SOLUTION: xorg.conf for Dell Latitude D800 WUXGA

I have a Dell Latitude D800 laptop with a WUXGA 1920 x 1200 LCD display. I had trouble getting Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (RHEL 4) to work properly, until I got a modified xorg.conf file from RedHat Support. The full file is at http://pastebin.com/890183 , the relevant sections (different from defau ...

xorg.conf causing problems on Scientific Linux 5.5 :(

I am new to RHEL. I am using a Thinkpad W510 and SL 5.5. I am trying to get everything working smoothly on my system.I am having issues with the gpu drivers and the touchpad, both of which seem to be traced back to xorg.conf.I can set the proper resolution using nvidia-settings, but it resets to 800 ...

Ubuntu freezes before the login screen because I edited xorg.conf.

At first I was trying to fix a problem where every 2nd or 3rd I booted into Ubuntu, the windows were missing title bars and borders. But now, that's the least of my worries.I changed xorg.conf to fix the problem (like it said here: http://www.pendrivelinux.com/ubuntu-desktop-effects-fixing-the-missi ...

No xorg.conf?

I can't seem to get the display resolution and mouse working correctly at the same time on an old Thinkpad 380D. I'm using Debian Etch. Everything was fine until an apt-get upgrade tripped things up.I used dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg to rebuild the config file. It puts in defaults for my monitor b ...

change value in xorg.conf using an instruction

Im changing some software (touchscreen calibration), i want to change values in the xorg.conf, is there an easy way to do this without using instructions like sed and all that..I think there must be some package that can be used to change the values no ?Grts ...

My eyes! Resolution stuck at 640x480 (yes I've altered xorg.conf..)

I just moved to Debian coming from Fedora, and I've had this problem before. But on Fedora, I only had to add the mode line in xorg.conf. It doesn't seem to make a difference in Debian. Here's my xorg.conf:Quote: ...

Ubuntu How can I change xorg.conf to get my nvidia driver running

EDIT : the best answer I found here : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1657660I have this notebook : http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=Gjsm3Kp4pjz9iJM1It has a nvidia graphic controller and a integrated intel graphic controller.Of course, I tried to install the latest nvidia proprietary ...

Lenny xorg.conf?

Just installed Lenny and have problems with X11/xorg.conf, first with Screen section and now with fonts,Can't find the following section;Section "Files" FontPath in X11.tried sudo dpkg - reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg,/usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: - is not installedBack to top View user's p ...

Question about monitor / xorg.conf

HiThe owners manual of my monitor gives me the following informations:SyncH 30 kHz - 72 kHz automaticallyV 50 Hz - 160 Hz automaticallyWhen editing my xorg.conf, do I have to add the automatically 'keyword' ?(saw nothing about it in man xorg.conf or man nv) ...

Ubuntu Default location for new open windows (10.10) / changing xorg.conf settings?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I changed my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file by accident I think. (*See details below, but I'm not sure they're relevant to my question.)Before this change, when my application programs launch new windows, they seemed to be placed automatically in "clear" areas. E.g. a pro ...

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I just installed some shiny new beta drivers from NVidia, and I want to enable SLi. From what I hear, I have to add a "tag" to xorg.conf to make it work. This tag is supposedly "--sli=". How would I do this? I know how to open it in KWrite as root, blah blah blah. I just don't kn ...

Ubuntu cant save /etc/X11/xorg.conf

How can I fix this?ERROR:You do not have adequate permission to open the existing X configuration file '/etc/X11/xorg.conf' for writing. You must be 'root' to modify the file.Nvidia 470 GTX graphics card.Trying to install BETA: NVIDIA-Linux-x86-270.18.run Long story why I am not now using the WHQL a ...

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HiI installed Mandrake a few days ago and everything was fine..But yesterday I configured the right Monitorlabel in KDE and suddenly after rebooting I had to login as rootand KDE didnt start.Situation now :Everytime i boot my computer i have to login as root and KDE doesnt start cause of an error in ...

Ubuntu new xorg.conf - working but not quite

ok - i've installed ubuntu and super excited.except i can't get my xorg.conf workingi've got a 19inch crt mon in landscape a 17inch mon on it's side in portrait - can't get them to sing.they are both displaying the background and the cursor travels from one to the other.the graphics (dragging a wind ...

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I just installed Mandrake today on an old machine and managed to graphically login, but the resolution needed some tweaking. Whatever setting I changed seems to disagree with my monitor though, so to correct it I tried going through the command line and running xf86config and xf86cfg. Now I can't ev ...

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Ubuntu Get xorg.conf from LiveCD

there. I hope someone knows how to solve my problem. It's pretty straightforward: I have a new monitor and I don't know how to edit X Server files to get the proper new settings. I tried Kubuntu from a LiveCD and it configures everything ok, but I failed locating xorg.conf: it isn't in /etc/X11. My ...

Mandriva + 680i + 8800 = bad xorg.conf, no sound, and no ethernet

So here are my system specs:e66002gb Corsair pc8500 ddr10668800 GTXAsus p5n32-eThe x server fails to start. i go into command line, and install the latest Nvidia 8800 Linux drivers. Now x works, but I think the xorg.conf was incorrectly set up by the nvidia xconfig (automagic).I tried to manually ch ...

