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king2009
17th May 2008, 02:02 PM
I am a newcomer to Linux I just tried to install fedora 9. first in graphic mode but computer stopped working immediately after starting Anaconda, then i tried in text mode installation was completed. then i tried to use startx command but onse again computer stopped working. can someone help me out here.

JN4OldSchool
17th May 2008, 02:05 PM
Just a guess, but log in in text mode, either as root or su to root, then type "nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf" (note the "X" in X11 is capital, everything else lowercase) then change the driver to "vesa". then try startx

king2009
18th May 2008, 04:27 AM
computer shutdowns when i tried this.