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Old 06-19-2007, 08:45 PM   #1
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Red face Changing FC6 a text mode installation to graphics mode.

I recently installed Fedora Core 6.

It hung when I tried to install in graphics mode so I installed in text mode. I fixed the problem in my xorg.conf and now graphics work fine.
However, it boots to text mode now and I don't know how to change it. I tried to change my inittab to runlevel 5, which did make it boot in graphics mode but as soon as it booted the text console came up.

I'm sure that this is a simple fix, but I don't know where to look. I have tried to google this, but all I could find was people trying to do the reverse.

Could somebody point me in the right direction?

Old 06-19-2007, 08:55 PM   #2
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Edit the /etc/inittab file as root using any text editor of your choice. The file is well self documented, just change the line; id:3:initdefault: to read; id:5:initdefault:
Old 06-19-2007, 09:38 PM   #3
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I tried this. Fedora booted in graphics mode, but as soon as it finished booting up it gave me a text console. Perhaps I have missed something?


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