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WebDriverError: unknown error: Chrome failed to start: exited abnormally

What i'm trying to achieve Successfully run my protractor tests on headless chrome on Ubuntu 14 non gui. Set up Using multiple reference pages I have managed to successfully install: Xvfb Chrome ...
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vboxweb-service missing

I'm running 16.04 server and trying to do a headless installation of VirtualBox (with phpVirtualBox), but before I get very far I keep getting the following error: sudo update-rc.d vboxweb-service ...
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Having problems downloading CS:GO

I just created a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04. I created my steam user and then downloaded steamapp. I tried to run the update command and I get this error: Steam>login anonymous ...
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Installing Ubuntu server without a monitor

I recently acquired a laptop that works perfectly except that it has a broken monitor. Only the top quarter of the monitor works, so I can still use the cli. It does have a VGA and HDMI connector on ...
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x11vnc and lightdm on headless 16.04

I need to access a remote xenial machine with x11vnc sudo apt-get install lightdm x11vnc installed the necessary parts. Then, I created a password with sudo x11vnc -storepasswd yourVNCpasswordHERE /...
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HDMI screen gives “no signal” but VNC screen shows window manager correctly

My Ubuntu 12.04 kernel is running perfectly fine and even the desktop shows in all its glory when I connect via a VNC client from my Mac. It even recognizes my HDMI monitor that is physically plugged ...
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How do I start chromium-browser in headless mode? extension “RANDR” missing on display “:99”

Ubuntu $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Chromium chromium-browser --version Chromium 48....
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Is it possible to invoke OpenGL without a display?

In order to use continuous integration on an application that depends on OpenGL, I would like to be able to use GLX in an ubuntu docker container. I don't care about the application's rendered output; ...
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Boot option for headless or monitor

I successfully configured Ubuntu 14 to boot headless using these instructions: Getting system to boot in headless mode set-up without display problems However, in case I need to connect a monitor ...
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x11vnc with a headless home server

I am attempting to set up my first home server. I've got a box running Ubuntu 14.04 and I've been working on getting VNC set up. I'm almost there; I've got the x11vnc set up to run on boot and I can ...
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SSH into existing session as if infront of it

So I have a program running on my server in a session and I'm wondering if I can ssh into that session and use it as if I'm actually in front of the computer using it. EDIT: I'm not facing a broken ...
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No OpenGL core context on headless 14.04.3 LTS

I am trying to test some software that uses OpenGL on a Travis-CI virtual Trusty instance. I am using software rendering OpenGL with Mesa, but the build cannot seem to recognize OpenGL >3 even though ...
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Cleaning the harddrive

I am using a headless Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab111.12 i686). I recently got a message that the harddisk was full. Is there a way to download all file paths with sizes and to ...
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How to start virtualmachine from terminal?

I can not run a Virtualbox Machine from command line what do I exactly need? I did a bit research first but this command did not work for me: vboxmanage startvm win7 --type headless Result is: ...
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Install eclipse + eclim in a headless server

I am trying to install eclipse + elim in a remote linux server where there is no internet connection and no display available (I am accessing the server using putty). Also I don't have root access in ...
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How do I allow DNS through interface filtering using iptables in Ubuntu Headless

I've seen some questions referring to static DNSs, openVPN server pushes etc, but none of them really apply or they require GUI tools and I am using a headless Ubuntu Core that I SSH into. root@...
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Lubuntu: How can I run a script on start-up only when machine is headless?

When I start a machine without a monitor attached I want to start the teamviewer daemon, execute some xrandr commands (to set a virtual display size), and start a program. How can I write a script to ...
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Headless ubuntu sever 14.04 and UPS Energenie EG-UPS-002

I have a UPS Energenie EG-UPS-002 I want my ubuntu server to shutdown on power off. My UPS has own driver which I downloaded from producer site: http://energenie.com/item.aspx?id=7609&lang=en ...
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How do I set new screen resolution for a headless server (using teamviewer 10 )

I have done a lot of Googling and I can't make sense of all the information. I want to remotely operate a Lubuntu 14.04 machine from another of the same type. The remote machine has no monitor ...
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How to turn off screen (headless installation)

How can I turn off screen? None of the answers here helped me. I tried sudo vbetool dpms off but that failed silently and the screen remained on. This is a headless Ubuntu server installation on a ...
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Change of graphical text interface, to completly text interface

I'm working on some new project and I will use some PC with Ubuntu Server 14.04 on it as main server. Everything after install will be done through ssh. I already created virtual machine for editing ...
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preseed/late_command ubuntu server 15.04

I'm having issues with the preseed/late_command on ubuntu 15.04 amd64 server install (cmd line install) d-i preseed/late_command string in-target wget http://url returns with exit code 1 and the ...
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How to install Grub from Ubuntu?

Am new to this. Trying to set up a headless NAS machine. So I created a bootable USB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with persistence and SSH setup using my MacBook Pro. So how do I make it such that when I ...
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How can i automatically login after boot up on Ubuntu Server 15.04?

