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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xrandr doesn't see dual monitors [onboard Intel and PCI-E nVidia]

In an attempt to attach a second monitor to a computer, I've added an nVidia card to a system with onboard Intel graphics. On boot, the new monitor didn't get powered up at all. Creating an xorg.conf ...
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Run X window system with CONFIG_VT=n in linux

I have an Arm device that I installed Gnu/Linux on. Unfortunately the full source tree to linux with the patches required to make it work on is not available. There is a close version to the source ...
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Xubuntu 15 in VirtualBox, dual display

I'm using Xubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 7 with dual display in "extended" mode. I have configured the VM with: Settings > Display > Screen Video memory: 128MB Monitor ...
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How to make a command run after login and x start?

I need to run xset led 3 after every login how can I do do this? I am on Manjaro using gnome.
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Run KDE applet from command line (within i3wm)

It would be lovely to have the "Application Menu, a launcher based on cascading popup menus" as an icon in my i3bar to have a general overview of the packages I have installed in my system, within ...
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Force kscreen reload

I have a laptop with a docking station and am running KDE Plasma 5 on OpenSUSE Leap. I prefer to have the laptop screen off when docked and to have some things displayed larger when the laptop is ...
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NVIDIA Start Xorg Without Monitors

I'm running Redhat 6.4 uname -ra Linux host.domain 2.6.32-358.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jan 29 11:47:41 EST 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The graphics card is an NVIDA Tesla C2075, Driver ...
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X11 forward with multiple logins for the same user

we use a server at work which runs byobu. Everyone of my colleagues logs in with the same Debian user account and gets the byobu session presented. This works quite well as we are all sitting in a ...
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Pressing Alt+Left/Right causes screen flicker

I run Arch Linux with a "normal" Xorg desktop, that is, using LightDM as login manager and the i3 Window Manager (with some components from Xfce, GNOME and KDE as needed). The graphics is the ...
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How do I connect a dual monitor VNC client to a headless VNC server?

Right now I use RealVNC server, and connect to a corporate RHEL server for my builds. These machines are headless, so there's nothing in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf* I can successfully connect and use the ...
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How can I require the modifier key be pressed first in Xorg on Linux?

I'm used to Windows behavior where keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl-L work only if Ctrl is pressed before L. But X allows pressing L before Ctrl. This seems to apply to all keyboard shortcuts and ...
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Where to put X11 (XQuartz) configuration on OS X?

I’m trying to set the key repeat rate to a different value using xset r rate 280 50. I’ve tried adding this configuration statement to various configuration files (~/.zprofile, ~/.xinitrc, ~/.zlogin), ...
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How do I make mousewheel focus remain inside the active window with XFCE4?

I'm used to the Windows 8.1 (and earlier) behavior where mousewheel events go into the active window, even when the mouse pointer is over another window. But XFCE4 (or X itself?) always sends ...
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How do I disable certain mouse buttons on Linux?

I have a Logitech G9 Laser Mouse and use Google Chrome + Google Music to listen to music. Google Music can and does detect media keys when they are pressed and does the obvious thing. The twist here ...
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How to alter X11 resolution choice?

My VGA monitor is recognized by X11 and best resolution is chosen, which is correct with product specification. This resolution sometimes does not always work in practice (frequency out of range error ...
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Box characters in nm-connection-editor using X11 forwarding

I have a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux ARM (latest) and a laptop running Ubuntu 14. I am using NetworkManager to configure the network on the Raspberry Pi, and I wanted to access the connection ...
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xrandr, xorg test screen error — default seems to be only valid mode

Running Arch Linux, kernel 4.2.5-1, Lightdm 1.16.5, xorg-server 1.17.4-2, nvidia 255.11-4, GTX 780 dual-link dvi out. I have a QNIX Evolution II 2710 and am attempting to overclock it but am running ...
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Linux Mint won't load GUI after update: Cannot read V_BIOS (3) Input/output error

I updated my Linux Mint machine and rebooted. Since then, the GUI doesn't appear. I tried running startx, but it produces the following error:
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telnet x11 on REDHAT 7 (Gnome 3)

I have been trying for the last 2 weeks to get X11 apps working over telnet connection to the server. I am not concerned about the security as I run a VPN to the server location as well. I just need ...
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Install nvidia driver for CUDA without turn it on for XWindows on Fedora

I put an nVidia Quadro K1200 (without attaching to a display) into my desktop which also has a built-in Intel i965 graphic and is running Fedora 22. I tried the following install the nVidia driver ...
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How to close window by press left and right mouse button at the same time

I tried xbindkeys with this setting in xbinkeysrc "xte 'keydown Alt_L' 'key F4' 'keyup Alt_L'" b:1 + b:3 Doesn't seem to work. Any ideas?
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How do I make emacs-key-bindings work everywhere in linux

I am just tired of reaching for the home and arrow keys. There is a windows hack: http://www.davesquared.net/2008/02/emacs-key-bindings-everywhere.html How can we achieve that in linux? The ...
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Debian linux: server-side registration of fonts in fonts.dir

In Debian Linux up to Squeeze (version 6, two releases ago) there used to be a defoma application which automated XLFD registration in fonts.dir/fonts.scale files whenever new fonts were being ...
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mdm doesn't start X, but startx does

I just got a Dell U3415W ultra-wide monitor to replace my dual-monitor system. I am running Linux Mint 17.2 I plugged it in and soon discovered some issues. At startup, it sits an spins for a bit, ...
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How do I specify an IPv6 address in the X Window DISPLAY variable?

