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After changing a monitor, my fedora 10 desktop fail to start into gui screen, it loads the loading bars then the screen goes black, when i enter into the command ...
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    [SOLVED] X server failed to start


    After changing a monitor, my fedora 10 desktop fail to start into gui screen, it loads the loading bars then the screen goes black, when i enter into the command line and typed in startx any error messages:

    (EE) intel 0 No valid modes
    (EE) screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration
    Fatal errors:
    no screen found
    giving up
    xinit: No such file or directory (errno2) unable to connect to X Server
    xinit: No such process (errno3) server error

    and i also try system-config-display --reconfig
    and got an error couldn't start X server on card 0
    error, failed to start X server.
    How would fix or repair this.

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    Post the contents of /etc/X11/xorg.conf file here.
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    the output of /etc/X11/xorg.conf is as follow:
    Xorg Configuration created by system-config-display
    Section
    identifiers "single head configuration"
    Screen 0 "screen" 0 0
    inputdevice "keyboard0" "Corekeyboard"
    endsection
    Section "input Device"
    Keyboard add by rhpxl
    Identifier "keyboard0"
    Driver "Kbd"
    option "XKblayout" us
    endsection

    Section Monitor
    identifier "Monitor"
    Modelname Monitor 1024x768
    HorizSync 31.5 - 41.0
    VertRefresh 500 - 75.0
    Option "dpms"
    Endsection

    Section Device
    Identifier "Screen0"
    Device "Videocard0"
    Monitor "monitor0"
    DefaultDepth 24

    Subsection "Diplay"
    Viewport 0 0
    Depth 24
    endsubsection
    endsection.

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    Execute this
    Code:
    su -
    nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    Edit HorizSync and VertRefresh rates in Section Monitor.
    Code:
    Section Monitor
    identifier "Monitor"
    HorizSync 31.0 - 70.0
    VertRefresh 50 - 160.0
    Option "dpms"
    Endsection
    Press Ctrl+X, Y and hit Enter key to save file.

    In case it doesn't work, add Modes in Section Screen
    Code:
    Section "Screen"
    	Identifier "Screen0"
    	Device     "Videocard0"
    	Monitor    "Monitor0"
    	DefaultDepth     24
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Depth     24
    		Modes    "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" 
    	EndSubSection
    EndSection
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    After editting the xorg.conf and startx, it works thanks for the support

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    Glad to help you.
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