Xwindows configuration

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Tue Dec 2 07:56:44 UTC 2014

Linda wrote:
> Just
> wondering where I look for the configuration files to tell X
> windows to just start with the second settings? I haven't
> played with X windows configuration files for a few decades
> and am not sure where to start looking.

The config for the X server is in "/etc/X11/xorg.conf". Nowadays the X 
server doesn't need that file and usually it doesn't exist. But you can 
still write your own xorg.conf and the X server should use it. At least 
on my 14.04 machine with nvidia driver it works.


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