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Old 02-04-2010, 01:02 AM   #1
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Unhappy StartX Not Working + Slackware 12.2

Hey all.

I just installed Slackware 12.2 and everything ran smoothly.
Except, when i boot into it, login and try and start x, it doesn't work.

Fatal server error:
no screens found

Waiting for X srver to begin accepting connections
giving up

xinit: Connection reset by peer (errno 104): unable to connect to x server
Can anyone help me?

Here is my xorg.conf


Last edited by TeenyLemon; 02-04-2010 at 01:03 AM. Reason: spelling
Old 02-04-2010, 04:48 AM   #2
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Try adding a normal user, if you haven't done, in the terminal:
adduser whatevernameyouwant
Just press Enter to accept all the options 'til you get to adding yourself to more groups, press the up arrow key and add lp (that's for printers).
When you've finished that, exit as root, log on with your user name, then run:
See if that works.


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