Fedora Linux reconfigure X server

by on April 30, 2006 · 2 comments· LAST UPDATED May 27, 2007

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Q. I messed up with my X server configuration. Now I would like to reconfigure X server.

A. Fedora comes with the X Configuration Tool called redhat-config-xfree86 which provides a graphical interface for creating, modifying or reconfiguring the XFree86 configuration file.

At shell prompt type following command to reconfigure X server under Fedora Linux (login as the root user):
# redhat-config-xfree86

You can pass --reconfig option and --noui option if want to disregard any configurations on existing XFree86 configuration files. This is useful when your system is with no prior X configuration:
# redhat-config-xfree86 --reconfig --noui

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1 sabin May 4, 2011 at 4:20 am

how to configure x server in fedora linux

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2 not working May 28, 2011 at 1:47 am

sudo: redhat-config-xfree86: command not found

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