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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xrandr scale with vsync

I currently am using xrandr's --scale option to scale applications correctly on my hidpi monitor where the 2x scaling option provided by gnome shell is too large. I currently use these commands to ...
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File manager keeps opening in loop

I am using Gnome with Mate. For some reason I have file manager constantly opening in a loop, so that I have 4-5 "Starting File Manager" items in my task bar. Does anyone know how to stop this or ...
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GUI distorts on Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu 14.04LTS a while ago after 15.10 was giving me pulseaudio troubles. Everything works fine, except the GUI, which distorts sometimes. It fixes itself after I click a button/press a ...
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Nvidia Proprietary drivers + Display Managers cause crash at bootup

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 alongside Windows 8.1 on a Dell Inspiron 7537 with a Nvidia GeForce GT 750M GPU. Like a fool, I tried to switch from the X.org Nouveau driver to the recommended Nvidia ...
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I have problem using optirun

I run optirun -vv glxgears got [ 649.857041] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 649.857239] [INFO]Configured driver: nvidia [ 649.857327] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 ...
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Can't get correct resolution on second screen in 14.04

A few months ago I did an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and it generally worked, but was quite unstable. I decided to do a fresh install of 14.04. First, my display system: GeForce 9500 video card, ...
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Windows always open very small and in top-left corner of screen, even when full-screen

I'm a very new Gnome-desktop/X developer, so please be kind! We develop a "kiosk" style digital signage product that I'm porting over to Ubuntu from CentOS-6/Gnome-2 and CentOS-7/Gnome-3. The basic ...
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Touchpad won't work after Kernel update

After the installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on my acer Aspire E 11 laptop the touchpad was working normally. Two days later I accepted the upgrades shown in the Software Updater, then it won't be ...
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Notebook Bult-in Monitor Not Recognized After Installing Nvidia Cuda 7.5

I tried to install Cuda 7.5 (that comes together with Nvidia-352 driver) in my clean Ubuntu 14.04 dist, however I keep getting this black screen when the log in page should have been available. I ...
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Nvidia 361.28 and Intel graphic instaler 1.4.0 return login loop

When I install the latest nvdia driver 361.28 from ppa:graphics-drivers I got a login loop. Currently I've installed the intelgraphics driver for linux with Graphics Installer 1.4.0 that is published ...
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Forcing 60Hz refresh with 4K monitor

I have a P2415Q Dell and it's been working brilliantly. Then this morning it inexplicably started refreshing at 30Hz and I cannot seem to set it back to 60Hz (there is no option higher than 30Hz in ...
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Ubuntu low graphics mode using vmware

I'm using vmware 3.5 and keep getting the low graphics mode issue. I have tried all of the fixes that I have found and anything that I can think of. Here is the log of the issue Thank You.
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Upgraded to 15.10, ATI drivers not working

I'm running on an HP 8730w laptop with aRV635/M86 [Mobility Radeon HD 3670], video card and upgraded from 14.04 to 15.10, and X is using the VESA driver, and not giving me anything but 1400x1050 ...
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X-server not working on dual-net system

I'm running a new installation of Ubuntu 15.10. It is running with two network connections, the wifi is connected to an internet-connected router and the wired network is running a local private net ...
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How to setting up the third monitor on the built in graphics card

I can't setup my third monitor on Ubuntu. System: Ubuntu 14.04LTS Graphics card: nvdia geforce gtx550 and the built in intel Nvidia driver: NVIDIA binary driver - version 352.63 from ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Problems With Nvidia Drivers

What I have: Lenovo + Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M Events: some aptitude command destroyed the system, reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 from USB. Now I have Win10 and Ubuntu15.10 All looks fine, I need ...
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ValleyView Gen7 display does not work on Ubuntu 12.04.5

Installed 12.04.5 from the ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-i386.iso image. After installation, I was able to boot into the graphical user interface desktop every time. Did sudo apt-get update, then sudo ...
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booting to frozen virtual console after `prime-select intel`

