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Old 02-25-2002, 10:47 PM   #1
killacomie
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help install gui onto redhat


Hi, first time poster
How do install a gui onto red hat. i get past the login at the consol screen, but i keep finding my self typing help
can some one point me in the direction of how to install a gui
Thanks
Btw i'm on red hat 7.2

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Old 02-25-2002, 10:54 PM   #2
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unless you install a server by default instead of a custom or workstation option, the gui which is X should already be installed...

type startx at the command prompt to start the gui interface.

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Old 02-25-2002, 11:30 PM   #3
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ya red hat is pretty standard. it will just install the gui. now be aware that if you need to know where your going to install the os. a buddy of mine didnt know the difference between his 2 hd's so his blank one stayed blank and the one with windows xp and all of his warez and stuff was lost because he loaded it on his xp drive. LOL! I am a newbie to red hat 7.2 but dang that just means he cant read.
 
Old 02-26-2002, 07:55 PM   #4
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After i type in startx it says fatal error 104, my mom the unix guru says i'm missing a file called the interx(forgot the exact name) thing and heres a screen of the fatal error http://www.geocities.com/killacomie/...?1014771246419
 
Old 02-26-2002, 07:59 PM   #5
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have you checked your hardware on the xfree86.org site to make sure its supported ?? have you tried to reconfigure X with Xconfigurator ??
 
  


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