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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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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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Issue connecting WSL with an X server (XMing) to display graphics

I have WSL 2 downloaded on Windows 10 version 21H1 (OS Build 19043.985) and I am running Ubuntu version 18.04.5 LTS. Currently, I have XMing downloaded and have been trying to get WSL to communicate ...
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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) form 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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How do I stop xserver but still have a terminal/display to run stuff?

Hi i've looked at some other questions on stopping GDM/Lightdm to run stuff (Nvidia installs/patches) but my problem is using service stop gdm or init 3/init 5 just leave my screen with no connection ...
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Geforce 820M Black screen after installing Legacy Drivers

is there any way to make Nvidia 820m working in ubuntu? I tried all versions from 14.04 and ending with 20.04. I tried drivers starting with 340xx and ending with 390xx. None are working. For example ...
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Keyboard not working in Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad, and initially had the 18.04 Ubuntu installed. Two days back my keyboard stopped functioning, all except the top first row. In many forums people who had similar problem tried ...
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My keyboard stops taking inputs suddenly. How can I debug the issue?

I can't find a pattern in it, when it happens. Everything's working fine and suddenly keyboard stops responding. Mouse works well. Possible fixs I have tried: Restart solves the issue( I used it for ...
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Transparent nested X server (Xephyr)

I am using Xephyr to create nested X server on Ubuntu 20.04. When I execute Xephyr :10 i have got black window. I would like to get transparent window (Xephyr's root window) to make it invisible, so ...
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can I stop X server using ssh?

I want to install an Nvidia toolkit on a remote server. It seems I should stop X server using sudo service lightdm stop. I don't know enough about this command, I'm afraid that I lose the connection ...
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npm install expo-cli --global [closed]

error 1 core-js@2.6.11 postinstall: node -e "try{require('./postinstall')}catch(e){}" npm ERR! Exit status 1 npm ERR! npm ERR! Failed at the core-js@2.6.11 postinstall script. npm ERR! This ...
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How to run only 1 window in Xorg?

I don't want to use a desktop environment because I don't want to waste the CPU. I want to run Chromium browser without a desktop environment. I know there's already a question like this (it was about ...
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How to auto start Xserver after boot?

I was "Desktop Environment Hopping" and I broke the Unity DE in ubuntu. I have reinstalled the unity desktop. But ubuntu is not entering into login screen gui or gnome shell gui after boot. I am able ...
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Unable to Login after a new install

Just installed a new install along with Windows 10. Setup root (/), swap and /home partitions; and then setup display name, computer name, username and password. Can't login after restarting ...
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How to fix X Error: BadAccess, BadDrawable, BadShmSeg while running graphical application using Docker?

I am running Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS. I have installed Docker to this system. I need to run FreeMat 4.2 which is not available for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS anymore because of Qt4 deprecation. I did the ...
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Random black screens in nested X server

I am running a X nested session with Xephyr to automate a game. I need the screen to be on at all times. I have disabled ubuntu sleep timer and it seems to be working for the whole pc but the nested X ...
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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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xrdp not listening on port 3389

$ sudo netstat -plnt | grep rdp tcp 0 0 127.0.0.1:3350 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 83971/xrdp-sesman As you can see xrdp is not listening on port 3389. $ tail -f /var/...
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How is NVIDIA Prime Render Offloading configured in Ubuntu 20.04?

Yesterday I installed Kubuntu 20.04 from scratch on a Lenovo Thinkpad T490 laptop with a GeForce MX250 discrete graphics adapter. Prime render offloading fails with: $ __NV_PRIME_RENDER_OFFLOAD=1 ...
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4 seconds delay when switching to another TTY

After pressing Ctrl+Alt+F? to switch to another TTY (both graphical or not) I get a 3-4 seconds delay where I still see the "old" TTY before the screen switches (which is then almost instant). In ...
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Automatically setting the DISPLAY variable

At the moment, I'm using Windows Subsystem for Linux to use Ubuntu, and Xming to allow me to run graphical applications. I was wondering how I could automatically set the display variable to 0, so ...
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Kubuntu 19.10: GUI doesn't start, but I can fix it by running startx in the system console

My Kubuntu installation broke. To the best of my knowledge, I did nothing other than running apt upgrade and rebooting prior to this. All I get is a live mouse cursor after reboot, but I can switch to ...
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How to detect for a remote program that unity is running

I have a legacy program (since 1992) on a dedicated remote machine as an X-client that while starting up tries to fix all kinds of oddities using xmodmap and the like. Starting with 18.04 I note that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Connect to Xserver from remote

I have setup an Ubuntu 18.04 on a Touchscreen-Display and I want to start a graphical programm from a remote system to display it on the touchscreen. When I try it I get the error Can't open ...
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Grey Array: cannot connect to X server '(null)' Error

So I have this school folder, where I have to call the file "Test.c" file, where it contains the code to display an image. Calling the file requires me to type "make", which im assuming is from this ...
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