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Old 05-19-2003, 11:50 PM   #1
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How to edit .Xclients in RH Linux 7.2


Unfortunately my RH Linux 7.2 does not come with any desktop environment and I have to use the text method.
How can I edit the .Xclients?
 
Old 05-20-2003, 04:52 AM   #2
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whatever editor you prefer... pico, nano, jove, vi, emacs, vim...
 
Old 05-20-2003, 10:28 PM   #3
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Hi,
Well, I have no desktop environment to make editing easy. Treat me as a complete Linux idiot, can you tell me step by step how to use text inout method to edit .Xclients
Thanks
 
Old 05-21-2003, 04:56 AM   #4
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they ARE text based editors, that's why i named them.

[user@host user]$ pico .Xclients
 
Old 05-21-2003, 08:36 AM   #5
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vi .Xclients

i [enter]

*do your edits and when finished*

[esc] :wq

cat .Xclients

*this should show the file you just created*
 
Old 05-21-2003, 10:22 PM   #6
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Tks guys,
I found an easier method.
I use switchdesk kde

thanks again
 
  


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