Problems with display settings

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Tue Aug 22 10:47:25 CEST 2006

freebsd wrote:
> Hi
>  I installed XFCE4 on FreeBSD 6.1 and worked great just installing the 
> package
> with pkg_add. I only wanted to run it at 1024x768 so I ran xorgconfig to set 
> up
> a new configuration for X without succeding, but at least all worked as 
> before.
> Then I changed some setting (I don't remember which) using the right mouse 
> menu
> in XFCE4. The screen went out of sync, and didn't return to the original 
> state.
> I killed X, but now every time I start the X environment I see:
> - the X server starting
> - XFCE4 starting up to the moment I see the mouse bitmap as a background
> - After one second the monitor goes out of sync and I loose it.
> The xorg.conf file is valid, since if I run "X -config myfile" it runs ok.
> How do I reset XFCE4 to its standard settings? Deleting and reinstalling the
> package does not help...


 rm -f ~/.config/xfce4/mcs_settings/display.xml

that should fix the problem.

> Thanks! 


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