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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incorrect nvidia x server settings

I am trying to configure an nvidia graphics card (ASUS nVidia GT 218 GEForce 8400 GS) with a 1204 Ubuntu machine (64 bit). The computer also contains its motherboard Intel graphics card. I need this ...
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Having a problem with xorg.conf for a problematic monitor

I have two Westinghouse 26" L2610NW monitors that I run off of a GeForce GT X660. The graphics card has two DVI (one Digital, one analog), and an HDMI out. I run my primary display (Screen 0) off of ...
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X server doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04. What may be happening?

This how I used to setup my X Server on Ubuntu 13. apt-get update apt-get upgrade # nvidia apt-get -y install nvidia-current apt-get -y install nvidia-current-updates # x server apt-get -y install ...
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3m ergo mouse wheel scrolling 14.04

I hope someone can help with this. Previously in Ubuntu 12 I was able to follow these instructions to get my mouse wheel to work. In 14.04, the hal-* functions no longer work and I cannot seem to find ...
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Problems with drivers for ATI Radeon 4500 after upgraded to 14.04

I upgraded to 14.04 and have managed to break by graphics drivers. I'm not even sure where I'm at now. I have a Dell Studio 15 with a ATI Radeon 4500 video card. I know this is no longer supported by ...
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Upgraded ubuntu from 13 to 14.03; x11 through ssh is not working

how to enable x11 forwarding in ssh config or sshd config with respect to Ubuntu 14.03 Following is the error: PuTTY X11 proxy: MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 data did not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia-prime “is it supported? no”

I have an Optimus laptop, a Dell XPS 15 L502, which I've had for a few years and have tried various things on (bumblebee, nvidia-prime, linux kernel optimus support). The graphics card is an NVIDIA ...
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Ginn not recognizing Elan touchscreen with new evdev drivers

i have a lot of trouble getting the (indeed very nice) tool ginn to work. Out of the box it worked fine with my touchscreen. However, with the current version of the evdev drivers (in the repos), ...
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Dell XPS 15 L521x miniDisplay to VGA detects monitor but does not work

I have an Dell XPS 15 L521x Laptop with an HDMI and miniDisplay outputs only. The HDMI port works great but when I'm trying to connect to a VGA output using mini DP -> VGA adapter the OS detects the ...
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Text gets displayed during boot after Nvidia installtion [duplicate]

After installing latest nvidia drivers from xorg edgers ppa, the boot screen ( where it shows ubuntu logo) displays background process as text. Is there any way to restore the default boot screen ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 now the system is constantly freezing [closed]

Each 5 seconds the system freezes for a second, I can't move the mouse, the audio repeats the last second, I have no idea of what is causing it, but I have an laptop with nvidia optimus and I'm using ...
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ubuntu 14.04, how to set middle mouse emulation? (no taps, real buttons)

I looked for the topic, but I only find information on how to have middle click emulation (wheel click) using taps with N fingers. I want to have the emulation with the real buttons under the ...
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I have a problem with the projector

When I connect the cable of the projector to the laptop I have to work on the projector only and nothing appears on the laptop's screen. I want my work to appear in the laptop and in the projector ...
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/etc/X11/xorg.conf keeps getting renamed?

I am using /etc/X11/xorg.conf to configure xf86-input-mtrack. /etc/X11/xorg.conf keeps getting renamed after every 4 or so reboots. For example, it was renamed to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.0426201 recently. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 cannot recognizes HDMI

I've a DELL XPS 15 with NVidia Optimus tech, and after Ubuntu upgrade it can't recognize my HDMI/DisplayPort anymore. After connect my HDMI it just doesn't appear in my Display application. I know ...
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nvidia-settings crash while on Intel graphics

I've added the xorg-edgers PPA using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa. Then I've tried different packages, all with the same problem. I'm currently using nvidia-331 as it's working almost ...
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Error with installing the latest AMD graphics driver in 14.04

When I was installing the latest AMD graphics beta driver, I found that Ubuntu 14.04 can not load the desktop. After log in the screen only displays the the wallpaper and mouse cursor (mouse cursor ...
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fglrx no screen found on ubuntu 14.04

i upgraded my computer from 13.10 to 14.04, now my screen goes black after booting, but i can access tty1. after a little experimenting, i tried using start x it gave me this error (from ...
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How do I get switchable graphics to work on my Samsung RF711 With Intel HD & GeForce 540M Graphics cards on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have an Samsung RF711 Intel Core i7 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. This comes with two graphics cards - the Intel one (which runs by default) and an Nvidia GeForce GT 540M (which I have ...
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Lubuntu window borders are gone and mouse cursor is a black X

I was writing a python script to do some basic stuff with Skype. I included in this script a way to remotely reboot the computer. I used it, the computer rebooted as expected, but when it came back ...
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2 monitors show up in the displays when actually I have only one

I use a laptop and I have only one monitor. But when I check the displays it shows 2 monitors of which one is being shown as unknown. I have tried Two monitors when only having one in 13.10 without ...
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How to change default X mouse cursor form black X to arrow?

