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Old 07-18-2003, 03:33 PM   #1
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Question Booting into GNOME


When installing RH9, I set it up to boot right into GNOME. Well, later I wanted it to boot into the command prompt. So, I edited /etc/inittab and set the default from X to multiuser.

Now it boots into command prompt OK, and when I want to go into GNOME I do the usual startx. But this only works as root. When I try to do it with any other account, it gives me a lengthly error message.

How do I change it so that all my users, and not just root, can get into GNOME from the bash shell?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 07-18-2003, 03:35 PM   #2
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Try fixing the problem indicated by the lengthy error message.
 
Old 07-18-2003, 03:55 PM   #3
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Ah! My gosh david_ross, now I see why you have Guru status.

Anyways, I think I am getting it sorted out. Cheers.
 
Old 07-18-2003, 03:57 PM   #4
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If you still have problems then post the error but there ain't much we can do until we know what is happening.
 
  


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