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Old 08-22-2003, 09:32 AM   #1
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Changing X resolution, and other slackware q's

1) How would I go about changing the screen resolution?

2) How can I get the scrollwheel on my mouse to work? I've done it with RH8,9, and Mandrake 9.1, but not with slackware.

3) In KDE, how do I change it so the DEL key deletes files, instead of SHIFT+DEL?

4) How do I modify services that run on startup? In RH9 there was a program, I don't know about slackware.


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Old 08-22-2003, 10:15 AM   #2
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1) Did you set up multiple screen resolutions when you setup X? If so, and I remeber right, you need to press the ctrl, alt and + at the same time to change between the differnet resolutions.

2) To make your scroll wheel work you need to edit the /etc/X11/XFree86Config file. Find the mouse section and make it look like this:
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

3) Not sure, would have to play around and see.

4) Edit the files /etc/inetd.conf, rc.M, rc.inet2 in the /etc/rc.d directory. There will be lines that you need to uncomment and comment in then to start and stop services.

Check out this link , it has some goot info.
Old 08-22-2003, 10:24 AM   #3
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Thanks for the help. Finally I got everything setup.


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