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Removing “X Windows System” and Gnome using Puppet

I'm trying to remove unnecessary services like XWindows and Gnome on production RHEL/CentOS machines using Puppet (I don't get to install the OS). From what I can tell, "groupremove" isn't ...
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Centos 5.8 cant get past login screen

I think I've messed up my system. I've been using KDE for a while. Recently, I tried to install a software called gnome-connection manager. I downloaded the deb package, converted it to rpm using ...
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Can not reconnect to NX session

I'm no NX expert. My NXServer (NOMachine) has two running (GNOME) sessions and I can not reconnect to them ? Even if I stop/start the nxserver daemon, the nxssh sessions are still there. nxserver ...
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Performance problem when launching GUI applications under gnome while connected to VPN

I'm experiencing a severe performance problem starting apps but only when connected to my office VPN. It appears to be related to gnome-session. I believe the following is the relevant strace from ...
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“Unable to open display ” “” error on VNC Server

I'm trying to run a GUI for my CentOS 6 server. I've installed VNC, and I have followed this guide through to the end - http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/VNC-Server Once the VNC server is started, I try ...
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Remove empathy from debian 6.0

I want to remove empathy from debian 6.0. But when I try to do it, Synaptic tells that it will remove gnome and gnome-dekstop env. So how to remove empathy without removing gnome?
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VNC Not Seeing Gnome Desktop in Centos 7

I have a linux box running CentOS 7, which I installed in bash only mode (so it just boots straight into the command prompt), which I am using as a file server. I could do with having a GUI for ...
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gnome in vnc not showing any window

When i use vnc to connect my server (i'm using Centos 6 x64 and gnome ), gnome didnt show any title bar / window border, the mouse pointer always in loading animation state this is xstartup code i ...
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gnome file roller never overrides existing files

When using gnome file roller (Archive manager), it never seems to overwrite existing files, independent from access rights. There is also no error message. Is this expected functionality?
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Gnome user picture from LDAP

Is there any way to load user pictures/avatars for Gnome (these are displayed on login screen) from OpenLDAP? I'm using Debian 6 and 8 for clients and OpenLDAP server, also using GOsa for account ...
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Creating Gnome desktop icons for multiple users

First, let me give you an idea of what my system looks like: There are 3 machines that have a common user whose home directory is linked via NFS Each of the machines performs a separate role in data ...
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Relationship among vncserver, Xvnc, dbus, wm,

Can someone explain the relation between programs listed in title (and perhaps some I might've missed out like Xorg, Xserver, X)? Or point me to some guide/documentation/..? In recent past I've been ...
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Nautilus can't mount share folder

I have a problem.. I have nautilus and 2 remote resources with winXP and windows Server 2008 r2. When i open my nautilus, type ctrl + l and type smb://winXP_Address/ everything is good, but when i ...
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GDM PostLogin Scripting from GDM Session

Does anyone know a way to determine what session has been selected at the GDM window in the PostLogin script section of the GDM login process? The situation I'm dealing with - some of my users want ...
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Can't log in to new RH6 install in runlevel 5

I have just set up a new server, RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 on an HP blade. I have no trouble logging in over ssh, or on the console in runlevel 3, but cannot log in with the Gnome desktop. There is a ...