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Old 10-10-2005, 03:27 PM   #1
loninappleton
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Ubuntu/Demudi Live Cd loads fine, Installer version won't make the X desktop


I've asked this question at various places and still am left wanting
for an answer so here goes.


Demudi (Debian Music Distribution) is an overlay for Ubuntu.
Demudi has a live cd which I've loaded and it looks and works fine
in low resolution.

The installer version of Demudi does not work well at all. The
Ubuntu setup steps are used to config X but booting to the
hard disk will produce an error. Here it is:


'I cannot start the X server (your graphical interface. it
is likely that it is not set up correctly. would you like to
view the X server output to diagnose the problem?'

click yes

Something about 'Blacklisted'

Then:

'I will disable Xserver for now. Restart GDM (Gnome Display
Manager) when it is configured correctly.'


Ok, that's the error messages.

Can I move the /etc/X11/ folder to the hard disk installed version
from the Live cd and please give exact sysntax and instructions?

By doing this, I'm hoping that Demudi will sort itself out.

Attempting to use some form of the cp X* command has produced
some mount errors. If I have the Live cd loaded to cd rom
and run from the command line of the aborted GDM , how do
I do the copy?


Any other advice appreciated.
 
Old 10-10-2005, 03:51 PM   #2
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The problem is your Xserver config in "/etc/X11/xorg.conf" and simply copying the xserver files from the live cd won't work since the xorg.conf is build during the boot up of the live cd.

My guess to make this work the easy way. easy way meaning you don't have to post what video card you have installed and you xorg.conf file.
would be to 1) boot the live cd.
2) mount the root partition of your harddrive to /somemountplace, change that to a real location.
3) start a terminal and type "sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /somemountplace/etc/X11/xorg.conf" press enter. change /somemountplace to where ever you mount the harddrive in step 2.
4) reboot.
5) if I'm half as smart as i half-ass think i am the xserver should boot.

If it still doesn't post what video card is installed in your machine and your currect xorg.conf.
 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:23 AM   #3
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O-k, I've been at this a while and have encountered a lot
of syntax errors and permission problems along the way.

The drive is mounted at hda IIRC.

So while in the demudi live cd

sudo

cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf hda/X11/xorg.conf

Now while in terminal on the live cd what is the
go to the hard drive syntax-- the hard rive will be
at the command line (if it's on.)

Can I mount the hd1 to the live cd where I can
load it from the terminal on the live cd?


This has been the nut of my question. I don't get to
practice the mount technique that often.
 
Old 02-07-2006, 12:27 AM   #4
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demudi is for debian, not ubuntu

i think your real problem is that demudi doesnt install over ubuntu. ubuntu is based on debian but the two are seperate distros. demudi is based on debian. i tried to install demudi over ubuntu a bunch of times to no avail. i did a clean solo install of demudi and it works. i had errors during the install where it didnt install gnome or something. apt-get couldnt find my cdrom so i finished the installation as would be expected, logged in as root, mounted the cdrom, and ran base-config. not sure if it was needed but i did the install from the cdrom again, and then changed apt-get to use an http or ftp server to install gnome and other system files. after that it runs fine. hope this helps.

~ mumbles
 
Old 06-20-2012, 10:54 AM   #5
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And i'm so tired of this finnickyness leading to nowhere...

...I pray i collect my all my strenght to resist but...
its becoming hard and harder every time.
I tryed demudi-live 1.2 and after all the errors as above have been described it continued and i sighted hopping for the bettering of it all
until booting stopped and presented the following query: «ubuntu login= _» and i remain there for a while trying every retarded ideas coming
to my mind and obtaining the sama response: login incorrect.

For Pete's sake: WHAT DO THEM LINUX WIZARDS WANT PEOPLE TO TYPE???

I'm sick and tired to spend time and CDs to experiment Linux Krapware issued by these irresponsable Gurus who manufacture and advertise their
stupid abortions as something new and deserving newbees' attentions. MY CURSE ON THEM!!!
 
Old 06-20-2012, 12:19 PM   #6
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At first, DeMuDi/AGnuLa is dead since 2005, also, as the post above yours state clearly: It is DeMuDI, not UMuDi. Ubuntu is not Debian. Don't blame other people for your mistakes with trying to use dead software on the wrong platform.

If you want to use multimedia production software on Ubuntu I would recommend to go for Ubuntu Studio instead.
 
Old 06-21-2012, 05:23 AM   #7
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RIP, as soon as possible --please.
 
Old 06-22-2012, 08:21 AM   #8
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Oh, have I hurt your feelings with telling you the obvious?
I can assure you that I don't RIP in the near future, so get over it.
 
  


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