[clug] Problem with X-windows under Debian.

Rob Weir rweir at ertius.org
Thu Jun 19 10:48:52 EST 2003

On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 10:07:10PM +1000, Richard Rose wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I am having a problem getting X windows working under Debian. I recently 
> moved from Red Hat to Debian, and after a few problems installing 
> software, managed to install the x-windows-server, KDE, KDM and a few 
> other items but when I try to start X I get the message 'Screen(s) found 
> but none configured'.
> Attached is the full log file. I would really appreciate some help with 
> this as my other choice is top go back to Red Hat with its problems (at 
> least I had X working).

Rerun 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86' and tell X to NOT use the
framebuffer device.  That seems to fix ~90% of problems like this.

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