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    Start with network interface disabled on Linux

    This post was 8 days after the last one. I am at a public Wi-Fi and I realize that having to manually soft-block my network card before powering off, or risk displaying my default MAC address, is kinda a pain. I find comfort in being able to safely power off my computer at any time, without...
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    Start with network interface disabled on Linux

    Sorry if this is a necro, it was 15 days after the last post, but I found a solution to my problem after some digging. RFKILL allows me to soft block my phy0 card without disabling my Ethernet access, using sudo rfkill block phy0. RFKILL status is persistent, meaning I can reboot and not worry...
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    Start with network interface disabled on Linux

    I currently don't use NetworkManager. I tried installing it just to put your option into /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf, and it didn't seem to change anything. Also, this option looks like it may work by not disabling the interface, rather just preventing the interface from connecting...
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    Start with network interface disabled on Linux

    Hello. I am running Arch Linux on a laptop, with systemd as my init system and iwd to manage my Wi-Fi connection. This is my Neofetch output: -` [email protected] .o+` -------------------------...
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    Steam reports no errors but cannot boot into GUI.

    Idk if commenting this much is against the rules, but I think I know a plausible solution: Gamemode may be the problem. The previous time I had Steam break, I noticed that Steam fixed itself whenever I reinstalled packages in the Chris Titus Tech Ultimate Linux Gaming Guide, and the last section...
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    Steam reports no errors but cannot boot into GUI.

    Ok, so after screwing around with random things in an unhealthy panic (The last thing I tried doing was reinstalling Gamemode, a program I use with my Steam games), I got Steam to boot up into a UI, but this problem is NOT solved. This has happened before, and it will inevitably happen again, so...
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    Steam reports no errors but cannot boot into GUI.

    Hello. I posted a thread about a similar problem to this one, and found that the solution was to install some packages according to a guide on the Internet. It turns out that Steam working after that was merely a coincidence. I am now randomly experiencing the problem, and I am yet again lost...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    Fric how do I mark it as solved this is my first time pls help
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    Another utterly hilarious story: Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1605919008) Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1605919008) Installing breakpad exception handler for appid(steam)/version(1605919008) Proceed to auto login **...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    Ok look at this. Now Steam prints this log and instantly returns to the shell prompt. Running Steam on arch rolling 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Pins up-to-date! Steam client's requirements are satisfied /home/lonefox256/.local/share/Steam/ubuntu12_32/steam This made me think...
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    I just realized this forum is pretty small. I see about 500 non-logged in users at once, but as...

    I just realized this forum is pretty small. I see about 500 non-logged in users at once, but as far as accounts that are logged in at once, I typically only see a few. Sometimes I even may be the only one online. Very interesting... usually when I see a public service on the Internet I imagine...
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    Keeping Your Linux System Secure In An Insecure World

    I see the former on my screen. That may be a glitch on your end, or maybe it was fixed before I came here.
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    SOOO another funny story... I fixed Xorg. The solution was simple, deleting the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf; Xorg actually works fine without it. The reason I think this problem was caused is the Nvidia driver creating xorg.conf upon configuration, which broke my system. I am so happy, just...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    Here is the Device section: Section "Device" Identifier "Device0" #exact Driver "nvidia" VendorName "NVIDIA Corporation" EndSection Any other sections you need? EDIT from after Xorg works: I deleted Xorg.conf to fix the problem but I still saved it: # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    So using Neofetch I can get a more basic interpretation of my GPU model: GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620 Plus I now know how to verify that my computer is running the Nvidia drivers, so it actually seems plausible that this is a driver misconfiguration. Xorg just says what...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    Here's a pic of lspci output, sorry I can't do better. The blurred part is a part of USB controller info (irrelevant). Actually I can't send images via a phone. When I try I can select an image but nothing happens. EDIT from after Xorg works: here is my LSPCI since I can log in on desktop now...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    Guys I don't think that missing/conflicting drivers are the issue here. When I use lspci -v, I notice the lines on my graphics card say "Loaded driver: nvidia" and "Available drivers: nvidia, nvidia_drm, nouveau" I notice that when I undo the blacklistings at /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    More information on Xorg not working (I swear we'll get back to Steam at some point.) # xdm -error FILE xdm error (pid XXX): server unexpectedly died xdm error (pid XXX): Server for display :0 can't be started, session disabled xdm info (pid XXX): Exiting ":0" is actually :0 exactly so that...
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    I am running both linux-hardened and linux-zen on my computer, Those previous logs may have been on either kernel. I can't log in to my computer to show you any direct information until I fix XDM.
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    [SOLVED] Tried to install a different video driver, now Steam doesn't work

    My computer seems to be corrupted beyond repair. This thread is about getting my computer to a state where there are no missing or duplicate drivers, something that should be obvious. I don't know what you mean by "undo your blacklist change" because I am utterly confused by the situation my...
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