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Old 04-08-2006, 09:52 AM   #1
Sonny89
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Gnome/kde


Hey,

I have just installed Fedora Core 5, and now when I boot the system, I cannot get into the desktop environment (GNOME/KDE).
How should I do, to get in there. I am pretty sure that it is installed.
 
Old 04-08-2006, 09:56 AM   #2
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So I'm presuming that you arrive either at a command login or a login request ?

If it's a login request, the try the username that you set up during installation and that users password.

Once you've logged in and arrived at a command prompt (which finishes in a $ sign - usually), try the command
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startx
If the graphic interface is correctly installed it should start in whichever you have set as default

regards

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Old 04-08-2006, 10:05 AM   #3
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Yes, that worked.

Thanks a lot !

Sonny :-)
 
Old 04-08-2006, 10:26 AM   #4
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Seems odd it does not start in X. May depend on installation choices. Check your /etc/inittab file. There is a line that says this for X to start up in. id:5:initdefault: What does your say? I am guessing id:3:initdefault:
If not, not sure why X fails. Check logs to see if errors are happening. Use command ' dmesg ' to see startup messages.

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