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Old 01-02-2006, 07:19 PM   #1
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Question Could not open default cursor font 'cursor' at startx with slackware 10.2


I am installing slackware 10.2.
When i type in startx as root i recieve this error Message.
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Could not open default cursor font 'cursor' at startx
I am stuck at the terminal screen.

Is there a way to reinstall this cursor font or reinstall x11 all together?
 
Old 01-02-2006, 08:12 PM   #2
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I am installing slackware 10.2.
When i type in startx as root i recieve this error Message.
Why are you running the X server as root? Start x as a regular user and su to root from a terminal.
 
Old 01-02-2006, 08:59 PM   #3
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thanks for the reply=)

I added an user account, rebooted and logged in as that user.
I am still getting the "Could not open default cursor font" message.

Is there a way to install the unopenable cursor font from an online repository?

(please be patient. this is all quite unfamilar to me )
 
Old 01-02-2006, 10:36 PM   #4
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reinstall the x11-fonts packages
 
  


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