I'm trying to export a DISPLAY variable containing a numeric IPv6 address. What format would the variable take, since IPv6 addresses contain :, which normally is used for the display number? Googling ...
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How to run fullscreen application on separate display on linux?

I am trying to run SDL2-based application like this: DISPLAY=1 ./myapp But it fails to create a window (guess it's because display :1 lacks a window manager) How can I run it?
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External monitors not working with Dell Latitude E7250+EPort Plus

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Lattitude E7250 (intel video card) and have a Dell E-Port Plus docking station. The docking station has 2 DVI ports and 2 DP (DisplayPort) ports on the back. The ...
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Attach and dettach mose on Xephyr programly

Then mouse or unpluged from port Xephyr it lost all input. I want to keep it working then replug mouse. I think about to create virtual mouse device, that points to physical one. Is there any method ...
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Touchscreen right click emulation doesn't work

I have a touchscreen device for which I have enabled third button emulation in xinput: Device 'ft5x_ts': ... Evdev Third Button Emulation (257): 1 Evdev Third Button Emulation Timeout (258): 750 ...
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Full Ubuntu 15.04 desktop (Unity) under VNC

I have tigervnc working 100% well. What do I have to write in my .vnc/xstartup file so that a FULL Ubuntu desktop comes on? I want to include: The proper application-dependent menu bar at the top ...
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Can't see second virtual monitor from xrandr

I'm running an Arch linux guest on Virtualbox 5.0.6, on an OS X 10.11 host, with the latest guest additions installed. I'm using i3wm as a desktop. I've added 2 virtual monitors to my VM but can see ...
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WQHD+FHD monitors scaling problems

I recently added an WQHD to my two FHD, now the setup is: FHD(rotated 90°) - WQHD - FHD. The WQHD screen looks gorgeous, however the FHDs show everything to large like descriped in the arch-wiki. ...
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How to execute a command when screen resolution changes in Linux

I’m running Linux in a VM, and I want to run a script whenever the X server resolution changes (usually from going in/out of full-screen mode in the VM). How can I do this?
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Tmux not working in Xterm on Debian Stable

I'm trying to use tmux on my computer and it runs perfectly as root, but I'd rather run it under my own account. When I run it with my account, I get a variety of error messages that include "Cannot ...
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List linux processes having windows

How can I list linux processes (like ps aux) but only those having X11 windows? I guess there must be some simple connection (like always in linux) between the processes and the X server. Is it ...
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startx for single application fails because of xterm

I am trying to run epiphany directly using startx on a raspberry pi. The idea is to run epiphany in kiosk mode pointing to a website. The command that I would like to run is: startx epiphany -a ...
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Writing Xorg custom modeline for 1366x768 with nvidia driver

I've recently bought a Dell e1914h monitor 18.5" and supports 1366x768@60Hz display. The problem with proprietary nvidia driver is 1366x768 resolution is not supported by default due to some nvidia ...
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How to set workspaces with different resolution

I have only one monitor, but I want to set two workspace with different resolutions. Because some window is too large for the native resolution of my monitor. How can I do that?
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Auto-repeat keeps getting turned off for left arrow (only). How can I find out why?

Occasionally I find that the auto-repeat is not working for my left arrow key and only that key. I know I can turn it back on with xset r 113 but it is annoying to have to do so and frustrating ...
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Starting an window manager on hybrid graphics system fails

I'm a completely new user of Arch Linux. I installed the system nearly like described by the German beginners guide. The most important things according this problem: Bootmanager: GRUB Installed ...
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How to bind clicking both left and right mouse button to close window in openbox

How to bind clicking both left and right mouse button to close current window in openbox? I want to keep the middle button for other action.
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Using vim with Putty results in X server error

I used Putty to remote to Linux machine, and when I use vim to open a file it always delays and display message PuTTY X11 proxy: unable to connect to forwarded X server: Network error: Connection ...
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How to boot a Linux system without graphical server

I'd like to know what should be done to boot a Linux system on a CLI environment, without also starting the X graphical server. I'm interested in a temporary-only solution, ideally a command, or a ...
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X11 forwarding: How to share desktop on many clients simultaneously?

How can I share the desktop view (or view from one program) to multiple other machines (given root access) simultaneously? I've seen similar questions (e.g.,here and here), but I'm not sure how one ...
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Xorg and setting mouse properties

I bought myself a Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse and found some information about how to configure the buttons. I settled on the following configuration: xinput set-button-map "Logitech USB ...
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Shell aliases when launching programs from within a Desktop environment (Alt+F2) or window manager?

I'm quite confused about how X runs its programs. As I understand it, much of the environment for programs run by the desktop environment (Gnome/XFCE/i3) is setup (traditionally) in ...
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Problems with X11 forwarding

I am trying to do some X11 forwarding from my windows machine. I have tried: Mingw64 Cygwin64 putty In both Mingw and cygwin I run I get these results: $ ssh -X bongioc@ncp-cb-1.nintextest.com ...
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Tty and X session locking

Most GUIs lock the session after a period of idleness or after resuming from sleep, which means that the user is require to reauthenticate themselves to continue the session. Can this be mirrored in ...
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Map key + mouse click/movement to something on Linux

When I was using OS X, I was able to remap left click + ctrl to right click and cursor movement + shift to scroll in the direction the cursor would be travelling. Is this possible on Linux? Arch ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu booting into X

I am actually wondering how to prevent services (in this case the X server) in Ubuntu (14.04) from startup automatically at boot time. I tried: sudo update-rc.d lightdm remove and sudo update-rc.d ...