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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Kubuntu 16.04 failed upgrade (problem with xserver-xorg-video-all?)

I'm trying to upgrade my Kubuntu Wily 15.10 computer but it fails. I'm doing this: $ sudo do-release-upgrade -m desktop This is what I get: Calculating the changes Could not calculate the ...
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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 can't access to the login screen in Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a Toshiba NB300 with 1 GB RAM with Intel® Atom™ processor N450 and I recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 LTS i386 and I have this message on the screen instead of the login box "/dev/sda6: clean, ...
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Scroll Lock Does Not Work

For some reason, Scroll Lock is not enabled by default. I submit this bug as an enhancement, since as of this moment, I have no idea why Scroll Lock is not already enabled by default. That is the ...
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How one can create an installer for custom keyboard layout

I've managed to create a custom keyboard layout for my language. Now that the keyboard is in a state that I can share it. I don't know how to make it a redistributable package.
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After recent upgrade, nvidia card cannot be detected

After recent upgrade from 346.59 to 346.72, my nvidia card can no longer be detected. Any one got suggestions on how to further troubleshoot on this one? My last good reboot was around 5/22. After ...
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Unity crashes after parallels tools installation (Ubuntu 16.04)

I've downloaded and installed Ubuntu 16.04 throught Parallels 11 on my MacBook Pro. The installation went fine and after reboot I could login and use the graphical interface without problems. ...
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Xorg / lightdm crashes on boot with GTX 970

When I boot my Ubuntu 16.04 liveUSB on my desktop (GTX 970, i5 4440) I get to LightDM and then everything falls apart. My mouse freezes and my main monitor (connected to the GTX 970) starts blinking ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 unsolvable graphic tearing

My Nvidia Geforce GTX 850m issues are: Tearing on everything( window moving, video in Smplayer, video online in Firefox and Chromium, Scrolling in both Firefox and Chromium) no vsync settings on the ...
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how can I get 1366x768 resolution asus x53z loptop

I'm using a Ubuntu-Gnome 15.04 fully updated with all the packages from the repositories. I have an asus laptop with an AMD A6-3400 APU and a screen with a native resolution of 1366x768, in the live ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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How to open a file in the same display I am working it?

I have connected a LCD to my laptop. When I try to open a file in Nautilus, the target application opens in my laptop display, rather than the second display (in which nautilus window is open). I ...
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error when setting correct resolution after install Nvidia 340 drivers

I have ubuntu 14.04 and installed the recommended driver for Nvidia but resolution still 1360x768 which I need to change to 1920x1080 here is driver I installed Xrandr values below ...
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Configuring X-Video Adaptors for RPi3?

Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 on my RPi3, and I'm trying to get a ported version of Android Auto working. Ran into several issues which I've solved to this point. Basically, the port relies on ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 16.04

After it was reinstalled, update's donloaded but it won't start even from the terminal, but this is what it says: Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Xserver Permission Denied tty7

I have a linux box with kodi and the following systemd script to start kodi at boot: [Unit] Description = kodi-standalone using xinit After = systemd-user-sessions.service network.target sound.target ...
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How to export the gui of an already running program to the remote computer via SSH? [duplicate]

I have pycharm on my desktop and I would like to access it from my laptop over ssh without having to close pycharm on the desktop (since I frequently have long tasks running). Currently, I am able ...
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Nvidia GTX 860M ubuntu 14.04 blackscreen

community I have since a clean ubuntu 14.04.2 install and two weeks searching the following Problem. System Specs: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.02 Kernels: 3.16.0-30-generic (does not boot) 3.16.0-31-generic ...
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What to do with the low graphic mode error? [duplicate]

I am getting the error of running in low graphics mode. I am using nvidia gtx960m. I was using the alternate driver (xorg) and everything was working ok and after installing the properiaty driver ...
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Can't get nVidia drivers working with 16.04, logs out right after login

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 beta 2 on Monday, Apr 18th. When I try to install nvidia-current, nvidia-361 or the version that jockey installs, either lightdm fails to start entirely or I can't get ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers ...
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Internal laptop display is disconnected (LVDS-0 disconnected)

I did a clean install of ubuntu gnome 16.04 on my lenovo w520 (without formatting the home partition; before I had ubuntu gnome 15.10). My laptop comes (sadly - since I have always had troubles with ...
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Old desktop with libGL error about mga_dri.so

I've install Lubuntu on an old desktop but getting this "laggy" behaviour and CPU usage at 100% when I move a window around on the desktop. The machine has a Matrox Millennium G450 32Mb SDRAM Dual ...
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ubuntu 16.04 xorg crash with AMD R7 370

Upgraded 15.10 to 16.04 today. Resulting in Xorg crash and really slow graphics (llvmpipe). With AMD R7 370 graphics card. From error log read: Xorg crashed with SIGABRT in DoConfigure(). What could ...
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Xorg Config File with two monitors: How do I get Xorg Config to run?

