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Using KVM (keyboard-video-mouse) During Installation

I am having the same problem described in this question. I'm trying to set up a server using an Iogear GCS62 KVM (keyboard-video-mouse, not kernel-based virtual machine) adapter so I can refer to the ...
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KVM Switch Under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install a KVM Switch between two computer. The first one runs under Windows XP. The mouse/keyboard/screen works perfectly (the first computer is an ACER Aspire (Lifestyle Line)). When I ...
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How do I stop my system from “redetecting” the monitor

My Ubuntu 12.04 is connected to my monitor via a KVM switch. When I start up with the switch set to the Ubuntu system, everything is fine. When I switch away to one of the other systems, however, ...
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Switch between Keyboards

I have two text entry resources: English & Persian. I had defined Alt+L Shft to switch between them. Then I installed "Unity Tweak Tool" and "CompizConfig Settings Manager". After the very first ...
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Running xrandr With pam_exec

Can anyone tell me why xrandr doesn't work when I run it using pam_exec? I'm having the same issue as 12.04 Resolution Changes on Lock + KVM only in 13.10, but I think I'm close to a solution. It's ...
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Autostart Synergy On Boot Working Until I Mouse Click

So just as the title says, Synergy is autostarting on boot. My mouse works but as soon I clicked in the password box to login, I lose all functions of the mouse. I'm currently using the 12.04 LTS ...
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How can I get the Tripp-Lite KVM Switch work on Ubuntu?

I have a Tripp-Lite KVM Switch model B020-008 and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu version 10.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS but for some reason it only barely works on 10.04 LTS meaning the mouse barely ...
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Change screen resolution detection timeout

I'm using a KVM switch for using two laptops. One is connected to Ubuntu 12.10. The problem I have, is that every time I switch to the other PC, Ubuntu changes the resolution back to the integral ...
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Fn keys not working in Microsoft ergonomic keyboard behind KVM switch

I have recently acquired an Encore USB KVM switch to handle both my desktop and laptop computers. Both computers are dual boots (Ubuntu 12.04/Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10/Windows 8). I have connected to ...
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Double-tap on ScrollLock key fails to change KVM target machine

Using a Belkin KVM switch. Normally, I'd be able to double-tap scroll-lock and choose a number corresponding to the machine I wish to switch to, however, since I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 Beta 2, ...
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KVM switch and screen resolution problem

I use 12.04. Till today I use it with an Acer trravelmate4070 and an LG screen in order to expand my desktop. Works great. Till today that I decided to connect my LG screen to a KVM switch in order ...
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Can I force VGA signal output even when xrandr shows 'disconnected'?

My notebook is connected to a HDTV through a KVM Switch (one other notebook also connected to the same HDTV). The problem seems to be that Ubuntu doesn't recognize the HDTV to be turned on and ...
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How to load EDID Firmware with drm_kms_helper

I've some screen trouble with my computer, I use it with a KVM switch, but this switch seems to block the EDID detection of the screen, and as no screen is detected, after the boot (when the Ubuntu ...
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KVM switch not detecting keyboard [closed]

I've just plugged in a Belkin Flip KVM to handle switching between my desktop and my Eee PC 1000. The mouse and monitor switch fine, but the separate keyboard does not work when the KVM switches to ...
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Using numlock for Trendnet KVM switch no longer works

I have a Trendnet TK-209 KVM switch, and since upgrading to 11.10, I can no longer switch between systems using numlock-numlock from ubuntu. (I also tried scrlk-scrlk). If I switch manually to my ...
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Keep numlock status while using KVM

I recently purchased and started using a KVM. Most things work as I expect them, but when I switch back to my main [ubuntu 10.04] desktop, numlock gets turned off. I suspect that it looks to the ...
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How can I get my IOGear GCS632U KVM switch to work? [closed]

I bought a KVM switch and I'm trying to use it to have it connected to my main PC (win7) and my new machine I just installed ubuntu on. I hooked it up properly, and tried using it. It worked when ...
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How do I change my monitor's resolution when using a KVM?

I'm using 10.04 behind a KVM switch. The KVM is old and doesn't pass DDC through, so when the box boots up it just assumes I can't handle anything beyond 800x600. Apparently the xorg.conf is ignored, ...