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Old 06-08-2006, 08:00 PM   #1
robertray
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Smile what is my localhost login?


How do I find my local host login, or get past it to boot up to redhat?
 
Old 06-08-2006, 08:13 PM   #2
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You need to enter your username and password then run "startx" to start a GUI. It seems like your system is starting up in text mode.
 
Old 06-09-2006, 04:38 AM   #3
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Once you've got reddazz's solution working, you can figure out how to start the GUI (X server) at boottime. Nice exercise to learn Linux.

Hint: have a look at runlevels and the file /etc/inittab
 
Old 06-09-2006, 08:44 PM   #4
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In case you didn't create a normal user during installation, the login name would be root. If this is the case rather than typing startx, you should create a non-root user by typing adduser. This should be the name you normally use to login.
 
  


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