Ubuntu xorg.conf How to (simple Qs)

HiI'm trying to simply add and edit text in "etc/X11/xorg.conf" When I type this in a terminal I get the gedit document. Where in the world is the "device" section or any other section for that matter? How do I "open" xorg.conf and work within it? ...

Ubuntu NVIDIA 96.43.19 installed, xorg.conf may have altered settings?

After a full week test driving Ubuntu, Fedora, and Puppy… then Ubuntu… then Fedora (in where I learned more about NVIDIA driver installation, linux syntax, and was able to compare other distros' “out of the box” drivers and applications)…….. then full circle back to Ubuntu 10.10. As I ponder h ...

Need help with mouse.....xorg.conf or what?

I'm new to linux. I just finished my first install-decided to go with Slackware 10.2. Someone posted some really good install instructions on bittender, which is the only reason I was able to do this install; for a windows user, setting up Slackware seems somewhat "alien". I installed on a ...

xorg.conf PS/2 mouse issue

everyone I could use some help...I got burned out on SUSE and installed slackware 11. I've been having 2 problems though, getting my mouse to work and configuring my Ethernet.For a while I had the mouse functioning with just 2 buttons (using the sata kernel) without being able to use the scroll whee ...

screen resolution and xorg.conf

After a fresh install of Slack 11 and running xorgconfig/xorgsetup and then startx I found that my screen resolution was stuck at 640x480. I got out of x and reconfigured them with xorgconfig/xorgsetup, but once again it stayed at 640x480. I manually edited /etc/X11/xorg.conf to include Modes “1024 ...

Ubuntu xorg.conf issues

Hi, this is my first post on these forums, so please be gentle ;)I have just installed MythBuntu on my old desktop (Intel P4 2Ghz, 1GB DDR, nVidia TNT2 card with TV out) with a view to using it as a cheap and cheerful media centre, so I am new to the whole Linux thing (this last week has been a lear ...

Ubuntu Resolution and xorg.conf

I've just install my ubuntu 10.10 and want to adjust my screen resolution. I've tried using "preference/monitor" but it lack 1024*768 one, so I tried to edit the xorg.conf file but it do not exist, and Xorg --configure doesn't work with error:Server is already active for display 0If this s ...

Ubuntu How to force it to use a specific xorg.conf

my PC needs to be connected to a cheap KVM switch that doesnt allow the PC to retrieve the monitor information at start up. I already found out that 10.4 doesnt have a xorg.conf by default so I created one with the following content:Section "Device"Identifier "Configured Video Device ...

Ubuntu low-graphics mode annoyance --- xorg.conf outdated

I recently messed up my xorg.conf file, now whenever I start up Ubuntu it says something like this:WARNING: Ubuntu is running in low-graphics modeSome-junk blahblah i cant rememberError: No (ee)devices found(I think...)(OK button) Then:(Radio buttons)icantremembericantrememberTroubleshoot the errori ...

openchrome suse 10.1. how to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

with your encouragement to my previous thread, i have decided to install suse 10.1 again and play with it. Problem:i have via s3g unichrome card. I have somehow managed to find the compiled the drivers in the link http://www.logix.cz/michal/devel/sus....20/RPMS/i586/. I have download the rpms availa ...

Ubuntu How to manually configure xorg.conf from console

I have Lucid installed on a Dell Inspirion 2200 laptop and every thing was working fine on the install and then I ran the updates and a couple would not install and when I rebooted I get a message that I'm in Low Graphics Mode. Now I think the solution to this problem would be to manually configure ...

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everyone. I installed Suse 10.1 distr. Everything is fine except that i cant change vert sync on my Benq fp91v monitor(I have 60Hz, but i want 70Hz). I tried the procedure described on forum, but ended up with xorg.conf looking like this:Quote: ...

Ubuntu /etc/X11/xorg.conf - missing?

Day One with Ubuntu. Installed 64-bit Server 10.04 LTS on a Thinkpad W510. One thing that I'd like to accomplish is to gain control over the display brightness. Some threads that I have seen reference a file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.I don't seem to have such a file. Am I supposed to create it? ...

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I've done a fresh install of opensuse 10.2 onto a laptop with a generic 1280x800 wide screen and an Intel 915m video card. Even during setup when it allows you to test the configuration, even though it says its 1280x800 res on the setup screen, when it goes to the test screen its in 1024x768 res. An ...

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Ubuntu i can't save xorg conf not even with kdesudo

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Ubuntu Xorg.conf help.

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I am running SUSE Enterprise Thin Client 11 on a WYSE thin client. I am trying to run a widescreen monitor-dvi along with a regular touchscreen-vga. Both are connected using a WYSE compatible splitter that is DVI to one DVI out and one vga out.The issue is that whichever is connected to the vga port ...

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I have just installed Ubuntu and I need to edit xorg.conf to fix the video. The file is supposed to be under /etc/X11 folder but the file in there called xorg.conf.failsafe. Is it correct one? if not, where is the correct one?I have GNOME, if that matters. ...

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Hi, I am brand new to Red Hat. I have been using it for like 5 days now. And I think its a great system. And it works really great. But I wanted to change my screen resoultion to a better size. Preferable to a smaller size. My screen size is way to big at the moment and I don't like it that way. My ...

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