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Old 11-24-2005, 07:06 PM   #1
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Where does xorgconfig go?


Could someone explain to me why when I log in as root immediately after boot up I can type "xorgconfig" and open xorgconfig, but if I change to another user and then change back to root, typing "xorgconfig" gives me a file not found message. Where does xorgconfig go?
 
Old 11-24-2005, 07:09 PM   #2
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IT is where it always is. If you log in as a user, then su to root, you still have the user's path. I would suggest you do some reading on linux to understand the concept. But for now when you su type "su -". That will give your root's path.
 
Old 11-24-2005, 07:14 PM   #3
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I get it. Seems strange to me that the path wouldn't change when you change user. I am now having the problem that I can't startx from my user. I'm off to search for an answer...
 
Old 11-24-2005, 07:17 PM   #4
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I see someone else on the board complaining of the same problem. You might piggy back on that thread. Did you do a full install?
 
Old 11-24-2005, 07:20 PM   #5
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Yes I did a full install. Should I not have?
 
Old 11-24-2005, 07:28 PM   #6
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That is just one of the common problems.

Are you logging in as your user name? then typing startx

type "locate startx" and list the results.
 
Old 11-24-2005, 07:37 PM   #7
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If you su from root to user, use 'su - <name>'
. Always use the '-'
 
  


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