startx command

I‘ve downloaded Backtrack Linux version 5 KDE desktop 64 bit. To start a graphical interface I’ typed startx command. But it failed with the following error message:

BackTrack Linux 5 64bits Vmware Workstation Installation

How do I fix this problem and install Backtrack Linux version 5 KDE desktop on my hard disk?

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My xorg.conf file is missing as I deleted accidentally for some reason. Now, Xorg try to probe my hardware on every startup. How do I configure Xorg under Debian or any Linux distro / operating systems?

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Q. How do I start or stop X.Org from a command prompt? A. X.org is open-source implementation of the X11 system. It is an open source X11-based desktop infrastructure. Xorg provides an interface between your hardware and the graphical software you want to run. Besides that, Xorg is also fully network-aware, meaning you are able […]

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Q. I don’t need GUI as I’m developing CLI based applications. By default Ubuntu Loads Gnome GUI. How do I disable X.org / Gnome under Linux so that I get text only login? A. You can use GUI tools or command line tools to disable GDM (Gnome Display Manager) service (/etc/init.d/gdm). Disable GDM using GUI […]

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