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Old 04-27-2006, 04:16 AM   #1
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Cannot Start X server

Hi all,
I am new to linux and somehow I installed the ubuntu 5.10 on my system. But I am not getting any GUI and I am not able to use gnome.
May be the X server is not running , could any one please help me in this regards.

Old 04-27-2006, 04:32 AM   #2
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so if you don't get a graphical interface, what do you get? presuming you have the command line, try typing startx, and see what that gives. post any error messages that you get if it doesn't work.

in general, more details/error messages would be helpful.


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