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Old 09-11-2003, 05:03 PM   #1
pdmackenzie
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booting gnome from the command line...


Hello!
I have suddenly started experiencing X issues, and I was hoping to narrow down the reason. Since, when I type 'startx' from the command line, KDE automatically starts, I was wondering how I would go about starting GNOME from the command line! If tux racer starts in GNOME but not KDE, I think I would have narrowed down my possibilities.

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doug
 
Old 09-11-2003, 05:12 PM   #2
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Try:
gnome-session
 
Old 09-11-2003, 06:42 PM   #3
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you can also edit a .xinitrc file in your home dir like this

vim /home/your_user/.xinitrc

#!/bin/bash
exec gnome-session

now you can startx and gnome will start :>
 
  


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