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Old 04-15-2003, 07:57 AM   #1
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login screen probs


i am kind of a nieuwbee to linux so bare with me.

i have installed redhat linux 9 on my spare computer. with the install i set the login-method to text based. But now i want to login using the normal login method (the nice user login screen with the nice backgound and stuff). but i have no idea of how to to that.

i dont know if it matters but i use the x windows system.

i hope someone can help me with this.

thnx in advance

Tjerk de Boer
Old 04-15-2003, 08:24 AM   #2
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The hardcore method of doing this is -

* Login as root
* Open up the file /etc/inittab
* There will be a line which looks like

Replace the 3 there to 5 and restart. Be careful, don't change anything else.

The next time, it should boot into a X login screen.
Old 04-15-2003, 11:51 AM   #3
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thnx a lot man it worked


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