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How can I setup the Cygwin X server as a service?

I've read the Cygwin/X user's guide; I've installed Cygwin, the X-related packages, and am able to run X and apps on X. However - that's all manual. I need to invoke startxwin and need to call xhost +...
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Fix misaligned mouse-pointer in XMing with X2GO

Using X2Go with "multiwindow" mode for better desktop integration, I cannot use the builtin vcxsrv X-Server, because it crashes when open a new git gui or gitk window. On the other hand, when using ...
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Getting “Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion”

I'm using X applications over an SSH connection to some machine. When I run an X app, say, xclock for simplicity, I get a console message saying: Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet ...
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Start xinit with default font?

I'm using Raspberry Pi and try to make it like kiosk. I've added my app as a service to the systemd /lib/systemd/system/app.service and it starts when system opened. Inside the app.service: [Unit] ...
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How to access IMM on IBM X3650 M3 from outside of LAN

I just bought an IBM X3650 M3 and want to configure IMM on it. I connected the server's IMM port and can access the IMM module from any computer within my LAN (computers connected to the same router/...
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Why is delay with VcXsrv so much slower than Xming when X11 forwarding

I was beating my head against the wall trying to figure out why opening an application through X11 forwarding was taking so long. To open the simplest app like xclock was taking ~20 seconds for the ...
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WSL: QT application fails to start

I have compiled a simple QT Quick application (using Ruby-Qml, but I don't think this matters) on Ubuntu (18.04) via WSL on Windows 10 v1903 and get the following error when launching with Xming. ...
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How to open a program in different Xephyr Displays?

I have two Xephyr displays created through PyVirtualDisplay, when I try to open xterm in both of them it works just fine, but many other programs will open twice on the same display. So if I do this: ...
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How to find out what killed my desktop environment (and possibly X Server)?

I ran into a problem this morning. I have a computer that is used for machine learning and nothing else. I use python to run tensorflow to train some models that I made. The problem is that I couldn'...
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WSL 2, GUI Applications using XServer [duplicate]

I've seen this question before, but none of the solutions are working for me. I know the steps that are mentioned everywhere to get GUI applications working for WSL 2 on the Windows 10 Pro Insider ...
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Setting up 3 VM’s each with dedicated GPU

I've got a machine with 4 (Titan X) GPUs connected in SLI running Pop! OS 19.04; and I've installed NVIDIA proprietary driver 430.34. I'm trying configure multiple virtual machines that can each ...
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xforwarding from chroot doesn't work

I'm trying to setup X-forwarding from a chroot environment. The host is a remote VM and I'm using Xming(and xpra) on MS Windows to display the windows. Now, on my host (not in chroot) I executed ...
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Launching a program on startup with systemd on Ubuntu

I'd like to run a Java backend program on startup (in fact it may be on user login) with systemd, which would use X server to create a render window in memory. The render window is created by VTK to ...
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Blinking screen and no X server

I'm on debian since years and everything was fine. So, yesterday, I installed nvidia-cuda-toolkit and things gone bad. When I boot with kernel 4.9.0-9, I'm facing this problem : the screen is blinking ...
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Passing the only GPU through to a VM

I would like to use a Windows 10 VM on a Linux host. If there is only one graphics processor (i.e. a graphics card but no integrated graphics) how can I pass this through to the VM? I would rather ...
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Tiny UI on ubuntu with wsl

I installed ubuntu on windows using WSL (windows subsystem for linux). I was able to install vscode and firefox via app-get install but when I launch them, they have very tiny UI and fonts. I am using ...
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Super+L not passed through and getting stuck with VcXsrv

Started using VcXsrv on Win10 in order to run fully fledged linux environment with a window manager. Server is launched with -keyhook option so modifier keys get passed to the clients as well. But ...
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Linux Subsystem for Windows: Atom and Visual Studio Code close immediately

There is a couple of guides out there on how to get GUI applications running in Linux Subsystem for Windows (WSL). I tried to follow a handful of them, but each of them had something in common: Both ...
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XServer won't start on cluster

I am trying to start a XServer in order to perform graphical renderings on the cluster GPU with Paraview. Since the cluster is usally driven by a task scheduler, the xserver is usually not running. ...
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How to initiate multiple X login sessions at system startup?

I have Linux Mint 17.2 KDE. I have several user accounts. I often use them at the same time for different tasks. My use case is like this: Login as user1. Start program A. Ctl+Alt+L --> "Switch users"...
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Ubuntu log into certain tty shell as a distinct user

I try to start an x server for a certain user on tty5 as root user from tty6. My approach was to log into tty5 as a specific user from command line tty6. Then I would just chvt to 5 and startx there. ...
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XServer touchscreen one finger instead of two finger scrolling

Problem: My touchscreen device does not scroll on touching it with one finger, which is desired, but only when touching it with two fingers. Technology stack: Linux kernel 4.9.81-intel-pk-standard ...
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What is the main difference between Putty to MobaXterm or XServer? [closed]

What is the main difference between Putty to MobaXterm or XServer? I know they are all SSH clients (FOSS, gratis), but is there a main catergorial difference?
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Program fails to execute after startx. Why?

I'm using Raspbian Jessie Lite as the OS for RPi 3. This OS does not have X11 by default, so I installed xserver-xorg and xinit manually. I want to play a movie or display a picture after startx. So ...
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How to startX as non-root user inside the rc.local?

