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Old 06-11-2010, 08:17 PM   #1
cynicalpsycho
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Question Linux/Backtrack playing video on external monitor for my laptop


K guys, I've got a laptop running Backtrack4 and an external tv/monitor.

My question to you gurus: Is there a program/command/configuration file that I can use to allow my laptop and monitor to connect with one another via HDMI?
 
Old 06-11-2010, 08:51 PM   #2
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IIRC: Backtrack 4 still uses /etc/X11/xorg.conf

I note that this is primarily a cracker/security tool - useful if you are a security professional but there are better distros out there for pretty much anything else.
 
  


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