Fw: F10 beta: No xorg.conf, where to tweak Synaptics pad?
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 7 22:26:32 UTC 2008
--- On Tue, 10/7/08, Chris Bredesen <cbredesen at redhat.com> wrote:
> From: Chris Bredesen <cbredesen at redhat.com>
> Subject: F10 beta: No xorg.conf, where to tweak Synaptics pad?
> To: "Fedora List" <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 2:39 PM
> Hello List,
> I'm on F10 (Dell D610 laptop) and so far it's gone
> very well. rhgb
> hangs but I shut that off anyhow.
> I'm a bit confused about the Synaptics support.
> I'd traditionally had a
> large-ish xorg.conf that included all my Synaptics
> parameters making my
> touchpad useful.
> F10 doesn't ship with an xorg.conf and it seems that
> the input hotplug
> facility now handles all of this. However, I can't
> find any way to
> tweak the parameters of my Synaptics pad.
> I started down the road of creating a basic xorg.conf but
> it seems I
> have to have quite a lot in there in order for X to even
> start. I don't
> want to do this if I don't have to. So I have 2
> 1. Synaptics parameters are really *user* preferences --
> where should
> these be stored, if X isn't controlling it?
> 2. If I do revive my old xorg.conf, am I giving up any of
> dynamic-ness of newer Xorg in F10 by doing so? I want to
> have X
> completely manage my displays itself; no static data.
> Any help is appreciated! Original thread is on the forum,
> if you're
> interested (but it's a dead end, as explained in my
> last post).
I forwarded this message to fedora-test-list, you are more likely to get a response over here, in contrast the regular list will complain that you posted this :(
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