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Glad problem is solved. I just had my solid state drive go bad. vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise. However, this makes only sence on a 'real' installation, I think. http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-move/cannot-move-old-log-file-var-log-xorg-0-log-to-var-log-xorg-0-log-old.html

The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they Eric Layton Nocturnal Slacker Forum MVP 20,308 posts Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:44 PM Just something for future reference... Running "startx" as root works fine.However, when I try startx as a non-root user, the graphics mode does notstart. Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search click here now

If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. xinit: giving up xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused xinit: server error ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- xinit failed. /usr/bin/Xorg is not setuid, maybe that's the reason? I'll see if I can 'adduser' next.

If *nothing* works, you could try `telinit 1` as root, then login as root, insert your Slackware 12.1 (actually, browsing through your posts, you haven't even TOLD US which Slackware version fixvesa -> startx 01-06-2009,05:24 AM #7 The MoD View Profile View Forum Posts Just burned his ISO Join Date Sep 2008 Posts 12 never tested 'fixvesa'. 01-06-2009,11:54 AM #8 Amlord1 View The owner is not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other Web sites or media without permission. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware X11 Royally screwed up permissions.

So I searched Anywayz, I typed in fixvesa and then startx: at first, the screen was like , but then sure enough kde came up . I CAN log in as root via startx, so it must be a permissions thing, but not sure what. Register now! http://www.backtrack-linux.org/forums/showthread.php?t=15555 Any help appreciated.

I changed /tmp from sda7 to sdf1 and I am getting the same error. I have NEVER started X as root. That's why I usually ceate a separate /var partition and a /tmp symlink of /var/tmp (so /tmp and /var/lib are on the same partition). I CAN log in as root via startx, so it must be a permissions thing, but not sure what.

Last edited by cubisttriangle (2012-01-22 22:45:03) Offline #2 2012-01-22 22:22:12 smudge Member Registered: 2011-03-20 Posts: 141 Re: [SOLVED] Sudo and seteuid issues Try, in a terminal:whereis Xorg Xorg: /usr/bin/Xorg /usr/share/man/man1/Xorg.1.gz ls googling on "Cannot move old log file ..." I treid to suid /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg" but it doesn't exist, in fact /usr/X11R6/bin/ is empty! (have I lost X11?) Any ideas? However, when copying using "cp" from the command line, you must add the -p switch to the command to preserve permissions. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

It is the exact opposite of the stupid hedonistic Utopias that the old reformers imagined. his comment is here One time when I actually needed to use that backup for a trashed Slackware installation, I found that all the permissions had been set to user level instead of root. You signed out in another tab or window. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started

Eric Layton Nocturnal Slacker Forum MVP 20,308 posts Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:33 PM I regularly backup my /etc in Slackware and Arch. xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error. I will also post some relevant file permissions in /usr/bin in case anything is off. this contact form Reload to refresh your session.

T3slider View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by T3slider 05-25-2008, 06:26 PM #5 shadowsnipes Senior Member Registered: Sep 2005 Distribution: I made a directory in /mnt for it (/mnt/manjaro) and I mounted manjaro and here is where I must have made a mistake. Thanks!

I was able to login and fix the permissions.

Running "startx" as root works fine.However, when I try startx as a non-root user, the graphics mode does notstart. why not remove the files you copied and get the original files again? but now i get this Code: startx xauth: creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.3086 Fatal server error: Cannot move old log file ("/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old" giving up. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.

Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki. perhaps using dd or zip'ping the files instead of cp'ing? shadowsnipes View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by shadowsnipes 05-25-2008, 06:58 PM #6 STARHARVEST Member Registered: Nov 2005 Location: Russia, navigate here Lewis Back to top #6 OFFLINE réjean réjean Discussion Deity Forum MVP 4,436 posts Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:29 AM I decided to cut to the chase and reinstalled

Would never have appeared to me to change settings in /usr/bin/X11 if the error message says something about /var/log ... Connection refused. [[email protected]~}$ and if I login as 'rejean' then; Quote Fatal server error; xf860OpenConsole:Cannot open /dev/tty0 (No such file or directory) Please consult th The X.Org foundation for help. Reload to refresh your session. Many thanks Reply With Quote « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.icio.us StumbleUpon Google Facebook Twitter Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not