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Old 10-03-2009, 04:49 PM   #1
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Angry I can't get my desktop to open


I can't get any further on my new laptop with Linpus Linux Lite 2.6.25 OS than the prompt
[root@localhost /]#
 
Old 10-03-2009, 05:01 PM   #2
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did you try typing X?
 
Old 10-04-2009, 12:35 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dboy View Post
I can't get any further on my new laptop with Linpus Linux Lite 2.6.25 OS than the prompt
[root@localhost /]#
write
Code:
startx
or
Code:
system-cofig-display
after that prompt.
 
Old 10-06-2009, 10:46 PM   #4
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As I know, Linpus has many different version. One version is console mode, in this mode, you don't have x window, you only can use command line.
Linpus is co-working with Acer. For some models, Acer is using console mode, price for this model is also cheap than other models.
 
Old 10-06-2009, 11:34 PM   #5
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Do you have a xserver installed?
 
Old 10-07-2009, 05:07 AM   #6
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I recently had a similar problem in Debian. "GDM" had an error at boot and would not load. Was stuck using a BASH prompt. Is there a way to bypass / fix the Display Manager in BASH? Can Startx start either Gnome / KDE / XFCE manually?
 
Old 10-08-2009, 02:15 PM   #7
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When you boot look at your /var/log/messages I think it is. I should give you and error why its not booting. Unless you don't have it set to boot.

Right now I use slackware and by default you have to startx your self everytime. So if yours it like that you can either configure it to start.
 
  


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