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How to run a Java awt Hedless program in a server environment?

I'm running a java program that is already able to work from command line, but only if a x server is up and running. Actually on my ubuntu 16.04 x64 VPS I got this java exception Caused by: java....
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Run multiple GUIs at the same time

I know that Ubuntu has multiple virtual consoles run by Getty which you can switch between using CTRL + ALT + F1-F8 I also know that X server runs on the F7 instance and X server runs a GUI like ...
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Start GUI-Application in Docker Container with sudo

System: Ubuntu 16.04 Display-Manager: lightdm I'm trying to create a docker container FROM ubuntu:latest where a GUI-Application is running in. The application needs to get executed with sudo to ...
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Restarting X session shows screen blank for some time and comes up

When I restart the X session using Ctrl + Alt + Backspace in Ubuntu Machine , the X session is restarted and blank screen is showing up for some period of time(3 sec) and then the session comes up. ...
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Can not open Terminal and close XSERVER

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked fine for the first couple of times then I started getting a error system running on low graphics mode and was not even able to login. I looked up on ...
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Keep screen rotation after monitor switched on/off

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with auto login to my session and Intel graphics. My goal is to be able to start ubuntu without any screen connected. I also want to rotate left. Actually if I start my DP or ...
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setting the default gpu

I have two gpus on my machine: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM200 [GeForce GTX 980 Ti] (rev a1) 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 ...
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How to run GUI program in remote shell via xterm and then close xterm without kill program

I need to launch a program having a GUI, press "start" button on it and then close xterm keeping up the program till the end of his process. How do I do that?
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Ubuntu freezes at login screen after resume

My only workaround so far is pressing alt+ctrl+backspace and everything looks fine again. Here is the output of .xsession-errors: Script for ibus started at run_im. init: at-spi2-registryd ...
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 820M Driver in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to install Nvidia Geforce 820M graphic card driver in ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I tried all sort of sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and all those ppa, Additional Driver, Synaptic.. But still the ...
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Lubuntu upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 with nvidia-361 and xserver settings are empty

As the title suggests, I've just done an upgrade. Unlike other unlucky folk, I've had no problems with logging into the GUI. But it seems like the nvidia drivers are not properly installed. My xserver ...
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xhost command in script fails when executed by initctl

For some reason, I have to execute xhost +SI:localuser:root to allow GUI for root user. I have put this command in a shell script, which will be executed at startup by upstart. When I execute this ...
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Java programs cause my xserver to freeze

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10. Sometimes running Java programs causes my entire xserver to freeze. I can't close stuff, use programs, or do stuff like type in terminal. Using Control+Alt+F1 allows me to ...
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Ubuntu stopped working without apparent reason

I'm pretty new to the Linux System, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am more then satisfied. I'm web delevoper,and for the first time in my life everything worked right away. I installed ...
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How to completely kill all X-server processes? (As pertains to an NVIDIA CUDA installation)

Specs: Ubuntu 15.10; CUDA version 6.* (6 point something) is already built into my NVIDIA proprietary driver; I am trying to upgrade to version 7.5--compatible with Ubuntu 15.04 (but it works on my ...
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Intel Graphics stop working properly after installing Xen

I've installed Xen 4.5 on Ubuntu 15.10 running on kernel 3.16.0-30 and it has caused the tty to be stuck at a lower resolution and no screen is available to xserver. It is fine as soon as Xen is ...
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Strange messages after running `sudo service lightdm stop`

I'm trying to install CUDA and the NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. Following these instructions, I entered CTRL+ALT+F1, and then sudo service lightdm stop, in order to disable the X server. ...
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14.04 hung at booting, even recovery boot is failing!

I have a trouble with ubuntu server machine which has NVIDIA640 card. Since this system is connected to NIS we wouldn't turn off the machine at all. But unfortunately this system hung and went blank :'...
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DisplayLink ASUS MB168B+ issues

First of all, let me tell you I am fond of Ubuntu and linux, using it every day since 4-5 years now. I love it, i keep loving it but sometimes it is just frustrating to see how much effort it takes ...
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I want to create a second X server

My main display is 0, running on terminal tty7, started automatically at boot time. I switch to terminal tty2, start another X server as display 1 (xinit -- :1). I can run programs from the X ...
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Cannot get Nvidia GPU running on my HP laptop (dual graphics)

I'm trying to get the GPU GeForce 940M on my new HP laptop ENVY 17-n101ng running (need CUDA eventually), but have somehow extreme troubles switching from Intel to Nvidia... I've installed nvidia-352 ...
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X Server Starting Window Manager (Compiz-Standalone) Cursor is Black X

I'm running ubuntu server 15.10 using compiz as my window manager. My .xinitrc is: #!/bin/sh xset s off # don't activate screensaver xset -dpms # disable DPMS (Energy Star) features. ...
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Computer freezes when I close Xserver

I am trying to update the nvidia drivers and I need to kill Xserver. Opening Ubuntu with command line I both tried pgrep dm -l sudo kill (insert PID here) and /etc/init.d/gdm3 stop In both cases ...
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Xserver crashes and restarts during boot after an update on Ubuntu 14.04

I updated today these packages in Ubuntu 14.04: apt (1.0.1ubuntu2.10) to 1.0.1ubuntu2.11 apt-transport-https (1.0.1ubuntu2.10) to 1.0.1ubuntu2.11 apt-utils (1.0.1ubuntu2.10) to 1.0.1ubuntu2.11 bind9-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 theme failed to be loaded properly and wouldn't be changed

I was playing with grub2, so I restarted my machine for several times. But at some point, the system seems to be pissed off and wouldn't load its theme properly. And any of my subsequent attempts to ...
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Crash X manually

I'm working on a the famous freezing of X server. I've already created a question about frozen X server detection As I don't have relevant answer yet, I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to ...
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Color depth won't be set to 30 on Nvidia X server settings, Help!

