LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This 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!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 09-13-2006, 08:18 PM   #1
kruptos
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
Startx Error - Fresh Gentoo 2006.1 install


Hey All,

Just got finished emerging kdebase-startkde and kicker, when i went to startx i got this error:

patriot ~ # startx
xauth: creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.25897
xinit: No such file or directory (errno 2): no server "X" in PATH

Use the -- option, or make sure that /usr/bin is in your path and
that "X" is a program or a link to the right type of server
for your display. Possible server names include:

Xorg X.Org displays

xinit: Server error.
patriot ~ #


Nt having much luck getting the gui up. Can anyone point me in the right direction :-)

fairly new to Gentoo , so be gentle...lol

-kruptos
 
Old 09-14-2006, 05:37 PM   #2
Fredstar
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Rochester, NY
Distribution: Fedora9::FreeBSD7.1
Posts: 296

Rep: Reputation: 30
Do you have your .xinitrc?

You must first edit .xinitrc file in your home directory or the system wide file (not recommended).

You will have to add the line

exec "startkde"; // or whatever the kde-start command is.

xinitrc is in /etc/X11/xinitrc/
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Newbie and a fresh install of Mandriva 2006 esaias122 Mandriva 20 04-22-2006 05:18 AM
Error emerging gnome in fresh gentoo install PhantmShado Linux - Software 0 02-24-2006 10:30 PM
Gentoo - fresh install - now what? Penguin of Wonder Linux - Distributions 1 01-07-2006 12:14 AM
KDE System Guard problem with fresh install of Mandriva 2006. undeadmechanic Mandriva 6 01-05-2006 10:41 PM
Gentoo Grub Error (Fresh Install) dkaplowitz Linux - Distributions 6 11-21-2003 03:55 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:40 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration