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To take control of a running X session you will need to configure your VNC server to connect to the same display as X. Generally, X will be connected to the first display - :0. You will also need the X Authority for that X session. This can be found by accessing the X Authority file that the remote Display Manager is using. This depends on your Display ...


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Technically Xlib is X11, although the developers of xcb have replaced parts of that with xcb (see Xlib and XCB). Doing that (to address limitations in the existing Xlib) was the purpose of writing xcb (see XCL : An Xlib Compatibility Layer For XCB). But no one has combined Xlib with Xt simply because the design goals differ a lot. Rather, other toolkits ...


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Thanks to @gollum, after some retries, we have figured out that the problem is with gdm, so the solution was to install lightdm (apt-get install lightdm), and it fixed the problem.


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Install the full xorg, plus virtualbox support (you might have to reboot after that): pacman -S xorg virtualbox-guest-utils If you really want to use startx you need either to change your ~/.xinitrc to start blackbox or install ugly old twm instead.


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I just removed xserver-xorg-video-intel, and rebooted. My /var/log/Xorg.0.log says : [ 17.662] (II) modeset(0): using drv /dev/dri/card0 My Xorg driver is modeset. My 3 screens setup is working well. The modesetting driver is builtin. So no need to install extra driver.


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The X window manager is started through the command ssh-agent dbus-launcher --exit-with-session i3, which means that the SSH agent is started right before the window manager. However, Debian sources .xsessionrc before this happens, so when xautolocker gets started, the SSH agent hasn't started and the environment variables needed for ssh-add to talk to the ...


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Because I don't have any reputation, I can't upvote the question or the above answer, or even make a comment. But I'd like to say that this, amazingly enough, works! I have a Cougar 700m, and it didn't work in Ubuntu. Steps to download, patch and compile the kernel for me, on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (mostly taken from ...


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The setting that you need to change is the Coordinate Transformation Matrix (144). In the following examples the mouse is device id=9 and the property number of the Coordinate Transformation Matrix (of my mouse) is 144 as you can find out with xinput list-props 9 Set it to default: xinput set-prop 9 144 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 Make X 5 times faster than Y: ...



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