Config

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However, sometimes you need to muck with the configuration manually, beyond what these tools allow.  These pages are written for you. However, sometimes you need to muck with the configuration manually, beyond what these tools allow.
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You can start with a /etc/xorg.conf file generated by Xorg's autoconfiguration itself: To create an initial /etc/xorg.conf file, you can have Xorg's autoconfiguration output a full blown static one for you:
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Xorg -configure sudo Xorg -configure
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or create an /etc/xorg.conf containing only those sections and options that you need to override Xorg's autoconfigurated settings.

Today's X rarely requires manual configuration. X now automatically configures itself with reasonable defaults. Both GNOME and KDE provide GUI utilities for customizing settings beyond these defaults if you like.

However, sometimes you need to muck with the configuration manually, beyond what these tools allow.

To create an initial /etc/xorg.conf file, you can have Xorg's autoconfiguration output a full blown static one for you:

sudo Xorg -configure

or create an /etc/xorg.conf containing only those sections and options that you need to override Xorg's autoconfigurated settings.

Contents

  1. Input device configuration

  2. Display resolution configuration

  3. Multihead configuration

  4. SVideo configuration

  5. HDMI configuration

  6. Ctrl-Alt-Backspace Zapping

  7. Radeon Xpress

  8. Projectors Tips and Tricks

Other Resources

X/Config (last edited 2014-11-10 04:57:11 by alexis-m2osw)