Re: How to make work dual monitors with Debian etch on an IBM x60s ThinkPad?
Dietrich Bollmann wrote:
<snip various config files and error logs>
(EE) Synaptics Touchpad no synaptics touchpad detected and no repeater
(EE) Synaptics Touchpad Unable to query/initialize Synaptics hardware.
(EE) PreInit failed for input device "Synaptics Touchpad"
I doubt this is related to your dual head problems, but I'm surprised X
even starts with this error, it didn't for me :). Any way, you may need
to install the xserver-xorg-input-synaptics package to get this working.
Thanks again for your help!
Best wishes, Dietrich
PS: I have some more questions I would like to ask:
* How to restart X
For the moment I use `kill $(cat /tmp/.X0-lock)' to kill X --- and the
that my session is terminated and I have to log in again and start all my
applications once more.
Is there a way to restart X without having to login again?
And where is X started anyway?
You will have to log in again.
I remember that I used .xsession some years ago. But Debian doesn't seem
to use this file anymore, right?
It depends how you start X. .xsession can still be used but I use KDE
and therefore kdm to start X.
You cant' AFAIK, that's why I use this e-mail which is specifically for
Also sometimes X would work after killing it and loging in again but not
* ...and finally, concerning my email:
How can I configure `debian-user' in a way to NOT show my email address?