The default Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver installation comes with Wayland enabled. The objective is to disable Wayland and enable Xorg display server instead.
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
- Software: – GDM3
Privileged access to is required to perform this configuration.
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As a privileged administrator user use your text editor to perform the following changes of the GDM3 custom configuration file
By uncommenting the above line your system will use the Xorg display manager instead of Wayland next time it boots.
Reboot your system to apply the changes.