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  • 1.
    • Configuration file :
        • /etc/X11/XF86Config or /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    • The video card , monitor, keyboard and mouse configuration is stored in this file.
    • The file has specifies the hardware components in the following sections
      • Server Layout : Defining individual combination of 'Input Devices' and 'Screen' .
      • Module : Defining which hardware and extension specific module are called when X is started.
      • Input Devices : Defining keyboard , mouse , touchscreen , or other form of supported input devices.
      • Monitor : Defining Characteristics and capabilities of the physically attached output hardware.
      • Device : Defining which hardware specific driver is used to communicate with the local video card.
      • Screen : Defining individual combination of “Monitor” and “Devices” with display properties.
    • X server has a lot of dynamically loadable Loadable Modules :
      • Drivers : ati , s3virge , neomagic , fbdev , etc .
      • Extensions : glx , dri, etc .
    • In Redhat Enterprise Linux the server component are stored in the file :
      • /usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86
    X Server Configuration
  • 2.
    • xfs is the Xfree86 font Server.
      • In RHEL 4.0 configuration file is stored in the location /etc/X11/fs/config .
      • X-enabled Linux system run their own font server.
    • Font server can be network enabled :
      • Individual workstation need not archive large amount of fonts locally.
      • Centralized font management.
      • Default xfs configuration allows only localhost .
    • Adding font directories to the xfs
      • Chkfontpath
      • Edit /etc/X11/fs/config
      • Add fonts to the ~/.fonts and run the command fc-cache as root.
    X Font Server Configuration
  • 3. Questions ???