[nSLUG] monitor question

Réjean Chamberland laudire2you at gosympatico.ca
Fri Mar 14 22:11:13 AST 2003

> From: Tim Goodaire <tim at momentumitgroup.com>
> Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 20:48:27 -0400
> To: nslug at nslug.ns.ca
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] monitor question
> In recent versions of XFree86, I've had a lot of success with 
> XFree86 -configure
> to configure X. The only thing that I've had to set was DefaultDepth. 
> Everything else was detected fine, on four seperate machines.
> Perhaps you could select some kind of generic monitor, and then try this:
> 1. Make sure X is not running.
> 2. XFree86 -configure
> 3. XFree86 -xf86config XF86Config.new
> 4. Stop X and edit XF86Config.new until you're happy.
> 5. cp XF86Config.new /whereever/Mandrake/stores/the/config/file
> Tim
Hi Tim!
I tried to reinstall choosing a generic 600 X 480 monitor. Still didn't go any further. Then in terminal mode I typed XFree86 -configure and I got:

[rejean at localhost rejean]$ XFree86 -configure
bash: XFree86: command not found.

I am still puzzled!

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