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ok, im on to something here. re-installed as workstation. just did a "whereis startx". this is what it says
"startx: usr/x11r6/bin/startx /usr/bin/x11/startx"
ok, now, im scared! lol.
tried the "/usr/bin/x11/startx" and "usr/x11r6/bin/startx" and it tells me no such file or directory.
finally looks like i am heading in the right direction, but with all this trouble, i am a little befuddled now as what to do next. can you help me out again? thanx.
if you use the flower my nuber is 68504473!
ok. type startx and i amoff and running.
another question thought. how do i access and change my moniter info. windows are opening larger than the monitor view. plus, it said on startup that running off of root can cause system damage. what is this and how do i stop that?
Distribution: Debian, Red Hat, Slackware, Fedora, Ubuntu
To change X setting you can use XF86Setup. You really shouldn't log in as root on a regular basis. Create a regular user and login using that. This will prevent you from doing accidental damage to the system. You can su to root (or use sudo) when you need to do system maintenance.
Well, after many many blunders and hacks of redhat 7.0 that I have done, it is time to do a format and fresh install. problem is, i cant figure out how. can someone kindly tell me how to format mt drive running linux? i actually havelinux red hat 7.0 for dummies, and i have learned alot from that in the last week, but no word on how to remove it. thanx guys for all the help you have been giving me.