[ubuntu] Display Blackouts

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all, I am a brand-new Ubuntu user: over the weekend I inherited a Toshiba Satellite from a family member, quickly grew tired of the installed Vista, and installed Ubuntu 12.10. I love using the OS, but there are a couple of issues with my display that have me scratching my head. The issues are described below; for technical issues, I am running a Toshiba Satellite A305-S6916, the specs for which can be found here (http://www.toshibadirect.com/td/b2c/...sp?poid=431542). The graphics card is an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650. Issue 1: Startup blackout When starting the machine, the startup (Hardware)