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I screwed up my xorg.conf file, attempting to get my mouse to scroll, i didnt make a back up cause i didnt think i would screw it up this bad. How can i go about editing or replacing the file, i cant boot up slack because i get an error, due to the xorg.conf file. My guess is i use the cd's and fix it in shell. In any case pls post an answer to my question, thanks
I'd suggest only using this for a comparison - obviously, my hardware is different to yours. Also, try running xorgconfig (as root) at the terminal - this will rewrite xorg.conf if it is really messed up.
i may be mistaken..but i'm assuming you're logging into a command prompt? black screen, white letters?
log in there as root, then type 'xorgconf' without the quotes, and it should start a nifty little question and answer session for you to set up your xorgconfig...