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philipk88

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PostPosted: Wed 20 Oct 2010, 08:06    Post_subject:  X server freezes  

I have a Compaq Presario with Puppy Linux 5.1.1. I was installing a vlc .pet package and some emulators when the top half of the menu disappeared. I restarted X server and it froze. Nothing worked. I turned it off. When I turned it on, it said 'previous improper shutdown' and gave me a prompt. I typed startx and it froze again. I restarted and tried xwin, it also froze. when I type xorgwizard it gives me the usual three choices but freezed no matter which one I pick. I was going to back up xorg.conf but neither mv nor rm will work, they say there is a missing library. I am not sure if they worked before or not. Can anyone help?
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PostPosted: Wed 20 Oct 2010, 08:24    Post_subject:  

Look at rcrsn51 post here:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=51024&p=378896
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