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Questions tagged [xorg]

X.Org Server (commonly abbreviated to Xorg Server, XServer or just Xorg) refers to the X server release packages stewarded by the X.Org Foundation, which is hosted by freedesktop.org, and grants public access to the standard X Window releases for the efforts of the free and open source software community.

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Touchscreen xinput calibration not working [migrated]

I want to calibrate a touchscreen named "eGalax Inc. USB TouchController" on my Raspberry Pi. I think X and Y axes of the touchscreen are inverted. I used xinput_calibrator for this purpose. When I ...
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Disable message 'Do you REALLY want to quit X11?'

I am on OS X 10.11.2, running this version of X11. When I quit X11, I get the dialog window 'Do you really want to quit x11?', of which I would like to get rid. None of the answers that I found ...
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Set niceness value in a systemd user service

I'd like to start xcape with a nice value of -20 as non-root. However setting a nice value of -20 requires root permissions. So I was wondering whether this is somehow possible. I also tried to create ...
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I cannot position monitor on the left using xrandr

I have a laptop with 3000x2000 HiDP display and i'm trying to connect an external monitor to it with HD resolution. When I use command below it works like a charm. xrandr --output eDP-1 --auto --...
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How to start X11 on Ubuntu 16.04 without a device providing EDID info on the display connector?

i have an Ubuntu 16.04 installation and it ran fine for me. so i went on and configured it for SSH and GUI remote access. as the machine now no longer needs a ($100+X value and some power consuming) ...
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How to make left push of scrollwheel go back a page in Firefox (Logitech M-UAG120 mouse)

I'm running Firefox version 67 on Ubuntu 18.10 LTS. I have a Logitech M-UAG120 mouse with a scrollwheel. The scrollwheel has a way to push it sideways to the left and to the right. What I need is for ...
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Problems with bspwm with multiple displays

I am trying to setup bspwn on a multi monitor setup. I have an ultrawide 21:9 (2560x1080) and a standard 16:9 (1920x1080). So far I have gotten it working so that it loads the window manager properly ...
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Which clipboard is used when Autokey copies and pastes

Using in Linux Mint 19.1 (2nd release) Cinnamon and Autokey 95.7 (Python 3) on a dual boot Windows desktop. The Autokey function "variable=clipboard.get_selection()" does not store the selected text ...
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Fedora /usr/lib/gdm-x-session gets “--: invalid option” shell error

Fedora 29 (ATM). I'm using the i3 window manager, but this issue occurs pre-WM startup. I see that /usr/libexec/gdm-x-session takes a -r option which causes it to use /etc/gdm/Xsession, but I don't ...
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How to turn off mouse debounce in Linux?

My mouse has a dedicated double-click button which works perfectly fine in Windows. But Linux handles it as a single click. After a little bit of search I think it's because of mouse debouncing. X11 ...
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X won't start unless I do Ctrl-C about three times after running startx

Partial demonstration with ttyrec/ttyplay: https://www.sendspace.com/file/low2h7 I am currently using a .xsession of: #!/bin/sh exec i3 --force-xinerama >>~/.i3/log 2>&1 I have tried ...
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How to use Xrandr to crop part of monitor off

The very top of the physical monitor is obscured by a bezel (don't ask!). I want to use xrandr to redefine actual size of the desktop and so it only uses the usable portion of the monitor. The actual ...
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How to completely disable X authentication on boot?

I would like to completely disable x authentication on boot. I know I can edit /etc/Xn.hosts for specific hosts, but how to allow all connections (like xhost +) be setup on boot?
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How to start an X display on vt via ssh?

I would like to remotely startup the X server on a vt (i.e. vt1) through ssh connection. The scenario is scratched as following: |Host Machine| ---ssh---> |Target Machine| ==HDMI== |Display ...
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Keyboard not working at login page

I am using Debian stretch. I cannot get any keyboard input at the login screen. My track-pad is working, and the keyboard works in GRUB and recovery mode. Using ls in recovery mode, I noticed that ...

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