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ProLiant DL140 G3 and xorg

I have HP ProLiant DL140 G3 and decided to install Debai Wheezy on it. I've got problems with the video adapter. Xorg detected many resolutions, but my monitor can work with "1280x1024" and this ...
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Fatal server error: Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault) [migrated]

Fresh i386 FreeBSD install on my old PC. After entering startx to run Lumina for FreeBSD. I get a fatal error. See the log below. Please be gentle haha, I'm new to FreeBSD since yesterday. Thanks ...
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LightDM fails to load after upgrade [closed]

I'm running Debian testing (Jessie) and XFCE4 is my desktop environment. I recently did an apt-get upgrade. Now, when I boot, I get a blank screen with a blinking cursor. Nothing happens, but I'm able ...
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Unchangeable xscreensaver configuration?

I have a requirement that all desktops lock after a certain amount of time. However, all of our users have the possibility of using different DEs or windowing systems, so I went to xscreensaver as a ...
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Shadowing with x0vncserver - No mouse pointer

I am working on a solution to shadow a user's X session in a multiuser desktop environment. If one wants to shadow a session they use my script. My script sets the proper XAUTHORITY environment ...
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shipping default xorg.conf file in ubuntu 12.04

With recent versions of Ubuntu, there's no /etc/X11/xorg.conf file being shipped anymore. That's good as long as you don't have a Nvidia graphics cards and you want to use multiple screens, in which ...
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Error: Missing Dependency: /usr/X11R6/bin/xmessage is needed by package wine-core

I've the following error on CentOS when installing wine: sudo yum install wine Error: --> Finished Dependency Resolution wine-core-1.2.3-1.el4.rf.i386 from rpmforge has depsolving problems ...
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Centos 6.3 on Hyper-v - startx xorg-X11 no /dev/fb0

I am running Centos 64-bit 6.3 on Hyper-V 2012. Logged in to the local console via the Hyper-V Virtual Machine Connection, I type startx but get the following failure and message: I do not have a ...
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How do I enable XRandR in Xvfb or disable it in firefox when running firefox headless?

I am trying to start firefox headless. The following is the beginning of the shell script that starts it: #!/bin/sh Xvfb :99 >/dev/null 2>&1 & XVFB=$! sleep 3 firefox --display=:99 ...
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start dummy X server for user logged remotely

I have a server (CentOS6) which has an ATI GPU. For users to have access to this GPU for computation with OpenCL, they need to have an X session open unfortunately (a restriction on the ATI driver). ...
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Blank black screen with cursor after login — RHEL5

I have a RHEL 5 machine here which is a Dell Precision T3500. I'm an Ubuntu guy, but I'm having a heck of a time with this machine. After processing its first security update, we cannot log in via ...
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xorg.conf missing in Debian

I'm attempting to configure X on a headless server. I've installed the xorg, tightvnc, and fluxbox but /etc/X11/xorg.conf is missing. I've run xorg -configure and it gives fails giving the following ...
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How to enable Xorg for user on server?

I have a Shell script on a server. The script is run by a particular user, not root. The script has the following: export DISPLAY=:8 Xorg $DISPLAY But there is an error: Fatal server error: ...
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Start graphical program from TTY

I'm trying to design a digital signage system and I've hit a stumbling block. I've installed Xorg to run the graphical signage app. By default the server shows the X server on the main display (as ...
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Accessing X with xauth and ssh -X to my VPS?

I have an application I wish to run on my VPS (a web browser actually, iceweasle or similar) and do not really want to install a full blown X server on there for practical reasons. I have read I only ...
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Scale X software

I have a X software which only runs at 640x480. Now I have a Xvnc with XDMCP that runs on 320x240, and this result the software being "cropped" so only a 1/4th of the software is visible. Now I would ...
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Hardware, network infrastructure for runnng gaming server nd on VirtualGL

Foud nice project VirtualGL (http://www.virtualgl.org/). Tried to run 3D fames (EVE Online, Prototype) on server and display the output on thin client using 100Mbps network. Server: Gentoo Linux on ...
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Why doesn't drag and drop work on my Ubuntu based VNC desktop?

