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Old 05-15-2009, 05:53 PM   #1
edmondgyampoh
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How to enter graphical mode (run level 5) command line (run lenel 3)


HI everyone,

I'm EDMOND and a new openSUSE user. I would like to know the command to issue at the command line (run level 3 ) to get to run level 5. Thanks.
 
Old 05-15-2009, 05:54 PM   #2
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startx or init 5
 
Old 05-15-2009, 06:50 PM   #3
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I think you have to have root privileges (su) to use "init 5" to start both the X window system and display a desktop. "startx" will start X but may not give you a desktop.
 
Old 05-15-2009, 07:33 PM   #4
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If you have an upstart system then use: telinit 5 as superuser. See man telinit

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