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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Synaptics mousepad does not work properly after update

Ever since I updated my system on 11.09. my mousepad hasn't been working properly. xserver-xorg-input-synaptics 1.6.2-1ubuntu1~precise1 has been replaced by xserver-xorg-input-synaptics 1.6.2-1ubuntu1~...
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My account can't start GUI, but Guest account can

Trying to get the nvidia drivers to output 720p component (as they did in my 10.10 system), I've hosed my Mythbuntu 12.04 config in some way. The current status is this: When I boot the PC I get to ...
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Cannot get past login screen

I have lubuntu 12.04, and it was working fine until I installed something and I do not remember exactly what I installed because I was trying to build a ruby gem and it required a lot. now I rebooted ...
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Screen shifted on an HP LP2065

My graphics performance with ati radeon HD3200 used to be terribly slow with unity (even the 2D performance). Installing the proprietary fglrx driver via the OS interface caused errors and problems. ...
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xorg, nvidia, log-in all hosed - how can I completely reset graphics set-up/settings?

I just did a fresh install of Mythbuntu 12.04.1 on my Intel MB with nVidia 9500GT graphics card. Hardware's been working great with 10.10 for about 2 years. Background: (optional - feel free to skip ...
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How to solve dual monitor issue, which happens only during X start?

When is loading and two monitors are connected, instead of a login screen I see this: ...after clicking OK, selection appears: Then I'm following to console login, disconnecting by hand the ...
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Force video mode without EDID information

I want to force my native display resolution of 1920x1080 although no EDID information is available. My desktop is hooked up to a VGA switch and is therefore unable to query the EDID (it works fine ...
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Do not start X at startup on xUbuntu 12.04

How can I change the a xUbuntu 12.04 so X do not start at startup? I tried to remove gdm with sudo apt-get remove --purge gdm but that did not change much.
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how to configure proper video-player video output for Unichrome-Pro card?

After upgrade to 12.04.1 from 10.04, all video players yield blank screen. VLC has been made to show video properly by setting its video output to "X11 (XCB)" while it was set to "XVideo (XCB)" by ...
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How to remove permanently those error prompts while using openbox gnome?

How to remove permanently those error prompts while using openbox gnome? Such as: update ubuntu latest release, this kind of errors etc, how to permanently disable them so that it does not show in ...
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I can't set 1280x1024 resolution in 12.04

After installing a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC, Ubuntu can't detect my monitor which is a Phillips 190c 19". With 10.10, I used 1280x1024 and on Nvidia drivers I was able to see my monitor brand. ...
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Can't replace MDM Display Manager with LightDM!

Well, I installed MDM, and found it's buggy with my VGA hardware due to the following screen after rebooting: This screen repeats, even if I choose Yes or No As I have access to the console (by ...
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Mouse click events are delayed when moving the cursor in xubuntu 12.04

I am trying out live xubuntu on my samsung n150 (netbook, similar to eeepc). So far everything seems perfect, except for this one thing. When I am clicking the mouse while moving the cursour, the ...
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International Keyboard -layouts over X — how to set them up?

I have asked a related question in different sites such as here in German and a related thread here, a different case in the latter though. The # dpkg-reconfigure console-setup is firing WARNING: ...
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what is the meaning of `ACPI_OSC request failed`? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: error about ACPI _OSC request failed (AE_NOT_FOUND) when i run gksudo xdiagnose and click on view error button, it shows me this error: pci0000:00: ACPI_OSC request failed (...
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Is it possible to make all currently open windows minimize, whenever I open a new application?

When i open(not only running) an application, how to make the other windows minimized? PS It seems i can not do it with Devilspie. Thank you for your time. Ubuntu 12.04
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Will Xorg 1.13 land in ubuntu 12.10?

I am asking this because there may be some Optimus Nvidia updates before next year April ubuntu release and i read somewhere its connected with 1.13 features? Or i am maybe wrong.
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How do I X forward a Windows application to a Linux system using ssh?

Ok, so if I have two Linux Machines (A and B) and I have a program on one, and want to run it on be I do: user@LinuxA:~$ ssh -X LinuxB user@LinuxB:~$ programName (Displays on LinuxA machine) Ok ...
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12.04 is slow after deleting Xauthority and reinstalling xorg?

I had a problem logging into the system and found a solution here. But now I have another, after this is the system is slow. In my opinion it goes with the re-installation of xorg. When I try to open ...
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How to disable DisplayInfo for Intel i810 when there is no xorg.conf?

I'm testing 12.04 on an office desktop. This machine has an integrated Intel i810. This very machine used to run Ubuntu (or Kubuntu) quite well, until the Natty Narwhal release, when the X server ...
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Save Display Settings to xorg.conf

I can configure my display setting through "System Settings > Displays" But I cannot save it to xorg.conf and I don't have a xorg.conf at all in /etc/X11/. How can I save the current settings into ...
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Running Skyrim under separate x session?

I am trying to run Skyrim with wine under a separate x. It runs if I just launch it normally, but the performance is terrible so I'd like to try running it under a separate x to improve performance. ...
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Compiz does not work with proprietary nvidia driver

I have a ThinkPad T420 with an NVidia Quadro video card. It crashes constantly when I close this lid (if you are curious..) and I suspect on a problem with nouveau drivers, so I installed the ...
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How to make “xrandr” work with GMA500?

Is it error at driver of graphic chip or Xorg or kernel? I am Asus T91mt with GMA500, Ubuntu 12.04.1. I would like too see only a notice of connection at least. A log of xrandr: $ lspci | ...
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How to reverse colors for the current window in gnome shell?

