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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SSH X windows pipe error message

SSH X windows pipe is successful in displaying a calculator first time out, not satisfied by this I am curious to know what this error message is trying to tell me. ** (gcalctool:3556): WARNING **: ...
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How do I change the monitor resolution in xubuntu?

I am using xUbuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm having a problem where the OS is using a resolution of 1280x1024@77Hz, but my monitor (a Dell 2209WA) has a native resolution of 1680x1050@60Hz resulting in a ...
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Upgrade Xorg drivers breaks multiple display monitor Nvidia card Quadro610M [Ubuntu14.04]?

I recently upgraded the xserver drivers xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common to their latest versions (1.15.1-0ubuntu2.6). Ever since I am unable to correctly get a dual monitor setup working. Before ...
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My display will suddenly freeze

Ubuntu has been doing this for years. Usually I would just give it time and it would catch back up with itself (5 minutes or so). Recently, that hasn't been working. Essentially it's as if the entire ...
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Black Screen with an X as a cursor

Hi I have a program called Emulationstation. http://emulationstation.org I run this program at start up and edited /etc/profile with this and put it to the bottom and save [ -n "${SSH_CONNECTION}" ] ...
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How do I make the windows move at the same refresh rate as my monitor?

I'm using the NVIDIA binary driver version 331.113. I go into the NVIDIA x server settings and change the refresh rate to 144hz, and it works fine. the games and mouse all move at 144hz, but I ...
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Synaptics driver does not load in ubuntu 14.04

I have encountered a strange problem after upgrading my kernel in ubuntu 14.04, mainly the touchpad scrolling stopped working. After spending some time on debuging I came to a conclusion that ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze at boot. After upgrade intel graphics (xorg-xserver etc)

For the last week I fully reinstall Ubuntu about 4 times. I fed up of this - so I cry for help! Whatever I tried nothing work: purge and reinstall ubuntu-desktop, nvidia-drivers, xorg-xserver and so ...
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Empty nvidia-settings after install v. 331.67 driver on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've followed this tutorial (with the following adjustments below) to install v. 331.67 nVidia driver. But get nvidia-settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings) empty... Then, before restart the PC, I make ...
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nvidia and intel low-graphics mode error

I have ubuntu 14.04.1 64bit installed with intel and nvidia video cards . I'm using xorg-edgers ppa to graphics drivers . Today i got an update for the drivers (i think it was the mesa drivers) . when ...
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The system freezes a lot and dmesg gives an error in Nvidia drivers

I faced constant system freezing in Ubuntu under both Unity and Gnome shell. So I came to Arch. In Arch also I'm facing the same issue. I tried many things in these forums but nothing helped. Please ...
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can I run minecraft without x11?

Is it possible to run Minecraft in a terminal without X11 running. I know this does not run by default, but can it be set up?
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Wrong display driver after resume from suspend/hibernate

My PC has two graphic adapters: (external) nvidia and (built-in) intel. Normally only one is used and connected to display - the nvidia. That how it was auto-detected during install, and normally I ...
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New configuration files for X

Something happened to my Kubuntu 14.10 system that caused it to lock up, and when I rebooted I just got a black screen. I was able to log in on a virtual terminal and also was able to reboot in ...
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Fullscreen Detection Algorithm for lockscreen/screensaver

I'm working on a cross linux fullscreen detection algorithm, for use in detecting lock screen and screensaver. This is what I have so far: Check if _NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN is supported, if it is ...
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Mouse flickering on one of my two screens

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and the mouse is now flickering on one of my two screens. The other screen doesn't have any flickering. I was previously using ubunutu 13.10 without any issue. If I ...
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Resolution is stuck at 1024 x 768

I have my laptop duel-booted Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.10 running with the KDE desktop (although this problem was present before I changed from Gnome). This problem has been present ever since I first ...
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Middle mouse button will not paste

I have a Logitech M560 mouse, but I do not know how to map the middle button to pasting, as is default in my other mouse. I ran 'xev' and clicked the middle button in the white box. The output ...
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How can I apply a color correction LUT to an arbitrary X window?

Here is an explanation of what I mean by LUT: http://www.lightillusion.com/luts.html I'd be interested in ways to apply any of the three varieties of LUT described there: a LUT defined by a simple ...
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Which nvidia drivers in additional drivers (please describe drivers)? Please recommend post-install checks

After a lot of work I have got Ubuntu 14.04 (32bit) working on my laptop. I had trouble with the login splash screen freezing, but I resolved it by logging-in in recovery mode and choosing an nvidia ...
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External Monitor: VGA and HDMI Behaving Differently

I'm trying to set up a second monitor. I want the primary screen to be my laptop's built-in display and I want the secondary screen to be the external monitor. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen without login after switching GPU to NVIDIA using prime-indicator

After installation of prime-indicator for NVIDIA, I tried to switch from Intel to NVIDIA. (I also have nvidia-prime installed.) System rebooted, started to load, but never got to login screen. It just ...
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Warm boot vs cold boot: How to compare logs when I can't log in for one?

I have a question that is tied to a previous issue and looking specifically for how to troubleshoot: LightDM won't start after Grub - Cannot Access TTY unless closing and re-opening lid I have ...
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Xorg segmentation fault

Okay so o have ustom built PC that I have been dual booting Ubuntu flavors and the likes forever but this is the first time I've had a major issue. I'm able to get to lightdm fine. But for some reason ...
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Xorg/nvidia crashing my 14.04 after waking up from suspend [closed]

Ok, unfortuantely I can't copy the crash report, but it happens 1 out of 5 times after waking up from suspend and the tile is this Xorg crashed with SIGABRTH the executable path loeads to XORG as ...
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How to change my mouse wheel scroll rate?

