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Almost lost my MX Linux

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Almost lost my MX Linux

#1 Post by RLFontan » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:02 am

Hey guys? What's up?

Man, i almost changed my distro here. So, im back in the use of GNU/Linux and i decided to give a try again for MX Linux because i like it ideias. But seems like this distro is different when it comes to deal with Xorg... im right? I remember first time i used it, that it was difficult to deal with tearing on this distro for nVidia... this time i had used the nVidia configuration Xserver GUI here to save a force-composition-pipeline conf on my Xorg... well, first reboot and then problem: my interface was not booting. I though it was an update problem, almost took off the distro hahaha, but then i just entered as root on the terminal and destroyed 2 or 3 Xorg files and here i am (so i suppose it was my fault).

The thing is, im a begginer, and i dont know if i destroyed something important...so, something could explain why this happened to me, is MX Linux different with something when it comes to X files? I will also leave a ls result of the X11 directory... if you guys can take a look and explain to me if something is missing i would be grateful:

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/etc/X11
$ ls
app-defaults             rgb.txt  xorg.conf.backup  Xreset      Xsession          xsm
default-display-manager  xinit    xorg.conf.d       Xreset.d    Xsession.d        XvMCConfig
fonts                    xkb      xorg.conf.in      Xresources  Xsession.options  Xwrapper.config
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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#2 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:56 am

pretty standard on the X side.

however, our nvidia-driver tool currently makes an xorg.conf file during installation of the nvidia-driver.
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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#3 Post by RLFontan » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:39 pm

Dude, seems like my init system is showing some ¨orange warns¨ on my booting. Do you know how can i check what they are? Ty.

I cant just check on the boot because i use SSD, its too fast.

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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#4 Post by rich » Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:27 pm

RLFontan wrote:
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:39 pm
Dude, seems like my init system is showing some ¨orange warns¨ on my booting. Do you know how can i check what they are?
Hello Sir,

You can use the 'dmesg' command as root to view boot messages.

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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#5 Post by RLFontan » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:07 am

Wow, i liked this dmesg command! Thank you!

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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#6 Post by rich » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:28 pm

Sure thing!
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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#7 Post by Stevo » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:25 pm

As far as I know, regular users can also use "dmesg" in MX.

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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#8 Post by rich » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:30 pm

Stevo wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:25 pm
As far as I know, regular users can also use "dmesg" in MX.
Oh wow, woops. You're right. Not sure where I got that from.
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Re: Almost lost my MX Linux

#9 Post by Adrian » Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:55 pm

I think in MX-16 (at least on my machine) I had to use sudo.

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