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Old 09-24-2005, 01:13 PM   #16
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One of the easiest ways for a new user to access and edit config files from the CLI is to run Midnight Commander (a file browser), which is started with the command 'mc".

Use MC to browse to the desired file, hit F4 to open it for editing, make the changes, hit F2 to save, then F10 exits. You'll find that MC is an excellent CLI file browser and may help you become more familiar with your file system.
 
Old 09-24-2005, 03:10 PM   #17
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ok, I made the change in xorg.conf and it worked! thank you everyone for your help. I now have KDE up and running!
 
  


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