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Old 11-03-2003, 11:39 PM   #1
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GUI and text login


Hi Guys,

I am having a problem here with my linux advanced server login. I normlly use GUI option to login. By accident, the system was shutdown and when i brought it back up i could only log in using the text mode.

Any clues on how to switch back to the GUI mode?

Thnx..
 
Old 11-03-2003, 11:48 PM   #2
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Change the default runlevel to 4 in /etc/inittab. This allows a gui login

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Old 11-03-2003, 11:49 PM   #3
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ok in text mode, find file in /etc/inittab, found the entry init:3:initdefault and change it to init:5:initdefault.
Normally init 5 is run level for XWINDOW
 
  


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