Re: Newbie video configuration -- Monitor and video settings
On (15/05/06 20:12), Benjamin Sher wrote:
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> From: Benjamin Sher <email@example.com>
> Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 20:12:53 -0400
> Subject: Newbie video configuration -- Monitor and video settings
> Dear friends:
> I am about to install Debian once again. I made a mistake originally in
> the video setting.
> I have a Sony SDM-S73 TFT LCD Color 17 inch monitor which, it says,
> fully complies with the DDC Plug & Play standards with Nvidia GeForece 2
> AGP card for 3D Accelaration.
> What precisely should I choose during Install. I want to be able to see
> Debian with full optimum display in accordance with my monitor and card
> without having to configure it afterwards. What you recommend. I would
> really appreciate if you could be precise.
There's no need to reinstall, unless you have a real desire to do so.
If you do:
$ sudo pkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 (or xserver-xorg depending onwhich is
That will take you through the same process for configuring X during the
install. Alternatively you can edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf by hand.
If you aren't sure what details you need, boot into a Knoppix or similar
live CD and check out the settings in the xorg.conf file .
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