X.Org Server (commonly abbreviated to Xorg Server, XServer or just Xorg) refers to the X server release packages stewarded by the X.Org Foundation, which is hosted by freedesktop.org, and grants public access to the standard X Window releases for the efforts of the free and open source software ...

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linux, X11, dialog menu with items

I'm looking for a scriptable dialog utility for Linux/X11/Wayland that I'd run like this: $ ask F="Delete all files" D="Launch drones" X="Open images" and it'd display X11 dialog window similar to ...
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starting graphical application from tty to improve performance

Would there be any performance increase by opening a tty terminal and exec application as opposed to launching from a DE/WM, or would that only be the case if I were to boot without starting xorg (...
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How can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin?

How can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin? Programers Dvorak works fine on my windows 10 host machine. However, when I type into X11 apps launched locally or remotely, I only get ...
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xmgrace fails to load after installation

I installed xmgrace via Homebrew on my machine (Macbook pro running os x 10.11.5) but when I execute xmgrace on the command line I see the following error: Warning: Widget must be a VendorShell. ...
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Making the discrete AMD GPU the default GPU in a Mux-less setup with an integrated Intel GPU in Mint 18

How do I making the discrete AMD GPU the default GPU in a Mux-less setup with an integrated Intel GPU in Mint 18? What I've gleaned / attempted so far: Information from lspci: 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Purpose of /etc/X11/Xsession.d files

I'm with linux and have some questions about Xsession. As I understand /etc/X11/Xsession script is launched when X Window System session is begun. But as I was examining code in /etc/X11/Xsession.d I ...
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Xlaunch vs Startx vs Startxwin vs Xterm vs X Display Environment Packages

I have downloaded Cygwin on my Windows machine and ssh into an Unix-based machine. What is the difference between Xlaunch, Startx, Startxwin, Xterm, and X Display Environment Packages (GNOME ...
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XF86Close hotkey won't work

My problem is that I am trying to map the close key on my keyboard to compiz's close window key binding, and I can set the hotkey fine, but it doesn't work when I try to use. I am using a logitech ...
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Turn off videocard output on disconnecting monitor

My current setup is Arch, with Awesome WM and Xorg-server 1.17 (amd dependency). What I would like to automate is the following. When I disconnect an external monitor, for instance HDMI1, I have to ...
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Shell script fails when executed by systemd service

So I have a systemd service called startup.service: [Unit] Description=startup scripts [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/home/user/Documents/Tools/Scripts/startup.sh [Install] WantedBy=multi-user....
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DISPLAY environment variable is always 0

I have two monitors attached to the same desktop computer. However, when I do echo $DISPLAY, it prints :0.0 on both screens. Shouldn't echo $DIPLAY print :0.1 from one of the screens?
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Debian stable: xrandr default rendering device

I tried to setup my dual monitor setup on debian stable, this works but most steam games get sent to my secondary screen instead of the primary. I did try to fix this, through the nvidia-settings ...
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I'm stuck in a login loop

I'm running elementaryOS and I can login to every account except my main one. I've already tried deleting .Xauthority and even changing its permissions, but still no luck. .xsession-errors: Script ...
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Switching on / off X11 forwarding for remote firefox / git

I'm using Ubuntu16 inside a Docker image on top of CentOS6 in order to be able to run certain desktop apps that doesn't run on top of CentOS6. As an example, to run the Dartium browser, I do: ssh -X ...
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Run GUI app with systemd before login (after X is started)?

I'm trying to run TightVNC server on a Ubuntu machine using systemd. The unit file (/etc/systemd/system/tiger.service) looks like this: [Unit] Description=Tiger VNC server After=display-manager....
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Some unicode symbols still not displayed with urxvt or xterm

I've been having trouble viewing certain unicode symbols under urxvt or xterm. The font I'm using is Source Code Pro for Powerline which I installed through the powerline fonts repo. My .Xresources ...
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Bumblebee with HDMI on Nvidia - Make usable both with/without connected monitor

I use an Asus laptop with Optimus. The VGA output is wired to the Intel card, while the HDMI output is wired to the Nvidia card. I'm not using PRIME or nouveau, but prefer a bumblebee setup (the only ...
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X11 error in MAC OS X

When I try to run x11 on my mac in R i get the following error: x11() Error in .External2(C_X11, d$display, d$width, d$height, d$pointsize, : unable to start device X11 In addition: ...
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Alert on opening My vnc in shared

VNC allows any user to open a vnc display, when display number and password is known. So any user can see my vnc without my knowledge How can I know, who has opened, whenever it is opened in shared ...
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Tap-to-click and vertical edge scrolling

I've a laptop (Lenovo B50-30) with a (Synaptics) touchpad. I've installed Debian on it. I want to enable the following things after LightDM is started: Tap-to-click Vertical scrolling at the right ...
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Enable circular scrolling

I'm trying to enable circular scrolling in my touchpad with synaptics, but something is preventing me of doing so. My 50-synaptics.conf looks like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad ...
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redirect sound over x11 session by pulse-audio

I am trying pass over X11 session.we can implement with pulse audio.I Google and i tried many configuration.still iam not able to redirect sound over X session.Any one can help me out with proper ...
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How to enable shortcuts (copy-paste) inside chrooted java app?

