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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Can't use Flatpak apps on Wayland

Whenever I attempt to run a Flatpak app from the console, such as: flatpak run com.discordapp.Discord or flatpak run com.spotify.Client, I get an error that I can only assume has something to do with ...
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Black screen after login on Linux Mint 19.3

I cannot use Cinnamon on a computer which has Linux Mint 19.3 installed. When I start the computer, lightdm starts, I can enter my password, but then the login doesn't work as I can only see the mouse ...
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Why does xrandr pick a different DPI if called by lightdm?

I have a script which calls xrandr and specifies my screen layout: #!/bin/sh xrandr --output DVI-D-0 --off --output HDMI-0 --off --output DP-0 --off --output DP-1 --off --output DP-2 --mode 2560x1440 -...
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Super weird buggy flashing in MATE with VS Code

I am having a weird bug specifically with MATE and VS Code. Here is a link to my Reddit post with a video that showcases the bug. This issue is not specific to the theme I am using. I am running i3WM ...
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Configuring evdev conf for middle mouse button emulation

I am trying to edit my evdev configuration to emulate middle mouse button with both clicking both left and right mouse button simultaneously. This is what I appended to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-evdev....
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Linux Lite 5.0 64: crontab not showing Browser while running mvn test as cmd

Here's the scenario: Fresh Linux Lite 5.0 running on Oracle VM. Has a selenium testng project built with Maven crontab entry: */30 * * * * DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/bin/sh /path/to/script/cron.sh cron.sh ...
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CustomEDID for AMDGPU driver?

Following the instructions of Headless In-Home Steam Stream Server on Linux - HOW TO, I am trying to "trick" Xorg into thinking a monitor is plugged in when it launches. I grabbed the EDID ...
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How do I switch GPUs with libglvnd?

I bought a laptop that has integrated Intel graphics and a discrete nVidia GPU in the "Optimus"-type setup. The integrated graphics are typically fine, but the laptop's HDMI and DisplayPort ...
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Make specific window transparency and forward all event to under window

I want keep watch to a terminal window and I no enough screen space, so I want that terminal window keep transparency as if it non-existent but show transparency content, so I can simultaneous watch ...
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.xsession and startx in debian

If my homefolder doesn't have a .xinitrc but has a .xsession consists of: #!/bin/bash exec jwm Will startx -- -nolisten local -nolisten tcp actually process the -nolisten options? I think if I create ...
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Cannot pick jwm for startx with update-alternatives in debian

Problem: update-alternatives doesn't actually pick the default window manager for startx Steps: install debian 10 with netinst without any desktop task. install jwm, openbox, and xorg Use update-...
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How can I change the resolution of my second monitor?

I have Linux Mint 20 installed on my PC. Please, please, don't mark this as duplicate, I know people have asked this everywhere but believe me, THEIR SOLUTIONS DON'T WORK. So, I have two monitors, one ...
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Random XServer crashes in Ubuntu 16.04

Since a few months ago I have occasional random XServer crashes in my laptop (integrated Intel video card and an AMD Radeon R7) with Ubuntu 16.04 (cinnamon as desktop environment), kicking me out of ...
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How to force X server to 'reopen' input devices

I've got a problem with my xorg-server configuration (xorg 1.20.4, locally built). I've got inputs manually configured including a touchscreen (evdev), and I have AutoAddDevices turned off. (there are ...
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xrandr causes monitor to glitch

I have two monitors: a 1920x1080 144Hz DVI monitor and a 1360x720 60Hz HDMI monitor. The HDMI monitor is always misrecognized as a 1080p, however I didn't have any trouble configuring it since I would ...
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How to configure or disable Linux click-and-drag selection feature?

