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Can't get monitor image back on after toggling monitor power button

So - I'm having this weird issue. When I toggle monitor power button -> it says cannot find signal and I can't get picture back on -> so I have to restart computer in those cases. However - suspend ...
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Install latest intel-video driver on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having troubles when capturing video with guvcview, in a random way the Xorg server crashes and the session is restarted. I made a post on Xorg list and they suggest me install the latest intel - ...
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S Video performance using ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run on U 12.4

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 12.4 using the ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run driver for my Radeon 9600. Graphics in Details shows Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350. When S Video is connected an ...
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Cannot write bytes broken pipe

I can't seem to boot Ubuntu 12.04 on my t-61 Thinkpad. I get the splash screen, then a black screen that reads: Cannot write bytes: broken pipe. Let me first say that originally I had removed ...
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Can't get normal resolution on Ubuntu 13.04 with ATI Radeon HD 5470

I am trying to get the resolution on an old laptop normal. The laptop is a HP G72-a10SB with a 1600x900 screen, however, I get a stretched-out lower resolution. The only 2 options in System settings ...
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Laptop boots to black screen on 13.04, but works when an external monitor is plugged in

I just picked up a new laptop (Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200; on-board Intel graphics presumably HD graphics 4000 as this is a mobile i5 Ivy Bridge system) and have been getting all sorts of odd display ...
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1answer
634 views

Where's the default video monitor config file

When I boot my laptop, with an external video monitor attached, the LCD video screen on the laptop comes up in what looks like 1024x768... which I assume is because it's cloning displays, and that the ...
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340 views

Desktop PC, Two video cards, two monitors, still having problems

First of all, please keep in mind, that I'm a Linux user for a hour or two. This is my first day of migration from Windows. SO HELLO! :) So, here's my issue. I have two graphics cards on my desktop ...
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VLC Ati Radeon 6870 Ubuntu 12.04 image skewed flicker

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with ATI Radeon 6870 connected to my 40' Sharp TV. The video image is slightly jigged, like breaking a bit and slightly delayed. It just isn't smooth. The computer is very ...
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509 views

Black screen after installing Ubuntu 11.10 on new pc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? After installing Ubuntu on my fresh desktop, the Ubuntu loading screen shortly appears and then I ...
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717 views

Why does Ubuntu/Linux's UI performance seem to be so much slower than Windows? [closed]

I'm a long time Linux advocate and user (since around '98). I rarely boot up Windows, but when I do, it's secretly frustrating to me how fast things seem to be. For example, when you type in Ubuntu ...
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Install lubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell c600 : Video issues

I am trying to install lubuntu on an old laptop. I use the 386 alternate instalation of it, because it has only 256mb ... All when ok so when I start up the lubuntu the screen splits between 1024x768 ...
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One SSD, two computers (with different video cards). Best approach for video drivers?

I have a single SSD I dual-boot with Windows 7 / Ubuntu 11.10. I switch this drive daily between two computers. One is a laptop with integrated Intel graphics. The other is a desktop with an NVIDIA ...
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1answer
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Videos in Totem kills X server

Using oneiric, up-to-date. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 771/671 PCIE VGA Display Adapter (rev 10) With the SiS driver available in the repositories my videos ...
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Philips saa7134 tv tuner card not working [closed]

When i run tvtime,it gives me the following output in terminal: Running tvtime 1.0.2. Reading configuration from /etc/tvtime/tvtime.xml Reading configuration from /home/md/.tvtime/tvtime.xml ...
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282 views

Screen flickers in response to <Super>P, can't bind it to anything

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on ThinkPad Edge 11" and no matter what X session or wm I use, P makes widgets blank out for a fraction of a second. After a quick search through gconf and XF86 symbol tables ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I get video working properly on my Shuttle ss30g2?

When I try to install Ubuntu on my Shuttle SS30g2 the video has vertical lines down it that show a different part of the screen. I'm at my wits end how to fix it. I have a SS30g1 and it shows the ...
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1answer
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How do I set the refresh rate used by KMS on the FOSS ati driver?

With KMS enabled on Xubuntu 11.04, my virtual terminals are running at 60hz, the default for my monitor, while my X desktop is running at 75, the refresh rate I specified in my xorg.conf. How do I set ...
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2answers
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Which is the best place to check the compatibility of video cards?

I need to look for a laptop that will work flawlessly with Ubuntu, I know that Intel video cards nearly always have open source driver(rare exceptions exist) and that NVidia's proprietory driver works ...
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2answers
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Change X settings to boot into laptop with non working screen using an external monitor

My laptop committed suicide. Is there a way I can boot into my ubuntu using an external screen? Ubuntu 10.10 video: Nvidia 9500 gm i think I can get dual screen upto and until the ubuntu login ...
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How to check the information of current installed video drivers?

I have just installed Ubuntu 10.04. My CPU usage is high when I do trivial things such as scrolling through a PDF file. So I think my video driver is not properly installed. I want to confirm that by ...
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Keeping Xv Overlay configuration throughout an X session [closed]

After upgrading my Linux system from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 10.10, I suceeded correcting most problems (all related to Intel 82865G Integrated Graphics Adapter support and compiz is still not working ...
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2answers
816 views

Section of the screen gets distorted and pixelated after a few hours [closed]

I have a Dell 1464 and installed Ubuntu on an External drive. After using ubuntu, I realized that a section of 3 or more hours make my screen go pixelated (Actually the blend of colors seems to get ...
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Compiling and installing Intel graphics card drivers

I have a laptop which has an Intel core 2 duo processor with in-built graphics card. I have some issues with the video drivers. I want to know from where I can get latest sources code for the drivers, ...
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2answers
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Display resolution problem using VGA splitter

Hardware I have the following hardware configuration: PC running Ubuntu 10.04 Onboard video card with one VGA output (Intel P4M800 - Via Unichrome) VGA splitter: 1 input, 4 outputs. Up to 2048x1536 ...
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Help getting the Flash player working on second screen?

I have a dual screen setup. I have a notebook LCD and a 17" monitor plugged into the VGA port on the notebook. I have a GeForce 8400M GS video card with the NVidia 195.36.24 kernel module installed. ...