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Re: Can someone help, I screwed something up

That did not work for me at all.

However since the .deb packages of xorg 6.8.2 dissapeared, 6.9 and 7.0 will 
give a black screen of death, so I had to go back to Xfree86 from stable to 
get my system up again, I've never been able to start 6.9/7.0

On Tuesday 07 March 2006 21:44, david wrote:
> As a starting point you might like to try (as root, from the cmd line)
> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
> This will do a number of things, dpkg will report on the status of your
> xwindow installation if it is deficient and you will have the
> opportunity to set up the xserver (the defaults for mac are a good
> starting point). The installation manual
> http://www.us.debian.org/releases/stable/powerpc/
> has a full description on how to set up X for ppc.
> You might also like to run (from the cmd line)
> apt-get update
> apt-get upgrade
> as well. Sometimes an upgrade exits before everything is installed. Your
> system may prompt you to do some stuff :)
> david
> Jim wrote:
> > Hello, I am running debian sarge on a powerpc and not to long ago I
> > ran  synaptic to update everything,I don'nt know what I did but now I
> > X will  not run after I ran the update I rebooted and now all I get is
> > a black  screen with the text login.
> > I tried to run startx but it told me that is was not executible.
> > How can I get my window manager running again?
> > Thanks
> > Jim

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