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HI All, I used Linux Fedora 5 as my OS , recently my x window could not launch properly. The issue is as following, 1.The linux can be launch properly ...
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    x window display a blank screen after start x window


    HI All,

    I used Linux Fedora 5 as my OS , recently my x window could not launch properly.
    The issue is as following,
    1.The linux can be launch properly
    2.And i can log in as root
    3.after i startx , i can see the xwindow works , but it only display a blank screen , no desktop, no menu , after
    4.After i use hard restart my pc , sometime xwindow can be run properly
    5.Very confused me, Anybody can help me? thank you.


    Best Regards,
    Ke Tao

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    Hi,

    When u were installed the F5, the system should be automatically detect your VGA Card, perhaps there is a problem with your VGA card. Try to re-installed the F5 again. Or you can run setup from the terminal (if you have a chance to get in the Xwindow).

    Inform me if there is another question. Dont hestitate.

    -JG-

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    hi kotao_78 !!!

    check /etc/X11/xorg.conf file....

    look for screen and monitior section... check resolution, Modes, HorizSync and VertRefresh... change these settings according to your Monitor's manual...
    if this doesn't sort out your problem... post here Monitor, Screen and Device sections of Xorg.conf file

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