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Ubuntu 13 doesn't have an option for screen resolution 1600x900 for NVidia graphics

I am looking for a way to configure my display to the correct resolution of 1600x900. When I initially installed Ubuntu 13 the display resolution was perfect but after a few updates it now only gives ...
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Screen Graphics disturbed after wake up from suspend

After I wake up my ubuntu from suspend, sometimes I see the screen graphics completely blurred like depicted below. What may be the reason for this & how to rectify this. Running Ubuntu 12.04.4 ...
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How do I keep a window open in front of other windows?

Whenever you have multiple windows open, is there a way to keep one window on top, or at the front of the others?
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How can I fix position of screenlet? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and latest version of screenlet 0.1.7. I have a naughty screenlet copystack. It stores clipboard contents as in stack in programming. When I empty its contents it moves up in ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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How can one increase the timeout before the display dims when on the battery?

If I do not touch my computer (a Toshiba Satellite) for 15 seconds when running off the battery, the screen dims to the lowest brightness. I have already disabled "Dim screen to save power." I do not ...
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The screen dosn't dim and go blank after specified system iddle time. Ubuntu 13.10

After upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 the screen does not dim and go blank after specified idle time in System Settings -> Brightness & Blocking. The PC is Lenovo Ideapad Z580A. Video mode is ...
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prevent my screen from either dimming or the screen-lock when watching movies in 12.10

i watch movies in VLC or some time movie player.my screen gets off ( stand by) frequently.. can i do any thing.I an using LXDE on Ubuntu 12.10.pls answer....
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HDMI Display Screen Resolution Resets

After I managed to solve my issues with the HDMI - VGA converter by reinstalling Ubuntu, I was wondering why Ubuntu keeps my resolution settings in some cases and loses them in others. I've written a ...
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Why is the screen black when the monitor first receives a signal after inactivity?

I have my computer set to turn the screen off after a period of inactivity. If I move my mouse slightly the monitor will indicate that it is receiving a signal and the backlighting will come on, but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on HP 20-2000ez [duplicate]

My problem is that I can't install ubuntu. I've disabled the security boot etc. I see the logo of ubuntu, the points of loading and than the screen go all in black. What can I do to fix this?
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How to set a temporary custom desktop width for a broken display

I need to temporarily limit the horizontal extension of the Ubuntu environment, because the display is broken and its rightmost quarter is full of vertical lines, making the top panel menus not ...
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Log into Ubuntu from my Mac over VNC

OK. Using SSL/SSH Viewer and tapping in the IP address, I can fully screen share my MAC Mini which is upstairs, in fact, I'm writing this question right now in the OSX environment on my Laptop screen ...
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Ubuntu cannot see Nvidia 730m

I have Bought a new Asus ux302LG and trying hard to install linux on it. The laptop has 3 screen options in hardware (HDMI,MiniDisplayPort, and build in laptop screen) The to external ports works, but ...
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How to connect computer to tv with hdmi?

I am trying to connect my laptop with my tv using an hdmi cable. It has worked with an vga cable, but my problem is that the screen does appear, but it freezes and nothing happens. The screen is also ...
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Zoom out on the screen / Increase psudo-resolution

How to zoom out on the screen like the "workspace switcher" allows, but still be able to click and work normally. Essentially I want to know how to make a virtual-screen-resolution(I guess that is ...
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Independent window control with byobu over SSH

I have two VPS', the one I use most I'm about to replace, I keep a byobu session with a number of windows open, and use a split terminal with multiple connections to it. I can then control each window ...
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No screen on boot

Ive just installed ubuntu 13.10 on my Zotac AD10. First install in a while. Im having some issues with no signal after ubuntu logo during start up. Ive googled and found that nomodeset maybe could ...
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Execute command on reattaching byobu | screen | tmux session

Can I automatically execute a command on reattaching a detached byobu (screen or tmux) session? Every time I login, /etc/motd is displayed. Since I hardly ever log out and in, I'd like to have the ...
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Black Screen after installing “mesa” library

I'm using Ubuntu-12.04. I haved installed mesa library using the apt-get command: sudo apt-get install libglapi-mesa && sudo apt-get install libosmesa6 And Ubuntu doesn't boot after ...
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Screen problem after wake up from standby

if i put my laptop (ASUS satellite M60 - 162) in standby when i wake it up the screen is strange, as you can see in the picture. How can I solve? ...
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Can I adjust computer display size to fit broken screen?

The right 1/4 of my HP laptop screen is broke and does not display anything. I would like to adjust the display of the screen to fit in the 3/4 of the screen that works. I do not want to change the ...
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Black Screen after Ubuntu Logo [duplicate]

I deleted all partitions and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Well, when I startup my PC, after the Ubuntu's logo, a black screen appears but I hear the log on sound. If I restart and connect other ...
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Screen: loss of colour issue but not on liveusb

I am not sure if I will make this clear but I have an issue with my motherboard. I have a asus Sabertooth Z77 and running 2x amd HD7990 graphic cards on a watercooling loop. Unfortunately in the last ...
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Ubuntu Will Not Boot: “Fatal server error: no screens found”

I've been getting an annoying problem after restarting my laptop, Ubuntu fails to boot. It will hit the purple loading screen with the Ubuntu logo and dots but goes black after this. So far I know ...
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I unchecked “dim the display”, but it's still diming

I have problem on my asus k55a running ubuntu 13.10. I have unchecked "Dim screen to save power" in Brightness & Lock, but the screen is still dimming after a while. This is very annoying when I'm ...
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Unable to keep dual screen configuration?

