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Old 02-21-2004, 01:09 AM   #1
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Unhappy starting graphical login from command line

hi guys

when i boot straight into the shell prompt (level 3 in the inittab file) and then give the "startx" command, i am booted straight to Gnome.

what command should i give so that i get the graphical login window (where there are options to choose the session, reboot, shutdown, etc)??

thanx in anticipation

Old 02-21-2004, 01:28 AM   #2
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'gdm' without quotes is all you need to type to get to gnomes login manager. If you want to use the boring ugly X one type 'xdm' or 'kdm' for KDE's. But i think gnomes is by far the best looking.


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