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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Ultrawide monitor only showing desktop on part of the screen

I'm currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MSI Dominator Laptop, and with the laptop screen disabled and only using my external monitor (LG 34UC88 @ 3440x1440 21:9) Ubuntu refuses to display across ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia Driver Problems [on hold]

Ubuntu 16.04, 15.10, 15.04, 14.10, 14.04, 13.10, 13.04 ... until the first version we have Nvidia Driver Problems Whats wrong with you Cannonical and Ubuntu Devs? Since first versions of Ubuntu, the ...
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Xorg repeatedly tried to add built-in webcam as keyboard

First time poster here, I'm having a problem with xorg and my laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7537 running Ubuntu 15.10. I'm not configuring the nvidia GT750M in my system so no nvidia stuff at all in my ...
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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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How to select/activate monitor to use via terminal?

I have just installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS on an all-in-one pc Acer Aspire Z1650. Installation went smoothly and succeeded. But, now I have a problem. After restarting for the first boot, the ...
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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 ...
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Start X without nolisten tcp on 14.04

I have ubuntu version 14.04 and lightdm version 1.10.6 I am not able to start X with tcp There have been similar questions on this forum, but they all point to creating config in /etc/gdm I dont ...
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How to start X application with specific width an height?

I didn't found good solution except using xdotool enter link description here, Could I just append some arguments after application start command to archive this? Thanks for your help.
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I cant get 1920x1080 with Intel Linux Graphic Driver

have a motherboard with integrated Intel HD 4600 Graphics. Im running a fresh installed Ubuntu 15.10 with the official driver of Intel Installed: intel linux 01 graphics But i cant get resolutions ...
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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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What is terminal command that can show OpenGL version?

So I want to find out which is my OpenGL version. I have access to Ubuntu via SSH. Which command shall I execute?
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How can I force the X server to use my nvidia card?

I have 2 external monitors connected to the docking station. I can only make 1 of them to work. I am pretty sure that to drive the second monitor I will need to use the NVidia adapter. It used to ...
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Third mouse-button emulation

Up until version 11.04 of ubuntu I could simply add an option to my X InputClass to emulate a third mouse button for my HP TrackPoint like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Trackpoint" ...
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How to rotate display under ubuntur server with fluxbox?

I have a desktop with ubuntu server and fluxbox. I want to rotate the display 90 degrees clockwise. I looked online and tried this solution. Append data to xorg.conf run xrandr On my machine, ...
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Nvidia GEForce GT 610 installed via additional drivers changed the default color to blue

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS - 64 bit along side Windows 10. When the default nouveau driver was used for my graphics card..the color was purple - default color of Ubuntu Linux. ...
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Reinstalling wine after upgrading 14.04 to XOrg lts-wily

I upgraded a KUbuntu 14.04 LTS install to xorg-core-lts-wily and all its dependencies, in order to be able to run on a 6th gen i3 with a HD520 graphics. That meant I lost wine, and I cannot seem to ...
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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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How to get all four monitors working?

I have 4 monitors on my desktop setup: ASUS z97-E/usb3.1 NVIDIA GTX 750 ti graphics card Intel Core i5-4690 Two bottom monitors are hooked up to NVIDIA card. Two top monitors hooked up to Intel ...
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Ubuntu driving 4K LG TV (55UF7600)

I have a laptop that is capable of driving 4K screens (drives a 2K screen regularly). I'm trying, without success, to get it to drive a 4K TV (LG 55UF7600) through a Display Port out to an HDMI in ...
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Installing mtrack driver broke Xserver / creates login loop [on hold]

I'm trying to setup Linux Mint 17.3 on a Macbook. In the process, to get the trackpad working properly, I followed this guide which at one point tells me to install the mtrack driver from the package ...
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Dual GPU (Nvidia + ASPEED) extended desktop configuration help Ubuntu 16.04

I can't seem to find the answer to my configuration problem. I have 2 graphic cards, one on the motherboard (aspeed) and one on PCI-E (Nvidia). lspci | grep VGA 04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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mouse focus problem

I've just installed ubuntuMate 16.04 and am encountering a very annoying problem. After using the pc for a while: - it becomes impossible to change focus to another window by mouse click - it is ...
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Use exteral numpad for shortcuts

I have a laptop and an external USB numpad. I'd like to lay the numpad at my left hand and use it for shortcuts, eg. switching desktops, running apps. I figured that I've got to make Linux treat ...
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Xorg can't find screens

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. It installed successfully, but whenever I boot into it, after the GRUB screen I get a text TTY. I can log in with that and enter command-line commands. ...
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Troubleshoot instant freeze after login on Ubuntu 16.04?

