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I log in as root then i type #startx and several variations of #startx. eg. startx, #start x, # startx and #xorgconfig. The command line isn't running them it is not saying that the command doesn't exist but it doesnt do anything. Also i used adduser but it didn't work either. Should this be in the slackware forum?
Last edited by bob jones15; 03-21-2006 at 06:00 AM.
I may sound dumb but I hope you didn't typed it with #, startx won't work before you did "xorgconfig" and setted the x server configuration right.
For the adduser it's weird did you tried "adduser name" ?
Nope... have a look at /var/log/packages
Do you actually see these files?
If you do, you should be able to spot:
startx doesn't work as root for security reasons.try logging in as a normal user and it should work. if you want to start the xserver from root use #init 4 or #telinit 4 which will start kdm/gdm and give you a login screen