How to use a keyboard while installing

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Meowpig
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How to use a keyboard while installing

Post by Meowpig » Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:04 am

I got to the user login but dont know how to get keyboard access to my xbox please help

rbsfou
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Re: How to use a keyboard while installing

Post by rbsfou » Sat Jan 31, 2009 2:52 am

If you know your xbox's IP address you should be able to ssh in and edit files (try user root / password xbox) with nano or something.

I don't actually have an active gentooX install to try this on, so i don't know if the config files are in exactly the same place, but you can get the gdm login manager to auto login as a user by editing the config files in /etc/X11/gdm/. You will need to consult the gdm documentation on how to do this.

This is purely off the top of my head from what i did when i had my gentoo pc downstairs next to the TV a while ago so i've forgot the specifics, good luck! I seem to remember reading in the FAQ somewhere that Xscreensaver is disabled for a similar reason (that it asks you for your password)...

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