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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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 ...
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I can not configure any permissions for the monitor 24 " in xorg.conf

I can not configure xorg.conf all modes for your monitor LG Flatron w2443s (24 "), the system only defines the two available modes 800x600 and 1024x768 but according to the manual of the monitor ...
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Triple Monitors, Dual Cards, and Openbox problem

I have a 3 monitor setup on 2 video cards (nvidia and onboard intel) and they all work, however not quite the way I'd like. When it was just the 2 monitors on the nvidia, Openbox would treat them as a ...
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Forcing an X Error

For testing purposes I need to force an X Error in my code (doesn't matter which one). Can someone help me with a code snippet that would do this?
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unable to get output with nvidia card with dual output dvi and vga in multi seat setup

I have an Ubuntu 15.10 installation with onboard Intel Graphics and an nVidia graphics card with dual output VGA and DVI that I am trying to setup in a multiseat environment using udev/loginctl. ...
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PLEASE HELP?!?! Partitioned on a Chromebook, don't know how to fix!

So I set up some hard drive partitioning on my school Chromebook and installed Kubuntu (bad idea right lol I live dangerously.) I had it working seamlessly until an error came up when I tried to ...
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ATI drivers incompatible with xorg

some of you are having problems with ati driver? I have a Radeon R7 240 and It Seems That the drivers are no more compatible with the xorg server I'm using...what can I do? I'm on the last release ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 xorg-server crash every ~6 hours (NVidia)

Every few hours my fresh Lubuntu 14.04 laptop crashes violently. Bringing Xorg server down. I have an asus ROG with geforce gtx-960m. I looked at the xorg server log and it seems to point to a Nvidia ...
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cant start unity/ubuntu

yesterday i installed ubuntu and was able to use it and log into it, today i cant use chronos@localhost to start it. i type sudo startunity but all it says is chronos@localhost / $ sudo startunity ...
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Video drivers Radeon R7 240

I'm having troubles with the video drivers, I have a Radeon R7 240 and I'd like to use the GPU but it doesn't work, I tried to download the drivers here ...
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Ubuntu runs in Low Graphics mode after modifying Lightdm.conf

I wanted to disable the guest login in my Ubuntu 14.04, so I opened the lightdm configuration file using: sudo gedit etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf But the file was Empty (There were NO lines like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 touchpad detected but not working

I am currently using a Toshiba Satellite P850-138 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've been running Ubuntu on this laptop for about 3 years without any issues related to the touchpad until now. I was running ...
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Getting error “No protocol specified. Error: Can't open display” when using remote X Server

I have two hosts, host A and host B. Both are Ubuntu 14.04. I want app's GUI on host B displays on host A. So, on host A, I opened a terminal(used Ctrl+Alt+T) and then ran a X Server using the ...
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Error When Attempting to Run sudo GUI Program in Lubuntu 15.10

Whenever I attempt to run a GUI program as sudo from LXTerminal, I get this error: No protocol specified ** (aptik-gtk:2701): WARNING **: Could not open X display No protocol specified Failed to ...
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Xorg Conf in Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS

I am currently using multiple desktop environments and various window managers and ubuntu currently defaults on the wrong primary monitor. How can one generate a xorg configuration and then select a ...
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Is there a reasonable chance of making money on an Ubuntu desktop utility application?

I recently asked this question on Quora. Unfortunately I didn't get much of a reply, so I thought of asking here... Hopefully this question is not off topic, but I want to know if any others here ...
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Why is Xnest not listening on 6001

I cant work out why when I run Xnest -ac :1 it does not listen on port 6001. I need this specific scenario so that on other machines I can throw an xterm screen back. I have my configuration so that ...
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HybridGraphics AMD/INTEL doesn't work

Another trouble with HybridGraphics. I didn't find an issue for the moment. I read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics but no way. I would like to be as precise as possible to describe ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu

I was trying to install dolphin-emu and ended up completely breaking my system. At some point after downloading, I noticed that all of the file and folder icons were blank white squares (as if the ...
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15.10 Nvidia Graphics Issues

I recently upgraded to 15.10 from 14.04 (15.04). I seem to have everything working OK but installing proprietary Nvidia drivers has proved beyond me. I have tried all the available options in ...
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Resolution problem Ubuntu 15.10 after 4.2.0-18 linux update

I have an NVIDIA GeForce GT540M video card and since I updated from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 I've had a LOT of problems with my screen. No nvidia privative driver will work (all of them give me a black ...
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mouse and screen freeze every few seconds (Ubuntu 15.10, two nvidia cards, four monitors, nouveau video driver)

I have two identical video cards (Nvidia GTX 560) and four identical monitors (LG model E2240TI), all four arranged horizontally. I have gnome-session-flashback installed and am using the ...
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Can Not Change to Correct Display Resolution

