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Old 07-16-2013, 05:07 PM   #1
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Trouble Starting GUI on BT5R3


Hello all,
I am having trouble starting the GUI on BT5R3. I boot the OS, and it lets me start to enter commands, but when I type startx the screen goes dark. I originally thought it was just taking its time, but after about 45 minutes there was no change. Note: startx is the first and only command I used.
 
Old 07-16-2013, 06:21 PM   #2
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Try Kali Linux, the successor of backtrack. It is a whole lot stable and it also works better in general......if my memory serves me correctly it actually boots in the GUI automatically. Here is the link to Kali's home page:http://www.kali.org/
 
Old 07-16-2013, 07:23 PM   #3
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Thanks for the suggestion, but it doesn't really answer my question. Assuming that I want to keep backtrack, does anyone know what is wrong and how to fix it?
 
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We need a lot more info to help you with that:
- Which videochip are you using?
- Is this a native install, running from a live-medium or a VM?
- Can you SSH into the installation to get access to the logs?
 
  


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