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Questions tagged [xorg]

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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X forwarding the other way around cross platforms?

Ok, so we've had X forwarding for quite some time. And it's a nice feature where you want to have some remote applications running remotely and the ui drawn locally. And I noticed that it's possible ...
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xrandr saying “Size 1920x1200 not found in available modes” even though it is available

When I manually reduce resolution from 1920x1200 to some lower resolution in KDE (Debian 9 amd64), the command xrandr -s 1920x1200 ...does not work: % xrandr -s 1920x1200 Size 1920x1200 not found ...
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Kali Linux cannot login + many other problems

Please help me, with useful answers please that can fix this problem on Kali Linux. Please read this carefully, before answering. Thank you. Sorry for long paragraphs. Hello, I am using Kali Linux ...
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Edit EDID file to change preferred mode

My graphics card is Nvidia GT 440 and I'm using the nvidia binary driver v384.130 on Linux Mint 18. I have a Dell U2518D which has a native resolution of 2560x1440@60Hz and the problem is that the ...
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In Xorg can an existing window be sent to another display by command line?

I have two windows which I want to see at the same time with two different $DISPLAY env vars, for example one is over vnc to another computer in the same LAN. The problem is both windows are created ...
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How to use more than one window manager concurrently?

I need to install many window managers at the same time and launch any application targeting a specific one of them. For example, I want to launch Chromium in a window manager and then second Chromium ...
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Use Xorg autoconfig to dynamically apply settings depending on monitor?

The setup is as follows: a common Gentoo linux based system image (has to be shared between all) 1 out of 3 different touch based input devices 1 out of 3 different monitors There is always only one ...
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How to install xserver-xorg in unattended mode?

When I install xserver-xorg package on Debian9, I have to manually input the package configuration for keyboard layout How can I skip this step, or preconfigured the keyboard layout, so I can install ...
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VcXrv to connect to X server on vm

System: archlinux as a vm on vmware workstation on windows10 host VcXsrv installed on windows10 host as X-client. The question is: if I start X server on archlinux, how to use VcXsrv as X-client and ...
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driver to fix “module ABI major version (1) doesn't match the server's version (5)” error

I have just upgraded from Slackware 12 to Slackware 13 (Linux) due to websites upgrading and the need for new browsers. But now I ran into a problem. It seems I can use the standard vesa driver to ...
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Change default GPU device for Xorg/GDM after PCI Passthrough?

The Intel Corporation HD Graphics 510 device should be used for the Ubuntu host system. The NVIDIA Corporation GP107 device had been reserved for KVM usage. The Ubuntu host system cannot properly ...
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Viewing part of one window in another

I'd like to have a way of taking a portion of some window (e.g. the video on a youtube page, or the progress bar of some program) and "streaming" just that part to a separate floating window so that I ...
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glxinfo Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-buffered visual

I want to create a pipeline rendering 3D on remote server and visualize locally via Mac XQuartz. But I am new to 3D rendering and openGL. I found VirtualGL a helpful tool to do this, but I met a bug ...
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Linux add 144Hz 800x600 resolution

I have monitor benq XL2411Z. My operation system is Fedora 25. Videocard NVidia Geforce 210. I need resolution 800x600 144Hz. But my system have only 800x600 120Hz. I tried it, but no result: [...
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How to resolve Dia Diagram Editor display faults?

Consider the following diagram made with dia 0.97+git (0.97.3+git20160930-8): The line (actually an arc) between the circles should not protrude into the circle (left side) and should connect fully ...
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Map Volume Up key to Escape in X on Linux

I have a Linux tablet without a keyboard. Earlier today, I was running the Dolphin Nintendo Gamecube/Wii emulator and put it into full screen. Without a keyboard, I couldn't get it out of full screen. ...
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Tightvnc kill xsession on disconnect

i got a raspberry pi running Raspbian stretch. I now installed tightvnc cause i sometimes need a gui for some jobs, but i don't want a xsession running in the background all the time. Is ist somehow ...
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Error changing Nvidia Settings permanently

i have a vertical monitor and therefore rotated it 90* by nvidia-settings. Unfortunately i can't safe to X Configuration file because i get the following error: Package xorg-server was not found in ...
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What is the purpose of /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg vt2 -displayfd 3?

