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Old 08-26-2014, 02:13 AM   #31
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but my grub file is
Code:
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text"

which i edited to boot from text mode a.k.a CONSOLE MODE
what if i place the like this

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text nomodeset"

it will be okay?
thanks..
Yes, that should be OK as long as nomodeset is in there.
 
Old 08-26-2014, 02:16 AM   #32
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ok.. thanks.. for all the help just wait...
 
Old 08-26-2014, 02:35 AM   #33
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uhmmm.. thanks astrogeek but problem still exists... it still giving me a black screen.. and it worked changing the grub options but... fluxbox doesnt starting at all...
 
Old 08-26-2014, 02:40 AM   #34
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uhmmm.. thanks astrogeek but problem still exists... it still giving me a black screen.. and it worked changing the grub options but... fluxbox doesnt starting at all...
Dang!

I am beginning to wonder if something else is corrupted on your machine, but I see no errors in the Xorg.0.log and it is acting pretty normal otherwise... hmmm...

OK, I have to go now, but could you look over my last few posts and confirm answers to a few questions I had asked. In particular, whether it was working before and with what desktop.

Also, please post the output of the lspci command.

I'll poke around and see what else comes to mind. Perhaps a Buntu user who knows how their X is configured will pop in too.

Be back tomorrow!
 
Old 08-26-2014, 02:46 AM   #35
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uhmmm... `astrogeek` your the man. thanks for your effort for helping. me and ill go buy some computer parts for now but be back to see your another expert tips! to get my linux working!

i tried
Code:
before:
 /etc/X11/xorg.conf.new 

now:
 /etc/X11/xorg.conf
status still failed!

ok see yah...!

im a COMPUTER ENGINEER(student) but this is the only linux problem i didnt resolve of my own because i use linux lite for almost 5 years.. but this only year i faced an horrible error.. and the root of this error.. is just installing and running fluxbox... hope you could help me in this problem!
 
Old 08-26-2014, 08:55 PM   #36
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astrogeek thnk u very much. i miss something in the given tips you gave me you want to know what is the mistake i did... its just a sudo startx... then bingo,, ahahahaha.

Code:
emely@Emely~# sudo startx
thanks... thread is solved!
 
Old 08-26-2014, 09:46 PM   #37
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astrogeek thnk u very much. i miss something in the given tips you gave me you want to know what is the mistake i did... its just a sudo startx... then bingo,, ahahahaha.

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emely@Emely~# sudo startx
thanks... thread is solved!
Hey! That is good - almost!

You really should not run X as root, and sudo should not be necessary.

You probably have file permissions incorrectly set somewhere along the way - that is one of those duckies I was trying to get all lined up!

So it is great that it works, but you still need to check file permissions and ownerships.

1. The ~/.xinitrc must be owned by the non-root user who owns each directory.
2. The ~/.fluxbox/ directory and children must also be owned by non-root user.
3. /etc/X11/xorg.conf (if still there) must be owned by root 755 permissions
4. Anything you changed in /etc/... must be owned by root

I bet the ~/.xinitrc is owned by root - change that to your user and try again!

But it is great that it is now working! I leave to you to resolve permissions and ownerships.

Good luck! And by the way - Welcome to LQ!
 
Old 08-26-2014, 10:35 PM   #38
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hey.... sometimes.. it doesnt start at all.. but when i try to boot in win7 and reboot.. boot again to linux works... but ill try startx sooon... ur correct. all file permissions messing up...!
 
  


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