You may also want to make sure that you have set up your local loopback. Type '/sbin/ifconfig' (or wherever your ifconfig sits) and make sure that you have an entry for 'lo'. Dean Daniel J. Cody writes: > > Malcolm - > > Make sure xfs is started first. Its the X Font Server, and you'll need > it to run X. If you're running redhat, /etc/rc.d/init.d/xfs start then > try running X > > If that doesn't work, run through the X setup again using Xconfigurator > of xf86config > > If you didn't get the right 'server'(think of an X server as your video > card driver), insert your CD, find the correct package and install it. > > If you need help with any of that, just shout and include more detailed > information :) > > <tip type="Linux HTML editors"> > > If you're new to Linux and looking for an editor that has syntax > highlighting and support for most development languages out there, check > out Bluefish from > http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/ > > </tip> > > .djc. > > "McAtee, Malcolm" wrote: > > > > I aqpologize upfront for the newbie questions - > > > > I bit the bullet and went for the Linux install which went pretty well > > actually---- > > I seem unable to start up x-windows however. > > I went back through the install to make sure that I have added this package. > > > > I receive error # 111 (connection refused) > > And error #3 (no such service) > > > > It would seem from these errors that the package was not loaded -is this > > correct??