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The basic graphical display server X.Org, which is the official reference implementation of the X Window System. Alternatives include Wayland.

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Can't run a window on the second X session

I use Ubuntu 20.04. In order to run a second X session I switch to tty3 (ctrl + alt + f3), log in and execute the following command: startx openbox -- :2 I would like to open a window on the second X ...
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Nvidia X Server Display Configuration Prime Display

I'm using Ubuntu 24.04 with dual monitor. In the Nvidia X Server Display Configuration menu, I'm seeing a "Prime Display" as third monitor and I cannot disable or delete it. Also, when I ...
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How to use different pointers and keyboard for different monitors

I have a system running on top of Ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop which I use along with an external monitor. I am trying to work on both simultaneously and I want to be using separate input methods for ...
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NetAnim: cannot connect to X server

I have Ubuntu machine with NS3 and NetAnim installed. When trying to run NetAnim with the command ./NetAnim, it does not run and I always get this message "NetAnim: cannot connect to X server&...
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I'm having some problems with my notebook's touchpad

I'm having some problems with my notebook's touchpad. This event appeared after I typed the command sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics. The problem is that when I scroll up it goes down,...
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xterm: Xt error: Can't open display: :0

I have a cronjob that didn't work this morning. The line in crontab -e looks like this: 20 9 * * 1-5 export DISPLAY=:0 && /bin/bash /opt/ibc/twsstart.sh I couldn't find any errors in /var/log/...
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X authority not found

Help please new to Ubuntu I'm stuck on tty and don't know what to do here are photos of error
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Ran test for ligthdm bug Says Xserver no path found

I Ran bug test on lightdm Say Xserver no path i'm stuck on tty1 please help i'm new to Ubuntu and dont know much
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Deleted libgtk-4-1 caused missing GUI and ozone platform initialization failure

I recently attempted to upgrade the libgtk-4-1 library to the latest version on my system. In order to do so, I used the command 'sudo apt remove libgtk-4-1' to remove the previous version. However, ...
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xf86EnableIO failed to enable I/O when starting X server

Running sudo startx on Ubuntu 22.04/Gnome 42.5 with X11 windowing system results in the following terminal output: X.Org X Server 1.21.1.4 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Current Operating System: ...
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kubuntu 22.04 'oh, no! something has gone wrong'

I implore your help. I'm an average linux user and I'm stucked in tty. My network does not work and when i try to launch startx it shows me the screen 'oh, no! something has gone wrong'. All hapened ...
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How to start Xserver at a particular TCP port?

I was trying to start a firecracker instance on a different IP and wanted to the export the display to another IP.The recieving IP is not listening at the particular address.So the launch of any GUI ...
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WSL2 doesn't recognize XServer and runs desktop environments on its own

I've been messing around with WSL2 for a while, and I wanted to make the most profit out of it by running an X server instead of running Ubuntu on demanding Virtual Machines, so I've been following a ...
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Is Xsession run by default on Jammy (22.04)?

The context is that I'm attempting to get unclutter-xfixes to start automatically. As part of its setup, unclutter installs a file /etc/X11/Xsession.d/90unclutter with the following contents: # /etc/...
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"vcxsrv.exe: command not found" Error on WSL Ubuntu

I am a seismology student and I'm new to programming. Recently I tried to install ISP for seismology via the instruction mentioned in this article. I installed WSL Ubuntu, then I installed vcxsrv.exe. ...
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Setting touchpad like graphic table

I'm trying to set my touchpad in absolute mode, i need that to work like a graphic table, i know that exist FingerPainter but i don't searching that. xinput set-mode 13 ABSOLUTE The command throws ...
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How to get the X-Servers complete address

Edited concerning the answer of @terdon. On my ubuntu computer: If I connect a server via ssh -X my_server, then I can start a program. Then I use sudo -i to become root, but I can't start the same ...
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How to exit and enter X session?

I'm trying to install XFree86 and it asks to turn off the display, but I don't know how to do that. What command do I do this with? I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu (22.04).
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Xserver doesn't receive events from touchpad

Ubuntu 20.04, kernel 5.15.0-43-generic. Touchpad detected by xinput: $ sudo xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...
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Xserver ubuntu password error?

I'm running my python script on aws using ubuntu(file upload by filezilla and using putty for connection), as my script is console application I have to run Xserver but right when I write the command ...
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Can someone help me either to extend /dev/sda2 partition or to reroute stuff to other partitions?

enter image description hereI often get a message saying 'unable to write to /tmp' as /dev/sda2 run out of space. I don't have any free space left to create a logical volume. I was wondering if I ...
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Unable to Control NVIDIA Fan Speed

NVIDIA X Server Settings In NVIDIA X Server Settings it is showing: Failed to set new Fan Speed From terminal I have tried the following command: nvidia-settings -a GPUFanControlState=1 -a ...
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Error: no DISPLAY environment variable specified when using X server

I am trying to access GUIs from my Ubuntu 22 server. On my Windows 11 cmd with Xming installed (which I don't think I need). I run ssh -X me@myserver. Then in bash I type firefox and get the following ...
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Crashed my Laptop by trying to install graphic cards driver

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 with an Nvidia Quadro K2100M and an internal graphics chip. When playing games the graphics card didn't seem to be recognized and only the chip was beeing used so I tried ...
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Docker Container failing to connect to X-Server

I have a docker container, and am wanting to use some GUI outside of the container. Problem is, when I try to open a GUI inside the container (for example firefox) it gives me the following Error (...
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UI drawed twice in some apps

Some apps (as VLC and most other video players, VirtualBox "New machine" window as shown on the screenshot below) are drawn incorrectly - some elements are drawn multiple times, which makes ...
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VcXsrv full screen

I have installed Ubuntu on my windows via wsl. I have followed this guide: https://medium.com/geekculture/how-to-install-the-ubuntu-desktop-with-the-graphical-user-interface-in-wsl2-71f4b78431a4 ...
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Laptop keyboard stops working after apt update

I am fairly new to the world of Linux. This morning I installed Ubuntu 21.10 on my Fujitsu Lifebook U749. It's working good but I have the problem that the laptop keyboard stops working after running ...
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How to see content of another screen?

