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Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL): X error of failed request: BadWindow (invalid window parameter)

I am using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), and I have just installed xcrysden on it with no apparent problem, however when I try to run it, I repeatedly get the Following error: X Error of failed ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 won't boot after enabling Radeon IGP

lightdm will either stuck at login or won't even start if I enable the Radeon R5 M230 in UEFI. When I use tty3, it randomly spills error that is "No VRAM object in PCIE GART". It is using xserver-xorg-...
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Boot 'stalls' at started GNOME display manager [duplicate]

I have a tablet pc from Asus and have setup Ubuntu to boot from an SD card as a second OS. Everything was working fine until a month or so ago. Now when I boot everything seems to go fine and it just ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS - starting second xsession fail

I try to start second xsession on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I switch to tty3: ctrl + alt + F3 then execute the following commands: export DISPLAY=:2 startx -- :2 but it fails. Logs. What is wrong ? The ...
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How to switch which graphics card is used for video output

I have two graphics cards: A GTX 1070 Ti and a Quadro K620. I need to use the Quadro for my monitor output so the more powerful 1070 can be devoted to computation. Whenever I plug a monitor into the ...
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Xserver often freezes when running on Nvidia GPU

Running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. There are two cards: Nvidia 1050 and Intel 630. For Nvidia, I use proprietary drivers with prime. When prime mode is selected to performance (so it works on Nvidia card) ...
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Populate xorg.conf from current config when using NVIDIA drivers

I'm finding my way a touch with Linux, but am an otherwise experienced developer. I am attempting to install the AIM touchscreen software for the screen on a HTPC I am building. The README file for ...
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18.04 upgrade dbus fail starting X server

I upgraded my desktop from 16.04.5 to 18.04.1 and find after booting that the start up freezes. In recovery, looking at the journalctl output I see stan-desktop dbus-daemon[3424]: [session uid=0 pid=...
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Display Problems Basic Apps

i am running an Ubuntu 18.04.1 with all Packages up to Date. At the moment i have trouble Displaying some Programms such as gdit and calc. In Gedit the background should be white, but it is somehow ...
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MatLab graphic performance error

Yesterday while I was working with MatLab a problem related to graphic performance happened when I was trying to plot. MatLab suggested to install original graphic drivers instead of using Ubuntu ...
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Issues with Nvidia drivers on Dell Inspiron 7567

so I've been trying to make my Nvidia drivers run on my linux machine for some deep learning capabilities. Problem is that laptops and especially dell Inspirons have isssues with drivers on unix ...
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paraview: cannot connect to X server

I just installed paraview from Ubuntu repository using: sudo apt install paraview But I get the error below when I try to run it typing paraview in the command line. paraview: cannot connect to X ...
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How to show a non-interactive X session for displaying and periodically reload a webpage?

I have I all-in-one-pc running a webserver. As its display is constantly on, I was wondering how I could use it to display a website in parallel, e.g. the webserver's status page https://localhost/my/...
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running unity3d game on linux minimal

Problem: I created a unity game to work as an infotainment system for a car. Since the "game" will display on the dashboard of a car I want it to boot as fast as possible, with no greeter or reference ...
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Immediate logoff after login on Ubuntu 16.04

I try to quickly summarize the problem and what happened (details about system are below). I know there exist many similar questions however none of the answers did help in my case. I did not fiddle ...
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Resuming from hibernation Color profile Error

When resuming from hibernation I get the following error message: Started Manage, Install and Generate Color Profiles. Followed by only an OK button. Then nothing happens, and the x server isn't ...
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Can't open Nvidia X Server settings

This was asked before, but it wasn't answered, so I'm not sure what to do here, After switching to Intel to save battery power in the Nvidia X server settings I couldn't open it any more when I click ...
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How to purge everything related to the GUI

How to reinstall broken Ubuntu (16.04) GUI and purging all the related libraries, and the packages installed from the sources related to the GUI ? Firstly I tried to install the latest version at ...
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Unable to start Ubuntu after installing Gedit dependencies

While I was trying to build Gedit on Ubuntu 16.04, I followed the prerequisite dependencies and installed them religiously. I noticed that I lost my terminal color, and the preinstalled gedit theme ...
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Preserve X between Ssh -X sessions

I have a powerful Ubuntu workstation with EDA tools installed, and several Windows-10 laptops on my network. Laptop Windows users have MobaXterm installed, as an X-server, ssh and sftp clients. They ...
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X-server is corrupted if I use NVidia .run driver files

Closely related to How to stop GDM on Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop in order to install NVIDIA Driver and How do i stop or turn off the x-server? How/Why does installation of the nvidia drivers using their ....
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How to make xserver visible on linux server

I've installed the xserver on the Ubuntu Server. Now, when I type in startx it says that the server is running now. The problem is, I see only the message, but I'd really like to see the actual ...
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Connection problem with postgresql

Have a problem connecting postgresql with local server 01:45:01: Ошибка: Error connecting to the server: FATAL: password authentication failed for user "postgres" FATAL: password authentication ...
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X server crash at app launch

I have been using Ubuntu 18.04 for about 2 months now. About a month ago, X server started to crash when lauching Slack. Today, it happened when launching Atom. syslog is giving this: Jul 6 10:07:...
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Ubuntu 18.4 VLC error - Gdk-Message: vlc: Fatal IO error 2

VLC media player 3.0.2 on Ubuntu 18.4. VLC won't start, send the next message on terminal: akmmon@asus:~$ vlc VLC media player 3.0.2 Vetinari (revision 3.0.2-0-gd7b653cf14) [000055ee269cd570] main ...
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Why does chromium start both windows on top of eachother (and X sometimes crashes)?

