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It has been my experience that the problem symptom you have seen is related to bad capacitors in the power supply board. I've replaced such capacitors in almost a dozen different monitors that had the same symptom and ended up working like new after repair. There have also been a couple of monitors where capacitor replacement did not fix the faulty behavior ...
This does sound like a bad caps on the inverter section of the power board. Dell has used subtandard caps for the last decade. Prone to capacitor plague. But 90% of the time the caps are physically blown or leaking. Even without the physical signs, that it turns on for a few seconds screams bad caps. You can buy a new power board (or swap one from the other ...
In photography, reducing amount of light is a standard problem. A standard solution is to use a neutral gray filter. Photographic gray filter of this size would cost thousands of $, and clearly would be an overkill (spectrographic superbness is not required here). Cheaper solution (I think): - polarizing foil should eat half the light. Two pieces of a ...
Got it!!! Followed this guide which allows ALL users to start the xserver. Previously I had it on console users only. Presumably, since CDM is launching xserver via a script, rather than an interactive console, it doesn't count as a console user.
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