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  • X.Org Server 1.18 Makes It For Ubuntu 16.04

    Phoronix: X.Org Server 1.18 Makes It For Ubuntu 16.04

    X.Org Server 1.18 is now available via the Xenial Xerus archive for users of the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...8-Ubuntu-16.04

  • #2
    But I want to run X.Org Server without superuser/root privileges.

    Ubuntu still runs X.Org Server as root.
    That is insecure.

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    • #3
      KMS runs X rootless. One of the reasons nvidia-modrpobe has to be installed to make OpenCl work in Ubuntu.
      Last edited by linuxforall; 03-10-2016, 10:15 AM.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by uid313 View Post
        But I want to run X.Org Server without superuser/root privileges.

        Ubuntu still runs X.Org Server as root.
        That is insecure.
        lightdm doesn't support root-less X, so use a DM that does

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        • #5
          I've just tried to backport xorg-xserver 1.18.1 to debian Jessie but it needs to upgrade systemd.
          That seems not to be a good idea...

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