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windowing bug on Ubuntu 24.04

windowing bug on Ubuntu 24.04 Just today, I have upgraded to Ubuntu 24.04. I noticed that the windowing system for apps such as Minecraft, Discord, VSCode, and GitHub Desktop. Started to have a window glitch. Apps like Steam, Thunderbird mail, and Firefox do not have this issue. What I have Tried: reinstalling apps updating drivers …

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What is the `ssh -X` equivalent for Wayland?

What is the `ssh -X` equivalent for Wayland? https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/12772/386242 explains how to forward GUI applications via an X11-compliant display server (like XOrg) but I see no equivalent for accessing remote systems using solely Wayland compositors on both ends. Does it exist, or must a combination of X11 and/or XWayland and Wayland be utilized? Asked By: …

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DISPLAY variable in systemd user session

DISPLAY variable in systemd user session I’m trying to write a simple systemd user service that should be able to run a GUI, so DISPLAY must be set. Whenever the service is started automatically during login, DISPLAY is missing. When I restart it afterwards (systemctl –user restart testdisplay), everything works fine. I’m trying on different …

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Nvidia GPU does not work with Wayland in Ubuntu 22.04.4

Nvidia GPU does not work with Wayland in Ubuntu 22.04.4 My computer (Acer Nitro N50-650 with Ubuntu 22.04.4 can’t run wayland with Nvidia, but Xorg does. GPU: GeForce RTX 3050 OEM Drivers: NVIDIA driver metapackage from nvidia-driver-535 (private, tested) Asked By: David || Source So there is a driver issue. I don’t see how people …

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IntelliJ crashing since latest update

IntelliJ crashing since latest update This morning IntelliJ got updated from version 2023.3 to 2024.1 and since then it doesn’t work anymore. I am using Ubuntu 22.04. When I try to run it, it opens for a few seconds, and then ALL currently running apps other than the terminal are closed. I can’t see anything …

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After reinstalling kde-plasma-desktop, I lost render of some icon fonts

After reinstalling kde-plasma-desktop, I lost render of some icon fonts After a mistake with aptitude command’s options, I lost my kde plasma DE of my kubuntu 22.04 and the computer boots in the CLI mode just like Ubuntu server, So I had to reinstall the kde-plasma-desktop again. After installation I lost some icon fonts render …

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Issues with mesa driver after update

Issues with mesa driver after update Issue Some graphical applications will return this error in the terminal and refuse to run. This issue appeared after a recent update and upgrade DRI driver not from this Mesa build (‘23.2.1-1ubuntu3.1~22.04.2’ vs ‘24.1~git2403020600.63d2aa~oibaf~j (git-63d2aa4 2024-03-02 jammy-oibaf-ppa)’) failed to load driver: radeonsi DRI driver not from this Mesa build …

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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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