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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 community.

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ssh -X warning: X11 forwarding request failed on channel

So I'm trying to ssh from macOS Monterey to gentoo with X11 Forwarding but I keep on getting the error: X11 forwarding request failed on channel The command I'm using is: ssh -X user@server Even -Y ...
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NVIDIA - frozen screen on laptop but works with external monitors

I'd like your help cause I already dug the whole documentation and my logs to try to find out what's going on. I'm using a ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 2 Laptop with two external ThinkVision monitors. To ...
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Xorg: 800x600 resolution, can't use proprietary Nvidia driver, can't change keyboard layout

Everything has been working well initially, but after a usual reboot my screen resolution is now forced to 800x600 and, I'm not sure if it's related, but I can't switch my keyboard layout anymore (it ...
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VcXsrv on Windows 10 wsl2 does not show app

I have gone through many posts after googling this and I do not see an answer or an answer that works. I am on Windows 10 (NOT Windows 11) I have Debian 11 on WSL2. I have VcXsrv installed, latest at ...
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xserver not using hotplug keyboard and mouse

I'm using a Linux desktop. My own customized distro, using debian packages, but no systemd stuff. The problem is if I re-plug the USB keyboard or mouse, the X will not respond to them anymore. unless ...
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Xvnc and Lightdm connect to primary display :0 and login remotely

I'd like to enable remote VNC login to a lightdm session on debian so I can login remotely. I've uncommented the [VNCServer] in /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf and then restarted lightdm.service [VNCServer] ...
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Number of created screens does not match number of detected devices

Xorg fails to configure with Xorg -configure with the error listed in the title. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell OptiPlex 3020 SFF and have recently installed a GeForce GT710. I've uninstalled, ...
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X11 how to simulate two screens in only one monitor

how will configure for preference in /etc/xorg.conf a monitor configuration with 2 screen simulate only in one monitor, in a gnu+linux OS, split by a middle vertical for example, thanks for your help.....
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TigerVNC server not working within systemctl but works fine separately

I've set up TigerVNC server on Ubuntu 22.04LTS. I've created a file at /etc/systemd/system/vncserver@.service to make the service start on start-up, using the following configuration: [Unit] ...
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How to use gnome with novnc?

I am trying to use gnome with novnc, but I am getting a clock, logout button, accessibility button, and the ubuntu logo as the output Output image Heres my startup script: Xvfb -ac :1 -screen 0 ...
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Quad monitor setup

Hello I am battling with the following issue. Setup: Zotac MI643 Club3D CSV6400 4x Lenovo T24i-2L Arch Linux I simply want to add another (4th monitor). A triple monitor setup is already working fine. ...
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How can I resize the viewport on Debian 11/Cinnamon?

I have a resize script that resizes the viewport to 1920x1280 on Linux: xrandr --newmode "1920x1080" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync xrandr --addmode Virtual1 ...
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Crostini XWayland does not work all the time

Sometimes, when I start up Crostini (the Linux feature in Chrome OS), XWayland does not work, and I get this error. It can vary across apps, but this is the tkinter version of the error. File "/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 gnome-shell with xorg thinks that the super key is pressed, but it is not

I turned off my PC after holding the power button for a long time. (By accident) After I turned on the PC again, I discovered that Ubuntu thinks that I have pressed and held the Super (win) key on the ...
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Force applications to open on specific screen?

