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Old 04-26-2011, 01:39 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by MTK358
Also, I don't know how the proprietary ATI driver package is called in Mandriva. Maybe someone can tell us. But once you know, I would uninstall it.
I would look for something along the lines of "fglrx".

EDIT: never mind, this has already been suggested.

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Old 04-26-2011, 03:57 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by coboltblue75 View Post
thank you all

btw: k3lt01 a mod chose to modified my post
1. because of my poor spelling
2. my frustration ant having to use windows caused me to use language that was probably inappropriate
3. as I do not spend a lot of time on my computer it took me a bit longer to try things
4. re-install is how you fix windows not linux
I wasn't being smart I was trying to point out this machine which has caused you so much grief to become extremely frustrated has been out of action for a very long time. There does have to come a time where it is simply easier to do a re-install than to let the machine sit for so long. If you are happy to have a machine sit doing nothing for so long then so be it I was just attempting to shed a different light on the situation.
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create the xorg.conf file.
Xorg -configure
that creates the xorg ,there's a command at the end of the script that creates xorg.conf.back.
to find out if it's there you have to be logged in as root.
In root enter command
you should see the xorg.conf.back
also enter command

cd /etc/X11
mv xorg.conf.back xorg.conf
This 1 deals with fglrx, but Iwouldn't worry abou it until xorg.conf file is created.

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Old 04-26-2011, 04:14 PM   #19
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I think that the solution is to get rid of xorg.conf and delete the proprietary driver.
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