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Specific display view to avoid broken screen part

Hello recently I broke my screen at bottom left, so I need it fixed to top right and a bit smaller. mb xrandr or something. Green It's screen I need (with width x1 ; height y1) Black whole screen(...
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Why is Google Chrome screen flickering?

I have Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The screen will occasionally be flickering weirdly. Almost like when I take a screen shot the screen goes white really quickly is what Google Chrome does. How ...
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Bad Ubuntu fonts and display quality in Oracle virtualbox

I'm running windows 8.1 as the host OS and Ubuntu 16.04 as the virtual OS in the Oracle's virtualbox but it is showing poor quality of fonts and pictures in the full screen mode (guest additions is ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 screen icons and folder blurry after few minutes in booting

My screen looks like this after the computer is running for a few minutes. Especially the text looks very distorted and is barely readable. What is wrong here and how do I fix it?
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Brightness doesn't change on Dell XPS15 9550 with 16.04

If I try to change screen brightness on my Dell XPS15 with Fn + F11 or Fn + F12 or in the System Settings Dialogue, nothing happens. The bar indicating the screen brightness changes but the screen ...
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Broken screen (V-sync)

Then... a part of my screen is unsynchronized with the rest, for example when i'm in a text editor and the 'edge' of the unsynchronized part is at the same line as the cursor it will appear the bottom ...
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Ubuntu phone screen only shows intermittently

My meizu mx4 is not working after the last update. It switches on and runs as normal, but the screen turns off as the lock screen appears- it then switches back on for a few seconds every few minutes, ...
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My Screen doesn't look HD

I have installed lm-sensors to check my CPU temperature by using: sudo apt-get install lm-sensors after that i print the code: sudo sensors-detect it's gave me a lot of questions i answered it ...
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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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I upgraded to 16.04 on my laptop but the display is garbled after installing the latest updates

I upgraded my system to 16.04 and it seemed ok, except for a few glitches with the wifi, which needed a network manager restart. But then I installed the latest updates and the screen is garbled after ...
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Can I make a screen switch from one computer to another by cli?

I have my monitor hooked up to computer A via DVI and to computer B via VGA. If I start PC A first and PC B last, the monitor displays PC A's signal. Is there an easy way to change between the two ...
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Trace screen on shutdown

When I shutdown Ubuntu I get this trace black screen which I have never had before. All I did in this session was install a jre through a rpm file with alien (which I also had to install). This ...
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Blank screen while Ubuntu Boot on acer 4738z laptop

Hi i just install latest version of ubuntu on my test laptop before installing it on my main laptop.. my test laptop is acer aspiron 4738z. it run on Intel Pentium P6100, 2Ghz dual core with 3Gb ddr3 ...
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Run Screen command at Startup

I have a server where I start 3 different servers. In order to be able to read each server's output I use screen -R -D command and execute each server in a different screen console. Is it possible to ...
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Screen flickering on Ubuntu 16.4 while inactivity

I am a total Linux newbie and just installed Ubuntu 16.04 Unity a few days ago as a second OS besides Windows 10. Unfortunately it seems there is something wrong with the screen. Whenever there is no ...
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Process responsible for screen rotation / orientation sensor?

What's the process called that's responsible for managing auto-screen rotation (sensor?) and is there a way to disable it or bind it to a specific hardware button (let's say the power button)? I am ...
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Black screen on boot

I U tried to boot from a USB on Ubuntu, but got a black screen.. Now every time I try to turn it on the fan kicks in and then powers off, no Sign of anything! i've tried holding all function keys on ...
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Changing Screen Brightness Through Keyboard Functions on My Notebook

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus X555LJ. But I don't know how to install drivers or how to enable function keys to controls screen backlight brightness.
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Problem adjusting the brightness

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and I've managed to take care of almost everything but brightness. Right from the begining, brightness is at its peak and it's hurting my eyes by now and I have no obvious way ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Brightness & Lock - Screen does not turn off

I have 16.04 LTS on a Dell XPS13 (L321X) and an external LG display connected. I set it up to: -dim the screen -turn screen off when inactive for 10 minutes -lock ON -lock screen as soon as screen ...
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How can I only make a specific screen sleep?

