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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Which drivers to use for AMD Kaveri APU for ubuntu 16.04

I just managed to install Ubuntu 16.04 using nomodeset through this method. But now when I see in software & updates-->additional drivers, it shows unknown:unknown the device is not in use. What ...
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X11 low graphics mode error, with and without nvidia drivers

I recently installed 16.04, and have been messing around with steam games; naturally I installed the latest nvidia drivers, which worked great for two days, and since this morning I have been ...
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Ubuntu startup stuck at blank screen /dev/sda7: clean

I changed my driver from using the nvidia proprietary one to the Xorg open source driver, now after a reboot I get a screen with: /dev/sda7: clean, 353985/7214832 files, 6420282/28775168 blocks And ...
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Can a non root user split monitor using Fake Xinerama or FakeXRandR?

As a non root user on a linux box (kubuntu, local, no remote connections) - can I split a single monitor into several areas (2x2 grid would be fine) and run maximized/fullscreened apps in those areas?
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Can't get back onto ubuntu on chromebook

So for the past weeks I've tried to get steam on my chromebook and I finally got it on, but I had to get off my PC soon as I got it and when I tried to get back on Ubuntu to check if Steam worked I ...
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Setting up a window manager development environment and a basic guide

I am using Ubuntu and I am not able to understand from where can I get the Xcb libraries. While I was checking some guide (whose name I forgot) I got the command : cc file_name.c -lxcb It was written ...
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How to set up X11 forwarding in byobu inside a LXC container

I currently SSH into a LXC container running in a Ubuntu host machine. I have managed to set up X11 forwarding from the container to my local machine but when I start byobu (inside the container) the ...
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Driver conflict nvidia/Xorg

sorry for my english and my newbie in ubuntu i'm running on gnome-ubuntu 16.04LTS, i have Nvidia 9500gt with proprietary drivers installed , the problem when i plug out the gpu it won't boot into a ...
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Looking for ppa kernel for ubuntu 16.04

http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ dose not have any ppa kernels for 16.04. I have stability with current kernel/nvidia. I have frequent system freeze (when switching between VT). The ...
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I can't access to the login screen in Lubuntu 16.04 LTS (2)

Sorry for repeat the same thread but nobody answer me and I need a fix as soon as posible because I can't stay updating PCs going first to 15.10 and later to the LTS. Please help me! Thanks in advance!...
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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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How can I run two screens from two seperate GPUs?

I have two nVidia GTS 450 GPUs, each with a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. I want two screens, both running off the DVI ports. I've setup my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it is not working. ...
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Nvidia drivers won't work in 16.04, /dev/fb0: Permission denied

Before 16.04 I had been using bumblebee but after upgrading ubuntu, nvidia drivers have broken again so I decided to use nvidia-prime instead. However it doesn't want to work, too. I get a black ...
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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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Custom xorg.conf in ubuntu 16.04

Unluckily my monitor not correctly recognized by Xorg and it has never been so the very first thing I always do after a new install is to copy my custom xorg.conf to the directory /etc/X11. It is very ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 failed upgrade (problem with xserver-xorg-video-all?) [duplicate]

I'm trying to upgrade my Kubuntu Wily 15.10 computer but it fails. I'm doing this: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -m desktop This is what I get: Calculating the changes Could not calculate the ...
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Scroll Lock Does Not Work

For some reason, Scroll Lock is not enabled by default. I submit this bug as an enhancement, since as of this moment, I have no idea why Scroll Lock is not already enabled by default. That is the ...
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How one can create an installer for custom keyboard layout

I've managed to create a custom keyboard layout for my language. Now that the keyboard is in a state that I can share it. I don't know how to make it a redistributable package.
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Xorg / lightdm crashes on boot with GTX 970

When I boot my Ubuntu 16.04 liveUSB on my desktop (GTX 970, i5 4440) I get to LightDM and then everything falls apart. My mouse freezes and my main monitor (connected to the GTX 970) starts blinking ...
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Configuring X-Video Adaptors for RPi3?

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my RPi3, and I'm trying to get a ported version of Android Auto working. Ran into several issues which I've solved to this point. Basically, the port relies on X-...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 16.04

After it was reinstalled, updates downloaded but it won’t start even from the terminal. This is the error message it gives: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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Xserver Permission Denied tty7

I have a linux box with kodi and the following systemd script to start kodi at boot: [Unit] Description = kodi-standalone using xinit After = systemd-user-sessions.service network.target sound.target ...
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I can't access to the login screen in Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a Toshiba NB300 with 1 GB RAM with Intel® Atom™ processor N450 and I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 LTS i386 and I have this message on the screen instead of the login box "/dev/sda6: clean, ...
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How to export the gui of an already running program to the remote computer via SSH? [duplicate]

I have pycharm on my desktop and I would like to access it from my laptop over ssh without having to close pycharm on the desktop (since I frequently have long tasks running). Currently, I am able ...
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What to do with the low graphic mode error? [duplicate]

I am getting the error of running in low graphics mode. I am using nvidia gtx960m. I was using the alternate driver (xorg) and everything was working ok and after installing the properiaty driver (352)...
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Old desktop with libGL error about mga_dri.so

I've install Lubuntu on an old desktop but getting this "laggy" behaviour and CPU usage at 100% when I move a window around on the desktop. The machine has a Matrox Millennium G450 32Mb SDRAM Dual ...
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Internal laptop display is disconnected (LVDS-0 disconnected)

I did a clean install of ubuntu gnome 16.04 on my lenovo w520 (without formatting the home partition; before I had ubuntu gnome 15.10). My laptop comes (sadly - since I have always had troubles with ...
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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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Xorg Config File with two monitors: How do I get Xorg Config to run?

