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Re: Problems with Xfree86 on Sarge

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 01:00:56PM +0200, Daniel Altendorf wrote:
> So I apt-get install'ed Gnome and xserver-xfree86 (xserver-common was 
> included) and then configured it. No problems with configuration, no 
> errors, nothing.
> So I hammer "startx" into the keyboard and it gives me this:
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xserverrc: line 2: /usr/bin/X11/X: No such file 
> or directory
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xserverrc: line 2: exec: /usr/bin/X11/X: cannot 
> execute: No such file or directory
> giving up.
> xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server
> xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error.

Hm. Try apt-get install x-window-system. If not even that helps, try
apt-get --purge remove xserver-common xserver-xfree86
apt-get install xserver-common xserver-xfree86

> Now I hope you guys can help me. I am relatively new to Linux (used SuSE 
> and Debian before, but never really "got into it") and thus have 
> absolutely NO idea what to do. I tried checking the files he states 
> there for errors, but couldn't really get anywhere.

Are the files there?

> Another problem is that I constantly have to boot from Debian to Win so 
> I can google, because I currently have only one computer here.

apt-get install links surfraw, then "sr google whatnot" (Pfeh, they
moved stuff to /usr/lib/surfraw/, so you'll have to run
surfraw-update-path -add to be able to do just "google whatnot")

> P.S.: Btw, with dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86, what is the correct 
> mouse /dev for a usb mouse?

Ah... I _THINK_ /dev/input/mouse, or something similar.

George Cristian Birzan			gcbirzan (at) wolfheart (dot) ro
I have never seen it do *that* before...

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