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Old 06-28-2008, 08:39 PM   #1
xterminator890i
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gnome slackware 12.1


Hello,

I just installed gnome from gnomeslackbuild.org phew! it took soo long...

Anyways, after complete installation of gnome on Slackware 12.1 it is giving me following error when I type "gnome" command:

(gnome:2902): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:


What should I do now?

Thanks for any help! Waiting for a quick reply!
 
Old 06-28-2008, 09:55 PM   #2
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Try xmwconfig and set it to Gnome and then type startx.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 09:58 PM   #3
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I have never installed gnome on Slack, but does it put a xinitrc.gnome file in /etc/X11/xinit? If so you may need to link it to xinitrc then try just typing startx.
 
  


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