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Re: New user with X-Windows problem

In linux.debian.user, you wrote:
> Recently I installed the latest version of Debian (Woody). After the 
> base system was installed and I selected my packages were installed I 
> went through the x-window configuration. When that process was completed 
> the operating system attempted to start X-Windows. X failed to started 
> and I received the following error messages;
> (==)Parse error on line 321 of section Monitor in the /etc/X11/XF86Config
> (==)file "85" is not a valid keyword in this section.
> (EE)Problem parsing the config file
> (EE)Error from XF86HandleConfigFile()
> No screens found
> Using emacs to view the XF86Config file I noticed the following;
> Line 321 HorizSync 30-85

The entry for HorizSync looks correct. I would backup this XF86Config and
run xf86config.  That will write another config file using a different
program.  Then you can see if it works and also compare the new one to the
backup to see if there are differences.

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