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Linux® Desk Reference, Second Edition by Scott Hawkins

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Commands

XF86Setup

[ -sync ] [ -name appname ] [ -nodialog ] [ --arg …]

XF86Setup

[ -sync ] [ -name appname ] [ -script ] [ -display display ] [ -geometry geometry ] filename [ [ -- ] arg … ]

This command is used to manipulate the configuration of the X servers. It can be used either to do the initial setup or to make adjustments later. If you're using it to set up XF86 for the first time, your initial data will be entered via the VGA 16 server (the resolution is lousy, but it will work on almost any machine).

Example: To invoke XF86Setup, an interactive GUI program, use

XF86Setup

-sync Synchronize all communication with the X server.
-name appname Use the specified name as the window name.
-display display Specify the display to work with. ...

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