Ubuntu – Where is the X.org config file? How to configure X there

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As Ubuntu 10.10 seems to neither detect my graphics card (Intel 82852/855GM) automatically nor use the corresponding Intel driver even after manually installing it, I am looking into manually configuring X (shouldn't I?). Where can I find the configuration files I need to edit?

Best Answer

  • The xorg.conf does not exist by default any more. You CAN create one though.

    Boot into recovery mode and select Root Shell. Then run:

    X -configure
    

    Then:

    cp /root/xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    

    Reboot and you can edit the new Xorg.conf.