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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Latest ubuntu versions and nvidia FX5500

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my home pc ( the pc can't boot from usb and it doesn't have a working DVD reader so i can't install 13.04 , it's 8 years old) The pc has a 3 ghz pentium 4 cpu and ...
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X isn't working with nvidia geforce, no screens found

I recently installed ubuntu on a Lenovo Y500 with a Nvidia geforce chip. startx does not work. First I was told that module nvidia did not exist, so I installed nvidia-current, which eliminated that ...
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no screens found suddenly

I cannot run window manager. Everything worked OK for a couple of weeks but now, after one power loss, I cannot boot up my computer. [ 9.129] X.Org X Server 1.13.0 Release Date: 2012-09-05 [ ...
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Haswell integrated graphics with VGA (D-SUB) port max resolution problem

I recently bought new laptop with two graphics cards: intel 4600 and Geforce 765M. Having seen this topic (How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work?) I abandoned any hope of getting the nvidia ...
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ubuntu 12.04 glxinfo X Error of failed request: BadRequest

i have ubuntu 12.04 64bit. There is a problem with glxinfo and i am not able to get it work. I googled lot's of forums. All the suggestions to remove *-fglrx drivers or to reinstall them don't work to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 is throwing segmentation fault on every command in terminal, also often suddenly going to login screen

I am running openbox. What ever command i apply it keep saying "Segmentation fault" and then often sometimes going back automatically to the ubuntu login screen even its mentioned to use openbox only. ...
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12.04.2 LTS hangs up on boot - but with startx start the graphical surface

3.2.0-48-generic-pae,Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, GNOME 3.4.2 I updated the system today, and cleaned up with apt-get autoclean, apt-get autoremove and now I have a problem. At the start while the system ...
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Is there a web based vnc viewer + server for Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a web based vnc viewer + server for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server (using xorg + openbox), and how to set up them.
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Properly Configuring Clickpad in Samsung New Series 9 - NP900X4C

I just bought a Samsung NP900X4C, installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I noticed the clickpad started to behave very erratically (mostly moving the mouse whenever I tried to click anywhere). I googled a bit and ...
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Multiple X sessions in virtual terminals

I installed multiple different window managers over the past day to play around with, but they don't seem to work. I've been launching them from virtual terminals with "startx -- :1 twm" or the like. ...
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Using Video card on a headless server

I have a headless server using a Core i5, so it has built-in HD3000 graphics. I have a website which renders videos using OpenGL, and I'd like to be able to use the graphics hardware on the server to ...
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Change mouse speed

I would like to change the ratio between the pointer speed and the mouse speed. Changing the sensitivity and the acceleration is not what I'm looking for: sensitivity is something like the ...
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How do I turn off the display (DPMS) without X?

I've been trying to switch off the built-in screen of a device I've got, but I can't seem to completely control it without X running. If I run a GUI (I've tried Kubuntu 12.10) and issue the command ...
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Problem at boot while starting lightdm

Since some days I'm having the following issue. When system try to start X to run lightdm it fails, the displayed window says that the system seems unable to recognize all the devices, after that it ...
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Nvidia X server settings

I got this message. Anybody can help? You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run nvidia-xconfig as root), and restart the X server.
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OpenGlES code runs gives error: X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)

I am using a Intel GMA 4500 on my Dell Vostro 1015. Recently migrated to Ubuntu 12.04. The code compiles successfully but on running gives the above error. After perusing through some more posts, I ...
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How to hide all the verbose or login tty7 on bootup?

I'm a newbie in Ubuntu and now there's a problem I tried many ways but still can't make it,so I'm now here asking for help. What I want to make is a OS that bootup and show Graphic theme(plymouth) ...
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How to play videos (with sound) on another X session?

I normally use tty7 (the default X session) for playing games by running them directly from lightdm, thus not loading unity to save resources. I sometimes need to use a web browser while I'm playing, ...
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keyboard and touchpad quit working

I have a serious problem with my ASUS 1005PX, running Ubuntu 13.04. The keyboard is very slow and working unreliable (e.g. input is 'jjjjj' if 'j' is input) and the touch-pad is dead. In the beginning ...
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X screen is broken after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

I had a perfectly working system running Ubuntu 12.04. After upgrading to 12.10, my X screen is "broken" (I don't know how to describe this in words). Some parts of the screen are still legible, but ...
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Xorg hangs machine after a period of inactivity

And this happens only when I leave the machine with X running. Here is my xorg.conf, which is basically the failsafe one. Section "Device" Identifier "Configured Video Device" Driver ...
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OpenCL sees duplicate adapter

I have a strange issue with OpenCL/APP 2.8 on my 12.10 box. I had one 5830 and then added a 6850. The aticonfig utility sees them correctly but opencl has a duplicate entry for the 5830. $ aticonfig ...
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Dual (Triple?) Monitor problem with QQ + Nouveau

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Latitude with an NVIDIA NVS 4200m video card. I'm trying to get it to work with 3 monitors connected: the laptop's, one connected via VGA, and another via HDMI. ...
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Can't detect second monitor (NVIDIA Optimus)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a DELL XPS with NVIDIA Optimus. I know that questions related to this have been asked several times, and I followed many tutorials and instructions but couldn't make this ...
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lightdm creating problem with multiseat configuration with 2 Graphics cards

I have multiscreen setup on my Ubuntu machine with Ubuntu12.10, Intel integrated HD Grahics and NVidia GeForce 210. The lightdm version is 1.2.3. I am facing two problems on the setup 1) On ...
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Ubuntu consistenly restarts at gui interaction

