OpenSUSE :: GDM Fails To Load

Jul 21, 2009

I am unable to load the GUI in opensuse 11.1. When booting I get the normal opensuse loading screen but about half way through the screen goes black. If I hit alt-f1 I can see the start up info. The problems looks like when it tries to load gdm. It shows a couple of Warnings saying "GdmDisplay: display lasted .8135.. seconds. The findal warning says "GdmLocalDisplayFactory: maximum number of X display failures reached: check X server log for errors." I did do a couple of updates yesterday before shutting down but am not sure what they were.

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OpenSUSE Install :: 11.2 Fails To Load Xdm Upon Startup

Nov 26, 2009

I just installed Opensuse 11.2, and have come across the following error upon bootup: the display manager screen refuses to load, unless I type STARTX at the cli line. the error messages read: failed services in runlevel 5 /etc/init.d/xdm.orig start returned 6 earlyxdm postfix Further, I am unable to activate the xdm service under Yast. Has anyone else run across this error? Not sure how to resolve.

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OpenSUSE Multimedia :: Cover Art Plugin Won't Load Because It Fails To Import Python-gstreamer

Jul 19, 2011

I've been using OpenSUSE 11.4 with GNOME for quite a while now and so far I've been a happy camper. This morning I decided to try GNOME 3 and the install went smoothly, with the only exception of rhytmbox(my music player of choice) not being available.Later I found rhythmbox for GNOME 3 in this repo: Index of /repositories/ GNOME:/ Apps/openSUSE_11.4+GNOME_STABLE_3.0.It works well but the Cover Art plugin won't load because it fails to import python-gstreamer.Should I report a bug against OpenSUSE 11.4 or maybe I am doing something wrong?

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Fedora :: 10 Internet - Websites Load Fails And Shows "Page Load Error"

Dec 10, 2009

I reinstalled fedora the other day, and it's been working just fine, apart from the internet. It shows that I have a full connection with the wireless network, but it's really difficult to actually load a page. 80% of the time it just fails and shows "Page Load Error". It's really frustrating because it is connected to the internet. In fact, the icon in the address bar even loads from the site I try to access, but websites just will not load.

I've tested my wireless internet with another laptop which is running vista, and it works perfectly on that. Also, I'm running Fedora 10 on an Acer Extensa laptop.

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Fedora :: X Fails To Load In 12?

Dec 10, 2009

I recently installed Fedora 12 on my Toshiba Tecra laptop. It worked fine for a few days, then I uninstalled xscreensaver because I use gnome screensaver. When I rebooted, the system hung at the splash screen. I booted to the command line and did a Code:yum install xscreensaverand rebooted. However, X failed to load again. I have attached my complete Xorg.0.log as a "doc" file. Here is the some output that may be relevant:

(II) Cannot locate a core pointer device.
(II) Cannot locate a core keyboard device.


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Ubuntu :: 10.10 Fails To Load After Rebooting?

Dec 15, 2010

Here I was, humming happily along on my Ubuntu 10.10 machine, when thanks to a stupid Windows proprietary task that I NEEDED to perform, I rebooted in Windows later this morning. When I was done with the task, I tried to reboot again back in Ubuntu, but lo & behold, it wouldn't start. I tried several times, I tried recovery mode, I tried previous versions, and NADA! It's as if the kernel only existed in name only. So now I don't know what to do, because I cannot access my Ubuntu files from Windows (which luckily still works), plus I cannot abide the idea of having to give up on Ubuntu for good and going back to Windows! I'm willing to reinstall the whole thing again, so I've downloaded a new .iso image to create a new install CD, but I cannot seem to successfully create the new CD image either. I'm tempted to download Wubi, but I'm not sure if that's a permanent solution either.

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Ubuntu :: Emerald Fails To Load Sometimes?

Sep 5, 2010

I use Compiz, on Ubuntu 10.04, and notice that Emerald sometimes fails to load at login, leaving all apps window-less, and I have to do an Alt+F2 and "emerald --replace" to bring it back..Any ideas what can cause this? I like to keep my UI looking nice, and that's why I use those utilieis, they run fast on my setup

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Debian Configuration :: Grub Fails To Load From EFI?

Mar 8, 2011

I have happily been booting debian through grub2 by chain loading it with efi (rEFIt), until today, and now get to begin another learning experience I've been using linux for a while, and kept seeing the guides for splitting up /, /var, /tmp, /usr, and /home, into different partitions, so I did just that when I switched from Ubuntu to Debian (I've realized that this was a little bit pointless because I formated them all as ext4, but at least it acts as a safety for mission critical drives when I overfill /home. I unfortunately didn't give /tmp enough space, and it kept crashing SimpleScan so I decided to use gparted to resize it.

