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Old 02-19-2009, 03:45 AM   #1
tejaswi kalawatia
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starting slackware 12.1


hello
i just now finished installing slackware 12.1
after i boot the system and select to run the slackware linux ,i login as root and enter the password ,now i again see the command prompt ,what should i type here to load the desktop.
 
Old 02-19-2009, 03:50 AM   #2
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If you installed X
Code:
startx
But better would be to create a new normal user and then login into X to use it to avoid risking your system.
 
Old 02-19-2009, 04:05 AM   #3
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Yes, I would definitely do "adduser <name>" first, to set up a user account. Then Ctrl-D to change to the new user, before doing "startx".
 
Old 02-19-2009, 05:10 AM   #4
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Or better yet run:

Code:
xorgsetup
adduser
exit
<login as the user you just made>
startx
 
Old 02-19-2009, 09:38 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by H_TeXMeX_H View Post
Or better yet run:
Code:
init 4
To avoid typing startx or init 4 every time, open /etc/inittab, find line
Code:
# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)
id:3:initdefault:
And replace it with
Code:
# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)
id:4:initdefault:
 
  


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