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Old 09-01-2002, 12:43 PM   #1
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startx


well im a total linux newbie (just used mandrake for a few weeks), i didnt have any major problems installing slackware (i installed gnome, not kde), now when i type startx, i get this error:
"Screen(s) found, but none have a useable configuration.", and "Fatal server error, no screens found". Im thinking i need to configure these "Screens", could anybody possible help me, or post a few links. Btw im using Slackware 8.1

 
Old 09-01-2002, 12:45 PM   #2
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Hi! I suggest you first run:

xfree86setup

It'll create the needed Config file and then you'll be able to startx. Good Luck!
 
Old 09-01-2002, 12:51 PM   #3
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yes thank you! That woked, but now i have another problem, my mous doesnt seem to work, how would i reconfigure it? I know this isnt really on topic, but i feel i dont need to start a seperate forum for something so small. Again, thank you!
 
Old 09-01-2002, 01:04 PM   #4
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Check the file /etc/XF86Config.
Im using this configuration for mouse :

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
EndSection
 
Old 09-01-2002, 01:23 PM   #5
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Where is XF86Setup?
Or xfree86setup?
and what's the coorect case?
 
Old 09-01-2002, 01:31 PM   #6
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heh mine was in: /etc/X11/XF86Config
 
Old 09-01-2002, 01:31 PM   #7
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Try /etc/X11/XF86Config

That is the correct case of the characters.
 
  


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