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Old 01-11-2017, 02:30 PM   #16
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life is a chance --- if you look at the config files you'll see that they where created to be done manually. to address your if you do it one way then the other it will wipe out your conif.

if you do it one way then the same way again the same effect happens. that is the reason one did it again using either way, to make changes to the config file. you are the master of your system. Which ever way one chooses to change the conf files are up to them. pls do not enable ridged thinking.
Nothing wrong with using 'sudo'.
Nothing wrong with editing .conf files.
My issue with your advice is that you simply have your facts wrong. /usr/sbin/lightdm is not the lightdm .conf file!


Thank you for posting the link to the Debian Wiki article on the topic. I see that "/usr/sbin/lightdm --show-config" can be used to find the correct location of config files.
 
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Old 01-11-2017, 02:45 PM   #17
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Nothing wrong with using 'sudo'.
Nothing wrong with editing .conf files.
My issue with your advice is that you simply have your facts wrong. /usr/sbin/lightdm is not the lightdm .conf file!


Thank you for posting the link to the Debian Wiki article on the topic. I see that "/usr/sbin/lightdm --show-config" can be used to find the correct location of config files.
why did you not state that in the first place?

I was only using the path that he posted as I stated before I do not have lightDM. but if I did. I'd a figure that what you just stated out by looking into it on my laptop.

That is why I post links to the topic as well.
 
Old 01-12-2017, 09:09 AM   #18
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After two more hours of trying a bit of everything, it is time to give up on this idea. I just deleted all the Linux partitions, and will start over from scratch. No great loss, and I did learn a lot ...
 
  


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