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How to completely (all the packages were installed) remove or disable the tasksel desktop environment?

I accidentally installed desktop environment at the debian install. Now I'm trying to remove it but no chance: tasksel remove desktop changed only i to u if tasksel --list-tasks. sudo apt-get remove ...
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Completely disable CD/DVD Rom access to all users on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Following is output fromuname -a command: Linux trainingmac1 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 21:33:09 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux We are training ...
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Desktop Provisioning for a Small Linux Software Development Team

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Debian 6 (Ruby on Rails + MYSQL)Server Enabling Light Weight GUI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GUI tools to administer Linux Box I am new to Linux server, i am currently using debian 6 , as for my knowledge i know gnome,kde stuff for gui's available, but is there ...
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Linux : Display a permanent text on the desktop

I am looking for a way to display a permanent text on the desktop (xfce/gnome but if I found a way on another window manager, I catch). I was asked to show a version number on the desktop in a ...
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Are there any Linux Server to Linux Client XenApp equivalents available?

I am a college student with a predominantly business background looking into a business concept, which centers around remote access of Linux applications. I have experience with Citrix XenApp through ...
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How to find out the currently active linux virtual terminal while connected via ssh?

The situation is as follows. I have a multiuser desktop machine with Debian Linux 6.0 and an ATI videocard with one monitor connected. I have root access to it. There can be several KDE sessions ...
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On RHEL 6 or Fedora 14 is it possible to share or take over a graphical session without interrupting processes?

What I'm trying to do is come up with a way for a user to take over another users local session on a linux box. For example userA logs into a RHEL desktop and starts a process that lasts several ...
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Mac/Linux for system administration tasks

I've been using GNU/Linux for my daily life and my work for the last 8 years. A couple days ago, my desktop computer died. I thought about the possibility of making a change and getting a Mac. Is any ...
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Virtualized Desktops

We have a small office of 7 people total with 1 linux server running as our fileserver as well as our samba DC Am wondering if its feasible to upgrade our server and virtualize the desktops. The ...
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How to disable CD-ROM and USB for normal users in Linux?

How can access to CD-ROM and USB be disabled for normal users in Linux? As a part of security policy we need to disable CD-ROM and USB access for normal users. Only root users should have the access. ...
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which virtualization technology is right for me?

I need a little help with this getting this sorted out. I want to setup a linux virtual server that I can use to run both sever and desktop systems. I want a linux system that is minimalist in ...
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Correctly configuring soundcard in Linux

How can I correctly configure a soundcard in linux for use with a softphone. What´s the diference or correlation with ALSA, OSS and ESD. Which one controls what? I´m trying without success to ...