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How to do off-screen render with OpenGL in Ubuntu with XServer?

I have an application that uses OpenGL 4.2 to do off-screen render [the result goes to a video in my case]. I need to run it on Ubuntu 13.10 Server. I don't need (and don't want) to have the actual ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 problems with NVidia graphics drivers, XServer not going up

I had problem with running Age of Empires II on wine. It was showing some problem with loading some NVidia file (I cannot make this error again), and was suggesting using Nouveau drivers, even if I ...
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Ubuntu starting in terminal mode no GUI, even “startx” don't load GUI mode now?

Ubuntu 12.04 32bit Ubuntu stopped loading in gui mode just gives me a terminal mode. It use to work fine as normal but for some time it stopped loading in gui mode but will just load in like a ...
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Ubuntu Will Not Boot: “Fatal server error: no screens found”

I've been getting an annoying problem after restarting my laptop, Ubuntu fails to boot. It will hit the purple loading screen with the Ubuntu logo and dots but goes black after this. So far I know ...
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X server black screen

I'm dual booting an old laptop with windows xp and ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This has been working flawlessly since I started doing it a few years ago. I don't us xp very often, only when i am recording ...
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How to get audio across all xservers?

I have started a game in new xserver like this:xinit /path/to/the/game/executable -- :1. This starts the game in new xserver and the game has sound. However it stops the sound in the :0 xserver. What ...
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How do I run a gui app from the command line?

I need to launch a GUI program from the command line on a machine I have SSH'd into. I don't need to interact with it or see the window, just have it running. When I try and launch it I get: ...
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fatal error when launching startx: server is already active

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. Earlier today I launched startx and got a blank wallpaper-like screen with nothing on there. I thought maybe it was taking time to load but it would just remain stuck there. ...
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Cannot login to ubuntu after startx command

I wanted to manually configure the internet settings & decided to seek help from this website. Ubuntu did not allow me to perform step 1 saying, X: user not authorized to run the X server, ...
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How to switch desktop layout from tty before startx?

I would like to login with the same user in another tty, but each tty should have different desktop environment like KDE and LXDE. How can I use tty to start X server by providing the desktop type?
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Why .Xauthority needs not to be owned by the root account in order to get past login?

I've just got the same problem from here, and solved it using what was stated in the first answer (akonsu's one). However, I would love to know why ~/.Xauthority needs not to be owned by the root ...
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Switching from one tty to another terminates X server

I would like to login two users to my pc. One user is on TTY6 and the other is on TTY7. I login the second user in tty6 and type startx to start desktop environment. Whenever I switch to the default ...
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How to recover Ubuntu from text mode?

My Ubuntu no longer starts in graphical mode, it starts in text mode. If I try to run startx I receive unable to connect to X server: No such file or directory How can I reinstall XServer and Unity? ...
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updated xserver and now I get a black screen / cannot write bytes: broken pipe

I got a new CINQ monitor for my laptop and I tried following the instructions at http://how-to.cc/get-a-displaylink-video-adapter-working-with-ubuntu-12-04 for updating the necessary drivers. I ...
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Installing drivers from NVIDIA website for gtx 760?

I recently bought a gtx 760, but upon using the drivers from the additional drivers menu doesn't gain any fps increase over my old gt530 card. I decided to go to the nvidia website and I downloaded ...
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How to remove posnostyu graphical environment Unity Ubuntu?

English > How to remove posnostyu graphical environment Unity Ubuntu? Russian > Как посностью удалить графическое окружение Unity Убунту?
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I want to install freeglut3-dev package but this install removes the xserver (raring) without which my system can't run

As mentioned in the title I want to install the freeglut3-dev library on my system in order to build an (ids camera) example application this requires the QtOpenGL and GL libraries. But when I ...
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xserver boot failed after installing new GPU

I removed PCIe graphics card and changed to integrated AMD APU graphic card. After reboot woks only text regime. Xserver failed to boot. I tried: startx result was: *starting load fallback graphics ...
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Cannot log in through gui X-server broken

I recently installed fglrx after using the open source drivers(without any problems) when restarting gave me black screen I tried everything then decided to un-install the drivers and reinstall ...
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Ubuntu asks me to log in over and over [duplicate]

I'm brand new to Ubuntu and I was trying to get multiple monitors to work. After messing around in the nvidia settings, I tried restarting lightdm and it made a noise and prompted me for my password. ...
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Minimising Firefox causes Xserver to crash

Whenever I minimise Firefox by using the minimise button or clicking the icon in the taskbar, within 10 seconds xserver crashes and brings me back to the login screen. This has only been verified on ...
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can't boot freeze at login

I am trying login and my system just freezes. I was messing around with my Catalyst driver trying to get my dual 7950s into crossfire mode and it would work..so in my terminal I typed startx and then ...
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How do I enable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to kill the X server? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, there's still a need to kill the XServer from time to time. Since upgrading to Raring ctrl+alt+backspace is disabled and I can't find this option in the keyboard settings any-more: ...
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Viewing a part of the screen in a window on Linux

I plan to make a presentation with a live demo using my wide screen Ubuntu 12.10 Laptop and a projector. My plan is to connect the projector as a second (small) display and put my slides and live-demo ...
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How to allow terminal executed apps to draw on phone display that runs on ubuntu touch

Using apt-get i've found serval well-known and handy applications, but unofortunately i cannot execute them neither via phone terminal application or trough ssh. I found also that there is no DISPLAY ...
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Can't find correct ast (ASpeed) video driver to match the ABI version of X

I am running Ubuntu server 12 on a Oracle X4140 server with built in video. I can't get the desktop to start. Here is the top of the log file... X.Org X Server 1.11.3 Release Date: 2011-12-16 X ...
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Wake up, Xserver screen. Can't stand it [duplicate]

Recently switched from Windows XP to Xubuntu. This is my second question and also the last one, I hope. Well, I'm talking about another useless/secondary graphical issue. When I manage to open the ...
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Can notify-send be used to send pop-up notifications to a Windows X server over ssh?

