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Old 04-13-2004, 04:35 AM   #1
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Problem with logging on to red hat

I am new to linux and i want to learn it so i went out and bought red hat 7 a while ago and i have just installed it on a old computer i have. it installed fine and it was working fine but now when i start my computer up and i would normaly get like a termanal login then it would change to a gui interface, but now i am not getting this gui interface i am just getting a terminal loggin.

Can some one tel me how to get back into the gui interface please.
thanks Richy
Old 04-13-2004, 04:45 AM   #2
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If you can login (as a user, not root), try starting the x server by entering the following command at the username$ prompt:


If it does not work, post the error message you get...
Old 04-15-2004, 05:53 AM   #3
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