Help! Feisty will no longer start X or KDE.

David McGlone david.mcglone at att.net
Sat Oct 6 02:15:10 BST 2007


On Friday 05 October 2007 8:37:00 pm D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> On Friday 05 October 2007, David McGlone wrote:
> > sounds like your running in runlevel 3 instead of runlevel 5.

Very true. I am a recent SuSE convert. Been running Kubuntu for about 8 months 
now and I really love it. I'll never ever go back to any other distro.
>
> Uh, on a Debian (based) system, all runlevels are the same except 1 and 6,
> and the normal default is 2.
>
> So that's not it.
>
> Based on what he said, I'd get to the console login, and then look in
> /var/log for clues, like /var/log/Xorg.0.log
>
> Maybe it ends with a hint what's going wrong.
>
> I can't think of any reasonable suspects off the top of my head, given what
> he said about all of this coming about as a result of merely logging out.

Only thing I can think of is maybe a wrong X configuration. He didn't mention 
if he changed anything monitor specific that maybe his monitor couldn't 
handle before he logged out so I wonder if that could be the case.

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David M.

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