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Old 12-21-2003, 05:04 PM   #1
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Switching Modes???? WAT!!


How do you switch from "text" mode to "graphical" mode? i installed it to boot in "text" mode but im lost trying to switch it to "graphical" mode.
 
Old 12-21-2003, 05:07 PM   #2
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o yea......im using mandrake 9.2
 
Old 12-21-2003, 05:08 PM   #3
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what distro are you running? are you trying to use the gui or start in gui all the time?
 
Old 12-21-2003, 05:09 PM   #4
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startx and or

Change the run level from 3 to 5 in /etc/inittab

id:3:initdefault:

to

id:5:initdefault:
 
Old 12-21-2003, 05:09 PM   #5
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gui all the time if possible
 
Old 12-21-2003, 05:19 PM   #6
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thanks for your help!!! startx works!
 
Old 12-21-2003, 09:03 PM   #7
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i cant set the file permissions to file: initdefault:

i cant click any X's

whats wrong?
 
Old 12-21-2003, 09:31 PM   #8
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You'd typically edit it as Root user in a Konsole in Mandrake - su to Root user then

kedit /etc/inittab
 
  


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