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Questions tagged [screen]

Video and resolution shown by the monitor. Do NOT use this tag for GNU SCREEN.

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Black screen in new install Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I decided to switch Windows to Linux. So I downloaded Ubuntu 18.04. I made a bootable USB drive and installed Ubuntu on it. After successful Ubuntu installation it says reboot your device. After ...
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No-GUI automatic console screen off when idle

I'm searching and searching and having a hell of a time finding out how to set a workstation install with the GUI disabled, to blank the screen automatically after being idle for a bit. Anything to ...
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Full-screen Applications increase screen brightness to maximum

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad (LED screen) and can adjust the screen brightness without any issues. However, when watching videos, e.g. on VLC media player or Totem Movie Player, I ...
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Wine games configuration

I've got some problems while running a Unity game. When I first launch the game it's still playable, but when you switch to another window and switch back, you can see the graphics but can't interact ...
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A Weird GUI Problem With GNOME Programs

My Ubuntu OS' version is 18.04.1 LTS. When I start gedit, this is the result gedit screenshot: Same problem arises with GNOME Calculator: I think some things wrong with GNOME programs. I wish to ...
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Software opens on secondary monitor (ubuntu 18.04 gnome)

I am using Ubuntu gnome, and software opens on the wrong monitor (even if I set the other as primary in settings, and with xrandr). This can be very very annoying when only one of the monitors is ...
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How to disable screensaver in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

The All Setting Brightness & lock do not stop the screensaver
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Flickering Screen Ubuntu 16.04

I have been experiencing a problem with the display of my laptop for month now. The screen keep flickering every time something moves fast on the screen. Scrolling down a text, moving windows around ...
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Host “prt sc” screenshot On ZimageZ

Im on xubuntu And when i print screen i get 4 options https://imgur.com/a/mIr5MUb but i cant make an new account there ZimagesZ seems to have gone down or not existing anymore. can i put another site ...
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Nothing related to my laptop screen works, such as brightness (despite normal display)

I discovered that this folder was empty as I searched for a solution for my screen brightness issue (even after reinstalling Ubuntu). For example, Night Light runs, however my laptop screen simply ...
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Screen glitch when laptop lid opens (XUBUNTU 18.04)

When I open the laptop lid after closing it while running Xubuntu 18.04LTS, the screen is glitched. The glitch itself is hard to explain. When I move my mouse, the screen gets filled up with the color ...
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Screen turns into standby and doesn't turn back on without any reason (Ubuntu 18.04)

I am currently working with Ubuntu 18.04 on a - already quite old - custom build desktop pc. Even though this computer is running some analyses the screen sometimes turns unexpectedly into standby. ...
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Regarding the screen dim after the logout is performed in Ubuntu 18.04 and I want to keep the screen on while showing the time on the lockscreen [duplicate]

Whenever I press Super+L or via the GUI the screen got locked and it shows the clock for some time and then goes black and the whole process is described below with pictures: Initially, When a "...
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Why does LXDE cut my screen into two?

No, it is not a wallpaper problem. I cannot use that screen space for anything, but it does use that when I play full screen games or when I use the browser. I am just unnable to place files there. ...
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Ubuntu black screen after logging in

I have Ubuntu downloaded on my Macbook laptop (A1181). I have had no issues with the OS beforehand besides slow boot times. Recently after putting in my login information, pressing enter, all I see is ...
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Screen Flickering while decreasing brightness

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 in Samsung Notebook NP600B4C-A10US. Problem is when i try to decrease the brightness below 75%, it start to flicker. Same happened in Ubuntu 18.04
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2 identical displays - one flickering

I have bought one screen two times. One of them is connected through HDMI, the other with DVI. One of them flickers the other not (regardless if I connect him with HDMI or DVI). This is what I got ...
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Screen flickering on 18.04 ubuntu dual-boot

So i just dual booted my razer blade stealth with ubuntu 18.04 and the screen kept on flickering. I solved it by changing the screen options to a lower resolution. But whenever i close my laptop, and ...
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Installing AMD drivers and changing resolution

Got a ryzen 5 2400g pc running ubuntu and im having trouble getting drviers set up for it and having it at a good screen resolution (i have windows loaded on the side of ubuntu and i got a much higher ...
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Ubuntu 18, Screen won't turn off after x min

How are you? I have Ubuntu 18 , I remember i changed somethign to gdm or gdx somethign like that to help battery saving fo rmy laptop. After that My screen wont turn off after x min, no matter what i ...
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Restart desktop without losing programs?

I can restart my desktop from a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F1) with this command: sudo service lightdm restart This will present a fresh login screen and closes all programs running on the desktop. ...
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taking long time to boot ubuntu 16.04 while screen is flickering

I am using ubuntu 16.04 in a Dell inspitor 15(3000 series) laptop. When I switch on it, the screen starts to flicker and takes an indefinite time to start. After restarting it many times it starts and ...
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Black screen from time to time at startup

I have installed Lubuntu 16.04 on Pipo X10 and have strange problem: from time to time screen goes black at certain moment at startup, looking as if it is offline. Everything works fine, I can connect ...
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Can't change settings for the display screen

I change change the brightness settings in Ubuntu. Is there a reason why I don't see a screen brightness setting here? Also, I want to calibrate my screen's color, but I don't see a monitor in the ...
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How do I keep the screensaver-like clock screen permanently visible?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and it has this clock and date screen shield like a screensaver after the screen has blanked. It is only visible when you want to unlock the screen and appears just before the ...
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Stuck at splash screen with mouse pointer after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

I am stuck at the Ubuntu splash screen. I recently performed an upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. At the first reboot, I am stuck at that splash screen which freezes after the mouse pointer appears at the ...
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How do I install Iris on Ubuntu 18.04?

