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Old 06-28-2008, 07:39 PM   #1
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gnome slackware 12.1


I just installed gnome from phew! it took soo long...

Anyways, after complete installation of gnome on Slackware 12.1 it is giving me following error when I type "gnome" command:

(gnome:2902): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:

What should I do now?

Thanks for any help! Waiting for a quick reply!
Old 06-28-2008, 08:55 PM   #2
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Try xmwconfig and set it to Gnome and then type startx.
Old 06-28-2008, 08:58 PM   #3
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I have never installed gnome on Slack, but does it put a xinitrc.gnome file in /etc/X11/xinit? If so you may need to link it to xinitrc then try just typing startx.


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