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Do I need a specific desktop environment to run turbovnc in Ubuntu?

I plan on getting an acer c7 chromebook and installing Ubuntu on it. I don't plan on using a desktop environment much, expect for playing games. My plan is to setup a server with Ubuntu, virtualgl, ...
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1answer
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Minimize boot time on headless ubuntu

I am trying to remove as much processes as possible to minimize the boot time on a beaglebone running ubuntu minimal. So i want to remove udev-fallback-graphics and all plymouth processes. I tried ...
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1answer
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Virtualbox on Ubuntu headless mode

I have some VMs that I get to by SSHing into my workstation and starting the VMs in headless mode and then connecting to them via RDP (they are windows VMs and I'm using the windows RDP access, not ...
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1answer
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Headless Ubuntu - How do you do it?

I would like to make my Ubuntu PC a headless file server. How do I do that ? Currently I have installed Ubuntu 10 LTS and it is all working fine. I installed Webmin and can login remotely and ...
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1answer
993 views

Configure Bluetooth PAN between keyboard-less/GUI-less Ubuntu server and Kubuntu laptop

I want to configure a Bluetooth PAN between an Ubuntu server and my laptop (Kubuntu). Does anyone have any pointers on how to accomplish this? I've plugged in a USB Bluetooth dongle and I'm not sure ...
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interesting uses for a headless host running Ubuntu

Hey! So, I have configured a pc with no monitor, keyboard or mouse running Ubuntu. I use it as a ssh server, file backup, web server, etc. Though, it seems as if I could use it for sooo much more. ...
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use of gnome-keyring-daemon without X

I'm wondering if it is possible to use gnome-keyring-daemon without X. Normally it will present a graphical prompt in order to acquire a password for the keyring; is there a way around this? I'd ...
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How do I run vino-server without a monitor attached in Ubuntu 10.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 yesterday on a headless home server. I use the server for a variety of purposes, and what I don't know how to do via SSH I've alway been able to do through VNC. ...
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How to reboot headless server with passphrase?

I have an old desktop computer that I want to start using as a headless server. With a monitor and a screen attached, I installed Ubuntu Server edition with encrypted LVM on the machine. After ...
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2answers
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Getting sound to play from the speakers on a Headless 9.04 Ubuntu Serve

I have this Ubuntu Server running in my room and i wanted to use it as an alarm clock, so i decided to make a C++ program for it (i know i could've used cron but meh). The problem is the fact that i ...
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How do I set up my Ubuntu desktop as a media server/stereo system?

I have a laptop. I carry it around to different places and use it. I have nice speakers. I do not carry them around to different places. I have a desktop computer. I do not carry it around to ...