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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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 ...
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xserver crashes on Ubuntu

I want to know why xserver is crashing on my Ubuntu. I changed theme and that's when it started. After I removed my theme and turn it to default, but xserver still works bad. I don't want to reinstall ...
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port 6000 X11 opened out of nowhere, cant close it

Just noticed that my port 6000 is open. netstat -anup output: Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address State PID/Program name tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:6000 ...
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After installing propriatary NVIDIA driver X Server won't start

I've tried to install a recent driver for my NVIDIA GPU, but after a reboot the graphical user interface won't start anymore. At first, I didn't even get to the login screen, but after reinstalling ...
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Can not install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau xorg-video-abi-15 because of the error of unmet dependencies

When trying to run sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau xorg-video-abi-15 I am having the following error, is there any solution for it. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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What to do when desktop freeze and killing the process that cause it does not help?

I've just installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to run a game when desktop froze. I could move the mouse but nothing happens if I click on icons, desktop, indicators etc. I decided to kill "...
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Has anyone got an Nvidia 940M to work on 14.04.4 LTS w/ Nvidia proprietary drivers?

I've been trying for a couple of days now to get my 940M to work on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS to no avail (currently stuck on login loop issue), and yet there doesn't appear to be much discussion of issues ...
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Read bitmap data going to X server

I would like to be able to read the data that is being sent to the X server, and stream it into my application for real time processing. I tried using ffmpeg [2] to capture all the data, but it takes ...
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X freezes since upgrade to linux-image-4.2.0-35-generic

Since I upgraded yesterday my Ubuntu Wily to linux-image-4.2.0-35-generic the X freezes after a very short time. I can't provide more details, because I can't get them when the computer dies. Without ...
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what to do when monitor does not have edid information?

I have a TV screen that does not have any edid information.. not even windows get any information from it.. The HDTV's brand is SANSUI and it's model is sled2453w in case you would want to check on ...
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How to enable nVidia CUDA driver after apt screwed everything up

I installed CUDA using nVidia's download. It installed a specific version of the nVidia driver. Everything was working fine. Then I foolishly agreed to Ubuntu's request to update its software (I'm ...
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login prompt enter in loop after nvidia driver installation at ubuntu

I did this tutorial (BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia ) to install my driver. Nvidia driver is tesla c2075 I deleted nouveau driver but this didn't changed anything. I used sudo xconfig-nvidia but it doesn't ...
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apt-get install not install dependencies

I faced a really weird issue recently in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Here are the steps: I have a deb package called test.deb which has dependency on xorg-dev Then I tried to install this deb package by sudo ...
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Can not detect right resolution

I got this error in my desktop Could not switch the monitor configuration could not set the configuration for CRTC 95 And every second I run xrandr command it output is different : Screen 0: ...
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Uubuntu 15.10 has experienced internal error: Executable Path /usr/bin/Xorg

I am getting the error in the heading when I just install Ubuntu gnome 15.10. What should I do?? Execuatble Path: /usr/bin/Xorg Package: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.17.2-ubuntu9 Problem Type : ...
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Cannot rotate second monitor with xrandr (Nvidia VGA): cannot use rotation “left” reflection “none”

I've got an Ubuntu 15.10 laptop with an integrated intel VGA and a Nvidia Geforce gtx 960m lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:191b] (rev 06) ...
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Can't set screen resolution and frequency at start-up

I've been manually setting my resolution/frequency for a while and decided it's finally time that I stop doing that, as it isn't saved after restart. Specifically, while my session does start in ...
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how to force DPI settings in Xenial?

Is it possible at all to force a specific DPI settings in Ubuntu Xenial? Recipes mentioned in Can I pass a dpi flag to lightdm to set the proper DPI for X? don't work anymore: I can successfully ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver black screen [duplicate]

I have tried for a week solid to install the proprietary nvidia driver and i have tried every way and guide that i can find and each time i come to the same black screen with no input and no access to ...
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How to boot a LIve-System without X

How do I boot a Ubuntu-Live-System without starting X-Server? I only want a login prompt and a bash behind it. The bootoption text or textonly are not documented and doesn't work in current kernel ...
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Horrible 14.04 problem

i have two video cards and when i manually configure xorg.conf to: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "aticonfig Layout" Screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" 0 0 Screen "...
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Touchpad features not working (Ubuntu 15.10; Asus K501U)

My goal is to lower the sensitivity of my touchpad and also to enable two-finger scrolling. Currently, touchpad features do not appear in "Mouse & Touchpad" or "Pointing devices." Output of ...
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Screen/Input freezes except cursor, when using GDB in OpenGL app

So, I'm developing a game in OpenGL, and when I use GDB to debug anything, after several restarts of the applicaition, it freezes my screen except my cursor, and I cannot drop to TTY. If I click a ...
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Black Screen after NVIDIA driver install ubuntu 15.10

I decided nouveau did not meet my needs so i have tried six ways to Sunday to install the nvidia driver and each time i get the same result, a black screen after grub and my only option is to shutdown....
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Issues using x11vnc when xfce's lock screen is active

I am on xubuntu 14.04.04, and have successfully managed to get a VNC server up and running with SSH tunneling and such. However, I'm experiencing an issue with the VNC server, x11vnc 0.9.13. Currently,...
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Help to fix dependencies to restore Xorg on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a neophyte for configuring ubuntu (14.04). To resume briefly my problem, I tried to configure my Nvidia graphic card on my computer, I tried several things but nothings worked, so in searching ...
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Why do I have to edit xorg.conf to get onboard crt display to work on my old Imac G3 400mhz?

