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KDE – Map left and right `Alt` keys independently

KDE – Map left and right `Alt` keys independently When creating shortcuts, the left and right Alt keys map to identical references. Is┬áthere a way to create a shortcut for both individually so that RAlt+Key1 and LAlt+Key1 can point to different behaviors? Output from showkey: press any key (program terminates 10s after last keypress)… keycode …

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How to run netscape navigator with rsh and DISPLAY?

How to run netscape navigator with rsh and DISPLAY? I want to launch Netscape Navigator The 6000 port on my host is open the host is added using xhost+ host + 192.168.0.33 If I did rlogin 192.168.0.33 and then export DISPLAY=192.168.0.2:0 navigator Works fine. But I want to run directly on host I have tried …

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X Server implementation vs Linux distributions

X Server implementation vs Linux distributions Linux has a lot of distribution – here is the popularity ranking. Do all Linux distributions share the same X Server implementation ? Asked By: Irbis || Source Of course nobody can know all X server implementations nor all Linux distros. There will be distros for specific use cases …

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Does Xfce use Wayland?

Does Xfce use Wayland? I’m confused. I’m using Xubuntu 22.04. Its desktop environment is Xfce, which, I think, uses X display server/protocol. I tried to uninstall some Wayland packages from the system, for example "libwayland-server0". But the package manager warned that applications like VLC and Xfce-packages and even some X protocol-related packages would also be …

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Does the display serve protocol (Wayland or X11) affect the terminal capabilities?

Does the display serve protocol (Wayland or X11) affect the terminal capabilities? I wonder whether the display server protocol that my system uses can affect some capabilities in my terminal, such as Clipboard interaction. Rendering images on terminal, etc… Since the primary role of a display server protocol is to manage graphical user interfaces, I …

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Does Wayland/Xwayland have a legacy x11 display socket?

Does Wayland/Xwayland have a legacy x11 display socket? I am trying to pass an x11 socket to a docker container as a volume so that it’s applications can display on my screen. I am unsure of how to do this seeing as I am on wayland and I, a. do not know the location of …

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Forwarding X11 Displays to VNCs On RHEL8/RHEL9

Forwarding X11 Displays to VNCs On RHEL8/RHEL9 On previous versions of RHEL (RHEL5/6/7 at least) it was possible to create run a vncserver (from tigervnc-server) and forward X11 displays from another server by exporting the DISPLAY environment variable on the remote server to the hostname:display of the vncserver. For example I have workstation1, server1, and …

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prevent xbindkeys from overriding mouse click when used for mouse button chording

prevent xbindkeys from overriding mouse click when used for mouse button chording I am trying to set up some mouse button chording, inspired by the Acme text editor: http://acme.cat-v.org/mouse On Windows and Mac, I was able to set up the following using AutoHotKey and Hammerspoon respectively: Left+Middle = Cut (Ctrl+x) Left+Right = Paste (Ctrl+v) Middle+Left …

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Set individual auto-repeat rate for each key

Set individual auto-repeat rate for each key On X11, doing something like xset r rate 120 240 it’s possible to set the repeat rate for the entire keyboard. But I wonder if it’s possible to do the same thing for each individual key? (Ie. to have different keys have different repeat rates.) Perhaps using some …

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How can I not remove but disable xfce?

How can I not remove but disable xfce? I’m trying temporarily switch between dwm and xfce. When using dwm, I would just run it from the ~/.xinitrc script, but with xfce it’s more complicated. When I installed xfce it completely took over and I can’t even see the login shell (I’m just prompted to log …

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Reading X11 properties

Reading X11 properties I want to write my own status bar, that would be EWMH compatible, which means I have to read some X11 properties like: _NET_NUMBER_OF_DESKTOPS _NET_DESKTOP_NAMES and such. So my question is how do I actually read them? Have already tried python-xlib and python-ewmh modules but with no luck. Maybe there’s a command …

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Script in /etc/profile.d/ is not being run on X login (debian)

Script in /etc/profile.d/ is not being run on X login (debian) The following script: name=’ILITEK ILITEK-TP’ echo ‘running touchscreens’ | systemd-cat ids=$(xinput –list |awk -Fid= "/$name/"'{print $2+0}’) echo ‘after xinput’ | systemd-cat for id in $ids do event=$(xinput list-props "$id" | awk -F’"’ ‘/Device Node/{print $2}’) path=$(udevadm info "$event" | awk -F/ ‘/DEVPATH=/{printf "%s n",$7}’) …

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How/Where does udev give permission to X11 input drivers to open /dev/input/event* files without also giving access to the logged-in user?

How/Where does udev give permission to X11 input drivers to open /dev/input/event* files without also giving access to the logged-in user? This is the permission of my /dev/input/event* files: crw-rw—- 1 root input 13, 64 Mar 21 09:02 /dev/input/event0 crw-rw—- 1 root input 13, 65 Mar 21 09:02 /dev/input/event1 crw-rw—- 1 root input 13, 66 …

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linux mint periodically freezing after closing lid

linux mint periodically freezing after closing lid After closing the lid of my laptop I suffer a periodic freezing system (~0.5 seconds). The symptoms are: mouse pointer stops keyboard input stops (=delayed) video freezes ms teams meetings stuck (rarely sometimes the "internet" is not working) My System: Linux Mint Dell 13 9315 with Linux Mint …

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How to make paste the content of the X selection as plain text

How to make paste the content of the X selection as plain text I often copy contents of a Web site displayed on Firefox to LibreOffice Writer (which I’m forced to use by government administrators), and I really like to use the X selection by highlighting middle-clicking. The default behavior is to copy the style …

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How to use custom keyboard layout in Windows and Ubuntu (WSL)?

How to use custom keyboard layout in Windows and Ubuntu (WSL)? I created a custom keyboard layout with Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator (MSKLC) for my Windows 10 machine. The custom keyboard layout is based on the Swiss German Layout and the numbers are swapped with symbols. After the installation of the new layout, it works …

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