While trying to implement some of the suggestions in the fedora 12 common problems (Intel Graphics)I discovered I cannot get the resolution correct using a xorg.conf file . Here is the file# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
monitor is a Optiquest Q19wb. I normally have is set on 1280x1024, but fedora will only go to 800x600. It has detected the monitor correctly. Not sure if being connected to KVM will cause issues. The xorg.conf does not exist. Have installed system-config-display but have not run yet.
get my VIA chrome 9 video card running with my Beamerproperly installed the openchrome driver and edited the /etx/X11/xorg.conf but the resolution settings are ignored. Something seems to be wrong with my hsync settings:
Code: $ cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep -i "CHROME" (--) PCI:*(0:1:0:0) 1106:3371:1458:d000 VIA Technologies, Inc. CN896/VN896/P4M900 [Chrome 9
I'm trying to get my screen resolution set in Mythbuntu 9.10, but there is no xorg.conf on my system! I'm trying to figure out what to do (the xfce tool on mythbuntu doesn't offer the correct resolution, and I'm not even sure what driver I'm using). I've seen other threads saying to run nvidia-setup or somesuch. I assume the appropriate tool in my case would be aticonfig (I saw that elsewhere too) as I'm using an ATI Radeon 9600XT, but that tool says:
I need to find notes on how to achieve higher screen resolution via Xorg.conf and some other fixes since I just installed the NVIDIA driver... seems out of the box, my resolution is horrid, though theres an added NVIDIA Server and my dual monitors aren't configured to work. I used this tutorial to get the driver installed.
I am trying to run using WINE. It has a platinum rating on the site, and runs perfectly on my laptop.on my desktop it doesn't seem to run at all.The screen goes black,then brings me back to the desktop. I manually ran the WINE command in the terminal, and it produced the error "err11settings:X11DRV_ChangeDisplaySettingsE x No matching mode found 320x200x8 @0! (XRandR)". The laptop and desktop are both running the same version of WINE (1.3.3) and have similar Nvidia cards (laptop has a mobile 9600, desktop has a 9800). I found a bug report on this exact issue on the WINE website (I'll paste a link), and they mention that the solution is simply to add the 320x200x8 resolution mode to Xorg.conf.
I've tried generating the line that I may need with a web-based modeline calculator, referenced on another thread, but it caused my system to fail booting. Luckily, I backed up xorg.conf before making changes and restored the old one via recovery mode. Here's the link to the calculator, I may just be using it wrong: [URL]
I installed debian 5 in a pc with a Intel 4 series VGA. The optimal resolution for the monitor is 1360x76, but the system does not allow that. I tried to change my xorg.conf, but got no success.In my xorg.conf I used this:
Since the display of my notebook doesn't work very well anymore, straight vertical blue line on the right side of the screen, I want to connect an external monitor. (ADI [it doesn't say the exact model] 21 inch; resolution 1600x1200 and 85 Hz refresh rate).
I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 with kernel 220.127.116.11 and xrandr does not recognize the monitor correctly (see code of xrandr output). Adding a new mode did not work and currently it displays a resolution of 1200x768 which is horrible. In this version of Ubuntu the xorg.conf is not used anymore and is thus empty. As I have read you could create an entry in a new xorg.conf for your hardware which would be used by Ubuntu, having priority over xrandr settings.
But I do not really know what the monitor section in xorg.conf would have to look like, as the original screen would have to be set to 1200x768 or be disabled all together. The screens would have to be mirrored. Would the setting also work, when the external monitor is not connected to the notebook, so the original screen would display everything correctly.
Here some information about the system which will hopefully be useful for you. Please post helpful links I have overlooked or ask for more information.
My onboard graphics intel chip is capable of a resolution of 1600x1200 as it works in Windows:
lscpi output for graphics chip:
loaded kernel modules (relevant lines, at least I hope) according to lsmod (the driver from Intel web page is totally outdated and I think this is not the problem, so I didn't consider compiling a new driver)
I've just done a fresh install of Lubuntu 10.10 on an older Sony Vaio laptop. Having learned the hard way about editing xorg files, I wanted to create a backup of the xorg.conf file so that I dont have to do another install when I screw everything up. In a terminal, I typed
I have set up my Ubuntu virtual machine and am trying to adjust the screen resolution because it's stuck at 800x600 presently and there are no higher resolution options. I've looked at numerous similar forms and tutorials online and they all seem to involve editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf. However, for whatever reason, this file seems not to exist on my machine. I found another tutorial on how to add a screen resolution using xrandr --addmode which added the resolution I want to the list that appears when I type the command xrandr, but when I try to apply it I get an error about CRTC 262 failing.
