Kubuntu, Ubuntu, Xubuntu won't work on my Dell

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 20:03:48 GMT 2008

2008/12/12 Michael Zoet <Michael.Zoet at michaelzoet.de>:
> Michael Zoet schrieb:
>> Michael schrieb:
>>> Peter Shepherd wrote:
>>> ...
>>> Once you have Mepis running, copy the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to a USB
>>> stick or floppy if your computer has one.   After loading K/Ubuntu, get
>>> to the shell by hitting ALT-CNTRL-BACKSPACE.
>> Please press Alt+CNTRL+F1 instead! You might not get a shell if you
> What I forgot:
> The X-Server creates an extended logfile. At the end of this logfile
> normally X prints the reason why it is not starting. This info could be
> helpful for people on this list!
> Logfile location: /var/log/Xorg.0.log

If KDM is running then X has already started and there is probably not
a error in the xorg.conf (and it did if remember right?). If it
crashes when hes logging in or after there can be clues why in
~/.xsession-error file.

/ Jonas

More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list