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Conky 2.0.0 own_window_argb_visual = true causes X Error

Output of conky -v conky 2.0.0_pre compiled Wed Jul 2 18:53:50 BST 2014 for Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 x86_64 Compiled in features: System config file: /etc/conky/conky.conf Package library path: ...
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How do I disable the huge clown mouse cursor when using a QHD display?

I recently purchased a large QHD monitor for some screen real estate. Unfortunately, as soon as (I'm assuming) Cinnamon noticed the 2560x1440 resolution, it went and blew my cursor up to an annoyingly ...
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How to debug freezing Xorg?

At the very beginning, I am aware that I can provide very little info on my problem (and actually I'm ashamed about it). Thus, although I'd like to fix it, I'm asking first on how to get to the root ...
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Installing Debian (or other flavors) on WQHD display laptops?

I am thinking to get a laptop with one of those highres screens (WQHD ). Will I have any issues with screen resolution if I install Debian or alikes? I will install Jessie on it. I do not want to ...
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CDM display not working for users, but works as root

If I run CDM (Console Display Manager) as root, it works fine. If I run it as any other user, CDM loads, requests a choice for WM, and then exits. There is no readable output to stdout or stderr. How ...
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Short hang on each new window and each closed window in Linux / Gnome Shell

Every time I open a new window on screen, the entire display freezes for 3 seconds. Every time a window is closed, the entire display freezes for 3 seconds. The first few windows after reboot are ...
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Debian Jessie: VLC Media Player crashing Xorg when opening file/stream, only works for opening capture device

Every time I open a file using VLC through the GUI, or in a terminal, Xorg crashes leaving me to the console interface and I need to run xinit again. The only thing that won't crash is when a video or ...
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xorg.conf stops working after upgrade

After an upgrade from xserver-xorg version 1:7.7+3 to version 1:7.7+5 (Debian versioning), some relevant configurations defined in xorg.conf are being ignored. In particular, the synaptics touchpad ...
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Portable X11 for Linux(Debian Wheezy)

I need a portable X11 server. That is - everything to be in one directory - configs, shared libs, binaries, etc. How should I go about achieving this? The idea is to put X11 in my initrd. I am using ...
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buffer X queries by a network-connected gui application on a server

I'm considering running a network-connected GUI application on a server. It typically needs X to run, but I can't run X on the server. It installs but doesn't run due to missing video drivers. I can ...
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Starting and stopping X11 and LXDE from command line

I have a Raspberry Pi with Debian Wheezy (Raspbian) and so far I've managed to learn quite a lot about Linux just playing around, but I have a few questions for all you seasoned Linux pros out there. ...
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Drag and drop makes selected item shift to the left?

I have quite a strange problem. When I select an icon and want to drag and drop it, it's being shifted to left for exactly the width of left monitor. I believe there is some problem with my ...
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Keyboard and touchpad stop working after LXDE loads (Debian 6 on Asus EEE HA1005)

I recently installed Debian 6 on my old ASUS EEE 1005HA. I chose LXDE because I'm only using the machine for SSHing into other machines and some light web browsing. The problem I am having is that ...
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Xorg ignores input devices after udev restart

System: debian 7.1, amd64, Xorg 1.12.4, awesome window manager I have stopped udevd using /etc/init.d/udev stop then powered off the usb hub my input devices are connected to. I have since restarted ...
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How can I find keymapping in a Debian-based Linux distro

I am using Mint Linux 14 with OpenBox. I am trying to use "Ctrl-Shift-A" on my IDE but it is not being triggered. I am guessing it is mapped to something else, but there seems to be no simple way to ...
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Xmonad GUI on debian

I followed this guide to install Xmonad GUI on my debian 7.1. Installation completed successfully after executing: aptitude install xmonad libghc6-xmonad-dev libghc6-xmonad-contrib-dev After ...
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Debian x64 and Nvidia optimus drivers

I have an ASUS laptop. It has a Core i5 CPU with integrated graphics and a discrete NVIDIA 310M GPU. I have Windows 7 installed and I'm sure that everything is working. Today I installed Debian 7.1. ...
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wmii on Debian not working

I did a fresh install of Debian 7.1 headless, and installed wmii along with several X packages. Wmii opens when I run startx, but not completely, and it is unusable. Although I'm fairly proficient ...
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How to run gdm3, but not starting the local X server in debian 6.0

I installed Debian 6.0 with Gnome desktop environment yesterday. Because I want to connect to the gdm from another computer which is running an X server, there is no need to run the X server on the ...
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Running xserver from console as normal user and gdm3 disabled

Good afternoon to everyone. I am the inexperienced system administrator of a virtual machine with limited hardware resources, and Debian 6 installed. The main use of this machine will be as ...
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(osd_cat) Cyrillic character output

All been great with my Cyrillic character output in osd_cat until I created ~/.fonts.conf (at least this is the most obvious reason I'd think) with such settings (as seen on debian forum): <?xml ...
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debian/ubuntu - invert all colours in desktop session (colors)

Sometimes I need to flip from a light colour scheme to a dark one quickly, and I need it to apply not just to the desktop theme but also to any webpages that are open etc. On the Mac there's a neat ...
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Trouble with nvidia drivers and Xorg on a Macbook Air 3,1

I am literally at the limit of what I can think of to solve this problem so I am hoping to find some help here. I have a Macbook air 3,1 and I installed the latest Debian stable (squeeze) 2 days ago. ...
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How to execute a command under Linux after booting without a TTY session?

