LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-19-2002, 02:44 PM   #1
nithinnoronha
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Angry X window redhat 7.2


I installed Redhat 7.2 recently on my laptop ( hp pavillio 5495 ). During intallation i chose the
graphical mode of installation. When it asked
me wether i wanted to configure X i told it to
skip. So now i always log into text mode. I then
upgraded my XFree86 to 4.2.0 by running a script
i down loaded from Xfree86.org. I want to start
X by entering startx at command prompt. I have
a XF86config file thats customised to my laptop
What should i do so that i am able to run kde
when i give startx and which files should i
change and where should i put the XF86Config file
 
Old 03-19-2002, 06:47 PM   #2
neo77777
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Dec 2001
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Distribution: *NIX
Posts: 3,704

Rep: Reputation: 56
OK, the XF86Config file is going into /etc/X11/ directory,
have you tried XConfigurator to configure your screen, video device, pointing device and keyboard? If no, run it to configure those. If you want kde to start when you startx, put .xinitrc file in your home directory, put the following line into this file
exec startkde
And see what happens.

Last edited by neo77777; 03-19-2002 at 06:50 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Redhat 9 No login window swatward Linux - General 9 06-18-2005 04:47 AM
Ics between window xp and redhat 9.0 zZeEkiEeZz Linux - Networking 2 01-01-2004 10:09 AM
Window Maker on RedHat 9.0 killer_bunny Red Hat 1 10-16-2003 07:38 PM
Window Managers and Redhat 9 neema Linux - Newbie 7 09-30-2003 02:13 PM
redhat 9 window manager kakarak Red Hat 2 09-11-2003 01:30 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:40 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration