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Old 08-28-2004, 12:31 PM   #1
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Automatic start of kde at startup


Hi !

When starting Mandrake 10 I get to the prompt. There I have to insert my username and password. After that I have to type "kde" in order to start kde and begin using Mandrake.

My question is: Which settings is to be made in order to make my system start up kde automatically without typing username, password and kde?
 
Old 08-28-2004, 01:00 PM   #2
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Login as root (or 'su -') and open the file '/etc/inittab'. In there you should see:
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# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)
id:3:initdefault:
Change this to:
Quote:
# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)
id:5:initdefault:
 
Old 08-28-2004, 01:36 PM   #3
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Thank You ZooL !

Your advice worked! My problem is solved!
 
  


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