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xterm width and height with regard to number of pixels NOT number of characters

I was trying to resize and reposition my xterm terminal based on pixels as well. The solution I found was using this: Reposition and Resize using pixels So what you do is when you're calling xterm, ...
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Help with xmodmap example from archwiki

Read this Linux: xmodmap Tutorial, and maybe this topic and you will understand it better.
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running xcrysden in wayland

You seem to have met the issue of Xcrysden, which seems to work with X.org, not working Wayland, which is the default WM on fedora >31? or so. See these issues on the xcrysden mailing list here ...
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How to get current window class name from script?

If you want this in X11 or in Wayland for XWayland window, it it can be done with xdotool (returns the name of the application class): $ xdotool getactivewindow getwindowclassname VSCodium If the ...
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Make xzoom float in i3wm

Alternatively, you could try adding the following line to i3 config which should correctly match the window title: for_window [title="^xzoom"] border none; floating enable That said, it ...
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Add XMonad to SDDM

How did you configure your PATH? xmonad needs to be on PATH to execute it like this, and it does not read from $HOME/.bashrc. It is likely better to set xmonad's absolute path there. (In case this is ...
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Access Virtual Console via SSH

You can change your virtual terminal and start X11 like this: sudo chvt 1 # change to virtual terminal 1 sudo startx # start X11 Note that chvt also allows you to run fim (and probably ...
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Trigger window resize event manually?

The SIGWINCH signal can be used to notify a process that its window size has been changed. I use this on occasion in a shell window as kill -WINCH $$. To map this out to all your processes, you may be ...
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Can't set DisplayPort output to 4k@60hz on the new Huawei Matebook 14 AMD

Some notebooks, like the HP Probook 650 G4, allows you to define the behavior of the HBR lines from the BIOS. This is, as stated on this comment, to reassign the HBR lines in order to have more room ...
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condition in .xinitrc not satisfied, don't know why

The solution is in the comment from @steeldriver: Is your .xinitrc a bash script, or a sh script? the [[ ... ]] extended test syntax may not be supported in the latter
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X11, nvidia-xconfig ruins internal monitor

man xorg.conf(5): The config file may have multiple Screen sections. There must be at least one, for the "screen" being used. A "screen" represents the binding of a graphics ...
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How to correlate xorg.conf config for nvidia gpu with xrandr detected screens?

If you want proprietary NVIDIA driver to be the primary rendering provider and use your builtin laptop display: Create an xorg.file but use only an identifier in the (only) Screen section and specify ...
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How can I get the correct resolution with an Aspeed graphics controller under Debian?

If you run sudo dmesg |grep firmware, do you find an error message about missing firmware file ast_dp501_fw.bin? Some Aspeed graphics controllers (at least the Aspeed AST 2400 on my system) seem to ...
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How can I get the correct resolution with an Aspeed graphics controller under Debian?

I don't have Aspeed 2500 but I have experience on Aspeed 2600 with AOC 1440x900 monitor. After upgrading my PC mainboard with the Aspeed 2600, I found that the Aspeed driver does not detect VESA ...
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Cutter not working over SSH X11 Forwarding

I was able to solve the issue finally. @Eduardo Trápani's pointer to qt helped a lot. It led me to enable Qt Plugin Debugging via QT_DEBUG_PLUGINGS=1 environment variable. From there i noticed that ...
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Cutter not working over SSH X11 Forwarding

That is probably an issue with qt, like this one. In a nutshell, qt is asking for something the X server cannot provide (X server does not support XInput 2). You could try to enable trusted X11 ...
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How do I turn off my HDMI monitor?

If you have multiple displays and wish to turn one of them off, you should use Xfce's display settings dialog for that. If you use the xrandr command while Xfce is also controlling the display ...
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How do I correctly (re)set $DISPLAY?

When you login to your network, use -X; (ex. ssh -X name@11.11.111.111). The -X tells allows ssh to display your browser.
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