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Old 04-16-2003, 03:59 AM   #1
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Vim editing newbie needs help!

hi i need to edit my xf86config file (by the way this is REDHAT 9 i am using) as my resolution has gone a bit wrong (see an earlier post) i have been told to use vim. so i tried by typing:

vim etc/X11/xf86config

this loads vim, but the edit window is empty

can someone please tell me (in complete idiot language:

how to load xf86config in Vim
how to edit it
how to save it
how to get out of Vim to reboot

thankyou eternally if you can help
Old 04-16-2003, 04:59 AM   #2
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Please don't cross post. I've just answered your other thread on this topic


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