[conspire] No xorg.conf in Ubuntu 9.10, HAL instead

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Nov 30 14:53:20 PST 2009

Quoting Roger Chrisman (roger at rogerchrisman.com):

> However, Ubuntu 9.10 has no /etc/X11/xorg.conf and seems to ignore it
> when I create one. It seems that HAL is now the way input devices are
> configured.

Has been brewing for a while.  These might be the Ubuntu docs you need:  

The GNOME people who ended up in charge of freedesktop.org always 
did have a severe XML fetish (as witness GConf).

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