Today I've spotted a process that tends to go AWOL: username 1505 2.4 1.7 391380 70216 tty2 Sl+ 20:36 3:19 /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg vt2 -displayfd 3 -auth /run/user/1000/gdm/Xauthority -background ...
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Mouse scroll wheel 3m ergo mouse Ubuntu 18.04

In Ubuntu 16.04, this worked fine for evdev config for my 3m Ergo Mouse to emulate scroll wheel by holding down the 'middle' button. It no longer works in Ubuntu 18.04. At /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/...
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Crash on login for particular user, others work fine

I am running openSUSE Tumbleweed. When I try to log in as my main user, I get a crash (I assume it's probably Xorg, the KDE Session or the Display Manager that's crashing). I have to reboot either by ...
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Cannot display this video mode, change computer display input to <something>

After installing Debian 9, when I try starting X I get the following message: "Cannot display this video mode, change computer display input to 1920x1080@60Hz". The console (tty) is working however, ...
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Managing Several Graphical Applications without Desktop Manager

I currently have a Ubuntu 16.04.4 Server install and I'm using it to launch three graphical applications. Currently the setup is to autologin in for tty1-3 and then depending on which TTY it is, to ...
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xrdp under centos7, which session type do I need to try? xvnc or xorg?

I just enabled the Xrdp service under a new installed centos7 system. When I use the Windows remote desktop client(mstsc.exe) to connect to the xrdp server, I see there is an option which can let me ...
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Creating X windows on one specific monitor

I currently have a 3-monitor setup running Cygwin/X. My typical usage case is SSH'ing into a server, and running a program with a GUI through a local instance of X. Unfortunately, when I start a ...
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Send libnotify notification to SSH initiator

I have PC1 connecting to PC2 through SSH. I'm running a long time job on PC2. Say sleep 60. I want to be aware on PC1 that the job on PC2 is finnished. PC2 can't SSH PC1 for security reasons so I can'...
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Is there a way to lock *all* tty terminals, as well as x11, with one command?

As title says, I'm looking for a command to lock all tty terminals, including a running x11 session. Any tips?
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Cannot kill Xorg process

On my Linux box, Xorg server got stuck and is consuming 100% CPU. It normally does not do that, but the machine has been suspended/resumed several times and the displays are not connected - I assume ...
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How to create a virtual screen?

I need to create a virtual screen in Linux that behave exactly like another monitor connected to PC, how can I do that? I need to create this to access via VNC in another computer, to act as another ...
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Way to completely reset X settings

My laptop has Optimus hybrid graphics, which has been a huge pain. I have tried several things, and now I am in a position where I cannot start X when Optimus is enabled in the BIOS. When booted ...
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X11 on Windows - Task Bar Icons

When using Xming on Windows, all of my X11 forwarded windows have a generic Xming icon and are grouped under that icon on the task bar. If I use MobaXterm (which has its own built-in X11 server), each ...
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Setting up X11 forwarding over SSH on Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ connected to my local network and I can SSH into it with no problems. This does cause some problems though as everything is done on the command line. What I would ...
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Send windows key over xfreerdp running in cygwin X

I am using a cygwin installation with xorg-server, xinit and freerdp installed (nothing special configured). When I start startx from the cygwin shell, an X environment opens (huge black window with ...
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KDE desktop prefers its own display settings over xrandr?

I have a set up with three monitors for KDE Plasma (5.12). One is a HiDPI monitor which I have scaled at 2x, and I have forced the other two ("standard" resolution) monitors to use their native ...
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How to disable “middle click on URL bar paste last websites URL” Firefox?

