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Old 08-24-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
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reconfigure xserver


Hi in my nice cool Fedora core 1 i have changed the mouse and keyboard so my xserver needs reconfiguretion because cant launch anything.... Do u know how i can configure the xserver from the command line?
Thx a lot
 
Old 08-24-2005, 10:23 PM   #2
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be a root, then type command:

# XFree86 -configure

the command will probe your h/w and generate new X configuration file. Then, use the new file as /etc/X11/XF86Config-4


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Old 08-24-2005, 11:31 PM   #3
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Old 08-25-2005, 05:48 AM   #4
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On Fedora, you run "system-config-display".
 
Old 08-25-2005, 06:40 AM   #5
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[root@skia boot]# sys
sysctl syslinux syslogd sys-unconfig

no such command on my system
 
Old 08-25-2005, 12:48 PM   #6
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Code:
#yum install system-config-display
 
Old 08-25-2005, 01:38 PM   #7
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thx butt,,,,,
[root@skia boot]# yum install system-config-display
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Released Updates
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
Cannot find a package matching system-config-display
No actions to take
 
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It should be there somewhere. You could also run "xorgconfig".
 
  


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