I have installed latest NVidia drivers for my graphic card and then used NVidia-settings program to setup my dual screen configuration and save it to xorg.conf file but each time I restart system it ...
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Screen goes black when trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad Z510 with Free DOS

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a new Laptop which came without any OS. (except free DOS). The Laptop is a Lenovo Ideapad Z 510 with these specs: CPU: Intel Core i5-4200M, 2x 2.50GHz RAM: ...
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My laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight

I meets a problem that my laptop boots with full screen brightness and full keyboard backlight. According to a post on Ubuntu forum for Macbook (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1987790), it ...
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What shifts my entire screen when i log in?

I was trying out compizconfig settings manager and after a while I noticed that my screen is shifted about 5 pixels to the top left direction. So at the right and bottom i have a 5 pixel wide black ...
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Vim and screen: background color not reset when exiting vim

I use vim in a screen session. Whenever I end editing a file and exit vim the background of my terminal stays the same as in vim, rather than resetting correctly as it does when I am not using ...
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How can I display laptop screen on the TV by HDMI in Kubuntu

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. My problem is when I connect HDMI cable between my laptop and TV. Two screens will work: *screen 1 (Laptop) *screen 2 (TV) how can I change them to be ...
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13.10 brightness flickering MSI Wind U100

Vanilla install of Ubuntu 13.10 on my MSI Wind U100. Intel graphics card I think. Auto brightness flickers up and down, brightness hud display top-right also flickers. Interrupts input so need to ...
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How to share my deskop / screen to XMBC?

What is the easiest/best way to share my screen (and preferably sound) from my Ubuntu laptop to my RPi (running OpenElec / XBMC) My goal is to be able to play games on my ubuntu laptop without ...
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Keyboard Not Working Login Screen Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubunu 13.10 installed on a Macbook Pro 5,1. When I turn the computer on the keyboard does not work when I try to login in as the administrator. When I login as the guest user then log out and ...
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In first step of Ubuntu installation: crash screen [duplicate]

I am a Java programmer and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 to use for my programming needs. But I have a problem. On my first step of installing Ubuntu X86 (I am a newbie) when I go to setup screen in ...
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Ubuntu+Gnome3 screen not dimming

I have an Ubuntu installation with Unity and Gnome3. When I log in using Unity, if the system is inactive for X minutes, the screen will dim. When using Gnome3 the screen never dims. Under ...
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Disable Screen Touch

I am a begginer in Ubuntu and I have some dificulties apart from learning the new OS. How can I disable the touch property of the screen? It has a hardware defect and it thinks that someone is ...
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Brightness slider gone, and the brightness is constantly jittering

I've just installed a clean version of 13.10 on my MSI U123. Before I've used 12.4 without a hitch. As soon as I entered the brightness and lock settings window the brightness starts to flicker and ...
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Ubuntu Screen freezes frequently [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 screen freezes frequently: It happens with no specific program (Firefox-Eclipse-Aptana-Vlc-Nautilus). The mouse pointer is still able to move around the screen, and changes to (I) when ...
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Micro HDMI works properly 30% of the time on 14.04 [closed]

On my Samsung Series 9 I had Ubuntu 12.04 working until an update messed everything up. I upgraded to 13, and had more issues with audio and HDMI, so I freshly installed 14.04. I have a HDMI cable ...
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Start byobu setup with server reboot

I would like to start my byobu setup at a server reboot. With screen I use the rc.local and do it like this: su user -c 'screen -dmS screenname sh /home/user/start.sh' Now I would like to know how ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 pixelated screen in between login screen and appearance of the desktop

I've posted this problem here and hope to get a fix, but until now still no result, so I'm trying here too. I hope there is a Linux pro here who can help me out. I've do some searching here on this ...
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Add asymmetrical margin on LCD display?

My old laptop display is starting to break, and I have many dead pixels and other physical issues on the left side of the screen only. Of course I should get a new monitor (or ideally a new laptop), ...
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There are alternative ways to unlock the screen other than writing the password?

Can i unlock the stand-by screen with a pattern or face recognition?
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That I'm must change or add to the GRUB for the disappearance of a black screen? [duplicate]

GRUB snapshot: That I'm must change or add to the GRUB for the disappearance of a black screen?
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The screen is dark when start

I have just installed Ubuntu12.04 desktop on my computer. Now it has the following problem: every time when i start my computer, when the boot menu passed by, the screen will turn to be so dark that I ...
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Installation menu in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

When I try to install Ubuntu, I am unable to view the installation menu. The only thing I can see is a black screen. Are there other methods to install Ubuntu 13.10, & is this a graphic problem?
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Automatically add external display to screen in Ubuntu Server

I'd like to be able to control my laptop's (Ubuntu Server 12.04) external display over SSH. I know about the screen command, but it requires that I add the display from the laptop. Is there a way to ...
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Anyway to make hotkey to turn screen off?

I was just wondering how can one make a script (or make some changes) by which I can turn screen off in Ubuntu(12.04) whenever I want, the way screen can be turned off in Cellphones. And also I would ...