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For the love of God. I can't configure X. The setup programs I used to use are not installed with slackware 8.1. I dont know if I am just missing them on the install or what? I cant even do startx. It is not around. I know I have X installed though. Please help. I have set up X several times before but I am lost right now. Thanks
Remember that if you login as a user, and the su to another user, all things X related will not be in your PATH.
In other words, say I boot up my slackware box, and then login as acme, and then su root, and then type in startx, it will say something like "command not found'. While, if I do a 'normal' login as root, and type startx, it will start X (if its configured correctly that is). (Oh, and try not to use X as root )
Originally posted by NSKL Or you can do a su - and you will be logged in as root with your complete PATH (notice the "-" in the su command, that little thing makes it all work right )
Hope that helps.