when i tried the rm/tmp/.XO-lock it said no such file or directory
let me clear a few things up:
windows2k was installed first...
i didnt install a boot when i installed linux...so i boot from floppy(the floppy that linux makes during installation).
here are the errors:
when i type "startkde"
xsetroot: unable to open display ' '
xset: unable to open display ""
xset:unable to open display ""
ksplash: cannot connect to X server
Aborting. $DISPLAY is not set.
ksmserver: cannot connect to X server
connect() failed: : No such file or directory
when i type "startx" the screen goes blank for a second then it has a bunch of lines of stuff then it says
Fatal server error:
AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0
When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send the full server output, not just the last messages.
This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
Please report problems to email@example.com
XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 0 request (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
i am completely new to linux... i dont know the syntax at all...just some dos i found out is the same, here is a site i found on the problem but it doesnt help me because i dont understand it.
i have tried xf86config and Xconfigurator and tried fixing xf86config in both of those but no matter what i try i cant get this to work... please help... thank you