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Old 04-01-2004, 06:00 AM   #1
OneOfaKIndDPC
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Question Problems loading GUI in mandrake


Hello,

I recently installed Mandrake Linux on my computer. I was able to start it up using KDE no problem. i started it up again, and rather then loading kde like i want it to, I'm braught to the console. I tried using startx and it says there's a failure and will not load the GUI. i tried the fx86config command first but that didnt help. then i just tried "exec startkde" the whoele system tweaks and then restarts the console...... what should i do?

I cant really reinstall because linux does not like my nforce chipset and crashes everytime i do an install. I only got it on there by putting my harddrive ina friends computer.



HELP! lol.

Thank you!



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Old 04-01-2004, 06:07 AM   #2
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Almost forgot

Probally should let ya know. On top of that wonderful nforce chipset, I'm also using an ATI Radieon 9700 pro... Lucky me. So the question is. How do i get my GUI back?
 
Old 04-01-2004, 06:07 AM   #3
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lol .. wow .. just wow.
So you're saying that you installed linux on another system,but with YOUR harddrive, and expected it to work?
If it cant take your chipset or whatever, then how can you expect it to run when its setup is based on your friends computer and NOT yours. Sorry, I dont know what to tell you ... that just doesnt work.
 
Old 04-01-2004, 06:18 AM   #4
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Linux ran through and tested all my hardware after the inital boot.. maybe i'm asking the wrong question then.


How can i get linux to install on MY computer??


I can access Linux. Is there a way I can upgrade linux through linux?

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Old 04-01-2004, 02:50 PM   #5
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