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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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 ...
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How to configure Kodi, running on ubuntu, for fullscreen mode

I have an Ubuntu box which displays kodi fullscreen on my TV. It is started in /etc/rc.local via /usr/bin/xinit /usr/bin/kodi Today a toddler got hold of the keyboard for a split second and ...
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Kubuntu Xauthority problem

I've got a new problem with my Kubuntu. I cannot log in via the gui. It is just like the very common login loop problem. So that the .Xauthority file, can't be executed. Steps I have taken so far: I ...
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After Nvidia drivers installed, GUI not starting

No clue why, but my computer crapped out after playing TF2, so I looked online. X.org couldn't find displays, so I did what a person said and they said reinstall the drivers for the GPU (GeForce 210). ...
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only touch calibrations are applied to wacom tablet

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo x61 Tablet with touch. nick@notebook:~$ uname -r 4.2.0-30-generic nick@notebook:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description:...
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How to enable indirect GLX contexts (+iglx) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with nvidia gfx-cards

I am running a linux-host for Qt-software-development at a central place. With my windows box I use Xming as a local X-server and putty to connect to that linux-host. With this configuration I can ...
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Dual DVI Monitors not Extending, Lubuntu

I have recently returned to Linux and am attempting to setup my new PC rig. I've run into issues with the way my monitors are setup. I have done a fresh install of Lubuntu (You can view the version ...
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Screen tearing on google chrome in 15.10

I am having problems with screen tearing while watching videos on google chrome (both with and without fullscreen). I have integrated Intel HD graphics controller on my Z97X-Gaming-5 motherboard. I ...
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How to programmatically find the current value of DISPLAY when DISPLAY is unset? (for use in crontab)

I have a script that runs via cron to change the desktop wallpaper. I can get it to work by exporting the DISPLAY variable. But the issue I am concerned about it that the script should work on all ...
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DisplayLink ASUS MB168B+ issues

First of all, let me tell you I am fond of Ubuntu and linux, using it every day since 4-5 years now. I love it, i keep loving it but sometimes it is just frustrating to see how much effort it takes ...
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Xorg previous version installation steps required

We have got ARM processor board for which we are trying to port ubuntu in it. We have got 12.04-armhf rootfs and 14.04 armhf rootfs. When we using 12.04 armhf rootfs, we are sucessful in getting lxde ...
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MATLAB installation error- set X11 display error

I am desperately trying to install MATLAB on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I followed the instructions given in the pdf manual, however when i ran the command " ./install", it would be followed by three lines: ...
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Multi monitor mode disabled after boot splash screen modification

I have a minimal Ubuntu 14.04. There is no window manager, just the xorg package. When a second monitor is plugged to my computer, the picture is mirrored. The output of xrandr -q is this: Screen 0: ...
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How to disable monitor auto configuration?

Im running Ubuntu 16.04 (dev branch), XFCE as desktop environment. My computer is connected to two monitors. One via regular VGA cable and the other is connected to a HDMI Switcher. That setup works ...
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Ubuntu X Display setting to 720p instead of 1080p by default

I have an Intel NUC computer which had Windows 8.1 installed in it running a kiosk application. Recently we changed the setup to Ubuntu Server 14.04 with X Display for the chrome kiosk. Back when it ...
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Why X11 is not accepting my virtual mouse event?

I floated my mouse in xinput and followed the instructions here trying to inject mouse event. I'm trying to read events from the mouse, change event code from REL_Y to REL_WHEEL and from REL_X to ...
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“why X is not using hardware acceleration for ubuntu” message

I keep getting this white screen and error message "The system is running in low-graphics mode, Your screen, graphics cards, and input device settings could not be detected correctly. You will need to ...
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xrandr scale with vsync

I currently am using xrandr's --scale option to scale applications correctly on my hidpi monitor where the 2x scaling option provided by gnome shell is too large. I currently use these commands to ...
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File manager keeps opening in loop

I am using Gnome with Mate. For some reason I have file manager constantly opening in a loop, so that I have 4-5 "Starting File Manager" items in my task bar. Does anyone know how to stop this or ...
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GUI distorts on Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu 14.04LTS a while ago after 15.10 was giving me pulseaudio troubles. Everything works fine, except the GUI, which distorts sometimes. It fixes itself after I click a button/press a ...
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Nvidia Proprietary drivers + Display Managers cause crash at bootup

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 alongside Windows 8.1 on a Dell Inspiron 7537 with a Nvidia GeForce GT 750M GPU. Like a fool, I tried to switch from the X.org Nouveau driver to the recommended Nvidia ...
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I have problem using optirun