The operation went alright as far as I can tell, and was straight forward because there was some free space behind it so I only had to append the partition. I synced the master boot record through rEFIt as usual, but when I booted the linux partition grub did load, and only a blank screen is presented. I eventually figured out I could use the gparted live cd to boot back into debian, and have been screwing around for a while with grub commands trying to figure out how to allow rEFIt to successfully boot GRUB on its own again. I ran grug-mkconfig to replace my /boot/grub/grub.cfg file and have rebooted but that did not help.

I tried reinstalling grub and grub-common with apt-get, but I didn't purge configuration settings for fear of losing something important. My current focus is on the command grub-install. I think i just need to run this command with the /boot device, like su - root; grub-install /dev/sda1 or some thing like that. wipe out the MBR on /dev/sda1, or screw up what good configuration is left in grub, so I want to make sure that I'm using the right /dev. Currently the gparted output looks like this:

/dev/sda1: fat32 - GPT (gpt from fdisk, gparted shows EFI with the boot flag)
/dev/sda2: hfs+ - MacOSx
/dev/sda3: ext4 - /root


how the gnome live gparted disk would have been able to boot. I have access to a hard drive so I'll probably end up making backup images of as many of the partitions as I can, and then try more drastic bashing around, but if anyone has any suggestions/wisdom they could offer while I'm researching solutions I'd appreciate it. I eventually want to try to axe my osx partition and boot directly from GRUB2-EFI so I figure it is worth the investment in time to get to know grub a little bit more intimately.

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Fedora Installation :: 10 Fails To Load X Window?

Mar 22, 2009

I was trying to install fedora 10 onto my new computer, with the full dvd. my new computer has 2G ram, Radeon 4670 and a Gigabyte motherboard. after i started up the installation, while it saying "loading anacoda...." the line" X window fail to load. Back to text mode." So should i continue with the installation? because i fear that after i installed the fedora 10 onto my computer, i have to use it in text mode

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Ubuntu :: Folding@Home Fails To Load?

Jan 16, 2010

When I got this message I thought the thing was already installed despite the failure of a startup script.


andrew@ubuntu:~$ sudo origami install -t 45104 -u AndrewCrogonk -b big


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Ubuntu Installation :: X Server Fails To Load?

Jan 18, 2010

I had a dual boot Kubuntu 9.04 - FC 11 and decided to upgrade to Kubuntu 9.10. Recalling that I had issues with my ATI card drivers when I installed Kubuntu8.10 on my laptop, I decided to install the latest ATI Catalyst drivers. After the installation was complete I received a message warning me that if the X server fails to load I should run "aticonfig --initial -f". Indeed the X Server didn't load (after I logged in the screen flushed and went black). So I reinstalled Kubuntu 8.10 from a CD I without formating the respective partition. But the problem perists, X server fails to load. Even worse my menu.lst file has been changed and I can't boot FC11.

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Ubuntu :: Facebook Fails To Load On All Browsers

Aug 17, 2010

just installed ubuntu 10.4 and almost all websites load properly except facebook. the problem is persistent with all browsers: opera, firefox, chrome. if i use the same programs with windows 7, facebook loads properly. basically, the log in page comes up....howerver, once i sign on only the very top blue bar loads. videos works perfectly - i have flash installed correctly. i've never had this problem on ubuntu before. thinking there was something wrong with ubuntu 10.4 i installed 10.10. the problem still persists. also, i can not load facebook with jolicloud. i have an asus 64 bit laptop.

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Ubuntu Installation :: GRUB2 Fails To Load?

Aug 31, 2010

I am a long time ubuntu user (4.10) and have had a fair bit of experience installing ubuntu and the many mishaps along the way.

So after having no internet for a year I decide to try the new 10.04 flavour by ordering the cd from the site.

Installation went well, no hiccups. But when I restarted the comp it went straight to Xp, so I thought I'll just use the SGD to boot the partion anyway and fix this small problem later.

After SGD confused sda with sdb, I figured out that GRUB2 is now the standard boot loader.

So thats where I am lost, I have searched the forums quickly (25 pages or so..) and realise that I am not going to fix this easily or by trial and error.

here's some info

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Intel P4 3.0
1.5 GB RAM


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Ubuntu :: Ntfs-config Fails To Load?

Jan 17, 2011

wandering what this means when i try to run ntfs-config?Quote:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/ntfs-config", line 102, in <module>
main(args, opts)


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Debian :: 6.01 GRUB Installed But Fails To Load?

Mar 27, 2011

I'm trying to install Debian 6.01 on my PC. I have only 1 hdd and it has 3 partitions. On first there is windows 7 and on second ubuntu 10.10 and GRUB is installed to MBR and I can load both systems with no problems.As PC has no optical drive I was trying to install debian using USB stick but had no success. I was ready to give up when I've discovered that there is a W32 installer that I can run under Win 7. So I downloaded it and executed, it starts and download certain files and then it asks for reboot.

