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Problem in initiating Fedora 23!

asked 2016-04-17 08:15:59 -0600

I download the iso of fedora 23 workstation 32 / bit with gnome 3. I Used a pedrive to boot and install the OS on my pc (LVM partitions), with Windows 7 and Linux mint maya, ok. Without further ado.. when start Fedora (all [ok]) begins to appear a lot of letters * until it freezes on.

Code: [OK] started GNOME display manager. restart. to quit ... n ...

At that time the pointer appears in one corner, after the center of the screen and disappears * = (and the process is repeated). I used the tty but the process the is still running and freezes the screen and can not write which... leaves the computer unusable. MADE IN GOOGLE TRANSLATOR, Thanks.

System details

  • Memory 1.9GB
  • Processor Intel® Atom™ CPU N2600 @ 1.60GHz × 4
  • OS Type 32-bit
  • GNOME Version 3.18.1
  • Fedora 23 Workstation

It is a netbook, Look for online and this seems to be a possible solution. Tell me if use LightDM ...

sudo systemctl disable gdm
sudo systemctl enable lightdm
sudo systemctl stop gdm
sudo systemctl start lightdm
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answered 2016-04-17 10:26:53 -0600

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I don't get the question you asked here. I try to answer it anyway:

Another solution could be editing /etc/gdm/custom.conf to change the line #WaylandEnable=false to WaylandEnable=false and either restarting gdm by running systemctl restart gdm or rebooting. All of this has to be done as root from a TTY or live system.

Background: On Fedora 23, gdm is using wayland, which is quite new and doesn't work on all GPUs.

To make the commands above work, you have to install lightdm by running dnf install lightdmfirst.

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I agree with this suggestion. That series of atoms has PowerVR iGPs instead of the intel chipsets, which unfortunately means inferior free driver support (for admittedly inferior hardware). Reducing your compositing requirements is the best way to make this system usable.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2016-04-19 01:15:48 -0600 )edit

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