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Old 08-27-2012, 03:06 AM   #1
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Cannot Open Window Using Startx In tty


Fatal Server Error: Window is already in use for server 0.

Can anyone tell me why I cannot use the Xwindow in another tty?
I dont understand.
 
Old 08-27-2012, 03:44 AM   #2
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Because you have already a Xserver running. If you want to start another one you have to specify which (virtual) display it has to use, like this:
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startx -- :1
Offtopic: You really should change the distribution in your profile and your signature. You have several threads where you state that you are using Backtrack (which is by the way a bad choice for a newbie) and Backtrack is not Kubuntu.
 
Old 09-02-2012, 05:12 AM   #3
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hi

i dont understand the difference between a server and a desktop. In windows, i can switch betwwen as many desktops as i want.

Why is a server instead of a desktop being used in linux?
 
Old 09-02-2012, 09:18 AM   #4
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