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Old 08-12-2003, 07:30 PM   #1
diminishedpower
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im new but need MAJOR help~!!!!!!!


k, i went out and got linux so i could learn it, i got it instaled(red hat 9) but i used radeon as my card and xfree86 doesnt like it so when xfree boots the monitor shuts down. Does ne one kno how to fix this OR can sumone tell me how to initiate the command prompt and load the xfree config and ill use my integrated graphics card which i kno is supported.
 
Old 08-12-2003, 08:42 PM   #2
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try ctrl + alt + f1 to switch to another session. its called the terminal in linux. the session taken up by the gui is usually f7
 
Old 08-12-2003, 09:34 PM   #3
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then run 'xf86cfg -textmode' to get to your config
 
Old 08-12-2003, 09:42 PM   #4
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Yes, you need help, and in more ways then you imagine.
What you've done is way outta line with respect to the LQ AUP. Not a double, triple but a QUAD post.


Why is this bad?
1. You're promoting your question w/o regards to resources. Yes, you don't have to pay for it, but that doesn't mean you should get greedy.
2. You're wasting people's time and energy because people are bound to react to one of the duplicates, thus duplicating the effort to help you.
3. By promoting your question several times, you get a bigger chance yours get's answered. Which means you show no respect to your fellow LQ members who are decent enough and show enough good netiquette to post their question once.
 
  


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