I'd like my backup script to issue a notification once it's done. I run Ubuntu as a headless server and login into it using PuTTY on Windows. I've already installed x11-apps and verified xclock and ...
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Package operation failed Errors were encountered while processing: xserver-common-lts-raring [duplicate]

Before starting with my problem description, I would like to say that this is my very first time using Ubuntu or anything related to Linux! Now my question! I have installed the very last ...
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How to dynamically change configuration of a running Xserver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 on Intel's HD4000 GPU. While Xserver is running, I would like to: add a new dummy screen to a running xserver (existing session, no DM involved) set resolution of display ...
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Mousewheel of gaming mouse stopped working - how to reset / fix it?

Suddenly the wheel of my G9x stopped working. The other buttons work just fine, I can even use the mousewheel to scroll left and right by pushing the mouse-wheel to one side or the other. I wonder ...
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How can I create an X server that has a backing store?

So I am completely new to Ubuntu (I am running 12.04 on a Toshiba Satellite). I am trying to remotely access my work computer but I keep getting an error reading: "xevas: requires a X server that ...
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how can i downgrade from 12.04.3 kernel and it's xservers to 12.04.2 ones?

Hi how can i get back (downgrade) from 12.04.3 kernel and it's xservers to 12.04.2 ones? i have some problems with 12.04.3 kernel and want to downgrade.
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Is it possible to use two laptops as dual display monitors in the same X Session?

Picture this : You have two identicle laptops. Both running Ubuntu with X11. Now rather than having two seperate ubuntu machines is it possible, through XServer, to connect Laptop2 to Laptop1 as a ...
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sudo apt-get install problem

I installed amd proprietary driver and when reboot, xserver wont come up. After that I purged xserver and proprietary driver and try to install xserver again. But it wont work. apt-get install wont ...
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Can't make intel hd 4000 drivers to work

After replacing my xserver with sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg I can't get my Intel HD 4000 card to work in 12.04. Or ...
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Close Lightdm in Ubuntu 12.04

Should I install the official NVIDIA drivers for my NVIDIA 8200? When I start the installation, it asks me to close the xserver. Only way to close it is to run the command : sudo service lightdm ...
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How do I kill the x-server?

Every time I try to kill the x-server, sudo service lightdm stop so that I can install the latest Nvidia drivers, I get an error message. stop: Unknown instance: What am I doing wrong?
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How can I *disable* Ctrl+Alt+Backspace?

Building on a question from 2010 (3 years ago) I'm trying to achieve the exact opposite: I want to disable the Ctrl+Alt+← keyboard shortcut to kill the X server. For me, it appears to be disabled in ...
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X server without Unity [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on a Gigabyte BRIX and serving as a HTPC (plugged into my television through a HDMI connection) My question is pretty simple, is it possible to start Ubuntu without the ...
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How to start and run a command in X server from remote Terminal?

I need to run a command in Ubuntu Terminal on my computer. I am connected to the other computer by SSH. I need to be able to start X server from my remote computer (without being able to interact with ...
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shared Workstation with Ubuntu?

This is kind of an awkward question but here I go. Is it possible to have a shared Workstation for two users? each user would have its own pair of screens, mouse, keyboard etc but each working in its ...
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Font alias for remote X server connection

I am connecting to remote server to launch an X application (qmon). After I type ssh myserver -X and launch the application, I get the following error: Warning: Cannot convert string ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-2 on Apple Xserv early 2008

I have at work several xserv doing nothing, and I want to install Ubuntu. I booted from the CD choose Efi and edited the kernel option to add nomodeset so it boots normally. Then the kernel loaded ...
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Xserver sometimes fails to start

I'm having problems with my Xserver sometimes failing to start. It doesn't happen consistently, but when it happens, instead of showing the login screen I get some vague one-line error message about ...
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lightdm creating problem with multiseat configuration with 2 Graphics cards

I have multiscreen setup on my Ubuntu machine with Ubuntu12.10, Intel integrated HD Grahics and NVidia GeForce 210. The lightdm version is 1.2.3. I am facing two problems on the setup 1) On ...
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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py - Another case of this issue on 12.04 update

I am aware that this has already been reported in various places, I've searched using the forum and the 'similar questions' but I've not seen any solutions as of yet. Hopefully this question will aid ...
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dual screen setup in ubuntu with Intel HD graphics

I have a ubuntu machine with integrated Intel HD Graphics with 2 monitors plugged into the two ports provided. With this setup both the monitors have exaclty same output. I needed to extend the X ...
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multiple screens support in X server

I have some basic questions about support for multiple screens in X server. Probably these are dumb questions but it would very helpful if someone could answer and also point me where I can read more ...
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how to efficiently enable/disable GUI in ubuntu server 12.04?

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 and I intend to use some graphical tools to administrate the server. That's why in installed ubuntu-desktop. sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop and enable it with ...