View Full Version : [ubuntu] No xorg.conf file, display mangled

March 5th, 2010, 09:13 PM

I am aware that there is a problem with Radeon video drivers in Karmic Koala, but most of the solutions require you to modify your xorg.conf file...but I don't have an xorg.conf file.

sudo more /etc/X11/xorg.conf
/etc/X11/xorg.conf: No such file or directory

Xorg -configure

Fatal server error:
Cannot move old log file ("/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old"

Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
at http://wiki.x.org
for help.

ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log

Can anyone help?


March 5th, 2010, 11:33 PM
You can always reconfigure your x with the command

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

and follow the instructions on the screen so as to start a new

March 5th, 2010, 11:38 PM
X stopped using configuration files about a year ago I think and now it (is supposed to) autoconfigure itself, although sometimes it is necesary to create a config file.