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Old 01-21-2005, 12:40 PM   #1
skyser
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Unhappy The Graphical X Window Is Down Idonot Know What To Do


PEACE,

I HAD A CRATICAL PROBLEM WHEN BOOTING INTO LINUX THE GRAPHICAL
WINDOW (I THINK (X11))DOES NOT APPEAR and i had awindow simillar to DOS window so i search alot for asolution and i know that i should install an updated (xfree86)version so i download the latest virsion from nvidia site and istalled it but i had agreater problem when i use (X11) and make atest.{ amasseg appears that there are an error and told me to change the parameter} i do not know what is it also when iwrite( XFree86) i had amassege told me that (file 'fixed' not found)and(server error)

pleas help me,


note:
i use mandrake 10.0
kernel 2.6.3-7mdk
nvidia gforce fx 5200
 
Old 01-21-2005, 03:20 PM   #2
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Please don't yell at us (all caps is yelling).

Log in as root and configure urpmi via the command line, then upgrade your system using that.

I don't know what command line editors Mandrake uses, but Midnight Commander has a nice, easy to use filemanager and editor built in.

urpmi nano may install an easy to use text editor.

# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website (you need to pay money to access now)
Software management configuration: Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
Software management: urpmi mini-HOWTO
Software management: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Urpmi But Never Dared Asking Before
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page

Last edited by fancypiper; 01-21-2005 at 03:23 PM.
 
Old 01-21-2005, 03:20 PM   #3
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Did it ever work or is this a fresh install?Check your spelling it is a little hard to read your post.
 
Old 01-22-2005, 05:04 AM   #4
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peace,

no at first the x window work but once i press HALT in the user page its reboot the system and never give me agraphical window again

when i write xfdrak and make atest it gives me

(error: defalt font 'fixed'not found)


i am BIGGINER so pleas help and be patient
 
  


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