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x11 installation problems

Brian Wiese <wiese@qix.net> wrote:
> I can't seem to get X to install correctly no matter what I do.

What version?

> Everything else seems to work fine and installing without X works fine.
> I've been using the simple install and have tried various combinations
> of the X window system and X windows (core) selections but I get errors
> or the the screen ends up about 4 times the size of my monitor. xdm
> doesn't ever seem to come up either. I am new to debian also. Any advice
> would be greatly appreciated.

Not much advice can be given without knowing a bit more about your system.
What are the error messages, what's in your XF86Config or XF86Config-4 file,
what's in the log files, and what's your hardware?


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