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Re: Problem installing xserver-xorg

David Goodenough wrote:

> I am trying to install xorg on an HP 9010 laptop.  It was installed but
> the hard drive died and so I took an old 2.5" drive I had which had linux
> on it with XFree86 (and a SIS screen configured) and I am trying to
> upgrade it to
> work on this new machine.  I got rid of the old XFree86 code (I think I
> got
> rid of all of it)

You say it had Linux on it; was that Debian or something else?

If it was Debian, what version?

If it was newer than Woody, try $(apt-get --purge remove xserver-xorg), then
reinstall it.

If it was Woody or older, or not Debian, then I recommend you wipe it and
install Debian from scratch.

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