bought a huge monitor, wanna change resolution

Daniel Stone daniel at
Sun May 8 08:28:54 UTC 2005

On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 03:14:23AM +0200, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> > When I installed my new monitor and ran dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg, I only 
> > had to actually answer a couple of questions (nvidia instead of nv driver, 
> > and deselecting DRI mode). Everything else was the default. Works fine.
> Hmmmm, strange, why is it when I do it, it asks me loads of questions
> about the mouse, keyboard, memory, video adapter's name, button
> emulation, and many other things I don't even remotely get the meaning
> of... :o((((

If you run 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg', it leaves you
alone with questions it already knows the answer to: it's exactly the
same as when you install for the first time, or boot a live CD.
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