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Re: problems with X

On Thu, 3 Oct 1996, Chris R. Martin wrote:

> I have installed Debian 1.1.9 and xbase, xlib, xserver-svga, and fvwm
> packages. I chose during xbase to use xdm to start x.. and during boot-up
> I see the message "starting xdm".. however typing "xdm" at a root prompt
> doesn't do anything. I tried xinit and got the following output:

You have things set up to start X with xdm at bootup time. This is failing
because you have none of the necessary font files. You probably want to
install all of the xfnt*.deb files (there are seven of them). Hope this



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