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Old 03-16-2004, 02:42 AM   #1
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DarkStar login: why isn't it booting into KDE


i have recently installed slackware 9.1 and configured lilo to boot /dev/hda
when i boot the computer it shows the lilo boot interface and then goes to DarkStar login:.....i log in as root....with my password. I was wondering how i start the KDE
 
Old 03-16-2004, 04:09 AM   #2
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well I do not have slack. experience, however runlevel i things all the same on every distro.
currently you are in runlevel 3 and wana 5 the graphical

open the file inittab

# vi /etc/inittab


id:3:initdefault: (search for line and very carefully change 3 to 5)

best luck
 
Old 03-16-2004, 07:37 AM   #3
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The other way to do this is to configure you X systems with the xf86config command (this sets up your video drivers) then select your X environment with xwmconfig. Once you've got X properly set up, you can get to your graphical environment any time you want with the startx command.
 
Old 03-16-2004, 09:34 AM   #4
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Don't change the default runlevel to 5, it is 4 in Slack. Either way should work.
 
Old 03-16-2004, 12:06 PM   #5
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thanks for all your help....but now im having trouble using xf86config....when i finished using xf86config and type startx i get this errors that says screen not found
 
Old 03-16-2004, 12:14 PM   #6
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Try changing your configuration a little till you get it right.
Tools for configuring X:
xf86config
xf86cfg
xf86setup
 
Old 03-16-2004, 10:54 PM   #7
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Thank you guys for all your help...i finally got my system up and running....i just would like to ask one more favor....i have a logitech mouse plugged into a usb slot.......i am wondering how i can set up slack so i can use my mouse.
thnx
greg
 
Old 03-16-2004, 11:36 PM   #8
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ok nvm that post i figured out how to get my mouse working....well thanx to all that helped (a n00b in need) me.
 
Old 03-17-2004, 08:49 PM   #9
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I had to same problem

just type startx and u'll be ready to go
 
  


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