Re-visiting install / setup.

N. Pauli npauli at
Sun Mar 6 23:41:02 UTC 2005

On Sun, 06 Mar, Eamonn Sullivan wrote:
> You didn't mention if you were on Warty (the current stable version)
> or Hoary. On Hoary you'd type:
> sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> On Warty, it would be 
> sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 (I think)

Thanks for the info. As you pointed out, I should have said what version I was on. It is Hoary that I'm having this problem with. I'm interested to see what effect the change from Xfree86 to Xorg will have.


> On Sun, 06 Mar 2005 18:46:19 +0000 (GMT), N. Pauli
> <npauli at> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > 
> > Right at the end of the initial configuration process, just before you reboot, the install process kindly gives you a command you can enter to re-visit this process. Like a complete idiot I didn't write
> this down and I now want to re-do the screen configuration. Can anyone tell me what this command is?
> > 
> > I'm stuck at 640x480 on a 17" monitor and rather than giving me a range to choose from the display tool has only this option.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Nigel

Nigel Pauli
Network Manager
St. John's School, Northwood

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