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Is it possible to set environment variables in a DE-agnostic manner in X11?

For an example, to set environment variables in Xfce4, I would copy /etc/xdg/xfce4/ to .config/xfce4/xinitrc and add export BLAHBLAH="xyz" in there, but that won't work on Gnome, or KDE, or LXDM, or ...
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How its possible to read or open a session file of Mozila FireFox Session Manger Add on?

I have some *.session files from my previous firefox of my previous pc, that are very important for me . I installed FF and Session manger on my new pc and copy those files to the respective folder ...
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Close Remote Login (windows 7) without ending session

I am running a audio stream server from a windows 7 machine. I need to manage the playlist after remotely logging in into the machine. When I end the remote login session, the server stops and hence ...
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Resume term after ssh disconnect without multiplexer (screen/tmux)

Screen and tmux (like emacs) are fancy feature rich terminal multiplexers designed to let you efficiently manage terminals as if it was 1985 but they just complicate the simple task of resuming an ssh ...
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How to execute a cleanup command on tmux server/session exit?

To improve my workflow a little I have written a few wrapper scripts to automatically start some commands when I want to work on a project. When I'm done however, and clean all the tmux tabs for this ...
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Does shutdown/reboot need root privileges under Linux? [closed]

Why do I need to be root to shutdown/reboot my computer from the terminal? Doing so via the GUI menu doesn't require root privileges.
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Terminal with session management and scrollback OS X

I use GNU Screen all the time in OS X, primarily running on the server side of my SSH connections in order to maintain persistence, while multitasking. The beauty is that if I get disconnected, all ...
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Backing up tab groups, or online tab/session storage

When tab groups for Firefox came out they perfectly suited my workflow, and I often have 5 or 10 groups of tabs for various projects, or sections of projects. Previously I used a session manager but I ...
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Is it possible to have different pinned app tabs per tab group?

I have Firefox 10 and I want to have 2 main group of tabs. My personal tabs, with pinned tabs like my personal gmail, facebook, etc. And another group of tabs for my work, with pinned tabs like my ...
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Vim - Session management issues

When I save and load a session (with split, vsplit and a different file) in Vim (or Gvim) with :mks and :source, or with a session manager plugin I can't load what I saved. For example : ======= ...
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Can I make my window (session?) manager remember what workspace to place a window in?

I use Gnome on a RHEL system. When I launch a new program, the window manager (?) seems to make an effort to remember the size and position of the window when I last used it. However, I don't know ...
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Firefox 4's tab groups vs. session manager extension

In Firefox 3 I used the Session manager extension to make groups of tabs, that auto-save if I exit Firefox. This makes it easy to separate each project's tabs, and switch between them fast. Firefox 4 ...
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How to find out how often Windows Seven has rebooted?

Where on the system or registry should I look for data on how many times Windows has been rebooted? I want to create an application that uses this information (how many times Windows has rebooted ...
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xfce4-session-manager - does not turn off your computer

I use ArchLinux and Xfce 4.8 when in xfce4-session-manager I select Reboot or ShutDown my computer just logout. To turn it off i have to use e.g. 'halt' in terminal. It began a few days ego. ...
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How to get the “well, this is embarrassing” screen every time I start Firefox

Sometimes, when Firefox doesn't quits cleanly (pêrhaps because it crashed, or because the whole computer crashed or didn't successfully terminated Firefox when shutting down), Firefox shows a Well, ...
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What session manager should I use?

I'm not using any desktop environment, but I need a session manager mainly to gracefully halt the system. It seems I can't find any solution around. The only one is xsm, but I got no luck with it. ...