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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Set up 2 graphics cards to display to 3 monitors on Linux Mint 17.2 XFCE [closed]

Basic Data Graphics Cards: 2x GT 9600 Displays: 3x Dell 1907FP @ 1280x1024 OS: Linux Mint 17.2 XFCE Nvidia Driver: nvidia-340 (recommended) I also have a Geforce GT 610, Geforce 8400 GS, Geforce ...
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Version 14.04 crashes too often

I just did the upgrade from version 12.04 to 14.04 and immediately had some problems. Whenever I try to open certain webpages using Firefox or Chrome, the screen just freezes. Mouse and keyboard are ...
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How to solve low performance on Ubuntu 15.10 with nVidia 650M, various drivers?

Last week I installed a SSD and formated my Ubuntu 14.04.3 to install Ubuntu 15.10 with UEFI, root and swap on SSD, /home on HDD, overall disk access speed much better. But the problem is: graphics ...
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Ubuntu desktop 12.04 and virtualbox - is it possible to set mobile resolution ? ( e.g. 1440x2560 )

I installed ubuntu desktop 12.04 with guest additions on virtualbox. I try to set resolution with custom /etc/X11/xorg.conf config. Section "Device" Identifier "Device0" Driver ...
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Using i3wm on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10

I am having trouble figuring out how to use i3wm on my installation of Ubuntu Gnome 15.10. The only way I've got it working was through stopping gdm with systemctl stop gdm in text-only mode, and then ...
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Black Screen on Second Monitor in Kubuntu 15.10 [on hold]

I want to setup a dual-monitor system on Kubuntu 15.10. I have an NVIDIA GF119 [GeForce GT 520] graphics card that I had previously used with an Acer AL2223W monitor at 1680x1050 with no detectable ...
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X server broken by Free CAD?

I'm typing this on my phone, so bear with me until I make it to a computer. I have been running Gubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G500 for about a year, with other ubuntu distros years before that. ...
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15.10 Window Manager don't load properly

Since yesterday my window managers don't load completely. There are no window controls or any panels visible. Cinnamon for examplem goes straight to fallback mode; Unity doesn't throw an error but has ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration?

I tried to install Mouse settings from software center and it works, but i have to run mate-control-center packet every reset
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Ubuntu stuck at boot screen after installing amd driver [duplicate]

I was trying to install AMD desktop driver. I have Ati HD4870 Graphic Card. Installer said that I don't have lib... I had installed that, but installer didn't recognize that. So I run install with ...
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Display Resolution Reverts to Low Resolution After Each Re-Boot

I have an Intel NUC (NUC5PPYH)running Xubuntu 15.10, and MythBuntu Frontend. The system uses a 42 inch Samgung LED TV as the display device. The NUC is using it's on-board Intel Graphics Chipset ...
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Segmentation fault in XServer

I have ASUS ZenBook UX305 with i7 CPU and integrated Intel GPU. My system (Ubuntu 15.10) recently started to go back to the login screen after some time active. It is caused by segfault in XServer. ...
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Xorg.conf changed on every boot

my xorg.conf is changing on every boot. I already tried to comment some lines from gpu-manager.conf but it had no effect. It stopped working after I followed this guide: ...
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How to make a computer running on runlevel 3 ask for password when waking up from suspend in X?

I have recently set runlevel 3 as a kernel parameter instead of runlevel 5, though this has caused a little bit of a problem... Because when I execute startx and then once the GUI has loaded, if I ...
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failsafeX error: Screen not found; tty1 exits in miliseconds

I installed Nvidia 358 or 352 driver (a .run file from Nvidia website) on Ubuntu 15.10 running on GeForce 840M and now the system does not start after first shutdown. I get the error The master ...
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X.Org does not work with a lowlatency kernel

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with the 3.13.0-74-generic linux kernel, but I would like to use a lowlatency kernel. I have installed it using: sudo apt-get install linux-image-lowlatency And I have tried ...
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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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Xorg does not work after uninstallation of Nvidia drivers

I updated my 14.05 with Vivid 15.04 HWE stack yesterday and now it does not work. I tried thing that worked for me in the past and that was uninstalling the nvidia driver and installing it again. Then ...
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Using the Onboard VGA output and not using the PCIe nvidia card

I have installed a nVidia Geforce 780 card on my desktop. My motherboard has a onboard display port too. My Bios has the following choices of display Auto, CPU Graphics, PCIe, PCIx. Multiple ...
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Is x11-common service still needed in 14.04 or later?

