Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 118415
XFree86 does not want to load my Gnome interface
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:38 EST
Description of problem:
After updating rpm's, then removing duplicate packages, I can only
log on in a command line mode.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Redhat Core 1
I will attach applicable text files
Steps to Reproduce:
1. I tried to run redhat-config-xfree86 and received an error
attached: BPatterson.rar (contains the following files...)
The included "adjustments.log" file contains the duplicate packages
warnings that synaptic generated after I did a total system update.
For each package, I ran...
$rpm -q <package>
> <package.version> //output
$rpm -e <package.oldestversion>
I don't think I completed the "installs" before I restarted my
After a restart, I could only logon in a command line.
Using "apt-get install <package>", I tried to reinstall all of the
packages that I deleted. This was done after "apt-get update" said
that all of the current versions were already installed.
I have also included ".xsession-errors" from my log files
and "xfree86.error" that I generated when I ran redhat-config-xfree86
Created attachment 98572 [details]
contains 3 text files to assist with problem
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major
updates to the X Window System, which may resolve this issue. Users
who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the
latest version of Fedora Core, which can be obtained from:
If this issue turns out to still be reproduceable in the latest
version of Fedora Core, please file a bug report in the X.Org
bugzilla located at http://bugs.freedesktop.org in the "xorg"
Once you've filed your bug report to X.Org, if you paste the new
bug URL here, Red Hat will continue to track the issue in the
centralized X.Org bug tracker, and will review any bug fixes that
become available for consideration in future updates.