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Old 01-27-2004, 10:05 PM   #1
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Hi all
This newbie needs help
Ive installed Debian 3.0 R2 / STABLE i think????
im having alot of trouble starting : startx , keep getting the message that
no workable screens are found , to be used .
Im trying to work though this by reading your forums list , but when I try to access files like : /var/log/XFree86.0.log
:/etc/X11/XF86Config or /XF86Config-4
I keep getting the message that : Permission Denied
Im logged in as ' root ' at command Line ......

Can anybody help ??????????

Thanks .
Old 01-28-2004, 01:09 AM   #2
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At the command line do su. You will be asked for your root password and then proceed from there.


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