[ALUG] Re: Re: OK, next Ubuntu graphics question/problem

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Wed Jun 6 08:43:58 BST 2007


On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 10:28:48PM +0100, Paul wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 June 2007 21:48, Chris G wrote:
> > This could get messy! :-)
> 
> >     http://home.isbd.net/xorg.conf
> > I suspect that what I need is to tell X that my monitor can cope with
> > higher resolutions but what's a 'safe' way of doing that?
> 
> Section "Monitor"
> 	Identifier "My Monitor"
> 	HorizSync 30 - 70
> 	VertRefresh 50 - 160
> 	Option "dpms"
> 	DisplaySize 320 240
> EndSection
> 
> Google around for your H & V rates, and plug them in..
> 
> > While I'm about modifying xorg.conf what incantation is needed to tell
> > it to use a serial Mouse Systems mouse?
> 
> Setting Device to point to /dev/ttyS[0|1|2|3] should do it. Protocol "auto" 
> normally senses if it is a two button or scroll mouse.
> 
Thank you!  With additions like the above I am now working at 1024x768
and above and I have ye olde Mouse Systems mouse working.

-- 
Chris Green




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