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how can i downgrade from 12.04.3 kernel and it's xservers to 12.04.2 ones?

Hi how can i get back (downgrade) from 12.04.3 kernel and it's xservers to 12.04.2 ones? i have some problems with 12.04.3 kernel and want to downgrade.
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Is it possible to use two laptops as dual display monitors in the same X Session?

Picture this : You have two identicle laptops. Both running Ubuntu with X11. Now rather than having two seperate ubuntu machines is it possible, through XServer, to connect Laptop2 to Laptop1 as a ...
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sudo apt-get install problem

I installed amd proprietary driver and when reboot, xserver wont come up. After that I purged xserver and proprietary driver and try to install xserver again. But it wont work. apt-get install wont ...
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Can't make intel hd 4000 drivers to work

After replacing my xserver with sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg I can't get my Intel HD 4000 card to work in 12.04. Or ...
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Close Lightdm in Ubuntu 12.04

Should I install the official NVIDIA drivers for my NVIDIA 8200? When I start the installation, it asks me to close the xserver. Only way to close it is to run the command : sudo service lightdm ...
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How do I kill the x-server?

Every time I try to kill the x-server, sudo service lightdm stop so that I can install the latest Nvidia drivers, I get an error message. stop: Unknown instance: What am I doing wrong?
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How can I *disable* Ctrl+Alt+Backspace?

Building on a question from 2010 (3 years ago) I'm trying to achieve the exact opposite: I want to disable the Ctrl+Alt+← keyboard shortcut to kill the X server. For me, it appears to be disabled in ...
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X server without Unity [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on a Gigabyte BRIX and serving as a HTPC (plugged into my television through a HDMI connection) My question is pretty simple, is it possible to start Ubuntu without the ...
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How to start and run a command in X server from remote Terminal?

I need to run a command in Ubuntu Terminal on my computer. I am connected to the other computer by SSH. I need to be able to start X server from my remote computer (without being able to interact with ...
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shared Workstation with Ubuntu?

This is kind of an awkward question but here I go. Is it possible to have a shared Workstation for two users? each user would have its own pair of screens, mouse, keyboard etc but each working in its ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-2 on Apple Xserv early 2008

I have at work several xserv doing nothing, and I want to install Ubuntu. I booted from the CD choose Efi and edited the kernel option to add nomodeset so it boots normally. Then the kernel loaded ...
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Xserver sometimes fails to start

I'm having problems with my Xserver sometimes failing to start. It doesn't happen consistently, but when it happens, instead of showing the login screen I get some vague one-line error message about ...
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dual screen setup in ubuntu with Intel HD graphics

I have a ubuntu machine with integrated Intel HD Graphics with 2 monitors plugged into the two ports provided. With this setup both the monitors have exaclty same output. I needed to extend the X ...
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multiple screens support in X server

I have some basic questions about support for multiple screens in X server. Probably these are dumb questions but it would very helpful if someone could answer and also point me where I can read more ...
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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 I installed ubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop And I enabled it with: ...
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/etc/init.d/gdm command not found

am trying to install the Nvidia Driver but it keeps givin me close the X server.. I tried the usual way.. to kill the gnome manager.. didn't work because of an error :s sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop // ...
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Do X-Server/X-Org come with the kernel?

Do X-Server/X-Org come with the kernel itself or are they separate packages that are installed in distributions? What is difference between Xorg and Xserver?
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Touchpad is unresponsive on every reboot [duplicate]

I downloaded the intel graphics utility to fix the xserver-xorg-video crash and then my touchpad was unresponsive on every reboot. In order to get the touchpad back, I had to dustin@dustin:~$ sudo ...
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xserver-xorg-video-intel not installed

I keep receiving a crash report and when I view the details it says xserver-xorg-video-intel not installed. I receive this crash report constantly. 5-10 times in a row. It is very annoying and I ...
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How to remove Kernel/LTS Enablement Stack?

this question regarding the LTS Enablement Stack has actually two parts: I installed Linux 3.5.0-x on Precise 64bit via sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-quantal xserver-xorg-lts-quantal . As ...
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Mir the X Server replacement [closed]

I read much about the X Server replacement Mir, but I am not quite sure which benefits it will have. Ok it is a newer technologie, the currently used X server uses code that is twenty years old or ...
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Why does X not start and xinit abort?

For the last four weeks i haven't been able to access my Kubuntu graphic environment. After loging in this page appears for about one second after that the login screen appears again with no sign ...
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Update Manager cannot update due to dpkg error… (Ubuntu 12.10)

I just downloaded the updates to Ubuntu 12.10; however, when I attempt to install these packages, I get this error [via Update Manager]: installArchives() failed: Preconfiguring packages ... ...
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is ubuntu phone (or tablet) use X for display server?

is ubuntu phone (or tablet) use X for display server? if so, it should change the Ubuntu Desktop Application to Ubuntu Phone (or tablet) its much easier for developers. if not, what Display Server is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Nvidia Geforce 210 Driver install - “Error” xserver running

i've been trying to update my Nvidia driver, but I keep getting errors. As im quite new to ubuntu. The following is the install log: Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface -> The file ...
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How to bind Ctrl+arrows to Home and End keys? xmodmap does not work

