[solved] Unable to start X
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This may apply if you're trying to upgrade.

Quote:X11 and older releases
When upgrading from older releases, some users have reported issues with X11 no longer starting. If you are upgrading an older (i.e. 0.5.x) release with a desktop environment, before rebooting the system it is advisable that you run the following command:

sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-armsoc

You may also want to check the contents of the /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ directory, and if 20-modesetting.conf is present, move or rename it. i.e. sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-modesetting.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-modesetting.disabled

If you don't do this, there is a chance that X11 will crash on next boot, and you'll need to login to your system using a serial console or via SSH, and run the above commands. You should then be able to reboot your system and be greeted with a working X11 install again!
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[solved] Unable to start X - by Osiander - 07-09-2018, 06:56 AM
RE: Unable to start X - by zet_lab - 07-09-2018, 11:03 AM
RE: Unable to start X - by t4_4t - 07-09-2018, 05:37 PM
RE: Unable to start X - by pfeerick - 07-09-2018, 06:06 PM
RE: Unable to start X - by t4_4t - 07-09-2018, 09:25 PM
RE: Unable to start X - by Osiander - 07-10-2018, 04:09 AM
RE: Unable to start X - by Falkor - 07-11-2018, 06:52 AM
RE: [solved] Unable to start X - by Osiander - 07-12-2018, 10:46 AM
RE: [solved] Unable to start X - by jovval - 10-03-2018, 03:54 AM

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