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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No - error: Could not load GPU driver; Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I'm new to Ubuntu... So pls ppl I need help :) My notebook specs : CPU: Intel Core i5 3230m RAM: 4gb 1600mhz I have 2 gpus, 1st : Intel HD 4000 2nd : Nvidia GT 720m Today i installed bumblebee and ...
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Why are there mystery phantom keystrokes entered in Konversation's input box in GNOME 3.12 after heavy load and how do I fix it w/o restarting IRC?

This is getting ridiculous. In 14.10, with GNOME 3.12 and Konversation 1.5-master #4303, I sometimes wind up in a situation where the system locks up for whatever reason (heavy load from other ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia Geforce FX 5200

I installed pure Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install the restricted driver,but it became yellow-screen after reboot. I found this question: Help! 13.04 installation nvidia driver I do in this way: sudo ...
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Problem With Guest Additions in Ubuntu Server [Virtual Box]

I have a problem installing Guest additions in ubuntu server with kernel 3.13.0-39-generic I install whole headers for this kernel with $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname ...
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new windows very slow to launch

This problem shows up a day or two after rebooting. Launching any new window will be very slow. It comes up first with either just a transparent overlay or with the window grayed out and the rest of ...
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Strange screen freezing/hangs

I have a laptop with hybrid intel/nvidia graphics (core i5 and gt650m). At random moments the screen, and just the visual part, will freeze/hang. Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 & Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch the ...
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Pulseaudio acting strange with X11

I don't know what could be causing this, and all research I have done has come up blank. But when I try to play a sound from any app, the sound will not play until I switch virtual terminals, but I ...
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How do I solve dependencies with replacements?

I work on a solution getting a closed-source driver, called EMGD, working on Ubuntu. But there is a problem with the lubuntu-desktop package. It depends on lubuntu-core -> xorg and xorg needs ...
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Force video mode without EDID information

I want to force my native display resolution of 1920x1080 although no EDID information is available. My desktop is hooked up to a VGA switch and is therefore unable to query the EDID (it works fine ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 cannot recognizes HDMI

I've a DELL XPS 15 with NVidia Optimus tech, and after Ubuntu upgrade it can't recognize my HDMI/DisplayPort anymore. After connect my HDMI it just doesn't appear in my Display application. I know ...
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Touchpad acting weird in 14.04 on MSI CR70 2M

I don't know if I am doing it right(or at the right place). It's the first time I report a bug. I have a disturbing bug. My touchpad left click (tapping and mechanical) stops working sometimes. It ...
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X11 doesn't show windows edges, task bar nor anything

I've got a problem with X11 as when I turn on my computer, after the system has launched, I see only my desktop. I don't see the upper nor left bar. When I doubleclick a file on my desktop, a new ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 upgrade issues with fglrx

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: $ sudo lshw -C video *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750 / 6530M/6550M] ...
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My Xorg.conf file has both cards but only one monitor working?

I am trying to get my second monitor to work off two old amd cards (Radeon X1300/ rage Mach64). these cards are no longer supported by amd. When I generate the xorg.conf I have device sections for ...
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Nvidia Prime does not detect external VGA monitor after updating Ubuntu-drivers-common and xorg

This post is a followup to another post I had about accessing my external monitor after upgrading my ubuntu-drivers-common package. I had found the cause to be this bug, but now that a fix is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Black Screen (Already purged NVIDIA)

What's happening: Black screen instead of desktop. I see the purple screen with the Ubuntu logo before it goes to black. My monitors are plugged into my motherboard (just like they were before I ...
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Dell XPS 13 Sputnik3 (Ubuntu 14.04) cannot find display-port

Here is the story. I've used the mini-display port from my XPS13 for about a year with an ASUS 2560x1440 res external display, via a mini-DP to DP connector. This has worked fine for 1 year. This ...
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Install all xorg-edgers updates?

I'm currently using ubuntu 13.04 and recently got a nvidia gpu. I've found that the easiest way for me to install the driver is to use the xorg-edgers ppa and it works really well. However, I also ...
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How do I create a new keyboard layout?

I have a trouble like this. I want to create a new custom layout because I want to use the Cirillic alphabet on an Italian keyboard changing less keys I can. I made my file in ...
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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 CPU Intel Haswell 4800MQ (igpu 4600), GPU AMD 8790m ; ...
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EDID invalid => wrong resolution (identical monitors)

I have 2 identical monitors. However the one connected to the second port on my workstation is not recognized by the system. I have an NVIDIA GTS graphic card. The PC was shipped like it is now. No ...
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Synaptics Touchpad scroll not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Studio 1557. My synaptics touch pad is detected but the scroll functions are not working. The scroll option in the GUI for the mouse and touch pad has disappeared. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 Graphics Issues: Broken Pipes, Reinstalled Xorg and Bumblebee

It seems I have a problem, and am only making it worse by following what I find online. I have a new Asus N550JV-D71 (not sure about the part after the dash, though I definitely know it includes 71). ...
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Cant log in to gui ,X is broken

Note to others if you just want a summary of the problem skip down to summary. This first part is going to be slightly long and hopefully entertaining. As in, that is screwed up! but there might be ...
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Firefox problem at showing some characters - ubuntu 14.10

My problem is what the title says. I show an image to illustrate: Some characters are not displayed and instead that square with random pixels appears. It can happen in any character, sometimes can ...
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How do I resolve login loop [duplicate]

^ Um, no it doesn't. I really, really wish it did. Ubuntu is in a login loop. I have set it to log in automatically, but it has started prompting me for a password. When I enter the password (which ...
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Nvidia Gtx 755M - Cannot access secondary GPU Permission denied [13]

I installed bumblebee and the Nvidia 331 drivers. I ran glmark2 and expected it to launch but I got this error. How do I run a program on the Gtx 755m graphics card? $optirun -vv glmark2 [ ...
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I broke X, probably by installing a proprietary NVIDIA driver. How can I get my X server back?

