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Blank screen after logon

With the help of my local FreeGeek neighbours, I installed Ubuntu 3.5.0-49-generic as a dual boot (GRUB 1.99-21ubuntu3.14) on my old XP machine: Mobo: ASUS P4P800 CPU: Pentium 4, 2.60 GHz RAM: 1 GB ...
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Can't attach root screen

I'm writing some scripts to automate running a minecraft server but I'm having trouble with screen. I'm running the server jar in a screen from a service but once I'm logged in I cannot reattach the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stopped to lock screen after X minutes

My Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly stopped to auto-lock after X minutes. It doesn't matter how long I leave the computer idle, it NEVER turns the screen off and never locks the screen either. I am using ...
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How can I change the screen resolution on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed alonside windows in dual-boot. After installing the latest nvidia drives (304.64 I believe) the resolution dropped to 600x480 and it's the only option available in the ...
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Screen is black after closing the lid, reboot does NOT work, completly unresponsive, HELP

computer: samsung N150, OS: Lubuntu 14.04, dual boot with windows 7 I am a non-experienced user. I got a black screen after closing the lid, and restarting the computer from the on/off button does NOT ...
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Xubuntu (Server Install) screen blanks for 1 second after 1 minute

Little hard to understand the question from the title, but I'll get detailed here. After EXACTLY 60 seconds of init starting and the system booting, the screen will seem to "restart", blanking out for ...
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Lenove Z570 Brightness Setting Gone in Ubuntu 13.10

My Lenovo Z570 with Ubuntu 13.10 only now has not brightness controls. I tried some of the command line hacks (xbacklight and all) and checked all my drivers and bios (all are up to date) but nothing ...
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Screen Scaling Problem

I think this is what it's called but I'm not quite sure tbf, aha. Yeah, so I updated packages last night like I do every night, and when I booted my computer this morning I had a problem whereby the ...
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Mirroring screen -> resolution problem

I have a ASUS N53S laptop, it has a 1920*1080 resolution build in screen. If it matters: GPU is Nvidia GeForce GT 550M. It has a VGA port which I don't/rarely use and a HDMI port. In my HDMI port I ...
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How do I stop my screen from reverting to previous states?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. It performs fine normally, but every once and a while, the screen starts acting strangely. It suddenly switches to showing a state it was previously in - for example, while ...
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Ajust ScreenBlank timeout on Firefox kiosk

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 set up as a kiosk that starts Firefox in /etc/init/x.conf like this: exec su -c "startx /etc/X11/Xsession /home/kiosk/kiosk.sh --" kiosk (see details here: How to make ubuntu ...
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Screen brightness not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My Lenovo Z570 has two GPU's, nVidia and Intell. Brightness control has no effect what so ever over the screen brightness, and because I've had some major issues in the past when I was trying to ...
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I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio VGN-T37GP but it runs slow [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 but it runs very slow. Whenever I open any window like "Dash Home" or "Firefox", it takes more time than another computer. Graphics of my Sony Vaio:- Intel® 852GM/855GM ...
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/sys/class/baclight folder is empty, leading to blank screen

I recently tried to change the default brightness of my ubuntu by echoing values to /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness, and installing xbacklight, as suggested by answers to other questions. ...
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What shifts my entire screen when i log in?

I was trying out compizconfig settings manager and after a while I noticed that my screen is shifted about 5 pixels to the top left direction. So at the right and bottom i have a 5 pixel wide black ...
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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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Can't change brightness after disconnecting second monitor

When I boot up with 2 monitors, or when I connect the second monitor to my laptop, I can change brightness of the laptop screen in the usual sense. After disconnecting the second monitor, when I ...
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Problem with increasing screen refresh rate in Lubuntu

System: Lubuntu 14.04, Graphic: NVIDIA NV18 (GeForce 4 MX440 AGP 8x) Driver: Nvidia-319 Problem: My screen resolution is pretty low, I want to increase it, but there is no opportunity for this. ...
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Screen flash in 14.04

After I choose to boot Ubuntu in grub my screen will go black and flash white just once and then begin to load Ubuntu. This also happened when I had 12.04 installed but I never worried about it till ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Suspend Resuming Issue

I've had a problem with the "Suspend" feature on Ubuntu, and generally when you get a problem you look online for a fix, which I have done and I haven't found a fix, all I have found is other people ...
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Ubuntu 14.04lts system-installation screen like watching paint dry

I've installed 14.04LTS but the screen runs (walks) exceedingly slowly. I used to run 11.10 which was fine. When I tried upgrading to 12.04, I ended up with a black screen so I went back to 11.10. ...
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Ubuntu homescreen

Hey I was wondering if it's possible to have a lock screen (for when the computer is on the place to type in a password) AND a different homescreen? ((Like on the iPhone/iPad)) Thank's, Tyler ...
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Ubuntu cannot see Nvidia 730m

I have Bought a new Asus ux302LG and trying hard to install linux on it. The laptop has 3 screen options in hardware (HDMI,MiniDisplayPort, and build in laptop screen) The to external ports works, but ...
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Toughbook CF-C2 touch screen not detected

