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I'm a "Newbie" to linux. I just installed Redhat 7.3. I'm using the KDE desktop. Right after I log in, the computer would freeze and nothing would work. I re-installed three times and I get the same problem. I don't know what else to do!!!!!!
Distribution: slack 8.0 with no X :( & mandrake 8.2
if you can get to a command line then edit the default runlevel to 3 by editing /etc/inittab.
you will see a line that says id:5:initdefault:
change the 5 to a 3 and save it and reboot
if you choose to reinstall, be careful to set it so it doesnt run xwindows at startup, and also be careful to be sure you set up x properly
I simply had to give up on 7.3 it was giving me too many problems, first off it froze up on me a number of times, then sometimes when it went into standby and I brought it back it gave everything a weird tint i went back to 7.2 and no problems there, now if i can only figure how to get that nifty up2date applet on 7.2 i would be set
I dun think so i didnt change anything other than installing everything...I chose all the same settings I had in 7.2 just more probs i guess i plan on going back to it after some more updates are released though i want that dang applet heh eh what can i say i am easily excited over a trivial update alert heh
I think that if you don't upgrade from RH 7.2 to RH 7.3, but rather backup your /home partition and wipe your partition(s) with Linux on it (them) and then do a workstation or custom install you will be good... I let RH 7.3 format my Linux partition after trying to update and having problems with my videocard in 7.3, so I did a "fresh" install and it works fine... I can't say if it will work in all situations though...