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Display going out during install

I'm installing Ubuntu from a USB stick to a blank USB and every time I go through the installation process (whether it be through the display port of my GPU or without the GPU and straight out of the ...
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Gnome-screensaver for XScreenSaver

Is it safe to remove Gnome-screensaver and XScreenSaver? Will have any issues after removing Gnome-screensaver? I have Intel® Core™ i3-2350M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 and AMD Radeon HD 6300M on-board. Ubuntu ...
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how to disable the animation of dimming the screen when ubuntu turns inactive screen off

When Ubuntu 13.10 decides to turn of inactive screen, it runs an animation for 15 seconds long, slowly dimming the screen. The purpose, I assume, is to give an interim for human intervention - a ...
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dumb power setting ensure dim screen all the time

It's quite dim, but when I unplug, it gets brighter. Funnily enough, when the battery gets critical it goes dim again, and if I plug it in in a dim state it finally gets bright with the power plug ...
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Booting from USB HDD, GRUB2 fails to load(Black Screen) and no GRUB rescue

I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 onto a USB hard drive using unetbootin(which used extlinux as the initial bootloader during install) and have been having problems where GRUB2 isn't ...
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turn screen off by pressing scroll lock

I would like to change the function of scroll lock. After pressing scroll lock, it should turn off the screen (and of course no backlight). I have tried the following: have set the custom command ...
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Running a graphical application through ssh and keeping it alive

I want to run a GUI application from a remote client via ssh and keep it alive (and eventually reconnect to it) after the connection is closed. As an example: I want, from my home pc, to open a ...
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Screen flashes back and forth between black and lit screen, not at boot, totally random

Currently using HP/Compaq 6220 laptop with 12.04 lts installed. Sometimes after the system warms up and is running, it will randomly flash the screen to black, back to the screen, back to black, and ...
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Is it possible to have two different DPI configurations for two different screens?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 with NVidia drivers (319) for my Quadro K2100M graphic card, and when I switch my main 3200x1800 laptop screen to mode 1920x1080 (using nvidia-settings), the display goes ...
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Setting which brightness determines screen brightness

I'm having an issue running Kubuntu 13.04 with brightness, something that seems common. In particular, brightness can be found in these 2 directories: /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness ...
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video accelerator display trouble

I'm running 13.10 with Gnome-Fallback and a Trinity Radeon HD 7540 and I'm encountering flickering (among individual objects - not the whole display), screen regions being randomly shaded (in at least ...
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How to execute screen with a fixed process id?

How can i run an app on ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, with screen with non changing ID. So. if I run a program in screen, it got an unique ID like 3353. and if I run more apps in screen, i need this ID to ...
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Screen Dimmer in Ubuntu than in Windows - Haswell NEC Lavie

I just bought a new laptop, on which I immediately installed Ubuntu 13.10. Pretty much everything worked out of the box, except the screen brightness. The maximum brightness in Ubuntu is much lower ...
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Stop rendering a single color

How could I make my screen stop rendering a single color (one of the base colors, let's say red) without touching any hardware? I'm running under ubuntu 13.04. I've looked on the xrandr help section ...
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How do you change the amount of time before the screen dims?

As a video watcher, I get rather agitated when my screen dims and then turns off while I am watching something. I do not want to be interrupted every 10 minutes or so and have to move the mouse. I ...
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Screen doesn't reactivate on acer aspire v5-123

I recently installed ubuntu on my new Acer Aspire v5-123 laptop, after using it with great satisfaction for years on two other laptops. First I got the more common problem of the display manager not ...
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How do I make the screen size bigger in Ubuntu 13.10 in Live USB mode?

I'm trying to make secure files, by only EFI booting "Try Ubuntu" 13.10 on a MacBook pro through a live USB, however the screen size is SMALL every time I boot it up. This doesn't happen when I boot ...
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Can't set native resolution

My Lenovo T61 has a native resolution of 1440x900, but Ubuntu will allow me nothing higher than 1024x768. What can I do? I should at least be able to go up to the native resolution of the laptop.
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Screen Tearing with Second Monitor using fglrx on 13.10

I'm having two issues with Ubuntu 13.10 but I'll ask each one in a differnt thread. My laptop has AMD/Intel switchable graphics. I was using 12.04 until I decided that I wanted the latest software ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 shows only black screen after Ubuntu logo on startup [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 13.10 (dual boot with Windows) for quite a while now, and on startup today, it works fine until the Ubuntu logo. When it loads, the screen just turns black. However, I hear the ...
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İnterfaces exceeds the height of the screen

I use a notebook with small screen, 1024:600 resolution with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I try to save or open a document, the interface is exceeding the height of the screen leaving the buttons out of ...
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In Ubuntu 13.10…Screen showing Black ,after login credentials…please reply

I am getting black screen and a moving cursor just after login page(after entering username and password).I had re-started several times but no use,please assist me. Thanking you in advance. please ...
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Screen gamma level gets reset in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm using a monitor with default gamma level set too high. It has no way to adjust gamma via monitor controls so I use xgamma -gamma .75 to get a decent picture. The problem is that gamma level gets ...
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Virtual second screen?

