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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High load when using “Scale for menu and title bars” on Nvidia proprietary driver

I have a 3200x1800 screen and use the "Scale for menu and title bars" setting at 2.0 to make text and buttons large enough to use with my eyesight. It looks great and works. However, the load on the ...
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How to get paths for default theme icons folders?

I have a desktop file, for Icon i set it to myIconName. Now I have multiple sized PNGs for my icon. I need to find the paths to the default theme icon folders, cross-OS-Linux solution, so I can drop ...
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Edge scrolling is working fine but two finger scrolling had stopped working?

After reinstalling xorg, my two finger scrolling of the touchpad stopped working though edge scrolling is working perfectly. I tried different solutions but none of them work. My original ...
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Key-repeat does not work after running OpenGL program with nvidia-331-updates on Ubuntu 14.10x64

earlier today I switched to the proprietary NVidia drivers to be able to develop some programs with OpenGL4.2+. Since then I have noticed various changes to the system, e.g. the mousewheel is much ...
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X server not working after software update

I am runing Ubuntu 14.04. I recently did a software update. Now the system does not log into X anymore. After the purple Ubuntu logo screen it goes to a black screen with not blinking cursor. I did ...
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Changes in /etc/lightdm.conf.d/*conf or /etc/lightdm.conf makes any difference

I am trying to make my lightdm use a correct setup of my displays both for login and session. I have most likely misunderstood something here, but by reading the wiki I did the following: I have ...
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SSH X windows pipe error message

SSH X windows pipe is successful in displaying a calculator first time out, not satisfied by this I am curious to know what this error message is trying to tell me. ** (gcalctool:3556): WARNING **: ...
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Upgrade Xorg drivers breaks multiple display monitor Nvidia card Quadro610M [Ubuntu14.04]?

I recently upgraded the xserver drivers xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common to their latest versions (1.15.1-0ubuntu2.6). Ever since I am unable to correctly get a dual monitor setup working. Before ...
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Black Screen with an X as a cursor

Hi I have a program called Emulationstation. http://emulationstation.org I run this program at start up and edited /etc/profile with this and put it to the bottom and save [ -n "${SSH_CONNECTION}" ] ...
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How do I make the windows move at the same refresh rate as my monitor?

I'm using the NVIDIA binary driver version 331.113. I go into the NVIDIA x server settings and change the refresh rate to 144hz, and it works fine. the games and mouse all move at 144hz, but I ...
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How do I change the monitor resolution in xubuntu?

I am using xUbuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm having a problem where the OS is using a resolution of 1280x1024@77Hz, but my monitor (a Dell 2209WA) has a native resolution of 1680x1050@60Hz resulting in a ...
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Synaptics driver does not load in ubuntu 14.04

I have encountered a strange problem after upgrading my kernel in ubuntu 14.04, mainly the touchpad scrolling stopped working. After spending some time on debuging I came to a conclusion that ...
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Wrong display driver after resume from suspend/hibernate

My PC has two graphic adapters: (external) nvidia and (built-in) intel. Normally only one is used and connected to display - the nvidia. That how it was auto-detected during install, and normally I ...
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Second display screen detected but not usable (though is working fine). Using x.org nouveau driver

The display settings for my laptop and separate screen aren't working correctly. The screen resolution for my 14" laptop won't set correctly and my preferred (larger) display screen is not usable in ...
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New configuration files for X

Something happened to my Kubuntu 14.10 system that caused it to lock up, and when I rebooted I just got a black screen. I was able to log in on a virtual terminal and also was able to reboot in ...
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Fullscreen Detection Algorithm for lockscreen/screensaver

I'm working on a cross linux fullscreen detection algorithm, for use in detecting lock screen and screensaver. This is what I have so far: Check if _NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN is supported, if it is ...
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How can I apply a color correction LUT to an arbitrary X window?

Here is an explanation of what I mean by LUT: http://www.lightillusion.com/luts.html I'd be interested in ways to apply any of the three varieties of LUT described there: a LUT defined by a simple ...
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Which nvidia drivers in additional drivers (please describe drivers)? Please recommend post-install checks

After a lot of work I have got Ubuntu 14.04 (32bit) working on my laptop. I had trouble with the login splash screen freezing, but I resolved it by logging-in in recovery mode and choosing an nvidia ...
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Resolution is stuck at 1024 x 768

I have my laptop duel-booted Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.10 running with the KDE desktop (although this problem was present before I changed from Gnome). This problem has been present ever since I first ...
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External Monitor: VGA and HDMI Behaving Differently

I'm trying to set up a second monitor. I want the primary screen to be my laptop's built-in display and I want the secondary screen to be the external monitor. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen without login after switching GPU to NVIDIA using prime-indicator

After installation of prime-indicator for NVIDIA, I tried to switch from Intel to NVIDIA. (I also have nvidia-prime installed.) System rebooted, started to load, but never got to login screen. It just ...
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can I run minecraft without x11?

Is it possible to run Minecraft in a terminal without X11 running. I know this does not run by default, but can it be set up?
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Xorg segmentation fault

Okay so o have ustom built PC that I have been dual booting Ubuntu flavors and the likes forever but this is the first time I've had a major issue. I'm able to get to lightdm fine. But for some reason ...
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Cannot Start Ubuntu in Chromebook without Web Browsing First

I just got a Toshiba 13.3-inch Chromebook 2 and have set up Ubuntu Trusty Tahr with Unity through crouton. Whenever I turn the computer back on after having put it to sleep or shut it down, I cannot ...
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How to run ccminer 1.2 on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm having trouble running ccminer 1.2 on my Lenovo IdeaPad-Z500 with a NVIDIA GT 740M which is a CUDA capable GPU according to https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-gpus. I installed the CUDA toolkit ...
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Xorg high cpu usage when wireless connection is active

I use Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit (3.13.0-43-generic) on a low-end notebook (AMD C-70, 2GB RAM, RTL8188EE) and a router D-Link DSL-2640B. The wireless connection looks fine, but it is impossible to use ...
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Disconnecting hdmi monitor hangs X session - 14.04/i915

I have a media server which I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, with XFCE. It's a server, so there normally isn't an active session on it, and the monitor is shared with several other media sources. ...
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Warm boot vs cold boot: How to compare logs when I can't log in for one?