I'm creating a kiosk PC at the moment and I'm wondering if this is possible: When the PC is started and Linux Debian boots and I wonder if it's possible to start the command startx respectively xinit ...
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nVidia driver prevents Debian from starting up

After I have installed the nVidia driver using this tutorial, and I try to startup it follows the bootsplash and when it's about to load the gdm3 it first shows the tty screen for a second and then I ...
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Problems with NVIDIA & X11 & Debian

My NVIDIA GT440 doesn't work with current Debian Squeeze - it shows only 1024x768 as max. I did almost everything like xrandr xorg.conf (delete, creating etc.) download the NVIDIA driver from NV ...
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Weird mouse behaviour in Debian Wheezy (jumpy cursor)

When I move my mouse slowly over the desktop the pointer jumps often a few pixels (one or two) in the opposite direction of which I move my mouse. Horribly when trying to set the cursor around some ...
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XDM login loop, missing or wrong session and resources files

I use Debian Wheezy/Sid with XDM urxvt as terminal as well as i3 as window manager ~/.xsession and /.Xresources as session and resources file, respectively. Last night I accidentally used up all ...
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Cannot exit X server, restart, shutdown or drop to tty when VGA monitor active

I have a strange problem. If I connect an external VGA monitor to my laptop, exiting the X environment in any way crashes the computer. For example, say I am working with my two monitors (the ...
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Graphical login does not start properly at boot time after upgrade from Squeeze to Wheezy

At boot time, KDM (or XDM or LightDM) fails with Xorg error: no screens found. But a manual restart using service kdm restart seems to fix it. Xorg errors [ 17.551] (II) Module fbdevhw: ...
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Debian wheezy Xorg configuration fails, Debian don't boot

I have installed Debian Wheezy today. when i boot Debian wheezy when splash logo about to open, the screen blanks and system hangs, but Debian stable was booted without errors, but I changed init ...
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Assigning USB hub to specific seat in multiseat configuration

On my debian-based machine, I have a working multiseat configuration. One annoying detail that so far I couldn't fix is that any USB hardware I connect is always assigned to the primary seat. ...
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Dual screen setup in Xorg

I have two Nvidia cards (an onboard and an added one), and a monitor connected to each one. Monitors are "on", at least the LEDs indicates that they are. But only the one connected to the onboard card ...
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X server not starting up after new kernel compilation

I have compiled the Kernel on my 64-bit Debian XPS Studio 1340 Dell system. srikanth@debian:~ - 05:40:52 PM - $ uname -a Linux debian 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Thu Mar 22 17:26:33 UTC 2012 x86_64 ...
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Debian 3D Acceleration with Intel HD 3000

I'm looking at installing XBMC in Debian on a mATX PC I'll use as both a NAS and HTPC. I am currently researching the actual components that will make up this computer and I'm considering how ...
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fglrx driver doesn't start DRI in Debian Wheezy

I have a Toshiba Satellite P745D-SP4161M laptop with a AMD Radeon HD 6620G graphics card and a AMD A8-3500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics CPU. I have dual boot with Windows 7 and Debian Wheezy/Sid. ...
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Iceweasel 8.0 extremely sluggish in Debian Squeeze

My installation of Iceweasel is extremely sluggish in Debian Squeeze. CPU usage by /usr/bin/Xorg seems to spike when doing very simple things like switching empty tabs, opening new tabs, scrolling. ...
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Hibernating a Debian machine?

I have a Vostro 1000, and am running Debian Squeeze. When I hibernate from GNOME, the screen bleeds before shutting down, and upon starting up it bleeds to start up. Is this normal and expected ...
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“Not Authorized” warnings with Slim desktop Manager on Debian

Recently I changed my desktop manager to use slim desktop manager and .xsessionrc to launch appropriate session. I’m attaching my .xsessionrc and slim.conf with this Now after using X directly without ...
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Debian upgrade x11-common error

I upgraded my Debian but I'm getting an error. How can I go around this problem? Processing triggers for man-db ... Setting up x11-common (1:7.6+8~bpo60+1) ... Template parse error near ...
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Xorg - how to specify a non-standard display resolution

I have a netbook running on Debian whose LCD screen is partly broken (fallen from a desk). The problem is about 30 columns on the left of the screen not working anymore (totally black). The original ...
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Xorg configuration file on Debian Testing

I cannot find the Xorg configuration file on my newly installed Debian on my tablet-pc, so I followed this tutorial http://wiki.debian.org/Xorg and ran the command "Xorg -configure", to which I got ...
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problem trying to configure xorg in debian arm system

I'm trying to get the display working with xorg an a LOGIC PD TI AM35X SOM-M2 system running debian through a NFS boot setup. The LCD touchscreen display that I have hooked up comes up as /deb/fb0. ...
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How do I use key combinations on an axis on a joystick in xorg?

I'm using xserver-xorg-input-joystick on Debian Stable so I can use a joystick in place of the mouse. I have mouse movement working correctly, but got stuck trying to add functions for some other ...
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Top/left edges of screen, in Virtualbox, act like bottom/right edges

I have Virtualbox running on Windows Vista, and Debian running inside Virtualbox. Everything's running great, for the most part. Everything looks correct. But when I'm in full-screen mode, the top ...