X.Org Server (commonly known as Xorg Server, XServer or Xorg) - the software that runs the X window system used by most desktop window managers (GNOME, KDE, etc).

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X11 using xming and PuTTy: “cannot open display” problem

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B, Revision 2.0 and a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. Use PuTTY and xming on a Windows PC works fine to the Rasp Pi 2, but on the Rasp Pi 1, I get “cannot open display” when I run ...
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8 Bit / 256 Colors

I'm using a Raspbery Pi 2 as an X Window Server to replace some legacy devices. However the X window program only supports 256 colors and will throw an error if the color depth is set higher. I've ...
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Touchscreen Keyboard for the Mentally/Physically Challenged

Hi this is my first time posting but i wanted to ask a question. First of all i'll outline my situation. Im currently working on a project to make a portable computer system for people who are ...
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Is Raspbian Xorg server built in static form?

I have noticed that in Raspbian no default /etc/X11/xorg.conf is distributed and even if I create a file and modify it's contents it does not seem to take effect sometimes. This is where I studied the ...
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How do I activate Xorg record module on Raspian? [closed]

I'm trying to automate some tests on my RaspberryPi and I'm using python's pymouse to perform some emulated clicks. On my Debian it works fine, but when it comes to Raspian it keeps failing with this ...
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how to start xclock (or something else) to be displayed on my HDMI device on Raspbian console session?

I have a raspberry pi 2 and installed the Raspbian Version from 2015-05-05. As "boot option" I chose "Console Text console..." because I don't want a full desktop. I logged in from my remote PC via ...
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Trying to turn off X11 in Jessie

I am running Debian Jessie which uses SystemD. I have so far been unable to find a way to stop X11 from starting on bootup. The raspi-config setting apparently does not do anything. Can anyone help?
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X.org not fullscreen but everything else is

I am running through HDMI on a 720p screen latest Rasbian image unmodified. If I run omxplayer I get an image to the edge of the screen but starting the standard desktop of Rasbian it has some ...
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Missing X11 font 6x10 in Raspbian?

I have a user who reported getting this error message on his Pi: can't open font 6x10 when running an ancient X11 program that I wrote circa 20 years ago (maybe for Solaris or Irix), but ...
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How to start an X session on RPi via ssh

I have configured Synergy to control my RPi, which I have connected to my TV. But since the keyboard is remote and Synergy hasn't started when I boot my RPi, I've got a "chicken and the egg" problem. ...
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I created a GUI with gpio access in java and tested sucessfully in netbeans IDE. But when I runs in Raspberry pi it showing the following error

following image showing the error while running the JAVA GUI application.I use the following command to run the jar file by adding class path of the pi4j lib.
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EGL and OpenGL ES forwarding via SSH

I've tried to access my Raspberry Pi(running Raspbian) using SSH with -X flag. On my host machine(Ubuntu 14.04 x64), I can run graphic programs like browser, however, when I want to execute the sample ...
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GNOME Classic and Flashback fail because of missing 3D support

I've changed /etc/apt/sources.list to get PHP 5.5+: - deb http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ wheezy main contrib non-free rpi + deb http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ jessie main ...
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Minimize Kodi to run full screen X on OSMC Alpha 4

I am running OSMC Alpha 4 on my new Raspberry Pi 2. This comes with Kodi v14 (Helix), which auto-runs at boot. I can run an X application (xclock for example) after first killing Kodi with pkill ...
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a windows manager does not interface with X Window System

Like everybody i want to get as much as i can out of my Raspberry Pi. so i was thinking of ditching the bloated X Window System altogether. i've chosen Wayland instead (i really don't know if it ...
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Possible to reinstall X server and use graphical after having removed it?

I've used my raspberry pi for about 2 years now and in the beginning I removed the X server as I thought I'd never use it. (I followed the tips here to remove How to uninstall X Server and Desktop ...
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Problem using startx on raspbian

I have a problem with my raspberry. I have installed Raspbian, used the command startx, and it worked. After that I configured it so I can access it over network. I used PuTTY to remotely access it ...
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startx command fails after deleting /tmp folder

Okay, I have done something strange which prevents my RPi from entering a graphical environment. I was messing around with my Gertboard and was in the process of configuring the ATMEGA 328P ...
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Minimal Raspbian with X GUI

I installed a minimal build of raspbian, and installed xorg on it. However, when I run Xorg -configure, it tells me that no devices were found. Starting X server via xinit & and sshing into the ...
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Will X to X terminal service be faster then X to RDP?

I have used freeRDP to connect pi to windows 2008 R2 but browser scrolling was a big disappointment . I don't mind using windows 2013 or LTSP but want smooth scrolling . is it be possible to ...
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Xlib: extension “RANDR” missing on display “:1.0”

I'm trying to run openvibe-designer on my raspberry pie over vnc. Currently I am using Xvnc version TightVNC-1.3.9. All other applications that I've launched over vnc have worked. I only get this ...
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Force HDMI resolution to 1920x1080, best mode available

I am working on a project that involves a raspberry pi outputting video to tvs. I'd like to have the raspberry pi always output FullHD video. If it was booted without a display, by default it ...
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No Screens Found Error

I am trying to get my AOC e1649Fwu USB monitor to work on my Raspberry Pi. I was following this tutorial, and got through all of the steps except building raspberry kernel image. It was discussed ...
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Chromium half window

Chromium launches via: @chromium --kioski localhost:8080 but screen is always half. Can't resize, can't do anything, not even without the kioski option Ideas?
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Is there any way to get redshift to work?