I have a question that is tied to a previous issue and looking specifically for how to troubleshoot: LightDM won't start after Grub - Cannot Access TTY unless closing and re-opening lid I have ...
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Custom Monitor Position in Xubuntu, monitors.xml Equivalent

I have three monitors and would like to be able to set my background to span all three screens. However, my side monitors (smaller screens) are lower than the middle one. In Linux Mint I was able to ...
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`startx` fails. could not find module by name='nvidia_304'

I get this output: $ startx X.Org X Server 1.15.1 Release Date: 2014-04-13 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.0-70-generic x86_64 Ubuntu Current Operating System: ...
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can't get back to default graphics driver after apt-get remove nvidia-304

I've removed nvidia-304 and after iIve rebooted the system I've lost my graphics driver so now I don't have any of unity effects . I've tried to install nvidia-304 again both failed to initialize ...
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Displaylink Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 with USB 2.0

I've looked on the web about this, and people are saying that it does work with USB 2.0 (to VGA),but I just cannot find a driver for it. Sources lead me to believe that XOrg is supported, but I'm not ...
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uvd not responding… cant start ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu. When I installed (stand alone) ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop, it wont load and it shows error that uvd not responding a few times and then shows uvd not initialized and hangs I tried ...
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Installing binary NVidia video driver results in “No screens found”

I just bought a new ASUS G751JT laptop and have a problem with installing a proprietary driver from NVidia (the video adapter is 970M). Open source driver works, but I need a binary one. For example I ...
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Java Application not opening on correct monitor (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (x64) and when I create apps that spawn windows in java (using JavaFX or Swing) they are created in the wrong position. I noticed that there is no longer a ...
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After updates in 14.04 boots to black screen

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a VirtualBox and I've done updates to the Ubuntu install today. After a reboot I get a black screen after login. I have another VBox of 14.04 without any updates and it works ...
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When I turn my monitor on after it has been off, it does not display anything

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a desktop and use LightDM. As I said in the title after I turn off my monitor (with the computer already on) and then turn it back on again there is no input from my ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 Install - No Additional Drivers Available?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my brand new, self-built, desktop PC. It has an i5-4690k, 8GB DDR3-1600MHz, and an EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti FTW: I have pretty abysmal frame-rates on ...
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How do I restart my X server?

I turned off my X server with Ctrl+Alt+Backspace. I used SysRq+Alt+B to reboot and now I can't get the X server back on. The motherboard posts and I get the same screen as I had when I used the SysRq ...
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Setting best display mode as default

I use two resolutions - 1680x1050x60Hz for general usage and 1280x1024x75Hz for CS:GO playing. I have set 1280x1024 in CS:GO settings, but when it launches it sets itself at 60Hz. For this moment I ...
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How does Ubuntu boot the display manager and windows manager?

Every time I update to a new version of Ubuntu (presently I am using 14.04 LTS), I have trouble with the GUI. The trouble usually takes the form of a black, blank screen and no text login. Looking at ...
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Horizontal Screen scrolling + Slow framerate with usb monitor - Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to setup my usb monitor as the third monitor on ubuntu 14.04 I installed the latest nvidia driver and followed the instructions on 331.113 readme randr14 Basically where im at is: ...
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Can't change screen resolution more than 1024x768, even thought untill yesterday it was working fine on larger resolutions

I need some help fixing my resolution. It's stuck at 1024x768, but yesterday it was working well on 1280x1024. I'm using ATI HD2600, and I know that XUbuntu has some problems with ATI.I want to add ...
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My laptop keeps freezing, why?

The computer is an HP Compaq 6715b . Whenever I log into Ubuntu, the user interface freezes after around 5 seconds. Though the mouse seems to work. I have tried to open the terminal using the ...
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Choosing a single graphics to use?

I am running a computer with an AMD APU with integrated graphics. Recently I bought a new graphics card (Radeon HD 7750). While trying to install this, I could not find a proper driver to use. When ...
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Setting different subpixel rendering on different monitors

I am using dual monitors, one of them rotated by 90 degrees. Font antialising does not look right in the rotated monitor (i.e., there are rainbow borders around characters). I believe this is ...
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Kubuntu 14.10: after 12 Dec 2014 update X doesn't start

After the update X doesn't start complaining a not valid xorg.conf file As a workaround at every reboot I do: sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf sudo startx I also opened this bug: ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze at boot. After upgrade intel graphics (xorg-xserver etc)

For the last week I fully reinstall Ubuntu about 4 times. I fed up of this - so I cry for help! Whatever I tried nothing work: purge and reinstall ubuntu-desktop, nvidia-drivers, xorg-xserver and so ...
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Triple Monitor on 14.04 with nVidia 710M

My laptop (Asus X552CL) has both an HDMI out and a VGA out, as well as the built in display. I'm using the proprietary nVidia driver version 340.58. Pretty quickly I realized that when a VGA cable ...
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unity desktop does not have icons

After installing14.04 update I get login screen with no icons. Tried many of the suggestions & none restored. I seem to be missing Xorg. Dell studio xps laptop with ATI card.