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Old 09-02-2004, 07:11 AM   #1
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Why I can't find the xf86config?


I type xf86config or XF86config in the prompt but it said no this command. why?
 
Old 09-02-2004, 07:17 AM   #2
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What distro?
 
Old 09-02-2004, 07:18 AM   #3
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This is distro-depedent. In suse 9.1 is /etc/X11/XF86Config.
 
Old 09-02-2004, 07:21 AM   #4
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And it's not a program but a configuration file.
You need an editor (vi, emacs etc) to edit it.
 
Old 09-02-2004, 07:22 AM   #5
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not neccessarily
in my mandrake system, xf86config is a program that set up the XF86Config-4 file
 
Old 09-02-2004, 07:26 AM   #6
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True.

Just to make sure for the OP: I'm talking about the XF86Config (with or without the -4 part).
 
Old 09-02-2004, 08:15 AM   #7
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Slack 10

thanks!!!
 
Old 09-02-2004, 08:46 AM   #8
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in slack the file your looking for (i believe) is
/etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
Old 09-02-2004, 08:50 AM   #9
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and the setup command = xorgconfig ( oops) EDIT : command not found..????
( things have changed ) :-)


2 nd EDIT ->#/usr/X11R6/bin/xorgconfig ( that works )

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Old 09-02-2004, 08:55 AM   #10
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I don't see why.. that's the correct command

try this:

ls -l /etc/X11 | less

see what ones are executable
 
Old 09-02-2004, 09:01 AM   #11
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tnx, i found it with 'slocate' : it isn't in my $PATH.
see prev.post 2 nd EDIT.

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