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no gui login

Postby houndhen on Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:05 pm

Installed Mint 6 Debian; rebooted and got dropped off at the command line before I got to the gui login. Is this normal?

I entered Id and password and then entered "startx" thinking I would get to the gui desktop. Instead I got something about "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc refcount is 2: should be 1"

Then there was more that was something like this:

/var/log/Xorg.0.log
Xinit: no such file or directory error2
no program named xterm in path

Does any of this mean anything to anyone that could point me in the right direction. I use the command line sparingly so I am not familiar with a lot of the powerful commands to fix things.
Thanks,
Harold
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Re: no gui login

Postby Husse on Tue Dec 16, 2008 6:42 am

The Debian CE is experimental and not supported officially* so you can expect problems. I hope someone involved in this CE can answer you.
*This does not mean that we dislike it, only that you are on your own
I'd like to see this work out
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Re: no gui login

Postby houndhen on Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:41 am

Thanks for the response. I will see what I can do and wait on the release candidate.
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