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Where to put X11 drivers configuration in Ubuntu Lucid?

Since hal is removed from Lucid, where now can I put all those little configuration tweaks for mouse and other input devices? In particular, I want to configure ThinkPad trackpad to enable scrolling ...
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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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Running suspicious X programs in GNU/Linux

What the most harmful thing can malware program started as separate limited user account do if it has access to the X server? Network and filesystem things are already considered by chroot and ...
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How are Linux environment variables DISPLAY and XAUTHORITY used?

How are these 2 variables used by the X Window system? On my Ubuntu 9.10 host, if I set XAUTHORITY to anything and then try to run a GUI program, I receive a GTK-WARNING ***: cannot open display ...
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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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Ubuntu 9.10 X Stuck in restart loop - I think

Trying out Ubuntu, installation went fine - upgraded to the proprietary nVidia drivers but on restart I get a login prompt and the screen is flashing really fast almost as if Xserver is trying to ...
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(Linux) More than one X Session with ATI Catalyst™ 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 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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Re-install X from Ubuntu live

I did a non-sense operation and broke my X-server, period. The sad fact is that it was late and I did not remember what I removed, I think it was a package with python in its name... I know that this ...
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X-Win32 comparison

X-Win32 is a proprietary X Window System server for Microsoft Windows, produced by StarNet Communications : link . Has anyone tried this? I want to use it over a wifi network to connect to a Linux ...
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“Burned in” pixels on TFT monitor

If an image is displayed long enough on my TFT screen, a "shadow" of it is still visible like a semitransparent overlay for some time. The longer it is shown, and the brighter the image, the longer ...