Questions tagged [session]

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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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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On kubuntu with Plasma sound via Bluetooth works, starting Ubuntu/Wayland session, Bluetooth connects but no sound

On Kubuntu 20.04 (Plasma) Bluetooth sound starts the very moment I start my Bose Bluetooth-system. If it didn't, at least I could switch to it under 'Applications'. When I log out and log on again ...
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Ubuntu Crashes maybe cleaning php seassion

Well I'm starting in this world of servers, I installed the LEMP model and webmin, but for some time now my server has been falling. Apr 2 17:39:55 penguin systemd[1]: Starting Cleanup of Temporary ...
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20.04 Gnome Wayland Session randomly throws me at the login screen suddenly and randomly

Gnome Desktop randomly throws me at the login screen suddenly. This happens generally when I work for long times especially return from sleep. Could you help me? My system is up-to-date, use original ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 Programs don't stick with one Desktop

I am running Kubuntu 20.04 on my Laptop and use session-saving. The Problem: After I put the laptop in standby, the programs/windows don't stick to the Desktops where I put them. Instead, they are ...
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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 But it seems to be outdated.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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new sessions in my start up settings in Kubuntu

this is not a problem, this is question about new sessions in my start up settings in Kubuntu and i don't have any idea what is it or how it is installed. this is my new sessions: please tell me what ...
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Task bar and menu gone in Lubuntu

I am new to linux. I installed Lubuntu to deal with a very weak laptop. It worked great until lately when my kid pressed a button combo or something else and messed up the desktop. I added a pic. The ...
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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 fix black screen in Ubuntu?

Seems like I messed up my bspwm installation and now , all my screen shows is a black screen. To fix this , I assume , I only need to delete the .xsessionrc file in my home directory that tells ubuntu ...
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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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Using the same kate settings in several kate windows at the same time

I would like kate to start by default with most of the plugins disabled - including some default ones (Documents, Search and Replace.) I can open kate, set all the desired settings and save it as a ...
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How to estimate Redis server needed resources to handle PHP sessions of multiple web servers?

I am looking into storing the PHP sessions of a load balanced web server environment into a Redis server but I am not sure what VM resources should I need or how to calculate them and estimate them ...
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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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Failed to load session Ubuntu desktop LTS 20.04 internet Not connecting

I am beginner in Ubuntu Linux .I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my Laptop when i tried to login on (GNOME)GUI mode showing Failed to start session i tried to logd-in command line using (Alt+Ctrl+F1). I ...
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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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Help with fail to load session

Hello I have an Ubuntu laptop but currently when I try to login it says failed to load session. I can access terminal with ctrl alt F1 but I don't know the right command. I checked online but when I ...
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Kubuntu Save State - After Booting to Another OS?

Is it possible to save in Kubuntu its state after I shut the system down in order to boot to another OS? I read that it's possible after logging out and recovering from sleep, but not when the system ...
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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?

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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What can cause a non-zero session length time in /var/log/btmp?

/var/log/btmp, the log read by default by the lastb command, stores information about failed login attempts. I'm looking at a snippet of a file and seeing what I understand to be minutes of logged-in ...
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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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How can I switch from Trinity Desktop to KDE Plasma and viceversa?

I remember one time I had GNOME, Xfce and KDE and in order to switch from one desktop environment to the other I had to pick one up at login screen or edit a file, but I can't remember the file ...
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Accidentally deleted Python 3 on Ubuntu 18.04LTS

Accidentally I deleted Python 3. Python deletion was interrupted midway in terminal when I found the icon on desktop started disappeaing one by one, then I powered off my system. I restarted my system,...
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Kubuntu 18.04 not login from SDDM but from tty

I have installed Kubuntu 18.04 on my laptop (OMEN HP [17-w033dx ]) and today, just after enabling VT on the BIOS Setup and rebooting, Kubuntu not login from visual (SDDM) as usual. I disabled VT but ...
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Restore previous state of apps after powering on Ubuntu system

Previously, I used sudo shutdown -h now to power off macOS. Upon powering on after this, the system would restore all the apps (like Chrome, VS Code, PDFs) to their previous status before shutdown. ...
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How to delay KDE desktop session restore

How can I specify a delay for the Desktop Session restoration after login? The reason I need that is that I use Plasma Global Application Menu and session restoration after login. And it seems that ...
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Save opened images and reopen them after reboot

My linux scripting skills are poor so I'm hoping someone can help. I have 50+ images open via FEH from many different locations, I do not want to individually search for them after reboot. ps aux | ...

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