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Old 07-03-2004, 01:07 AM   #1
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Question can't find xf86config


This is really weird... I don't know if this is normal, but anyways.

I can't find xf86config of xf86setup

I looked in the folders that I was sorta told they should be in, but I couldn't find 'em. xwindows is working.... I think, since I have GNome goin'.

Any ideas?

Thanks!
 
Old 07-03-2004, 01:13 AM   #2
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Depends on what distro your running, if its like Fedora Core 2 or Slackware 10, its xorgconfig.

Take a look in /usr/X11R6/bin/

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Old 07-03-2004, 01:17 AM   #3
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did you look in /etc/X11
 
Old 07-03-2004, 02:22 AM   #4
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Depends on what distro your running, if its like Fedora Core 2 or Slackware 10, its xorgconfig.

Take a look in /usr/X11R6/bin/

Kristijan
ARG, their (slackware) documentation didn't say anything about that...

thanks alot
 
Old 07-03-2004, 04:41 AM   #5
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I'm newbie too, but I've read so much head hurts.

Do a Search.
Type this code in a terminal window:

find / -name 'xf86config' -print

This will search the entire Linux system for the file and display the results for you.
 
Old 07-03-2004, 08:24 AM   #6
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if it is slackware 10 then it is xorgconfig. slack 10 uses x.org instead of xfree86. the file is in /usr/X11R6/bin, but you should be able to type it at the command line as root. this will configure your x display so you can load your window manager
 
Old 07-03-2004, 11:41 AM   #7
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Thanks guys it was the x.org. I hope that they update that documentation the www.slackware.com/book. The xf86config and xf86setup are all over the place in the X Window section How'd you guys find out about it?
 
Old 07-03-2004, 08:18 PM   #8
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well for one thing it is listed on the slackware front page that version 10 comes with x.org, plus you get a lot of info browsing the forums and doing beta testing (i didnt do any beta testing but i do keep up with things)
 
Old 07-06-2004, 09:04 AM   #9
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well for one thing it is listed on the slackware front page that version 10 comes with x.org, plus you get a lot of info browsing the forums and doing beta testing (i didnt do any beta testing but i do keep up with things)
Ah well if I guess if you didn't know what X.Org was it wouldn't mean too much
 
Old 07-06-2004, 10:20 AM   #10
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yeah thats true. hope you got everything you needed to get it working.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 10:28 AM   #11
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Sure did, thanks alot.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 10:56 PM   #12
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no prob
 
  


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