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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Python + Xlib - print current desktop name everytime it changes

Right now, I have the following python3 script. #!/usr/bin/env python from Xlib import display, Xatom from time import sleep dsp = display.Display() rootwin = dsp.screen().root DESKTOP_NAMES = dsp....
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xorg keyboard config not working (us altgr-intl no deadkeys)

I'm trying to get my keyboard to use the us layout with variation altr-intl and no deadkeys. Somehow my xorg-keyboard-config does not take effect. I looked up the config here arch-wiki but there seems ...
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Internal display gets bypassed when X is started, startx

I'm running CentOS Linux release 8.4.2105, kernel: 4.18.0-305.19.1.el8_4.x86_64. The Dell I'm using has built in Intel graphics, and an NVIDIA Quadro M1000M GPU, running with kmod-nvidia-470.74-1....
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Xwayland and Wayland -- best way to set enviromental variables

I am on Debian 11 and I am using Sway awhich is an Wlroot Wayland compositor. I set up Sway to automatically open on each login (only from from within terminal /dev/tty1): ┌───┐ │ $ │ ziga > ziga--...
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Two monitors with same resolution but very different DPI

I am using Manjaro on a Lenovo P51. The internal monitor is 1080p and so is the external. However, the internal is 144 dpi and the external 70 dpi. I run KDE and global scaling is set to 150% which ...
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Adding a virtual monitor to xrdp to allow dual monitors

I have two Linux systems (Server, and client). I am using Remmina on my client to remotely connect to the server which has xrdp (Session: xorg). The server is not connected to any monitor. Everything ...
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How to set NoAccel to disable i915 GPU from Xorg.conf (to avoid GPU hang)

I'm running Ubuntu on a new system with a GPU that uses the i915 kernel module. Unfortunately several times a week the gui crashes and dumps me to a terminal. journalctl shows the problem is: kernel: ...
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Arch Linux - Elan Touchpad detected and all drivers installed, but not working

I've seen lots of problems similar to this, but none which had the touchpad detected and drivers installed, and still not working. I'm trying to install Arch for the first time on a new laptop, and I ...
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Keyboard doesn't work after driver reinstall

I reinstalled nvidia-driver(470.57.02-2) and after that keyboard stopped working in Xserver, I can't switch to other terminals. To fix this I tried reinstalling xserver-xorg-input-all and nvidia-...
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librecord.so (Xorg XRECORD extension ) on ubuntu 20.04

I have a usecase where librecord.so needs to be a part of the xorg-server-core package. I am attempting to compile it from src (using instructions from here https://wiki.debian.org/BuildingTutorial ...
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USB input devices not working under Xorg for a single user

I have a strange occasional buggy behaviour that I'm trying to trace and solve on my laptop. Occasionally, wired USB input devices (mouse and keyboard) stop working under an Xorg XFCE session. There ...
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Blender can't copy text to WM clipboard, how to fix it?

Original question: how to copy a text/numeric field value to clipboard on linux for blender v2.93.4? https://blender.stackexchange.com/questions/239139/how-to-copy-a-text-numeric-field-value-to-...
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Sakura does not recognize keyboard input after startx

My daily driver is Manjaro minimal (tty) for Raspberry Pi 4, but I wanted try using a X based terminal emulator instead of the default. No DM/WM. Just a single instance of the terminal emulator in ...
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Xorg and xrandr detect a connected monitor that doesn't exist

I'm on a laptop with no additional monitors connected, but when I run xrandr -q, the output lists two connected devices. Xfce's Display settings dialog also shows two monitors, and so does Xorg.0.log. ...
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Can't get Wacom Tablet to work on Centos, Xorg log has errors

I tried building input-wacom from source but that only made it worse, the log for xorg was saying that it couldn't find a driver for the tablet. So I uninstalled the one from source and resinstalled ...
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When switching tty, who is responsible for synchronizing the state of keyboard NumLock?

