1 entry tagged debian and x11

1024x768@85 please

This is the first time I have used a Linux system with a display manager -- that is, a program whose job it is to run X and log me in. I have run the xserver-xfree86 configuration many times in an attempt to persuade it that my monitor can handle a refresh rate over 70 Hz. At 70 Hz I find the shimmering of the display uncomfortable. Checking the file /etc/X11/XFree86-4 it definitely appears to have changed. But how do I restart X so that it takes notice of the new configuration file? Read more