I've got a Dell inspiron 15 7559 laptop with a nVidia GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M] graphical card. After getting it to boot correctly and installing the nvidia drivers using the additional drivers tab ...
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x11vnc with a headless home server

I am attempting to set up my first home server. I've got a box running Ubuntu 14.04 and I've been working on getting VNC set up. I'm almost there; I've got the x11vnc set up to run on boot and I can ...
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Nvidia 3d acceleration for Nvidia 620M (Kali Linux {Debian})?NOTWORKING? [closed]

i'm currently learning linux but i'm familiar with Computers. I am using Kali 32bit i386 2.0 with kernel 4.3.--(BASED ON DEBIAN) my problem is i can't play games with wine on the high speed as i could ...
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Trying to install mtrack, but get unmet dependencies

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Macbook Air (late 2015). I want to fix the horrendous touchpad configuration that comes by default. So I searched and found that mtrack does that. So I tried ...
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Random X-Server fails when booting (Maybe driver Issue)

So I have this Problem for quite some time now but I dont even know what to google. Sometimes when I boot Ubuntu the sceen will show some bootup messages and then turn black. This doesn't happen ...
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xrandr shows wrong parameters

I used xrandr command to see my monitor parameters (because I have an issue with the monitor resolution), and I got the following: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: ...
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error when setting correct resolution after install Nvidia 340 drivers

I have ubuntu 14.04 and installed the recommended driver for Nvidia but resolution still 1360x768 which I need to change to 1920x1080 here is driver I installed Xrandr values below ...
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waiting for xserver to shut down (ee) server terminated successfully (0)?

I've downloaded mininet 64bit and I imported it on VMware workstation 12. Installed command startx, but when I install gui "Ubuntu-desktop" or "ubuntu-gnome-desktop" and then run command startx i get ...
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kernel update 3.19.0-51 breaks nvidia 304.xx Xubuntu 14.04.04

update to Linux version 3.19.0-51-generic kills nv304 kernel.log [ 19.924934] NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 304.131 Sun Nov 8 21:43:33 PST 2015 [ 19.950678] init: failsafe ...
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how do I prevent ubuntu from reconfiguring the X layout when a connected TV is turned off?

I recently installed ubuntu on a computer that is using a Vizio 43" 4k TV as its primary display with a dinky 1600x1200 monitor as a secondary. I can use nvidia-settings to configure them to overlap. ...
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Second monitor detected but doesn't go on

I'm currently working with two monitors (or I used to be, since..). Setup: two monitors, one DVI to DVI, one Display Port to Mini Display Port. GPU: NVIDIA Corporation GM107GL [Quadro K620] (rev a2). ...
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After upgrading to 15.10 I get a black screen

This looks like some other questions I've seen here, and perhaps it is, but I doubt it. So here is the hardware: Dell Inspiron 3847, i5-4460, 12GB RAM, Dell UltraSharp U2412M (1920x1200) I'm using ...
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xorg is using too much of CPU

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. xorg is using CPU too much. At normal activity it's using 50 percent of CPU. I have a hybrid graphic card and I didn't have find any solution for this. $ lspci -knn |egrep ...
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XRandr GUI that supports Transform?

I'm trying to correct for keystone distortion using a small Ubuntu/Debian box and a projector. The intended effect is for the desktop to be distorted in a fashion similar to this: This can be ...
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Which NVidia proprietary driver for GT 745M (Ubuntu 14.04 - Toshiba laptop)

I'd like to know which driver to use for my configuration (Toshiba laptop P50 A 14P + NVidia GT 745M/PCie/SSE2 - 14.04LT) to work. Up to now, I've tried all available ones (340.96, 340.96-updates, ...
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Apps on VNC and Local display: How to show running applications in all x sessions? (Xubuntu 14.04 x64)

Ok, I usually don't ask questions, because by lurking around here for a couple hours I can find what I am looking for. This one has me stumped though, and I'm not entirely sure that what I want is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 wants to downgrade xorg

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17 (vivid HWE stack) sudo apt-get install libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 gives the following output. This can't be right! I need this for pcsx2 1.4.0 Reading package ...
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What does the message ( or, error ?) “repeated 4 8 17 141” in a Xorg.0.log means?

