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Old 02-22-2003, 09:56 AM   #1
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problem with Xwindows


i intalled RH 8.0 on my machine. after installation. i can`t load xwindows from text mode. what i typed is : startx. but it said it can`t find the srceen. something like this. so... how can i run Xwindows then?

ps: i got run RH7.2 before 1yr. it works properly on the same machine. thus, it seems that `s not a hardware problem.

thanks in advance.
 
Old 02-22-2003, 10:59 AM   #2
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Run 'XConfigurator' as root and use it to configure XFree. It looks it's not configured.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 07:28 AM   #3
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thank you for replying. i got run "XConfigurator". it said: no such command. any ideas?
 
Old 02-24-2003, 07:47 AM   #4
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Try xf86config or XF86Config-4 - one of those should let you configure xfree interactively.You better got the specs for your monitor and graphics card.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 02:23 PM   #5
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Or Xconfigurator, all commands as root.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 09:10 PM   #6
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try xf86cfg or xf86config or xfree86 -configure
 
Old 03-12-2003, 07:57 AM   #7
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thanks for you guys kindly helping.
but... my problem still exist.. after i try xconfigurator and set all the settings, it said fail to write the config files. then nothing happened. thanks for helping me!
 
Old 03-13-2003, 12:37 PM   #8
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Have you tried it as root?
 
Old 03-13-2003, 01:09 PM   #9
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hi mara. i did it in root account.
 
Old 03-13-2003, 01:14 PM   #10
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what does /var/log/XFree86.0.log say?
 
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and: do you remember the error message? or can you reproduce it?
 
  


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