jheaton5 wrote:A great tool for moving around and viewing files in a terminal environment is Midnight Commander, package name mc. It's in the debian repositories.
First, remove the config file /etc/X11/xorg.conf as well as that osX config file. ( save copied in your home directory and make sure they are not in /etc/X11. Than reboot.
If you get a working GUI
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I have a debian based distro running on my iBook G4 and I upgraded it to the wheezy based distro without a problem--added myself to sudoers and that was about it. However, that has not been the story when using the same mini.iso to load my iMac G4 800MHz . . . the same mini.iso that worked on the iBook seemed to "successfully" install the OS, but after a week or so windows stopped working and pages started sliding down off the desktop. The forum moderator, suggested that the xorg.conf file should be installed, but when I tried to "wget" it I would get a "file not found" or something like that. And then after a few weeks more I couldn't log in to the desktop . . . booting up would go to "kernel panic" . . . . So, I went to a fresh mini.iso of wheezy, again same issues. That was end of December, then somebody said, oh, only November mini.iso was good and to wait until Jan, so January 29, 2012 I downloaded and burned that mini.iso and did the 3 or 4 hour installation once again . . . this time the desktop didn't seem to go beyond a unicolor. Many posts later on the forum got me to trying to log
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