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I need the file which stores all the information regarding the display properties,
for different distributions.
for instance, in Redhat 9.0,
where does the application redhat-config-xfree86 stores its values, such as,
Monitor Type (Model),
Video card type,
Horizontal and Vertical refresh rates etc...
Is there any system calls to fetch the display settings
thank you for the help.
I am having another querry,
does redhat-config-xfree86 stores all its settings in /etc/X11/XF86Config?
I need to extract the display settings and other display related details.
extracting from /etc/X11/XF86Config will be very tough.
Is there any alternative method to get all the display details.
Is there any system call to retrieve those display settings.
Thank you for u'r eforts.
I 'll extract the details from XF86config as you said.
If u happened to come across any system calls or other possible ways (in C), do mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
hope to hear from you.
I checked the file 'n it is the most suitable file.
redhat-config-xfree86 stores all its settings in the same file u said.
as for as the Language to use, this project is in C, which is already half way.
the core idea, is to collect all the information regarding a pc 'n its peripherals, under Linux.
so I have to do it in C. :-) that's not a problem.