After reboot I can still chose between Win 7 and Ubuntu. If I chose win 7 I'm given a choice to run Windows or to continue setup for debian. Very well installer starts and I can chose all the classic stuff between languages etc. Then I come to a point where I need to choose partitions, ok as I have free 30 Gb partition i choose it for debian with settings:

Format in Ext4
Mount point: /

I already have a swap part that I can use. Done that I can start with selection of packages which goes fine and installs everything directly from debian mirrosrs. After that I choose GRUB to be installed into MBR and it goes fine. Some final steps and reboot.

After reboot GRUB offers me again Ubuntu or Win 7. So I can boot either Ubuntu or win 7 which gives me the same choice from before, Windoes or continue Debian setup. I tried doing the setup again with some repair options that it offers but still nothing happens.

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Ubuntu :: Upgrade To 9.10 - GDM Fails To Load Correctly

Mar 17, 2010

After an almost flawless upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10, the desktop doesn't quite finish loading: when I log in I am left with unmovable but otherwise usable windows chiefly noticeable by their lack of title bar. I can kick the system into completing a normal startup by right clicking on the desktop and selecting "visual effects/normal" whereupon it pops up with "desktop effects not available" and subsequently the title bars all return and everything works as normal - even compositing (meta city). Something appears to be choking it at the last hurdle. How I might go about debugging it. Failing that, what do I need to purge/reinstall to make it work normally?

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Apr 2, 2009

I've just installed the NVIDIA 180 drivers on my Centos 5.2 installation via:

yum install nvidia-graphics

However, when I try and start X via startx it bombs out. The Xorg.0.log says:

(II) Setting vga for screen 0.
(**) NVIDIA(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) NVIDIA(0): RGB weight 888
(==) NVIDIA(0): Default visual is TrueColor


what I need to do. I have a VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G94 [GeForce 9600 GT] (rev a1).

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Fedora Installation :: 12 Graphical Installer Fails To Load?

Jan 31, 2010

I'm facing a problem installing Fedora 12 x64 on my desktop.I've been trying to get the Graphical Installer (anaconda) to run, in vain. The error message I get is reproduced below:

(EE) [drm] drmOpen failed
(EE) NOUVEAU(0): [drm] error opening the drm


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Ubuntu :: Digikam Package On 64bits Fails To Load?

Jan 8, 2010

I have two computers running Kubuntu 9.10 (using the upgrade paths from 8.04 and so on) one running 32bit and the other running 64 bit and I have the following problem: On the 32bit version installing the repository package for Digikam, everything works just fine. On the 64bit version I have two problems:

First digikam won't start due to the following error:

digikam: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/kde4/
undefined symbol: _ZN7Digikam11ImagePlugin17setActionCategoryERK7QSt ring

I'll have to delete all digikamplugin files from /usr/lib/kde4 and then it works from the command line. It appears that everything is working as it should.Second, starting digikam from Lancelot does nothing.

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Ubuntu :: Grub Fails To Load After Vista Hibernated?

Apr 26, 2010

just installed ubuntu 9.10 besides the existing windows vista partition. Everything worked smoothly. However, after I let vista go into hibernation and then started up the system again, the grub was unable to load. Instead, I got the command prompt 'GRUB rescue'. When I boot from the live CD and try to open the ubuntu partition on 'places' in the desktop environment, I get the message that it cannot be done because windows has hibernated on the other partition, and that I need to delete the hibernation file. What do I do to get the GRUB to load? Now I am stuck with booting from the CD, and I cannot access Vista at all.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Upgrade From 9.x To 10.04, Now Fails To Load Windows 7?

May 19, 2010

I previously had Ubuntu 9.x and Windows 7 installed at my laptop after I decided to upgrade Ubuntu to 10.04.

After the upgrade finished, now at the boot selection menu I am able to select Windows 7, but after it starts it tries to fix some errors and says that it's unable to load. Ubuntu 10.04 loads just fine.

Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x97646c29


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Ubuntu Installation :: 10.10 GRUB Fails To Load After Upgrade?

Dec 7, 2010

I currently have a Dell Dimension 4100 from 2000 upgraded with an Nvidia Geforce 6200 video card and 160 gig hard drive, I just upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10 from 10.04 and once I restart, I hear a beep come out from my computer speaker, and then displays the following text:

GNU GRUB version 1.98+20100804-5ubuntu3 Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word,TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file completions.

grub> I'm not used to typing in command line, but if anybody has a way around it for me, I'll be pleased. It's Ubuntu or Windows goes back on... or bust.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Fails To Load After Upgrade From 10.04 To 10.10 On Wubi?

