[Tuxaloosa] location of xorg.conf on fedora?

E Hanson leprkhn at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 21:00:43 UTC 2008

so how do i configure it?
can i force it to use a res that it doesn't auto detect?
has bleeding edge forced me back into 800x600 instead of a 
much-easier-in-the-eyes 1280x1024?

Robby Workman wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Nov 2008 14:12:53 -0600
> E Hanson <leprkhn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> on a whim today i thought i'd try the new fedora 10 release candidate
>> on my fun box. usually when i install a new distro on this box (i
>> have three 80G partitions + swap), they never detect my monitor
>> correctly (i think that this is because it is connected through an
>> iogear KVM), and i wind up with very low resolution options.
>> my solution to this is to mount up /dev/sda2 (my slackware partition) 
>> and copy the xorg.conf that slackware (and only slackware i've found) 
>> properly configures, to the new distro's /etc/X11/.
>> it doesn't look like fedora puts their xorg.conf in the place that i
>> am used to finding it.
>> so where is it?
>> does this different configuration mean that copying that known
>> working xorg.conf to fedora is going to work?
> Fedora is bleeding edge, so they're almost surely taking advantage of
> the new "autoconfiguration" of X via HAL or {Policy,Device,Console}Kit
> with Xorg 7.4.  IOW, there isn't a config file, because it's not needed.
> -RW
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