I'm using X server to start two chromium windows (one on each monitor). I have it set up where I have had it work the way I want, but unreliably. I'd say that about 10% of the time the setup works as ...
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NVIDIA X Server Settings not executing

I'm facing an issue in Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA X Server Settings application each time I try to execute it, it closes systematically.
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Driver problems with GeForce GT520

I have a GeForce GT 520 dual head in my system and I was experimenting a bit today (too much). I installed CUDA 9.1 from NVIDIA and it said I should reboot to verify that my graphics driver still ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 gdm3 starts two X servers and it leads to high CPU usage

CPU usage after login in ubuntu 18.04 is very high, the reason, as i can see, gdm3 starts two X servers for some reason, if i switch to lightdm this doesn't happen, but then i got problem with gnome ...
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Runlevel 3 with nomodeset in kernel to install CUDA 9.0 on Ubuntu 16.04

I am following instructions to install CUDA 9.0 from this link: http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/9.0/Prod/docs/sidebar/CUDA_Quick_Start_Guide.pdf and I am at the instruction: ...
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Headless OpenGL rendering on Google Compute Engine (Ubuntu 16.04)

I created a GPU instance on Google Compute engine with NVIDIA Tesla K80 attached. I have installed GPU drivers and CUDA based on this guide. nvidia-smi check - ok. nvcc -V check - ok Now I am ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu 16.04 after stopping X server

I was following the top answer from this link: How to install NVIDIA.run? As per instruction I stopped X server and now I am unable to login to Ubuntu. When I boot up it brings me to my login but ...
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why cant i start xsesion

I have a tripple boot configuration(windows on sda1(ssd 256 gb) ubuntu on sdb2(hdd 500 gb) on my laptop and kali on sdb3 and after i resized sda4 so i could have a school partition acessable from any ...
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Problems with X-forwarding and nvidia driver for ssh -X

I have just digged out a T430 Lenovo Notepad with a dockingstation. After installing the nvidia-384 driver through Settings > Software ... > Additional Drivers, I got it running on my 2 screen setup *...
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Changing screen resolution using xorg.conf file

I recently (today) installed Nvidia graphic drivers on my laptop, I followed the instruction on the tutorial and generated a xorg.conf file using nvidia-xconfig. I have am using a laptop and have ...
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Installing amd drivers with apu's dual-graphics

The real question is which distribution of Ubuntu should I install? The objective here is to run Android Emulator using hardware graphics (SVM) My specs are AMD A10 APU Quadcore with 7660d radeon ...
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Xserver not starting automatically after changing home folder name

Recently I changed my username and home folder name following the steps in this post. It worked but it broke some things. When I turn on the computer the automatic login is not working. There is only ...
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How to copy custom Xorg.conf settings automatically on each boot

My issue is with an external graphics card that I sometimes use. When it is plugged in, LXDE changes the DPI settings and text/other items becomes unreadable. The solution is copying this line into ...
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Different key combination to restart X server

This is not a duplicate of many many questions asked about enabling CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE. I need a user defined key combination to restart the X server, I find myself doing the default key sequence a ...
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Blank screen with login and ubuntu shell

I rebooted my computer after having an authentication error, now all I get is the ubuntu shell. When I input startx, it fails to load. Am I doing something wrong? Ubuntu 17.10 if that matters.
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Anydesk and X Server problems

First-time poster here so do pardon me if I don't usse the correct terms. I'm trying to set up a screen in my local computer for my headless VM instance in Google Compute Engine using Anydesk (I think ...
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Change CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE to restart X server

In search of a way to create another shortcut for restarting X server. Mainly because I accidentally find myself doing CTRL + ALT + BACKSPACE a lot.
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What can I do to install xserver-xorg-legacy-hwe-16.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install xserver-xorg-legacy-hwe-16.04 and here is the message in return $ sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-legacy-hwe-16.04 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Xserver problems in 16.04 and 17.10

My main desktop machine running 16.04 32bit stopped working after a reboot today. I could not get it to boot in to xorg. Tried purging xserver and reinstalling. Nothing. Manual startx showed that the ...
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Why is my desktop black?

So after the recent kernel upgrade, logging into Ubuntu under either my account or guest displays a black screen. The cursor and dash and top bar are present, but no windows are present, and menus are ...
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Cannot install xserver-xorg after upgrading ubuntu 16.04 to 17.04

I'm a newbie so if the info I write down in insufficient plz tell me what more to add. I'm trying to use xserver to create a virtual display and launch X to do machine learning using Unity. This is ...
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Shared memory takes gigabytes

I have problems with huge RAM consumption by an unknown entity. It is not listed in top, but the amount of memory available decreases over time and turning off all programs does nothing. Currently, it'...
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How can I display whole Ubuntu XWindow desktop on my Windows PC screen, with Xming

As title, I tried command gnome-session --session=ubuntu from my PuTTY console, but after some seconds, it fails saying something like: gnome-session-is-accelerated: No composite extension. gnome-...
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Poor GNOME performance with Intel integrated GPU on Ubuntu 16.04 (Intel HD530 / 4K)

I have a really poor performance in my GNOME Desktop with my Intel HD 530 integrated GPU. On my 4k Screen, everything is unsmooth. Websites with a lot of Javascript load slow and are kind of ...
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Second display(displaylink USB) not updating right in ubuntu 17.10

I'm still a bit new to Ubuntu, I've got an Asus MD169B+ USB monitor that uses the DisplayLink driver and I've got a 1050 ti in my laptop. After a bit of fiddling I've got the driver to work but now I'...