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Xorg configuration to switch between ttys (FreeBSD)

I'm using FreeBSD on VMWare. I'm installing/configuring Xorg. To get a .conf file I used Xorg -configure I tested it with Xorg -config /root/xorg.conf.new -retro It seemed to be okay, so I ...
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Dual monitor screen resolution can not be added

I am desperately trying to setup my system on Debian Wheezy with VGA card NVIDIA Quadro 600, and two monitors (two monitors are exactly the same, same manufacture, size and model number). One monitor ...
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Awesome WM: Proffered mode of second monitor not being picked up via xorg file

Not sure if this is a windows manager issue or just an issue with X, but my second monitor default to the wrong resolution. I have it set to 1920x1080 in my xorg.conf, but it defaults to 1440x900. If ...
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fglrx linux mint dual screen give one screen ok and another smaller

This is not really a question rather a memo for other people who encouter the same problem. i just installed linux mint 16, and i got a strange problem on the scren config : dual monitor each 1920 x ...
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displaylink and nvidia in linux mint (ubuntu)

I have GeForce 210, displaylink USB adapter and three monitors: two monitors are connected to GeForce, and the last one to USB. This setup works perfectly in Windows, but doesn't work in Linux. I ...
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How to adjust the screen resolution in Debian?

I've installed Debian testing from netist image in a AMD Radeon system. I am using Xorg and awesome wm. The default screen resolution is 1024x768 while my screen supports 1366x768. I've tried xrandr ...
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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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Changing caps lock to tab in Linux/Gnome 3.x

I have (physically) broken my tab key and would need like to use the CAPS LOCK key as the tab key instead. I have tried to do this with xorg.conf Option "XkbOptions" "tab:swapcaps" but it ...
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How do I configure xorg for two devices?

I upgraded one of my cards today, but the free xorg radeon driver doesn't support it yet, which means I need to use the fglrx driver. Unfortunately, my second card isn't supported by the fglrx driver. ...
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HDMI monitor not recognized on Debian

Trying to connect a monitor to my Laptop (Lenovo Y560, ATI Radeon 5000 on Debian 7.2 & k3.2.51-1) but it looks like my HDMI is not recognized at all. lspci -v | grep -i vg 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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chosing the main display in xorg.conf doesn't work

I am trying to configure my xorg.conf file to have two displays, one is my laptop and the other is a HD screen. I honestly didn't write the xorg.conf file, but used nvidia-settings program which does ...
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Setting up dual monitors in xorg.conf

I have a dual-monitor setup where the second (smaller) monitor extends the desktop of the first one. This works perfectly fine using the KDE monitor settings/XRandr, but Xorg's default behaviour is ...
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In Linux, how do I correctly configure display geometry with multiple monitors on multiple GPUs (Intel and nVidia)?

I want a triple monitor setup to work correctly. My setup is as follows: Linux Mint 16 x64 Intel Core i5-2500k GeForce GTX 560 Ti Cu II A monitor on the far right connected to the motherboard ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Fedora 16?

I have recently changed my OS to Fedora-16 64-bit, I know that my Screen resolution is 1920x1200(From Previous OS on same Machine and other similar screens in my office). I have tried using xrandr -q ...
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Windows going over the edge of the screen

I'm running Arch Linux on my laptop with Fluxbox as my WM. Many times I open a window and part of it will go off the edge of the top of the screen making it impossible for me to see the top of it. How ...
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Crop display size in linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Limit video output to a section of a display and leave the rest blank My laptop has a slightly damaged lcd - it has a black strip on the right that reduces the working ...
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How to set login screen resolution in debian

My Debian install (Linux machine 2.6.32-5-686 #1 SMP Sun May 6 04:01:19 UTC 2012 i686 GNU/Linux) is limited to 1360x768, but my monitor is capable of 1680x1050. There is no xorg.conf file so I created ...
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How can I find out a list of all configuration files loaded by Xorg?

There's a lot of lists of places where these files can be found, but can I see the actual list of what is loaded?
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Xorg Different Height Monitors

I am trying to set up a dual monitor desktop, with a 19" LED monitor, and a 15" CRT monitor, and have done so, using nvidia-settings to write to my xorg.conf. However, the problem I am now dealing ...
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Separate dual-head screens with Intel H67

I am using a Slackware 13.37 system (ASUS P8H67-M LE) with built-in Intel HD graphics, and I am trying to get the monitor outputs to be attached to seperate X windows screens (i.e. different ...
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Separate keyboard for shortcuts on linux (two keyboards,two layouts)

I have two keyboards: an old ps/2 one and a usb one. I want the usb keyboard to have the us layout (or prefferably have the usb keyboard follow the layout chosen in gnome) and the ps/2 one to have a ...
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Multiple Graphics Cards on Fedora 15 (Gnome 3)

I have the (delightful) misfortune of having 3 graphics cards. They are XFX Radeon 5750s. Each drives 2 monitors via dvi. I am having a really hard time getting these running on fedora 15 (gnome 3). ...
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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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After installation of Nvidia proprietary driver, when login starts I can hear the Ubuntu startup sound, but screen remains blank

I installed the nvidia driver directly from the nvidia website. Installation went ok, but after reboot, Ubuntu logo appears fine, but when entering login, I hear Ubuntu startup sound, but the screen ...
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Dual monitor setup: xrandr versus xorg.conf

Dual monitor setups on GNU/Linux are known to be great fun! After fiddling with my xorg.conf for a couple of days, I've managed to come to a point where I can get pretty much what I want (two screens ...
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Why Xorg ignores changes in xorg.conf?

