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Old 01-06-2004, 04:06 PM   #1
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Getting to the Desktop enviroment from the Command Line

OK... Uber noob here.

I've played around with red Hat 9 a little.

I just finished with installing slackware and in the last few dialogues I choosed fluxbox as my prefered desktop enviroment. OK... so awsome... It boots... no problems... but I am hit with the command line. How do I get into my Desktop Enviroment?

BTW I have no problems logging in as root and navagating the filesystem.
Old 01-06-2004, 04:09 PM   #2
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Also, other GUIs have different start scripts. For Xfce, type startxfce or startxfce4
Old 01-06-2004, 06:48 PM   #4
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Alsome... Startx did the trick...

I have a couple more questions though.

First... Can I switch Lilo for Grub?

How do I set to always boot into a GUI

How do I change the Desktop Manager I am using? And can I do it from Fluxbox?


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