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    Ok, before anyone gets mad and calls me a noob I have searched the forums and google but I have found no help. I have a gateway netbook that will not load startx in BT3 or BT4.

    I keep getting no screens found error with my xconf.org file. I have tried to edit it numerous times but I can't seem to find the correct settings. I have a 1024x600 screen with an Intel 950 chipset, can someone please help me get this fixed?

    Thanks!

    I have tried everything I know how to do to get my gateway netbook to startx.

    I have rebuilt the xconf.org file, I have tried to autoconfigure, I googled to see about adding different lines in the config file but nothing is working. I have no idea what else to do. For some reason BT will not recognize my netbooks monitor.

    Please help!

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    Do not double post. All of your posts will be moderated during your first 3 days here.
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    Could you post the model of your netbook? do a lspci and post that?
    post your xorg.conf and your /var/log/Xorg.0.log.

    Without this information we can only guess.
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    I found this thread. It is how ElitestFX setup BT4 pre-final on a netbook.
    can't use the url tag yet.....
    forums.remote-exploit.org/backtrack-4-howto/30104-elitestfx-backtrack-4-pre-final-install-documentation.html
    I found one line interesting because it was in the second script to turn off the extended display that was turned on with another script, anyway, the command was:
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    xrandr --output LVDS --mode 1024x600 --rate 60
    Without any other information from you to go on, I'd also suggest taking a look at the man page for xrandr. I hope this helps or points you in a direction towards a solution.

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