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Laptop Monitor Flicking then turning completely black when using Ubuntu

When I am using my Ubuntu on Virtual Box, my laptop screen blinks then turns black. The only way I've found to be able to bring my laptop back is Ctrl +alt +del. The laptop is still on but the monitor ...
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Problems with /etc/rc.local startup command

My current setup consists of Ubuntu VPS 14.04 x64 Bit. I've got two users; 'root' and 'mcmyadmin'. I'm trying to automatically run the McMyAdmin software every time my VPS reboots. This is the ...
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How to stop screen from dimming when power cable is unplugged?

On HP Pavilion with Ubu 14.04 LTS, screen automatically dims when power cable is unplugged. I sometimes want to have maximum brightness, even when power cable is unplugged, for personal reasons. How ...
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Different screen resolutions for each work-space?

I'm using i3-wm on my ubuntu laptop. My screen size is 3200x1800. Which is great for something but horrible for other things. (Netflix vs gvim). I'd like to change the resolution of one of my ...
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Screen tearing in Netflix while full-screen on 14.04 LTS

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS laptop with Intel HD 4000 graphics. The issue is only in Netflix.Screen tearing only persists if I'm full screen. Windowed mode works fine. Running movies in VLC is ...
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Problem with double screen when turn on the PC

when I turn on the pc the GRUB appear in my VGA screen and I want that GRUB appear in my HDMI screen, any solution?
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Ubuntu does not change refresh rate , causing Eye strain [duplicate]

I tried Every solution on AsKuBunTu. The reason why I am asking the question is : No answer solved my issue. I started Ubuntu which causes eye strain(same time spent on Win-7 never caused eye ...
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cannot move cursor to external monitor

I just connected my external monitor and it all works fine. I tested this even in windows. But on ubuntu I cannot take the cursor to the external monitor. It just doesn't move there and it gets stuck ...
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How to capture a drop-down menu?

I need to capture a drop-down menu of a program. If I open the menu and then press PrntScr (print screen button), it first closes the menu and then captures the screen. I tried Ctrl+PrntScr, ...
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grub2 failed to boot Windows 8 and got blurred screen

Grub2 failed to boot Windows 8 and my computer got a blurred screen. Such problem happens to Windows 7 and XP too. I don't know thy only a few computers have this problem. I have searched a lot ...
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detached screen sessions terminates after some time

I have a small netbook with xubuntu 14.04 installed. I am using it to log some data, using python scripts. I run those python scripts in detached screen sessions. But those detached screen sessions ...
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Adding a file/directory to a specific location (on the Desktop) [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04.(Unity Desktop Environment) I like to use a specific part of my desktop(the screen) to store files related to my current work, and certain other spaces to store images and others. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 has screen ghosting

lubuntu and ubuntuMATE 14.04; but all distros suffer from screen ghosting, as demonstrated in this Youtube video. My system uses an Intel Pentium J2900 with 4GB RAM, Intel on-board graphics and has ...
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Changing login screen wallpaper to work with jpg. ubuntu 14.10

so. I would like to know how can I set login screen (lightdm) with jpg. because. it just work with png. I had to convert my images. so of 582mb => 1.8gb -.-'.
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Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Workstation split screen issue after updating

After updating and restarting my Ubuntu 14.04, I get a split screen, similarly to the issue describe at Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware split screen issue after updating I'm running it on VMware Workstation ...
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Lowest brightness setting turns backlights off

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 on a Laptop. When I turn my brightness to the lowest setting it actually turns my backlights off and my entire screen goes black as if my computer was turned off. I have ...
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Ubuntu eye strain problem?

Hi I saw lots of posts here regarding Ubuntu eye strain issue. But none could answer my question. I use Intel i5 processor, AMD radeon Graphics card. When I use my Win 7, there is no issue with my ...
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I have no idea what's going on with the screen

Hi I just switched from windows to Ubuntu 14.10 and I have no idea what's going on with the screen. When I log in I see red lines everywhere and it makes it almost impossible to read anything. At ...
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Dash not working on Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu 14.10 from scratch.. But the dash (launcher/home/search) is not working, only causing the top half of the screen to flicker.. Any action causes the top half of screen to ...
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How to switch back to Unity [duplicate]

I have a very big problem. I just installed cairo-dock and I logged out from my Unity. As I logged out, Ubuntu showed me options to select other desktop, I saw an option of Cairo Desktop and I chose ...
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Color Problems on New Install of 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux), and just installed it next to Windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron 5737. Everything seems to have worked great except that the color is very messed up on my screen. It is ...
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AMD A6-3420M resolution widder than it should be

Using a screen resolution(1366*768) from the amd config privative driver looks wider than it should be, I don’t know if this is a bug or there’s something that I can do to fix it my specs: dual ...
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freezing/hanging at startup/login

My Ubuntu 14.04.1 setup freezes while I am on the internet, and now it won't start anymore. I get a black screen after login and I can't use Ctrl+Alt+F1. When I run the recovery mode it gets stuck at ...
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Problem with Resolution in my Notebook

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook Philco PHN14005, but the screen is not good and it looks so big. Here is a screenshot of it: How can I fix this problem with resolution display?
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Screen problem with ATI drivers but not with X.org

Whenever I restart the X session, either from a suspension or a screen lock, the screen is a mesh of lines where I can not even see the mouse. To make it work I switch to another session (say, ...
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freeze on purple screen when installing 14.04

I've tried to install 6 different variants of ubuntu today and failed everytime always the same problem. It boots up, I'm greeted with a screen that asks if I want to test or install ubuntu (there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Installed Ubuntu on latest Virtualbox 4.3.20. After login, I can only see blank screen. I am completely new to Ubuntu. What do I do?

