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Old 09-26-2003, 08:41 PM   #1
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setting up X

I just recently installed Debian to see what it was all about, and the install seemed to go cleanly. When I log in though, and run startx it tells me that there are no screens available. I have installed all the X software that i need but how to I configure it to run properly?

Old 09-26-2003, 09:03 PM   #2
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Hi, I have a limited experience setting up XWindows, but I understand that there are two parts, the server, and the client.
You have to run the xf86config command (?) and in that way you will configure the "client" part of the XServer.
You will be asked for the kind of interface (KDE, GNU) and hardware details, available memory, the video card vendor,etc.
There is another utility which is a nice GUI for the same thing.
Try the command "apropos XF86" ...


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