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Re: startx -unable to start




--- Hari N <hari2n gmail com> wrote:

> On 6/29/05, Geetha Thanu <geetha_thanu yahoo co in> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > If i give startx I get the following error
> > 
> > Fatal server error:
> > could not open default font 'fixed'
> 
> 
> Check if you have installed the font it is asking for. Check the path
> of the 
> font that has been specified in /etc/XF86Config file.
> 
> Other crude method is not to load this font. Open the /etc/XF86Config
> file 
> and find the lines that have the font 'fixed' & comment them out.
> Doing it 
> this way may or may not work, but you could give it a try.

 You may need service/daemon "xfs" running. Use
 chkconfig to see if it's "on" and/or to turn it "on".
 Or I think XF86Config can be edited to not need the
 fontserver.


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