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Old 11-28-2004, 11:43 AM   #1
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x wont start on slackware


i have searched on the forums and couldnt find it, any way my problem is i have installed slackware on my laptop (its plgged into a CRT as the LCD is smashed) it all loades up ok and i can login but when i typ startx to start the GUI it wont start and it tells me

it cannot find a screen error 104 or somthing like that, as i only have 1 screen i cant remember what it said.

does anybody have any ideas on how to fix this?

i will be very greatfull for any help


Old 11-28-2004, 12:17 PM   #2
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Post .xsession_errors here, so we can help you.
Old 11-28-2004, 12:31 PM   #3
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i cant coppy the errors as the xserver wont work on it and i use the same screen for the laptop and the all other machines.

thanks though i will write them down but havnt got time 2day though



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