My Xorg program uses tty1. Use Ctrl+Alt+F[2~6] to switch between ttY[2~6]. At this time, the NumLock or CapsLock state (including the corresponding LED light on the keyboard) can be synchronized ...
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How to disable VT console when running Ubuntun 20.04 under Wayland server

I am now running Ubuntu 20.04, and using server: Wayland. I have no idea how to disable virtual console switch under Wayland. Under the X.org server adding this: Option "DontVTSwitch" &...
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Intel modesetting driver screen tearing

I am facing tearing issue when XORG using Intel modesetting driver. Does anyone else face this issue? If anyone has solution please help me out. I have also tried intel driver with /etc/X11/xorg.conf....
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(EE) no screens found(EE) whyle trying to enable the nvidia driver on Debian 11 emulated with bhyve

I’m trying to enable the NVIDIA driver in Debian 11,that I have emulated with bhyve on FreeBSD 13r. This is the error I get while I'm logged inside Debian using ssh from FreeBSD : root@marietto:~# ...
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Understanding the output of xrandr --query

I called the xrandr --query command in the shell to find out display-connectors and displays connected. It is displayed: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 8192 x 8192 LVDS ...
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Noninteractively identify processes using up a lot of CPU-time

I have a weird issue: sometimes when my monitor is turned off, the fans are running loud, even when there shouldn't be much usage of the CPU on the system as far as I know. But as soon as I move my ...
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Emulating SOCD cleaner functionality with xkb

I'm trying to emulate the functionality of standard hitbox SOCD cleaners with normal keyboard input. Specifically, I need it to: Space only: KeyPress Space s only: KeyPress s Holding s and Pressing ...
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Low refresh rate on Wayland

The highest refresh rate in my GNOME on Wayland in Fedora 34 (or GNOME on Wayland in Ubuntu) is 60.xx Hz, whereas it is 120.xx Hz in GNOME on Xorg. Why is this, and is there any way to enable the ...
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Arch Linux display Xorg not function at all, but Wayland does (very poorly). Corrupted Xorg files from mirror?

Hello fellow Linux users, I recently purchased an old laptop and decided to try Arch Linux. I bought it to see just how well Arch is for a system and also due to the fact of my main PC's HDD is giving ...
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Enable a generic user to start X

I have Debian, Sid if it matters, and I'd like to start X from the console, rather than using a display manager, but when i type startx <RET> I receive the following message xinit: connection to ...
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Second monitor connected on xrandr but displaying no signal on Arch laptop

Originally the second monitor was simply labeled disconnected by xrandr. However, after installing the nvidia driver rather than the nvidia-nouveau driver, the monitor came up as connected. However, ...
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Xorg starts but does not show any graphics on Debian with Nvidia card (new install)

I'm trying to set up Debian on a brand new computer. My goal is to have i3vm working (with Xorg), and I don't need lightdm since I prefer logging directly with cli on tty1 and then having an automated ...
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Assigning a different layout to wireless keyboard

I've recently replaced my external USB keyboard with a wireless one (for using laptop like desktop with external mouse and monitor as well, where external keyboard layout is different from the laptop ...
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xorg not recognizing monitor but wayland does

So I have two monitors, my main one (hooked up to my graphics card), and my secondary one (hooked up the the motherboards hdmi). I switched from Arch Linux to Debian and setup everything, then I ran ...
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How to block FocusOut events from particular window?

I have window that does some unwanted stuff when I minimize it or switch to other window or click on other window. How can I block Xorg's FocusOut event for this particular window so that it thinks ...
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no /etc/X11/xorg.conf file in RHEL 7

I found this Is `/etc/X11/xorg.conf` deprecated? However it didn't shed much light on the issue. I am trying to make use of remote desktop software (nice) and it is erroring on there not being an xorg....
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xorg doesn't start (blackscreen when not root)

I'm running Arch Linux with dwm on my PC and everything was working fine until I played around with my bluetooth settings using bluetoothctl. I tried to restart dwm usung startx and the screen went ...
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How to enable extra buttons on trackball?

On FreeBSD xev only recognizes clicks from the first 9 buttons from the Elecom Huge trackball. On Arch Linux clicks from all the 12 buttons are recognized. As per recommendation from libinput ...
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How do I install xorg-macros?

