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Steam (using wine) starting civ 5 on the wrong screen

I have my left screen set as primary screen in ubuntu (unity) and most things just do what they are supposed to do when they are fullscreen. They run on my primary screen. But for some reason when I ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 locks screen without dimming during fullscreen video playing?

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 yesterday, and it appears that something has changed concerning how screen dimming works during fullscreen video playback. This problem does not occur during video ...
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İnterfaces exceeds the height of the screen

I use a notebook with small screen, 1024:600 resolution with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I try to save or open a document, the interface is exceeding the height of the screen leaving the buttons out of ...
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Random black dot on the screen

black dots, or more something like this _-, apprear on my screen, but only in windows, not on the side bar. It is very anoying since it apprear every 30 sec and sometime every 5 sec in row. I have ...
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Laptop brightness keys have a delayed effect or none

My laptop is a Gateway NV52L03H, Amd Radeon HD 7520G using the AMD FGLRX drivers. Most of my laptop's Fn (function) keys are working properly and as they should. The only one misbehaving are the ...
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Is it possible to change a laptop's screen-dimming capabilities?

My laptop is able to dim it's screen automatically until it is turned off by Ubuntu to save power, currently my dim screen button doesn't let me turn off my screen completely, my questions are: Is ...
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Can Ubuntu (14.04) run full screen (2160x1440) in Hyper-v gen 2 on Surface Pro 3?

I was able to change the resolution to 1920x1080 by changing parameters in /etc/default/grub. But if I set the resolution to 2160x1440 (the resolution of Surface Pro 3), it does not accept this ...
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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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x11vnc and screen help

hello all i am asking once again for a little help. here is my question i am trying to run a x11vnc the thing is i want it to be launched with a service command but not at startup and as well i want ...
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How to Enable Multi-Touch screen on Dell Vostro 5470?

I bought the new Dell Vostro 5470 with touch screen that supports multitouch (to 10 fingers). I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and it worked just touch the screen with one finger. Would enable multitouch but ...
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How to set a temporary custom desktop width for a broken display

I need to temporarily limit the horizontal extension of the Ubuntu environment, because the display is broken and its rightmost quarter is full of vertical lines, making the top panel menus not ...
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How to dynamically change configuration of a running Xserver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 on Intel's HD4000 GPU. While Xserver is running, I would like to: add a new dummy screen to a running xserver (existing session, no DM involved) set resolution of display ...
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Lenovo T420s won't wake up from suspend / 13.04

My Lenovo T420s on Ubuntu 13.04 notebook suddenly stopped waking up from suspend. It used to wake up when opening the lid, but now the screen stays blank, the power button slowly flashes and doesn't ...
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Ways to share specific desktop window/region via web?

Is there a package distributed through Ubuntu which will let me record either a specific window or region/rectangle of my screen, or a website which can do the same? Specifically I would like: Free ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Dosbox through Wine?

My old DOS game (Tomb Raider I) installs and then runs fine with Wine by making use of Dosbox. Everything works (keys, audio, full screen) but I am unable to adjust the resulting screen resolution. ...
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How use “Color” and ICC profiles to calibrate screen?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in an Aspire 5250-BZ699, and I would like to calibrate the screen - but I don't' know how to use "Color" and how to apply the ICC profiles. Is there a tutorial to do ...
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Kubuntu 12.04, KDE 4.10, screen edges selectively working

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.10 PPA. I have this setup on both my laptop and desktop. On my desktop, everything works fine. I have a 2nd monitor on the right (Nvidia GT440) and there's no ...
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Screen does not wake up after hibernation

After running sudo pm-hibernate my computer starts working but screen remains black. My memory is 7.9 GiB and my swap partition is 8 GiB. What can I do to resolve it?
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Desktop not displaying properly

I have installed #lubuntu 12:10 onto an older Pentium 3 PC with 512mb RAM and 20gb HD. I cannot make out the desktop as it is not being displayed properly. The mouse leaves massive trails which ...
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Wavy screen on ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a Samsung Chronos Series 7. This machine has NVIDIA Optimus system (Nvidia 640M plus an Intel 4000HD). I have Bumblebee installed and everything works fine with ...
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Black Screen after boot, no command working, not even terminal

I have Ubuntu with latest KDE on a Lenovo Z570 with Optimus. I've installed drivers and bumblebee, both integrated and nVidia cards are working perfect (not the issue). I have a RAT 9 Wirless mouse, ...
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Screen flicker on mouse scroll

When i log in, everything works well for 5 minutes, then there is blank screen for 2 sec and again the display comes on the monitor but after that, the screen starts flickering on mouse scroll and the ...
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Bright/Dim Controls Wont Work In 12.04

