Re: Was Space Recovery - Now X-windows problem
Robert Brockway wrote:
On Thu, 28 Jul 2005, John Graves wrote:
xrdb: Can't open display ':0'
Hi John. That error can mean a number of things:
X is not running because it lacked a valid mode line (most common)
X is not running because it died for some other reason
X is refusing connections (less common)
Try starting "X" on its own and see what happens.
If you get a grey screen and a mouse pointer than it worked ok -
control-alt-backspace to kill the X server you started.
If X fails to start it will leave an error message (which will turn up in
If you need to use X in a hurry and kdm is broken, startx will get you out
of trouble. If this works but kdm doesn't then the problem relates to
If I logon and start x it goes into the GNOME desktop and that seems to
work. I cannot select any desktop from any (gdm, xdm, or kdm) chooser
without failure. I seem to get the same errors in .xsession-errors and
the chooser reverts to signon.
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