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Old 07-23-2003, 01:20 AM   #1
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restarting x server?


I did some changes to my video settings and now I have to restart the X server. What is the command for this? I'm running Redhat 9.0.

Thanks,
Mike
 
Old 07-23-2003, 01:23 AM   #2
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Try hitting Ctrl+Alt+Backspace (kills X server), then typing startx (starts X, as you might have guessed).
 
Old 11-01-2003, 04:46 PM   #3
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where do i type startx?..i tried in the terminal and this is what i got..
Fatal server error:
Server is already active for display 0
If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock
and start again.

what do i do?
none of the settings changed to what i wanted.
 
Old 11-01-2003, 04:53 PM   #4
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are you booting into the gui? then you don't need to do a startx. just do the ctrl-alt-backspace and that will restart X server. if the changes didn't do what you want, then you need to configure some more.
 
Old 11-02-2003, 08:13 AM   #5
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if you want to do startx in the terminal then you would have to kill the x sever even though it might have crashed ...

#pkill X

then try startx
 
  


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