OpenSUSE Install :: 11.1 With KDE 3.5 - Screens Found But No Usable Configuration
Dec 27, 2009
I previously used 11.1 with KDE 3.5. Since I have /home on a separate partition I decided to install 11.2 from scratch to avoid any conflicts with KDE 4 installing. No problems on first reboot and some updates were installed. Now at each boot I'm dropped into text login. If I try <startx> I get <no screens found> and /var/log/Xorg.0.log gives <screens found but none have usable configuration>. However if I add vga=952 at the boot screen (for a 1280x800 laptop) I get into graphical login and everything works well (yes even KDE 4). Below is an snip from /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
I'm totally new to linux and a more experienced friend advised me to install slackware if I want to get the best possible understanding of how linux works. I've installed slackware but having logged in as root, when I type the command "startx" to load the GUI I get this error message:
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sun Oct 24 14:40:24 2010 (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf" (EE) intel(0): Given depth (4) is not supported by I830 driver (EE) intel(1): [drm] failed to set drm interface version. (EE) intel(1): Failed to become DRM master.
I have just upgraded from 11.1 to 11.4. When I boot up, I get a command line, but when I do 'startx', I get 'Fatal server error: no screens found'. I have been looking for a solution and tried 'Xorg -configure' but this gives:
Code: Failed to load /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/vboxvideo_drv.so: undefined symbol: resVgaShared
I just installed debian (Jessie) in my computer and tried to install Nvidia drivers. This is a task i have done many times and never got a problem but today...
Here you have my output...
X.Org X Server 22.214.171.1241 (1.16.3 RC 1) Release Date: 2014-12-09 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 x86_64 Debian Current Operating System: Linux PC-Server 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ck
I am new to linux, am attempting to abandon microsoft because after 30 years I have had enough of being jerked around by them. I have used yast to install the components of Postgresql and pgAccess, including language support for Tcl/Tk. Starting the postgresql server is successful.
I would like to use pgAccess as a front end to the server/databases. However, nothing I do seems to make pgAccess available. I can't invoke it and can't find it on a menu anywhere. In searching forums on this issue they all discuss compiling postgresql and pgAccess on the local machine, no one talks about how to use pgaccess whose installation was managed by a gui. Do I need to start over, removing everything I installed with yast, and go with the command line installs and compiles, or can I use what yast installed?
I'm planning to install openSUSE on a rather old computer(1,5 GB RAM 2,2 GHz Intel Celeron) and I have only 3,6 GB disk space at my disposal. Using Xfce or LXDE desktop environment what is the minimum installation size I can get while retaining a usable system?
I downloaded some application for Linux (program microcontroller LPCXpresso). When I trying to install it some error appears
Code: Can't find a usable init.tcl in the following directories: /installkitvfs/lib/tcl /installkitvfs/lib/tcl8.6 /home/damon/src/installkit-1.3.0/out/lib/tcl8.6 /media/lib/tcl8.6 /lib/tcl8.6 /media/library /library /tcl8.6b1.2/library /tcl8.6b1.2/library
This probably means that Tcl wasn't installed properly.I think Tcl is installed, maybe I need to reinstall it if so, how? What I need to do?
I'm in the process of trying to install FC14 64 bit to my Window 7 64 bit system. This new system has a 6.0 Gb/s internal hard drive.When I reboot with the F14 install disk I have made it past the disk verification (is Verified) and then picking a language but then I get the message "No usable disks have been found". In Win 7, the Disk Management window shows that 184 GB of space are free. Is there some disk preparation that I should do to make this space available?
I have a Dell Vostro 3300, i5 460 processor with a NVIDIA 310M Graphics Card. I'm doing a KUBUNTU 10.10 (Maverick) install with the following results. The Live CD boots just fine to, "TEST," or "Install." Installation goes fine. However, the graphics card being used is the Intel i915. I have tried installing the NVIDIA drivers directly from the, "Additional Drivers," tool and after the reboot I get through the boot screen to the console. I try to manually startx and I get the errors, "no device found," "no screens found." The second install I tried purging and blacklisting the nouveau drivers and entering safe mode. Then using apt-get install nvidia-current. After that, nvidia-xconfig. Same results.
