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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS Network problem

Ok everyone, I am "sorta" new to ubuntu and am now running a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I did a basic install of 12.04 lts 64-bit. After initial boot I logged in and ran 'sudo apt-get update'. After ...
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How to provide GUI interface to all users of Ubuntu?

I have "Ubuntu Desktop" installed in VirtualBox in a Windows 7 PC. How can I configure it to provide a GUI interface to every user I create in the Ubuntu? Should I install "Ubuntu Server" to ...
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Graphic mode in Ubuntu Server

I have Ubuntu Server installed on virtualbox, and Ubuntu 13.10 as the host OS. I installed the lxde desktop environment on the guest OS (Ubuntu Server): sudo ap-get install lubuntu-desktop But ...
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Startx: Could not open modules.dep.bin

I am helping a friend setup an ubuntu server, but since he is not familiar with terminal, I am installing a Desktop. The Ubuntu version is Ubuntu 13.10 Server edition. What I did was: sudo apt-get ...
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Tried to disable GUI now neither GUI or TEXT loads

I am brand new to Ubuntu Server (or even having a server). I installed Ubuntu Server, installed a GUI using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop so that I can check for other software graphically. ...
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Server GUI, problem after installation

I've recently acquired a small dedicated server from "X" company. I'm using it for small tasks such as torrenting, ftp, minecraft, etc. So, I'm trying to install a GUI for my server to browse the web ...
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How to install GUI on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS from CD? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server LTS for 64- bit. I need to install graphical interface on it, but without connecting to the internet, using cd as a source. I found some hints on the forum, but ...
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What is the user interface design of Ubuntu Server? [closed]

Can someone explain to me the GUI and CLI of Ubuntu Server?
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How to access an Ubuntu server with an RDP like-program

recently I was asked to set up an Ubunty 13.04 server at my company that uses Apache, Cassandra, Mono and MySQL and they want that all the developers that use Windows 7 can connect remotely to the ...
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347 views

Blank Screen after GUI Install [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 x64 without a problem at all and I wanted to install the GUI (Ubuntu-Desktop). I followed the below Steps: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop ...
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GUI for ubuntu server: xfce or xubuntu-desktop

I would like to install a desktop environment on my Ubuntu server 12.04. I like xubuntu-desktop as it is a light-weight one. But I'm confused between xubuntu-desktop and xfce. Can anyone tell me what ...
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Gnome in Ubuntu Server

I have installed GUI in Ubuntu server using sudo apt-get ubuntu-desktop --no installrecommends I have started it using startx I have accessed the home folder using(since there is no icons) ...
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Activate dash after minimal GUI installation on Ubuntu Server

I installed the ubuntu desktop package without recommends on Ubuntu server 12.04 and noticed that dash does not work - it just won't find any applications (screenshot). How can I activate it? I assume ...
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Is it worth uninstalling the GUI to lower the attack surface of my Ubuntu server?

I note that there are similar questions on how to remove the GUI from an Ubuntu install, so I know the technique, I'm just wondering is it worth doing? To explain, I have a Ubuntu server hosting ...
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how to efficiently enable/disable GUI in ubuntu server 12.04?

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 and I intend to use some graphical tools to administrate the server. That's why in installed ubuntu-desktop. sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and enable it with ...
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140 views

How can I run an autorun file as root with no gui

I set up a server using ubuntu with no gui. I need root for some tasks that I want to autorun on this server. Normally I would just use gksudo because autorun programs never seem to work with su or ...
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401 views

Ubuntu Desktop with GUI and SSH access

I used to have Ubuntu Server 12.10, and I used to connect to it with my Windows PC using SSH. All I had to do was turn my server computer on and next thing I could do was run my PuTTY and connect to ...
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How to use Gnome/Unity in my VM?

I've installed Openbox in my VirtualBoxed Ubuntu Server for having a simple GUI, but decided to put Gnome for taking advantage of the clipboard integration with the virtual machine and having a nicer ...
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Developing GUI application for CLI Ubuntu Server

I need to be able to render my own GUI to the screen, but I'm not really sure how to do this considering I'm in a CLI environment. I don't want to install Ubuntu-desktop or anything, I don't need an ...
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Remove GUI on Ubuntu Server

I installed a GUI on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS using sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ubuntu-desktop not sure why just playing around. Any way I would like to remove it and cannot figure out ...
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Installing Gnome Classic on Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 64bit

I've installed Ubuntu Server Edition and setup open ssh,samba and lamp on my home desktop just to work on LAN. I also want setup a GUI on it for daily use. I've already performed the following sudo ...
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How to get GUI for Ubuntu 12.04 server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Server on Virtual Box. Hi I know we can add GUI to a server install with ubuntu-desktop and similarly ...
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GUI for Ubuntu Server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get a GUI environment with Ubuntu Server? I'd like to do some work with Ubuntu Server software. I'm familiar with Ubuntu Linux and have a fair bit of experience ...
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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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is there a unified management console for Ubuntu 12?

is there something similar to the management console in Windows for example GUI based Device Manager In windows server there is a server management console through which we can manage all system ...
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Is it possible to install gui in ubuntu server 10.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software on an old now unsupported Ubuntu version? I tried this: apt-get install ubuntu-desktop But i got this error: Failed to fetch ...
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752 views

No GUI, No internet connection, please help 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I tried to install ubuntu server 12.04 on my laptop. now my problem is - I am unable to connect to the internet (I have wifi ONLY connection). ubuntu didn't recognize my ...
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412 views

GUI application on (from ?) a server without X11

Is it possible to run a GUI application (firefox / xterm / GNU plot) on an Ubuntu server (The server does not have X11 installed) over an SSH with X11 forwarding (The client has X11 installed)? I am ...
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Installation of graphical desktop changes kernel?

I've a Ubuntu Server 11.10 amd64 installation that needed a graphical desktop to execute some visual apps. While searching for the correct way to achieve this, I noticed that there are a lot of ...
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How to install Eclipse on Ubuntu Server

I have a new machine with Ubuntu Server. On that server I would like to have Apache with some web services. But how do I install Eclipse on Ubuntu Server? Right now I have no GUI, just command line. ...
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Why is X11 a security risk in servers?

I remember reading that servers do not have a GUI because X11 is a security risk. Why?
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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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Why am I not given a GUI after installing ubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu Server?

I installed the ubuntu-desktop (apt-get install ubuntu-desktop) but it does not show the GUI and it is not changing. It installed without any problem and I don't know why it does not work. I select ...
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Possible to install ubuntu-desktop and then boot to no GUI [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu Server. I'd like to add the GUI with ubuntu-desktop package, but if I do that can I still get the no-gui server interface as the default? What I basically need is the no-gui and ...
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Connect to KVM remotely

If I install KVM on an Ubuntu server and create some Windows virtual machines, I will need a GUI to go through the Windows install process. Will I need to install a GUI on the server, or is there a ...
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How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI?

Trying to run a Ubuntu server for the first time.. But everything is in a terminal, is there a way to switch to a Gui? Also, the server doesn't have direct access to the internet.. So, is there a way ...
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Installing a minimal GUI + VNC

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 Server on my VPS and would like to install a minimal GUI onto this and allow VNC access to. Please could someone outline the steps required to set this up so ...
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Minimum to install for a visual web browser in Ubuntu Server

I have set up a machine with Ubuntu Server. Some of the server software I want to run on it has web based user interfaces for setting it up et cetera. I know I could connect to it from a different ...