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Old 01-07-2005, 03:00 PM   #1
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I noticed I have an xorg.conf in my home directory. Is this where it gets taken from when you don't log in as root? Or is it just a link? Why would it be in 2 locations? Also, is xorgconfig supposed to be run for each user?

Also, is it possible to authenticate as root without being in a shell to edit files with kwrite or any other editor in x? I always have to use vi because I log into x as a normal user.
Old 01-07-2005, 03:07 PM   #2
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/etc/X11/xorg.conf is where it should be located.

there should be only one file and thus only root should set it up.

to edit system files you will need to su or sudo and then start vi or whatever editor you want to use.


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