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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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Ubuntu 16.04 gnome-session=ubuntu not found

After install some packages from katoolin I can't use unity ubuntu-desktop Only on the black screen I have the message: unable to launch "gnome-session --session=ubuntu" X session --- "gnome-session ...
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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 ...
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strange screen disturbance

I am using ubuntu 16.04 and chrom as web server. I get often the strange dusturbance in some parts / lines on the screen like in the picture for example. Does anyone know why is this happening and how ...
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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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Problem with screen sharing in Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with sharing my screen and seeing other people's screen in Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 16.04, the button is grayed out for me and when other people try to share their screen just nothing ...
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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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Scaling 3rd party programs on small size high resolution display

I have Dell 9350 (13 inch) and installed Ubuntu 16.04. I am able to use my resolution 3200 x 1800 but I have small screen so I have to adjust scale for menu and title bars setting 1 to 2 in order to ...
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How do you use the TTY (without X server) on one screen, and X on the other?

While playing around with Ubuntu, I turned off the window manager. Unable to operate the terminal in xserver, I jumped over to a bash command line (Ctrl-Alt-F1), and relaunched lightdm. After having ...
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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 teraing with Compton

I'm using an AMD R7 370 over HDMI, running GNOME with Metacity, with Compton as my compositing manager, and I'm getting screen tearing to the point where I can't use Ubuntu. Why am I getting screen ...
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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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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 do I safely change grub2 screen resolution?

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04 on a HP 550 Notebook. But grub2 isn't really fit in the best screen resolution that this Notebook can support (1280x800). How can I do this without using a ...
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Laptop screen won't work

A while back, around 2 months ago I took my laptop on a holiday trip and when I arrived back home the screen had been smashed in the boot off the car. So I tried turning the laptop on and it worked ...
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Screen Tearing on Kubuntu 16.04 with Intel Drivers?

So, quick background, on Kubuntu and have massive screen tearing issues. I have never had these problems on any other Linux Distros. Videos look really choppy, overall it's not a good experience. I ...
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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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Fixing black screen

I dont know why Dell redictered me to you guys but I'm having issues with my laptop and I'm hoping you can help. A few hours ago I restarted it and when it came back on it loaded and just showed a ...
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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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Rapid flickering lines and blinking screen on 14.04 desktop [closed]

Starting yesterday, I've been seeing these rapidly flickering lines on my Ubuntu desktop. Each one is maybe 1-3" long and a random assortment of colors, like a block of a single row of pixels randomly ...
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Screen Flickering and changing Brightness

I Recently Installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 0n My outdated PowerBook G4. For the first login, the screen worked fine and was the brightness I expected. But the next few the screen would change brightness ...
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Screen dips to black in terminal

I realize that more information is needed to troubleshoot this, but I would be thankful for any help on where to start looking. When working in the terminal (Bash 4.3), my external monitor will go ...
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display problems after upgraded to 15.10

After I upgraded to 15.10 I have problems with the display. It seems like the background/wallpapaer is not refresh. If I drag an icon it will have tail. Opening an application (like web browser) and ...
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Screen not loading properly on new install

Recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on desktop via bootable USB. After install and restart, screen won't stay loaded for more than a few seconds at a time. It keeps blinking out of everything, keeping the ...
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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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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 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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Ubuntu logo at bootup dissapears while dots move

Yesterday I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my PC. Im very happy with it, works like a charm(except that bug where newly installed apps don't show up in dash, but its being worked on). After ...
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How can I keep the computer awake, depending on activity?

I would like to be able to keep the computer awake during certain activities and longer running tasks, such as downloading larger files and watching full screen videos. I like using Caffeine to keep ...
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Pixel Qi screen on ubuntu

I just installed Pixel Qi screen (PQ101WX01), but I can only control dimming of the screen. It doesn't become more readable in the sunlight. And if I go to sleep, screen becomes completely black. How ...
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Auto Screen Rotation HP spectre x360

I have recently purchased the HP Spectre 360 and am trying to make it work with the computer and Linux (ideally KDE). However, I have not gotten features such as the auto screen, mouse and keyboard ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 graphical problem

Misshapen image icons. blurred image. What happen ?
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Dban Nuke&Boot / Ubuntu boots black screen

I can't access GRUB menu with space+shift+esc and Ubuntu boots to blank screen or is fragmented. This laptop has been wiped 2-3 times with Dban previously (heard a rumor if you nuke drive many ...
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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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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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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS can't change resolution on EEE PC 1000 HA

Hi everyone I'm having issues with the new Lubuntu 16.04 I freshly installed the new os and got stuck after boot with dev/sda6 xxxx/xxxx files xxxx/xxxx block, I have set nomodeset ...
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Shift screen with xrandr

Some days ago I crashed my laptop's screen. For now I can only see a part (more than half screen) the right part, so the launcher and many things that appear usually at left are hidden, and most of ...
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How to remove lines from the screen?

I have somehow managed to make 4 lines appear on my screen and i cant remove em,they are there whatever i am doing,can someone help me remove them ? (Screen is divided in 9 equal parts,I haven`t ...
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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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Installed NetBeans in Ubuntu 12.10 and the laptop screen stopped working

I am having an issue about my laptop and that is when I first installed Ubuntu in a dual operating boot menu on the same drive, all worked well for few weeks but when one day I installed NetBeans in ...
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Can't rotate my other monitor to clockwise in Ubuntu 16.06

I am using a AMD and Ati powered laptop and I have a secondary monitor attached with my laptop, I would like to rotate my secondary monitor to clockwise mode but I can't seem to do it because the ...
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Black screen flashes on second monitor on Ubuntu 16

I upgrade my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 yesterday and after fixing some hiccups most things are working fine. However, I have one very annoying bug that lets my external monitor (connected to the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen brigthness problem in videos

In my laptop I have a very annoying problem When I'm in Chrome or seen a movie and I don't touch the touchpad the screen attenuates automatically It's annoying because the brightness automatically ...
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Partially blurred screen

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my screen is sometimes blurred as on the picture. It sometimes disappears after restart and sometimes it appears again. Do you know what is the cause of this problem and ...
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Black screen after install NVIDIA Driver (Ubuntu 16.04)

When I install NVIDIA driver and reboot, get black screen. What should I do?
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Intermittent or no Main Menu bar in Libre Office 5 / Ubuntu 16.04

When I open Libre Office 5, open a document or other file, the Main Menu at the top of the screen ... in the black title / header displays intermittently. Is there a bug in this new release?
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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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Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Mac Book Pro 7,1. I installed the NVIDIA driver (285). The brightness keys are working (F1 and F2) and I get the box showing the brightness but it does nothing. ...