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Old 12-08-2005, 02:38 PM   #1
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Problem entering graphical run level

Hello everyone,

I recently built my own pc, spec: Pentium 4 1.5GHz, 256Mb Ram, 128Mb nVidia graphics card and thought I'd experiment with Linux on it.

I had a bit of trouble getting my video card installed but it's setup now. Although I'm having a bit of trouble with X (I think).

I've edited the /etc/initab to state that I want the graphical interface instead of text but on start-up I now get the following message:

Starting up X11 Session manager...
/usr/sbin/gdm-binary: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Now it's got me pretty stumped: I'm not sure what to do.

Old 12-08-2005, 05:27 PM   #2
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doing some quick googling tells me that is a library needed by the ati driver you installed. if you use RPMS on your distro there is an RPM for that library.


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