x-windows not working. locale not supported by Xlib

Bob McClure Jr robertmcclure at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 29 15:10:24 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 05:34:09PM +0530, RamaRao wrote:
> Hi,
> I have installed Redhat 9.0 on my PC few days back. The x-windows installed 
> properly and is working fine. Yesterday I have installed yahoo messenger in 
> my PC and started using it. After few minutes some thing went wrong and 
> yahoo messenger got closed. After rebooting the PC, I am not able to start 
> x-windows. I reconfigured the x-windows using "redhat-config-xfree86 
> --reconfig" and the following error message came:
> Gdk-WARNING **: locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C
> Gdk-WARNING **: can not set locale modifiers
> What could be the wrong and how can I fix it?
> Thanks in advance
> -RamaRao

Try this and see if it helps.


Yeah, I know it's not your symptom, but I think it's probably your

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