I'm running Fedora 35 (with X, not Wayland) on a multi-monitor setup. There are two primary monitors, one horizontal and one vertical... +---------------+ | ...
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Xrdp clipboard stops working after first login - Ubuntu 20.04

I've installed Xfce and Xrdp on my Ubuntu Server 20.04 with these steps $ sudo apt install xrdp $ sudo apt install xserver-xorg-core $ sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-all $ sudo apt install ...
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Need to configure my xorg.conf file

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my pc but ubuntu is not able to configure my display/graphics drivers automatically and that is causing white horizontal lines, that move all over screen. I have intel ...
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I get a black screen on login after updating my Manjaro

My Mnajro has been getting a black screen after a recent major update. When I start my computer for the first time every day, after logging into my account via plasma, it gets a black screen. No ...
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Logging off an X session closes all ssh sessions started previously from outside X

I don't know if the question is clear, but here is what happens chronologically: I start various SSH connections to a server, some normal, some with X forwarding, like that: ssh user@host and ssh -X -...
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Weird bug with external Monitor on Linux

I own a Dell Inspiron 15 7590, with Intel i5 9300H and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 with 2x8Gigs of DDR4 RAM that I bought separately from Crucial. It runs a classic Win 10 installation, on a 480Gb nvme ...
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Bind scroll wheel to page up and down keys

I have followed these https://www.linuxuprising.com/2019/11/how-to-bind-mouse-buttons-to-keyboard.html https://codepre.com/how-to-bind-mouse-buttons-to-keyboard-keys-or-commands-linux-uses-x11.html ...
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Mapping Specialized Computer Keys

I own an Acer Nitro computer, which comes with a "NitroSense" button which displays ACPI information on Windows once pressed. However, on Linux, pressing it doesn't do anything, and there is ...
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LXD with X11 passthrough does not seem to update window titles on host

On Debian Bullseye usingn KDE. I have LXD and X11 pass-through for GUI applications setup with GPU (nvidia) available. Works great, however the window titles on taskbar are all stuck on "lxd"...
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Run X11 apps in Docker container using MacPorts' Xorg-Server on macOS host

I'd like to run the Emacs code editor in a Ubuntu Container I installed in Docker, and I'd like to run it in GUI mode. I installed the xorg-server port using MacPorts, but it defaults to a Unix-domain ...
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Monitor Not Operating Properly In Wayland

I have three monitors. Two of them work perfectly. One is an older Asus monitor, and the other, which is particularly interesting for this question (because it works perfectly and is a similar model ...
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Dead keys are not working in custom XKB layout

I use a custom XKB layout derived from stock layout hr(us): { name[Group1] = "My HR Layout"; include "hr(us)" key <AB09> { [ NoSymbol, NoSymbol, ...
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xrdp user in mintos

I spin up a MintOS; while installing I create a user admin. So other than inbuild root user admin becomes the sudo/administrator user for this MintoOS. After that, I installed xrdp and vnc to remote ...
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Laptop screen displaying only mouse cursor and nothing else

So, I like Linux and I'm eager to learn: too bad I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed. The issue I'm having is as follows: If no xorg.conf is present, the laptop screen works normally but the ...
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Why does Xorg runs out of my GPU compute power?

I find my running deep learning process got killed and Xorg consumes all of the GPU with GPU -util running up to 100%. When I kill Xorg with command kill -9 pid, it restarts automaticly. I have to ...
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Open second chromium instance on another X11 DISPLAY session

I have bash script which is trying to launch two chromium instances on two different X11 DISPLAYs: DISPLAY=:0 chromium & DISPLAY=:1 chromium & Unfortunately both instances are launched at ...
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XServer on Root Server with NVIDIA GPU (headless) - permission error

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.3 (HWE) LTS on a root server with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 and no attached monitor (headless). I have installed Ubuntu-desktop for some rendering stuff. The connection to the ...
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Xorg high CPU use starting at boot in both Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 11 running KDE in 2022

I am booting to KDE and immediately Xorg uses a constant 40% of one CPU. This occurs on both Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 11. This severely interferes with mouse usage causing it to lag and stutter mid-...
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Super weird mouse behavior with xorg (awesome and sawfish wm)

This issue drives me nuts: it's not completely reproducible but happens all the time. Sometimes when I move the mouse the screen so to speak goes back to the previous "frame" and shows me ...
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Cannot change brightness on Lenovo Thinkpad E14 Gen3

I bought the Lenovo Thinkpad E14 Gen3 with AMD Ryzen 3 5300u APU recently, I received this laptop yesterday only. I use ArchLinux for my OS with the DWM window manager. This is the first time I am ...
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XKB configuration file documentation?