I'm a fan of the f.lux program but I couldn't find any way to install it on the arm architecture. However, there is an alternative called Redshift. Redshift installed fine; however, when I run it, it ...
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Executing a program as root after startx

How can I execute a program located in /home/pi/ as root after doing startx? touch .xiinitrc -> echo "sdltest" > .xiinitrc Program starts, of course, with the rights of the user, but it needs to ...
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Capturing screenshot over SSH

I have Pi at work which is always on and does some stuff. I want to see the progress of the work at home, for that I need to see a screenshot from Pi like every one hour. Is it possible to capture and ...
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How to cleanly remove x11?

I installed x11 in an attempt to get VNC working. Had problems. Then installed TightVNC. Is it a problem to run both? Are there potential conflicts? How can I cleanly uninstall x11? I'm running ...
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Raspberry Pi X-session fails to load over SSH

Am connecting from my Linux (Mint) desktop to the Fedora (rpfr18) Raspberry Pi using SSH X tunneling. When the Pi comes up, I connect to it from the desktop xterminal using: SSH -X ...
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start the wolfram framework in X11 mode

I connect to my raspi by ssh with X11 forwarding enabled. I can start xclock and it gets displayed to my X Display on a Fedora system, so no problem there. I then installed the wolfram package and ...
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How can I start X11 only for a single application?

I am planning to use my RPi only for one application, which needs X server to be started. This application is chromium, which requires A LOT of resources already. I would like to start only the bare ...
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Power TV on/off

I'm looking for a solution to wake up my LCD TV. With the xset command I'm able to put the TV in different power saving modes: xset dpms force standby xset dpms 0 30 60 0 = standby 30 sec = ...
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Blank screen on autostarting GUI application in Openbox WM Arch Li

I have installed Xserver with Openbox window manager in my Raspberry pi with Arch Linux. I have done setup to auto start Xserver with Openbox WM and then starting my python-tkinter GUI application ...
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xdm server on Pi

Has anyone tried to setup xdm server (or any variant of this service) on Raspberry Pi? Assuming, I have setup 'command line' version of raspberry pi installed without connecting Pi to any screen or ...
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Automatically start python program at start-up

I am working on a project that needs a special GUI that takes up the full screen. I know I can make the X-Window system start up on boot (using raspi-config then changing the setting) but is it ...
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“cannot open display” with PuTTY

I am controlling my PI through my PC (wich is running Windows 7) using Putty to type in commands and tightvnc viewer to access the GUI. I can launch programs with the TightVNC viewer GUI or TightVNC ...
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How to Wake the Raspbery Pi Display Without Disabling The Screensaver

People have asked how to disable the screen from going blank or to sleep, but I have a slightly different question. I would like to be able to remotely wake a sleeping or blank display, but then ...
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How to set up “kiosk” mode in Raspbian?

I want to set up my Raspberry Pi in a sort of "kiosk" mode where it boots up into a single full screen application. I know my way around the command line, but am a novice when it comes to customizing ...
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Raspberry Pi starts lightdm, then goes to black screen with cursor and pulsing monitor backlight

I used rpi-update to update Raspbian, then restarted it. It got through the boot screen, but then just showed a black screen with a flashing cursor. For some reason, the monitor's backlight was ...
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How do I view the desktop over X?

How can I view the desktop (rather than individual program windows) using X? I've got the pi set up so that it doesn't boot into the desktop environment (CLI right now). On my Ubuntu destkop I ...
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How do I display images without starting X11?

I can view videos using OMXPlayer: omxplayer -o hdmi video.h264 How do I do the same for still images?
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Ethernet connection lost after starting X server

Prior to starting an X server running OpenBox, I am able to ping networks successfully. I have tested this by successfully pinging 8.8.8.8 (Google's DNS server). Soon after launching any graphical ...
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Can I run the RPI driver in ArchLnux?

The RPI driver perports (source) to bring accelerated Xorg performance by routing X output through a frame buffer driver. The wiki page has clear instructions, but they are very specific to Rasbian, ...
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I am getting segmentation fault after running Midori with x-org

I am trying to start midori like a web kiosk with ArchLinux. I am getting an error after 1 minute: (EE) (EE) Backtrace: (EE) (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x30 Fatal server error: Caught ...
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Check if X is already running

I've set up automatic login and made X auto start like this: .bach_profile: sh ~/startup.sh startup.sh: #!/bin/sh if [ -e "/tmp/X0-lock" ]; then echo "X has already been ...
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How can I remove the GUI from Raspbian/Debian?

I would like to know how to completely remove X.org and all GUI-related components from Raspbian or soft-float Debian. The most obvious solution would be sudo apt-get purge xorg, but I am afraid that ...
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How to uninstall X Server and Desktop Manager when running as headless server?

I'm using my Raspberry Pi as a headless server which I can ssh into. I don't need the X Server, LXDE etc. I'm running Raspbian "wheezy". I've already disabled "Start desktop on boot" using ...
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High DPI @ lxde

The touchscreen monitor I'm using for my Raspberry Pi is about 150 DPI (1280x800 @ 10"). Such high dpi is hard to work with with a touch interface. I'd like to increase the DPI such that text is ...
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Forward mouse and keyboard input to X session

I'm accessing my Pi via SSH. My network is too slow to actually forward the Pi's desktop back to my laptop, so I have a monitor connected to my Pi. When I startx through Putty, I see the desktop on ...
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Is zero semblance of Xorg rendering performance normal? [closed]

I'm trying to setup a simple little configuration running a dedicated piece of software to display slides. Unfortunately the software uses some OpenGL extensions. No 3D mind you, just some basic font ...