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Old 05-29-2004, 10:22 AM   #1
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startx "command not found"

x is all there in the X11R6 folder but startx doesn't work. I can't actually find any file called startx either.

Any ideas? I'v etried "startx2 while in /usr/X11R6/bin but still no luck

using sarge

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Old 05-29-2004, 10:26 AM   #2
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From my machine:
[baldrick@localhost baldrick]$ whereis startx
startx: /usr/X11R6/bin/startx /usr/bin/X11/startx
[baldrick@localhost baldrick]$
Has it possibly been deleted?
Old 05-29-2004, 10:34 AM   #3
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Thanks so much for the quick reply. I guess ur right. Weird thing is that this is a brand new install of srage and I just did apt-get "install xserver-xfree86". All I have in hte two folders you've mentioned are to files; X and XFree86.

May be there's something I need to do after apt had finished to "initialise"?

i'll try to re-install.

Many thyanks
Old 05-29-2004, 10:50 AM   #4
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OK, i've reinstalled and found there was a broken link (thanks to

now -config throws an error ,"XFree86 has found a valid card configuration. Unfortunately the appropriatedata has not been added to xf86PciInfo.h"



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