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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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I've been trying to install Ubuntu from a live usb on my ASUS N550JV-CN270H, of which the DVD Drive has been replaced by an SSD (Crucial M500 480GB).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" ...
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How to install Ubuntu 13.10 if hardware doesn't support nouveau video driver

I have Acer Aspire V3-772G laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M. I had a 13.04 with windows 8 until recently and all works fine. But when I try to install 13.10 from usb it crashes during boot. ...
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Problem after last update2

After install last update I can not open my Download folder it closed automatically. Sys Log is 8 sandipan-020283 kernel: [ 705.231744] show_signal_msg: 147 callbacks suppressed Feb 23 14:31:48 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 fail to load graphics driver, black screen after login

I accidentaly chose the properitary driver in additional drivers in my machine instead of the xorg, and suddenly i cannot login, i uninstall fglrx deleted xorg.conf but i can't still login.w hat do i ...
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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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Before I upgraded to saucy, an ssh connection would prevent a shutdown started from X11

I upgraded to saucy not too long ago and now an X11 user can shutdown even if I'm connected to that computer via ssh. Before the upgrade, an ssh connection would prevent the X11 users from shutting ...
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How to manually set up individual NVIDIA driver modul to boot, instead of the systems choosen one (NVidia GeForce 7200GS)

I'm trying to get ubuntu 13.10 working on a desktop with a nvidia 7200gs. First i've tried to install the official drivers from the nvidia website, which didn't work - the installer aborted on ...
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xorg.conf changes from nvidia-setting have no effect after reboot

I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 today and everything works smooth apart from one thing. I have a dual monitor setup and every time reboot the screens have switched places (left screen on right ...
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Xorg uses 100% cpu usage after resuming from sleep

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that I purchased this December. Core i5, 4 cores, and 8 GB of RAM. I recently started having problems (within the last week or so) with a couple of processes using ...
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high xorg processor usage when scrolling or moveing windows after upgrading to 13.10

after upgrading to the version 13.10 in xubuntu, scrolling and moving windows becomes jagged and slow. When I look at system monitor I see that cpu usage rises for xorg, but only when I scroll, or ...
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Failed to start X server

Everything was ok until I get a dialog box stating: failed to start x server(your graphical interface) It might not be set up correctly. Do you want to view the X server output to diagnose the ...
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Unity will not work after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

Last night, I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10. This morning, I logged in to my computer, only to get a black screen. I am able to access the shell by pressing the escape key while the Ubuntu logo ...
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ATI Radeon refresh rate

I've two LG Flatron IPS236 displays @ 1920x1080x60hz, and an ATI Radeon HD 6870, which is using the 'recommended' x.org drivers. On Windows (yeah..) I used to be able to force the refresh rate to ...
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Bumblebee cannot acess secondary GPU Failed to load /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libglamoregl.so

I have spent countless hours searching for a solution to my problem and I cannot seem to find the answer to my problem. I have a hybrid GPU (Intel/Nvidia) and I have bumblebee installed to use the ...
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Finding Key Symbol name for Windows Button

How can I find the Key Symbol name for Windows button of my keyboard? I know that I can use xev -event keyboard, but that's not working for Windows button. Any ideas/pointer for this ? This is how ...
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Where is .xprofile in Ubuntu 13.10?

The question is in the title. I have seen a few articles and answers talking about configuring .xprofile, file that is supposed to be in my home directory. I have selected "show hidden files" but ...
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Why there are button areas defined for my Apple Magic Trackpad though xorg's default config disabled them?

