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Old 11-05-2005, 02:43 PM   #1
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Lightbulb switch text to graphics mode

at final of installation i forgot to configure x server. so i can't use graphical desktop. i tried using kde command, but no luck.
how can i switch to graphical mode? do I have to reinstall the os?
Old 11-05-2005, 03:02 PM   #2
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NO you don't need to re-install, just configure X. what distribution are you using?

if it uses xorg, then you need to run a little program called xorgconfig, which will set up X for you, by asking a series of questions about your hardware.
Some distro's have their own little tool that can be run off the command line.
Old 11-06-2005, 06:36 AM   #3
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i'm using redhat enterprise linux version3.


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