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Old 09-15-2013, 11:40 AM   #1
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Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit boots to a black screen

Hi every body
I'm using VMWare Work Station 8.1 with Windows 7 (64 bit). I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit and 32 bit both) & it works fine. But when I try to install Ubuntu 10.04 (32 bit), I get a black screen requesting me to log-in. Below is what it requests for;

Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS Ubuntu tty1

When I use startx command , I get below error:

Fatal server error:

no screens found

Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information

ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log

giving up.

xinit: No such file or directory (error 2): unable to connect to X server

xinit: No such process (error 3): Server error

Can someone advise me as to why the error appears and what should I do further?
Old 09-15-2013, 01:31 PM   #2
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sudo xinit gdm
Old 09-16-2013, 07:50 AM   #3
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I do and I got exectly the same error

I find a useful link :
It says : The cause of this error is that my xorg.conf file doesn't contain the correct driver(s) for the chipset(s) in my system .
according to this site my active video device is a vmware svga ii adapter video chip .
noe ,I have no idea how to solve this problem

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