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Startx errors when running startx

Hey All,

Just got finished emerging kdebase-startkde and kicker, when i went to startx i got this error:

patriot ~ # startx
xauth: creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.25897
xinit: No such file or directory (errno 2): no server "X" in PATH

Use the -- option, or make sure that /usr/bin is in your path and
that "X" is a program or a link to the right type of server
for your display. Possible server names include:

Xorg X.Org displays

xinit: Server error.
patriot ~ #


Nt having much luck getting the gui up. Can anyone point me in the right direction :-)

fairly new to Gentoo , so be gentle...lol

-kruptos
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Ibrahim Bazarwala

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Gentoo uses its own package management system called Portage, going to rpmfind.net will do you no good at all. That site is great if your distro uses Redhat Package Manager, but it is not for Gentoo.
kruptos

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I forgot to emerge x :-(  

emerge xorg-x11 and run the config script. Then installled missing Nvidia drivers and modified my config file for the right mouse. All is running fine. Both of you had correct answers so I am going to split points.

Thanks for the help :-)
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
fblack61
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Glad we could help.  If you plan on running Gentoo you should sign up for the forum at gentoo.org, the user community there is great.
In addition, there is a great deal if info here -->  http://gentoo-wiki.com/Main_Page
kruptos

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Yeap, great group of people there. THey actually helped me fix the problem in real time last night :-) Logged on the the #gentoo IRC channel and they spoted my problem pretty quick.