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Old 07-19-2003, 11:59 AM   #1
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Gnome


I just installed Mandrake 9.1, and it works, but how do I get GNOME running?
 
Old 07-19-2003, 12:08 PM   #2
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When (graphically) logging into your user account, select Gnome instead of KDE or Default...
 
Old 07-19-2003, 12:20 PM   #3
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Im a complete newb, How do I graphically log in?

And when I type in startx I get this error...

execve failed for /etc/X11/x Cerrno 13
 
Old 07-19-2003, 08:52 PM   #4
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If you can't start the X-server (through the startx command), then your XFree86 implementation is not set-up properly. Gnome will be available if startx works. By default, Mandrake 9.1 will start in runlevel 5, which is at the graphical level. You obviously must be starting up at runlevel 3, which is at the command prompt. So something is wrong.

Try first by logging on as root. Then try using the XFdrake utility to set your graphics up. If that doesn't do it, you need more work on the graphical subsystem.

If you don't get anywhere with XFdrake, you need to specify what type of graphics hardware you are using for us to help you set-up your graphical subsystem.
 
  


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