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Old 03-30-2004, 01:28 AM   #1
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HELP: Screwed up login screen!

I ~just~ finished fixing my monitor resolution problem, got to tinkering again, and broke it again! I tried installing and using a new login screen theme. When I logged out to look at it, I get the test prompt, then a blue screen and a watch, then the text prompt again, then it just gets stuck on the blue screen with the watch. How do I fix this? I already know how to boot into text mode. How do I change the login screen from text mode? Or is there a way to log in with text mode, then switch to graphical mode? Thanks!
Old 03-30-2004, 01:37 AM   #2
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If you can boot to the command line you can usually switch to your GUI by starting the X server with the command "startx".
Old 03-31-2004, 11:51 AM   #3
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Yay! Thank you, that was simple and good to know...


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