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Old 07-23-2003, 02:32 PM   #1
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what īs next!

hi everyone!

I need the next procedures on Slackware 8.1 post installation.

my environment is gnome 1.4.

- I donīt really know if the way i boot is correct:

1- I simply press ctrl+alt+supr.
2- lilo loads from a floppy and canīt start windows.
3- I login as root... is this correct?
4- I write on the prompt : startx
5- gnome windows appears
6- the resolution I configured (I think I did it right) was 1024x768, but it seem to be 800x600. how can I change it?

login out:

1- what I do is to select the option "log out" it takes me out gnome and...
2- it gets back to roots prompt as "darkstar" and press ctrl+alt+supr and manully shut down

is this ok???

i need to know how to configure an user
and i need to know if there is another procedure you can guide me

Old 07-23-2003, 02:35 PM   #2
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Use adduser to add users.
Take alook at this:
Old 07-23-2003, 02:43 PM   #3
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Take a look at the file /etc/X11/XF86Config.
Look in the section called "Screens"
The first resolution is the default in each depth.
Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "device1"
Monitor "monitor1"
DefaultColorDepth 24

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24 #24 bit
# default
Modes "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"


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