I'm running Ubuntu Lucid (10.4) x86_64 as a guest system on a headless Debian Lenny Xen hypervisor. On the Ubuntu machine, I run an X-server with a normal Gnome Desktop which is only reachable through ...
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Remote connection to locally running X session

One of the good (few) features windows has is it's RDP protocol implementation. This wonder allows me to work with my 2 screen setup in the office, then drive home, open a VPN connection followed by ...
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Does X.org and VNC serers requide a video card?

Can I use VBoxHeadless virtual machine as a X-server for remote users?
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Xorg release version in CentOS 5.4

I want to know Xorg release version coming with CentOS 5.4, eg: Ubuntu 9.1 comes with XOrg 11 release 7.5
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xorg version in centos 5.4

Hi what is the release version of Xorg in CentOs 5.4? can somebody do a 'Xorg -version' and paste the output here. Thanks.
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Xorg server won't start after fresh install of Debian 5.04, screen goes blank (Intel Atom D510(Pinetrail) on Intel D510MO)

I have installed Debian 5.04 Lenny on my new Intel D510MO motheboard. I fixed some issues with incorrect drive mapping (for some reason during installation my hdd was on sdb, after a restart it is ...
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Clone a xorg session remotelly

Does somebody knows how to clone/connect to a running xorg server to see in soft real time what is the monitor/display showing (The display is a couple of miles away but I can reach it throw TCP/IP)? ...
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Start Xorg using init.d script

Do you have a clean/nice way to only start Xorg server under Ubuntu 9.04 and be able to start/stop it? Something like: # /etc/init.d/xorg start I have an application that doesn't use a window ...
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Keep keyboard alive when x server crashes

From time to time my Ubuntu desktop freezes. When this happens my usb keyboard and mouse stop responding so I can't get out to tty1 ([ctrl][alt][f1]) or do anything else from my input devices - also ...
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How can I remove the GUI bits from a Red Hat Enterprise Linux install?

I am looking at a farm of RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.3 servers, which all have GNOME and Xorg installed, none of which need them. They were deployed by a 3rd party from a VM template, and I ...
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VirtualBox Monitor Resolutions with XP Host, BSD Client and xfce

I'm running VirtualBox on an XP host and I have installed FreeBSD 7.2 using xfce as my window manager. Everything works fine except for the monitor resolution. I can only access the old standard ones: ...
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How do I programmatically test if it's possible to connect to the X server specified in $DISPLAY

This is a bit of a middle-ground between programming and server-admin, but this seems ultimately the most relevant place for it. I'm looking for a way to determine if the variable '$DISPLAY' is ...
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Why does gnome-terminal use so much memory?

Why does gnome-terminal use so much memory? I almost never turn my development machine off. Only time it gets turned off really is during power outages. I am almost always either having something ...
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Fowarding X output from a server to a workstation

I'm trying to set up the backup service for a server at work. Specifically, we are using the online backup service SpiderOak. It seems like a fantastic program except for one fact: it uses a graphical ...
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Xinerama + compositing

I'm using KUbuntu 9, and two monitors: CRT+DVI. Nvidia's TwinView works fine, but enabling Xinerama extension disables compositing in KDE. Is there a way to enable compositing (desktop effects) with ...
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How to use Xorg for virtual KVM?

This is an idea that's been floating in my head for a few days, and I just wanted to see if it was feasible, and if so what the best way to go about implementing it would be. I have several computers ...
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How to limit screen resolution in xorg 1.5?

I have a NFS server and a bunch of diskless clients booting from that server using TFTP. They have a read-only root partition mount from the server, and read-write /home mount from the server. ...
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how to install intel graphics driver on linux?

http://intellinuxgraphics.org/ has a manual which actually doesn't work, it's probably too old. Maybe someone has an experience or a link to more clear manual? binary packages for RHEL5 would be also ...
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Disabling user switching when admin locks screen

Well, pretty much what the subject says, is it possible to forbid users from using the "Switch User" feature when the screen is locked by an administrator? I'm not sure if user switching is a GNOME ...
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GTK applications fail to start - xfs restart needed Options

After a recent update (Xorg was updated among other things), GTK apps stopped running in my kde4. I have a Debian unstable, updated around 22 April. When I try to run them I get the following error: ...