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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Apps on VNC and Local display: How to show running applications in all x sessions? (Xubuntu 14.04 x64)

Ok, I usually don't ask questions, because by lurking around here for a couple hours I can find what I am looking for. This one has me stumped though, and I'm not entirely sure that what I want is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 wants to downgrade xorg

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17 (vivid HWE stack) sudo apt-get install libsdl2-2.0-0:i386 gives the following output. This can't be right! I need this for pcsx2 1.4.0 Reading package ...
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What does the message ( or, error ?) “repeated 4 8 17 141” in a Xorg.0.log means?

Please see details about my system below, but first, let me put the cat out of the bag. What could be the possible origin of this output in Xorg.0.log? What does this output -- the repeated reporting ...
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Acer Aspire R3-131T R11 with LTSP 14.04 starts with black screen

I'm having trouble with an Acer R11 laptop (client). It boots over Lan getting its disk image from an 14.04 LTSP Server. After the initial Acer Splash-DHCP-TFTP sequence a console is shortly visible, ...
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Ubuntu driving 4K LG TV (55UF7600)

I have a laptop that is capable of driving 4K screens (drives a 2K screen regularly). I'm trying, without success, to get it to drive a 4K TV (LG 55UF7600) through a Display Port out to an HDMI in ...
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How do I run xrandr?

I'm running xubuntu and I'm trying to run xrandr but I get the error RandR extension is missing. I know that it is installed because I ran sudo aptitude install x11-xserver-utils. I just uninstalled ...
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Wayland on 14.04?

I'm getting insane amounts of tearing on 14.04, and was looking into when I stumbled on this answer. However, I'm not really sure what I'll be getting, or how to go about getting Wayland. There does ...
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DVI - VGA adapter Ubuntu 15.10 won't recognize 1920x1080 resolution

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 with my Geforce GTX 750ti and I'm having some trouble setting the proper native resolution for my monitor. I installed the video drivers from Nvidia without too many ...
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How can I try to find why YouTube is crashing my Ubuntu 15.10 installation?

I have a pretty fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.10. It crashes regularly when interacting with YouTube videos. A typical example is making a playing YouTube video go to fullscreen: when it becomes ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 HDMI overscan Issue

I am using an HTPC using HDMI connected to a TV screen via a Denon AVAmp. The graphic card is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 TI. With a fresh install of UBUNTU 14.04, I noticed an overscan. I installed Nvidia ...
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unable to login, issue with graphic drivers/lightdm

While trying to solve one issue with my monitor I created one much worst! Now, I cannot login with my user account, when I type the password, it shows a black screen (less than 1 second) and then the ...
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Fix login loop without ttys

I have been really, really, really unlucky the past months, and today could not just get worse. The x.org and fglrx drivers cause the screen to flicker (like in small ticks, not all the time, but ...
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How do I set grub2 to load a different Xorg driver for a certain kernel build?

I need to use the lowlatency kernel from time to time, but that kernel build doesn't work with the nonfree Nvidia drivers for my GPU. So, I need to tell Xorg to load the free noveau driver when I'm ...
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Resolution of two screens cannot be set. Logging in is impossible

My Dell N5110 laptop has two graphics: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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NVidia graphics driver cannot detect second monitor

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my ThinkPad W520 with a NVidia Quadro 1000M graphics card. I then switched over to a NVidia proprietary driver. However, when I plugged in my second monitor through a ...
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Multiseat on one video card

I'm trying to set up a multiseat configuration on a single video card (Nvidia GTX 680) under Kubuntu 14.04. I can run two x-screens for one user, what nvidia-settings natively supports. So I think ...
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/etc/lightdm/unity-greeter.conf file and /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf missing

In my Ubuntu 14.04 /etc/lightdm/unity-greeter.conf and /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf files are missing. Only /etc/lightdm/users.conf file is there in /etc/lightdm/ directory. And login screen is not ...
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How to use multiple lockers with xautolock

I would like to use multiple lockers with xautolock. The first blanks the monitor after 15 minutes and the second puts my laptop to sleep after 60 minutes. The obvious approach, I thought, would be ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Intel video stutter

I have got a Intel nuc5ppyh with an n3700 Intel processor. I've got this system hooked up to my lg TV(60hz). My problem is that I have video stutter in all kinds of video playback (kodi, flash, ...
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How to load policykit privileges with X on Ubuntu 14.04

In Ubuntu 10-12 I was able to boot in text mode and run startx. However, from a fresh install of 14.04, if I disable lightdm and use startx, startx will load the desktop environment without any ...
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Ubuntu X mouse focus button issues - With Solutions

For years now I've used a Cyborg R.A.T.5 mouse and have always had issues with the mouse focus on new installs. There's plenty of info around to fix it but since I lost my original solution I can't ...
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Only login page is not being displayed in required 1080p resolution(ubuntu 14 lts)

After fresh Ubuntu 14 fresh installation ,I installed proprietary nvidia graphics driver then generated xorg.conf file by using nvidia-xconfig .Changed the Vsynch and HSynch values to get 1080p.I get ...
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Force higher resolution on second monitor on kubuntu

I have an nvidia GTX 260 896 MB and a Monitor Samsung 225 BW that supports 1680x1050 native. And I need to add and apply resolution to nvidia x server settings viewportout to 1920x1080, but it doesn't ...
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run startup script which requires a xserver session

I have a python3-script which uses the Gtk-module (imported from gi.repository, for recent-manager functionality), requiring a link to the current xserver session (lightdm service in Ubuntu). Running ...
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Graphics Issue with Xubuntu 14.04

I was trying to set up my linux machine to run without a monitor. I found this solution online: Add Fake Display when No Monitor is Plugged In. I followed the directions on configuring a dummy device ...
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gpu-manager overwrites xorg.conf

