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Old 07-02-2009, 09:00 AM   #1
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problem in getting gui


hi all...

I am using fedora 9 in my system...I am able to boot windows in my system..when i try to boot fedora 9 the operating system selection screen appears ..if i select fedora 9 it will start the services but graphics is not loading... i mean i was not able to get gui..earliear i was not having this problem..even when i boot windows the screen will be slightly pink in colour..is this monitor problem or anything else...

i am using run level 5 in /etc/inittab file....which should load gui right??
 
Old 07-02-2009, 09:18 AM   #2
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have you had any warning messages while booting? Another way to get into X is to type startx from a command prompt. You may need to press ctrl+alt+f2 or alt+f2 to get to a command prompt.

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Old 07-02-2009, 09:21 AM   #3
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also what video driver are you using?
 
Old 07-02-2009, 09:36 AM   #4
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also what video driver are you using?
i am using intel as video driver
 
Old 07-02-2009, 09:39 AM   #5
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have you had any warning messages while booting? Another way to get into X is to type startx from a command prompt. You may need to press ctrl+alt+f2 or alt+f2 to get to a command prompt.
if i type system-config-display it will give following o/p

couldn't start xserver on card 0
error, failed to start xserver


ever startx will give error
as fatal server error
no screens found
 
Old 07-02-2009, 09:49 AM   #6
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sounds like an xorg.conf problem. I dont use fedora but I have found a post on their forum that might help. Just remember that this issue can be remedied.
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=205384
 
Old 07-02-2009, 09:54 AM   #7
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This might help also its from the fedora section of this forum
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...s+found+fedora
 
Old 07-02-2009, 10:10 AM   #8
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vinaytp:

from your words it appears you didn't have this trouble before: so does it mean you had gui before without any like problem? if so then your current problem is only a permission issue.

on terminal, at ~/ home directory:

vinaytp@host--$: sudo chmod ug+x ./.Xauthority <Enter>
(Please note the . dot before Xauthority, that's important)
<give password when asked>

then you are ready to startx:

vinaytp@host--$: startx

this should launch your X.
There are times when shutdowns can force deny execute mode on .Xauthority, I have faced this many times before and the cure I shared above have always worked.

I hope it can help.

Goodluck.

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Old 07-03-2009, 12:26 AM   #9
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vinaytp:

from your words it appears you didn't have this trouble before: so does it mean you had gui before without any like problem? if so then your current problem is only a permission issue.

on terminal, at ~/ home directory:

vinaytp@host--$: sudo chmod ug+x ./.Xauthority <Enter>
(Please note the . dot before Xauthority, that's important)
<give password when asked>

then you are ready to startx:

vinaytp@host--$: startx

this should launch your X.
There are times when shutdowns can force deny execute mode on .Xauthority, I have faced this many times before and the cure I shared above have always worked.

I hope it can help.

Goodluck.
no its not working..but i changed video driver form intel to vesa in xorg.conf file

and i executed startx

now its showing the gui..of 600x480 resolution..all very big icons..and if i try to change the resolution using system-config-display...its telling resolution out of range even if i try to keep 800x600..
even i am not able to see the title bar of any window with the resolution of 600X480

whats the reason...
please help me....

Last edited by vinaytp; 07-03-2009 at 12:28 AM.
 
  


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