I am trying to start startx as non-root user in my Ubuntu-server 16.04(Linux nanopim1 3.4.113-sun8i #16 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jun 13 14:15:57 CEST 2017 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux) with openbox installed ...
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Where X Client process be running if executed on remote host?

If I am to run X server on my 'local' machine and ssh to a 'remote' machine with X-forwarding enabled, and then execute an X client (say web browser) in that 'remote' machine, where will my browser ...
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How to redirect X output to file?

I know with linux the server X that manage Ui is a protocol with client server. So the app that use UI didnt directly render thing. It transmit to server X that render it with hardware. So the server ...
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Same local ports and remote ports with Xming

I run some X11 GUI apps (e.g. Xeyes, Xcalc, Xclock) in Windows Subsystem with Xming as Xserver. By analyzing the ports with TCPView, I find that local ports of X11 apps (Xclient) and remote ports of ...
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restarting program after computer awakens

When my computer comes back from slumber, my program, cairo-dock, looks terrible. I don't know why the icons on it look like a bunch of noise, but I can't fix the problem. The best way I know how to ...
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Is it possible to render heavy graphic on remote machine with X server?

From X Server Definition, it says: "The server application, which processes the data as requested and returns the results to the client, typically can run on either a remote machine or the local ...
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Where is the Xservers file on Debian 8?

Can't seem to find the Xservers file. The locate command does not find it, and I have checked in /etc/kde4/kdm it is not there either. I looked in /etc/X11 and the only directories present in /etc/...
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Missing parts of utf-8 charset in urxvt with VcXsrv

I am running an Arch Linux server which I connect to from a few Windows machines using VcXsrv so I can run graphical applications (and more customized terminals than what I can get with PuTTY etc). ...
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How to add fonts to VcXsrv X-Server?

I can't find any documentation on how to add new fonts to VcXsrv. I found this but this is for a different program (Xming) and though I followed all the steps the fonts still doesn't show up in the X-...
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Where Does KDE's Xsetup Live On FreeBSD?

I made the mistake of buying a keyboard with a backlight controlled by the scroll lock key, and in turn need to execute: xset led 3 Every time the computer boots, just after the X server is started. ...
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difference between x servers in windows

I'm using Windows 10 Insider Preview with Windows subsystem for Linux enabled I'm wondering what's the true differences between VcXsrv and Xming to view windows from Ubuntu in windows I know the ...
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Disable login via vnc

How to disable vnc? I need the authorization was only for ssh(pub_key). Example is digitalocean vnc authorization. Image: To log in via vnc not going
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StartX doesn't work. (Not enough space?)

My Debian was working perfectly till yesterday. I had installed reaver, aircrack and kismet and played with them for a while (could they be the culprit?). But now the x server doesn't connect. I don't ...
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How to fix “MobaXterm X11 proxy: Unsupported authorisation protocol”

When connecting from Windows to my Linux box using MobaXterm, I cannot open Linux-GUI applications on the Windows side. On the Windows side, nothing happens. On the Linux box I get this error message: ...
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SSH and remote X appication… not correct resolution..how to solve it?

I'm running through a SSH connection with -X option, a remote graphic application but when it's launched I can't see correctly the whole screen due to a bad resolution parameter... how can I change ...
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Text mode at startup + startx?

I'm trying to boot my Trisquel GNU/Linux distro directly from text mode, as I don't want to load the GUI if it's not necessary. I would like to work in tty1 until I type startx, which would start all ...
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Can't enable nVidia proprietary driver with bumblebee on debian 8

I am running the Debian 8.0 64bit (Jessie, the stable release) on my HP laptop. I am having hard time in installing the proprietary nVidia driver of my graphic card 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [...
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Which X Window system is installed on my server that would work with Xming

I would like to use Xming to connect a server and managed to get it to work. I am now trying to get it to connect to a different server but i am not sure which X Window system is installed. I tried it ...
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run script after xserver started

I have a script which I would love to run after xserver has started. This file is located at /home/karl/.scripts/startup/sensei-raw-startup.sh. How to I invoke this file after xserver has started?
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Display not fully loading with Linux mint 17.1

I've been trying to fix this problem for a couple of days. I've been through numerous debugging threads. With Linux mint: The login screen graphics load. After logging in to a graphical terminal, the ...
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Is there a way to move open window between linux machines?

I have two computers, both of which run Linux. My main computer is where I do most of my work on and my large display computer which sits in another room from which I give presentations and play short ...
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How can login to other TRU64 from Linux?

i want to connect to a TRU64 machine from Linux system same as: "login a client to a windows network how can login from all machine from on that network" now i can connect to a TRU64 machine with ...
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Is it possible to capture and export a running process over ssh with x?

I've seen plenty of questions on the web about exporting a display from a remote host to a local. I can get this to work fine, but that's only for commands run after logging into that terminal. Is ...
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Getting controller to work on second x-server

I am using Linux Mint 17 with Cinnamon as my primary WM. I want to run Steam in a separate x-server for better fullscreen performance and because unredirect doesn't work properly in Cinnamon and ...
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Xserver becomes non-responsive due to aggressive swapping

cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness 1 free -h total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 3.7G 579M 1.6G 1.1G 1.6G 1.8G ...
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switch to x server window using alt tab program switcher

For x server (Cygwin X server hosted on windows platform) the alt-tab program switcher does not work. The x server window (in my case gvim) does not show up in the list of windows when using alt-tab. ...