Can a wizard cast Blink, then Polymorph into a TRex to become a blinking TRex?

Blink is a non-concentration spell, so you can easily have both up. Does anything prevent you from using blink, then Polymorph and continue to blink?

The blink effect isn’t a class feature like rage, so it shouldn’t be cancelled when you polymorph yourself.

I see no issue doing this myself as it takes two turns to setup.

Black Screen with cursor blinking when started Ubuntu on VirtualBox

Ubuntu on my Virtual Machine was running fine when I restarted then suddenly it starts showing a black screen. I googled and tried multiple solutions like:

  1. by disabling the “Enable 3D acceleration” on virtualBox settings
  2. Enabling the “Intel Virtualization Technology” from BIOS

Please note, when I used backup Ubuntu, it works fine. My host system is Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. VirtualBox Version 6.0.12, Ubuntu guest OS in VirtualBox is 18.04.2.

I will appreciate if you can help to address the issue

Issue with blinking screen above 4.20.17 kernel [CPU, GPU]

My notebook with Intel i7-7700Q and Nvidia 1050Ti have real problem with blinking/pulse of the screen during the moving cursor in the system or high performance usage (ex. code compilation).

I did not notice the issue, until I felt my eyes were bleeding and going to go out from sockets.

At the beginning I thought that the problem is with screen refreshing, but after changing the kernel using Ukuu on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS over and over again I found kernel 4.20.17. This one is good for my notebook configurations and screen acts well.

Why I am asking? Sometimes I cannot continue my work after suspending laptop, due to the poor performance. I thought newer kernels will solve the issues with poor performance and blinking screen. Will it be solved?

I tried to set conf files for nautilus or nvidia, updating the Nvidia. Noting helped. Do you encountered any similar situation?

Upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04 on HP Elitebook 840 G1 results in blinking cursor after bootloader

I used to dual boot Windows (on dev/sda1) and Ubuntu 18.04, on my HP Elitebook 840 G1 (SSD). I also have a third partition for most of my files (I believe on dev/sda2 named D:/).

I tried upgrading to 18.10, which worked, after which I wanted to upgrade to 19.04. GRUB still finds the boot options I want, but when I try to boot into Ubuntu, I get a blinking cursor (after the ubuntu logo). Also going into “advanced options” in GRUB and selection 4.15.0-55-generic gives me the blinking cursor (after the ubuntu logo).

I wanted to know if anyone had managed to solve this? I have tried:

  • booting from a stick with Ubuntu 19.04 (most of the times it doesn’t even boot into the stick, and when it does, I also get a flashing underscores)
  • boot into recovery mode and change the GPU settings as proposed by heynnema (gdm3 display manager hangs after booting with Ubuntu 18.10)

The fact that even booting from stick gives an error maybe indicates that it indeed is a graphic error?

Upgraded 18.04 -> 19.04 – Blinking cursor, KDE 5 not starting

I have been researching and trying to fix this problem for days now, nothing seems to help.

What I did

  • Few days ago I installed KDE Plasma 5 (5.12 or lower, don’t remember exactly)
  • After that I upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04 (and also to KDE Plasma 5.15)
  • When booting to Linux, it shows Kubuntu logo for some time and then gets stuck on blinking cursor ( _ )
  • I used Ctrl + Alt + F2 to go to the tty thing where you can run commands
  • startX started finally after some research but it crashed as soon as the password dialog popped up also, I don’t want Gnome, I want my KDE
  • kstart5 plasmashell should start the KDE Plasma desktop environment but instead I get these errors:
qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" in "" even though it was found.   This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could be      initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.  Available platform plugins are: eglfs, linuxfb, minimal, minimalegl, offscreen, vnc, wayland-egl, wayland, wayland-xcomposite-egl, wayland-xcomposite-glx, xcb.  Aborted (core dumped) 

I uninstalled my AMD drivers because these were meant for Ubuntu 18.04 only but later I found patch to make the Ubuntu 18.04 drivers work on Ubuntu 19.04, but that didn’t change the situation, still KDE won’t start.

I also installed the latest MESA drivers.


Windows 10 & Ubuntu 19.04
2x Xeon E5620 (no overclock)
AMD XFX RX 480 (no overclock)
16 GB Ram
2x 1920×1080 display, connected via DisplayPort and DVI

Suspend mode – power light not \blinking any more – Ubuntu 19.04

Up until a few weeks ago, when I entered Suspend mode (pressing power button, selecting it from the power button dropdown or automatic suspension), the power button on my tower would do a slow blink (about 1 per second).

Not sure what happened, but that no longer is the case. Does anyone know why? I have tried editing the grub file to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash mem_sleep_default=deep" or GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash mem_sleep_default=shallow" and it doesn’t make a difference.

What would have changed this behaviour? I have not made other changes to this computer and there are not a lot of fine controls of power settings that I have been able to find.

Virtualbox only showing blinking cursor after starting

I set up a windows 10 64 bit virtual machine, selected a win 10 64 bit image but it only shows black screen with a blinking underscore.

Already turned AMD SVM on. Disabled Hyper-V.

My System: AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Nvidia gtx 1080 16 GB Ram