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    Default error in starting x server after upgrade,,help plz

    hi all ,, hope u doing gd and having gd time ..
    i was using bt4r1 and wanted to update it to r2 i followed the steps that are mentioned here Upgrading - BackTrack Linux
    and when i reached the step fix-splash ,,, i restarted the pc ,, logged in,,typed startx
    then it tells me that there is a problem and no screen found :S
    any idea guys ???
    and another question .. could we see a new release of backtrack soon ?
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    Default Re: error in starting x server after upgrade,,help plz

    I am no expert but a quick search I found most people have success with this,

    #fixvesa
    #startx

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    Default Re: error in starting x server after upgrade,,help plz

    10x man it works
    but no nvidia card is selected
    knowing that my card is nVidia Corporation GT215 [GeForce GTS 350M]
    and i have the .run installation file ... but its not being installed :S since it was working well
    now it shows me Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module.
    any idea guys??
    Last edited by m0j4h3d; 02-03-2011 at 08:46 AM.
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    Default Re: error in starting x server after upgrade,,help plz

    apt-get install nvidia-driver

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    Default Re: error in starting x server after upgrade,,help plz

    If I remember right Backtrack is still using an xorg.conf. Before you type startx do this:

    Backup your current xorg.conf. You can just copy it to your desktop or something. Then run:

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    dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

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