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Xorg is a full featured X server that was originally designed for UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems running on Intel x86 hardware. It now runs on a wider range of hardware and OS platforms.

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Wayfire does not work on FreeBSD 14.0?

Ehy bro', I'm trying to install wayfire watching the tutorial below,at minute : 21:07 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVNC1z016M8&t=1267s because I would like to install wayland / wayfire on my ...
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How to restore desktop color settings?

OS is Debian 12. Video driver is Nvidia 525.147.05. I'm trying to play an older game via wine that uses directx. (diablo 2). I launched the game in windowed mode, but when I did so, the colors of the ...
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Custom Display Resolution Nvidia driver Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS

I'm trying to set a custom resolution for my primary display, one that the monitor doesn't advertise as available. On Windows I could set a custom resolution in the NVIDIA Control Panel, and then ...
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How can I force an application to run with my dedicated Nvidia GPU using open source drivers

I'm using the open source Nouveau drivers, and I'd like to be able to run applications with my dedicated GPU, NVIDIA GeForce MX250 in X11. Proprietary drivers are out of the question for me as they ...
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I want to control the desktop properties (wallpaper, icons ...) from the command-line

I am using a graphical environment, but I want to control the desktop properties through scripts as well. I would like to keep my commands limited to bash and xorg programs. However I would like it to ...
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Unable to launch applications from Terminal in XRDP session

I currently have an AlmaLinux 9.3 machine with remote accessing using xrdp. I have noticed that if I try to launch a program via in a Terminal Window like $ sudo gedit I get the following error ...
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X server does not keep running

since yesterday I run an issue with my GUI. I installed fresh arch Linux and I can not keep running bspwm-git, after login I get login console again. Here is my .xinitrc #!/bin/sh userresources=$...
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Ubuntu not booting when switching from Wayland to Xorg

It's Ubuntu 22.04 on dual boot with Windows 10. I'm using Intel HD 620 Graphics. Not sure if it's causing the issue. It works great on Wayland but when I switch to Xorg by editing /etc/gdm3/custom....
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X11 "bleeds" the output of programs to the tty

I use bspwm with a simple .xinitrc config file instead of a display manager, and there is only a simple exec dbus-launch bspwm command there. Whenever I start a program via, for example, dmenu_run (...
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XKB spec says 63 levels max per type. For me it's 8. What am I doing wrong?

X.org version: 1.21.1.7 Distribution: Kubuntu 23.04 I duplicated the included EIGHT_LEVEL_ALPHABETIC_LEVEL_FIVE_LOCK type, inserted an additional level as Level1, and shifted all existing levels by +1....
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How many levels can XKB accomodate?

I am intending to add an additional level to the unconventional 8-level German Neo2 layout for redirecting keys to QWERTY when the control modifer is pressed. Whilst I don't expect 9 levels to not ...
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mouse freeze - SYN_DROPPED event when using graphical applications

I first noticed the issue when using Davinci Resolve (video editor) : I get random mouse freezes logged by the X server as "SYN_DROPPED event" $ tail -f /var/log/Xorg.0.log [...] [ 12781.613]...
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Samsung QN700B monitor loses 8k resolution (stuck 4k) when reconnected/turned back on

I'm having a problem with a Samsung TV as a monitor. Thank you for any insight: debian + xorg + RTX4090 + qn700b + (HDMI 2.1 cable seems good) Problem: when waking the TV and computer, I can't get it ...
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How is the use of virtual consoles controlled in Debian 12

I noticed that in Debian 12 (amd64, but I guess that's independent of the platform actually), when a user logs into the graphical UI (Xorg based with nvidia), the GDM3 server no longer is active on :0 ...
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How to disable tty's?

I want Ctrl+Alt F* to do nothing Currently I go to a tty at F3-F6, the login screen at F1 and the DE at F2. How to remove that ability?
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Make a window handle * input?

Xorg/DE always handles some keyboard/mouse input events rather than the currently focused window, which is useful, but I want to make an exception for a particular app (because reasons). That is, is ...
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Correct way to launch xdg desktop portal under bare WM setup?

