Bug 112310 - RFE: optionally launch program to configure X
Summary: RFE: optionally launch program to configure X
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firstboot   
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Version: 1
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OS: Linux
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Assignee: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2003-12-17 17:00 UTC by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-17 17:20:45 UTC
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2003-12-17 17:00:58 UTC
Description of problem:

The first time I login to a freshly installed system, I launch the
program to reconfigure X for 1600x1200.  While the default display of
1024x768 is pretty safe for almost any adapter/monitor configuration,
it is not the most useful or most used (by me anyway).

It would be nice if this reconfiguration could be performed during
firstboot rather than requiring that I login, make the change, logout,
probably restart gdm, and log back in.

Yes, I know I could do some of this with a kickstart install but that
is not usually convenient.

The launch of the configuration program should be optional rather than
just bring it up every time.

While I can individually set my screen resolution to lower values and
have it apply immediately, I cannot set it to values larger than
defined in /etc/X11/XF86Config.

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-12-17 17:20:45 UTC
Already added in cvs a week or so ago.  It will be in Fedora Core 2.


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