Linux has this specific feature where dropdown menus are opened on a click and the mouse button can be held down, dragged and released on the wanted menu option to select it without having to click ...
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Xorg configuration for AMD Ryzen 5 2500U with Vega Mobile Gfx

lspci | grep -i VGA ~ lspci | grep -i VGA 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Raven Ridge [Radeon Vega Series / Radeon Vega Mobile Series] (rev c4) The 20-...
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Partial system hanging after resume from suspend on Debian

After resuming from suspend on my Debian testing, several applications will hang for at least a minute. These include Firefox, keypassx, and Xfce4's pulseaudio plugin. This issue has persisted for ...
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xorg - freshly installed secondary GPU shows zero outputs in xrandr

I've spent the past two to three hours (Googling and searching forums) trying to find someone who figured this out and had steps, but no. Apparently I have a corner case, and I feel like tearing my ...
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How to configure bspwm with home-manager

I'm using nixos and trying to configure bspwm with home-manager. However, whenever I attempt to login using xorg, it fails saying "Failed to start session". Does anybody know anything about this? My ...
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X writing top of screen to random parts of framebuffer - Xorg problem?

I have an ASUS laptop with an SIS graphics card. The default Xorg generated when I installed Debian (well, technically Raspbian Desktop) was at 640x480, yet it can easily do better as it's a 1280x800 ...
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I need help implementing legacy/unsupported GPU for tertiary monitor(s)

I have three monitors. Left, right, and middle. Middle and right are connected to a 1060 6 GB via DP and HDMI respectively. However, left is an old DELL VGA monitor. Therefore, I procured an old AMD ...
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Two different resolution displays nvidia x server overlap on startup

I Have a 2k display and a 4k display used with Pop!_OS 20.04. I have set up my xorg.conf file to set my ViewPortIn to 4k to allow for consistent DPI scaling and mouse movements between the screens. ...
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Nvidia xconfig 2 graphics cards 2 monitors - Kubuntu 20.04 not working

OS: Kubuntu 20.04 GPU: Quadro P620 I'm trying to use multipule monitors on two graphics cards, as of right now its just 2 monitors which are pretty identical to eachother, plugged into each graphics ...
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Is there any Debian Distro out there that ships without xorg?

I am writing a bash script to help new Linux users install Debian desktop environments easily but most of some packages rely on xorg. I think it might not work properly if no xorg is found on the ...
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Setting BUSID in xorg.conf

From the output of lspci how do I interpret the BUSID for xorg.conf.d ? Example: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Skylake GT2 [HD Graphics 520] (rev 07) 01:00.0 Display ...
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How to toggle the foreground window (maximize/minimize)?

I have a little script with the content: #!/bin/sh wmctrl -vvv -a Konsole And I keystroke (F12) associated with it. Is there a way to toggle the windows, I mean: when Konsole is in foreground and ...
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Xorg not starting

I recently tried to install some new graphics drivers on my laptop running Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, but upon rebooting I ended up on a log screen (like you'd see in recovery) constantly flashing back and ...
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How can I diagnose my broken X server (Parabola/Arch)?

I am using Parabola GNU/Linux (based on Arch) on an x86 desktop with an nVidia GTX 1050 GPU. I ran pacman -Su yesterday to perform a full system upgrade and it seems to have completely broken my X ...
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Taskbar suddenly moved to the top and windows key not working on Linux MInt

Couldn't start Xorg server on my laptop because no space was left on the HDD. So deleted some video files and restarted. I don't know what happened but the taskbar has suddenly moved to the top with ...
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Set resistance to Two Finger Scrolling

I'm still using the synaptics driver because of the lack of configurability in libinput (the speed of the pointer is bad for small and large distances, there is no coasting, I need to limit the size ...
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Unable to add a VIRTUAL dispplay to Xorg

I've been trying to set up a virtual display with Xorg, but there's just no virtual display in xrandr. This seems to be totally ignored: Section "Device" Identifier "Device1" Driver ...
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How to share only one screen in browser video calls?

