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X11 server's configuration file

/etc/X11/xorg.conf

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Script used to start X

startx

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startx -depth

start the server with the indicated color depth

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startx -dpi

Start the server with the indicated DPI

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startx -layout Multihead

starts the server with multiple displays

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xinit

Initializes X and starts the fist X client app

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xinit #

starts the GUI on the indicated display number

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xwininfo

Provides window info for X apps

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xhost +

xhost -

Allow or disallow x forwarding from or to a server

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X Windows Server startup process

startx -> xinit -> xinitrc -> Xclients

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DISPLAY

Environment variable that determines the display and screen that X applications are to display on

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If we see DISPLAY=:1.0 what does it mean?

The default display is on localhost, display server 1, screen 0

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DISPLAYMANAGER

Variable that determines which display manager X should use

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Which file do you edit to change the display manager greeting?

/etc/issue

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What do you need to configure to change the default color depth of the screen?

Go into xorg.conf, in the "Screen" section, set DefaultDepth

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GDM configuration files directory

/etc/X11/gdm

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Location to change GNOME display greeting

/etc/gdm/custom.conf

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Configuration file to change XDM greeting

/etc/X11/xdm/Xresources

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XDM configuration files

/etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config

/etc/X11/xdm/Xresources

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KDM configuration files

/etc/X11/kdm

/etc/kde/kdm

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Sticky Keys

Causes special keys (such as shift) to be able to be pressed and released, but behave as if it is still held down until the next key is pressed

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Slow Keys

Requires the key to be pressed longer for it to register

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Bounce/Repeat Keys

Reduces the error rate of a user hitting the same key multiple times on accident

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kmag

Magnifier tool

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Orca

Screen reader

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GOK

On-screen keyboard