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CentOS 7.2 “X server ”/bin/X“ cannot be executed”

I rolled back a wacom driver and reinstalled Nvidia drivers and now kdm is not starting. > systemctl status kdm kdm[3954]: plymouth is running kdm[3954]: plymouth is active on VT 1, reusing ...
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Where Does KDE's Xsetup Live On FreeBSD?

I made the mistake of buying a keyboard with a backlight controlled by the scroll lock key, and in turn need to execute: xset led 3 Every time the computer boots, just after the X server is started. ...
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How to set a default desktop environment at system start?

I'm a Linux and KDE user, and recently I started to use also Enlightenment as a substitute Desktop environment when I need a lighter resource consumption. I use KDM as a display manager, and I need ...
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Console-based login into KDE Environment

I would like to have a console-based login instead of a graphical-based login manager. The current manager is KDM which is a part of the KDE environment in the Debian distribution. Removing the ...
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Are there any benefits to starting kdm as daemon?

I've configured my kdm to start via inittab method. I've done it following the steps at Display Manager - ArchWiki. There is also a described method on how to start kdm as daemon. But i can't find ...
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Can i start an X session “background”?

can i start the *DM (e.g. kdm) on tty7, but not present on the screen? For example, i want to stay at tty1 while the login manager is waiting on tty7 on boot.
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Linux: KDM, startx & the X session

I'm using startx in my .bashrc file to start X when I login at tty1 instead of using a display manager like KDM (I'm using KDE 4.3.4). The actual code in my .bashrc: if [ -z "$DISPLAY" ] && [...