I noticed that x11-common is reported as not-running with sudo service --status-all. And I recall Ubuntu working on a replacement for X, but am not aware of this being in use, yet. When checking ps ...
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I cant move mouse on Chromebook Unity

Here is some information. chronos@localhost / $ sudo startunity Entering /mnt/stateful_partition/crouton/chroots/precise... _XSERVTransmkdir: ERROR: euid != 0,directory /tmp/.X11-unix will not be ...
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Xorg doesn't detect graphic card in pure EFI boot

I'm trying to speed up the boot process in my iMac as much as possible. With Ubuntu 14.10 and kernel 3.16 I succeeded in booting the system by creating a small HFS+ partition, to be used as the ...
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Right Mouse Click and Screen Resolution

I was going through forums trying to figure out why my right click button would not work (on my ASUS K52JT running Ubuntu 14.04) when I ran across this: Acer Notebook rightclick not working I had ...
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virtualbox-guest-x11 dependencies on xubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

I have freshly installed XUbuntu 14.04.03 LTS (in virtualbox). When I try to install virtualbox-guest-x11, I get dependency error. Here is screenshot: error screenshot And here is attempt with ...
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20-nvidia.conf in xorg.conf.d doesnt exist

I'm new to GNU/Linux, running xubuntu 15.10 with a GTX 570 graphics card, and am trying to prevent screen tearing in scrolling web pages, videos, and steam games. I get no screen tearing with the PPA ...
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Display crashes

My computer runs on a gigabyte B3 Stepping motherboard, an intel i3 chip with integrated graphics, 4 gb of ram and a Dell S2009W monitor. I have used Debian for years but when I installed Jessie (8) ...
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Run 15.10 in a Virtualbox VM without uninstalling NVidia drivers

My system is dual-boot. Sometimes I boot my Ubuntu partition natively, and sometimes as raw VMDK from my Windows 7 host. Is it possible for me to have 3D acceleration in the VM without physically ...
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ERROR - Get temperature failed for Adapter=1

Have combed all the forums and tried a dozen different approaches to diagnosing & resolving this, to no avail. amdconfig --odgt --adapter=all only retrieves temp for adapter=0, but gives the above ...
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Nvidia Problems - how to completely “reset” Xorg?

There is a complete background below (borne out of frustration) as to why I want to know this - but the basic question is how do I completely reset Xserver to the state it was in when I installed ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS nvidia drivers

I have a gtx 780 nvidia graphics card and i would like to use cuda. To do so, I need the nvidia drivers rather than xorg server drivers. The problem I have is that every time I install a driver from ...
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Why would xrandr display so many displayports?

I'm trying to fix the resolution of my monitor, but I don't even understand the basic xrandr output. Here is the setup (it may help you explain the output of xrandr): monitor: dell 3007dwp card: ...
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Dell 2715H flickering on a Thinkpad W530 running Lubuntu 14.04LTS

I just got the Dell 2715H and hooked it up to my Thinkpad W530 via the docking station's DisplayPort. The laptop has an nVidia K1000M with 2GB of memory. The monitor is detected fine using both the ...
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Problems installing Nvidia drivers, Ubuntu 15.04

Using Ubuntu 15.04 on a desktop that has onboard Intel graphics. Recently installed add-in card with Nvidia GeForce GT-730. I'm unacquainted with Nvidia drivers and wasn't aware of the ...
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play video in minimal ubuntu