I dislike that most websites use a black font on white background for their sites, as it gets too tiresome for me to read. Back in the days of 11.04, using Gnome2 with compiz, there actually was a ...
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Is it safe to downgrade X?

I have an old graphics-card which needs the nvidia-96 drivers. But the drivers need xorg-video-abi-10 to be installed, and my version of Ubuntu (Precise) has (i think) an newer version, because that ...
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Can I force all new windows to mAximize? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure my system so that all windows start maximized? Maybe it will run by any hidden process (deamon)? How can i do it? Ubuntu 12.04
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External monitor does not correctly display on GMA500

Asus "T91mt" (resolution 1024x600). External monitor 17" VGA 1280x1024. Ubuntu 12.04.1. GMA500. I have solved a common gma500 issue of resolution own display, but i can't connect external monitor ...
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gedit “cannot open display” , on remote computer , using ssh - Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I run a graphical application on a remote server when logged in through ssh? I am getting the following error message when using ssh to log into a remote machine: ...
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How do you run XBMC on nvidia dual screen and stop it from taking over the keyboard and mouse?

I have set up dual screen under Ubuntu 12.04. I have a GeForce 8500 GT and have used the nVidia control panel to set up dual screen in "Separate screen mode". Here's the resulting xorg.conf: # nvidia-...
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hugin crashes on 12.04 [closed]

Hugin (panorama stitcher): Any help? ===> hugin /usr/share/hugin/data/plugins/woa.py CAT:Control Points NAM:Warped Overlap Analysis fails @api-max /usr/share/hugin/data/plugins/top_five....
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“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lX11” error when installing htk

I am trying to use htk (HMM tool kit) for speech recognition. I follow the instruction guideline in 'readme' file. Firstly, I typed './configure' and it worked. Followings are terminal output when ...
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Black screen after installation of a command-line version of ubuntu 12.04

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (command line version) on an old machine (athlon 1,2 GHz, 1GB RAM, [SiS] 65x/M650/740 graphics). When I boot the screen turns black after the BIOS messages. Even grub ...
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XInput Coordinate Transformation Matrix in xorg.conf

How do I set the Coordinate Transformation Matrix in xorg.conf? https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/InputCoordinateTransformation Right now, I have it set in a script on startup, but ideally - I would like to ...
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Is there a command like REISUB that only restarts X?

Is there a command like Ctrl + Alt + SysRq + R E I S U B that only restarts X - or drops down to shell (not a virtual console its broken)? Between Ubuntu, Unity/Gnome3, and the kernel (Canonical-...
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How can I configure xorg.conf to display Ubuntu on a Plasma Television?

I am trying to hook up my Ubuntu computer to my Plasma television. I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Pentium 4 computer that has a standard VESA graphics card, running the default ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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Updated 12.04 and now Xorg is dead from NVidia drivers

I updated (August 16) Ubuntu 12.04 today and while I admit I didn't look what was being updated, it was large enough to have had an NVidia update in it. Problem is later on when I turned on my laptop ...
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KDE System Tray locks UI while redrawing

KDE 4.8.2 Whenever a notification is displayed or the KDE panel attempts to change the contents of the system tray my system's UI locks up because X is using 100% CPU. This occurs both when Desktop ...
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How to detect hdmi disconnect/TV off

I'm using Ubuntu for an HTPC and I wanted to kill a bunch of processes like the browser when the TV is turned off. This is because I have limited bandwidth and want to avoid chance of streaming ...
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Xorg intermittently restarts after suspend

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba laptop. About one out of every three times, when waking from suspend, it wakes up normally and works for anywhere from 10-45 seconds, then the screen goes black, then ...
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X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix error with ATI driver “Error of failed request”? Though this question is asked before for 11.10, it's still unanswered. I am using ubuntu 12.04 (on Dell Inspiron ...
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How do I run a graphical application on a remote server when logged in through SSH?

I am trying to run gedit from an SSH terminal on Windows, connected to an Amazon EC2 instance running Ubuntu 12.04 Server and I am getting this error: Cannot open display: How do I fix it?
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AMD Binary Driver Fails to Initialize Graphics Card, Any Ideas?

I'm at my wits end - after trying solid for the past week to get a working display driver on my new hand-built machine, I have had zero success. I've exhausted the forums, trying every possible ...
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x11 mouse themes not showing on desktop (unity) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and select cursor themes? Hi I have install a few different themes for the mouse cursor. They work well except on the desktop, taskbar or unity launcher ...
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Trying to use 3 monitors with Intel integrated Graphics and Separate video Card

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a desktop that has a Intel i7 2600k with integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics and a GeForce GT430 1GB video card. I have 2 monitors (in a vertical orientation) ...
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Configure mouse speed (not pointer acceleration!)

Is there way to increase the mouse speed in KDE4? I don't want any pointer acceleration, it's just the mouse speed that I want to change. Edit: Unfortunately, editing the xorg.conf is not an option ...
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How to define multiple xorg screens using the same device?

I have a video-adapter(Dell MMH11) that is connected to the display-port of my graphics card. The adapter identifies itself to the graphics card as a 3840x1200 display. The adapter has two monitors ...
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“fatal error, no screen found” when installing 12.04 with live USB

I have downloaded 12.04 and made a bootable USB flash drive. Then I installed this version on my laptop (Dell Vostro 1510). Unfortunately my laptop does not run with Ubuntu. Actually just after the ...
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Ivy Bridge graphics not working (core i5 HD 2500)

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64bit and I'm having major problems getting the display working. Specs: Asus P8Z77-I DELUXE (latest BIOS, uses Z77 chipset) Intel Core i5-3470 (onboard HD ...