How to backup xorg.conf

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How to backup xorg.conf

Postby Jenga on Sat Nov 03, 2007 10:34 am

I really need to backup xorg.conf, can somebody explain to be how to do it?
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Postby linuxviolin on Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:16 am

Why not just copy the file in your /home, e.g in /Documents? If you have a problem you just have to replace the file with it to crush the wrong version and to return to the original state... :wink:
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Re: How to backup xorg.conf

Postby BakUp on Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:46 pm

Jenga wrote:I really need to backup xorg.conf, can somebody explain to be how to do it?


When I copy it to a data storage area, I rename it.....

the date;
110307_xorg.conf

or anything else:
BakUp_xorg.conf

so one does not get confused later on !
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Postby BakUp on Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:52 pm

And a big welcome to the Mint forums Jenga
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Postby Lolo Uila on Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:00 pm

To make a backup in the same folder:
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sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup


if you want a backup in your home Documents folder, just:
    cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /home/your login name/Documents


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