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Does “user” interact with “hardware” or “graphical interface”?

In https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Display_server, does "graphical interface" mean clients of display server? shouldn't "user" interact with "hardware" instead of "graphical interface"? If not, how ...
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Xvfb: export display permanently

I have recently set up Xvfb on Centos 7 machine. It is working absolutely fine. Only problem is that if I quit putty session (remote access) it would keep running Xvfb in background but display ...
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Unable to open display - error

I ran the command below on secureCRT ssh client: $ DISPLAY=abc.xyz.com:0 ; export DISPLAY $ /bin/xhost +abc.xyz.com But it output this error: /bin/xhost: unable to open display "abc.xyz.com" # ...
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Display Servers with Wayland

I am researching differences between xorg and wayland and am being confused by one thing. X11 runs with the Xorg server and a separate window manager for compositing, and Wayland uses display servers ...
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How to set absolute mouse cursor position in Wayland without using mouse?

The question is pretty straight forward. What I would have used under X [xdotool] obviously does not work moving forward, and no obvious new solutions have arisen given the relative new adoption of ...
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Set up display orientation and resolution on an embedded Linux

we have an embedded PC with an Linux OS which seems to be an Debian/Ubuntu derivate with RT-Preempt patch. At this pc we attached a display (7" 1024x600 170 DPI) via DVI. We are need to run the ...
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How to stop nvidia-settings creating new xorg.conf?

I've searched many times for an answer but have NEVER found a good and proper answer that fixes this annoying problem when using Nvidia drivers for Linux. Everytime I reboot the system, nvidia-...
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Running autonomous application on screen

I need to set up a linux box in a way in a way in which there is one screen that displays a web page (like an ad on a projector or something) and another screen that is a workspace for an employee ...
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How to display a video when a wrong password is entered

I want to display a video when a wrong password is entered (say only in GUI login screen or within the display manager). I have added a line to /etc/pam.d/common-auth to run my script /usr/local/bin/...
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Server side vs Client side rendering Display server

For the past few days I've been reading discussions about X.Org vs Mir vs Wayland and the way they differ from each other. I've read the following at Wikipedia: A display server or window server is ...