X won't start in fedora 16
Peter Lesterhuis wrote:
> When I boot all seems to go well at first. But after the log-in
> screen a message pops up: "Oh no! Something has gone wrong" etc. I
> am advised to log out and back in again, but the problem occurs
> every time. The weird thing is that when I hit the windows-key the
> ususal X-screensaver appears. But when I try to launch an
> application I get an black screen with the error message again.
> When I boot in rescue mode and try to start X it fails.
Jatin K wrote:
> sometime ago it happed to me also ... on FC 14 , I just removed the
> file xorg.conf .... and restarted the system in single user mode and
> run Xorg --configure
Peter: did the error message look like
If so, itâ€™s a Gnome error message, not X, and the chances are that X
itself is fine.
Try creating a brand new user and logging in under that ID.
Are you fully up-to-date?
Hope this helps,
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