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Right-click copy with x11vnc server [on hold]

Noob here. Can't get right-click copy to work with x11vnc server. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 Beta2 LTS with the default lightdm and unity desktop, and currently have x11vnc server starting before ...
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46 views

Problem with starting GUI mode in Ubuntu Server

Well I have installed the Server version of Ubuntu 12.04. Since I was only getting terminal, I installed the desktop package and executed these commands in the following order: sudo apt-get install ...
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571 views

startx must be called manually in 13.04?

So I was doing some updates and when bang, my whole system froze up. The only thing I could do was to force shutdown via power button. Upon rebooting I got the little _ in the top corner, apart from ...
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1answer
179 views

Startup applications can be run on the login screen stack without logging in?

I'm going to set up my computer to be turned on at night and it will automatically start downloading. For security reasons, I do not want to set up Ubuntu to automatically login! the problem is login ...
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305 views

LightDM freezes at first startup

Nearly every time I bootup my Ubuntu I come to the login screen. But instead of showing me the wallpaper from selected account, I just see the default purple background with those white dots on it. ...
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1answer
452 views

Upgrade to 12.10 failed. Now it wont start, hangs

May have started 2 instances of upgrade (to Quivering Quagga - I call it that because my machine is now extinct), stops and hangs halfway through startup. Always at same point. Can I work out the ...
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display sleep on server without X

I installed Ubuntu on to a laptop which has since been repurposed to be a family server. I disabled lightdm at startup by deleting /etc/init/lightdm.conf, since running an X server is a waste of ...
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2answers
3k views

After Nvidia driver install, LightDM won't start automatically

I did a clean install and after installing updates and drivers (Nvidia VGA) for a 460GTX, I'm shown a black screen with various Stopping/Starting messages. The last of these messages is different ...
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System lockup in 11.10 afer installing nvidia-current, horrible/sluggish performance when using nvidia 173 drivers

I've been trying to get this resolved for the last two days now; I've done a complete/clean reinstall of 11.10; I've tried reinstalling and uninstalling the nvidia drivers multiple ways (ie, using ...
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3answers
23k views

Lightdm not starting on boot

I installed gdm for a while as my display manager, and after removing it, lightdm does not start by itself. I instead have to login to a tty, and run sudo start lightdm. Running dpkg-reconfigure ...
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Run a startup script with lightdm

I have a tablet PC and the graphics driver doesn't support xrandr, so in order to rotate the screen I run a script which changes the Xorg.conf file and then restarts lightdm. I also have a script ...