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Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 Edition: Covering 14.10 and 15.04, Tenth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Elements of the xorg.conf File

Traditionally, the most important file for Xorg has been the xorg.conf configuration file. This file contained configuration information that was vital for X to function correctly and was usually created during the installation of Ubuntu.

Bullet Proof X

Ubuntu is designed to work no matter what might happen. So in the event of some cataclysmic event that destroys your main X system, you still have some graphical way of getting yourself back into a fully functional X-based system. An additional upside is that much of the complexity of the information in this chapter is unnecessary for most users, in fact, the files are not even created or used by default and are only used if you create them. The downside to this ...

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