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Old 11-03-2003, 09:26 PM   #1
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how to find out xfree86 version? and how to run .ch files


how do i find out xfree86 version?

so i can install ati linux drivers?

and how do i run .ch files? some work and some dont.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 09:46 PM   #2
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X -version

but i don't know what .ch files are though.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 04:16 AM   #3
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a .sh file ... sry.. its the only file that i click to install ut2003.. it seems to load part way from that file...

also i downloaded a check.sh file from ati to find out my xfree86 version but i cant run it.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:14 AM   #4
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sh <filename>

or are you saying that this doesn't work?
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:21 AM   #5
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i usually just clicked it... where do i type sh filename? in terminal?
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:23 AM   #6
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i got the xfree86 version now i can go get my ati drivers.. thanks guys...
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:27 AM   #7
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yeah, you have to type it in a terminal.

if you want to be able to click to run it, you have to give it execute permission

chmod +x <filename>

replace <filename> with the file that you want to be able to click

from now on, you can click the file to run it
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:34 AM   #8
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cool thanks... do i need the < > 's ?
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:53 AM   #9
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nope
 
  


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