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Old 08-11-2003, 07:45 AM   #1
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Question GUI Missing

Just installed RH8 onto a laptop. Ran through the install selecting typical personal workstation and when complete, it presents me with a text-based login. I type user ROOT then password and get logged in, but no GUI interface. Typing STARTX gives me a message:

(EE) Unable to locate/open config file
(EE) Error from xf86HandleConfigFile()

Fatal server error:
no screens found

What's missing? How do I get the KDE running?

Old 08-11-2003, 07:58 AM   #2
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looks like youll have to run xf86config.

It will ask a few questions about mouse, graphics card etc and make the config file 4 u.


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