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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How can I toggle the touchpad depending on whether a mouse is connected?

I want to have my touchpad disabled automatically when an external mouse is connected and enabled when there is none. I have tried using touchpad-indicator but that fails in cases when the computer ...
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startx fails to start

I ran the Software Manager and now startx doesn't start anymore. After I start my laptop and log in, the screen stays stuck on the login page (I tried with both gdm and lightdm). Switching to console ...
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No errors but some wanings in Xorg.0.log file,However X still black screen! Help please,ATI driver

My desktop is ASUS A43 with AMD Radeon HD 6730M Graphics.Recently I installed the Ubuntu12.04 system and I find that my cpu has a high tempreture since booted.So I realized there must be some wrong ...
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How do I adjust DPI in 12.04

I think that I want (need?) to adjust my DPI. Qualitatively, text is very small and I usually find myself increasing text size in text editors, web browsers, etc. Quantitatively: The 1" square here ...
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how to configure a trackpoint only mode on thinkpads with clickpads

I own a Thinkpad carbon X1 gen2 notebook with the new touchpad (clickpad). The same clickpad seems to be used in the T440 and W540 models as well. I would like to turn off the touchpad but still be ...
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ATI Catalyst vs Distro Compatibility Question

I have a question about the Catalyst drivers and which ones I can actually use with my my distro. I currently have 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When AMD / ATI tells me that the latest 14.3 Beta ...
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The X11 library libxp.so does not exist in ubuntu 12.04.4

I am installing matlab 2010 in ubuntu 12.04.4 linux. After finishing the installation it is showing that :-- The X11 library libxp.so does not exist and matlab not able to run on this system until ...
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S Video performance using ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run on U 12.4

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 12.4 using the ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run driver for my Radeon 9600. Graphics in Details shows Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350. When S Video is connected an ...
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X11 forwarding in SSH

How to run X11 GUI applications from a remote server using SSH? For example: my first desktop 192.168.1.1 my second desktop IP 192.168.1.12 I 'm sshing from my first desktop to the second and i ...
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Xorg segmentation fault fglrx

http://paste.opensuse.org/68562655 Link to Xorg log This happened all of a sudden and I have no idea what the cause is I tried using a older version of the kernel with no luck and tried downgrading ...
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NVIDIA drivers not working with more recent Ubuntu releases

I have a late 2012/early 2013 iMac with the following graphics card (lspci) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 640M Mac Edition] (rev a1) I have tried the ...
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How to get rid of the Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x300) driver? INTEL needed

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS only runs 2D mode after changing MB and CPU. It appears using the wrong video driver: "Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x300)" rather than the required "Intel" G43 version from the ...
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xserver-common-lts-raring missing?

Hello been having problems through out my upgrade. Was not able to install packages till I removed the if fi statement in /var/lib/dpkg/info/xserver-common-lts-raring.postrm Now looks like: ...
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System is running in low graphics while installing ubuntu 13 on lenovo g510 [duplicate]

I have just purchased Lenovo G510 (Intel i5, 2 GB AMD graphic card). I have installed Ubuntu 13. 10. When I boot ubuntu in legacy mode and nomodeset then only I get full ui. And if i boot in efi mode ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Nvidia. Second Monitor causes graphics settings to reset

I'm trying to get a second monitor on my laptop, plugged in through HDMI. I can get the second screen to be detected and display stuff, but every minute or two the graphics will freak out, both ...
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Can't set resolution higher than 1360x768

I have tried to look up fixes but none of them seems to work My first problem is that my screen is not recognized, it is an AOC 2436Vwa 24". Out of the box ubuntu could not select a higher resolution ...
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Black Boot Screen (cursor only) as soon as I initialize 3rd card in xorg (3X ASUS R9 290 in Ubuntu 12.04)

This is driving me a little crazy and though I'll keep working on it, I'm hoping someone can suggest some possible solutions, as I'm almost at my wits end here. Some background: The system: AS Rock ...
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ubuntu update crashes desktop

as i tried to fix the problem without knowing what it is. these conclusions ive discovered conclusions: 1- problem with gnome 2- problem with cairo-dock 3- problem with gdm 4- problem with ...
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How do I get a Dell U2414H monitor and Nvidia NVS300 working?

I can't get Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to run xwindows in my monitors native resolution. I have a Dell U2414H monitor and NVIDIA NVS 300 video card. I am connected via a Single Link DVI to HDMI cable. When I ...
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Cannot write bytes broken pipe

I can't seem to boot Ubuntu 12.04 on my t-61 Thinkpad. I get the splash screen, then a black screen that reads: Cannot write bytes: broken pipe. Let me first say that originally I had removed ...
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Displaylink udl in xubuntu 13.10

I'm using Xubuntu Saucy Salamander (13.10). I'm trying to connect displaylink wireless monitor with my linux machine. My configuration is Nvidia GT310M Intel HD Graphics for 1st gen i5 processors ...
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browser compositor issues - chromium versus chrome

Chrome browser beta release 34 includes the google 'Aura' compositor that caused lots of issues on my env using 12.04 with GPU = intel HD4000. So, i went back to the 'Chrome-browser' general release ...
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Bizarre display issues

I've been running a dual display setup with two cheap monitors for the past couple of weeks. Everything worked fine, at first. Nvidia-settings recognized both displays perfectly, and setup was ...
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Nvidia multiple monitor with different resolution

I have 2 monitor that have different resolution which is 1440x900 and 1360x768. But the default settings for my 1360x768 monitor in Nvidia-settings is 1024x768 and when I tried to change it to ...
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Mouse lagging and blue lines after fglrx uninstall

