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Old 04-18-2009, 04:47 PM   #1
Nora
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How can I locate a file...or part of a file.


Hello-
I have downloaded a software (Eaglesoft CAD) that has a known graphics problem.
This is what the FAQ say about how to fix it.

For solving these issues, please check the file xorg.conf. Usually it's located in /etc/xorg or /etc/X11. If it is the case that the composite extension is enabled or not explicitly disabled in the file, change the corresponding section or add the following lines:

Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "Disable"
EndSection

How do I locate xorg.conf? And once located, how would I change/add to the corresponding section?
Thanks!
Nora
 
Old 04-18-2009, 04:55 PM   #2
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The message states where the file is located, and editing the file would be done the same way any other file is edited.

Though I don't think you would have Composite enabled, unless your distribution does that by default.
 
Old 04-18-2009, 05:10 PM   #3
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Yes- I don't know how to navigate to the file.
Thanks-
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Old 04-18-2009, 05:14 PM   #4
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Alt+F2 (run)
gksu -c "gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf"

Or in a terminal...

sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Good luck!
 
Old 04-19-2009, 07:00 AM   #5
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