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Old 07-10-2011, 02:11 AM   #1
shelly26
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cannot edit xorg.conf to fix "Input unsupported" message


I am trying to install debian as a DC but on reboot I get the "Input not supported " error. I switched to virtual input and login to try to edit the xorg.conf file but created a new file instead because the xorg.conf file is open by the installation. How do I close it so I can edit it and continue. I am afraid to start a new file as I am not sure what is in the ools one.
 
Old 07-10-2011, 02:33 AM   #2
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ctrl+alt+f1
 
Old 07-11-2011, 07:42 AM   #3
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That's how I got to the vitual console - anyway thanks, but I had already switched to squeeze and the installation went without a hitch.
 
  


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