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Old 08-04-2006, 03:49 AM   #1
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restarting x-server

I've got a quick newbie question for ya, since this is the first time I've actually installed my nvidia drivers.

What's the command to restart x-server?

Thanks for the help
Old 08-04-2006, 04:06 AM   #2
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ctrl+alt+<backspace> kills the x server. Then depending on how things are setup you will be sent to either your display mangager or a command line. From the display manager simply log back in. From the command line type `startx` to restart the x server.
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