Questions about X.Org Server (commonly known as Xorg Server, XServer or Xorg), the software that runs the X window system used by most desktop window managers (GNOME, KDE, etc)

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root folder on my Ubuntu 04.16 this with a (X)

I formatted my notebook right now, I installed Ubuntu LTS 16:04. and my folder (root) is with a (X). Question 1: Why? Question 2: how to solve this problem? Picture with error mentioned Notebook- ...
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How Can I Preview the 16.04 XOrg on Ubuntu 14.04

I wanted to try out the new hardware enablement stack (14.04.5) on my Trusty Tahr machine to get a taste of the new kernel and XOrg from 16.04, however only the new kernels are available in the ...
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How to use 1k external monitor with 4k Dell Precision laptop

I have a 4k Dell Precision 5510 laptop, and I need to add a 1k external monitor to it, but I can't get the resolutions to get along. If I use @2x scaling, everything looks comically large (and ...
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Cannot configure external monitor

I'm trying to connect my laptop (Dell precision m7510) to an external monitor (Dell U2711), either using DisplayPort, or using the HDMI and to no avail. It appears as though the monitor is recognized,...
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Login Loop - “BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)” - 16.04

I was running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a manually installed NVIDIA 361 driver. After upgrading the driver to v367 I am now locked out of Unity with a login loop with the following error in .xsession-...
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NVIDIA Driver problem with Bumblebeed

I installed the NVIDIA driver 361 with Bumblebeed: After that as I go to additional driver, the system shows NVIDIA driver is being used as following: Screenshot on Additional driver However, when I ...
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X11/extensions/Xcomposite.h: No such file or directory

I've tried to compile http://unix.stackexchange.com/a/228674 under Ubuntu. Unfortunately ending up with following error: /tmp/find-cursor$ make cc find-cursor.c -o find-cursor -lX11 find-cursor.c:...
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Nvidia driver breaks X? [duplicate]

I have recently replaced my old broken hard drive in my laptop. The bad thing is that the old hard drive had a pre-installed ubuntu and recovery partition with all the drivers shipped with it. So ...
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Can't wake up after screensaver

After gnome-screensaver there is black screen with only mouse cursor active. Like in this youtube movie. One way to bring session back to work is restarting lightdm.service from eg. tty1 Ubuntu 16....
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Ubuntu (GNOME) 14.04 just updated, and now cannot login to X server

I have just updated my Ubuntu gnome 14.04 and restarted the computer, Now the system does not load the X and gnome. It is stuck in a black screen, and I can see some text flashes from time to time. ...
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Screensaver/black screen doesn't start on its own

Running 16.04, 5 minute inactivity timeout, sometimes the screensaver (or blank screen, to be accurate) won't start until I hit Super+L and lock the session. Suggestions? Running Nvidia 367 drivers, ...
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Connecting to Kubuntu Desktop server running x11vnc

I need to use the desktop enviroment of Kubuntu. I installed a vnc program on my host server. x11vnc (apt-get install x11vnc) and set up a password. (x11vnc -storepasswd) Um, what now?
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Correct Monitors Not Detected on 16.04 Nvidia or Nouveau

Upon installation of 16.04, a Dell 2408WFP was not detected by the default Nouveau driver. I then installed the actual Nvidia driver hoping for a different result, but that yielded the same result. ...
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Adjusting PowerMizer performance levels without restarting X

I have a NVidia GeForce Ti 550 and am running Xubuntu 16.04, using the official drivers. nvidia-settings reveals that I have three different "performance levels" under the PowerMizer settings, but it ...
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Mouse clicklock needed for accessibility! Where is it?

