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now I run "startx" and no longer get any errors... I do have the ATI catalyst driver ".run" file that I downloaded a few weeks ago for this system, but never installed it... sunfromhereFebruary 23rd, 2012, 11:35 PMIt's an ATI Radeon card... 4550 HD i think... what packages had you installed before things became awefull? http://ecoflashapps.com/cannot-move/cannot-move-old-log-file-var-log-xorg-0-log-to-var-log-xorg-0-log-old.html

Re-installing would be very time consuming, because my internet connection is very slow and there are lots of updates and programs to download... I would do a init 3, load the driver as root and then log out, back in as me and run startx. The MoD 01-05-2009,12:17 PM #4 Amlord1 View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Nov 2008 Posts 77 Originally Posted by The MoD Hi, I've installed BT3USB on an USB error .... https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=134148

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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Description shamil 2007-03-28 18:34:37 UTC 1) login as non-root user 2) startx Fatal server error: Cannot move old log file ("/usr/X11R6/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/usr/X11R6/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old") Comment 1 Daniel Stone 2007-03-29 00:49:44 UTC Xorg I didn't install any drivers... Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.

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Do I need to manually move "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old" ? 3. /usr/bin/Xorg is not setiud could this be the problem, I'm not really sure I know what this even is.... 4. I don't remember what I did any more, but I would ask if you double checked to make sure the m5d checksum is correct? It's been online and XBMC has been identifying my multimedia files and retrieving data on them... no mouse, no background...

The time now is 08:12 PM. https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10449 Running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. Is it becasue I'm booting into runlevel three and something changed in between 11.3 and 11.4? 2. You signed out in another tab or window.

Glad problem is solved. his comment is here vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise. logrotate) so settings entered here might # be overridden. # This file needs to end with a newline. # # # suexec is only secure if the document root doesn't contain While 'startx' works when I'm logged in as root, I get an error message when I'm logged in as an ordinary user. "Fatal server error: Cannot move old log file ("/var/log/Xorg.0.log"

Searching on-line I did find a solution, but the actual problem was a BAD dvd. You can back-up entire /home folder. For the record, I do seem to remember using sudo startxiwi inside the chroot so won't do that again :) henrywright closed this Jan 10, 2016 Sign up for free this contact form Thanks!

Try (temporarily!) changing the permissions on /var/log/Xorg.* to rw-rw-rw- (`chmod 666 /var/log/Xorg.*` should do it). To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. but just get a blank screen...

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Basically, you can get a bad download or you can make a bad DVD or CD burn which can corrupt some important files. Thanks in advance. Terms Privacy Security Status Help You can't perform that action at this time. The command is 'useradd'.

I was coming back with the "unable to connect to X server" error. now i can't startx under any user. anyway, did this cd /etc/init.d ln /usr/bin/startx startx update-rc.d startx defaults but it didn't work... navigate here I was hoping someone could help me fix this so I wouldn't have to reformat.

now I get the same errors as before, plus a new one: xauth: error in locking authority file /home/myuser/.Xauthority So I changed the owner and group on that file to myuser. Went through fine, logged in, and then I tried startx. The MoD Wow, that's quite interesting. KissellFebruary 23rd, 2012, 11:40 PMAfter reboot it doesn't go to the GUI...

If you create one. Perhaps this got all screwed up because you installed a package with bad perms. Thanks! Manually find and remove anything related to ATI/AMD/Xorg.

The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. [Privacy Policy] You are likely to be ignored, or written off as a loser, if you: * post your question to a forum where it's off topic * post a very elementary question It does not seem to mention kernels 2.6.37 or 2.6.38 and I wonder if that will make any difference in this in the future? KissellFebruary 23rd, 2012, 11:08 PMIt's an ATI Radeon card... 4550 HD i think...

Can't startx so a few days ago something happened (no idea what) and i couldn't startx on user accounts, only root. Forum Forum Home New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Advanced Search Forum OLD Archives OLD BackTrack 3 Final OLD BT3final Support I can hit CTRL-ALT-F1 to get a login screen, then I can do sudo -s and then I can do startx That gets me a GUI, although all my shortcuts are I get the following error.Fatal server error:Cannot move old logfile ("/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old"I also tried "rm /var/log/Xorg.0.log*" as root, and then "startx" asnon-root, but that leads to another similar error of