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help now: x-server not working!!!!

post #1 of 13
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ok i just added the :
Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
EndSection
on to the end of my xorg.config file oan when it tries to go into x-server
it gives my the "Kubuntu" loading sceen and frezzes
i have gotten use to the command prompt but how do i get there and what do i do to fix it.
help!!!
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i need an ansewer now!!
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post #3 of 13
LOL be Patient!

First of all, did you try removing/commenting the section you added? Just add a '#' to the beginning of those lines and try it.

To restart X my way (it's a habit of mine):
sudo killall kdm
sudo kdm

Let me know how it goes after that...
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i don't know how to get to the terminal
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post #5 of 13
ctrl+alt+f5, or f3 or and fkey between 1 and 6. These are multiple virtual terminals. Your Xserver should be running on f7..

So hit ctrl+alt+f4 (Or something)
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oops i forgot slax but i still need a fix for x-server for k
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post #7 of 13
You need to boot into recovery mode, I dual boot so its the second option.

Now do this.

dpkg --configure -a
then
dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
choose vesa towards the end
dpkg-reconfigure kdm
then reboot

There are plenty of options as you reconfigure it, choose at your own descretion. I just want you to choose vesa when the time comes.

see what that does for you

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post #8 of 13
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two new things
one: the terminal trick does not work.
two: i restored the x-config file and its still doing it
it may not be x-server but i don't know what else it could be
the only change i did befor that was installing the nvidia config tool and settings maniger, so its probley the adept bug i got
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Man, X.org is mean. Good luck with that.
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did the reconfig thing thing is there any way to do this with my packet manigers?
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