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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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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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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kubuntu 14.04 black screen after stable upgrade

I tried to use nvidia 331 drivers, prime select nvidia and Intel, purge all nvidia drivers, startx... But always all black except terminal. I readed all similar bugs out there but almost all are dated ...
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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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Keyboard is not working properly ( control, delete ecc .. not respond )

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 my keyboard work in an unexpected way, in particular following keys are working only some times: Control ( so control + a/c/l/v/x/z some times works some time not ) ...
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Left ctrl key not working in Ubuntu 13.04

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and the left Ctrl key has stopped working. How would I go about diagnosing the problem? I had to downgrade my X server to enabled legacy graphics card support, ...
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XFCE Display Setup

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on another PC, and decided to install XFCE (by installing xubuntu-desktop) Everything works great, except XFCE refuses to store my screen resolution and setup. ...
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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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Problem with optirun bumblebee

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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xorg.conf changes from nvidia-setting have no effect after reboot

I have upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 today and everything works smooth apart from one thing. I have a dual monitor setup and every time reboot the screens have switched places (left screen on right ...
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KDE Sometimes Glitches On Wakeup

Well, a picture is work 1k words: Looks bad, huh? I am using the 331-updates drivers on a Dell Latitude e6400. Everything else is up-to-date. UPDATE: This only happens when I use KWin. I have ...
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Nividia Temprature in 13.10 so high

i had prpblem with the laptop tempreature with ubuntu 13.10 and Nvidia card NVS500M after searching i found i can add the following line to the xorg.conf Option "RegistryDwords" ...
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Screen switches off after waking up from suspend

I guess, there are plenty of duplicates of this question, but I didn't find any to be helpful in my particular problem. My story is as follows: I was running Xubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X40 which has ...
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Install SIS Graphics Driver to be used as a dual monitor

Is there a way I could configure my laptop to use dual monitor ? The complication arises because the laptop has Silicon Integrated Systems Graphics, and I have to use Antonio J. de Oliveira's driver ...
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caja-x-desktop opens up windows 13.04 fix [on hold]

Hi i installed ubuntu UE 3.8, i noticed the following problems sometimes caja-x-desktop opens up 10 or less windows i noticed that i occured when i plugged in a pen-drive and tried to delete a file ...
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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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Xorg 1.15 and AMD 13.1 legacy

I have a question: Will my ati Radeon 5145(4570) work with ubuntu 14.04? I need proprietary driver for good energy control. I have Laptop. Or I need to downgrade 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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze installation

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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Erratic detection of usb keyboard and mouse

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. During installation my keyboard (Razer blackwidow ultimate) and my mouse (Raze deathadder, plugged on the USB port of the keyboard) worked fine. I started my system for ...
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Suspend not working due to backlight issue

I am using the Radeon HD 6320 video card with the radeon xorg driver. I have tried using the flgrx dirver but it isn't as snappy as the xorg and also has brightness issues. The xorg driver has ...
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Is it possible to show launcher on a non-primary monitor?

I'm using the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have an annoying problem. I have 3 monitors connected to my computer and I would like to have the unity launcher show on my left screen while using my middle ...
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X11 font -adobe-helvetica-%s-%s-*-*-%d-*-*-*-*-*-*-*, face 2 at size 11 could not be loaded

I am on Ubuntu 13.10, with R version 3.1.0 beta (2014-03-28 r65330) -- "Spring Dance" (64 bit). It is a new install and when trying to plot I am getting above error message Error in title(main = ...
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xgterm can't locate installed library

I'm installing IRAF on a new machine, and when I try to launch xgterm, I get the error message: xgterm: error while loading shared libraries: libXmu.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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Automatically revert to laptop screen when external monitor unplugged

I regularly use an external monitor with my laptop, so when I use it, I usually have the laptop screen disabled when the monitor is connected, and this seems to cause problems when the monitor is ...
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How do I convert a trackball mouse into a 360° scroller?

Is it possible to use the ball of a trackball mouse as a 360° scroller (or a 2D mouse wheel)?
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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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Is there a way to cheat javascript games (like Unicoin mining) where rapid clicking is required?

I saw that there's a new currency on the site today for higher privileges called Unicoin. You can mine them by clicking quickly. I was wondering if there's any Ubuntu wizardry that could speed up the ...
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How to fix my middle mouse button being recognized as left mouse button?

I've updated my system to 10.10 and since then my "middle mouse button" (on my laptop, under touchpad) is recognized as my "left mouse button". If I open xev, I can see that both, my "left and middle ...
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How can I change the mouse's wheel scroll rate?

