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TuxMachines: Servers: Docker, Red Hat and InfluxData

1 hour 45 min ago

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Reddit: how to run Xorg when the monitor unplugged?

1 hour 50 min ago

I have a question: how to run Xorg if my monitor unplugged and if I use lighdm?

My configuration:

two videocards to use pci passtrough technology. Sometimes I passthrough powerfull video card in the Virtual machine. In another time, I preffer to run Xorg in my second videocard. In this case I use xorg.conf:

Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 EndSection Section "Module" EndSection Section "Monitor" Identifier "Monitor0" Option "ModelName" "Generic Autodetecting Monitor" Option "DPMS" "true" Option "IgnoreEDID" EndSection Section "Device" Identifier "Device0" Driver "nvidia" BusID "PCI:01:00:0" Option "metamodes" "nvidia-auto-select +0+0 { ForceFullCompositionPipeline = On }" EndSection Section "Screen" Identifier "Screen0" Device "Device0" Monitor "Monitor0" DefaultDepth 24 SubSection "Display" Viewport 0 0 Depth 24 EndSubSection EndSection

And all works, excluding a case when my monitor unplugged from this (second) videocard. In this case Xorg starts in the first videocard in failsafe mode (and In xorg.log I see a fail attempt to run Xorg - because no monitor found).

I want to enforce run Xorg and ignore unplugged monitor. The

Option "IgnoreEDID"

can't help.

When I forget to press a button in my HDMI switch, I should restart PC or login in console and run

sleep 3; systemctl restart lightdm

It's not convinient

Probably I found solution only for the gdm(but I not tested it):

But I want to still use lighdm instead of GDM.

So, my final question: How to run xorg+lightdm and ignore unplugged status of the monitor?

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TuxMachines: Laptops: Chrome OS and System76

1 hour 53 min ago
  • Chrome OS Gets Material Design for "Do Not Disturb," Android-Like Screenshots

    Chromium evangelist François Beaufort is sharing today information on a new Material Design refresh for Google's Chrome OS' "Do Not Disturb" mode, which landed in the latest Chrome Canary channel.

    According to the developer, the Material Design refresh for the "Do Not Disturb" mode will make the Notification Center look nicer, but also consistent with the Android user experience. Those using the Chrome Canary experimental channel can give it a try right now.

  • System76 'Lemur' and 'Galago Pro' Ubuntu Linux laptops get 8th gen Intel Core CPUs

    The famed Linux-laptop seller also says, "The Lemur you know and love is now even better with the Intel 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPU with 4 cores and 8 threads, allowing you to multitask up to 40-percent faster. The slim, 3.6 lb laptop with impressive 14.1-inch 1080p IPS display is still your perfect travel companion; easy to carry from meeting to meeting or across campus."

    New processors aside, these laptops should be pretty much identical to prior generations -- which is a very good thing. If you want to configure a Lemur with a Coffee Lake chip, you can build your own here. A Galago Pro with an 8th Gen Intel Core processor can be configured here.

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TuxMachines: Events: Open Source Summit Europe, LibrePlanet 2018

1 hour 54 min ago

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TuxMachines: Licences: Eclipse Public Licence 2.0, GPL Copyright Troll, Fiduciary License Agreement 2.0

1 hour 56 min ago
  • Eclipse Public License version 2.0 added to license list

    We recently updated our list of various licenses and comments about them to include the Eclipse Public License version 2.0 (EPL).

    In terms of GPL compatibility, the Eclipse Public License version 2.0 is essentially equivalent to version 1.0. The only change is that it explicitly offers the option of designating the GNU GPL version 2 or later as a "secondary license" for a certain piece of code.

  • Linux kernel community tries to castrate GPL copyright troll

    Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman and several other senior Linux figures have published a “Linux Kernel Community Enforcement Statement” to be included in future Linux documentation, in order to ensure contributions to the kernel don't fall foul of copyright claims that have already seen a single developer win "at least a few million Euros.”

