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Why is xinit automatically starting xterm?

When I run: xinit [client application] -- :128 vt01 -novtswitch I notice it starts an instance of xterm in addition to my client application. Per the man page: ... If no specific client ...
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Unable to run X application as non root user

I have a couple of systems Running Suse Linux 11.4 & XDM Display manager . Red Hat Linux & Gnome in both these systems when I log in as root user I am able to execute any X application ...
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Xserver doesn't work unless DISPLAY=0.0

Using CentOS. I cannot connect remotely and I believe it is related to fact I can only connect locally if DISPLAY is set to :0.0. Something is misconfigured but I can't figure out what. >xhost + ...
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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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X window Server Windows to Linux

On the web there are many manuals showing how to connect from Windows to Linux and get an X session window but do not indicate otherwise, that's my concern: How to view linux Windows programs with ...
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Running Google Chrome over Multiple X Servers

I run on Debian Linux across 3 monitors and using 3 separate X Servers. I.e. the is an application menu on each screen and although I can not drag and drop between the monitors I am so used to where ...
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Xvnc with XRENDER

Looking for Xvnc that has the RENDER extensions enabled. Only one i've found is the realvnc's one, but i'm unable to compile. I'm working on ubuntu jaunty amd64.
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How to open an application in running X session [duplicate]

Is there any way to do that? Provided I have ssh access to a machine and I have root on the machine. Can I run xclock for instance in the currently running X (xfce or gnome) session?
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How can I check the PID of a X-server in another virtual terminal?

I am trying to open a program in a naked X-server on a different virtual terminal. I am using ubuntu 9.10. The command I'm using is this. openvt -f -s -- `X :2 & '/path/to/program' -display :2`; ...
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Ubuntu: Run X server on a remote server

How to configure X server on the remote system.
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Is it possible to hijack X server of a process?

Is there a way to SSH to a machine and forward the X of already running process to my SSH client (as if I launched this process via SSH with X forwarding)?
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X11 versions: Mapping between 1.X and 7.x notation?

I often encounter information about the X11 server. Sometimes the version is written as 1.6.x, sometimes as 7.4.x. However, in both cases, same product seems to be referred. Why these are such ...
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Linux (Mint) Equivelent of Explorer.exe on boot

Please feel free to edit the title, I have no idea how to word it best. I am creating a bootable USB drive based on Linux Mint. I am also creating a script in Java that should run the first time the ...
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How to get the display number I was assigned by X

From X(7) man pages DISPLAY NAMES From the user's perspective, every X server has a display name of the form: hostname:displaynumber.screennumber [...] ...
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XServer not working

After I remove the perl.i386 using yum remove, Centos 5.4 upon boot cannot start the XServer. How can I configure XServer to get it working? How can I add the other remove packages?
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How do I start X-window applications in a specific server?

I want to start a x-window application on a server named "server1". First I start X server, then on xterm I do: $ssh -Y server1 shell says: The authenticity of host 'server1 (10.11.93.232)' can't ...
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xorg DPMS off: keep VT from turning screen back on

I have an embedded board with a small UPS. When AC power goes down, I need to turn off all power hungry devices in order to have a clean shutdown. First thing I do, is set DPMS to force powerdown, ...
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Failed to start X server. REDHAT LINUX 5.3

I installed Red-hat 5.3 problem is that it is not showing graphical interface. only kernel / command prompt is available. I tried startx, then I got this msg No video BIOS modes for chosen depth ...
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How can I see (on my local display) emacs (and other graphical apps) running on a VPS?

Original Question posted on StackOverflow by mistake. The VPS is running CentOS 6.x It looks like this post is highly relevant, but neither -Y nor -X worked. (As an I do trust the remote server, but ...
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How to set up unique x-server instance for each vnc login

I'm trying to set up a server for analysing MEG data where it's possible for multiple users to simultaneously run unique instances of Matlab on unique X instances. We have 32 gb ram and an SSD, so I'm ...
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X server 100% CPU

Our X server sometimes gets stuck at 100% CPU, locking up the systen. From Googling, it seems that this is prob. not a bug in the X server, but in some application that uses it. The workload the ...
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How to switch desktop layout from tty before startx?

