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How do I make a Ubuntu VM that boots to Terminal but has GUI capabilities?

I have to make an Ubuntu VM (Virtualbox) to run python scripts (on windows hosts) utilising GUIs like pygame, tkinter and pythonwx (especially Tkinter for my legacy apps) Making a VM appliance with a ...
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How does a graphical front-end control a daemon?

I'm developing a file sync daemon on Ubuntu as a hobby project, and I'm thinking I might want to develop a graphical front-end at some point which will let me control it. How can a GUI control and ...
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Start another GUI on different TTY

For some reason I want to have 2 GUIs open at different TTYs. the commands sudo service lightdm stop/start will stop/create a new GUI at TTY7. but how can I do the same at different TTYs or ...
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Is there any GUI for server management for Ubuntu which is not web based?

I'm very comfortable using the command line and I run Ubuntu Server on my own home server. Though I feel that Ubuntu Server really lacks the ease of use and friendliness that the Windows Server 2008 ...
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Are there any GUI equivalents of “Initctl”? [closed]

Are there any GUI equivalent of Initctl, I have tried boot-up Manager In short I was looking for some advanced GUI based daemon control tool.
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How to keep a graphical application running, even if it crashes?

I use Gnome Do as a launcher for most things. I have it set to run on login and for most of the time it sits in the background waiting for me to mash a keyboard shortcut. About once a week, it falls ...
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Is there any GUI tool for Upstart

Is there currently any GUI based application to show currently running services, with buttons to start and stop services? It doesn't necessarily need to be able to set boot up behaviour.