Questions tagged [xorg.conf]

Questions regarding xorg.conf, located in /etc/X11

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X conifguration Throws Error

I have a brand new 10.04.3 desktop. The only application I've installed is MythTV. When I run X -configure I get: (++) Using config file: "/root/xorg.conf.new" (==) Using system config directory "/...
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AV receiver HDMI setup Dummy display for audio only

I have a ultrawide monitor with 3440x1440@100hz and a 4k AV receiver that doesn't seem to be able to do the same aspect ratio. I can't figure out how to clone my displays without downgrading to 1080p ...
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No HDMI no image. Need to be able to start without HDMI and if HDMI inserted show the same i was working on in VNC

I have Lubuntu 18.04 on an EB1501P MiniPC and i usually have HDMI plugged into a TV. Sometimes i need something else connected to the TV and swap out the HDMI. Leaving Lubuntu without a HDMI output. ...
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3rd monitor in Ubuntu 18.04: Config not applicable: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.InvalidArgs

I've got a Dell XPS 15 9570 with a TB16 docking station. Ubuntu works fine with 3 monitors (1 built-in + two external). However, strange things appear when I add a 4th monitor. The Ubuntu sysconfig ...
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How to disable iMac infrared remote control?

I have successfully disabled my infrared remote on my iMac. Are these changes going to be overwritten with a future software update? I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.04 on a stock Apple iMac 9,1 (...
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xorg.conf: how to automatically update VendorName and ModelName in Monitor section?

Xorg -configure generates xorg.conf but does not fill out these fields properly though it should. Are there any measures to correct them without manual editing?
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Changes to xorg.conf not taking effect after reboot

I've been trying to create a new xorg.conf from scratch, both as a learning experience, and as a way to solve an issue in another question. However, upon saving the file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and ...
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4k samsung monitor issue with resolution

I'm running Ubuntu 19.04 and I'm having an issue with getting my Samsung 32" (U32J590) monitor to display anything better than full HD. Issue is with Linux only (I've tried it on Ubuntu 18.04 as well),...
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XServer Listen on TCP Ubuntu 19.04

Has the ability of the X Server to listen on a TCP port removed in Ubuntu 19.04? I have tried all of the suggested methods to get an X Server to listen on a port, but none seem to work. I am using ...
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Cant change backlights after installing nvidiia driver

I am on Ubuntu 18.04.I have gone through an extensive search all night, but couldnt get anything fruitful. Before you tag the question as a duplicate, I firmly urge you to read throughly. My problem ...
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How to configure Vino for both local and remote?

I got Vino working in 18.04, displaying local desktop in remote session, just by following instructions. Also managed to get headless remote session using dummy display driver, enabling scaling. ...
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this xorg.config allows me to set a resolution that is not supported by my monitor in nvidia x server, black screen if I use nxserver xorg file

So for some reason even if my monitor doesn't support resolutions above 1024x768 (it's an old monitor) this xorg.config that I found in a forum allows me to set a custom resolution in nvidia x server ...
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Enable use of `<Control><Alt>KP_Add` shortcut

I've been trying to get the <Control><Alt>KP_Add shortcut mapped to the Put To Next Output functionality of the CompizConfig Settings Mananger. The problem is that when I try to grab the ...
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GPU hangs and can't decode DVDs on Intel Core i3 HD 2500

I have an Intel i3-3240T (HD 2500 graphics) running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I have two (presumably related?) graphics issues: Every so often when using Chrome and e.g. Google Maps or another graphics-...
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Problem with connecting my TV; screens stays blue (tried xorg.conf.d, etc.)

I want to connect my TV to my laptop. When I connect I am able to see the TV in the standard monitor application in Xubuntu. The TV screen is however blue (no signal). To check if the cable is OK, I ...
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while trying to use 2 monitors with nvidia's xorg.conf, when trying to login why it fails and how to fix?

