Originally Posted by dansawyer
I hope this is a simple issue. The system is a new FC5 install. The first new user configured works successfully. Inittab is set to start at level 3. When that first user executes startx it comes up in Gnome.
However when a second new user was configured and logged on when it executes starts it does not come up in Gnome, it comes up in an xterm. How can this changed so startx causes the user to start in Gnome?
That'll be because the first user has a file ~/.xinitrc and the
second doesn't (most likely, anyway). Just put one into /etc.skel
and all users will have the same desktop environment by default.