Context I'm running Void Linux with X11. I'm not using any desktop environment or display manager. I simply type startx from tty to launch X11, and ~/.xinitrc launches BSPWM, polybar, and all the ...
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mouse on linux sometimes very slow: (II) event3: SYN_DROPPED event - some input events have been lost

i have this problem on fedora and debian. when i move the mouse it sometimes becomes very very slow, like on glue. the error in my Xorg.0.log i see is: [ 444.142] (II) event3 - Razer Razer Viper ...
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How do I check if a display mode exists in xrandr?

Due to various issues from various programs resetting my resolution or games putting my monitors on standby, I have a session script that uses xrandr to configure my monitors... Currently this script ...
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Debian upgrade and xf86EnableIO: failed to enable I/O ports (Operation not permitted)

Same symptom as "xf86EnableIO: failed to enable I/O ports 0000-03ff (Operation not permitted)", which solution was: Looks like a lot of people are having similar issues today. In my case, ...
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Xorg/xcalib: change colors for only part of the screen?

Basically I want to be able to invert colors for the screen without upper and lower bands (main part w/out panels). I've recently leaned about xcalib -invert -alter and now wonder how difficult it can ...
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Since when it is possible to open multiple DE/WM in different consoles?

I remember some time ago I couldn't start X in two consoles at the same time. What I mean, if I had i3 running on tty7, I could do Ctrl+Alt+F6 to go to tty6, I could log in, but I couldn't start ...
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upgrade to bookworm no keyboard input on old ST5010 tablet

I have an old Fujitsu Siemens Stylistic ST5010 tablet and upgraded it from Jessie to Bookworm and installed MATE as GUI. Now, I have a problem with the keyboard which is connected with a (likely ...
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How to get the number of applications connected to each X screen?

The X server has two GPUs (one X Screen per GPU), so there is :0.0 and :0.1. On other X servers I'm launching applications with VirtualGL that points to the main X server. As a result, they run their ...
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How to disable screen stretching in Linux AMDGPU

Kinda new to Linux Gaming stuff and recently I'm running a Kubuntu with AMDGPU and by default the screen stretches on different aspect ratios than my default (21:9). On Windows is easy to change this ...
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The screen remains black after suspending, xorg high on CPU

Suspend used to work just fine on my laptop but since a recent update I am encountering an issue. After I wake the laptop from suspend, the screen doesn't come on. Everything else seems to turn on ...
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Cannot authenticating with AD user to RHEL 8 through xRDP

In order to authenticate to an existing ADFS environement connected to keycloak using DeviceAuthentication, I configured my RHEL 8 workstation and I'm able to authenticate with AD user with command ...
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How to translate setxkbmap to xinitrc config

I am setting my keyboard layout using this command on every startup: setxkbmap us,cz -variant ,ucw -option grp:caps_switch How can I write this configuration in to xinitrc file so xserver loads it ...
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Why is a resolution missing from Xorg session, but not in Wayland?

I run Ubuntu 22.10 on Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 2020. Its graphic card is Mesa Intel® Xe (TGL GT2). I noticed the following: When I log in to the Ubuntu desktop environment (which is default), I can choose ...
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nvidia (proprietary) output not resuming after suspend

After suspend+resume, the display connected to my NVidia card (3050 ti) with proprietary drivers on Manjaro keeps getting 'no signal' about 95% of the times. All of the standard tricks (updating bios, ...
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How to invert colors on wayland (sway) ? xcalib -invert -alter equivalent

I have been using xcalib -invert -alter on X sessions to invert screen colors. What can I use on wayland to achieve same result ? Thank you for help
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Run two xservers on one GPU in headless system

I have a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti in a Linux server without display monitor. Now, I need to run two xservers on this GPU to support two docker containers(each container use one xserver via different ...
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Redhat 8 and xorg.conf and x11-xorg-drv-dummy and console monitor and VNC

