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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Lubuntu window borders are gone and mouse cursor is a black X

I was writing a python script to do some basic stuff with Skype. I included in this script a way to remotely reboot the computer. I used it, the computer rebooted as expected, but when it came back ...
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VESTA crashes with X Window System error on 12.04

I am trying to run VESTA code for crystal visualization on ubuntu 12.04. It crashes with the below error. Could any body help me out. The program 'VESTA' received an X Window System error. This ...
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2 monitors show up in the displays when actually I have only one

I use a laptop and I have only one monitor. But when I check the displays it shows 2 monitors of which one is being shown as unknown. I have tried Two monitors when only having one in 13.10 without ...
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How to change default X mouse cursor form black X to arrow?

I'm using X in ubuntu 12.04.2 server without any DM for safety purpose, and everything works well except the cursor shape. It's a black X now and sudo dpkg-reconfigure doesn't work due to no DM. How ...
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Login screen is disfigured

This is the second time I see it this way when I startup my machine. You can see that the screen is not fully utilized. Ubuntu's screen starts from the top-left, but doesn't fill the whole screen. The ...
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Gnome Shell Grey Screen No Login Box After AMD Drivers Installation On Lubuntu

I installed the fglrx AMD drivers on Lubuntu and rebooted. The machine didn't reboot properly and I could only see a prompt. I logged in and uninstalled the drivers using sudo apt-get remove ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome): ATI (AMD) HD7750 proprietary drivers not workin [on hold]

I have recently upgraded my working x86_64 13.10 system to 14.04. However, when using the proprietory AMD drivers, Gnome (not tested with Unity) flickers and falls back to VESA. The graphics ...
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Xserver crashes while turning on the second screen with new nvidia driver on 14.04

I have recently updated Kubuntu to 14.04 and installed new nvidia drivers for my GT 630m (optimus). After upgrade my second display connected over HDMI with DVI adapter was turned off, so I tried to ...
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Xdesktopwaves,Xsnow,Xpenguins won't work

I have installed Xdesktopwaves, Xsnow, Xpenguins on ubuntu 14.04. But they are not working at all. I am using gnome desktop.
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14.04 Parallels and VirtualBox Resolution Issues [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Parallels and VirtualBox. Been trying multiple methods to fixing the resolution with no luck. I am running both these VM's on my mid-2013 MBPr: Intel Iris: ...
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Xorg Random Crashes on 14.04 on ATI Radeon (post-fglrx trauma) [on hold]

I have a computer ATI Radeon card and I am running Ubuntu (14.04) on it. And I know you can read the rest of the story... I tried to install "fglrx" drivers in vain, and then uninstalled them. I did ...
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(update to 14.04) unity is not loading after I login to the admin profile after upgrade

After upgrading to 14.04 and after the final reboot, I logged in the admin account but unity won't start, I have only the 14.04 background. No shortcuts work. I can login and use the guest and other ...
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Random blackscreen / freeze - Nvidia drivers

I currently use Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with Nvidia drivers 304 (installed from the "Additional Drivers" Menu). The problem is that sometimes (usually a few minutes after login) my screen randomly either ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze a lot. How to fix it? [duplicate]

Since the day I installed Ubuntu 14.04 I face frequent freezes. Today it happened for about three times. When it freeze the mouse barely move. It stays that way for a long time. My GPU is Nvidia and I ...
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Client to OS X Server

I have used Windows XP software for the networking about 6 computers which include both an OS X Mavericks machine and an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. This has worked OK for years but offers little securtity ...
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Xorg errors with alt. window manager

I'm currently trying to use the bspwm window manager, by following this guide. I have all the correct dependencies installed, and I compiled it correctly without any errors. The problem comes when ...
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I can not change resolution 1280x1024 to 1024x768 [on hold]

Lubuntu 14.04 By changing get blank screen. and to restart the computer or just the cursor without answering. already tried with all existing frequency. by as much LXRandR by xrandr $ Xrandr-q ...
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Why are my X server configurations not taken into account?

I know questions like that have been asked many times but I can't find a way to solve my problem even after reading them and trying the answers. I have two screens on my desktop. Whatever I set to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Xorg.conf Problems

Recently I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and i had a Mad Catz Rat 7 working fine. I followed a tutorial on editing the xorg.conf file and mapping the buttons Section "InputClass" Identifier ...
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GDM & Lightdm Not Working After xorg configured

I have an R9 280X set up & it was previously running successfully. Recently I installed latest drivers (both the beta & stable - not at same time) and ran the command. sudo amdconfig ...
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Remap TAB key to another key

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, my TAB key is not working and I want to use auto complete function. Is there any way I could assign other key for the same function in Ubuntu manually? I looked into the ...
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Empty nvidia-settings after install v. 331.67 driver on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've followed this tutorial (with the following adjustments below) to install v. 331.67 nVidia driver. But get nvidia-settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings) empty... Then, before restart the PC, I make ...
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Need help with ATi fglrx and Xorg

I'm quite new to Ubuntu... Right now I'm using 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I love it... Except for one thing... The display driver. I want the best performance I can get from my video card (ATi Radeon HD ...
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Missing adobe helvetica font on 13.10

xxx:~$ xlsfonts -fn -adobe-helvetica-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* xlsfonts: pattern "-adobe-helvetica-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*" unmatched I need this font for R. How do I fix this?
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Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse gets detected but no signal gets send

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Mac mini (mid 2011) as second boot option using rEFIt and it works ok with wired mouse and wired keyboard. However apple wireless keyboard and mouse does not work. ...
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Keyboard is not working properly ( control, delete ecc .. not respond )

