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error-> Could not update ICEautohrity file

error-> Could not update ICEautohrity file in my Cent OS operating system When i was unable to use my mysql database i stopped it and restarted the system. Then i got the error as error:- Could ...
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Choose between multiple keyboard layouts for different users in GDM3

I am trying to set up a computer with multiple users each with different preferred keyboard layouts. The biggest sticking point right now is allowing each to log in comfortably. GDM used to offer a ...
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What is the correct way to prevent non-root users from issuing shutdowns or reboots

Let's say that you have set up a multi-seat system for use in a school or library, allowing GDM to launch multiple X sessions to run simultaneously with different users/keyboards/monitors. By default ...
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How to change the GDM default background wallpaper to my customized wallpaper or solid color?

I was trying to change the Ubuntu 11.04 GDM default background wallpaper to solid color such as black. However it's not working; here is what I've tried so far: From the terminal: xsetroot -bg ...
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How can i auto-login with Fedora 15? So that it never ask it on reboot automatically logs in, as defined

In the earlier versions of Fedora there was a way to use gdmsetup for auto-login. Now in Fedora 15 I can't auto-login anymore. Anyone know how I can do this? I cannot figure out how to stop it from ...
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How to automatically add a protected key to ssh-agent on startup?

I am using gdm to start awesome wm via .xinitrc. I like awesomes usability and gnomes integrity and so far most of the startup programs work fine but i am fighting with ssh-agent. When starting gnome ...
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A startup script on Ubuntu that only runs properly when ran manually

I'm trying to run a script on session start, so I added it to System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications. The script does run, but some of the commands inside don't appear to run at all. If after ...
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Rogue X session bombing my CPU

Every time I boot I get the following process that is taking %99.3 of my CPU /usr/bin/X :0 -nr -verbose -auth /var/run/gdm/auth-for-gdm-EowSOU/database -nolisten tcp vt7 when I kill the pid I lose ...
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Why does gconf-edit not work to change the GDM icon?

So I have done some googling and experimenting to change the GDM icon (Ubuntu 10.04) and have found the following ways: UbuntTweak Replace /usr/share/icons/LoginIcons/apps/64/computer.svg with your ...
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Linux: wmctrl cannot open display when session initiated via ssh+screen

I'm using wmctrl on an Ubuntu machine to manage windows from a script, that I run inside a (gnu) screen. If I start the screen session from the local machine, wmctrl works fine, including if I ...
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Laptop logging out of window manager a few minutes after boot up and login

I have a troubling issue. I log into Linux Mint 9 (fully up-to-date) on my Samsung Q320 laptop with power connected and after a few minutes it seems like the entire X session dies, I am logged out, ...
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Connect to virtual KVM machine/VNC from Xorg

I have a main Ubuntu system and a virtual Windows system, set up using QEMU/KVM. So, I can start Windows using virt-manager and connect to it using a VNC client. But what I really want to have is a ...
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restart gdm at linux terminal

Sometimes the Ubuntu 10.04 the gui will freeze and the only thing I can do is move the mouse. I can't interact with programs and I can't change to a different virtual desktop. All I can do is press ...
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Is it possible to log a user in a remote computer using ssh?

I want to connect to a server via ssh and log in (remotely) a user in X11 (gdm). A little context: I need to install a wine application in 30 computers, but wine require X11, there is nobody loged ...
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GDM Won't Automatically Start After Boot

Ubuntu 10.04 Hi guys. I'm not sure why but quite recently, my ubuntu desktop started bringing up the command prompt login screen after booting. I want GDM to start up by default. I can manually ...
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(Linux) More than one X Session with ATI Catalystâ„¢ Proprietary Display Driver

I would like to start another x session but I can't do it anymore, since I installed the Proprietary ATI Drivers. Apparently it seems to be were the problem is coming from. Does anyone know how I can ...
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How to implement a volatile “user profile”

I want to set up a Linux machine such that when a particular user, named student, logs out, their /home directory is wiped clean and reset. Basically I want to perform these actions when the user ...
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How do I prevent GDM from running at boot on Ubuntu?

I have a Ubuntu (Hardy Heron) sever that currenlty boots up and runs gnome. I would like to make it so that when it boots it only goes into text-mode (e.g. the x server never starts) I tried: sudo ...