Converting a Fedora Server install into a Workstation
One of out machines was originally configured without a GUI (since it was intended to purely run at GPU card in GPGPU mode, accessed via ssh).
However, now it’s going to be slightly repurposed, so that a new developer can also use the machine for editing, etc. However, since the GPU is still to be used for GPGPU activities, the GUI X-session will be connected to the onboard intel graphics, with the GPU card left free of graphics duties.
Adding required Groups and RPMs
systemd about the new target
Remove ‘Nvidia cruft’ from X11 install
The proprietary Nvidia driver makes strong assumptions that it is going to be the principal graphics card in a system, and so adds a lot of Nvidia-specific details to /etc/X11/* without asking. These can be safely commented out.
Make X11 only want the intel card
The following idea should be represented in
and if it’s not working yet…
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