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I've installed Ubuntu 11.10,lkde and gem on my BB and I connect to it through serial com. when trying GUI application through the com (e.g. gedit) I get "display not found, though a monitor is connected to the HDMI output. Is it possible to pass display from the serial terminal to the HDMI output?

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When I had a beagleboard and a touch shield the stock image didn't work because it didn't understand the shield was preferred out. I'm guessing something similar is going on. Look at your image/boot configuration would be my guess(to get serial working not to pass it to hdmi). – RobotHumans Mar 2 '13 at 16:13
    
When I open a console through the HDMI everything works perefectly, the problem is when I try to open it from the serial console... – Mercury Mar 2 '13 at 18:18
    
That's sort of what I was talking about. – RobotHumans Mar 2 '13 at 18:25

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