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Ubuntu 10.04 Brightness stuck at 0 on my HP DV2000 Laptop.. How to change

I am Running Ubuntu 10.04 LTE on HP DV2000 Series Laptop. It was working good till last night. But today when I restarted it, I couldn't see a thing. It was all black screen, I can hear the harddisk ...
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How can I start the Android SDK manager with non-root shell?

Login as user myuser. To become root and run Android SDK manager: su - /var/lib/jenkins/android-sdk-linux_x86/android all is well. Then to become user jenkins and run Android SDK manager: ...
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Unable to detect monitor webcam in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop PC. I have connected my 17" Dell LCD monitor with webcam (using the monitor's USB cable). Ubuntu does not detect the webcam at all (I tried Skype and Cheese, ...
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383 views

How can I evenly space icons in an Ubuntu panel?

This is a silly, nitpicky little thing, but I have a laptop with a less-than-desirable amount of screen real estate, so it bothers me. I've added a bunch of application launchers to the default panel ...
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314 views

ubuntu 10.04 logs itself out overnight

Every night when I leave work, I lock the screen via ubuntu's "power" button in the top right hand panel. When I come to work in the morning, I'm greeted with the log-in screen. This doesn't happen ...
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Screen flickering in dark areas in Ubuntu

Starting with Ubuntu 10.04 I have flickering in darker areas of the screen with my HP Compaq nc6400 notebook. This happens with Ubuntu 10.04 with 32-bit as well as with 64-bit default installation (no ...
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1answer
475 views

Is there a USB-based external display to add to Ubuntu 10.04

I am looking to add a supplemental display to a Ubuntu 10.04 box. This is a smaller display, like a small notepad. Ultimately, I would like to run some status software, such as email checking, or ...
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3answers
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Increasing the screen resolution in Ubuntu 10.04

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 edition on my Acer 5738Z laptop. The screen size of my laptop is about 15'' but the screen resolution in Ubuntu is stuck at 1366x768. I know that my monitor could give better ...
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536 views

Ubuntu Lucid Lynx: blank screen AFTER login

After I did a partial upgrade, my screen went blank. I think I used an onboard graphics card, but I cannot be sure. I tried Ctrl + Alt + F1 at startup and did a apt-get upgrade and apt-get update. It ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu Lucid: Erratic screen behaviour after boot

In short: about 50% of the time I have a screwed up monitor setup after reboot. About 50% it is totally correct. Now the longer version: I updated my machine from 9.04 to 10.04 (via 9.10). At first I ...
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Running ubuntu 10.04 on Inspiron 1720, screen resolution woes

Ok my screen resolution is stuck at 800x600. I'm trying ubuntu on my Inspiron 1720 laptop. How can I get a higher resolution? I tried ubuntu on my desktop many moons ago, and now giving it another ...