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[Solved]Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby varuma » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:44 am

Hi,

Yesterday I turned off my laptop and now I can't start Linux.
The following screen appears:

Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface). It us likely that it is not set up correctly. Would you like to view the X server output to diagnose the problem?


Initializing build-in extension DRI2
Loading extension GLX
(EE)
Fatal server error:
(EE) no screen found (EE)
(EE)
Please consult the X.org Foundation support
(EE) Please also check the log file at /var/log/Xorg.0.log for additio
(EE) Server terminated with error (1). Closing log file.


What can I do?
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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby varuma » Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:01 am

Please, what should I do? :(


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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby administrollaattori » Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:29 pm

varuma wrote:Yesterday I executed the following command:

sudo apt-get install nvidia-cuda-dev nvidia-cuda-toolkit libmicrohttpd-dev libssl-dev cmake cmake-curses-gui build-essential

Boot to the recovery-mode and there drop to the root prompt and remove nvidia-drivers.

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mount -o remount,rw /
apt-get purge nvidia-*
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia
sync
reboot


Edit: I corrected a typo remount
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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby varuma » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:44 pm

administrollaattori wrote:
varuma wrote:Yesterday I executed the following command:

sudo apt-get install nvidia-cuda-dev nvidia-cuda-toolkit libmicrohttpd-dev libssl-dev cmake cmake-curses-gui build-essential

Boot to the recovery-mode and there drop to the root prompt and remove nvidia-drivers.

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mount -o remout,rw /
apt-get purge nvidia-*
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia
sync
reboot


How can I do this?
To click on Advanced options for Linux Mint - https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... HdALk0rXFX
And then Linux Mint (recovery mood)? https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... 0L4zANVlRX

Am I gonna lose information that's on my laptop?:(

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby administrollaattori » Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:51 pm

varuma wrote:
How can I do this?
To click on Advanced options for Linux Mint - https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... HdALk0rXFX
And then Linux Mint (recovery mood)? https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... 0L4zANVlRX

Am I gonna lose information that's on my laptop?:(
Choose Advanced and there Recovery Mode. You gonna uninstall graphic driver only, so everything else will be untouched. :wink:

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby varuma » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:02 pm

administrollaattori wrote:
varuma wrote:
How can I do this?
To click on Advanced options for Linux Mint - https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... HdALk0rXFX
And then Linux Mint (recovery mood)? https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... 0L4zANVlRX

Am I gonna lose information that's on my laptop?:(
Choose Advanced and there Recovery Mode. You gonna uninstall graphic driver only, so everything else will be untouched. :wink:


I have to write

mount -o remout,rw /
apt-get purge nvidia-*
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia
sync
reboot


down here - https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... ynqyJD82lV?

Sorry for my silly questions..

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby WharfRat » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:14 pm

Yes, choose root - the one you highlighted then

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mount -o remout,rw /
apt-get purge nvidia-*
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia
sync
reboot
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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby varuma » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:20 pm

WharfRat wrote:Yes, choose root - the one you highlighted then

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mount -o remout,rw /
apt-get purge nvidia-*
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia
sync
reboot



Will it work out written this way?
https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... kmshrmbeLX

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby administrollaattori » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:23 pm

varuma wrote:
WharfRat wrote:Yes, choose root - the one you highlighted then

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mount -o remount,rw /
apt-get purge nvidia-*
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia
sync
reboot



Will it work out written this way?
https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... kmshrmbeLX

No, one line at once and then press enter after every command.
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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby varuma » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:28 pm

administrollaattori wrote:
varuma wrote:
WharfRat wrote:Yes, choose root - the one you highlighted then

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mount -o remout,rw /
apt-get purge nvidia-*
mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.nvidia
sync
reboot



Will it work out written this way?
https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... kmshrmbeLX

No, one line at once and then press enter after every command.


Is it normal to get this after purge command? Do I have to proceed with the next lines?

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... 1dUkp30iek

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby administrollaattori » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:37 pm

varuma wrote:Is it normal to get this after purge command? Do I have to proceed with the next lines?

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... 1dUkp30iek

I have made a typo. You need to run first

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mount -o remount,rw /

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby varuma » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:47 pm

administrollaattori wrote:
varuma wrote:Is it normal to get this after purge command? Do I have to proceed with the next lines?

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... 1dUkp30iek

I have made a typo. You need to run first

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mount -o remount,rw /


My PC is back! God bless you administrollaattori and WharfRat!!!

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby administrollaattori » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:53 pm

varuma wrote:
administrollaattori wrote:
varuma wrote:Is it normal to get this after purge command? Do I have to proceed with the next lines?

https://my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code ... 1dUkp30iek

I have made a typo. You need to run first

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mount -o remount,rw /


My PC is back! God bless you administrollaattori and WharfRat!!!

Problem solved, so you could add [Solved] to the topic's heading. :D

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Re: Failed to start the X server (your grafical interface)

Postby WharfRat » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:56 pm

varuma wrote:My PC is back! God bless you administrollaattori and WharfRat!!!

I really didn't do anything but echo what administrollaattori had already advised :wink:
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