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Re: can't startx (sorry)

Try running "dselect update" first.  That will update your tasks.

Arthur H. Johnson II, Debian GNU/Linux Advocate
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On Tue, 13 Aug 2002, John Griffiths wrote:

> good morning
> as recommended in a few places I installed
> discover read-edid and mdetect before trying to install Xwindows.
> in tasksel I tried to install "X Window System complete"  but got a message
> "Couldn't find package task-x-window-system"
> so I did
> #apt-get install x-window-system
> that installed a lot of stuff and nothing complained, but when I try to
> startx I get a message:
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
> and then
> XIO: Fatal IO error 104 (connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0" after
> 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining
> I've attached the log as recommended.
> any help would be appreciated.
> John

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