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Old 09-25-2006, 09:03 PM   #1
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No GUI in Mandriva 2006 under VMWare


I installed Mandriva 2006 under VMWare Server, and set up the GUI to be both KDE and GNOME.

However, when I start Mandriva, all I get is the text-based login screen.

How can I set it up to automatically use KDE upon bootup?
 
Old 09-26-2006, 07:30 PM   #2
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man inittab

Change the default runlevel from 3 to 5

Something like
cp inittab inittab.bak
sed s/id:3:initdefault:/id:5:initdefault:/g inittab.bak > inittab

might even fix it
 
Old 09-27-2006, 07:31 AM   #3
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Quote:
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man inittab

Change the default runlevel from 3 to 5

Something like
cp inittab inittab.bak
sed s/id:3:initdefault:/id:5:initdefault:/g inittab.bak > inittab

might even fix it
It did... thanks!
 
Old 10-16-2006, 09:06 AM   #4
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Facing same problem

Quote:
Originally Posted by fozner
man inittab

Change the default runlevel from 3 to 5

Something like
cp inittab inittab.bak
sed s/id:3:initdefault:/id:5:initdefault:/g inittab.bak > inittab

might even fix it
Dear Friends,
Im very newbie in linux and installed Mandriva Free 2006 (3 CDs) Today and was facing the same problem and let me check with the solution.

Thank U (in both the situation)
(working & not Working)
 
Old 10-16-2006, 02:36 PM   #5
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When I had the problem, I fixed it by doing this:
1. Log in as root on the screen.
2. type "runlevel5" and hit Enter.
3. type "startx" and hit Enter.

Also, how much RAM do you have in your computer? That may play a factor in your problem.
 
Old 10-19-2006, 04:56 AM   #6
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640 Mb Ram

Quote:
Originally Posted by nwwaew
When I had the problem, I fixed it by doing this:
1. Log in as root on the screen.
2. type "runlevel5" and hit Enter.
3. type "startx" and hit Enter.

Also, how much RAM do you have in your computer? That may play a factor in your problem.
Dear Friend,
I have DDR 640 MB RAM and I think RAM is not the Problem.

I'll try ur suggestion and Let u Know
Thank U.
 
Old 10-22-2006, 11:34 AM   #7
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Sorry Friend It didn't work

Quote:
Originally Posted by fozner
man inittab

Change the default runlevel from 3 to 5

Something like
cp inittab inittab.bak
sed s/id:3:initdefault:/id:5:initdefault:/g inittab.bak > inittab

might even fix it
Dear Friend,
It didn't work
 
Old 10-23-2006, 01:17 AM   #8
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Didn't work

Dear Friend,
I tried both of them but it doesn't work can anyone else or u too of them can help me something else which can lead me to Mandriva GUI. I will be really grateful to you and Thank U in advance.

Waiting for the working reply

Thanking U
 
  


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