Re: Installed Woody Package, Killed X
--- Robert Mosher <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2001-09-13 00:30):
> I added the testing sources to my sources.list in order to get a few
> packages in woody (mainly vlc-gtk), and in doing so upgrade some X
> related packages. Now when I run 'startx' I get this error:
> X: cannot stat /etc/X11/X (No such file or directory), aborting.
> I got some help in #debian, where it was suggested I create a link to
> /usr/bin/X11/X in /etc/X11. I did that, but then got this error:
> X: /etc/X11/X points back to X wrapper executable, aborting.
> I also tried copying /usr/bin/X11/X to /etc/X11, but that gave me this error:
> X: cannot read /etc/X11/X symbolic link (Invalid argument), aborting.
What you need to do is link /etc/X11/X to /usr/bin/X11/XFree86. You
can do so with the following command (as root):
ln -s /etc/X11/X /usr/bin/X11/XFree86
That should fix the problem (no deinstalling of packages necessary).
Sean Quinlan (email@example.com)