Re: Do you want XFree86 working out of the box?
> So, I did this a few days ago, and ddcprobe was not in any Debian
This is not a fatal problem. xdebconfigurator will use all the hw
detection tools available. ddcprobe was available in woody from the
kudzu-vesa package, but is missing in sid/sarge (bug #284884). It
will use the info from read-edid instead. Ubuntu made a new package
xresprobe including ddcprobe. I hope someone will make it available
in Debian soon. But as I said, the lack of ddcprobe is not a fatal
> Also, it got the mouse as /dev/input rather than /dev/input/mouse,
> and the resulting X configuration didn't work. It would be really
> nice if it worked.
This problem was fixed in v1.13. As I said, try version 1.14.