I have recently installed the NVIDIA drivers on my Xubuntu 15.10 machine but I had to remove them due to improper multi-monitor setup. Everything went fine, except for the fact that gpu-manager seems ...
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low display resolution

I have a problem with my new desktop: low display resolution. Here is some simple info of my desktop pc. os: ubuntu 14.04 LTS display card: nvidia gtx 960 I have searched a lot of solutions on ...
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xorg configuration file load order (for synaptics touchpad)

I'm trying to set some options for a synaptics touchpad to suit my particular preferences. I've worked out what options they are, and can set them using synclient, and things work. However, once I try ...
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gdm/lightdm: can't login, but startx works

I just ran apt dist-upgrade. I had ubuntu 14.04. Things went smoothly, but after reboot I can't get past the login screen. I tried both GDM and lightDM, but running startx from the terminal works. ...
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Turn off vsync (Radeon) and create xorg.conf

I want to turn off vsync because I want to play games at more than 60 fps. To turn off vsync I have tried to follow this link on the arch Wiki. I created the file .drirc and copy and pasted it. This ...
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remap caps lock to right alt

I've had a look at other questions, as well as the xkb options list (/usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/xorg.lst), but can't seem to find a way to map the caps lock key to act as another right alt key. (On a ...
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Unity keeps crashing back into login screen

Every now and then my desktop freezes and after a few seconds i will see the login screen again. My system is only hours old, and did no bigger changes to the UI. There is no real trigger, seems to be ...
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Display still reset to minimum after restarting in ubuntu 14.04

I already follow these instructions provided in Ubuntu StackExchange and display is still reset to minimum after restarting. 1- cat /sys/class/backlight/acpi_videoX/brightness gksu gedit ...
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Can I run any other display server on Ubuntu Core, except for MIR?

What are the options to run QT applications on Ubuntu Core ? Should I use docker or are there snapcraft frameworks available for using EGLFS or Xorg ? The hardware platform that I am using is Intel ...
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Unity Desktop incomplete when launching manually using 'startx $(which unity)'

This is a follow-up question to 15.10: 'startx $(which unity)' fails when booting to console. I finally managed to load the Unity Desktop after having booted into text-mode. But the desktop I ...
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15.10: 'startx $(which unity)' fails when booting to console

I followed this answer and ran the following commands on my 15.10 with Unity Desktop to boot to text mode: sudo systemctl enable multi-user.target --force sudo systemctl set-default multi-user.target ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: I have 2 monitors, and full screen spans both of them. I only want full screen on one monitor

I see lot's of people wanting to have full screen span both monitors, yet I only want to be able to full screen an application on ONE of the monitors. Here is my /etc/X11/xorg.conf Section ...
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lightdm greeter complains Failed to open /dev/null

While upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 something went sideways. I picked at it and got through. My system's very functional now. However, Lightdm is screwed up. If I manually run X and activate ...
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ncl-problem with x11 window

I recently installed ncl on another ubuntu system.and I am having trouble with the x11 window. Figures do not plot fully, only a portion of the plot displays and the axis etc are missing. My scripts ...
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How to disable my inboard ( intel ) graphic card

I'm pretty new to linux, but I did my best to obtain all information regarding my issue so maybe someone could help out. I have an HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook, with Ubuntu 14.04 manually installed. The ...
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Mumble can't read input devices

I'm a competitive player and I need mumble. When I installedmumble and used the Push to Talk feature, I can't seem to bind a key. After googling a bit, I found this site, which tells you to either run ...
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How can I associate XRDP with windows sessions showing application in fullscreen mode

Following this tutorial: https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ I have setup Google Chrome to work in KIOSK mode, and setup XRDP via this tutorial/script ...
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Unable to forward X11 graphics from Centos on Vagrant

On my real machine (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) I deployed a Vagrant virtual machine and tried to forward X11 graphics from VM to real machine. For this I added in Vagrantfile such configurations: ...
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ubuntu does not show its GUI interface after installing virtualbox-guest-x11

I am trying to use my Ubuntu on windows Virtualbox. With reference to this page (http://lifehacker.com/how-to-dual-boot-and-virtualize-the-same-partition-on-y-493223329), I managed to boot up Ubuntu ...
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How to disable IR receiver

I'm running Ubuntu on a mid 2009 iMac, which has an IR receiver built in. Every time I use the remote for my Apple TV which is seated right next to the computer, the computer responds to the remote. ...
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What graphics driver do i use and which is the best one?

Specifications of my laptop: ASUS K53U, radeon HD 6250M graphics card, Ubuntu 12.04 I know that the propretiary driver (fglrx) is not installed because it really slowed down my computer. So now I ...
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Cannot login after running startx and rebooting

Yesterday I tested startx, and in user root(admin) I went to x-window system. After this I shutdown Linux by power off virtual machine vmware button. Today, when I turn on Linux in the virtual ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 Hide Auto-Login Startx text on boot up

I have ubuntu server 15.10 running compiz as the window manager. On boot up I am starting the compiz session with startx in my .profile and then running a GTK fullscreen application that the user is ...
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xfce does not start (X.Org X server: no screens found)

chronos@localhost / $ sudo startxfce4 Entering /mnt/stateful_partition/crouton/chroots/precise... /usr/bin/startxfce4: Starting X server _XSERVTransmkdir: Owner of /tmp/.X11-unix should be set to ...
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Display flickers, distorts trying to detect second monitor through IGD

I'm trying to get a second monitor working on my system using the integrated graphics HDMI port on my motherboard. My system is an i7 6700k, MSI z170a m5 motherboard, and nvidia 950 gpu. The gpu is ...