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Old 03-25-2007, 01:25 AM   #1
kunalghosh
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tried startx but error, no installed x-server came up


i installed suse 9.1 recently but found character interface on typing startx the following error came up

"you didnot install any x-server \(e.g. XF86_SVGA)!
please install at least one server to start X"

what is this X-server and how do i install it without installing linux all over again ???
 
Old 03-25-2007, 01:36 AM   #2
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SuSE 9.1 installs with a gui by default, with a KDE desktop. If you unchecked both KDE and Gnome systems when you installed there is no xserver installed. Install either KDE or Gnome from the install CD/DVD.
 
  


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