Specs: Ubuntu 15.10, 2 Gpus: nvidia 970 and 950; 800 watt power supply, dual monitor--one using dvi, one HDMI from the 950. Right now, I have an nvidia geforce 970 and 950. I am trying to specify ...
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X.org does not start after 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade

I upgraded Kubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 today using the official upgrade process. The upgrade was smooth: no errors at any point during the process. However, after rebooting, X.org fails to start up. ...
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Bad resolution in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with Ubuntu 16.04. I have a Philips 192E monitor, which has 1366x768 resolution. My graphic card is a AMD Radeon 265. Unfortunately, after installing Ubuntu (fresh install), the ...
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Trying to setup a 4096x2160 modline on a LG 31MU97 monitor

So I have an LG 4k (31MU97) monitor that supports 4096x2160 at 60Hz. I can run 3840x2160 at 60Hz fine. When I run xrandr, I don't see the 4096x2160 mode: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3840 x ...
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Ati radeon and v sync on open source drivers

With the recent upgrade of xorg to 1.18 amd card users are forced to use the open source driver as amd is being sloppy with the proprietary one (as always). I tried out the open source driver and (as ...
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14.04 X11/xlib Bad Access

I asked this question on StackOverflow (link) but then thought this might be the better forum to get my question addressed. Basically, I wrote some code to listen for certain keypresses (like 'c') ...
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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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Jerky mouse movements

As the Title indicates I have some problem with delicate movement of the mouse in Ubuntu fresh installation. The jerkiness is shown more at small and slow movements when the mouse will move a 2 ...
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Boot fails after showing ubuntu screen and just sits on screen showing [OK]. Tried removing fglrx but still can't get it to go

Just all the sudden compiz failed and I couldn't get it to relauch so I rebooted the system. Ever since, after the Ubuntu login screen (with 5 round circles in the middle. It just goes to the next ...
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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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x11vnc: Ubuntu 14.04 unity desktop not responding to clicks

I successfully installed x11vnc on Ubuntu desktop 14.04. I am able to access the shared screen but there is no mouse or keyboard interaction. I created an upstart script to load x11vnc on startup ...
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Ubuntu hangs on Starting light display manager on bootup

I've been going at this for about 10 hours, and I can't find a solution to this problem. I recently updated to 15.10, and now when I boot up, It gets stuck on "Starting light display manager" part ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 xorg doesn't detect R9 M275 graphics on lenovo y40-80 [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 16.04, xorg doesn't detect R9 M275 graphics on lenovo y40-80. It uses Intel 5500 graphics instead. Should I just wait until newer versions of driver will be compatible with ...
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gdm session without setting default

I have a locally created session to let users login to a special session at times (i've called it /usr/share/xsessions/remote.desktop). The problem is that they normally login to gnome ...
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How (and is it a good idea) to open PDF documents in chroot?

I sometimes need to browse through lots of PDF documents, not always from trusted sources. I keep my software up-to-date (I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 at the time), but as we all know, PDFs are commonly ...
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how to restore default graphic driver configuration

I am running ubuntu 14 on a mac machine. recently I notice compiz was too slow, so I changed from default generic driver to propietary. after that, I got a blank screen. I am able to enter recovery ...
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How can I use the same monitor mode on two different systems?

I have two Ubuntu installations: my workstation runs 14.04, my notebook runs 16.06. A montior is connected to both system through a KVM switch. Through xrandr I added display modes using same ...
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I'm a new user who's pretty lost

My problem is this: I'm trying to permanently disable my touchscreen because it is cracked and occasionally moves the pointer on it's own. I have tried the xinput solution but as many other forums ...
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Cross Linux-Flavor Method - List all fonts

I was trying to use x11, or file system, to get a list of all the installed fonts on the system. Is there a cross linux-flavor method to do this?
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xorg.conf keeps resetting upon reboot

I have a machine with an Nvidia GT710M under the hood. I'm new to Linux and to Ubuntu and as a part of setting my system up, I went around to get Nvidia drivers installed. However, under Nvidia, ...
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Alternatives for XAutoClicker (without X11 Installation)

I'm searching for an alternative for xautoclicker. I need an autoclicker that can click really fast, so e.g. Slickbot is no option. Since everybody seems to use xautoclicker, i tried that. But it ...
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How Can I Change X's TTY

How can I change X's tty from Ctrl-Alt-F7 to another F Key? I have only 4 ttys so I want X on the fifth.
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Ubuntu 15.10 Unity white border around windows

I am using 15.10, and out of blue i started getting a whitish border around my window (all the windows i open). I have nVidia graphics card with a updated driver. Everything was fine, no changes were ...
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How to determine which window manager is running

Is there any way (such as a command or environmental variable) to determine what window manager is the one actively running in the current session?
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Force boot to terminal on Ubuntu 15.10 system which fails to start up

I partially installed a video driver...the driver install failed, since I hadn't updated GCC, and now, when I boot up, the boot process hangs, and all I see is a blinking horizontal cursor at the ...