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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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How can I run detached command with sudo over ssh?

I want to run some script through ssh and detach it, so it run even after ssh session is closed. I need to do this with sudo. I can run some script but I am not able to detach it. I tried following ...
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How to keep the locked screen on in Ubuntu 16.04?

Even though I followed the instructions here, Ubuntu automatically turns my monitors off the moment I lock the computer. Can you please let me how I can disable this feature? I use Ubuntu 16.04.5. ...
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Multi monitor on laptop - only one works

I have connected second monitor to my laptop and only the external one works, the one on the laptop is just black screen. Going into Setting->Displays only shows the external one, like it's the only ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Sub screen on Ubuntu after installation

I just installed ubuntu 16.04 and I'm getting this double/sub-screen, what is the reason for this? I tired playing with the setting but no luck. any guesses how to fix this?
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Ubuntu 18.04 : Orange dotted line appearing at the bottom of the screen

am a beginner Linux user and love Ubuntu for its simplicity and stability. But suddenly out of nowhere "there appears a line at the bottom of my screen it's orange in colour and in dotted form", it is ...
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Ubuntu shows 120hz but its actually not more than 60hz (images, outputs)

I set to 120 hertz in Displays settings. And also enabled Composite in CompizConfig Settings Manager, disabled Detect Refresh Rate and set Refresh Rate to 120hz. It looks ok but actually its not. I ...
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Black screen at the startup [duplicate]

Ubuntu gives black screen at startup. I have no idea why. Maybe it's the software update I did yesterday? Why is it happening?
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screen resolution adjusting problem

In ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS MATE I only have three options for adjusting my screen resolution: 1024x768 (4: 3), 800x600 (4: 3) and 848x480 (16: 9)! How can I set my screen resolution to: 1280x800 or more?
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Text field keeps switching to other typing fields since the update to 18.10

Since updating to 18.10, my text field keeps switching to other typing fields on the same screen. As well my windows, on anything including Firefox keeps scrolling through the page quickly all by ...
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I can't boot up my Asus laptop, or now boot from an install CD

I'm not very well-versed in anything to do with coding or programming, but have Ubuntu 10.04 on two laptops, and recently one just stopped working. It "tries" to start, I see the ubuntu loading ...
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How can I stop screen rotation when switching between different users

I'm on 18.04.1 on an HP laptop and for some reason the screen orientation flips when I switch users, any ideas how I can stop that happening? The display is flipped but the menus are where they should ...
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SYSTEMD game server problems

i wanted to make a service for my Unturned Server. So Server works, and starts successfully. But I need to execute a command "save" before stopping or restarting it. My unturnedserver.service [Unit] ...
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My laptop screen keeps changing its orientation

Im running bionic beaver on my hp pavilion laptop. Recently the screen has started to turn or flip in the middle of watching videos. Havent seen it happen any other time though. How do i fix this?
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VGA red secondary screen problem

When I connect my VGA cable from PC to TV ICARUS IC-LED32H-B/HK all colors became black and red. Can someone help me with this problem, please? Cable is fine (tested on another screen). Thank you.
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Touch screen on a ASUS Q302L

I´m quite new to Linux and to Ubuntu. A week ago i decided to give it a shot and to be honest i really like the Ubuntu OS. Out of the box is worked quite nice but there is one thing which I can´t ...
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is there a ubuntu to android screen share tool?

I do a lot of face to face software demos, and I want to show the customer a tablet and screen share my desktop, it's way less awkward than having them sit next to me. Is there an airplay equivalent ...
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Can not run screen for user zimbra on ubuntu 16.04

I tried running screen using user zimbra but it produced error like this: zimbra@mail:~$ screen rsync myfile.tar.gz zimbra@10.10.15.123:/home/zimbra Cannot open your terminal '/dev/pts/0' - please ...
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“Blackscreen” as displayoutput for Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on Raspberry Pi

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and it worked well until I changed my PI's name (I know it isn't a good idea to change the PI's name afterwards but I had to do it for reasons). ...
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screen blanking without turning screen off