I'm using Chrome, and the scroll rate is like 3 lines, and it's painfully slow. My finger gets tired really quickly on long pages. System → Preferences → Mouse lacks any scroll wheel configuration ...
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Custom Monitor Position in Xubuntu, monitors.xml Equivalent

I have three monitors and would like to be able to set my background to span all three screens. However, my side monitors (smaller screens) are lower than the middle one. In Linux Mint I was able to ...
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How to run ccminer 1.2 on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm having trouble running ccminer 1.2 on my Lenovo IdeaPad-Z500 with a NVIDIA GT 740M which is a CUDA capable GPU according to https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-gpus. I installed the CUDA toolkit ...
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Cannot Start Ubuntu in Chromebook without Web Browsing First

I just got a Toshiba 13.3-inch Chromebook 2 and have set up Ubuntu Trusty Tahr with Unity through crouton. Whenever I turn the computer back on after having put it to sleep or shut it down, I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 w/ Kernel 3.7.0.7 and Open Source Driver RESUME/BRIGHTNESS CONTROL

I am using an Inspiron 7520. I got a AMD Radeon HD 7730m running in switching with an Intel 4000 HD. I have updated my Open source drivers with xorg edgers and x-swat. I am running on the kernel 3.7 ...
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after 14.10 upgrade x session locks after resume or vt switch

Since upgrading from Ubuntu desktop to 14.04 to 14.10, I am having an issue with with my X session becoming unresponsive when resuming from suspend or switching virtual terminals. It occurs with ...
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Xsnow does not work

I have installed the old program xsnow with Apt. This program is supposed to make snow (the type of precipitation) appear on the desktop. However, running the program does nothing except return the ...
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Xorg high cpu usage when wireless connection is active

I use Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit (3.13.0-43-generic) on a low-end notebook (AMD C-70, 2GB RAM, RTL8188EE) and a router D-Link DSL-2640B. The wireless connection looks fine, but it is impossible to use ...
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What is xdiagnose?

I was just browsing around when I came by this answer. It suggests removing xdiagnose if your laptop is overheating. I immediately fired up the dash and clicked on the xdiagnose icon, nothing ...
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xrandr: screen cannot be larger than 1680x1680 (desired size 3360x1050)

When executing this list of commands: xrandr --output DFP3 --mode 1680x1050 --rate 60 xrandr --output CRT1 --mode 1680x1050 --rate 59 xrandr --output DFP3 --left-of CRT1 (error here) xrandr --output ...
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Disconnecting hdmi monitor hangs X session - 14.04/i915

I have a media server which I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, with XFCE. It's a server, so there normally isn't an active session on it, and the monitor is shared with several other media sources. ...
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(13.04) lightdm crashing - black screen flashing cursor

I am using the 13.04 x64 release of Ubuntu on my PC and at least it works so far as it should. But suddenly the lightdm crashes during boot and even if I try to start it manually from terminal after ...
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Lost dual displays in Ubuntu 14

After upgrade i cant connect two displays to my Dell Latitude e6430. Everything was fine until today, when i came to work and turned on my PC connected to two samsung displays resolution on them went ...
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Unity doesn't load after installing NVIDIA drivers

If I install any of the proprietary NVIDIA drivers (nvidia-*) from the repositories, Unity does not load after I log in. I just get a blank desktop background with no icons, panels or launchers. If I ...
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Displaylink Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 with USB 2.0

I've looked on the web about this, and people are saying that it does work with USB 2.0 (to VGA),but I just cannot find a driver for it. Sources lead me to believe that XOrg is supported, but I'm not ...
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Synaptics Touchpad scroll not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Studio 1557. My synaptics touch pad is detected but the scroll functions are not working. The scroll option in the GUI for the mouse and touch pad has disappeared. ...
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uvd not responding… cant start ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu. When I installed (stand alone) ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop, it wont load and it shows error that uvd not responding a few times and then shows uvd not initialized and hangs I tried ...
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Installing binary NVidia video driver results in “No screens found”

I just bought a new ASUS G751JT laptop and have a problem with installing a proprietary driver from NVidia (the video adapter is 970M). Open source driver works, but I need a binary one. For example I ...
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Strange screen freezing/hangs

I have a laptop with hybrid intel/nvidia graphics (core i5 and gt650m). At random moments the screen, and just the visual part, will freeze/hang. Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 & Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch the ...
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Java Application not opening on correct monitor (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (x64) and when I create apps that spawn windows in java (using JavaFX or Swing) they are created in the wrong position. I noticed that there is no longer a ...
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After updates in 14.04 boots to black screen

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a VirtualBox and I've done updates to the Ubuntu install today. After a reboot I get a black screen after login. I have another VBox of 14.04 without any updates and it works ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 Install - No Additional Drivers Available?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my brand new, self-built, desktop PC. It has an i5-4690k, 8GB DDR3-1600MHz, and an EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti FTW: I have pretty abysmal frame-rates on ...
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When I turn my monitor on after it has been off, it does not display anything

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a desktop and use LightDM. As I said in the title after I turn off my monitor (with the computer already on) and then turn it back on again there is no input from my ...
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Use mouse wheel to middle click mouse 3 instead of switching scroll modes in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Logitech MX5500 mouse and keyboard combo. When I press down on the mouse wheel it releases the scroll clicker and allows the wheel to spin freely. Clicking down again on the mouse wheel turns ...
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How do I restart my X server?

I turned off my X server with Ctrl+Alt+Backspace. I used SysRq+Alt+B to reboot and now I can't get the X server back on. The motherboard posts and I get the same screen as I had when I used the SysRq ...