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trnz$mr 02-17-2009 02:20 AM

Cannot find a common directory
 
uuummm...
I cannot find my /etc/X11 directory to edit XF86Config. I'm trying to fix the scroll bar on my mouse.

lazlow 02-17-2009 02:26 AM

What distro and version are your running? Most distros switched to xorg.conf quite a while ago.

trnz$mr 02-17-2009 02:34 AM

Slackware 12.2
I think your right. I've seen xorg.conf as I was installing this OS.

Isix 02-17-2009 02:42 AM

You can search for the file "xorg.conf" by first doing

Code:

su
to become root, then

Code:

updatedb
to update the database for using "locate", then

Code:

locate xorg.conf
to see where the xorg.conf file is.

servat78 02-18-2009 06:15 PM

Even for systems with xorg there should be an /etc/X11 directory, for plain compatibility reasons. But do not look for XF86Config, because that one has been obsoleted. You need to edit xorg.conf for any changes.

Debian


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