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Offline philip

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xorg.conf for Acer Aspire One
« on: March 19, 2009, 10:35:11 PM »
My Acer Aspire One netbook runs really well with the Xorg extension. Its xorg.conf has come through some extensive tweaking, including tricks from netbook sites all over the net. The best one is a line in the "Monitor" section that sets the correct pixel size: many things look much better with this in place. In the hopes that someone else might find this useful, I attach the whole file.
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# xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
        Driver          "kbd"
        Option          "XkbRules"      "xorg"
        Option          "XkbModel"      "pc105"
        Option          "XkbLayout"     "us"

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
        Driver          "mouse"
        Option          "CorePointer"

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Synaptics Touchpad"
        Driver          "synaptics"
        Option          "SendCoreEvents"        "true"
        Option          "Device"                "/dev/psaux"
        Option          "Protocol"              "auto-dev"
        Option          "HorizEdgeScroll"       "0"

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "Configured Video Device"
        # https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AspireOne
        Option          "MonitorLayout"         "LVDS,VGA"
        Option          "Clone" "True"
        Option          "AccelMethod"           "EXA"
        Option          "MigrationHeuristic"    "greedy"
        VideoRam        229376
        Option          "CacheLines"            "1980"
#       Suggestion from archlinux:
        Option          "NoDDC"

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "Configured Monitor"
#       Suggestion from archlinux:
        DisplaySize 271 159 # Sets the correct DPI (96 x 96)

Section "Screen"
        Identifier      "Default Screen"
        Monitor         "Configured Monitor"
        Device          "Configured Video Device"

Section "ServerLayout"
        Identifier      "Default Layout"
        Screen          "Default Screen"
        InputDevice     "Synaptics Touchpad"
        InputDevice     "Configured Mouse"
        InputDevice     "Generic Keyboard"

Offline Onyarian

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Re: xorg.conf for Acer Aspire One
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2009, 09:33:49 AM »
As I said in other post,

I have this resolution in the AAO with Xorg and three tips:
-Added in bootlocal.sh:     modprobe intel-agp
-Added in filetool.lst:         etc/X11/xorg.conf
-In .xsession line 2:            /usr/local/bin/Xorg -dpi 100 -nolisten tcp &

(thanks to svensko)

for me and others works properly without the need of configure the original xorg.conf. The -dpi 100 in .xsession is for better font in minefield.

I have proved yours and it doesn't works for me with this error:

Detected Intel High Definition Audio (ICH7)
Detected Generic USB Audio device (BETA)
error: could not open display
tc@box:~$ xonclock- xonclock.c:707 Unable to open X display

did you made others changes?


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Re: xorg.conf for Acer Aspire One
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2009, 10:54:43 AM »
Thanks for this, I'll give it a whirl. It's been a fight for me to get this xorg.conf right and I'd all but given up...