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Old 04-28-2005, 04:20 AM   #1
bruse
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can not startx..please


i am usin mandrake10. 0

i have one error while strting startx.

#startx -- :1

kde started ans said one error.the erro was



the following installation problem was deteched while trying to start KDE:

$HOME not set!

KDE is unable to start

OK



this is graphical display out put.

now how to resolve this...help
 
Old 04-28-2005, 04:32 AM   #2
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set HOME to point to your home folder, for example, if your username were joe:

export HOME=/home/joe

you shouldn't need to do this though...
 
Old 04-28-2005, 04:44 AM   #3
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I don't get a GUI/my resolution isn't what I want
# Configuring X
Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO - video cards
The Linux XFree86 HOWTO
Configuring XFree86 for a Non-Specific Linux Distribution
Common X configuring tools:
Debian - dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
Mandrake - XFdrake
SuSE - sax2
Red Hat Linux 9: Red Hat Linux Reference Guide Chapter 7. The X Window System
Redhat 7.3 down - the setup utility leads to several config tools
Redhat 7.3 up - redhat-config-xfree86
You may have one or more of these tools:
XF86Setup
XFree86 -configure
Xconfigurator
xf86cfg
xf86config
xconf
ATI Linux drivers
If you need the nVidia driver, you want the Linux IA32 driver unless you are using a 64 bit CPU

# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website (needs money to access now)
Software management configuration: Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
Software management: urpmi mini-HOWTO
Software management: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Urpmi But Never Dared Asking Before
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page
 
  


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