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Why using 'screen -r' on remote host changed my terminal background color?

I have a custom vim color scheme on the remote host. Today I found after I using ssh to connect to the remote host and resume my screen process with 'screen -r', everything I wrote in the vim editer ...
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Process killed on ssh disconnect despite screen/nohup

I am facing a rather strange situation: ssh to a beaglebone (details : uname -a = "Linux beaglebone 3.2.34 #1 Wed Nov 21 14:17:11 CET 2012 armv7l GNU/Linux", ssh server : Dropbear sshd v2012.55) ...
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Virtual Display Device for all platforms

I am looking for a video hook driver for all(tm) platforms (namely windows 7/8, Linux, OSX). The operating system should think that there is a VGA/HDMI/... device that can be used as a second ...
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How Linux detects screen resolution?

How does Linux detect screen resolution at startup or on-the-fly ? I want to force a custom resolution on an embedded Linux target which will have user interface not based on X server. How does ...
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32 views

Execute dynamic command into all screen sessions

I am working on setting up a minecraft server network in ubuntu server 14.04 LTS. I have several screen sessions each with their own process running in them There are screens on: 2471.LobbyServer ...
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41 views

Sharing an X Display between multiple users?

If I have regular user one signed in to an X session through a display manager, is there anyway for regular user two to open a window of their own on the same display?
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290 views

Kali Linux boots to command prompt (gdm3 produces error)

I just got Kali Linux working on my Macbook Pro (after much laboring). I reinstalled Kali after I wanted to repartition my HD to make it larger. I boot into rEFInd first, and load the bootloader ...
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94 views

Linux + Windows on kvm-switch. Windows works, Linux does not

I have a dual-port, dual-dvi kvm ( dual dvi monitors for 2 computers ). One port is for Windows 7/64, the other port is Linux Mint/64. Windows almost always works, meaning I get hot, dual-screen ...
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Multiple displays showing Linux

Ok, so i have been trying to work around installing AMD catalyst on my kali linux computer for a while now (in order to run oclhashcat). I have successfully done it and wrote a few patches for it that ...
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Linux screen/java cli issue

I don't know how to properly label this, so if this is a known problem, I'd be glad to be pointed in that direction. This error could be from java or screen - it probably occurs when I make a screen ...
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38 views

View the list of SSH connections and view that specific connection using screen

I have a friend who is connected via SSH, and I would like to view his screen to see his progress in our project and what are the things he's doing. It's like spying on him. I would like to know how ...
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1answer
71 views

Can Linux tell from the command line whether a monitor is connected?

I would like to be able to tell, from the command line, whether a monitor is connected to a computer (so I can decide from a script whether X should be running or not). How can I do that? I can't ...
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How to display on external monitor the correct number of lines in Linux console

I have a Debian Linux laptop connected to an LCD monitor via HDMI. Every so often, when I am connected to a console (as opposed to an X-Windows session), the last three lines are hidden off the bottom ...
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Forcing Linux framebuffer size

I have an HDMI display that has a 1280x800 resolution. When I plug it into my (Arch Linux) laptop, it works fine, no questions asked. But when I plug it into my i.MX6 ARM development board, Linux ...
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QEMU: weird display output when install debian on mac osx

I got weird display when I tried to install debian on osx 10.9.1 qemu-system-i386 -hda debian.img -cdrom ~/Downloads/debian-testing-i386-netinst.iso -boot d QEMU is the newest version brewed from ...
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Limiting desktop size in Linux

I have a display and the right-most edge of my monitor is busted! So to make it work, I'm trying to somehow restrict my desktop to the pixels that actually work. This would mean: The pointer ...
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Lock screen after auto login Debian/Ubuntu

My situation: 1. Need auto login for my wheezy. 2. Sometimes I'm away of my pc, when it reboots, need to lock the screen after auto login. When I type /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver-command -l it locks ...
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sid bootuping to vt1 terminal - Cannot open display “default display”

Ones I wanted to make my computer boot to vt1 terminal, but I don't really record of doing so myself. And so it happens than during boot it loads with tricks (I have log but haven't checked it). It ...
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150 views

Is there ultra HD support in Linux?

I wonder what the current state of this is? Any distro that supports very high ppi as of today? I have read that mageia offers support, but I wonder if that is truly the case? i find it strange ...
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Laptop screen causes eye strain on all linux distros except Ubuntu and elementary OS

I have a Lenovo g470 with Windows 8 used for games only, and a Linux Distro used for development and as my main OS. I used to have Elementary OS, it was working well, but I decided to try CrunchBang. ...
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Monitor Postfix outgoing mail delivery

I'm using GNU Mailman with Postfix to run a mailing list, and would like to monitor the delivery of outgoing mail, that is: for each mail sent from the list, check whether a 250 (OK) message was ...
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2answers
153 views

A remote desktop such as VNC but only for input device not for output device

I have a Linux desktop and a Macbook. The thing is I usually use those machines side by side and having multiple mouse and keyboard is confusing. I know I could use ssh or VNC to control Linux ...
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screen: Must be connected to a terminal

I am running a Java program, and with the Java program, I run a Python script. The python script (with subprocess.Popen) runs the command screen -x hg1 -X stuff "jsp sign edit status1 2 test line ...
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Use X desktop apps using another users on my own account, like with root

It's possible run apps from command line like root using "su root" , and later executing the app, like firefox, and works, using the data from root home. But why I can't do it with another users using ...
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1answer
222 views

How can I best adjust the mouse in Linux for a high-resolution display?

