dpkg-reconfigure not doing what I remember
cl at isbd.net
Tue Oct 14 15:02:01 UTC 2008
On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 11:24:35AM -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> > Used to be that when I did
> > sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
> > , I'd get a prompt asking me how much
> > detail I wanted in my X configuration.
> > I'd answer "high," and would then get
> > all sorts of lovely questions -- among
> > which was the resolution to which I
> > wanted to set my monitor/card.
> > Now I'm not getting these prompts. Which
> > is irritating, because somehow my
> > monitor/card just started displaying
> > things at 800x600 for mysterious
> > reasons.
> > Anyone know how to get to the
> > resolution-configuration screen?
> dpkg-reconfigure doesn't re-ask all questions, by default. I can never
> remember wether you need "dpkg-reconfigure -plow"
> or "dpkg-reconfigure -phigh" to get all questions, but try the man page :-)
I don't think dpkg-reconfigure asks *anything* about your display now
because, by default, Xorg does the display configuration on the fly so
there's nothing to configure.
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