How I got X working
Sorry for the repost but I think I put the wrong xwindow package. I
think it should be xwindow-system-core, not xserver-common.
Don't know if anyone is interested but here is how I got X working on my
GNU/Hurd box (Thanks azeem and gianluca!)
Use the hurd console:
apt-get install xserver-xfree86 (not sure if this is necessary
considering the next step?)
apt-get install xserver-common
sudo (obviously not necessary if you are root) console -d vga -d pc_kbd
--repeat=kbd -d pc_mouse --repeat=mouse -c /dev/cons /dev/vcs
ln -s /dev/cons/mouse /dev/mouse
ln -s /dev/cons/kbd /dev/kbd (These two only need to be done after
firing up the console for the first time, obviously)
In your XF86Config-4
For normal users to use X, you may also have to do the following:
change from "console users" to Anybody
Debian 3.0r1 "Woody"
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