Linux - NewbieThis Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question?
If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
Hi, I just finished installing gentoo and I had some questions about getting kde to run. I emerged kde without serious problems, but I can't seem to startx. Everytime I try, it gives me an error about not having a screen. However, I've run both xf86config and fglrxconfig (to get my ati-drivers working), but nothing seems to work. Am I missing some thing that I should have emerged? I'm starting to get tired of lynx....any suggestions? Thanks!
ok, i have another issue here now. Now X will start, but start me in twm, which isn't exactly what i look for in a window manager, plus it freezes after about 5 seconds necessitating lots of rebooting. Is there something like xwmconfig that I could use to set my default to kde? thanks.
I ended up just changing the XSESSION variable in /etc/rc.conf so now kde starts, but it freezes almost immediately. Sounds like I have a problem with x maybe? Maybe I should just try xorg or something? Thanks again.
well after looking at some posts on the gentoo forums, i reconsidered that, and am thinking that maybe one of my modules isn't loaded right. I get an error while booting up that it can't find the radeonfb module. I have an ATI Radeon 9600 Pro. Can any ATI gurus out there lend a hand, thanks a lot! I'm pretty sure that the kernel was compiled with all the support possible for anything radeon, but i'm a n00b.