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Black screen after login on account

This question had been asked multiple times but since they're almost older than two years, I will ask it again. The answers to those question couldn't help me either. My problem: After logging in on ...
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Screen Brightness not binded to Multimedia keys properly

After I installed Ubuntu 16.04, I found that the brightness of display was set to brightest possible and I wasn't able to change it. Then I installed Brightness Controller and it worked. Then from ...
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Black screen since updating graphics card driver

It's my first question here and I hope someone can help me. Like written in the title, I always did the recommended updates. Once I did an update for my graphics card, after starting new I only got ...
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Screen refresh/display problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot on a desk top (Pentium R 4 CPU, 2.66 GHZ, 2G RAM) running XP home edition. In some situations when in Xubuntu I am having what seem to be screen ...
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Black screen on Lubuntu

I've got a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.04 with dual boot. It worked well the first few times I started it but it doesn t work anymore. I get a black screen after selecting the default choice in GRUB. ...
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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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Display does not recognize signal

I just added a new hard drive to my Dell SPX machine because I knew there was no important data. So after installing the hard drive, I did a complete installation from scratch using CD. During ...
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Black screen after start up

I recently installed ubuntu on my laptop (hp denvy dv6) and last night in the middle of using my computer, it powered off. Whenever I try to turn on my computer, I can hear the fans turn on, but the ...
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The “Turn screen off after X minutes” not working well in 16.04

This is a problem I remember from back in the 10 series of Ubuntu, but it's back in 16.04: When I set the screen to turn off after, let's say, 2 minutes it works for a while but then it doesn't turn ...
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Screen Flickers to Mouse Cursor

I have Lubuntu 16.04. It is running on a Thinkpad X201 using Intel graphics devices (no Nvidia here). After I watch a video on Youtube or use mplayer to watch a video, the screen flickers black right ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04- NVIDIA driver not installed, still screen tearing occurs

My DELL laptop has NVIDIA and Intel cards. I am running Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 fresh install with all recent updates. I have not installed any proprietary NVIDIA drivers. Still screen tearing is occuring ...
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How to increase text size systemwide including browsers ubuntu?

I have a new laptop which is 1920x1080 width(15') . The thing is text size in display is very small which puts a strain on my eyes. I changed the text size inside ubuntu through system settings-> ...
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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. http://www.apple.com/macosx/mountain-lion/features....
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Xubuntu 16.04 Firefox 46 screen distortion when scrolling

Screen distorts (shimmers, wavy lines/appearance) when scrolling in any web page. Disabling hardware acceleration and smooth scrolling, doesn't make any difference. Problem doesn't exist in Chromium ...
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`xcalib -i -a` controls only one of two screens - can it control both?

I am using 2 screens, and wish to invert the colors on both of them without using compiz (I'm using gnome shell). I can use xcalib -invert -alter as suggested in this question, but it only inverts ...
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Getting a blurry screen before loading

System operates normally. The only issue is that after login for a couple of seconds I get this on my screen: How do I fix it?
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Screen recorder + webcam

Is there a program for Ubuntu that can capture your screen and your webcam at the same time?
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How to record screen in video to report bugs in Ubuntu interface?

I would like to find some standard way of recording my screen, since I would like to report some bugs in the user interface and its typing system with Dvorak keyboard layout. The cursor location is ...
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Screen goes blank after booting / resuming

i know this issue has been brought up before but could not find a fitting solution. Whenever i boot or resume my laptop (macbook air) i will be brought to the login prompt for about 1 second before ...
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How to fix my splash screen which is missing

I wish to have splash screen during boot. I'm using Ubuntu 14 on dual boot with windows and I'm using burg instead of grub. Dual boot works fine. The burg's theme works fine too. But I have no splash ...
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Terrible screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia proprietary driver

So I installed Ubuntu about a week ago after finally getting around to sorting out my partitions. Everything has gone great except that I get screen tearing on anything that goes fullscreen. I've ...
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Second Screen Resolution Nvidia (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Skip to bold part for problem description Hi, I am new to Linux. This is my 3rd format in 3 months. I am giving last chance to Ubuntu. This might be my border at development, maybe i should not go ...
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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. here,...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 lock screen without dimming/turning off

I'm using an HP laptop with an external screen connected through an HDMI cable, and the lid closed. Every time I lock the screen, it dims and then cuts signal to the screen, leaving it in a blue ...
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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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How to solve thinpc user logout from virtual machine of host computer that can't login into thinpc machine?

