Re: Setting up Woody on Laptop
On Thu, 1 May 2003 09:10:47 -0700 (PDT)
Larry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 1) How to I get the man index installed? I can do a
> man on a topic and see it, but if I do a "man -k
> topic", nothing is listed. On the old Redhats, I'd
> run a "makewhatis" to finish the man install. What do
> I do on Debian?
mandb. But first man mandb.
> 2) I'm having trouble getting Xwindows to run in
> anything but the lowest (320x240) mode. Is xf86config
> the utitilty to set this up, or is there a smarter
> xf86cfg pops up a fine resolution, but doesn't seem to
> save it anywhere.
In dpkg-reconfigure you'll be prompted to save the new configuration.
Obviously you want to do so.
> 3) When I run locate, I get:
> locate: /var/lib/locate/locatedb: No such file or
> How do I fix this?
All the things you asked about are accomplished during a normal
installation. Did you do the whole thing?