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I would never laugh (well...), we all had to learn this stuff.
1) you will need to modify your /etc/inittab to set the default level from 3 to 4. Someone will doubtless give you more precise directions but I will simply suggest searching the Slackware forum for inittab. (I am assuming you already searched and just did not know what to search for,)
2) I don't know. this thread might help though. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...eyboard+Map+UK
3) to run a file type in the name of the file from a command line or choose it from the menu of your desktop of choice (KDE?). Depending on the location of the program you might need to include the path,
4) You said 4 problems but only list 3.
How o i get the KDI thing to load automaticallywith out me having to log in as root and type 'startx'
Do NOT use the root account. A good rule of thumb is to never, EVER, use it... ..especially not in X (and especially especially not while using any Internet application, such as a browser). If you haven't done so already, create a user account (adduser) right now. If you need superuser privileges, use su.
problem 4 was even as SU or ROOT, when i run a file it says "permission denied", when i chmod 500 and run it works?? did that to the inittab also to run it. Got a feeling thats probably stupid but not 100% sure. All the other advice is awesome nearlly there, LINUX HERE I COME. slowly
Originally posted by DaveyB problem 4 was even as SU or ROOT, when i run a file it says "permission denied", when i chmod 500 and run it works?? did that to the inittab also to run it. Got a feeling thats probably stupid but not 100% sure. All the other advice is awesome nearlly there, LINUX HERE I COME. slowly
not sure I understand completely - but you don't have to run inittab - you just have to edit the file /etc/inittab.
chmod is used to change file/dir permissions - read this for a good explanation: