Re: A mess with startx, xdm and gnome
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 10:54:49AM +0000, Victor wrote:
> I had installed gnome and xdm under potato 2.2r3 and XFree86 3.3.6 on my
> workstation . Sometimes I used startx and some other time xdm to launch gnome
> and all had been working great.
> Yesterday, because I wanted to install the Gimp 1.2 resorting to the debian
> unstable site packages, I issued the "apt-get gimp1.2" command which, as
> well as downloading and installing the required program, has installed many
> other libraries and, above all, the entire set of programs relating to
> XFree86 4.0.3.
> It all worked fine, all the pieces of software were configured BUT now I
> don't have any longer both startx and xdm.
> The only thing I can do is start "XF86_SVGA" which shows me a "useless"
> graphic display (the same when you start for instance startx) .
> Please HELP!
> Is there anyone able to explain how can I have the all thing fixed in order
> to have startx, xdm and finally gnome working.
ok..what in all of the above makes would cause you to send this message to
the debian-kde mailing list?
Ivan E. Moore II
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