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  1. #11

    at last I got some time and successfully installed the Fedora10 in text mode ..

    So now.. how to go to video(GUI) based from text mode..Or to solve the video issues if at all there is any..

    Thanks

  2. #12
    Super Moderator devils casper's Avatar
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    Does Fedora boot up in Text mode now? Execute startx command and post exact error message here, if any.
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  3. #13
    its booting in text mode.. windows xp is also fine.. grub is fine..

    when I executed startx..I am started seeing the colors flashing on my screen again ..

    immediately after executing the command startx.. I see couple of text msgs..(may be initialising or some thing.. ) not able to capture them..

    suggestions please??

    Thanks

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    Super Moderator devils casper's Avatar
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    Execute this
    Code:
    su -
    lspci | grep -i vga
    grep -i driver /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    Post output here.
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  6. #15
    lspci | grep -i vga
    >>>01.00.0 VGA compatible controller : Triden Micro Systems XGI Volari XP5 (rev02)

    And

    grep -i driver /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    >>>> I dont see any "xorg.conf" files..

    Thanks

  7. #16
    Super Moderator devils casper's Avatar
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    Execute this
    Code:
    su -
    nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    Add this :
    Code:
    Section "Device"
                 Identifier  "Configured Video Card"
                 Driver   "vesa"
    EndSection
    Press Ctrl+X, Y and hit Enter key to save file. Execute startx command again.
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  8. #17
    awesome...its working fine..

    Many thanks to "devils casper" and others who posted their valuable suggestions.


    Thank you.

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