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LXLE Live boots fine, installations boot to black screen. Here's what I've tried

I've been at this all week, been all over these forums and I cannot beat it. I've tried installing various versions of 32-bit Lubuntu and LXLE on an old HP 510 laptop. Boots to a live session just ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Screen turns blank, but system still ON

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo X1 carbon 3rd gen(Broadwell, Intel HD 500 graphics). Since latest Intel video driver update screen started to go blank regularly. In the meantime system is running ...
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The flickering in unity launcher search box

Whenever I try to write something in the search box on the Unity launcher, the screen flickers and the search process slows down a bit. Do I need to install additional softwares for my old graphics ...
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How to make a “Khan Academy's video”

I am a Physics teacher. I want to make a video like Khan Academy do. I have a Wacom table and a microphone. But the problem is when I record my screen, there are too much noise and the volume level is ...
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can't change built-in screen resolution [on hold]

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside windows 8 on my lenovo z50-75. This laptop has got 1080p screen resolution but I'd like to change it to 1600x900 for making things work smoother. I've ...
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Horizontal glitches/lines/Screen tearing in ubuntu 14.10

Why do I get horizontal lines like the ones shown below in my Ubuntu 14.10 acer aspire 4736z laptop as shown in figure (see the icons of terminal, vuze, hardisk etc)? This happens some time (~10 min ...
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screen breaks up on 15.04

screen appears as multiline blur/interlacing screen breaks up , normally on going from terminal to browser result/ resolution is power reset !! Result of lscpi | grep -i vga Using VGA compatible ...
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problem with windows start screen [closed]

I have a hp chromebook that is on dual boot (ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1) I have recently broken my laptop. As it was open, something fell on the laptop, but only the screen was fractured, and the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Icons leaving the screen

I have a Radeon R9 270x card powering 3 monitors, my main display seems larger than the actual screen, so I can drop windows out of sight if I drag them down. My problem is every so often, my icons ...
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Screen Flicker in Ubuntu

My Ubuntu PC's screen flickers every time I boot up. Sometimes, when it stops, it starts again when I move my mouse. My laptop has its own graphics card. Nvidia Geforce 8200m G.
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Mirror Ubuntu desktop onto PS3 via wifi (DLNA etc)

I'm looking to mirror my Ubuntu destop onto my TV by using my PS3. All done via wifi. Similar to the 'AirPlay Mirroring' in Mac OS X Mountain Lion. ...
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Installation screen problems

on installing Ubuntu 14.04 two major problems colours are awful, can hardly see icons my screen is small, and can not scroll down to see final icons Questions therefore can colours be changed at ...
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Icons on screen will not appear. Desktop is blank

I've seen similar questions about blank desktops, but the ones I've seen have issues with clicking. When I log into my computer I can click and right click. It's just that my icons aren't there. I ...
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Disabling touch screen only temporary

I have a problem in that my touch screen is cracked, and so the mouse moves to continually click up and down the crack, which means I can get very little done on my laptop unless I'm in the BIOS. Not ...
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Problem with login after update

I have just re-installed twice Ubuntu because of this problem, I'm only able to see the login screen when I use recovery mode and select File System Check. In other case I just hear the start sound ...
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Why is screen turning black randomly?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with xmonad on a relatively new retina MacBook Pro. During normal computing, my screen will turn black every once in a while. Moving the mouse, clicking, or pressing any key ...
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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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Adjusting screen brightness in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How can I modify the screen brightness in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? In the Systems Settings -> Brightness & Lock screen, all I see are options related to the screen saver, but nothing for changing the ...
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Input signal out of range

I have installed the version 'lubuntu 15-04 desktop i386' with an USB on my computer, the install process was great , but as soon as I restart the computer, aperars a 'Input signal out of range' on my ...
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Screen magnified from start

From a couple of days my pc screen right from the start i.e grub loader to the ubuntu 15.04 has been enlarged around 50% more than normal. I checked memory test and nothing wrong showed up. What can ...
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Desktop flashes and moves back to login page: this happen after logging in with gnome repeatedly fails

I recently have a problem with my ubuntu after leaving it on while downloading some file; after some time the pc used up all the charge in its battery. However, after charging it back i couldn't ...
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Reattaching to an existing screen session

I have a program running under screen. In fact, when I detach from the session and check netstat, I can see the program is still running (which is what I want): udp 0 0 127.0.0.1:1720 ...
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Installing NVIDIA driver on Kubuntu 15.04 causes a bad screen resolution

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04. Before installing 15.04 I used Ubuntu 14.10 with the latest NVIDIA drivers. With that version I had no problems with the graphic card (screen resolution). Btw. ...
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Login Screen Flickers

When I start my machine and the login screen appears, it loads the page with the login box and then goes black for about 2 seconds and loads the login screen again. I am running Ubuntu 14, and I would ...
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How can I return to the login screen when xbmc is always booting?

I am new to Ubuntu. And since I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 I enabled the auto login for my username and it should start with xbmc. I also checked the box for reconnect. My problem now is that I can not ...
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How to share byobu with multiple users?

