1. R

    How to type on a virtual screen via a physical keyboard?

    Hi all, What I am looking for is a method to view the screen of another machine via VNC,X11 Forwarding or other method but I want to type on that screen with a keyboard that is physically attached to the machine. Here the setup: Machine 1 with screen1 (and keyboard1) Machine 2 without screen2...
  2. C

    Can't get a higher resolution?

    Hi, I have a display that works fine on Ubuntu, but on FreeBSD I can't get higher resolution, did I miss some thing? I got X-Windows by following command pkg install xorg pkg install drm-kmod pkg install xf86-video-intel on FreeBSD 3121 13.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 13.1-RELEASE...
  3. First_Law_of_Unix

    Uninstalling "libwacom" prevents keyboard and mice to work while booted into KDE Plasma 5

    Hello, I am troubleshooting to get a drawing pad to work on FreeBSD. When I uninstall the pkg "libwacom" and do a reboot, the mouse and keyboard does not work at all. https://www.freshports.org/x11/libwacom I have to boot into single user mode and reinstall libwacom and then everything works...
  4. S

    Can't start X anymore: Caught signal 6 (Abort trap). Server aborting

    Hi there, I'm hoping someone can help me. X won't start on my netbook any more for some reason. I suspect it may have happened after I updated the packages a week or so ago as I an't think of any other change I made that could have caused this. Fatal server error: [ 52.530] (EE) Caught signal...
  5. Z

    FreeBSD 13.1 AMD 4700U amdgpu X failing to start

    Hi, I'm real new to BSD. I'm trying to run X on my laptop. It's running a 4700U which according to the list says it's supported. When I startx with no .xinitrc and nothing in xorg.conf.d it fails and I'm not sure why. I did add the amdgpu to the rc.conf through sysctl and I think it's loaded...
  6. S

    Solved Xorg does not detect the correct resolution.

    I am running FreeBSD 12.3 on VMWare 16.2. I have the latest versions of Xorg and XFCE installed. I want this machine to run XFCE as root since it serving any purpose other than development. To that end, I created the .xinitrc file: exec /usr/local/bin/startxfce4 And in order to make it run at...
  7. B

    Solved Resolution is way too low and nvidia-settings won't start

    I just reinstalled FreeBSD, installed the graphics drivers (pkg install nvidia-driver), xorg, kde5 and sddm. upon initiating startx I was greeted with an error that said "cannot run in framebuffer mode". I don't know what this error means, but I was instructed to add the following text to...
  8. Deckard

    Issue with Plasma5 | Xorg or Wayland | Thinkpad T450

    Hello folks, I’m back on the forum and in the freebsd community, it’s been a while. I sold my Xiaomi for a thinkpad (I stop telling my life). Sorry if the answer is somewhere, I’m seeking through the forum since yesterday, same for stackoverflow, didn’t find the answer… I set up FreeBSD 13...
  9. First_Law_of_Unix

    Prevent "pwcview" changing entire monitor screen when clicking on "pwcview" window.

    Hello, I have plenty of HDMI to USB 3.0 capture cards plugged into FreeBSD. I use "pwcview" to view the USB capture cards, works great, similar to "video4linux2". However I am getting some serious issues with screen monitor resolution being changed by simply accidentally clicking on the...
  10. M

    unable to resolve problem with /dev/dri/card0

    I am attempting to build a FreeBSD 13.1 system with Xorg as a Hyper-V virtual machine on a Windows 10 Pro host. Because of earlier failures I have defined this as a generation 1 VM. I have attached Card0.zip containing all of the files I will reference. startx will not come up, I am getting a...
  11. GavOnyx

    Other Qtile - unable to create keybindings that run a sh command

    I want to add custom key bindings in the qtile config (~/.config/qtile/config.py) to run arbitrary sh commands. Normally to do this one must access the prompt widget (mod+r), and then manually type the command. Instead I want to set a custom keybinding to essentially access the prompt widget...
  12. dnb

    How long will Xorg live?

    I heard that Xorg is no longer being developed and will eventually be discontinued in favor of the newfangled Wayland. Whether I use FreeBSD or Gentoo, I usually install xorg + tiling wm (awesome or xmonad). Both of them (awsome and xmonad) won't work on Wayland. Don't care about Gentoo, I...
  13. Kalero

    Messed keyboard

    Hi, I just installed FreeBSD 13.1, latest X.Org and Lumina, configured X.Org’s Spanish keyboard layout as shown here https://docs.freebsd.org/en/books/handbook/x11/#x-config (point, example 7) and when I start X, the keyboard is absolutely messed up. On vt the keyboard is OK; it’s only...
  14. J

    Xorg: Failed to load module "amdgpu" on a box with IntelHD and AMD Radeon RX 550X

    Hello everyone I'm afraid I'm going to need some help. Please go easy on me, I'm new to this exciting world of FreeBSD :) I have a Lenovo E590 laptop with Intel HD graphics and AMD Radeon RX 550X and cannot start X. Relevant section from the Xorg.0.log (WW) Warning, couldn't open module amdgpu...
  15. GEPLinux

    Xfce New to FreeBSD : xOrg does not start neither xFce4 DE

    Hi, New to FreeBSD ( but not to Linux since 1993 and UnixMan on Engineer School in 1984 ) then ok for script & all if necessary. I decided to install FreeBSD for fun as I stopped Unix end of 1999 ( iRMX ) and I want to play again Unix to learn it again and to have fun ... xOrg fails to start...
  16. kr0m

    Start xfce inside Xvfb in headless jail and show it via VNC

    Hello, i am trying to get Xorg working wiht xfce in a headless jail, the idea is to connect to a VNC server for displaying xfce. I have installed the following software: pkg install xorg xorg-vfbserver xfce x11vnc Enabled dbus, im not sure if it is mandatory: sysrc dbus_enable="YES" service...
  17. byrnejb

    FreeBSD-13.1 installing mate-base does not install xorg

    When I started to install mate-base on a new system I noticed that this package does not install xorg. Is xorg not needed to run the mate desktop?
  18. lunarsci

    Solved FluxBox: FreeBSD 13.0 - Polish fonts and keyboard

    How to set Polish keyboard and Polish fonts (ą ć ę ł ó ż ź) in Fluxbox window manager?
  19. chiefsucker

    Solved Is the AMD GPU RX 6800 XT Supported on FreeBSD 13.1? Yes!

    I’m trying to get X working on a bare metal desktop machine. I followed the amdgpu documentation, and verified that the kernel module gets loaded (though there is only one line of output, but I’ve seen multiple for different chipsets in some other threads on this forum with slightly older...
  20. Incnis Mrsi

    xorg-server-1.20.13 failed to switch from vt07

    A reasonably recent Xorg running on Intel UHD Graphics 610 (see here) under FreeBSD 12.3 with vt over efifb suddenly stopped to switch virtual consoles. When [Ctr]+[Alt]+[Fn] is pressed, the process says Otherwise GUI functions as usual. Never observed this behaviors with an older...