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Old 08-06-2006, 03:35 PM   #1
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Talking Noob Needs some Help


Hello all!
Just wanted to introduce myself and say Hi to all.
I am new to Linux and are seriously considering ditching Microsoft alltogether.

I am looking into doing a dual boot system XP/Suse 10.1 to learn how to "linux" LOL then ditch XP.

My Question is : I have a Radeon 9200 with dual monitor capability that I've gotten accustomed to and I'd like to keep using that feature. The card has an LCD monitor connected to it as the primary monitor on a DVI cable, and a CRT monitor connected on the VGA output.

How do I do this under Suse 10.1?

Thanks in advance and good to be here
Val
 
Old 08-06-2006, 03:45 PM   #2
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Try this link
 
Old 08-06-2006, 07:58 PM   #3
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Cool

Thank you that's what I'll try next.
How do you back up your initial regular config to be able to revert?

Also would you guys recommend installing the dual boot or just messing with the Live DVD of Suse to get more aquainted?

Val

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Old 08-06-2006, 10:19 PM   #4
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Thank you that's what I'll try next.
How do you back up your initial regular config to be able to revert?

Also would you guys recommend installing the dual boot or just messing with the Live DVD of Suse to get more aquainted?

Val
mv xorg.conf xorg.conf.backup
 
Old 08-06-2006, 11:01 PM   #5
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Also would you guys recommend installing the dual boot or just messing with the Live DVD of Suse to get more aquainted?
If you just want to play with Linux safely for now, use the live dvd. If you're sure you want to install Linux, go ahead and do the dual boot - just be sure to back up everything.
 
Old 08-07-2006, 01:03 AM   #6
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mv xorg.conf xorg.conf.backup
Actually it should be cp xorg.conf xorg.conf.backup if he uses the mv command it will rename the file, not create a backup.
 
Old 08-07-2006, 07:54 AM   #7
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For what you want to do you'd be better off to go ahead and install a dual boot.
 
  


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