I recently tried installing AMD drivers from the official website and found out that my card was no longer supported so I uninstalled it back. But I have this problem: When I get to my login screen, ...
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Remap the middle click action of Logitech T400 wireless mouse

I want to remap the functionality of the front part of middle click and back part of middle click on the Logitech Zone Touch Mouse T400 model. According to the answer in this thread, I tried the ...
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Xorg 1.15 and AMD 13.1 legacy

I have a question: Will my ati Radeon 5145(4570) work with ubuntu 14.04? I need proprietary driver for good energy control. I have Laptop. Or I need to downgrade Xorg?
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Understanding The GUI Environment / Video Card Drivers

I hope this isn't too off-topic....my experiences with Ubuntu have been really great, but I've fallen into a pattern where either something works great by default (which is awesome), or it doesn't. ...
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Where did /usr/lib/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-synaptics.conf go?

On my Macbook I can only move the cursor while also pressing the touchpad after a default install. A per login session fix is to run "synclient FingerLow=10" and "synclient FingerHigh=20". In order ...
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Getting WebGL to run on an Amazon EC2 server

I'm trying to get WebGL to work on my Amazon EC2 server (migrating from an office-bound Mac Mini, that has a lot of hiccups). Worked some days to get this running, but I'll try to start from where i ...
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Can't change the resolution higher than 1024x768

Hello complete newbie here. So from the moment i installed ubuntu 12.04 i tried changing the resolution to the maximum supported by my monitor which is 1440x900. I tried installing the proprietary ...
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upstart-event-bridge main process terminated with status 1

xsession-errors is showing messages of the following type after upgrade to 13.10: init: upstart-event-bridge main process terminated with status 1 init: upstart-dbus-session-bridge main process ...
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Cannot log into Lubuntu due to X error

After suspending my computer normally, I am unable to log into my desktop. I am running Lubuntu 13.10. Any help would be appreciated. Here is my .xsession-errors file: Script for cjkv started at ...
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Can't run 3D apps/games when I Switch from discrete to embeded Graphics

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I have switchable graphics. Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD RADEON HD 8730M The problem is this, when I have discrete graphics enabled (AMD) everything works fine, but the ...
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Get Ubuntu to NOT move windows when turning off one of multiple monitors

I have a triple monitor setup and it works very well with 13.10. However, I have some problems with the way Ubuntu moves windows around when turning off a monitor. For instance, when I want to watch ...
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Enable repeat for a specific key

My "down" key has died tonight. While waiting for a new keyboard, I am using the answer here to map the right CTRL (key code 105) so that it acts as "Down": How do I remap certain keys? Long story ...
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My graphic drivers are gone

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. This question tells you everything you need to know about my graphic card. Yesterday I had a problem, my graphic card driver failed, now if I login to xubuntu default ...
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Unable to login through LightDM

After executing the following script (I removed all occurrences of tmp, mind you. Or at least I thought I did) and rebooting the system, I'm no longer able to log in through the display manager. ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 goes to black screen after HDD icon starts loading

I've been using Kubuntu for a while because I don't like the Ubuntu desktop. I was using my laptop and then it just shut down. When I plugged it to the AC it was booting fine, until the part where ...
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X will not start while installing Ubuntu 13.10 on an ASUS N550JV

I've been trying to install Ubuntu from a live usb on my ASUS N550JV-CN270H, of which the DVD Drive has been replaced by an SSD (Crucial M500 480GB). When I select try ubuntu in GRUB the normal ...
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How to do off-screen render with OpenGL in Ubuntu with XServer?

I have an application that uses OpenGL 4.2 to do off-screen render [the result goes to a video in my case]. I need to run it on Ubuntu 13.10 Server. I don't need (and don't want) to have the actual ...
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Alternative graphic drivers?

My graphics graphics card is a Radeon HD 4250 and ATI has dropped the support for x-server version higher than 1.12. Are there any alternative graphic drivers I can use besides the opensource driver, ...
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Dual external monitors use with Dell M6800 laptop

Got a new Dell M6800 laptop with nvidia Quadro K3100M video card. Installing Ubuntu worked like a charm, getting the nvidia card to work was a serious pain. Making the PC work with two external ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and window bar artifacts [closed]

I've tried to install that 'infamous' 311 nvidia update and now I have my windows look like this. My graphic card is NVidia 710M. Probably with no drivers currently (I can't find any stable version, ...
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Resolution problem with Nvidia GT 620

So today my computer needed a reboot and when it booted back up my resolution had changed. It used to be either 1280×1024 or 1400x900 I can't remember but now after fighting with the GUI display ...
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Occasional lockup after boot

Firstly I apologise if this is a duplicate of another question - I have seen many on a similar theme but not with these exact symptoms: dual-boot machine ( HP Envy ) running Ubuntu 13.1 64-bit ( ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 cannot detect my second screen

What I wanted is a dual monitor setup but I got two monitors with the same content :(. I have an ASUS Z87-K motherboard and am connecting two monitors to its integrated graphics (HDMI and VGA). I ...
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How do I resolve desktop larger than screen?

EDIT - The file is being saved to the desktop but is being placed in the region above DVI-I-1, i.e. the bit that is described by +0+261 offset. Temporary solution is just to align monitors along the ...
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Nvidia configuration file

i'm tring to configure Nvidia powermizer using the xorg.conf. but that made applications crash so does Nvidia use the xorg.conf or it uses another file ?
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Nividia Temprature in 13.10 so high

i had prpblem with the laptop tempreature with ubuntu 13.10 and Nvidia card NVS500M after searching i found i can add the following line to the xorg.conf Option "RegistryDwords" ...