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Old 05-02-2006, 11:59 PM   #1
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I want to change my xorg.conf file. How do I become root ?


I want to change my xorg.conf file. How do I become root in order to change the file using kwrite? Please be specific so I don't misunderstand. Thank you.
 
Old 05-03-2006, 12:06 AM   #2
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--Open a Terminal

$su
$****** <---- enter PW

#kwrite /etc/X11/xorg.conf
#exit

KC
 
Old 05-03-2006, 12:16 AM   #3
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Thank you!
 
Old 05-03-2006, 04:57 AM   #4
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If you're using a graphical mode, you can also do it without opening a terminal.
For instance, in KDE, alt-F2, and then enter "kdesu kwrite /etc/X11/xorg.conf", a dialog will ask for your root password, and then kwrite will open the file.
 
  


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