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Old 03-08-2006, 09:19 AM   #1
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Question How do I make "startx" initiate upon boot up

I have a Dell Poweredge 1800 with Red Hat ES. After the system boots up it stops at a #, and waits for further instructions. I type startx and it will bring me to a window manager.
How do I make the system display the window manager automatically after it boots up? Does startx have to be placed in a particular file?

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You need to set id:5:initdefault: in inittab file. The info is here


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