5.3.2:     How to set up a monitor

See also Section 5.6

Basics

  1. Shutdown the entire system and disconnect the power.
  2. Unplug the monitor.
  3. Plug in new monitor and reconnect the power to the computer.
  4. Reboot to the LiveCD. Be sure to press F3 to check your resolution options.
  5. Open the MEPIS X-Windows Assistant.
  6. On the Repair tab:
    • In the first field, select the hard drive where MEPIS is installed.
    • In the second field, select the partition where "/" is mounted.
  7. Click "OK" or "Apply." X-Windows Assistant will copy the X configuration from the LiveCD to the /etc/X11/ folder on the partition you have specified.
  8. Reboot without the CD