On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 4:31 PM, Paul Hartman
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 4:06 PM, Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I'm also guessing there is some kind of replacement that I need to
>> learn about if it effects my longtime reliance on xorg.conf to keep
>> using my huge desktops I like to use. *For yrs I've
>> * *Subsection "Display"
>> * * * *Depth * * * 24
>> * * * *Modes * * * "1280x1024" #"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>> * * * *Virtual * * 2048 1536
>> * * * *ViewPort * *0 0
>> * *EndSubsection
>> in /etc/X11/xorg.conf
>> To get a 2048x1536 desktop to flop around on.
>> I've never seen or heard of a way to get that without using xorg.conf.
> I think you would use xrandr to set it, or your desktop environment's
> GUI settings panel (or equivalent).
Also, I think if you still need to use an xorg.conf file if you want
to use the proprietary NVIDIA or ATI drivers. If you're using the
standard xorg drivers then it should all probe and configure
automagically. In theory.