When I start my computer, I get a text login--it doesn't even load lightdm. Dmesg gives me this: [ 42.367035] NVRM: API mismatch: the client has the version 304.43, but [ 42.367038] NVRM: this ...
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$DISPLAY env var gets cleared at random times

Stock Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I seem to regularly experience the $DISPLAY environment variable getting cleared for some reason I don't understand. Basically everything will work just fine until it's ...
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xgterm can't locate installed library

I'm installing IRAF on a new machine, and when I try to launch xgterm, I get the error message: xgterm: error while loading shared libraries: libXmu.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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startx, gui on tty7 and sound on tty 1

I just installed ubuntu minimal and fluxbox. I have installed no login manager, so after the system boots, I login in the tty1 and use the startx command to run. After that, if I open Firefox and go ...
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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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X server does not respond when Spotify takes focus

I've been having problems running Spotify on Ubuntu 14.04. After having spotify open for a few hours, it will freeze all X windows when I return focus to it. I can still move my cursor and terminal ...
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Application windows becomes unresponsive for some time in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Before somebody wants to mark my question as duplicate I'm letting you know that I read a lot of alike questions and their solutions but none of them describes the same symptoms and their answers ...
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Xorg Crashes after installing Catalyst

I am trying to install the AMD Catalyst, but after reboot I hit a black screen. I checked the /var/log/Xorg.0.log and everything is fine up to the point where it has a segmentation fault. [ ...
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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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Does HDMI require X in order to display?

I'm working with a user on a different question and I am beginning to wonder if I might be barking up the wrong tree. The original question deals with setting a script to run XMBC when the HDMI cable ...
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Setup multiseat with X.org and ONE NVidia card with two output ports? (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have been trying to setup my NVidia card to support a multiseat installation for 2 days now and I feel like I am not making any progress. First I tried to follow the Ubuntu instructions found here: ...
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xorg driver doesn't use my radeon videocard 14.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 5521 laptop with a Radeon HD 8730M videocard, running Ubuntu 14.04 However, when I use the X.Org X server open source drivers from xserver-xorg-video-ati, the computer uses ...
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How to get via SSH the active DISPLAY for a locally loged user?

I need to get the active DISPLAY for any loged in user, so if they enter through SSH, they can query it. Under Ubuntu 12.04, I used a script that, using the consolekit dbus interface, iterated ...
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Steam error > NVidia problem, fix = can't open xubuntu

I installed the latest linux nvidia driver as per this and this. I thought it was running fine but in Additional Drivers it was I'm using the proprietary driver but none is selected in the list. ...
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Configure Xorg to work from integrated

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS, with an Intel CPU + integrated graphics, with a GTX650 GPU. I asked this question on SO but they said it was offtopic. I want to use my GPU for debugging CUDA code and for ...
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How to export X Display with Audio?

How can I export my X Display with audio. For example, in tty1 if I put, "startx xmoto -- :1 &", I can play xmoto ok, but have no sound. If I put "xinit -- :1 &"and then put "xmoto &", ...
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Request for tester on 1600x900 resolution on nvidia driver 331.38

I am guessing the problem was due to nvidia driver 331.38 Ubuntu 14.04 custom resolution setting not working with 60hz refresh rate Here by , I hope someone would test a for nvidia driver 33.138 on ...
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configure Intel integrated graphics in thinkpad to drive external 4k display only, via HDMI, using xorg.conf

Using the interactive displays configuration tool from the Ubuntu desktop, I have successfully configured this Thinkpad X1 Carbon (2014) with its integrated Intel video to drive an external display at ...
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x11vnc server creates multiple screens

So this picture is showing the problem with scaling turned on. I'm only connecting to 5900 (display 0) and there's just one user. http://imgur.com/8KuHzLa It's super slow so why does it do it and ...
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Low Color Depth on only one screen

I have recently updated to 14.10 using the update manager, but now I have one problem: On my internal laptop screen, it looks like the color depth is something lower than 24bit. When using an ...
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Not able to start StartX on Ubuntu Server configured inside KVM

I have Ubuntu Server installed as guest OS inside KVM. I also installed Ubuntu Desktop on top of that but now when I am trying to start GUI using StartX, I am getting below message and my screen ...
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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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Cannot get a 2160p (4K) display to work

I have a lenovo X1 carbon laptop, and an external display (Philips 288P6) attached to the DisplayPort of it. The monitor can do 3840x2160 resolution, as demonstrated by the Windows 8.1 that ships with ...