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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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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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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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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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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 ...