Tagged Questions

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)

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

1
vote
0answers
13 views

I have a blank screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, to Ubuntu 14.10. When I start my computer, I have a blank screen. If I plugin my laptop to my TV, at first only the TV turns on, but the login screen shows up on my ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Certain games won't load - Nvidia

Certain games on Steam won't load. I can't figure out why. I upgraded to kernel 3.14.4 from 3.13.39 and this problem won't go away: [ 81.122225] bbswitch: enabling discrete graphics [ 81.593271] ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

14.04 I Screwed Up the Graphics/Desktop/Something

Because I hadn't used Terminal in a long time I thought I'd fiddle with the on-board graphics . . . Using Synaptic I installed first one, then the other flavor of (I believe) fglrx for AMD ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Ubuntu Thinks I Have Two Monitors

Ubuntu thinks I have two monitors when I'm on a laptop. Here is my setup: Lenovo W520 Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Nvidia Proprietary drivers (340.46) Symptoms: Display (and nvidia-settings) shows a ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Cannot reopen session after launching startx on UBUNTU

had an issue with Xorg so I launched startx from my terminal on ubuntu. It wasn't working well (only my wallpaper was on the screen after I launch the command). Then I force to shut down. My actual ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Moving from 12 to 14 loosing nvidia xinerama feature

I just installed ubuntu 14 on the computer I was using ubutun 12 on (clean install, not update). After some efforts I was able to activate the nvidia driver, but I cannot make it use my 3 monitors as ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

How to set up a separate X server for the Oculus Rift?

Oculus SDK version 0.4.3 comes with an experimental Linux support for the Oculus Rift DK2. The documentation mentions two general options to run the Rift: running the Rift in a twinview ...
0
votes
3answers
142 views

Blank screen on TTY7 after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

I upgraded my 14.04 to 14.10 via "sudo do-release-upgrade" without strange messages. After rebooting and entering the password for the encrypted system partition in the graphical form, TTY7 keeps ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to get windows in order they appear in xfce4-panel?

I'm using xUbuntu 14.04 and I want to add a shortcut Super+Left Arrow to focus on window that appears to the left of the currently active in xfce4-panel, e.g. here I'd have it switch to ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Resolution Issue

First of, I've already tried to google what seems to be the problem to no avail. I've had this problem for a week now. Computer: Asus K53SV | Video Card: Nvidia GT540M When I was using Ubuntu ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

How to get native resolution of a monitor?

My Ubuntu installation seems to have magically guessed my monitor's native resolution (it's the mode it's set to on startup). Unlike most, my monitor's native resolution is NOT its highest ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How can I enable scroll wheel acceleration on a Microsoft TrackBall Explorer 1.0?

From what I can gather I'll need to modify one or more .conf files under /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d. Here's the output for the mouse xinput: xinput list-props 9 Device 'Microsoft Microsoft Trackball ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

How to get ButtonPress and ButtonRelease events from middle button in Synaptics' clickpad?

I have a Synaptics touchpad, with a 3 buttons clickpad (it is a ThinkPad X1 Carbon with physical buttons). Using xev, when I click the middle button I get the corresponding ButtonPress and ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Sudden sluggish performance of ubuntu system

since 3 days a very important system at my workplace started a most peculiar behavior. There is no internet connection on that PC and no updates have been made. When I started the PC 3 days ago after ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Will an ultrawide monitor work with my Ubuntu laptop?

I'm thinking of buying one of these new ultrawide monitors and I was wondering if anyone has had any luck using them with Ubuntu or any other Debian variance. I'm planning to plug it into a Lenovo ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Cant get Ugee graphics tablet working

I have recently purchased a UGEE M708 Tablet and cant seem to get it to work with Ubuntu It works fine on a windows/mac machine so i know its not the hardware so i think that the computer isn't using ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Black screen and later garbled screen after installation 14.04, where should I begin?

Just a foreword, this is my first foray into anything Linux related. Please forgive me if my lingo isn't up to par. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 last night. After I removed the installation disk ...
0
votes
1answer
6 views

Cannot change vncserver default geometry

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (I think it's desktop...) and running vncserver to connect to it remotely. I can successfully set the resolution if I use the -geometry flag when starting the server, but I ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

failsafe-failure after installing AMD fglrx driver in Ubuntu 14.04

after trying every option I can think of (and from the Web), I am forcefully have to ask here :) So first of all my gear: A Dell e6540 laptop Intel Haswell 4800MQ; lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I tried multiple different drives, nvidia-340, nvidia-331, nvidia-331-updates, nvidia-343 and with the same result: # optirun -vv --debug bash [ 785.862681] [DEBUG]Reading file: ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Display/Graphics problems after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

After upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 trusty tahr I am getting weird problem with the display. Weird gray lines appear on screen and the desktop becomes unusable and restart is the only ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Get ARGB data from html5 canvas

I have a html5 canvas element and I'm trying to get an array of ARGB data (32bit packed data, for use with x11/xorg/xlib). My code and jsfiddle attempt is at bottom. I don't know how to do this ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How to compile with X11 library?