When I open a site without highlighting the URL and then open a new empty tab Firefox copy's the previous site's URL to the Xorg selection register such that middle click pastes the your last tabs URL ...
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Getting XKB remaped arrow keys (ISO_Level3_Shift + HJKL) to work properly with the WIN key under X11

I've seen some posts on how to remap arrow keys under X11 with XKB, but although they work mostly fine, no method so far (except using different groups, which become an hassle to manage with Gnome ...
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Linux gamepad - no input events

I'm trying to use a gamepad under linux (kernel is 4.16.10) and I don't seem to get any input events out of it. The device, a fake xbox 360 controller, seems to be detected as dmesg seems to report: ...
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Ubuntu (18.04) system shortcut conflict with programs

How i can resolve conflict with programs shortcuts with system shortcuts? For example: I press Alt+Shift+F to reformat code in IDE. But system recognize it as change language shortcut Alt+Shift. I ...
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X server won't start after nvidia-xconfig command

I proceeded with the instructions as per the ArchWiki page. The sudo pacman -S nvidia command had around 46 options. I went for the last one linux416-rt-nvidia-390xx-390.48-3because the version ...
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SSH server rejected X11 forwarding request

Env: centos 7, xshell, xmanager. I have two centos7 virtual machines, one of which can be successfully open Chrome Browser through X11 forwarding in SSH session, but another one can not. The normal ...
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Dual monitor setup with Intel NUC7i5DKNE and CentOS 7

I'm trying to configure dual monitor setup with my Intel NUC7i5DKNE and CentOS 7. The NUC have two HDMI outputs and according to the manual supporting up to 2 screens with 4K. In any case, I don't ...
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Error loading Xfce on FreeBSD in VirtualBox

I typed startxfce4, but it showed the error message: failed to set mtrr: Device not configured process 1675: D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up; failed to read machine uuid: Failed ...
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Understanding where X11 fonts come from

In my older Ubuntu, there used to be the fonts -b&h-lucidatypewriter-* ... However, in my new Ubuntu 18.04, I don't have it any more. So I booted into my older Ubuntu, and try to find it, but ...
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Startx error on tty8

I'm logged in on tty6 as root on a Ubuntu machine with Ubuntu Gnome desktop installed. There I type in agetty -n -a [user] tty8 linux to start a new tty for the given [user]. Now I chvt to it. The ...
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Why are WSL GUI apps rendered with blurry fonts with Xming?

When I try to use Xming with WSL to run GUI programs, I see fonts with grayscale anti-aliasing, like with Firefox as you can see here: This happens with every distro I've tried (Arch and Ubuntu), and ...
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xrandr — Treat multiple screens as one

I have the same problem as this post Use Two Monitors As One (Not Mirror, Not Extend) I also want to extend my screens to a big 3840x1200 screen rather two 1920x1200 screens and I found a solution ...
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X11 forwarding with PuTTY/Xming with local port forwarding

I'm currently using PuTTY to perform local port forwarding on a Windows 10 machine to connect to a remote machine using Remote Desktop Connection (connect to localhost:3390). I would like to perform ...
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Unable to install XRDP on the Azure Centos 7 VM

While performing the steps to install a GNOME desktop on Centos 7, I am getting the errors as follows [root@test-vm-2 ansible]# yum -y install xrdp xorg-x11-xinit Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, ...
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can use gui on {console, ssh -X} using my account and vnc using new accounts but not using vnc with my account

In my CentOS 6.9 machine, I can use gui tools (my user id is ckim) on console using ckim using ssh -X ckim@'ip addr' using vnc with a new account test1 but I cannot use vnc with my account! I found ...
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Package: “xorgxrdp” install failed! [Webmin]

What should I do to fix this on Webmin (web-based system configuration tool for Linux)? Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package xorgxrdp.x8664 0:0.2.6-1.el7 will be ...