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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ffmpeg x11grab a single window

Is it possible with ffmpeg grab a window that is minimized or that not has the focus (there is another window over but ffmpeg records only the window which is below)? With a command like ffmpeg -f ...
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Use Xming without putty

I currently do have putty and xming working correctly in tandem, however I don't really enjoy using putty's interface and the first command I run is gnome-terminal & and get my favorite terminal ...
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AWS EC2: Compile vim with clipboard support

I'm using a free EC2 instance using Amazon Linux AMI 2013.09.2. I want to install the latest version of vim and include clipboard support. I've seen a few guides, but none seem to be too current. ...
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Unreliable detection of external monitor

I am using a Lenovo T410S with a port replicator that has two external monitors attached using DVI. Some times when I boot into Linux, one monitor is detected. Other times it is two. Oddly enough, ...
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Configure XQuartz to use second screen

Is it possible to configure XQuartz to use my second screen? I've tried updating the default DISPLAY variable to something like /tmp/launch-oEIGJf/org.macosforge.xquartz:0.1, but this (kind of ...
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Xorg unable to find screen configuration in minimal EL6 install with Intel HD 4400 graphics

I have installed a minimal EL6 (based on Scientific Linux 6.4) distro on a computer which has the following on-board graphics: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation ...
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How do I properly configure my .xinitrc file to start the openbox session manager

I've installed openbox twice - once with Fink, and once with MacPorts. Both installations yield the same result: startx terminates with an error diagnostic from xinit. I have a working .xinitrc for ...
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Is this xstart/xinit message of concern, and/or how can I make it go away?

My ultimate goal is to get openbox working on Mavericks, OSX 10.9.1. Towards that end, I'm eliminating potential causes of error. With that in mind, I've tailored my .xinitrc file and it brings up ...
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Execute wmctrl commands in xinitrc

I'm using XMonad configured to accept commands through wmctrl and would like to start up a few applications through xinitrc and move them to a certain workspace. Those commands work, when I use the ...
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How to set the start background of X

When our linux system starts I would like to change the background of X to either a bitmap a solid colour (red) but using only configuration files. We use a pretty stripped down version of a ...
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How can I get an xterm to display on Parallels VM running Ubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to bring up a simple X application on my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop running in a Parallels VM, and though I can get all X applications and servers to play nicely together in my network of VM's, ...
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Fedora 20 Gnome session over X11 forwarding not working

In previous Fedora/CentOS distributions I was always able to run "gnome-session" over SSH with X11 forwarding. However, in Fedora 20, I instead get a window with a sad-face graphic that says "Oh no! ...
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Fedora 20 FirewallD GUI not working on X11 forwarding

I am having a problem with SSH X11 forwarding on Fedora 20 with firewall-config, the GUI tool for FirewallD (the dynamic firewall system). With most X11 GUI applications including pretty much all ...
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XQuartz will not start on Mac 10.9 Maverick - infinite failure loop

I've been having problems getting XQuartz to work on my Mac 10.9 (aka Maverick). I have installed and uninstalled XQuartz several times to no avail. The error messages I'm getting from the ...
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How to get rid of unwanted linux X start-up glitch

We have a system where we have a "splash" screen (managed via plymouth) and an application which is started when X is starting. However between the two (ie: after the screen of plymouth goes away ...
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Making cairo-clock click-through-able (Cairo Graphics)

Is there any way that I can make a window on my X windowing system (Ubuntu/Gnome/Compiz) to be click-through? i.e. when I click on it, the click is actually sent to the window beneath it. The ...
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Raspbian - can't get dwm to work

I installed raspbian via http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=50310 I've installed dwm, but when I type "startx" dwm pops up, but I can't use my mouse or keyboard or anything. I ...
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Cannot run `xinit` (or, indeed, `startx`) other than as root

At present, I have to do sudo xinit and then su ... and then ./.xsession which seems bad, as isn't it that you shouldn't run gui applications as root? Just xterm might be find though, as xterm isn't ...
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Display manager does not start at startup

Running sudo start lightdm from the command line seems to work fine though. Neither exec xdm or xdm or sudo xdm or sudo exec xdm do though. Things I have already tried - selecting various options ...
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Using “ssh -Y” on Os X

How can I display remote applications on OS X via ssh? If I try, I get the error "Could not open display". Im trying to access Raspbian (Debian) from OS X Mavericks.
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X11 keyboard utility to display key presses?

