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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Setting up teska K40 withATI radeon. End up with black screen while installation on ubuntu 14.04

For almost a week I can't set up Tesla K40 on CUDA. Currently I have 2 GPUs 1.Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R5 340X / R7 250/350X] 2. Nvidia Tesla K40 active ...
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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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fglrx won't detect AMD Mullins R3 card on fitlet/14.04: (EE) No supported AMD display adapters were found

I'm currently testing a fitlet-XA10-LAN Barebone with ubuntu 14.04.2 x64. Everything seems to work just fine, but I cannot get 3d acceleration to work. "lspci -v" says the box has a 00:01.0 VGA ...
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Installing nVidia driver on hybrid card

I am running Ubunutu 14.04 and I have just installed it onto my new laptop (MSI PE70 2QE) and it has a hybrid intel/nVidia 960m GFX card. I have found the excellent post here How do I install the ...
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nvidia vs. nvidia-updates?

OK, so I haven't find any answer, only one that claims the "nvidia-updates" is newer versions, yet the driver instalator says this: 4 options: nvidia 331.113, nvidia-updates 331.113, legacy nvidia ...
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Revert to open source graphics drivers - options greyed out 14.04

I tried switching to the proprietary AMD/ATI drivers using the Software Center > Edit > Software Sources > Additional drivers window in 14.04, which left me with a scary black-as-the-night ...
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How can I stop my controller from moving my mouse?

This is the adapter which I am trying to get working: Amazon - Mayflash Wii U Pro Controller usb adapter This adapter has two modes, an xbox input mode and a generic hid mode. The xbox mode works fine ...
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Is X11 on Mac dangerous, harmful in anyway? [on hold]

Is there a security risk. With downloading X11 to use wireshark on a Mac. Can an attacker Exploits any vulnerability's to hijack. Or can I get a virus with X11? Or is it safe. People who believe a ...
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Undefined reference to XLib functions when linking

I am attempting to build an old project which requires XLib functions. However, I am getting the following linking errors (plus many more): //usr/local/lib/libgdk.so: undefined reference to ...
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Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there?

As Ubuntu 10.10 seems to neither detect my graphics card (Intel 82852/855GM) automatically nor use the corresponding Intel driver even after manually installing it, I am looking into manually ...
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installing Nvidia NVS 3100M driver fails, what am I missing?

running Kubuntu 14.04 in Oracle virtual box 5.0 on Dell (Windows 7) E6410 laptop. I've installed DKMS & guest additions. I can get better resolution now. But I assume for performance I need to ...
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Replace screen colors

Is it possible to replace colors on my screen? I want to search for colors close to white (#FFFFFF) and replace it with something darker like a light grey. My current setup is Ubuntu 14.04, XFCE, ...
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14.10 Dual Monitors are displayed as distorted single screen mode

I have very recently updated my Ubuntu OS from 14.04 to 14.10. I am running on an optimus enabled laptop, with Intel 4000 graphics and an nVidia 640M. *-display description: ...
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Compiz problem no desktop

I was viewing Compiz settings and after changing the display setting I lost my desktop dock and menu. I rebooted the system and now I have no desktop. Can some one guide me how to fix this?
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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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Applications unreliably gaining focus on mouse click in Kubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Kunbutu 15.04 and am having a problem where windows are not reliably gaining focus when I click on them. For instance, when switching to using PyDev, I often need to click ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under Parallels: Graphic Distortion after update

Hardware: - Apple MacBook Pro RETINA 13", Late 2013 SOFTWARE: - OSX 10.9.5 (13F34) - Parallels Version 10.0.2 (27712) - Distributor ID: Ubuntu ° Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS ...
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Unable to use my 4k monitor at maximum resolution when used with one or two others FHD monitors

I would like to use my 40" 4k monitor (Philips BDM4065UC) alongside with two others WUXGA monitors (Dell U2412M). I can successfully run : my main 4k alone at 3840x2160@60Hz, or my main 4k at ...
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How do I map a mouse's scroll wheel to up and down array keys in Ubuntu Server?

I'd like to scroll through previous commands or scroll through a text editor with the scroll wheel. I don't know how to do this without starting a full-blown X Window System.
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Ubuntu 14.04.2: Display area out of alignment

I have a display problem. My machine has a Radeon HD 4350 grafic card. My monitor is a TV flat screen, i. e. a Philips 22PFL3606H. I use the VGA input of my TV flat screen to display grafic ...
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My gnome session crashes - how to find out why and solve the problem?

Hello my xorg services in the last months at least crashed 3 times. Once I saw an error message of the httpd service on the shell. My questions are: 1.) How can we find out more about the reason for ...
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Slow application switching - Ubuntu 14.04 - XORG CPU spike

I am currently experiencing some infuriating lag/sluggishness with Ubuntu 14.04 when doing relatively trivial, undemanding work across a few basic applications (Chrome, Mudlet, Sublime Text 3, and the ...
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Nvidia 740M still not working after Bumblebee installation

First of all, I have checked a lot of similar topics, but I still can't get my laptop to use Nvidia 740M. So first things first. I have a laptop Asus X550V (i5-3230, 4gb RAM, Nvidia 740M + Intel ...
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2 users logged-in, it makes 2 graphic virtual terminals, only first one has TouchPad

please, I can't get googled it up. On my laptop dell 17r 5737 I have installed trusty with all upgrades and dist-upgrades. We have two user accounts. When we are both logged in, only the first one ...
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CUDA on laptop with 14.04

I have a question about CUDA on a Laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to make CUDA work on my computer and after 7 formats and about 36 hours I am out of any ideas. My problem is, whenever I try to ...
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Graphics problems on Asus EEE 1101 HA, Precise Pangolin

I installed Precise Pangolin x386 Desktop version via USB stick without incident. There are two, possibly related, problems: After suspend (e.g. closing the lid), the graphics are corrupted as ...
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How to reset the Xorg / xserver?

