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Re: Xserver with Debian

"Alexander G. Carver \[Data\]" <agcarver@resnet.gatech.edu> writes:

> I've been trying to install the 8bit xserver on my IPX for over a week now
> but it doesn't work.  I'm trying to use version  I've already
> tried to install it with dselect and with dpkg but both times it has a
> problem locating the /etc/X11/Xserver file.  The file doesn't exist and,
> even if I use touch to avoid the error, more errors pop up.

> Can anyone recommend anything to help me install xserver-xsun?

This file should be installed by the postinstall script of the
"xserver-common" package.  If this package is already installed, try

rm /etc/X11/Xserver
/var/lib/dpkg/info/xserver-common.postinst configure
/var/lib/dpkg/info/xserver-xsun.postinst configure


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