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After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 I get a black screen (ubuntu) [duplicate]

After upgrading my 13.04 vm to 13.10 when I run my 13.10 vm all I get is a black screen with flashing _. I can alt f1-f6 to get into tty1-6 and I ran apt-get update & upgrade but still no luck.. ...
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Screen flickering after forced termination

After a forced termination of Ubuntu (battery on laptop died while on suspend mode) the screen seems to flicker a little bit. It is not a very intense flicker, more like a rectangular of 3 fingers ...
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I have the black screen after installing ati control center

I am new to Ubuntu , and I tried to install the amd catalyst control center on Ubuntu 13.04 ,but after installing i can't do anything because it only shows me the black screen. What can I do? Please ...
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Half-maximized windows misplaced after switching display

I have a laptop which I often plug into a larger screen with another display resolution. Thus I'm frequently changing the screen for the system to use. Also I've recently discovered the advantages of ...
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Where is the screen saver folder

I want to display my own screen saver. Where are the apple screen savers stored . I looked in the hard drive and haven't found the folder
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ScreenCloud problem Ubuntu 13.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I noticed that ScreenCloud is not anymore in the default repositories, so I went and downloaded the .deb file frome the official website, but when i try to ...
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How to lower monitor screen brightness? [closed]

I'm using 10.10 ubuntu and i want to reduce my screen brightness. In windows 7 option like calibrate color is available by which i have reduced brightness, is there any thing i can do in ubuntu.
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Restore old desktop

My Ubuntu Desktop display system has been crashed after automated updates via update manager. How can restore my old version of Ubuntu Desktop?
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Laptop will not wake up after closing lid after updating to 13.10 [closed]

I tried the steps at Ubuntu freezes/crash after wake when upgraded to 13.10. None of them solved my problem. When I close the lid on my laptop, ubuntu goes to sleep just as it always has. However, ...
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What to do about unreadable grub screen

I have been upgrading my Ubuntu, from 10.04 to 12.04 to 12.10 to 13.04 in the past few days with varying degrees of success. One problem that has been constant through every step of the upgrade, ...
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Black screen on power up and nothing else

I start my computer and all I get is a black screen with no cursor. Just a completely black screen. I hold down the shift key, but grub does not come up. I just finished installing the latest desktop ...
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My screen is bigger than my TV, how can I change the size?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Mid-2010 Mac Mini with in-built Nvidia 320M graphics, it's connected to a 32" LCD TV via HDMI cable. The edges of the screen are 'cut off' somewhat, and changing the resolution ...
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Lenove Z570 Brightness Setting Gone in Ubuntu 13.10

My Lenovo Z570 with Ubuntu 13.10 only now has not brightness controls. I tried some of the command line hacks (xbacklight and all) and checked all my drivers and bios (all are up to date) but nothing ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Screen Flickering

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 and am facing constant issue with mouse flickers. Also i have dual screen and my secondary screen is having significant lag while screen updates and i can see cursor ...
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black flickering lines showing on the screen after booting ubuntu 12.04.3 in my vaio sve15136cn (dual boot with win8) amd radeon 7500M

I have a Sony vaio running on dual boot with windows 8 x64 recently updated to 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64 by disabling secure boot but uefi is enabled. I have repaired the boot and now i can select ...
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after suspend, screen milky, misty

I installed a dual boot with 'ReFIT' on my very early intel imac ('7,1')... Ubuntu 13.10 works very well - except, if I let the machine go to suspend, then when I come back from suspend the screen ...
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Screen with no usable configuration - Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell XPS13 L322X (installed onto a flash drive). However, at boot time, the screen just turns off. I was able to access the Terminal through recovery mode though. I ...
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No screens with usable configuration [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 but it appears that there's an issue with my screen. I am able to boot into recovery mode and access the terminal, and I was able to obtain the contents of xorg.conf ...
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after upgrading 13.10 Black screen shows up after Login? [duplicate]

My Motherboard : Gigabyte H61m s2p Graphic : Intel® Ivybridge Desktop x86/MMX/SSE2 after upgrading to 13.10 from 13.04, Black sceen shows up after Login session, it takes 15 sec. and Desktop Appears ...
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Where do I change the screensaver options in 13.04?

I'm having a problem with the screen blanking every 10 minutes. I've tried every fix suggested on ask ubuntu but nothing has worked. I typed $xset -q $ xset -q Keyboard Control: auto repeat: on ...
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why my monitor is so dark when ubuntu starts?

My problem is that my monitor is very dark when ubuntu starts. I can change it in bright and lock but some time is so dark that i cannot find the mouse arrow. Can somebody tell me a way to setup ...
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Ubuntu display - no existent

My HP Pavillion Dv5 1004nr worked great with Ubuntu up until 11.04. Now, ever since Unity desktop environment the display has been sporadic at best. I was told that the video driver bugs (known and ...
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Laptop screen doesn't turn on after upgrade 13.10 from 13.04

I am using dual monitor but after update to 13.10 my laptop's screen doesn't turn on it's always black, but the second monitor -the external one- is working properly. When I checked display setting I ...
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Can't boot or install Ubuntu

made a flash-able USB-Stick with Ubuntu 13.04 on it. When I try to boot without installation or when I try to install it, I get into the GNU-GRUB menu, but not into the normal Ubuntu menu. If I choose ...
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Invisible screen after login [duplicate]

After fresh install of ubuntu 13.04 every time when i log in my screen disapears, and i get stuck with black screen with mouse cursor and invisible window(probably low grafícs warning window) i can ...
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how to remove weird screen glitch 'double desktop'

