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Old 12-03-2007, 07:54 AM   #1
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How to install gui in rhel5


when i am installing rhel5 in my laptop with gui interface it is showing following error cannot open display ":1" (in bottom screen) but i can able to install the text mode, can anyone tell me how to solve this.

pls tell me step by step procedure.

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dell inspiron 1420
intel core 2 duo 7250 2.0 ghz
160 Gb sata hard disk

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Old 12-03-2007, 08:39 PM   #2
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pls reply guys
Old 12-03-2007, 09:30 PM   #3
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Did you try some of the install options? I'm not familiar with them, but there might be a way to force VGA or VESA mode. What kind of video card do you have?
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maybe trying this can help:

export DISPLAY=:0.0
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after doing some research i came to know that rhel5 dint have supported
drivers for my intel 965GM chipset drivers. so how can i download drivers.

i downloaded this file


and tried to install but i am unable to do so. so can anyone give me step by step procedure
to install or should i have to do some other way.

pls can anyone help me

it is probing for video card as intel integrated inbuilt graphical ...
something like that and i am getting something like this, before going to ask in text mode installatin method


starting VESA X server
X start failed falling back to text mode

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