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Old 05-18-2009, 08:14 AM   #1
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Hi All,
after installing linux, i changed graphics card driver to other(no graphics card in my Pc).From,then i am not getting GUI mode.I am able to use command mode.
What must be the problem and how to solve it.
Old 05-18-2009, 08:21 AM   #2
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Which distribution are you using?
You need to reconfigure X
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So there is no video card in your machine? Is there one built into your motherboard?
Old 05-19-2009, 05:33 AM   #4
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Steps to reconfigure x

Originally Posted by repo View Post
Which distribution are you using?
You need to reconfigure X
Thanks for the reply and how do i need to reconfigure X(i.e active x control only know?).
please let me know in detail as i am very new to linux.
and i am using FC 8.
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You can use system-config-display to configure your display on F8. But I have never tried without video card. And I do not know if GUI will be available without graphic card.
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Xorg -configure mite do the trick.

cp the resulting ~/xorg.conf file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf

then startx


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