I am trying to play video using mplayer/vlc in minimal ubuntu. At start up i login into tty1, i installed xorg and executed startx command from tty1 which takes me to tty7 terminal automatically. In ...
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Tearing on Ubuntu 15.40

I have laptop Asus n76vz hybrid graphics and discrete graphics card nvidia-650m. It installed Ubuntu 15.10, KDE 5, video driver nvidia-352. When you drag a window, watching videos may see horizontal ...
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Intel integrated graphics screen tearing

I seem to be having problems with screen tearing on my Intel nuc5ppyh(n3700 quadcore) with intel integrated graphics. I'm using ubuntu 15.10 with gnome3 but the problem consists in unity or xfce as ...
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Bizzare rendering issue with Intel 965G graphics

I've recently revived an older desktop computer, which previously had Ubuntu 14.04 on it but hadn't been used for at least a year. I've managed to get 15.10 onto it, and it all went well and boots ...
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15.04 Ubuntu mate and ATI Radeon 5550 lose screen resolution

Newly installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on my machine with ATI Radeon HD5550 experiences problems with screen resolution. When use driver from xserver-xorg-video-ati - only 640*480 When use driver from ...
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libGL.so missing after NVIDIA driver installation

On Ubuntu 14.04 with nouveau display driver I did the following: 1) Installation of NVIDIA kernel driver (display worked correctly) Now I'd like to undo this installation and return to the nouveau ...
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Invert colors, change to grayscale as a toogle

I want to toogle my screen colors (for example with keyboard shortcut) between normal and inverted+grayscale. xcalib -i -a does what I need to invert them, but does not seem to be capable for making ...
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How to execute a command after a certain period of inactivity, triggered by keyboard & mouse activity and full screen window?

My machine suspends after 5 minutes of inactivity, however I want to execute a command as well after 4 minutes and 30 seconds of inactivity. Is there a way to run a command after 4 minutes and 30 ...
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AMD driver issues (Ubuntu 14.04 w/ KDE)

As I am a user that moved from windows, I really enjoy PC gaming. So, when I moved over to Ubuntu, I realized that it really, really sucks. I think the main problem here is the AMD drivers, but I'm ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Blank 2nd Display (Nvidia)

So I have installed Gnome 15.10 and everything works well, it is refreshing after a few years on Xfce to return to Gnome. My issue is with the generic display driver both monitors work. But using the ...
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Cannot change monitor refresh rate via VGA to DVI connector

I am using some old CRT monitor currently with Nvidia g210 graphics. I am dual booting Win8 and Ubuntu 12.04. What bogus me, is I cannot get desired resolution with max refresh rate as I get on ...
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X11 freezes and responds to no input?

Recently, I've began to notice that my Ubuntu installation is having some serious problems with X. On occasion, my system will lock up, and X will no longer update the screen. I can still do things in ...
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[Lubuntu]Default Resolution Problem

I have a problem. I have to let you know as a warning that I am a completely newbie. I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 and I wanted to try them. I am a windows user and coding seems a bit rough for me ...
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intel driver suppressed after removing NVidia card (switching from NVidia to Intel failed)

today, my NVidia graphics card gave up. I removed it from my computer and switched to the on-board one: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen ...
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How can simulate mouse clicks in a cron job on a headless machine?

I have a headless machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'd like to set up a cron job to daily click some buttons on a web page. I often use X2Go, and I know I could manually open an X session and use ...
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How to set up triple monitors in 14.04 with NVIDIA GTX980M

I'm used to working with three monitors at the same time (laptop monitor + two external monitors). However, I don't seem to be able to get it working on my Ubuntu 14.04 with a GTX980M + Intel ...
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My custom keyboard does not work

I am trying to create a modified version of Colemak inspired by Programmer's Dvorak, but aimed at writing in LaTeX. The current, experimental version is seen below. Like in Programmer's Dvorak, the ...