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Monitor powered by Nvidia GPU only shows wallpaper

Monitor powered by Nvidia GPU only shows wallpaper I have a Dell R720 home lab running Ubuntu 22.04. It is equipped with the following GPUs: $ nvidia-smi -L GPU 0: Tesla P40 (UUID: GPU-ac45b921-3664-d911-5dd7-e5b8d49551c3) GPU 1: Tesla P40 (UUID: GPU-11fdf0e4-2c22-162a-a65e-f594c9a908ae) GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 (UUID: GPU-6fabed11-9de9-cd98-3220-658b45c1e7e8) I want to use the two P40s …

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Nvidia driver update from 525 display ports no longer working with GTX 2070

Nvidia driver update from 525 display ports no longer working with GTX 2070 Problem: After attempting to update my nvidia driver, I got stuck in a constant black screen on reboot. I was able to get back to my desktop but now my display port connections / dual monitors do not work. Only my HDMI …

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XKB spec says 63 levels max per type. For me it's 8. What am I doing wrong?

XKB spec says 63 levels max per type. For me it's 8. What am I doing wrong? X.org version: 1.21.1.7 Distribution: Kubuntu 23.04 I duplicated the included EIGHT_LEVEL_ALPHABETIC_LEVEL_FIVE_LOCK type, inserted an additional level as Level1, and shifted all existing levels by +1. The highest level was then Level9. Running setxkbmap (regardless of specified layout, since …

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How many levels can XKB accomodate?

How many levels can XKB accomodate? I am intending to add an additional level to the unconventional 8-level German Neo2 layout for redirecting keys to QWERTY when the control modifer is pressed. Whilst I don’t expect 9 levels to not work, it would be reassuring to know the maximum number of levels. I read somewhere …

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Client apps are opened in wrong vnc display

Client apps are opened in wrong vnc display I use ubuntu 22.04; gnom(wayland); tightvncserver. When i open client, like mate-calc, on vncviewer display :3 it pop-up on the console of the computer (display :0) instead of the vnc viewer display :3 My xstartup file: #!/bin/sh XDG_SESSION_TYPE=x11 unset SESSION_MANAGER unset DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS /usr/bin/startplasma-x11 The command on the …

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Trying out wayland

Trying out wayland I noticed somewhere (on the login screen IIRC) that you can choose between Wayland and xorg Is it safe to do so? I won’t get into a situation where Wayland can’t start or crashes, but then I cannot access the computer to fix the problem by setting it back to xorg, (which …

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Blank screen after installing AMD Graphics card

Blank screen after installing AMD Graphics card I have a desktop with integrated Intel 4600 HD graphics controller. Yesterday I installed AMD Radeon RX 560 Graphics card and it works perfectly in Windows. But when I boot in ubuntu 22.04, I got blank screen instead of login screen. I tried installing amd gpu drivers from …

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xrandr – is laptop display always "eDP-1"

xrandr – is laptop display always "eDP-1" I want to write myself some help scripts targeting the laptop monitor and I want to make it generic. I’ve noticed that on 3 different laptops with Ubuntu 22 the laptop display is always marked in xrandr as "eDP-1". Is this always the case? If not – what …

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Built-in Screen goes blank when lowering resolution

Built-in Screen goes blank when lowering resolution I have a three monitor setup like this. Everything works fine like this. But whenever I set the Built-in Screen to a lower resolution, the Built-in Screen just goes blank. The other two screens keep working fine. When I set it back to 1920×1080 it comes back up. …

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How can I log into an X session on 23.10?

How can I log into an X session on 23.10? I recently upgraded to 23.10 and seem to be stuck on Wayland. That’s a problem because I’m a Nvidia graphics card owner and for the time being that means that Wayland is still pretty ropey. The desktop is lightning fast but Baldur’s Gate 3 has …

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Xutuntu 22.04 black screen when `prime-select` is set to `nvidia` or `on-demand`

Xutuntu 22.04 black screen when `prime-select` is set to `nvidia` or `on-demand` I recently migrated my Xubuntu 22.04 setup to a new laptop (Dell Precision 3580). After tinkering around for a few days, the Intel Iris Xe GPU works now. However, I just can’t make the Nvidia RTX A500 working. I am using Xubuntu with …

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My Ubuntu 22.04 is using X11. How do I make it use Wayland?

My Ubuntu 22.04 is using X11. How do I make it use Wayland? I have dual-booted my windows 11 with Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The problem is that I wasn’t able to use pinch zoom gesture on browsers. I was on Firefox. And also the too fast scrolling. I searched around and found that I had …

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Login loop on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. Xwayland and gnome-shell blocked

Login loop on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. Xwayland and gnome-shell blocked My Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS got stuck in login loop. I did nothing special to cause it (maybe some general Ubuntu updates). I tried suggestions from https://support.system76.com/articles/login-loop-ubuntu/ but nothing helped. Only hint I have now is a log which appeared while I logged into my account …

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Change default keyboard layout for virtual terminal

Change default keyboard layout for virtual terminal I use customized keyboard layout, which was set to default in UI gnome settings. It works well in gnome. However, when I open a new virtual termnial (Ctrl+Shift+F4 orCtrl+Shift+F5 ) It does not use my prefered layout 🙁 Any idea how to make my layout the default everywhere …

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Keyboards, mice, touchpads work on Wayland and don't work on Xorg in Ubuntu 22.04

Keyboards, mice, touchpads work on Wayland and don't work on Xorg in Ubuntu 22.04 My keyboards, mice and touchpads (following “KMT”): Work in Windows Work on both Xorg and Wayland in Ubuntu 20.04 Work on Wayland in Ubuntu 22.04 Don’t work on Xorg in Ubuntu 22.04. My KMT works in Wayland DEs like Ubuntu Default, …

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Declaratively configure multiple input sources under NixOS

Declaratively configure multiple input sources under NixOS I’m using NixOS 23.05.885.bb8b5735d6f. I usually configure two language selections set by input sources within GNOME Settings: [x80486@uplink:~]$ gsettings get org.gnome.desktop.input-sources sources [(‘xkb’, ‘us’), (‘xkb’, ‘es’)] I’m trying to see if there is any configuration within services.xserver to achieve the same result. So far the only key that …

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Dual GPU Setup: Xorg on Intel Integrated GPU, NVIDIA GPU for Gaming

Dual GPU Setup: Xorg on Intel Integrated GPU, NVIDIA GPU for Gaming I recently purchased a new laptop and installed openSUSE Tumbleweed on it. The laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor with integrated graphics and an NVIDIA 3050 Ti. My goal is to configure Xorg to run on the integrated GPU and disable the …

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nvida card (rtx 3050 laptop) not working (x11 or wayland)

nvida card (rtx 3050 laptop) not working (x11 or wayland) I’m on Ubuntu 23.04 with a hybrid graphic system (amd radeon integrated GPU + nvidia rtx 3050 laptop dedicated GPU). I use the 525 nvidia drivers (the one recommended by Ubuntu when doing ubuntu-drivers autoinstall). The thing is when I switch to wayland my nvidia …

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