I run optirun -vv glxgears got [ 649.857041] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 649.857239] [INFO]Configured driver: nvidia [ 649.857327] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 ...
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Can't get correct resolution on second screen in 14.04

A few months ago I did an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and it generally worked, but was quite unstable. I decided to do a fresh install of 14.04. First, my display system: GeForce 9500 video card, ...
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Windows always open very small and in top-left corner of screen, even when full-screen

I'm a very new Gnome-desktop/X developer, so please be kind! We develop a "kiosk" style digital signage product that I'm porting over to Ubuntu from CentOS-6/Gnome-2 and CentOS-7/Gnome-3. The basic ...
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Touchpad won't work after Kernel update

After the installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on my acer Aspire E 11 laptop the touchpad was working normally. Two days later I accepted the upgrades shown in the Software Updater, then it won't be ...
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Notebook Bult-in Monitor Not Recognized After Installing Nvidia Cuda 7.5

I tried to install Cuda 7.5 (that comes together with Nvidia-352 driver) in my clean Ubuntu 14.04 dist, however I keep getting this black screen when the log in page should have been available. I ...
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Nvidia 361.28 and Intel graphic instaler 1.4.0 return login loop

When I install the latest nvdia driver 361.28 from ppa:graphics-drivers I got a login loop. Currently I've installed the intelgraphics driver for linux with Graphics Installer 1.4.0 that is published ...
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Forcing 60Hz refresh with 4K monitor

I have a P2415Q Dell and it's been working brilliantly. Then this morning it inexplicably started refreshing at 30Hz and I cannot seem to set it back to 60Hz (there is no option higher than 30Hz in ...
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Ubuntu low graphics mode using vmware

I'm using vmware 3.5 and keep getting the low graphics mode issue. I have tried all of the fixes that I have found and anything that I can think of. Here is the log of the issue Thank You.
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Upgraded to 15.10, ATI drivers not working

I'm running on an HP 8730w laptop with aRV635/M86 [Mobility Radeon HD 3670], video card and upgraded from 14.04 to 15.10, and X is using the VESA driver, and not giving me anything but 1400x1050 ...
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X-server not working on dual-net system

I'm running a new installation of Ubuntu 15.10. It is running with two network connections, the wifi is connected to an internet-connected router and the wired network is running a local private net ...
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How to setting up the third monitor on the built in graphics card

I can't setup my third monitor on Ubuntu. System: Ubuntu 14.04LTS Graphics card: nvdia geforce gtx550 and the built in intel Nvidia driver: NVIDIA binary driver - version 352.63 from nvidia-352-...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Problems With Nvidia Drivers

What I have: Lenovo + Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M Events: some aptitude command destroyed the system, reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 from USB. Now I have Win10 and Ubuntu15.10 All looks fine, I need Nvidia+...
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ValleyView Gen7 display does not work on Ubuntu 12.04.5

Installed 12.04.5 from the ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-i386.iso image. After installation, I was able to boot into the graphical user interface desktop every time. Did sudo apt-get update, then sudo apt-...
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booting to frozen virtual console after `prime-select intel`

I've got a Dell inspiron 15 7559 laptop with a nVidia GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M] graphical card. After getting it to boot correctly and installing the nvidia drivers using the additional drivers tab (...
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x11vnc with a headless home server

I am attempting to set up my first home server. I've got a box running Ubuntu 14.04 and I've been working on getting VNC set up. I'm almost there; I've got the x11vnc set up to run on boot and I can ...
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Nvidia 3d acceleration for Nvidia 620M (Kali Linux {Debian})?NOTWORKING? [closed]

i'm currently learning linux but i'm familiar with Computers. I am using Kali 32bit i386 2.0 with kernel 4.3.--(BASED ON DEBIAN) my problem is i can't play games with wine on the high speed as i could ...
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Trying to install mtrack, but get unmet dependencies

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Macbook Air (late 2015). I want to fix the horrendous touchpad configuration that comes by default. So I searched and found that mtrack does that. So I tried ...
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Random X-Server fails when booting (Maybe driver Issue)

So I have this Problem for quite some time now but I dont even know what to google. Sometimes when I boot Ubuntu the sceen will show some bootup messages and then turn black. This doesn't happen ...
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xrandr shows wrong parameters

I used xrandr command to see my monitor parameters (because I have an issue with the monitor resolution), and I got the following: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: ...