I use laptop with xubuntu 20.04, and have another screen, connected through VGA. But that screen placed not on my deck, this display placed on another room, so I can't see content of screen. Is there ...
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wanted to install 2 socket server with LTS, what will be the process to get latest version with LTS? [duplicate]

my customer is buying dell XW8545 with 2 AMD processors, and asked us to install ubuntu latest version with LTS. please guide...
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Missing parts on X11 forwarding

I use X11 forwarding to a server by ssh -X my_server. All works fine but there is a part on the screen not displayed. The mouse works there. So it looks like this: If I connect to another server it ...
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NVidia X Server widnow doesn't show me perfomance or any other mode

after couple of months I wanted to play a game of CSGO on my laptop dual booting windows and linux. I haven't been using Win10 ever since I've switched to linux in January and I used to play CSGO on ...
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import the X-display of one local ubuntu user onto another user's desktop

Inspired from this topic I dare ask this probably impossible question: I have 4 different users on my Ubuntu-MATE 21.04 machine. Sometimes it would be nice to see user2 on the display of user1, either ...
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java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: Could not initialize class java.awt.Container

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and also new to this forum. Looking for some help. I've been trying to install Impro-Visor by downloading the Impro-Visor_unix_10_2.sh file and running that in a terminal. I ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 20.04 on iMac 12,2 (i7, Mid-2011) without kernel option `nomodeset`

I am struggling with an iMac 27" from 2011 with a Radeon 6970M GPU. Without the nomodeset kernel parameter the display turns black when KMS kicks in. With i915.modeset=1 radeon.modeset=0 the boot ...
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Change shortcut that restarts X Server (Ctrl-Alt-Backspace)

I occasionally hit this shortcut by accident (for example when using Ctrl-Backspace to remove a word and then switching to another shortcut that involves Alt). This gets me to the login screen and all ...
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How to install package xorg-server

I'm following this recipe to build xf86-input-libinput from source with a patch applied. The command ./configure --prefix=/usr gives me an error that I haven't been able to resolve: checking for xorg-...
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Connecting to the GUI (xorg Server) via SSH connection to an "Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS" V-Server machine from ionos.de

I got a server from Ionos.de with Ubuntu 20.02.2 LTS. The Ubuntu was already pre-installed. After the server was set up by the provider, I connected to the server using the console provided on the ...
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What is xserver-xorg-input-all and its purpose?

I recently bought a Asus laptop and installed Ubuntu 20.04. After power off-on I found the laptop keyboard is not working. I found online the following command: sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-all ...
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Lightdm can't start xserver

First things first, hello :) I ran systemctl disable lightdm.service from recovery mode. After that i reboot my pc and typed sudo lightdm start ; startx. I started a graphical section but when i ...
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How to forbid xserver automatic restart

Pressing the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+Del restart x server. Using the shell, sudo killall lightdm kills the x server but it's re-started. How to fordib automatic restart?
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X-server crashes when using the pen on graphics tablet

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04. I got a new XP-Pen Deco01 V2 drawing tablet. It connects fine, but as soon as I try to move the cursor using the drawing pen, the x server crashes. Any clues as to how to fix this?...
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Gtk-WARNING **: 22:21:47.873: cannot open display:1 / xhost : unable to open display:1

Sooo, that's the thing, for some reason now I cannot open graphical applications from the terminal, something that is curious to me is that I can launch gedit(for example) from my keyboard shortcut (i ...
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CLion with WSL try to run QT application (xcb can not be loaded)

I am trying to run the code from here https://github.com/vt4a2h/uml-tool and I found myself stuck with this error message: qt.qpa.xcb: could not connect to display qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the ...
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Extend laptop using a raspberry pi

I have a laptop running on Ubuntu 20.04 that only have one HDMI port and no thunderbolt one and I would like to add a third monitor to my configuration. I thought about using a raspberry pi as a ...
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How to use GUI Integration with Ubuntu on Windows Community Preview?

I saw the announcement of a new version of Ubuntu for WSL and decided to install it, there is a gui integration option during installation: But what does mean "Required Third-party X Server.&...
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How to set where secondary windows open?

Dialog boxes appearing when I click "save" or "open" in some programs open up on my laptop's small screen instead of on my main external one. I would like them to open on my main ...
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How to overclock Nvidia GPU in Linux

I'm trying to overclock my computer that has both AMD and Nvidia GPUs. I have the integrated graphics set as the primary display in BIOS to save GPU memory but when I do that it prevents X server from ...
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glitches (.xsessionrc and desktop image) after suspend

When I suspend my PC there are two different issues that might/don't always occur when it resumes: ~/.xsessionrc settings are not active (they are after a full reboot, and if I run them manually) I ...
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20.04: screen frozen, alt+ctrl+fn does not invoke tty

I had opened 6-7 application(the memory is 16GB) on ubuntu 20.04, just as I opened a new tab in firefox, the whole screen was stuck-up. The screen was still showing the GUI of firefox, but when I ...
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