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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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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Xquartz stopped working on Maverics. Cannot install a valid X11 forwarding

I'm having trouble with XQuartz on Mavericks. After I went to apple genius support to change my battery (in which the genius guy forced power off when I had an X11 connection opened), I am having the ...
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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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X11 forwarding from Amazon EC2 AMI

local$> echo $DISPLAY :0.0 local$> ssh -X -i PEMFILE ec2-user@AMAZONEC2_AMI [ec2-user@REMOTE_AMI ~]$ echo $DISPLAY [ec2-user@REMOTE_AMI ~]$ sudo grep X11 /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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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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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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Can't reconfigure Xorg

I made a common mistake of not reading the whole manual and installing Nvidia drivers. Now Xorg won't even start. I read that reconfiguring Xorg fixes that but it's not working for me. My system: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Remap Keys in Linux

I'd like to switch my Ctrl and Alt keys under Linux (to make it more Mac-like). How do I do this? If it helps, I'm running Ubuntu 9.04.
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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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Background from terminal emulator to Openbox session

Is there any way to run a command from a terminal emulator in Openbox, so that Openbox would own the process, rather than the terminal? Then I could launch a program from a terminal emulator 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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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 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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Run wine totally headless

I want to run wine headless and avoid the error message: Make sure that your X server is running and that $DISPLAY is set correctly. Is there a way or do i have to route/forward it to some output? ...
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How to get the display number I was assigned by X

From X(7) man pages DISPLAY NAMES From the user's perspective, every X server has a display name of the form: hostname:displaynumber.screennumber [...] ...
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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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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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Reviving a stuck X11 server while keeping GUI apps running

I've been running one X server for a several days. Today, due to some transient glitch, it's hung up. The multitude of X applications - text editors, web browser, graphics apps, etc - are still ...
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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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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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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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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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how to solve MPV issue - X11 error: GLXBadFBConfig

I'm having an issue with MPV (the MPlayer2 fork). I set it to use the OpenGL Video Output because it looks/performs the best on my laptop (older Intel). However, every time I open a video, it gives me ...
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Forwarding high quality graphics from matlab via ssh

I am connecting to a local server that runs MATLAB (version 2015a) via ssh with the X forwarding option (ssh -X). However when I start MATLAB I get this warning: libGL error: failed to open drm ...
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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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Run xeyes in Docker over Boot2Docker on OS X

I seem to have a thing for yak shaving. I have XQuartz 2.7.7 (xorg-server 1.15.2) running on my Mac with Yosemite. I can run xeyes locally. I have a Docker image with xeyes installed. I build it with ...
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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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Firefox on X11 — Can I use the multitouch gestures with a touchscreen?

Firefox has support for some multitouch gestures on desktop (pinch and swipe at least) -- is there any way to get them working with a touchscreen right now, or will they only work with a touchpad?
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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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xorg: New Monitor, Mouse Cursor too big

I bought a new Monitor today, and when I connected it, the mouse cursor becomes bigger (about 1.5 times the size) when I hover over any GUI window. When I move it over the Xorg background, it reverts ...
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Xorg/Xrandr Multiple Monitor (different resolution) - Position not set correctly

I'm running fedora on virtualbox (xmonad). I have the following in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-monitor.conf Section "Monitor" Identifier "VBOX0" Modeline "1920x1080_60.00" 172.80 1920 ...
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Cannot open software remotely XQuartz Xlib: Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key

I am using mac os 10.8.2, and connecting to a cloud computing cluster through Xquartz. I do: ssh -CY <uname>@serveradress and then ./<softwaretoopen> and it opens the software ...
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Xmodmap ignored in Firefox, revisited

Related posts, but no solution: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20386403/xmonad-xmodmap-changed-tab-to-alt-gr-but-it-doesnt-work-on-firefox-or-thunderbi Iso_level3_shift key not working in Firefox ...
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How to configure X-Windows for CUDA-GDM with 1 GPU card and 1 motherboard adapter

The CUDA-GDB debugging tools apparently require a very specific x-windows configuration process and I am still trying to work out the steps. A person must install the NVIDIA drivers to access the CUDA ...
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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 ...
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How do I restart a frozen screen in Ubuntu without losing any open windows?

I had a device running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS have its screen freeze. Generally I have simply jumped onto an available tty, i.e. Ctrl-Alt-F1 and executed the command /etc/init.d/lightdm restart or service ...