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 can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin?

How can I use programmers dvorak layout on X11 apps on Cygwin? Programers Dvorak works fine on my windows 10 host machine. However, when I type into X11 apps launched locally or remotely, I only get ...
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linux, X11, dialog menu with items

I'm looking for a scriptable dialog utility for Linux/X11/Wayland that I'd run like this: $ ask F="Delete all files" D="Launch drones" X="Open images" and it'd display X11 dialog window similar to ...
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Desktop not starting after Centos upgrade

I upgraded a server from centos 6.5 (with gnome2) to 7 using the update manager. The problem is that I am not able to see the login screen or the desktop. However the mouse pointer is visible. I ...
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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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Debian wheezy Xorg configuration fails, Debian don't boot

I have installed Debian Wheezy today. when i boot Debian wheezy when splash logo about to open, the screen blanks and system hangs, but Debian stable was booted without errors, but I changed init ...
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starting graphical application from tty to improve performance

Would there be any performance increase by opening a tty terminal and exec application as opposed to launching from a DE/WM, or would that only be the case if I were to boot without starting xorg (...
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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: http://earthviaradio.wordpress.com/2012/02/06/swapping-the-left-alt-and-ctrl-...
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Making the discrete AMD GPU the default GPU in a Mux-less setup with an integrated Intel GPU in Mint 18

How do I making the discrete AMD GPU the default GPU in a Mux-less setup with an integrated Intel GPU in Mint 18? What I've gleaned / attempted so far: Information from lspci: 00:02.0 VGA ...
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xmgrace fails to load after installation

I installed xmgrace via Homebrew on my machine (Macbook pro running os x 10.11.5) but when I execute xmgrace on the command line I see the following error: Warning: Widget must be a VendorShell. ...
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Can't change resolution to 1680x1050

I am installing Elementary OS (I had the same issue with plain Ubuntu and Fedora, Mint and some other distros) on a Sony VAIO VGC-JS1E/S and everything works perfectly OK except I cannot change the ...
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Detecting currently active window

The linux commandline tool wmctrl allows you to list all windows, or all desktops, among other things. In the desktop-listing mode, the current desktop is marked with an asterisk. I need a tool that ...
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XF86Close hotkey won't work

My problem is that I am trying to map the close key on my keyboard to compiz's close window key binding, and I can set the hotkey fine, but it doesn't work when I try to use. I am using a logitech ...
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Purpose of /etc/X11/Xsession.d files

I'm with linux and have some questions about Xsession. As I understand /etc/X11/Xsession script is launched when X Window System session is begun. But as I was examining code in /etc/X11/Xsession.d I ...
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Xlaunch vs Startx vs Startxwin vs Xterm vs X Display Environment Packages

I have downloaded Cygwin on my Windows machine and ssh into an Unix-based machine. What is the difference between Xlaunch, Startx, Startxwin, Xterm, and X Display Environment Packages (GNOME ...
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Starting X only gives a black screen, even if started with options

I just installed Arch from a live cd, set up network, installed wifi drivers, catalyst for my gpu (mobility hd 5470), xorg with all stuff it needs and then I started to try to use startx gnome-...
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X Windows System missing on VMware

I'm trying to install a CentOS-based system called GOautodial on VMware Workstation, and I have an error that shows during installation which is: "init: Id "x" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 ...
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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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Shell script fails when executed by systemd service

So I have a systemd service called startup.service: [Unit] Description=startup scripts [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/home/user/Documents/Tools/Scripts/startup.sh [Install] WantedBy=multi-user....
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Turn off videocard output on disconnecting monitor

My current setup is Arch, with Awesome WM and Xorg-server 1.17 (amd dependency). What I would like to automate is the following. When I disconnect an external monitor, for instance HDMI1, I have to ...
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Some unicode symbols still not displayed with urxvt or xterm

I've been having trouble viewing certain unicode symbols under urxvt or xterm. The font I'm using is Source Code Pro for Powerline which I installed through the powerline fonts repo. My .Xresources ...
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DISPLAY environment variable is always 0

I have two monitors attached to the same desktop computer. However, when I do echo $DISPLAY, it prints :0.0 on both screens. Shouldn't echo $DIPLAY print :0.1 from one of the screens?
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Use xvfb to automate X program

I sadly have to use this proprietary program that bundles a camera driver. I want to perform a specific action with it, which involves clicking a few buttons. And there is no CLI. So, what is the ...
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Make nautilus not show desktop via SSH

Most of the days I am connected to my home server (running Debian) via a ssh shell from my laptop. Most of the tasks are done in the prompt, but sometimes I like to have drag-and-drop-file managers, ...
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sudo + x11 application does not work correctly

I couldn't get any program requiring x11 (e.g. gedit, nautilus) to work with sudo. Using gksudo would just fail silently, while on terminal I received the following error: sudo nautilus ** (nautilus:...
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Debian stable: xrandr default rendering device

I tried to setup my dual monitor setup on debian stable, this works but most steam games get sent to my secondary screen instead of the primary. I did try to fix this, through the nvidia-settings ...
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How do I fix a “cannot open display” error when opening an X program after ssh'ing with X11 forwarding enabled?