On Windows, I used to bind Ctrl+Left to Home and Ctrl + Right to End via ahk. Now I'm struggling to achieve this behavior in Ubuntu. I've tried editing /etc/inputrc: "\e[1;5C": end-of-line ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login screen finite loop and keep end my session

The difference between this issue and other threads about: "login screen loop" is that in my case it's a finite loop which means it runs five times and then I can type my password and start my ...
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Boots into Console instead of GUI. GUI Wanted instead

My problem is that more often than not, when I boot into Ubuntu 12.04 it brings me to the Command-line prompt and asks for my login. After logging in I have to either try using sudo rm ...
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Ubuntu Default Desktop not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 after a while without use Linux frequently. As I needed to install CUDA Programming ...
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Ubuntu starts in tty1 only - no screens detected - cant' startx

I just rebooted my laptop and I can't start the gui. I logged in in text mode and startx says no screens detected. I have tried to purge and install the nvidia driver, I have tried to reinstall ...
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USB2VGA device not listed as output device

When I type xrandr the usb2vga device "Magic Control Technology Corp. (USB2VGA dongle)" does not show up. A reboot with the device plugged in doesn't change it. The kernel.log shows that it has been ...
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Why my X Server won't start as a regular user and it starts as Guest?

It won't start X server automatically as a regular user but instead shows Logon screen. When I enter my password it flashes for a second and it's back to Logon screen again. Then I tried to log in as ...
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ubuntu 12.04.1 xserver problems

I have a problem with xserver on my laptop. Ubuntu 12.04.1 is installed. First, I can boot only in terminal mode. When I try to start xserver with command startx it fails. lspci | grep VGA output: ...
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XOrg failsafe error: Screen(s) found but none have a usable configuration - NVidia GTX 460 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to force a higher screen resolution from Ubuntu 12.04 and an NVidia GTX460? I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x64, kernel 3.2.0-24-generic with an NVidia GTX460 and 2560 x ...
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Can I run Ubuntu using wayland?

So, I compiled wayland from official git, saw that it successfully run wenston, now, can I make it run my desktop somehow ?
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Gnome 3 always hangs after logon

The problem I'm having is that after logging into GNOME Shell 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. After a short period of time (approx 0-2 minutes) gnome shell becomes unresponsive. Hovering on the corner ...
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Why do I have to reconfigure X-server after every shutdown

Everytime I shutdown my computer running Ubuntu 12.04 and power it back on, Ubuntu does not seem to detect my video card, and I have to run sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg Any ideas why this is ...
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X server doesn't restart

I recently installed nvidia's cuda toolkit in ubuntu 12.04. After restarting the computer, it stays in console mode. When I run sudo service lightdm restart, it gets stuck mid execution and the ...
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How to get Nexus Mod Manager working on Wine? [closed]

I'm trying to get Nexus Mod Manager (Beta yet) working on wine, but after the configuration of NMM it crashes with an error. During the startup it spams a lot of terminal stuff and at the end I find ...
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X11-Forwarding ubuntu server

I'm trying to enable X11 forwarding from my headless ubuntu server (12.10) to regular ubuntu to forward virt-manager so I can install windows kvm machines. The problem is when I try to open an X ...
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nvidia drivers fail completely after update to 3.5.019

I'm running a duel-screen set-up and need the proprietary drivers because the standard ones won't drive the second screen at full resolution. After updating to 3.5.019, downloading the latest linux ...
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Screen resolution very low in tty with nvidia driver

I have this machine with a 1080p HD screen with a nvidia gforce GTS250 card and I just installed Ubuntu server 12.10. After the first boot the GRUB screen was in a wrong resolution, 1280x720. However ...
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xf86OpenConsole: Cannot find a free VT: Invalid argument

I'v set up an Ubuntu 12.04 from the precreated OpenVZ template. The host system is configured as follows: # $ cat /etc/issue Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 # $ uname -a Linux openvz-02 2.6.32-16-pve #1 SMP ...
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Apply button not active in Nvidia Xserver configuration settings in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 but when I want to connect an external monitor, TV or projector it does not recognise it anymore (it used to with Ubuntu 09.04). I opened the Xserver configutation ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver logging me to console instead of GUI

Firstly i want to apologise for any mistakes, English is not my native language. My problem is I can't get NVIDIA proprietary drivers to work. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 12.04.1 32 and 64 bits, ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 Shortcut to Restart X Server?

I have just upgraded from Kubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. Until now, I was using AltGr+PrintScreen+K key combination to restart the X Server. After the last upgrade this shortcut doesn't work anymore. Do ...
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Run application in specific X server or VNC port

I have an application that I'd like to run, yet I'd like it to be visible only through a certain VNC port. I don't want the app to show up on the normal Ubuntu desktop. I want the app to run "in the ...
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Attach Keyboard/Mouse to X Display in Dell XPS L502x Dual Video Cards (Intel/Nvidia HDMI)

The idea: Use a second monitor in Dell XPS L502x with HDMI port in Ubuntu 12.04 The process: I connect the HDMI cable to monitor. I read this and I have video in HDMI monitor with Bumblebee and ...
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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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How to connect to other Ubuntu machine as X Server?

When I want to work on my local Linux machines from windows, I use Putty+Xming and I set the Xming port in Putty connection settings. This way I have a terminal on the machine and if, for example, I ...