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Dell PowerEdge 1850 Amber Light

Update: I swapped my power supplies in the back and everything started powering up, fans RPM was monentarily higher than idle, with a blue light on front. Then the amber came back for a moment, then ...
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Better screen resolution on debian server with no graphic card

I have a debian server (no graphic card), but using nomachine from a linux client I only get a 1024x768 screen resolution. How do I get a better resolution? Thank you!
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how to get [ current_path ] in shell bash prompt?

Is it possible to have the name of the current working directory in the prompt in shell ? Im working on OSX and CentOS in multiple projects under /srv/... and a mistake for wrong directory is quickly ...
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corrupted lines display in ssh terminal

I have problem with my console drawing lines. The problem is when I connect through ssh to server everything draws ok. But when I use up arrow key to show last used commands it often leaves few ...
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How to reset Services.msc console

After updating to Internet Explorer 9 on a Server 2008 R2 SP1 box, I noticed that my services.msc console looked a little off. If you check out the screenshot ...
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Windows: Remote Display Back in Powershell a la X11?

If I have two Linux boxes, A and B, I can SSH from A to B with X11 forwarding enabled. This allows me to use graphical applications on B and have the display rendered on Machine A. Is there a way to ...
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Where/when does a (Debian) Linux system change the console display mode?

I'm installing Debian Wheezy (7.0rc1) on a box of mine. For reasons I won't go into here, I don't want the framebuffer to be used for the console display during boot (nor afterwards). To avoid this, I ...
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How to start qemu directly in the console (*not* in curses or SDL)

I seem to recall being able to start qemu with only the terminal emulator output, with the graphic window disabled. And here I don't mean with the ncurses interface, that one is nice, but I want the ...
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Hiding monitor from windows, working with it from my app only [closed]

I need to use a monitor as a "private" device for my special application, I want to use it as a flashlight of a sort and draw special patterns on it in full screen. I don't want this monitor to be ...
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Stuck at low resolution: Monitor as well as display adaptor not recognized in Windows Server 2012

We're testing an on-premise Windows Server 2012 (Datacenter) server. It has been installed with the GUI because it's internal, test only - we don't care about the attack surface until we're ready. ...
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How can I launch a GUI session on a remote Ubuntu Desktop via SSH from a non-GUI Linux shell?

I am setting up a test environment, made up of various Linux boxes, and I have the need to launch an instance of Firefox on a remote machine via ssh. The remote machine has Ubuntu Desktop (11) and ...
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System for Information Screens in a Makerspace

(Not completely a programming thing, hence not on SO, but more system related so thought SF could help, sorry if I'm missing a better place) We've recently started a Maker/Hackerspace in Northern ...
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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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clients auto-lock feature for inactvity timeout not working

In our sbs 2003 domain environment, the clients' pc's inactive for default period will be locked out automatically and only Ctrl+ Alt + Del & client password combination will unlock the client's ...
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SSH-forwarded X11 display from Linux to Mac lost after some time

I have a new and vexing problem with ssh forwarding my X11 connection when logging in from a Mac (10.7.2) to Linux (Ubuntu 8.04). I have no trouble using ssh -X to log in to the remote machine and ...
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Windows 7 VM using VMware Video Drivers

When I remote desktop into a Windows 7 VM, it says the display adapters being used are VMWare SVGA 3d. Is there any way to use the system's native drivers (particularly with OpenGL support)?
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Multi-monitor RDP session on an EC2 instance running Windows Server 2008 R2?

When I RDP into a Windows Server EC2 Instance I'd like to be able to use multiple monitors. It doesn't have to be RDP, but I want to be able to have multiple monitors, not a spanned display. I've ...
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Network-capable small format display? [closed]

I am working on a project for per-station messaging and other functions in a warehouse. I don't want the cost of a full computer at each station, so I'm looking for small format hardware that I can ...
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HP 6000 Pro Microtower & 2+ monitors

I've been tasked with trying to make the 6000 Pro Microtower work with 3/4 monitors. The machine itself has VGA and DisplayPort outputs from the motherboard. I've installed a Radeon 4500 HD Video ...
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set headless ubuntu linux display resolution

We bought a small box as our server and we installed ubuntu linux. We don't plug any display to it, instead, we remote desktop/vnc to the server (using TightVNC). However, the display by default is ...
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requirement for monthly uptime and system performance

Management wants uptime and system performance data monthly (CPU) for our systems which consist of a mixture of linux/unix/windows machines. Anything out there that might provide this information? ...
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Reset shell margins or output?

I have two problems, in both cases the problem usually occurs when I resize my terminal client xterm. When ssh'd into a server all the output from commands doesn't scroll. It doesn't happen right ...
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Running multiple user accounts on multiple displays simultaneously

Is it possible to set up a computer (preferably a mac pro) so that multiple users can log in at once, each on their own display with a different keyboard and mouse? We need this for a school setup in ...
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LCD display for server statistics [closed]

Does anyone know of any lcd display solutions (like photo frame device) for server and other statistics. I came across two solutions Panic team dashboard and bingo card creator photoframe hack. Panic ...
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How to clear export DISPLAY=some ip address

I want to clear the export DISPLAY=my ip address that I have given . It has botched up the x settings , now I just want it to be reset like normal How to clear this export paramater . Simple set ...
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Starting x11vnc remotely when X server is already running

I have a ubuntu linux machine that I have already logged into and X server is running (it is pass the login manager like gdm). I can access this machine through ssh. My goal is to start x11vnc on this ...
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Display errors using VMWare Player and Remote Desktop on Windows XP

I've come up against a weird display issue that I can't seem to find any "fix" for. When I first boot up my computer, everything behaves normally. If I start to use VMWare Player and/or Remote ...
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Solution to wirelessly project tablet desktop?

I’m trying to find a device that would allow a windows 7 client to wirelessly connect and display their screen to a projector while still connected to the wireless network. The idea is to allow a ...
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Full Motion Video over Wireless Projection

I'm looking for a solution to get graphics from a tablet to a projector wirelessly. The idea is to have the professor connect to the the solution and then connect to a network share, load their ...
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PC POST display rules

When a PC boots, it typically goes through the POST/BIOS phase where it prints things like "detecting drives" or "press any key to boot from CD" and "press F1 to edit BIOS options." I have multiple ...
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In Linux can I send a running window to a new $DISPLAY?

I have some simulations that take a long time to run and my work has a very messed up collection of Exceed and Go Global window shares. (I would much much prefer to have a simple VNC instead). So ...
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windows xp home edition - blocking users from changing display settings

I am computer admin for a call center and i want to block all user accounts from changing the Display settings. nothing i found online helped with xp home edition.
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HP Tx1000 laptop : no LCD panel or HDD activity

A HP TX1000 Series laptop PC is unresponsive to the power-on event. What was a previously working machine, the LCD display panel suddenly switched off while the machine was in normal operation. When ...
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Debian 5 Display resolution out of range

After installing Debian 5 on a Dual-Core Xeon machine, my display connected to the NVIDIA Quadro FX display card shows me an "out of range" error after the boot-up completes. I see the terminal text ...
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Two identical displays, two identical graphics cards, totally different picture quality

UPDATE - Definitely a driver issue. Problem goes away when I uninstall nvidia drivers, comes back when I reinstall them. I'm having a really strange hardware problem. I have a workstation with two ...