Or you can edit it from windows as config.txt is in the bit of the SD that Windows can see.
NOTE use Wordpad not Notepad.
Linux is not for the faint hearted, it is a seriously robust operating system.
You have to take note that the Raspberry Pi is the new kid on the block and we are still ironing some of the lumps out. Every time you get knocked back just think how much you are NOT paying.
Noob is not derogatory the noob is just the lower end of the noob--geek spectrum being a noob is just your first step towards being an uber-geek
If you find a solution please post it in the wiki the forum dies too quick