Re: installed with no X
On (19/11/03 23:41), Thinker wrote:
> After installing Debian 3.0r1 "woody" "stable" after rebooting the
> machine I get the error message...
> "I cannot start the X server (your graphical interface). It is likely
> that it is not set up correctly. Would you like to view the X server
> output to diagnose the problem?"
> I then press Yes and I get a blank box with 100% at the bottom. I press
> enter to exit and return to the previous error message.
> What should I do from here to get X Working?
First you need to identify what part of the X configuration isn't
working. Either as root (su) or sudo, if you have it installed type:
sudo less XFree86.0.log
the lines where you see (EE) are probably where the problem arises.
Armed with this information (again as root) type:
which will enable you to change the configuration of the offending
component (could be mouse or display most likely).
You may need to try different configurations by trial and error.
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