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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 ...
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Can only log-in through shell/terminal after doing dist-upgrade on ubuntu 12.04, can only connect to internet using phone modem through bluetooth PAN

I have 2 desktop environments installed, i'm using the x-swat version of nvidia drivers which also got upgraded after doing "sudo apt-get dist-upgrade". Now i can only log-in using the terminal. tried ...
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How to disable DisplayInfo for Intel i810 when there is no xorg.conf?

I'm testing 12.04 on an office desktop. This machine has an integrated Intel i810. This very machine used to run Ubuntu (or Kubuntu) quite well, until the Natty Narwhal release, when the X server ...
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Monitor goes blank after 30 minutes. No keyboard or mouse are attatched, but computer is controlled over SSH

Currently trying to set up a media server which I can control with my laptop or phone. After looking at all the options I decided upon using SSH to start mplayer in fullscreen. Everything is working ...
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flash problem after installed nvidia [closed]

a few days ago I install nvidia xserver because I have a monitor (DELE207WFP) with was saw with maximum resolution 1024x740, and I read that on xserver is possible to write own monitor configuration. ...
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capture login screen-not sucssecful

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 . If more information is needed, please tell me. I Tried some guides to cature my login screen: How can I take a screenshot of the login screen? ...
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Remote x-server with ssh -X

I am trying to start a remote gnome session using: ssh -X username@192.168.1.107 gnome-session Both client and server are Ubuntu version 12.04 I get the following (and not a lot happens)... ...
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Cannot connect to X Server when running app with sudo

When I am running some software using sudo command it showing error like cannot connect to X server For example if I run the following command: $ sudo gedit /etc/profile I am getting ...
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One of my monitors is detected by X Server but does not display anything on screen. How do I fix TwinView?

I just recovered from a white screen of death I was having by reinstalling my nvidia drivers via the command line in recovery mode. When I rebooted after that, everything was fine, except one of my ...
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Autostart in .xinitrc

I want to run some program at awesomewm startup. I have in my .xinitrc this line: exec awesome It works. Then I added this: exec guake I got errors. So I did this: guake I put each of these ...
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How do I access my remote Ubuntu server via X-windows from my Mac?

I have an Ubuntu server (12.04 LTS) running remotely on a cloud hosting service. I have installed ubuntu-desktop via apt-get: $ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop It appears to have installed no ...
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Double X-screens on one monitor

I have two monitors connected currently, my laptop display and an old Dell monitor. For some reason one monitor (the Dell) has double everything (it will make sense when you see the image). I think ...
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How to reset the Xorg / xserver?

Xserver keeps crashing on my general user account both in Unity 3D and 2D. It doesn't do it on the guest account. That's why I want to reset / rollback everything xserver related, hoping this is ...
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Backspace key not working

I have two keyborad keys, "Back" and "Forward". Forward works like it should, here is the output from xev for it: KeyPress event, serial 36, synthetic NO, window 0x4600001, root 0x175, subw 0x0, ...
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Replacing the login screen

I removed the login screen from ubuntu because it was the wrong one... but instead of reverting back to the default screen, it just goes blank after the boot! What do I do now? I'm almost certain I ...
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Upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 boot problem

I’ve used Ubuntu for 3 months now so I’m quite new to Linux or UNIX systems. And would love any help anyone can give me on this problem. I recently upgraded my machine from 11.10 to 12.04. At first ...
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Left touchpad button doesn't work after upgrade to 12.04

Since I installed an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 my left button (Touchpad) doesnt work well. This means I have to Log me out via STRG/ALT/DEL and log me in again. Before I log me out I just can move ...
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boot failure after upgrade ubuntu 12.04

My laptop cannot boot up after I upgrade ubuntu 12.04. The error message is unsupported number of auguments (3) back to default xsession Anyone have solution to this problem?
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nvidia segfault crashes XServer (12.04 fresh install) [closed]

I am on a fresh install of 12.04, and my video card is a Quadro FX 570, which appears to be supported (see output of unity_support_test below). But my Xserver crashes randomly and causes my session to ...
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How to get sound in a separate X server in Ubuntu 11.04 or later?

I configured my Ubuntu system so that I'm able to start any application in a separate X server. Running games or for example XBMC in a separate X server has some major advantages. The problem ...
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How can I avoid the random restart of the xserver?

I'm using a desktop pc with 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 (Kernel 3.2.0-24-generic). Hardware specs are - Intel Core i7 CPU 860 @ 2,80GHz x 8 - Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 - 750 GB Hard Disk ATA WDC WD7501AALS-00E3A0 ...
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How do I fix “Your system is running in low-graphics mode”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I installed 12.04 LTS (upgraded from 11.10) but When I start my computer it shows Your system is ...
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Nvidia optimus - Howto configure xserver on dual screen? [closed]

I have notebook with nvidia optimus technology. I have installed bumblebee and everything seems to work fine. The problem is that when I connected a second monitor to my notebook after login, it works ...