Updating x cong file
KMS provides an improved graphical boot with less flickering, faster user switching, a built-in framebuffer console, seamless switching from the console to Xorg, and other features.
Other resolutions supported by the monitor can be chosen by setting the desired resolution in configuration files, or after the X server has been started with Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3000 x 1920, maximum 8192 x 8192 DVI-0 connected primary 1920x1200 1080 0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 495mm x 310mm 1920x1200 59.95* 1600x1200 60.00 1280x1024 85.02 75.02 60.02 1280x960 60.00 1152x864 75.00 1024x768 85.00 75.08 70.07 60.00 832x624 74.55 800x600 75.00 60.32 640x480 75.00 60.00 720x400 70.08 Display Port-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)A common task is using the external video output on a notebook computer for a video projector.
This example is for a system with a keyboard, mouse, Synaptics touchpad, and a Radeon video card.
These are the packages that would be merged, in order: Calculating dependencies... [ebuild R ] x11-base/xorg-drivers-1.9 INPUT_DEVICES="evdev synaptics -acecad -aiptek -elographics% -fpit% -joystick -keyboard -mouse -penmount -tslib -virtualbox -vmmouse -void -wacom" VIDEO_CARDS="radeon -apm -ark -ast -chips -cirrus -dummy -epson -fbdev -fglrx (-geode) -glint -i128 (-i740) (-impact) -intel -mach64 -mga -neomagic (-newport) -nouveau -nv -nvidia -r128 -rendition -s3 -s3virge -savage -siliconmotion -sis -sisusb (-sunbw2) (-suncg14) (-suncg3) (-suncg6) (-sunffb) (-sunleo) (-suntcx) -tdfx -tga -trident -tseng -v4l -vesa -via -virtualbox -vmware (-voodoo) (-xgi)" 0 k B Note The x11-base/xorg-x11 meta-package could be installed instead of the more lightweight x11-base/xorg-server.
Cards that are not supported by a specific driver might still be usable with the x11-drivers/xf86-video-vesa driver. It can also be installed manually as x11-drivers/xf86-video-vesa.
to communicate with the monitor and detect the supported resolutions and refresh rates.Why wouldn't he be able to point and click his way through the freedom provided by Gentoo (and Linux in general)? Linux offers a wide variety of flashy user interfaces and environments which you can install on top of your existing installation.