Re: X Installation
Tom Lear <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, 18 Nov 1998, David J Thompson wrote:
> > I'm not sure if my fix (accutually my brother's fix) really counts. What
> > we determined is that slink X will work if you have the X from hamm in
> > installed prior to the installation of slink X. It seems that there are
> > multiple files missing, such as some that xf86setup uses (sorry, it was
> > a while ago and I don't really remember which ones) which are provided by
> > hamm X. Also, the /etc/Xserver file still doesn't have the Xserver location
> > set correctly when a server is installed.
> Yeah, he broke the source into a few more packages (like xdm & xf86setup).
> > Aditionally, Window Maker doesn't work because it can't find fonts.
> Yeah, we're having that problem on the alpha. Have you found a
This is because of the empty /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locales directory. It
has been reported ca. 20 times already. Copy it over from an old
machine as a workaround, or look with mc if it is in the package and
just doesn't get installed.