newbie problems installing...

Kaczmarek, Thaddeus tkaczmar at
Fri Oct 8 06:30:26 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-10-07 at 22:06 -0400, Jakob Nickerson wrote:
> Hi, for some reason i decided to attempt to install on my system
> having never installed anything that wasn't a debian package before
> and it seems i failed miserably.  Sorry, I am pretty new to linux and
> I honestly have no idea what i'm doing when it comes to this sort of
> thing. Here's what was at the bottom of the /var/log/Xorg.0.log :
> Fatal server error:
> Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs for all
> framebuffer devices
> anyways, I can't seem to find the conf files.  and I don't even know
> if that's my only problem... please help me?
> Jakob.
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xorg.conf is the config file.
Haven't used Debian in  along time, but I would be shocked if they
didn't have the xorg packages in unstable/dev somewhere.



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