Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74197
Need an Xf86config type program to configure graphics card when Xserver will not come up
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:46 EDT
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Description of problem:
Actually this is in regards to the current Redhat Linux Beta version. There is
no Xconfigurator or similar program and therefore it is very difficult to
configure a graphics card when the Xserver does not come up. Please include
Xconfigurator in the final release.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: The system says there is no such program
Expected Results: I should have been able to configure my graphics card
easily while the Xserver was not (and could not) run.
Xconfigurator is included with Red Hat Linux 7.3, but it is no longer
included in the current beta release of Red Hat Linux, and will not
be included in any future releases of Red Hat Linux.
The RELEASE-NOTES file included with the beta release documents this,
and also describes the Xconfigurator replacement program which is
When reporting bugs against beta releases, choose "Red Hat Public Beta"
as the distribution instead of Red Hat Linux, and you'll then see the
names of the beta releases listed with which to file bug reports against.
"limbo" and "null" are the names of the beta releases.
Please report any feature requests and bug reports against the
redhat-config-xfree86 package, and be sure to report one bug or
feature request per report.