I have a gateway nv54, and the controls wont work to brighten or dim the screen. The only way it does is if you change it to the setting you want, then restart the computer. Any suggestions/drivers ...
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LightDM and introductory screen

How can I set original introductory screen and LightDM, they changed after installing the system administrator KDE.
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why does my ubuntu screen sometimes tile up when i run a program

This is a pic of the issue. Sometimes when I run a program usually my screen tiles up and as time goes on it will get worse to the point where I cannot see whats being displayed on my screen. It ...
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Suddenly black screen comes while surfing on inernet

I was surfing on internet and suddenly black screen came. It appeared like screen is powered off. But computer was working because my flash drive LED was blinking during this. I have tried pressing ...
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How can I adjust screen brightness on Toshiba C665-X5010?

I am using Toshiba C665-X5010 laptop having NVIDIA GeForce 315M GPU. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently and I couldn't adjust my screen brightness. Please help me.
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WINE Apps in fullscreen

I am having a problem when running old games through WINE The problem is that most old games have a maximum resolution that is much smaller than mine (1366x768) and instead of being stretched to ...
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Just installed Ubuntu on my MacBook pro. Now my screen randomly goes black during use

Just installed Ubuntu on my MacBook pro (15 inch Mid 2010) today and I am running into an issue where my screen will just go black and it almost seems like the computer shuts down suddenly. The ...
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Screen goes blank after undocking

For some reason since yesterday completely working system can't work without dockstation: screen goes blank, but everything else works. I still can login as guest and everything will work fine, or ...
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Can't make Ubuntu 14.04 use ati drivers anymore after last update

This if my first post here although I'm an Ubuntu user for more than 1 year (thought not so much experience). So far I've managed to get things working by simply reading around and applying ...
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How To Increase Screen Colour Saturation?

I am trying to find a way to increase the colour saturation in Lubuntu 14.04 on my notebook. My machine is a dual boot setup with both Lubuntu and Windows 7 Ultimate. In Windows 7 the colours used to ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Wallpaper and Unity UI text smears

I have the same problem as in this previously asked and not answered question: What may cause the desktop wallpaper to be scrambled? Here are some of the recommended cli commands to post here: sudo ...
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My netbook screen started shaking after 14.04 update

I am having a little issue after upgrading to Lubuntu 14.04. My screen started shaking horizontaly as if I applied a water effect on it.. Like the Ed, Edd and Eddie cartoon. Do you have any clues on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS retaining screen brightness

Is it possible that Ubuntu retains screen brightness settings used in the previous session after the computer is turned off. If so how can I achieve this effect?
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Detected displays wrong after upgrade to 14.04

upgrade to 14.04 - screen display finds 1 built-in monitor, however I have 2 identical "LACie photon20vision II" screens (neither Built-in) attached to a ATI Radeon card. It does not seem to be ...
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PPC boot screen is basically white noise

I'm trying to boot a PowerBook G4 from a USB. I managed to get through the openfirmware shenanigans, and just when I thought I was in the clear, a bunch of orange warning text scrolled across the ...
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Hp dv6 screen related problem

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. It has been working fine on my laptop(Hp Envy dv6),however I'm facing an issue when i log in in Ubuntu the screen goes black and nothing comes up. I have done an initial test ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - No logon screen

I'm new to ubuntu, so bare with me :) After configuring XRDP my machine doesn't boot to the logon screen anymore. How can I get it to boot normally again ? -I'm able to ping, and connect to my ...
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How can one increase the timeout before the display dims when on the battery?

If I do not touch my computer (a Toshiba Satellite) for 15 seconds when running off the battery, the screen dims to the lowest brightness. I have already disabled "Dim screen to save power." I do not ...
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prevent my screen from either dimming or the screen-lock when watching movies in 12.10

i watch movies in VLC or some time movie player.my screen gets off ( stand by) frequently.. can i do any thing.I an using LXDE on Ubuntu 12.10.pls answer....
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HDMI Display Screen Resolution Resets

After I managed to solve my issues with the HDMI - VGA converter by reinstalling Ubuntu, I was wondering why Ubuntu keeps my resolution settings in some cases and loses them in others. I've written a ...
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Ubuntu Will Not Boot: “Fatal server error: no screens found”

I've been getting an annoying problem after restarting my laptop, Ubuntu fails to boot. It will hit the purple loading screen with the Ubuntu logo and dots but goes black after this. So far I know ...
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Keyboard Not Working Login Screen Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubunu 13.10 installed on a Macbook Pro 5,1. When I turn the computer on the keyboard does not work when I try to login in as the administrator. When I login as the guest user then log out and ...