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Old 03-20-2004, 03:58 AM   #1
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GDM fails to start

Hello all,
I am having problems getting getting GDM to start after upgrading to GTK2.4. After the graphical boot, I get an error saying "It seems thatthere is already an X server running on display:0. Should I try anotherone?" Selecting yes or no has no effect.I can choose another console, login and startx.

Any help will be greatly appreciated...

Thanks in advance

Old 03-20-2004, 09:29 AM   #2
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I would try "KDM". I like a lot better anyway.
Old 03-20-2004, 02:05 PM   #3
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I have the same problem. I used swaret to find and install new version of installed packages and got this error after reboot (didnt know which packages caused it - i suspected Gnome 2.4 of it).

Plz let me know if u find solution
Thanks in advance
Old 03-21-2004, 12:20 PM   #4
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Problem solved -


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