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Old 01-08-2009, 12:20 PM   #1
gilman824
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Configuration files need updating


I've just emerged xorg-x11 and afterwords, it said "2 configuration files in /etc need updating". I'm new to linux so I wasn't sure what to do but I saw that you're supposed to run "etc-update" when this happens. So, the first configuration file that needed updating came up so I looked at it but wasn't sure what to do (whether I should replace the original or not), so I hit "-1" to ignore the update thinking I'd simply be able to return to it later in order to decide what to do. Now, whenever I run etc-update however, it just shows the next file that needs updating and I can't get back to the first one. I'm worried that I should have updated it and I don't even remember what file it was. Is there a proper solution to this?
 
Old 01-08-2009, 01:32 PM   #2
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I've just emerged xorg-x11 and afterwords, it said "2 configuration files in /etc need updating". I'm new to linux so I wasn't sure what to do but I saw that you're supposed to run "etc-update" when this happens...[snip] ...Is there a proper solution to this?
Possibly. The first thing to do is complete your LQ profile with at the very least the distro you are using.
 
  


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