I have to pointer devices (mouse and touchscreen). Their devices are /dev/input/mouse0 and /dev/input/mouse1, also they are combined into one on device /dev/input/mice. I want my system to separate ...
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nvidia on ubuntu 10.10: switching dvi socket

i have ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 with nvidia 9800 gt and nvidia driver version 270.41.06 my video card has two DVI sockets, but i only use single monitor configuration. Now, i think the main DVI socket ...
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Ubuntu 10.10: getting appropiate monitor resolution for lcd hdtv

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 version, with Nvidia 9800 GT, installed 270.41.06 Nvidia drivers following this guide. I have a LG42LH30FR LCD TV connected with the dvi link -> RGB PC input I'm able ...
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Installing existing Ubuntu 11.04 (guest) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 (host)

I have successfully installed existing Ubuntu 10.10 on Windows 7 host as explained in this blog post. Everything worked. I did a clean install of Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Then I tried to follow the same ...
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How to re-enable my touchpad on Linux?

My touchpad is not working in my user on Ubuntu 10.10. However, when I logon as another user it works fine. I tried using synclient on my user and it says that TouchpadOff=1. I wonder what could be ...
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extending xorg.conf to account for a boot from virtual box

i have a ubuntu10.10/win7 dual boot. i use win7 as a host for virtual box and run the existing ubuntu in virtual box. when i installed vb additions and extensions, the xorg.conf file got ...
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Settings xorg.conf to be used with VESA drivers generic in ubuntu 9.10?

I have an installation of Ubuntu 9.10 where everything is fine except the video resolution. In Ubuntu 9.10, the file xorg.conf is empty by default. I'm using an onboard video card, and Ubuntu can not ...
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Extract X11 configuration information from running instance

Since I had a hard disk die on me, I figured I could easily try some other OS (I usually run Ubuntu). Turns out that Ubuntu flawlessly recognizes my video card and monitor (X11 works right out of the ...
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Ubuntu: Windows have rough and choppy edges with any graphic driver

obviously (my) Ubuntu has problems with the x window system. Every time when I move any window, this window looks rough and choppy on the edges (see http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/24439/). First ...
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Ubuntu: No screens found - What's wrong with this xorg?

due to problems with flickering und rough edges on windows, even without nvidia drivers, I try to rebuild the whole xorg by hand. I ran X -configure and got a standard xorg.conf I have to edit. I set ...
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xorg.conf: Why does this have no effect?

Here is my xorg.conf file. The problem is that my resolution setting 1600x900 is getting ignored. The resolution keeps popping to 1280x1024 Edit The resolution comes up as 640x480 after unplugging ...
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The right button of my mouse clicks on release Ubuntu

I been having the following problem for a long time in Ubuntu 10.10. What happens: When I right click I see the contextual but when I release this button it automatically clicks on the first option ...
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Cannot configure second monitor to rotate 90' in KDE with Karmic Koala

Sorry, I could not keep this question from turning into a wall of text so I broke it up into these 4 sections. Hardware I have 2 monitors (DELL E228WFP and a DELL 2007FP) hooked up to a EVGA ...
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help with xorg.conf: xrandr on one of two widescreen monitors; rhel5, kde, ATI Radeon X1300

Can anyone help with me configure my dual-screen monitors for rotation? I have xrandr 1.1. Have tried various approaches, nothing takes. I can't even get the xrandr options to show up in KDE's ...
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Where does xorg.conf find its video drivers

I have the following section in xorg.conf Section "Device" Identifier "Default Device" Driver "fglrx" EndSection In what directory does it look to find the fglrx driver?
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How to force screen resolution on CentOS machine

I have CeontOS machines connected to LCD via KVM which causes failure to properly detect screen resolution and I'm stuck with 800x600 until I reset X server with the LCD connected directly to the PC. ...
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Where is xorg.conf in Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm in the middle of trying to setup dual monitors on ubuntu and would like to backup my xorg.conf... The documentation I've been thus far say to do the following: sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf ...
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What setting can cause a monitor to flicker under X11?

I've been dinking with the xorg.conf file on my system and now when I try to start X I get a flickering effect and no usable image. I think (and this is just a guess) that it's a settings out of bound ...
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How do I change my control or alt key to emit a space key event in Ubuntu?

I have a laptop with a broken space bar and I want to map the right alt or control keys to emit a space character. I am running Ubuntu.
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Can't edit xorg.conf in Ubuntu 9.10, is it write protected?

My Ubuntu display resolution is 800x600. I want to change it to 1024x768. Someone told me to edit xorg.conf to achieve this, but I can't save the file. How can I edit the file ?
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Dual NVidia graphics cards in Ubuntu / xorg.conf mania

I have two NVidia graphics cards: Quadro NVS 295 (PCI Express, dual DisplayPort outputs) GeForce FX 5200 (PCI, DVI and VGA outputs) I have three identical monitors, two on DisplayPort and one on ...
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Fixing X11's startup Errors by Xorg.conf or modprobe

I am using Ubuntu Live CD to get an access to the broken Ubuntu after running a few Linux Kernel Magic commands without knowing completely what I did. I mounted the system to Live CD. I need to ...
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Ubuntu 9.04 + Nvidia FX 5200 PCI + Xorg = unhappy configuration

I have a Dell Dimension e510 computer, with on-board video (disabled). I also have a Nvidia FX 5200 PCI card that I installed after the fact. I had to do some searching to even get Ubuntu 9.04 to ...
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How do I enable greedy MigrationHeuristic in Karmic?

My laptop performs very poorly for 2d graphics. For example, Docky's zoom effect and compiz effects are very choppy. In Jaunty, I was able to fix this by adding the following line under the "Device" ...
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Can Ubuntu run a GeForce 6200 LE and 5200 FX at once?

I'm trying to get both a nvidia 6200 LE PCI-Express and 5200 FX PCI video card running at the same time in Ubuntu 9.04. This is for a triple monitor setup. After the physical install, I verified that ...