    In a post released on Monday, October 16th, Kroah-Hartman explained the Statement's needed because not everyone who contributes to the kernel understands the obligations the GNU Public Licence 2.0 (GPL 2.0), and the licence has “ambiguities … that no one in our community has ever considered part of compliance.”

  • Fiduciary License Agreement 2.0

    After many years of working on it, it is with immense pleasure to see the FLA-2.0 – the full rewrite of the Fiduciary License Agreement – officially launch.

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TuxMachines: Security: Let’s Encrypt, Updates, Google, DHS, Adobe

1 hour 58 min ago

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LXer: Rugged Apollo Lake computer fits into small places

2 hours 12 min ago
Portwell’s compact “WEBS-13D1” computer offers Apollo Lake options, 4K-ready DP and HDMI, 6x USB, -20 to 60°C support, and shock and vibration resistance. Portwell’s 200 x 150 x 80mm WEBS-13D1 is one of its smaller embedded computers, although it’s not quite as petite as the similarly Apollo Lake driven, 150 x 150 x 60mm WEBS-21D0.

LXer: A Week-Long Festival for Internet Health

3 hours 26 min ago
MozFest is convening technologists, activists and artists this October to tackle the biggest problems facing the web. The Internet is sick. From ransomware and trolls to misinformation and mass surveillance, the very health of the Internet is at risk.

LXer: KDE Plasma 5.11 Desktop Environment Gets First Point Release, Over 30 Bugs Fixed

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 06:53:37 AM
Just one week after the release of the major KDE Plasma 5.11 desktop environment, the KDE Project on Tuesday announced the immediate availability of the maintenance update to the series, KDE Plasma 5.11.1.

Reddit: [Dualboot] W10 Fall Creators update breaks linux installations by changing partition numbers

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 06:19:24 AM

So if you are dualbooting and you plan to update to new windows, know that you will most probably need to change your linux fstab, to get it working again. I am posting this so anybody who is going to update creates a live USB stick ahead to be able to fix their linux installations if needed.

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LXer: Linus Torvalds says targeted fuzzing is improving Linux security

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 05:39:17 AM
Announcing the fifth release candidate for the Linux kernel version 4.14, Linus Torvalds has revealed that fuzzing is producing a steady stream of security fixes.

Reddit: Donate of FSF or individual software team?

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 05:12:24 AM

I am currently studying in university, not much money I got, but really appreciate the hardwork of libreoffice and linux mint team and many others. I remember that if I donate to fsf (free software foundation) they will divide the donate money to different software as fair as possible? Where can I find the % of what fsf divide my money too? Or should I donate to individual software team.

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LXer: How to Install SuiteCRM with Nginx on CentOS 7

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 04:24:56 AM
SuiteCRM is an open source CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software based on PHP. It is a fork of the popular CRM software SugarCRM, and has become more popular after the team behind the latter decided to stop the development of the free version. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure SuiteCRM using Nginx as the Web server.

LXer: Worlds smallest i.MX6 tapped for customizable Linux SBC

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 03:10:36 AM
Gumstix has added NXP’s tiny, Linux-driven SCM-i.MX6 module to its Geppetto design library, and has launched a “Cobalt MC” SBC to showcase the tiny COM. Gumstix continues to add more computer-on-modules and single board computers to its Geppetto D2O design library, offering more options for developers to build custom board designs online for prototyping and quick manufacture of small runs.

Reddit: Linux CGroups Tutorial

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 02:56:26 AM

LinuxToday: Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora and elementary OS All Patched Against WPA2 KRACK Bug

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 02:00:00 AM

 Running Linux? Don't be afraid of KRACK.

LXer: Chrome OS Gets Material Design for "Do Not Disturb," Android-Like Screenshots

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 01:56:16 AM
Chromium evangelist François Beaufort is sharing today information on a new Material Design refresh for Google's Chrome OS' "Do Not Disturb" mode, which landed in the latest Chrome Canary channel.

Reddit: NRubik: A Virtual Rubik's Cube for the Terminal

Wednesday 18th of October 2017 01:30:17 AM