Video Troubleshooting Reference






Video Troubleshooting Reference

Figure provides a reference for finding and troubleshooting the X Window System video to work in Linux.

Figure: Video Troubleshooting References

General X Information

XFree86 project

www.xfree86.org-The XFree86 Project is the primary source for information on the open-source version of the X Window System running in Fedora Core

XFree86 documentation

www.xfree86.org74.3.0

XFree86 support

www.xfree86.org/support.html

XFree86 mailing lists

www.xfree86.org/lists.html

XFree86 driver information

Various README files in the /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/doc directory of Fedora Core

/usr/X11R6bin/XF86Config

Primary configuration file for the X (XFree86) server

Current mouse driver information

www.xfree86.org/current/mouse.html

Mouse driver man page (serial mouse)

Type man mouse

X Performance Commands

glxinfo

Displays information about OpenGL rendering in the X server. Use this to check if DRI has been enabled to do hardware acceleration

glxgears

Displays three spinning gears and shows how many frames per second your X server can display the gears spinning

xvidtune

Tunes the height and width of your display, and then saves those settings to your XF96Config file

x11perf

Runs performance tests (based on parameters you choose), and then reports how quickly the X server can complete those tests



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