[CentOS] Thanks

Fri Apr 7 14:44:00 UTC 2006
William L. Maltby <BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com>

On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 09:28 -0500, Robert wrote:
> Chris Peikert wrote: 
> > I was unable to find a xorg.conf file. Bloody Linux does not have a search
> > feature to find the files and I have been unsuccessful in locating it. When
> > I go to the GUI portion to change resolutions I have the same options as you
> > listed below. As for rebooting vs logging out ... I still haven't figured
> > out how to log out.
> >   
> "Bloody" Linux is eat smooth up with search features.  Try:
> Either the find command
> $ find / - name xorg.conf
> --OR-- much faster once slocate database update has been done
> [rj at mavis ~]$ locate xorg.conf
> /oldetc/X11/xorg.conf
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> /usr/X11R6/man/man5/xorg.conf.5x.gz
> /usr/X11R6/lib/Server/xorg.conf
> [rj at mavis ~]$                       
> --OR-- if you really must use GUI, there's a search feature there
> also. Don't know what its called in Gnome but in the KDE desktop they
> use the very novel name "Find Files".
> The database used by the locate command is updated by running (as
> root) the command "updatedb".  Not too cryptic, huh?  For the database
> to be automatically updated while you're testing your eyelids for
> light leaks, edit the file /etc/updatedb.conf  and down a few lines
> change the line that says
> to
> and your database will be updated at 4:something each morning.
> As far as logging out, I can't help you in Gnome but in KDE the option
> is "Logout...".    
> "Help" is located 'tween "Find Files" and "Logout..." in the KDE menu.

And let us not forget the "whereis" command... oops. That requires
knowledge of something like a file/command name, which would have been
acquired had Chris followed any of the reading advisories provided him.


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