missing xorgcfg or xf86cfg

Asked by Thilo on 2006-03-13

I am a person with mobility impaired disability. That's why I need some accessibility settings, especially stickykeys and so on. I'm software developer and so I have to switch between different window manager. Because of my experiences with other distros, I know 'xorgcfg' or 'xf86cfg'. A nice tool to configure the accessx settings independent from the window manger. I wonder why this is missing in ubuntu. I know the ubuntu-like way to configure the X server settings with 'dpkg'. But there isn't any setting for accessx.

For advanced users like me, it would be very helpfull to have 'xorgcfg' or 'xf86cfg'.

Thank you,
Thilo

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2006-05-10
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2006-05-09
VinceLe (legoll) said : #1

Maybe you can grab your Xorg config file from that other distribution and replace /etc/X11/xorg.cfg on ubuntu with it.
If only you still have that other distribution, or if you didn't change the hardware...
Maybe you could try with another distribution's live CD, create the xorg.cfg, and then get back to ubuntu with it on a floppy or usb flash drive.
Sorry to be that unhelpful...

Thilo (mib) said : #2

Thanks for your replay Vince. But as you say in your comment, it is not what I expected. ;-)

I've done some research. It seems the problem is more complex than additing few entries in xorg.cfg. The accessx settings are stored in other configuration files.

I hope there will be a solution in future.

Cheers
Thilo

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