I instaled java-based app Lotus Notes inside ubuntu 12 chroot on debian host systems. I run it with enabled xhost+ on based system How to enable Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V shortcuts inside Lotus Notes. The ...
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pulseaudio with x11 session

I am trying to pass sound over to x11 session using pulse-audio.I am using my embedded system as client.When i am trying to start pulse-audio using pulseaudio --start i am getting this error massages ...
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How we can forwarding audio over X11

I am trying to study X11. It's working fine. My question is whether there is any option to forward sound over X11. I Googled about this, and found many answers like Pulse audio, pep refs. Can we ...
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X11 download on BusyBox

I recently accessed BusyBox server (STMicroelectronics Base Distribution). My objectives are installing X11 server and switching runlevel to GUI mode. However i don't have anything to do so, ...
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Corrupted video drivers causing x to go insane

I think X is borked. It's been working for months, then suddenly: There's an extra, immobile mouse cursor stuck on the screen. CTRL + ALT + Fn doesn't work. The screen stops responding, but I can ...
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VirtualGL - Render locally, display remotely

This is a weird use case, but I'm hoping it's possible. There are 2 machines involved here, A and B (which is a Windows host running xming). I want to use VirtualGL to use A's GPU, but display the ...
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do not follow mouse focus

On my Ubuntu 14.04 I have a lightweight window manager wmii where a mouse motion changes a window's focus. This is annoying and I want to change this behaviour, i.e. if only I left-click on a window, ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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How to start a shared X server for remote, non-forwarded use?

I am not sure I am asking the right question, so here's what I actually want to do: I have a server that has a screen connected to it and no other devices. It is running an SSH server. I would like ...
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How do I prevent windows from moving when the desktop resolution changes?

I'm running Linux and use Openbox for my desktop. Normally the desktop resolution is 1280x1024. However, when I play a game which only plays at a specific resolution, at fullscreen and there's no ...
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SSH and remote X appication… not correct resolution..how to solve it?

I'm running through a SSH connection with -X option, a remote graphic application but when it's launched I can't see correctly the whole screen due to a bad resolution parameter... how can I change ...
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How do I display the same window on my laptop and on a projector without mirroring displays?

Here's the scenario I'm in: I want to have xournal open and fullscreen on a projector and use a pressure sensitive pen/tablet to write on it; at the same time, I want to see a copy of the xournal ...
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Secondary monitor off after sleep

I have two monitors connected to same onboard Intel graphic card. When I start my computer both screens are on and the display configuration is fine. But as soon as my computer goes to sleep, if I ...
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What is the function of the modifier keys in xmodmap?

When I run xmodmap, I get something like this shift shift_l (0x32), shift_r (0x3e) lock control control_l (0x25), control_l (0x42), control_r (0x69) mod1 alt_l (0x40), ...
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Faster SSH/x11 forwarding w/o installing software on the server

Does anybody know any way to accelerate X11 forwarding on SSH, except for using a faster cypher and compression, without installing any software on the server? In my case I do not have any permission ...
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Native X11 display not =:0.0

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 with Gnome Shell 3.16. Recently I noticed that my X11 is not running on :0.0 but on :1. I thought the native display -the monitor of my laptop- should always be :0.0. Has ...
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How to diasble Vsync on Ubuntu

I want to disable vertical sync because it lowers my screen refresh rate from 60 Hz to about 47 Hz so the middle of the screen flickers during animations (sometimes). Also i have installed Kodi and ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.03 -> .04 upgrade breaks Xorg

Does anyone know the solution to this problem? I upgrade Ubuntu 14.04.03 to 14.04.04 and it almost completely broke Xwindows. I've tried the tdm and gdm password managers, and they both launch Xorg ...
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Can I change the acceleration for my trackpoint on Linux/X11?

I have a Thinkpad t450s with the physical trackpoint buttons. It uses the synaptics driver and shows up like this in xinput(1): ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer ...
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How to install a pcf font so it's visible in xfontsel?

I have a pcf font file which i need to be visible in xfontsel. I tried moving it to my ~/.fonts/ directory and running fc-cache -f but when I restart X and run xfontsel, the font isn't visible in the ...
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setxkbmap doesn't use the right shortcuts

I have a problem using setxkbmap. I want to change my keyboard layout on pressing the right control and shift key. I've tried to setxkbmap -model pc105 -layout us,de -option grp:rctrl_rshift_toggle ...
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Linux Arch Xorg xf86EnableIOPorts failed

I recently installed Arch, as a desktop environment I chose Budgie desktop and I would like to run without any display manager. But sometimes I encounter an issue where when I log in and exec ...
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Menus showing up on wrong monitor with Fedora 23

Hardware: Dell XPS 15 9550 (4K touchscreen) with DisplayLink box Software: Fedora 23, displaylink driver 1.0.335, video driver xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.99.917-16.20150729 I have searched for similar ...
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xrandr not scaling as expected

I am trying to work out how to use xrandr transform (Ubuntu 14.04.4, ATI Radeon HD5450 graphics, open source driver). I have found the following: ... in other words, the device coordinates (x' y') of ...
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Netflix, etc. via AWS

So, not sure if this is the right place to ask, but hear me out... Suppose I have a relatively thin client machine (like a Raspberry Pi) and I want to run Netflix or one of the other streaming ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 login prompt missing after installing Minimal Gnome Core Desktop

My ubuntu 15.10 was working fine Then i installed "Minimal Gnome Core Desktop" sudo apt-get install xorg gnome-core gnome-system-tools gnome-app-install After rebooting now i get to a screenshot ...
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Debian unstable, dropped on console when closing laptop lid

Since months when I close laptop lid but am still connected to a monitor, the X server drop me to console. Have you any advice on how to debug ? Perhaps this part of X log could help ? 319 [ 57825....
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Does XOrg have a notion of system-wide default font?

How and where can I change the default system font? For now it appears to be DejaVu 11, which looks horrible on my laptop. I mean the font that is used in menus or labels. For example when I open ...