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Author: Olaf Meeuwissen
To: dng
Old-Topics: Re: [DNG] mouse driver question
Subject: [DNG] Looking for a file (was Re: mouse driver question)

Florian Zieboll via Dng <dng@???> writes:

> On Sat, 23 Apr 2022 09:07:57 -0700
> Fred <fred@???> wrote:
>> A previous post mentioned xorg.conf which doesn't appear to exist in
>> Devuan Beowulf (AMD64).
>> So, where do I go from here?
> Some time ago, in a similar situation, I had been successful with
> $ find / | grep xorg.conf

Make that

find / -name '*xorg.conf*' 2>/dev/null

You can omit the redirect to /dev/null if running as root.

> Also worth a try:
> $ man 5 xorg.conf

Or try


if that manual page is not present on your system.
BTW, it's in xserver-xorg-core.
BTW2, I don't think there's a similar service for Devuan, yet(?)

There's also


where you can search for both files and packages.

All that said, these days the Xorg server works quite well without this
file, auto-detecting things upon startup, so chances are you don't have
this file.

Hope this helps,
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