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When I wake up my ubuntu from sleep, the screen has black and white lines.

I am on a presario x1000 laptop

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Switch to another VT, then switch back. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 19 '10 at 5:07
    
@Ignacio I've been using linux since I was in 3rd grade and didn't know what CTRL+ALT+F1 did until last month. –  digitxp Dec 19 '10 at 5:51
    
Hi, this didn't fix it -- I close the lid and when I bring it back up, the screen is all messed up. –  Timothy Dec 23 '10 at 6:32

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