Can't Install

Michael Anckaert michael.anckaert at scarlet.be
Tue Mar 22 07:29:21 UTC 2005


Op ma, 21-03-2005 te 21:34 -0500, schreef ewf:
> Nathan Sprangers wrote: 
> > On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 12:19:18 -0500, ewf <ewf at alltel.net> wrote:
> > 
> >   
> > > I tried to install ubuntu (warty warthog) on my computer (MAG LCD 
> > > display, Diamond Fire GL 1000 card) and upon installation and loading 
> > > up, when it gets to the graphic part, it becomes unreadable. 
> > > I can load up in the run level 3 so I can change the graphics settings
> > > via that level.
> > >     
> > 
> > First I would suggest you run 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86'
> > from the command line to regenerate your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file. 
> > You may need to select at least "medium" when you get to the monitor
> > configuration part. Let us know if a new XF86Config-4 doesn't help.
> > 
> >   
> I tried the first command you recommended and apparently
> 'xserver-xfree86' isn't installed on my computer.  Apparently when my
> computer 'spazzed' out in during the graphic part of the install the
> other day, that was the xserver setup portion.  How do I set that up
> from 'recovery mode'?
> 
> Chaz
Hello Chaz,
Try the command
'sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg' (without the quotes)
Ubuntu uses X.org and not XFree86.

-- 
With kind regards,
Michael Anckaert
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