Differences between revisions 3 and 4
Revision 3 as of 2004-02-08 21:36:25
Size: 1073
Editor: anonymous
Comment:
Revision 4 as of 2004-02-15 20:53:23
Size: 1072
Editor: anonymous
Comment:
Deletions are marked like this. Additions are marked like this.
Line 2: Line 2:
DebConf configuration.
{{{
  ["XFree86"] and ["XFreeFour"] can both be configured in Debian (woody+) using debconf. This is done when the package is installed, but can be re-run any time by executing::
= Configuring XFree86 =
== DebConf configuration ==
["XFree86"] and ["XFreeFour"] can both be configured in Debian (woody+) using DebConf. This is done when the package is installed, but can be re-run any time by executing::{{{
 $ dpkg-reconfigure <package-name>
Line 6: Line 7:
{{{
    $ dpkg-reconfigure <package-name>
}}}
{{{
  where '<package-name>' is the name of the xserver. Use 'xserver-xfree86' for ["XFreeFour"], and 'xserver-<type>' for ["XFree86"]. Editing your /etc/X11/ config file is only necessary if you have some special needs or are particularly curious. If you must...
where '<package-name>' is the name of the xserver. Use 'xserver-xfree86' for ["XFreeFour"], and 'xserver-<type>' for ["XFree86"]. Editing your /etc/X11/ config file is only necessary if you have some special needs or are particularly curious. If you must...

== Manual XFree86 Version 3.x Configuration ==
["XFree86"] may be configured by editing the file{{{
 /etc/X11/["XF86Config"]
Line 13: Line 14:
["XFree86"] Configuration
{{{
  
["XFree86"] may be configured by editing the file /etc/X11/["XF86Config"].
== XFree86 Version 4.0 Configuration ==
["XFreeFour"] uses the file{{{
/etc/X11/["XF86Config"]-4
Line 18: Line 19:
Version 4.0
{{{
  ["XFreeFour"] uses /etc/X11/["XF86Config"]-4
Of you use ["XFreeFour"] try the command {{{
 $ ["XFree86"] -configure
Line 22: Line 22:
{{{
 If you use ["XFreeFour"] try the command "!["XFree86"] -configure".
}}}
{{{
 If you use a ["USB"] mouse use this ["USBMouseConfig"].
}}}
{{{
 If you use gpm use this ["GPMMouseConfig"] .
}}}
{{{
 See: ["fbdev"].
}}}
If you use a USB mouse use ["USBMouseConfig"].
Line 35: Line 24:
If you use gpm use this ["GPMMouseConfig"] .
Line 36: Line 26:
DRI
{{{
 
If you're using ["XFreeFour"] DirectRendering is easy to do.
}}}
{{{
 
If you're not...
}}}
== DRI ==
If you're using ["XFreeFour"] then DirectRendering is easy to do.

If you're not...

Configuring XFree86

DebConf configuration

["XFree86"] and ["XFreeFour"] can both be configured in Debian (woody+) using DebConf. This is done when the package is installed, but can be re-run any time by executing::

 $ dpkg-reconfigure <package-name>

where '<package-name>' is the name of the xserver. Use 'xserver-xfree86' for ["XFreeFour"], and 'xserver-<type>' for ["XFree86"]. Editing your /etc/X11/ config file is only necessary if you have some special needs or are particularly curious. If you must...

Manual XFree86 Version 3.x Configuration

["XFree86"] may be configured by editing the file

 /etc/X11/["XF86Config"]

XFree86 Version 4.0 Configuration

["XFreeFour"] uses the file

 /etc/X11/["XF86Config"]-4

Of you use ["XFreeFour"] try the command

 $ ["XFree86"] -configure

If you use a USB mouse use ["USBMouseConfig"].

If you use gpm use this ["GPMMouseConfig"] .

DRI

If you're using ["XFreeFour"] then ?DirectRendering is easy to do.

If you're not...