Linux

VidyoDesktop autostart on login under Linux

Your VidyoDesktop client on Linux always starts when you login no matter your settings? I mean, you unset “Start VidyoDesktop on login” and it’s ignoring you? Solution: rm ~/.config/autostart/VidyoDesktop.desktop sudo rm /etc/xdg/autostart/VidyoDesktop.desktop Why the option doesn’t work is beyond me, but this does. Share

Fglrx on Debian Stretch (testing)

Problems with fglrx and an ATI/AMD graphics card on Debian Stretch? Go here: http://kubuntu.org/. Download the ISO and install Kubuntu. Seriously, not worth the pain of trying to get fglrx to work with Debian Testing, unfortunately 🙁 Share

Installing Skype on Debian Testing

I just went through the classical painful process of dist-upgrading my Debian Testing on the laptop. The main reason to do so is that I wanted to install Skype, which I hadn’t installed before on this machine, and it wasn’t playing ball with the dependencies. So I went ahead, dist-upgraded and almost all the dependencies […]

Switching between screen inputs without a switch

At my office I have two computers: a Linux desktop and a laptop running Linux and Windows. I have a dock station for the laptop, plugged to the two screens that I also use with the desktop computer, in alternate inputs (DVI/VGA). Changing the inputs in these screens is a bit of a hassle, because […]