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Old 05-04-2004, 06:44 PM   #1
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Getting out of command prompt

How do I get out of the command prompt without restarting my computer? Is that what it is called, the command prompt? Is it the same as the shell and gui?
Old 05-04-2004, 06:49 PM   #2
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type "exit"?
Old 05-04-2004, 06:52 PM   #3
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or if you exited the gui and want to know how to get back in type "startx"
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Originally posted by mikshaw
type "exit"?
I tried that and it goes back and says login? then password? . I still can't get back to graphic happy mode.

startx I get an error.

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Old 05-04-2004, 09:37 PM   #5
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Sounds like your xfconfig is out of whak,did you upgrade or install something lately,david
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?!! What did you call me?

Anyway. Yea, apache, and wine.
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Old 05-05-2004, 08:41 PM   #8
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What error did you get when you typed startx? Most likely your XWindows configuration isn't set quite right and you'll need to fix whatever the problem is. Also look in /var/log/XFree86.log for more details.
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How about "init 5"?


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