I ran nvidia settings and generated the xorg.conf merged file with the result of X :1 -configure and copied it to /etc/X11 what overrides automatic X configuration. then I ran sudo service lightdm ...
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Periodically this is printed to syslog - Printing DDC gathered Modelines:

This is Ubuntu 18.04.1LTS installed last Thurs 16 Aug apt-cache policy gdm3 gdm3: Installed: 3.28.2-0ubuntu1.4 Candidate: 3.28.2-0ubuntu1.4 The output that started the same time as I did my ...
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Making an xorg.conf file results in a login loop for non-Wayland logins

Ubuntu 18.04. Unlike in 16.04, which I upgraded from earlier this week, in order to get my Synaptics touchpad to work as I want it to, I've needed to make an xorg.conf file. However, after rebooting, ...
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Where is the xorg.conf file in Ubuntu 18.04?

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04. I have a machine with two gpus and 5 monitors. Getting them to work week has been challenging in the past, using previous versions of Ubuntu. In the end I manually ...
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Restore xorg.conf file in Ubuntu 16.04LTS [duplicate]

Checking the content of /etc/X11 dir, I saw that xorg.conf file is missing. Is that normal? I only have xorg.conf.failsafe configuration file with the following lines: Section "Device" ...
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Xorg fails to start after upgrade to 18.04: /dev/dri/card0: No such file

This is an Asus laptop with Intel-Nvidia hybrid graphics. Everything was working fine before the upgrade. I removed (and purged) the nvidia xserver packages. I reinstalled the intel, vesa, and ...
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How to configure a Panasonic 50 inch plasma screen with xorg.conf

I have Ubuntu (16.04 LTS) installed on a Gigabyte Brix (GB-BACE-3150). It is connected to a 50 inch Panasonic Plasma TV (TH-50PX600A) via HDMI. The image on the screen is larger then the screen on ...
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resolution problems with VGA connected monitor

A few days ago, I made a xorg.conf file for a friend whose xserver didn't recognize it's plug and play monitor when connected through the VGA. Strangely, Windows has no problem recognizing it and I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 x6 Monitor setup with MST Hub and AMD RX 580 8GB

I recently bought x6 ASUS 24inch monitors for my battle station and I’m having a tad bit of an issue setting up the MST Hub to get the extra 3 working. I’m entirely new to xorg configurations, and i ...
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Isolate integrated intel (igpu) from Nvidia (gpu)

To a large extent, this question has been asked but the machinations in the answers are sort of dated or honestly not definitive. Therefore at the risk of an "already asked" penalty my goal: I'm ...
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How to launch OS after AMD driver update? [duplicate]

I've updated AMD drivers from their official amd site. Now what I see is: X-server launch forbidden, relaunch MDM after X-server restored. Module fglrx not found in directory /lib/modules/4.11.0-14-...
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Ubuntu 17.10 ignores xorg.conf

I switched to Ubuntu 17.10 from 17.04, where the same xorg.conf worked in /etc/xorg.conf, and Ubuntu seems to ignore the file. My workaround is the same as before in Ubuntu 17.04, I copied xorg.conf ...
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How do I stop nividia xorg.conf file from reverting after reboot

I am trying to add coolbits option to the nividia x server settings. When altering the xorg.conf file in nano everything takes. When I reboot to access the new options in the x server settings, the ...
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Xorg.conf doesn't work

I'm trying to save my resolution/refresh rate configuration using the "Save to X Configuration File" option in Nvidia X Server Settings. It generates a xorg.conf file in /etc/X11 directory. Here is ...
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Nvidia driver stopped working; having trouble reinstalling drivers

Recently I did some updates and when I restarted, my display stayed blank. I figured it was because the update so I switched my monitor over to the motherboard's port. I'm currently using integrated ...
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xorg.conf created via sudo nvidia-xconfig won't persist

Following scenario: Xubuntu installed on USB Display is connected to onboard Intel BIOS is set so onboard is primary for video output Multiple GTX1060 in PCIe x16 slots on MB Everything boots up fine ...
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Ubuntu make Intel HD primary display in xorg.conf

I have a mining rig with 10 GPU on it. It's all running fine except when I'd like to use the Intel HD graphic for display and GPUs for computing. In my xorg.conf file everything works when I boot ...
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Nvidia: Overclocking, Undervolting, Fanspeed just won't work on Ubuntu

I know this has been asked before, but all that I've read so far to this topic couldn't help me. I'm new to Linux, so this might also be a reason that I can't get it working though I'm learning ...
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xorg.conf overwritten at boot (gpu-manager disabled)

