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Old 01-31-2016, 02:24 PM   #1
thanigai
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DESKTOP HOME SCREEN (GUI) not appears regarding..


Recently I bought acer Laptop with LINPUS LINUX OS

-BOOTING stop with [root@Localhost /]#

My pc having Intel HD graphics 5500,What can I do further

to resume the DESKTOP(GUI).

StartX command not working
 
Old 02-01-2016, 06:33 AM   #2
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thanigai,

Welcome to LQ.

Many users of Linpus have problems and simply replace it with another Linux distribution.

http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/...-netbooks.html

You will need to check your hardware against the recommended requirements for running distros such as Linux Mint 17.3 MATE, Lubuntu, MX-15, Zorin OS or Zorin OS Lite etc.

Distrowatch has a full list of available distros:
http://distrowatch.com/


On another computer, I suggest that you download an .iso image for one of the above and burn it to DVD. Make sure that the BIOS is set for DVD to boot ahead of the hard drive.
http://www.boot-disk.com/boot_priority.htm
 
Old 02-02-2016, 05:22 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by thanigai View Post
StartX command not working
Not sure if this is the problem, but the command needs to be typed in all lowercase:
Code:
startx
 
Old 02-04-2016, 08:09 AM   #4
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is it even installed? Xorg that is? check your .xinitrc has what desktop, wm you want to start off of startx .., and that .xinitrc is an executable. chmod +x .xinitrc

Code:
#!/bin/sh
#
# ~/.xinitrc
#
# Executed by startx (run your window manager from here)

xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources

#xrdb -merge -I$HOME ~/.Xresources

if [ -d /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d ]; then
  for f in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/*; do
    [ -x "$f" ] && . "$f"
  done
  unset f
fi
 
 

# exec gnome-session
# exec startkde
# exec startxfce4
# ...or the Window Manager of your choice

Last edited by BW-userx; 02-04-2016 at 08:10 AM.
 
  


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