my laptop screen has 1900x1280 (native resolution) and my second monitor has 1600x1080
After browsing the forums and messing around with drivers I managed to get the resolution up to 1600x1080 (from 1000x800 at install) on the laptop screen. No luck at all with the second monitor. I currently have it connected with both VGA and DVI.
my understanding is I need to use twin view to setup the second monitor. I've read several of the earlier posts but haven't been able to get it to work. Here is my current xorg.conf file:
I have Ubuntu (running Jolicloud) on my HP dv2000 laptop, connected to my Sony AV Receiver through HDMI to use the TV as an external monitor. However, the resolution seems to be slightly off as the outer edges of the screen are cut off. Is there a way to fix this by editing the xorg.conf file? My current setup is below. I tried adding the line "Virtual 1244 700" to the subsection "display", but when I restarted it threw me into low graphics mode. Is there anything else I can try?
I also tried setting up the resolution at 1920x1080 on the TV and kept the default resolution on the monitor as 1280x800, and as you would expect displays the entire desktop in a smaller version on part of the tv. However, the desktop is still offset, leaving the top and left margins cut off. So, perhaps I need a way to offset the screen? Is this possible in xorg.conf?
I have installed Kubuntu 8.04.2 on a USB stick with persistence to keep any changes I make after a reboot and it works fine. I then installed the 185 Nvidia driver to give me higher resolutions and it works fine.
But each time I reboot, my updated xorg.conf is replaced with the default xorg.conf that ships with that version of Kubuntu and a backup is made of my updated xorg.conf (the correct one) which looks like xorg.conf.20100409135913. I have to put the backup xorg.conf back in place to get my Nvidia driver to work with the correct screen resolutions again. Otherwise my screen resolution is too low.
What could be causing this behavor? I'm sure it not the persistence feature of the USB stick failing since a backup is made of my original xorg.conf.
I might add more information. The xorg.conf that gets changed after a reboot says "This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using # values from the debconf database." #
1. What is the difference between files (xorg.conf and xorg.conf-vesa)
2. No matter how hard I try I can't change keyboard layout in xorg.conf-vesa (I change it in file ) but there is no actually anything changing, it starts to get annoying - for example - below goes my xorg.conf-vesa, if I uncomment and set line from
I've read the how-tos (thank you oldcpu!) and wikis about how xorg.conf take precedence over the section configuration files in etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/, if it exist. I also understand that the xorg.conf can be partial. If it is missing some sections, these will be taken from the corresponding xorg.conf.d section config file. Currently I'm using a xorg.conf generated by nvidia-settings in one of my home machines, due to a dual-monitor setup. After generating xorg.conf, the device sections are:
My question is if the Option "UseCompositeWrapper" "True" will be used or not. In other words, if a section exist in xorg.conf then it's correspondent in xorg.conf.d/ will be completely ignored *or* only the lines in xorg.conf.d/ that already exist in xorg.conf will be ignored?
I'm running the ubuntu based Green OS and cant get my video card properly configured. i've already gone through the forums to figure out what i need to do to get my ATI card working but my system wont let me access the xorg.conf file. i can see it using the the GOS file editor but it wont let me save the modifications. when i attempt to edit from a terminal window with su privelages it tells me that /etc/x11/xorg.conf does not exist. i've even tried booting into recovery mode and using the root instead of the sudo command. nothing i've tried will let me open the file.
I looked for a solution to this,and found a thread for it ,but I dont know how to do what it says.Here is part of it by the user "cameronol": There is a bug in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic with the default /etc/X11/xorg.conf involving Nvidia. receive the error"Failed to parse existing X config file '/etc/X11/xorg.conf'.Then he posts:
Then he says to delete the first section with the default screen,and it will be fixed.But HOW do I look for the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to edit it,and how do I edit it?I am new to ubuntu,but I have learned to use a terminal(I think)It seems to be just like the "run" box on Windows.I did a search for the file,but came up empty.I want to fix this cause every time I restart,I have a low resolution that is impossible to work in.
