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Old 09-13-2001, 01:52 AM   #1
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>_< I need graphics


I use VMware n I use linux boot disk. AFter I put the boot disk in it gives me text mode >_< my god... shoudn't it be graphical???

in thwe text mode how do you load up the graphical inferfaces in Red HAt 7.1???


tahnx ^^"

 
Old 09-13-2001, 03:11 AM   #2
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Try the command startx.

To boot up into the graphical interface you'll have to edit the /etc/inittab file. Look for the line id:3:initdefault: and change the ' 3 ' to a ' 5 '. Then run the command telinit 5 or init 5 to put you in runlevel 5 and start the graphical interface up. Do this as root.
 
Old 09-13-2001, 06:13 AM   #3
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my inittab file has alreadi id:5:initdefault

What is meant by -->
Then run the command telinit 5 or init 5 to put you in runlevel 5 and start the graphical interface up. Do this as root.???

I have no command named telinit or init
also I can't get in the root dir.

also I have an error after I have done the command 'startx'

'XIO: fatal IO error 104 (connectipon reset by peer) on X server ":0.0" after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining"

"Fatal system error: no screens found"

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Old 09-13-2001, 10:57 PM   #4
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helllllllllllllllloooooooooooooooo^^"
 
Old 09-14-2001, 02:48 AM   #5
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init is located in the /sbin directory. it WILL be there. You don't actually need to do that though, you can reboot.

root means the root user, not the root directory. when you installed redhat, you had to create a user called 'root' who has total acess rights.normal users can't do everything. root can.

As for the X error, try running Xconfigurator it reconfigure X properly
 
Old 09-14-2001, 11:26 AM   #6
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argh

then how do you put the password in to get in root

cd root ****???
is it plz tell thanx

so after startx is configued
is it graphical....
 
Old 09-14-2001, 11:42 AM   #7
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hehe.. no. Remeber.. the root directory and the root user are entirely totally utterly and forevermore shall be completely different things. Only the root user should be able to change the root directory(/) but that's just the way language goes...

you can log into root at the login: prompt or run 'su' (SuperUser) from a terminal once your logged in as you, to change to root.

And i'd get the feeling that a question abuot not having created a root user, or not knowing the password or something will come up... When you installed linux you WILL 100% definitely have been asked to supply a too password. Mandrake lets you specifically not have one, but it does still ask you none the less.

if you can't get in as root, then just search this forum for relevant sounding words like 'root login' and you'll get your answer.

ok, startx doesn't configure. startx is simply a tiny program that kicks XFree86, the linux Xwindows system, into life.
 
Old 09-14-2001, 12:28 PM   #8
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argh argh lol

haha cuz I can get into root
after Xcofigort thingy I get an error bout mouse error
at

/etc/sysconfig/mouse

and

doing the telinit 5 and init 5 thing doesn't work cuz there aree no commands in init or telinit
 
Old 09-14-2001, 12:37 PM   #9
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try running mouseconfig, to make sure your mouse is working correctly.

and as i said before init IS on your computer. it just plain is. probably not on your path tho
 
  


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