Re: Red Hat's Xconfigurator for Debian?
Arthur Jerijian writes:
> I tried to install the XConfigurator and newt RPM packages from Red Hat
> onto Debian, using the alien program. I was able to start XConfigurator,
> but it was apparently looking for some Red Hat administrative files. Is
> there a version of XConfigurator for Debian? The default XF86Setup
> program does not work very well with my video card and monitor.
On the matter of XF86Setup, has this program been fixed? In 1.2 release,
XF86Setup writes it's configuration file (XF86Config) to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11.
The problem is that the XF86Config at that location is a symbolic link to
/etc/X11/XF86Config and the Xwindow servers use /etc/X11/XF86Config. So after
you use XF86Setup, the symbolic link is trashed and the configuration file is
in the wrong location. I manually fix this by:
1) copying /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config to /etc/X11
2) deleting /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config
3) renaming the symbolic link back to XF86Config (in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11)
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