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Questions tagged [xorg]

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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Nvidia Optimus laptop: startX and xinit don't work (Arch)

I can't boot my pc because the Xserver doesn't start. What's weird is that when I use SDDM it boots just fine. I also tried to use Lightdm a few months ago but it didn't want to boot, I'm guessing ...
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startx doesn't seem to execute custom commands in xinit

Just like in the title, I've reinstalled Arch Linux 32 on my i386 machine. I got to install xorg and LXDE and put them in respective rc files - startx in .bash_profile and startlxde in .xinitrc. ...
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Can't resize browser windows on my Ubuntu. When I click maximize it works, but after that I can't minimize current window [closed]

I have a problem in resizing a window and I have attached a video of it, because I can't explain it pretty well. Youtube video
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How can you start a desktop session on an xpra display directly without going through a display manager?

I am able to start an xpra session such as xpra start :100 followed by DISPLAY :100 firefox, but I can't get a desktop session running. When I try something like DISPLAY :100 startx or DISPLAY :100 ...
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Doesn't running xorg with `needs_root_rights=yes` create a security risk?

I am trying to get xpra running using the Xdummy driver and in following the examples on https://xpra.org/trac/wiki/Xdummy I tried the example there with this command. I suspect that it starts on a ...
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I cannot source profile inside .xsession (Debian Buster)

I ditched gnome by ditching gdm in my Debian install and replaced it with xdm and fluxbox. The problem that now occurs is that logging in to fluxbox doesn't work. I type my username and password, ...
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Mouse Stuttering on Wayland Gnome but not Xorg

I have installed Fedora 28 on a Dell XPS 15 and is using Gnome with Wayland. Mutter version is 3.28.3. I've found out my mouse stutters very bad while scrolling horizontally throughout the screen, ...
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How can I use ~/.XCompose with IBus and KDE plasma (on NixOS)

I want to use IBus with libpinyin on my NixOS install with KDE plasma. IBus is installed and works fine, with the following config in /etc/nixos/configuration.nix # use IBus for input i18n....
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Trying to startx as user (non-root)

I'm trying to startx as user. I am only able to startx as sudo. More specifically, I'm trying to get pulseaudio to work with xfce4. I get an error as follows. xauth: timeout in locking authority ...
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Can I make middle-mouse scrolling behave more like autoscrolling?

For any who do not know what autoscrolling is, you can experience it in Chromium with the autoscroll extension (speed set to 3), and in firefox by enabling the 'use autoscroll' option. Enabling ...
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Xdotool: X crash when trying to resize luakit/chromium

I try to resize window but X crash immediately after issue command, I tried disable all X configs in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d but no luck. xdotool search --classname luakit windowsize %@ 1920 1080 X ...
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How do I set an XSETTINGS property?

I occasionally come across this document, XSETTINGS registry, which lists some properties or keys that I can set to configure my user experience for GTK applications. How do I set these? Can I put ...
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installing GNOME desktop for arch linux [closed]

I installed arch linux virtually on my ubuntu 16.04. now, I want to install the GNOME desktop for it from this link when I run the command sudo pacman -S xorg xorg-server I see this: I don't know ...
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Xorg won't load/consider a driver that is present in /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/

Here are the drivers I have present on the system. ls -l /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/ total 598 -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 114176 Sep 10 12:43 ast_drv.so -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 23552 Sep 10 12:43 ...
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Dump Xorg's output on console after exit X

I start X using xinit and fire startx from consle, switch back and forth between X and console but after leave GUI/X to back to console, amount of X's log lay on console's output. I try to redirect ...
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Exit X back to command line

I have a problem exiting X to get back to the command line. After starting X, ⎇ alt-⎈ ctrl-FN and ⎇ alt-FN seem to stop functioning. I tried to use ⎇ ...
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Can't resize any window on Ubuntu. It become not clickable and move to the left top corner

I installed new Ubuntu 18 and it has a bug. When I try to maximize window, it becomes not active/clickable and move to the left top corner. When I drag it again, it becomes active. I tried to ...
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Unable to Change Display Resolution on Debian

After installing Debian 9.5.0 with Gnome Desktop, I'm unable to change the display resolution through 'Settings'. The only option I have is 1024 x 768. My display's actual resolution is 1280 x 1024. I ...
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Switching Radeon 3450 tv out mode between component and svideo

Update: see comment below, Switching Radeon 3450 tv out mode between component and svideo I have this card that works in Windows, and in Grub it has color and looks fine, but in xorg I just get black ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 guest in Virtualbox 5.2, Xorg driver not working

I have Ubuntu 17.10 as a guest in Virtualbox 5.2.8 running on a Windows 7 host. I'm using Xorg, not Wayland. This has previously been working correctly, but I rebooted the system a couple of days ...
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How do I stop trackpad driver via xinput disable

If I enter the xinput list command into a terminal I get the following output. Virtual core pointer id=2 Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 Synaptics TM3096-006 id=11 SynPS/2 ...
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Start X and browser within openbox on start

I have a virtualbox setup and I am logged in via ssh /opt/kiosk.sh #!/bin/bash xset -dpms xset s off openbox-session & start-pulseaudio-x11 chromium-browser --kiosk --no-first-run 'http://...
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Install xorg-x11-font-utils for opensuse

how do i install the package xorg-x11-font-utils for opensuse? I need it for microsoft fonts from here https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/mscorefonts2/rpms/msttcore-fonts-installer-2.6-1.noarch....
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Is there a display manager that allows setup of wifi connection before logging in?

