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Ubuntu Server disrgards console-setup when rebooting in VirtualBox

I found this weird behavior. In VirtualBox, Ubuntu Server 12.04 uses this font: I find that hard to read. Now I can run dpkg-reconfigure console-setup fine, and set the font to Fixed, then it looks ...
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accessing console for VMware Ubuntu machine

How can I access an Ubuntu Server 12.04.2's console if it's running inside a VMware Fusion 5 VM? I've tried following various guides online but when I run screen on the tty used by socat -d -d ...
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Proper way to change terminal resolution in Ubuntu Server 13.04? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Server 13.04 in a VMware VM running only in command-line mode (i.e. no GUI). It defaults to a 640x480 screen resolution, but I'd like to increase that to either 800x600 or 1024x768. ...
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Weird output of 12.04 server on terminal from the start

I'm trying to install XBMC on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. After installing nvidia-current and xinit, the machine boots up in text mode, no surprise there, but just prints bogus letters like shown in the ...
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1answer
544 views

Java console doesn't recognize arrow keys

I have some strange problems with a java console on my 10.04 server (it's actually the console of a minecraft-server, but I believe it's a general problem and not something minecraft specific): arrow ...
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1answer
244 views

Emacs package without GTK

Is there, in the "regular" Debian/Ubuntu repositories, a package for emacs without GTK support? I'm on a server and would like to install only the console version, without a dozen of unneeded ...
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2answers
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How can I set my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to boot to console without GUI? [duplicate]

So I installed Ubuntu server to run some tests on a VM. For various reasons I couldn't get a specific DEB file, and instead of using a shared folder I decided it would be a good idea to install ...
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1answer
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How to remove console-tools completely?

After removing console-tools using apt-get --purge remove console-tools I am getting the following error during boot init: Failed to spawn console-setup main process: unable to execute: No such ...
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How to set console resolution of Ubuntu server 10.04.03 LTS running on ESXi5 / vSphere client console [closed]

After searching the Internet for similar problem or even a solution, I have to post my question here in hope that somebody had the same problem and solved it. My scenario: ESXi5.0 server with Ubuntu ...
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1answer
341 views

How do I auto run a program when I log into a specific console?

I would like to automatically run a program when I log on to a specific console (tty1) and no other. I am running Ubuntu server 10.10 (no x) and I added the following line to my /etc/init/tty1.conf ...
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2answers
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How can I increase the console resolution of my Ubuntu server

I am running an Ubuntu server inside VMware workstation, when I run the VM the screen is really small. I want to increase it to something that fits in the whole VMware console. I tried changing the ...
1
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1answer
392 views

How to always boot into a CLI environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? The title says it all really. I've got Xubuntu 11.04 working as a file server which I SSH into. 90% of the time it's headless and ...
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1answer
284 views

Error while trying to install MSGPACK

I'm trying to install MSGPACK to be used with PHP, by following the wiki guide. But when I run sudo ./configure I get this error: checking PHP version... configure: error: need at least PHP 5 or ...
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1answer
445 views

Vmware Server Console stops responding to clicks

I had installed vmware-server-console just fine. But when yoou open it an as soon as you click in a virtual machine, thats it, the app stop working but not freeze, it just stops recognizing where you ...
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0answers
229 views

PowerMac G4 no console and/or crash on boot [closed]

I found an old G4 PowerMac (Silver 2002 AFAICT, 933MHz CPU with 256MB PC133 RAM) the other day and decided to use it as a server. I've done all this many times before on PC hardware, though never on ...
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1answer
164 views

Why is the console hanging randomly?

Ubuntu 10.10 Server x64 installed as Virtual Box VM. Fresh install plus postgresql and tomcat6 installed via aptitude. Rebooted the server and now when I run some command the console hangs. For ...
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3answers
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Make GDM accessible only remotely via XDMCP, while console remains in text mode

I have a 10.04 server and I have installed gnome-desktop on it so that I can do some of work in a nicer way. I connect to gdm remotely via XDMCP (Hummingbird Exceed) but at the same time I want the ...
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1answer
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Partition tool with console UI (as in server installation)?

Back in 2006, Ray (3DLover) posted the same question in: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=309680 but none of the answers were really useful. Now with a little help from AskUbuntu community, I ...