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 with Nvidia drivers but I believe that colours are not previewed well. So I opened Nvidia X-server setting and it's clear that the issue was related to the ...
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Frozen X server detection

I'm dealing with the famous frozen screen with Ubuntu 14.04. I can fix it by using ssh connection and the command line: sudo service lightdm restart My question is: Can I know when X server is ...
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Nvidia drivers apparently broke Xorg configuration

I installed 15.04 on a new Lenovo Edge 2-1580 with an Nvidia GeForce 940M. It appears I need some help with Xorg. The computer will not display lightdm when booting normally. (gdm does not even ...
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How to reset multi monitor configuration for unity desktop on a specific user?

I am having problems with multi monitor settings in my laptop. It is an Acer Aspire V with an HDMI port. When I connect the port to a display: the screen freezes except for the mouse pointer ...
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Screen Tearing Nvidia GT640m

I want to use my Nvidia card on my computer rather than intel hd4000. However it has a outstanding amount of tearing both vertical and horizontal, even there is god damn triangles appearing in video ...
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GNOME desktop environment not starting

I recently moved from Unity to the Ubuntu MATE desktop environment. I was trying to install the GNOME desktop environment. I followed the following steps: sudo apt-get install gnome-shell sudo apt-...
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Why is my mouse invisible on ubuntu 14.04?

I'm running a clean installation of 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 with dual monitors. When I start up the mouse is invisible on the login screen and after logging in. Relogging in does not work. I've googled ...
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run script after xserver started

I have a script which I would love to run after xserver has started. This file is located at /home/karl/.scripts/startup/sensei-raw-startup.sh. How to I invoke this file after xserver has started?
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How to restart X server? [duplicate]

First of all I should say that I have very limited computer knowledge so go easy on me. I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my laptop and I was trying to to install the driver for the Nvidia video card ...
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X Server Doesn't Start Until After Decryption Of HDD on Ubuntu 14.04

For some reason X Server isn't starting until I decrypt the drive. I have full disk encryption, and basically enter the decryption key on a black screen & then X Server starts and the graphics ...
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Enable remote desktop on azure ubuntu

A few day before I created a virtual ubuntu machine o my MS azure. I have an ssh connection (via PuTTY) to this machine, but I just cannot get the remote desktop working. Well in fact, I'm pretty new ...
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How to kill X server using a key combination? [duplicate]

Is there a way to kill the current X server using a keyboard combination? Is it possible to do so without having sudo permissions?
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Intercept local X Session. Detach from hardware monitor and attach to Virtual

I cannot find any solution for this scenario: start local XServer on tty7 (display :0, hardware Monitor) -- call it "X Session 1" lock this "X Session 1" connect remotely via ssh detach "X Session 1"...
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cannot execute binary file processor and file 32 bit

I am running ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS based OS on my ARM based processor. I am not able to run an executable file. The name of my file is SerialSignals. When, I type, ./SerialSignals I get root@...
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XCrySDen istallation error :: `X server has no OpenGL GLX extension`

I am trying to install the XCrySDen crystalline and molecular structure visualization program package on Ubuntu 12.04 on a virtualbox. When I run the software, the following error appears Error in ...
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Ubuntu xorg.conf for AZZA mouse?

I have an AZZA mouse (link) that came with my CyberPowerPC. (Never purchase an AZZA mouse.) I'm having issues just like those described in this question. Specifically: Not too long after logging ...
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XDMCP - What to do after Receive accepted and manage sent.

I am trying to implement an X-Server with Java applet and C++ code. My terminal talks to XDMCP and goes through the protocol ending with a receive accepted and a manage sent to XDMCP. I now have a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 sees 2560x1080 resolution only sometimes ;/

I have a huge problem with my ubuntu 15.04. I have the monitor lg 29UB65-p. When I connect monitor to the launched laptop (i5 1st gen, NVIDIA GT330M, drivers 340.76), the Ubuntu doesn’t see 2560x1080 ...
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xorg.conf is ignored

I created a /etc/X11/xorg.conf using aticonfig --initial which looks like this: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "aticonfig Layout" Screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" 0 0 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 graphical interface is gone

I was trying to set up my build environment for beagleboneblack.I was following standard instructions from this site https://source.android.com/source/initializing.html I was installing ...
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VGA Passtrough > VM Script

I´m using Xubuntu 15.04 and i try to create a script with the following points. Run your system normally Use dGPU via DRI_PRIME=1 Stop X server Unload dGPU driver Pass GPU to VFIO Run X server and ...
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intel-virtual-output -f XIO fatal error

After a fresh installation of ubuntu 15.04 i've updated the packages. And whenever i try to run intel-virtual-output -f it give me :- XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X ...
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df -h shows 100% but actually free disc space

My hard disc was full, and ubuntu couldn't write anything to the disc anymore. I removed some bigger files. Now there are 37GB free space on the hard disc but df -h shows 100% and I cannot log in to ...
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Sound is gone after booting system in text mode

I started using GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text" grub argument for my boots, and recently noticed that the sound is missing. I start GUI from terminal using startx command, here's my .xinitrc file:...