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Old 09-16-2003, 06:28 AM   #1
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red hat 9 xf86 config


hi

trying to configure the xf86 config file , but cannot get the file to show up with permission to change it. not sure, but believe the file is in the /etc directory. just installed the nvdiai driver, but i need to get into the xf86 to make a couple of changes . anyone tell me step by step procedure for this not -to -smart linux user.
 
Old 09-16-2003, 06:31 AM   #2
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open a terminal and type:

#redhat-config-xfree86
 
Old 09-16-2003, 06:37 AM   #3
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thanks, but that,s not it. i need the xf86 text file , i need to make some changes with the text , so it will start the glx drivers that i downloaded?
 
Old 09-16-2003, 06:41 AM   #4
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that will make changes to the text file it's just a gui front end
 
Old 09-16-2003, 07:12 AM   #5
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i know what you are saying, but i have to make changes like this-

in the nvida config file- it will show-

Driver "nv"

and i have to change it too-

Driver "nvidia"

i am trying to get operating system to install the nvidia driver, not make setting changes.
 
Old 09-16-2003, 04:06 PM   #6
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The X configuration file is /etc/X11/XF86Config
 
Old 09-16-2003, 06:29 PM   #7
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thanks for the info , figured out my problem. it whas allowin permission for kedit to write to the file. had to open terminal and type this-=

su -c "kedit /etc/x11/xf86config"

type password

kedit would open, had to find the xf86 config file -/etc/x11/xfconfig
 
  


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