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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I am getting a segmentation fault for precise when I try to start a unity how can I fix this?

Whenever I try to start precise through a crosh shell on my acer chromebook it just comes up with a segmentation fault error. I have tried to update precise and xorg to see if would change anything, ...
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odd xorg hang when starting intellij

I have a REALLY odd hang that I just cant figure out. When I start intellij (using java7/java8) my terminal will accept input for a few minutes. Then it'll stop accepting any input. vmstat shows the ...
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How to fix screen tearing of the Nvidia 675m gtx in ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to use the common methods: In nvidia X server settings and compiz-manager, but the Vblank option and the screen refresh rate is missing. If i switch back to my intel 4000hd card, everything ...
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How can I switch graphic card acceleration from sna to uxa?

The sna acceleration is default option and I want to go back to uxa because sna doesn't work after suspending on my laptop. And it doesn't work just adding /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf which ...
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Remote X connections not working using gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 15.04

I use MobaXterm's X11 features to access Ubuntu running in a VM on my Windows desktop. In prior versions of Ubuntu, I would install the server edition of Ubuntu in the VM and manually install ...
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X won't start - how to reinstall video driver? (ubuntu 14.04.2 x86)

Steam was telling me I couldn't run HL2-based games due to a missing OpenGL entry point, so I went through the AMD Catalyst driver installation process, only to be told my X1950 card was ...
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Xserver problems

using ubuntu 14.04 and want to configure xserver manually. I stopped lightdm and then executed X -configure It created an xorg.conf.new and i just movd it to /etc/X11/xorg.conf (created a new file, ...
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Nvidia settings not saved after reboot

Running ubuntu 15.04. My nvidia settings are not saved. I run dual screens and they keeps switching after a reboot. I ran the nvidia settings using sudo sudo nvidia-settings and made sure to save ...
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How to install nvidia driver without replace x.org.x server

I am installing nvidia version 340. My ubuntu version 14.04 with kernel is 3.19.0-20-generic. My nvidia is GeForce GT 650M. I install that nvidia version because I have schedule to install CUDA 6.5 ...
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How to set 2 GPUs on Ubuntu?

I have 4 monitors and 2 GPUs. I have tried to set 2 monitors for each one of GPU. So, I could have 2 sets of this (each set is prefered as 2 monitors connected to 1 GPUs)... Here is my problem. It ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 uses VESA:DVST instead of my AMD driver

I have the latest AMD Omega 15.5 drivers and installed them using the .run file that AMD had available for download. But my details for graphics says I'm using VESA:DVST as my driver, but Borderlands ...
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Stuck on splash screen, does not progress to login manager

My login manager stopped loading, for no apparent reason, instead tty7 was a black screen I could type into but with no effect. I tried several variations of service lightdm restart service sddm ...
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creating Xorg.conf for multi screen setup

I'm building a four screen video wall. I have two cards, each with two monitors. I know all the hardware works. I know that to get X running I need to edit Xorg.conf, which doesn't yet exist. And ...
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I removed /usr/lib/xorg by mistake, copying it from the live cd is enough?

The story(because it's kind of a funny fail): I have a remote target(ARM board) and I was testing one of my scripts that recreates the folder structure of my target but with local debug libraries for ...
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How to save monitor configuration on a laptop

How do you save a monitor configuration based on how many displays are available on a laptop? I have a laptop that I often use with and without an external monitor. When I connect the monitor, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not able to log in? It flash back to same screen

I tried below options, still didn't work I reinstalled nvidia driver uninstalled ubuntu desktop and installed gnome desktop environment. reinstalled Xorg server deleted .Xauthority file How ever ...
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How to edit the xorg.conf

My development environment Ubuntu14.04 I use Ubuntu 14.04 usb boot. When I installed CUDA7.0, the black screen appeared. But, I can enter the console mode. so, I tried to edit the ...
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14.04 unity does not start after login screen

In Ubuntu 14.04, after arriving at the lightdm login screen and entering my password, the screen briefly disappears, but then comes back to the login screen. When going to terminal with ALT-CTR-F1 and ...
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HDMI1 no longer showing up in xrandr

I have a nvidia GTX 760M on top of a intel graphics chipset. I've previously used Bumblebee, primus, and prime to manage the nvidia optimus hybrid graphics. I've never had an issue up until I ...
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Is it possible to rotate the TTY1 console screen without X support?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS booting directly to tty1. The machine is an Intel NUC with a Core i5 + iGPU, display connected through Display Port. As far as I can tell, it does not have any graphical ...
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How to start X application from SSH [duplicate]

I've tried to search this topic in google, but without any significant results. I need to start some GUI app from terminal, but I don't care what this app is showing me. In addition, I need to start ...
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X11 libraries with xgrafix from PTSG

I am running into a lot of problems that I have been unable to resolve in regards to the X11 libraries. Here is the code below before I start: na@na-TZ68A:~/Documents/xgrafix$ ./configure \ > ...
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Not typical miltimonitor xorg.conf - 2 GPUs (nvidia) and 5 Monitors

I installed some time ago elementary OS Freya. I'm fighting for a couple of days to get the correct configuration for my not typical multimonitor set 2 nvidia graphics cards GeForce GTX 660 Ti & ...
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Window manager replaced by another app

It's been a few weeks now that when I log in to my Ubuntu box my window manager doesn't start up anymore but IntelliJ IDEA starts up all alone. Why IDEA I don't know. Whenever I close IntelliJ it ...
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Is there any non-UI SOAP-UI client for Linux, or something similar? [closed]

I wish to run SOAP-UI on a linux (solaris) machine with very limited functionality, where we don't even have a UI, and so I cannot install any software on it or open X11 forwarding. I can however run ...
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How do I run xkbcom on Ubuntu GNOME startup?