Here's a news article: Windows-Only Click Lock Feature to Be Built for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I have a disability and I really need this feature to fully use the computer. I've heard rumors that it used ...
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X has mysteriously stopped working on Radeon card

One day after rebooting my computer lightdm would not start, there was no colsole, and apparently the keyboard wasn't working either (no caps/num lock light). I tried various things to get it to work ...
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HDMI1 is disconnected

I'm trying to get a secondary monitor working with my laptop. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have Windows 10 installed on the same laptop and it works in Windows 10. Currently xrandr -q outputs: ...
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Nvidia low-graphics mode problem after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, my Nvidia proprietary driver suddenly become not working. The "system is running in low-graphics mode" message appear every-time I boot my laptop with have Nvidia ...
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Xorg conflict with grub on 16.04

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 16.04. I have a Nvidia GTX 960m. The Nvidia drivers from their site and from the Ubuntu repos both cause me problems (not the least of which being blurry lines ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Resolution with DVI-D Monitor and Nvidia geforce 550 Ti

I have a Dell ST2320L Monitor and Nvidia geforce GTX 550 Ti Graphics card. I have connected the monitor on the DVI-D port. After fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was getting 640x480 resolution, I ...
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Having Lubuntu and Kubuntu together

I need lubuntu to do development, but sometimes I would like to log and enjoy a richer system as kubuntu or ubuntu, but also all the most fancy desktop environment, compiz, enlightment etc. a ...
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How to run a Java awt Hedless program in a server environment?

I'm running a java program that is already able to work from command line, but only if a x server is up and running. Actually on my ubuntu 16.04 x64 VPS I got this java exception Caused by: java....
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Install propietary drivers alongside open-source

My AMD graphics card requires me to downgrade X.org in order to use the propietary drivers, but I don't want to keep them as my only drivers. Is it possible to keep the current X version and install ...
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How to handle Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg error in hardware enablement stack for Trusty

Following the instructions at LTS Hardware Enablement Stack produces the following result.... $ sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-wily xserver-xorg-core-lts-wily xserver-...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 Nvidia Drivers Not Functional

I have an asus laptop with i7 skylake, ssd and nvidia gtx 950m. Unfortunately for the last two days I am having troubles to use the official drivers. I have used Ubuntu 14 before on various occasions ...
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Free Basic compiler installed on Ubuntu 14.04 can't find x11 libraries

When compiling a Free Basic program that uses graphics related statements, such as Screen or Pset, the compiler cannot find the x11 libraries. The following errors are presented. The program plot.bas ...
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after laptop resumes from suspend

Suspend seems to cause my mouse and keyboard to stop working. When I resume my laptop from suspend/sleep the mouse and keyboard are un responsive. The mouse does not move and I cannot type my password ...
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Freezing issues every time I run Xorg/startx (fglrx: No matching Device/Segmentation fault)

I've just spent the last 3 days straight with no sleep attempting to get my first mining rig up and running, and I've well and truly hit a brick wall. I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04. This is basically ...
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Laptop resolution lowered after automatic updates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with 1920x1024 native resolution. After the latest automatic update (including kernel upgrade to 3.13.0-92-generic), the maximum available screen resolution ...
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Making sure Nvidia driver components are used by xorg

Default Ubuntu install of 16.04 and latest edgers updates for NVidia driver 367 for my gtx 770. I occasionally get screen corruption and freezes when I update driver or make some changes in xorg.conf. ...
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VGA splitter doesn't show two separate screens on ubuntu MATE 15.04

A few days ago I was lucky enough to obtain a free monitor and I decided to buy a VGA splitter to use it with my other screen. The splitter is an Aten VS92A, if it can be useful. The device works ...
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Touch screen Calibration doesn't work for Egalax Driver

I have installed egalax driver on Ubuntu Machine (14.04 LTS). Touch is working fine. But the calibration doesn't work. When I press Ctrl + C, it selects the eGalaxTouch Virtual device for Single for ...
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X over SSH error

So I have a simple question. I am trying to run programs that use graphics rendering using X11 forwarding. Currently I have two computers both running XUbuntu 16.04 LTS, a desktop and a laptop. I am ...
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Blank screen after kernel auto-update in Ubuntu 15.10 (from 4.2.0-41.48 to -42.49)

