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Old 11-21-2007, 02:27 AM   #1
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edit xorg.conf using nano


im trying to configure my xorg.conf using nano but there's no text to edit just commands. how do you edit xorg.conf using nano?
 
Old 11-21-2007, 03:00 AM   #2
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to edit just commands? what does that mean? if you run "nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf" then that'll be straight into allowing you to make edits. nano is a very simple console editor, there are no modes or anything, just "go!" mode...
 
Old 11-21-2007, 03:24 AM   #3
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That's a really foggy question You perhaps mean that you don't see any text after typing "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"? If this is correct, that's probably because the file does not exist yet or because the file is empty... .
Anyway, to save your changes press "Control+X" (this exits and if you did any changes it will ask you if you want to save them) or "Control+O" (this immediately saves all your changes without asking you for confirmation).
 
Old 11-21-2007, 07:03 AM   #4
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Try editing it as root.
 
  


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