Please see details about my system below, but first, let me put the cat out of the bag. What could be the possible origin of this output in Xorg.0.log? What does this output -- the repeated reporting ...
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Acer Aspire R3-131T R11 with LTSP 14.04 starts with black screen

I'm having trouble with an Acer R11 laptop (client). It boots over Lan getting its disk image from an 14.04 LTSP Server. After the initial Acer Splash-DHCP-TFTP sequence a console is shortly visible, ...
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Ubuntu driving 4K LG TV (55UF7600)

I have a laptop that is capable of driving 4K screens (drives a 2K screen regularly). I'm trying, without success, to get it to drive a 4K TV (LG 55UF7600) through a Display Port out to an HDMI in ...
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How do I run xrandr?

I'm running xubuntu and I'm trying to run xrandr but I get the error RandR extension is missing. I know that it is installed because I ran sudo aptitude install x11-xserver-utils. I just uninstalled ...
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Wayland on 14.04?

I'm getting insane amounts of tearing on 14.04, and was looking into when I stumbled on this answer. However, I'm not really sure what I'll be getting, or how to go about getting Wayland. There does ...
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DVI - VGA adapter Ubuntu 15.10 won't recognize 1920x1080 resolution

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 with my Geforce GTX 750ti and I'm having some trouble setting the proper native resolution for my monitor. I installed the video drivers from Nvidia without too many ...
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How can I try to find why YouTube is crashing my Ubuntu 15.10 installation?

I have a pretty fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.10. It crashes regularly when interacting with YouTube videos. A typical example is making a playing YouTube video go to fullscreen: when it becomes ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 HDMI overscan Issue

I am using an HTPC using HDMI connected to a TV screen via a Denon AVAmp. The graphic card is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 TI. With a fresh install of UBUNTU 14.04, I noticed an overscan. I installed Nvidia ...
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unable to login, issue with graphic drivers/lightdm

While trying to solve one issue with my monitor I created one much worst! Now, I cannot login with my user account, when I type the password, it shows a black screen (less than 1 second) and then the ...
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Fix login loop without ttys

I have been really, really, really unlucky the past months, and today could not just get worse. The x.org and fglrx drivers cause the screen to flicker (like in small ticks, not all the time, but ...
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How do I set grub2 to load a different Xorg driver for a certain kernel build?

I need to use the lowlatency kernel from time to time, but that kernel build doesn't work with the nonfree Nvidia drivers for my GPU. So, I need to tell Xorg to load the free noveau driver when I'm ...
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Resolution of two screens cannot be set. Logging in is impossible

My Dell N5110 laptop has two graphics: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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NVidia graphics driver cannot detect second monitor

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my ThinkPad W520 with a NVidia Quadro 1000M graphics card. I then switched over to a NVidia proprietary driver. However, when I plugged in my second monitor through a ...
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Multiseat on one video card

I'm trying to set up a multiseat configuration on a single video card (Nvidia GTX 680) under Kubuntu 14.04. I can run two x-screens for one user, what nvidia-settings natively supports. So I think ...
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/etc/lightdm/unity-greeter.conf file and /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf missing

In my Ubuntu 14.04 /etc/lightdm/unity-greeter.conf and /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf files are missing. Only /etc/lightdm/users.conf file is there in /etc/lightdm/ directory. And login screen is not ...
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How to use multiple lockers with xautolock

I would like to use multiple lockers with xautolock. The first blanks the monitor after 15 minutes and the second puts my laptop to sleep after 60 minutes. The obvious approach, I thought, would be ...