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1answer
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Other ways of implementing Crashplan on a LAMP setup [closed]

I've got a LAMP setup running Ubuntu 12.04 server and I'd like to integrate it with CrashPlan that I use on all my other mac xserves that I'm running. The problem is that it has to run a gui ...
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4answers
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GUI based remote sessions for end users

I am setting up a ubuntu 12.04 LTS server that several non-technical users will need remote access on to run GIS (Geographic Information Systems) software, and other software. I need users to be able ...
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2answers
127 views

Install graphical interface on Debian/Ubuntu

I need to install a GUI on an Ubuntu Server instance and another Debian base server (no GUI ofcourse). I just need the minimum, a gnome-terminal or similar and a browser. Don't want to install the ...
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5answers
408 views

Which Linux distribution is suitable for serverside development and somewhat easy to use? [closed]

I need to setup a Linux-based server which is going to be the backend for our web services. This is what I need: (In order of importance) A GUI to manage applications and files It would be running ...
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3answers
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Best practices for remote GUI access to ubuntu server

I would like to get an overview of available solutions for having a remote GUI access to ubuntu server: -do you recommend installing a basic GUI then administrating over VNC? -is X11 forwarding a good ...
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1answer
276 views

How do I log in to the ubuntu 10.04 server using grub2 from a remote computer/terminal with GUI running

I upgraded my server from ubuntu 8.04 to 10.04. It now uses the grub2 bootloader. In 8.04 from the grub log-in page I could select the option log in to server and thereby connect through SSH directly ...
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2answers
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Run GUI application via cronjob in Ubuntu?

I have a remote server running "Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop". From it I want to run a script that walks through a list of websites and captures screenshots of them. The script is working and thoroughly ...
1
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3answers
606 views

Browse Ubuntu server with a GUI from OS X

Is there a way to browse the filesystem on an Ubuntu server from Mac OS X with a GUI based app? I have a ton of logfiles on the server I would like to prune.. Currently I ssh into it, and rm from the ...
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1answer
306 views

benchmarking Ubuntu gui versus command line

Has anybody done benchmarks on Ubuntu with the GUI installed versus purely command line? I'm considering adding the GUI to my server, but I am wary of it slowing the system down.
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3answers
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How to install GUI with Ubuntu Server?

Is there a GUI for Ubuntu server at install time? i installed Ubuntu Server 9.04, and logged in at the text based login prompt. i was hoping the GUI would then launch so i can configure the server. ...
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2answers
1k views

Running a program with root privilages in Ubuntu [closed]

How do I run a GUI program with root privileges from Ubuntu's Alt+F2 Run dialog?
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8answers
4k views

Best/Fastest way to access desktop GUI on a remote Ubuntu server

I've been using X11 and Xming, but it's much too laggy for practical use.
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6answers
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GUI on Ubuntu server?

I'm primarily a developer, but as part of this I'm running an Ubuntu server for a client where he has several small to medium sized websites. Although my main development environment has generally ...