For RHEL 8 not having an nvidia graphics card, I had instructions given to me to do a yum install xorg-x11-drv-dummy followed by creating /etc/X11/xorg.conf with Section "Device" Identifier &...
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Debian 12 dual monitor Nvidia/Intel

I recently upgraded my computer to the latest debian 12 distribution. After the install, the default configuration using nouveau and wayland enabled me to see my dual screens with no problem. In my ...
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Disable Xorg session in sddm

I have an issue with Xorg where if I disconnect my external display (AMD/Nvidia laptop), sddm logs me out completely so I lose all my work. I've hence switched to Wayland with which the problem doesn'...
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Ricing Xclock Colors

I have edited the ~/.Xresources file for the forground and backgorund of Xclock: xclock*foreground: #ebdbb2 xclock*background: #282828 Only the background shows up. The forground remains the default ...
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Tiny Core Linux 12, does not work with Xorg and br-abnt2 keyboard

I installed Tiny Core 12, on an intel pc, 810i card. (40 hd, 733 mhz, 521 Ram), it runs very well. I could not install the latest version because the driver package for the video 810 was not available....
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xorg server crashes because of custom kernel

I did compile custom linux kernel, without using modules, but when I try to start x server, screen freezes, it even does not allow switch to other tty. The major difference in logs of X server is the ...
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Key is logically stuck

I have a system running Debian 12 where it appears that the alt key is logically stuck. It is absolutely not the physical keyboard, I tested this extensively, and it appears alt is held down even with ...
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Identify a specific mouse using xinput to process an xinput command

Using Manjaro 23.0, I found a way to decrease the speed of my USB SteelSeries mouse but I struggle to make it persistent. After some time being not in use, or a system reboot, the xinput settings ...
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Need to disable hardware acceleration in Arch Linux?

Found out that Hardware Acceleration when using a AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX will cause video lockups or system reboots. Using a Minisforum HX90 computer. Using open-source drivers and admgpu. No error msg, ...
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Why does runing as sudo require LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT?

I think I understand what LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT does, per this explanation: What does LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT=1 actually do? However I am having trouble understanding when/why it is needed? In my case, ...
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How to report a randomly occurring system freeze?

I'm running debian sid (unstable), and have had a few situations where the system freezes, becoming unresponsive and forcing me to reboot the system. This has happened during work video calls (but not ...
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arch linux ARM rpi2: startx not working with non-root user

I am trying to run X11 on arch linux ARM with my Pi 2B. and whenever i try to run startx, the X server terminates, heres the log file: X.Org X Server 1.21.1.8 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 [ 60....
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Virtual output on an iGPU-only Xorg (Optimus laptop)?

On an optimus laptop I've passed a dGPU (Nvidia) through to a virtual machine and all physical display outputs (Display Port alternate modes of USB-C ports and an HDMI port) are only available to the ...
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Monitor at first shows "overclocking" when starting KDE

When I boot my Manjaro Linux system, I get a graphical GRUB, then some boot text messages and finally when KDE Plasma starts, my monitor only shows the message "Overclocking" and nothing ...
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How to create new kayboard layout in xorg?

I use polish layout, but when I use AltGr(in my case it is right Alt)+b in terminal it is print ” and same situation with AltGrgr+f -- æ. I use: Fedora workstation 37 Xorg Bspwm Thinkpad A485 I ...
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Declaratively configure multiple input sources under NixOS

I'm using NixOS 23.05.885.bb8b5735d6f. I usually configure two language selections set by input sources within GNOME Settings: [x80486@uplink:~]$ gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.input-sources sources [...
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Strange set of characters (including question box) instead of Hyper modifier key

As many people before me, I have set Caps Lock to Hyper_L using a variety of methods (xmodmap, setxkbmap, the system settings). However, in all of these methods an issue arises, I get a strange ...
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udev inside lxc container

I am running a privileged Debian LXC Container on Proxmox, and then running Docker inside that. I am attempting to run an Xserver in a Docker container with Sunshine to stream to a Moonlight client. I ...
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