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Old 06-09-2003, 06:50 PM   #1
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video diver

i download a diver but i can't install it!!! the file name is "" what is the terminal command to run that?
Old 06-09-2003, 07:02 PM   #2
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go to a console. then do the following:

su (enter pass)
chmod +x (to make it executable)

follow the prompts.

(be sure to have your kernel-source installed)
Old 06-10-2003, 02:52 PM   #3
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thanks for the help
Old 06-10-2003, 03:11 PM   #4
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Dont have your X server running. As root enter telinit 3.

See my checklist about all this (just added to sig).

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