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Offline Aleksandar

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Save changes in XF86Config from text mode?
« on: March 22, 2004, 09:07:03 AM »
I was made some mistakes in XF86Config and now I can't start graphic mode. How can I edit and save changes from text mode!
Thanks!!! :lol:

Offline aaa

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Save changes in XF86Config from text mode?
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2004, 09:17:56 PM »
text-editors:
vi
pico
nano
Search for vi howtos if needed.
Next time, backup.

Offline Ricky

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Save changes in XF86Config from text mode?
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2004, 06:27:19 AM »
BTw.. you have asked this question in wrong forum >. Plz next time ask in app. forum.
So it is moved ..

For vi..
you can do
To open a file
Code: [Select]
vi <filenmae>
Press "insert" and then edit what u want to edit..
Then press "escape"
and then type
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:save <filename>
# now to exit vi
:q

Offline neo

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Save changes in XF86Config from text mode?
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2004, 10:52:48 AM »
you may also use emacs
 
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emacs <filename>make the changes use F10, e.
before doing that try to see if you still have the file named XF86Config~ this may be there, backup file created when you had changed the original file....

Offline Aleksandar

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Thanks!
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2004, 12:51:56 PM »
I did it with "vi"
Thanks!