Using virtual machine in host computer i.e thinpc in Ubuntu 10.04 because we need that application of a run and disabling right click on desktop only application icon on desktop. Logout from virtual ...
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How do I change the screen resolution using Ubuntu command line?

I installed Ubuntu and the resolution of the desktop is so big it only shows about 50% of the screen but is shows up normal while using command line. What would I type in the command line to change ...
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How to fix auto-dim?

It seems like many people have asked how to disable the auto-dim feature (System Settings -> Brightness & Lock -> Dim screen to save power). But I am having the opposite problem. I want this to ...
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changing screen resolution on my hcl laptop running ubuntu

I love using Ubuntu, but on this HCL machine I cant get it to change my screen resolution. Every xrandr command returns the same thing: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0:...
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Stuck at Blinking cursor on black screen

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L420 laptop. Actually my machine had Windows 7 Ultimate on it, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 with erasing windows 7. After installing while at booting ...
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New 16.04 install, screen goes blank at random

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside no other OS. After I login, my display will go black and the system will not respond to any input. It will happen at random times, never in the same fashion twice....
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Ghost touch Ubuntu 16.04

I have a strange problem with my desktop today. I'm so sorry if this was already asked before. I notice that it's the first time I encounter this issue. I didn't touch any button of my mouse but the ...
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Brightness key not working Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Z400 notebook and everything was working. Today I tried to change the brightness of the screen and it gets dark and I can't go back. Can anyone help me? ...
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The screen stays off and the laptop is unresponsive after waking from sleep

I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS a week after official release using the mini ISO, then ubuntu-desktop without recommended packages. Since then, just installing packages on a need to basis. After trying ...
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Disable automatic screen dimming

I currently have three computers running Ubuntu. With two of them, If I don't touch the mouse or keyboard... nothing happens. However, with the third, the screen gets dimmer after about 60 seconds of ...
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Clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 - Screen goes black after login, but mouse works

Disclaimer there are MANY questions on this topic and none of them apply to my situation. Note the following: The system previously ran Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop 32bit without issue. This is a clean ...
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How to stop automatic brightness change while on battery?

I generally keep screen brightness lowest.While laptop is on battery if I do not use mouse or keyboard for some time (I do not exactly know this time interval, maybe 20 second) brightness increases ...
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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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How do I run a jar so that I can access it on another terminal session later?

I know the answer to this question may be screens, but it doesn't seem to be working for me. I've tried creating a new screen session and running it there, then switching back to my main one. However, ...
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unresponsive right click result box overlays everything

Every now and then my system runs into following issue When I right click on an item to select one of the options, the resultant box becomes unresponsive and just stays there, it overlays everything ...
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Screen goes blank after returning from screensaver

I just started having this problem where the screen goes blank when I dismiss XScreenSaver. I can still see and move the mouse cursor but no other GUI is visible. It's all blank. Ctrl-alt-del does ...
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Mirror single window

Is there a way to mirror a single window on my screens? I want to mirror just one window between two screens, not the whole monitor. At the moment I am using Ubuntu 15.10.
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Screen keeps flickering on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

My screen keeps flickering from time to time, especially while browsing Facebook! Graphics Intel® Ivybridge Mobile any thoughts?
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Screen tearing when scrolling and in games

I've been getting screen tearing that is only present in Ubuntu (MATE 16.04). Often when scrolling on pages, I get a horizontal line that tears through, and the same goes for games, particularly ...
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System program error(not the norm)

I installed 14.04 on Vbox. During an update, through being an idjit, i left the laptop unplugged and it died during the upgrade(of the Vbox guest). Now when i try to load it i get a system program ...
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Scrambled screen and freezing issues

I'm a fairly green user trying to identify the problem with a lab computer. Sometimes when the screen is refreshed from sleep mode, the screen becomes scrambled (image for reference included). Note ...
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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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Can't change brightness in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I'm new to linux systems in general (I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) and I'm having difficulty in changing the brightness of my notebook. When I use the Fn+F8 or Fn+F9 the brightness bar shows up but ...
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Ubuntu LTS 14.04 screen goes black and restores after log out or restart

I am using Ubuntu LTS 14.04. Recently, my Compaq presario v6000 laptop's screen intermittently goes black. I noticed it is still on but very dim to read anything. I thought it to be an lcd issue. But ...