ObjectiveThe 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
RequirementsPrivileged access to is required to perform this configuration.
- # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Other Versions of this TutorialUbuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
Configure GDM3As a privileged administrator user use your text editor to perform the following changes of the GDM3 custom configuration file
WaylandEnable=falseBy uncommenting the above line your system will use the Xorg display manager instead of Wayland next time it boots.