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Old 07-11-2004, 05:53 AM   #1
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X server don't starting.

I instal slackware 10, and i choose witch pakages to install. But after install when i write "startx", linux show this(this is only poart of end of Xorg.0.log)

Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/, removing from list!

Fatal server error:
could not open default cursor font 'cursor'
How to install fonts to run X server
Old 07-11-2004, 06:01 AM   #2
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try reinstalling, all xorg packages or running xorgconfig. It seems like it's a problem with a particular font and maybe reinstalling will help.
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i run xorgconfig but the problem is ot removed.
How to reinstall all xorg packages? I am new with linux and don't know? Maybe with pkgtool, but i don't know how.
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Maybe a tip to solve that without reinstalling (work not only in KDE, but in fluxbox too and I think it will work in gnome):
go to > X11 Mouse Themes (menu on the left)
choose your X cursors...
Then follow the install instruction :
Create the directory ~/.icons/default
Place index.theme into ~/.icons/default
Place cursors into ~/.icons/default/cursors

And try to start X
Old 07-11-2004, 11:57 AM   #5
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have you edited your .xinitrc script?
make sure that it doesn't have any errors.
I've seen this error before, when I had placed my startup executables in the wrong part of the file.


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