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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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 ...
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VirtualGL - Render locally, display remotely

This is a weird use case, but I'm hoping it's possible. There are 2 machines involved here, A and B (which is a Windows host running xming). I want to use VirtualGL to use A's GPU, but display the ...
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do not follow mouse focus

On my Ubuntu 14.04 I have a lightweight window manager wmii where a mouse motion changes a window's focus. This is annoying and I want to change this behaviour, i.e. if only I left-click on a window, ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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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 ...
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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 can I run GUI emacs (using a shortcut) in a very light xmonad installation?

I am trying to launch Emacs through a keyboard shortcut on my Debian/xmonad system. Relevant lines from my xmonad.hs: ~$ cat .xmonad/xmonad.hs import XMonad ... main = xmonad =<< xmobar ...
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How to start a shared X server for remote, non-forwarded use?

I am not sure I am asking the right question, so here's what I actually want to do: I have a server that has a screen connected to it and no other devices. It is running an SSH server. I would like ...
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How do I enable greedy MigrationHeuristic in Karmic?

My laptop performs very poorly for 2d graphics. For example, Docky's zoom effect and compiz effects are very choppy. In Jaunty, I was able to fix this by adding the following line under the "Device" ...
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Alt+click-drag window resizing on a Mac? (Similar to X-Windows)

Is there a way I can get this behavior on Mac OS? alt + right-click-drag will resize the window, relative to where you've clicked within the window and the window's center alt + left-click-drag will ...
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Menus showing up on wrong monitor with Fedora 23

Hardware: Dell XPS 15 9550 (4K touchscreen) with DisplayLink box Software: Fedora 23, displaylink driver 1.0.335, video driver xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.99.917-16.20150729 I have searched for similar ...
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Updating screen session environment variables to reflect new graphical login?

I use linux, and I like to do all my command-line work within a single screen session, so that I can restart my graphical login and such without losing my terminals. However, when I log out and back ...
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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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Linux VGA Monitor plug-in on demand with NVIDIA is never detected

Whenever I plug in an LCD LG monitor via VGA to my notebook while running X it never gets detected. As a matter of a fact there are only two scenarios that occur: X server is started with monitor ...
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Installing Nvidia developer driver over SSH; Ubuntu 11.10

I'm having trouble stopping X over SSH, on an Ubuntu 11.10 system. I'm nowhere near the computer so the usual Control-Alt-F1 is out, although I'm not sure if this actually stops X in 11.10. I'm ...
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Nvidia: force 1920x1080 as an option

Proprietary Nvidia (290) on gentoo here. I'm running Nvidia TwinView with two 1680x1050 monitors here. Now I want to hotplug between HDTV and one of the monitors. Almost good, but since Nvidia reads ...
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How to use a backup copy of xorg.conf

I recently installed a new graphics card in my Ubuntu 10.04 PC due that my onboard video died. It was an Nvidia chipset GEForce 6100. The new graphics card is also an Nvidia chipset, ASUS 210 ...
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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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Change screen resolution when booting to terminal.(No X) -Ubuntu10.10-x64-Nvidia

When I boot without X or hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 I have very low screen resolution.(large font) Normal for the screen is 1920x1200. Can I change it? Does it have to do with Nvidia? Ubuntu10.10-x64-Nvidia
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Why won't Xubuntu let me use dual monitors

ASUS laptop and Xubuntu (11.10) running off the live CD will give me my dual monitors, but when I install Xubuntu I can't set up dual monitors. When I boot from the live CD both monitors come on even ...
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Ubuntu multi monitor not working as expected

I have a Mac Pro system with dual upgraded NVidia 8800 GT cards. I'm running quad monitors. The center one is a 30" at 2560x1600 and is flanked on both sides with dual 24" 1920x1200 offset down 300 ...
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Trouble with nvidia drivers and Xorg on a Macbook Air 3,1

I am literally at the limit of what I can think of to solve this problem so I am hoping to find some help here. I have a Macbook air 3,1 and I installed the latest Debian stable (squeeze) 2 days ago. ...
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X (on Mint Debian, GeForce2 Integrated) is unstable after installing legacy nVidia drivers

This is a long story so I'll try to trim it down, please ask for any information. This machine is running Linux Mint Debian, it's an ASUS A7N266-VM with GeForce2 Integrated Graphics [NVCrush11] that ...
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Nvidia video settings on Ubuntu get reset back to 1024x768 when logging back in

In making changes to video settings in Ubuntu I tried the following in Gnome: gksudo nvidia-settings Resolution is set to 1920x1080 and applied, voila screen looks fine. /etc/X11/xorg.conf is ...
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No cursor with Nvidia drivers when gdm or gnome-shell loaded

In a fresh Arch install if I install gnome and GDM with the official Nvidia drivers: pacman -S gnome gnome-extra nvidia systemctl enable gdm.service nvidia-xconfig I don't have a cursor when GDM or ...
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After installation of Nvidia proprietary driver, when login starts I can hear the Ubuntu startup sound, but screen remains blank

