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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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 /etc/X11/xinit/...
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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 ...
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Not able to set wallpaper after reboot through ~/.fehbg in .xinitrc in i3 on Arch Linux

I'm trying to set my wallpaper using an automated script in .xinitrc rather than having to set it after every reboot by myself. I've used feh to set the wallpaper. And then used the generated .fehbg ...
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The virt-manager displays “Gtk couldn't be initialized”

I am running the virt-manager on RHEL 7.0, but it always display "Gtk couldn't be initialized": [root@dhb5 ~]# virt-manager --debug --nofork 2015-08-17 03:21:09,895 (cliutils:75): virt-manager ...
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Using ubuntu from a mac (alternatives to X11 forwarding + XQuartz?)

What would you say is the latest/preferred way to connect from a mac to a linux box? At the moment I am using X11 forwarding over a dedicated ethernet connection plus NFS shared folders. My ...
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Fonts of some X11 applications are unreadably small

Most fonts (not all interestingly) are too small to be readable in gitk (yes, this is a 1:1 screenshot): Update: I seem the issue temporarily fixed by deleting my ~/.kde folder. But after ...
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How to revert to a previous xserver-xorg-video-intel-lts-utopic driver?

I am using Lubuntu 14.04.2 I recently updated (as part of a normal update) the xserver-xorg-video-intel-lts-utopic driver from: 2:2.99.914~1~exp1ubuntu4.3~trusty1 To 2:2.99.914~1~exp1ubuntu4.5~...
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Copy of mouse cursor stuck on source screen when moving between screens (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a dual monitor setup on Ubuntu 14.04 with OpenBox. The two monitors are identical and set up one beside the other using the following command in my autostart script: xrandr --output HDMI-1 --...
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xrandr randomly lists providers

following this question, configure gnome3 with 2 graphic cards and 3 monitors , I was able to configure a three monitor setup with two graphic cards. unfortunately xrandr does not list all providers ...
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Per-application window scaling in Xorg for high dpi display

I am running Gnome Shell with a 4k monitor and there are a few applications that I use that don't scale at all with the high resolution. Here is an example of LMMS, an application that hasn't yet ...
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Cannot locate running X server

I'm trying to run an X application over PuTTy from a Windows machine with Xming. The X server machine is Debian 8.1 and headless. I'm attempting to debug a separate issue with another application, but ...
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Minimal window manager for industrial control application with OpenGL + transparency

My company am currently working on a large graphical Linux PC based application for use on factory floors, controlling a specific machine tool. During development we test it on a full-blown desktop ...
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Xorg not working properly in arch linux

New to Arch Linux and having problems getting any desktop environment or window manager to work properly after a clean install. After I installed the Nvidia graphics driver for my laptop I installed ...
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configure gnome3 with 2 graphic cards and 3 monitors

I'm using Debian Jessie with two graphic cards and 3 Monitors. One on the onboard card and two on an internal card. I can select and configure the two monitors on the internal card but can't get to ...
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xrandr would not detect my second monitor

I am using linux, have 2 monitors and 1 laptop (3 screens in total) in my setup. xrandr detect 2 displays (laptop + 1 ext monitor) and I get the same output on both external monitors. $ xrandr ...
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Is it possible to capture and export a running process over ssh with x?

I've seen plenty of questions on the web about exporting a display from a remote host to a local. I can get this to work fine, but that's only for commands run after logging into that terminal. Is ...
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Cannot start xserver on client after mounting root directory on NFS share

As the title suggests, I'm having issues starting an X session on my client machine. Client is a Raspberry Pi 2 running Raspbian, this was setup and configured to auto login and launch Chromium at ...
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Diagnosing high Xorg cpu usage, extreme slowdown

Frequently, I get the following problems after running my laptop for some time: Excessive cpu usage Increased laptop temperature, Noticeable fan speed increase Extremely slow graphics, extremely ...
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Ubuntu Server with X11 minimal instalation for KODI

im trying to install minimal Ubuntu Server 15.04 with X11 and functional KODI. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi xinit xorg xserver-xorg-video-...
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application that uses xforwarding fails unless I use xhost +localhost

I'm connected to a remote system over nomachine enterprise. We use an internal application that I believe is essentially xforwarded from another machine as I run it - it runs there, and outputs the ...
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Removing nVidia driver from Fedora causes references to missing file nvidia-tls

I had installed the nVidia driver from rpmfusion-nonfree and it has been working fine for a long time(From fedora 18 I think). But now I wanted to switch to the opensource driver, so I removed the ...
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Getting controller to work on second x-server

I am using Linux Mint 17 with Cinnamon as my primary WM. I want to run Steam in a separate x-server for better fullscreen performance and because unredirect doesn't work properly in Cinnamon and ...
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Whenever I plug in another keyboard, key repeating rate is reset to some value

I have the following is my .xinitrc: xset r rate 250 100 & Which sets the repeat rate when you are holding a keyboard key to a pretty high value. However, whenever I plug in another keyboard, ...
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reached target graphical interface gdm

the system freeze in the line "reached target graphical interface" after it do loop of "Starting User Manager for UID 120", "Stopped User Manager for UID 120" and the gdm try to load but I see only ...
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xmonad: rotate one screen on dual monitor setup

On Fedora 22 I want to use XMonad as Window-Manager on a dual monitor setup. I want to rotate one of the monitors but I'm trying to not configure xorg.conf manually like described here. (because in my ...
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x11 forwarding: switch server of existing process?

I don't know if this is possible or not, as I am by no means an expert on X11 forwarding. I do some of my work for my job at home. I set up X11 forwarding so that when I ssh to my workstation, I can ...