I'm trying to compile this code here: http://lists.kde.org/?l=kwin&m=115435217715650&w=2 I compile it with this line of code: gcc -lX11 -lstdc++ -L/usr/X11/lib -o icon icon.c but it keeps ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to have multiple instance of unity-settings-daemon

Is there a way to have another running unity-settings-daemon on a different $DISPLAY. I tried --display=:1 but I always got this error. ** (unity-settings-daemon:xxxx): WARNING **: Name taken or bus ...
0
votes
2answers
92 views

xorg.conf for two monitors, single ati graphics card

There are many iterations of this question, few with actual working answers, so after a few hours of trying to get it working on my machine, I will post my solution. How do I configure my Ubuntu ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Ubuntu 14.04, fresh installation, fail to setup nvidia graphics, GeForce FX5500

I've been strugling with this issue for a while now. I figured I need nvidia-173 drivers, so I installed them, module is fine and loading. But as soon as X server starts, I get nice NVIDIA logo on ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How do I change the default video to 1024 by 768 on Xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get an old Fujitsu laptop to work on Xubuntu 14.04. In safe mode the default resolution is 1024 by 768 in the the normal mode it is 640 by 480 with no other options. The video is SIS ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Nvidia drivers macbook pro retina (10,1) 14.04

So, I'm currently dual-booting 14.04 and OSX on my macbook pro retina (10,1). I am currently using the nouveau drivers and have had no luck what-so-ever getting the nvidia drivers to work. What ...
1
vote
2answers
51 views

Disable touchpad at login screen

EDIT (revision 4) According to this ubuntuforums.org post, upstart cookbook and CameronNemo's answer, I tried to change the first line with start on login-session-start and I moved the conf file ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

can't get back into ubuntu 14.04 LTS/xfce4 after x.org update - known conflict x.org & xbmc

i'm sorry to report, i'm afraid i have inadvertently bork'd my ubuntu install up, pretty good this time. i cannot even get back in to alter or delete anything that might be causing the problem - it ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Increase virtual screen size past 4096 x 4096 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have two 27" monitors with a 2560 x 1920 resolution each. When I try to extend my desktop across them both I get the below error: So, if I need to increase the maximum virtual screen size? To ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Counteract X's -nocursor argument in a running server

I'm starting X on our media centre with the -nocursor argument. The cursor is still there, it's just invisible, which is what I want 99.9% of the time. However recently there have been times where ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Screen resolution cannot be set to optimal (Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04-Windows 7)

I recently made a partition in my Acer Aspire 5750G laptop to have Ubuntu 14.04 together with the original Windows 7. The original resolution (of the integrated screen) on Windows was 1366x768, but on ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

How to enable SLI on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Lenovo Y510p Laptop with two gt755m graphics cards. I installed Ubuntu updated everything and installed the nvidia drivers. When i want to enable the SLI config in /etc/X11/xorg.conf then the ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Getting icon of window, and then changing icon

My goal is to get the icon which is currently on the window. (Then using some img tools I'll modify that icon, then save it to a location, I can do this part no need for help here please). Then I ...
0
votes
2answers
126 views

Xorg 1.16 in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I have installed de Xorg-edgers repository in Ubuntu 14.04, when I check the version It reply: X.Org X Server 1.15.1 Release Date: 2014-04-13 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 gives black screen and x cursor on startup

I have a Dell 11 chromebook on which I downloaded crouton, and through that, ubuntu 12.04. 12.04 was working perfectly well until I got a message from the update manager asking me to update to trusty ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Changing the mouse cursor shape on Lubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the cursor shape in Ubuntu desktop ? Also is it possible change the cursor shape, when the mouse pointer is inside a certain region ?
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Setting up 2 monitor workspace with Nvidia Optimus and save settings in Xorg.conf

here is my current Hardware Setup : Lenovo Laptop connected with 2 external monitors. Laptop uses Nvidia Optimus technology, switching with prime-select nvidia|intel , is working fine, with only ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

Yoga Pro 2 - “The system is running in low-graphics mode" [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 (as dual boot machine in UEFI mode) I got the low graphics mode error and can't login. I can boot from live-usb key or Windows 8.1 (but who want's ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Unable to change to native resolution

Using Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to change my monitors resolution to its highest native supported resolution: 1920x1080. It is instead stuck on 1024x768. After booting, and after LightDM first starts, ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

can't get nvidia to work [duplicate]

I have Asus VivoBook S551LN it has 2 graphic cards 1-Intel hd integrated 4400 2-Nvidia Geforce 840m (4GB) I use Voyager distro which based on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed KDE the system works ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

lubuntu on laptop and external monitor not detected

I have an old asus L3500H laptop with sis740 video chipset and lubuntu 14.04.1 with kernel 3.13.0-36-generic. I've connected an external 22" 16:9 monitor, but it's not detected. At the moment I get a ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

System crashes if low resolution monitor (e.g. 1024 x 768) will be selected 14.04 Xubuntu [closed]

I've a server installed (14.04 Xubuntu), the server is over a KVM-Switch with my LCD-Monitor connected (as regular I need no access via mouse and keyboard). If there is NO DVI cable connected to the ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Freeze screen after startx

I have a laptop with a new installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I installed i3 windows-manager instead of all the gnome environment. I have a strange behaviour three boots out of four: after selecting ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Nvidia graphic card is really hot and the graphics sometimes crash

I use ubuntu in a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M and I'm using the NVIDIA binary driver (v331.38) however when I run a videogame my laptop gets really hot (According to the NVIDIA X Settings ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

Xorg/nvidia crashing my 14.04 after waking up from suspend

Ok, unfortuantely I can't copy the crash report, but it happens 1 out of 5 times after waking up from suspend and the tile is this Xorg crashed with SIGABRTH the executable path loeads to XORG as ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

X session locks up

I'm supporting a friend running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After initial installation, we used tasksel to convert to Ubuntu GNOME. He has since encountered a perplexing issue where after opening a particular ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

fluxbox is overrideing nitrogen --restore?

My ~/.fluxbox/startup file #!/bin/sh # # fluxbox startup-script: # # Lines starting with a '#' are ignored. # Change your keymap: #xmodmap "/home/rapture/.Xmodmap" # Applications you want to run ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

how to restore default graphic driver configuration

I am running ubuntu 14 on a mac machine. recently I notice compiz was too slow, so I changed from default generic driver to propietary. after that, I got a blank screen. I am able to enter recovery ...