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Old 01-24-2004, 03:01 PM   #1
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How to get into graphical mode!


I have put mandrake 9.2 on computer and when it starts up it does not go on to graphical log on (it goes onto text logon). Is there a way that I can get it in to graphical mode.


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Old 01-24-2004, 03:17 PM   #2
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startx

or

startx <name_of_windowmanager>

ummm...heh


If you want to change it permanently, edit /etc/inittab.
change the "default runlevel" line (id:3:initdefault: ). You'll see a number 3...change it to 5

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Old 01-25-2004, 06:39 AM   #3
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And if you are'nt sure about editing the initab then mandrake control center prolly can do the trick. In there you can set to boot to a gui (by setting a tick in a box).
 
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