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Painlessly updating from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04 or 11.x

Is there a way to update from 10.04 to 11.04? I see an option to update to 12.04 LTS but I would rather keep it 11.04 because the new UI is terrible :) It's because of nvidia drivers and failing to ...
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Automatically change resolution when not in dock

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (yep, I know it's old news) on my Lenovo W520. At home, I have a dock with dual monitors. I have a pretty decent setup - things work almost perfectly (hence the reason I'm ...
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NVidia dual monitor set-up 11.04

I am running Ubuntu 11.04. I have an NVidia GeForce GTX 295 card installed with driver version 295.53 installed. I had struggled with this for a while a few weeks ago, and gave up. However, last week, ...
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Slow Display with Intel 855GM After Upgrade to 12.04

I just upgraded to 12.04 from 11.10 on my Dell Inspiron 700m. The display is now much slower than it used to be. For example, when I drag a Nautilus window around with my mouse, the motion of the ...
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1answer
476 views

How to re-configure X for external display (HDMI)

I recently re-installed Ubuntu (11.04) was working fine until my laptop screen broke. I assumed it would be a simple task of plugging in an external monitor and everything would be fine, but i cannot ...
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Keyboard, touchpad, mouse not working properly

Okay I'm really lost on this one. After installing AMD Catalyst driver 12.1 on my laptop, it worked after a few tweaks. I was jumping with joy prematurely because the driver finally worked, only to ...
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How do I prevent .xsession-errors from eating disk space?

Is there any way to completely disable the .xsession-errors file? I have it as a symlink to /tmp so that my laptop hard disk can (hopefully) go to sleep for once, but at least 95% of the stuff in the ...
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1answer
173 views

Why does alt+left shift my virtual terminal left one?

Normally I use alt+left key combo to go back one click in firefox but recently I noticed it's moving to vt6 instead. alt+right moves in the other direction among the vt screens. This is supposed to be ...
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1answer
615 views

Issue with text in a Intel 82945G Express Chipset Family

I am on Ubuntu 11.04 and the text in all the applications often looks with visual artifacts. I have installed xserver-xorg-video-intel. Attached a image so you can appreciate. lshw -c video ...
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How to install xorg-x11-fonts

I need to install xorg-x11-fonts. I was searching in Google how to install them but couldn't really find anything. I need it for Ubuntu 11.04.
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1answer
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Adding a virtual screen to xorg.conf 11.04 (third display over vnc)

I currently have an nvidia gtx470 with 2 x 22" 1920x1080 displays on twinview. Since I have a spare laptop (old but works) and screen (22" 1680x1050). A vnc server would be set up (viewonly) to the ...
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0answers
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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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758 views

Can not get Dual Monitors to work on Different GPUs [closed]

My setup is a follows: 19" 1440x900 monitor on my nVidia 460 GTX 17" 1280x1024 monitor on the internal nVidia card Now, I am able to get a xserver running on both monitors, but I am trying to ...
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0answers
475 views

Changing the resolution to 1440x900 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screen resolution stuck at 1024x768 The output of "xrandr" yasith@vostro:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 LVDS1 connected ...
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4answers
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How do you change brightness, color and sharpness from command line?

I am controlling my PC with SSH and scripting. How can i change the brightness, color and sharpness from command line? Try 1: failed $ sudo redshift -t 5000:5000 -g .5 Cannot list GNOME panel ...
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5answers
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How can I toggle between single and dual monitor setup?

I have two monitors working just right with nvidia driver. There are times, however, where I want to have just one monitor and other times where I need two: I must open NVidia XServer Settings, go to ...
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1answer
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How to activate HDMI as my default output starting from BIOS, GRUB, GDM, and Desktop?

Ubuntu 11.04, when i boot, i do not see anything in my HD TV screen. No Bios/Grub/Gdm/Desktop. How can i use my default HDMI output please? Note: I have VGA port, but i do not use any VGA ...
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1answer
714 views

11.04 ATI Radeon HD 5600 Dual Monitor issue

I have an issue when I try to work with dual monitor: Ihave a HP dv7 with ati Radeon HD 5600 and a Benq external monitor. I have instaled the properietary ATI drivers When I plug my external ...
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5answers
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How to permanently disable monitor power saver using the command line?

