I tried using the 'startx' command and this error popped out:
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xauth: file /home/mark/.Xauthority does not exist
X.Org X Server 1.11.3
Release Date: 2011-12-16
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-29-server i686 Ubuntu
Current Operating System: Linux mark-A6R 3.2.0-23-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:41:14 UTC 2012 i686
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-23-generic root=UUID=ccd9563e-13ce-4e89-8e20-e172eba844e2 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
Build Date: 04 April 2012 11:58:38PM
xorg-server 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu10 (For technical support please see http://www.ubuntu.com/support)
Current version of pixman: 0.24.4
Before Reporting problems, check http:///wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==)default setting,
(WW) Warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) Unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Tue Apr 9 03:01:19 2013
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
(==) Using system config directry "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
vesa: Ignoring device with a bound kernel driver
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
Fatal server error:
no screens found
Please Consult the The X.Org Foundation Support
Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
ddxSigGiveUp: Closing log
Server terminated with error (1). Closing the log file.
xinit: giving up
xinit: unable to connect to X server: no such file or directory
xinit: server error
One of the comments of my post from Reddit suggest that it was trying to install a generic VESA driver, and that I have to install a proprietary one.
If that's the solution, How can I download and install a proprietary driver for my laptop?
I am installing it on an ASUS A6R laptop.
- ATI Radeon Xpress 200M (aka Radeon Xpress 1150)
- Intel Celeron M Processor (1.70 GHZ)
- 3 GB RAM
- 160 GB Hard Drive