F18 won't boot in GUI by default!
Yesterday, while running a yum update my fedora crashed and I had to hard-reboot it. Since then, it goes into text mode by default after startup, and after logging into the terminal, I have to give a 'startx' command manually to display the gui.
I've tried reinstalling gnome-shell and running
How do I make it boot in GUI by default?
This thread might help:
Switching to a Graphical Login
Hope this helps;)
I tried reinstalling gdb but that didn't help.
The article at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/...gui-login.html suggests altering the inittab file, but it's not being used anymore (it's been replaced by systemd).
I've also tried the "changing runlevels" method given on
but that didn't help either.
What could be the issue?
Not sure what the issue is- (maybe) corrupt installation files (or) a bug
Besides that the Fedora documentation mentions:
When you install Fedora in 'text mode' you can configure you system to use the graphical interface. It may be in the way you installed it; the options you choose-
This should help-
Booting into a Graphical Environment
and reinstall the updates from the text only boot
a crash and hard reboot
caused some updates to NOT be installed and at least one to not be FULLY installed
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