My tweaked xorg.conf file (using nvidia-xconfig) is always overwritten at boot and never loaded. I followed this thread and disabled gpu-manager, but my xorg.conf is still overwritten after that. In ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 logs me out 10~15 seconds after logging in

A little background info, i had issues playing 10bit video on my laptop. Playback was choppy and full of grey pixelation on vlc. so i decided to install intel graphic drivers. After installing their ...
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What're the differences between “display”, “display-device”, “monitor”, “screen” in /etc/X11/xorg.conf and the $DISPLAY environment variable?

In the xorg.conf file there are _ Section "Screen" _ Section "Monitor" _ Option "UseDisplayDevice" (inside the screen section) plus the $DISPLAY environment variable. Which one of those 4 (screen,...
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Can't enable coolbits Xubuntu 16.04

When I enable coolbits with this command sudo nvidia-xconfig --cool-bits=31 It will cause my system can't bootup anymore. Always something like this on black-screen. /dev/sda: clean, xxx/xxx files,...
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Changes in 50-synaptics.config File have no effect. Are they being Overritten?

Changes to the 50-synaptics.config file have no effect. Would like to change resolution. I have added Option "VertResolution" "20" Option "HorizResolution" "20" Please check out the log file. Maybe ...
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Xorg using 20-60% CPU

My PC was running just fine last night. I didnt make any system changes. As far as I can remember the only change I made was my desktop background and now my CPU is running so slow it's near unusable. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 can not log in after new xorg.conf

I have created xorg.conf file in tty (Ctrl+alt+F1).After that I can not log in,when I put password,I am in a loop and can not log in.I do not have any problems in tty.How to solve this?
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Trouble configuring xorg to disable touchpad [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow the solution in this thread to disable extra touchpad device so that syndaemon will work to disable the touchpad while typing so I won't keep having a jumping cursor (very hard ...
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Intel HD4600 screen tearing on Ubuntu 17.04

I recently installed 17.04 on my desktop PC. Due to some technical constraints (I have a dual monitor setup and one them has only VGA adapter), I have to use both my RX480(primary monitor) and Intel ...
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how to create a script to automatically load a specific xorg.conf file?

I have two multi-monitor setups One at work, and one at home. Every time I come home or go to work, I need to load the NVIDIA GUI and manually set up my multi-monitor configuration. The NVIDIA GUI ...
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Screen resolution, refresh rate and X screen settings keeps getting overwritten even after trying all recommended solutions

As many probably already are aware, this is a persistent problem that still doesn't seem to be fixed. Unfortunately, this is a laboratory machine that needs to be run on a dual screen setup (two ...
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Need to know if HD 7480D is or will be supported by radeon driver [duplicate]

Sorry if my first post is a question, but this problem is driving me nuts. I need to confirm if Radeon HD 7480d is supported by the "radeon" driver. The codename of the card (which is an AMDAPU BTW) ...
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Three monitors in two graphics card in separate xorg screens Ubuntu 16.04

I checked every article in askubuntu.com related setting 3 or 4 monitor with two graphics card. So there are some response regarding it and it says it is not possible at that time(around 2011 - 2014) ...
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Xubuntu starts normally on google chrome but not on team viewer

I have a remote computer with Xubuntu 14.04.05 installed, everything was fine but one day stopped working, I used for minning, it has 6 gpu, all of them were working fine. After that day I ask someone ...
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How can I choose AMD graphics card as default for Ubuntu 16.04?

Context I have spend some time solving this and now I am stuck. When I inspect output of lspci, I find that I have two possible VGA controlers: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation ...
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Change Screen/Monitor name in xorg.conf from DFP to HDMI

I want to know if it is possible to change the name that xorg has given my TV from DFP5 back to HDMI-0? It changed with the AMD proprietary drivers installation. With it being HDMI-0 I could set ...
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Monitor is detecting as Touchpad instead of TouchScreen

When i upgraded from SUSE to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, the touchscreen monitor is detecting as TOUCHPAD instead of TOUCHSCREEN. It is using the ELO drivers for touch screen Functionality. I debugged this ...