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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Unity doesn't load after installing NVIDIA drivers

If I install any of the proprietary NVIDIA drivers (nvidia-*) from the repositories, Unity does not load after I log in. I just get a blank desktop background with no icons, panels or launchers. If I ...
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How to overwrite fglrx settings

My fglrx is messed up, it allows the mouse to be sent to the right as if there was a monitor there. Checking with amdcccle and the display settings, none of them tell me there is one. Looking at the ...
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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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Synaptics Touchpad scroll not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Studio 1557. My synaptics touch pad is detected but the scroll functions are not working. The scroll option in the GUI for the mouse and touch pad has disappeared. ...
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What driver is appropirate for my GPU? [on hold]

Here is what I have: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 610] (rev a1) Here are my aviable drivers in Additional drivers tab: NVIDIA-bin-331.113 NVIDIA-bin-updates-331.113 ...
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Can Ubuntu 13.04 32bit support Multi-display(four display) funtion under bay trail paltform? [on hold]

Now we installed the Ubuntu 13.04 32bit under the Bay Trail platform. For our application we want to do multi-display output at the same time, now we have two output from onboard and two output from ...
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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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Lost dual displays in Ubuntu 14

After upgrade i cant connect two displays to my Dell Latitude e6430. Everything was fine until today, when i came to work and turned on my PC connected to two samsung displays resolution on them went ...
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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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Graphics problems on Asus EEE 1101 HA, Precise Pangolin

I installed Precise Pangolin x386 Desktop version via USB stick without incident. There are two, possibly related, problems: After suspend (e.g. closing the lid), the graphics are corrupted as ...
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Strange screen freezing/hangs

I have a laptop with hybrid intel/nvidia graphics (core i5 and gt650m). At random moments the screen, and just the visual part, will freeze/hang. Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 & Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch the ...
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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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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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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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NVIDIA proprietary driver logging me to console instead of GUI

Firstly i want to apologise for any mistakes, English is not my native language. My problem is I can't get NVIDIA proprietary drivers to work. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 12.04.1 32 and 64 bits, ...
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Use mouse wheel to middle click mouse 3 instead of switching scroll modes in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Logitech MX5500 mouse and keyboard combo. When I press down on the mouse wheel it releases the scroll clicker and allows the wheel to spin freely. Clicking down again on the mouse wheel turns ...
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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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lightdm multiple virtual terminals single seat

LightDM configuration semantics for multiple seats seem to have changed in Ubuntu 14.10. More, it seems there has always been ambiguity regarding whether multiple seats necessarily means separate ...
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Nvidia graphics card failed after upgrade to 10.10

After upgrading to 10.10, my system is unable to start in normal mode due to problems with graphics drivers. The laptop (hp dv9500) boots only in failsafe, low resolution graphics mode. Here's the ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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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.
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how to solve auto logout in 14.04 trusty

when i login to my desktop through lightdm or gdm any time i get logout every time also on startup from cli when i startx it just keep flash white and black screen for almost 5 minutes but when i ...
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Nvidia drivers macbook pro retina (10,1) 14.04

So, I'm currently dual-booting 14.04 and OSX on my macbook pro retina (10,1). I am currently using the nouveau drivers and have had no luck what-so-ever getting the nvidia drivers to work. What ...
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Unable to change brightness on a Toshiba L750

So, as a number of users seem to be experiencing, I am unable to change brightness on my laptop. Using the Brightness and Lock in settings, the slider moves but brightness does not adjust. The fn keys ...
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How do I fix the brightness on a Samsung Aura R700 Dillen?

My Problem: Since Ubuntu 10.04 I can no longer adjust the background brightness of the built in LCD-Panel. The Laptop (Samsung Aura R700 Dillen - Nvidia 8600M GT GPU) is always on a very low ...
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Xrandr won't change to 120hz

I am using X.Org drivers on my gtx 780 and i have an LG 120hz screen. I want to run the screen at 120hz but it seems like xrandr doesn't want me to. I ran gtf 1920 1080 120 and got: # 1920x1080 @ ...
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Unable to start lightdm but can startx

I am trying to make my own Live USB and I have successfully generated an ISO file with a newly installed, configured and customized Xubuntu 12.04 LTS installation. My problem is that, no matter I ...
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Xsnow does not work

I have installed the old program xsnow with Apt. This program is supposed to make snow (the type of precipitation) appear on the desktop. However, running the program does nothing except return the ...
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Blank screen on TTY7 after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

I upgraded my 14.04 to 14.10 via "sudo do-release-upgrade" without strange messages. After rebooting and entering the password for the encrypted system partition in the graphical form, TTY7 keeps ...
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can x11vnc be used on cloud servers without a “real” display

x11vnc is a server for real X displays as described here at a definitive reference site. Does that mean it is exclusively for servers with a physical display? Does that mean that I cannot use it for ...
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Resolution stuck at 1024x768 after Bumblebee, I also have no xorg.conf

I have a T410 Thinkpad so I installed Bumblebee for Optimus, after doing this my resolution is stuck at 1024x768. Most other topics on this recommend deleting the xorg file, but I have none.
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after 14.10 upgrade x session locks after resume or vt switch

Since upgrading from Ubuntu desktop to 14.04 to 14.10, I am having an issue with with my X session becoming unresponsive when resuming from suspend or switching virtual terminals. It occurs with ...
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Ubuntu 11 display manager startup problem

Several days ago we had a power failure. When I rebooted my Ubuntu Linux box, it initially came up displaying the F in the center of the screen but never went to the login. Instead it goes to a black ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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Sony TV Monitor setup 1360x768 for HDMI

I try to setup 1360x768 monitor definitions for Sony Bravia TV KDL-32U2000. My only option is to use HDMI connection because my Intel NUC backbone computer has no other display port. Ubuntu 14.04 has ...
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My display will suddenly freeze

Ubuntu has been doing this for years. Usually I would just give it time and it would catch back up with itself (5 minutes or so). Recently, that hasn't been working. Essentially it's as if the entire ...
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nouveau update via release-upgrade?

Once i loved ubuntu for its release-upgrade-ability. I always thought, that the drivers - in this case especially the nouveau-xorg-package - where upgraded too. So i had a 12.04-system with ...
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Xserver doesn't want to start

I have a problem with 14.04, my machine wouldn't come back as usual from stand-by to showing me the password prompt but it displayed some message that didn't contain much information on a shell screen ...
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I need to install Inkscape on an Ubuntu Server. Do I need to install x11?

The PHP charting solution we use for a web application has a means of allowing user to download HTML5 charts/graphs as PDF or PNG etc... but uses Inkscape and ImageMagik to render. Normally Inkscape ...