I'm having trouble trying to automatically login to my server after it boots up. I have a headless Ubuntu Server 15.04 running on a vm as a build agent for TeamCity and I don't know how to ...
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Live Ubuntu USB drive with persistence - headless install

I am looking for a way to make a Live USB with Persistence that can be run headless (i.e. by a bash script, therefor with no GUI interaction), either from Mac OS or Ubuntu. I need this to be able to ...
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Installing a VM using VBoxManage commands fails with NS_ERROR_FAILURE

I'm trying to set-up a VirtualBox VM, so that at the end of the process, an installation of Linux will start from the virtual DVD. Alas, at the end of the set-up process I get an NS_ERROR_FAILURE ...
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How to start Unity desktop on a headless machine?

I am trying to get the Untiy desktop (That I am used to using) running on a Ubuntu box that is now headless. I already have a fake desktop running via the Xorg dummy display driver. When I VNC into ...
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How to run an application on a headless Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have an Intel NUC running 3.13.11.6; and I have written an application that runs some simple data polling (cpu, memory usage, disk usage etc ...). The NUC is headless, so I connect via SSH (putty) ...
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A browser as GUI on a headless server

Is it possible to use a browsers as GUI on a headless ubuntu server? what would it cost in terms of dependencies, resources...whatever? is it even possible to show only a fullscreen window, the max ...
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Cannot install xserver-xorg-video-dummy on Ubuntu14.04

I don't like to post questions but I've spent hours searching and am in dire need of help! I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 headless and remotely login via VNC from Windows. I've read many posts that ...
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Xvfb and scripts on Ubuntu Touch/Phone

Will I be able to run "xvfb" on Ubuntu Touch/Phone? I've read that you can use apt-get and use bash. So will I also be able to run Python scripts which use "Selenium" and "Xvfb" for headless Firefox ...
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want to use new headless server with VirtualBox; startx hangs at extension GLX

ssh'ing into the server and running startx yields this. Background info that may help: I originally hooked up my monitor and keyboard directly to the box, but now wondering if there are some ...
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Laptop lid power options

How do I configure my laptop to perform in the following manner in Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server? Current State When the laptop is powered on and the lid is closed: External screen loses signal Laptop enters ...
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU [duplicate]

This is NOT a duplicate. The other answers do not apply to this situation. When trying to boot a 64 bit image in a headless VirtualBox, I get This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only ...
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How do you select a graphics driver on a headless box?

I am setting up an EC2 GPU instance for experimenting with CUDA programming using an Ubuntu 14.04 AMI. I installed the nvidia drivers indicated by the major version on the Nvidia download page for ...
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Setup openssh to start when the computer boots

I have a headless server and I was wondering if it is possible to start openssh without logging in. It would start without the need for a password, so I wouldn't have to plug in a monitor every time I ...
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How to access Ubuntu GUI through Teamviewer on headless server?

I'm building what will primarily be a Plex Media Server, but I also like to tinker with Linux, so I'd like to get to the GUI via Teamviewer. I got everything up and working before I realized GUI ...
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How to configure Ubuntu Server for headless boot [duplicate]

Because of the recently announced bash environment variable vulnerability, I chose this evening to upgrade my headless server from 13.10 to 14.04 - saucy to trusty. Upon running sudo shutdown -r now ...
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How to perform unattended installations of Ubuntu Desktop?

I know that there is a lot of information about headless and unattended installation of Ubuntu servers. But I need to install the desktop version of Trusty on a lot of machines and I would like to ...
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MacMini Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 Headless Boot, Not Accessible, Not Booting

I have a 14.04 Ubuntu Desktop installation on a MacMini running headless in my closet. When I boot the server, it will not assign itself an IP address until I login to a user session. This means ...
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How do I run Ubuntu in headless mode?

I would like to set up Ubuntu in headless mode - configured to operate without a monitor, keyboard, and mouse; probably without access to graphics hardware altogether. The rationale for this is: I ...
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Torrents on a headless server

I am running a home headless server and I want it to be able to download torrents for each of the home users. I was looking at Transmission (with its transmission-remote frontend) but I don't like ...
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ssh, problem with headless device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a headless device. Since the last update and shutdown it is not possible to connect via ssh anymore. nmap shows the machine is up and in the network, all ports are ...
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Bluetooth with Centrino Advanced-N 6235 on Ubuntu 14.04

The hardware is present: $ lspci | grep Centrino 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev 24) And the Bluetooth, iwlwifi, and iwldvm modules get loaded: $ lsmod |...
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VirtualBox headless: Why can't I get the guestproperty network address?

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 (Trusty) on a VirtualBox client (bridged network connection, Guest Additions installed). I sometimes run the client in headless mode (rather than through the ...
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CBP: Server, unattended-updates and vmware tools?

What's current best practice for headless VMware servers and automatic security updates? For non-critical servers I currently set auto-updates with a reboot, but because I've installed vmware-tools ...
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Add Fake Display when No Monitor is Plugged In

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that has no external monitor connected. I use NoMachine to remote control the machine. When I do so, the Unity/Gnome interface doesn't see any monitors connected, so I ...
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Running Ubuntu Headless

I would like to run Ubuntu headless , keyboard less, and mouse less. I plan on logging in remotely to the box from a Mac. The primary reason for doing this is lack of space. How can I install and ...
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Force load fglrx / emulate display

I want a headless machine (no display attached) for OpenCL calculation but fglrx drivers won't fully load until I attach a display to the VGA card. The VGA (R9 290) doesn't have DAC (there are DP, ...
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Audio without X

Crosspost from /r/linuxquestions: I am trying to convert my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop into a headless server and need everything running without X needing to start. I've gotten the partitions to mount ...