[ubuntu-za] Xfix, problem with video

Hannes Coetzee scorpking at scorpking.za.org
Sun Feb 8 13:46:24 GMT 2009

ls -ltr /etc/X11/xorg* will show you all the xorg.conf files and the 
newest one will be at the bottom.

David Robert Lewis wrote:
> I dropped down to shell, but can't seem to find /etc/X11. I've used cd 
> to change into /etc, but X11 is not listed. I can see if from another 
> partition, but not inside the Ubuntu installation. Where is it, am I 
> navigating right, is there another command I should use?
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> *From:* Hannes Coetzee <scorpking at scorpking.za.org>
> *To:* Ubuntu South African Local Community <ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com>
> *Sent:* Sunday, 8 February, 2009 15:08:08
> *Subject:* Re: [ubuntu-za] Xfix, problem with video
> there might be a backup of your original xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/
> .copy it back to xorg.conf and test it. as far as i know xfix always
> makes a backup.
> David Robert Lewis wrote:
> > Here's the problem - I booted Ubuntu in Recover Mode and did an Xfix,
> > because my computer was slowing down. Original problem of slowing down
> > is fixed (modem issue), but now my video graphics is a fuzzy stripe
> > haze. I have tried dropping down to shell and using dpkg-reconfigure
> > but no luck. All I get is a list of options to do with my keyboard and
> > mouse, nothing about video. What should I do, please help.
> >
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