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I face the same issue. The magic trick is in the order of the keys. You have to: press and hold Ctrl press and release Shift release Ctrl If you release the Ctrl before Shift, or use any other order, you will face the issue. Pressing those keys together at the same time makes the order random. BTW. It doesn't depend on the WM at all. It seems to be ...


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An approach that's often convenient is to mount the files, and then access them like you would access ordinary local files. For a server that you access through FTP, you can use CurlFtpFS. mkdir theserver curlftpfs theserver.example.com theserver You'll need to pass the username and password to curlftpfs, either on the command line (which is unsafe as ...


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If you are OK with running periodically a script, you can utilize wget -N, see: http://superuser.com/questions/283481/how-do-i-properly-set-wget-to-download-only-new-files You can create a script like: cd /var/download_here/ wget -N ftp://example.com/new.txt --ftp-user="my_user" --ftp-password="my_password" And add crontab entry like: */5 * * * * ...


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Sorry for answering my own question, but as no other responses were published, I've decided to do it. It seems, that I have found a working solution: I start the X server with the -sharevts flag: X -config displaylink.conf -sharevts :2 I start my applications: DISPLAY=2: x-window-manager DISPLAY=2: xterm I start the vnc server: x11vnc ...



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