[sclug] Debian 5.0.1 & xorg

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Thu Jul 9 10:56:37 UTC 2009

On Thu, 9 Jul 2009, Ed Davies wrote:

> Alex Butcher wrote:
>> ...
>> Anyway, the long and short of it is that if you create an xorg.conf, Xorg
>> will use it. ...
> I'm not convinced.  Here's the whole of my Ubuntu 9.04 xorg.conf:


>> # Note that some configuration settings that could be done previously
>> # in this file, now are automatically configured by the server and settings
>> # here are ignored.


> Note: "...and settings here are ignored."

*some* configuration settings! :-)

> That's a bit of a shock.  Never really got my head round xorg.conf
> files but I'm not sure I like the idea of the information in them
> just disappearing without a hint as to where it's gone.

It's autmatically probed from hardware these days.

> Ed.

Best Regards,

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