I installed the nvidia driver directly from the nvidia website. Installation went ok, but after reboot, Ubuntu logo appears fine, but when entering login, I hear Ubuntu startup sound, but the screen ...
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Nvidia GT430 installed on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty - xorg misconfigured

We are running Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty on a PC with onboard graphics. We installed a new graphics card, NVidia ENGT430 and its drivers. However after regenerating Xorg.conf, X11 will not load, giving the ...
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NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-280.13.run screwed up my sound

I just installed nVidia GT440 w/ NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-280.13.run driver on my Scientific Linux on two of my workstation and one of workstation sound disappeared. Both workstations are identical though ...
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Nvidia X setting doesn't save dual monitor settings

I am using Linux Mint 14 KDE and I have a GeForce 9600 GT. I am trying to use nvidia-settings (driver version 304.84) to save my dual monitor configuration: Small monitor: TwinView, Resolution Auto ...
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Unable read EDID on CRT-0 (VGA port) - Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT

My work laptop is a Dell Vostro 1500. It has a Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT gpu. I always like having a second monitor plugged in, but it never detects monitor resolutions correctly. In the Xorg.0.log, I ...
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Ubuntu is running in low-graphics mode

This error appears during Ubuntu 10.04 start up and I can run in low graphics mode. I tried to install the NVIDIA driver and then it works but when I reboot Ubuntu this error appears: (EE) NVIDIA(0): ...
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nVidia driver on Linux, and the need to reset the resolution on reboot

I'm using Ubuntu and I have a Samsung Syncmaster 2232 monitor, which is a 22" widescreen. I also have version 185.18.14 of the nVidia video driver, running on an XFX GeForce 6200. My problem is that ...
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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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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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Using a displaylink adapter with the Xorg modesetting driver

I have a USB2 displaylink adapter connected to my machine so as to make use of that nice second monitor I have here. The primary graphics card is the dreaded Poulsbo, so there's no hardware ...
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Faster SSH/x11 forwarding w/o installing software on the server

Does anybody know any way to accelerate X11 forwarding on SSH, except for using a faster cypher and compression, without installing any software on the server? In my case I do not have any permission ...
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Xorg eating up too much RAM on Ubuntu 9.10 box

Xorg is eating up 444MB of 2GB total RAM on my Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 machine with nvidia drivers installed for the nvidia G86 (GeForce 8300 GS). top shows: top - 18:21:41 up 6 days, 2:40, 9 users, ...
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invert screen permanently in arch linux

I am currently in a fresh install of Arch Linux (Antergos). i have installed nvidia drivers and bumblebee i have already created a xorg.conf using sudo nvidia-xconfig and saved the settings using sudo ...
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Resolution stuck at 640x480 after trying to install NVIDA drivers

The fans on my Clevo W230ST haven't stopped blowing since I installed Mint. I thought the video card drivers might be at fault so I tried: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo nvidia-xconfig On ...
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How to debug freezing Xorg?

At the very beginning, I am aware that I can provide very little info on my problem (and actually I'm ashamed about it). Thus, although I'd like to fix it, I'm asking first on how to get to the root ...
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Dual screen setup in Xorg

I have two Nvidia cards (an onboard and an added one), and a monitor connected to each one. Monitors are "on", at least the LEDs indicates that they are. But only the one connected to the onboard card ...
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SSH and remote X appication… not correct resolution..how to solve it?

I'm running through a SSH connection with -X option, a remote graphic application but when it's launched I can't see correctly the whole screen due to a bad resolution parameter... how can I change ...
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Linux: Setting primary display (nvidia) from command line

Is this possible? Normally I use disper to enable my external monitor, but I don't think I can force the 2nd monitor to be primary. http://willem.engen.nl/projects/disper/ I've played around with ...
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What is the function of the modifier keys in xmodmap?

When I run xmodmap, I get something like this shift shift_l (0x32), shift_r (0x3e) lock control control_l (0x25), control_l (0x42), control_r (0x69) mod1 alt_l (0x40), ...
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How do I prevent Ubuntu from updating certain packages?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a Thinkpad machine. Recently I installed NVidia CUDA on it. The installation was successful, thanks to this very helpful guide. Unfortunately, the X server stopped ...
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Problems with NVIDIA & X11 & Debian

My NVIDIA GT440 doesn't work with current Debian Squeeze - it shows only 1024x768 as max. I did almost everything like xrandr xorg.conf (delete, creating etc.) download the NVIDIA driver from NV ...
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unable to load X after installing NVIDIA in debian

I just installed my NVIDIA graphics card driver using this manual, but after installation my X does not load. I login using terminal and remove the xorg.config and access the safe mode. Is there any ...
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How do I display the same window on my laptop and on a projector without mirroring displays?

Here's the scenario I'm in: I want to have xournal open and fullscreen on a projector and use a pressure sensitive pen/tablet to write on it; at the same time, I want to see a copy of the xournal ...
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Metacity/Compiz not staring upon Login Ubuntu 10.10

TLDR: As of this afternoon, I do not have a window manager when I login to Ubuntu 10.10. I would like to have window manager on login without needing to add to startup. Just started using linux ...