Using xkbcomp -xkb I have generated a keyboard description and stored it in my home directory - ~/.keyboard-map. I can "use" this keyboard description by executing the following command: xkbcomp ...
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How can I stop my controller from moving my mouse?

This is the adapter which I am trying to get working: Amazon - Mayflash Wii U Pro Controller usb adapter This adapter has two modes, an xbox input mode and a generic hid mode. The xbox mode works fine ...
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Getting third monitor to work over HDMI - Ubuntu 14.04

I've been searching around for a couple days but it seems that this can be a case-by-case kind of thing. I currently have a dual monitor setup on Ubuntu 14.04. My external monitor, an ASUS HD ...
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My mouse does not work

I have a Silvertec Optical Mouse Model:GM02. It does not work after boot. I tried to run this command after boot: $ xsetpointer -l | grep Pointer I get these results: 2: "Virtual core pointer" ...
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Taking a screenshot of current user's session

(Forgive me if my terminology is not quite accurate here) I have a cron job set up that uses scrot to take screenshots of my desktop at various intervals. However, when I switch user to another ...
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Ubuntu: locked out of user account after playing with X and virtual consoles

I managed to totally lose my ability to log into the only non guest account on my personal Ubuntu machine. I am learning more about linux and I was reading about virtual consoles which I was ...
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Installed Nvidia driver 64-bit stuck at login screen

I am new to ubuntu. I just recently install a fresh copy of ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my old Vostro 3750. It's spec is roughly: - core i7-2670QM - NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M - 4GB RAM However, right now, ...
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Xorg Server refusing to start after Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid upgrade

Hellu. Yesterday evening I decided to upgrade my laptop (14.04) to the latest release, aka 15.04. I ran "do-release-upgrade" as root, said yes to everything and went to bed. This did not go as smooth ...
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X Screen on two graphic cards and three monitors

I have a desktop with an Intel HD (1x DVI out) and a GeForce GTX 560 TI (2x DVI out) and three monitors. And I would like to use the third monitor with the Intel HD. Xinerama is not what I want. I ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu

I have a lenovo n20p with Ubuntu installed , I was using linux just fine I managed to install wine, I then turned of my laptop and then back on and when I ran sudo startunity it didn't work. I got ...
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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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Nvidia driver not loading properly for Geforce GTX 570hd

I'm having a problem with using the nvidia driver for my Geforce GTX 570. I've tried re-installing the drivers, installing using the .sh file from nvidia's website, and using every driver available ...
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Command only has effect when ran from terminal.

I'm on Xubuntu 15.04. I'm trying to run command: xss-lock -- xscreensaver-command -lock & so that my screen will lock after being suspended in Xubuntu using xscreensaver. For some reason, without ...
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How to start Pantheon from the command line

Long story as to why I've chosen to go this route, but I've installed Ubuntu Trusty without a desktop, and then installed pantheon, pantheon-shell, pantheon-greeter and elementary-desktop packages. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, dpkg-reconfigure select option unattended

Via a script I am attempting to configure x11-common. Manually I have been able to run the command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure x11-common then selected Anybody which worked. I would like to ...
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Xmodmap - how do I use ctrl as a modifier?

Basic keyboard layout: 1 → 1 Shift+1 → ! I would like: Ctrl+1 → ¹. (Superscript one character). The following code allows me to type ¹, but only with Shift+1: xmodmap -e "keycode ...
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Disable the window moving feature in Xorg and use Tiling instead

I've noticed when moving windows Xorg takes up a lot of CPU. But I only have a weak old Celeron Single-core with 2.80GHz. So my question is that how to disable the moving windows feature and use ...
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Swapping click and middle click buttons

Is there a way to swap click and middle click buttons permanently in Kubuntu? $xinput list Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST ...
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What is the purpose of the xorg.conf file on Ubuntu 15.04?

What is the purpose of the xorg.conf file located in /etc/X11/ on Ubuntu 15.04? It doesn't seem to do anything, and appears to be overwritten on each boot.
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How to fix screen resolution after driver upgrade?

For quite some time, I have had Ubuntu 15.04 installed and working well, using the nvidia-349 driver from the xorg-edgers ppa. However, I recently noticed that the nvidia-352 driver was available, so ...
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How can I rescue or restore parts of a user's X session or plasma config which was corrupted by a full disk?

What happened: I was downloading about 2GB of driver files when I ran out of disk space. My computer started running very slowly and eventually I had to hard reset. I'm running Kubuntu 15.04. / is ...
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After recent upgrade, nvidia card cannot be detected

After recent upgrade from 346.59 to 346.72, my nvidia card can no longer be detected. Any one got suggestions on how to further troubleshoot on this one? My last good reboot was around 5/22. After ...
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Xorg and issues

Today I've tried to install the SixAxis controller using the official wiki page. It succeeded until I removed the harddrive and this happened ...
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14.04 Nvidia issues - black screen, freeze etc

I have some issues with nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04, switchable graphics (intel HD + nvidia GT 740M). Currently installed (from xorg-edgers repository): nvidia-352 (was recommended by ...
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Send a window from one computer to another [duplicate]

Is there any possible way to take a window, just one window, and send it from one computer to another. So, lets say I have Chrome running one one computer. Is there any way I can send that from the ...