[mythtv-users] X startup on Warty

David Collett david.collett at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 14:07:33 UTC 2004

do you have any packages from hoary? In particular libgtk (perhaps as
a dependancy of firefox or something you may be tracking in hoary)? I
had this problem, looks like gdm doesnt like the gtk 2.6.0 in hoary.
BTW. "gtali" also fails to work with hoary gtk.

I downgraded.


On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 11:57:52 +0100, Pascal Hos <pascalhos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Something strange has happened to my startup of X. Gdm does not come
> up anymore. I keep getting warning messages that another X server is
> already running on display :0. This is from a fresh reboot.  And when
> I Ctrl-Alt-F7 I do see a black screen with an X cursor. If I answer
> yes to the question if I want to start another X server on :1, the
> same thing happens, but now I have two instances of X and still no
> gdm. My xserver works fine. If I drop down to the terminal and type
> /etc/init/gdm stop and then startx everything works just fine.
> What could have gone wrong here?
> Pascal
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