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Old 11-27-2005, 03:20 AM   #1
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synaptic upgrade-now start up is stuck-root@tty1[~]#

I'm new to linux and a beginner with any computing. I fired up a bare bones setup with MEPIS 3.3 and lovinin for three months now until I decided to update buy using synaptic. now after booting it stops during startup, prompts for mepis1 login, I try root, then it prompts Password I enter my password, then there is some legal jumbo and in red there is root@tty1[~]# prompt.
I don't no what i'm being asked for ? I'd love to get back on track!
Old 11-27-2005, 04:07 AM   #2
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Try typing 'startx'. It's either booting into the wrong runlevel or there is a problem with X preventing it from starting. Try that and we'll see what works.
Old 11-27-2005, 06:09 PM   #3
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OK after startx
xauth: creating new authority file /.Xauthority

/etc/X11/X is not executable
giving up
xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server
xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error

Aftrer the next try
/etc/X11/X is not executable
xinit: Server error.


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