Newbie - Configuration File Location?

Christopher Black cblack at
Wed Jun 15 17:36:56 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 11:25 -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Warren Block <wblock at> writes:
> > That's odd.  Xorg is pretty good about autoconfiguring, but I didn't
> > think it would run without any xorg.conf at all.
> I think it does; I'm pretty sure that it managed to do so on at least
> one of my systems.  [I then created a conf file anyway to tweak the
> desired resolution, so I can't double-check my memory at the moment.]

This has been my experience with many 5.x boxes as well, that Xorg will
generate a temporary config on startup if no config file is found.

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