The third attempt I re-installed and this time downloaded the drivers from the Nvidia site (version 256.53). Blacklisted nouveau, remove all nvidia, updated initramfs, etc. The install went fine however I still end up at a console after boot with the same messages as above. No device found, no screens found. I've tried searching through the forum and web and have tried things like adding the modset option along with many other hacks, tips and fixes. still, no go.I can live with the Intel graphics for now although I lose 512MB of memory. Unfortunately there is no way to disable or change this set-up in the BIOS. I've seen quite a few bug reports at Launchpad:
1. Is this something I should just wait til a fix comes? Will a fix come? 2. Is there, or will there be an official Updated Ubuntu Guide for Maverick to install NVIDIA drivers with this tecnology? 3. Lastly, is there anything else I should try??
I downloaded the new gparted (6.4.1 I think) and when I try to run it from a live cd in the default settings it keeps telling me that it can't find my screens. I have an intel video card. I haven't had this problem with older versions of gparted. I suppose I could use an older version, but I'd like to know what the problem is.
Running Ubuntu 10.10 x64, fully updated kernel and stuff, in VMWare Workstation 7.
Before I tried installing the Nvidia driver, I set up all my stuff, settings, etc. Restarted several times, everything went okay.
I then decided to install the Nvidia drivers for my GTS 250. I first tried the manual install (sudo sh NVIDIA-INSTALL-NAME.run) and it failed saying something about the nvidia.ko or nvidia.so. I tried using this page http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9203671 to fix it, but it still failed, so then I used the automatic method (sudo apt-get install nvidia-current) and it installed fine, then I ran nvidia-xconfig and restarted.
The VM started up, but no GUI came up, instead, a black screen with a terminal (I think it's called a Virtual Terminal) came up and asked me to log in. I tried the command "startx" from there, and it told me no screens were found.
Some background to summarise, I have installed 10.10 clean over the top of 10.04. I did not have X/display problems on 10.04. After installing the Nvidia display driver for my device (Asus 8800GT - display driver: NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-260.19.12.run) in order to get dual-headed display working under TwinView (as I had previously have used on 10.04 problem-free) I cannot reboot/shutdown my machine without a Fatal Error No Screens Found message appearing at boot time.I can hibernate, but this is less than ideal, especially after installing updates which require a restart. Every time this does happen I can re-run the driver installation and all is well again.Below are two copies of my Xorg log. The first is the erroneous log, the second the successful log. Below that is my xorg config file generated via nvidia-xconfig.
ERRONEOUS XORG LOG FILE [ 29.712] X.Org X Server 1.9.0
I installed debian 4.0 (etch) on an old computer with some pickled graphics card in it, and then I upgraded the computer to one with slightly newer hardware only without the graphics card (the new one used on board graphics). I moved the hard drive from the old one to the new one but when I booted it up it failed to start the X-server and I got some errors listed for "device not found" and "no screens found".
I tried using "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" however I can't seem to find a working configuration. It seems pretty silly that when installing debian it can detect all this automatically with no problems but when it comes to changing some hardware around you are left in the dark with a complicated re-configuration process. Is there not some way to automate this? I'd rather not have to re-install everything
husam@ubuntu:~$ compiz setting manager compiz (core) - Error: Screen 0 on display ":0.0" already has a window manager; try using the --replace option to replace the current window manager. compiz (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0.0
Launching fallback window manager Window manager warning: Buggy client sent a _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW message with a timestamp of 0 for 0x1e000b4 (Mozilla Fi)Window manager warning: meta_window_activate called by a pager with a 0 timestamp; the pager needs to be fixed. Now, if i close terminal, window's will be bugged .
I was trying to install the nvidia drivers then when I reboot all I get is a command line. Startx does not work, it says no screens found. I was dumb and uninstalled the nvidia drivers too not realizing my internet didn't work in the command line. I need to install the drivers from the live cd unless there is another way. I don't want to have to reinstall!
It is no longer running my default when I log in it did go screwy yesterday I reinstalled my nvidia driver and it started allowing to to activate it. This is what it was saying: Code: compiz (core) - Fatal: No valid GL extensions string found. compiz (core) - Error: Failed to manage screen: 0 compiz (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0.0
I just installed Maverick on a brand new system last Saturday. Everything worked, except dual monitors, so I activated the proprietary ATI/AMD driver. That allowed the dual monitors to work, except that it put a little "AMD unsupported hardware" watermark in the lower right-hand side of each screen. After a day or two, I decided to go back to the default driver while trying to figure out how to avoid the watermark.
