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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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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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 to prevent pausing unactive user session?

For a while now when I switch between two user sessions the inactive one in some cases will stop executing GUI processes. This way I'm forced waiting for another session to load and can't do something ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing Help

Just recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 onto my Precision M4800. Just trying to fix a few issues. I've spent ages trying to get the NVIDIA screen tearing to go away, however I am unsuccessful. Intel ...
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Screen pauses every 7 seconds with Radeon Open Source Drivers

This is a clean install of 14.04.02 on my HP Laptop. The laptop,a dv7-4045ea, has dual Radeon graphics cards a HD4200 and a HD5650 which cannot be controlled in the BIOS and cannot use fglrx drivers. ...
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xorg.conf configuration?

Sorry if this has been answered a billion times, but I have looked for quite some time and haven't come up with any solid info about this. I feel like I'm missing something obvious since nobody else ...
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xdmx multimonitor setup

I'm trying to use my laptop's monitor to setup a multimonitor display with my desktop (both running ubuntu 14.04). Based on setup guides i've googled, I'm doing the following from my desktop: sudo ...
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Problem booting on the latest kernel (3.16.0-34)

I boot on linux kernel 3.16.0-34 atm. The machine just won't boot on later kernel versions. When I do, i get an error message on the desktop. I assume the reason I can't boot on the latest kernel is ...
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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 26PFL3606H. I use the VGA input of my TV flat screen to display grafic ...
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Udev rules for USB mounting and Low Graphics Mode error

I have a file containing the content bellow KERNEL!="sd[a-z][0-9]", GOTO="media_by_label_auto_mount_end" # Import FS infos IMPORT{program}="/sbin/blkid -o udev -p %N" # Get a label if present, ...
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Black screen, only TTY available

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on the new Dell XPS13. I never needed a login, I was just able to boot and my desktop would show up. It doesn't anymore; I can still switch to TTY to get work done. What did ...
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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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Xorg CPU usages High

I am facing the issue with Xorg. My application is playing content in chrome browser. After some time some how xorg cpu usages reach to 90% and stop displaying the content. I tried couple of things ...
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Application which will display the current coordinates of the mouse cursor?

I'd like to be able to display the current location of the pointer on the X display. Is there any application which does this?
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How to set screen borders for HDMI output

Is there a way to set the screen borders manually? Right now when I have it connected to my TV via HDMI, the edges of the screen are cut off. It looks something like this that I found from another ask ...
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Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :0 Problem !

when i am using ' root ' , I can't run any **** -_- and that's what the terminal show as a problem I try many thinks like gksu , sudo .. , pkexec , ... but no solution No protocol specified ** ...
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Black screen - Can't reconfigure Xorg [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with an nVidia 850m. I installed proprietary drivers and bumblebee and everything worked fine for weeks. After running a dist-upgrade I have a black screen on ...
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Restore Xorg core and config files ubuntu 14.04

This question is a follow up on this one. I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and xserver broke during the process. I have tried reinstalling from the command line running the ...
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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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How to adjust contrast with xcalib

I'm trying to adjust contrast on my laptop, a ThinkPad E430, running ubuntu 12.04: xcalib -co 70 -a xrandr --output LVDS1 --brightness 0.7 Either of them works only for 1-2 seconds and after that ...
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How to enable non working touchpad?

I can't set up touchpad driver. My notebook - ASUS X550L. It doesn't work! I go to mouse/touchpad, but touchpad tab isn't here. I try to install synaptic - nothing happens, manuals tell me to change ...
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How to stop X server in Kubuntu 15.04?

In Kubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 I stop the X server with sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop but it don't works anymore. How to stop it, to install a graphic driver ?
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Unable to change brightness on a Toshiba L750

So, as a number of users seem to be experiencing, I am unable to change brightness on my laptop. Using the Brightness and Lock in settings, the slider moves but brightness does not adjust. The fn keys ...
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Xorg crashed with SIGSEGV — Grace Plotting — Ubuntu 14.04

I am experiencing crashing (black screen; sent back to login screen) after attempting to open several grace files (*.agr plots). I am also experiencing the same crashing with these files (if they ...
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How to Kill and Alternate X session via cli

Can someone tell me how to remove dormant X sessions. This question is similar to Logging out other users from the command line, but more specific to controlling X displays which I find hard to kill. ...
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Two X-screens, how to get a window manager on second screen?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity. I have two X-screens, on separate graphics cards. I believe the screens are :0.0 and :0.1. The problem is that, at startup, only my primary screen has a window ...
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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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X server doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04. What may be happening?

