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Updated: July 2017

xorgcfg (1)


xorgcfg - generate an xorg.conf file


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xorgconfig(1)               General Commands Manual              xorgconfig(1)

       xorgconfig, xorgcfg - generate an xorg.conf file

       The  xorgcfg(1) and xorgconfig(1) utilities for generating xorg.conf(4)
       files are no longer included in this release.

       The Xorg(1) server does not require a configuration file in many cases,
       and  will  autoconfigure  itself if one is not present.  If the default
       configuration does not meet your needs, you may use one of these alter-
       native methods to generate an xorg.conf file for customization:

        *     When Xorg is started without a configuration file, the xorg.conf
              data it generates automatically is logged in /var/log/Xorg.0.log
              and may be copied to an xorg.conf file for customization.

        *     /usr/bin/Xorg  -configure,  when  the server is not already run-
              ning, will provide a sample configuration file for the currently
              detected hardware in the system.

        *     Users  of  Nvidia  graphics devices may use the provided nvidia-
              settings(1)  and  nvidia-xconfig(1)  utilities  to  generate  or
              update device-specific configurations.

        *     Users of Sun graphics devices for the SPARC platform may use the
              fbconfig(1) utility to generate or update  device-specific  con-

       Input  device  settings  formerly found in xorg.conf have in most cases
       been replaced by settings made via the hal(5)  configuration  framework
       in fdi(4) configuration files.

              Default system configuration for input devices

       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE         |      ATTRIBUTE VALUE        |
       |Availability                 |None                         |
       |Interface Stability          |Obsolete                     |

       Xorg(1), xorg.conf(4), hal(5), fdi(4), nvidia-settings(1), nvidia-xcon-
       fig(1), fbconfig(1).

                                  2 May 2014                     xorgconfig(1)