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Old 12-02-2003, 11:36 PM   #1
dphildebrand
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Can't get from command line interface to GUI


I have installed Linux on a windows xp machine. When I boot linux, I get command line stuff and am asked to logon which I can do. From there on, everything is french. Cannot even execute commands I read in the red hat manual, let alone get to the Gui screen. I am sure this is something basic, but I have spent hours on it... Someone please help. Thanks Doug
 
Old 12-02-2003, 11:44 PM   #2
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What happens if you command

startx
 
Old 12-03-2003, 08:53 AM   #3
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u cannot execute all commands as a normal user. there are certain commands which require u to be root to be able to execute them. ;
 
Old 12-03-2003, 01:51 PM   #4
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are you sure you set english as the default language?
 
  


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