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Old 12-19-2005, 01:55 PM   #1
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How do I just restart X after a settings change?

I'm trying to change up the resolution on a tablet PC that I'm working on, and right now every time I change the display settings, I'm rebooting the box to get X to restart.

There has to be a better way, right?
Old 12-19-2005, 02:07 PM   #2
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ctrl+alt+backspace will restart your xserver.
Old 12-19-2005, 03:13 PM   #3
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Also once you've configured your X server with the resolutions you want, you can switch between them on the fly with Ctrl+Alt+Plus or Ctrl+Alt+Minus without restarting X.


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