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Old 12-03-2004, 06:47 AM   #1
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Moving files from the command line


I've deleted my xorg.conf file like an arse trying to edit it for the NVidia Driver install, but I did make a backup and left it on my desktop for some reason.
What is the command to move the file from my desktop into the etc/X11 directory? I know I need to use the mv command, but I'm doing the syntax all wrong. Whats the command, and which directory should I be in when I type it?
Thanks in advance.
Adam.
 
Old 12-03-2004, 06:56 AM   #2
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adam-red,

from any directory:

mv /home/username/Desktop/xorg.BAK /etc/X11/

(where username is your username, and xorg.BAK is whatever you named the backup)

-Wiski
 
Old 12-03-2004, 07:03 AM   #3
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I think it is better if you use copy (CP) instead of Move (MV) as you'll still have a copy left if sometign goes wrong again..

Syntax : #cp /home/<username>/Desktop/xorg.conf /etc/X11/.
 
Old 12-03-2004, 07:11 AM   #4
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UltimaGuy is correct --> I guess I was just trying to answer the question asked w/out thinking of the repercussions of the action... =P

-Wiski
 
Old 12-03-2004, 04:28 PM   #5
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Thanks for the help. I managed to get the file into the X11 directory. Now when I type startx it tries to run it, and then gives an error saying cannot run in framebuffer mode.
How can I fix this so it'll start x and load up KDE as it should?

Thanks
Adam
 
Old 12-06-2004, 05:42 AM   #6
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It's alright. Fixed it now. Well....I say fixed it...I didn't actually do anything . Works anyway.

Cheers
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