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Old 03-16-2009, 01:32 PM   #1
kezeb
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Unhappy slackware won't start a GUI


i just installed slackware yesterday but when i boot up i don't get a GUI, all i get is a way to log in and that's it, i'm totally new to slackware, so go easy on me i have an HP DV4 1114nr
 
Old 03-16-2009, 02:08 PM   #2
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Log in using your name and password and then run
Code:
startx
to bring up the gui.
 
Old 03-16-2009, 02:12 PM   #3
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If you want to start with a GUI, edit your /etc/inittab and change the default runlevel from 3 to 4, i.e. find the line that says

id:3:initdefault:

and change the 3 to a 4.
 
Old 03-17-2009, 03:17 PM   #4
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i will tonight thanks!!!!!!!! i'll let you know if it works or not!!!!!!!!!
 
  


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