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Old 08-25-2007, 11:34 AM   #1
liZard12
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No GUI Log on screen Gentoo


Just finshed installing Gentoo as a change from Ubuntu and there is no log on screen just a command line where it asks me to log on. Can u please give me advice ASAP
thanks in advance
 
Old 08-25-2007, 11:43 AM   #2
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log on with your user name & password then type in startx...

you should be able to edit /etc/inittab to get the GUI up & running permanently...
 
Old 08-25-2007, 11:52 AM   #3
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You simply need to edit /etc/conf.d/xdm. Here's how to:

http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Gdm_setup
 
Old 08-25-2007, 12:51 PM   #4
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no success with either of ur methods.
 
Old 08-25-2007, 01:10 PM   #5
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Have you installed Xorg?
Have you installed xdm/gdm/kdm?
Have you configured Xorg?
 
Old 08-25-2007, 01:54 PM   #6
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In order to have X Windows you need to follow the X Server Configuration HOWTO
Then follow either the KDE, Gnome, or FluxBox HowTo
 
  


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