I'm trying to build xf86-input-libinput from source to apply a patch. When I follow the recipe given here at the step autoreconf -vif I get an error saying: configure.ac:41: error: must install xorg-...
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Finding out which process wakes monitors on, even after setting DPMS flags

My screens aren't turning off, using xset to set dpms off, suspend or standby they always turn on again. I know a way to figure out what event caused the system to wake up from suspend, but I haven't ...
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Unalble to access desktop after Debian install

This is the first time trying to install Debian (10.10) on this system (including proprietary drivers). Install worked without (apparent) errors, but I am unable to get into the desktop. After booting ...
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Why does xorg.conf produce an incorrect monitor order?

My monitor setup is as follows: But everytime I login to any Qtile or KDE the default layout is set to this: Even when I explicitly tell the xorg.conf to put HDMI-0 on the left. Does anyone know why ...
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How can I add a custom resolution to be always available for only a specific monitor using Intel's driver on xorg

I have a super-ultrawide (32:9) monitor from Samsung (G9 Odyssey) and it works fine under windows (with a nvidia gpu), however my work laptop (with hdmi 2) which CAN (sometimes) see the full ...
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KDE/xorg: How to prevent windows from being only almost fullscreen?

The Problem: Strangely enough, I've had this problem on every operating system I've used, including Windows. Sometimes windows open not-quite-fullscreen. I don't know why they do that, I certainly ...
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how to set keyboard layout from custom file, without root permissions?

I know that there is a lot of questions on stack exchange around this subject, but none of the answer solved my use case. This is not a duplicate ! I have created a custom layout file (~/beprog). It ...
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xrandr - can't set fullscreen

I have two monitors. I disabled my primary monitor(eDP-1) by running this command on startup to display on secondary monitor(DP-1) only. xrandr --output eDP-1 --off The primary monitor is disabled ...
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Performance problems during GPU-intensive tasks (NVIDIA)

I have strange performance problems while rendering on GPU in Blender. For example, my cursor (together with the entire UI) lags occasionally and when trying to make a screenshot with ksnip the cursor ...
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Why is my NVIDIA driver loaded but not detected by X.org?

I'm using a Debian 10 system with X.org installed, LightDM as display manager and GNOME as desktop environment. When I start LightDM, only one physical display starts. I have two displays, one ...
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Any way to disable the closing of apps?

I have have a few apps that I don't want to be able to close. Is there any way to configure the xserver or anything else to achieve this? The behavior I'd like to have is: click on closing x -> ...
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[Ubuntu 20.04.2][xorg/nVidia] correct or custom mode lines for secondary monitor (EDID?)

I have two PCs with nVidia cards, one tower under Widnows with an nVidia GeForce 980 GTX, the other, a Clevo laptop under Linux with a mobile GeForce 1060 GTX. I’ve got an issue with the second when ...
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Limit youtube full screen mode to window in firefox using qtile

I'm wondering if there's a way to limit the full screen mode in youtube to just the window that Firefox already takes up. I know that Firefox has the picture in picture mode that creates a floating ...
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Primusrun/Optirun allegedly cannot locate/open config directory: "/etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.d"

I have recently switched from open source drivers to nvidia, to bumblebee as instructed by ubuntuforums.org users to better use my two gpu's capabilities. It also so happens that it does not seem to ...
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How can I get xrandr to detect both nvidia cards: RTX 2080 Super & GTX 960

Just to mentioned my question is almost identical to this question here the main difference is that I'm not using two identical GPUs but two different ones Running 5.10.0-kali7-amd64 (Live With ...
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Wine in Openbox maximizes to only part of screen

Inside Docker, I used linuxserver's image ghcr.io/linuxserver/baseimage-guacgui as base (with openbox and xdrp), installed wine, and dotnet48 with winetricks. I then used this image to run a .exe GUI ...
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Write on /dev/fb0 has no effect on GUI console

I run X in this way /usr/bin/X vt07 -retro to have the GUI on console 7 and the gray grid as background. On console 1 I write while [ 1 ] ; do cat /dev/random > /dev/fb0; done and I see the ...

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