I wanted to configure my Apple Magic Trackpad and came to a point where I realised there were button areas defined in the right top and bottom corner. I tried to disable these by the suggested ...
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Nvidia proprietary driver hangs/freezes/blank screen at login in 13.10 [closed]

I am running a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 with a Nvidia GTS 450. With the open source nouveau driver, everything works fine albeit not as fast as the proprietary driver. When I install the proprietary ...
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Gnuplot 4.6 no x11 path

I just installed gnuplot 4.6 on my Ubuntu 12.04 and I don't have x11 as an option for the terminal. When I try to use: 'sudo apt-get install gnuplot-x11', the message is 'gnuplot-x11 is already the ...
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What is a backend in computer graphics

I am trying to understand what does backend actually mean.. I was going through Wayland manual page on Ubuntu. I was able to find a few lines like this.. "The DRM backend uses Linux KMS for output ...
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How to get X11 Running Again After Crash

My Ubuntu 12.04 system hung. I had to force power it off. It now boots only into console mode. On booting, I catch a glimpse of "cannot write bytes", but there is nothing in the boot log. I have ...
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Oneko on 13.10: Superimposed bitmap problem

Has anyone tried the cute cat-and-mouse oneko on Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that the base bitmap is always superimposed with the other bitmaps, such as when chasing the mouse. The result is that the ...
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Low Screen Resolution

The max I can set my resolution currently is 1024x768, but my laptop's native resolution is 1920x1080. I've always been able to set it to 1920x1080 without issue, but since I broke my video driver (I ...
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Trouble with `nvidia-prime` on ASUS N550JV

I have recently upgraded my ASUS N550JV notebook from raring to saucy and in the beginning, simply installing nvidia-319 together with nvidia-prime worked fanstastically (as described here). Shortly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Do not start X at login [closed]

I want to log in to a console without starting the X server or any other graphical interface. I removed unity, unity-2d, and lightdm. I removed lightdm from /etc/init At boot time, I get the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Will Not Boot: “Fatal server error: no screens found”

I've been getting an annoying problem after restarting my laptop, Ubuntu fails to boot. It will hit the purple loading screen with the Ubuntu logo and dots but goes black after this. So far I know ...
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How can I fix my gnome desktop / X server in Ubuntu 13.10

I have been struggling with this since yesterday evening: I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.10 in steps using $ do-release-upgrade. Since the last upgrade I got the "Low graphics mode" screen with the ...
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How to prevent two monitors merging together?

I have a strange problem. My computer setup is not common, I have 2 GPUs, AMD's 5850 and 7790. I also have 2 displays : 22" and 24", which are both connected in the 7790 card. Everything was OK ...
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Cpu usage over 20% on all cores fom compiz, Xorg, and at-spi2-registr

I noticed that on all 6 cores on my processor my computer is using 20-60%. No windows were open aside from the system monitor. I ran the command "top" in terminal and found that compiz is using ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 + Xorg - several screens with its own mouse pointer - is it possible?

I have an app that uses the mouse pointer (via Java Robot class). So there is the next problem: only one instance of that app can run at one time ( as I have 1 screen with 1 mouse cursor ). ...
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Trying to remap PrtSc key in laptop, no keycode

I'm trying to remap PrtSc key to Insert (to use it in vim), with /usr/bin/xmodmap -e "keycode XXX = Insert" for it, I need to figure out what keycode for PrtSc is. I'm doing xev -event keyboard and ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 changing x mode after login

I have a QNIX 2710 monitor which reports bad EDID. Using the nouveau module the screen works fine @ 2560x1440 however the performance isn't ideal so I wish to use the nvidia binary. I have installed ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 - ATI driver (beta) - Xorg uses 100% CPU

Using Xubuntu 13.10, X.Org X Server 1.14.5 and the lastest ATI drivers for my dual R9 270 setup. After some time (a few hours) Xorg starts to use 100% of one core (quad core intel CPU), the system ...
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how to change AreaBottomEdge without using xinput

Just as I can change SoftButtonAreas using xinput without having to edit xorg.conf, I want to be able to change AreaBottomEdge. When I list properties using xinput, it is not available, but it is ...
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Why lxsession-logout slows down X window system?

In Lubuntu, if you click on the shutdown button, the one to the right on the panel; the whole window system slows down and any click you make takes more than 20 seconds to complete. From around the ...
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13.10 - How to use the maximal resolution with an Acer X233H monitor?

I reported this as a bug already (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/1272621) but as I think this might be useful to other users, I thought I should ask for a fix ...