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session management is the process of keeping track of a user's activity across sessions of interaction with the computer system

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Remember running program before shutting down

My computer doesn't support hibernate so if i restart i want to have all my running applications and browser(tabs) the same as when it was before i turned of my Ubuntu 21.10.
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How to reset/fix terminal sessoins (server), after I've killed its PID?

I was trying to kill responded window so I used kill -9 PID and the PID was the ID of /usr/libexec/gnome-terminal-server by mistake. Now, every time I start terminal (even if it is a virtual terminal) ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 randomly Logging out

Every few minutes the screen turns black and I am getting logged out. output cat /var/log/syslog: https://pastebin.com/X5jz4jM0 neofetch/system: .-/+oossssoo+/-. jonas@pc ...
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In kubuntu (KDE 5), can one use 'Save session' to restore an arbitrary application, even one that runs under Wine?

When I manually save a session in kubuntu (KDE Menu -> Leave -> Save session), then, after a reboot, some applications are restored, but others are not. Among the applications that are restored ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 when logout, cannot connect to Anydesk from other machine

When Ubuntu 18.04 is logout and select to login as another user, then cannot connect to Ubuntu's Anydesk, the error is "session has ended, display_server_not_supported", is there anyway to ...
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Using X2go Client

I am a beginner with Ubuntu. I have tried to install x2go. I was able to install server and client. when trying to run a session on x2go client I receive the following error list. Connection failed. ...
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i tried disabling my remote session with this command

sudo systemctl disable xrdp $ sudo systemctl stop xrdp sudo apt purge xrdp sudo apt purge xserver-xorg-core sudo apt purge xserver-xorg-input-all sudo apt purge xorgxrdp then i had to enter my ...
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Unable to login again on VirtualMachine

I'm n00b running Xubuntu Core on a Virtual Machine. I connect to it by xRDP (version 4 I think) and tried VNC but got the same problem So I don't think it has to do with xRDP or VNC, but something ...
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Google Chrome regularly resets all sessions when closing and opening it again

When using Google Chrome, it frequently happens that between restarts (or quitting and starting Chrome again), Chrome loses virtually all sessions and cookies. I have to log back into every single ...
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How can I get Ubuntu 20.04 to restore my open windows when I log in again?

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04, using the default desktop environment (Gnome 3, I guess?) and when I log out and back in again (or restart the computer, etc.) my open windows are gone. How can I get Ubuntu to ...
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unable to kill user-session with loginctl

I'm running lubuntu 20.04 with sddm as display-manager. Whenever I logout over gui and login as a different user the user-session is not be killed (do not know if it is by-design). So loginctl shows ...
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Using multiple desktops at once on Ubuntu

My aim is to separate my working space from any other spaces while using the same computer and the same OS. When I start the operating system (Ubuntu 20.04), my desktop environment (Gnome) starts ...
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Cannot login to MATE for one user but not the other

Big disclaimer: Before this happened, I accidentally removed an important library (libreadline7), which has removed several important system libraries without me realizing (things like NetworkManager ...
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Where should dbus session-local.conf be created?

I need to allow root user to connect to session busses of other users. What I did was add <allow user="root"/> under <policy context="default"> and it worked like a ...
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End ssh session in remote machine with Byobu

I'm new to ssh and working with remote machines. I have the problem that I press Ctrl-D to exit the session but I just exit Byobu in both client and host machine, but when I open Byobu again, I am ...
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Can I save my 'Try Ubuntu' session?

I have a laptop with a faulty hard drive, when plugged into an external SATA cable it registers for a minute then it is invisible. So, I cannot install Ubuntu on it or format it. Is there a way for me ...
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Failed to start session Ubuntu 18.04, library uninstalled unintentionally

When I ran the command $sudo apt install sqlite It failed to install successfully, rather said uninstalled library Then I saw most of the softwares uninstalled from that platform. I shoted down my ...
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GDM 3 - How to deactivate session choice?

When I enter my password in GDM 3, I can choose the session I want (Gnome, KDE, and whatever is installed). I have set a default session and I would like my users not to be able to use another one ...
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How to fix broken GNOME on Ubuntu 21.04

I cannot login with GNOME session. My default Ubuntu is Kubuntu with Plasma, and in the past I have been able to use both Kubuntu and the default GNOME sessions, even with the latest 21.04 release. I ...
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Error found when loading /home/[username]/.profile, tput: No value for $TERM and no -T specified

When I login to my system, I got this popup: Error found when loading /home/[username]/.profile: tput: No value for $TERM and no -T specified As a result the session will not be configured correctly....
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Something went wrong at session launching

I can not launch my Ubuntu session after login. I tried to update, upgrade, clean, -f install, autoremove, autoclean, nothing have worked. I see none error, I have no idea how to fix this issue... ...
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Is it possible to install latest version of RaySession on Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS?

I'm testing RaySession application. I have started with its version from official repository. But it seems to be outdated. So I decided to get latest master from GitHub project page https://github.com/...
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where is XDG_CACHE_DIR?

I've been suggested that Gnome Podcasts stores the files in XDG_CACHE_DIR/downloads Where is XDG_CACHE_DIR ? :~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: ...
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Run two gnome sessions simultaneously on a single desktop, isolating one from another

This is to expand on Is it possible to have different desktop sessions each with different settings? First off I know how to run two desktops by running something like xinit /usr/bin/xfce4-session -- :...
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PHP sessions not working in my server after refresh

I tried to use sessions, but are not working, so I tested them with $_SESSION['one'] = 'one'; print_r($_SESSION); I refreshed the browser, it works Array ( [one] => one ) I commented the $...
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How to login to a session in Ubuntu 20.04?

