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Old 09-11-2002, 01:09 AM   #1
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XF86Setup Question


I Installed Debian just now and have run into problems with X Windows System.
During install, it didn't recognize the exact video card I have, and also didnt recognize the PS/2 mouse.
Tried to run Xconfigurator, but it seems it's not installed. Not sure why. I am more used to it than XF86Setup.

In XF86Setup, under the card section my video card (NVIDIA Vanta) is not listed. The only listed ones are TNT, TNT2, GForce. I tried to select each of them, but it didn't work. Any clues what I should be doing?

Also, why was my PS/2 mouse not detected? I have a bunch of OSes on my machine, and all of them recognize both video card and mouse. Why not debian?

I plan to copy the config files from other distros to debian installation to see if that works. What are the files I should be looking at to copy over the configurations?

Thanks in advance for any help,

[The title of the post should have been XF86Setup and not XFree86Setup. Sorry for the mistake].

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Old 09-11-2002, 08:49 AM   #2
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Driver for your graphic card can be downloaded from Nvidia's website (www.nvidia.com), choose the standard Linux driver.
 
Old 09-11-2002, 09:04 AM   #3
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apt-get install xmms
-------------------^^^
xmms is an example of program name you would want to install


i also had a heck (currently living in the south so i can say 'heck') of a time setting up x on my system. good luck.
 
Old 09-13-2002, 02:44 AM   #4
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Thanks for your responses. But looks like my Debian is not
recognizing the CDROM drive. It keeps repeatedly asking me to
insert the CD in /CDROM.
How do I get it to recognize it?
 
Old 09-14-2002, 07:09 AM   #5
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What is the error you get? Could you copy it?
 
  


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