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Old 08-17-2003, 08:37 AM   #1
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cannot start the X server

I have suse 8.2 prof.
I wanted to update Nvidia driver I left the Xserver, but cannot get back to X server! Iam running runlevel 1
Command startx just generates this message:

/usr/X11R6/bin/startx: line 201: xauth: command not found
/usr/X11R6/bin/startx: line 208: xinit: command not found

I understand that xauth means something like X authorisation and xinit X initialisation
I didn't make any update of the driver so nothing should have changed.
Thanks very much
Old 08-17-2003, 08:56 AM   #2
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Iam running runlevel 1
Why do you want to start the X server in runlevel 1.

You can change the default boot by editing /etc/inittab
If you want the system to boot in X, you will have to specify 5 on this line:


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