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error “cannot display this video mode” [closed]

The installation seemed to go well, but after the restart, I only get a black screen with a white text message that says "cannot display this video mode". How do I fix this?
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Horizontal lines in video playback (all players)

I just installer 11.10 on my brend new machine, which does not have separate graphic card but I have intel i3 2100 and ASUS P8Z68-V lx and everything is fast and I want to watch some movies on my 23" ...
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Display turns off when watching videos (then video starts to lag), how to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? Okay, here's the thing - - On my Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit installation, I have the display set to ...
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Screen Sleeps During Video Playback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? On Ubuntu Natty, My screen goes to sleep during video playback, I tried googling for a ...
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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 ...