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Old 09-29-2004, 09:42 AM   #1
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problem with slack ware


i installed slackware an i instaled al the packages but it wont boot up 2 kde it only goes 2 to bash any ideas how i can get it to boot into kde much thanx
 
Old 09-29-2004, 09:48 AM   #2
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it won't boot directly into kde... you have to log on to run anything in linux, including X11

therefore you need to install a graphical logon utility, that would be gdm, kdm, or xdm; take your pick.
 
Old 09-29-2004, 10:06 AM   #3
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im not sure if you mean, boot directly into kde or if you cannot start kde

to start kde, after you login at the prompt type:

startx
 
Old 09-29-2004, 10:09 AM   #4
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Type "init 4" and enter in the terminal. That should startup x and all that. Change the default init level in /etc/inittab to 4.
 
Old 09-29-2004, 10:13 AM   #5
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If you want a graphical login, open up /etc/initab and change the line:

id:3:initdefault:

to read:

id:4:initdefault:

This changes your default runlevel from 3 (command line interface) to 4 (gui). Before you do this make sure X11 works ok.


You also probably want to check /etc/rc.r/rc.4 to make sure it won't open up gnome bu default in run level 4. You can comment out the lines in the beginning that refer to GNOME's gdm session manager.


-geomatt
 
Old 09-29-2004, 10:14 AM   #6
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Haiyadragon,
You beat me to it
 
Old 09-29-2004, 01:09 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by geomatt
Haiyadragon,
You beat me to it
Yeah but you had the details

Sorry for the spam people. I hope we helped cerabus.
 
  


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