Dec 22, 2010

I had a 10.04 Wubi install on my Win7 notebook. I selected the option to upgrade to 10.10 from update manager. It downloaded all the updates, but reported that due to some problem, only a partial upgrade will be possible. I agreed. And now, when I select Ubuntu from the startup OS list, it just shows a blank screen and restarts within 3-5 seconds. What do I do??

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Jun 6, 2010

I've been running xubuntu for a few weeks now, but just today I began having a few problems. When I boot my computer, it simply freezes at the xubuntu logo just before the login screen.

The last thing I remember doing before this is typing export DISPLAY=:0.0 in the tty1 terminal.

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Aug 13, 2010

I have 2 servers that are mirrored. They host 3 separate websites. Two of these websites are regular HTTP and the other is HTTPS with Digest authentication as well. The reason there are 2 servers is because one is a primary and the other secondary in case the primary goes down. Recently I decided to upgrade the secondary server then make it the primary server. I have done most of the configuration and the sites using regular HTTP are working perfectly fine. The page using SSL is not. Apache fails to load and here are the errors I am receiving the the error log file:

[Fri Aug 13 09:27:00 2010] [warn] RSA server certificate CommonName (CN) `' does NOT match server name!?
[Fri Aug 13 09:27:00 2010] [error] Unable to configure RSA server private key
[Fri Aug 13 09:27:00 2010] [error] SSL Library Error: 185073780 error:0B080074:x509 certificate routines:X509_check_private_key:key values mismatch

For the first warning, I cannot find anywhere that says the CN "", only what the CN is in the SSL key. I have no idea where to even start with the other errors.

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Sep 25, 2010

I have a:

# lspci | grep Ether
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 03)

Looks like the r8169 module that gets loaded is not a valid choice for this chipset. The main error that I see is:

r8169: eth0: link down
ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): eth0: link is not ready

I have verified the cable and it's good the windows machine next door is fine using it without packet loss.

The system is a HP Desktop, just CentOS 5.5 loaded on it (base, with no updates).

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Mar 10, 2016

I am trying to clean install Jessie 8.3.0 onto an old PC, where I already have wheezy 7.7 working. I am using the 3 DVD- i386, which passed the integrity check.

Installation goes on smoothly till completing the "Select and Install SW" stage from 1st and 2nd DVD. At this point I get the warning that "Installation step failed, ..", giving the choice to repeat.

When repeated, the process gets completed (without asking for 2nd DVD), the new installation boots normally, but the KDE desktop opens irregularly, with some basic applications missing, and some flaws during certain operations.

The APT does not show any missing/broken link. I tried and repeat the installation with different choices as for kernels and/or desktops, but got the same result. I cannot guess where the problem originates, nor whether it is a known bug of the installer.

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Nov 4, 2015

My server has 4 1Gb eth interfaces, and an additional Broadcom dual 10Gb card. It runs Debian Jessie.Problem is, that the card fails to load, although it is identified, and its drivers is installed.I tried to update the driver with apt-get install firmware-bnx2x, but it was already up to date.

Code: Select allroot@pxe-server:~# lspci |grep -i broadcom
03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5719 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01)
03:00.1 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5719 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01)
03:00.2 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5719 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01)
03:00.3 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5719 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (rev 01)
07:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II BCM57810 10 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 10)
07:00.1 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II BCM57810 10 Gigabit Ethernet (rev 10)


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Feb 3, 2010

I downloaded the Fedora Live USB creator and the program consistently fails to load properly onto the flash drive. I have also downloaded the DVD iso program from this site and get only errors when trying to boot with an ISO burner? I am attempting to load the program on Sun Virtual Box, which is like VMare's Workstation, and the prompt consistently reads error when attempting to install. Also the progress bar on the Live USB loader never stops even after it the cmd prompt says it is complete.

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Jul 14, 2010

I'm not entirely sure if this is where this goes, but problems occurred after messing around with desktop interface areas

Basically after logging in my screen turns black and then seems to fail out back to the log in screen. No error message, nothing. log in -> black screen -> log in

Ive tried to boot in fail safe gnome with exact same result.

Problems started after these two actions

1) was trying to get compiz to handle the desktop, so I disabled "show desktop" through Nautilus ( I re-enabled before logging off however)

2) was stupid and tired and accidentally uninstalled libglib2.0-0, libglib2.0-data, and several other packages through the software center interface. Ive re installed these through root access but I must be missing some files because it still fails to start

Because im not entirely sure what is causing the problem ( failure to render, or missing crucial packages) im not sure how I should go about trying to repair. Is there any to restore factory settings and programs without blitzing out current drivers and apps ?

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