Asked by Guiltfeeder566 on 2008-12-15


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Pasi Lallinaho (knome) said : #1

Hi Brenton,

looks like you haven't set up a graphical environment or it isn't working.

Can you provide information on how you have installed the system, has graphical user interface been loaded automatically, did you remove some packages before it stopped working and which Ubuntu version you are using (if you don't know, you can type "lsb_release -a" on the command line.

Pasi Lallinaho (knome) said : #2

The command "startx" should run up the graphical user interface if it's working. Can you also try this and tell what happens.

I am using Ubunto 8.10. After booting from the live cd, i poked around for a bit before deciding to install from inside the live install. I did a total install, overwriting the Windows partitions. Everything went smoothly, i have the dell page, it then says GNUB loading, I get an Ubunto loading screen, and then:

Boot from (hd0,0) ext3 a6bb63c5-f083-4b54-4b54-b39d-99c131aa9380
Starting up...
Loading, please wait...
19+0 records in
19+0 records out
kinit: name_to_dev_t(/dev/disk/by-uuid/da0ee63c-8813-4dec-b2db-c7361e50e04c) = d
kinit: trying to resume from /dev/disk/by-uuid/da0ee63c-8813-4dec-b2db-c7361e50e
kinit: No resume image found, doing normal boot...
Ubuntu 8.10 BrentonsLaptop tty1

BrentonsLaptop login:

After which I enter my username and password and get the info from my first post.

Pasi Lallinaho (knome) said : #5

If you issue the command 'startx' after logging in, what happens?

After entering startx, from the prompt I get after I 'log in,' I get:

X.Org X Server 1.5.2
Release Date: 10 October 2008
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Built Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-19-server i686 Ubuntu
Current Operating System: Linux BrentonsLaptop 2.6.27-7-generic #1 SMP Fri Oct 2
4 06:42:44 UTC 2008 i686
Built Date: 24 October 2008 08:00:16am
xorg-server 2:1.5.2-2ubuntu3 (<email address hidden>)
        Before reporting problems, check
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
            (++) from command line, (!!!) notice, (II) informational,
             (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Mon Dec 15 17:33:22 2008
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
(EE) Failed to load module "fglrx" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) No drivers available

Fatal server error:
no screens found
giving up
xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server
xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error.

i believe that you are wrike incorrecty the pass

Pasi Lallinaho (knome) said : #8

No, you are typing your password correctly. Seems like you don't have any display drivers so it's obvious you don't have graphical environment.

Is this a clean install or did you remove some packages before your installation is broken.?

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