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Old 12-09-2005, 08:05 PM   #1
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Where Solaris stores xorg.conf or the equivalent?

Just installed Solaris Express in a new PC but lost the screen. Got back the Bash shell but could not find the xorg.conf.

The Solaris filing structure looks very similar to the BSD and Linux systems which usually have the X-windows configuration file stored in /etc/X11 or /usr/X11R6/etc/X11 but none can be found from Solaris Express.

Any pointer?

Both Linux and BSD system has a program called "xorgconfig" or "xf86config" that one can use to configure the hardware setting to cure the screen or mouse problems. Does Solaris has an equivalent?
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The prog your looking for is kdmconfig.
This will allow you to choose to use Suns Xserver or Xorg & set them up.
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And when you use Xorg, the files are the same you are used to with other O/Ses.
$ uname -a
SunOS pcjll 5.11 snv_27 i86pc i386 i86pc
$ ls -l /etc/X11/xorg.conf /usr/X11/bin/xorg*
-rw-r--r--+  1 root     root        3123 Dec  9 22:33 /etc/X11/xorg.conf
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     bin       932532 Nov  4 19:24 /usr/X11/bin/xorgcfg
-r-xr-xr-x   1 root     bin        67008 Nov  4 19:29 /usr/X11/bin/xorgconfig
Old 12-10-2005, 03:29 AM   #4
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Brilliant job mate!

Sending this reply in Solaris desktop's Morzila. Thought I have a long way to walk to get my Internet working with Solaris as I am new to this system. A gdm helps a lot.

Many thanks!!!


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