no X after install

albi albi at
Tue Sep 5 21:04:54 UTC 2006

On Tue, 5 Sep 2006 17:58:53 -0300
"Josenildo Marques" <josenildo.marques at> wrote:


> Hello ! This is my first message ! I decided to test Ubuntu !
> I downloaded Kubuntu ISO, burned and installed it. Unfortunately my
> first attempt was kind of messy because the system reported several
> messages that read: failure to install base syste. In my second
> attempt, I ran the check CD integrity app and it reported the CD was
> OK. Then, it installed smoothly, but there was no setup of the video
> card (NVidia here), so I cannot get into X.

which video-card ? which chipset ?

what happens if you boot from a recent knoppix- or kanotix-live-cd ? 
is X running ok then ?


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