This how I used to setup my X Server on Ubuntu 13. apt-get update apt-get upgrade # nvidia apt-get -y install nvidia-current apt-get -y install nvidia-current-updates # x server apt-get -y install ...
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Fixing copied home directory and mir in ubuntu 15.04 (copied from 14.04)

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new Dell XPS 15" laptop. I then rsynced my old home directory from my old laptop now I can't run any gui applications. On the command line I see the error: "No ...
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After upgrade to 15.04 screen resolution stuck at low graphics

I was running 12.04 32bit on an old Asus laptop with ATI X1200 graphics and upgraded stepwise to 15.04. Somewhere along the way the graphics got stuck at low resolution. The upgraded system uses the ...
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Remote X connections not working using gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 15.04

I use MobaXterm's X11 features to access Ubuntu running in a VM on my Windows desktop. In prior versions of Ubuntu, I would install the server edition of Ubuntu in the VM and manually install ...
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Xorg does not show up in ps aux?

Doing ps aux on tty1 does not list Xorg as a process, but commands like killall Xorg work fine. Why does ps not list Xorg?
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Kubuntu 15.04 doesn't suspend when closing lid

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 64bit on my laptop, precisely an Asus UX32VD (it has got 2 graphic cards, Nvidia geforce 620m and Intel). Everythings works fine as it was with Kubuntu 14.10, but ...
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How to make an xorg.conf file

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I need to make a custom xorg.conf file. By default, there is not an xorg.conf file on my system. I know what I need to write in the config, but I just don't know how ...
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14.04 gives blank screen/not waking up after sleep (Lenovo Z510)

I tried all of 3 driver settings(Nvidias, Xorg), and tried lots of things(even reinstalled Ubuntu) but still facing with this problem. After reinstall, at my first suspend try, after wake up it gave ...
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Configure Ubuntu 13.10 to rotate display globally?

How can you configure Ubuntu 13.10 to rotate the display globally (for LDM and all users)? I have an Intel graphics chipset with an x64 processor. lspci shows the following for my graphics chiset, ...
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I am getting a segmentation fault for precise when I try to start a unity how can I fix this?

Whenever I try to start precise through a crosh shell on my acer chromebook it just comes up with a segmentation fault error. I have tried to update precise and xorg to see if would change anything, ...
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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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Is there any non-UI SOAP-UI client for Linux, or something similar? [closed]

I wish to run SOAP-UI on a linux (solaris) machine with very limited functionality, where we don't even have a UI, and so I cannot install any software on it or open X11 forwarding. I can however run ...
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odd xorg hang when starting intellij

I have a REALLY odd hang that I just cant figure out. When I start intellij (using java7/java8) my terminal will accept input for a few minutes. Then it'll stop accepting any input. vmstat shows the ...
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How to fix screen tearing of the Nvidia 675m gtx in ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to use the common methods: In nvidia X server settings and compiz-manager, but the Vblank option and the screen refresh rate is missing. If i switch back to my intel 4000hd card, everything ...
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Ubuntu won't start after updating nvidia drivers from X-swat PPA

I tried to update the nvidia drivers using: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current After this, I rebooted my pc, launch Ubuntu, ...
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Mouse pointer jittering

I have Acer Aspire E11 (E3-112-C97Q) netbook with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. Sometimes the mouse pointer starts to "jitter" and jump here and there, which makes the system completely unusable. I believe ...
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How can I switch graphic card acceleration from sna to uxa?

The sna acceleration is default option and I want to go back to uxa because sna doesn't work after suspending on my laptop. And it doesn't work just adding /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf which ...
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14.04 unity does not start after login screen

In Ubuntu 14.04, after arriving at the lightdm login screen and entering my password, the screen briefly disappears, but then comes back to the login screen. When going to terminal with ALT-CTR-F1 and ...
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X won't start - how to reinstall video driver? (ubuntu 14.04.2 x86)

Steam was telling me I couldn't run HL2-based games due to a missing OpenGL entry point, so I went through the AMD Catalyst driver installation process, only to be told my X1950 card was ...
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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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How to install nvidia driver without replace x.org.x server

I am installing nvidia version 340. My ubuntu version 14.04 with kernel is 3.19.0-20-generic. My nvidia is GeForce GT 650M. I install that nvidia version because I have schedule to install CUDA 6.5 ...
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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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Specifying X windows' geometry in the coordinates obtained from wmctrl

In the X documentation I read that the Width, Height, Xposition and Yposition coordinates must be specified in terminal characters when using: gnome-terminal ...