I got a 4K (3840x2160) display, and haven't been happy with the mouse functionality in Linux. It feels aesthetically laggy / choppy, and functionally, slower to navigate. Has anyone spent time tuning ...
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990 views

How do I get full screen in Mint Linux under VMware player?

I just installed VMware player and Mint Linux; however, only a small portion of the VMware window is used. I want Linux to take up the entire screen. How do I change this? In Linux I tried going to ...
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How can I dim my computer screen beyond the minimum in Linux / Ubuntu?

I just read this terrific question about dimming the screen on Windows. Are there any similar Linux programs which might allow the user to dim the screen beyond the dimmest hardware setting? Like the ...
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How do I output a proper resolution/frequency in text mode?

[ Full disclosure: I asked this question first on the Arch Linux forums, and got no answer ] I have a server which generally runs headless. It doesn't run X at all -- just the CLI. This server used ...
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How do I determine if my power supply is dying?

I've asked a few questions (which you can view in my profile) regarding an old Gateway GM5474 (mostly) stock PC, It has been throwing kernel panics and just general non-responsiveness at random. ...
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113 views

Detect if the display is valid in Linux

Is there a way to detect if the display is valid in a controlled way? For example if I set $DISPLAY=anydisplay or $DISPLAY=0.0, is there a way to check if anydisplay or 0.0 is a valid display which I ...
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If I'm using ` (backtick) for the tmux prefix, how can I escape ` to another key?

Something ideal would be something like the two key sequence jj.
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74 views

hdmi enabled 3rd monitor goes blank

I am running ubuntu and if I use a solid color background and do not have a window being actively drawn in the viewport on my monitor 3 which is connected via hdmi to an AMD HD68xx card it goes blank. ...
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229 views

howto change screen hardstatus dynamically with format, from shell?

howto change screen hardstatus dynamically with format, from shell ? I successfully configured screen using 256 colors and tabs and so on, here is my .screenrc : http://pastebin.com/g8XbMWBH I use ...
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452 views

Kubuntu won't resume from sleep

I am running Kubuntu 13.04 on an Acer Aspire One D270-1375 10 inch netbook running the Plasma Netbook. Kubuntu goes to sleep fine, but when I push the power button to resume it I get multicolored ...
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Trying to use a HP Pos Pole Display in Linux

I'm trying to access a HP Pos Pole Display in Linux. Cups recognizes there's a device plugged in, but it doesn't recognize the model. Since the manual says the display is using the Epson ESC/P ...
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Linux Mint LiveCD showing very strange display

I just don't know how to describe this and it's been keeping me from properly Googling... This is what I see when I boot to the Linux Mint 32-bit LiveCD from a DVD using a DVI video connection using ...
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Running Redshift commands from crontab, doesn't work

About redshift: Redshift adjusts the color temperature of your screen according to your surroundings. This may help your eyes hurt less if you are working in front of the screen at night. A typical ...
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Xforwarding current running app

I have some application left open on my Linux machine at the workplace. I'm wondering if I can do XForwarding that current opened app to my Mac OS X at home? I've successfully run an application ...
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245 views

non-smooth fonts in Fedora's gnome

I don't know is that only my problem or not but I have a little eyestrain when using Fedora (19) with Gnome 3(.8) compared to Ubuntu, Linux mint or Windows. Maybe the problem is caused by font ...
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LINUX Ping host, Display error on failure

I'm writing a bash script to ping a given hostname, and display whether or not the host is active (display a simple message.) Should be easy, but headache instead. Here is what I have so far: ...
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How can I setup a display time switch

There are several displays connected to a PC, say A B C. How can I trigger a display reconfiguration based on a count down. I'd like display A to be active from 6 am to 1 pm, display B from 1pm to 5 ...
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Status display after boot on Debian

I run some VM's and some of them are dedicated to several jobs. For example lets say that one machine is running samba and ftp services and another is running Apache and some database. Now what I ...
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activity monitor - alert over an email when no activity detected (file changed or via http request)

Is there any reliable and configurable utility for linux severs that sends email notifications when no specified/configured/scripted activity is detected for a given period of time? I'm not looking ...
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How to make the linux framebuffer console narrower?

I've just a installed a Debian Wheezy box (Debian 7.0rc1). By default, the console is displayed using the frame buffer, and due to a certain hardware setup I won't go into, this comes out too wide on ...
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265 views

Using CEC to turn on and off TV

I am working on a project where we need a monitor that can be turned on and off automatically. For this to happen I thought of using a linux box (more specific a Raspberry Pi) with a HDMI-CEC ...
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X on one monitor, a bare, tty terminal on another? (linux)

The graphics card on my computer has inputs for (at least) two separate monitors. I have one monitor that is high resolution, and I like using it for X (anything graphical). My other monitor, however, ...
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Linux: Alert user when a file changes

Here's a more general use question. How can I monitor a log file for specific changes, and use a "notify-send" alert in Ubuntu to alert when said changes occur? ORIGINAL QUESTION: I'm attempting ...
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Are there guides or even custom Linux distributions available for dedicated “slideshow” PCs?

First of all, I'm not entirely sure what the term is for a computer that only stands around and shows pictures, but I'm sure you've all encountered them at work, in stores and so on. Usually we notice ...
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Any way to share a once-off ssh session like TeamViewer/VNC without creating a user?

Hi, I would like to trial some dev ops/sysads/db admins but I don't want to give them the keys to the kingdom until they've proven their skillz. I'd like something analgous to TeamViewer in the ...
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Monitor doesn't properly display the supported resolution

So, bit of background. I am using the FLATRON L192WS monitor on a system running Debian Squeeze. Essentially what happened is that when I set the resolustion to the max supported (1440x900), I keep ...