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bigdog632 10-16-2006 04:55 PM

Newbie Boot Problem
i installed Slackware 11 and had no errors or problems i used the default kernal it had to install
when i rebooted and chose linux in lilo it ran through everything and it went great but it is still in the text

how do i initiate the GUI?

im too much of a n00b to go all text

ehawk 10-16-2006 04:57 PM

Try entering "startx" at the command prompt. Hope this helps.

bigdog632 10-16-2006 05:25 PM

much obliged that got things started...

louieb 10-19-2006 02:04 PM

Another thing you can do in Slackware just before you type startx is type

This will allow you to choose which of the 6 or 7 window managers to use.

bigdog632 10-19-2006 05:07 PM

thanks...i switched to suse 10.1 its a little more newbie friendly from what ive seen so far..

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