X.org / X-server HowTos

Tutorials, tips, hacks, and howtos about X.Org Server ( the X server ) and system used by Linux, *BSD, and Unix like operating systems ( rss feed ).

Q. How do I render font smoothly in Ubuntu Linux / Gnome desktop systems? How do I get look a likes of the Microsoft / Mac OS X smooth fonts for Firefox and other applications?

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Q. How do I deactivate caps lock key in Linux permanently?

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Q. I’m new to GNU/Linux world and a single query (apt-cache search office or yum search ‘office’) shows so many application for a single task such as network monitoring or office applications. The number of apps choices just confusing. How do you select application from so many choices?

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I‘ve ATI Radeon VGA [X1550 64 bit] card. How do I find find out if the driver is installed or not under any Linux distribution running xorg server?

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Q. How do I disable X Window system on boot? I just need text based interface and there is no need to waste resources on X window system. How do I disable X Window under CentOS / RHEL / Red Hat / Fedora Linux?

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Q. How can I run ssh (ssh gui) in the background after running a Linux GUI application? How do I run any UNIX x11 application in background with SSH Linux client?

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Q. I can measure network throughput and packet loss using standard UNIX / Linux command line utilities. How do I find out the lateceny and throughput of a web server like Apache under Linux? A. You need to use the program called httping. It allows you to measure the latency of a webserver and the […]

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