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Old 11-03-2002, 09:47 PM   #1
rob2002
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REDHAT 7.2 (ENIGMA) - XWindows problem


I just installed Redhat 7.2 onto an old pentium machine. When booting up everything results as [OK].
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I get to the prompt for USER: and PASSWORD:
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I log on as ROOT with the password I have for it.
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I then proceed to start XWindows by entering <b>"startx".</b>
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X Windows starts and I see the mouse moving, I click and I get a popup window, BUT i dont see any icons or menu options. Why is this? How can I check to see if KDE or Gnome is installed?
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I tried using "Xconfigurator" and tried different screen resolutions and I still get the same result.
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Please help! any help would be most appreciated.
 
Old 11-04-2002, 01:06 AM   #2
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Well boot up the installation disks and install Gnome or KDE just incase, and this time select it to start off in a GUI interface.....or do you prefer to start up at console?

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