screen [duplicate]

I've installed UBUNTU 13.04. Everything went well. I've rebooted. The login screen shows up for my password. Once I hit the return key, then the screen goes black and I can't see the Ubuntu screen ...
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resolved - Unable to run Live CD Ubuntu 13:04 on Acer Aspire M5 481T 6417. Is there any video driver incompatibility?

I made the purchase of this notebook with the thought of installing Ubuntu. However, it was not successful in my attempts. I've done searches on google and other forums that discuss Ubuntu. Found that ...
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Screen Flickering in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I recently downloaded and installed Fedora, Wasn't happy, then switched to ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Upon Start up of hibernation I get screen flickering. The screen flickers 3 white lines and the goes black ...
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Blank screen with no response at all Ubuntu and Xubuntu 12.04 desktop amd64 [duplicate]

I am using Sony Vaio E series and the configuration are as follows: 1.Windows 8 2.Core i5 Sandy Bridge 3.AMD Radeon HD 7650M 4.6Gb RAM 5.750GB HardDisk 6.Secure Boot and UEFI features are included in ...
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screens stays off after suspension/hibernation

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win7 on my HP Pavillion dv6-2020eg. Soon, a first problem occured: suspension mode isn't working as expected. Suspending the laptop is easy (closing lid or ...
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screen needs to be shifted

My screen is shifted over to far to the right. It turns out there is a blank part on the left of the screen, and scroll bar cut off on the right. I cant find anything on my monitor for shifting it. So ...
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How can I set the correct screen resolution?

I originally installed Ubuntu then changed to Lubuntu because I have a 1 ghz CPU and .5 gigs of RAM. Lubuntu detects my HD monitor to be 16:10, and it cuts of a little bit of the screen (half the ...
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Low graphic mode and incorrect screen resolutions in VirtualBox

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with a virtual machine (using VirtualBox-4.2.12) on my Asus Eee (OS host windows xp), everything went ok during the installation, but now when I start Ubuntu a window ...
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Black screen on startup after updating or upgrading to 13.04

Ubuntu is starting up with black screen. It displays the Ubuntu logo with the "loading up" dots, but then instead of going to the Login GUI, it just goes to a black screen with a "_" at the top of ...
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Detaching from screen inside a byobu session

For quite some time I've been using screen to detach and let them run in the background. Then I discovered byobu to have mutliple tabbed shells running. Now I have a problem that I'm no longer able to ...
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When Ubuntu boots I get a black screen after BIOS but before Login, no fsck shows up

:) I am not sure if I have a real system issue here but as a freshly lubuntu noob I am wondering a lot now My Medion Notebook just boots fine, at first there comes the BIOS and "memory checking" ...
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ubuntu 13.04 doesn't boot [duplicate]

Yesterday I tried several times to install Ubuntu 13.04 64bit (my computer is 64 bits so...) But when trying to boot, all I get is a black screen with a blinking stripe. I've heard others had the ...
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How do I automatically rename the byobu window

Is there a way to automatically name my byobu windows. I think about an entry in my .bashrc or something similar that sets my tab name to $USER@$HOST.
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screen freeze on 13.04 [duplicate]

I have installed 13.04 on my desktop and the screen freezes when I click a little faster. My Pc is 2 years old. is this a common problem? Only way out is to do a hard reset. Any help is much ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13?

I am trying to replace windows ME on an old HP laptop. For the past 2 and a half hours it's been showing a purple screen with the words Ubuntu 13.04 on it with blinking dots underneath it. I don't ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 laptop screen no working

I have a HP dv4-2040br and upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04 and the laptop screen stopped working. I got back to the 12.04 and it came back and when I reinstalled the 13.04 it stopped again. An ...