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Old 02-03-2007, 02:51 PM   #1
kangaro
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How do I login to Linux and start a GUI


Hey there, I'm beginner in Redhat linux 9 , I installed it without boot loader, then created a boot disk and booted from it, now how can i load linux and load its GUI. Thank you
 
Old 02-03-2007, 02:58 PM   #2
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If you can see the command prompt, then enter your username and password. After that enter the command "startx" (without quotes). Is there any particular reason why you are using Redhat 9. Please take a look at this thread which explains why its not advisable to run Redhat 9.

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Old 02-03-2007, 02:58 PM   #3
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First of all, Red Hat 9 is old and unsupported. You should install a more recent distro, like Fedora Core 6 or such.
 
Old 02-03-2007, 04:30 PM   #4
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Thank you for help, but when I'm booting from floppy disk, I had 5 options:
F1:main F2ptions F3:general F4:kernel F5:rescue
and displaying "boot:" , waiting for commands, what should i do?
 
Old 02-03-2007, 05:05 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by kangaro
Thank you for help, but when I'm booting from floppy disk, I had 5 options:
F1:main F2ptions F3:general F4:kernel F5:rescue
and displaying "boot:" , waiting for commands, what should i do?
Save yourself time and effort by getting rid of the Redhat 9 you installed. Install Fedora Core 6 and make sure you install a bootloader.
 
  


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