I'm using X in ubuntu 12.04.2 server without any DM for safety purpose, and everything works well except the cursor shape. It's a black X now and sudo dpkg-reconfigure doesn't work due to no DM. How ...
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Login screen is disfigured

This is the second time I see it this way when I startup my machine. You can see that the screen is not fully utilized. Ubuntu's screen starts from the top-left, but doesn't fill the whole screen. The ...
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Gnome Shell Grey Screen No Login Box After AMD Drivers Installation On Lubuntu

I installed the fglrx AMD drivers on Lubuntu and rebooted. The machine didn't reboot properly and I could only see a prompt. I logged in and uninstalled the drivers using sudo apt-get remove ...
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ATI (AMD) HD7750 proprietary drivers flickers and falls back to VESA [closed]

I have recently upgraded my working x86_64 13.10 system to 14.04. However, when using the proprietory AMD drivers, Gnome (not tested with Unity) flickers and falls back to VESA. The graphics ...
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Xserver crashes while turning on the second screen with new nvidia driver on 14.04

I have recently updated Kubuntu to 14.04 and installed new nvidia drivers for my GT 630m (optimus). After upgrade my second display connected over HDMI with DVI adapter was turned off, so I tried to ...
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Xdesktopwaves,Xsnow,Xpenguins won't work

I have installed Xdesktopwaves, Xsnow, Xpenguins on ubuntu 14.04. But they are not working at all. I am using gnome desktop.
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Remapping Caps Lock in 14.04 Trusty Tahr

I've seen a number of questions that point to a GUI menu to remap caps lock, but that menu seems to be gone in 14.04. Am I just not finding it, or is it really gone? I know you can use xkbmap to remap ...
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14.04 Parallels and VirtualBox Resolution Issues [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Parallels and VirtualBox. Been trying multiple methods to fixing the resolution with no luck. I am running both these VM's on my mid-2013 MBPr: Intel Iris: ...
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(update to 14.04) unity is not loading after I login to the admin profile after upgrade [duplicate]

After upgrading to 14.04 and after the final reboot, I logged in the admin account but unity won't start, I have only the 14.04 background. No shortcuts work. I can login and use the guest and other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze a lot. How to fix it? [duplicate]

Since the day I installed Ubuntu 14.04 I face frequent freezes. Today it happened for about three times. When it freeze the mouse barely move. It stays that way for a long time. My GPU is Nvidia and I ...
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Client to OS X Server

I have used Windows XP software for the networking about 6 computers which include both an OS X Mavericks machine and an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. This has worked OK for years but offers little securtity ...
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Xorg errors with alt. window manager

I'm currently trying to use the bspwm window manager, by following this guide. I have all the correct dependencies installed, and I compiled it correctly without any errors. The problem comes when ...
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Why are my X server configurations not taken into account?

I know questions like that have been asked many times but I can't find a way to solve my problem even after reading them and trying the answers. I have two screens on my desktop. Whatever I set to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Xorg.conf Problems

Recently I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and i had a Mad Catz Rat 7 working fine. I followed a tutorial on editing the xorg.conf file and mapping the buttons Section "InputClass" Identifier ...
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GDM & Lightdm Not Working After xorg configured

I have an R9 280X set up & it was previously running successfully. Recently I installed latest drivers (both the beta & stable - not at same time) and ran the command. sudo amdconfig ...
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Remap TAB key to another key

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, my TAB key is not working and I want to use auto complete function. Is there any way I could assign other key for the same function in Ubuntu manually? I looked into the ...
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Empty nvidia-settings after install v. 331.67 driver on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've followed this tutorial (with the following adjustments below) to install v. 331.67 nVidia driver. But get nvidia-settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings) empty... Then, before restart the PC, I make ...
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Need help with ATi fglrx and Xorg

I'm quite new to Ubuntu... Right now I'm using 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I love it... Except for one thing... The display driver. I want the best performance I can get from my video card (ATi Radeon HD ...
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Missing adobe helvetica font on 13.10

xxx:~$ xlsfonts -fn -adobe-helvetica-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* xlsfonts: pattern "-adobe-helvetica-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*" unmatched I need this font for R. How do I fix this?
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Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse gets detected but no signal gets send

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Mac mini (mid 2011) as second boot option using rEFIt and it works ok with wired mouse and wired keyboard. However apple wireless keyboard and mouse does not work. ...
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Active window won't release control of the mouse

When one application has focus, I can't click to focus another application. Example: right now I have firefox focused, but I can't click to shift focus to a terminal window that I have open. ...
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Synaptics Pointing Device Sensitivity too low

I turned off mouse acceleration for my touchpad in Xubuntu on my laptop, and now the sensitivity is way too low. I can't have acceleration because it's unusable for me that way and I also can't have ...
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Mouse flickering on one of my two screens

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and the mouse is now flickering on one of my two screens. The other screen doesn't have any flickering. I was previously using ubunutu 13.10 without any issue. If I ...
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how to get seperate x screen multi-monitor working

Just upgraded to 14.04 and after rebooting my secondary monitor isn't working the way it was before the upgrade. I tried to get it back working but it doesn't seem to be working this time. Before I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on splash screen after broken upgrade from 13.10

I'm using VirtualBox to run my ubuntu VM on Mac. I've decided to make a distro upgrade which was apparently a very big mistake... During upgrading my Mac hung up and I had to make hard reset. After ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze installation [duplicate]

I Own an HP Pavilion 15 e070sl, i tried to install many linux OS (Ubuntu 13.04, 13.10, 14.04 and Fedora 20) Alongside with windows 8.1 I'v never found one working. On 14.04 i just get a message ...
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my keys auto-repeat

I have the problem that when I'm writing my keys are repeated, for example I was doing a test pressing key by key: qwertyuiop qwertyuioooopppppppppppppppppppppppppp This happens to me on any ...
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Problem with optirun bumblebee [closed]

I'm trying to run optirun on my Lenovo G580 with nVidia GeForce 610M on Ubuntu 14.04. Getting the following error $ optirun glxgears [ 98.457967] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] ...
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After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS Intel drivers not loading only Gallium 0.4

So this morning I was informed of the 14.04 LTS release and asked if I wanted to upgrade. I performed the upgrade process and all went fine, but when I checked the video drivers after the upgrade was ...