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 my keyboard work in an unexpected way, in particular following keys are working only some times: Control ( so control + a/c/l/v/x/z some times works some time not ) ...
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caja-x-desktop opens up windows 13.04 fix [closed]

Hi i installed ubuntu UE 3.8, i noticed the following problems sometimes caja-x-desktop opens up 10 or less windows i noticed that i occured when i plugged in a pen-drive and tried to delete a file ...
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Mouse flickering on one of my two screens

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and the mouse is now flickering on one of my two screens. The other screen doesn't have any flickering. I was previously using ubunutu 13.10 without any issue. If I ...
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how to get seperate x screen multi-monitor working

Just upgraded to 14.04 and after rebooting my secondary monitor isn't working the way it was before the upgrade. I tried to get it back working but it doesn't seem to be working this time. Before I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on splash screen after broken upgrade from 13.10

I'm using VirtualBox to run my ubuntu VM on Mac. I've decided to make a distro upgrade which was apparently a very big mistake... During upgrading my Mac hung up and I had to make hard reset. After ...
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Screen switches off after waking up from suspend

I guess, there are plenty of duplicates of this question, but I didn't find any to be helpful in my particular problem. My story is as follows: I was running Xubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X40 which has ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze installation [duplicate]

I Own an HP Pavilion 15 e070sl, i tried to install many linux OS (Ubuntu 13.04, 13.10, 14.04 and Fedora 20) Alongside with windows 8.1 I'v never found one working. On 14.04 i just get a message ...
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my keys auto-repeat

I have the problem that when I'm writing my keys are repeated, for example I was doing a test pressing key by key: qwertyuiop qwertyuioooopppppppppppppppppppppppppp This happens to me on any ...
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Problem with optirun bumblebee

I'm trying to run optirun on my Lenovo G580 with nVidia GeForce 610M on Ubuntu 14.04. Getting the following error $ optirun glxgears [ 98.457967] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] ...
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After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS Intel drivers not loading only Gallium 0.4

So this morning I was informed of the 14.04 LTS release and asked if I wanted to upgrade. I performed the upgrade process and all went fine, but when I checked the video drivers after the upgrade was ...
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Erratic detection of usb keyboard and mouse

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. During installation my keyboard (Razer blackwidow ultimate) and my mouse (Raze deathadder, plugged on the USB port of the keyboard) worked fine. I started my system for ...
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Suspend not working due to backlight issue

I am using the Radeon HD 6320 video card with the radeon xorg driver. I have tried using the flgrx dirver but it isn't as snappy as the xorg and also has brightness issues. The xorg driver has ...
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Is it possible to show launcher on a non-primary monitor?

I'm using the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have an annoying problem. I have 3 monitors connected to my computer and I would like to have the unity launcher show on my left screen while using my middle ...
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X11 font -adobe-helvetica-%s-%s-*-*-%d-*-*-*-*-*-*-*, face 2 at size 11 could not be loaded

I am on Ubuntu 13.10, with R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance" (64 bit). It is a new install and when trying to plot I am getting above error message Error in title(main = ...
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SublimeText turns into black hole with Unity/nVidia/Xinerama

I recently upgraded to 14.04, and after a little bit of fighting, I got my 4-monitor setup "working". However, a few applications (I've noticed gedit and SublimeText), will have the entire window ...
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I have nvidia driver 304, can I install instead nvidia-331? [closed]

I have a computer in which there's Linux Mint 16 64Bit. Currently I have the nvidia-304 driver, exactly the 304.121 one. I've installed it thanks to the xorg-edgers PPA, because i don't have any ...
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Unity segmentation fault under nVidia Xinerama [closed]

I just upgraded to 14.04, and I knew ahead of time that I was going to have X issues, but I did it anyway. I have 4 screens attached to an nVidia Quadro NVS 450, using the proprietary nVidia driver ...
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Disable CapsLock [duplicate]

How do I disable Capslock in Ubuntu Studio 13.10. I know I kan write "setxkbmap -option caps:none" in an xterm. I would like a graphical.
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My laptop monitor does not turn on in KDE and I only have display when docked

I use Kubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Currently using the nvidia drivers for my Dell E6510. When the laptop is docked the two multiple monitors are working perfectly. When I restart when I am undocked the ...
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xorg.conf getting backed up to xorg.conf.date and then deleted almost daily

I am having an issue where my xorg.conf file is getting copied to xorg.conf.<date> (e.g. today was xorg.conf.04142014) and then deleted. This happens almost daily. Upon next boot, there will be ...
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Reliably remapping keys per input device

I have a Mac, and the modifier keys on the keyboard are in order from left to right: Ctrl, Alt, Super (aka. Cmd, ⌘, Windows-key). I'd like the order to be Ctrl, Super, Alt instead, and so I have ...
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Installing AMD Catalyst 14.3 on Ubuntu 13.10-64bit

I have followed these instructions: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Saucy_Installation_Guide#Generate_a_new_.2Fetc.2FX11.2Fxorg.conf_file I have not performed section 3.5 Generate a new ...
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Upgrading from 2 to 4 monitors

I have Ubuntu 12.4 (precise), and for a long time, I had two monitors. Yesterday, I got a second pair of monitors and another video card. I spent hours searching the internet and experimenting, but I ...
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Automatically revert to laptop screen when external monitor unplugged

I regularly use an external monitor with my laptop, so when I use it, I usually have the laptop screen disabled when the monitor is connected, and this seems to cause problems when the monitor is ...
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Middle mouse button will not paste

I have a Logitech M560 mouse, but I do not know how to map the middle button to pasting, as is default in my other mouse. I ran 'xev' and clicked the middle button in the white box. The output ...