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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XWindows-like mouse behaviour in Windows 7

I currently use Linux as my primary desktop OS, and have done for more years than I care to remember. In recent years I've settled on GNOME and XFCE as my environments of choice. For a number of ...
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Xauth/X11 ssh forwarding problem

When logging in with ssh -Y remotehost I get the following error message: /usr/bin/xauth: /home/hlovdal/.Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored And xclock and similar fails to ...
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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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Dissappearing those pesky .x* config files

I'm trying to force as many of my dotfiles as possible to honor $XDG_CONFIG_HOME (and friends) instead of crapping all over my home directory. This involves some minor tweaks to some common apps, but ...
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How can I define a Hebrew/Latin layout + Compose Key in Mageia 2?

I'm on Mageia Linux Cauldron (what will become Mageia 2), where Mageia Linux is a recent community fork of Mandriva Linux. This script gives me the Xkb layout that I need: #!/bin/sh setxkbmap \ ...
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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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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 ...
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xorg: emulate mouse, no numeric keypad

How to emulate the mouse without a real mouse on X? i know about shift+num lock but i'm using a half keyboard that does not have a num pad or even the num lock key... i'm looking for something ...
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using a second computer as a mere screen/monitor in X (VNC?)

My goal is to use three monitors with my Linux system. It is a laptop, so adding another video card is not the easiest solution. (I have investigated a number of such options: getting a docking ...
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Xorg ignores input devices after udev restart

System: debian 7.1, amd64, Xorg 1.12.4, awesome window manager I have stopped udevd using /etc/init.d/udev stop then powered off the usb hub my input devices are connected to. I have since restarted ...
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Font in remote X connection

I have a headless Gentoo box and would like to run X app on it but forward the display to a Cygwin Xorg server running on my Windows PC. It works but I am not sure in this case if I specify some ...
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Hardware Vendor ID's database

I just ran x --configure and got a configuration with "Unknown" vendor for my monitor. I know the maker and model, so I figured I would sent it.... where to? Is there somewhere where I can send this ...
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Set a dedicated 'emacs' key in Linux like OSX

I use emacs quite a lot, and on Mac OSX, most of the Control-keybindings from emacs are available in nearly all applications (e.g. Control-A goes to the beginning of the line) whilst the more common ...
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Using AutoHotKey to enter the unicode symbols on Windows 7

I'm bilingual user and while writing I use mostly UK keyboard I have this layout set into my computer. However occasionally I want to write something in my native tongue and the math symbols are ...
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How can I find keymapping in a Debian-based Linux distro

I am using Mint Linux 14 with OpenBox. I am trying to use "Ctrl-Shift-A" on my IDE but it is not being triggered. I am guessing it is mapped to something else, but there seems to be no simple way to ...
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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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How do you restart X11/gdm in Fedora

What is the equivalent of /etc/init.d/gdm resart in Fedora? What is the proper way to restart X11 and the desktop manager.
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3rd display on Fedora 18 with ati radeon and intel graphics adapters

Using fedora 18 with latest updates (kernel 3.10.12-100.fc18.x86_64, xorg 1.13.3). Computer m/b has own vga connector, provided by: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 ...
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modify keyboard layout with xkb

I use Xmodmap to modify the layout. For example I use caps-lock as an extra modifier Mode_switch to type German umlauts. But I run into problems when using synergy or remote desktop protocols since ...
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How to move the remote x-window over SSH X tunnel, back to the remote linux host

Am connecting from my Linux (Mint) desktop to the Fedora (rpfr18) Raspberry Pi using SSH X tunneling. When the Pi comes up, I connect to it from the desktop xterminal using: SSH -X ...
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X11 and Mountain Lion: how to use MacPorts xorg-server?

OK, so X11 is not included in Mountain Lion anymore. That's OK, no biggie. Everyone everywhere says to go get the XQuartz packages for X11. I'm a developer, though, and have a ton of software managed ...
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Can't get desktop environment running

I am running Sabayon linux, a fork of gentoo. I recently removed KDE according to http://wiki.sabayon.org/index.php?title=Remove_KDE this page, and followed through with a reboot. Upon booting, I no ...
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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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Linux Mint fails to start X automatically after update, but X still works

After some update and reboot, X fails to start. I don't get any errors or warnings from the console, after the last service has started, nothing happens. I can then switch to any terminal I'd like, ...
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Multi-button mouse on X11: How can I configure several buttons to act as the middle button?

I know how to make another button act as the middle button but how can I map several mouse buttons to the middle button? xmodmap complains if I repeat button numbers in the pointer option.
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No keyboard using x2x for controlling another computer

I can control a Raspberry WM (awesome) pointer using x2x alright but I cannot send keyboard presses. Meaning once I am controlling the Raspberry pointer the keyboard stops working.
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Auto-detected mouse - disable 3rd button enumation

I'd like to disable the 3rd button emulation in ubuntu 9.10. Normally, I'd just change the option in xorg.conf and it would go away - but how do I deal with an autodetected mouse? For example, I've ...
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How to do something like `mplayer movie.mpg` from ssh and it play on the current display?