After launching the X11 app (XQuartz 2.3.6, xorg-server 1.4.2-apple56) on my Mac (OS X 10.6.8), opening an terminal in X11 and running xhost +, I then ssh -Y to my Ubuntu 10.04 VM (running on VMware ...
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I'm stuck in a login loop

I'm running elementaryOS and I can login to every account except my main one. I've already tried deleting .Xauthority and even changing its permissions, but still no luck. .xsession-errors: Script ...
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Switching on / off X11 forwarding for remote firefox / git

I'm using Ubuntu16 inside a Docker image on top of CentOS6 in order to be able to run certain desktop apps that doesn't run on top of CentOS6. As an example, to run the Dartium browser, I do: ssh -X ...
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Run GUI app with systemd before login (after X is started)?

I'm trying to run TightVNC server on a Ubuntu machine using systemd. The unit file (/etc/systemd/system/tiger.service) looks like this: [Unit] Description=Tiger VNC server After=display-manager....
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Bumblebee with HDMI on Nvidia - Make usable both with/without connected monitor

I use an Asus laptop with Optimus. The VGA output is wired to the Intel card, while the HDMI output is wired to the Nvidia card. I'm not using PRIME or nouveau, but prefer a bumblebee setup (the only ...
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X11 error in MAC OS X

When I try to run x11 on my mac in R i get the following error: x11() Error in .External2(C_X11, d$display, d$width, d$height, d$pointsize, : unable to start device X11 In addition: ...
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How to fix X11 error: Can't open display

I installed libreoffice.x86_64 using yum from the CentOS repository on my CentOS basic server. When running the following command from the shell, I get the following X11 error. xhost is installed on ...
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Alert on opening My vnc in shared

VNC allows any user to open a vnc display, when display number and password is known. So any user can see my vnc without my knowledge How can I know, who has opened, whenever it is opened in shared ...
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How to enable shortcuts (copy-paste) inside chrooted java app?

I instaled java-based app Lotus Notes inside ubuntu 12 chroot on debian host systems. I run it with enabled xhost+ on based system How to enable Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V shortcuts inside Lotus Notes. The ...
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Compiling vim with xterm_clipboard support

I checked out latest vim7 from cvs repository. cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@vim.cvs.sf.net:/cvsroot/vim checkout vim7 I tried: ./configure --enable-xterm_clipboard but I got - WARNING: ...
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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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Get display resolution from the command line for Linux Desktop

I'm looking for a method of reporting display resolution. I want to set up scripts to launch rdesktop, and I want to launch it on several machines with different resolutions, so I want a way to ...
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How to stop X server on Gentoo?

I tried to stop X so I could install graphics drivers. First I tried with killall -9 X but X server just restarted. Then I tried init 3 but that didn't closed X. How do I close it?
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Tap-to-click and vertical edge scrolling

I've a laptop (Lenovo B50-30) with a (Synaptics) touchpad. I've installed Debian on it. I want to enable the following things after LightDM is started: Tap-to-click Vertical scrolling at the right ...
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Enable circular scrolling

I'm trying to enable circular scrolling in my touchpad with synaptics, but something is preventing me of doing so. My 50-synaptics.conf looks like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad ...
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NumLock is completely useless, and I want to disable it completely on Linux

Forget all the rants about Caps Lock, Num Lock is the most useless key of them all. It's never, ever useful. You don't want to use your numpad as an arrowpad, since the arrows are 1cm away from it. ...
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redirect sound over x11 session by pulse-audio

I am trying pass over X11 session.we can implement with pulse audio.I Google and i tried many configuration.still iam not able to redirect sound over X session.Any one can help me out with proper ...
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pulseaudio with x11 session

I am trying to pass sound over to x11 session using pulse-audio.I am using my embedded system as client.When i am trying to start pulse-audio using pulseaudio --start i am getting this error massages ...
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How we can forwarding audio over X11

I am trying to study X11. It's working fine. My question is whether there is any option to forward sound over X11. I Googled about this, and found many answers like Pulse audio, pep refs. Can we ...
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How do I prevent windows from moving when the desktop resolution changes?

I'm running Linux and use Openbox for my desktop. Normally the desktop resolution is 1280x1024. However, when I play a game which only plays at a specific resolution, at fullscreen and there's no ...
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X11 download on BusyBox

I recently accessed BusyBox server (STMicroelectronics Base Distribution). My objectives are installing X11 server and switching runlevel to GUI mode. However i don't have anything to do so, ...
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Emulating extra displays

I have a system with a single monitor, I would like to test the an xmonad configuration that is designed for multiple monitors. Is there any way to emulate a system with 3 monitors using something ...
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Corrupted video drivers causing x to go insane

I think X is borked. It's been working for months, then suddenly: There's an extra, immobile mouse cursor stuck on the screen. CTRL + ALT + Fn doesn't work. The screen stops responding, but I can ...
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Graphical equivalent to /dev/null?

I'm trying to run a GTK-based plotting library that I wrote over an SSH terminal that's too slow to run an X session over. GTK assumes that a graphical display is present and won't work otherwise. ...
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Short hang on each new window and each closed window in Linux / Gnome Shell

Every time I open a new window on screen, the entire display freezes for 3 seconds. Every time a window is closed, the entire display freezes for 3 seconds. The first few windows after reboot are ...