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Old 04-01-2009, 04:15 AM   #1
amol.rajhans
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not able to see intrface like window xp


Hi All,
I have installed fedora 9(sulphur). When i boot the system first i can see command prompt and i am not able to see the interactive interface like xp. what to do now please let me as early as possible.
 
Old 04-01-2009, 04:37 AM   #2
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Try running startx and changing the default run-level (not sure how you would do that in Fedora).
 
Old 04-01-2009, 04:38 AM   #3
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Login using username and password and type startx. It will take you to the graphical interface. Fedora and many of the RH based distros boot into command line interface by default and have the run level set to 3. If you want to boot into graphical mode always, you should change the run level to 5 in /etc/inittab file.
 
Old 04-01-2009, 05:34 AM   #4
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not able to edit inittab file
 
Old 04-01-2009, 06:54 AM   #5
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Are you doing it as root? You need administrative privileges to edit the file.
 
Old 04-01-2009, 07:01 AM   #6
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Does Fedora use Gnome? If so, try:
Code:
gksu gedit /etc/inittab
If KDE, try:
Code:
kdesu kwrite /etc/inittab
 
  


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