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Old 10-20-2004, 02:49 PM   #1
Ryujin
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X Windows


Yo, I am definetly a newbie, but I have run into what I think is an odd problem.
I have tried numorus distros (about 10, Fedora to Debian and more) and nothing can load x windows! No GUI for me! After instalation on bootup it fails to load KDE or Gnone, I login to the command line and type startx but still I get an error and I am not allowed into a GUI! The error says unrecognized screen, I will post the full text after I boot it up again.
Thanks, I hope someone's genius out there can help!
 
Old 10-20-2004, 02:56 PM   #2
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Which video card are you using and did you install drivers for it?
 
Old 10-20-2004, 02:58 PM   #3
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Please post ur hardware configuration too..
 
Old 10-20-2004, 02:58 PM   #4
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Thanks, I hope someone's genius out there can help!
Please don't grovel, it's entirely superfluous.

You have to be more specific. We'll be able to help you after you read this .
 
Old 10-20-2004, 03:04 PM   #5
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Thanks I am new to forums, I have a P3 1 Ghz with 192 MB of Sd Ram, the card is a diamond s220 4 megs, and I will read up on how to better post! Thanks!
 
Old 10-20-2004, 03:44 PM   #6
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what distro are u trying currently????

Does it use Xfree86 or Xorg ????

check ur logs --->/var/log/Xorg.log [if u use Xorg] or /var/log/xfree86...log [in case of xfree86]
 
Old 10-20-2004, 04:52 PM   #7
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Fedora Core 2, thats FreeX86 right?
 
Old 10-20-2004, 05:57 PM   #8
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Thats for u to tell me...

just read my post carefully..
 
  


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