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Old 02-17-2003, 04:26 AM   #1
chrille_91
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Unhappy I can't get my linux to work!


I can't get my linux to work i got Mandrake 9.0 and when i have
install it it don't start in x mode so it just come up a promt and i can't start anything and i can only log in!


Plz someone help me

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Old 02-17-2003, 05:12 AM   #2
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did u try #startx
at the command line?
 
Old 02-17-2003, 05:29 AM   #3
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No do i have to do that every time i start linux?
 
Old 02-17-2003, 05:41 AM   #4
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no u don't have to..

there's someplace where u can set if u want to boot into X as default..

forgot how to do it in command line..
it won't be hard to find it under control center(under mand) or something similar..
 
Old 02-17-2003, 05:49 AM   #5
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okey and i gana test #startx

thx
 
Old 02-17-2003, 05:57 AM   #6
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no that don't work it stands

XIO: fatal IO error 104(Connection reset by peer)on X server ":0.0"
after 0 requests (0 know processed) with 0 events remaining.
 
Old 02-17-2003, 06:33 AM   #7
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Is it somebody there who can help me?!?
 
Old 02-17-2003, 09:20 AM   #8
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Where did you get your install disks?
 
Old 02-17-2003, 12:03 PM   #9
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From ftp.sunet.se
 
Old 02-17-2003, 12:10 PM   #10
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Would your video card (not mentioned) need drivers?

# Configuring x
Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO
The Linux XFree86 HOWTO
Common x configuring tools:
Redhat 7.3 down - the setup utility leads to several config tools
Redhat 8.0 - redhat-config-xfree86
Debian - dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
You may have these tools:
XF86Setup
XFree86 -configure
Xconfigurator
xf86cfg
xf86config
xconf
nVidia Driver Installation NHF
nVidia driver page
 
Old 02-17-2003, 12:12 PM   #11
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Maybe but i have a GeForce 4 TI 4200 128mb graphic memmory
 
Old 02-17-2003, 12:13 PM   #12
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Quote:
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Maybe but i have a GeForce 4 TI 4200 128mb graphic memmory
You need the nvidia drivers.
 
  


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