On a clean Ubuntu 16.04 desktop install, I'm encountering total system freeze (tty+ssh down) as soon as I login (during the fade animation). The system is a recent Intel NuC (Nuc6i5) with a Skylake ...
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Enabling VSYNC with Nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 with a Nvidia GeForce GT 630M graphics card using the 361.42 Nvidia proprietary driver. I am trying to enable sync to vblank for OpenGL applications, but to no avail. The ...
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X fails to load

Today I tried to boot Ubuntu with 9wm (which I had installed before), first by modifying the GRUB boot from 'quiet splash' to 'text', later adding it to LightDM. As it didn't work, I removed the ...
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graphics crashes frequently

I use Titan X under Ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed the nvidia driver. But it doesn't work properly since several days ago. The screen goes like the following suddenly. Sometimes I cannot even ...
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Black screen after boot with Nvida drivers and bios screen corruption

[Cross posting from ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2324197] Hi, hope someone can help. I've a old Rock x770 laptop (clevo M57RU) with nvidia GTX7950go graphics card, intel ...
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Why “xterm -display localhost:0.0” fails

When running xterm -display localhost:0.0 I get the following error: xterm: Xt error: Can't open display: localhost:0.0 I get the same error if I substitute 127.0.0.1 for localhost but xterm ...
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ubuntu 16.04 xorg crash with AMD R7 370

Upgraded 15.10 to 16.04 today. Resulting in Xorg crash and really slow graphics (llvmpipe). With AMD R7 370 graphics card. From error log read: Xorg crashed with SIGABRT in DoConfigure(). What could ...
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Access to host X11 from multiple containers (lxc) sharing the same GPU is limited to the last activated container

I have a server and 2 lxc containers sharing the GPU (nvidia gtx980 364.19) Vt7, Vt8 and Vt9 When trying to access the host X11 from any of the containers. It only works from the container that was ...
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How does one exit the X server?

The command sudo service gdm stop would successfully disable the X server in Ubuntu 11.04 temporarily. However, this same command no longer works in Ubuntu 11.10, because "gdm" is an "unrecognized ...
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How to configure xvfb?

Could you please tell me how to configure xvfb in ubuntu?
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colordepth won't be set to 8 on an intel HD chipset

I have a laptop from 2012. average graphics- intel i5-520M with its appropriate intelHD graphics- and I have a bizzarre compulsion to view it in greyscale. Trying to set the colourdepth in xorg to ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings don't save screen position settings

I have two monitors with resolutions 1366x768(CRT1) and 1024x768(CRT0). CRT0 stays to the right from CRT1 so common resolution is (1366+1024)x768. Recently I noticed that when I move mouse from CRT1 ...
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Exit graphical X session and getting back to TTY

If I start a graphical session (usually Unity Desktop, sometimes XFCE, but a general approach is appreciated) from a TTY using startx, how can I exit this GUI again to get back to my TTY console ...
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Xorg/Compiz consuming a very large share of CPU and memory in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. What to do?

I have just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop but the system is running very slow despite not a single process is running in background. When I executed the top command from the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 blank screen after boot, AMD APU

For the past couple of Ubuntu releases the live CD has always worked fine, however after installation I would always get a blank screen on startup. I could reboot the system by blindly CTRL + ALT + F1 ...
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VNC on inactive X display

My girlfriend's computer recently broke, and so I decided to add a user profile for her on my machine. The idea was that I could log into my GUI session, switch to her user account and still be able ...
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DisplayLink ASUS MB168B+ issues

First of all, let me tell you I am fond of Ubuntu and linux, using it every day since 4-5 years now. I love it, i keep loving it but sometimes it is just frustrating to see how much effort it takes ...
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windows maximize to full screen and bottom hides behind the panel

I have one monitor above another. I would like to have a panel at the top of the bottom monitor and another at the bottom of the top monitor. Putting the panels in place works as expected. However, ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 - Won't allow 2560x1440 on Intel anymore

I was previously running Ubuntu 13.04 on a machine with Intel HD4600 integrated graphics at 2560x1440p on a Dell Ultrasharp u2713hm via DVI Dual-Link without issue. Since upgrading to 15.04 however, ...
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Alternative to Psensor?

I am looking for an alternative to Psensor. I am running 16.04 LTS on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro and am wanting to monitor temperature and such. I have been using Psensor, and after seeing my CPU ...
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Lubuntu upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 with nvidia-361 and xserver settings are empty

As the title suggests, I've just done an upgrade. Unlike other unlucky folk, I've had no problems with logging into the GUI. But it seems like the nvidia drivers are not properly installed. My xserver ...
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Help configuring amdgpu config file for three monitors?

I upgraded from 14.04.3 to 16.04 and got no error messages I'm aware of. It boots and I usually use Gnome fallback, but have tried other environments. I have a three monitor system powered by a fairly ...
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Display scrolls with mouse on 3-head prime setup on 16.04

I have a 3-head setup on a Dell L502x optimus notebook. It is an intel Sandy Bridge (i7 2nd) with a Nvidia GeForce GT 540M. Using nvidia prime (not bumblebee) with nvidia as the primary display. ...
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Brightness Control

I recenetly installed ubuntu16.04 on my sony vaio VPCEH35en. The brightness control is not working. I have a Nvidia GEforce 410M . I tried to modify the xorg.conf file but ended up with this: ...