Recovering configurations after a fresh install

Eric Weir eeweir at
Sun Apr 6 21:44:09 BST 2008

On 4/6/2008 Andrew Ash wrote:

>  >  Any suggestions regarding either of these?
>  [1] Monitor configs (X server) are stored in /etc/X11/xorg.conf and
>  other files there with suffixes are backups
>  [2] Repository information is stored in /etc/apt/sources.list

Thanks, Andrew. If I'd done what I was planning to do I would have lost 
those. I'll make backups. Hopefully I won't need them.

>  Newer versions of Ubuntu (maybe starting with
>  gutsy?) no longer use the xorg.conf file and autodetect everything
>  instead.

Do you know if that would be true with Kubuntu, too?

Eric Weir
Decatur, GA  USA
eeweir at

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