When I turn on the system, the lubuntu boot screen shows just fine, but when the logon screen pops up, the screen shuts off. only whenever I plug in an external monitor, I could get a display. It ...
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Random and frequent log offs in Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. Of late, I am experiencing random log offs which is very frustrating. This log offs are random and mostly first log off occurs after some time but subsequent log offs are ...
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Mimic Windows's Remote Desktop dual display on Xubuntu

I have a computer which was running Windows 7 Ultimate. I used this computer over a remote desktop connection. The setup was the following: the computer which had the remote desktop connection enabled ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 - Screen is blank with blinking cursor

Well now, when trying to force Hatari onto a particular screen, in the process deleting xorg.conf, I seem to have broken everything. Now when I try to boot into Ubuntu 14.04.4, everything seems to ...
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Can I modify xorg.conf to simulate a second monitor?

I have dual Nvidia GTX 980 video cards with a single monitor setup (running 14.04) I've been able to overclock one GPU (the one that the monitor is plugged into) by modifying /etc/x11/xorg.conf with ...
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Saving X11 when logging in another account

My problem is I can't use Graphical X11 when I go to other user account through sudo su - some_user. So, firstly I connect to the remote host using the following command: ssh user1@host -P port -X -...
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How to get current Modeline for an external display?

There is a Flatron E2042 in the office I work in and it's having the worst [firmware] problem I've ever seen in a display: it can't always work in full resolution. Today is the day when it worked and ...
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14.04 hung at booting, even recovery boot is failing!

I have a trouble with ubuntu server machine which has NVIDIA640 card. Since this system is connected to NIS we wouldn't turn off the machine at all. But unfortunately this system hung and went blank :'...
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After an update 14.04 I've lost my GUI

I'm at my wits end here. I did an update over the weekend and on reboot I just got a KUBUNTU splash screen with no login. I tried an older kernel 3.19.0-56, and I'm able to get a terminal login. I've ...
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how to get onboard graphic running while having a dedicated gpu

I want to run my machine using the integrated graphics only; ignoring the dedicated card. I had XUbuntu displaying with the onboard graphics on VGA, and the dedicated GPU over DVI. I installed the ...
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Making custom synaptics touchpad config persistent not working

I'm struggling to make my custom touchpad persistent. I very well know the config I want. Here's the command, using synclient: synclient RightButtonAreaLeft=0 RightButtonAreaTop=0 ClickTime=20 ...
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How to re-enable display resolution switching with Ctrl+Alt+Plus/-Minus

In the past releases of Ubuntu you could switch the active display resolution by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Plus (next possible higher one) or Ctrl+Alt+Minus (next possible lower one). At some point the ...
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Fix Broken Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I was recently doing some tinkering to try to get my Thinkpad w550s working properly with an ultra dock and multiple displays - in doing this it appears as though I have removed some packages ...
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X crashes when forced onto Intel integrated graphics

I have an NVidia card in my 15.10 system, but I want to force X server to use Intel integrated graphics instead. When I physically remove then NVidia card, I can login into the system fine under my (...
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X Server Freezing using AMD DRI_PRIME

If I use DRI_PRIME=1 after a while the X server will freeze and unable to do anything, not even REISUB works. Here is my full Xorg log: http://pastebin.com/35JuMD1A But most of it is useless, here ...
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PCManfm desktop stops working after configuring 2 monitors in xorg.conf

I have Lubuntu 14.04.2 on my laptop, with pretty much all the default configuration (Openbox window manager and PCManfm file manager + desktop manager). This was working fine until I decided to plug ...
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Is crontab's @reboot entry triggered after X has started?

Using crontab -e I have added an entry to my cron tab file @reboot /home/rene/misc/change-layout.sh change-layout.sh contains some xmodmap -e statements to change to keyboard layout. When I ...
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Screen resolution is not saved after reboot

I'm using Xubuntu 15.10 on my GA-C847N motherboard. I can set appropriate resolution using the following command: sudo xrandr -s 1440x900 However, each time after machine is rebooted I'm getting ...
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Problems with Nouveau (NVIDIA)

Okay, i installed linux mint in my computer and the screen was all corrupted, i thought that it could be the installation that was corrupted, then i downloaded ubuntu and installed and had the same ...
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Slow display rendering on ATI Radeon with rotated display

I'm running XUbuntu 14.04 and I have a AMD Radeon HD 5450 graphics card and two Dell UltraSharp U2415 24" displays (1920x1200) where one display is rotated to be portrait. My system has never been ...
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xorg.conf missing? [duplicate]

im using the closed nvidia driver: i think my xorg.config is missing: ls in the directory /etc/X11 shows: app-defaults rgb.txt Xreset Xsession.d cursors ...