First time this happens to me since I switched to linux (>1y). When I reboot with the old kernel (-41.48) i get the GUI and all is fine. Any known issues with that new -42 kernel ? I have a AMD/ATI ...
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Set default Resolution system wide [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. addicted@ADDICTED:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 DVI-I-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) DVI-I-1 ...
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Help debugging Xorg crashing return to login screen 16.04 skylake system

I have a Clevo P650RE laptop (Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M) that I have recently tried to get a 16.04 install on (others have apparently had success with this). After getting past the UEFI issues, I have ...
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Restarting X session shows screen blank for some time and comes up

When I restart the X session using Ctrl + Alt + Backspace in Ubuntu Machine , the X session is restarted and blank screen is showing up for some period of time(3 sec) and then the session comes up. ...
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Application running over ssh (X11 forwarding) lagging a lot with local dual monitor

I have 2 machines: - My Desktop (running ubuntu 15.04) - Development machine (running ubuntu 14.04) (both on same LAN) So far, I've been working without any issues using "ssh -X eduardo@devel1" and ...
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Screen tearing with Ubuntu 16.04 and GT710M (NVIDIA Driver 367.27)

Before you storm me with links to other threads, I'm a novice Linux user and this is my foray into the Linux world. I do like to fix things myself but I've been trying various things for ages and I ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install with Nvidia GTX 1070 is crashing

I am one of the lucky people who received a MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X already, and so I decided to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 via a fresh install. The installation completed without any problems, and ...
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Cannot set lowest color depths

Want to change color depth to something like 1 or 4. With xorg.conf DefaultDepth it won't load anything other than blinking cursor if is set under 8. startx -- -depth works with 16+ bit. Xorg -depth ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 — NVIDIA X Server Display Configuration ( No Scanout)

I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04. My laptop's GPU: NVIDIA NVS 5200 m (and the Intel one).I installed NVIDIA Driver version: 340.96 through sudo ubuntu-drivers devices | grep recommended (the same ...
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login error in Ubuntu 16.04 with X authority problem

I've Installed Android Studio and wpscan metasploit and LAMP Stack server on my system. The next day when I've tried to login to my system I got that black loop page and backed to my login page. I'...
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Ubuntu 16.04 completely freezes when using Nvidia card

If I change the PRIME profile configuration on Nvidia XServer Settings to NVIDIA performance mode, it tells me to logout and log in again to apply the alterations. When I do that, nothing changes. ...
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Is it possible to use libertine on an Aquaris E4.5 yet?

Libertine is a software for ubuntu touch devices, which acts as a container for legacy x-apps to make them running on your device. Thete are videos and instructions of people, who got libertine ...
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Find details of click and keyboard events

I have noticed that there isn't much of an alternative to Problem Steps Recorder for linux, and I am going to try to make one in a shell script. How can I wait until/detect when the mouse is cliked? ...
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Steam doesn't start up, how to fix? (SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred) [duplicate]

Shows this in terminal: [2016-06-21 16:12:26] Extracting package... [2016-06-21 16:12:38] Installing update... [2016-06-21 16:12:39] Cleaning up... [2016-06-21 16:12:39] Update complete, launching... ...
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Html canvas and X Window Id

I am creating html5 application, and running it using ubuntu-html5-app-container. The page contains a canvas element. Is there any possibility to get X window id for the canvas element? As the one ...
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How to set native resolution via xorg.conf overriding EDID?

I have a monitor with a native resolution of 1680x1050 wich is not being detected and so can't be set through nvidia drivers. I've tried with no results to force the resolution with xrandr, as ...
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What is the general steps of resolving X-Windows (display) problems in Ubuntu?

When using Ubuntu, the display crashes frequently, especially when using NVIDIA drivers. The phenomenons may be various: low resolution, cannot login, unable to start. So when I meet some of the ...