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Do you get any errors during the boot process?
You should also display the contents of xorg.conf (usually in /etc/x11/xorg.conf)
And, if you get to the login prompt, what happens when you type "startx" after logging in?
when i typed startx i got an error msg saying no screen detected..then following the options that came i selected generic driver for my monitor and was able to login in the graphic interface
another problem is that there is no computer icon on the desktop..instead there is a "start here" icon so i cant access my usb flash drive..could u plz help me out..how do i mount it