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Old 03-09-2007, 10:46 AM   #1
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: Vienna, Austria
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gnome desktop won't be selected!

I have just installed FC6 with gnome. the whole installation worked fine, until I restarted the whole stuff. since then when I logged in, I don't get gnome but one of those simple desktop environment. I've wrote in /etc/sysconfig/desktop
, have restarted the computer a few time (selecting also "default session" before logging) but I do not get gnome!
I had a look in log/messages but didn't find anything related to gnome.
Does anyone have an idea?
Old 03-10-2007, 08:37 PM   #2
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try going to the CLI and typing "gdm" I know that's the command I use to run gnome if it isn't running.


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