I'm trying to debug some keyboard issues on an Ubuntu Linux desktop. I'm reading XKB configuration files at this point, but I have yet to find the documentation on these files. Instructions like this ...
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any way to use super+scroll up for changing the workspace in Xorg like wayland?

super+scroll up not changing the workspace when using Xorg instead of wayland. anyway to fix/change? *need to use Xorg as wayland don't allow to cast full screen normally. If there's a way to cast ...
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Cannot log in as user on OpenBSD

I have an OpenBSD 7.0 installation that has been running for a couple of days. I left it overnight and the computer was off in the morning: apparently there was a power problem. I solved that problem, ...
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X11 forwarding failed on one particular Ubuntu computer

I'm getting a failure on only this computer (synergistics). Other computers on my home network I can ssh into them with -X -Y, start an application and the window shows up on my workstation (uname -a =...
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chrome browser dragging tabs jumps from one workspace to another on ubuntu 20.04

I decided to change from firefox to a chrome based browser on my ubuntu 20.04 and I got the following problem: I open two full screen windows on two different workspace. The problem I get is that on ...
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Mouse back button not working in GUI applications running inside docker

I have an application running inside docker (using X). It's working well except for the fact that my mouse back/forward buttons are not working. Using xev | grep button I can validate that mouse ...
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Copying from Firefox doesn't work on Wayland

I am running GNOME on Wayland on a Thinkpad L13 Yoga. I added the following flags to ~/.config/enviornment.d/envvars.conf MOZ_ENABLE_WAYLAND=1 MOZ_DBUS_REMOTE=1 in order to force Firefox to run on ...
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What is my X11 doing with Ctrl-Period and how can I disable it?

How do I disable whatever X-window-system-wide setting is intercepting Ctrl-Period for some kind of special input popup? More detail: I'm trying to bind an emacs command to Ctrl-Period (C-.), which ...
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X11 Display image on screen

I want to display overlaying images on screen in X11 - for example volume indicator. I know there is xosd which can display on-screen text, but I'd like to display image instead. Is there any other ...
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Unable to deactivate the Watchdog on second unused GPU on Xorg

I have an Ubuntu 20.04 system with two monitors and two Nvidia GTX gpus. Driver Version: 470.82.00 CUDA Version: 11.4 The two monitors are connected to the first GPU in PCI:1:0:0. The second GPU in ...
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How do I enable 10-bit color on one of two monitors with X11?

I have read through HOWTO enable 10-bit color on Linux and know how to create a basic multi-monitor config file. The issue is that I only see it possible to enable 10-bit for the entire screen, not a ...
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Linux Manjaro sending full screen signal all time

For some strange reason, my Manjaro started to act abnormal. First, randomly, it sends full screen signal in loop to my active window, like holding F11. The image below shows what is happening. I can ...
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Setting up a trackball as scroller

I'm on Debian and I'd like to configure one of the buttons of my Elecom trackball to change the ball to act as a vertical/horizontal scroll. So far I triev this way: I used xinput list to find the ...
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Window manager stalling with specific mouse pointer shape after hitting Ctrl-Z

I have had a complete stall of the X window manager which happened just as I was trying to stop a process with keystrokes. I wonder whether the cause of the stall can be identified, or whether I could ...
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Fatal error: run out of xids (xorg)

I've just installed slock (https://tools.suckless.org/slock/) a simple screen locker and whenever I call "slock", picom stops working. I start picom, my compositor, in the background through ...
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How can I find a redirect to a custom protocol

I am trying to launch Zoom using a crontab on my X11 based Linux system. When clicking Join Meeting Firefox gives me a redirect notice, but doesn't actually give me the full URI, is there any way I ...
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