I am trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with my toughbook CF-C2. Windows is on the other partion and everything works fine there but when I am on ubuntu it does not detect that the screen is a ...
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How To Set Screen Resolution To 1280x960 In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Here is the output of xrandr: $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 VGA1 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 0mm x 0mm ...
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How to force the pixel density pixel? [closed]

i want to know (and if it's possible) how to change or force the density pixel of my screen? i don't know how to do it, anyone can tell me?
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VirtualBox screen resolution with Windows 7

When I install Windows 7 32bit in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 32bit I've got a problem. The Windows 7 install can't make its resolution equal my notebook screen resolution of 1280x800.
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14.04lts installed on USB stick goes into screen dim

Installed 14.04LTS on a USB stick and system will randomly dim the screen and freeze up for several seconds like it's going into powersave mode. I have tried all of the screen settings including the ...
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Cannot calibrate my monitor & laptop

I want to calibrate my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) and monitor because they have slightly different colors, but the calibrate button is grayed out. Why is that? How can I fix it?
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set the screen brightness on startup

On Ubuntu 14.04 I tried to dim the screen brightness to 50% on each system start in /etc/rc.local with the line xbacklight -set 50% right before the line exit 0 Why does this not work? Is there a ...
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What is causing my my screen to go black?

I have this Ubuntu (12.04.4) netbook hooked up to a 55" screen to display slides and info. It was running fine for quite a while and was set up not to go to screen saver or anything. I think there was ...
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How to keep a bright screen with battery power? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Always be 100% bright when I'm using battery It would seem that one would go to the power settings, and adjust the amount of time before the screen becomes dim, but ...
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Ubuntu doesn't fill the entire screen

Ubuntu fills all of my screen except for the very left. There is a space between the edge of Ubuntu and the edge of the screen about 1 cm wide. Where should I go to fix this ? if possible, give ...
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HP Pavillion 17-e67cl Black screen Ubuntu 14.04, only boots with vga in [duplicate]

During the boot up of the livecd of ubuntu, the screen was black. I connected the computer to VGA to see what was happening. Once ubuntu started up (I used the try ubuntu option) I could then see ...
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flashing screen after 14.04 install

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu and I love it. My friend asked me to install Ubuntu on his laptop too, I downloaded a new copy of 14.04, installed it, and everything works ...
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screen resolution

I have just uploaded Ubuntu 14.04 to my Oracle VM v.4.3.12 running on Windows 7. Problem: I cannot change the screen resolution. In the Ubuntu settings> screen display, it says "Built-in display" ...
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My screen is bigger than my TV, how can I change the size?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Mid-2010 Mac Mini with in-built Nvidia 320M graphics, it's connected to a 32" LCD TV via HDMI cable. The edges of the screen are 'cut off' somewhat, and changing the resolution ...
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Laptop screen doesn't work after standby - hit or miss [closed]

I have an Acer Aspire 5750 and if i let my computer sit for 4hrs - 48 hrs, when i open up the laptop lid, my screen is black. The computer is still on, but it won't wake up. I use Ctrl+Alt+L to lock ...
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screen freezes ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have a GT 520MX and updated with the nvidia proprietary driver (tested), each time the screen freezes, you can touch the keys but can not see anything. Each 5 seconds the system freezes . any ...
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Black screen with EVERY linux install!

I have two computers. A desktop and a laptop. I am able to run and install Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Mint and other linuxes on the desktop. But on the laptop i just get black screen after clicking ...
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can't see loading screen ubuntu

I had a problem regarding suspend so I changed my vga driver in Software & Updates/Additional Drivers. from Using X.Org X server to Using NVIDIA binary Xorg driver. Suspend is not correct and it ...
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A tool for monitoring changes in region of the screen

I'd like to monitoring changes in a region of a window, this windows is showing a virtual box machine, and I need to get a log with a timestamp of that changes.
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PROBLEM: Displaying Multiple desktops in my system(12.04)

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 but the display is showing with multiple desktops, how could I change it to a single screen. fyi..its running on a vm player on a desktop.
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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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Any way to enable dynamic/automatic brightness adjustment?

My Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Tablet has a very bright screen (400 nits!), which is good for when objects on the screen are dark (say a night scene in a movie), but it is of course very blinding when ...
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How can I draw selection rectangle on screen for my script?

I am trying to make a simple screencasting bash script. I want to get screen selection coordinates by drawing a red rectangle with mouse. I can use xdotools to get coordinates but how can I draw ...
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Latitude e6500 Flickering Sreen

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Latitude e6500 (deleting Windows 7 in the process) and it seems to be running well except every 10 seconds or so the screen becomes very flashy/blurry. This ...
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Is There A Way To Change The Contrast?

Colors are to washed out for my taste, want them to be bolder, darker. HP dv6 laptop Ubuntu 14.04
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Smooth screen capturing tool for Ubuntu 14.04

I want to record a clip of a football match playing on my screen. I used vlc for this task but frames are not smooth. I tried changing fps value but didn't work. Is there any screen caprturing tool ...
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How to get ubuntu to open up full sized on VMware player?

I dunno if this is an Ubuntu issue or VMWare Player. I launch VMWare Player from Win8.1 64 and it appears in Windows -but- the initial display of Ubuntu seems to be an 800x600 box surrounded by a ...