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Re: how to get all options from dpkg-reconfigure

Dimitris Lampridis wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 September 2006 16:21, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 03:15:40PM +0200, Wolfgang Mader wrote:
>>> I want to update my refreching rate for my monitor, because I had to
>>> switch from a TFT to a normal screen.
>>> So I tried to type
>>> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
>>> but I am not asked the questions I know from first set up of the xserver:
>>> which resolution and which refreching rate do you want?
>>> I do not think that I need to work on another package, xserver-xorg
>>> should be the right. But why am I not asked this questions.
>>> The same with exim4. At the first time you can choose if exim should
>>> handel all mails or just the lokal ones etc. I am also not able to select
>>> this behavior by using dpkg.
>>> What am I missing?
>> Try dpkg-reconfigure -p low xserver-xorg
>> Perhaps some of the questions are at a different priority than they used
>> to be.  Not sure.
> That's what I thought as well when I first saw the posting, but before 
> suggesting to drop the priority, I tried it myself. Even in low priority, the 
> package configuration never asks for screen resolution, color depth etc.
I can confirm that xserver-xorg is not asking for resolutions and stuff
like that. I've tried it myself some time ago, and I had to manually
edit the xorg.conf file to suit my new monitor.

ii  xserver-xorg                     7.0.22                  the X.Org X

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