I'm working on a pam_ldap solution for laptop users, but of course it won't work unless wifi is connected. I won't know ahead of time what wifi network users will be on. I want to emulate how ...
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start chromium on startup using systemd

I am having trouble to start chromium within openbox within xorg on startup, using systemd. I have a script that starts everything: #/opt/kiosk.sh #!/bin/bash xset -dpms xset s off openbox-session &...
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Why does the monitor render lesser pixels horizontally than the mode specified?

I have already set a resolution of 1366x768 and it is obvious, as xrandr tool shows the following output: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 eDP-1 connected primary ...
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GTK apps don't respect compose key mappings

I have compose key set up on my openSUSE Tumbleweed (KDE) to map <apostrophe> + <c> to "ć" (U0107). I keep the rules in ~/.XCompose and all the programs respect them (e.g. Kate, Terminal, ...
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Touchpad stopped working

On my Arch Linux the touchpad stopped working (I assume after an update). After reinstalling Arch it still doesn't work. I checked the following things: The touchpad is not disabled in the BIOS, ...
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Unable to use Gsetting in chroot

I've already tryed with: dbus-launch --exit-with-session When i'm trying to use gsetting it's give me this error: D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up: see the manual page for dbus-uuidgen ...
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How can I map two buttons to scroll emulation?

I have a Logitech Trackman Marble, which has 2 large buttons and two tiny ones. It also has no scroll wheel. Using this configuration from the Arch wiki, it is possible to configure one of the small ...
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Right place for user specific enviroment variables if you don't use a display manager

I recently purged my display manager in favor of starting xsessions with startx. I did this after setting up a new installation of ubuntu 18.04. Up to now I was used to use ~/.pam_environment to set ...
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Set mouspointer if you login via startx

I recently purged my lightdm and login to my xmonad session via startx. This works very well except that the mouse pointer is sometimes a black cross (for example if it is on an empty workspace, or ...
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mixed monitor dpi + xrandr + linux mint 19

I am trying to set up my mixed-dpi monitors on linux mint. laptop monitor has resolution: 1st monitor is laptop monitor, resolution 3840x2160 2nd monitor is external monitor, resolution 2560x1440 As ...
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Switching to a second X session kills the first

I'm running into a strange problem here. I have a Linux box with the following (summarized) configuration: Dell Inspiron i5 NVIDIA GP108M GNU/Linux Debian "testing" xorg-server 2:1.20.0-3 According ...
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Creating a xorg.conf Turned My Terminal Pink

I am on Ubuntu 18.04. I created a xorg.conf in /etc/X11 to fix a xbacklight problem: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "Backlight" "intel_backlight" ...
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Run Entire Desktop on remote

How can I run applications on the powerful desktop and display the screen on netbook? i.e. playing Minecraft and compute all heavy stuff including 3D effect, then display on the netbook screen via ...
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Upgrading slackware 12 to 13 causes keyboard and mouse to not work in any window manager?

I'm trying to figure out why my new setup just does not work. I followed the readme instructions in the slackware distribution and upgrade the system. After upgrade, xorgconfig is removed and the ...
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Can't run startx on tty

I recently switched from win10 to Ubuntu because I don't use it for gaming anymore. When I installed it, I only had access to my desktop(gdm3) but a resolution of 800x600 which looked awful. Now that ...
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Xorg multiple screen position

I'm trying to setup my three monitor for more like one day and i can't find any solution my target setup When i try to setup this in my nvidia-settings it doesnt work, the primary display become ...
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Is it possible to drive more than one monitor off a single CRTC?

I have a video card with six mini display port outputs, and was hoping to use MST splitters to get Xorg to extend my desktop across more monitors than outputs on the card. However, when using xrandr ...
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XRDP and Cinnamon running in software rendering mode

When i connect via xrdp 0.9.1-9+deb9u3 -> xorg from windows RDP client to Debian 9.5 i have this message on Desktop Running in software rendering mode Cinnamon is currently running without ...
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Keyboard backlight on GNOME?

I have an Asus VivoBook S510U running Debian buster/sid with GNOME 3.28.2 and still using XORG. A couple of months ago I was able to use the function keys to change keyboard backlight and I was also ...
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What is `Load “fb”` in xorg.conf

What does Load "fb" in Section "Module" of /etc/xorg.conf actually do? Tried to RTFM and searching first.
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Why does root have access to my x-server?

I am running Debian 9.5 on my machine and when I run the command xhost there is the following output: access control enabled, only authorized clients can connect SI:localuser:username So in my ...
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Application dpi change on runtime - Xserver

I try to handle problems with Linux X-Server with mixed dpi displays. At the office I would like to use two non HDPI displays, else I like to use the HDPI screen of my XPS13. The best results on the ...
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Copying an Xorg display

My current setup consists of 3 monitors 2 independant nVidia displays and 1 Intel I intend on copying the first 2 displays and making them viewable on the the 3rd in a split screen I have tried ...
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which software runs the login widget under Xfce4

I'm running Debian Buster with Xfce4 on two different systems, each with a long history going back 3 or 5 Debian releases. After booting into Linux, they show completely different screens with ...
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Multiple displays via USB-C/Thunderbold at Dell XPS 9370

I'd like to connect two displays to my Dell XPS 9370 running Ubuntu 18.04. It is a fresh install and I added nothing that the software center did not say via "update". I also have a dock. Dell WD15. ...
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X not running after install/remove Bumblebee

After trying to get Bumblebee running on my XPS/Debian 9 machine I'm getting just a terminal at startup. I've uninstalled Bumblebee (and primus) but it did not help to get the GUI back. Running ...
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Getting the name of a keypress [duplicate]

How could one write a script or programme that waits for a keypress and outputs its X-name (Return, BackSpace, etc.) including modifiers, in a format accepted by xdotool (eg. Control + Alt + b)?