I use my laptop with multiscreen: laptop screen on one side, my TV displaying my media center (Kodi) on the other side. Problem, when I use my media center to watch a movie, the laptop screen never ...
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Convergence with Meizu Pro 5 over USB C?

I'm interested in the answer to this post but nobody has answered to it: [Meizu] says [the Meizu Pro 5] will not support video and audio over USB C. Is this a software or hardware related issue? ...
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Disable automatic vertical maximise of windows when scaled to bottom of screen

I have the following problem: when scaling a window to the bottom of the screen, it gets automatically maximised vertically. This is very annoying as I want to decide how to scale my windows! I found ...
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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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xcalib -inver -alter does not work with the NVIDIA driver version 364

I have been using xcalib -invert -alter to reverse the colors in my screen. The command works fine with the nouveau driver using the onboard graphics driver. However, when I switch to NVIDIA binary ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dispaly resolution problem

I am using Ubuntu for quite a while now. Just scrolling through the display settings I noticed that the screen resolution only gives me two options 1024x768 and 800x600 in a 4:3 aspect ratio while my ...
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How to share Ubuntu desktop screen to a smart TV?

Is there any software I can install in Ubuntu desktop 16.04 to enable sharing screen to a smart TV just like in Windows? How to install and configure it?
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Ubuntu 14.04 closes all programs and locked

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i´m working, sometimes Ubuntu just freezes for a few seconds and then closes all programs and go to the lock screen! I would be glad if someone can help me! :) (...
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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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I get gray screen before I get the desktop

When I boot up I get the Xubuntu screen loading, then it goes to a gray screen, and finally shows the desktop. How do I get rid of the gray screen? I dont know if I have Unity, Gnome, XFCE.
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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 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 16.04 occasionally hangs with screen off after switching TTYs or turning screen off for inactivity

Sometimes when I switch TTYs (also while switching between logged in users) or after the screen darkened and turned off, my screen goes/stays in standby mode and does no longer wake up. Actually the ...
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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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Samsung screen is wrong. How do I correct?

On a new Ubuntu install desktop, "Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS" install seems to have determined I was using a Samsung 20" screen. But I'm using a Samsung 19" screen, and an inch of display is off-screen....
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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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How to set cursor position with command/script?

I have a script which resets some things, and at the end of it I need it to set the cursor to certain coordinates, either to a custom set or to the centre of the screen (where it is reset to by ...
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app screen size is larger than screen size

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and some of the application that run it, the scale size of its page is larger than of the view screen and can't resize the application page. My view screen is 11 inch. How can ...
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Second Screen Resolution Nvidia (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Skip to bold part for problem description Edit (After 1 year) After Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release i am having more problems with second screen. The solution below i wrote before doesn't work. It has ...
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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? Turns out, I had to have my wallpaper on Ubuntu disc :)
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random event changes screen brightness automatically

I'm a new Ubuntu user, installed Ubuntu 16.04 (on my MSI laptop) a couple of days ago, and I've loved it so far but there's something that's been bothering me... the screen brightness changes randomly....
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu with Nvidia/Intel graphics

I really hope someone here can help, because I'm very close to giving up and moving back to Windows. I have an MSI GT70 Dominator with an i7-4710MQ 2.5 GHz, Intel HD 4000 (I'm pretty sure) integrated ...
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Splash screen missing after Burg installed

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 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 the splashscreen is missing during loading of Ubuntu, ...
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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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Brightness controls disabled upon unplugging HDMI

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on a Thinkpad X1 Carbon. When I unplug the HDMI cable, my brightness comes down to zero, and I can't increase it again. With Fn + F9 as I normally would.
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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 ...