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Old 09-19-2011, 08:19 AM   #1
MisterHerbal98
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Unhappy What is the command to start GDM?


I Tried installing Openbox on Mageia Linux, and it won't start properly, I Just get the wallpaper, nothing else (It doesn't start with GDM). Anyway I could login as safe mode from GRUB. I just get the simple bash command line Ui. Anyway what is the command to open GDM in Bash.
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:07 AM   #2
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Come on people, a little help would be very much appreciated, I'm afraid I am going to have to format my Computer an re install Mageia.
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:11 AM   #3
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You could try at the command line:
Quote:
startx
or if you have gdm3
Quote:
/etc/init.d/gdm3 start
Course this is how I do it it in Debian
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:40 AM   #4
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Talking

It Didn't work (thanks anyway), But I Managed to find another way how to fix it. This is how I fixed it. In the Mageia Grub Menu there are 4 choices

Boot Mageia 1
Boot Mageia 1 (Safe Mode)
Linux with Kernel 2.6.38.7-desktop586-1.mga
Linux with Kernel 2.6.38.8-desktop586-4.mga

I selected the third one, and it started Openbox (with the right-click menu working this time). I right clicked, Logged out, went into GDM and logged in as gnome. ow everything is working.
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:44 AM   #5
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Infact I am using Mageia right now, and everything is working.
 
Old 09-19-2011, 10:45 AM   #6
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Good for you!

Mark this as solved.
 
  


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