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LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+™ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide by Robb Tracy

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Configuring the X Environment

Because your graphical environment is composed of several modular components, you need to complete a variety of tasks to configure the GUI on a Linux system. In this part of the chapter, we’re going to cover the following:

• Configuring the X server

• Configuring an X font server

Let’s begin by discussing how to configure the X server.

Configuring the X Server

Because the X server works directly with your video board and monitor, configuring it is the most critical of all your GUI management tasks. It’s imperative that you use the correct settings in your configuration. If you proceed incorrectly, you could potentially damage your monitor.

I know this because I had it happen to me once. I configured my system to ...

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