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

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Nested Xinerama for xorg.conf

So I have been trying to play around with the idea of nesting an Xinerama set up but with little luck so far. I actually had something similar by mistake about a year ago where one GPU had Xinerama ...
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Tap drag lock under Wayland

Under Xorg, I can edit a .conf for my touchpad in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d and add the option "TappingDragLock". Is there a way to do the same under Wayland?
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How do i make system wide vnc4server xstartup configuration?

In my company, few servers Ubuntu 180.04 is installed with vnc4server and xfce4 DE. 10 users are accessing that server. I want to make default xstartup for all users a system-wide. Is there any .conf ...
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Overriding only Option Rotate for a specific Monitor while keeping other auto configuration values

Nowadays Xorg infers the configuration automatically, and for most of my usecases it works perfectly! I work on Passenger Information System software and now one bus has their monitors installed ...
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Touchpad “Tap to Click” option not working

I am facing a very strange problem in Ubuntu 18.04 after an update. I am unable to select the "Tap to Click" option from the settings. When I open settings from the GUI, every time I see it ...
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xorg.conf ButtonMapping not working (maybe overridden?)

I have a bluetooth mouse I want to configure, and my 99-eleocmtrackball.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d looks like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "evdev mouse" ...
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Empty /etc/X11/xorg.conf

I'm trying to enable hibernation on my laptop, and discovered that my problems could have something to do with my Nvidia drivers. So I found this fine document on help.ubuntu.com which tells me to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Low screen resolution after Nvidia driver installation

Ubuntu 18.04 GeForce GT 630 Max resolution for actual monitors "Resolution (max.): 2560x1440‎" Dual monitor set-up. Problem: After installing NVidia drivers everything is much bigger as if the ...
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No keyboard after login in Ubuntu 20.04

I post this forum because I have a problem and I have a lot of trouble finding answers I'm on an Asus Zenbook UX480F with Ubuntu 20 on it and no more keyboard works after I open my Gnome session By "...
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X server does not have DRI enabled

I have recently asked another question here regarding problems with running steam games in a nested X session with Xephyr. I think now that I have narrowed down the problem to the X server not having ...
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How to configure Sony PLAYSTATION(R)3 Controller Motion Sensors as mouse input device in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/custom.conf

Hi @ll and thanks for reading. I'm sitting here for 8 hours so far and can not figure out how to add the motion sensors as a simple mouse pointer. (Xubuntu 20.04) So far everything works fine with my ...
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Disable all input in xorg.conf

I am trying to build a small custom xorg.conf file for creating a new screen to a framebuffer device. But I need it to not have any input - it's for display only. I have it all working fine, and I ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 - ATI RX 570 - Reinstall amdgpu?

is it possible to re-install amdgpu (driver)? I seem to have done something wrong, after incorrectly updating to amdgpu-pro (legacy ATI) and reverting (removing amdgpu-pro), my games etc no longer ...
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How to change Color Depth

I try to change the color depth (to 8bits to try if I can get 5120x1440 120Hz) following these steps: Open nvidia-settings. Go to X Server Display Configuration Select X screen 0 Then, I can not ...
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I tried to add xorg.conf file but there an errors. How to fix this?

sudo X -configure [sudo] password for grisha: _XSERVTransSocketUNIXCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running (EE) Fatal server ...
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Touchpad not working ! I have updated the GRUB and my xlist does show the synaptic drive but still my touchpad is not working!

I have dell Inspiron 3000 series and Ubuntu 18.04. Recently my touchpad stopped working. It used to work fine but just a couple of days before, it has stopped working. I don't think this is a hardware ...
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My X server is broken

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm using i3wm. I tried installing regolith-desktop: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kgilmer/regolith-stable $ sudo apt install regolith-desktop I then rebooted and ran startx ...
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Xorg.conf.d and activate touchpad

I have folders /etc/X11/. How do I create /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/30-touchpad.conf?
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Problem switching GPUs with prime-select (nvidia and intel)

Im pretty new to Linux and Im triying to get working both my integrated Intel and dedicated Nvidia (1050 Ti) GPUs in my dell XPS 9570, with prime-select program, but Im having troubles. If I dont ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...