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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Change I-beam cursor to only 1px like on Windows

How to change the current 3 px wide I-beam (select-text) cursor to only 1 px wide like on Windows. I am using Unity as my DE fro Ubuntu 15, if that helps. As far as I know Chrome OS and Chromium ...
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Dual monitor (ati r9 290 + intel integrated graphics) driver issues

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 and have trouble setting up the proprietary drivers with my dual monitor setup. I use the ATI/AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card for the main screen and I use Intel Integrated ...
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How do I display X keyboard layout?

In Ubuntu 14.04, I am switching keyboard layouts with X: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.keyboard active false setxkbmap -layout "us,ru" -option ...
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How to emulate scroll wheell with keyboard + mouse move?

What would be the commands that would make that Ctrl + Mouse Up to have the same effect as Mouse Wheel Up?
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Will updating xorg solve screen tearing?

I have screen tearing on my HP Spectre x360 13-4009na using: xorg-server 2:1.17.1-0ubuntu3.1 kernel 4.3.0-040300rc4-generic Ubuntu 15.04 I experience screen tearing in video playback. I'm curious ...
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Screen Tearing in Lenovo Thinkpad W550s

I recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad W550s with the intent of wiping Windows 7 and putting any Linux distro. After Arch, Fedora, Ubuntu (12.04 and 14.04), I am giving 15.04 a try and still having ...
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X over SSH causes Xorg crash

'ello. So, I've a rather interesting issue. This is more of an OpenSSH issue, or so I'm led to believe. Both of these systems are running Ubuntu (one has libraries present but no Xorg instance, the ...
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vidia, laptop, try install nvidia driver, xorg no device found

when i install nvidia driver and reboot computer i get black screen, if i delete xorg configuration all ok, but i not use nvidia to dispaly. matx132@matx132:~$ lspci | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Laptop screen gets off on X11 start

Recently, I've updated my system to Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. When laptop boots, it boots ok till X11 starts. On X11 start, lightdm starts as default display manager shortly thereafter. When this ...
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Resulution problem after installing NVIDIA binary driver (v346.96)

The screen is now 1024x768 (4:3) resolution, and I can't change that, when I turn on my computer a boot error shows up, maybe this two problems are matches, but I'm not too sure... (ACPI PCC probe ...
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getting xorg.conf right for double gpu setup

I used the Nvidia X Server Settings GUI to activate a 3rd display for my desktop, as it was the only software that seems to detect that display which I attach to a second Nvidia graphics card just ...
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xorg crash and returns to the login screen

On Ubuntu 15.04 When using mostly any gnome application after few seconds everything close at I am back to the login prompt. I tried with the nouveau and the Nvidia driver but no change. Chrome is ...
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How can I undo the effects of startx logverbose 6

Since running sudo startx logverbose 6 I can no longer log in to Ubuntu 14.04. Logging in loops back to the login screen. I have seen this problem before when installing incorrect drivers but that ...
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Cannot rotate screen with xrandr + No xorg.conf file + xorg -configure did not work (EE)

Using an Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (per lspci | grep -i vga) Outputing BadMatch with randr => RRSetScreenConfig Any suggestions?
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Cannot launch apps - Maximum number of clients reached

I am having a persistent issue launching apps in my newly installed ubuntu 14.04 install. Basically, everythign will be running fine for a while, but then when I attempt to open some apps (like the ...
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How do I hide a mouse pointer in GNOME 3?

Some applications display their own mouse pointers but they fail to hide the GNOME mouse pointer correctly. I'm trying to find a workaround higher in the system (in GNOME or X). Any ideas? What ...
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Desktop froze, rebooted, now login loop

First firefox froze, so I started System processes and ended firefox. Then it happened again but when I ended firefox in System processes the whole desktop froze. So I pressed the restart button on ...
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Second monitor not configured with NVIDIA driver

I installed 14.04 on a machine with an NVIDIA Quadro K600 connected to two LG "Goldstar Company Ltd" 22 inch monitors. One on the DVI port and one on the HDMI port. I was initially happy with the open ...
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Couldn't open module fglrx

I was using fglrx driver long ago, but I switched to open-source driver. In the Xorg.0.log I'm getting following warnings. [ 35.380] (II) LoadModule: "glx" [ 35.416] (II) Loading ...
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Thinkpad W540 internal input devices not detected in Ubuntu 15.04

The touchpad, trackpoint, and keyboard aren't detected after boot. I know that the keyboard still works because I can use it to navigate the BIOS. Looking at my X server's log, I can see that my ...
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Ubuntu 15 and Legacy nvidia mobile card Quadro FX 350M in Dell Precision M65

I have blown off a fair bit of time trying to work this out. I upgraded from Ubuntu 14 to Ubuntu 15 because the later kernel supports a serial Wacom tablet. Now I cannot get my Xorg session running ...
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Hiding mouse after being few seconds idle on X display

I have a kiosk application running on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 with Google Chrome and X display (xorg and xsession). Currently I have some script to hide the mouse after 2 seconds of being idle and ...
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How to solve repeating Xorg crash?

After about a year of using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with very few crashes I have had a number of crashes over the last week. They all product the same error code as listed below. When the crash ...
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Why is `service x11-common stop` timing out?

Tried to install a package that had X11 as a dependency on a server (Installing erlang on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid from DigitalOcean). It's not a production system, so wasn't too worried, but one or more of ...
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3 monitors not working after kubuntu 14.04 packages upgrade

I use Dell lattitude E5540 with 2 attached monitors (hdmi and DVI), and after upgrading packages in last few days, and reboot, X won't start unless I detach the DVI monitor. So, hdmi and laptop ...
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How to use integrated gfx instead of PCI gfx controller?