I want to use my Android phone as a second screen. I plan to do this by setting up a virtual second screen on the laptop and then vnc-ing to that screen from the Android. How would I go about ...
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steam, and blender flicker on startup

So I have this problem when I try to start Blender and or Steam, the window flickers. Like some sort of visual problem. It does not happen when I first log in, only after I have had other programs ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boot to blank screen after upgrading nvidia graphic driver [duplicate]

I installed an Ubuntu 12.04 from CD, then upgraded the device driver for my nvidia FX 1800 from the "additional drivers" section at "system settings". After rebooting my desktop screen turns to blank ...
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Whenever I boot I get Visual Artifacts, why? Is there a way to fix it?

I have a desktop with a old Nvidia 6150SE Nforce 430 and I can't boot up every time I try the system shows the desktop wallpaper and a cursor and then freezes and shows me a colorful pattern across ...
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Can't set resolution back to 1080p

I have some trouble with upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. I fixed already multiple problems, but I'm getting stuck with this one. My screen resolution isn't getting higher than 1280x1024. Unity ...
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Screen does not switch off when idle

I'm using 13.04.3 LTS on a desktop machine. Whenever I lock the screen, the screen goes blank for a couple of seconds, but then shows the login screen again. It never actually switches off (the ...
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How do I prevent ubuntu server from blanking the screen? [duplicate]

I am running 12.04 ubuntu server and my screen blanks after some time. I am unabel to unblank it without power cycling the computer. I can however log in via ssh and type who see that the tty1 ...
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Issues with playing videos on the net

I re-installed Ubuntu(12.04.3) a few days back. Now with my previous install, I had no issue playing media( this question is specific to videos for I haven't tried plain, audio files yet), but what ...
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screen keeps black in ubuntu 13.10 when it must come out of sleep mode

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a completely new machine, was fresh installed. After a while, while not working on it, the screen turns black, when you try to work again, you can't exit the black screen, ...
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Dell inspiron N51100 black screen after login

After a normal login screen in Ubuntu 13.10 I get a black screen with only my cursor. I tried to open in recovery mode to adjust the driver settings but that didn't work. I get an error that the ...
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How to fix the screen being to bright in Ubuntu 12.04 and up

How to fix the screen brightness and color being too bright in ubuntu.
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Sudden black screen after login Xubuntu 13.10

Everything worked fine (except for the audio widget), and suddenly, i boot and after i set my login credentials in the session manager, the screen goes black. How is one supposed to fix it? I find ...
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The [ok] screen

I m a nvidia user. I installed ubuntu (only) 12.04 lts, I installed nvidia drivers.After I restarted my laptop, opened blank screen ([ok] screen).I didnt write laptop's screen anything. What can I do? ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 white stripes on second monitor

My dual monitor settings worked perfectly fine until just recently. Now the resolution on the second monitor is very low and it shows white vertical stripes. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3.4. I ...
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HP530 Ubuntu 12.04 Black screen after restart [duplicate]

I installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 12.04. I started the machine and was able to login successfully the first time. Upon any restarts I see a black screen, then I hear the audio drum roll that is ...
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Touchpad pointer lags / hangs / jumps

I have HP Mini 210 and I tried to install Ubuntu, Xubuntu and even Lubuntu. But the problem is the same: when moving the cursor I see lags between cursor's previous position and current and sometimes ...
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[screen is terminating], but never terminates

I recently ran into an issue on my Ubuntu 12.10 server that I can't seem to find a solution for. From my server I run a couple of Minecraft servers on different ports, usually to start the servers I ...
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Desktop Icons disappear when I position my second screen not left or right

I am having various issues with dual screen as my setup is not having my screens side by side. But rather the second is above the main and half way to the right. When I set this option my desktop ...
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No Maximize Title Bar Button in Many Application Windows.

I cannot find Maximize Title Bar Button in many Application Windows.When I first installed Ubuntu everything worked fine. I don’t know what happened, but now there is no way to Maximize Windows. This ...
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Full brightness and keyboard backligh at boot

I own an Asus N56VZ, and each time I start Ubuntu (13.10 and prior versions) my screen brightness and keyboard backlights reset their values to the max. Ubuntu doesn't save my settings on reboot. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dark Screen all the times (not just during installation)

I know that there have been lots of question about Ubuntu dark screen, but mine is really different. I have been running Ubuntu without problem, but recently sometimes the screen is really dark (but ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot past splash screen

I've been running Ubuntu 13.04 for a while now, and everything has been running fine, but now it won't boot past the splash screen. I was using it, shut it down, and when I turned it back on, it would ...
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I need acpi=off to boot, but this seems to disable wifi

To boot my computer, I have to use acpi=off in kernel options. Doing this apparently causes my wifi adapter to be switched off and prevents my mouse and USB keyboard to not work. If I change ...
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After Upgraded to 13.10, two little split ubuntu logo screen after login

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 the screen splits into two small screens of the Ubuntu Logo, side by side after login and freeze there. Everything worked fine at 13.04.
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Ubuntu 13.10 boots into blank purple screen after fresh install

I decided that I wanted Ubuntu 13.04 on my computer. I had previously installed 12.10 LTS, and it worked right out of the box with no problems. Later got bored of it, then formatted the entire drive ...
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Problem of the black screen before booting MY UBUNTU 12.10

I Have this problem from long time when i start my laptop or shutdown , i have always this black screen I don't know why ? someone can help my plz this is the screenshot of the black screen ...
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unable to load some programs due to log out why is this?

I have ubuntu 13.10, after entering my compiz and unchecking the wrong thing to switch to cube I lost both my side menu and top menu and had to go through terminal to get it back via some commands. ...