I've set up a little media center computer running Arch Linux. I want to eventually get it so that there is no keyboard or mouse required. Right now I want the solution to be SSH. My problem is that ...
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How can I specify a resolution for fullscreen applications through cygwin/x?

Most easily explained with an example. On my windows machine in cygwin I start the x server with: matthew@cygwin $ startxwin Then I ssh to my linux mint machine with X forwarding matthew@cygwin $ ...
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How to restore x11 after removing xquartz on osx

I tried to install xquartz but gave up half way, so i'm trying to remove it and go back to X11. I followed all the instructions here: http://xquartz.macosforge.org/trac/wiki/X11-UsersFAQ But i think ...
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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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Static X11 libraries

I'd like to compile a full static binary on Ubuntu 13.04 that has X11 as a dependency; I've installed the -dev packages (including the libxaw7-dev), but can't find a Xaw.a library anywhere. Is one ...
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Setting up two screens in Xorg

I'be got two Nvidia cards, but Xorg activates only one of them. The following config is based on the nvidia configurator output: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen 0 ...
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Can not use 2 monitors under openSUSE 12.3 (KDE4)

I try to run 2 identical monitors connected to my "sapphire radeon 7870 HD Ghz" graphic card under opensuse 12.3. It works fine under Windows7 but under SUSE only one monitor is used. Both monitors ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Recent X11 Update Broke OpenGL

After installing the most recent X11 updates (using the update manager) it would appear that OpenGL support has vanished from my computer. I have an NVIDIA GeForce 9600M graphics card, and have the ...
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Xmonad GUI on debian

I followed this guide to install Xmonad GUI on my debian 7.1. Installation completed successfully after executing: aptitude install xmonad libghc6-xmonad-dev libghc6-xmonad-contrib-dev After ...
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ArchLinux(Guest) Installation VMWare 8 (Windows 7 Host) - Accessing Gnome3 DE using VNC, How?

I have installed ArchLinux as guest OS on VMWare running on Windows 7 host. I want to have a Gnome 3 GUI running. I want to achieve that in a way that VMWare itself does not show the GUI. Instead I ...
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Disable screensaver / screen blank via command line xorg.conf?

I am attempting to disable screensaver, screen blank and screen lock via the command line. This is because the settings will be applied in an unattended install. From my own research this appears to ...
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Openbox: run program and exit when it closes

I need a way to open a program in its standalone X server (for the RaspberryPi)... Sadly I can't use startx directly with my app as a client because it has some weirdness... startx /path/to/my/app ...
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How to handle HDMI ports with DP adapter with xrandr [closed]

I'm currently running ubuntu with dwm on my macbook air and I have a problem. When I connect to a monitor using a dongle, which converts an HDMI cable to MBA's DP port, xrandr still recognizes it as ...
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Major ghosting in dual screen

So I have the following setup: Arch Linux with Compiz as stand-alone window manager. Whenever I use the dual screen setup and drag windows into the VGA outputted screen I get major ghosting. Last I ...
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Xorg separate X screens with internal and external graphics card

I have a motherboard (Asus P8Z77-V) that has an internal graphics card (Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor video card) and external pcie nVidia GT610. Is it possible to have one ...
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Debian x64 and Nvidia optimus drivers

I have an ASUS laptop. It has a Core i5 CPU with integrated graphics and a discrete NVIDIA 310M GPU. I have Windows 7 installed and I'm sure that everything is working. Today I installed Debian 7.1. ...
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Cannot exit X server, restart, shutdown or drop to tty when VGA monitor active

I have a strange problem. If I connect an external VGA monitor to my laptop, exiting the X environment in any way crashes the computer. For example, say I am working with my two monitors (the ...
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Rename X11 input devices with hotplugging?

Is it possible to change the X11 input device identifiers, as they are for example listed by xinput? Preferably without switching to a static xorg.conf configuration, I'm using xorg-server 1.12.4 ...
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Emacs (display-buffer) in frames on current desktop

When using an emacs command that uses display-buffer (e.g. following an error from compile-mode, calling list-buffers, etc.), if the buffer is open in another frame, it doesn't open in a window in the ...
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Fedora Server: X11 won't forward over SSH?

My roommate and I just set up a fedora install on a computer and trying to set it up with some server application as well. However, we can't get X11 to forward, with a number of random errors: $ ...
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Combining Shift + Num_Lock in xmodmap

I have a laptop that has KP_Home and KP_End functionality for the KP_7 and KP_1 keys, respectively. However, the current behavior is as follows (for KP_Home only): No Mods: KP_Home Shift: ...