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HOWTO: Resolving XOrg’s X server startup error messages in Debian

Purpose: The idea of this post is to resolve XOrg’s X server startup error messages. Sometime back I had written a post which explained to get your X server to start successfully. However, in this post we are going to specifically focus on the error messages that X server throws out in the log file […]

HOWTO: Resolve X server video driver errors/crashes in Debian Linux

Purpose: In this blog post we will see how to resolve common X server issues like X server not starting, high resolution modes like 1024×768 are not supported, X server crashes, etc. in Debian Linux. Also we will see if you are not able use your native graphics driver in X, then how to use […]

TIP: How to check which video driver is your X server using?

If you need to find out which driver is being used by your X server in Linux, you can easily find that out by giving the following command: debian-:~# cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log Output X.Org XInput driver : 2.0 (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers// ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 2.0 ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 2.0 (II) […]

TIP: Resolving X mouse/touchpad freeze in Debian Squeeze

If you recently upgrade to Debian Squeeze from Debian Lenny and you notice that the X server crashes and you get following similar error messages in your /var/log/Xorg.0.log: Could not allocate video memory No screens found then follow the steps below to resolve the error. Step 1: Shutdown your X Hit Ctrl-Alt-F1. This will give […]

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