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Old 04-06-2001, 05:22 PM   #1
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I need to create a symlink to XFree86 instead of XF86_SVGA.
What is the command?
The current symlink is:

/etc/X11/X -> ../../usr/X11R6/bin/XF86_SVGA

Thanx, farmer greg
 
Old 04-06-2001, 06:23 PM   #2
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To create any sym link then you execute this command:

ln -sf <file1> <file2>

Where <file1> links to <file2>.

 
Old 04-07-2001, 03:55 PM   #3
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Would that command look something like this:

[root@LocalHost X11]# rm X #remove old link
[root@LocalHost X11]# ln -sf ../../usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86 X
?
Being a Beginner, I just like to be sure.
Thanx, farmer greg
 
Old 04-08-2001, 04:35 PM   #4
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Almost,

You need to make sure that the two file names have a space inbetween them. And I DONT think you should use the rm command as that will just remove a file. I think you just need to link the file you want and then the other link will be overwritten. That is unless you can delete that other file.

to create you link then I think you have to type this:

ln -sf /etc/X11/X /usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86 X

Don't know if that is totally correct or not
 
Old 04-08-2001, 08:29 PM   #5
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XFree86 ! yet

I have opted not to use XFree86 at this time. With a little
tweaking here and there I got XF86Config to work with SVGA.
It is hogging memory but will do for now. I could use some tips on installing programs without using rpm. Thanx,

farmer greg
 
  


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