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Old 08-20-2009, 03:37 PM   #1
Danotto9797
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problem with getting Xorg working on Dell Inspiron 1525


hey i just finished installing arch linux on my laptop and when i run Xorg -configure /etc/X11/xorg.conf
it just flickers and gives me a blank screen. i kill it, (i enabled control alt backspace but it didnt work) i look at the log, not a single error message. i followed the beginners guide, and im using the open source intel driver for my video card. it hate this. so frustrating. I think its a problem with configuration. it has integrated graphics

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Old 08-22-2009, 05:53 AM   #2
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1) X -config as root or
2) rm -f /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
  


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