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Old 07-13-2004, 10:02 AM   #1
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Slackware up and running... GNOME is not...


I got the 'classic' Linux look going here, but I want to try out GNOME. I can't find out to set this up for the first time. Please help me.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 10:04 AM   #2
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If you installed Gnome, try 'xwmconfig' and select it.
 
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Do I have to be in a certain directory to run that or is it a shell command?
 
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It's a shell command.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 12:37 PM   #5
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Ok.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 02:56 PM   #6
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If it doesn't work as a user, you should try it after issuing the 'su' command.
 
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What about xf86config? I was reading Shilo's installation guide and when I got to the part with xf86config, it wasn't there at all.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 09:33 PM   #8
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have you tried typeing "gdm" at the command line, or init 4?
 
Old 07-13-2004, 10:55 PM   #9
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I'll try that now and edit my post if it worked or not (only one computer and I have to switch boot-ups everytime).

This is the first time I have ever tried installing Linux, so I was just going on the step by step guide which told me to select KDE and I would be able to change it later. I don't know if GNOME is installed (though it has a bunch of files on the system).

/edit/
<s>It ran GNOME when I put in 'gmd' so that works. Now how do I configure it so I can change my resolution higher than 1024x768 and install drivers in the RPM format (like for my Radeon 9600 AIW and Belkin USB Wireless Adapter)?</s>

/edit2/
w00t it works! ^^ Someone should mention in the installation for Slackware that instead of using Xfree, and in turn xf86config, that it uses X11 by Xorg and needs to run xorgconfig instead.

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