I recently swapped my raspberry pi with an intel nuc for one project PC. The PC is connected tv screen. On the raspberry I was able to edit /boot/config.txt with one comment hdmi_blanking=0 -> HDMI ...
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xrandr with 4 screens and extend configuration

I have 4 screens and i want to have an extend configuration : 4x1 => 7920x1080 I config an video wall menu board and i want to have 1 display on ALL screen How do this setup ? Thanks,
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Screen goes black for few seconds

I've got a problem. From time to time screen in my laptop just goes black for 3-5 sec, but I can still write, so system works well. Someone can help? HW: HP 840 G1 SW: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I have ...
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HDMI stopped working 18.04

I have: Intel® HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) on Asus X554L laptop I have problems with HDMI at Ubuntu 18.04 I connected my TV with it, and it was working for some time, then it stopped, the device(...
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Default screen temperature in Gnome

I can configure the screen temperature to be always 4000 for example by using this script: #!/bin/bash gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.color active true gsettings set org.gnome....
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My screen's colors are inverted? or maybe reduced to only 8 different color?

My screen's color on Ubuntu is totally inverted as shown in this image I don't know why it does that, but it occurs at startup of the OS, everything goes from normal colors to kind of inverted ...
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Change boot screen in Ubuntu 16.04

I want to chane by default boot screen to apple logo. How can I do this? I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed in my PC
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Problem with screen

somtime when I suspend my laptot (Lenovo ideapad 320 and Ubuntu 16.04) this happens: Does anyone know what to do with this problem ?
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My ubuntu on PC boots to a black screen, after installing firmware-b43-installer

I wanted to make a hotspot and to solve a problem I ran the following command: sudo apt install firmware-b43-installer and rebooted the machine to see the effects, but I got a black screen, I can ...
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Screens turn off and keep turning back on with mouse cursor and black screen (Ubuntu 18.10)

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.10 and only have one issue with screen inactivity. After setting blank screen time (15min) my dual screens turn off for about 5 seconds and then turn back on with a ...
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Always same problem with new GPUs

Guys I am having same problem all the time year after year after year. When new GPU is out and I am trying to install Ubuntu on new PC I never can't get it to boot in to GUI. It's always same thing, ...
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Black second screen but detected in Ubuntu 18.04

I have two GTX 1080 GPUs on my machine each connected with a DVI cable to a screen and the second screen is black but I still see my cursor on it so it is detected. The cursor turns into an X when I ...
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Mouse appearancel Upsidedown, but fisical position mouse its correct

So i reinstalled in my tablet Ubuntu 18.04 again, but this time it was upside down, so i did a xrandr to correct the screen but not only i changed the screed orientation but also the mouse, i cant ...
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Black Screen after suspend or closing lid Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1 LTS

I’m new here and I’m new in the Ubuntu world. I’m sorry if the problem I’m going to show you is a newbie problem. And I’m sorry for my bad english, too. BTW, I recently installed Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1 ...
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screen session killed on logout 18.04

I want to keep an application running in the background when I log out. That was working flawlessly with screen, but since today for some unknown reason the screen session is killed when I log out. ...
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Black screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10

After updating to 18.10 from 18.04, Ubuntu boots into a black screen without showing a login page. The Ubuntu splash screen displayed for several seconds and then everything went black. Ctrl+Alt+F5 ...
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Mouse cursor 360 degree [duplicate]

Is there a way to set mouse work like this: If i move cursor to one side of edge of screen instead of stopping it came out from opposite side of screen. I have pretty good reason for this. I am ...
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ubuntu 18.10 screen flickering solved

example of the screen flickering in YT I upgraded to ubuntu 18.10 a couple of days ago and noticed that my screen flickered with some YT videos. I changed to the proprietary nvidia drivers (1060 ...
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Flickering screen Ubuntu 16.4 NVIDIA

I'm using Ubuntu 16.4 and I have a problem from the beginning. My screen starts blinking every time I have bigger changes on the screen f.e. while logging in, opening browser, installing GPU drivers. ...
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How can I prevent applications from stopping when Ubuntu is locked?

I am new to Ubuntu, and I need a little bit of help. When I am not using the computer, my screen is getting locked down and with that the running applications are stopping. (like: Spotify,BitTorrent ...
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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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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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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 ...