[CentOS] How to configure display on CentOS 6?

Tue Jan 22 15:58:00 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Ned Slider wrote:
> On 22/01/13 14:32, Toralf Lund wrote:
>> How exactly are you supposed to configure the display (i.e. set up X11)
>> on a CentOS 6 system? I mean, in the past, there was
>> system-config-display, but that's not supported any more. There is
>> gnome-display-properties/System->Preferences->Display, but that seems to
>> rely completely on auto-detection of the graphics card and monitors.
>> What if this fails? Surely there should be a way to specify everything
>> by hand?
> Yes, Xorg will still use /etc/X11/xorg.conf if present so you can craft
> a config file by hand.
I still miss Xfree86 and the xconfigurator, that was *NOT*
desktop-dependant, and let you configure graphically and tune it.