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Old 11-26-2004, 09:27 AM   #1
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Question desktop icons missing

hi installed rh9 in my machine.while installing i opted for gnome display.once it got loaded it asked for option do want to boot from text mode or gui.i opted for text.later on to switch to grafical mode i used startx command .but in gui prompt i get only xterminal and no other desktop icons or panels or anything else.only xterminal is what i get.editing inittab did no good.i installed all rpms related to gnome but did no good.i am feed up .can any one help me please.i will be very much greateful
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Old 11-26-2004, 08:51 PM   #2
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So you can't load Gnome, right?

If so from a console logged in a your reg user acct #switchdesk=gnome , then startx, that should do it assuming thats your prob.
Old 11-27-2004, 11:55 PM   #3
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no dear it did not work.I get only xterminals and nothing else but suppose i type any command associated with gui interface like redhat-config-users another terminal opens with graphical interface to create users and groups.can u help me with it.

thx in advance


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