I just installed RedHat Linux 5.1 and am having problems
with X Window. I use 'startx' command and it seems that
X Window does start up and 'fvwm' is run. But I see
multiple duplicated images of everything - clock, root
menus, etc, making X practically not usuable at all.
i used to use a key sequence to get out of X after
'startx' to go back to shell but don't remember the
magic sequence anymore. i've years experience on Unix
and have read RedHat manuals,faqs/how-tos but still
can not find the relevant info. So, i'll really appreciate
any help or lead to the questions below:
1. what is the magic key strokes (sequence) to return
to shell from X after 'startx' ?
2. how to fix the duplicated image problem in X to
make it usuable? i did notice there's an article
on 'dulicate image' in X on Thinkpad posted earlier,
but i doubt it's the same deal as mine is a Compaq
Presario 5020. Display card is ATI Rage LT Pro.
Does anyone know what chipset ATI Rage LT Pro has?
btw, monitor is Compaq MV 500. I run Win98 on the
primary EIDE Quantum HD. Linux runs on a WesternDigital
HD and can only be floppy booted. I wasn't able to
successfully run LILO out of MBR. Am not sure if
it's a BIOS, Win98 problem.
Please email me as well if you could at the address below.