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    FreeBSD 7.0 Xorg Error


    Ive been using Linux for awhile now and i decided to have a go setting up FreeBSD, so i install with no problem, and i open up to a text based login. I login, and i try "startx" to start an x server. No luck. I find this webpage Setting up X.org and FluxBox on FreeBSD and i follow the instructions but when i go to install, it says x.org is already install. So i run "startx" and i get the following error:

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    Fatal Server error:
    no screens found
    x10: fatal IO error 53 (software caused connection abort) on X server ":0.0" after 0 requests (o known processed) with 0 events remaining.
    
    xauth: (argv):1: bad display name "remy-desktop.domain.invalid:0" in "remove" command
    I install fluxbox and when i go to start fluxbox i get "couldnt connect to XServer"

    Any ideas how to fix the Xserver? Any at all? Thank you.

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    How did you install Xorg???

    usng the prepackaged software on the cds, or ftp, or ports???
    did you install the base, next Xorg and finally the desktop, or X and desktop in the package selection after slicing the HDD and system configuration???

    in some point is needed to create the xorg.conf file, but i don't remember in wich way.

    If you provide more information, someone could give you some idea or tip.

    Did you checked the HandBook - The X Window System???

    im use linux too (Debian 4.0 AMD64) and FreeBSD 7.0AMD64.

    Good luck

    see you

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    I installed a standard installition of a CD, plugged into my adsl, cd /usr/ports/x11-wm/xorg and then make install. It ran for a while, and i ran xorg.conf and entered all the values of my hardware.

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