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Old 10-05-2002, 02:10 PM   #1
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Unhappy gui vs. command line

when i shut down my session (gui in mandrake, im not a command line user) i got a dialog box. i chose "halt" but all it did was dump the gui into a command line prompt asking for a login and password. now when i boot up and mandrake runs through the boot process, all i get now is a command line prompting for a login and password.

what happened to mandrake gui. i cant use this, i need my gui!!!

Old 10-05-2002, 03:59 PM   #2
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Log in, type startx. Your GUI will be back. To make it permanent look into /etc/inittab. Find line
Change 3 to 5 and it should be OK now.


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