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Is it possible to forward Windows… windows into Linux? (Like unity/seamless or xypher)

If this is a "bad question" or otherwise something you mods want to close... please at least direct me somewhere that could answer it, because that kind of thing happens to me a lot and I end up ...
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how to change desktop background in ubuntu desktop

I was using gnome desktop environment at the start but i switched to unity environment by install unity shell via this command sudo apt get install Ubuntu-desktop after this I have many issues like ...
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Imported OpenSSH keys are saved in Gnome2 keyring, not OpenSSH

I have run into a frustrating issue, that I am sure will be a snap to solve. When importing an openssh key via the "Passwords & Keys" (seahorse) program, it simply places it within the "Gnome2 ...
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Modify power / sleep setting via command line SSH

I want to change the power management sleep via SSH for a logged in user I set the value sudo -u user dbus-launch --exit-with-session gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power ...
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How to start .sh file on PC turn on or after PC restart?

I have a .sh file in my Downloads directory. I want to start it using tmux session when computer is turn on or after computer is restarted. I am using Ubuntu 12.04.4 and when the computer is turned ...
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Wrong Scrollbars - sudo and SSH

I prefer the overlay scrollbars to the default Gnome scrollbars. These work fine except in two cases: Using sudo, like sudo synaptic. Using SSH to open an X application on a remote server. Or in ...
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Ubuntu UI unresponsive but can ssh in, how do I log out the remote over ssh?

I want to log out the user session of a remote Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (laptop) by ssh'ing and running a command. I know I can reboot with a simple sudo reboot but don't want to if I can help it, I'd ...
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Switch Desktop Environment from Command Line

I have Ubuntu Gnome installed on a headless box. I use SSH or VNC to connect to it. I'm trying to switch to XFCE and I've got it installed, but the tutorials say to log out, and select the desktop ...
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How to set the SSH variable for an existing `ssh-agent` process?

gnome-session starts ssh-agent: sds 2104 1993 0 13:06 ? 00:00:00 gnome-session --session=ubuntu sds 2142 2104 0 13:06 ? 00:00:00 /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-launch ...
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Nx Client Windows

I have NX Client installed on my Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 systems. Settings for NXClient in Windows: Correct Ip/port Desktop: GNOME Display Available Area My Ubuntu 13.04 system with NXClient is ...
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How do I open a new terminal window to ssh into a new computer and execute commands?

Basically, I have a computer that I have to ssh into and pull up about 8 terminals to monitor various threads and log files. I would like to have a script from my build machine that can do this all ...
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Using gnome-keyring with svn via ssh and mysql-workbench

Problem: mysql-workbench fails to connect to the keyring to connect to mysql. I'm trying to get my svn command (which uses an svn+ssh uri) to prompt me to enter my password for my local rsa secrets. ...
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Java doesnt work if used from gnome

When I try to install something( which uses InstallAnywhere) from terminal in gnome I got something like that: Preparing to install... Extracting the JRE from the installer archive... Unpacking the ...
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Laptop keyboard stops working after x2x install and use

I'm new to linux/ubuntu and I have encountered a little problem: After installing x2x (following ubuntu community documentation about x2x) my laptop keyboard no longer works. The x2x system worked ...
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Openning NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal

I need to open NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal (for ssh -X ). What is the command that opens it?
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How to programmatically log-in a user remotely

How do I programmatically and remotely (using SSH) log-in a user so that the lightdm login screen closes and loads the user's desktop as thought they had physical typed in their username and password? ...
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How to change putty color scheme on linux user basis?

When I ssh into my server all but one of my users has the color scheme. The one that doesn't, well everything shows up as gray text. Is there a way I can change this color scheme? Also, why would ...
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How to get OpenSSH to use ksshaskpass under KDE?

When using a GNOME desktop on Ubuntu, if I use OpenSSH client to connect to another computer (running from the gnome-terminal), I get a single graphic popup asking for my private key's pass-phrase. ...
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How do I start “Ubuntu classic desktop” (no effects) from the command line

I am able to run sessions over an ssh connection but I rather use the "Ubuntu classic desktop (no effects)" version on Ubuntu 11.04 instead of the new Unity since I don't have 3d support on the laptop ...
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Text reverses on remote gnome session

I have two computers running 10.4 . The first machine is a wired desktop with sshd. The second is a wifi connected laptop with the ssh client. When I use my laptop to bring up a remote gnome ...
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Launch a GNOME session in a Ubuntu machine I'm SSH'd into?

I'm sshing into my friends machine and I'm wondering how would i launch a GNOME session over SSH? I need to open a web browser on his machine to view something which can only be done from his ...
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How to open ssh://username@hostname link

I want to open link like "ssh://username@hostname" with ssh. I think xdg-open can help me(xdg-open ssh://username@hostname), but I don't know how. How can i do it?
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What's the Bitwise Tunnnlier equivalent for Ubuntu?

I used Tunnlier in windows and it was perfect. After migrating to Linux I, surprisingly, can't find anything that does the following: manage my SSH connections use Terminal and SFTP browser save my ...
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Gnome-terminal shortcut open multiple ssh connections in tabs

I was wondering does anyone know a way to make some kind of shortcut under Ubuntu that when I click on it, it will open up multiple SSH sessions (or execute other actions) in a tabbed gnome-terminal?