First sorry for my bad english. I cannot change my display resolution to correct one. It is not in the resolutions list in the display settings. I really searched my problem but I could not solve. My ...
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Display preferences and xorg.conf

I am new to Ubuntu. What is the relationship between the settings that I set in Ubuntu Displays panel and /etc/X11/xorg.conf file? Do they describe the same set of parameters? If yes – what if there ...
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Bootable download to get rid of WINDOWS [duplicate]

When I download the image is it bootable, or do I need something like VMware player to run it
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Who maintains gpu-manager?

gpu-manager reporting what seems to be a problem. No documentation. No apparent home. Who maintains it? How do you get in touch to report problems?
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15.10 x64 Desktop on Dimension 3100 - X Stability Problems

It looks like the Xorg/Intel in 15.10 is having problems not writing between the lines (metaphorically speaking) and corrupting memory. Here is the error output, has anyone else run into this.. it ...
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How to pass a program and its arguments to startx

In terminal, I do like this and it works fine: $startx google-chrome-stable It brings up chrome (just as an example) fine. But lets say I want to do with some arguments: $startx ...
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How to reinstall synaptics drivers for my mouse?

I used "sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-input-synaptics" since I wanted to reinstall synaptics(two finger scrolling had stopped working after restart). I used "sudo apt-get --purge ...
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starting script in ~/.xprofile does not work correctly

I added two bash scripts to ~/.xprofile to be started when I log in. One of them is working correctly but the other one is running but does not work correctly. When I start it after login it is ...
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Moving cursor automaticly to active button

Is there any way to move cursor automaticly top of the active ok/yes button that i dont need more than click it by myself? Microsoft Windows has having this feature for ages now. It really helps if ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu While Keeping Files and Programs

After messing up my Xorg I decided to do a reinstall using the installation DVD (I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu) since user files aren't affected. I'm not even able to use the recovery mode, ...
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Unwanted super thick borders in Xubuntu 15.10

I have recently updated to Ubuntu (Xubuntu) 15.10. After this update, I see super thick borders around some windows. This seem to plague only Gtk+ applications: Why? Can I fix it? Note: I do not ...
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Motif double-click selection broken

Using libXm (Motif 2.3.4) for a couple of applications (e.g. nedit) on Ubuntu 14.04. Double click om a word should select whole word (triple click a whole line, etc). But it doesn't. Seems like the ...
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Nvidia K5000 black screen, Ubuntu 15.10

Installed ubuntu 15.10 from Mint, and cannot get the graphics card to work (neither in Mint mind you). Once I install additional drivers, x fails to start, and a black screen appears. Tried ...
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login loop even after remove nvidia driver

I've got infinite loop problem after installing CUDA (which automatically install nvidia driver). I have tried removing nvidia driver with sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia-* sudo apt-get install ...
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set gamma when lightdm starts

I want to set the following when booting lightdm: xrandr --output eDP1 --gamma 0.8:0.8:0.65. I have tried: Creating a startup application (works, but only after loggin in. setting ...
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Nautilus Crashing When Using Xinerama

So I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my machine. I have two GTX 970s and I want them to run one monitor each. Within NVIDIA X Server Settings I have each card running a display (separate x ...
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Video playback causes Xorg Segmentation fault then Logout

When I play a video ubuntu crashes and logs me out. looking at Xorg.log I see: [ 24.129] (EE) Backtrace: [ 24.129] (EE) 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x48) [0x7f82e356c848] [ 24.129] (EE) ...
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How to disable Intel i915 video module?

My computer is very unstable while running Ubuntu 14.04.2 or upper (anything newer than kernel 3.13) with only a VNC viewer in a sort of kiosk mode, it freezes frequently having to do a hard reset ...
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“Screens not found” error when editing xorg.conf upon reboot

This is my xorg.conf file: Section "Screen" Identifier "Screen0" Device "Device0" Monitor "Montior0" DefaultDepth 24 Subsection "Display" Depth 24 ...
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XServer driver issue, can't recognise screen and resolution

i'm having trouble with my nvidia drivers. I have a gtx660 and since i installed Ubuntu the screen could not be recognised and so the resolution was wrong. I've got my videocard connected to my ...
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(Ubuntu 15.10) startx crashes with no error, then system hangs

After updating to Ubuntu 15.10, I've been hit with problem after problem. However, this most recent one has to be the worst yet. Upon startup, my computer runs in low-graphics mode. Attempting to run ...
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Xorg.conf ignores synaptics settings for scroll direction

Because of poorly functioning touchpad I wanted to provide more detailed configuration for it using xorg.conf. So I create a new xorg configuration file by copying default configuration file using ...