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Old 09-17-2002, 12:54 AM   #1
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xf86config


is there a utility that will modify xf86config with a menu or a window menu? a program that allows one to modify only specific parts of the file one at a time, without using the xf86config program. so that you wouldn't have to go through all the options just to modify one thing, and also so you don't have to modify the config file by hand.
 
Old 09-17-2002, 01:47 AM   #2
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depends on the distro u use. in suse itīs SaX and SaX2, RedHat xconfigurator(is it?). i only know SaX. it asks u whether to create a completelly new configuration or just update the existing one.
cheers, jens
 
Old 09-17-2002, 04:28 PM   #3
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Re: xf86config

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is there a utility that will modify xf86config with a menu or a window menu? a program that allows one to modify only specific parts of the file one at a time, without using the xf86config program. so that you wouldn't have to go through all the options just to modify one thing, and also so you don't have to modify the config file by hand.
Really what you wanna do is probably going to be a little more work than a simple hand edit. Create a program, then, have it open up your XF86Config file, scroll to the part you want to edit, and then have you edit that portion? Really:
vi /etc/X11/XF86Config
and edit the portion would seem to make a little more sense.



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Old 09-17-2002, 05:32 PM   #4
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well, not if there was a slick little gui interface that would do it all for me! i mean really, what are computers for if they don't look sexy!
 
  


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