I've installed 13.04 on my pc, but my desktop shows this weird phenomenon. I have a double task bar (sound/clock/settings buttons) and that there is a smaller wallpaper in the top left corner of my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Gateway NV57H44u turns monitor idle even when told not to

The screen is shutting off when power settings are NOT set to make it turn off. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Gateway NV57H44u. For some reason my screen keeps going to sleep (going blank) after 10 ...
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distorted screen on startup and installation

I have encountered a very weird problem while installing and using linux on my hp pavillion dv6000 laptop. I get a distorted screen when i try to install ubuntu on my linux. the screen is divided ...
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Asus q301l - Installation Black Screen

I cant install ubuntu. I tried 12.04 13.10 both with the 64 version. And the 12.04 32 bits version. I disable fast boot, i cant found and I dont know if i have the intel SRT. I boot my pendrive with ...
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Lubuntu netbook screen brightness

I can't change my screen brightness. I've looked online and tried all of the potential solutions I could find. I am running Lubuntu on a Samsung NC110 Netbook. When I press "fn + up/down" I get a ...
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2 monitor setup, copied screen

I have two monitors for my PC. - This problem only started recently, up until a couple a days ago it was fine. I am using the latest open source nvidia driver. The problem is that the right screen in ...
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How To Change Login Screen Background Picture Ubuntu 13.04 64Bit [duplicate]

I am trying to customize my new install of Ubuntu 13.04 64Bit. I have changed my desktop wallpaper and i have enabled and changed the logon sound. But now im stuck. i want to change the logon screen ...
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How to control screen Brightness Ubuntu 12.04 64bit in iMac 2011

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a 2011 iMac computer. Everything is working properly, but I'm struggling with the control of screen brightness. I have tried several solutions and none of them work. ...
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Can't boot up Ubuntu after changing grub file with nomodeset?

So I was trying to get Ubuntu to be able to change the screen brightness correctly, and in one of the forum posts, someone suggested to try to change the grub file with "nomodeset." After I did so, my ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Server 12.04 Screen Flashing(Blink) and Full of text(Console)

After I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 about one hour ago, I have a problem with the screen flashing (blinking) and being full of text that I don't know what it is. byt When I boot up in Recovery ...
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Fixed black screen after update and restart, Do I need to do this now: …?

Fixed black screen after update and restart by shutting down the PC with the power button..nothing else, but I saw some dude posted this in order to fix this issue, so I'm asking now - do I need to do ...
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screen resolution stuck at 640*480

So I installed 12.10 and I am stuck in 640x480 resolution. I cant resize the resolution since the screen wont let me scroll down to see all the settings for screen resolution. can anyone help me out ...
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Monitor detected, but no screen

I have an Dell XPS 13 (Developer Edition) with Ubuntu 12.04 and the Raring LTS Kernel (3.8.0). Since today, I'm not able to connect my external monitor anymore. The monitor is detected and the ...
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Ubuntu screen freeze [duplicate]

I have a problem with ubuntu. yesterday i installed ubuntu 12.04 lts to dual-boot it on my laptop with windows 8. installation went smoothly and everything seemed to be ok, but today i discovered a ...
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Why my ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386 can`t work?

I have installed the ubuntu-13.04-desktop in my computer use wubi,but when I import my password,the screen can`t show anything,
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How to dynamically change configuration of a running Xserver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 on Intel's HD4000 GPU. While Xserver is running, I would like to: add a new dummy screen to a running xserver (existing session, no DM involved) set resolution of display ...
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Flash Player Minimizes, 2 Monitors

I have to screens. When I watch a flash video on one screen and then interact with the other screen the flash player minimizes itself back to the embedded mode. This happens in chrome and firefox ...
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reinstalling/wipe hardrive/pre-existing ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to reinstall ubuntu 13.04 because i for lack of better terms "effed up" I have a CD/DVD with ubuntu 13.4 on it and i know it works because that's how i installed this OS on this ...
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Dell Inspiron M5110 Dimming Troubleshoot

I've had my Inspiron laptop about 3 years now (still runs windows 7) and have recently been encountering an issue in which the screen auto dims on it's own repeatedly and randomly and can only be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS screen brightness doesn't change : always set to maximum

I have Asus G55 ES71 laptop and I recently installed Ubuntu in it. Whenever I start my laptop, the brightness level is set to maximum by default and it doesn't change. Manually changing it through ...
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Changing Gnome Lock Screen

Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome Desktop: 3..6.2 Does anyone now if it is possible to add this specific lock theme with the above versions? I can't find the "apps/gnome-screensaver" referenced in the ...
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A screens-Question

I'm trying to have a quick overview over my servers stats, so I'm writing a little sh script, but I don't really get it right. #!/sh/bash screen -AmdS mgmt screen -S mgmt -X screen -t HTop htop ...
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Lubuntu not automatically reducing screen brightness (AO532h)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my Acer Aspire One 532h and can't get the screen to automatically dim when the computer is idle. Manual dim works via the keyboard. In the preferences for the Xfce ...
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Ubuntu won't load after installing new Graphics Card

Recently, I built a computer and was deciding to run Ubuntu because it's free and works very well. Just to start it off, I put some old 128MB video card in it and it booted fine. However, I realized ...
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Hyperdesktop alternative for Ubuntu 13.04

I recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 13.04. I found most software that I used on Windows for Ubuntu. Which is why I'm here.. There's an application for Windows called "Hyperdesktop". With ...