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Old 02-08-2006, 01:41 AM   #1
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help me to open Xserver on rhlinux9

please anyone give a solution,when iam trying to open xwindow on redhat linux 9 ie.when i type "startx" on commandline iam getting a message "Waiting for Xserver to shutdown"...
when i installed linux it worked very well but from past 2 days iam getting that message.can any one give a solution..
Old 02-08-2006, 05:46 PM   #2
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Type runlevel to check what runlevel you are at. Runlevel 5 (five) means you already ave X running. Switch to X by hitting Ctrl+Alt+F7.
Old 02-10-2006, 01:27 PM   #3
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iam running at runlevel 3
Old 02-10-2006, 06:26 PM   #4
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as root, type telinit 5...this should autostart the xserver and put your machine in graphical mode


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