I'm using Chrome, and the scroll rate is like 3 lines, and it's painfully slow. My finger gets tired really quickly on long pages. System → Preferences → Mouse lacks any scroll wheel configuration ...
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Middle mouse button will not paste

I have a Logitech M560 mouse, but I do not know how to map the middle button to pasting, as is default in my other mouse. I ran 'xev' and clicked the middle button in the white box. The output ...
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How can I save an open text file in a GUI console from a text console?

I'm running the latest desktop Ubuntu, and my system seems to have frozen -- the pointer moves when I move the mouse, but nothing else is happening; even the clock is stopped. tty1-6 work just fine, ...
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SublimeText turns into black hole with Unity/nVidia/Xinerama

I recently upgraded to 14.04, and after a little bit of fighting, I got my 4-monitor setup "working". However, a few applications (I've noticed gedit and SublimeText), will have the entire window ...
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Reliably remapping keys per input device

I have a Mac, and the modifier keys on the keyboard are in order from left to right: Ctrl, Alt, Super (aka. Cmd, ⌘, Windows-key). I'd like the order to be Ctrl, Super, Alt instead, and so I have ...
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Unity segmentation fault under nVidia Xinerama [on hold]

I just upgraded to 14.04, and I knew ahead of time that I was going to have X issues, but I did it anyway. I have 4 screens attached to an nVidia Quadro NVS 450, using the proprietary nVidia driver ...
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I have nvidia driver 304, can I install instead nvidia-331? [on hold]

I have a computer in which there's Linux Mint 16 64Bit. Currently I have the nvidia-304 driver, exactly the 304.121 one. I've installed it thanks to the xorg-edgers PPA, because i don't have any ...
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Remap the middle click action of Logitech T400 wireless mouse

I want to remap the functionality of the front part of middle click and back part of middle click on the Logitech Zone Touch Mouse T400 model. According to the answer in this question, I tried the ...
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caps lock control [duplicate]

At our site we generally prefer the key to the left of the "A" to be Control, and we don't need a Caps Lock key. On existing x.org configurations we use 'Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"' to get ...
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Where do I set the Caps Lock key behaviour?

I have notice that since a few days my cap lock stays on if I press on caps lock. I can't desactivate it. I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my old Emachines computer. So I would like to know ...
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Disable CapsLock [duplicate]

How do I disable Capslock in Ubuntu Studio 13.10. I know I kan write "setxkbmap -option caps:none" in an xterm. I would like a graphical.
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My laptop monitor does not turn on in KDE and I only have display when docked

I use Kubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Currently using the nvidia drivers for my Dell E6510. When the laptop is docked the two multiple monitors are working perfectly. When I restart when I am undocked the ...
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xorg.conf getting backed up to xorg.conf.date and then deleted almost daily

I am having an issue where my xorg.conf file is getting copied to xorg.conf.<date> (e.g. today was xorg.conf.04142014) and then deleted. This happens almost daily. Upon next boot, there will be ...
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`xcalib -i -a` controls only one of two screens - can it control both?

I am using 2 screens, and wish to invert the colors on both of them without using compiz (I'm using gnome shell). I can use xcalib -invert -alter as suggested in this question, but it only inverts ...
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How can I diagnose/debug “maximum number of clients reached” X errors?

I'm hitting a problem whereby X prevents processes from creating windows, uttering something like the following into ~/.xsession-errors: cannot open display: :0.0 Maximum number of clients reached ...
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Installing AMD Catalyst 14.3 on Ubuntu 13.10-64bit

I have followed these instructions: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Saucy_Installation_Guide#Generate_a_new_.2Fetc.2FX11.2Fxorg.conf_file I have not performed section 3.5 Generate a new ...
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Upgrading from 2 to 4 monitors

I have Ubuntu 12.4 (precise), and for a long time, I had two monitors. Yesterday, I got a second pair of monitors and another video card. I spent hours searching the internet and experimenting, but I ...
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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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Can't set custom resolution with TV and GT610, xrandr and Nvidia woes!

So, I've looked around, and I know nothing about xrandr and the lot. I thought I had my display fixed, but it kinda... Pans, or scrolls, when I move my mouse to the edge of my display... Anyone know ...
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After messing with configuration files can't start ubuntu, get black screen

Today I was trying to get tap to click to work on my ACer c720 with only ubuntu installed. At one point I restarted the computer and I only got a black screen with a non-blinkning cursor in the top ...