Silly question re X

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Tue Oct 7 16:56:55 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Karl Auer wrote:
>> This is probably a really silly question but:
>> Where the heck is the rest of xorg.conf?
> Gone :-)  It's mostly not needed because X probes the hardware.
>> It used (Feisty) to be much bigger, with sections defining all sorts of
>> things, now (Hardy) it is tiny.
>> How do I go about configuring things like Xinerama, dualhead etc now?
> "System Settings" "Monitor and Display" - and then, if your hardware is like
> mine, hours of playing with the _resulting_ xorg.conf before you get one
> that really works.  
    Huh? wasn't a problem for me. Maybe because I have nvidia display. I 
enalbed restricted drivers, added nvsettings, made sure nvsettings ran 
with the gksudo command. Then used nvsettings to set Twinview, enable 
the second, etc... There is an option in there to save to 
/etc/X11/xorg.conf. But mine works just dandy, so I don't need to tweak 
the config file...

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