This is not intended to teach you about http.conf and its various options. This guide is intended to help with speeding up your web servers by assisting in protecting them from petty abuse, such as hotlinking and scraping, and by using options that yield better performance in general. The methods used in this guide address general concepts, but the implementations of the methods are completely arbitrary, and are tailored to my needs. Each user may want to make their own modifications to suit their own setup. Again, this is a general guide, meant for instruction purposes only. I will go over each significant section in the file, and explain what it does, and the reasoning for it.
This assumes that you WISH to disable the ability to use .htaccess, and to administrate your websites on the server level. If you have a shared hosting plan then you cannot administrate your server at all, and so some of these sections will not apply to you, but some of them will; the ones that still do, you will place in your .htaccess file, in place of your httpd.conf.
Some of the options in these files are default, and so they may not be explained at all. This thread is more about the non-standard configurations.
Most of these options are standard. Notice that there are extra AddTypes, for things such as .xpi files (firefox plugins, etc), and .ogg video files.
Also take note that we disable the option for .htaccess. This makes a dramatic speed increase. This is because if .htaccess is enabled, then for each request made to your server, apache must look in the directory where the requested file resides for an .htaccess file (it does not matter whether one is there or not, and the lookup is NOT cached, so it much be performed EACH request). If apache finds a file, it must parse it. Then it must look in the parent directory, and in the parent's parent, and so on, until it reaches root (/). This is done for EACH and EVERY request. Disabling .htaccess and administrating your server at the global level will make a dramatic difference on busy servers. On not so busy servers, you may not notice the difference.
Note that we disabled cgi-bin completely. This is because we're running mod_php, so we don't need cgi-bin. If you're not using it, lock it down so that no one else can .
Also note that we used AddOutputFilterByType to make sure that all text files were compressed before being sent across the wire. This saves bandwidth.
Of this section, most of these options cannot be set in .htaccess. Options such as the addtype and addhandler and addencoding CAN be set in .htaccess; the rest are global/sever level only.
I have used nVidia my entire linux life (about 5 years clean and sober from M$). Recently, I have switched over to an ATI Radeon HD 5550 card. After many trial and error setups, I finally got the resolutions and screens set properly with a xrandr command, which I have now added to a shell script in ~/.kde4/Autostart. It has worked for me for a while now, but I really would like to get it set in the xorg.conf.d files so that I don't have to wait that extra few seconds after login for the screens to fix themselves.
Is there an easy way to take what xrandr does and export it to the xorg.conf.d files? If my video card recognizes my default monitor as DFP2 and the tv that I only sometimes use with this computer as DFP1, how can I ensure that the login screen for openSUSE/KDE4 appears on my default screen (an issue that drove me nuts a few months ago when I tried Ubuntu to see what all the fuss was about)?
I am using the proprietary Radeon driver from the ioda repository. DFP2 is a monitor which has a optimum resolution of 1920x1200, and DFP1 is an 1080p HDTV. I can not reverse the output plugs for the screens even though my monitor is an HDMI monitor because I use the actual HDMI port on the video card to output audio to the television and the other plug is a DVI that I convert to HDMI for the monitor.
I tried to install the Catalyst 9.9 driver on Fedora 11 64bit. Only when I was finished with the guide, I read the comments that said it wouldn't work on 2.6.30 kernel.I've written over my old xorg.conf, blacklisted radeon and radeonhd, restarted my machine.When i restarted my machine X wouldn't work ofcourse and all I got is some red coulor in the top of the screen, and no access to terminal via ALT+F2->F6. only way to get access is to add "telinit 1" to the startup line in GRUB
The first dosen't work and the last dosen't seem to be installed....since i'm on wireless the network has problems to connect....I can pull a cable but not right now.....
I have just installed Fedora 12 (64 bit), and I'm having troubles getting it working on my widescreen LCD TV. Before I installed the nvidia driver, it worked fine. After I installed the nvidia driver, it showed output on the screen until it gets to the logon screen (I never actually see the logon screen), where it goes black.
I'm assuming this is to do with my xorg.conf file, but I cant for the life of me work out what I need to change. I have been playing with all sorts of options, with no success.
I am trying to configure an additional input device so I need to edit my xorg file. Any change I make is being lost when I reboot. The xorg gets reverted to seme default configuration. Even if the change is as simple as adding a comment. I have tried disallowing livna to edit the configuration file (using livna display configuration), but when I reboot, the system reverts back to the vesa display drivers.
How can I figure out what is recreating the xorg file? How can I disable this so my changes persist. Or is there another file I can add input devices to (or a way to automatically add them upon boot but before x starts?)