I downloaded the 64-bit zip file but I've been unable to find the solution. The Iris website That happens when I try the "extract here" option. Regards
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How can i change OS setup screen?

I want to make changes to this screen that we saw when installing Ubuntu. Which directory do I need to modify? What exactly is this screen called? What exactly can I say to this screen? I've tried a ...
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Fade screen on sleep and brighten on wake

I'm looking for a way to control the screen brightness from code. I saw this post but this just turns the screen on and off. How can I dim the screen before it goes to sleep instead of just turning it ...
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Laptop screen goes blank on reducing brightness

Immediately when I reduce brightness, the screen goes blank. The screen also goes blank when I plug out and plug back in the AC adapter. Only the screen goes blank, the laptop is on. And it is not ...
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upgrade from ubuntu 16 to 18.04: the start fails with black screen

After upgrade my Ubuntu 16 to Ubuntu 18.04 in a Dell Inspiron 15 500 the following appears: [Started Mameserver information manager. ice....tem changes.pp link was shut down...][1] I have been using ...
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Ubuntu - Work-around broken display

I am on vaccation and my notebook-display broke. The upper 25% of the screen are clearly visable (Thus I can post here).. I recognized that the console (tty1,tty2,...) is almost clear. But But on ...
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Screen upside down after upgrade to 18.04.01

after upgrading to 18.04 my screen suddendly switched upside down, since my Laptop apparently has a rotation sensor. I temporarily fixed it with xrandr -o normal and disabled the gnome rotation sensor,...
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How to decrease brightness below minimum while maintaining 'night light' filter? xrandr shuts it off

xrandr --output eDP1 --brightness .3 The above command does decrease brightness, but the Ubuntu 18.04 night light shuts off along with it. How can I overcome this? Thanks
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Display shows vertical black bar on the right suddenly - ubuntu 16.04

I just booted and saw the entire right side of my monitor black today. Probably some resolution issue but cant figure out how to solve it. The screen was ok till yesterday. I am using matrox g200eW on ...
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How do I remove this horizontal line on my screen?

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04. It shows up as long as I'm logged in, in any program as well as the desktop. But it's gone if I log out or lock the screen, i.e. it doesn't show up in lightdm. EDIT: here ...
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How do I fix a frozen black screen on Lubuntu startup?

Followup question to: How can I detect a duplicate version of Lubuntu installed? How do I remove duplicate versions of Lubuntu? (Followup) The past couple days I have only specifically been using ...
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Boot hangs at “Starting Show Plymouth Boot Screen” Ubuntu 18.04

I'm new user of this OS & don't know what to do. I try to turn on the laptop and I see that menu: The laptop does not respond to any combination of keys. I can only turn it on and off. Any help?...
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Split screen with a singe shortcut(without using super + left or right)

So I want to split the screen into two applications with one single keystroke. For example, I have Chrome and VSCode running, and I would love to press super + s so it automatically splits the screen ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Live Damaged My LCD Screen? Flicker + Burn In?

So i've been running Ubuntu 18.04 from a Live USB recently. I noticed that whenever I was in Ubuntu the screen sometimes randomly flickered at the corners a bit, but then eventually stopped. The ...
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Does dual boot Ubuntu cause the screen flicker?

I recently installed ubuntu dual boot with my Windows 10. After that (several weeks) I got this severe screen flicker and I thought it is hardware issue because I can't even see bios or os selection. ...
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How to resize desktop

The upper part of my laptop screen is broken. It's just a thin line at the upper part of my screen and i can't see the menu buttons for the applications when they are fullscreen. Is there anything i ...
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Screen out of the monitor, how to fix

The screen is cut out borders of the monitor. It doesn't give me problem with the vga cable, but when I use the HDMI it does this unfunny joke. I have no idea how to resolve, in windows there is a ...
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KDE session not start

I have been using KDE in Ubuntu 18.04 since the first week after its release. Since last Friday I am unable to login to my account using KDE. Just the mouse pointer is shown on a black screen. ...
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Ubuntu on Razer Blade Stealth 4K

I am running Ubuntu on the Razer Blade Stealth and it works wonderfully except for the irritating problem where it crashes and the screen goes into grainy multi-color static. The only resolution I ...
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nvidia screen tearing after upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 Ubuntu

I have attempted a number of fixes to try and resolve this issue. Things that have not worked; Setting Triple Buffering in xorg.conf Setting ForceFullCompositionPipeline in xorg.conf Ensuring Vblank ...
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getpwuid error with screen command for chroot user

The background is that I want to allow a chrooted user to execute a shell script in a detatched screen. I created a chroot user and gave him a home directory. In this directory I made a /bin ...
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Login screen language ubuntu 18.04

I updated Ubuntu 14.04 to 18.04 and now I can't login because I used danish letters (æøå) in my password in 14.04. After the update was finished the language changed to Swedish who don't use the same ...
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Black screen when too many colors?

I am facing an issue with my laptop since several months: the screen start to flicker when I am opening some webpage on chrome/chromium, while scrolling over a particuliar page in a pdf, or even with ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 VNC/Vino stops refreshing when turning display off

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 I'm having trouble with VNC/Vino. I can connect via VNC (by enabling the built-in 'Screen Sharing' option), but as soon as I turn of the local display (server is ...