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Re: config X under woody -- SOLVED... and yet...

On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 04:23:25PM +1100, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 02:44:59PM +0000, Pigeon wrote:
> > It would be useful to pure Linux users - possibly including the OP -
> > if there was some Linux tool that did this, so xf86config et al. could
> > say "Your monitor appears to be an ADI MS-5P+, accept/change" or
> > something like that, combined of course with a file listing many
> > different monitors' capabilities.
> Install 'discover', 'mdetect' and 'read-edid' before X and debconf will
> be able to autodetct most things for your X config.  This is noted in
> both the xserver-xfree86 Suggests:, and the install documentation.


this raises the hairs on my arms. a delightful sense of hope
crosses my brow--

i'm off to go try one or all of the above. thanks!

I use Debian/GNU Linux version 2.2;
Linux server 2.2.17 #1 Sun Jun 25 09:24:41 EST 2000 i586 unknown
DEBIAN NEWBIE TIP #108 from Rogerio Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br>
Hoping to GENERATE DIGITAL ALBUMS? To do this, I use photoaddict
(http://photoaddict.sourceforge.net/). It uses convert

Also see http://newbieDoc.sourceForge.net/ ...

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