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    I messed up video settings, can't aceess acount


    Ok i messed up video settings i can't access the account, and i was wondering out to reset the video settings for that user, under the root account?

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    forum.guy
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    Have you tried editing your xorg.conf file as root?
    oz

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    nope, cuz i dunno anything about xorg

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    forum.guy
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    I'm not sure what distro or desktop environment you are running, but rather than mess with your xorg file, maybe you can try to login in "safe mode" and reset your video settings to their defaults, then log back into regular mode.
    oz

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    i've tried safe mode but its just a console...so i dunno how to change it from there, and im using SuSe 10.0

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    While you are log in safe mode, you can issue that command:
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    xorgconfig
    It will ask for a couple of basic questions (if you don't know the answer to one, just leave blank or default). Then reboot in normal mode, you should be good to go.
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

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