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bmk789 08-20-05 10:42 AM

Cant install drivers
 
I need to install the drivers for my FX5700 for dual-display support or is there another way? Im running Debian (Kanotix). I tried to install and it says I need to be under root. How do I do that?

arokh 08-20-05 03:10 PM

Re: Cant install drivers
 
su -

bmk789 08-23-05 06:49 PM

Re: Cant install drivers
 
That doesn't work. I've tried about everything and cant get it to install.

arokh 08-24-05 03:59 AM

Re: Cant install drivers
 
Too bad. I guess you don't want any help either since you're not including any error messages or info on what goes wrong.

Tophe 08-25-05 09:19 AM

Re: Cant install drivers
 
to switch from your current user to the 'root' user, open a terminal window and type 'su -'
You will be prompted to enter the password to switch from the current user to the root one.
Enter the password, and see the changes in your prompt! The usual $ has been replaced by the # meaning you are root.


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