I'm having trouble with an Asus Q500A laptop and its hotkeys under Fedora 20. They are the function keys that turn the wifi radio on/off, change keyboard backlight, the display brightness, volume ...
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How to determine number of colours (bit per pixel) in X11

How can I see how many bits per pixel are actually available in a running X11 session?
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Can't login due to .Xauthority file

I'm running debian wheezy and have made some changes to my xorg and since tried to revert them, but now when I log try to log in using multiple desktop managers or via startx, I get a message saying ...
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How to set instance name of google-chrome (or any x11 application)

I'm now using dwm window manager and I know I can set rules to specify a application to a certain tag like this: static const Rule rules[] = { /* xprop(1): * WM_CLASS(STRING) = instance, ...
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Different keycodes for F3 and F4 on external keyboard vs laptop keyboard

I'm using a Debian derivative with xmonad on my laptop (Lenovo X230). I have a docking station and an external keyboard and trackball connected to it. The keyboard is the Kinesis Advantage. ...
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Nvidia card + X11 detects wrong screen SIZE (not res)

Edit: Upon further experimentation - it seems like the HDMI works perfectly going out to my Asus 21" monitor. I think there is just a problem with it detecting my LGTV as a monitor. I am trying to ...
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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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Xorg troubles on Debian

I was trying to install some ATI drivers on a Debian Wheezy install and messed up my X server. The commands I ran were: wget --referer=http://www2.ati.com ...
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probing/setting Xorg conf values

Is there any way to probe values from Xorg just so i don't have to restart it several times, each time with each value to see which one works best. By probing i can already write down the behaviour ...
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Wacom on Ubuntu - How to make button associations persistent ?

Using Wacom Bamboo tablet with Ubuntu there are no default button associations, i.e none of the buttons do anything. Using 'xsetwacom' will fix this problem, But only temporarily in that these ...
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Using Windows as a VirtualBox Host, how I can get AltGr behavior on linux guest?

I'm having an issue using a keyboard which is not an English US keyboard. It seems that when it's the case, pressing AltGr key will simulate CTRL + ALT on Windows. I have verified that fact using ...
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How do I get a valid xmodmap while using xcape

I'll admit at the start that X's key-mapping is a bit of a black-art for me which mainly involves copy and pasting examples from places like SO and SU and seeing if it works. However in this case I ...
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How to make my Alt_R function as another Control on Linux

I want to use my right Alt as another Control key to use with Emacs. I tried following (with modifications) this tutorial: ...
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xorg.conf renders display larger than screen

Background I am driving a 3-screen setup with 2 1080p screens one above the other and a flanking 1680x1050 in portrait. Problem On boot, the portrait screen is not rendered at the correct height. ...
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Remapping XF86_Back/Forward to Control/Alt in X

I'd like to rebind the XF86_Back and forward keys in X to control and alt respectively. However, it seems that running xmodmap -e "keycode 167 =Alt_L" xmodmap -e "keycode 166 =Control_L" ...
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Get the desktop/viewport of a window in enlightenment?

Okay, so, given a XID of a window I need to get its desktop or viewport as well as the currently active one. Enlightenment does not seem to properly respond to wmctrl which leads to: ***@note:~ > ...
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Fax from Mac OS X 10.6 via bluetooth phone?

I have my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.6.8 set up to connect via Bluetooth to my Samsung Galaxy SII phone for file sharing and it works fine. Now, I am wondering if there is a way to use my phone as ...
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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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Firefox, two Linux machines, one X-server

I have a Linux machine I regularly log on to via ssh (putty) from Windows. I'm running VcXsrv X-server on my Windows desktop. I mainly use this to run a debugger (ddd) and firefox to access our ...
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Is there any way to map a window to multiple X servers?

I want to share a window between several computers on the same LAN (only one of them controls this window, the others view it). At first, I tried VNC. But it's very slow. Is there any way to map the ...
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X forwarding: Disable secondary monitor

I use X forwarding from a linux box to a windows box (X forwarding) which has 2 monitors. New windows are always opened at the opposity display. Thats so terribly annoying! Any way to get rid of this ...
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How to switch Backspace key with Delete key in xvkbd?

How to switch Backspace key with Delete key in xvkbd? I want to disable the first row with Fn keys but keep the backspace, so I figured I could switch it with Delete since nopony is using it nowdays ...
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Limit which local users may connect to X11 display

I have an X.org server running on my machine (Gentoo Linux without PAM, PolicyKit etc), incoming TCP connections are disabled with -nolisten tcp. Is it possible to establish a whitelist specifying ...
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X window (or whole linux system) replace Caps Lock with ESC *and* Control

on windows there are several key maps applications that replaces Caps lock with ESC on a single 'press and relase' and with a Control signal if hold and another key is pressed. Is there any way to do ...
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Is there a way to turn off one Monitor in a Multiheaded setup like dpms force off does for all at once?

I have a multi-screen computer with serveral monitors. Some of the monitors are also connected to other computers. I want to explicitly switch off the signal to one of the monitors without changing ...
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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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Looking for extremely lightweight, minimal X display manager [closed]

I am setting up a production system (will be deployed to multiple devices), based on Lubuntu. The system starts X, logs in a user automatically, and runs a full screen GUI application. That's all it ...
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What actually is “Cedar Trail drm driver in DKMS format”?

I know that it is somehow related to the video driver and hardware acceleration, but what exactly this driver is? It seems it is not the video driver itself. So, what actually it is and how exactly is ...
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Monitors off secondary ATI video card are always mirrored/flickering

I'm trying to get 5 monitors running off two ATI Radeon 5570 cards - 3 off the primary and two off the secondary. Both cards have 1xHDMI, 1xDP and 1xDVI. I am using the open source driver. I can get ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode

I upgrade from 12.04 to 13.04. After I reboot i met "the system is running in low graphic". my graphics driver is amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13-4-linux-x86.x86_64. After I remove the driver I ...