I've a question about configuring graphics on a Dell T1700 workstation running Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty. The workstation has integrated graphics (Intel Xeon E3-1245 v3) and an AMD FirePro V4900 graphics ...
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Strange visual corruption adding another monitor

I've been struggling to solve this for a few hours now. I have a workstation running ubuntu 14.04 and I've installed openbox and I log in using that by default. I have two nvidia quadro k2000 gpu's ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 unsolvable graphic tearing

My Nvidia Geforce GTX 850m issues are: Tearing on everything( window moving, video in Smplayer, video online in Firefox and Chromium, Scrolling in both Firefox and Chromium) no vsync settings on the ...
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Super high resolution but tiny fonts combined with “normal” resolution screen

I've got a dell xps13 with an amazing resolution of 3200 x 1800. At work, I like to use a dual setup with an external 22 inch screen attached to it (this serves as primary screen). I use Kubuntu (so ...
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Downgrade xorg-server

According to this bug report, intel-virtual-output encounter some difficulties with xorg-server version 1.17.1: david@david-ubuntu:~$ intel-virtual-output XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource ...
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Remove panning viewport

To correct for TV overscan, I have entered a value of 50 for understanding NVIDIA X Server Settings. This works fine for the current session, however upon restart the Windows still looks like it fits ...
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Cannot login in graphical interface [duplicate]

I have a problem with Ubuntu. I can't log in within LightDM, because when I enter password, Unity starts loading and then it returns right to login screen, and the desktop won't start. Note: I use ...
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Downgrade Xorg server to 1.13 in Ubuntu 14.04 (for MGA graphic support)

I'm having an issue with a server class motherboard with onboard MGA that uses xaa which conflicts with Xorg 1.15. Ubuntu does not create an xorg.conf, and when I do create xorg.conf I can only ...
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Disabling “back” for a Logitech trackball

I've got a Logitech Marble Mouse trackball with four buttons: Using the instructions here, I've got 50-marblemouse.conf (xorg.conf) set up so that the holding the "back" button lets me scroll: ...
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 nouveau driver issues

Sorry, I'm rookie and my English is bad. The computer is Compaq Presario F700 (This laptop had Windows Vista) My lspci | grep VGA output is: 00:05.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation C51 ...
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How to disable screensaver in Ubuntu 15.04 from command line

I have XBMC/Kodi running as an individual xsession on Ubuntu 15.04. This is working great except that 20 minutes into watching any media Ubuntu blanks the video output due to inactivity. Wiggling the ...
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Duel monitor trouble with nvidia 356 & ubuntu 15.04

I am currently using a Dell laptop running ubuntu 15.06 on a fresh install with a Nvidia 630m and also Intel graphics. Installed are the nvidia 346 drivers. My problem is that when i plugged in an ...
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Permanently adjust Login screen resolution with 14.04

I have the Qnix monitors that will only work with their native resolutions. I also have the Nvidia drivers that need to be manually told what resolution they can handle. I have my Xorg.conf working ...
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Disappearing letters in ubuntu 15.04

I guess a picture will explain much better my problem: After using the pc for a while, suddenly letters start to disappear, like you can see in the picture above. I still couldn't find exactly ...
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How do I remove the Nvidia logo on boot without using a xorg.conf?

I would like to remove the Nvidia bootsplash logo, however solutions on the internet recommend adding Option "NoLogo" in /etc/X11/xorg.conf. However my machine doesn't have that config file and ...
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How can I diagnose/fix my video refresh rate during shutdown on an ASUS K-series laptop?

I have an ASUS K401L laptop. It has built in Intel Graphics + external Nvidia GeForce 940M. When booting, the boot up screen shows the usual Ubuntu with the cycling dots to show loading. However, ...
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How to Solve Overscan issues on Nvidia GX?

[In windows] I solve it with CRU (Custom Resolution Utility) By unticking the "Include extension block" box. [I assume that has something to do with UEID], but im only guessing. But that does ...
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Keep both Xorg and Nvidia drivers in memory

I use my Ubuntu to: Watch movies using other bigger screens Play games For 1 I need to use Xorg drivers because the Nvidia ones cause some weird effect on external screens. For 2 I need Nvidia ...
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NVIDIA X server settings not saving Ubuntu 15.04

I know this question has been asked a lot, but the answers in the different threads aren't helping me. On my laptop I want to have my NVIDIA 310M as primary GPU all the time. However when I go to the ...
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How to correctly patch xrandr to resolve the scaling bug?

I have the xrandr scaling bug described in: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/883319 (In short: I have a HiDPI laptop + an external monitor. When connected, the external ...
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Moving windows against desktop background leaves a persistent trail which can only be cleared by going into activity overview

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and Nvidia driver version 346.82. When I move a window and the desktop is visible on my centre monitor, there is a trailing window drawn. The trail is only cleared ...
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X server started with “-nolisten tcp” in spite of DisallowTCP=false in /etc/gdm/custom.conf

I need to configure a X server in Ubuntu 15.04 gnome which should listening for remote connection on port 6000. I configured my gdm as per askubuntu question: How to make X.org listen to remote ...
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Can't change resolution and slow video

I have a very old desktop which we use for music and youtube etc. We installed linux ubuntu 14.04 LTS instead of windows, slightly improving speed except for video. My configuration: ...
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xorg.conf keyboard layout lost when window manager starts

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with xdm as the display manager, and a custom multi-monitor and keyboard setup defined in xorg.conf. xdm picks up the keyboard config correctly, setting the layout to "gb", ...
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Infinite login loop in Ubuntu 14.04 while using Nvidia Prime

I was an happy user of Nvidia proprietary drivers on an Optimus Laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 until a security update broke something with Xorg. It was around April 2015 and I'm still trying to fix it. ...