Xserver keeps crashing on my general user account both in Unity 3D and 2D. It doesn't do it on the guest account. That's why I want to reset / rollback everything xserver related, hoping this is ...
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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 log-in fails, in VirtualBox, seems to be a libGL problem

Just installed 14.04.2 LTS i386 as a VirtualBox VM, on a Windows 7 host with AMD 64 processor. Then, I could not log in normally. It accepts my username & pswd, thinks a while, then resets the ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver logging me to console instead of GUI

Firstly i want to apologise for any mistakes, English is not my native language. My problem is I can't get NVIDIA proprietary drivers to work. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 12.04.1 32 and 64 bits, ...
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Which driver is best suited for the tank and what do i do in case of another breakdown

I'm using a ASUS X550LN Intel® Core™ i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64 4GB I had a problem identifying my Nvidia card , so I added the xorg edgers repository and updated as usual. ...
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How to remove graphics driver

recently i turned over to Linux from Windows . There was a problem because Linux wouldn't show my Nvdia GPU with the lscpi command i would only get my VGA as intel chipset . After that and a little ...
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After installing QtCreator, lightdm not turn on xubuntu 14.02

I just simply wrote sudo apt-get install qtcreator in terminal and saw how he removing xserver and some graphical packages in installation process. At the end, he install them again, but after reboot, ...
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How do I get Ubuntu / Nvidia GeForce 8400GS to correctly recognize two identical monitors?

Thank you all for the help so far, I think I'm stuck trying to edit or create a proper xorg.conf file that will give me a consistent display on start up. I have two identical monitors - Samsung ...
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DisplayLink USB 3.0 Not working on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I noticed this might be yet another DisplayLink outcry - but I thought I give it a go anyway. So the usual story - I have got a DisplayLink adaptor Kensington USB3.0 Video Adapter, and doesn't look ...
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Why is screen turning black randomly?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with xmonad on a relatively new retina MacBook Pro. During normal computing, my screen will turn black every once in a while. Moving the mouse, clicking, or pressing any key ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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Cannot Edit xorg.conf (permissions)

I want to edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file but I can't save the file. It says "permission denied." I have tried: username@ubuntu:/etc/X11$ sudo gedit xorg.conf to no avail as i recieved: ...
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Possible to run graphical sessions on multiple TTYs?

On a default Ubuntu (15.04) installation, We have 7 TTYs that we can switch with Ctrl+Alt+F [1-7], where TTY1-6 are terminals and TTY7 is the graphical X session. I would like to have more than one ...
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Graphics (geeqie) slow after 15.04 upgrade

I upgraded an IBM Thinkpad T440p from 14.10 to 15.04 the other day. I am noticing that full-screen image viewing is really slow. For geeqie to paint the screen (of a 1920x1080 external monitor) with a ...
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Alienware 13 touchpad not working under any distro [DLL068B:00 06CB:76E9] [hid-rmi]

Well, as the title explains that's my problem, I'm using 3.18 kernel, and this are my thoughts: First of all the touchpad wasn't showing up in xinput while I was expecting something like: ⎜ ↳ PS/2 ...
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Xorg configuration for additional monitor

I've been struggling to get a third screen working which stopped after changing the monitor (previously this did work on USB displayLink). I had EDID errors on startup so now have generated my own ...
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ubuntu 15.04 wakeup from sleep : unclaimed register

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on Lenovo Z5070 laptop. For Nvidia 840m I have nvidia-346 installed. While waking up from sleep I get the following error on a black screen drm: hsw_uncalimed_reg_clear ...
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No HDMI output Nvidia 331 driver

I've had a long running battle trying to get dual external monitor outputs from my 14.04 system. One monitor is VGA, the other is HDMI. Specifically, I get no HDMI video signal, but Ubuntu knows I ...
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Get keyboard input without requiring root and without x11

I'm trying to capture keyboard input in a C/C++ program without requiring root privileges and without the use of X11 XNextEvent(). I've tried to open the device directly, but for obvious security ...
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How to install NS 2.35 on ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to install ns-2.35 on ubuntu 14.04.But I am getting problem like this In file included from /home/mouli/ns-allinone-2.35/tk8.5.10/unix/../generic/tkInt.h:19:0, from ...
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Cannot login after routine software update 14.04

I did some (i thought routine) updates. Now I cannot login from the GUI, also the resolution of the login screen is messed up (I have a new NVIDIA card). I searched and tried the options. Changed ...
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error: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY

I urgently need to reset Compiz to its default settings because my desktop doesn't show the Dash or menu bar. When I type: dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ It says: error: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus ...
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Setting a custom splash screen using blackbox on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with blackbox as the window manager. I would like to set a custom splash screen, but I have no idea where to start.
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Unable to switch to Nvidia 331 graphics driver

I'm trying to get HDMI video output working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which I've not had any luck with so far. So I installed the proprietary Nvidia 331 driver. However the system still appears to be ...