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Re: A couple of more issues...

Laurent de Segur <ldesegur@mac.com> writes:

> No, I didn't. Thanks for pointing that problem to me. How come was I
> able to install xfree86 with out being warn about not selecting
> xserver? Does that mean that I need to select the individual xfree86
> packages manually? This would be really hard to remember all the
> names of various packages if it was the case. I probably
> misunderstood something.

Try installing the 'x-window-system' metapackage, or use tasksel.

> When I do apt-get install xserver-xfree86, I get a nasty string
> during installation that shows in the dialog next to ok, stating
> that 'Failed to open configuration file /etc/exim/exim.conf'. I
> think that I read this in another message. Not sure what is causing
> it.

Weird.  Dunno.  I think there are still problems with exim's postinst
or something.  I use postfix, personally.

> I got my XF86Config-4 file from someone who's got the same iBook
> 2001. When I do a startx, the error message I get is: no screens
> found. The log stated that Screen(s) found but none have a usable
> configuration (!) I checked that my screen was set correctly for
> this machine and it seems like it. FYI, I run the xfree86 from Woody
> (4.0.3). Has anyone with a similar machine ran into that problem?

Hopefully Bastien or someone else with an ibook dual-USB can help you

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