I am trying to install bspwm by following this . Now after installing bspwm , I have to put exec bspwm in my .xsessions file. But I have only bspwm.desktop and ubuntu.desktop under ~/usr/share/...
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Gdm new user set default desktop

With gdm preferred, how do I get the new user to log in as cinnamon desktop instead of gnome desktop?
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Remmina blank screen after remote server reboot vnc connection

Rebooted remote server running Ubuntu 18.04 and attempted to login using a Remmina VNC connection from an Ubuntu 16.04 client. Received black screen and nothing else. Is there an additional ...
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Conky setup for sessional data usage

As in the above picture, the integration for data usage is acheived by the following code ${color orange}${voffset 2}${hr 1} ${color1}Network using vnStat "-i", "-w" and &...
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Which settings daemon for numlock and repeat delay on Ubuntu 20.04?

I just switched from Ubuntu 16.04 32bits to Ubuntu 20.04 64bits, and since many things changed, I have to rethink my i3wm setup. From the ~/.config/i3/config file, I am starting these settings daemons:...
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Freeze and crash on lockscreen Ubuntu 20.04

I have a an issue on 20.04 Ubuntu freezes or logs out of the Ubuntu on Wayland session, if it has been suspended. Also freezes on a few occasions of unplugging the USB type C charger or USB type C ...
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How do I make GDM run ~/.xsession? [duplicate]

I need to run my own session script without changing any system files. In older Ubuntu versions I was able to create a ~/.xsession script in my home directory containing all session initialization ...
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How do I start Gnome Deskop with a new session at login

I was tinkering with Ubuntu 20.04 and Htop. I think, in error I have killed a process. Now after a reboot and login the mouse pointer is disabled. It is fine up to logging in and with other users. I ...
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How can I configure Google Remote Desktop so that it doesn't create a new session when I connect to it?

When I remote connect to Ubuntu using TeamViewer, I view the same session as the session in which TeamViewer is running. However, when I connect using Google Remote Desktop it creates a new session ...
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Default xsession for new users

How do I change the default xsession for new users which will be added to the system in the future? I know I can change the last/default session for an existing user by editing the setting XSession= ...
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Is it possible to share xrdp session local/remotely in ubuntu 18.04?

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 and got the xrdp server running and i am able to connect remotely. I need to use the same session when i connect localy and remotely. I only found info about using it ...
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meaning of different sessions in lubuntu

When I start my computer and see the login screen of lubuntu I can choose at least 3 different 'sessions': 'lubuntu', 'LXDE', 'OpenBox'. Why? Even further confusing: once logged in, you can change ...
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Session start only show background until I manually startX through tty1

Some info about my setup before I start my novel: Ubuntu 16.04 gnome gdm3 (was using lightdm when I first had the problem, but switched trying to see if it fixes the problem). When I am logging into ...
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how Locked account runs services

I wonder how a locked account, typically www-data, can run a service, for example apache2, if it has /usr/sbin/nologin as shell? Is there a way to do in a root session, something like this: root# su ...
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How do I configure the default session for kate

I am having some difficulty wrangling kate sessions. I often have more than one instance of kate running. I use it for a lot of different things on different virtual desktops - all in the same ...
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How to have persistent session settings in SDDM for each user?

I use SDDM as session manager in Lubuntu 19.04. By default I got two desktops: Lubuntu and LXQt. I have two users. Each one uses a different desktop session. However, every time I switch users, the ...
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Cannot login into my user account Ubuntu 18.04

I cannot login into my user account. The password is correct, actually it's stuck in a login loop, i mean it returns to the login window after i type the password. I've tried many things to fix the ...
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Error found when loading /etc/profile and mysql

Running Ubuntu Gnome 19.04 and getting the following popup. (sorry, computer not responding for proper screenshot) So far I tried reinstalling the Ubuntu Gnome Desktop, even mysql-common. What was ...
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Starting a cutom-named saved session in KDE

KDE supports saving sessions with arbitrary names. This can be accomplished by using the command saveCurrentSessionAs. For example, to save a session called 'session01', we execute DISPLAY=:0.0 qdbus ...
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login to a session with no display server (no X) in order to use a custom display server

Is it possible to login via LightDM in to a session that does not automatically start X. I have a custom.desktop in /usr/share/xsessions/ [Desktop Entry] Name=Custom Comment=Custom Exec=/path/to/...
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How can I fix a problem with Sessions being lost after suspend or hibernate?

When I either sleep, suspend or hibernate and then resume, after logging back in my session is gone. How can I debug this issue and is anyone else experiencing this issue? I was not having this ...
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The backports upgrading changes all my desktop

I use Ubuntu Studio 18.04.2 LTS (64 bit Linux) in two desktop PCs (both are the same machine: MSI MS-7788, Intel i5 at 3 GHz, 8 GB RAM) and one laptop HP 250 G5 (Intel Pentium at 1.6 GHz, 8 GB RAM). ...
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How to log out of all ubuntu sessions logged in from multiple computers?

I am studying in a college which has the following setup. There around 50 computers in the lab and some in the library. Any student can log into their account through any computer and even through ...
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Run a script after session login or user change, not manageable by restricted users

I want to execute a script much like the "Startup Applications", as documented officially, and explained in this great answer and asked about again in this question. However, I have additional, very ...
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Error to start ubuntu 18.04 ( linux )

I have installed Ubuntu 17.10 and all software works fine. I made an update from 17.10 to 18.04 and it was successfully. I need to use Nvidia driver and CUDA for some deep learning projects. So some ...
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