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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How to get smooth mouse acceleration?

I have the default NOOBS Debian install. The mouse acceleration seems totally crazy. Well actually, initially it was disabled and the mouse was really slow. I upped the 'Acceleration' and ...
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How do I make “startx iceweasel” launch full-screen?

I've done a clean install of Raspian Lite on my Rasperry Pi (there is no desktop environment installed). I'd like a kiosk-mode browser running fullscreen without having to worry about ...
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startx through SSH gives 'not autorized error' although 'allowed_users=console' is set

I'm trying to run X server through SSH terminal (PuTTY) without root privileges but I'm getting error 'X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting.' My '/etc/X11/Xwrapper.config' is set to: ...
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'xeyes' : how to start 'undecorated' : and at boot?

It's fun to run 'xeyes' on Raspbian - because of the big Raspberry in the middle of the desktop. But by default if you just type 'xeyes' in a terminal : the eyes come up with extra 'decorations' on ...
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Input unresponsive in X when rdesktop host spams full screen redraws

I have a Pi 2 Model B running Raspbian Jessie, updated to recent firmware via rpi-update, running rdesktop -f at 1920x1080 to a Windows host. I'm running into an issue where, when running Chrome on ...
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My USB2VGA is working - How do I configure X to use that screen?

I have a green screen on my USB2VGA connection (DisplayLink). How do I configure X to use the screen /dev/fb1 which exists? I do not find an xorg.conf.
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x2x on Raspbian

Hello everybody! I'm trying to setup my raspberry pi as a second monitor (to something like synergy ) with my Debian laptop using x2x and I am unable to figure out what is going on. I tried following ...
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how to run GDM on raspberry pi 2

I need to run GDM on raspberry pi 2 with a fresh arch linux. I installed: xf86-video-fbdev xorg-xinit gdm I created a ~/.xinitrc containing: exec gdm But when I use startx I get some text then ...
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How to run X server without LXDE?

I would like to run a "naked" X server (using a framebuffer for output) on the Pi. However, startx will also start LXDE, just as startlxde and startlxde-pi do, and I cannot find a way to get around ...
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How to make startx open new X Session in tty7?

Before, when I launched x from the tty1 console, it would start the x session in tty7, allowing me to terminate it easily from tty1. Now (I do not know what changed it), startx from tty1 will open X ...
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Can i make xserver stopped immediatelly when the application exits?

According to the example from: How can I start X11 only for a single application? I'm running python script that shows Tkinter frame by invoking: startx ./script.py ... when the script is ...
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How to use ssh X11 forwarding instead of VNC?

Let's say instead of installing a vnc I want to use X11 forwarding with ssh. The problem is X11 forwarding doesn't show the current desktop; it only shows you new graphical windows. How can I use X11 ...
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Mac El Capitan X11 Forwarding not working

When I bought my Pi couple of months ago, I had a set up going where I didn't need any external monitor to work on the Pi while on the go with my Macbook Pro. I'm usually in the Commandline, but I ...
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How to change the GUI theme on Xinit / X11 / X display / Xorg?

I'm trying to setup a kiosk. I've managed to successfully setup something that auto starts on startup using Xinit and matchbox however I'm unsure how to do 2 things: Is it possible to change the GUI ...
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Why is there lag when moving a window?

Here is what I'm talking about: https://youtu.be/5UJ7O9qJxuw Basically the window lags behind the mouse cursor a lot when I grab the title bar and move the window. I'm running a model B rev 2 that ...
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How to configure Open With properties from command line

Is it possible to set from the command line what program X will use to open a file? If so, how?
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startx — -layout HDMI -layout TFT # at the same time?

This verbiage implies, if you want a desktop on both heads of a Pi(2) with a PiTFT hat, you just startx each desktop: startx -- -layout TFT & startx -- -layout HDMI & Various combinations ...
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How do I boot the RPi into a python GUI instead of Raspbian desktop?

I've been trying to get the RPi to boot into a custom python script that constructs a simple GUI using pygame, but nothing I attempt has any success. What are the steps I need to follow to get this ...
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How to ensure that Terminal runs when I start X?

My ~/.xinitrc file is seemingly being ignored. Has X changed fundamentally in recent years?
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XDM display manager builds but does not run

I'm trying to modify the X display manager (xdm) source code in order to use it for a special purpose. However when I build and install it, it does not run and I end up getting the non-X login prompt. ...
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Is Raspbian big-endian or little endian

I'm getting a crashing bug in an X-Windows XCreateImage call. I could be wrong but it appears that Raspbian is running the pi 2 in big-endian mode. Can someone confirm/deny this suspicion?
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X11 using xming and PuTTy: “cannot open display” problem [duplicate]

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 Raspbian? [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 Raspbian 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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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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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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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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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 ...