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Re: Safe to upgrade my KDE 3.3.2 to v3.4? [startx doesn't work -- freezes OR "xinit: Server error"

On Sunday 09 October 2005 08:19, Phillip Pi wrote:
> OK, I decided to do an apt-get dist-upgrade, but I ran into problems
> in starting X. :( I copied and pasted a copy of my apt-get logs in
> the bottom of the e-mail. I did not see any errors. When I use
> "startx" command (I boot up Linux into text mode; no GUI), startx
> just hangs. I tried with two different non-root accounts. I even
> checked /var/log/XFree86*.log files, but didn't see anything updated.
> I did notice a couple times startx gave me "xinit: Server error."
> What's wrong? And how do I fix it? I am still sort of new to Linux
> and this was my first time I ever did a full upgrade that required a
> lot of dependencies. I hope I didn't cause too many damages. I was
> careful to do it outside of X to avoid any conflicts, files in used,
> etc.

You've to upgrade to Xorg too (at least xserver-xorg).


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