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Old 05-27-2008, 10:19 AM   #1
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Terminal Mode to Desktop


What is the command to get to your desktop from terminal mode?

In the terminal I am at: wayner@localhost ~]$

What command gets me to my desktop?

Also, if you can point me to where I can get basic commands in Fedora 9 I would appreciate it. New to fedora coming over from Vista.

Thanks
 
Old 05-27-2008, 10:19 AM   #2
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try

startx
 
Old 05-27-2008, 11:12 PM   #3
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Run kdm. This should launch K Desktop Manager.
 
Old 05-27-2008, 11:48 PM   #4
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Also in case you need to go back to terminal: ctl+alt+backspace
 
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Also in case you need to go back to terminal: ctl+alt+backspace
I think CTRL+ ALT + backspace is used for restarting the KDM. You can not go back to terminal using this key seq.

For going back to terminal, we can use CTRL+ALT+ F1, CTRL+ALT+ F2, CTRL+ALT+ F3 etc. and to go back to GUI, CTRL+ALT+F7 or CTRL+ALT+F8.
 
  


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