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Old 05-27-2009, 11:55 PM   #1
nehapawar
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how to change the tty at which the computer logs in??


when i boot the computer, it directly takes me to tty1, where i have to type the command gdm, and then only it takes me to graphics... when i'm at tty1, the key combination ALT + CTRL + F7 doesn't take me to graphic mode... so how do we set it to give tty7 by default??
 
Old 05-28-2009, 12:33 AM   #2
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You have change the default run-level to 5 to enter graphics mode
You change it by editing /etc/inittab or using a system configurator.
 
Old 05-28-2009, 12:39 AM   #3
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there's no file such as /etc/inittab...
 
Old 05-28-2009, 12:43 AM   #4
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which distro?
 
Old 05-28-2009, 12:47 AM   #5
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Sounds like your system may be using upstart.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upstart
 
Old 05-28-2009, 01:31 AM   #6
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i'm using Ubuntu
 
Old 05-28-2009, 02:27 AM   #7
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You can change the run level in Ubuntu with telinit x command where x is run level you want to change to. In Ubuntu run level 2 is the multi user graphical mode.
So change to run level 2.


telinit 2
Once you are there you can install bum from Synaptic. It is a graphical run level changer.
 
Old 05-28-2009, 02:37 AM   #8
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the runlevel is already 2....
 
Old 05-28-2009, 02:40 AM   #9
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If you are already in 2nd run level then I suspect that rc2.d is not starting gdm.
You can also try 3-5 run levels. Any of them are same as 2 and should take you to GUI.
As I told you just go to GUI by gdm command and then using synaptic install bum so that you can edit the run levels and the services that you need at the startup.
 
  


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