Xorg Problems

Joshua Isom jrisom at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 07:44:41 UTC 2010

On 8/19/2010 6:20 AM, Rem Roberti wrote:
> I'm having trouble with xorg on a new 8.1 installation.  I haven't
> installed a wm yet, but when I try to call up the generic x windows by
> typing "startx" they do indeed appear, but all three of the x windows
> are locked up. By that I mean that there is no mouse, and no possibility
> of entering data in the windows via the keyboard. Totally frozen. And
> you can't get out of x in the usual manner i.e. ctrl-alt-backspace. The
> only thing that works is ctrl-alt-del which, of course, reboots the
> computer. Any ideas are appreciated.
> Rem

Look in /var/log/Xorg.0.log and go from there.  If something's not 
working, it's probably in there, or verbosity can be added to make it 
show up.

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