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Old 07-09-2004, 02:58 PM   #1
Cyb3rKnyght
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Slackware Windows X Configuration


I have installed slackware 9.1 onto another system of mine. But I am kind of stuck. Everything is installed but I have no GUI. When I boot it loads everything to to the root login on the bash shell. Can anyone refer me to configure Windows X properly? I have tried dropline gnome. The system is not connected to the internet at the moment so I had to load the dropline package onto floppy and try loading it through bash, but no success.


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CK
 
Old 07-09-2004, 03:05 PM   #2
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Slackware runs level 3 by default, you can startx or telinit 4 to open X session
 
Old 07-09-2004, 04:12 PM   #3
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Re: Slackware Windows X Configuration

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Originally posted by Cyb3rKnyght
I have installed slackware 9.1 onto another system of mine. But I am kind of stuck. Everything is installed but I have no GUI. When I boot it loads everything to to the root login on the bash shell. Can anyone refer me to configure Windows X properly? I have tried dropline gnome. The system is not connected to the internet at the moment so I had to load the dropline package onto floppy and try loading it through bash, but no success.


Thanks,
CK
I highly recommend reading the following sites. They are EXTREMELY helpful.

Slack Installation/Configuration Help
http://www.bitbenderforums.com/vb22/...?postid=311808

How he "did it all"
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=174447

These sites will help you get a good solid base Slack install. As far as booting straight to a gui, I changed my initab file to have my system boot to level 4 instead of level 3. Level 3 is a bash CLI and level 4 boots straight to KDM or GDM.
 
Old 07-09-2004, 05:29 PM   #4
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or even the slackware book that is on disc 3 or located on the slack website.
 
Old 07-10-2004, 09:38 AM   #5
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Re: Slackware Windows X Configuration

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Originally posted by Cyb3rKnyght
I have installed slackware 9.1 onto another system of mine. But I am kind of stuck. Everything is installed but I have no GUI. When I boot it loads everything to to the root login on the bash shell. Can anyone refer me to configure Windows X properly?


Thanks,
CK
to configure X
Code:
xf86config
you need to know your hardware specs.....(video card, monitor)

to start the GUI

Code:
startx
To change window managers.......

Code:
xwmconfig
 
  


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