I am using a laptop with an external monitor. Xorg is running using xrandr to setup the monitor and the laptop's display next to each other. I am thus able to move windows from the monitor to the ...
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set 144hz via xorg.conf

I'm trying to run my monitor, both Asus VG278Q models, under Arch Linux at 144Hz. Before xrandr is recommended to me, yes, with xrandr I get the monitors to run at 144Hz. xrandr --output ...
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Xorg Can't open display error and run startx on local with another user on boot

I have some trouble setting up a HTPC with Debian 10 (k5.4) and as i'm not a linux expert i wonder if can anybody help me with some questions. To understand the context I've build a tiny passive ...
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fedora31: cannot open display:: 0 without ethernet

I use as a window manager i3, lightdm and other graphic display manager disabled Starting with Fedora-31, executing "nm down ethernet" causes the graphics programs to stop running: Cannot open ...
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stutter every 500 ms using nvidia-driver

I wanted to use ubuntu with the nvidia driver on my new computer but as soon as I start to use the proprietary nvidia driver everything on the screen freeze very briefly every 500 ms. I noticed when I ...
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Nvidia GPU not used

I've been trying to get my nvidia gpu (960m) to work on my arch install, but for now it doesn't. I use the nvidia drivers. I ran nvidia-config, which modified my xorg.conf, as Section "Monitor" ...
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Unable to create Xorg.conf

I opened a terminal and ran Xorg -configure, then I received error. _XSERVTransSocketUNIXCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already ...
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How to disable trackpoint scrolling with libinput?

Update: now the middle-click emulation no longer works, so I'm more stuck than ever. Pressing buttons 1 and 3 acts as a scroll wheel just like pressing the middle button. I have a lenovo keyboard ...
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Starting a second x session crashes a previous one

I am following the guideline in multiple-desktops-on-one-linux-pc to start another X session. If I switch to VT-3, I can successfully start a new X session using startx gnome-session -- :1 or ...
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X ingnoring xorg.conf

I am using Void Linux LQXT. Default DM for LQXT in void is lxdm, but sddm recommended and it supports theming. So, I installed sddm. I have removed lxdm symlink from ruint services and added sddm ...
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Nvidia GPU issue on archlinux

I've been trying for a while to configure my gpu for my arch install (gtx 960m), using the nvidia drivers, but i can't make it work. My Xorg.conf is a followed : Section "Device Identifier "...
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Cannot run in framebuffer mode. error help

Hello im using ParrotSec and the system I normally used gave an error last night and I could not solve it. I start normally, then wait, but the kde does not start and the screen remains black. I ...
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How to find out if an X window is mapped (visible) or not?

I use xdotool to map/unmap a set of dock-like windows. Now, xdotool doesn't come with a toggle (map/unmap) command, neither does it come with doing the same operation with multiple windows at once. So ...
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Xrandr doesn't detect HDMI port on the motherboard?

I am running Mageia 4.14 KDE. On a newly installed Mageia system I can't change the resolution for my monitors. I have One monitor hooked up to the HDMI port and other on VGA port. They both come up ...
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Am I using XOrg or Wayland?

I would like your help to find out if I'm using Xorg or Wayland. I followed a tutorial to install gnome, and before installing it, I installed Xorg, BUT, in the About section of the settings it shows ...
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Beaglebone Black, Displaylink USB, Mimo UM-1080C-G

Good day all! I'm somewhat of a noob, in the Xorg arena, so i apologize in advance for the extra handholding. been banging my head for a week or two trying to get LXDE to output to my MIMO 1080C-G. ...
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Initiate a new (X11) desktop session on a remote host

I would like to start a new Xorg server on a remote host. At first, I tought this would be as easy as it is on the local host: $ xinit /usr/bin/startxfce4 -- :4 On a local host, this command typed ...
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how to restore an active x-server session?

I accidentally lost my active session by some special key combination which return me to a login screen. That session contain my works for 6 hours. I am using linux-mint 18.3 with kernel 4.15.0-76-...

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