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Old 01-20-2005, 03:19 AM   #1
biggins
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Mandrake Log On "Problem"


When i boot up my system it runs through the installl and then goes straight to a "command line"-like screen which asks me to log on. So i log on and its all good, i can do command line stuff (only basic mind cos I'm a newbie) but From here, if i want to get to the normal GUI how do i do this?


any ideas??

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Old 01-20-2005, 03:41 AM   #2
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The startx command will launch X (the GUI environment). If you want a graphical login at boot then there is probably an option in the Mandrake Control Center however all you should need to do is edit (as root) the file /etc/inittab and change the line:
Code:
id:3:initdefault:
to:
Code:
id:5:initdefault:
 
Old 01-20-2005, 04:16 AM   #3
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nice!

cheers for the (prompt) help. appreciate it

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