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Netatalk: spotlight “no tracker connection error”

I use debian 10 in server mode (without graphical interface) and netatalk 3.1.12. The netatalk documentation describe the spotlight = yes option that should allow file search using GNOME tracker. ...
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Failed to commit changes to dconf error when homedir is remote (cifs) on RHEL 8

I am using pam_mount to remote mount home directories (CIFS), though this problem also happens if I mount a home directory manually. The home directories are mounted successfully. However, there's ...
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Accessing KRB5CCNAME from /etc/gdm/PreSession/Default on RHEL8

I would like to run a script after a user login. This script, using his kerberos tickets, will mount an SMB share. Under RedHat 7 I could simply call the script from /etc/gdm/PreSession/Default and it ...
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gdm thinks there is an nvidia card, but there isn't one

I have a server we imaged from a failing box. The old box had an nvidia card in it, this new one doesn't. It just has an onboard Intel card. Everything else seems to be ok, but I can't get Xwindows ...
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GNOME Display broken

i am working on RHEL 7 on vmware.. tomorrow i am working with ipa in this machine.. from today ,whenever i run this machine or restart it ,this machine take much time (approximately 3-5 minutes) to ...
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setting default gsettings for relocatable schema in /etc/dconf/db/local.d

Settings default gsettings for all my users with a /etc/dconf/db/local.d/my-settings file like this works fine: [org/gnome/desktop/background] picture-uri='file:///usr/local/share/backgrounds/...
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Redhat cannot login into GNOME

I installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.7 on my computer and it worked well until yesterday. I am not able to login into GNOME desktop. When I enter my password and press ENTER, I am kicked ...
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gnome session end kills background screen process

On my (debian unstable) desktop, I often open a gnome-terminal, su - , and run a screen. When I run an update, sometimes the gnome session gets killed. My expectation is, that the screen continues to ...
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Is Xvfb workable with Gnome?

I have a headless server, that I'd like a VNC interface to. I run these; Xvfb :1 -screen 0 1920x1024x24& DISPLAY=:1 gnome-shell --replace sudo x11vnc -display :1 -auth guess To get a working VNC ...
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Dell R720 and Ubuntu display issues

Dell R720 Matrox G200 Embedded Graphics 2x Nvidia GRID K1 Ubuntu Server 19.10 After pure install, display is 640x480, but after installing nvidia-340 drivers, gdm does not start. K1 GPUs don't have ...
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Facing issues in Anydesk, anydesk remote windows shows 2 desktops. (Centos 8)

Hi i have just freshly installed centos 8 and also installed anydesk in it by downloading the rpm package from anydesk official website. And now anydesk is not working properly anydesk error . When i ...
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Logged into Ubuntu as domain user, asks for first local user password on admin tasks

I have an odd issue that happens on all of the Ubuntu machines I join to my Samba4 domain. When installing, I create a user named user and then use that user to get the domain going. Everything goes ...
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How do I hide or disable the default Menus in Ubuntu

I want to hide the default menus in Ubuntu for all existing user and new user. I used menulibre gui application to achieve this but the changes does not effect to the new user.
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VNC sever on Debian 10 will NOT start Gnome properly (Black/grey screen) if run automatically (on startup via cron or service, etc)

UPDATE: It appears the problem is my Nvidia driver. Here I have a Debian 10 server with TigerVNC. I switched from xfce to Gnome as the VNC server's DM just recently, and whenever I try to start it ...
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Kali Linux apt-get not working

I was installing apache2 but suddenly my Kali which was GUI got converted into CLI. It is still on run level- N 5. Whenever I run the command apt-get update it gives me an error. enter image ...
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How to report bugs on Gnome - specifically gnome-disks?

I found a bug in the very youngest gnome-disks utility and I've just wasted more than an hour of my life trying to figure out how to report it. There's a "git-lab" site for Gnome, here: https://...
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CentOS desktop startx no screen found on VPS

I installed Gnome/KDE/XFCE,... on CentOS 7 on a VPS yum groupinstall "Server with GUI" yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop" or yum groupinstall "Server with GUI" yum groupinstall "Xfce" But when I ...
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CentOS 7 w/ GUI GNOME login for standard users bounces back to login screen

CentOS 7 machine is unable to sign in standard users via GNOME, but root account works just fine. Steps to recreate the issue. Select user account and input password and login (user account is part ...
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Create “Default keyring” from command line on CentOS 7

I have a CentOS 7.4 machine that I need to start in kiosk mode. There is a touch screen attached to that machine and on boot, google chrome must start in full screen and load a certain web page. What ...
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“git init” via “gio mount” on samba: fatal: could not set 'core.filemode' to 'false'

I want to push my repository to a Samba share mounted via GNOME's Nautilus. I believe it uses gio mount under the hood. However, when I try to run git init in a mounted Samba share, I get the ...
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Gnome-Boxes “fails to start” images

Using Gnome-Boxes on Ubuntu 18.04 I consistently get an error when attempting to boot any disk image. Can anyone interpret this for me? I am unable to make heads or tales from the troubleshooting log:...
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Skip printing dialog on Debian

If you are running a ticket application on desktops, how would you limit the users to make any change to the printing job configuration? Ticket application is an electron app. Currently it launches ...
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Autostart Firefox on CentOS 6 kiosk system with Gnome Display Manager + Openmotif Window Manager

I am in process of creating kiosk system on CentOS 6.9 minimal install with Gnome Display Manager (gdm) and Openmotif Window Manager (mwm) and Firefox web browser. I have connected gdm to mwm by ...
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How activate the GNOME ENVIOREMENT in SLES 11 SP4?

