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Old 08-22-2006, 12:11 AM   #1
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FC5 start up: no x


when i first boot a computer i just installe FC 5 on, it asks me to login at a prompt rather than the normal gui logini am setting this computer for a customer soon, so i need to get this working. does anyone know how to get the computer to start x earlier?
 
Old 08-22-2006, 12:46 AM   #2
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Does the GUI run when you login to the text interface and run "startx"? If it does, then change the default runlevel in /etc/inittab from 3 to 5.
 
Old 08-22-2006, 06:08 PM   #3
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how do i do this? is it something like:
# vi /etc/inittab ?
 
Old 08-22-2006, 06:20 PM   #4
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how do i do this? is it something like:
# vi /etc/inittab ?
Yes thats right. Change "id:3:initdefault:" to "id:5:initdefault:".
 
Old 08-22-2006, 06:22 PM   #5
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and it also does not supply the shutdown command by default, will this solve that problem as well?
 
Old 08-22-2006, 10:09 PM   #6
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apparently it does
 
  


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