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Thank @Gilles, I finally found the answer. So, the problem was in the different input methods used by a different applications. I am almost didn't programmed with GUI, so it is hard to say more what that could mean, but at least the problem in the different Compose files — the one used by X is in the /usr/share/X11/locale/<your-locale>/Compose and ...


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This option was added to address xterm flickering (on some setups) when resizing/scrolling back/long outputs. The initial patch was posted by a user on Archlinux forums. It was later integrated into xterm source code.


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Have a look at /etc/X11/Xsession.d/50x11-common_determine-startup: if [ -z "$STARTUP" ]; then if [ -x /usr/bin/x-session-manager ]; then STARTUP=x-session-manager elif [ -x /usr/bin/x-window-manager ]; then STARTUP=x-window-manager elif [ -x /usr/bin/x-terminal-emulator ]; then STARTUP=x-terminal-emulator fi fi So basically, this tries ...


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Sounds like you are looking for some tiling window manager. Have a look at the feature comparison. Which one is the best is really a matter of taste. They mainly differ in the kind of possible configuration, like turning off window decoration and default window mode.


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evilwm is one of the most minimalistic window manager


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I think the i3 window manager might be something for you: The i3 tiling window manager is a nice modern tiling window manager for GNU/Linux and BSD operating systems. It supports tiling, stacking, tabs, virtual desktops, and multiple monitors. You can do almost everything from the keyboard, or mix up keyboard and mouse. Most linux distributions have it ...


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What matters is actually not what console you run the command from, but that you tell the program to connect to the still-existing X display. To do this, set the DISPLAY variable and restart Compiz from a standard terminal. Depending on your distribution and configuration, you may need to set XAUTHORITY as well. Switch to tty1 and type: $ export DISPLAY=:0 ...


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I have worked out this problem by the following steps. I am on Ubuntu 14.04. Download your specific Nviadia drivers from here. The driver name looks like NVIDIA-LINUX-X86_64-340.58.run. # service lightdm stop, Ctrl+Alt+F1 switch to tty1, excute the command to stop X server with root priviledge. # bash NVIDIA-LINUX-X86_64-340.58.run ...


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Depending on your needs, you can achieve this by doing one of the following. 1. Running X Applications on your Windows 8.1 This can be done by using X11Forwarding. Install Xming on Windows machine set X11Forwarding yes in /etc/ssh/sshd_config Configure PuTTy to use X11 Forwarding Can be found in the menu: Connection > SSH > X11 Tick checkbox Enable X11 ...


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No need to "invoke" the PrtSrn button, if you install ImageMagick then you can do the following in your script: import -window root output.png If you want a particular window you can try to find its id first with wmctrl (the following captures the Firefox window displaying this post, the grep-ed string has to be unique.): id=$(wmctrl -l | grep -F 'bash ...


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The ttf2afm utility, now available in TeXlive, extracts AFM from a TrueType font (as the name suggests). AFM stands for Adobe Font Metrics, and is a text format which is simple to parse. Here's a sample: StartCharMetrics 10538 C -1 ; WX 600 ; N .notdef ; B 34 -71 566 750 ; C -1 ; WX 0 ; N .null ; B 130 -9 237 676 ; C -1 ; WX 333 ; N CR ; B 130 -9 237 676 ; ...


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-config file Specifies the name of an XKB configuration file which describes the keyboard to be used. I think this dates back from the time of xf86cfg. When starting X on multiple VTs one could have different keyboard configurations with per-server keyboard config files: <Xroot>/lib/X11/xkb/X0-config.keyboard ...


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Neither the window manager nor the X server know about widgets/controls, so there is no standard way that a tool could query the system for the details of another application's widgets. An application mostly sends the X server things like pixmaps, polygon drawing operations and text drawing operations. However there are tools that can attach to a process ...


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You are looking for the Matchbox window manager, it has one full screen window open at once (as you specify) and opens any new ones over it until you close them. It is very light weight and ideal for things like PDAs or set top media boxes. The only exception is is allows small popups like the file chooser to open not full screen as they may not be ...


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You most likely haven't started the cygwin/X server, or maybe not even installed it, you should do that first, so that there is an actual X Display to connect to. cygwin normally only handles commandline programs and the idle development invorment for Python is X based Alternatively you can use the Windows idle environment for development and run the ...


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Here's how it used to be done, with XKB. More recent versions of Chrome OS now use Ash. Create a directories called ~/.xkb/keymap, ~/.xkb/types and ~/.xkb/symbols. Create a file ~/.xkb/types/chromebook containing the following definition: xkb_types "chromebook" { virtual_modifiers Alt; type "ARROW" { modifiers = ...


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It's not the answer I'm looking for (which is why I'm not going to accept it as the answer), but it works. I was trying Alt+F1 to get to the tty, but it turns out in my configuration (Debian+i3wm) I had to use Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get to tty1. Solution found here. This is relevant to at least Debian/Ubuntu. -- Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to get to tty1. Login. Use the ...


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Mate uses themes and mouse pointers of gnome2 (gtk2 actualy), so a good place to start looking is gnome-look.org , here you can find many themes for the mouse pointer to install, and it works, I use mate myselve. After downloading the theme file (do not extract it!) go to the appearance screen of gnome/mate, there you have a install button, use it to ...


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I guess you're using KDE. You need to use the kdesu command instead of the sudo for programs that are using X.


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first run $ xrandr this will give output like this: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 5120 x 1080, maximum 8192 x 8192 HDMI1 connected 2560x1080+2560+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 677mm x 290mm 1920x1080 60.00* 1680x1050 59.88 1600x900 59.98 ... HDMI2 connected 2560x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x ...


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Installation will not result in memory or cpu overhead. Installation only will use up disc space. However if you ever find yourself at the display connected to the machine and are forced to use a commandline/text only version of a utility for which task you are more familiar with a graphical tool, you can always startup X and "waste" the cpu/mem for that ...


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You can find the compose table used by your system at the same place programs do: it's a text file. To locate it, you can run something like strace xterm -e true 2>&1 | grep -i compose For example, the relevant lines on Debian wheezy are: open("/home/gilles/.XCompose", O_RDONLY) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory) ...


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As I remember ZorinOS is based on Ubuntu, so you can use kxneur (the PuntoSwitcher linux analog). Yes, the main goal the program is automatic choice and switch to the right keyboard layout but it has additional very useful features like completitions and hotkey ordering. https://launchpad.net/xneur stable repo: ...


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I too faced similar issue in angstrom distribution and found that xkbcomp program is missing. Installing it had fixed the issue. Try installing the xkbcomp program using the package manager (zypper) of OpenSuse. Reference for zypper: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7158838/how-to-install-packages-from-command-line-on-suse


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I "detect" three issues in your question: Why do xev and showkey report different keycodes for a key? Why does xev not show Alt being pressed properly? How to swap Alt and Win? Regarding the first question: these days, where the keyboard "driver" in X does not really drive the hardware, it could just pass-through the keycodes from the kernel to the X ...



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