when I say x windows I mean xfree86 which is the graphic user interface used to run window managers such as kde.
The program I spoke of is called xf86config , sorry for the typo.
Do you get a prompt like root@suchandsuch:~# ???
can you clear the screen with the 'clear' command?
If so then you are in a terminal window.
Last edited by rhythmking; 12-19-2003 at 11:35 PM.