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Old 07-13-2003, 10:05 AM   #1
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debian changing you graphics card

Hi everyone

Im using debain and my video card installed 100% and the x system(graphical part) is working correctly. If I put any other graphics card in the pc x system(graphical part) will not load. How do i reconfigure my graphics from the shell. Any help i will greatly appriciate.

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Old 07-13-2003, 10:26 AM   #2
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# Configuring X
Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO - video cards
The Linux XFree86 HOWTO
Common X configuring tools:
Debian - dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
You may have these tools:
XFree86 -configure
ATI Linux drivers
If you need the nVidia driver, most likely, you want the Linux IA32 driver


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