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Old 08-18-2017, 02:55 AM   #1
Sol33t303
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Can't get to GUI login screen on Fedora


Recently I have had to reinstall GNOME3 (presumably due to something getting corrupted) but this hasn't fixed my inability to login via GUI, I can still log in through CLI. Normally I would be fine with this but I use multiple desktop environments and I haven't figured out A way how to start A different desktop environment through the CLI. I'm running Fedora 26 btw.
 
Old 08-18-2017, 07:15 AM   #2
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First see if other desktop environments (DE) are installed on your system:
Code:
  dnf list installed | grep environment
If the DE you want is not there then see how Fedora calls it:
Code:
  dnf grouplist -v
Then you install it, e.g.
Code:
  dnf install @cinnamon-desktop-environment
After this, I am not sure of the procedures. I think you should run
Code:
  systemctl set-default graphical.target
in order to get it to work, or you should add a few lines to /etc/X11/xinit/Xclients
 
Old 08-18-2017, 07:56 AM   #3
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Let's see the errors from /var/log/Xorg.0.log in a little bit of context. Please don't post all the crap that works out fine.
 
  


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