i am trying to run the gnome envirioment in an SLES 11 SP4 instance, i do the following: First i install the package: zypper -n install -t pattern x11 gnome And make the next changes: In window ...
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ssh -N steals keystrokes

When I run an ssh session purely for tunnelling purposes, I start it like this: ssh -N -L 5432:localhost:5432 user@host & However, when I do so, about every second keystroke in the terminal ...
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When SELinux is set to enforcing, startx will not bring up the user GUI

I have a machine (CentOS) that is using SELinux that must be set to enforcing (in MLS mode), I want to be able to go into the gui to show the system works in a gui setting for people who don't use a ...
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x11vnc on Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome with systemd

I am having troubles to start x11vnc service on Ubuntu server 16.04 Gnome. It used to work just fine under 14.04. Not sure if related to x11vnc itself or the systemd. Here is the systemd service file ...
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how to run gnome-terminal on remote centos 7 machine?

My local machine is linux mint, and remote one is centos 7. I try to open gnome-terminal on remote machine with x-forwarding, and its not working. When I connect to host in interactive mode $ ssh -...
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Is it possible to limit the number of previous users on login screen in centos?

I'd like to customize the login screen on CentOS to limit the number of users displayed? I know how to disable the user's list by customizing the dconf gdm db but I wonder if I can set a limit value......
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gnome — create symlinks when mounting a file system

I'm not 100% sure where the problem is... udev or gnome or ... Backstory: I have an "IronKey". I have a udev rule that allows my IronKey to plug into my machine. After I've plugged it in, I go to ...
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CentOS 7 w/Gnome hangs on boot after Nvidia driver installation?

there is a lot of information available on these topics separately, but I haven't been able to find an answer to what I feel is a really common situation. I have 2 Nvidia GTX 1080s in a server with ...
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gnome-terminal - I have no name

Environment: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS x64 HW: VM on vSphere with 2vCPU and 2GB Memory Default GNOME desktop installation with gnome-session-flashback 3.8.0. Connected to AD domain using Samba and ...
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Convert $no_proxy to gsettings ignore-hosts

In order to use Chrome in Ubuntu and have it respect some hosts in $no_proxy, I need to set those comma-separated values with gsettings set org.gnome.system.proxy ignore-hosts <no-proxy> where ...
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PackageKit version issue after upgrading from fc21 -> fc22 -> fc23

I'm trying to build a package using jhbuild, and when I run sysdeps --install, it runs through and tries to install things using PackageKit. When it does this, it shows for example, llvm-devel;3.5.0-...
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Impossible to Switch User in CentOS

We have a CentOS 6.7 server installed with Gnome 2.28.2 that is not allowing users to switch sessions. Users can log in and click on the "Switch User" option on the menu (or "Lock Screen"). The lock ...
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How to enable login as root on xrdp with centos and GNOME?

Was wondering if anyone knows how to enable root login on xrdp with GNOME and centos 6? Below is my config for /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini [globals] bitmap_cache=yes bitmap_compression=yes port=3389 ...
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Is there a way to change the graphical user from the command line on Centos?

I am currently using a remote log-in application (TeamViewer) on my Centos server. The application runs in the user's graphical session. I deliberately 'switched' users to see how my Teamviewer ...
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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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Window on Gnome/Linux/Ubuntu was bad shown [closed]

My window on Gnome is not correctly shown. When moving a Gnome window, it is slow to moved. My problem is shown in the image below: How can I fix this problem?
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How do I properly launch a dbus-monitor --session as root?

I am working on a script that will detect if and when a Gnome session is "locked" by a user in order to kick that user and prevent people locking screens in a public use lab. However, it ...
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RedHat: Can't install package GNOME Desktop Environment

I installed the package GNOME Desktop Environment on my machine running Red Hat version 6.4. more /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.4 (Santiago) At the end of the ...
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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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Start vino-server (VNC) before login on Linux CentOS [closed]

I'm using the default vino-server package to access my CentOS 6 workstation via VNC. It works ok, but only AFTER I locally login on the workstation. I need to have vino-server start BEFORE the login, ...
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Is installing a GUI on my CentOS server a good idea?

I have a new dedicated server that I'm going to create a couple of VMs on. OS will be CentOS 6.5, for the host and the VMs. Does the GUI on the host (Gnome etc) give any real benefit when it comes ...
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removed files from /tmp/ directory - can't login anymore

I'm a system integrator(evidently noob), and today i've made my first scan with rkhunter, a tool that look into the system for check the presence of rootkits. After that scan i -foolishly- decided to ...
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FreeBSD - Unable to install GNOME Desktop Environment [closed]

I'm unable to install GNOME Desktop Environment on FreeBSD-10 w/ pkgng. I'm following FreeBSD's handbook - 6.7. Desktop Environments: root@:~ # pkg install gnome2 Updating repository catalogue pkg: ...
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How can I retrieve screen unlock times in gnome?

The last command only retrieves the login times. I'm interested in the times that the screen was unlocked. Any indirect means of getting this are also welcome.
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Switch between network configurations via command line in fedora 17

I have two different setups I use on my work laptop; one enables synergy over an ethernet ssh tunnel with my work computer on the local network, and the other opens an HTTP tunnel to my work computer ...
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How to find back gnome-terminals (SSH sessions) in GNOME?

I often have tens of gnome-terminals opened when I am working at my CentOS Desktop (Virtual Machine). This can mean I have about 40 open SSH sessions to different servers. What is the best way to ...
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Unlock User Accounts in Gnome 3 Ubuntu 12

My account is a member of the sudo group on the server, so it should have all privileges. However, when I go to 'System Settings > User Accounts' in Gnome the 'Unlock' button is disabled. What do I ...