I would like to login with the same user in another tty, but each tty should have different desktop environment like KDE and LXDE. How can I use tty to start X server by providing the desktop type?
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Create script to login and change time on unix Darwin

I work for a non-profit and recently had to take on some sysadmin responsibilities, and and it is a new area for me. We have a Apple X Server that is running Darwin, and from time to time, especially ...
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How to start Xorg-server inside chroot?

when I run chroot /somepath /usr/bin/startx I got something what looks like an evdev problem... (I correctly --bind mounted /dev/ /dev/pts /dev/shm /proc /sys /tmp ) I got no mouse nor keyboard and I ...
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Run a python script in the background after DWM starts

Upon starting, .bash_profile runs startx. In my .xinitrc I have it run dwm (my window manager). I need a python script to start after dwm starts. I put it under dwm in .xinitrc, but it wouldn't ...
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Font alias for remote X server connection

I am connecting to remote server to launch an X application (qmon). After I type ssh myserver -X and launch the application, I get the following error: Warning: Cannot convert string ...
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cygwin Xserver losing connection

I am running Xserver on cygwin (on top on Windows 7), and then using xterm to remote to linux via ssh -X, and run remote applications there, like konsole, emacs and others. Initially all works fine, ...
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Python 2.7 and Ubuntu 10.10: X11 fails

Against every recommendation I have apt-get remove python in Ubuntu 10.10 (build 2.6.24-29-server x86_64) and apt-get install python2.7 Some built-in software with python2.6 dependencies (like ...
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Clean Multi X Server Setup

I want to spawn a second X Server for my TV and use a Media Station software like xbmc over it. Is it best practice to manage multi x instances from xinit or is there another/better way? Apart from ...
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Run a GUI app on remote computer from SSH through a third server in between [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Basic ssh tunneling through generic linux ssh server/client Recalling this question: Run a GUI app on remote computer from SSH I add more complexity asking if: It is ...
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Xauthority hosed vim's ability to connect to Xserver

I recently tried to move .Xauthority away from ~/.Xauthority in a futile attempt to clean up my home directory. Or, rather, I set $XAUTHORITY to somewhere else, changed startx to startx -- -auth ...
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x server insecure must use xauth-style authorization

I'm rehosting a TCL/TK app from Solaris to a RHEL 6 sytem (GNOME/gdm). It runs fine on Solaris, but not RHEL. When this app uses send command, I get the following error: X server insecure (must use ...
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What is the command line function to reconnect to a running X server?

I was working on some stuff on my desktop running Ubuntu 11.04. I bumped the button sequence, i forget what it even is now, that throws you back to the terminal. So I log in and hear the music I was ...
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How to mirror my display to a remote xserver

We have got a big screen in our office connected to an old pc, whose only purpose is to display information generated by software such as munin, nagios, etc. It is running debian with xfce to be able ...
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vnc4server - what X server

I need VNC access for server that is already running SSH. I need to set up vnc4server. My question is what is the best X server in terms of using least resources and being fastest, what packages ...
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Linux X server antialising problem with wine

I am are using a windows program under linux via wine. The program runs fine with KDE. Didn't test it on gnome. Finally we wanted to start the program without KDE - something like kiosk mode, so users ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 10.10 black screen from terminal?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 on an Intel Atom mainboard (Intel D945GCLF2) with CRT that has been running Ubuntu 9.x previously. Both, Desktop live CD / installer and alternate install CD ...
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Unable to start my linux (cent OS ) machine in run level 5

Suddenly my machine not working under run level 5 and it seems to be problem with xserver and it is saying that "in last 90 seconds xserver restarted 6 times and unable to start" and then just giving ...
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Ubuntu how to start x server but not the GUI desktop

I am planning to keep the server running in text mode, but the client can ssh -X to the server and run GUI applications. How to start X server but not to the GUI desktop.
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Which GUI should I install on Debian for getting nVidia support straightaway? [closed]

I have installed Debian without any additional packages or software. I would now like to install a X windowing system. I've tried out Gnome before but the resolution is really low and I can't set it ...