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Old 03-06-2004, 06:04 PM   #1
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How do I edit XF86Config-4 file?

I need to edit XF86config file and I do not know which command will do it.
Old 03-06-2004, 06:13 PM   #2
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any old editor will do so long as you're root. Open a terminal window, become root with
change to /etc, make a backup of the config file (absolutely crucial!!) and then
kedit XF86Config-4
if you use kedit. Or
kwrite XF86Config-4
or whatever.
Old 03-06-2004, 06:18 PM   #3
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from a terminal as root

pico /etc/X11/XF86config

or if your logged in as root in a gui

use any editor ...i.e. gedit, kedit, etc. and open the file from the file menu. make necessary changes. save and exit.
good luck.

<edit>quatsch beat me to the draw </edit>

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