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Old 10-03-2004, 01:39 PM   #1
ebil
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Unhappy Mandrake 10.1 Startup [goes into konsole]


Okay, I installed Mandrake 10.1 two days ago, and today when i tried to go into it, it loaded up like it normally would, but it brings up the konsole instead of the login screen! help!
 
Old 10-03-2004, 02:18 PM   #2
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Brings up a konsole instead of login? What do you mean?
Do you get to a screen like this:
Code:
Mandrake-Linux 10.1 kernel 2.x.xx

localhost login:
If so - that's a login prompt.
Put in your username and password, and enter this command:
Code:
[username@localhost ~]$ startx
 
Old 10-03-2004, 02:19 PM   #3
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Did you choose to have X start at boot. That is an install choice. I'm assuming you didn't have any error messages. Log in with your user name and password. Then type

startx

That should start your graphical desktop. Once you've gotten to it. Go to the Mandrake control center and find the boot icon. You can set up to boot into X from there. If you have error messages, post those 'cause then you have a different issue.
 
Old 10-03-2004, 02:25 PM   #4
ebil
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ah, yeah i just figured something out, i just logged in, and typed init 5
 
  


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