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    Xorg issues

    I recently installed linux, and prior to the update, xorg would work fine. After i updated, I noticed slim login manager wouldn't work, and would just direct me to a terminal, and "startx" results in a crash.

    pastebin / c7D9jKbX

    ^not allowed to post links yet

    I cant seem to figure out what exactly is going on. My video card is intel, i believe module i915.

    please shed some light!

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    What distro are you running?
    And what updated? Did it include a kernel update or driver update for your GFX card?
    When you say 'crash', are you forced to use the power button to shutdown? Or are you still sitting at a console screen?
    If possible, attempt to startx, and after it fails, post the output of
    cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log
    Use [code] tags to do so, as it makes for easier reading.
    Also, if you have a xorg.conf file, post that as well.

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