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Old 12-19-2008, 04:57 PM   #1
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Installed logged in, still in text


I made an account with root logged in and I am still in text
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:03 PM   #2
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Is this a fresh install?
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:04 PM   #3
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I made an account with root logged in and I am still in text
That's nice for you. Hope you enjoy.

Or was there meant to be a question in that post?
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:07 PM   #4
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the meant question is pretty obvious... wheres the login screen is it text? after I login nothing happens stays text how do I get to the program?

yes its fresh thanks
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:08 PM   #5
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Sounds like he assumed he would be getting a GUI interface when he logged in.

I would link him to the Arch installation guide, but my work has it blocked as "web hosting" for some reason.
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:09 PM   #6
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i did see the installation guide...
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:09 PM   #7
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the meant question is pretty obvious... wheres the login screen is it text? after I login nothing happens stays text how do I get to the program?

yes its fresh thanks
You'll have to install X and then pick a GUI. Were you following the new user's install guide? It walks you through that stuff.

I can't get to the page directly from work, but if you go to http://www.archlinux.org you should be able to find it in the Wiki.
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:12 PM   #8
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Sounds like he assumed he would be getting a GUI interface when he logged in.

I would link him to the Arch installation guide, but my work has it blocked as "web hosting" for some reason.
I figured that. Perhaps the OP will thenk before starting a new thread if he/she actually expects to get assisted at LQ.

Posts like this are a pretty good way to get ignore, as is bumping threads after an hour or so (in reference to the OPs other active thread).

Try

init 5

as root and see what happens. I assume by "the program" you mean the GUI?

If that doesn't work, try "startx"

Did you actually install a GUI?

See http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/...op_Environment
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:23 PM   #9
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dude take it easy..

of course I thought I would get gui after login, thats what the usually do right
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:26 PM   #10
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I ask again - did you install a GUI? This is getting tedious quickly.
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:26 PM   #11
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by x you mean Xinitrc?
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:27 PM   #12
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no I thought I was going to get it thats why I didn't look any further from the installation... anyways I want Gnome
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:32 PM   #13
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no I thought I was going to get it thats why I didn't look any further from the installation... anyways I want Gnome
Were you able to find the new user's installation guide in the Wiki? Again, I'm sorry I can't link you directly but it will give you really easy to follow instructions for getting Gnome to work.
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:33 PM   #14
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yeah I already made a user...
 
Old 12-19-2008, 05:35 PM   #15
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yeah I already made a user...
Right, keep reading. It will walk you through getting X installed and then getting whichever GUI you want in there. if memory servers there's an entire section devoted to it.
 
  


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