The best way to learn and troubleshoot is to pair up with someone else on the internet via text based screensharing. Love the ergonomics of byobu for a single user at a single time. However when I ...
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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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screen brightness on X1 carbon gen 3 wont change

I just installed ubuntu on a new x1 carbon gen 3. Its a great machine but i cant seem to change the screen brightness. when i hit the buttons i get the little on screen notification, but it seems to ...
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Weird Lines when Dual Booting with Windows 8.1

So I recently decided to give Ubuntu a whirl, so I tried to dual boot it alongside windows 8.1. However, when put it on my USB and booted from there to install it. I immediately got yellow/orange ...
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Bottom of Screen of 4k Display is Black

I just bought an Acer Aspire VN7-591G-70CY (4k display version) and installed Ubuntu after disabling UEFI and using this (nomodeset). It didn't work with UEFI enabled. In the live session and with ...
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Ubuntu showing 2 desktops/screens

After installing Ubuntu 14.04.2, I noticed the mouse disappears from the screen when I move it far to the riht side but after moving it back it comes back to the screen. When I tried to run Eclpise ...
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The screen goes black when I exit a full screen game [closed]

I am looking for some help in a specific (I suspect drive related) problem. The screen goes black when I attempt to quit a game (in a normal way - not force quit - through the menu) and it simply ...
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How to make my screen brightness not change when I plug my laptop in

I do not want my laptop to change brightness when my laptop power is plugged in or unplugged. I set my brightness based on how bright my surroundings are. If I am in a dark room, I set my brightness ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 screen blackout every few seconds

I had Ubuntu 14.04 when today, I started facing this problem of screen blackout after every few seconds on logging in. So, I upgraded to 14.10 and installed graphics driver from intel graphics ...
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How can I map my Bamboo tablet to the entire screen after increasing screen resolution?

The physical drawing area on my Wacom Bamboo MTE-450 pen tablet corresponds perfectly with the edges of the screen when the resolution is 1024x768. However, when I increase it to 1152x864, the tablet ...
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How to Disable Ubuntu Phone “auto dim” function?

Is there a way to disable the auto dim function of the Ubuntu Phone (14.10 r22)? Even though I can disable the auto-brightness function and set the screen timeout to 10 minutes (or never) the screen ...
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Is there a way to have the screen turned off while I type? [duplicate]

I want to type out raw ideas in an environment that's as distraction free as possible. Is there a way to turn the screen completely off with a hotkey, and have it stay off until I hit that same ...
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Can't open file to disable splash screen

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04 32 bit if that means anything. It's a fresh install. I'm trying to disable the splash screen. (There actually doesn't seem to be any. It's a black screen from boot until I get to ...
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Problem with booting

I have next problem. I had PC with two hard drives. First one (sda) was with WinXP, second one (sdb) - with Ubuntu 12.04. Then I took second hard disk and installed it in another PC (it has the same ...
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Run the script with screen

I write a script to run p2pool. I can not understand how to add a run through the "screen -dmS"? #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: p2pool start # Required-Start: ...
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Screen distortion after installation

I installed the ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-i386 without encryption and it boots up, but the screen is very pixeled, especially at the bottom and it is totally non-functional. It looks like this: What ...
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Strange screen after boot loader?

After the boot loader completes the screen goes to the following image ! My VGA : xfx geforce 9600 gso 1.5g What should I do ? I reinstalled 11.10 , 11.04 and 12.04 but I have my problem yet ! ...
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Ubuntu Phone (Touch) lock screen issue after upgrade to OS 23

After updating my Aquarius 4.5 to OS 23 (Build Ubuntu 15.04 armhf), the screen won't auto lock. It's forever on and the phone is heating. However, if I manually press the power bottom, the screen ...
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How to increase the screen brightness control sensitivity?

In Ubuntu 13.04, when I use the keyboard hotkeys to control my screen brightness, I only get 5 steps to go from the darkest to the brightest level, for a total of 6 levels. However, I noticed a ...
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Screen Dimming Anomaly

My Lenovo G780 with Ubuntu 14.04 is fine when the AC charger is plugged in. However, when unplugged, if my mouse does not move for ~12 seconds, the screen dims a bit, but this is not detected by my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 intermittent screen freezing

I have updated from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 and I am having intermittent screen cuts or screen flickers every 8 seconds approximately. Each flicker is very short, less than a second (maybe half a ...
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I keep randomly getting brought to the lock screen and disconnected (14.04)

My screen goes black for a few seconds and I get disconnected from the internet and asked to put my password in, this has happened twice now and I do not want to keep doing it. Any help would be ...
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Whitewashes the screen

afrter reinstail my ubuntu 14.10 my laptop (Acer Aspite 5750G) begin whitewashes the screen when I start Ubuntu, I use double boot with Windows 8.1, I try to make another USB live Linux - Fedora, but ...
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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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Dual OS, Xubuntu works, Windows 7 no internet, and black screen

I'm having a similar problem. I bought my Lenovo ThinkPad L450 without any OS installed. I first installed just Xubuntu without any trouble, all was working well including no trouble connecting to ...