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dual screen won't work / ubuntu 10.04

I have an old computer, on which I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It has a graphical chipset built in the motherboard (Intel) but has some PCI slots. I added an ATI Radeon 9200 graphical card in order to ...
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Using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04

Is there a way of using xsplash in ubuntu lucid 10.04? I know there's lots of information out there on the internet stating its impossible, but as we all know, nothing is impossible. If there's a ...
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How to change resolution in Ubuntu 10.04, where xvinfo is showing no adapters present?

I am trying to maximize my resolution where I have Resolution: 800x600 (4:3) and Refresh rate: 61Hz I tried the following, but it did not work: $ xvinfo X-Video Extension version 2.2 screen #0 no ...
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How can I relax the X security constraints for the jenkins daemon?

It works fine on the commandline, when I do xhost + su - jenkins emulator -avd myAVD.avd but emulator -avd myAVD.avd executed by jenkins daemon fails with "SDL init failure: No ...
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No Screensfound after update from 9.3 to 10.4 Ubuntu

Recently I updated ubuntu from 9.3 to 10.04. and found that xorg's newer version of inter driver is no longer supported. causes No Screen Found error So trying to move back to previous version of ...
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How do I emulate a scroll wheel in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have a Kensington Orbital Optical trackball. This has two buttons and a trackball. I am using Ubuntu 10.04. I wish to set this up so that when I click and hold the right mouse button (button 3 ...
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Is the field BusID necessary in XF86Config?

I am using a cluster of machines running on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS which are supposed to be homogeneous, but apparently they are not. In particular, I am configuring the X server on these machines, and I ...
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Only One GPU Detected in the Nvidia Quadro NVS 450

I just built myself an new workstation and now only 2 of 3 monitors are working. I built the nvidia driver by downloading it and installing with ./Nvidia... Before when I ran nvidia-settings I saw ...
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Dual head setup for Ubuntu 10.04.1 and Windows XP Pro with same hardware configuration

I have a Dell OptiPlex 360 workstation at work, with 2 x ATI RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] graphics cards installed, which are attached to two identical 19" HII flat panel monitors. I'm using the open ...
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Ubuntu: .xsession-errors ate 37.1 GiB of disk space: What is causing that?

Ubuntu recently informed me that I used up all disk space and need to free some more. After few hours spent looking for guilty party, I found out that my .xsession-errors file size is 37.1 GiB! I ...
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Mouse doesn't display correctly with Xinerama in Gnome

When I move my mouse to the second screen, for a moment the cursor can be seen on it, then it appears to return to the original screen. Then when I move the mouse around, the pointer is showing on the ...
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Window forwarding to laptop from workstation

At home I have my desktop computer and loads of open windows. When I decide to work outside or in another room with my laptop. I'd like to select a few windows and just make them appear on the laptop. ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 and Nvidia Proprietary 96 drivers

I am running 10.04 ubuntu, on a totally fresh, but update manager completed install. I've hit the recommended drivers from System > Administration > Hardware Drivers and let it run to install the 96 ...
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How to enable ctrl-alt-backspace using console?

How do I enable ctrl-alt-backspace using console? I have problems with X.org and often server gets stuck with black screen. I'm trying to solve this issue, but I can't find a way to kill X. ...
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How to configure Ubuntu for X11 client only?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server running within a VM (VMware Fusion) Currently I can only access the machine via character mode console. I would like to install whatever I need to install to run X11 ...