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Old 06-13-2003, 05:37 PM   #1
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Talking how to get graphic interface in phatlinux

hi guys, I just installed phat linux xp with no problems at all. but when I boot it up I get stuck with only the prompt!! how do I get in the GUI (windows like screen)???

thanks 4 your help!
Old 06-13-2003, 07:44 PM   #2
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if startx doesn't work,
install the graphics drivers, (if you have an NVidia or ATi)
do an xf86config or edit /etc/X11/XF86COnfig manually

if startx does work, edit your /etc/inittab and tell it the default run level is ... what 4 or 5 ?? (in slackware it's 4, in every other distro i've seen it's been 5, but there are comments in the file that explain it either way.


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