I have tried as following: 1. Turn off: export DISPLAY=:0.0 && xset dpms force off 2. Turn on: export DISPLAY=:0.0 && xset -dpms Which works but that is a temporary solution, which ...
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Login dialog and all windows flickering, background displaying fine on an ATI Radeon HD 5750/5770 [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 64bit with a ATI RadeonHD 5750/5770 (JUNIPER), 4GB ram. When I get to the login screen, all I see is a flickering white box instead of the login dialog. The background ...
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1answer
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black screen when booting whereas failsafe mode works

I've had a problem for quite some time now. When I boot up my Ubuntu 11.04 it just won't load X. It works when I first load in failsafe mode and then restart X, however this is a quite annoying ...
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Why does Xorg take all available CPU power when I run Update Manager? [closed]

I am using Xubuntu 11.04 with the default nouveau driver for nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4 MX 420] graphics controller. Xorg takes all available CPU power, if I run Update Manager in this system; ...
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0answers
945 views

How do I fix a blurry screen problem? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop Samsung QX410. I also have Philips 221EL display. I want to use this display as the main one (instead of the laptop's one). But when I use it, the screen looks ...
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1answer
365 views

“Failed to set DisplayPort power” - Dual Head freezes OS

Problem No picture appears on the second, externally, connected monitor. All used to work perfectly until a week ago or so. I always used nvidia-settings + TwinView/Clone to clone my laptops view, ...
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1answer
445 views

Upgrade xserver-xorg-input-synaptics

I have a Thinkpad x220i. I'm using Natty. The touchpad works ok, but the pointer is "shaky" which is really distracting. I tested the Oneiric Alpha 3 and there the Touchpad works fine out of the ...
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2answers
492 views

Touchsreen always returns cursor to upper left corner

Just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a brand new Fujitsu Lifebook T901. The touchscreen seems well-calibrated and recognizes touches, but it always moves the mouse to the upper left corner when clicked. ...
0
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1answer
455 views

Login window missing at startup

After having some problems with my DE after upgrading from Gnome 2 to Gnome 3, and then downgrading, and then installing and uninstalling xmonad, one day at start-up my login window was missing. It's ...
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1answer
2k views

How to chroot Ubuntu+1?

What is the recommended way to use chroot from Ubuntu Stable (in my case 11.04) with Ubuntu+1 (11.10)? Linked (but probably separate) is "Is there anything special that I need to do in order to get ...
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2answers
586 views

Fix Mobility Radeon Graphics in Ubuntu 11.04 [until now] [closed]

Is there some things to fix mobility AMD Radeon HD3xxx series in Ubuntu 11.04 ?? Until now, i've been updated my system using Kernel 2.6.39-11 and Catalyst 11.7 but Graphics Effects sill running ugly ...
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1answer
453 views

Creating synaptics entry in xorg.conf cases X to not start

Ubuntu 11.04 doesn't seem to have an entry for my Synaptics Touchpad xorg.conf file by default. As soon as I create Section "InputDevice" Identifier "Synaptics Touchpad" Driver "synaptics" ...
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1answer
757 views

Ubuntu 11.04 update error

I just updated my Ubuntu 11.04, but now when starting it a black screen is shown and prints: Checking battery state Stopping system v runlevel compatibility I tried to install the latest ...
2
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1answer
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How can I configure the Aiptek T-6000U graphics tablet?

