Xserver failed to start

Asked by demagogue

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 6.06 off the LiveCD, but when it starts up, I get an "X-server failed to start" error. In the log it says: (EE) No Devices Detected and Fatal Server Error No screens found. I ran sud dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg and set the video driver to VESA, then tried to run X-Session-Manager. I then got a GTK-WARNING: Cannot Open Display.

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demagogue (heartless1) said :

I have a GeForce 6600 with 256 megs of ram

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Ralph Janke (txwikinger) said :

Thanks for your question.

Could you please look in the file /var/log/dmesg if there are any video related error message and paste them here.

Could you please paste here you /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.

Could you please past the output of the following command here.

dpkg-query -l '*nvidia*'


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