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Gnome. I recently swapped out my AMD gfx card for an Nvidia card and then back again. In the process i have ended up here - a rebooting system. I have thus far used ...
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Dual monitor extended desktop setup randomly falling back to mirror mode

I just have this strange behavior and couldn't find out what is wrong. Anyone ever saw this kind of error? I checked the xorg log, but wasn't able to identify any obvious error. My setup: Notebook ...
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Can't change resolution in Xubuntu

i have a freshly installed Xubuntu 12.04 on an old computer. I'm fairly new to working with ubuntu (i know how to use google) and cannot seem to get the right resolution with it connected to a 16:9 ...
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Nvidia-settings overrides my XFCE settings (styles,fonts,colors)

I added a monitor via the Nvidia settings tool and saved to /etc/X11/xorg.conf . When I restarted X all the WM styles seemed grey and "default" - basic. I moved xorg.conf.backup to xorg.conf, ...
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How to keep the Xorg settings from the Live CD/USB?

For some reason no matter what I do in regards to getting proper ATI Drivers, nothing works. However, testing out the OS in a Live USB is actually perfect. Full-screen flash works, 3D graphics work, ...
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Graphics drivers “break” right after installation and updating

This happens EVERY time I install Ubuntu. I'll pop the live CD in, and install it. The graphics work fine until I have to install mandatory updates and then restart. From there, I'll be unable to even ...
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using fglrx after using vesa driver issues

I've been using Vesa driver for old Radeon X1950. After I removed the card (using integrated HD 400 now), installed fglrx and applied correct xorg.conf X is up and running and I can see "log in" ...
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Savage S3 and Lubuntu (or any flavour) 12.10 big issue

Please be nice with me: I spent all the night with it and I'm exausted. I've got an old Acer Aspire1300 15"(512+256RAM and 1.3 mhz cpu). I tried all night installing Lubuntu, XUbuntu.. lspci -k ...
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How to display Kanji in non-X terminal?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop installed, but disabled the start of X, because I do > 99 % of my work in a terminal. However, I have found out that the "Linux" terminal is unable to display Kanji. I have ...
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Is there a way to push contrast, brightness and saturation in X11 for arbitrary applications?

I'm looking for something like Compiz-style controls for opacity, brightness and saturation which can push values for contrast, brightness and saturation beyond the 100% limit in Compiz. Basically, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 No signal screen when returning to desktop with Ctrl-Alt-F7

I'm trying to connect remotely with other debian computer with this method 'http://sowingstars.wordpress.com/2012/04/15/remote-graphical-desktop-session/'. Initially everything works fine, i could ...
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Xorg and compiz using 20% of CPU

I'm not doing anything in particular but Xorg is currently using 8-15% of my CPU and Compiz is using 5-15% as well. I have 4 virtual desktops (aka workspaces) and like 10 windows open but I see no ...
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Screen does not work after installing nvidia-current on Ubuntu 12.04

I have problem installing the nvidia drivers for my GPU, Nvidia Tesla C2050. I have tried to use both the drivers from Nvidia and the drivers from Ubuntu I have been advised to use the drivers from ...
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dual monitor setup with extended desktop

I am trying to setup a dual monitor settings in ubuntu which will extend the desktop over two monitors. That means single panel, single launcher over two monitors. Actually I was going to setup two ...
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Dual Montiors, One Stuck at 640x480

I have a dual monitor setup using the ViewSonic below as my primary and the Acer as my secondary. I'm assuming that the Acer does not send the EDID so it's not picking up on the correct native ...
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force dual screen in Ubuntu

I'm trying to control a Ubuntu 10.04 machine through a Windows 7 machine using Putty and Xming. Meaning, I'm sending the display from Linux to Windows through xservice. The Ubuntu machine has only ...
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display power saver logs me out

I recently got a second display. I am attempting to set it up so the two displays are in TwinView, with one landscape and one portrait orientation. After getting everything to work the way I wanted, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS boots to purple screen

I have seen some solutions but none of them work for me, so here is the issue Ubuntu 12.04 will not boot but instead leaves me with a purple screen with no loading bar I have: An Asus motherboard 8 ...
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nVidia driver not stretching full screen apps to fill screen

My former nVidia proprietary driver (295.40), and all others before it that I can remember, used to stretch any full screen application running bellow my monitor resolution to fill the entire screen ...
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Ubuntu 12.10: Can't set keyboard options with xorg.conf

I created a file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/90-keyboard.conf containing Section "InputClass" Identifier "Defaults" MatchIsKeyboard "true" Option "XkbOptions" ...
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12.10 does not turn on ATI display after resume using open Xorg driver

I need to know how to manually turn the display on as this does not happen when I resume from a suspend. This is a laptop so it resumes from suspend every time I open the lid. It is painful to have ...
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Stuck at “Booting without full network configuration”

After some point, I start having to remove /etc/X11/xorg.conf in order to move forward from "Booting without full network configuration". Thus what I do every time I reboot my Ubuntu is to login in ...
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Ubuntu isn't loading xorg.conf

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on my MacBook Pro, and I've been using synclient to get the trackpad settings how I want them. I created an xorg.conf in /etc/X11 to make the settings permanent: Section ...
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Troubles in connecting second monitor to GeForce GT440

I have Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, GEFORCE GT440, 2 19" VGA monitors with 1280x1024 support. Installed proprietary Nvidia drivers. % nvidia-xconfig -v nvidia-xconfig: version 304.43 ...
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How do I enable a third display with my setup?

I've been able to extend my monitor onto two displays at once, but I can't get it to work with three. When I use the System Settings > Display, it gives me the following error when I try to output to ...