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Old 08-15-2004, 01:42 PM   #1
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Logging into Mandrake 9.2 from terminal


I have Mandrake 9.2 installed, however when it boots up rather than going into a KDE GUI desktop. It goes to a terminal promting me to enter my username and password.

When I enter this it still has the terminal window open.

What command will start the KDE desktop environment up?

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Old 08-15-2004, 02:05 PM   #2
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startx

and to change the default run-level edit the /etc/inittab file

change the

id:3:initdefault:

to

id:5:initdefault:

ie change the 3 to a 5 in this line

save the file and reboot

Last edited by Skyline; 08-15-2004 at 02:08 PM.
 
  


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