Removed Feature Impact Quality of Ubuntu

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Thu May 20 13:32:24 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Grant Bowman <grantbow at> wrote:
> Regarding failed monitor auto-detection, one procedure I have used
> successfully is described by going to, clicking FAQ then
> ConfigurationHelp.  Here is a direct link.
>  This procedure uses the
> current auto-detection code to write a fresh xorg.conf file which you
> can carefully edit with your changes from previous versions.  These
> files in my experience are well commented.  With some additional
> research each change you require can be added in whatever new syntax
> might be required for the particular version of "X" you are running.
> Using an xorg.conf file from an older version of X may have
> unpredictable results.  It sounds like this has stopped working for
> you.

Do you know whether X has any way of hardcoding  (into Xorg, I mean)
information about monitors that provide incorrect information?  I'm
thinking of like how in ALSA there are quirk tables.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo

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