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Old 08-20-2011, 07:25 PM   #1
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What does the startx command due?


hello - What does the startx command do?
 
Old 08-20-2011, 07:37 PM   #2
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Not sure how to explain it in any simpler terms than it already is; the command "startx" is used to...start X. You would usually only have to run startx manually if you were on a system that doesn't start up in a graphical runlevel.

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This is not a kernel related question. In the future, try to make sure you post questions in the most applicable forum possible to maximize your chances of getting a quick answer.
 
Old 08-21-2011, 12:39 AM   #3
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in <Newbie>, as it has nothing to do the kernel, and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
Old 08-21-2011, 12:45 AM   #4
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Not sure how to explain it in any simpler terms than it already is; the command "startx" is used to...start X. You would usually only have to run startx manually if you were on a system that doesn't start up in a graphical runlevel.
That's about it... X server is what allows your computer to have a graphical desktop instead of being text-based.
 
  


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