[NBLUG/talk] Debian Xfree86
megymonster at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 10 20:55:01 PST 2004
Good to know. I was planning on updating to testing once I got the
stable version going...but maybe I'll try that.
--- Lincoln Peters <sampln at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-03-10 at 19:28, Meg Holden wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > I installed Debian on my dell laptop and can't get X windows to
> > for the life of me. I can run the config script, and even set
> > everything to the lowest possible settings, but when I try to start
> > I get the following message:
> > /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xserverrc: /usr/bin/X11/X: No such file or
> > dirctory
> > /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xserverrc: exec: /usr/bin/X11/X: No such
> > or dirctory
> > anybody know what I'm supposed to do to fix this?
> > Thanks,
> > Meg
> Are you using Debian/stable? I remember that configuring XFree86 on
> was an absolute nightmare. I found that Debian/testing and
> Debian/unstable were both far easier to figure out, and so I
> gave up on stable.
> I can also assure you that, if you try to use the version of GNOME
> shipped with Debian/stable, you're in for a big disappointment (I'm
> sure about KDE).
> Lincoln Peters <sampln at sbcglobal.net>
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