Graphical Xorg configuration Application

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Wed Apr 12 08:08:59 BST 2006

Simon Edwards napisał(a):
> On Sunday 09 April 2006 23:32, Johannes Fortner wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Some new Ubuntu users have often Problems with configuration your
>> display(s). Some Monitors are not good configured by default.
>> I think Ubuntu need a Configuration Tool for the xserver and it is a
>> good idea to Integrated it into the gnome control panel or the gnome
>> screen resolution preferences.
>> Working currently someone on a tool like this?
>> I can develop a xserver-configure tool use c#/mono/gtk# if it is needed.
> Kubuntu's new Display system configuration module (kde-guidance package) does 
> this and also supports multi-head configurations, and avoids red-herrings 
> such as "being written in portable language like C/C++", or "having frontend 
> and backends" or "having wrappers for langauge X, Y and Z".
> It is written in Python + KDE/Qt. Redoing the GUI part using PyGTK is 
> certianly possible. It just needs someone to get in there and do the work for 
> the GNOME port.

Yes, but it has one big drawback. To configure X server... you need X
AFAIK Sax2 works also in text mode. So if for any reason X server does
not start, it can be used to configure it in some other way.


	Krzysztof Lichota

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