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    Ubuntu help

    My mom was messing around with her mouse and now has a quarter inch bar across the top of the monitor, and a quarter inch blurred bar across the right side.

    I tried adjusting the resolution, etc, as well as checking the settings on the menu of the monitor, but couldn't get rid of it.

    It's only showing up on the computer- the TV is full screen when we switch to that. Any ideas would be appreciated.



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    Re: Ubuntu help

    Just checking back- any ideas? Thanks



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    Re: Ubuntu help

    Does it only happen with Ubuntu? Do you have it dual bootable? If not, can you switch the monitor to a different computer? Just trying to see if the problem is because of Ubuntu or the monitor.


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    Re: Ubuntu help

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    My mom was messing around with her mouse and now has a quarter inch bar across the top of the monitor, and a quarter inch blurred bar across the right side.
    Could you post a screen shot?

    Normally in Ubuntu, the status bar is about 1/4" wide, black, and runs along the top of the screen. The Unity launcher is blurred and runs along the side, but it is usually wider than 1/4". Is it those, and perhaps they have somehow lost the icons that they usually contain?


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    Re: Ubuntu help

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Could you post a screen shot?

    Normally in Ubuntu, the status bar is about 1/4" wide, black, and runs along the top of the screen. The Unity launcher is blurred and runs along the side, but it is usually wider than 1/4". Is it those, and perhaps they have somehow lost the icons that they usually contain?
    Is there normally something in the status bar? The right side blur could be wider than 1/4", I'm just generalizing, but there were no icons in it. I don't see this computer much, so I wouldn't know if there normally were.



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    Re: Ubuntu help

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Does it only happen with Ubuntu? Do you have it dual bootable? If not, can you switch the monitor to a different computer? Just trying to see if the problem is because of Ubuntu or the monitor.
    All she has is Ubuntu as we installed that when her version of Windows became obsolete. The TV portion of the monitor works fine and fills out the whole screen.



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    Re: Ubuntu help

    This is my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop. Notice bars on top and left...
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    Re: Ubuntu help

    Thanks- I'll look at hers again next time I come over. I don't remember any text inside the top bar, but I also don't remember any icons on the left or right.



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