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Error with nouveau X driver and EGL

Recently I saw a problem appear linked to the nouveau graphic drive. Every minute, a pack of lines as below appear in the syslog Nov 11 10:51:00 blabla kernel: [ 286.852931] nouveau 0000:21:00.0: gr:...
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XOrg: Starting a program with specific keyboard layout [migrated]

I run Arch Linux, i3wm I use multi language keyboard layout, by running setxkbmap -layout us,il -option 'grp:alt_shift_toggle'. Sometimes, I want to start a program that doesn't support Hebrew input ...
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Configure Singularity to do headless rendering / use OpenGL / glxgears / glxinfo

I want to do headless rendering on a server where I do not have root permissions. Therefore, I created a Singularity container like this: Bootstrap: docker From: nvidia/cuda:9.0-runtime-ubuntu16.04 %...
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Restore lightdm start at boot time

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running on virtualbox. I did install guest additions from the host. While I was troubleshooting a black screen of death, I had set it to boot to console. Now. I don't remember how ...
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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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Is it possible to do multiseat the systemd way with one graphic card / two heads?

I would like to setup a multi-seat configuration using Ubuntu Xenial 16.04. After some researches, it seems the way to do now is by systemd through "loginctl" calls. (saw here for example). Before ...
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Google Chrome Does Not Load H264 Decoders when being started with startx on boot

I am trying to launch google chrome via startx on boot with systemd to create an Ubuntu 16.04 browser kiosk. Everything works great, except I am unable to play any videos in the browser. When I log ...
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Scientific Linux 7.2 stops displaying X locally

I'm having the weirdest issue. We use SL7.2 and have a network home directory and AD + SSSD for auth. This means I can go to different computers and get a consistent home dir as well as UID/GID etc. I ...
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X Server config on Vmware

Im trying to get KDE running on an Oracle Linux box which runs on vmWare (VMware vCloud Director / ESX) After installing X and KDE i got the following error: # startx [...] VMware: No 3D enabled (0, ...
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Virtualized X Server on Host Machine

So, I'm trying to tackle a rather odd issue. I'm fairly new with virtualization (the most I've managed is isolating some applications with Docker and VirtualBox, which isn't hard to do). I am more ...
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From Xterm to a full Ubuntu Unity session

I am setting up a large-ish network where users have pre-cooked Xvnc sessions created for them in advance. They can also reset those session via a web interface. We plan on releasing this as free ...
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Xorg in an embedded system--leaking memory?

I'm working on an embedded system that runs a custom Linux platform and it appears that the Xorg process is leaking memory. According to top, Xorg's virtual memory grows until the system crashes. ...
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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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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 don'...
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VirtualBox Monitor Resolutions with XP Host, BSD Client and xfce [closed]

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: ...