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Could not start the X Server
After a system crash, when I try to boot, I often have this message on a terminal screen
Could not start the X Server (your graphical environment due to some internal error. Please contact your system administrator or check your syslog to diagnose, in the meantime this display will be disabled. Please restart GDM when the problem is corrected.
Ubuntu 9.04 Localhost.localdomain tty1
and then I have the followin prompt
!, what is the best approach to resolve booting?
also, what folder would I find the syslog?
How do I restart GDM, I'm not quite sure what it is?
I'm using Ubuntu 9.04