I followed AiptekTablet instructions on the Ubuntu Wiki to configure 11.04 for use with my graphics tablet. I installed the xserver-xorg-input-aiptek package and created two files with the options ...
2
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1answer
889 views

Incorrect screen resolution on login on a MacBook Pro 7.1 [closed]

I'm having trouble with x11...when I restart my laptop, the screen resolution is always reset to 1024x768. I set the resolution to the appropriate 1280x800 and everything is fine for that session, ...
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1answer
334 views

TwinView doesn't start at startup

I've recently installed Kubuntu 11.04 and it is running on my dual screen setup. I have Nvidia video card and TwinView is working perfectly after I switched to the nvidia driver, and I saved the ...
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1answer
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Unexpected Logout caused by Xorg Segmentation fault

Unexpected logout happened on my 11.04 ubuntu, found a segmentation fault message under /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old under inspection. Anyone can point out where should i look for. Backtrace: [ 5559.541] ...
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1answer
885 views

Device id in ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop.I want to make the the touchpad disable.For that I need the device id.So can any one tell me how to get the device id using ubuntu?
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1answer
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(MPX) Multi Pointer X on 10.04 and beyond?

I've read articles about Multi Pointer X on Ubuntu, and just wanted to know if it has got to a stable stage yet where it can easily be enabled on 10.04+? If yes, how can I enable it?
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DisplayPort with Intel integrated graphics

I have a HP Compaq 6000 Pro small form factor which has a DisplayPort output and Ubuntu 11.04 installed. The machine has integrated Intel graphics. I am trying to connect the machine to a monitor ...
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5answers
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Why is Xorg taking up so much memory and CPU?

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 11.04 Natty after a massive hard drive failure. Now, for some reason, compiz and Xorg decide it's a fun idea to start eating up my RAM and CPU - GB by GB. Starts out at ...
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0answers
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Precondition for executing Xorg -configure and postcondition how to use its output? [closed]

Action: Open a terminal window from Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop and execute sudo Xorg -configure. The command Xorg -configure returns an error message because the X server is running. How do I stop the ...
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X breaks after installing compiz [closed]

I tried to install compiz after upgrading to 11.04. Now X doesn't work anymore and I can't replace compiz with metacity, because I'm not able to launch X. I restarted in recovery mode, but I'm not ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu 11.04 + Radeon 4850 = performance problems and graphic problems

I did not install Ubuntu 11.04 on the first day because i tought: okey maybe there are some bugs, i give them some days so they can fix them. But now i got it with the hope the most anoying bugs are ...
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3answers
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Let Xorg listen on TCP, but only to localhost?

I have some X client program which needs access to an X server. It is only able to access the X server by TCP, not by other methods like unix domain sockets. It will run on the same host as the ...
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1answer
1k views

Higher resolutions unavailable with 2.6.38-8 kernel [closed]

After upgrading to Natty and the 2.6.38-8 kernel I could no longer obtain the 1920x1080 resolution available in Maverick with 2.6.35-22. In fact the boot occasionally hung. However, after selecting ...
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0answers
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Random X crashes in Ubuntu 11.04 [closed]

I've been getting random X crashes in Ubuntu 11.04 the last few days. This occurs both at work and at home, i.e. on a Lenovo T series Thinkpad and on an Acer Aspire 58x-series (if memory serves). ...
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2answers
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NVIDIA config missing “driver line” in default device section, not booting to gui

I've just installed a clean version of 11.04 and I am trying to get the NVIDIA driver to work. Just after installing I've seen Unity and used it. Then I activated the NVIDIA driver (from the ...
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1answer
436 views

When will the Catalyst 11.4 driver be available?

I've seen a lot of questions about unity performance . When is an official Ubuntu update for the proprietary ATI driver coming . People are saying this is improving unity performance a lot . Sorry but ...
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1answer
216 views

Natty graphical corruption [closed]

Originally I did a upgrade for 10.04.. saw the corruption.. then did a fresh install on same hardware only to find the same behavior. Any help is appreciated.. some details: Running gnome ...
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4answers
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How do I use a DisplayLink monitor?

I'm trying to connect an external monitor to my laptop via a DisplayLink USB adapter. When I plug in the USB cable, the screen turns bright green. This apparently indicates that the udflib displaylink ...
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0answers
607 views

Upgrade to 11.04 broke GUI entirely [closed]

Yesterday I ran the upgrade to 11.04 from 10.10. While it was configuring the packages, the display froze (as it was configuring libatm1, not that that necessarily matters). Apache and SSL weren't ...