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i ve upgraded my kde3.2 to kde 3.3then i restarted i cannot see kde at the login anymore so i chose gnome .Then i upgraded gnome 2.6 to 2.8 and ...
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    help mandrake10.1 upgrade kde3.3 & gnome2.8 but no deskt


    i ve upgraded my kde3.2 to kde 3.3then i restarted i cannot see kde at the login anymore so i chose gnome .Then i upgraded gnome 2.6 to 2.8 and restated ,i cannot see the usual login ,i just saw a login with loin and password no desktop to choose and when i enter my login details and enter it will wait for 112mn and come back to the login.pls help me i love linux but with this i always boot in windows..help!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Try doing Ctrl+Alt+Backspace (this will get you into command line) in the login area and type
    Code:
    startx
    If that doesn't work try
    Code:
    switchdesk
    or
    Code:
    xwmconfig
    hope this helps;
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    i reboot using failsafe bcos ctrl+alt+del could not work at the login
    so at the shell prompt i type su for root right but when i type "#switchdesk" and "#xwmconfig" it tells me bad command
    for "#startx" it shows a black like trying to show something but come back to shell prompt with this error :

    *
    (==)Log file:"/var/log/xorg.o.log"
    (==)using config file:"/etc/X11/xorg.conf
    Using vt7
    (==)failed to initialise GLX extension (NVIDIA Xfree86 driver not found)
    The XKEYBOARD keymap com-iler(xkbcomp)reports:
    -Error: bad lenght in CompatMap
    output file"compiled Xserver.0.xkm removed
    Errors from xkbcomp are not fatal to the xserver
    (EE)couldn't load XKB keymap falling back to pre-xKB keymap
    could not init font path element unix/:-1 removing fromk list
    Fatal server error couldn't open default font "fixed"
    XIO fatal IO error 104(connection reset by peer)
    on Xsever ":0.0"
    After o requests (o known processed)
    with o events remaining

    *
    so i dun know what to do

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    i type kde at the shell prompt and i had this error:

    Data incomplete in file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    at least one device section is required
    (EE) Problem parsing the config file
    (EE)Error parsing the config file
    Fatal server error :
    so screen found

    Then i view the the content of /etc/X11/xorg.conf by typing "less /etc/X11/xorg.conf " but there nothing in the xorg.conf and also there is nothing in the "XF86Config" file
    plz help !!!!!!!!!

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