I assumed that when I deactivated/removed the proprietary driver that it would automatically switch back to the default. Instead, my computer now boots to TTY1, and when I try to install xserver.xorg, etc., I get a lot of error messages,ike "No screens found" or "Screens found, but configuration is unusable," etc. The same messages show up in the logs.Can anyone help me get back to a useable desktop display? At this point, I don't care which one. erhaps the proprietary would be easiest since it seems to be holding my system hostage, but either one would work.
Ubuntu 10.10 Whenever I try to boot up now I get a command line environment instead of the normal gnome desktop. The first error message that comes up is: "Screens found,but none have a usable configuration" further down: "Fatal server error: no screens found" Any way I can re-configure so it detects my monitor?
My system is a Lenovo B500 All-In-One, with an Nvidia GTS 250M video card. nv seems to work okay, but I cannot get the desktop to load with the nvidia driver (nvidia-current, from the repository). I've been hacking away at this for a week and a half with no results. Every time I try to boot with the nvidia driver, the splash screen comes up for a second, the screen flashes a couple times between a "static" screen and tty2, then the screen seems to go to a test mode, where it flashes a series of solid colors indefinitely. Looking at /var/log/Xorg.0.log, I see the following:
(II) May 08 19:06:53 NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damage and Composite X extensions is (II) May 08 19:06:53 NVIDIA(0): enabled. (WW) May 08 19:06:54 NVIDIA(0): Failed to enable display hotplug notification
I've installed 9.10 on a work station with success. I've got an nvidia quadro fx 3000 and its supported under nvidia legacy driver apparently. So I've tried to install the driver with no success. Xorg.0.log reports a fatal server error no screens found. I get a flashing console login when I boot with "nvidia" device driver in xorg.conf, it boots fine with "nv". No matter what I try I cant get it to boot with nvidia drivers. Also, on a side note, after initially installing nvidia driver thru hardware in gnome, I no longer have a grub loader option to select recovery or anything else. Upon boot it displays "grub" briefly then continues to boot to gui. I've set the delay to 20 seconds with no results.
Resolved the issue of the display, now on to the grub menu.
After installing a second screen and trying dual screens, i never backedup the x11 xorg.config file and recklessy overwrote my settings through that nvidia panel... Now to find that x wont start :(EE) no devices detected Fatal server error: No screens found
how i'd be able to share my xorg.config file with you guys, I am using my ipod now... Anyone knows anything? I tried reconfiguring and didn't work.. How do i share my file so you guys can find the flaw? Or how do i find the flaw myself?
there are several posts related to my problem but not quite what I want. I don't need any effects to be running nor do I need perfect resolution. I have a PCI-E card Nvidia 8600 gts and I need to run redhat 7.1 for reasons that are not debatable. I also have an onboard ati radeon X 1250 but currently I am running the PCI-E.The installation was successful and ran in GUI, however after installation and reboot, the screen keeps flickering trying to load the desktop.I just need to get the GUI running the same way the installer was able to run in GUI, I tried editing the XF86Config file to change the driver to either vesa or vga but still didn't work. Probing for devices is not an option since the card is not listed and the maximum video ram goes up to 64MB in xconfigurator. It probes my card as a VGA generic with 1 MB ram. I know there is a way to have the desktop load just the same as the installer's gui settings but that's where I need help.
this is after changing all the 'driver' values to vesa. I don't understand why it can't find the screen even though I used the horizontal and vert. sync values for my monitor. Any instructions or advice on how to just get the desktop loaded would be great, I know this is a very old OS but regardless I need for it to work.
My issue began with my resolution changing to 800x600 in Karmic Koala and then my inability to change it back to anything else. In my haste to fix it before going to work this morning I loaded a new xorg.conf without backing up the old xorg.conf with data not relevant for my monitor and now I'm in limbo. The good news, I hope, is that I also run 8.04 on the same computer so I do have access to what I hope is proper xorg.conf / I've modified the existing xorg.conf file and I'm still getting the "low graphics mode" message (EE) problem parsing the config file and (EE) Error parsing the config file. Fatal Server Error: no screens found.