Installed latest Virtualbox 4.3.20 on my Windows 8.1 machine. Then downloaded and installed latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .iso file from ubuntu.com After set up and all, the machine asked to restart. After ...
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Screen dim while brightness set to max on Xubuntu 14.04 everytime display turns off

I used to have an issue where every time my laptop would return from suspend, the screen was fully dim (as if brightness was at a minimum) even though the brightness setting was set to maximum - so I ...
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MSI GS 60 Fn+F2 (screen mode) and Fn-F10 (airplane mode) not working

I'm under Ubuntu 14.10 with a MSI GS60 2PE. All my Fn functions are working except 2 : Fn+F2 : which allow screen mode change Fn+F10 : which allow airplane mode (disabling of wifi and bluetooth) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 brightness problem (Lenovo Z500)

My brightness controls weren't working before but I didn't really care, but somehow I lowered my screen brightness while downloading league through playonlinux. Now the brightness controls aren't ...
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How to run scripts on screen sleep / wake

I'm wondering how to run a script when the screen times out and when it wakes. I am not talking about hibernate or suspend, but only when the screen turns off. The reason is I have a LED keyboard and ...
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Screen turns off new install of 14.04 help [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday and it worked fine but now the screen goes black at random times and I have to do a hard shutdown. does any one have any ideas. I have a refurbished ...
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screen brightness control not working: Lenovo g50-45: AMD Radeon: Ubuntu 14.04

I've a Lenovo G50-45 machine with AMD processor [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]. I tried the solution from Rmano but no success. Using Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the solution pasted here: Ubuntu ...
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Suspend/Resume Lenovo

I have occasionally problem with ubuntu 14.10(or 14.04), when I wake up from sleeping, screen remains black. My notebook is Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 and graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M 4GB. Is there ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Aero snap in two screen horizontal setup?

I managed to get Aero snap left and right working in metacity Ubuntu 14.10 and now I would like to come up with the correct winctrl commands so that I can mimic the same effect on a two screen setup, ...
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Lubuntu screen goes completely black after 15 minutes

I just freshly installed Lubuntu 14.04.01 on old laptop and on each fresh reboot after ~15 minutes while doing stuff screen goes completely black with no options on returning to desktop. Notice I am ...
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Frozen desktop after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.10

I've upgrades to 14.04 and during start up at login screen I got "System program problem detected" error. After logging in, the error would not go away and my desktop would be frozen, nothing opens up ...
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My screen goes black when loading youtube

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Everytime I load youtube (and some other sites that use flash) the screen goes black.
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Black Screen of death?

Hello there I have a problem regarding Black Screen on mine Ubuntu 14.04. Short version. When I play a video on Chromiun Web Browser I got an instant nasty black screen. This especially happens when ...
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Terminal command for checking/unchecking “Dim screen to save power”?

I am having problems preventing my laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04, from dimming its screen when on battery power. I have tried everything that is out there on the internet to prevent this happening, but ...
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How do I clear up textures on my desktop?

I have an nvidia Geforce GT 430 installed, I do have the "proprietary driver" x servers setting thing, but yet everything looks kind of rough, like rough edges and with a LOT of contrast, similar to ...
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blackens the screen

I have a problem I can not solve. Use xubuntu 14.04 on a PC Acer 2920Z with 2 gb of ram. Now the question is simple, when I use chrome or chromium, it makes no difference after a few seconds I ...
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Why is it so difficult to change login screen background? [closed]

Why is it so difficult to change the login screen background ? I've tried everything, dconf-editor, Ubuntu Tweak, and every posted remedy with no luck.
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Screen rotation on Lenovo Yoga 2 (not Pro)

How does one enable (automatic -if possible) screen rotation support for a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Ubuntu? The solutions I have tried that were intended for the Yoga 2 Pro and the Yoga 13 (e.g. ...
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After Xubuntu install white flashin stripe [duplicate]

so I freshly installed Xubuntu(I also tried other distros) and after the install and restart the laptop at the boot I get a black screen with flashing light. I tried to reinstall again and same thing ...
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It is possible to create two graphic terminals in one computer?

I have a computer with two screens, and I want to share it with my daugther. If I attach two mice and two keyboard, can the computer be configured so each screen is like an independent computer? I ...
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Black screen on boot after update to 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Latitude D410 that I bought used with Ubuntu installed on it. It worked fine for several months. I updated to 12.04. I wanted to read Nook books on it, so i tried to find the software ...
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how to solve auto logout in 14.04 trusty

when i login to my desktop through lightdm or gdm any time i get logout every time also on startup from cli when i startx it just keep flash white and black screen for almost 5 minutes but when i ...
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How do I remove Ubuntu GNOME's “mouse position functions”?

What I mean by "mouse position function" is, for instance, when you put the mouse cursor on the top left edge of the screen to show up the Applications and on the bottom to show the message tray. I ...
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How can I make a keyboard shortcut to turn off and turn on the screen?

I changed my laptop from a Lenovo U310 to a Dell Inspiron 7537. The Lenovo had a special key for turning off and on the screen, but the Dell doesn't have it. I want to know if there is a command for ...