Specs: Ubuntu 15.10, 2 Gpus: nvidia 970 and 950; 800 watt power supply, dual monitor--one using dvi, one HDMI from the 950. Right now, I have an nvidia geforce 970 and 950. I am trying to specify ...
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X.org does not start after 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade

I upgraded Kubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 today using the official upgrade process. The upgrade was smooth: no errors at any point during the process. However, after rebooting, X.org fails to start up. ...
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Bad resolution in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with Ubuntu 16.04. I have a Philips 192E monitor, which has 1366x768 resolution. My graphic card is a AMD Radeon 265. Unfortunately, after installing Ubuntu (fresh install), the ...
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Unity crashes after parallels tools installation (Ubuntu 16.04)

I've downloaded and installed Ubuntu 16.04 throught Parallels 11 on my MacBook Pro. The installation went fine and after reboot I could login and use the graphical interface without problems. Anyway,...
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Ati radeon and v sync on open source drivers

With the recent upgrade of xorg to 1.18 amd card users are forced to use the open source driver as amd is being sloppy with the proprietary one (as always). I tried out the open source driver and (as ...
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14.04 X11/xlib Bad Access

I asked this question on StackOverflow (link) but then thought this might be the better forum to get my question addressed. Basically, I wrote some code to listen for certain keypresses (like 'c') ...
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Can't get nVidia drivers working with 16.04, logs out right after login

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 beta 2 on Monday, Apr 18th. When I try to install nvidia-current, nvidia-361 or the version that jockey installs, either lightdm fails to start entirely or I can't get ...
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x11vnc: Ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop not responding to clicks

I successfully installed x11vnc on Ubuntu desktop 14.04. I am able to access the shared screen but there is no mouse or keyboard interaction. I created an upstart script to load x11vnc on startup ...
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gdm session without setting default

I have a locally created session to let users login to a special session at times (i've called it /usr/share/xsessions/remote.desktop). The problem is that they normally login to gnome (/usr/share/...
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How (and is it a good idea) to open PDF documents in chroot?

I sometimes need to browse through lots of PDF documents, not always from trusted sources. I keep my software up-to-date (I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 at the time), but as we all know, PDFs are commonly ...
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Cross Linux-Flavor Method - List all fonts

I was trying to use x11, or file system, to get a list of all the installed fonts on the system. Is there a cross linux-flavor method to do this?
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I'm a new user who's pretty lost

My problem is this: I'm trying to permanently disable my touchscreen because it is cracked and occasionally moves the pointer on it's own. I have tried the xinput solution but as many other forums ...
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xorg.conf keeps resetting upon reboot

I have a machine with an Nvidia GT710M under the hood. I'm new to Linux and to Ubuntu and as a part of setting my system up, I went around to get Nvidia drivers installed. However, under Nvidia, ...
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Trying to setup a 4096x2160 modline on a LG 31MU97 monitor

So I have an LG 4k (31MU97) monitor that supports 4096x2160 at 60Hz. I can run 3840x2160 at 60Hz fine. When I run xrandr, I don't see the 4096x2160 mode: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3840 x ...
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How can I use the same monitor mode on two different systems?

I have two Ubuntu installations: my workstation runs 14.04, my notebook runs 16.06. A montior is connected to both system through a KVM switch. Through xrandr I added display modes using same ...
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How to open a file in the same display I am working it?

I have connected a LCD to my laptop. When I try to open a file in Nautilus, the target application opens in my laptop display, rather than the second display (in which nautilus window is open). I don'...
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How Can I Change X's TTY

How can I change X's tty from Ctrl-Alt-F7 to another F Key? I have only 4 ttys so I want X on the fifth.
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Ubuntu 15.10 Unity white border around windows

I am using 15.10, and out of blue i started getting a whitish border around my window (all the windows i open). I have nVidia graphics card with a updated driver. Everything was fine, no changes were ...
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Alternatives for XAutoClicker (without X11 Installation)

I'm searching for an alternative for xautoclicker. I need an autoclicker that can click really fast, so e.g. Slickbot is no option. Since everybody seems to use xautoclicker, i tried that. But it ...
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Force boot to terminal on Ubuntu 15.10 system which fails to start up

I partially installed a video driver...the driver install failed, since I hadn't updated GCC, and now, when I boot up, the boot process hangs, and all I see is a blinking horizontal cursor at the ...
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application hides mouse pointer - how to force mouse pointer to appear?

I have an application that is intended to run with a touchscreen, but my touch screen, has failed. I have the application working on an Ubuntu desktop now, but the program hides the mouse. moving the ...