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Old 12-17-2002, 01:40 AM   #1
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Unhappy Why can't I using "startx" to get into the X windows?

Who is so kind can tell me which command in linux can let me re-configure the command line model to X windows? Is it "xconfig"?
Old 12-17-2002, 03:07 AM   #2
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If you wanto startup Linux into X window instead of console login, goto /etc/inittab, change the run level to 5 similar like this:

# Default runlevel. The runlevels used by RHS are:
# 0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
# 1 - Single user mode
# 2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking)
# 3 - Full multiuser mode
# 4 - unused
# 5 - X11
# 6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)

will do the tricks
Old 12-17-2002, 03:55 AM   #3
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the command is Xconfigurator / xconfigurator.. the previous reply by gigsvoo is more apt.. if u are in text mode and want to boot and get x started right away


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