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Old 09-28-2004, 01:46 AM   #1
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How can i run a command that will take me to desktop.


How can i run a command that will take me to desktop.

Is that right.

gnome-panel-desktop...


i took it from the same idea of gnome-panel-screenshot
 
Old 09-28-2004, 02:09 AM   #2
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this way to your desktop

hi!

i think that you are in a shell and want to got go to your x11 desktop environment...if this is the case then

startx

is the command you are looking for.

best regards tokehs
 
Old 09-28-2004, 07:26 AM   #3
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hi...

u can use startx to load the default desktop environment (graphical)

if u need to load your preferred desktop like KDE or Gnome or whatever, then

create a file named .xsession under ur home directory
just type one line in it like
startkde
and save it

if u want gnome, then type gnome-session instead of startkde
for xfce -> xfce



then type startx and u ll be taken to the desktop u choose
 
Old 09-28-2004, 10:42 AM   #4
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with startx this what i got:

-------------------------------------------
Fatal server error:
Server is already active for display 0
If this server is no longer running, remove /tmp/.X0-lock
and start again.


If you encounter a server crash, please report the problem by filing a bug
report in the XFree86.org bugzilla at http://bugs.xfree86.org and/or Red Hat
bugzilla at http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla. When filing your report, it
is very important that you explain your problem in as much detail as possible,
and include a complete description on how to reproduce the problem. After
submitting the bug report, attach the following files as uncompressed
individual file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment feature:
- Kernel log file: /var/log/messages

----------------------------------

so there is no command that i would type to reach my desktop(without saving and creating any files), i already have the desktop icon on my toolbar i just wanted to know if there is any command to run from my terminal.

Thanks guys for your support
 
Old 09-28-2004, 01:28 PM   #5
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if X is already active than hit ctrl+alt+F7

that should take you back to whatever graphical environment you have running..

then you can always access different tty consoles by Ctrl+Alt+F(1,2,3,4, etc)
 
Old 09-28-2004, 02:09 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally posted by :King_58:

i already have the desktop icon on my toolbar i just wanted to know if there is any command to run from my terminal.

Thanks guys for your support
That depends on what desktop environment you are using... there are key commands for every window manager but there are also an awful lot of window managers... which one are you using?
 
  


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