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Old 07-28-2009, 12:25 PM   #1
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[X Error on Debian] could not open default cursor font 'cursor'


Hi guys,

I've installed my Debian box (Lenny 5.0.2) and followed instructions on how to proper configure it here on this "LQ Debian Distribution" specific thread:

Debian Post-Install Configuration
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...547/page5.html

with the exception of the sound (which was already working) and APM (which I don't need), I configured as the poster "macondo" suggested.

The problem is that suddenly X doesn't boot anymore.
This is the final message on the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file:

Quote:
Fatal server error:
could not open default cursor font 'cursor'

What I've tried:
Code:
#dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
(didn't work)

then,
Code:
#dpkg-reconfigure x11-fonts
(nothing...)

another attempt:
Code:
#Xorg -configure
followed by:
Code:
#X -configure /root/xorg.conf.new
without success...

I'm considering re-installing the box. Unless you help me with your expert thoughts on this matter.

The whole file (/var/log/Xorg.0.log) is attached on this thread.


Any ideas?
Thanks in advance
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Old 07-28-2009, 02:12 PM   #2
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Maybe this link may help:

https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...r-font-569443/
 
Old 07-29-2009, 08:43 AM   #3
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Thanks dude! Problem solved.
 
Old 07-29-2009, 08:57 AM   #4
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Thanks for letting us know you got the problem sorted,it's always good to have feedback.
Can you use the thread tools to mark this thread as solved.
 
Old 07-30-2009, 03:25 PM   #5
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Thanks for letting us know you got the problem sorted,it's always good to have feedback.
Can you use the thread tools to mark this thread as solved.
Ok trooper.

I'm getting excited with LQ website. Many hints in just one place.
As the time goes on, maybe at some point I won't be a newbie anymore. hahaha

10x again!
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